Gowran Park Notes W/E 17/02/2013

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Captains Drive-In

 

The 2013 Captain’s Drive-In will take place on Sunday next 24th February.  Members are asked to register between 11.00 and 11.30 a.m. on Sunday morning ahead of the main event with tee off at 12.00 noon.   Captains Melvyn Kennedy and Margaret Logue along with junior captain Kevin Maher are set to take the first tee by storm and officially drive-in to office for the year ahead.  The presentation of prizes will take place after the golf and finger food and refreshments will be provided

 

Open Fourball

 

Last Sunday saw a tremendous turnout for the first Open Fourball of the season with a full timesheet from early morning.  Beautiful spring conditions prevailed and resulted in some good scores with the winning slot going to local members Willie Blanchfied and Ian Morrissey with an impressive 45 points.   John Barcoe and James Doyle took 2nd place 1 point behind on 44 points with a 3 way battle for 3rd place eventually being taken by Colm Corcoran and Larry Comerford on a countback with 43 points.  Our next Open Fourball will take place on Sunday 10th March 2013.

 

Spring Series

 

Following a recent run of bad weather another round of our Spring Series took place last Thursday and Friday.  Mountain View member Willie Grace (5) returned a score of 39 points which was enough to secure the leading qualifier spot ahead of Mick Bolger (16) also scoring 39 points but losing out on a countback. Patrick O’Keeffe (14) Callan took the remaining qualifying spot with 38 points.  The last remaining qualifying rounds will take place over the next four weeks ahead of the final to take place on Friday 22nd March.  Timesheet are now open – ( 056 7726699.

 

Reminder:  Members diaries are now available for collection from the Golf Office.

 

Ladies:

Ladies Results – 11 hole Stableford – 13th February 2013

1st Hilary Dick               (16) – 24 pts

2nd Gay Latchford        (26) – 22 pts

2’s Club – Hilary Dick on 10th February 2013

Golden Golfers 12 hole Scramble – 15th February 2013

1st    John Barcoe (13)   John McNamara (17)    Ger Hickey (22) – 63.8 nett
2nd   Seamus McKillen (12) Matty Byrne (18) Mick Lane (9) Gay Latchford (26) – 65.2 nett

Note:  Lady Members are reminded that an 11 hole scramble will take place on Wednesday next 27th February as an introduction to the new season – all welcome for what promises to be a fun day out.

Juniors:

Midterm – 18 holes Stableford – 12th February 2013

1st        Rachel Dick      39 pts

2nd       James Bergin    36 pts

FIXTURES:

Spring Series – Open Singles Qualifier               Thursday 21st/Friday 22nd February

Captains’ Drive-In                                                   Sunday 24th February

Seniors Open Singles                                        Tuesday 5th March

Open Fourball                                                   Sunday 10th March

Lady Members Scramble                                   Wednesday 27th February

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