James Shivnan Memorial Golf Challenge in Aid of Mayo/Roscommon Palliative Care will take place on Saturday 15th July. Your Support for this Competition would be greatly Appreciated.
Fore Club Alliance 1st Michael Simon 39pts, 2nd Jim Dwyer 39pts, 3rd Owen Garvin 38pts. Ladies 1st Ann Neary (Strokestown), 2nd Peggy Feely, 3rd Ruth Hogg.
Ladies Australian Spoons 1st Mary O Hara & Carmel McGarry, 2nd Liz Dwyer & Regina McLoughlin, 3rd Peggy Feely & Moira Egan.
The Men’s 12 Hole S/Ford was Won by Captain Gerry O Hara 29pts, 2nd Paul Connolly
This Monday sees the start of Open Week and the Competitions are as follows: Monday 3rd Ladies & Gent’s 9 Hole Stroke
Tuesday Ladies Gala Day 18 Hole S/Ford – Gent’s 9 Hole S/Ford , Wednesday 18 Hole Scotch Mixed Foursomes , Thursday Gent’s 18 Hole Stroke – Ladies 9 Hole S/Ford ,
Friday Ladies & Gents 9 Hole S/Ford , Saturday 18 Hole Fourball Betterball – Juniors Skills Challenge , Sunday Ladies & Gent’s 18 Hole Stroke. The Club would like to Thank all our Sponsors for Open Week & Competitions throughout the Year.
There will be a Junior Skills Challenge on Saturday Morning which will take place at 11am followed by Presentation of Prizes
Jack O Sullivan Inter Club Competition takes place on Thursday 12th July
James Shivnan Memorial Golf Challenge in Aid of Mayo/Roscommon Palliative Care will take place on Saturday 15th July
The Club wish our Ladies Junior Foursomes Team the Best of Luck in The Connacht Semi Final against Ballinasloe on Saturday 8th July
Congratulations to Vincent Egan on winning his 1st Major after 40 years. I am sure Vincent would say himself it was worth the wait. The full list or winners were 1st Vincent Egan , 2nd Paul Connolly , 27 Gross Patrick Egan , 3rd Pat Brogan , 18 Nett Gerry O Hara , Past Pres Brendan Gaffney , Senior Prize Paddy Nangle , Cat 1: Terry Canning , Cat 2: Ross Andrew , Cat 3: Paddy McLoughlin , 1st Nine David Wynne , 2nd Nine Kevin O Connor , 3rd Nine Charlie O Donnell , Student Prize Cillian Doyle.
In other Competition News, Congratulations to our Ladies Junior Foursomes team who beat Ballaghaderreen to book their place in the Connacht Semi Final
Next Sunday 11th June we have the 2nd Major of the Year the President’s Prize hosted by Seamus Gallagher. The Club would like to take this opportunity to wish Seamus the best of luck next Sunday.
The Course will remain closed from Tuesday – Friday while the Drainage work continues but will Re-Open on Friday evening at 6pm for the President’s Scramble Draw at 6.30pm
In the Club Foursomes Matchplay Sean Heslin & Michael Rush are the first pair to book their place in the Semi Final and all other matches are to be played must be completed by Sat 17th June.
Last Sunday’s singles stableford was won by Jim Mooney (10) with 38pts, in second was Padraig O’Connell (16) with 37pts, the gross prize went to Terry Canning, and in third was Pat Brogan (19) also with 37pts.
The winter 9 hole competitions have came to a conclusion as of the last week of March. Thanks to all who supported these competitions.
This weekend the rescheduled gent’s voucher and ladies’ lucky strike competition will take place. They will be playable either Saturday or Sunday.
Unlike the traditional one day event it has been in the past, the decision was made to play it over two days to facilitate those members who wish to support Boyle Celtic FC in the Showgrounds on Sunday afternoon in their FAI Junior Cup semi final. In related news, congrats to members Brendan Gaffney & Mandy Toolan in their involvement of the production of The Boyle Celtic Song which reached number one in the Irish iTunes download charts!
The club would like to send their best wishes to the team ahead of this weekend’s historic game.
Sponsors are currently sought for the men’s Thursday competition which runs each week beginning Thursday 13th April. If you wish to sponsor one of these, please write your name on the sheet provided on the noticeboard.
Also, there is an opening for businesses or individuals to sponsor our new monthly medal competitions which will be held on the last Sunday of every month. These competitions will form the core of the Golfer of the Year series and will be the gents flagship events outside of the clubs majors.
A presentation of prizes will be held on Sunday evening next after the voucher competition. Other prizes to be presented include those for the Boyle Courthouse Classic. The attendance of prize winners is requested.
The Boyle Courthouse Golf Classic took place over the weekend. The following are the results:
2nd Gerry O Hara, Terry canning, Ross Andrew, Peter Leydon 90pts
3rd Willie Tiernan, John Mc Guinn, Vincent Egan, Sean Mc Loughlin 89pts
Ladies Prize: Joey Mullaney, Carmel McGarry, Carmel Conlon, Mary O Hara 83pts
Longest Drive: Lorcan Egan
Nearest The Pin: Tom Kearney
1st Claire Cryan
2nd Pat Brogan
3rd John Mc Guinn
4th Paul Connolly
5th Michael Gilmartin
6th Jim Callery
Sunday’s 18 hole stableford for gents was won by Paul Connolly (18) 40pts. In second was Jim Mooney (10) 39pts and in third was Club Captain Gerry O’Hara (20) also with 39pts. The gross prize was won by David Wynne.