RESULTS – An 18 hole strokeplay competition was played on Sunday the 23rd , the winner of which was Michael Rush with a very creditable 64 nett. Vincent Egan came 2nd with 66 nett, Sean Heslin managed the noteworthy feat of claiming both the prize for best gross score and an extra shot for his handicap, and Michael Simon came 3rd with 67 nett.
The 12 hole competition played on Thursday the 27th of June was won by Paul Connolly with 28 points, second place went to Terry Bright on 25 points, beating Vincent Egan into third place on countback. The 2s club pot was split 3 ways between Jonathan Egan, Vincent Egan and Jimmy Dwyer much to the disappointment of all concerned.
LADIES – The ladies section held a scramble competition on Wednesday the 26th, with each team in the scramble consisting of 3 beginners and one mentor. The winning team was that of Fiona Keenan, Gertrude Coleman, Sheridan Takahara and Aine Tivnan.
DRAW RESULTS – March – 1st Pat Conroy, 2nd Michael Simon, 3rd Vincent and Moira Egan. April – 1st – Jim Mooney, 2nd Peggy Feely, 3rd Dennis and Mary O’Donnell. May – 1st – Martin Higgins, 2nd Mandy Toolan, 3rd Margaret Egan.
1st prize each month is 70 euro, 2nd and 3rd prizes are 40 apiece.
JUNIORS – Junior golf lessons have resumed from 11-1 on Saturdays. Equipment is not necessary but feel free to bring any you may have.
OPEN WEEK – Our ever popular annual “Open Week” is upon us again with competitions on everyday from Monday the 1st of July to Friday the 5th. There will be food available in the clubhouse everyday with a barbecue on Friday. Monday sees the course hosting Ladies and Gents 9 hole strokeplay competitions, Tuesday is our Ladies Gala Day , played as an 18 hole stableford, with a Gents 9 hole stableford played on the same day. The main competition on the Wednesday will be an 18 hole Scotch Mixed Foursomes and there will also be Ladies and Gents 9 hole stableford competitions. Thursday will play host to the main mens’ competition of the week, an 18 hole strokeplay competition, and a Ladies 9 hole stableford will be the other fixture of the day. The week finishes on the Friday with a team event , played this year as a 3 ball scramble with a social barbecue afterwards. The club owe a huge debt of gratitude to our generous local business community who always come up trumps with sponsorship of prizes for our Open Week. Boyletoday.com is delighted to be one of these sponsors. Please take note of their advertising at the club and try and support all who contribute.
(Photograph shows Scramble winners Fiona Keenan, Gertrude Coleman, Sheridan Takahara and Aine Tivnan)