The sun was glorious all last week with busy timesheets every day. Thank you to Magpi Art for sponsoring our ladies competition last Tuesday and to SPAR for their ongoing sponsorship of our Open Gents Competitions each Thursday. The support of all our sponsors is very much appreciated. Our Ladies competition this Tues 6th is kindly sponsored by Maria Moloney Boutique and our Open Fortnight gets underway this Friday 9th with a great line up of fixtures and sponsors. (Full details below). For bookings, please visit www.dungarvangolfclub.com or call us on 058-43310.
Mon 28th June 1st Martin T Landers (18) 43pts, 2nd James O’Mahoney (21) 41pts, 3rd Michael Kelleher (24) 39pts, 4th DJ Kiely (23) 39pts, 5th PJ Kindregan (12) 39pts.
Thurs 1st (Kindly sponsored by SPAR) 1st Daniel Treen (23) 43pts, 2nd Maurice Crotty (18) 42pts, 3rd DJ Kiely (22) 40pts, 4th Colin Foley (20) 39pts, Gross Eoin Stack (1) 30pts.
Sat 3rd July 1st Shane Kiely (11) 41pts (B6), 2nd Kevin Coleman (10) 41pts, 3rd Alan North (21) 40pts (Last 6), gross Jake O’Riordan (-2) 36pts.
Sun 4th July 1st Barry Morrissey Jnr (6) 38pts, 2nd Frank O’Donoghue (7) 36pts, 3rd Ray Akehurst (23) 35pts, 4th Maurice Terry (15) 34pts.
Tues 29th June (Kindly sponsored by Magpi Art) 1st Frances Millerick (32) 45pts, 2nd Ann Moloney (44) 45pts, Gross Breda McCarthy (26 gross pts), 3rd Maura Kindregan (22) 44pts, Front 9 Anne Heneberry (28) 22pts, Back 9 Maeve Fitzgerald (30) 24pts.
Fri 2nd/Sat 3rd July 1st Mary O’Donoghue (3) 46pts, 2nd Nollaig McCarthy (35) 43pts, 3rd Caroline Cullinane (36) 43pts CB.
Wed 7th July Casual Golf, Thurs 8th July Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (SPAR) & Casual Golf, Fri 9th July Open 3 person scramble (60.Com Sponsors), Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf, Sat 10th July Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Geaney O’Neill Sponsors) & Casual Golf, Sun 11th Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Topline Currans) & Casual Golf, Mon 12th Open 18H Gents S/F (ATEC Security).
Tues 6th July Ladies 18H Singles S/F (kindly sponsored by Maria Moloney Boutique), Ladies 9H GIG & Casual Golf, Wed 7th Casual Golf, Thurs 8th July Casual Golf, Fri 9th July Open 3 Person Scramble (60.Com Sponsors), Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf, Sat 10th July Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Murrays Pharmacy) & Casual Golf, Mon 12th Open 18H Ladies S/F (ATEC Security).
DATES FOR DIARY
Open fortnight from Friday 9th July to Sunday 18th July.
Our Captain’s Weekend (Angela Murphy) takes place on Saturday 31st July and Sunday 1st of August.
Our President’s Prize Weekend (Tom Phelan) will take place from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th August. More details on all these to follow.
OPEN FORTNIGHT 9th – 18th JULY
Our annual Open Fortnight is coming up commencing on Friday 9th of July and runs until Sunday 18th July. We have an exciting list of fixtures that are sure to interest you! Spread the word and we look forward to a busy open at Dungarvan Golf Club.
Friday 9th July Open 3 person scramble any combination (60.COM)
Sat 10th July Open 18H Gents Singles S/F (Geaney O’Neill) & Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Murrays Pharmacy)
Sun 11th July Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Topline Currans)
Mon 12th July Open 18H Gents/Open Ladies Singles S/F (Atec Security)
Tues 13th July Open Ladies 3 Person Team (Eurospar)
Wed 14th July Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Ryan Motor Power)
Thurs 15th July Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Quinlan Butchers)
Fri 16th July Open 3 Person Rumble Any Combination (Allrounder)
Sat 17th July Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Jim Quinn Agri)/Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Helens Lingerie)
Sun 18th July Open gents 18H Singles Stroke Festival Trophy (Dungarvan Nissan)
Golfer of the fortnight kindly sponsored by Noel Devereux Manshop.
