Gold Coast Golf Club
Ballinacourty, Dungarvan,
Co. Waterford.

Gold Coast Golf Notes 12th March

 

 

Captain’s Drive In

Our Captains, Tim and Bernie, will host their ‘Drive In’ on Sunday 18th March at 10.15 a.m. This year it will be a 15 holes mixed scramble with the 7th, 8th and 9th holes excluded. Anyone interested in playing should register before 10 a.m. on the Sunday morning. Following the golf all will adjourn to the Gold Coast Golf Hotel for Spare Ribs and Colcannon. The presentation of prizes will also take place directly after the game.

 

Match-Plays

The Sheets are up in the kiosk for entry to the following match-play competitions: Gold Coast Cup Singles, Michael White Foursomes, Willie Barron Fourball and Club Mixed Foursomes. The draw will take place on Saturday 31st March and all 1st Round matches must be completed by Friday 4th May.

 

Gold Coast Golf Classic:

Our classic will run from Monday 16th April to Sunday 22nd April. The format is a 3 person team event with one scoring on the front 9 and two scoring on the back 9. The cost is €20 per person. Prizes include 1 night’s B & B, Dinner and Golf at Mount Wolsley, Galaxy Tablets, Golf Bags, 4 balls in Tramore, Faithlegg, Tipperary, Kinsale, Monkstown, Mallow, Dinner in Park Hotel. Teams can be Mixed, Ladies or Gents.

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Premier Butcher @Dawn Meats Winter League Quarter Final

On Saturday morning last Deise and Tourneena played their quarter final match. The following is a list of the matches: Pat Power v Brian Fahey, Gerry Comerford v John Hallinan, Michael Whelan v Darren O’Droma, Ger Bagge v Tom Reynolds, Michael Wall v Neil Dermody, Frank Waters v Liam Beresford, Mick Cronin v Darren Williams, Sean Carmody v Joe Meade, Martin Morris v Conor Clancy, Nicholas Power v Larry Whelan, Willie Bloomer v Jody Hallinan, Nicholas Fitzgerald v Jimmy Beresford and Tommy Long v Rafael Alvarez. Two matches finished on the 19th and a number of other matches went all the ways to the eighteenth before Tourneena eventually won the final match on the course at the eighteenth hole to claim a 7/6 victory. Tourneena now go on to meet Dunhill in the semi-final on Saturday 24th March at 9.10 a.m.

 

Premier Butcher @Dawn Meats Winter League Semi Finals

Ballinacourty played the Copper Coast in the first of the semi-finals on Saturday last. The following is a list of the matches: Patrick O’Connor v Colin McArthur, Seanie Lenihan v Ger Darcy, Alan Landers v Des O’Brien, Michael Lenihan v Niall Curran, Dave O’Connor v Tomas Wall, John Hughes v John McArthur, Paddy Walsh v Leo Wall, John Enright v Freddie McGuckian, Jerome Maye v Joe Curran, Conan Watt v Ian Pericho, Brian O’Connor v Patrick Queally, Mark Lenihan v Liam Clancy and Bob O’Brien v Thomas Power. Copper Coast took an early lead here and never let it drop, eventually reaching the magic seven win mark with two matches still left on the course. They are now in the final against the winners of Tourneena and Dunhill.

 

Deise League:

Gold Coast, Waterford Castle, Faithlegg and New Ross Golf Club will all play against each other in the Deise league over the next number of weeks. The competition kicks off on Monday 19th March when we play Waterford Castle in Waterford Castle at 11.30 a.m.

Our second game will be at home in the Gold Coast v New Ross Golf Club on Saturday 24th March at 12.30 p.m.

Our third game is in New Ross Club v Faithlegg on Saturday 7th April 11.30 am.

The final will take place in Faithlegg on Saturday 21st April at 12 noon

 

 

Dungarvan Golf International over 20 Years in Existence:

Running from Monday 28th May to Thursday 31st May, this tournament, which is run over the three local courses, continues to prove popular with players coming from USA, England and Ireland to take part. This year we hope to encourage more members from the three local clubs to take part by offering them a special rate of €45 entry for the competition instead of the normal €140.

 

10 Holes Competition for Legs of Lamb:

Easter wouldn’t be the same without the customary Leg of Lamb for dinner on Easter Sunday. Now is your chance to win one as from now until the week before Easter we will be giving Legs of Lamb as prizes for the 10 holes competition.

 

 

Gents Membership Rates for 2018:

The following are the rates for 2018 and the GUI levies are included:

Full: €550

Husband and Wife: €800

Distance: (Over 40 Miles) €415

Country: €220

Senior Citizen: €415

Student Under 25: €140

Junior: €85

 

Winter Rates are now operating in the Gold Coast:

Monday to Friday: Golf €15, Golf and Carvery Lunch €25

Saturday/Sunday: Golf €20, Golf and Carvery Lunch €30

 

Fixtures:

Mon 12th – Fri 16th March: Weekday Competition

Tuesday 13th March: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+

Friday 16th March: Open Singles.

