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

Goldcoast Golf Club Golf Notes 30th June 2024

JOHN MCGRATH MEMORIAL CLASSIC 2024

This year the Memorial Classic, in memory of the founder of the Goldcoast Resort, John McGrath, will take place on Wednesday 10th July at the Gold Coast Golf Club. Teeing off at 9 am in a shotgun start and continuing for two rounds for teams of four players. Tea/coffee and sandwiches will be provided when passing from 18th to 1st hole and burgers and sausages will be provided after the 11th hole. Following the golf a meal and presentation of prizes will take place in the Goldcoast Hotel. Teams are limited to 18 for this event. Entries to Bob O’Brien at 086 839 0871. It is for members of the Goldcoast only and special invited guests. The cost of entry is €50 per person, payable to the kiosk in advance, and from this entry fee a very large amount will go to purchasing equipment for the Palliative Care Unit in Dungarvan Community Hospital. This is one of the best days of the year in the Goldcoast and one of the most enjoyable golfing days of the year.

 

JUNIOR CUP

Our Junior Cup team travelled to Cahir Park Golf Club last Saturday to take on the home team on a miserable damp day.  It was like a day in October not June.  Our lads put on a great display of golf but in the end the home team came out on top. We want to thank Manager Neill Dermody and his team Darren Williams, Kevin Walsh, Martin Morris, John White and Colin McArthur.  Also to the caddies on the day Martin Murray, John Lynch snr and Micheal Kavanagh and to the supporters who made the journey, thank you all and best of luck to Cahir in the next round.

 

BARTON SHIELD

This competition also took place in Cahir Park Golf Club on Saturday under the watchful eye of team Captains Matin Morris and Micheal Wall.  After a tough match the home team were declared the winners.  Best of luck to Cahir as they progress to the next round. Thanks to our panel Neil Dermody and David O’Connor and Brian McGill and Ivan O’Connor and to all that travelled to support the team.

 

MONTHLY MEDAL

This Sunday 7th July we will be the start our Monthly medal season.  It is a golfer of the year competition, stroke off the blue tees.

 

HANDICAP REVIEW

A Handicap review is taking place now and will continue for several weeks.

 

COMMITTEE MEETING

A reminder to all Committee members that a meeting will take place on Wednesday night next in the Hotel at 8pm

 

THE COURSE

Please remember to repair all divots on the fairways and pitch marks on the greens to keep our course in great condition. Please check with kiosk regarding current conditions of play.

 

DRESS CODE

We ask members and visitors alike to please adhere to our club dress code. If unsure please consult with the kiosk staff.

 

WEEKLY NOTES

The notes that go out each week on the paper and on the Clubs Social Media page are for all the members of the club. If there is something you wish to be included in the notes, please contact Irene or Brian in the kiosk or the P.R.O. on 083 4862771.

 

GENTS RESULTS

Tues 25th June Ladies and Gents Open Singles S/F

1st Patsy Walsh (21) 41

2nd Declan Hallahan (14) 39

3rd David McCarthy (17) 38

4th Neil Higgins Kilkee (15) 38

 

Fri 28th June Ladies and Gents Open Singles S/F

1st Noel Rooney Fota (12) 40

2nd Sean O’Ciarba (23) 40

Gross Brian O’Callaghan Fermoy (8) 27

1st Lady Teresa Queally (26) 35

 

Sat. 29th June Club comp

1st Paudie O’Rourke (14) 39pts

2nd Jimmy O’Dwyer (10) 39pts

 

Sun. 30th Club comp

1st Dermot Walsh (9) 45

2nd Frank North (18) 42

3rd Kieran Lynch (4) 42

4th Luke Hennessy (22) 41

5th Rian O’Dwyer (14) 41

 

UPCOMING FIXTURES

Tues 2nd July Ladies and Gents Open Singles S/F

Fri. 5th July Ladies and Gents Open Singles S/F

Sat. 6th Club comp

Sun. 7th Gents Monthly Medal

 

SOCIETIES AND GREEN FEES BOOKINGS

Goldcoast Golf Club warmly welcome societies and green fees and we look forward to greeting you and your friends.  Our individual rates and group outing packages offer great value golf.  To discuss your booking requirements, contact Irene Lynch on 05844055 or golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com.

