Dungarvan Golf Club would like to extend its sincere sympathies to the family of our
much-loved member Tess O’Brien who sadly passed away on Sunday 20th December after a brief illness. Tess joined Dungarvan Golf Club last year and was always a joy to meet both on and off the course. A warm and friendly lady who could light up a room with her smile. Tess was so happy when her daughter Teresa and grand-daughter Katie joined Dungarvan Golf Club this year and they were looking forward to playing their beloved game of golf together. Tess was a wonderful member, so positive and enthusiastic and always had a kind word for everyone. We offer our sincere condolences to her loving husband J.J, daughters Breda and Teresa, son John, grandchildren and extended family members. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
We would like to wish all our Members, Sponsors, Friends, Visitors and Staff of Dungarvan Golf Club a very Happy and safe Christmas. This year has been like no other for everyone. We would like to thank our members for their support of the club throughout the year which was really appreciated. We also wish to thank all our generous sponsors who continued to support our club in what was a very difficult year for local businesses. We ask you to shop local and support those businesses that support our club. We hope the New Year is a healthy one for you and your family.
CHRISTMAS OFFICE OPENING HOURS
Our office will be open during Christmas for the following dates/times:
Wednesday 23rd: 9am – 1pm
Thursday 24th: 9am – 1pm
Monday 28th: Public Holiday
Tuesday 29th/30th/31st: Office Closed
Friday 1st: Public Holiday
Monday 4th: 9-1am
Tuesday 5th: Full office hours
CAPTAINS DRIVE IN
Unfortunately, we are unable to hold the Captains Drive In this year due to restrictions. It is postponed until we are allowed to meet in a group.
We would like to thank John Moloney, Anthony Morrissey and all our course staff on their hard work throughout the year maintaining the course. We have highlighted some of the work completed this year on the course:
March: New flags on greens, new green and red tee markers.
April: Paths resurfaced, fairways sprayed.
May: Scrub area on 3rd hole levelled and reseeded with grass.
July: Drainage plan completed.
October: New drain constructed on 14th and 15th holes.
December: New self-propelled rotary mower purchased to cut the rough.
We would like to thank our House Manager Jim O’Mahony and his committee for all their hard work over the past year on the maintenance and upgrade works carried out on the clubhouse and all their continuous work ensuring our members safety. Below is a list of work completed in the clubhouse and surrounds this year.
1. Offices fully redecorated and new carpets fitted.
2. Thermoplastic directional and traffic control signs provided in Carpark and on access drive, to ensure controlled movement of vehicles and pedestrian safety.
3. Clubhouse window frames sanded, treated, repaired and painted.
4. Trees in front of Clubhouse surgically pruned.
5. Pedestrian pathways removed and relaid and lifted where necessary, to avoid public trip hazard and prevent surface water flooding.
6. Covid Protocols put in place to ensure public safety.
7. New intruder alarm installed in machinery shed.
SOCIETY BOOKINGS 2021
We had a large volume of societies booked in for 2020 with many being able to re-schedule to the summer months when we were open. Others deferred to 2021 and we look forward to welcoming them. We have had quite a few society bookings for 2021 already, if you would like to secure a preferred date for 2021 please call Karen on 058-43310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We have great value Green Fee rates for midweek and weekend visiting societies and we also provide fantastic A La Carte and Group Menus in our Bar and Restaurant.
CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS
Our Dungarvan Golf Club Gift Vouchers are popular once again this year. They can be used to pay towards membership subscriptions and greenfees. Why not give the gift of Golf Membership with rates for Under 35’s only €224. Contact the office on 058-43310 or email email@example.com for further details.
With Christmas so close, we have the perfect gift for the golfer in your life. As always, professional advice is at hand, David and his staff will guide you to the best value. Call the Pro Shop on 058-44707 or visit www.davidhayesgolf.com
FANTASTIC MEMBERSHIP RATES 2021
Our Membership Rates for Under 35’s start at €200 per year with our rates for over 35’s starting at €300. (Price excludes GUI/ILGU Levy).
We have a superb Golf Course and our Club House has excellent Bar & Restaurant facilities that cater to Members, Visitors, Societies and the Public. Our resident PGA David Hayes is on hand to provide golf tuition along with a well-stocked PRO Shop for all your golf needs. We have a thriving Junior Club, our Pre Junior rates (age 6-12) are €75 and Junior Rates €105.
If you are interested in joining Dungarvan Golf Club for 2020/2021 please call Karen or Jimmy on 058-43310 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application form.
Sat 19th Dec 1st Anthony Troy (17) 25pts. Sun 20th 1st Peter Firth (12) 25pts (B9), 2nd Matt Curran (17) 25pts, 3rd Tom Curran (11) 23pts (B9), 4th Michael O’Connor (10) 23pts.
Wed 23rd Dec Casual Golf, Thurs 24th Open Gents 14H Singles S/F, Sat 26th Open Gents 14H Singles S/F, Sun 27th Open Gents 14H Singles S/F
Tues 22nd Ladies 11H Singles S/F & Ladies GIG 9H, Wed 23rd Dec Casual Golf, Sat 26th Ladies 14H Singles S/F.
LADIES HOME ALLIANCE
Tues 8th December Results
Section 1 Winner Maura Kindregan (19) 20pts Runner Up Marie Fahey (23) 18pts.
Section 2 Winner Anne Heneberry (29) 18pts, Runner Up Bernie Lynch (29) 17pts
Section 3 Winner Marcella McGovern (30) 19pts, Runner Up Caroline Cullinane (36) 15pts.
Fri 11th/Sat 12th December Results
Section 4 Winner Betty O’Brien (16) 23pts (IPP) CB, Runner Up Niamh Reynolds (5) 23pts.
Section 5 Winner Mary Phelan (28) 24pts, Runner Up Colette O’Mahony (30) 19pts.
The third round of the Ladies Home Alliance is scheduled for Tuesday 5th January and Friday 8th and Saturday 9th January 2021.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMESWet weather prevailed last Friday morning, which dampened our spirits and caused the cancellation of our Fun Friday Foursomes. But we will be back in the New Year. We would like to wish our loyal supporters a very Happy Christmas and the very best of health for 2021. This has been a strange year but it will pass. Mile buiochas.
LADIES WINTER LEAGUE
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going”. Yes indeed, conditions on the course are tough at the moment, but don’t forget to try and get an entry in for this month’s Winter League. The scores at the end of the month are combined with October, and the competition will be extended to April. Even though you may feel you have had a terrible score, remember that every card entered will give you a point for your team (up to a max of 6 cards). Let’s get the competition going!
Our competition on Wednesday 16th Dec was cancelled due to rain. We will be back on Wednesday 23rd Dec from 11.20am – 12.30pm. Please book in online.
Our 60.com was cancelled again on 16th Dec due to rain. Hopefully we will be back next week.
LEVEL 3 COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS
Following the Government’s announcement in relation to Level 3 restrictions due to COVID 19 golf clubs and golfers must adhere to the following:
– From 18th Dec to 6th Jan golfers can travel to another county to play as restrictions are eased over the Christmas period.
– Timesheets at Dungarvan Golf Club will be in ten-minute intervals with up to four golfers per start time.
– Members and Visitors with colds or any symptoms must stay away from the course and clubhouse.
– Physical Distancing rules are observed by all members and their guests at all times in the car park, clubhouse and on the course.
– Players are asked not to touch the flag or flagstick.
– All Members and Visitors must wear a mask when in Club House/Pro Shop/Office and Restaurant.
Contact us on 058-43310 or visit our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com and find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dungarvangolfclub/ and on Twitter https://twitter.com/DungarvanGC
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