The final round of the Spring League was held last weekend. A strong surge by team 8, consisting of Liam Whyte, Dave Purser & Marie Hanmore-Cawley was enough to see them take 1st place with 137 pts. In second was round 1 leaders Sean Heslin, Liz Dwyer & Tommy King with a total score of 135 pts. In third position was Club Captain Ross Andrew along with Susan O’Mahoney & Gerry O’Hara who were one point further adrift. The presentation of prizes will take place on Easter Monday. We wish to thank all who took part.
This week’s 9 hole open competition will be the last of the season and can be played from Tues-Fri. Last week’s was won for the second week in a row by Owen Garvin (21 pts) with second place going to Jonathan Egan (21pts).
Our Fundraising Classic will be held over the upcoming Easter Weekend (Sat- Mon). The format is a four person rumble. Entry is €60 per team and tee times can be booked through the online time sheet. An invitation is extended to members of other clubs to take part.
Regarding the club outing to Tullamore Golf Club on April 2nd, the competition secretary requires all those intending to travel to make this known to him by this Friday March 25th.
The Club Foursomes Matchplay Competition will be commencing shortly. The draw will take place on Easter Monday. Please sign up on the noticeboard if you wish to play.
A meeting of the interclub team captains took place recently. A list of those eligible for the various cups and shields competitions will be posted in due course. Places on these teams will be awarded on merit, taking into consideration their performances in competitions over the next few months.
Finally a message regarding membership fees – Please forward 2016 membership fees to membership secretary, Geraldine McDermottroe. Thanks to all who have paid to date. If members have not received renewal letter/email please call 086 2039182 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Spring League got underway last weekend with some impressive scores being recorded. Team 6 (S Heslin, L Dwyer & T King) leads the way with 47 pts, followed closely by team 2 (N Kearney, P Conroy & A Gaughran) on 46 pts. In third place is team 11 (P Egan, P Connolly & S McCrann) on 43pts. A full league table can be viewed by clicking here.
The second round takes place this upcoming weekend (Fri-Sun), with the format being an 18 hole shambles. All is to play for with only 10 points covering the entire field.
The weekly 9 hole open competition runs this week and can be played any day Mon-Sun.
Last week’s competition was won by Owen Garvin with 20pts.
Looking ahead, the club’s fundraising classic will take place over the Easter weekend. It’s a 4 person rumble, with the entry fee set at €60 per team. The online timesheet is now live, so members and visitors are encouraged to book their tee time through the club’s website. Poster link.
In other news, the club outing to Tullamore Golf Club will take place on Saturday April 2nd, with the first players teeing off at 11am. If you wish to go, please put your name on the sheet in the clubhouse or contact Michael Rush by March 26th at the very latest. Poster Link.
Finally, the blog’s shot of the weekend award goes to Fiona Keenan, who holed out from considerable distance for an eagle on the 11th much to the delight of her playing partners!
The Spring League tees off this weekend with 12 teams competing for top honours. The first round will be played in scramble format with the handicap for each team being one tenth of their combined total. There is a page set up for it and can be found under the members tab.