Club News – 16 May 2011

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Open Singles – Thursday 12th May

1st Mark Delahunty Gowran Park (11) 42pts
2nd Jamie McDonald Carlow (11) 39 pts

Open Fourball – Sunday 15th May

1st Matty Byrne Jnr Gowran Park (14)
Thos. Farrell Gowran Park (5) 44 pts

2nd Fergus Fleming Gowran Park (13)
Ed Donohoe Gowran Park (18) 43 pts

3rd Pierce Cullen Kilkenny (13)
Liam O’Grady Gowran Park (8) 42 pts


Winner of last weeks’ Australian Spoons:-

1st Ger Hickey & Gay Latchford 38pts
2nd Deirdre Mc Cabe & Catherine O’Connor 37pts

Results of Miele Match v Castlecomer (Tuesday 17th May) are available online.

Very hard luck to the Intermediate Team who were beaten in Callan against Castlecomer on Monday 9th May – it was a hard fought battle with Deirdre McCabe going to the 23rd hole and Ann Farrell going to the 19th after being 5 down at one stage. Despite great efforts it wasn’t to be on the day. The players were:-
Deirdre Mc Cabe, Eileen Tobin, Ann Farrell, Ger Hickey & Sally Kavanagh

Our Minor Team had a great win over Kilkenny in New Ross on Monday 9th May – very well done to the team:-
Karen Haughney, Catherine O’Driscoll, Joan Murphy, Catherine O’Connor & Helen Dunne.

Junior Golf:

The under 15 Boys Leinster Inter Club Matchplay commences shortly and all eligible juniors are asked to attend a practice in Gowran Park on Saturday next 21st May at 9 a.m. Coaching for junior boys and girls of all ages continues each Saturday and all are welcome to attend. A summer programme of events and competitions will also commence in June.

Upcoming Events:

Open Singles June Bank Holiday Weekend (Fri 3rd/Sat 4th/Sun 5th/Mon 6th – competitors are invited to nominate a society for a free draw – winning society will win a Friday outing FREE OF CHARGE.

InterClub Golf (Mens):

Gowran Park bowed out of the Provincial Towns Cup last Wednesday afternoon. Team members were disappointed having taken 2 matches in Kilkenny and losing overall 5 – 4.

The Pierce Purcell team put up a good performance on Saturday 15th May – however, they came up shy of qualifying for the knockout stages on Sunday. The competition was held in Borris Golf Club last weekend.