CENTENARY FUNDRAISING OPEN CLASSIC
We held our Centenary fundraising classic from Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st May and it was a resounding success. With 110 teams taking part the four days were filled with a wonderful atmosphere around the course and clubhouse. Thank you to all our members who entered teams and to all the many visitors who travelled from near and far to support this important fundraiser for our club. We celebrate our Centenary next year and funds raised will go towards special planned events. The Classic prize giving will take place on Wednesday 31st May after the Captains Scramble.
Best Overall: JJ Quinn, John Fennell, Alan Darcy, Anselm Hayes 99pts
Ladies: Maeve Morrissey, Marie Fahey, Kathleen McNamara, Ruth Byrne 86pts.
Gents: Mark O’Dwyer, Noel O’Dwyer, Frank O’Donoghue, Stephen Lanigan 95pts.
Mixed Team: Aoife Lowry, Cathie O’Mahony Whelan, Maurice Terry 90pts (Back 9).
Thursday 18th May
1st Michael Fitzgerald, Ann-Marie O’Byrne, John Fitzgerald, Mark Buckley 85pts (B9).
2nd Breda McCarthy, Betty O’Brien, Mai O’Brien, June James 85pts.
3rd Rod Shanahan, James Power, Louis Walshe, Elan Walshe 82pts (B9).
Friday 19th May
1st Eamon Keane, PJ Kindregan, Paudie Flynn, Tim Browne 90pts (B9).
2nd Anthony Cullinan, Conal O’Reilly, Barry Hennessy, Tommy Dunphy 90pts B9.
3rd John Moran, Louise Moloney, Brian Dillon, Daphne Power 90pts.
Saturday 20th May
1st Michael Morrissey, John Morrissey, Francis Fitzgerald, Paddy Morrissey 88pts.
2nd Keith Landers, Noel Landers, Sonny Landers, Pat Landers 87pts.
3rd Donal Williams, Frank O’Donoghue, Una O’Connell, Frances Millerick 86pts.
Sunday 21st May
1st Diarmuid O’Neill, Harry Breen, Mark Reynolds, Paul Breen 92pts.
2nd Martin O’Driscoll, Peter Whelan, Kevin Foley, Craig Scotten 87pts.
3rd Louise Moloney, Michael Moylan, Frank O’Flynn, Pat Higgins 86pts.
CAPTAINS PRIZE WEEKEND
Our Captains Prize kindly presented by Brian Beatty will take place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th June. The time sheet is now open for the Captains Prize and scramble. We are returning to the traditional June bank holiday weekend and hopefully as many members as possible can play this year. Further details will be emailed to members on the Captains Scramble on Wednesday 31st May and Captains Prize via BRS.
JUNIOR CUP & PIERCE PURCELL TEAMS
Hard luck to our Junior cup team that were beaten 3 to 2 in Mallow on Saturday night. The team played really well and were unlucky to lose. Representing the club were Gabriel Leacy, Sean O’Sullivan, John McElroy, Rody Morrissey and Steven Barron. Also, hard luck to our Pierce Purcell team that were beaten away to Thurles.
ATEC 9 HOLE COMPETITION
A busy week ahead competition wise with the launch of the A-Tec fire and security 9 hole this coming Wednesday. For those who play in the 60.com why not also play in the 9 hole? Entry will be €5 for members and €10 for visitors. Further details will be sent via a separate BRS but appealing to all members to get out and play and make this a success. A great way to play a few holes mid-week and a super year end prize voucher of €500.
Welcome to Dungarvan Golf Club Clock and Sign (Fun Friday Foursomes)
At this stage most of you will have seen our new clock and sign. This was funded completely by the Fun Friday Foursomes which we started back in August 2017. We are indebted to our loyal supporters who play in this event each week and to all those who have played or contributed over the last six years. We would also like to thank John Regan and his team of workers who did an amazing job in putting the sign in place. Special thank you goes to Colette Power and John Moran who run this competition each week and who organised the new sign. Their tireless commitment to the club is greatly appreciated.
