Club News – 12th November 2012

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Open Fourball – Sunday 11th November

Our final Open Fourball of the year took place on Sunday last. With ground conditions a little heavy after inclement weather other the last week, scoring was still quite hot on the day. Local knowledge seemed was an advantage with father and son pairing Aidan (7) and Sean Roche (15) taking 1st place with 42 points. Gowran Park members Ger Treacy (7) and Martin Donnelly (7) took the runners-up spot with 41 points playing off ¾ of handicap.

Autumn Qualifier – 8th/9th November 2012

Competition was strong in last weeks’ Autumn Qualifying series. Seamus Brennan (10) Gowran Park along with Clonmel member Dermot Maher (6) scored 40 points on the day with Kilkenny member Gerard Carey (13) Kilkenny took the 3rd remaining qualifying spot with 39 points. Seamus took the leading qualifying spot on the day from Dermot on a countback over the last 3 holes. The series continues this Thursday and Friday with a timesheet in place with the final to take place on 14th December.

LADIES:

11 Hole Stableford – 7th November 2012

1st Ann Farrell (19) 23pts (cb)
2nd Eileen Tobin (18) 23pts
3rd Brigid Mullins (31) 21 pts (cb)

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Golden Golfers – Scramble – Friday 2nd November 2012

Golden golfers goes from strength to strength, with a great atmosphere ensuing on Friday mornings in Gowran Park! Friday 2nd November saw a 3 person scramble take place, Pat Staunton, Pat Murphy and Gerry Doyle took the leading spot with a net score of 35.4 with Liam O’Dwyer, Bob Howat and Nora Barron taking the runner-up spot 1 shot further back. 3rd on the day was Pat Roche, Peter O’Shea and Kate Hennessy losing out on the countback.

Friday 9th saw a singles competition take place with Pat Roche securing top spot with 24 points from Peter O’Shea with 23 points. Presentation of prizes took place on both day after a welcome soup & sandwich in the members bar. Competition continues every Friday for members with a draw for partners at 10.00 a.m. This open draw is an opportunity for members to get to mingle outside of their usual pairings and especially for new members to become involved.

Fixtures:

Saturday 17th/Sunday 18th November Members 11 Hole Singles
Thursday 15th/Fri 16th November Open Autumn Series – Singles
Saturday 24th November RACE MEETING

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