Gowran Park Golf Notes – Wednesday 13th November 2013

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NOVEMBER MADNESS – Play for Turkey’s and Hams

 

There will be an Open Singles Competition on Saturday next 16th November with a special entry fee of only €10.00 for visitors (€5 for members).  Prizes will be turkey’s and hams – a great chance to get ready for the festive season ahead!  Timesheet is now open online or telephone 056 7726699.

 

Open Fourball – Sunday 10th November

 

Our final Open Fourball of the year took place on Sunday last after a short delay due to frost.  Blessington Lake members Gavin Morris (18) and Michael Anglim (14) too first spot on the day with 47 points.  Serious scrutiny took place to define 2nd and 3rd place between Gowran Park pairings James Comerford and Larry Cleere and Paddy McGuinness and Mick Dillon after being level on the back 9, 6 , 3 and back 1.  They were eventually divided by a countback on the last 6 holes of the front 9 with James Comerford’s eagle on the 8th hole being the determining factor – well done James and Larry.

 

Autumn Qualifier – 7th/8th November 2013

 

Competition was strong in last weeks’ Autumn Qualifying series.   Thomastown native John Skehan (18) took the leading qualifying spot on a countback from Michael Fitzpatrick (13) – both players scored 37 points with Gerry Minogue (15) taking the remaining qualifying spot 2 points further back. The series continues this Thursday and Friday with a timesheet in place with the final to take place on 13th December.

 

 

LADIES:

 

Ladies 11 Hole Stableford – 6th November 2013 

1st          M. Logue             (21) 22pts cb

2nd        G.Latchford        (24) 22pts

 

Ladies South East Alliance – 4th November 2013 – Gowran Park

1st           H. McCormick (Callan)   (21) –  40pts

2nd          G. Walsh (Clonmel)        (25) – 36pts

3rd           P. Barry (Cahir Park)       (27) – 35pts cb

4th         G. Hickey (Gowran)        (21) – 35pts

Back 9   A. Farrell (Gowran)         (19) – 21pts

Front 9 G. Latchford (Gowran) (25) 20pts

Well done to Ann Mullins and Catherine O’Driscoll who featured in the Squirrels Alliance in Rathdowney.

 

SENIORS:

 

Seniors Open Singles – Tuesday 5th November 2013

 

Callan members were to the fore in our last Open Seniors for the season on Tuesday last 5th November.  S. Fitzpatrick (17) took the leading spot on 39 points with playing partner Tommy Owen taking the runner up spot on 31 points.

 

Golden Golfers – Scramble – Friday 8th November 2013

 

Our weekly golden golfers competition goes from strength to strength, with a great atmosphere ensuing on Friday mornings in Gowran Park!

Friday 8th saw an 11 hole Scramble with Liam O’Dwyer’s team coming out victorious with 58 points just pipping Kieran Mahon’s team into second place with 57 points.  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.

 

1st          L.ODwyer (9), M.Bolger (16), J.Fisher (20) & S.Kavanagh (23) –    58pts

2nd          K.Mahon (12). M.Comerford (20), G;Latchford (25)                         57pts

 

Fixtures:

 

Saturday 16th November                                 Open Singles – Visitors €10.00 – play for Turkey’s & Hams

Sunday 17th November                                    Members 11 Hole Singles

Thursday 14th/Fri 15th November                    Open Autumn Series – Singles
Saturday 23rd November                                 RACE MEETING

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