Captain’s Drive In
The Captain’s Drive in, which was scheduled for last Sunday, will now take place on Sunday 8th April at 10.30 a.m.
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. Tee sponsorship is available at €50.
Premier Butcher @Dawn Meats Winter League Semi Finals
Dunhill take on Tourneena in the second semi-final on Saturday next at 9.00 a.m. The following will represent Dunhill: Tom White, John White, Michael Kavanagh, Micheal White, Tom Moore, Richard Walsh, Brian Dunbar, Willie Flavin, Jack Moore, Willie Moore, John Queally, John Flynn and Eamon O’Donnell. Tourneena’s team will include: Roy Ware, Brian Fahey, John Hallinan, Rafael Alvarez, Larry Whelan, Joe Meade, Jimmy Beresford, Tom Reynolds, Darren Williams, Liam Beresford, Neil Dermody, Darren O’Droma, Jody Hallinan. The winners will play Copper Coast on Saturday 31st March.
Gold Coast, Waterford Castle and Faithlegg 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 on Saturday 24th March at 12.30 p.m.
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:
Husband and Wife: €800
Distance: (Over 40 Miles) €415
Senior Citizen: €415
Student Under 25: €140
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
Mon 19th – Fri 23rd March: Weekday Competition
Tuesday 20th March: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Friday 23rd March: Open Singles.
Sat 24th/Sunday 25th March: Club Competition.
Tuesday 27th March: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Tuesday 13th March: Open Seniors, CSS 38 pts.
1st: Bob O’Brien (12) 42 pts.
Friday 9th March: CSS 38 pts.
1st: Seamus O’Connell (13) 38 pts.
Sat 17th March: Club Competition, CSS 35 pts.
1st: Andy Travers (15) 35 pts.
Gross: Brian O’Connor (9) 22 pts.
10 Hole Ongoing
Easter Egg Scramble date subject to review
Club classic 16-22nd April, teams of 3. Great prizes , see mens notes above.
Winter League sponsored by The Moorings Bar & Restaurant
Round 8 is ongoing albeit with a small Emma-related hiatus and is extended until Sun 25th Mar unless otherwise announced, and this will be the final round of this year’s winter league.
Round 7 winter league results:
- Mary Kiely 26pts (2shot pen)
- Martina Corkery 26pts (2shot pen)
- Esther McGuckian 26pts (1shot pen)
The next round is in Dungarvan gc on Thu 22nd Mar. Tee time 9.30-11.30 am.
ILGU League match dates have been arranged as follows:
Minor (handicap22-27)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 in the Gold Coast Hotel.
Please see details on poster in kiosk and multiple outlets. Registration forms are available from Ann Keane, and at the info evening. 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.
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.