Gowran Parks’ annual Open Week continues this week with tomorrow Thursday seeing an Open Singles take place followed on Friday by a 3 Person Team Event sponsored by J. Donohoe Ltd, Enniscorthy.  The weekend sees an Open 4 Person Classic take place over both Saturday and Sunday and is kindly sponsored by the Carlton Hotel Group, Bunclody.  The leading golfers over the weekend will enjoy and overnight stay in the Millrace Hotel along with golf in the neighbouring Bunclody Golf & Fishing Club.





11 Year Celebrations


Brian Kennedy from Ballymoney Golf Club took the leading spot in our 11 Year Celebration Open Weekend. Brian was delighted with his prize of a summer table and 4 chairs – he scored 44 points on the day.  Gowran Park member, Kevin Reade took the runners-up spot with 43 points on a countback from Jamie Dunne, Borris Golf Club who took 3rd spot.  The ladies prize went to local member Brigid Mullins who had a great score of 41 points, while the daily prizes went to –

Friday              Tony Mahon                Gowran Park               37 pts

Saturday          Jim Brauneisen            St. Helens’ Bay           39 pts

Sunday            Fergus Bolger              Gowran Park               41 pts

Monday           David Barcoe              Mountain View           40 pts


The weekend was a great success.



Thursday last 9th August saw the first day of Open Week commence with an Open Singles taking place.  Sean Fleming from West Waterford Golf Club took the leading spot with 41 points, from Gary Ryan Mountain View with 38 points. James Bergin Gowran Park took 3rd spot losing out on a countback scoring 38 points also.  David Vaughan, Gowran Park took the gross prize with 36 points while Peter Reynolds, Killerig and Seamus Canning Borris took the front and back 9 prizes both scoring 23 points.


Friday saw a 3 Person Rumble take place with visitors Jamie Lalor and Adam Hennessy Carlow along with Trevor Lalor, Roundwood taking first place with 88 points.  The runner-up spot was divided on a countback with Gus Grace and Frank Smith, Mount Juliet along with Maurice Feehily, Clonmel taking 2nd place from  Kilkenny members Ned Byrne, Maurice Slater and Nick O’Donnell.


Upcoming Fixtures


Upcoming fixtures include the Junior and Senior Scratch Cups taking place on Sunday 2nd September.

Thursday 16th August             Open Singles

Friday 17th August                  3 Person Team Event

Saturday 18th August &

Sunday 19th August                4 Person Team Event


Telephone Proshop on 056 7726699 for Time Sheets for all competitions


Ladies Golf Results


18 Holes Stableford – 8th August, 2012


1st       Rachel Dick    (32)      34 points



Junior Golf Results


7th August, 2012 – 18 Holes V-Par


1st                               Ciaran Whelan            (19) +7

2nd                               J.P. Treacy                  (10) +3

Non handicap              McKenzie Davin A/S