PRESIDENTS PRIZE – TOM PHELAN

Our esteemed President Tom Phelan presented his Presidents Prize on Sunday 29th August.  Congratulations to winner Des Cleary on winning the Gents Prize and Congratulations to winner Siobhan Freyne on winning the Ladies Prize. The weekend started off with a very well attended scramble in great sunshine and it was wonderful to see so many members enjoying their golf.

The great weather continued to add to the weekend and ensured superb playing conditions on Saturday and Sunday for all our members. The course was in pristine condition thanks to Anthony and his team. Our Restaurant was a hive of activity throughout the weekend. Thank you to Tom, Chris and all the staff for their hard work and delicious meals.  Thank you to our Pro Shop staff for ensuring the smooth running of the competition.

Congratulations to Tom Phelan on such a successful Presidents Prize. The large numbers playing over the weekend were a testament to a popular and loyal club member.

PRESIDENTS PRIZE MENS RESULTS

1st Des Cleary 84pts, 2nd Declan Walsh 81pts, Best Gross Kevin Stack 71pts, 3rd Donal Dempsey 79pts, 4th Mattie Mullaney 78pts, 5th Owen O’Mahoney 77pts, Best Nett 1st 18 martin lynch 43pts, Best Nett 2nd 18 Benny Kiely 39pts, Best Gross 1st 18 John Reynolds 35, Best Gross 2nd 18 Paddy Kennedy 31pts, Cat 1 (0-5) David Buckley 71, Cat 2 (6-12) Rody Morrissey 76, Cat 3 (13-20) Pat Stack 76, Cat 4 (21+) Seamus O’Neill 74. Past President J.P. Hayes.

PRESIDENTS PRIZE LADIES RESULTS

1st Siobhan Freyne (46) 87pts, 2nd Maria Kiersey (29) 81pts, Best Gross Aoife Lowry (3) 66 gross pts, 3rd Ann Stack (33) 81pts, 4th Marie Therese O’Neill (35) 79pts, 5th Mary Phelan (28) 77pts, Category 1 1-24 Daphne Power (16) 77pts, Category 2 25-31 Frances Millerick (29) 75pts, Category 3 32 and Over Roisin Briggs (36) 76pts, Best 1st Day Bernadette Lynch (26) 38pts, Best 2nd Day Joanne Fitzgerald (24) 40pts.

PRESIDENTS PRIZE SCRAMBLE RESULTS

Front 9

1st Jake O’Riordan, Evan Walshe, Mary Ashe 20 Nett, 2nd Rody Morrissey, Tom O’Callaghan, Mark Sheehan, Anne Murray 23 ¾ Nett.

Back 9

1st Kevin O’Mahony, Pat O’Mahony, Micheál Marrinan, Siobhan Freyne 23 ¾ Nett, 2nd David Hayes, Anne Heneberry, Pat Crowley 23 ½ Nett.

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. We look forward to welcoming visitors to our club during Open Week. Please book online www.dungarvangolfclub.com or call 058-43310.

Mon 6th Sept Open Gents/Ladies 18H Singles S/F

Tues 7th Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (The Park Hotel)

Wed 8th Open 3 Person Champagne Scramble (Dungarvan Credit Union)

Thurs 9th Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Cropcare)

Fri 10th Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Wholesale Electrical Supplies)/ Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Bob Troy Husqvarna)

Sat 11th Open Gents/Ladies 18H Fourball (Norris Bros)

Sun 12th Open Gents/Ladies 18H Fourball (Norris Bros)

CLUB CLASSIC – DATE FOR DIARY

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 took place on Wednesday 25th August. Congratulations to Sarah Moynihan on winning first prize in our Junior Girls Captains prize and to Maisie Breen on winning second prize.

Congratulations to Harry Breen who won first prize in the Junior Boys Captains Prize and to Jack O’Connor on winning second prize. Well done to everyone who competed and special thanks go to our Junior Captains who continue to be great role models for the club.

GENTS RESULTS

Mon 23rd Aug 1st Siobhan Freyne (47) 37pts, 2nd Gareth Dillon (16) 36pts, Gross Eoin walsh (4) 31pts, 3rd William Ramsell (18) 36pts, 4th walter Cullinane (20) 35pts, 5th Paul Vart (25) 35pts.

Thurs 26th Aug (SPAR) 1st Dave Hogan (33) 42pts, 2nd Tom O’Callaghan (23) 38pts, Gross James O’Meara (-1) 38pts, 3rd Kevin O’Mahony (15) 37pts (B9), 4th Neil Dermondy (3) 37pts (B9), 5th Ciaran Cullinane (16) 37pts (B9).

