Christmas Gala Day


Members are reminded that the Christmas Gala Day and golf outing will take place on Saturday14th December – the competition will be a team event with a draw for partners to take place at lunchtime.  Prizegiving and social evening will take place after the golf along with presentation to Club Fourball and Matchplay winners.  All members are encouraged to attend.


December Madness – Sunday 15th December 2013


Advance notice of our final Open Singles competition of the year for turkey’s and hams will take place on Sunday 15th December.  Timesheet is now in place (online or 056 7726699) and early booking is advised following the success of our November Madness competition.



Members Winter League


Members enjoyed an 11 hole singles competition, part of their winter league over last weekend. Paddy Mahon secured top spot with 28 points playing off 20 handicap.  Patrick Nolan playing off 23 took the runner up spot with 27 points on a countback from Mick McKillen (13).  The final round of the League takes place next weekend with a timesheet in place for Sunday.  Mick Dillon remains in top spot on the points table with 84 pts with Thomas Nevin next on 72 points while Conor Bolger is in 3rd place with 61 points.


Autumn Series


Last week saw Michael Bolger (15), playing steady golf at the moment, secure top spot with a score of 39 points.  Christy Comerford, Castlecomer (14) took the runner up spot just ahead of Harry Lannon (19) Gowran Park who also qualified. The final chance to qualify will take place over this Thursday and Friday.  The Autumn Series Finalists will be contacted shortly ahead of the final scheduled for Friday 13th December.


Golden Golfers – 11 Hole Singles  – Friday 29th November, 2013


Overall: 1st Joe Lannon (13) 24pts. 2nd Liam O’Dwyer (9) 23pts.

Category 0-13 men 1st Kieran Mahon (12) 22pts. 2nd Mick Dillon (13) 21pts
Category 14+  men 1st John Barcoe (14) 21pts . 2nd Peter o Shea (19) 20pts

Ladies – 1st Brigid Mullins (31) 23pts. 2nd Ann Mullins (15) 22pts

Birdie Hole 5th – Pat Roche and Eithne Byrne.

LADIES – 11 hole Hamper – 27th November, 2013


1st E Byrne (34) 24pts

2nd M Purcell (34) 23pts

3rd K Whitehead (28) 22 cb


Membership Update


Gowran Park are delighted to welcome a number of new members recently and would like to take this opportunity to wish them a long and happy association with the Club.  With Christmas just around the corner we have a number of membership options available and would encourage both prospective and current members to consider a part payment option as a gift for a loved one.  Green Fee vouchers are always available and can be purchased in the Golf Shop or by phone.