Gold Coast Golf Classic:
All our attentions this week focuses on our club fundraising classic which runs from Monday 16th April to Sunday 22nd April. So far the timesheets are filling up and we’re optimistic that this year the number of teams will far exceed previous years entries. Tee sponsorships are coming in as well so a sincere thank you to those who have supported the event so far.
We’re calling on all members to support the classic as it provides much needed funds for all of our activities during the year.
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.
Running alongside our classic, members and visitors will have the chance to win a goodie filled terrific hamper kindly donated by our President, Captain and Maurice.
Gold Coast will play West Waterford in the 2nd round of this competition in the Gold Coast. The game is scheduled for Tuesday 24th April at 2 p.m. The competition format will be Scotch Foursomes Match-play for male competitors who have reached their 60th birthday on or before 1st January 2018. Anyone interested in playing should let Bob know asap.
Date for your Diary:
The Annual Tony Dunford Memorial Day will take place on Wednesday 20th June.
Outing to Mount Wolsley:
This is now fixed for Wednesday 25th April at 10.30 a.m. Anyone wishing to travel should give their names to the kiosk as soon as possible so that we can confirm numbers to the Course.
Get into Golf:
Lads, if you know of any Lady who might be interested in have a go at golf then now is the time to get them involved. Our Ladies Club is having an information night on Thu 12th April @ 7pm in the Gold Coast Hotel. What is involved is 4 lessons with Ian Prendergast and a further four weeks with scrambles organised by the Ladies Club. The cost is just €50 and clubs are provided. So have a think about it and if you think your partner, sister, mother, daughter, cousin, niece or any lady you know might be interested, let us know in the kiosk and we will take it from there.
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.
Monday 16th – Sunday 22nd April: Club Classic
Tuesday 17th April: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Friday 20th April: Open Singles.
Saturday 21st April: No Club Competition Classic on instead
Sunday 22nd April: No Club Competition Classic on instead
Tuesday 24th April: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Monday 9th April: Autumn Seniors Alliance.
1st Dave O’Connor (17) Goldcoast 46 pts.
2nd Paul Coogan (21) Callan GC 45 pts.
Cat A (0-14):
1ST Thomas Crotty (13) Clonmel GC 40pts.
2nd Pat Mansell (13) Carrick On Suir GC 39pts.
Cat B (15-19):
1ST Richard Power (18) Clonmel Gc 43pts.
2nd John O’Grady (15) Waterford GC 42pts.
Category C (20+):
1ST Pat Power (21) Dungarvan GC 38pts.
2nd Ollie Fitzpatrick (20) Clonmel GC 35pts.
Tues 10th April: Open Seniors, CSS 39 pts.RO
1st Nicky Keane(23) 46 pts
Friday 13th April: Club Competition.CSS 38pts RO
1st: Micheal White(1) 38pts
Sat 14th April: Club Competition, CSS 38 pts.RO
1st: Mick Cronin(24) 38pts
Sun 15th April Eugene Collins Memorial CSS 38pts
1st: Mark Lenihan (12) 32 pts.
Gross: Seanie Lenihan (6) 24 pts.
10 hole ongoing
18 hole ongoing
28/29 Apr Comserv 18 h sponsored comp
Monday 21st May sponsored by Supervalu
Monday 11th June sponsored by Shaws Department Stores
Sunday 1st/Monday 2nd July sponsored by Willow & Oak
Sunday 19th/Monday 20th August sponsored by Dawn Meats.
Annual Club Classic: This fantastic fundraiser for the ladies club runs from 16-22 April with some great prizes, and hopefully the weather will permit lots of entries! Please take part like you vote, early and often!
ILGU League match dates have been played as follows:
Challenge (handicap28-36) v Dungarvan Saturday 14th April in West Waterford. The team of Bernie Morrissey, Patricia Doyle, Ann Keane, Angela O’Connor and Mairead Ryan, managed by Ruth Hannigan and Alice Collins, came up against a very strong Dungarvan team on the day. We wish Dungarvan every success in the next round in Lismore.
Intermediate (handicap 16-21) v Cobh Sunday 15th April travelled the long distance to Fermoy GC. The team comprised of Elaine Goss, Lorraine Troy , Ger Hallinan, Ruth Hannigan and Karen Darcy was managed by Patricia Doyle. Cobh represented a challenge but the conditions presented an equally formidable challenge. Undeterred the Gold Coast fighting spirit pulled off a brilliant win, awesome job girls!
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 the natural beauty of the setting. 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.