It was the Martin show this weekend! Martin Guidera was the only golfer to break 70 to claim his first Gowran Monthly Medal. Martin Donnelly came second with an impressive 70 while third went to Olan Corcoran on countback with 73. Scoring was tough in benign conditions pushing standard scratch to 74. Gross was won by Richie Lowry.


1st           Martin Guidera playing off         14 – 68 Nett

2nd          Martin Donnelly playing off         7 – 70 Nett

3rd          Olan Corcoran playing off          7 – 73 Nett

Gross     Richie Lowry playing off             3 – 79 Gross


2’s Club

We had 5 winners this week. The cash has been applied to your account lads.



Nine Hole

This week’s Brendan McDermott Golf Academy Golf Shop 9 hole winner is John Barcoe. John fresh from his Presidents Prize victory claims his first 9 hole competition win this year. The ever present Tom Nevin came second while Alex Dunne took third. The high finishes from Tom and Alex have guaranteed themselves a place in the playoff final.

Next Wednesday is the final round and chance to claim a place in the Playoff which is being held on Sunday, October the 4th. Predicted cut-off is 22 points.

Birdie hole was the 6th.

John Barcoe 23 points playing off 13

Tom Nevin 23 points playing off 9

Alex Dunne 21 points playing off 11


Full league table published on blog


Matchplay Season

James Doyle & John Barcoe are our first finalist in the Fourball Matchplay. They await the winners of the Joe Sweeney & Alex Dunne/Matty Byrne & Philip Dreeling match.

The Singles Matchplay is at the semi-final stage.

George Barcoe v Richie Lowry

Ciaran Whelan v Pat Hynes


This Week

There is the Nine hole playoff on Sunday plus there is an Open Fourball on Sunday. Racing Saturday so course closed



Golfsure Insurance 

Don’t forget to take out the Golfsure Insurance. Only €20 and can be paid any time in the office to AnnMarie.


Course Work

There are now a number of bunkers out of play for renovation. Please use the drop zone provided.


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