AUTUMN OPEN WEEK 7th – 13th SEPTEMBER
Our Annual Autumn Open Week got off to a great start on Monday with a packed timesheet playing in our Gents and Ladies competition. Our Open week is running until Sunday 13th September and we have some tee times available each day. Sincere thank you goes to our loyal and generous sponsors whose support we appreciate especially during these times.
Tues 8th Open 3 Ladies Champagne Scramble (Kindly Sponsored by Murrays Pharmacy)
Wed 9th Open 18H 3 Person Scramble – Any Combination. (Kindly Sponsored by Quinlans Butchers)
Thurs 10th Open 18H 3 Person Rumble – Any Combination (Kindly Sponsored by All Rounder Sports)
Fri 11th Open 18H Gents Crosscards (Kindly Sponsored by Topline Currans)/Open Ladies Team of 2
Sat 12th Open Gents 18H Fourball/Open Ladies 18H Fourball (Kindly Sponsored by Norris Brothers)
Sun 13th Open Gents 18H Fourball/Open Ladies 18H Fourball (Kindly Sponsored by Norris Brothers)
For online bookings visit www.dungarvangolfclub.com or call us on 058-43310.
We had a busy weekend with three societies visiting us and we received great compliments on our course and clubhouse facilities. September is a busy month here at Dungarvan Golf Club with many societies booked in and lots of Dungarvan Golf Triangle Bookings which are very popular this year. We thank all our visitors to date for being very co-operative and understanding of the protocols we have in place.
All our visitors are required to provide us with their names and contact phone numbers in advance of their visit for contact tracing purposes. If you are interested in booking in a society for 2020/2021 please call the office on 058-43310 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Mon 31st Aug 1st Mossie Walsh (8) 42pts, 2nd Michael O’Brien (12) 41pts, 3rd Paul Sarsfield (20) 37pts (B9), 4th Rufus Flynn (20) 37pts, 5th Betty Joyce (Castlemartyr) Best Lady (13) 36pts.
Thurs 3rd (Kindly sponsored by SPAR) 1st Ian Murphy (21) 38pts, 2nd Kevin Daly (Tramore) (13) 37pts, Gross Stephen O’Brien (2) 36pts (B9), 3rd Diarmuid O’Neill (Tramore) (6) 36pts (B9), 4th Declan Hallahan (14) 36pts, 5th Jim Harty (16) 35pts (B9).
Sat 5th (Monthly Medal Kindly sponsored by PGA David Hayes) 1st Michael Drummy (10) 71 (B9), 2nd Stephen Slater (9) 71, Gross Eoin Stack (3) 77, 3rd Pat Fitzgerald (23) 72 (B9), 4th Brian Beatty (15) 72.
Sun 6th Holmpatrick Cup 1st Maurice Terry (15) & Donal Williams (6) 46pts, 2nd Johnnie Treen (9) & Sean Kent (16) 45pts. 3rd Shane Kiely (17) & Charlie Treen (11) 44pts.
Tues 1st Sept (Kindly sponsored by Sam McCauley Pharmacy) 1st Majella Moynihan (20) 73 Nett, 2nd Teresa Hayes (190 73 Nett, 3rd Fidelma Fitzgerald (22) 74 Nett.
Fri 4th/Sat 5th Sept 1st Mary Power (13) 41pts, 2nd Colette Power (29) 37pts, 3rd Linda Buckley (18) 36pts.
Our Junior coaching continues under the watchful eye of our Club Professional David Hayes. Numbers are strictly limited. Bookings are now essential due to contact tracing, so if you wish for your child to participate please contact the Proshop at 058-44707 before Friday. Coaching commences at 3pm on Saturdays.
Any enquiries relating to Junior activities can be directed to Junior Convenor, David Hayes. David can be contacted at 058-44707 or email at email@example.com.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMESDue to COVID 19 regulations we are now using the online booking system for this fun event. Last week the time sheet was full on Thursday and we had to form a waiting list. Sadly, we were unable to accommodate everyone. Many thanks to our Captain David Byrne for supporting the competition.1st Jim O’Mahony and Siobhan Freyne, 2nd Gerard Ryan and Grace Hayes,3rd Marcella McGovern and Colette Power, 4th David P Byrne (Captain) and Phyllis Davis.