LADIES RESULTS

Mon 23rd Aug 1st Siobhan Freyne (47) 37pts.

Tues 24th 1st Linda Buckley (21) Louise Moloney (29) Siobhan Freyne (38) 54pts. 2nd Aoife Lowry (3), Cathie O’Mahoney (10), Maisie Breen (11) 51pts, 3rd Creina O’Sullivan (3), Kathleen Broderick (37), Frances Carroll (37) 49pts (B9).

GENTS FIXTURES

Wed 1st Sept Casual Golf, Thurs 2nd Gents 18H Singles S/F (SPAR), Fri 3rd Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf, Sat 4th Gents 18H Singles S/F, Sun 5th Sept Gents 18H Stroke E.A, Ryan Cup, Mon 6th Open Gents & Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Wed 8th Open 3 Person Champagne Scramble (Dungarvan Credit Union), Thurs 9th Open 18H Gents Singles S/F (Cropcare), Fri 10th Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Bob Troy), Sat 11th Open Gents/Ladies Fourball (Norris Bros), Sun 12th Open Gents/Ladies Fourball (Norris Bros).

LADIES FIXTURES

Tues 31st Ladies Foursomes (Kindly sponsored by Harty & Co Auctioneers) & Ladies 9H Qualifier & Casual Golf, Wed 1st Sept Casual Golf, Fri 3rd Sept Ladies 18H Singles Stroke GOY & Fun Friday Foursomes & Casual Golf, Sat 4th Ladies 18H Singles Stroke GOY,  Mon 6th Sept Open Gents & Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Tues 7th Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Park Hotel), Wed 8th Open 3 Person Champagne Scramble (Dungarvan Credit Union), Fri 10th Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (W.E.S), Sat 11th Open Gents/Ladies Fourball (Norris Bros), Sun 12th Open Gents/Ladies Fourball (Norris Bros).

HOME ALLIANCE RESULTS – ROUND 6

Section 1 – 1st Celia Power (26) 35pts, 2nd Maura Kindregan (20) 34pts

Section 2 – 1st Margaret Harty (30) 32pts, 2nd Colette Power (31) 28pts

Section 3 – 1st Maeve Carthy (33) 30pts, 2nd Marcella McGovern (27) 29pts

Section 4 – 1st Mai O’Brien (20) 34pts, 2nd Niamh Reynolds (9) 31pts.

BARTON SHIELD FUNDRAISER – FREE MEMBERSHIP!

Our Barton Shield team 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. 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.



CAPTAINS OUTING – LADIES
Arrangements have finally been confirmed for our Ladies outing! The dates 13th and 14th September to Killarney playing Beaufort and Kileen courses. We will be staying in the Killarney Towers Hotel which has many great reviews commenting on their attention to Covid regulations. Details will be on the notice board soon so sign up and get your deposit in to secure your place.

LOTTO RESULTS

We had our weekly Lotto 3 draw today, Friday 27th August. The numbers drawn were 3 – 4 – 12 – 20. The jackpot was €10,000 and there was no winner. The jackpot remains at €10,000 for the next draw. We had one Match 3 winning ticket. Anthony Sheehan was the holder of this ticket and Anthony wins €200.

Annual Tickets (€90) are still available from the Clubhouse or by calling 058-43310. 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.

YOUNGONES

We had no competition on Wednesday 26th August. We are back in action on Wednesday 1st September 11.50am – 1.40pm. Please book in on the timesheet.

60.COM

We had another big number playing in our 60.com competition on Wednesday 26th Aug.  We have been blessed with good weather over recent weeks and this week was no different. 1st Liam Carroll (17) 19pts, 2nd Rogie Cashin (23) 18Pts.

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 no Fun Friday Foursomes last week as our esteemed President Tom Phelan hosted his weekend. Tom is a great supporter of the foursomes and from all of us we would like to congratulate him on a wonderful weekend. The members turned out in force which was testament to Tom as a great club member.
We are back again this Fri (Sept 3). So go online and book your place. We look forward to seeing you there.

GET INTO GOLF 2021

Phase one of the programme came to a close last Tues (Aug 24) when we held our outdoor Gala evening. The majority of the ladies are delighted with the programme and have opted to go forward to phase two. This is due in no small way to our lady members who gave so generously of their time each Tues night to bring our new golfers out on the course. We are also hugely indebted to David Hayes our PGA professional who was so encouraging in introducing them to the basics of golf. The Tuesday evening scrambles will continue over the next few weeks. We are also holding a Get into Golf putting competition next Sunday afternoon (Sept 5th


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.

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.

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.