Sat 17th March: Club Competition.

Sunday 18th March: Captain’s Drive In

Tuesday 20th March: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+

 

Results:

Tuesday 6th March: Open Seniors, CSS 38 pts.

1st: Ted Casey (21) 40 pts.

Friday 9th March: CSS 38 pts.

1st: Ger Bagge (5) 39 pts.

Sat 10th/Sun 11th March: Club Competition, CSS 38 pts.

1st: Jerome Maye (17) 42 pts.

2nd: John W Walsh (13) 42 pts.

Gross: Michael White (1) 35 pts.

 

LADIES NOTES

Fixtures

10 Hole Ongoing Competition.

Captain’s Drive In

Our Captains, Tim and Bernie, will host their ‘Drive In’ on Sunday 18th March at 10.15 a.m. This year it will be a 15 holes mixed scramble with the 7th, 8th and 9th holes excluded. Anyone interested in playing should register before 10 a.m. on the Sunday morning. Following the golf all will adjourn to the Gold Coast Golf Hotel for Spare Ribs and Colcannon. The presentation of prizes will also take place directly after the game.

Easter Egg Hunt Sunday 25th March, fun scramble, please put your names on the sheet in kiosk. Oh and bring an Easter egg!

Gold Coast Golf Classic:

Our classic will run from Monday 16th April to Sunday 22nd April. The format is a 3 person team event with one scoring on the front 9 and two scoring on the back 9. The cost is €20 per person. Prizes include 1 night’s B & B, Dinner and Golf at Mount Wolsley, Galaxy Tablets, Golf Bags, 4 balls in Tramore, Faithlegg, Tipperary, Kinsale, Monkstown, Mallow, Dinner in Park Hotel. Teams can be Mixed, Ladies or Gents.

Winter League sponsored by The Moorings Bar & Restaurant

Round 8 is ongoing albeit with a small Emma-related hiatus and is extended until Sun 18th Mar unless otherwise announced.

Round 7 winter league results:

  1. Mary Kiely 26pts (2shot pen)
  2. Martina Corkery 26pts (2shot pen)
  3. Esther McGuckian 26pts (1shot pen)

 

Mother’s Day Competition sponsored by Dungarvan Shopping Centre

The inaugural Mother’s Day competition will be held in West Waterford in March, with 3 ladies to qualify from Gold Coast, West Waterford and Dungarvan clubs. The qualifying competition over 13 holes is now completed and the qualifiers are Angela O’ Connor, Mary Kiely and Lorraine Troy. Best of luck to them! The final takes place in West Waterford on Mon 19th March.

 

ILGU Matches

ILGU League match dates have been arranged as follows:

Minor (handicap 22-27) v Dungarvan Sunday 8th April

Challenge (handicap28-36) v Dungarvan Saturday 14th April

Intermediate (handicap 16-21) v Cobh Sunday 15th April

Team Managers will be in touch!

 

Get into golf Information Evening Thu 12th April @ 7pm.

Please see details on poster in kiosk and registration forms are available from Ann Keane. Remember it is a fantastic opportunity to make new friends and have fun, no equipment or knowledge of the game is required. 8 weekly Thursday evening sessions of varied format and it should be great craic for all.

 

Membership Offers

If you are contemplating a new activity and making new friends for 2018 we have the answer, why not join us here at the Gold Coast!! There are many good reasons for joining us; firstly, we are a friendly bunch who are always delighted to welcome new members and visitors alike, secondly our course is open all year round due to its natural drainage and last but not least the scenery is intoxicating!!

We here at the Gold Coast are very proud of our course and it’s natural beauty, if you would like to sample same, please contact Bob or Mark on 058-44055 for some very tantalizing deals on offer at the moment for new members. There are always ladies available to take out new beginners and group lessons are arranged with a professional when the golfing season starts.

Gold Coast Golf Club, Dungarvan

Gold Coast Golf Club, Dungarvan is a championship parkland course. There are unrivaled views of Dungarvan Bay, the Irish Sea and Helvick Head. Mature tree-lined fairways laid out in 1939 are cleverly mingled with the long and challenging newer holes.

18 holes, par 72, stretching 6,204 metres [6,785 yards] and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean for 1.5 miles.

Gold Coast Golf Club

Ballinacourty,
Dungarvan,
County Waterford,
Ireland.

Post Code: X35 P868

Tel: (058)44055

Email: golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com

Course Status

The course is open today Sunday 2nd October 2022.

 

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