The final turkey voucher of the year took place last Sunday with the standard of scoring remaining high. In first place was Gerry O’Hara (20) with 24pts, in second was Liam Whyte (13) 23pts, while Paul Connolly (18) took third on a countback with 22pts.
Today’s 9 hole stableford was won by David Wynne with 23pts, in second was Dave Purser with 22pts (C/B), while in third was Vincent Egan also with 22pts.
In upcoming fixtures, the annual Christmas Scramble will be held on Tuesday 27th December. The draw is at 12.45pm with a shotgun start at 1pm.
On behalf of Boyle Golf Club, I would like to wish all members and friends of the club a very happy Christmas and best wishes for 2017.
The Christmas bonanza was held on Sunday with a large number of members participating. Forty points was the mark required for the gents to feature in the top three. First prize went to Paul Connolly (18) 40pts, on a countback from John McGuinn (9) 40pts & Lionel Lynn (20) 40pts. The gross prize went to Lorcan Egan. In the ladies section, first place went to Sandra McCrann, in second was Regina McLoughlin & in third was Mary O’Hara.
The club’s monthly draws also took place on Sunday for October-December. The winners were John & Claire Cryan, Seamus & Marie Gallagher & Denis & Mary O’Donnell. The runners up were Liam Mullaney, Denis & Mary O’Donnell (again!), Michael Gilmartin, Padraig O’Connell, Gerry Carty & Jonathan Egan. Thanks to all who entered these draws.
Next Sunday there will be a nine hole re-entry for gents.
Last week’s Winter Open competition was won by Liam Mullaney (15) with 22pts.
This upcoming Sunday 11th December the club’s most significant winter competition, the ‘Christmas Bonanza’ will take place. The format is an 18 hole stableford for ladies and gents with a prize for all players that take part. The timesheet for the competition is now live with tee times available between 8.50am and 12.30pm in 10 minute intervals. Members are advised to book early to ensure their preferred tee time. It will be followed that evening by the presentation which will take place at 5pm.
The weekly winter open 9 hole competition also continues again this week.
The monthly meetings of the men’s and ladies’ clubs will take place on Wednesday evening in the clubhouse at 8.30pm. The management committee meeting will be held directly afterwards.