We extend our sincere sympathies to club member Rufus Flynn on the recent passing of his brother Michael. Our thoughts are with all the family at this sad time. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
GET INTO GOLF 2023 INFORMATION EVENING
As these notes are going to press we are preparing for our information meeting on Tuesday night (May 2) at 8 pm. This meeting is open to both men and women who are interested in finding out about golf in our club. Already we have a lot of enquiries with a waiting list now in place. If you would like to hear more why not join us at 8 pm in the clubhouse. All are welcome.
SUNDAY SOCIAL SCRAMBLEJoin us next Sunday (May 7) at 4pm we are holding our next social scramble. These scrambles are proving to be very popular on Sunday afternoons with time sheet booking rapidly. If you are free next Sunday afternoon, just go online and book your place to avoid disappointment.
NON-RETURNS IN COUNTING COMPETITIONS
We would like to advise all members of their obligation to return scores for counting competitions. We have been in contact with Golf Ireland on this issue and it is a matter that is taken very seriously. No returns are no longer acceptable.
It was wonderful to see such a large group of enthusiastic Junior Golfers attend last Saturdays group golf lesson with our Pro David Hayes. Special thanks to Niamh Reynolds for assisting on the day. Lessons take place every Saturday at 3pm. All are welcome.
Our Junior Membership for 2023 is €77 for ages 6 – 12 and €107 for ages 13 – 18. Children will have great fun at Dungarvan Golf Club, learn to play golf, make new friends and develop life skills. Please contact the office to request an application form.
MINOR CUP TEAM
Commiserations to our Ladies Minor Cup team who were defeated last Friday by Waterford Castle. It was lovely to have the ladies from Waterford Castle visit and enjoy our club and we wish them the very best.
PIERCE PURCELL TEAM
Congratulations to our Pierce Purcell team who won their match against Carrick on Suir Golf club on Saturday afternoon. Thank you to Carrick on Suir Golf Club for travelling down and their good company on and off the course.
Mon 24th Apr Seniors (50+) 1st Sean McGovern (19) 38pts, 2nd Hugh O’Carroll (23) 35pts, 3rd Jim O’Mahony (22) 35pts.
Sat 29th Apr 1st Jack Leacy (3) 42pts, 2nd Brian Dillon (15) 39pts, Gross Alan O’Donnell (2) 39pts, 3rd Brian Beatty (16) 39pts.
Tues 25th April 1st Mary Buckley (37) 34pts, 2nd Betty O’Brien (17) 34pts CB, 3rd June Hayes (21) 32pts CB, 4th Mary Murphy (48) 32pts CB.
Fri 28/Sat 29 Apr 1st Linda Buckley (25) 37pts, 2nd Breda McCarthy (11) 36pts C/B, 3rd Aileen Carroll (28) 36pts C/B, 4th Fiona Rochford (360 36pts.
Wed 3rd May Casual Golf, Thurs 4th May Open Gents 18H Singles S/F, Fri 5th May Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 6th Gents 18H Singles S/F, Sun 7th May Gents 18H Stroke McCarthy Cup GOY & Sunday Social Scramble, Mon 8th May Open Seniors Gents/Ladies 18H Singles S/F (50+)
Tues 2nd May Ladies 18H Stroke Start of Season GOY & 9H Qualifier, Wed 3rd May Casual Golf, Fri 5th May Ladies 18H Singles S/F GOY (Alt Day) & Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 6th Ladies 18H Singles S/F GOY, Sun 7th May Sunday Social Scramble, Mon 8th May Open Seniors Gents/Ladies 18H Singles S/F (50+)
Last weeks winners were 1st Maria Ryan (27) 20pts, 2nd Mary Buckley (37) 18pts, 3rd Liz Walsh (36) 16pts. Our next competition is on Wednesday 3rd May from 11am – 12.30pm.
We had our first 60.com outing of 2023 in Thurles Golf Club on Wednesday 26th April. We had a full time sheet and an enthusiastic group of group of golfers rearing to get on the course. The scoring matched the enthusiasm with fantastic result produced.
The winners were:
1st John Condon 40pts
2nd Patrick Comiskey 38pts
3rd Ger Ryan 38pts
4th PJ Kindregan 37pts
5th Pat McCarthy 37pts
6th Paudie Flynn 37pts
7th Martin Landers 36pts
8th Tim Browne 36pts
9th Rogie Cashin 36pts
10th Charlie Daly 35pts
If you are interested in social golf and are over 60 you can join us any Wednesday. Just put your name on the timesheet.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES
Summer arrived unexpectedly last Friday with weather conditions ideal for our foursomes. The course was in pristine condition thanks to our course staff who work tirelessly to achieve this standard.1st: Jim O’Mahony and Lucy Sweeney 30 1/2 (count back)2nd: Pat Cumisky and Lucy Frost 30 1/23rd: Adrian O’Driscoll and Margaret Keane 37 1/4Thanks again for your continued support. We are back again this Friday (May 5). The timesheet is open so go online and book your place . We would love to see you there.
GET INTO GOLF 2021/22 REFRESHER LESSONSThese lessons have been in full swing over the last three weeks with the final one this week. They have been invaluable to our new golfers with David Hayes going through all the aspects of the game including chipping and putting and of course their long game. The feed back has been very positive with some of the ladies featuring in the ‘winners enclosure’. Well done everyone and a special thanks to David Hayes who gives so much time to our Get into Golf ladies.
JOIN US – MEMBERSHIP 2023
We are delighted with the response to our 2023 New Membership rate. If you are interested in joining our friendly members club in 2023, we can send you information on our new joining rate of €370 (excludes Golf Ireland Levy) and a Membership Application form. We also have great Junior, Student, Country and other membership options available. Please call us on 058-43310 or email email@example.com
We had our weekly Lotto 4 draw on Friday, 28th April. This was Week 50 of 52. The numbers drawn were 5, 16, 19 and 21. The jackpot was €10,000 and there was no winner. The jackpot remains at €10,000 for the next draw. There were three match 3 winners. Mary French, Nano Fitzgerald and Sean O Ciarba each win €34. Many thanks for your support of our club Lotto. All funds are directed to course improvement projects. To play online please go to our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com and select Online Lotto. The next draw will take place on Friday 5th May at 3.30pm.
SOCIETIES – 2023 BOOKINGS
We are busy taking bookings for societies for 2023, if your group has a preferred date please get in touch. We have great green fee rates & meal packages available. Please call us on 058-43310. We look forward to welcoming you!
1st Gina Quinlan & Tom Daly. Joint 2nd Marie O’Driscoll/Rose Whelan & Jackie Cosgrove/James Tobin and Seamus O’Neill & Tom Melody. Last 5 Bernie Butler & Nuala Mahoney. Lucky Table Mary Doyle & Eileen Walsh. Last Table Anne Navin & Peggy Walsh.
Bridge is finished now until we start back again in the Winter. Thank you to everyone who attended and thank you to Brenda and her team for running the bridge each week.
The Pro Shop is open for all your golf equipment and clothing needs. Contact David on 058-44707 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm. Tel: 058-43310 or email us at email@example.com with any enquiries you might have. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com
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