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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 23rd April 2023


Last weekend our Purcell team travelled the long distance to Thurles to take on the home club.  We were represented on the day by the following players John Callinan/ Tom Maguire Nicky Hayes/ Adam O Riordan, JJ Quinn/ James Darcy, Nicky Dee/Brian Dunbar, Tony Fitzgerald/Barry Doyle/ Subs Micheal Wall / Robert Walton

Unfortunately, on the day things didn’t go to plan and we lost 3/2 but huge well done to Captains Michael Kavanagh and Alan Darcy for all their hard work in overseeing the practice rounds and the players and panel for taking part.  You did yourselves and the Goldcoast Golf Club proud.

Our mixed team from the Gold Coast travelled to Williamstown yesterday to take on the home club in beautiful afternoon sunshine, teeing off at 2pm.  Some of the matches turned out to be close but in the end the Gold Coast team held fast to take the spoils.  A great victory for the Captains John Hallinan and Aisling Fennell and their players and panel.  We wish this group all the best in the next round, it was great to see so many turn out to support the team from the club.


FRED PERRY Trails taking place this evening at 6 30pm



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 order of merit winner will now be awarded the car park space previously given to the scratch match play winner. The new tee box on the 12th will be ready for the Captain’s Prize while the tee box on the 17th is nearing completion. The new score cards and index changes have been rolled out.  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 updates on local rules ref. playing conditions.



The Club would like to offer its deepest sympathies to Fergal, Tadhg, Cathal and Lucas O’ Cuirrin and family, on the death of their grandmother Maureen Curran.  May she rest in peace.  Also sincerest condolences to Anne Keane and family on the death of her mother Catherine.  May she rest in peace.  And sincere condolences to Mark Cronin and Ian Loftus and families on the death of their grandfather John Loftus.  May he rest in peace.



The average number 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.


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 or 058 44055



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




Tues 18th April Open Singles S/F

1st Ted Casey (23) 42

2nd Inseun Kim (23) 39


1st Mark Burns Callan (5) 43

Gross Michael White (+1) 33


Sat 22nd Club Comp

1st Mick Walsh (24) 42

2nd David Hallahan (9) 40

3rd John Hallinan (4) 39


Sun 23rd Club Comp

1st Peter Hayes (16) 40

2nd Barry Doyle (15) 38

3rd Joey Veale (10) 36



Tues 25th Apr Open Singles S/F

Fr 28th Apr Open Singles S/F

Sat 29th Apr Club Comp

Sun 30th 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

29/30 April 18 Hole S/F sponsored by Murray’s Pharmacy

Captain’s Prize Weekend 16/17/18 June 2023



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!!



Wed 17th May

Wed. 21st June

Wed. 26th July

Wed 16th August



The midweek golf on a Thursday 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!!  Tee off this Thursday at 12 noon.



The Club offers it’s sincerest condolences to Anne Keane and family on the loss of her dear mother Catherine.  May she rest in peace.



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!!



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!!



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.



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

County Waterford,

Post Code: X35 P868

Tel: (058)44055


Course Status

The course is open today Monday 22nd July 2024.


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