KEN DOHERTY VISIT TO DGC
We are looking forward to welcoming Snooker Legend Ken Doherty to our club on Saturday 15th October. Ken will be playing in a snooker exhibition in Dungarvan Social Club on Friday night and then playing golf in Dungarvan Golf Club the next morning. We encourage our members to come along on Saturday morning from 10/10.30am and give a warm welcome to Ken along with Aonghus McAnally and their guests to our club. We will have some photos taken in our snooker room and on the course.
GENTS WINTER LEAGUE
We are happy to advise the annual winter league will return again this year. We are delighted that David Hayes has kindly agreed to come onboard as sponsor. To register your interest in playing, please put your name on the sheet in the men’s locker room. It is intended to commence in early November and will run for 10 weeks of qualifying competition with top teams advancing to the playoffs. To encourage all team members to play, the €20 entry fee must be paid prior to the first round. Further details on format to follow.
The final of the season long SPAR weekly Thursday competition takes place on Sunday 16th of October. Tee is reserved for the weekly qualifiers who should enter by booking during the allotted times on the timesheet – between 10.30am and 12pm. The Prize giving will take place in the clubhouse following the days play – at around 6pm.
LEFTHANDERS ANNUAL COMPETITIONThe 47th Lefthanders Annual Competition was held over the weekend and we had our largest entry for many years. A big thank you to all the players who entered & played.1st Alan North (18) 34 pts, 2nd Anthony Troy (17) 33 pts, Best Gross Alan O Donnell (1) 28 pts, Best Lady Mai O Brien (20) 28 pts
SOUTH EAST JUNIOR ALLIANCE NEWS
The 1st outing of season 2022/23 which was due to be played in Callan on Sunday last was postponed due to unfavourable weather. It has been refixed for next Sunday October 16th. with same time sheet. Our 2nd. Outing will be played in Kilkenny on Sunday October 23rd.
ASHES VERSUS LISMORE
After being cancelled for several years due to Covid we are happy to advise that the Ashes matches versus Lismore will return this year. We are at home on Sunday 23rd October and away in Lismore the following Sunday 30th October. To register your interest in playing a sheet is posted in the Men’s locker room or contact vice-captain Brian directly.
GOLF IRELAND HANDICAP NEWS
If you wish to record your score for handicap purposes, you must pre-register before start of play on the Golf Ireland App and have your score attested by your playing partner at the end of the round. From March 31st 2022, an automatic penalty score will apply to all scores that are pre-registered but not submitted. This applies to both general play and competitions. The penalty score is calculated by Golf Ireland as the Course Rating + Course Handicap, which may result in an unfavourable change in your Handicap Index.
There are also new rules to be observed if you would like to represent your club at inter club competitions.
Golf Ireland have stated that anyone wishing to represent their club in Inter-Club competitions in 2023 MUST have 20 or more scores recorded on their record by the end of 2022. At present, there is no requirement to have these recorded in a single calendar year, but that may change.
As always, please make sure you have your Handicap Index and Playing Handicap clearly marked on your card.
MUNSTER JUNIOR HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL
Golf Ireland are hosting the Munster Junior Halloween Festival at Dungarvan Golf Club on Wednesday 2nd November. Further details to follow on how your Junior Golfer Age 13 and under can attend.
CONGRATULATIONS TO SEAN KENT
Sean Kent took home first place in our Saturday and Sunday competitions over the weekend! A winning streak indeed! Keep up the great golf Sean!
OPEN SENIORS RESULTS
Mon 3rd Oct 1st John T Moloney (17) 39pts, 2nd Billy Walsh (20) 38pts, Gross Michael O’Brien (12) 25pts, 3rd Mary Keane (25) 38pts.
Thurs 6th Oct (SPAR) 1st John Regan (12) 35pts, 2nd Sean English (21) 33pts, Gross Diarmuid O’Neill (2) 26pts, 3rd Jim Harty (17) 32pts.
Sat 8th Oct 1st Sean Kent (14) 38pts, 2nd John Regan (11) 38pts, Gross Alan Thomas (-3) 35pts, 3rd Eoin Walsh (2) 37pts, 4th Pat Morrissey (16) 34pts.
Sun 9th Oct 1st Sean Kent (13) 35pts.
