Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 29th January 2018:
Premier Butcher @Dawn Meats Winter League 2017/2018
Another good week in the league with over 100 playing in competition during the week. Micheal White continues to lead the individual scoring with an average of 40.4. next is John Flynn with 39.9, John Hughes 39.6, Dave O’Connor 39.3, Tom White 39, Conor Clancy 38.9, Ger Darcy 38.8, Darren O’Droma 38.67, David O’Connor 38.6, Mark Lenihan 38.56, John White 38.4, Darren Power 38.38 and Willie Flavin 38.2.
There are four weeks to go with the league section finishing on Sunday 25th February and looking at the overall scores absolutely nothing is decided yet. A number of teams are still in with a chance of winning the league section while every team still has a chance of qualifying for the knock-out stages of the league.
58 players now have their 10 games in and can only better their overall score. Copper Coast have 5 players in and need 20 games from the remaining players for a full house. Abbeyside have 6 players with 10 in and need 26 games from the remaining players. Dungarvan have 8 in with 10 and need 21 games. Ballinacourty have 11 in with 10 and need 9 games. Dunhill have 12 in with 10 and need 4 games. Deise have 11 in with 10 and need 4 games. Tourneena have 5 players in with 10 and need 27 games for a full house.
All the scores up to week 13 are on the website: goldcoastgolfclub.com
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.
Annual Golf Classic:
The dates for this year’s classic is Monday 16th to Sunday 22nd April. A special sub-committee has been set up and already they have procured some fantastic prizes. More details as we go along but for now just mark the dates in your diaries.
Other Dates for your diaries:
Sunday 25th February: Last day of Winter League Qualifying Stages.
Saturday 3rd March: Winter League Quarter Final.
Saturday 10th March: Winter League Semi-Finals.
Sunday 18th March: Captain’s Drive In.
Saturday 24th March: Winter League Final.
Please note that in the event of inclement weather on any of the Saturdays of winter league matches they will then take place on the following day.
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
What we have to offer:
Here in the Gold Coast we have some great facilities, such as a top-class golf course with superb greens, playable all the year round, a leisure centre and gym and a hotel which is renowned for its excellent food. We offer very competitive membership rates in the golf club, the lowest full membership rate in the area and we can provide dual memberships to both the golf club and the leisure centre at reduced rates. Now is the time to talk to us if you are thinking of joining as we can offer some very attractive packages at the moment. Members can avail of significant saving on carvery lunch in the Gold Coast by purchasing vouchers in the golf club. We can offer really attractive family packages tailored to suit all requests. For more information contact 058 44055 and talk to Bob or Mark.
Mon 29th Jan – Fri 2nd Feb: Winter League Week 14
Tuesday 30th Jan: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Friday 2nd Feb: Open Singles.
Sat 3rd/Sunday 4th Feb: Winter League Week 14
Tuesday 6th Feb: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Friday 26th Jan: CSS 38 pts.
1st: Bobby Fitzpatrick (16) 42 pts.
2nd: John Hallinan (6) 42 pts.
Gross: Damian Walsh (6) 34 pts. Waterford Golf Club.
Sat 20th/Sunday 21st Jan: WL Week 12, CSS 38 pts.
1st: Joe Curran (23) 45 pts.
Cat 0-9: Conan Watt (6) 41 pts.
Cat 10-14: Sean Carmody (12) 41 pts.
Cat 15-18: Tom Reynolds (17) 41 pts.
Cat 19+: Nicholas Keane (22) 44 pts.
10 Hole Ongoing Competition for a leg of lamb (the mint sauce is courtesy of Patricia)
Winter League sponsored by The Moorings Bar & Restaurant
Round 6 of our winter league starts on Monday 29th Jan, and will run for 2 weeks until Sunday 11th Feb., weather permitting. It is a close contest, a single point separates the top teams, so every point is valuable.
An important date for your diaries, ladies, is Thu Feb 8th, when Jennifer Hickey(ILGU) will speak to all our members on increasing our membership, which as we all know is the lifeblood of any club. Please attend this meeting in the Gold Coast at 8pm, and show your support.
Portugal in October
The trip to Portugal takes place from October 2nd -6th this year, details will be posted in the kiosk. Last year’s formula was hugely successful. Expressions of interest to Gillian Cashman.
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.