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

Gold Coast Golf Notes 21st May

Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 21st May 2018:

Captain’s Prize 2018:

Captain Tim O’Driscoll’s prize will tale place on the June Bank Holiday weekend with qualifying on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd June and the final round taking place on Sunday 3rd June. The timesheet is now open for players to book at a time suitable to them. The draw will take place on Wednesday 30th May at 4 p.m. Only players entered for the draw can win the 1st prize.

 

 

Captain’s Skins

Chef Maurice (pronounced Mor eece) and his co-chef Josephine will be on duty on Wednesday 30th May to provide much needed snacks to the golfers playing in the Captain’s Skins. The skins commence from 4.30 onwards and will finish at 7.15 p.m. with the final timed for 8.15 p.m. Entry is €2 with re-entry priced at €1. As always patrons will get a glass of wine to wash down the delicious burgers.

 

Pierce Purcell Shield:

On Saturday morning Gold Coast will travel to Faithlegg Golf Club to play Waterford Castle in the 1st round of the Pierce Purcell Shield. Match commences at 9.10 a.m. Brian O’Connor and Johnny Hughes are in charge here and we wish them and the panel of players all the very best of luck.

 

 

Fund-Raising Raffle:

The winners of the hampers, which were drawn at the presentation night on Friday last are as follows:

1st: Alice Collins

2nd: Willie Bloomer

3rd: Pat Norris

4th: Joe Tobin.

 

Presentation Night:

We held our first major presentation night on Friday last. Our Captain, opening the presentation, made specific mention of our President, Mick Cronin, who is in hospital at the moment recovering from an operation. Definitely the loudest applause was when Tim said that Mick was recovering very well. We are all looking forward to welcoming Mick back to the Club, the sooner the better. Michael Wall deputised for Mick Cronin on the night and both Michael and Tim breezed thru a very busy presentation.

 

Irish Mixed Foursomes:

Bob O’Brien and Rosie Murphy are taking charge of the Mixed this year and anyone wishing to be part of the panel should give their names to either Bob or Rosie. We will be playing West Waterford in West Waterford in the 1st round on Saturday 16th June.

 

Date for your Diary:

The Annual Tony Dunford Memorial Day will take place on Wednesday 20th June. Any members wishing to have a team play should give their names to Bob as the number of teams is limited to 20.

 

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.

 

Fixtures:

Tuesday 22nd May: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+

Friday 25th May: Open Singles.

Saturday 26th May: Club Competition

Sunday 27th May: Tom Fennell Memorial

Tuesday 29th May: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+

 

Results:

Tuesday 15th May: Open Seniors:

1st: Bobby Fitzpatrick (16) 39 pts.

1st Lady: Catherine Desmond (17) 29 pts Mahon Golf Club.

Friday 18th May, Summer Rules, CSS 36 pts.

1st: Micheal White (1) 40 pts.

Saturday 19th May: Club Competition. CSS 36 pts.

1st: Neil Dermody (9) 46 pts.

Gross: David O’Connor (5) 30 pts.

 

Sunday 20th May: Tom Fennell Memorial Competition: CSS 37 pts.

1st: Declan Kiely (10) 38 pts

2nd: Micheal White (1) 37 pts.

Gross: Conan Watt (5) 33 pts.

3rd: Ger Bagge (5) 36 pts.

 

 

 

LADIES NOTES

Fixtures

10 hole ongoing(still)

18 hole ongoing(ongoing)

19/20 May Olivier’s Beauty sponsored comp.

26/27 May Quinlan’s Butchers sponsored comp.

 

Captain Tim O’Driscoll’s Prize to the Ladies (Sun 13th May) was played in beautiful warm sunshine. There was a great turnout for this the first major and GOY competition. Mairead Ryan had a fabulous round of 68 to win this coveted prize. Mary Kiely was second and Rosie Murphy third. Mary Clancy won best gross with 87.

 

Tony Dunford Memorial Day over 36h (blistering sunshine guaranteed and great craic) will be held on wed 20th June, if you haven’t got a team organised best act quickly as only 20 teams take part.

 

Irish Mixed Foursomes:

Bob O’Brien and Rosie Murphy are taking charge of the Mixed this year and anyone wishing to be part of the panel should give their names to either Bob or Rosie. We will be playing West Waterford in West Waterford in the 1st round on Saturday 16th June.

 

Captain’s Skins

Chef Maurice (pronounced Mor eece) and his co-chef Josephine will be on duty on Wednesday 30th May to provide much needed snacks to the golfers playing in the Captain’s Skins. The skins commence from 4.30 onwards and will finish at 7.15 p.m. with the final times for 8.15 p.m. Entry is €2 with re-entry priced at €1. As always patrons will get a glass of wine to wash down the delicious burgers.

 

Open Days:

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.

 

Lady Captains Prize: On Sunday 3rd June our Lady Captain will hold her Competition. Please put your name on sheet in kiosk or text p.r.o. Check previous text for qualification requirements.

 

ILGU matches:

Intermediate (handicap 16-21) team of Karen Darcy, Elaine Goss, Lorraine Troy, Ger Hallinan and Ruth Hannigan, ably managed by Patricia Doyle travelled the short distance to West Waterford on Sun 29th Apr to take on Mitchelstown. A great win was secured in fantastic sunshine, spirits are high for the next round on may 27th v winners of Doneraile v Dungarvan

Get into golf : This week Thu 24th May is a lesson.Please arrive ready to begin promptly,in your usual hourly slot. No equipment or knowledge required, just comfy clothing.

 

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 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.

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.

 

Social Media




Website by: Déise Design