Our Open Fortnight got underway on Monday 13TH July and we have seen record numbers of entries!  Our timesheets have been so busy each day, it is wonderful to see the support from our members and so many visitors. We would like to thank all our generous sponsors for their support which is very much appreciated. The presentation of prizes for last week’s winners will take place this Tuesday 21st  July at 8pm. Can we remind our members to strictly observe competition protocol this week, competitive golf only during competition times.

We have another great week of Open Competitions ahead with some tee times available so book fast!

For online bookings visit – Click on Bookings – Visitors.

Open Fixtures Mon 20th – Sun 26th July

Mon 20th July              Open 18H Ladies/Gents Singles S/F (ATEC Security)

Tues 21st July               Open Ladies 3 Person Champagne Scramble (Eurospar)

Wed 22nd July             Open Ladies/Gents 3 Person Waltz (Jim Quinn Agri)

Thurs 23rd July             Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Quinlan Butchers)

Fri 24th July                  Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (The Allrounder)/Ladies 18H Singles S/F

Sat 25th July                 Open Gents 18 H Singles S/F (Skellig Crafts)/Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Country Store)

Sun 26th July                Open Gents 18H Singles Stroke Festival Trophy (Waterford Crystal)

Golfer of the Fortnight is kindly sponsored by Noel Devereux Manshop


Sun 12th Jul 1st Conor Moloney (10) 38pts, 2nd Michael Leacy (8) 38pts, 3rd Martin Lavan (6) 37pts.

Mon 13th Jul (Sponsors Helvic Seafood) 1st Colm Kindregan (6) 39pts, 2nd Michael O’Halloran (11) 36pts, 3rd Ray Akehurst (22) 35pts (B9), 4th Diarmuid O’Neill (Tramore) (6) 35pts (B9), 5th Martin Lynch (120 34pts.

Wed 15th (South Munster Seniors) 1st Tom Considine (12) 39pts, 2nd Tim Browne (18) 35pts (B9), 3rd Paudie Flynn (15) 35pts, Cat 0-15 Liam Fitzgerald (10) 33pts (B6), Cat 16-20 Denis Ryan (20) 33pts, Cat 21 Mark Davenport (Monkstown GC) (24) 33pts.

Wed 15th (Sponsors 60.COM) 1st Eoin Stack, Christine O’Keeffe, Ann Stack (55) 26 1/8

2nd Pat O’Flaherty, Joe O’Flaherty, Gerty Murray (59) 26 5/8

3rd D. O’Hare, S. Lanagan, C. Kindregan (30) 27 2/8

Thurs 16th (Sponsors Club Member) 1st Paul Vart (26) 43pts (B9), 2nd Darren McGuckian (Gold Coast) (10) 43pts, 3rd Jimmy O’Donnell (9) 41pts (Last 3),4th Shane Kiely (20) 41pts, 5th Walter Cullinane (21) 39pts (Last hole).

Friday 17th (Sponsors Dungarvan Nissan)
1st Eoin Brackett (7) 42pts ,2nd Ciaran Cullinane (20) 40pts (B9), Gross Jake O’Riordan (2) 38gross, 3rd P J Kindregan (10) 40pts, 4th Eoin Stack (4) 38pts (B9).

Saturday 18th (Sponsors Geaney O’Neill)
1st Mark Reynolds (11) 42pts (B9) ,2nd Edward Lowry (14) 42pts ,Gross Jake O’Riordan (2) 39 gross,3rd Eoin Stack (4) 39pts (B9), 4th  John O’Brien Waterford G. C.(18) B9.

Sunday 19th (Sponsors Poker Classic)

1st Eoin Walsh (5) 42pts, 2nd Ciaran Cullinane 919) 40pts, 3rd Alan North (20) 39pts (B6), 4th Tony O’Sullivan (13) 39pts (B9), 5th Donal Williams (6) 39pts.


Tues 14th July (Kindly sponsored by Maurice Kiely Appliance Repair) 1st Aoife Lowry (4) Cathie Whelan (10) 55pts

2nd Mary Phelan (26) Ruth Byrne (32) 53pts

3rd Linda Buckley (18) Louise Moloney (33) 52pts

14TH July GIG results – 1st Mary Ashe (46) 12pts

Fri 17th/Sat 18th (Kindly Sponsored by Kelly’s Pharmacy, Abbeyside)

1st Mairead Manning (27) 46pts, 2nd Caoimhe Reynolds (24) 46pts, 3rd Una Mulligan (28) 40pts, 4th Carmel Fox (250 40pts, 5th Miriam Matthews (19) 38pts. CSS 72/38pts.


