Open Singles – Golf for Holidays, Thursday 25th April 2013


This weekend Gowran Park are delighted to announce that an Open Singles – open to visitors and members will be held from Saturday 4th to Monday 6th inclusive.  Time sheets are in place – daily prize as well as overall prizes – tel 056 7726699 or book online.


Gowran Park member, Seamus Brennan, was delighted to win the inaugural” Golfing for Holidays” on Thursday last, 25th April.  Playing off 10, he secured victory with a score of 39 points with Mick Dillon and Alex Dunne taking 2nd and 3rd prize respectively.  Seamus will now enjoy a weekend away in the Millrace Hotel, Bunclody.


Our regular Open Singles continues this Thursday with a timesheet in place and also available online.



Men’s Inter Club News


The Provincial Towns Cup team were beaten by Coolattin on Saturday evening, with 5 matches away and 4 at home. In Coolattin Gowran were represented by Kevin Fennelly, Tony Treacy, Olan Corcoran, Liam O’Dwyer and Luke Kelly and at home Mick Dillon, John Brennan, Niall Treacy and Joe Lannon did their utmost to get a result. Thanks to the manager Kevin Fennelly, the panel and caddies for their efforts this year.


The South Leinster Team had a great win against Knockanally Golf Club in the preliminary round with Paul Fox and James Doyle winning away, the match was sealed when Martin Donohue won his match with Liam Hutchinson and Pat Roche both losing at home. They now play New Ross in the first round proper next Saturday. Best of luck to all involved and to managers Joe Farrell and John Barcoe.





23rd April – 18 Hole Monthly Medal


1st           Ann Mullins       (15)       69 nett cb

2nd        Deirdre McCabe (16)      69 nett


Ladies Inter Club


Congratulations to our Junior Foursomes team managed by Kate Hennessy & Gen Byrne who had a great win in Carlow against Abbeyleix on Saturday. The matches were very close with the final match winning on the 18th. The team – Judy Dick & Karen Haughney, Ann Mullins & Catherine O’Driscoll and Deirdre McCabe & Helen Dunne.  Best of luck to our Miele Team who face Kilkenny in the preliminary round on Monday 5th May.


Golden Golfers – 11 Hole Champagne Scramble – 26th April


1st          Pat Roche (16), Paddy McGuinness (10), Kerri Bolger (27)             57 pts

2nd        Mick Bolger (16), Eamon Kealy (15), Kathryn Murphy (26)             54 pts


Junior Golf Competition


On Saturday next  4th May there will be an 18 hole competition for all juniors, boys and girls, starting at 4pm. All are welcome and especially those that are interested in playing for the club in the upcoming Under 15 Inter Club league. A 9 hole competition will also be held for all beginners and those juniors without full handicaps at 4.30pm.




Thursday 2nd May                                             Weekly Open Singles – GOLF FOR HOLIDAYS                       €20.00 Visitors

Saturday 4th/Sunday 5th/Mon 6th May     Open Singles – All weekend – All Welcome                         €20 Visitors  €5 Members

Tuesday 7th May                                               Seniors Open Singles                                                                      €15 Visitors  €5 Members

Wednesday 8th May                                        RACE MEETING – No Golf

Sunday 12th May                                               Open Fourball                                                                                   €20 Visitors  €5 Members