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Open Competition Results

A very high bar set for our first competition following the Covid shutdown.
We had 170 golfers on our timesheet and 130 of these entered our Open singles.
Hopefully the 40 who missed out on the competition will enter next week.

Tommy and Noel assisted by some volunteers have the course in excellent condition.
We also have Mark going around to rake the bunkers and they are looking good.

Scoring was hot with 26 players on 36 points or better but there was no problem
identifying the winner Peter Ryan with a fantastic 47 points.
The handicap Sec will be busy !!!

Congratulations to all who played and well done to the prize winners.
All our prize winners will get Dwyer’s golf shop vouchers

  • check with the shop to collect your prize over the weekend / next week.

We plan to run this every Wednesday so get your name in as soon as possible.
We also now have our Restaurant and Bar open – so come on up after the round.

Overall winner Peter Ryan 47 points €100

Division 1 ( up to 12 handicap) Winner Derek Delaney 42 points €60
2nd Richie Condon 41 points €30
Richie plays off 5 so a great gross score

Division 2 ( over 12 handicap ) Winner Robert Kerwick 41 points €60
2nd Hugh Dagg (back 9) 40 points €30

Visitors – we had 20 visitors which is an excellent turnout.
Winner Kalle Hogan 40 points €60
Michael Mullally 39 points €30
( there are obviously 2 Michael Mullally’s !!!)

We had 20 winners in the 2’s club – they will receive €10 for each one
and there are two people who did it twice in the same round.

Don’t forgot Eamon Holohan’s President’s prize this Saturday and Sunday.
There are still a few tee times available especially around lunch time.

Another good turnout for mid-week March and close scoring at the top of the board.

Winner Diarmuid Aylward 29 points €40
2nd Joe Madigan 27 points €20

There were 2 winners in the 2’s club and both receive €15
Joe Madigan on the 4th and Jeff Lynch on the 8th.

Weather looking good for the weekend and ground drying up every day.
Course is looking fantastic with great work by Tommy and his team.

Keep alert for any new protocols on what to do when arriving at the club.
We hope to keep Golf going but that relies on every one adhering to the guidelines.

We had a fantastic turnout on St. Patricks day for our 2 person team event and we had some hot scoring.

Winners with 35 points were Ted Walsh and Gerry Doyle ( 2 X €50 )
A close second with 34 points were Richard and Dylan Kealy ( 2 x €35 )
Third on 33 points Michael Murphy and Jim Wellwood ( 2 X €25 )
Ladies prize went to Catherine Davis and Bernie Lyons ( 2 X €25 )

There were 9 winners in the 2’s club and each will receive €10.
John Lennon, Dylan Kealy, Diarmuid Aylward, Martin Cuddihy Jnr,
Mick Hickey, Peter Ryan, John Grace, Mary D Grace and Neville Coen.

Congratulations to all who played yesterday.

Winner Bernard Moore 26 points €50

One winner of 2’s club – Jimmy Dunne €20

Better weather this week and the course is improving daily. The greens are slick and as good as anywhere. With the longer days, we hope the worst of the winter is behind us and we can get on with playing golf. Our winner on Wednesday4th March with 27 points was John Ryan who won a prize of €50.

Some of the ‘hardier’ gentlemen braved the Arctic conditions on Wednesday 19th last to play in the OPEN singles. We had some fantastic scoring over the 12 hole competition despite the bitter wintry windy conditions. Two players tied on 29 points with Ross Holden, playing off a competition reduced 5 handicap, winning on count-back. Ross was also the only winner of the two’s club.

Another beautiful day for golf with the course in great condition and everyone commenting on how fast and good the greens are.
We had 25 players taking part in the Wednesday Open singles
and this was also the first day of our Spring League.
NOTE it is still not too late to enter this and join over 50 others.

Results
First prize Darren Comerford 27 points €50 voucher.
Second prize Ollie Fennelly 26 points €30 voucher (countback)
There was no winner of the 2’s club.
This Saturday / Sunday sees another opportunity to get a good start to the Spring League.
Saturday morning may provide the best weather for the weekend.
Jim Wellwood
Men’s competition Sec.

The first Wednesday fixture had 20 playing in it with the course
in superb condition for January and the greens running fast.

First prize Nigel Dagg 26 points €50 voucher (countback)
Second prize John Mitchell 26 points €30 voucher

Wednesday competition on again next week.
Spring league also starts next week so get your name in if not already entered.