OPEN Results

Well done to all who played yesterday and impressive scoring given the conditions.

The winner was Mikey Drennan (Kilkenny)(15) 40 pts Back 6

2nd Eoghan Scriven(8) 40 pts
Eoghan now cut further based on Exceptional scoring and is down to 6

Gross Jeff Lynch(2) 37 pts Back 9

There were 6 2’s but only 5 entered the 2’s club
and they will collect €10 for each 2.

Wednesday Open Singles Results.
Another good turnout with close to 90 entered and 20 of those beating 36 pts.

Overall winner Hugh O’Neill(13) 42 pts
Best Gross Niall O’Sullivan(3) 41 pts
Div 1 Jeff Lynch(3) 40 pts
Div 2 Joe Sheehan(15) 41 pts
Best Visitor Jamie McCormack(18) 40 pts

Club Classic results

We had a fantastic turnout for the Club classic and a huge thanks to the organizing committee who did Trojan work to run such a successful event for the Club. We had 512 golfers participate over the 4 days with 131 teams as some played with 3. A huge turnout considering Kilkenny also ran a classic over the same weekend. A huge thanks to all of you who played and the 64 of you who played more than once. It was fantastic to see our club buzzing once again and to have the Clubhouse and restaurant full of happy members and guest. Thank you all for making the weekend such a success.


1st Prize……….4x €150 vouchers for O’Dwyer Golf Stores
Winners. Darren Comerford (Callan) , Martin Prendergast (Gowran), Evan Comerford (Callan) and Ger Prendergast (Gowran). With a fantastic score of 111 points.
2nd Prize………4×32 inch HD TV’s sponsored by Electro City.
Winners. Noel Whelan (Gowran), John Whelan (Gowran), Michael Whelan (Gowran) and Andrew Williamson (Gowran) with a great 108 points.
3rd Prize……..4x Dungarvan green fees sponsored by Dungarvan GC plus €100 meal voucher sponsored by P.O’Dwyer K.S.M.
Winners. Benny McGuire (Callan), Tommy Coyne (Callan), Philly Parsons (Gowran) and Brian O’Neill (Callan) with another high scoring return of 106 points.
4th Prize……..4x Carlow GC green fees sponsored by Carlow GC.
Winners. Liz Cashin (Callan), Paul Cashin (Mount Juliet), Margaret O’Dwyer ( Mount Juliet) and John O’Dwyer (Mount Juliet) with a score of 105 points on countback.
5th Prize……..4x Faithlegg GC green fees sponsored by Faithlegg GC.
Winners.Patrick O’Keeffe (Gowran), Joe Coakley (Gowran), Shane Timmons (Gowran) and John Crowe (Gowran) with 105 points on countback
6th Prize……..4x Tramore GC green fees sponsored by Tramore GC.
Winners. Brian Dargan (Kilkenny), Paul Dargan (Callan), Marco Ruessman (Callan) and Evan Walsh (Gowran) with 104 points.
Best ALL Ladies Team……..4x €100 O’Dwyer Golf Stores voucher.
Winners. Bernie Madigan (Mount Juliet), Elle Madigan (Callan) Mandy O’Brian (Callan), and Anna O’Brian (Callan) with 99 points
Mixed team……..4x New Ross GC green fees sponsored by New Ross GC.
Winners. Jim Wellwood (Callan), Michael Murphy (Callan), Caoimhe Murphy (Callan) and Aoibhe Murphy (Callan) with 102 points
Combined ages team over 250…….4x Waterford GC green fees sponsored by Waterford GC.
Winners. Liam Duggan (Callan), Sean O’Neill (Castlerea), J. Browne (Dundrum) and Rev. P. Duggan (Kilkenny)
Non GUI team…….4x golf shirts sponsored by O’Dwyers Golf Stores.
Winners. Gerard Carroll (Callan), Jonathan Hickey (Callan) S. Kavanagh and G. Downey with 108 points.

A wet morning saw a slightly smaller field than usual but scoring still hot.

Overall winner Eoin Larkin 43 pts
Gross Martin O’Halloran 37 pts
Div 1 Robert Kerwick 41 pts
Div 2 Joe Sheehan 36 pts
Visitor Billy Walsh 40 pts

There were 15 winners in the 2’s club

Another day of good scoring even if weather conditions were on the wet side.
Both our winner and the best Gross were visitors with the latter
being a minus 1 handicap. He had to birdie the 6th to get 2 points !!!

Overall winner M J Farrell 44 pts (Visitor)
Gross Harry Duggan 39 pts (Visitor)
Div 1 winner Eoghan Scriven 40 pts
Div 2 winner Jack Smith 41 pts

Over 100 players again this Wednesday for our Open singles with
a good turnout of members plus Visitors.

Overall winner Eoghan Scriven 42 points
Gross Andrew Needham 40 points (playing off 5)
Division 1 Tommy Hennessy 41 points
Division 2 Robert Kerwick 42 points back nine
Best visitor Dylan Smithwick 38 points

Once again hot scoring with CSS being 37 points.
There were 11 winners in the two’s club and each receive €10.
Remember to ask in the Pro shop for your prizes.

This weekend we have our first Monthly medal which is a STROKE play format.
Book your tee times now.

PS There is a trend of some players NOT returning their score cards.
This affects the calculation of standard scratch as well as not following
the golf etiquette of always returning your card in competitions.
The Men’s committee will have to impose sanctions should this continue.

Another great turnout with over 100 players competing.
Scoring was hot too as the results show with our CSS being 37 points.

Overall winner Joe Murray 44 points
Best Gross Jeff Lynch 39 points Playing off 2, 1 under par Gross
Division 1 Ross Holden 40 points Back 9
Division 2 Rory Lodge 41 points
Best Visitor Leonard Lynch 36 points

There were 21 winners in the 2’s club

We had 190 players these past 2 days with 49 in the Junior cup (handicaps 4 to 9)
and 141 in the Intermediate cup (handicaps above 9).
These are Stroke competitions and the main prizes are based on Gross
scores without the Handicap subtracted.

Junior Scratch Cup.

Winner Ivan Brown 74
2nd Simon Cullen 76 Back 9 (Both are members of Kilkenny G.C.)

Best Net Johnny Kennedy 69 (78 less 9)
2nd Net Billy Walsh 70 (77 less 7) Gowran Park member

Intermediate Scratch – Philip O’Mahony Cup

Winner Paul O’Neill 73
2nd Tom Hennessy 77 (last 6 holes – member of Mt Juliet)

Best Net Mick Phelan 63 ( 77 less 14)
2nd Net David Morris 65 ( 80 less 15)

Another item of note is that Liam Duggan had a hole in 1 on the 4th so he gets
half of the 2’s club prize money. There were 27 other winners of 2’s club.