Saturday, July 4, 2015

notes 04/07/2015


196 players from all around Ireland have qualified to play in the Gents All Ireland Strokeplay Championships which we are hosting.
This is a great boost to the town and surrounding areas as the players, family and supporters will be here for the whole weekend of the 25th and 26th July.
We would like to wish all of the players the best of luck and hope to see you over the weekend of this event to watch some spectacular pitch and putt.

Ladies Open 
Our ladies open which is kindly sponsored by The Butcher's Block will be held at our course on the 8th August.
Again this event attracts ladies from all over Ireland for the weekend and is another boost for the town of Dungarvan.
This competiton started only a few years ago and has gone from strength to strength and is now one of the top competitons for Ladies in Ireland.

Fundraiser For The Club
We are looking for unwanted clothes, bags, shoes, bed linen, towels, curtains, belts and soft toys, also laptops and phones with leads are accepted so anyone with anything to give us can tell a committee member or bring it to our club house before 15th July 2015.

Committee Meeting
Our next committee meeting will be on 30th July after the game this is an important one before the Ladies Open sponsored by The Butchers Block.

Major fixtures for the coming year.
All Ireland Gents Strokeplay                          July 25th+26th
Ladies Open sponsored by The Butchers Block        August 8th
Closing date Munster Mixed Foursomes                   July 22nd
so everyone get practising.
please note if names are not paid for they will not be sent away.

Monday Evening Scrambles are now underway names in by 6pm tee off 6.30pm.
NO game due to weather

Wednesday tournaments
Names to be in for 10am tee off 10.30am
Nett       Bridget Walsh, Paula Veale
Gross     Mary O'Neill, Maura Ryan

in photo are Corinne McGee and Yvonne Bauman

Thursday Tournament
This tournament was sponsored by Baummans Jewellers
Names to be in by 6pm tee off at 6,30pm
Nett     Oliviere Walsh, Jacinta O'Mahoney, Paddy Noonan
Gross   Kathleen Foran, Maureen Power, Aaron Flanagan

From now on with all games please note:
The inexperienced player on each team will now mark the card (this is to get used to marking cards) 

Juvenile Competitions
Graham Nagles Nett Shield will be played on Friday 10th July at 1pm.
All members are welcome to play.

Inter Club Competiton

On Saturday last our Inter- club team played Bagnelstown of Carlow in the Inter-club competiton.  this round was held in Tramore pitch and putt club.
It was a great day for pitch and putt, but alas we came out the wrong end, it is a game we should have won with a bit of luck.
After the doubles we were up 2 to 1  with Paddy Noonan and John Charles winning their doubles and also Finbarr O'Rourke and Paul Riordan winning theirs. 
In the singles Declan Byrne won his game and Patsy Hackett halved his game .
So the final score was 
Bagnelstown 5 and half 
Cunnigar 3 and half

Hole in One
Last year we held a Hole in one competiton
 so we will continue with a prize for the most hole in ones during the club competiton season this year as it proved very popular.
There's fierce competiton already with everyone trying to get the ultimate hole in one.
To date Patsy Hackett (4), Liam Simms(3),Paddy Noonan (2) ,  Michael Ahearne, Declan Byrne each have one each.
Breda O'Donnell (3) and Jacinta O'Mahoney (3) Bridget Walsh(2), Cait Mulcahy and  Mary O'Neill now has a hole in one for the womens section.

Bonus Number

Bonus number 22 the  winner this week  was Mary Crotty.

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.
Also do not use the club head to take balls out of holes on greens as this damages the hole.
If anyone has an hour or two Mondays to Fridays to spare to give a hand helping on the course you would be very welcome.

Did you know?
All club members who are playing with non members must collect green fees from them if the club house is not manned.

Membership Fees
Adults                80 euro
Family              150 euro
Over 60's           50 euro
Juveniles            45 euro
Life Members    30 euro

Tee shirts and caps and gloves are for sale in club house

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