Results for last Sundays 18 Hole stroke were 1st Terry Canning (62), 2nd Brendan Gaffney (63), Gross Gary Carty, 3rd John McGuinn (64).
Sundays result saw Gary Carty crowned as “Golfer of the Year”with 100pts, after a tight battle with Tom Kearney and Gerry Carty who came 2nd & 3rd. Terry Canning finished 4th. At the presentation Gary said he was delighted to win and thanked Michael Rush for organising the completion and for all his work at the club. He thanked all his playing partners during the year with special mention for runners up Tom Kearney and Gerry Carty. He thanked Mary for looking after the members so well and also thanked all those who volunteer for the club. Full golfer of the year results on noticeboard.
The King Harmon presentation to Martin Wynne also took place last Sunday. Receiving the prize Martin said he was delighted to win and thanked Michael Rush for organising the competition. He complimented all those who look keep the course in such great condition including Charlie Beirne, Michael Rush, John McGuinn & Willie Tiernan. He thanked all his playing partners with special mention for Jonathan Egan, finalist, and Liam Mullaney who he wished a speedy recovery. He also thanked Mary, Gary & all those who look after the bar. He finished with a glowing tribute for the clubs “media department” which was met with great acclaim by the “press corps” present.
Thursday night’s Mens Competition was won by Lionel Lynn 24pts, 2nd Owen Garvin 23pts, 3rd Paddy McLoughlin 20pts. As this was the last Thursday competition for the season, thanks to all who took part and to all who sponsored prizes Thanks also to Mary for looking after us so well and to Gary and all who helped in the bar. Special thanks to Michael Rush for a great job and we look forward to the Thursday nights starting again next April. The weekly nine hole was won by Sean Heslin 23pts, 2nd Michael Bannon 23pts. Well done to Liam Whyte who put in an “excellent” performance to win the Shepherds Crook Captains Prize in Portlaoise.
Competitions for this week are the weekly open Monday – Saturday with an 18 Hole next Sunday. The winter league draw details are on the noticeboard.
A club outing to New Forest Golf Club will take place on Saturday October 11th. Cost will be €30 plus €5.00 for prizes. Please put your names on the noticeboard.
The September draw was won by Seamus & Marie Gallagher €70, runners up John McGuinn & Sean Heslin €40 each. Thanks to all who took part.
The Club extend sympathy to Mary Ryan and Family on the death of Paddy Ryan last Saturday. Paddy is fondly remembered as a past Captain, Treasurer & Committee Member who’s did great work at the club. May he rest in Peace. The Club also extend sympathy to Michael Corrigan & Family on the death of his brother Jimmy Barry Corrigan last week. May he rest in Peace.