We were blessed with beautiful blue skies, sunshine and a course in superb condition for our Open Fortnight. Packed timesheets and lots of members and visitors supporting our annual event ensured it was a resounding success. We would like to thank all our sponsors 60.Com (Members), Geaney O’Neill, Murrays Careplus Pharmacy, Topline Currans, ATEC Security, Eurospar, Ryan Motor Power, Quinlan’s Butchers, The Allrounder, The Moorings, Helen’s Lingerie Boutique and Dungarvan Nissan. Our Golfer of the Fortnight was kindly sponsored by Noel Devereux Manshop. The support of all our sponsors is very much appreciated.
CONGRATULATIONS SEAMUS POWER
Dungarvan Golf Club sends its hearty congratulations to Seamus Power on his fantastic win in the Barbasol Championship over the weekend. This is his first PGA win and we are all delighted for him, his family and his club West Waterford Golf Club.
OPEN FORTNIGHT RESULTS
Mon 12th July (ATEC Security) 1st Walter Cullinane (23) 42pts, 2nd Tony O’Sullivan (13) 41pts, 3rd Marie T Curran (26) 39pts (B9), 4th Conor Moloney (8) 39pts, Gross Donal Williams (6) 34pts.
Tues 13th (Eurospar) 1st Jean O’Donovan, Aisling Fennell, Marcella McGovern (86pts), 2nd Mary Power, Mary Walsh, Angela Murphy (81 pts L9), 3rd Cathie Whelan, Aoife Lowry, Sarah Moynihan (81pts).
Wed 14th (Ryan Motor Power) 1st Frank O’Donoghue (7) 41pts, 2nd John Jr Harney (18) 39pts, Gross Barry Hamilton (3) 32pts, 3rd Pat Frisby (14) 36pts, 4th Eoin Brackett (6) 36pts.
Thurs 15th (Quinlan Butchers) 1st Marc Daly (13) 39pts, 2nd Diarmuid O’Neill (4) 38pts (L3), Gross Stephen O’Brien (2) 37pts, 3rd James O’Mahony (20) 38pts (L9), 4th Peter Firth (10) 38pts.
Fri 16th (Allrounder) 1st Nollaig McCarthy, Pat McCarthy, Michael Cass 84pts, 2nd Johnie Treen, Shane Ahern, Shane Kiely 83pts (L9), 3rd Maura Kindregan, Bernie Hayes, June James 83pts.
Sat 17th Gents Singles (The Moorings) 1st Alan Akehurst (24) 45pts, 2nd Neil J Power (4) 41pts, 3rd Paul Malone (26) 40pts, 4th Conor Moloney (8) 39pts L9, 5th James O’Mahoney (19) 39pts L6.
Sat 17th Ladies Singles (Helens Lingerie Boutique) 1st Betty O’Mahony (29) 41pts, 2nd Una O’Connell (300 40pts, 3rd Flora Wall (45) 40pts.
Sun 18th (Dungarvan Nissan) 1st Kevin Foley (24) 65, 2nd Tom Curran (11) 66 (B9), Gross Michael Troy (5) 73, 3rd Conor Moloney (8) 66, 4th Danny Barry (17) 68 (B9), 5th Johnie Treen (6) 68 (B9)
Congratulations to Conor Moloney on winning Golfer of the Fortnight which is kindly sponsored by Noel Devereux Manshop.
Wed 21st South Munster Seniors & Casual Golf, Thurs 22nd Gents 18H Singles S/F (SPAR), Fri 23rd Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf, Sat 24th Gents 18H Singles Stroke (Monthly Medals) Sun 25th Holmpatrick Cup Qualifier Gents 18H Fourball S/F.
Tues 20th Ladies 18H Singles (Kindly sponsored by Orbsen Consulting), Wed 21st Casual Golf, Fri 23rd Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Kindly sponsored by Shaws) & Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 24th Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Shaws).
PIERCE PURCELL SHIELD
Well done to the Pierce Purcell team who defeated Tramore last Saturday. We won both home matches. In Tramore we won one match, lost one match and all square on the 15th when last match was called in. We play Lismore in the next round which must be played by 28th July.
FRED PERRY FOURBALL
Well done to Dungarvan who beat Tramore 3-2 in the Munster Quarter Final and we are playing Templemore in the Munster Semi Final this week.
VOLUNTEERS – COURSE WORK
The Wednesday volunteers are taking a break this week. We will be back next week July 28th to continue the work of enhancing our beautiful course. Thank you to all our volunteers for all the amazing work they do on the course and in clubhouse.
We had our weekly Lotto 3 draw on Friday 16th July. The numbers drawn were 8 – 21 – 25 – 27. The jackpot was €9,500 and there was no winner. The jackpot increases to €9,600 for the next draw. There were two Match 3 winning tickets (€50 each).The two ticket holders were :-1. Micheal Marrinan2. John MoranAnnual 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.
Results from our weekly competition last Wednesday 14th July. 1st Kolette Enright (34) 19pts, 2nd Mary O’Donoghue (28) 18pts CB, 3rd Ann Stack (33) 18pts, 4th Christine O’Keeffe (26) 17pts CB. Our outing to Waterford Castle is on Wednesday 21st and we are looking forward to a great day out!
We had a full timesheet again for our 60.com on Wednesday 14th July. We have been blessed with good weather since we came back from the lockdown which has added to the fun of each competition
The winners were:
1st Walter Cullinane 19pts, 2nd Tom O’Callaghan 19pts, 3rd Pat McCarthy 18 pts
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 must to observe the Covid protocols to ensure the safety of all our members.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMESConditions last Friday were ideal for golf with temperatures in the mid-twenties and consequently a great run on the ball. We were thrilled to see so many booked for this fun event.Results (Fri Jul 16)First: Donal DC Connolly and Anne MurraySecond: Tom Phelan (our President) and Phyllis DavisThird: Neil O’ Connor and Jack O’ ConnorScoring was very close. If you would like to be part of the fun go online and book your slot quickly. Presently there are seven places available. Look forward to seeing you on Friday morning.GET INTO GOLF 2021We are now almost halfway through the golf lessons with David Hayes. The ladies are very enthusiastic and enjoying the fun. David tells me we have some very promising ladies in the group. The next stage will be on-course activities with our lady members who will introduce them to our fine golf course. This will start on Tues Aug 3 for one hour from 7-8 pm for four weeks. We feel honoured that so many ladies decided to come to our golf club.GET INTO GOLF WINTER/SUMMER LEAGUEThis is on-going and will cease at the end of August. Many thanks to Anne Heneberry and Marcella McGovern for taking on the organisation of this league and for doing it so efficiently.At the moment Roisin Briggs’ team of Micheal Marrinan, Breid Scanlon and Phyllis Davis are in the lead with Jim O’Mahony’s team of Cathie Mannix, Helen O’ Neill and Elizabeth Kelly lying second. It is still all to play for, so get your nine holes played and return your cards to the relevant locker rooms. Each card returned (regardless of score) earns a point for your team!
JUNIOR GOLF NEWS
Our Junior lessons on Saturday were once again full and we had great fun. Lessons continue next Saturday at 3pm and places must be reserved by contacting the Pro Shop on 058-44707.
We ask all our junior members to continue to observe Covid protocols. Do not turn up without being on the timesheet for the course or practice ground. Any enquiries relating to junior activities at Dungarvan can be directed to our junior convenor David Hayes. David can be contacted at 058-44707 or email email@example.com.
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.
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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any enquiries you might have.
GOLF COVID 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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