 

DUNGARVAN GOLF TRIANGLE

Dungarvan is a haven for golf enthusiasts with three championship golf courses located within 10 minutes of Dungarvan town, Goldcoast Golf Club, Dungarvan Golf Club and West Waterford Golf Club.  The three clubs have teamed up to offer an unbelievable discount, enjoy three games of golf, one on each of the participating golf courses, all for just €84. This special offer is available daily and is a great idea for your next golfing break.  For more information contact 058 44055 or email golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com

 

LADIES NOTES

 

FIXTURES

18 Hole On-Going 2 Card Competition

10 Hole On-Going 2 Card Competition

10 Hole Gold Coasters Competition every Thursday

Open 18 Hole Competition for Ladies and Gents every Tuesday & Friday

 

JULY

6/7 Comeragh Oil

13/14 David Hayes GOY

20/21 Helvick Seafood S/F GOY

27/28 President’s Prize to the Ladies GOY

 

RESULTS WINE BUFF

1st Aine Campbell (42) 41pts

2nd Inseun Kim (21) 39pts on C/B

3rd Breda Conway (30) 39pts

 

LADIES CLUB FOURSOMES

The draw sheet is now posted in kiosk for those interested in taking part in our Club Foursomes Matchplay. There is no handicap limit, and all details, entry plus T&C’s will be posted depending on entries!!

 

EILEEN MURPHY MEMORIAL TROPHY

The sheet is now posted for the above qualifier which is a Greensome Foursomes pairing event. Handicap limit of 30 for any individual and no more than 56 per pairing.

Terms and conditions posted, the winning pairing will represent the club in Cork GC in the first week of September. Enjoy!!

 

INTER-CLUB CHALLENGE CUP

Our ladies under the management of Anne and Breda V. will be playing their first match in Tramore on Tuesday 2nd July.

They will be lining up in 3Balls with Wat/Castle and Slievenamon as 12 teams take to the fairways in the 9 Hole East Qualifier. Wishing them all the very best of luck on the day and support would be appreciated

 

INTER-CLUB MEN’S JUNIOR CUP AND BARTON SHIELD

Our boys were away to Cahir Park on Saturday to take on the home team. Both teams played great golf in very unseasonal conditions with strong winds and heavy squally showers. Their opponents in both matches were unyielding and unfortunately they lost to a very strong side.

Thanks a mill to our L. Capt. Elaine for her stunning on-course commentary, kept us all riveted with each impending text.  Well done to all involved on the day and wishing Cahir Park the very best for their next leg.

 

CARTON CUP

Our Carton Cup team under the management of Breda and Anne are will be away to Castlecomer GC on Sun 7th July for their next leg of the tournament. To date, they have excelled themselves in going to playoffs on each occasion and clinching a win for the home team. Well done girls!!! Support on the day would be appreciated!

 

INTER CLUB SENIOR FOURSOMES

Our girls are now through to the Regional semi-final which will be played in Cork GC on Sat 13th July. Our team consists of Irene/Mary K, Aisling/Rosie, Fiona/Karen and subs Esther/Miriam.  They will be meeting Mallow on Sat and if they qualify will go on to play on Sun 14th. We wish them and their Managers Bridge and Alice the very best of luck on the day!!. Any support on the day will be greatly appreciated!!

 

GOLD COASTERS

Our little group went on another day trip on Wed 26th to the Japanese Gardens in Tramore in beautiful sunny conditions. On arrival we had our coffee and cake followed by a tour of the magnificent gardens.

The gardens are a must see with stunning horticultural projects amongst Japanese structures, waterfalls and ponds. The history of the gardens is phenomenal with connections between Tramore and Japan.

After our tour, we sojourned to a nearby hotel for a delicious lunch on the terrace in glorious sunshine. It was a beautiful day out and many thanks to Anne for organising yet another fabulous event. Many thanks to Deirdre who surpassed herself again with some stunning photographic memoirs of the day.

On Thursday, we had our usual competition playing 9 holes in fine but somewhat strong blustery conditions. We had a nice turnout and Deirdre took on the running of the event in Anne’s absence.  Despite the wind we had some very healthy score returns and it was enjoyed by all.

 

RESULTS

1st Mary Dunbar 21pts

2nd Ellen Foley 20pts

3rd Bernie Morrissey 19pts

 

GOLF IRELAND SILVER & BRONZE MEDALS

This year we have entered the Silver and Bronze Medal Competition. The h/cap categories for each are as follows: Silver – h/cap index up to and including 20.0, Bronze – h/cap index of 20.1 and higher. The club winner for each will be the player who returns the lowest aggregate of 3 net scores in stroke competitions in both Silver and Bronze categories from the 1st April to 31st July.

Both winners will represent the club in the Regional Final in W/Waterford and subsequently onto Final!!

 

NEW MEMBER DEALS 2024

Ladies, if you had ever thought of taking up golf, now is the time to do it, our Lady Captain Elaine or any committee member would be delighted to take out potential members and showcase our beautiful course which is blessed with unrivalled mountain and coastal scenery!!

There are great deals on offer for new members and beginners including tuition, please contact our Director of Golf Irene or Brian in the kiosk on 058 44055 for more information.

 

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 Monday 22nd July 2024.

 

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