RETURN TO GOLF UPDATE
Golf Ireland agreed along with Sport Ireland that the following additional activities could resume from Monday, 7th June.
– All forms of competitive golf may be undertaken, including so called ‘Major’ competitions, internal club matchplay and club open competitions.
– A maximum of 100 spectators (not including players or officials) may attend organised outdoor events, and this will apply to organised inter-club matches.
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.
After getting the green light to hold open Competitions from Monday 7th we held our first Open of the year on Bank Holiday Monday and had a great turnout. Full Gents & Ladies results next week. Our Weekly Open Gents Singles S/F kindly sponsored by SPAR returns on Thursday 10th June. We thank SPAR for their continued support of our club. Our weekly Open Gents/Ladies Singles S/F competition returns from Monday 14th and is great value. Book online www.dungarvangolfclub.com.
Thurs 3rd June 1st Roger O’Connor (23) 37pts, 2nd Matt Curran (17) 36pts, 3rd Thomas Goodall (8) 35pts, 4th John T Moloney (14) 33pts
Sat 5th June 1st Conor Moloney (9) 42pts (Last 9), 2nd Ronan Slevin (9) 41pts, 3rd PJ Kindregan (12) 39pts, 4th Donal Dempsey (12) 38pts (Last 6)
Tues 1st June 1st Margaret Moloney (55) 42pts, 2nd Mary O’Donoghue (31) 38pts, 3rd Teresa Hayes (20) 37pts, 4th Marcella McGovern (30) 37pts, 5th Maisie Breen (13) 36pts.
Fri 4th/Sat 5th June 1st Louise Moloney (33) 40pts, 2nd Colette O’Mahony (30) 39pts, 3rd Aoife Lowry (30) 39pts, 4th Colette Power (31) 37pts
Wed 9th June Casual Golf, Thurs 10th June Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (kindly sponsored by SPAR) & Casual Golf, Fri 11th June Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf, Sat 12th Gents 18H Singles Stroke (Monthly Medals) & Casual Golf, Sun 13th Gents 18H Singles S/F & Casual Golf
Tues 8th June Ladies 2 Person Rumble, Ladies 9H GIG & Casual Golf, Wed 9th Casual Golf,
Thurs 10th Casual Golf, Fri 11th Ladies 18H Singles S/F ,Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf
Sat 12th 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 will be continuing with volunteer work to enhance our course on Wednesday 16th June at 10.00am. If you are free for a couple of hours please come along.
We gladly welcomed the return of outdoor dining on Monday 7th. Being able to dine again on the balcony and outside the clubhouse in the sunshine with friends is another step closer to being back to some normality. Thank you to Tom and his team for all their hard work.
We had a draw of Lotto 3 on Friday 4th June. This was the first draw since we came out of lockdown and the third draw in all. The numbers drawn were 2 – 7 – 15 – 27The jackpot was €8,900 and there was no winner. The jackpot increases to €9,000 for the next draw. There were four Match 3 winning tickets at €5 for each ticket. The four ticket holder’s were:-1. Sean Norris2. Tom Conway3. Charles Daly4. Pat CunninghamThanks for all your support. We are selling €2 and €5 and €90 annual tickets. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 each Wednesday. We look forward to seeing you all.
After a morning’s rain the sun decided to come out for our 60.com on Wednesday 2nd June. We were delighted to welcome a new member to our society – John O’Shea.
The winners were:
1st John Moran 20pts, 2nd Donal Verling 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 FOURSOMESEventually we were able to run this fun event after two failed attempts due to bad weather. We were delighted to welcome back our club president, Tom Phelan and all our other loyal supporters. The time sheet was full which proves there is a great demand for this type of event. Results1st Tom Phelan and Mary Prendergast, 2nd Jim O’ Mahony and Anne Murray, 3rd Ned Morrissey and Bridget O’ SheaIf you wish to join us next Fri ( Jun 11 ) go online and book your place. Book early to avoid disappointment. We would love to see you there.
JUNIOR GOLF NEWS
We had a great turnout on Saturday for our junior lessons, it is great to see so many enthusiastic young golfers! Lessons continue next Saturday at 3pm and places must be reserved by contacting the Pro Shop due to covid restrictions.
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 email@example.com. 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.
Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 1pm and 2pm-5pm. Tel: 058-43310 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
• 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.
• The practice area will be open but slots must be booked in advance through the Pro Shop.
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