We extend our sincere sympathies to Maeve Fitzgerald on the recent passing of her sister Emily Lavan. Ar dheis De go raibh a hanam.
WELCOME BACK SUNSHINE!
After a bad week of weather, the sun came out and graced us with its presence for the weekend and what a weekend it was. The beautiful sunshine was very much welcomed by all our golfers! Thank you to all our members who continue to comply with the return to golf protocol and ensuring everyone stays safe. Please remember to wear your mask when entering the Pro Shop to sign in and maintain social distance guidelines.
Tues 26th May 1st Majella Moynihan (21) 36pts, 2nd Sarah Moynihan (17) 32pts
Sat 29th May 1st Majella Moynihan (21) 34pts, 2nd Aoife Lowry (3) 33pts.
Wed 2nd June Casual Golf, Thurs 3rd June Casual Golf, Fri 4th June Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf, Sat 5th Gents 18H Singles S/F & Casual Golf, Sun 6th Gents 18H Singles Stroke – McCarthy Cup (Blue Tees – GOY) & Casual Golf.
Tues 1st June Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Ladies 9H GIG & Casual Golf, Wed 2nd Casual Golf,
Thurs 3rd Casual Golf, Fri 4th Ladies 18H Singles S/F ,Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf
Sat 5th Ladies 18H Singles S/F & Casual Golf
TEE TIME BOOKINGS
If you are bringing guests to play, you must ensure that their names are recorded on the timesheets by phoning the Pro Shop or Office. The timesheet goes live each Monday at 18.40pm.
Tee times must be booked in advance online or over the telephone. We must ensure that players’ names are recorded on timesheets and timesheets must be kept for a period of at least six weeks to assist with contact tracing should the need arise.
We had a great turnout of members last Wednesday who volunteered to help with edging of bunkers around the course. Their help is greatly appreciated. We will be continuing with volunteer work to enhance our course each Wednesday morning at 10.00am. If you are free for a couple of hours please come along.
LOTTO IS BACK!
Our Lotto draws will recommence on Friday 4th June. We are delighted to get back in action and to give members an opportunity to win our current jackpot of €8,900. We completed two draws in Lotto 3 before Covid stopped our progress.
We are still selling €90 tickets which can be purchased from our office – if you purchase now, we will ensure you get two extra draws to get the full benefit of the €90 ticket. We also have €2 and €5 tickets on sale. It would be great to have a Jackpot winner – so be sure to be in to get a chance to win!
Remember that all the funds raised are used to develop our course. Some great work has been completed over recent years and more Lotto funds will be spent in the coming year to enhance your enjoyment of our excellent course. Since we returned to golf there has been consistent praise for the quality of our course and the many improvements that have taken place from Lotto funds.
NEW MEMBERS RATE AVAILABLE
We have a great new membership rate for anyone interested in joining the club. Please contact the office for further details and to request a membership application form. Email email@example.com.
We had a great day last Wednesday and the weather was beautiful. We had another large turnout which was great to see. 1st Nollaig McCarthy (37) 20pts, 2nd Ann Stack (34) 17pts, 3rd Colette Power (33) 16pts.
Please book in your name on the timesheet which goes live each Monday at 18.40pm. We have tee times from 11.30am – 1.20pm. We look forward to seeing you all.
We had a fantastic sunny afternoon on Wednesday 26th May for our 60.com competition and as a result we had a full timesheet with our members anxious to show their skills in the good conditions. We were delighted to welcome new members Tom O’Callaghan, Ned Morrissey and Peter Moloney.
The winners were: 1st Pat Power 20pts, 2nd Maurice Crotty 17pts
For the foreseeable future we will not have a draw for partners and we will play according to the timesheet. If you wish to play any week please book on the timesheet. You will need to observe the Covid protocols to ensure the safety of all our members.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMESWe are not having a lot of luck yet with the return of our Fun Friday Foursomes. Last Friday the course was closed and consequently no golf. However, we are very hopeful for next Friday (June 4), as forecast looks good. Already there are a lot of entries on the timesheet. If you would like to join us, please go online and add your name to the list. This competition is ideal for new members to our club as it helps you to get to know others. Golf starts at 9.30am and players go out as near as possible to their time on the timesheet. COVID protocol applies at all times for the safety of our members.
