PRESIDENTS PRIZE – TOM PHELAN

The President’s Prize, kindly presented by Tom Phelan, will be held on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th August. On Saturday 28th an 18 Hole Stableford first round will be played off the white markers for men and red for ladies, with the top 60 men (plus ties) and the top 40 ladies (plus ties) qualifying to play in a second round on Sunday 29th August. The aggregate score over the two rounds will decide the winner. In the event of a tie the winner will be decided by count-back. Please put your name on the online timesheet and play at your selected time. Further details will be emailed to members.

AUTUMN OPEN WEEK

Our popular Autumn Open Week takes place from Monday 6th to Sunday 12th of September. We have a great line up of fixtures and thank you to all our very generous sponsors who are supporting our annual event. For bookings call 058-43310.

CLUB CLASSIC

Our Open Club Golf Classic takes place from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th of September this year and we hope our members and friends can support this important fundraising event for the club.  Get your teams ready and invite your friends to what is always a memorable event at the Club! €100 per team of four with re-entry at €15 per person. We will have some fantastic prizes on offer. If any member would like to sponsor a tee-box please contact the office.

JUNIOR CAPTAINS PRIZE

Our Junior Captains Prize presented by Caoimhe Reynolds and Sean O’Sullivan will take place on Wednesday 25th August. This will be our last event of the summer season before all our Juniors go back to school. We wish our Junior Captains best wishes for the day and thank them for being great role models for all our Juniors.

GENTS RESULTS

Mon 9th Aug 1st Liam O’Dwyer (12) 40pts, 2nd Donal Dempsey (10) 39pts, Gross William Morrison (5) 33pts, 3rd Darrell Cushion (19) 39pts, 4th Kathleen Lynch (20) 38pts, 5th Paul Malone (24) 38pts.

Thurs 12th Aug (Sponsored by SPAR) 1st Matthew Lynch (16) 39pts (L3), 2nd DJ Kiely (200 39pts (L9), Gross Diarmuid O’Neill (4) 32pts, 3rd Craig Susdorf (18) 39pts, 4th John Norris (18) 36pts.

Sat 14th Aug 1st Michael Buckley (8) 40pts, 2nd Peter Firth (9) 38pts, Gross James O’Meara (1) 35pts, 3rd Jeremy Walsh (14) 36pts, 4th Donal Williams (6) 35pts.

Sun 15th Aug 1st Charlie Treen (10) 37pts, 2nd Paul Power (19) 36pts (B9), Gross Alan O’Donnell (1) 32pts, 3rd Thomas Goodall (8) 36pts (B9).

LADIES RESULTS

Tues 10th Aug (Kindly sponsored by The Moorings) 1st Theresa Guidry & Maria Keirsey (Klima) 76pts, 2nd Patricia Butler & Maria Ryan 68pts, 3rd Grace Keirsey & Ann Moloney 65pts.

Sat 14th Aug 1st Colette Power (320 44pts, 2nd Aileen Carroll (26) 40pts, 3rd Colette Enright (32) 39pts, 4th Joanne Fitzgerald (25) 37pts. 

GENTS FIXTURES

Wed 18th Aug Casual Golf, Thurs 19th Gents 18H Singles S/F (SPAR), Fri 20th Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf, Sat 21st Gents 18H Singles Stroke (Monthly Medals), Sun 22nd Aug Gents Senior/Junior/Intermediate/Minor Scratch Cups, Mon 23rd Aug Open Gents & Ladies 18H Singles S/F.

LADIES FIXTURES

Tues 17th Ladies 18H Singles Stroke (GOY) & Ladies 9H Qualifier & Casual Golf, Wed 18th Casual Golf, Fri 20th Ladies 18H Singles S/F & Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 21st Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Sun 22nd Past & Present Lady Captains & Presidents, Mon 23rd Aug Open Gents & Ladies 18H Singles S/F.

PAST AND PRESENT LADY CAPTAINS AND PRESIDENTS

Our popular Past & Present Lady Captains and Presidents competition will take place this Sunday 22nd of August from 12.30pm until 2.30pm. The format is a team of two and competition fee is €15pp. For bookings visit dungarvangolfclub.com or call 058-43310.

BARTON SHIELD – ALL IRELAND FINALS

Our Barton Shield Team of Kevin Stack, Jake Riordan, James O’Meara, Jack Alton & Eoin Stack yesterday evening beat Douglas Golf Club in the East Munster final. They had previously beaten Cahir Park in the area final and previously they beat Tramore, Dougal and Waterford Castle.

The team now advance to the All-Ireland Finals from 9th To 11th September in Shandon Park, Belfast where first up will be the Connaught champions. It will be a first appearance for Dungarvan Golf Club in the Barton Shield finals. The Barton shield is a foursome’s competition off scratch handicap and is considered one of the premier inter club competitions. Well done so far to all the team including Michael Leacy (Manager) and Paddy Kennedy (Assistant Manager) and the best of luck in September.

BARTON SHIELD FUNDRAISER

We are running a fundraiser for the Barton shield team. All funds will go directly to offset costs incurred by the team. We are running a draw for a free membership of Dungarvan Golf club. Entry for the draw is €20 per line. Entries can be made in the Pro shop & the Bar (thanks to David Hayes & Tom Daly ). Entries will also be taken by any Men’s Club committee member.

