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 office@dungarvangolfclub.com or phone 058-43310.

COVID RESTRICTIONS

All members have been emailed the ILGU & GUI statement for Golf in Level 3 and we await further guidance from the ILGU & GUI pending Government announcements due this week.

We ask our Members and Visitors to continue to observe Covid 19 Rules when visiting Dungarvan Golf Club. Please 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. We thank you for your co-operation.

LOTTO

The Lotto Committee have decided to suspend the Lotto 3 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.

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.

ANNUAL LEFT-HANDERS COMPETITION
The 45th. Annual club left-handers Competition was held over the weekend. A big number of players both ladies and gentlemen took part. Congratulations to the prize winners and a big thank you to all who entered. 1st Tim Browne (19) 40pts, 2nd Linda Buckley (18) 39pts. on last 3, 3rd Paddy Cunningham (22) 39 pts. on back 9.

GENTS RESULTS

Mon 12th Oct (Open Seniors)1st Michael Stack (23) 37pts, 2nd Maurice Crotty (20) 36pts, 3rd Walter Cullinane (21) 35pts (B9), 4th Pat Power (23) 35pts (B9), 4th Louise Moloney (33) 35pts (B9).

Thurs 15th 1st Tim Browne (19) 40pts, 2nd Owen Morrissey (12) 39pts, Gross Neil Power 94) 32 Gr pts, 3rd Jim Harty (16) 39pts, 4th Mark Raher (13) 38pts.

Sat 17th Oct 1st Patsy Horsom (11) 40pts, 2nd Paddy Cunningham (22) 39pts (B9), gross John Reynolds (0) 37pts, 3rd Johnny Carroll (7) 39pts, CSS 37

Sun 18th Oct 1st James O’Meara (3) 43pts, 2nd Thomas Goodall (10) 42pts, Gross James O’Meara (3) 68pts, 3rd Jim Harty (15) 40pts, Diarmuid O’Neill (6) 39pts. CSS 36pts.

LADIES RESULTS

Mon 12th Oct (Open Seniors) 4th Louise Moloney (33) 35pts (B9).

Tues 13th Oct 1st Cathie O’Mahony Whelan (10) 35pts, 2nd Cait Herlihy (47) 35pts, 3rd Colette O’Mahony (30) 34pts, 4th Ann  Moloney (43) 34pts, 5th Mary Phelan (26) 33pts.

Fri 16th/Sat 17th Oct 1st Linda Buckley (18) 39pts, 2nd Marie Therese O’Neill (340 38pts, 3rd Maisie Breen (15) 36pts, 4th Breda McCarthy (8) 35pts. (Count Back).

GENTS FIXTURES

Mon 19th Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles S/F, Wed 21st Casual Golf, Thurs 22nd Open Gents Singles S/F, Fri 23rd Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 24th Oct Gents 18H Singles S/F, Sun 25th Oct Gents 18H Singles S/F.

LADIES FIXTURES

Mon 19th Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles S/F, Tues 20th Ladies 18H Singles, Ladies GIG, Ladies 9HQ, Wed 21st Casual Golf, Fri 23rd Oct Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 24th Ladies 18H Singles S/F.

JUNIOR GOLF

Tuition for our Juniors takes place on Saturday 24th October at 3pm under the guidance of Club Professional David Hayes pending government announcements this week. Due to Covid restrictions numbers are limited so please phone the Pro Shop at 058-44707 to book in your nipper.

Our next Junior competition will take place next Sunday 25th October. Please book your tee time on the Club website. Congratulations to Conor O’Mahoney on winning last weeks Junior competition with a fantastic score of 45 points. He won by one point from AJ Hayes with Bryan Kiely and Cillian Purcell taking third and fourth place respectively. It was fantastic to see such a wonderful turnout.

FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES

It is great to see new members each week joining our regular supporters and enjoying this social event at a distance! This competition introduces them to Dungarvan Golf Club and helps them to make a smooth introduction into the club. This week we were delighted to see John Sheehan, Emily Johnson and Ed Kuczaj add their name to the time sheet. Welcome back to Sean de Paor.

1st Brendan Merrigan and Frank O’ Flynn  41, 2nd Phyllis Davis and Margaret O’ Mahony  41 ¼, 3rd Pat Crowley and Breid Scanlon  44 ½, 4th Charles Daly and Helen O’Neill  45.

Well done to all the participants. It is always a pleasure to run the competition for you. If you would like to be part of the fun, go online and book your place as timesheet fills up quickly. Remember you may not go out exactly at the time booked.

GET INTO GOLF WINTER LEAGUE

Entries 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. 

60.COM

We had a beautiful day for our 60.com on Wednesday 14th Oct – sunshine all the way!  The results were: 1st Pat McCarthy (24) 20 Pts, 2nd Mossie MacNamara (23) 18 Pts, 3rd Paul Vart (24) 17 Pts.      

If you intend to play any week please remember that you must book on the timesheet as required by the Covid 19 rules. 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

YOUNGONES

Our Youngones weekly competition on Wednesdays have seen a surge in interest with our timesheet filling up fast. We have added some extra tee times from Wednesday 28th October starting at 11.10am – 12.50pm to cater for our large numbers which is great to see!

Last Wednesday 14th Oct results: 1st Kolette Enright (35) 21pts, 2nd Ina Considine (22) 16pts (L3), 3rd Celia Power (24) 16pts. This week’s competition is on Wed 21st October and please book in online.

PRO SHOP NEWS

As always, David has many great special offers in our Pro Shop, all of which can be found on his website at www.davidhayesgolf.com.