NEW MEMBERSHIP YEAR 2020/2021
Our Golf Membership year commenced on the 1st October 2020 and we have had a great response to date. We have fantastic rates for new members starting at €200 (under 35 years of age) and €300 if over 35 years of age for a full year of membership ending on 30th September 2021. These prices are exclusive of GUI/ILGU levies.
We have some wonderful facilities here at Dungarvan Golf Club including beautiful 18 Hole Championship Course, Bar/Restaurant, Pro Shop, PGA Professional on hand for Golf Lessons, Thriving Junior Club and a very popular Get Into Golf Programme for Beginners.
If you are interested in joining our friendly and welcoming club please email us for an application form firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 058-43310.
Due to COVID regulations being now at Level 3, our club house is unfortunately closed. The Lotto Committee have decided to therefor suspend the Lotto3 draws until the Clubhouse can be opened again when restrictions are eased by the authorities. We have had 2 draws so far and our jackpot stands at €8,700. Ticket holders can be assured they will enjoy 50 weekly draws when we resume the Friday draws.
Currently we are exploring how we can manage to deal with the developing situation with Covid restrictions, in particular regarding our three AGMs which are due to take place between next week and the middle of December. We will update you up on these arrangements when they are finalised.
WORLD HANDICAP SYSTEM
The new World Handicap System arrives in Ireland on the 2nd of November 2020 and all the information you need to know About W.H.S. is available at www.golfnet.ie/whs. You can also access information on the Dungarvan Golf Club Website and Social Media pages. Our Course Rating and Slope Rating plus Course Handicap Tables are displayed in both the Ladies and Gents locker rooms.
LADIES PLAY IN PINKThank you to everyone who supported our Ladies Play in Pink Days for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute. It was great to see so many ladies donning their pink and supporting such a worthy cause last week.
ANNUAL LEFT-HANDERS COMPETITIONThe 45th Annual Left-Handers golf Competition for 2020 will be played over the weekend 15th,16th,17th & 18th. October (Holder Maurice Conway). The competition is open to Ladies & Gents (members only) 18 Hole Stableford. We hope to see all our left-hand golf members taking part.
Mon 5th Oct 1st Sylvia Phelan (17) 39pts, 2nd Pat McCarthy (25) 38pts, 3rd Declan Ryan (12) 37pts, 4th Maurice Crotty (20) 36pts. CSS 37.
Thurs 8th Oct 1st Peter Firth (12) 38pts, 2nd David Buckley (5) 38pts, 3rd Michael O’Connor (9) 37pts, 4th Paul Malone (26) 36pts, 5th keith Landers (16) 36pts.
Sat 10th Oct (Monthly Medal Kindly sponsored by PGA David Hayes) 1st Pat Breen (17) 70 (B6), 2nd Alan Thomas (1) 70 (B9), John Gough (9) 70 (B9), 4th Shane Kiely (15) 70, 5th Liam Fitzgerald (10) 71. CSS 71.
Sun 11th (Ballinacourty Cup) 1st Sean Kent (18) 69, 2nd Jim Harty (16) 70 (B9), Gross Alan Thomas (+1) 75, 3rd Martin Lavan (7) 70, 4th Liam O’Dwyer (12) 72 (B9), 5th Richard O’Mahony (10) 72. CSS 72.
Sun 11th (SPAR FINAL) 1st David Buckley (5) 38pts, 2nd Stephen O’Brien (2) 37pts (B9), 3rd Adam Dunne (14) 37pts.
Thank you to Leo Crawford (SPAR) for his very generous sponsorship throughout the year for our Thursday Open Competitions.
Tues 6th Oct (In Aid of Breast Cancer Research) 1st Cait Herlihy (47) 35pts, 2nd Mary Power (12) 33pts, 3rd Cathie O’Mahony Whelan (1) 33pts, 4th Marie Therese O’Neill (34) 32pts.
Fri 9th/Sat 10th Oct (In Aid of Breast Cancer Research) 1st Mary Power (12) 36pts, 2nd Grace Kiersey (40) 34pts, 3rd Theresa Keane (27) 34pts, 4th Louise Moloney (33) 34pts.