LADIES HOME ALLIANCE

The sixth and final round of the Home Alliance takes place on Tuesday 17th August and Friday/Saturday 20th/21st August. The Home Alliance Final is taking place on Saturday 18th September.  

LOTTO RESULTS

We had our weekly Lotto 3 draw on Friday 13th August. The numbers drawn were 7 – 13 – 25 – 28.

We had six Match 3 winning tickets (€25 each)

  1. Margaret Lallo 2. Brian Beatty 3. Liam Carroll, 4. Brenda Cummins 5. Collete Power/Colette O’Mahony/June Hayes/Teresa Hayes 6. Fiona Collier

The jackpot was €9,900 and there was no winner. The jackpot increases to fantastic €10,000 for the next draw. 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.

WEDNESDAY VOLUNTEERS

The Wednesday Volunteers are back in action again next Wednesday 18 August at 10.00am. If you have a spade, please bring it with you. 

INDOOR DINING

Our clubhouse Bar/Restaurant run by Tom and Chris, while providing indoor hospitality are being asked to implement specified protective measures. Members are asked to play their part in ensuring a safe environment for both themselves and the staff serving them.

All adults over 18 need proof that they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have recovered from the disease in the past six months. Members will not be allowed inside to dine if they do not have their Vaccination certs with them or displayed on their phones. This is in line with public health regulations. Your co-operation is much appreciated.

YOUNGONES

Our weekly competition took place on Wednesday 11th August. 1st Phil Donnelly 18pts and 2nd Maria Ryan 17pts.  Our Youngones continue on Wednesday 18th August from 11.30am – 1.20pm. Please book in online.

60.COM

A busy week for our 60.com Society with our normal competition on Wednesday and our outing to Faithlegg Golf Club on Thursday. We had an excellent turnout for both events and terrific scores. The winners of our weekly competition were: 1st Liam Fitzgerald 20Pts,  2nd Pat Crowley 19Pts .                             

The winners in our Faithlegg Outing were:

1st Seamus O’Neill 38pts, 2nd Dermott Kelly 37pts, 3rd Pat Power 37Pts, 4th Mossie MacNamara 36Pts, 5th Liam Fitzgerald 36Pts, 6th Paul Sarsfield 35Pts, 7th Eugene Slater 33Pts, 8th John Considine 32Pts, 9th Pat McCarthy  32Pts, 10th Pat Crowley 31Pts, 11th Maurice Cliffe 30Pts, 12th Ger Ryan. 30pts                                                                                                            

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. Please observe the Covid protocols to ensure the safety of all our members.

FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES

There was a cosmopolitan flavour to the Fun Friday Foursomes last week. We welcomed Tony Hennebry and his wife Margaret from Malaysia who joined us for the first time, while we bade farewell to Olivia Fahey who is returning to the Netherlands this week. But she promises us that she will be back.

1st Tom Phelan (our President) and Olivia Fahey 30
2nd Michael Gildea and Pat Crowley 34 1/2
3rd Roger O’Connor and Craig O’Connor 36


Tom Phelan ( President) is hosting his weekend on 27th and 28th of August. Time sheet will be open this week so book your place. Tom is a regular supporter of the Fun Friday Foursomes. We are back again next Friday – we would love to see you join us. All are welcome.

GET INTO GOLF WINTER/SUMMER LEAGUE

This draws to a close at the end of August. Don’t forget to submit your card anytime you play nine holes regardless of your score. You will gain a point for your team. At the moment the team captained by Roisin Briggs is top of the league with Pat McCarthy’s team in second place. It is all to play for so go out and play nine holes as often as you can for your team.


GET INTO GOLF 2021
We are holding our Gala night for our Get into Golf ladies on Tues next Aug24. Our new golfers will have their on-course activities first and then they will receive their Golf Ireland certificates. An information evening will follow outlining what is on offer going forward. We have some very promising golfers full of enthusiasm. We look forward to welcoming them to our fine club.


JUNIOR GOLF NEWS

Our Junior lessons on Saturday continue next Saturday at 3pm and places must be reserved in advance 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 davidhayesgolf@gmail.com.

PRO SHOP

The Pro Shop is open for all your golf equipment and clothing needs. Please contact David or Grace on 058-44707 or email davidhayesgolf@gmail.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 office@dungarvangolfclub.com.

SOCIETIES – GREAT GREENFEE RATES

We have great green fee rates available for societies and dates available. If you would like to book in a date for your group, please email us or call 058-43310.

COVID PROTOCOLS

  • We must maintain records of everyone attending the club. Please help our staff in the Pro Shop by always checking in with them. We must record those going to the practice area or using the putting green. If you are attending when the Pro Shop is closed then please sign in on the sheet in the starters hut by the 1st tee.
  • Flagsticks and Bunkers
    Golf Ireland now permit rakes to be used and removing of flagpoles and this has been introduced in Dungarvan GC.  As per golf Ireland protocol, one person only should handle the flagstick & only one person should handle the rake. It is still optional but the 6-inch rule can no longer apply in bunkers. Please be responsible for sanitising your hands after use.
  • 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. The practice area will be open but slots must be booked in advance through the Pro Shop.
  • 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. Members must stay away from the club if they are experiencing any COVID like   symptoms.

OFFICE HOURS

Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 1pm and 2pm-5pm.  Tel: 058-43310 or email us at office@dungarvangolfclub.com with any enquiries you might have.