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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 10th December 2023

CONDOLENCES

It is with heartfelt regret we record the passing of Fr. Jerry Condon P.P. Stradbally which occurred last week.  Fr Jerry was a member of the Goldcoast Golf Club since 1999 but he was more than a member, he was a friend to everyone at the Club.   He had his regular fourball each week with his great friends Fr. Connie Kelleher RIP, Tom Kirwan RIP, and Mosh Morrisey RIP.  For many years he celebrated our annual mass for the deceased members of the Club.  His passing will leave a huge void in the club. We offer our condolences to the Condon and Phelan Families and all his friends.  Rest easy now Fr. Jerry RIP.

 

LIONS CLUB CHRISTMAS APPEAL
Thank you to everyone who has supported the Lions Club Appeal by entering competitions, buying Christmas cards and raffle tickets, the support received is greatly appreciated.
Just a reminder the raffle ticket sales will continue until Sunday 17th December and the draw will take place then… if you are not in, you can’t win!! Fantastic Prizes include a Drinks Hamper, Christmas Hamper, Turkey, Ham and various other prizes. Tickets are on sale in the Kiosk, 1 strip for €2, 3 strips for €5.
Your support will help raise much needed funds to help those less well off in our society. The Goldcoast members have always been very generous and thank you all again for supporting this very worthy cause.

 

GOLDCOAST GOLF CLUB GIFT VOUCHERS
Wondering what to get that special someone this Christmas?
Goldcoast “Gift Vouchers” are the ideal Christmas gift and can be purchased from the Hotel or Golf Office for any amount and can be redeemed against any of the following:
2024 Golf Membership special introductory rates for new members, Greenfees, Golf Triangle play three courses for €84, Leisure Centre Membership and Hotel Lunch and Dinner.
For further information on Green fees, Societies, Open Days or Membership contact Irene Lynch, Director of Golf. Tel. 058 44055 Email: golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com Website: www.goldcoastgolfclub.com

 

JOHN WHITE CARPENTRY SPONSORED WINTER LEAGUE 2023/24

The Winter League qualifying section is now well up and running and in its 7th week and will continue to Friday February 23rd, 2024.   To follow your teams progress, scores can be viewed weekly on the club website news section.  With the festive season near, competition prizes currently are Turkey crowns and Hams.

 

TURKEY CROWN/HAM WINNERS
The following is a current list of recipients of Turkey Crowns and Ham prizes to date. They will be available for collection from the Kiosk in the middle of week beginning 18th December, date and time to be finalized. Further information and a reminder will be issued on the golf notes and golf app Christmas week. Well done to all.

Ted Casey Ham, Lee Compton Ham, Ian Condon Turkey and Ham, Dave Conlon Ham, Alan Darcy 3 Hams, Ger Darcy Turkey, Nicky Dee Turkey and Ham, Neil Dermody 3 Hams, Brian Dunbar 2 Hams, John Enright Ham, Willie Flavin Ham, John Flynn Turkey, John Hallinan 2 Turkeys, Luke Hennessy Ham, Johnny Hughes Ham, Michael Kavanagh Turkey and Ham, Colm Keane 2 Hams, Brian McGill Ham, Tom Moore Ham, Tony Moore Turkey, Frank Murphy Ham, Des O’Brien Turkey and Ham, David O’Connor 2 Turkeys, Doc O’Connor Turkey and Ham, Ivan O’Connor Turkey and Ham, Tadhg O’Cuirin Ham, Jimmy O’Dwyer Ham, Darragh Power 3 Hams, Darren Power Ham, Nicholas Power Ham, Tom Reynolds Ham, Jamie Ryan Ham, Roy Ware Ham, Frank Waters Ham, John White 3 Hams, Michael White 2 Hams, Darren Williams Ham.

 

WINTER RULES

Winter Rules are in operation. 18 Holes are in play. Placing on both fairways and rough. Please be aware of the yellow stakes around the greens to prevent damage by trollies. Please check with kiosk staff for further updates.

 

SOUTHEAST JUNIOR ALLIANCE

This competition is up and running. If you are interested in playing, please give Alan Darcy a ring on 0876987387 and he will give you all the details and add you to the WhatsApp group for further updates.

 

SOCIETIES AND GREEN FEES BOOKING 2024

Goldcoast Golf Club warmly welcome societies and green fees and we look forward to greeting you and your friends.  Bookings are currently being taken for 2024 and our individual rates and group outing packages offer great value golf.  For favourable rates and 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

 

INTRODUCTORY RATES FOR NEW MEMBERS

Here at the Goldcoast Golf Club we have fantastic Introductory rates for new members.

Our championship golf course is maintained in excellent condition offering superb playability, with 18 holes open all year round.  Our pristine greens are much admired and the scenery is spectacular with unrivalled views of Dungarvan Bay, the Irish Sea and Helvick Head.

Members can relax in the comfortable surroundings of our hotel bar and restaurant where delicious food is served by our friendly staff.  We can also offer very attractive packages for dual membership to both the golf club and leisure centre.

New Gents member only €500 inclusive of Golf Ireland affiliation fee.
New Gents Senior (65+) only €400 inclusive of Golf Ireland affiliation fee.
New Lady member only €400 inclusive of Golf Ireland affiliation fee.
New Lady Senior (65+) only €350 inclusive of Golf Ireland affiliation fee.

