Newsletter June 28th 2009

Dear Members,


At the June Committee meeting 9 new members were proposed and we are delighted to welcome Ciaran Brennan, Eugene Brennan, Jimmy Doyle, Sean Duffy, Peter Gray, Declan Hanley, Conor Kinnerk, Laurence Minnock and Fergal O'Neill.


Please ensure your name is on the sheet for Captains Prize 2009 - first round on Sunday 5 July. Draw will take place on Wednesday evening. Give the Pro Shop a call on 045 867609. You can then check with them from Thursday afternoon on for your precise tee-time. Good luck to all in this the most prestigious event on our golfing calendar. Best wishes also to Captains Billy Reilly and Vera Delaney for a great two days. Tickets for the Captains Dinner taking place on the evening of Saturday 11 July (€35 each) will be available for purchase on signing in next Sunday morning. 


The first of our July and August Wednesday evenings 2 person 9 hole Scramble competitions takes place this Wednesday (1 July). Simply turn up at the Pro Shop between 5.30 and 6.30 p.m. pay your €2 per person entry fee and we will take it from there. Prize giving will take place immediately after golf in the Bar.


The Tulfarris defence of the South Leinster Interclub Championship continues with a quarter final match at 4.00 p.m. next Saturday (4 July). The opponents on this occasion are Tullamore with home advantage to Tulfarris - 4 players here and 3 away. Team Managers John Britton and Noel Kelly would again welcome as much support (and ball spotters) as possible on the day. Best of luck lads.


The Club website has a wealth of information on happenings at the Club. Congratulations by the way to winner of the Blues Trophy last Sunday - James O'Connor had a super 38 points. Full results and much more can be accessed at

Yours in golf,

John Horan,

Hon. Secretary