INTER CLUB COMPETITIONS
Hard luck to our Pierce Purcell team who were defeated in the first round on Sunday in Thurles against the home club. Thank you to our panel and team managers for all the effort and practice put in in the lead up to it. A full report in next weeks notes.
Practice for the Mixed is ongoing and our first outing is this Sunday 23rd April away to Williamstown. We wish Captains and panel member the very best of luck. It would be great to see as many club members as possible coming out to support our team.
Any young lads in the club over 55 year of age who are interested in playing the Fred Perry please contact Bob O Brien on 0868390871 or Liam Clancy on 0877937285 for further details.
GENERAL PLAY SCORES
A fee of €5 is to be paid when playing non-competitive general play rounds that are returned for handicap purposes. Members cannot play handicap counting general play rounds on competition days. There is no charge for members playing initial rounds to obtain a club handicap or playing leisurely social golf.
The new score card and index changes have come into effect this week. Please note par 5 17th for men, and ladies reverting back to par 4 12th. Relief will be allowed for all staked trees. Please check with Kiosk for any updates on winter rules.
Annual Subscriptions are due for the membership season 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024. Thank you to all our members for their continued loyalty and support. An information email has been forwarded to members advising of the rates and payment methods etc. Golf Insurance is also available at a cost of €30. If you were not in receipt of an email or your email address has changed please let the office know so we can update our database.
Here at the Goldcoast Golf Club we also 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 email@example.com or 058 44055
SOCIETIES AND GREEN FEES WELCOME
Gold Coast Golf Club warmly welcome Societies and Green fees and we look forward to greeting you and your friends in 2023. For favorable rates and to discuss your booking requirements contact Irene Lynch on 05844055 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mon. 10th April Open Singles S/F
1st Barry Power (3) 38pts
2nd John W Walsh (11) 37pts
Gross: Michael White (+1) 32pts
Fr 14th Apr Open Singles S/F
1st Gerry Comerford (12) 39
2nd James Kirwan (13) 38
Gross Michael White (+1) 36
3rd Roisin Quinlivan Clonmel (10) 37
Sat 15th Club Comp
1st Paraic O’Lonain (5) 43
2nd Mick Walsh (23 43
Sun 16th Club Comp
1st Neil Dermody (1) 43
2nd Sean MacCraith (9) 41
3rd Willie Flavin (19) 41
4th John Hughes (13) 40
Tues 18th Apr Open Singles S/F
Fr 21st Apr Open Singles S/F
Sat 22nd Apr Club Comp
Sun 23rd Apr Club Comp
10 & 18 Hole On-going Competition
9 Hole Gold Coasters Competition every Thursday
Open 18 Hole Competition for Ladies and Gents every Tue and Friday
22/23 April 18 Hole S/F sponsored by Quinlan Butchers
29/30 April 18 Hole S/F sponsored by Murray’s Pharmacy
Captain’s Prize Weekend 16/17/18 June 2023
Mixed Foursomes : Gold Coast v Williamstown in Williamstown on Sunday 23rd April
Easter Weekend Competition
1st Gillian Cashman (29) 37pts
2nd Breda Veale (25) 36pts
3rd Leanne Bumster (22) 34pts
Winners : Inseun Kim, Peig Foley, Mary French
NEW FACEBOOK PAGE
A new Facebook page has been launched by both men’s and ladies clubs, thanks a mill to Leanne who is spearheading the ladies section. Please like and share!!
OPEN TEAM EVENTS CALENDAR
Wed 17th May
Wed. 21st June
Wed. 26th July
Wed 16th August
The midweek golf has proved to be very popular as we are attracting more members every week, as news of our fun and celebrations has gone viral! All members new and longstanding are welcome to join us, and there is no handicap requirement. We play a 9 Hole singles each week with the exception of a monthly scramble which is proving very popular with everyone!!
Many thanks to Anne for continuing to organise the event with presentation of the most wonderful prizes each week!!
Ladies, we have a new consignment of club crested polo shirts in a range of trendy colours and club crested gilets now in stock. Our broad range of club clothing in mix and match colours look very smart and make wonderful and useful gifts and are available from the kiosk!!
INTER CLUB TEAMS
The team members are resuming golf lessons again after a break due to the inclement conditions with the PRO which is proving to be a great success. Onwards and Upwards for our teams!! Any updates in relation to above will be posted on the WhatsApp group.
If you have any used or unwanted golf balls that you wish to dispose of, please drop them into bucket in ladies locker room. These will be used for practice and lessons for our Inter Club teams, many thanks to those who have added to the bucket. Much appreciated!!
Practice is underway for their upcoming match on Sunday 23rd April in Williamstown taking on the home team. Wishing our pairings the very best of Gold Coast luck on the day under the guidance of team managers John and Aisling. Support on the day would be appreciated!!
Our Handicap secretary and committee met to discuss the input from the ladies in accordance to their handicaps. A review will be on-going throughout the year in relation to above decision.
NEW MEMBER DEALS
Ladies, if you had ever thought of taking up golf, now is the time to do it, our Lady Captain Rosie and any committee member would be delighted to take out potential members and showcase our beautiful course and 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.