Tues 4th Oct (Kindly sponsored by Park Hotel) 1st Theresa Guiry (38) 40pts, 2nd Carmel Fox (27) 39pts, 3rd Grace Hayes (27) 35pts.
Fri 7/Sat 8th Oct 1st Betty O’Brien (16) 33pts, 2nd Maeve Fitzgerald (3) 31pts, 3rd Antoinette Hurley (29) 30pts.
Wed 12th Casual Golf, Thurs 13th Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (Golf & Grill €28), Fri 14th Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 15th Oct Gents 18H Singles Stroke (Monthly Medals), Sun 16th Gents 18H Singles S/F & SPAR Final, Mon 17th Open Gents 18H Singles Seniors Singles S/F.
Tues 11th Ladies 18H Singles Stroke GOY (Play in Pink) & Ladies 9H Qualifier, Wed 12th Casual Golf, Fri 14th Ladies 18H Singles S/F Alt Day (Play in Pink) & Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 15th Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Play in Pink), Mon 17th Open Ladies Seniors 18H Singles S/F.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMESOnce again poor weather put paid to the foursomes last Friday as the morning was very wet and dismal. Hopefully conditions will improve and we will be back this Friday morning Oct 14. If you would like to have some fun and play social golf why not go online and book your place. Book early to avoid disappointment.GET INTO GOLF MIXED SCRAMBLEThese scrambles are great social events and really helping our new golfers to meet others and enjoy the golf at the same time. It is a real fun event and an easy way to integrate into the club. Our next scramble is this Sunday Oct 16 at 3.30 pm. The booking has opened so go online and book your place.Beginners On-Going Nine Hole CompetitionThis has opened and there is a special entry book in the ladies locker room. Entry fee is two euro and must be paid before going out on the course. When there are ten entries a winner will be announced. Why not give it a try!HANDICAPSIt is wonderful to see the Get into Golf ladies (with handicaps) marking cards for our new golfers and helping them to move forward. If you have some free time and would like to help, please contact any member of the Get into Golf Committee.
Congratulations to Celia Power (25) 16pts CB who won our competition last Wednesday 28th. 2nd Mai O’Brien (20) 16pts, 3rd Patricia Butler (30) 15pts. Our next competition is on 12th Oct from 11am – 12.30pm. Please book in online.
We had a big turnout for our 60.com on Wednesday 5th Oct. The weather was windy and wet but it did not deter our tough competitors! The winners were: 1st Martin Landers 16pts, 2nd Pat McCarthy 16pts. Many thanks to Mossie MacNamara for organising the events over the past few weeks. If you wish to play in our society please book on the timesheet. New members are always welcome to join
Our Junior Lessons continue for another two weeks and then will finish until next year. It has been wonderful to see so many juniors attending each week and enjoying their golf with our PGA Pro David Hayes. See you next Saturday at 3pm. Please contact David Hayes our Junior Convenor for any Junior related questions.
LOTTO RESULTSWe had our weekly Lotto 4 draw on Friday, 7th Oct. This was Week 21 of 52. The numbers drawn were 1, 2, 24 and 28. 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. Creina O’Sullivan wins €100. To play online please go to our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com and select Online Lotto. The next draw will take place on Friday 14th October at 3.30pm. Thank you to everyone who supports our Lotto. All funds raised are used to develop our course.
Our next Poker Classic will take place on Sunday 6th November.
CASUAL BRIDGE IS BACK
We were delighted to welcome back our bridge group last Friday. Bridge takes place from 11am – 1pm each Friday in the Clubhouse. €5pp. All welcome.
THURSDAY NIGHT CARDS
Another great turnout for our weekly Thursday cards. Results: Joint 1st Theresa Hayes & Vincent Hayes and Liz Cowman & Larry Walsh. Last 5 Mary Radley & Bernie Hayes. Lucky Table Cait Mulcahy & Patsy Hackett. Last Table James Power & Maureen Power
We are back this Thursday at 9pm. We look forward to seeing you all then.
JOIN US – MEMBERSHIP
If you are interested in joining our friendly members club, we have a number of great rates available from now until the end of 2022 and fantastic rates for 2023. We would be delighted to send you information on our joining rates and a Membership Application form. Please firstname.lastname@example.org or call 058-43310.
Thanks to everyone who entered our draw to win a Powa Kaddy. There are just five tickets left in this limited draw!
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
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