Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 24th September 2018:
End of Season Dinner and Presentation:
The ‘End of Season’ Dinner will take place on Sunday 7th October at 6 p.m. in the Gold Coast. Following the sit-down meal the following prizes will be presented: Golfer of the Year, Order of Merit, Gold Coast Cup Singles Match-Play, Scratch Match-Play, Michael White Memorial Foursomes, Willie Barron Fourball, Mixed Foursomes.
Tickets for the event will be sent to the various winners, Winter League Captains, Team Selectors, Officers and Committee by the Club Secretary in late September. Tickets for the event can also be purchased in the kiosk.
Golfer of the Year 2018:
Congratulations to Brian O’Connor on winning ‘Golfer of the Year 2018’. Brian beat off stiff competition from Micheal White, John Walsh, Ger Bagge and Brian Dunbar to claim the title.
Order of Merit:
This competition still has one weekend to run as it finishes on the final Sunday of the month. At the moment a number of players are in contention including Michael White, John Kiely, Ger Bagge, Conor Clancy, Brian O’Connor, John Walsh, and Neil Dermody This competition rewards players who beat standard scratch during weekend competitions.
Club Match-Play Competitions:
Gold Coast Cup Final
Winner John White, runner up Tom White
Club Mixed Foursomes Semi-Finals
Michael Kavanagh & Noirin Darcy v Tom White and Mairead Ryan
Matches to be completed by 30th Sept
Michael White Foursomes Semi-Finals:
Winners Austin Kiely & Darren Power, runner up Seanie Lenihan & John Walsh
Scratch Cup Match-Play:
Winner Alan Harty, runner up Colin McArthur
Willie Barron Fourball Match-Play:
Austin Kiely& Tom Reynolds v Tommy Long & Brendan O’Connor
Yes, it’s that time of the year again and preparations are well under way for this this year’s league which will begin in a month or so.
Anyone who hasn’t been contacted by a Winter League captain, can they contact the kiosk and leave their name and we’ll get them on a team
South Munster Seniors, Open Seniors, ages 60+
Goldcoast Gc plays host to our 3rd and final South Munster seniors competition of 2018, this Thursday and members are reminded that they can play in this popular seniors singles event. Eligible age 60+, category prizes
Tuesday 25th September: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Wednesday 26th September 10am-12.30pm GUI Munster Schools
Thursday 27th September South Munster Seniors, Open Seniors
Friday 28th September: Open Singles.
Saturday 29th Sept: Club Competition.
Sunday 30th September: Club Competition
Tuesday 2nd October: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Tuesday 18th September: Open Seniors, CSS Gents 36 pts
1st: John J Fitzgerald (18) 38 pts Williamstown Gc
2nd: Denis O’Dricsoll(23) 37 pts.
1st Lady: Martina Corkery(21) 39pts CSS 37pts
Friday 21st September: Open Singles CSS 35 pts
1st: Willie Conway(14) 35pts Mitchelstown Gc
Sunday 23rd September: 18 Hole s/f, CSS 35pts
1st: Joe Curran(24) 36pts B.6
2nd: Tommie Long(9) 36pts B.9
Gross: Micheal White(0) 32pts
3rd: Ray Moloney (12) 36pts
Fixtures: 10 hole on-going
18 hole 2 card competition sponsored by John Foley Images.
Ladies Club Classic:
Extended for 1 more week We would encourage everyone to get out there and play. Visitors €12 and Members €8 with reduced re-entry fees. The prizes are on display in the kiosk and the format is a 3 person champagne scramble
ILGU 125th Anniversary
To Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the ILGU a complimentary golf day will take place in Killarney Golf Club on Oct 11th. It will be a team of 3 ladies led by Esther McGuckian. We wish them a great days golf.
End of Season Dinner:
The end of year dinner and presentation of prizes takes place on Sunday 7th October at 6pm
Mount Juliet Outing:
The Ladies went to Mount Juliet on Sun 23rd Sep., and in almost miraculous conditions played some great golf in the very beautiful course. The outing was arranged by Alice Collins and her sister Kathleen, and we were shown great hospitality by members and staff. A very successful outing was topped off with a lovely meal in the fabulous clubhouse.
The 2018/2019 Coastal Alliance will commence this Thursday and the first game to be played at Faithlegg Golf Club, tee times 9.30 – 11.00.
The next Coastal Alliance takes place here at the Gold Coast on Thursday 4th October
The dates for the other days out are as follows:
October 4th – Gold Coast
November 1st – Dunmore East
December 6th – West Waterford
March 7th – Tramore
April 4th – Dungarvan
To Register for year: E15.00, Green Fees: E10. For more details contact Breda Conway, new members welcome.
Club foursomes: this has reached the final, Ruth Hannigan and Alice Collins will meet Ger Hallinan and Joan O’ Dea, best of luck to both teams.
The Winter League is commencing Monday 15th October and if you wish to participate in this most enjoyable golf over the winter months please see details in the kiosk and add your name to the list there.
A 9 hole beginners on-going competition has been set up for the ladies and would encourage them to get out there and enjoy the golf.