Newsletter November 5th 2015

Dear Members,

End of Year Scramble was played last Sunday in very pleasant conditions and was followed by a lovely lunch in the Lime Tree Restaurant. Many thanks to all the Staff who looked after us so well. Scoring was exceptional with a mere 0.3 separating the top 2 teams. The winners on the day were:

1st.  57.4David Harmon, Michael McKeon, Shane Bird, Valerie Clifford

2nd.  57.7Steven Byrne, John McCarthy, James Mulligan, Imelda Masterson

3rd.  59.1Jay Curley, Darren Ash, Tom Brennan, Mary Curley.

At the end of the lunch Lady Captain Mary Curley and Captain Ciaran Curley acknowledged the prize winners in some of the overall competitions for 2015:

Ladies Rings Competition: Maria Carvill

Ladies Golfer of the Year: Rosemary Kennedy

Ladies Singles Matchplay: Ita McCarron

Birdie King 2015 sponsored by Shemus Dore:

Category 3: Rob Croft

Category 2: Michael McGrath

Category 1: John Field


July Dave Reid

August John Field

September Bryan Sweeney

October John Curley

Gold Medal : John Field

PN Whelan Trophies sponsored by Padraig Whelan:

Ladies 2nd: Kay Fitzsimmons

Ladies 1st: Maria Carvill

Gents Best Gross: Mick Curran

Gents 3rd: PN Whelan

Gents 2nd: Pat Mahon

Gents 1st: John Hyland

Mixed Foursomes Matchplay:

2nd: John and Denise Sexton

1st:  Ciaran Curley and Lindsay Dore

Doubles Matchplay:

2nd: Liam O‘Loughlin & Pearce Daly

1st:  Ciaran Curley and Phelim Dolan

Singles Matchplay:

2nd: Peter Pedersen

1st:  Jerry Lambe

Gents Golfer of the Year 2015

Phelim Dolan

Thanks were expressed to the Sponsors and organisers of these competitions and congratulations to all the prize winners. 

Winter League:

As a reminder, Winter League 2015/16 commences this weekend and will be played over 14 holes (1-14) for Gents and over 12 holes (1-12) for Ladies each week. If you are entering the Gents doubles competition be sure to get both names down on the Sheet in the Pro Shop before the league commence. Please feel free to email me tomorrow Friday 6th November with your doubles pairing if you haven’t had the opportunity to get your names down already.

I have attached a document explaining the particulars of the winter leagues for those new to the club this year.

Hotel Winter Hours:

The hotel has moved to Winter Saving Hours from November. Catering will be not available Monday & Tuesdays and only available the odd Wed/ Thurs in December. Catering will be available every Friday through to Sunday for Nov, Dec & Jan.

Please feel free to ring Norma in advance to confirm the situation.

Kind Regards

Shemus Dore

Hon Secretary