 

For an application form or further information on our fees, please contact our Director of Golf Irene on golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com or 058 44055

 

GENTS RESULTS

Mon 4th-Fri 8th Dec Winter League WK 6, Lions Club Appeal

1st Des O’Brien (22) 44

2nd Nicky Dee (14) 41.40

Gross Lee Compton (4) 34

 

Tues 5th Dec Open Singles S/F

1st Anthony Norris Slievenamon (15) 42

 

Sat 9th, Sun 10th Dec Winter League WK 7, Lions Club Appeal

1st John Flynn (8) 41

2nd Darren Power (14) 40.40

Cat 1 John White (7) 39.50

Cat 2 Alan Darcy (10) 37.85

Cat 3 Colm Keane (13) 39.60

Cat 4 Nicholas Power (18) 38

 

UPCOMING FIXTURES

Mon 11th-Fri 15th Dec Winter League WK 7

Tues 12th Dec Open Singles S/F

Fri 15th Dec Open Singles S/F,

Sat 16th, Sun 17th Dec Winter League WK 8

 

 

LADIES NOTES

FIXTURES

10&18 Hole Winter League

10 Hole Ham Competition

10 Hole Gold Coasters Competition every Thursday

Open 18 Hole Competition for Ladies and Gents every Tue and Friday

Winter League Results

Rd1.18 Hole – Lorraine Troy (13) 27pts

Rd1. 10 Hole – Bridge Walsh (18) 20Pts on C/B

Rd 2 18 Hole – Noirin Darcy 34pts

Rd 2 10 Hole – Bridge Walsh 22 – 2 20pts on C/B

Rd 3 18 Hole – Mairead Ryan 34pts

Rd 3 10 Hole – Gillian Cashman 25pts

Rd 4 18 Hole – Elaine Nash 37pts

Rd 4 10 Hole – Fiona Howard 20pts on C/B

Rd 5 18 Hole – Noirin Darcy 42pts

Rd 5 10 Hole – Anne Purcell 24pts

Rd 6 18 Hole – Katie Kiely 38pts

Rd 6 10 Hole – Mary Kiely 22pts

Ham No 1 – Gillian Cashman 25pts

 

WINTER/SPRING LEAGUE SPONSORED BY THE MOORINGS

Our Winter League this year again very kindly sponsored by The Moorings is well on the way with Rd 7 due for completion over the week-end.  Last week’s weather was quite changeable with only a small percentage of players taking to the fairways resulting in slow round completion.

The league ends on the 30th Dec, so there is plenty time to get your extra rounds in!! The Spring League starts on the 2nd week of January and list is now posted for new teams going forward.

The teams in the top 3 positions after Rd 6 with a shift in the leaderboard and magnificent scores returned are as follows:

The Bogeys 517 Capt. Gillian Cashman

The Pins 457 Capt. Katie Kiely

The Pars 376 Capt. Deirdre Ruane

 

CONDOLENCES

On behalf of the Ladies Club, I wish to convey our heartfelt condolences to the Condon families at home and away on the sad passing of Fr. Jerry.

He was a wonderful character who was full of fun, laughter and mischief.  He will be fondly remembered for the lovely Masses he celebrated in the Goldcoast, on the course with his great friends Fr.Connie, Tom and Mosh with their flasks of tea and sandwiches.

They are all together now, having a catch-up and remembering the good times, and we will fondly remember them as The Last of the Summer Wine!!

May they all Rest In Peace.

 

LIONS CLUB HAMPER APPEAL

Our Hamper Appeal this year takes on the same format as former years with the proceeds from competitions, Christmas cards, raffle for hampers, turkey and ham, plus much more going to the Appeal funds.

Our beautiful Christmas cards designed and produced by our Junior member James Lynch, are ideal for your overseas friends and relatives. Pack of 3 for €5

Our Christmas Appeal has kicked off to help those less fortunate than ourselves. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Raffle tickets are now on sale, 1 strip €2, 3 strips €5.

 

COMMITTEE 2024

Capt. Elaine Nash

Pres. Anne Keane

Hon Sec. Mary Fennell

Treas. Gillian Cashman

H/Cap Sec. Mary Kiely

PRO. Breda Conway

Ex Officio. Rosie Murphy

Ex Officio. Eilo Fitzgerald

Committee

Alice Collins

Leanne Bumster

Breda Veale

Bridge Walsh

 

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS

Wishing all our members, staff and management a wonderful Christmas and a bright and Happy New Year!!

 

CONGRATULATIONS

Sending our heartiest congratulations to our fellow member Fiona Howard, who was awarded the GOY Trophy in her home club Lismore recently.

Fiona also secured Stroke Player of the Year here in the Gold Coast, we are very proud of you, well done!!

 

CARE OF GREENS

Due to the inclement weather, we would like to ask all players to please repair all pitch marks, even if they are not your own!!

 

HANDICAP COMMITTEE

Our Handicap secretary and committee will be meeting again in Feb/March 2024 for ongoing review. To date, all decisions were unanimous.

 

NEW MEMBER DEALS

Ladies, if you had ever thought of taking up golf, now is the time to do it, our Lady Captain Elaine and any committee member would be delighted to take out potential members and showcase our beautiful course with unrivalled 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 Friday 23rd February 2024.

 

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