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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 26th February 2023


Our John White Carpentry sponsored winter league has now reached Quarter final stages and as every year was a huge success even after losing playing time due to frosty weather at the start of 2023.  We would like to say a big thank you to all our Winter league Captains and their teams for taking part.  Well done to Dungarvan who topped the league section, closely followed by Dunhill.  In 3rd place was An Rinn, 4th Stradbally, 5th Nire and in 6th place was Comeragh.  Hard luck to the three remaining teams that didn’t make the playoffs, always next year lads.  The Quarter final lineup is as follows: An Rinn v Comeragh will tee off next Sunday 5th March at 9am followed by the second quarter final between Stradbally v Nire at 10.15am.  Sunday 12th March is the date of the Semi final.  Best of luck to all the Quarter finalists on Sunday.



Our Captains’ drive in took place last Sunday morning.  What a crowd gathered to see our Captains Michael and Rosie get our golfing year in the Goldcoast off for 2023.  Our Lady Captain was a little over enthusiastic and we had as they call in racing, a false start!  On been recalled she spilt the fairway as did Michael, obviously all his late night practice paid off.  We then had a 18 hole scramble where some great scores been returned by our mixed teams.  It was off to the Hotel then for lovely colcannon and ribs where our prestation of prizes took place.  We would like to thank the Hotel as always for their brilliant service and wish Captain Michael Wall and Lady Captain Rosemary Murphy every best wish for 2023.

List of winners Captains’ Drive-In Scramble (Michael Wall & Rosie Murphy)

1st James Hayes Liam Brown, Tom Moore, Mary Fennell

2nd Neil Dermody, Darren Power, Frank Mulvihill, Aine Campbell

3rd John White, JJ Quinn, Tom Reynolds, Patricia Doyle

4th AJ Hayes, Anselm Hayes, Adam O’Riordan, Ray Geraghty



I would like to wish my fellow P.R.O. Breda Conway the happiest of birthdays.   I heard you celebrated a big one during the week.  In fairest Breda you don’t look a day over 50! Congratulations young lady.



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.



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 the computer.



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.



The start of our new membership season at the Goldcoast Golf Club is fast approaching, commencing on 1st April.  We have great facilities here and 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.  The course stretching 6785 yards is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean for 1.5 miles with spectacular scenery and 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.


For an application form or further information on our fees, please contact our Director of Golf Irene on or 058 44055


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.



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



Mon 20th to Fri. 24th Feb WL WK17

1st John D Walsh (22) 41 (43-2)

2nd JJ Quinn (12) 39 (41-2)

Gross Neil Dermody (1) 36

3rd Brian Dunbar (19) 37 (41-4)


Tues 21st Feb Open Singles S/F

1st Jim Morey Youghal (7) 37

2nd Gerry Comerford (12) 36


Fr 24th Feb Open Singles S/F

1st Marie Keating (26) 40


Sat 25th Feb Club Comp

1st Mick Walsh (23) 42

2nd Kealan Walsh (12) 39


Sun 26th Captains Drive In Scramble (Michael Wall & Rosie Murphy)

1st James Hayes, Liam Browne, Tom Moore, Mary Fennell 55.2 nett

2nd Neil Dermody, Darren Power, Frank Mulvihill, Aine Campbell 56.1 nett

3rd John White, JJ Quinn, Tom Reynolds, Patricia Doyle 56.4

4th AJ Hayes, Anselm Hayes, Adam O’Riordan, Ray Geraghty 57.4



Mon. 27th to Fri. 3rd Mar Club Comp

Tues 28th Feb Open Singles S/F

Fr 3rd Mar Open Singles S/F

Sat 4th Club Comp

Sun 5th March Club Comp,Winter League Quarter Finals





10 Hole Lamb Competition

18 Hole On-going Competition

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



10 Hole Winter League Rd 7

1st Julie Lawlor 21pts on C/B

2nd Aine Campbell 20pts


18 Hole On-going S/F Rd 1

Elaine Nash 40pts



Powerscourt 1478

Druids Glen 1434

Lahinch 1430

Ballybunion 1429

Old Head 1378

Dromoland 1267



Congratulations to our wonderful P.R.O. Breda who celebrated a significant birthday last week!  We hope she had a fabulous day on a special occasion and we wish her many more years of happiness, fun and laughter!



1st Breda Conway 17pts on C/B

2nd Mary Dunbar17pts

3rd Mary French 16pts

We had a marvellous turnout again this week for the Gold Coasters, with the last rounds being played for their league teams. There was a lot of banter and hilarity in the process of adding up the scores for the respective teams!! The midweek golf has proved to be very advantageous in keeping the swing active and playing other competitions in conjunction with the competition of the day!! Many thanks to Anne and Co for organising a wonderful surprise birthday cake for me and continuing to organise the event with presentation of 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 which are now on sale. We have a small selection of beanie hats still in stock so if you want to procure one, don’t delay!! 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!!



We have another shake-up in the team rankings with Powerscourt still holding their own in the lead position closely followed by Druid’s Glen and Lahinch chasing their tails!! Good luck to the managers and teams in contention and well done to all who have put in a tremendous effort to date! All will be revealed in next weeks notes!!



Teams have now been registered for the Inter Club matchplay events. Please contact our club secretary Miriam if interested in representing your club, players

and subs are required. Golf lessons with a PGA Professional have been organised for players intending to take part in inter club matches, and will be commencing soon – updates 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!!



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 Thursday 13th June 2024.


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