Club News – 23 August 2010

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The Senior and Junior Scratch Cups were held on Sunday and what a day it turned out to be. Conditions were perfect for scoring with not too much breeze and some glorious sunshine.

Results:
Junior (5-9) Scratch, 22 August 2010 (CSS: Home 72, Visitors 73)
1st – 75 – Martin Monaghan (6) Borris
2nd – 76 – Eoin Jordan (7) Gowran Park
3rd – 76 – Neville Coen (5) Gowran Park
1st Nett – 68 – Niall Patterson (10) Gowran Park

Senior (0-4) Scratch, 22 August 2010 (CSS: 72)
1st – 69 – Alan Thomas (1) Tramore
2nd – 70 – Paudie Lannon (0) Gowran Park
3rd – 72 – Ray Lonergan (4) Kilkenny
1st Nett – 70 – Darragh McComb (4) Gowran Park

Prize Giving takes place on Wednesday 1st September at 7pm.

To view the complete Competition Results and Course Analysis visit http://www.howdidido.co.uk

Fixtures:
Open Singles this Thursday 26th and every Thursday throughout the summer.
The President’s Prize takes place on Sunday August 29th and will be a Stableford Competition from the Blue Tees followed by a buffet and presentations at 9pm. A draw for tee times takes place at 9pm this Wednesday after the 9 hole competition so be sure to have your name down. Phone 056 7726699 to get your name on the draw sheet if you haven’t done so already! Remember, this major competition is also a Golfer Of the Year event. President Mattie Byrne Senior is looking forward to a great days golf and is looking forward to welcoming all on the day.

Club Matchplay Competitions:
And then there were two. The Club Singles Matchplay is at the final stage where it’s Richie Lowry (10) to face Mark Hennessy (5). This final will take place shortly.

In the Club Fourball Matchplay, Conor Bolger & Eoin Jordan await the winners of Ed Donohoe & Pat Hyland vs. Clom Lawlor & Barry O’Connell in the final.

The progress of both these competitions can be tracked on the club blog – follow the links on the www.gowranpark.ie website.

Ladies:
Results of Ladies 18 Hole Stroke Monthly Medal, 18th August (Committee Prize: Breda Bolger).
1st Genevieve Byrne (21) – 68 nett.
2nd Kathy Mitchell (17) – 70 nett.

Ladies 2nd round of Club Matchplay to be played by Aug. 31st.
Fixtures. 18 Hole S/ford Wed.25th Aug. Draws 9.45am. 1.45 and 3.15pm.

Presidents Prize next Sun. 29th August. Ring clubhouse for tee times.

Diary Change:
A reminder that the monthly Medal that was penciled into the diary for August 15th has been rescheduled to September 12th.

Midweek 9-Hole:
The 9 hole competition continues throughout the summer. It’s a great social evening and a chance to get some practice in before the more serious competition on the weekend!
Just show up on the Wednesday evening (around 5pm) and you’ll always get someone to join up with. There is also a special 9-hole menu laid on in the bar upstairs afterwards.

New Standard Scratch Scores:
Following a visit from the GUI regarding testing the course re: difficulty, a new SSS has been put in place.
Blue Tees: New SSS of 73 (previously 72)
White Tees: New SSS of 71 (previously 70)

Online Booking:
The Online Booking facility is now active for members.
Select the ‘Members Area’ under the ‘Golf’ section of the gowranpark.ie website and follow the instructions to register using your 8 digit GUI number which can be found on the back of your swipe card.

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