COVID LEAGUE UPDATE
After 3 rounds played in the Covid league, there is very little between the top 4 teams, leading to a hugely exciting next round. Team 2 (Cathie O’Mahony) are still in the lead, with team 7 (Maisie Breen) moving into second place, but coming up fast in joint 3 place is team 3 (Mary Power) and team 5 (Bridget Aherne). There are only 20 points separating these top 4 teams so every entry counts towards the next round. Two of the teams; numbers 3 and 7 had points from each member of the team as they all submitted at least one card last month so its vitally important for everyone to try and return the maximum of 6 cards, no matter how low the score may appear.
We have just 2 more rounds so get out and enjoy, and don’t forget to play off your ‘playing handicap (95%)’ not your course handicap. Remember, your team needs you.
VOLUNTEERS – COURSE WORK
Volunteer work on the course continues at 10.00am on Wednesday 7th at 10.00am. We have had a great turn out for the last few weeks, thanks to all who have given their time. If you have a petrol or battery powered hedge trimmer please bring it along to trim around some of the perimeter tee boxes. If not, bring a shovel to fill some potholes on the paths.
We had our weekly Lotto 3 draw on Friday, 2nd July. The numbers drawn were 8 – 13 – 21 – 27. The jackpot was €9,300 and there was no winner. The jackpot increases to €9,400 for the next draw. There were five Match 3 winning tickets (€25 each).The five ticket holders were: –1. Maura Kindregan2. JP & Bernie Hayes3. Mossie MacNamara4. The Conway Grandchildren5. Teresa HayesThanks for all your support. Annual Tickets (€90) are still available. Weekly Tickets for sale in the Club. €2 for one line and €5 for three lines. Thank you to everyone who supports our Lotto, all 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.
We had a great turnout last Wednesday for our weekly competition. Results from Wednesday 30th June 1st Caroline Cullinane (36) 20pts, 2nd Bernie Hayes 923) 19pts, 3rd Bernie Lynch (29) 19pts, 4th Kate McNamara (29) 19pts. Our next competition is on Wednesday 7th July from 11.30am – 1.20pm. Please book in your name on the timesheet which goes live each Monday at 18.40pm.
We had the best day of the year on Wednesday 30th June when we played our 60.com competition and we enjoyed the excellent condition of the course. The sun brought out a great crown of golfers who returned some excellent scores.
The winners were:
1st John Hickey 22pts, 2nd Dermott Kelly 21pts
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. New members are always welcome to join. You will need to observe the Covid protocols to ensure the safety of all our members.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMESThe scores were very close last Friday with just a quarter of a point separating the winners. We had a great turn out with everyone complimenting the course and the event.1st Pat Crowley and Mary Prendergast2nd Flora Wall and Jane Kiely3rd Tom Phelan and Phyllis DavisWe are back again next Friday July 9. If you wish to play, go online and book your slot. We would love to have you join us.GET INTO GOLF 2021
Our Get into Golf programme for ladies begins this week. There is a huge interest in it with a waiting list now in place. This programme has been hugely successful in Dungarvan Golf Club with forty-four Get into Golf ladies now playing regularly in our weekly competitions. We have a very strong Get into Golf committee who are fully committed to the programme. We are also very lucky to have our PGA professional David Hayes in situ who is so supportive and interested in all our upcoming golfers. We are looking forward to welcoming all our new Get into Golf ladies this week.
JUNIOR GOLF NEWS
We had another great turnout on Saturday for our junior lessons. Lessons continue next Saturday at 3pm and places must be reserved by contacting the Pro Shop. We remind all our juniors to observe Covid protocols.
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
NEW MEMBERS RATE AVAILABLE
We have a great new membership rate for anyone interested in joining the club. We also have an Under 35-Year-old rate available. Please contact the office for further details and to request a membership application form. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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. Everyone entering the Pro Shop needs to ensure social distancing is observed and they must wear a mask.
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 to wear 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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