PRESIDENTS PRIZE – TOM PHELAN

The President’s Prize, kindly presented by Tom Phelan, will be held on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June. On Saturday 4th 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 5th June. 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 www.dungarvangolfclub.com and play at your selected time. The timesheet for the final round on Sunday 5th August will be posted online Saturday night after 9pm approx. Please check for your allotted time on Sunday – last tee-off for the leading qualifiers will be at 2:30pm.

There will be a scramble competition on Friday 3rd June at 5.30pm, please add your name to the timesheet. All members and their partners are invited to the Clubhouse on Sunday 5th June for the presentation of prizes at 9pm. Further details on this to follow.

CONDOLENCES

Dungarvan Golf Club extends its sincere sympathies to former Club President Seán Wade and family on the death of his wife Deirdre. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.

BEST WISHES JIMMY

We wish our colleague and club member Jimmy Wemyss the very best as she starts his well-earned retirement. It was a pleasure to work with Jimmy over the past three and a half years and we hope to see him more often on the course enjoying his golf! We welcome Madeline Burke to the team. Madeline will be working afternoons in the office and we know all our members will make her feel very welcome.

ALL IRELAND FOURBALL TEAM

Dungarvan played the Goldcoast in Dungarvan on Monday 16th in the All-Ireland Fourball competition. We beat our near neighbours 3.5 to 1.5 in a great game. We will be playing the winners of Williamstown or Youghal in the next round. Congratulations to the team!

JUNIOR GOLF LESSONS

Our Junior Lessons take place every Saturday at 3pm. We continue to have large numbers of eager Junior golfers each week and lots of fun! All are welcome – open to members and non-members and cost €5. Stay tuned for some exciting Junior golf news coming soon!

NEW MENS 9H COMPETITION

The Men’s Club new weekly 9 Hole competition is proving very popular. This competition takes place every Friday from 4pm.  Entry to the competition is by recording your name in a Competition Entry book located in the Men’s locker room. The entry fee is €5.00 and players should place money in brown envelopes provided writing name & date on the envelope. Place the envelope in the scorecard box.  Also please log in entry to computer as you would normally in the pro- shop.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP RATE

With college finished for the year we have a great Student membership rate of €204 (includes Golf Ireland Levy). For an application form please email office@dungarvangolfclub.com or call 058-43310.

GENTS RESULTS

Mon 16th 1st Tom Conway (17) 42pts, 2nd Maurice Cliffe (230 41pts, 3rd Roger O’Connor (24) 41pts, Best Visitor Siobhan Cronin Limerick GC (15) 40pts.

Thurs 19th 1st Diarmuid O’Neill (5) 42pts, 2nd Eoin Brackett (6) 39pts, 3rd PJ Kindregan (14) 38pts, 4th Peter Finnegan (12) 36pts.

Fri 20th 9H S/F 1st Michael Kelleher (18) 16pts.

Sat 21st Holmpatrick Cup in aid of NCBI 1st Shane Kiely (9) & Danny Reynolds (26) 45pts B9, 2nd Jimmy O’Donnell (14) & Eamon Keane (20) 45pts.

Sun 22nd McCarthy Cup 1st Tom O’Callaghan (24) 68, 2nd Tony O’Sullivan (11) 69, Gross Alan O’ Donnell (3) 75, 3rd Brian Morrissey (12) 70, 4th Paddy Kennedy (6) 70.

GENTS FIXTURES

Wed 25th May Casual golf, Thurs 26th Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Golf & Grill), Fri 27th 9H Singles S/F & Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 28th Gents 18H Singles S/F, Sun 29th May Gents 18H Singles S/F, Mon 30th Open Seniors (50+) Gents 18H Singles S/F.

LADIES RESULTS

Sat 21st 1st Breda McCarthy & Marie Fahey 45pts, 2nd June Hames & Kolette Enright 44pts.

LADIES FIXTURES

Tues 24th Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Kindly sponsored by Magpi Art), Wed 25th Casual Golf, Fri 27th Ladies 18H Singles S/F Alt Day & Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 28th Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Mon 30th Open Seniors (50+) Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Tue 31st Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Sponsored by Lavinias Boutique).

