Category archive: Club News

May Monthly Medal Another great turnout for the May Medal. Weather wasn’t great Saturday but Sunday brighten up with some super scoring. 18 Hole Blue Tee Strokeplay Chris O’Grady (13) 65 nett 2. Michael Keating (23) 67 nett 3. Neil Loy (12) 68 nett Gross Larry Cleere (5) 77 gross Over 18 Category Fergal Doyle…

This Week We have our second Golfer of the Year qualifying competition this coming weekend. It is a Single Stroke from White Tees. We also expect this will be our first qualifying competition of the year. Cutting and .1’s back! Matchplay We are taking names for the Singles and Foursomes Matchplay. Closing date has moved…

Junior Competitions over Easter Tuesday 22nd & Tuesday 29th of March. The draw takes place at 10am each day. Team Selection for the Fred Daly based on attendance and results.

Big congrats to Ger Treacy who represented Gowran in Roscrea in the Captains Prize Winners competition last Friday. Ger qualified with a super 39 points, he wins a trip to the Algarve along with the other 3 qualifiers to compete for the overall All Ireland Captains Prize Winner. He is looking for a caddie for…

Open Week Results The 3 Person Rumble proved very popular on Friday 7th.  Local members were to the fore with Mick Dillon, Alex Dunne & Joe Sweeney taking the honours with a fine score of 81 pts. 2nd spot was won again by a local team of Larry Comerford, Martin Donohue & PJ Dreeling scoring…

Nine Hole The Brendan McDermott Golf Academy Golf Shop 9 hole winner last week, the 29th is the wonderfully talented Rachel Dick. Rachel playing off 15 shot a nett 30.5 for the 9 holes. Second place went to Tony Mahon with 31.5 and third was Ann Mullins with 32. This week’s Brendan McDermott Golf Academy…

Rule 14-1B that prohibits the use of anchored strokes from 01/01/2016

  The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA), golf’s governing bodies, announced the adoption of Rule 14-1b of the Rules of Golf that prohibits anchoring the club in making a stroke. The new Rule will take effect on 1 January 2016.   See below link if interested http://www.randa.org/en/Rules-and-Amateur-Status/Anchoring.aspx    

Christmas arrives early for Maguire Twins

Our Captain Liam, Vice Captain John, Eamon and John pictured with the Maguire twins during the week. With the unseasonal cold weather and the sight of Liam on the course the girls must have thought Christmas arrived early!

NCBI HolmPatrick Cup Fourball

John Barcoe and James Doyle shot a great 44 points in the weekend’s fourball in aid of the NCBI. John and James now qualify for the county final in Callan, best of luck lads. The county final in Callan is Friday July the 3rd at 12 noon. Eoin Jordan and Joe Lannon were second.  …

Monthly Medal Mishap!

We had a course setup issue last weekend, a couple of holes were changed Sunday morning in error. We are moving the Monthly Medal to this coming weekend. We split last week’s competition into a Saturday and Sunday blue strokes. Saturday Result 1st           Darren Carroll playing off          10 – 71 Nett     Sunday Result 1st          …

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