JUNIOR GOLF NEWS
We had a great turnout on Saturday for our junior lessons, it is great to see so many enthusiastic young golfers! We wish Dana a speedy recovery from a recent injury and hope to see her back with us soon. Lessons continue next Saturday at 3pm and places must be reserved by contacting the Pro Shop due to covid restrictions.
JUNIOR GOLF RESULTS
We had a great turnout for our Junior Competition and the sunshine ensured everyone had a great day.
1ST James O’Donnell (30) 41pts, 2nd James O’Neill (29) 38pts, 3rd Mark Sheehan (26) 38pts, 4th Conor O’Mahoney (43) 37pts, 5th Rody Morrissey (11) 37pts, 6th Niall McCarthy (49) 36pts, 7th Harry Breen (37) 35pts, 8th AJ Hayes (16) 35pts, 9th Jack Power (25) 33pts, 10th Mattie Mullaney (14) 32pts, 11th Conor Finn (220 31pts, 12th Eoghan O’Brien (43) 19pts,
ADULT GOLF LESSONS
If you would like golf lessons, please give our PGA Pro David Hayes a call on 058-44707. Numbers are strictly limited to 15 so please call the PRO Shop to book your junior in.
The Pro Shop is open for all your golf equipment and clothing needs. Please contact David or Grace on 058-44707 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. https://www.davidhayesgolf.com
SOCIETIES – GREAT GREENFEE RATES
We have great green fee rates available for societies and as we have a busy summer ahead with lots of groups booked in. If you would like to book in a date for your group, please email us or call 058-43310.
GOLF IRELAND APP
The Golf Ireland App, which provides for pre-registration and return of general play scores, has now been launched. The App can be used at players’ Home or Away Clubs. The new App allows you to enjoy the flexibility of recording scores for handicap purposes from either 9-hole or 18-hole social rounds played in accordance with the Rules of Handicapping.
You can also view your own handicap index and playing record as well as follow and communicate with friends. To download the app, simply search for “Golf Ireland” in the Apple App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store (Android) and select the version with the Golf Ireland logo.
WORLD HANDICAP SYSTEM
We have had a number of enquiries regarding handicaps. If you haven’t already done so you must register on the Golf Ireland website www.golfireland.ie for your new handicap under the World Handicap System (WHS). Click on ‘My Golf Login’ and sign in. You will need your 8 Digit Golf Ireland number and pin, both can be found on your club card. You will then get your Handicap Index and can look up your Course playing handicap. You can also download the Golf Ireland App which will enable you to check your handicap for any course you play.
RECIPROCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THREE CLUBS
The three golf clubs in Dungarvan have a long-standing reciprocal agreement whereby members can play Monday – Friday at a reduced green fee of €15 in each other’s club. This does not apply at weekends or competitions. For bookings, please contact respective offices.
Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 1pm and 2pm-5pm. Tel: 058-43310 or email us at email@example.com with any enquiries you might have.
RETURN TO GOLF REGULATIONS
Please make yourself familiar with the full ‘Return to Golf’ protocols on the Golf Ireland website. www.golfireland.ie
We must adhere to following: • All tee times must be booked on line or by phoning the Pro Shop. All names have to be recorded on the time sheet for contact tracing purposes.
• When arriving at the club please maintain physical distancing at all times. Follow the one-way system to the Pro Shop from the locker room side of the Club House, Check-In at the Pro Shop before playing and don’t forget your mask!
• The Clubhouse is closed but there will be access to the toilets in the locker rooms. Tom Daly Catering will be open for take away only.
• There must be no gathering together in groups to socialise.
• Members must stay away from the club if they are experiencing any COVID like symptoms.
• When on the course there should be no touching of flag poles or raking the bunkers, but level the sand with your feet or club. A local rule of placing no more than 6 inches in the bunker will apply.
• There can be no sharing of buggies except persons from the same household.
• The practice area will be open but slots must be booked in advance through the Pro Shop.
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