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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 21st January 2024

SOUTHEAST JUNIOR ALLIANCE RESULTS

Goldcoast Golf Club hosted the Southeast Men’s Junior Alliance on Sunday 14th January.  Course conditions were perfect on the day and some excellent scores were returned.  Thank you to all the participants who played and congratulations to the prize winners.

1st overall Pat Phelan (19) Dungarvan 46pts

Cat.1: Michael O Neill (4) Clonmel 40pts 42-2

Cat.2: Richard Lonergan (16) Carrick 44pts

Cat.3: Phil Kinsella (19) West Waterford 43pts 45-2

Front 9: Johnny Kennedy (14) Callan 25pts

Back 9: Eamon Keane (22) Dungarvan 24pts

This next competition takes place in Carrick-on-Suir Golf Club this Sunday 28th January 2024. If you are interested in playing please contact Alan Darcy on 087 6987387.

 

JOHN WHITE CARPENTRY SPONSORED WINTER LEAGUE 2023/24

The John White Carpentry Sponsored winter league is into the 13th week.  We look forward to the resumption of play after a challenging week weather wise.  Hopefully the inclement weather is now behind us, with this in mind we ask members and visitors alike to please observe the yellow markers around the greens and to repair pitch marks on them even if they are not your own to keep the greens in the condition the club is renowned for.  Check out the team positions on the club website news page, it’s still all to play for.

 

WINTER RULES

Eighteen holes are in play, winter rules are in operation. 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. Well done to our green keeping staff for maintaining the course in excellent condition.

 

DID YOU KNOW

The average number of ball marks made on greens per round is 8 per golfer. Assuming only 130 rounds are played each day on our course. Our greens receive 1040 impressions daily. 31000 per month OR MORE THAN 374,400 per year. Are you wondering how to make a putt under these conditions? Please repair your pitch marks even if they are not yours and always, please shout fore if your ball goes in a direction that it was not intended to, for it will make the course safer for everyone.

 

UPCOMING DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Sun. 25th Feb 25th Captain’s Drive-In

Sun. March 3rd Quarter Finals Winter League

Sun March 10th Semi-Finals Winter League

Sun March 24th Winter League Final

 

WELCOME HOME

We hear our old friend Pakie Hogan is home after a short stay in hospital hopefully we will see him out and about again real soon.

 

SOCIETIES AND GREEN FEES BOOKINGS

Goldcoast Golf Club warmly welcome societies and green fees and we look forward to greeting you and your friends.  Bookings are currently being taken 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

 

UPCOMING FIXTURES

Mon 22nd to 26th Jan Winter League WK 13

Tues 23rd Jan Open Singles S/F

Fri 26th Jan Open Singles S/F

Sat 27th, Sun 28th Jan Winter League WK 14

 

LADIES NOTES

FIXTURES

10&18 Hole Spring League

10 Hole On-Going Competition

10 Hole Gold Coasters Competition every Thursday

Open 18 Hole Competition for Ladies and Gents every

 

SPRING LEAGUE

The teams have now been selected and the league started on Sat 13th Jan, all details have been posted in the computer room and on our What’sApp group. We have 6 teams in total all with new members and captains and each team is named after an historical location in the county!!

The rules are as the Winter League, with a minimum of 5 games per team member and 5 scores to count per round. Entry is €20 payable on first day of play, hopefully the weather will be kinder to us for this leg of the league!

Wishing all teams the very best of luck, Enjoy!!

 

GET WELL WISHES

The committee and members are sending their very best wishes for a speedy recovery to our wonderful Lady Captain Elaine after recent surgery in Cork. Thankfully, Elaine is home and in the recovery stage, looking forward to seeing you with us in the club soon, you are missed!!

Also sending our best wishes to DD who is hospitalised in Waterford at the moment, hoping for a speedy recovery and see you out and about soon!!

 

COMMITTEE MEETING

Our first meeting of the New Year took place on Friday 19th Jan with our President Anne chairing the meeting in the absence of our Lady Captain Elaine. It was a very proactive meeting with our new officers who addressed and dealt with many of our projects for the year on the night. No need to worry Elaine, everything is in great hands until your return!!

 

DONATION TO SERT

Our Christmas scramble raises money every year for charity and this year we decided to donate to SERT who provide transport for cancer patients attending the oncology clinics for treatment.  This year we raised over €400 which included entry fees, raffle and donations.

 

GOLD COASTERS

There is no golf scheduled for this week.  To keep yourself informed of our upcoming golf fixtures, please check details on our WhatsApp group. Thanks to Anne for organizing everything and keeping us posted.

 

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 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 Friday 23rd February 2024.

 

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