Our Junior coaching commenced last Saturday under the watchful eye of our Club Professional David Hayes. We had a great turnout but due to Covid restrictions, numbers are limited to 20. Bookings are now essential due to contact tracing, so if you wish for your nipper to participate please contact the Proshop at 058-44707 before Friday. Coaching commences at 3pm.Thanks to Daniel for his invaluable assistance last week.

Junior Competitions commence this Wednesday and already we have a packed timesheet. Every Wednesday we will host an Open Junior Competition. Please book your time using the club website.

Any enquiries relating to Junior activities can be directed to Junior Convenor, David Hayes. David can be contacted at 058-44707 or email at


Covid stopped our Lotto in March with two draws to be completed.  We are now restarting with a draw taking place on Sunday 26th July and the last draw taking place the following week to complete Lotto 2. There will be €2 and €5 tickets available in the clubhouse and locker rooms.  Please show your usual high level of support.

The Jackpot is now an enormous €8,300 so give yourself an opportunity to win this prize.


Our weekly will restart on Wednesday 29th July at 2pm.


Our weekly Youngones golf will restart on Wednesday 29th July at 12 noon. We look forward to seeing you all then.


Due to COVID 19 it was difficult to complete the GIG Winter League 2019/2020. Nevertheless, we now have results.  It was a very close call at the end between two of the teams. Thanks to everyone for participating.

A big thanks to Ann Hennebry and Marcella McGovern for organising and managing the league.

1st  Pat McCarthy, Dave Morrissey , Breid Scanlon and Elizabeth Kelly
2nd  Jim O’ Mahony, Scott Bailey, Cathy Mannix and Brid Murphy

The real value of the GIG Winter League is that it is great fun while at the same time it helps our new golfers to practice and get  used to competitive golf.


Our Pro Shop is a hive of activity and as always, David is available to offer professional fitting advice as well as “demonstration” clubs to help you to maximise your game.

Dates for your Diary!

Titleist are in town on Friday 24th July at 2pm for a demo day. This offer is free to all members but is by appointment only. Contact the Pro Shop if you wish to book in.

On Wed 29th July Callaway will be in the Pro Shop for a Demo Day 2pm to 6pm. Please contact the Pro Shop to book your place. Finally, on Monday 17th August Cobra are here for their Demo Day from 2pm to 6 pm. Call the Pro Shop on 058-44707 to book in.

Membership Available

Our Summer Special Rate has been very popular and we continue to accept new members at present. Please email the office  to request an application form. Payments are taken over the phone by calling 058 43310 Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm. Our Summer Rate is €200 (plus GUI/ILGU Levy). 

Society Bookings

We have been busy taking society bookings and we thank all our visitors to date for being very co-operative and understanding of the protocols we have in place. If you are interested in booking in a society for 2020/2021 please call the office on 058-43310 or email us on


On arrival the Pro Shop will sign you in and give you your card. Each member must verbally announce their scores to another player of the group playing, record and sign their own card and place their card in the box provided. You then enter your scores on the master scoreboard using your phone as explained in previous email correspondence.

All competition’s start on the first tee as usual. Members can bring a guest as a green fee. Guests Names and phone numbers must be provided to the Pro Shop for contact tracing. Please remember to abide by the GUI guidelines and keep your distance. The Golf timesheet opens at 9.50pm on Thursdays on BRS and each Thursday there after until further notice.

Reminder of Covid 19 Rules:

Members are asked to note the following;

1.    If you are ill or have symptoms, Stay at Home.

2.    Physical distancing must be observed at all times

3.    Time Sheet

·      Members and Visitors allowed play

·      Tee times must be booked online or by phone

·      Tee times available from 8.30am to 8.10pm each day

·      All names must be on the time sheet, (to assist with Contact Tracing)

·      Time sheet available a week in advance from the prior Tuesday at 10pm

4.    Playing Golf

·      Players should turn up no more than 15 minutes before time booked

·      Sign in at the pro shop 5 minutes before tee time. 

(Record has to be kept for 6 weeks for contact tracing)

·      No social gathering of any size

·      No touching flags as there will be a system in place for retrieving balls

·      No rakes in bunkers so smooth with club or foot before leaving

·      Ball washers, bins, seats will not be in use

·      Buggies may be used but only by one person

·      If a ball is lost, there should be no going back to replay.

Thank you to all our members and visitors who continue to abide by the rules and restrictions – we ask everyone to continue to do so for the safety of all our members and staff.