There is no FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES this week because of our Autumn Open Week. However, we are back again on Fri Sept 18. The timesheet is open now. To avoid disappointment, go online and book your place. This is social golf at its best.
Our scramble on 2nd January produced an extraordinary result whereby we had joint winners. The two teams had the same score on each hole and their combined handicap was the same. Great planning on behalf of the selector of the teams!
The winners were:
1st John Byrne (28), Jack Elstead (20), Tom McCabe (26) and Pat McCarthy (25) 28 ¾
1st Rogie Cashin (19), Shay O’Connor (29), Charlie Daly (27) and Paul Vart (24) 28 ¾
3rd Maurice Cliffe (18), Mossie Walsh (7) and Pat Power (22) 29
Remember that our summer teeing off times are still in place and we need all players in the clubhouse before 1:45pm. Each player must book online to adhere to the Covid 19 tracing guidelines. Come along any Wednesday for our fun event and join us for social golf, coffee and chat.
Frances Moynihan (26) was our winner for the weekly Youngones competition on Wednesday 2nd September with 17pts.
Our next competition is on Wednesday 9th September from 11.30am – 12.30pm on the front nine. Please book your name on the time sheet.
LADIES HOME ALLIANCE
The Home Alliance competition will be starting in early October and the lists are now on the notice board in the locker room. Summer is fast disappearing when the Home Alliance lists go up! For new members the Home Alliance is an internal club competition which runs over the autumn/winter period culminating in a Captain’s Day at the end of March.The Home Alliance competition runs in conjunction with the competition of the day and you can sign up to play on Tuesday or Friday/Saturday. Depending on the entry there will be categories within the competition and you will compete with the other members in the category for prizes so everyone has a real chance of a prize.Everyone is welcome to join and we would encourage new members to participate. The Home Alliance Team of Maeve O Tuama, Maura Kindregan and Bernie Lynch will be organising this years competition and hope to run off four rounds before Christmas with two rounds in Jan/Feb followed by Captain’s Day in late March.As soon as we have entries we will post dates and categories and hopefullycommence in early October. Entry fee is 20 euro and can be paid before the first round. We look forward to a good entry and would encourage members to join andkeep golfing over the winter.
LADIES WINTER LEAGUE
The Winter League list will be going up soon, it’s a great way to keep us going in the winter, especially this year as golf gives us the opportunity to get out into the fresh air for some exercise and sociability, so put your name down!
Our Lotto draws will be starting again with our first draw on Friday September 25th at 4pm. Due to the COVID interruptions earlier in the year, some members were not able to purchase their €90 ticket. The ticket includes members in all of our Lotto weekly draws for 12 months.Match 4 prize money currently is running at €8,500. You can purchase an annual ticket by preferably phoning the office or by calling to the office. You can also contact any of the Lotto Committee, or Management Committee or committee member of the Men’s or Ladies’ club for your ticket.The Lotto funds are critical to the planned improvements for your course. We greatly appreciate and thank you for your support. Our members and their friends have been extremely generous to-date in their support of the Lotto and we have no doubt that this will continue. Please contact the office on 058-43310 and we can take payment over the phone.
PRO SHOP NEWS
Our Pro Shop continues to be a hive of activity. Please contact the Pro Shop to book in. As always, David has many special offers, all of which can be found on his website at www.davidhayesgolf.com.
Members and Visitors are reminded to observe the below Covid 19 Rules when visiting Dungarvan Golf Club. We ask all our Members and Visitors to wear a mask when entering the Pro Shop, Office and when going to and from the Restaurant please. The safety of our Staff, Members and Visitors is paramount at this time.
Visitors names and phone numbers must be provided to the Pro Shop or through BRS when booking your tee time 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.
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