Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 27th September 2020
WINTER LEAGUE 2020/21
Members interested in playing in the Gold Coast winter league 2020/2021 should give their names into the kiosk. If you were not on a winter league team last year or if you are a new member to the Gold Coast Golf Club please give in your name on or before Tuesday 6th October.
Those who played on a Winter League team last year will be contacted directly to check availability for the coming season.
FANTASTIC INTRODUCTORY RATES FOR NEW MEMBERS
Here at the Gold Coast Golf Club we have a fantastic Gents Full Member rate for new members of only €450 inclusive of GUI fees. We also have a very attractive Gents Senior (65+) rate for new members which is only €350 including GUI fees.
We have great facilities here at the Gold Coast, a top class golf course maintained in excellent condition, outstanding greens and 18 holes open all year round.
Members can relax in the comfortable surroundings of our hotel bar and restaurant where there is delicious food served daily. We can also offer very attractive packages for dual membership to both the golf club and leisure centre and gym.
For an application form or further information on our special introductory offers for new members, please contact Irene Lynch Director of Golf on 058 44055.
GOLFER OF THE YEAR
The Player of the Year and Order of Merit awards will take place this year. The list below includes remaining competitions for these events: –
Date Competition Tees GOY Format
04/10 April Medal Blue Yes Stroke
11/10 Half Sub Blue Yes Stableford
Tues. 29th Sept Open Gents & Ladies Singles
Fri. 2nd Open Gents & Ladies Singles
Sat. 3rd Oct Club Comp/Open Gents Singles
Sun. 4th Oct Club April Monthly Medal GOY, Gents Open Singles
Tues. 6th Oct Open Gents & Ladies Singles
Tues 22nd Sept Open Gents & Ladies Singles
1 Patsy Walsh 24 41
2 Alan Creswell East Cork 15 40
Cat A James Kavanagh Faithlegg 4 37
Cat B Brian Dunbar 14c 38
Cat C Ted Casey 22 39
1st Lady Jacqueline Browne Luttrellstown Castle 33 38
2nd Lady Diane Halpin Slievenamon 36 37
CSS 39, vis Men 38, Ladies 35.
Thurs 24th September South Munster Seniors
CAT A Dan Twomey (14) Mallow 37, CAT B Michael Whelan (15) 34, CAT C Jim O’Mahony (25) Waterford 39pts. CSS 38
Fri 25th Sept Open Gents & Ladies Singles
1st Eabhann De Barra East Cork 6 36
2nd Nicholas Keane 21 35
Gross Neil Dermody 5 28
3rd Eugene Hall Naas 10 34
1st Mary Barnes East Cork 39 40
CSS 75 R/O
Sat 26th September Singles
1 Brian Fahey 8 40
2 Sean Mac Craith 19 37
Gross Michael White 1 33
Sat. 26th Sept Open
1 Lee Ryan Tipperary 13 41
Sun. 27th Sept Bobby Buckley Memorial
1 Neil Dermody 5 43
2 John Enright 9 40
Gross Ger Bagge 5 34
3 Conor Nugent 18 39
Sun 27th September Open
1 Thomas Turkington East Cork 16 39
If you are reading these weekly notes from the website, that’s great. However, if you give your email address to the office you can receive these notes by email. Also, WhatsApp is being widely used now by the club and members to keep people informed of events, live as they happen. So get yourself on to the Gold Coast GC WhatsApp group.
Sat/Sun 03/04 Oct 18 Hole club competition
18 Hole S/F on-going competition
10 Hole S/F on-going competition
Sept. 11 th – Oct 25 th 9 Hole Beginners 2 card competition sponsored by Munster Group Insurances
Open 18 Hole S/F competition Gents/Ladies every Tuesday and Friday
Super Valu 18 Hole S/F
1 Mairead Ryan (23) 45pts
2 Martina Corkery (19) 42pts
3 Mary Kiely (12) 40pts after countback
Joan O’Dea (39) 22pts
Anne Keane (33) 22pts
JOHN WHITE CARPENTRY OPEN CHAMPAGNE SCRAMBLE
1 Deirdre O’Doherty, Mary Barnes, Marion Fouhy (East Cork) 80pts
2 Marie Dennehy, Patricia Connolly, Vivien Kelleher (Waterford Castle) 76pts
3 Mary Fitzpatrick, Claire Fitzpatrick, Breda O’Connell (Templemore) 76pts
9 HOLE 2 CARD BEGINNERS COMPETITION
A 2 card competition for the beginner group sponsored by Munster Group Insurances has started since Friday 11 th September and will run to Sunday 25 th October giving our beginners a chance to dip their toes in club competitions. A list has been posted in kiosk and entry is €3, you can enter as often as you like, Enjoy!!
Our winter leagues will be starting shortly, giving our members a choice of 10 holes for the ladies or joining the men’s 18 hole event. Sheets are now posted in downstairs kiosk for names of interested members who wish to commit to playing a minimum of 10 rounds per league. Please make yourself aware of conditions of play posted in our WhatsApp group, closing date is 6th October.
MATCH –PLAY SINGLES SPONSORED BY SHAWS DEPARTMENT STORES
Congratulations to Rebecca Kavanagh who narrowly defeated Mary Clancy in a thrilling final. It was a very sporting game that both competitors thoroughly enjoyed. Well done to all the ladies who took part and benefited from the matchplay experience. Many thanks to Shaws Department Store for sponsoring this event.
FANTASTIC INTRODUCTORY RATES FOR NEW LADY MEMBERS
Ladies, if you had ever thought of taking up golf, now is the time to do it, our Lady Captain Anne and any committee member would be delighted to take out potential members and showcase our beautiful course and unrivalled scenery. The Gold Coast Golf Club is a championship Par 72 parkland course stretching 6785 yards and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean for 1.5 miles. With magnificent coastal vistas in tranquil surroundings, the scenery is spectacular with unrivalled views of Dungarvan Bay and Helvick Head.
We have a fantastic Ladies Full Member Rate for new members of only €350 inclusive of ILGU fees. We also have a very attractive Ladies Senior (65+) Rate for new members of only €300 including ILGU fees.
For an application form or further information on our special introductory offers for new lady members please contact Irene Lynch Director of Golf on 058 44055. We’d be delighted to welcome you to our Club.