Club News – 26 March 2012

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The first of the members monthly competitons took place on Sunday last. Playing off the blue tees, scoring was quite impressive with Lee Graham (9) taking top spot with a nett 67, second place went to Enda Cleere (5) 1 shot further back with a nett 68 while Niall Treacy (12) took 3rd place with a nett 70.

Next weekend sees an 18 hole singles competition for members while our popular 9 hole weekly competition commences on Wednesday 4th April.


The final round of qualifiers took place last week with another large entry taking place. Rathdowney members Lar Ryan (6) took the leading qualifying spot with a great score of 44 points. Other qualifiers on the day were Willie Grace (5) Mountain View with 40 points along with Mark O’Mahoney (9) New Ross with 38 points. The final takes place this Friday with a shotgun start at 11.00 a.m. All competitors from the qualifying rounds which commenced last January have been contacted and are asked to register on site in the golf office from 10.30 a.m.


It’s that time of year again and our ladies teams are back in action. The Ladies Minor Team play Callan in Kilkenny on Monday 26th March. The Ladies Intermediate Team are heading to Mount Wolseley on Friday 30th March to play Cill Dara and the Mixed Foursomes are out on Sunday 1st April against Mount Juliet. Best of luck to all involved

Wednesday 21st March – 18 Hole Stableford

1st Eileen Walsh (20) 38pts
2nd Eithne Donnelly (32) 37pts (cb)


Competitions for junior golfers will take place on Tuesday 3rd April with an 18 hole singles for all juniors with a full handicap at 10.30 a.m. There will be a 9 hole competition at 12.30 p.m. for all juniors without a full handicap as well as beginners. Both competitions are open to boys and girls. Coaching will be available from Tuesday to Thursday inclusive with extra coaching available for all members of the Fred Daly panel. All juniors are reminded that the Fred Daly Trophy qualifier takes place in Gowran Park on Friday 13th April.


Thursday 29th March – Open Singles – Visitors €20.00, Members €5.00
Holy Thursday 5th April – Open Singles – Visitors €20.00, Members €5.00
Monday 9th April – Open 2 Person Team Event – Visitors €20.00, Members €10.00 (proceeds in aid of Carlow/Kilkenny Homecare Team – in memory of Dan Bolger).
Tuesday 10th April – Seniors Open Singles – Visitors €15.00 Members €5.00