RESULTS – The first round of this years Spring League took place on Sunday the 2nd of February. Lee McKillen set down a marker for the year with a great 42 points in challenging conditions. Owen Garvin was a close runner-up with 40 points. The top 5 places each week go through to the final. Accompanying Lee and Owen from this round will be Gerry Carty, Tom Kearney and Sean Heslin. There are still 10 more places up for grabs over the next 2 weeks with the final taking place on Sunday the 1st of March.
The Fourball Betterball deferred from the 19th of January was played the following Sunday, the 26th, and was won by the duo of Tommy King and Paul Connolly, their 43 points beating that of Padraig O’Connell and Gerry Carty on countback. John McGuinn made his return to the prizewinners arena with himself and playing partner Vincent Egan taking 3rd place with 42 points.
MEMBERSHIP – The Committee would be grateful if all members could make an effort to pay their subs early in the year as it makes planning the years activities much more straightforward. Reminder letters have gone out to existing members. For anyone else looking to join/rejoin, some of the main rates are as follows ( a fuller list is available on the club website, boylegolfclub.com) Junior – 60 euro, 1st year adult beginner – 170, Student -145, Under 30 – 275, Distant -185, Full Single 395, Senior Single (65+) 295, Family 660.
Cheques can be given to Lorcan Egan, Elphin Street, Boyle or electronic transfers made to: Bank of Ireland, Main St, Boyle. IBAN IE59 BOFI 905328 22439700.