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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 15th January 2023

JOHN WHITE CARPENTRY SPONSORED WINTER LEAGUE 2022/23

This year’s winter league has now entered its 12th week. The League runs until the 24th of February 2023 so there is plenty opportunity to get in the required rounds. The committee has agreed to extend the league owing to the fact of cold weather we endured leading up to Christmas. Prizes of Legs of Lamb will be awarded to all prize winners for winter league untill end of February.  Each prize winner will carry a 2 point penalty deduction towards further prize qualification until the end of the league. A player’s full score will count for the winter league. A player winning a second prize will be deducted 4 points etc.

The format is 9 teams of 12 players with 10 rounds to be played. 6 teams out of the 9 will go through to the play offs. The Quarter finals are set for Sunday 5th March with the semi-finals on the following Sunday March 12th with Grand final penciled in for Sunday 26th March 2023. A huge thank you again to our sponsor John White.

 

WEEKLY GOLF NOTES

The golf notes that go out every week on the papers and online are for all members of the Club.  If you have anything that you want shared on the notes, please contact me on 083 4862771 or Irene or Brian at the kiosk on 058 44055.

 

CAPTAINS DRIVE-IN

Our Captains Micheal Wall and Rosemary Murphy will take to the first tee on Sunday morning February 26th to get our golfing year underway here in the Gold Coast Golf Club for 2023.  I am wondering who will out drive who but sure no pressure plenty of time to get some practice in.

 

MASS FOR DECEASED MEMBERS

Our mass for the deceased members of the club will be held on Thursday 2nd February 2023 in the Gold Coast Hotel at 7pm.  This is a chance to remember our friends who we lost in 2022 and previous years.  All are welcome.

 

RECIPROCAL GOLF

Members of the three local golf clubs Goldcoast, Dungarvan and West Waterford are reminded they can avail of reciprocal golf for only €15 greenfees on weekdays.  This is a great opportunity to play our neighbouring courses for fantastic value.  To make a booking please telephone the offices of the respective clubs.

 

MARKING OF CARDS

Players need to be aware that you can’t for any reason mark your own card while playing your round of golf you must give your card to your playing partner who will mark your card and you will mark his/hers until round is complete. Only then will you get your card back to enter into the computer.

 

CARE ON THE COURSE

To keep our greens in excellent condition we wish to make golfers mindful to please repair all pitch marks. At this time of year, even small pitch shots into the green can damage the surface. Thank you for your continued co-operation.  Players are also reminded for the safety of others to continue to shout fore for errant shots.

 

DRESS CODE

Our dress code for the Goldcoast is slacks and polo shirts.  Please note sports jerseys, jeans and track suit bottoms are unacceptable on the golf course. Thank you for your adherence.

 

 

SOUTHEAST JUNIOR ALLIANCE

We had a large attendance for the South East Junior Alliance on Sunday 8th January.  Thank you to Alan Darcy for organizing the timesheet on the day and keeping everything running smoothly.  Results are below for previous Carrick on Suir outing and Goldcoast Outing.

 

Carrick on Suir Golf Club Results

1st Ger Darcy (16) Dungarvan 38pts

2nd Tommy Butler (22) Dungarvan 37pts

Gross Stan Leslie (8) 26pts

4th Andrew Gartland (14) Clonmel 36pts

5th Ian Condon Clonmel (13) 35pts

B9 Frank Murphy Carrick (13) 18pts

 

Goldcoast Junior Alliance Results 8th January 2023

1st John Fennell Goldcoast (28) 47pts

2nd Tom Byrne Clonmel (7) 42pts

Gross Nathan Ryan Kilkenny (3) 31pts

4th Jack Elstead Dungarvan (26) 42pts

5th Paddy Donovan Callan (17) 41

B/N James Darcy Goldcoast (22) 21pts

Next outing Clonmel Golf Club on 22nd January.

 

GENTS RESULTS

Mon 9th to Fri. 13th Jan WL WK11

1st John Callanan (14) 40

2nd Neil Dermody (1) 38

Gross Darren O’Droma (4) 38

 

Sat 14th, Sun 15th Jan WL WK 12

1st Adam O’Riordan (18) 45

2nd  John Callanan (14) 40

3rd Ivan O’Connor (5) 40

Cat +1-7: John White (5) 39

Cat 8-13: Nathan O’Connor (11) 39

Cat 14-17: Darragh Power (14) 38

Cat 18-28: Brian Dunbar (19) 40

 

GENTS FIXTURES

Mon 16th to Fri. 20th Jan WL WK12

Tues 17th Jan Open Singles S/F

Fr 20th Jan Open Singles S/F

Sat 21st Sun 22nd Jan WL WK 13

Mon 23rd to Fri. 27th Jan WL WK14

 

LADIES NOTES

 

FIXTURES

10 & 18 Hole Moorings Winter League

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

 

GET WELL WISHES

Our Lady Captain Rosie and members wish to send our warmest get well wishes to Bernie who underwent surgery last week, and is thankfully making a fantastic recovery at home.

Looking forward to seeing Bernie back in the club for a cuppa and hopefully back on the fairways very soon!!

 

GIFT IDEAS

Ladies, we have a new consignment of beautiful beanie hats now in stock, colours have been selected to compliment our new golf clothing additions which will keep you warm and smart for the winter season!! Our

broad range of club clothing in mix and match colours make wonderful and useful gifts!!

 

MASS FOR DECEASED MEMBERS

Our mass for the deceased members of the club will be held on Thursday 2nd February 2023 in the Gold Coast Hotel at 7pm.  This is a chance to remember our friends who we lost in 2022 and previous years.  All are welcome.

 

MOORINGS WINTER LEAGUE

Hopefully the improvement in the weather will encourage our members to the fairways again to complete their league games and get some practice in for the new golf season!! Entries are now halfway or better from many of the team members with players taking advantage of the good days. Well done to all who have put in a tremendous effort to date!

 

CARE OF THE GREENS

Please be aware that due to the adverse weather conditions the greens have become soft and prone to damage. It is imperative that all pitch marks be repaired for the protection and preservation of same.

 

INTER CLUB TEAMS

Entries and handicaps are now being processed for the up-coming Inter-Club team events. Please add your name to the WhatsApp group if interested, golf lessons with a Pro will be organised for players of each category.

 

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.

 

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 Wednesday 8th February 2023.

 

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