John O’Driscoll (20) took the honours in last weekends’ members Winter League. John scored 28 points over the 11 holes 1 ahead of Pat Kirwan playing off 10. With 3 more rounds to play the league table is showing David Vaughan out in front with 31 points. Ger Treacy, competition secretary, is close by in 2nd place 1 point further back. Alan Cleere is lying 3rd on 27 points while Richie Lowry and Pat Kirwan are joint 4th on 25 points a piece. Next in the table is P.J. Dreeling and Liam Hutchinson on 24 points while Tony Dooley is 1 place further back on 20 points.
Members are reminded that the Christmas Gala Day and golf outing will take place on Saturday next 15th December – the competition will be a team event with a draw for partners to take place at 12.00 noon. Prizegiving and social evening will take place after the golf along with presentation to respective club fourball and matchplay winners. All members are encouraged to attend.
Autumn Series 2012 Final
The final of the Autumn Series is due to be held next Friday 14th December. Qualifiers from the last number of weeks have been contacted and are asked to register on the day at 10.30 a.m. sharp for a shotgun start at 11.00 a.m. (In the event of bad weather and winter biting, an alternate day for the final has been arranged for Thursday 20th December).
Christmas Championship (Singles)
This years’ Christmas Championship will be a singles event, open to men and ladies and will run from Thursday 27th to Monday 31st inclusive. 3 qualifiers and equals on each day will to forward to the final to be held on Saturday 5th January 2013. Timesheet will be in operation on each day and are accessible through our website www.gowranpark.ie or alternately through the office on 056 7726699
Golden Golfers – 11 Hole Fourball – Friday 30th November, 2012
Due to frost the weekly competition for the senior golfers was confined to 10 holes. This did not stop Pat Roche (16) continuing his great run of form with a score of 26 points to take first prize. Eamon Kealy (15) took second with a score of 23 points beating Kieran Mahon (12) on a countback. Pat Roche also won the birdie hole prize. There will be no competition for seniors this week because the Club’s Christmas competition takes place on Saturday 15th December and all seniors are asked to support.
Ladies Results – 11 hole Hamper – 5th Dec, 2012
1st Sarah Murphy (28) – 22pts
2nd Gen Byrne (21) 21pts cb
With Christmas just around the corner we have a number of membership options available and would encourage both prospective and current members to consider a part payment option as a gift for a loved one. Green Fee voucher are always available and can be purchased in the Proshop or by phone 056 7726699.
Wednesday 12th December COURSE CLOSED
Thursday 13th December RACE MEETING
Friday 14th December Autumn Series Final
Saturday 14th December Members Christmas Gala
Sunday 15th December Members 11 Hole Winter League