SUNDAY SOCIAL SCRAMBLEOur next Social Scramble takes place this Sunday (May 28) at 3pm. These scrambles are very popular. If you would like to play, just go online to avoid disappointment. Booking is busy.
Mon 15th May 1st Sean McGovern (20) 39pts, 2nd Michael Morrissey (23) 38pts (B9), 3rd Ian Gourlay (20) 38pts, 4th Charles Daly (26) 36pts.
Tues 16th May 1st Aoife Lowry (2) 39pts, 2nd Louise Moloney (26) 38pts, 3rd Marianne Mulcahy (42) 37pts.
Ladies 9H GIG Qualifier 1st Aisling Horgan (25) 17pts.
Wed 24th May Open 9H Gents (Atec), Thurs 25th May Open Gents 18H Singles S/f, Fri 26th May Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 27th Gents 18H Holmpatrick Cup Fourball Qualifier, Sun 28th May McCarthy Cup Gents 18H Stroke Blue Tees (GOY), Mon 29th May Open Seniors Gents/Ladies 18H Singles S/F (50+)
Tues 23rd May Ladies 18H Champagne Scramble (Sponsored by Garveys Super Valu) & 9H Qualifier & GIG 9H Qualifier, Wed 24th May Open 9H Ladies competition & Casual Golf, Thurs 25th May Open Gents Singles S/F, Fri 26th May Ladies 18H Singles S/F & Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 27th Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Mon 29th May Open Seniors Gents/Ladies 18H Singles S/F (50+)
We are running Open Junior competitions every Wednesday for the summer so if you have a club handicap, please give us a call to book in.
We had another great turn out of Junior Golfers at last Saturday’s group golf lesson with our Pro David Hayes. Lessons take place every Saturday at 3pm. All are welcome.
We will be planning some away trips to other clubs during the summer so now is a great time to join as a Junior Member. 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.
We enjoyed a great day last Wednesday for our weekly competition. 1st Bernie Lynch (25) 21pts, 2nd Ruth Byrne (38) 18pts. Our next competition is on Wednesday 24th May. Please note our next outing will be to Waterford Castle Golf Club on Wednesday 21st June.
We had excellent course conditions for our 60.com on Wednesday 17th May and we again had a full timesheet. The scoring was terrific. The winners were:1st Martin Walsh 22pts, 2nd Dermott Kelly 21pts, 3rd Maurice Cliffe 20pts. If you are interested in social golf and are over 60 then put your name on the timesheet and join us any Wednesday.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES
We had no competition last Friday due to our very successful Centenary Classic which was held last weekend. Well done to our President June James who worked tirelessly with her hard working Classic Committee to make the classic a success with over one hundred teams participating.
The Fun Friday Foursomes are back this Friday (May 26). If you would like to play
9 holes of Scotch Foursomes why not join us. Simply go online and book your place.
Get into Golf Nine Hole Qualifying Competition
This got underway last Tuesday with twelve entries.
1st: Aisling Horgan 17 pts 2nd: Mairead Flynn 16 pts
The competition is specifically for Get into Golf ladies who have not yet reached a handicap of 36. It helps them to learn how to enter a competition and return their score apart from the fun of playing nine holes. This competition will be run each Tuesday evening at 6 pm. So go online, and book your place.
GET INTO GOLF 2023
We are now midway through the lessons with our PGA Professional David Hayes and judging from the reports we have a lot of very good golfers among them. These ladies and men are the lifeline of our club going forward, and we are so pleased to work with them and welcome them to our club.
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 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 5 draw on Friday, 19th May. This was Week 1 of 52.The numbers drawn were 3, 22, 23 and 26. The jackpot was €10,000 and there was no winner. The jackpot remains at €10,000 for the next draw. There was one match 3 winner. Jim O Mahony wins €100. 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 26th May at 3.30pm.
1st Pat Phelan & Eddie Kiely, 2nd Peter Flynn & Cait Dunne and Geraldine Harty & Allie Ryan. Last 5 James Tobin & Jackie Cosgrave. Lucky Table Michael Kelly & Pat McGovern. Last table Tom Tobin & Pa Tobin.
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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