Mon 12th Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles S/F, Wed 14th Casual Golf, Thurs 15th Open Gents Singles S/F & Annual Lefthanders Competition, Fri 16th Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 17th Oct Gents Gents 18H Singles S/F & Annual Lefthanders Competition, Sun 18th Oct Gents 18H Singles S/F & Annual Lefthanders Competition
Mon 12th Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles S/F, Tues 13th Ladies 18H Singles, Ladies GIG, Ladies 9HQ, Wed 14th Casual Golf, Fri 16th Oct Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 17th Ladies 18H Singles S/F.
LADIES HOME ALLIANCE RESULTS
Tues 6th October
Section 1: 1st Cathie O’Mahony Whelan (10) 33pts, 2nd Bridget Ahearne (14) 31pts.
Section 2: 1st Kate McNamara (28) 32pts, 2nd Creina O’Sullivan (29) 31pts
Section 3: 1st Una O’Connell (30) 32pts, 2nd Grace Hayes (31) 29pts
Fri 2nd & Sat 3rd October
Section 4: 1st Breda McCarthy (8) 35pts, 2nd Betty O’Brien (15) 32pts
Section 5: 1st Carmel Fox (25) 30pts, 2nd Louise Moloney (33) 28pts
Tuition for our Juniors takes place on Saturday 17th October at 3pm under the guidance of Club Professional David Hayes. Due to Covid restrictions numbers are limited so please phone the Pro Shop at 058-44707 to book in your nipper.
We had a great turnout for Sundays Junior Comp playing in beautiful sunshine. Jack O’Connor took the spoils with 44pts to win by one from James O’Donnell. Thanks to everyone who played on the day.
Our next Open Junior Competition takes place next Sunday 18th. Please note earlier starting time. Please book your tee time on the Club website.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMESSince our members are booking online for the foursomes it has attracted far more players. It seems nine-hole competitions are very popular with our golfers. This week we were delighted to welcome Brendan Merrigan, Jane Kiely and Patricia Butler.1st Jim O’ Mahony and Margaret O’ Mahony 36 1/42nd Liz Kelly and Colette Power 40 1/43rd Nial Herlihy and Margaret Seiffert 41 1/24th Brendan Merrigan and Patricia Butler 42As we can have no presentations now, your prizes will be available next Friday before you tee off. Please remember that your tee time may not be exactly as you booked. Thanks to everyone for supporting this event. If you wish to play on Friday, go online and book your place. Time sheet fills up quickly.
GET INTO GOLF WINTER LEAGUEEntries are coming in for this League at the moment. Closing date is Fri Oct 23. So if you would like to be part of the league and your handicap is 24+ for men and 36+ for ladies, add your name to the list in the relevant locker rooms. Great opportunity to continue playing for the Winter and to improve your golf and it is also great fun to be part of a team.
We had a damp afternoon for our 60.com on Wednesday 7th Oct – however this did not deter our members and we had a full timesheet. The scoring was excellent in the tough conditions.
The results for 7th Oct were:
1st Rogie O’Connor (21) 20 Pts
2nd Jim O’Mahony (24) 20 Pts
3rd Declan O’Sullivan (18) 17 Pts
We have a growing membership in our society with new members joining each week. The timesheet is full most weeks so be sure to book in time.
We start at 1:40pm next week so please be in the clubhouse before 1:30 pm to allow the draw for partners to take place. If you are interested in social golf come along and join us any Wednesday
We had a good turn out on Wednesday 7th October for our weekly Youngones competition. Congratulations to winner Una O’Connell (30) 19pts, 2nd Breid Scanlon (48) 17pts, 3rd Colette Power (30) 16pts.
Our next competition is on Wednesday 14th October at 11.30am – 12.50pm please book in online.
PRO SHOP NEWS
As always, David has many special offers in our Pro Shop, all of which can be found on his website at www.davidhayesgolf.com.
All members have been emailed the ILGU & GUI statement for Golf in Level 3. We ask our Members and Visitors to observe Covid 19 Rules when visiting Dungarvan Golf Club. We ask all our Members and Visitors to wear a mask when entering the Pro Shop and Office. 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.
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