Saturday, July 26, 2014


National Gents Strokeplay

Congratulations to Ger O'Brien who played great pitch and putt in the National Gents Strokeplay and was unlucky not to make the playoff.
However to finish in the top 12 in Ireland is a great achievement.  These finals were held in Stackallen County Meath.
Cunnigar Pitch and Putt Pub League
This year for the first time we are going to hold a pitch and putt pub league. 
This league is open to members and non members, it will be teams of 3, only 1 pitch and putt member is allowed on a team (it is not required to have a pitch and putt member on your team).  
It is 10 euro per person and each team is guaranteed at least 2 games.
Names with contact numbers and money to be handed in to the pub you are representing by the 12th August, NO LATER.
Teams to be drawn in an open draw on the 15th August at 6pm awarded course of the month March 2014 to The cunnigar Pitch and Putt Club

Fippa is the official website of the International Pitch and Putt Federation

'Judges Quote'
Dungarvan is a seaside resort town and harbour on the south coast of Ireland in the province of Munster. Dungarvan is the county town and administrative centre of County Waterford. The town's Irish name means "Garbhan's fort", referring to Saint Garbhan who founded a church there in the seventh century. Dungarvan has a magnificent 18 hole Championship Pitch and Putt course, 900 metres in length, set in the picturesque surrounds of Dungarvan Bay - Cunnigar. Cunnigar welcomes new members and visitors all year round (weather permitting). And the weather can be huge factor in playing Cunnigar. The coastal winds can play havoc.The Cunnigar is a beautiful three kilometre long stretch of sandy beach land that juts out into Dungarvan bay like a pointed finger. The name Cunnigar is the Irish translation for rabbit warren. The first golf course in Dungarvan was situated on the Cunnigar. Coastal erosion eventually put paid to that. Cunnigar Pitch and Putt club was built on wasteland across the bay from the Cunnigar stretch of beach land. The club officially opened its gates on 15th June 1990. It was the brainchild of Councillor Paddy Power, Chairperson of Dungarvan Urban Council. The modern day course boasts beautiful teeboxes with wide gravel surrounds.

Club Outing
There will be a club outing on the 23rd August to St Canices Pitch and Putt Kilkenny.
Anyone interested in going you can put your name on sheet in club house.
Now that the Club is open if anyone has an hour or two to spare to give a hand helping on the course you would be very welcome.
Monday Game
Names to be in for 6pm tee off 6.30pm
Nett     Cait Mulcahy, Richard O'Leary
Gross   Lorraine Troy, Patsy Hackett
Wednesday Game
Names to be in for 10am tee off 10.30am
Nett       Stella Kinsella
Gross    Lorraine Troy
Nett       Mary Daly
Gross    Maureen Widger
Thursday Game
Our Thursday Games are now underway, all our members are welcome to play so have your names in by 6 pm and we will be teeing off at 6.30 pm.  
Nett     Oliviere Walsh, Paddy Noonan
Gross   Lorraine Troy, Eddie Lenihan
This was kindly sponsored by Quinnlans Butchers
Hole in One
This year we are having a prize for the most hole in ones during the season. 
These must be in a Club competiton at the Cunnigar Pitch and Putt and cards must be verified by the tournament committee.
To date Patsy Hackett and Paddy Noonan, John Carroll , Michael Havens, Liam Simms (2) , Richard O'Leary and Ivan Fitzgerald have each got one in competition.
Ladies to date are Breda O'Donnell and Sadie Ui Mhiachain, Lorraine Troy, Breda Foley, Margaret Shanahan and Maureen Power.
Juveniles Competitions
The juvenile competitons are proving to be a great success, at the moment we are in the middle of a league with 2 weeks left to play, it is being played on a points system and includes different games each week.
At the moment Toby Taylor is ahead with 11 points closely followed by Kyle Hackett with 10 points, Colm O'Shea with 9 points and Alex Shanahan with 8 points, with the rest of the players following closely behind the gap between 1st and last is very small and can change dramatically each week.
Juvenile Competitons are now underway they will be played on Fridays at 12pm all members are welcome to play and this will also be great practice for the Munster Schools Competiton.
Munster Schools Competiton
The Cunnigar Pitch and Putt Club are hosting the Finals of the  Munster Schools Competiton .
If you would like to represent your school in this competition contact Corinne McGee for more details.
Bonus Number
Bonus number this week is 9, the lucky winner is Margaret Shanahan
Pitch Marks
Leaving Pitch Marks when playing destroys the greens, it takes a lot of care and attention to keep them in pristine condition, so all members and green fees are asked to repair them and use the correct repairer when doing so.
Did you know?
When someone is playing their shot do not make noise, do not stand too close or behind them.
All monies must be paid before names are sent to P.P.U.I for competitons
Membership Fees
Membership fees are now due and can be given to any committee member.
Family                150 euro
Adult                  80 euro
Over 60             50 euro
Juvenile             45 euro
Life members   30 euro
Green Fees
Because of the increased popularity of pitch and putt, we are now opening from 10 am and last tee off 8pm
Adults 5 euro 
Juveniles 3 euro 
Hire of clubs 2 euro
Club jumpers, tee shirts and caps are for sale in club house 

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