YOUNGONES

Our trip to Waterford Castle was cancelled last week due to poor weather but our competition still went ahead on the day 1st Kolette Enright (34) 19pts, 2nd Christine O’Keeffe (26) 18pts, 3rd Anita Geoghegan (49) 17pts. Our next competition is on 25th May from 11am – 12.30pm. Please book in online.

60.COM

It was a windy day for our 60.com on Wednesday 4th May. Nonetheless, we had a great turnout and some good scores!

The winners were: 1st Jim O’Mahony 18pts, 2nd Denis O’Brien 18pts

If you wish to play in our society please book on the timesheet. New members are always welcome to join.

FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES

Despite showery conditions last Friday, it was great to see so many play. The Fun Friday Foursomes is an indication that there is an appetite for social golf as the numbers playing continue to improve.
1st: Frank O’ Flynn and Ellen Power 34 1/2
2nd: -John Moran and Mary Fuller 37
3rd: Charles Daly and Siobhan Freyne 38
Well done to everyone who played last Friday and thanks for your support. If you would like to play nine holes Scotch Foursomes why not join us this Friday May 27. So go online and book your place – we would love to see you there.

GET INTO GOLF 2022
The weather was poor last Tuesday but David managed to fit in the golf lessons between the showers. This was terrific as it keeps up the momentum and continuity. The Get into Golf ladies are very enthusiastic and are enjoying the lessons.

GET INTO GOLF 2021
The nine-hole qualifying competition on Tuesday’s is ideal for any of these ladies who have handicaps. It is a great introduction to golf competitions.
Also there are time slots in the evenings for casual golf if you just need to practice. So go online and book your place.

Before I sign off on the notes today, I would like on behalf of the Fun Friday Foursomes and Get into Golf to say a special thank you to Jimmy Wemyss who has always been so professional, meticulous and kind when dealing with my requests for special timesheet bookings. Nothing was ever a problem. Many thanks Jimmy. 


REPAIR PITCH MARKS

Our course has received some very good reviews recently and the greens are playing particularly well. Please play your part in keeping them in top condition by repairing pitch marks and remember to rake the bunker when you have played out of it.

LOTTO RESULTS

We had our first weekly Lotto 4 draw on Friday 20th May This was Week 1 of 52. The numbers drawn were 5, 12, 13 and 28. The jackpot was €10,000 and there was no winner. The jackpot remains at €10,000 for the next draw.

We had two Match 3 winning tickets. The two ticket holders were Eugene Slater and Margaret O’Shea who win €50 each.

Thank you to everyone who purchased a €90 annual ticket, they are on sale in our office or online.  To play online please go to our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com and select Online Lotto. The next draw will take place on Friday 27th May at 3.30pm. Thank you to everyone who supports our Lotto. All funds raised are used to develop our course.

THURSDAY NIGHT CARDS

Another great night of cards last Thursday. Results: Joint 1st Peter Flynn & Cait Dunne & Tom Melody & Michael Kelleher. Last 5 Seamus O’Neill & Diarmuid O’Neill. Lucky table Richard Kiely & Pat Phelan. We are back this Thursday at 9pm. We look forward to seeing you all then.

SOCIETIES – 2022 BOOKINGS

If you have a preferred date for your society outing, please get in touch with us. We have great green fee rates & meal packages available. Please call us on 058-43310. We look forward to welcoming you!

JOIN US – MEMBERSHIP 2022

If you are interested in joining our friendly members club, please call us on 058-43310 or email office@dungarvangolfclub.com and we would be delighted to send you information on our new joining rates and a Membership Application form. We also have Country Membership, Distance, Junior and Student rates and other rates available. Our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com has a full list of rates available. We look forward to welcoming you as a member of Dungarvan Golf Club.

PRO SHOP

As always, professional advice is at hand in our fully stocked Pro Shop, David and his staff will assist you with any requirements you have. Call the Pro Shop on 058-44707 or visit www.davidhayesgolf.com

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. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com