ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS REMINDER
Annual Subscriptions are now due. Thank you to members who have already paid. An information email was 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. Thank you for your continued support.
Preparations are now in full swing for this competition, the panel played a practice round in Mitchelstown Gold Club last Saturday ahead of our meeting with the home club next Sunday 7th of May in Mitchelstown. We wish Captains Bob O Brien and Liam Clancy and their panel all the best.
IRISH MIXED FOURSOMES
Following on from a great win in their first outing in this competition against Williamstown Golf Club last weekend, round two will see the mixed team taking on Clonmel at home here in the Gold Coast Golf Club, date to be decided but the match must be played before the 21st of May. We wish all involved the best of luck.
MARKING OF SCORE CARDS
As a courtesy to officials checking scorecards in stableford competitions, we would greatly appreciate if members and visitors would record their stableford points opposite gross score on the scorecard. Please also ensure your computer input corresponds with your scorecard to prevent any inaccuracies, many thanks for your cooperation.
MENS CLUB POLICY RE. GENERAL PLAY SCORES
Please note the Men’s club policy when playing non-competitive general play rounds that are returned for handicap purposes. A fee of €5 is to be paid at the Kiosk prior to your round or submitted into the scorecard box in an envelope with your name and date when the office is closed or unattended. Members are required to pre-register the round via the Golf Ireland App and following return of the score it must be attested by your marker on their Golf Ireland App. Please return the signed physical scorecard as normal into the scorecard box. 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 re-construction is taking place on the 17th the tee box. The new score cards and index changes have been rolled out. Please note par 5 17th for men, and ladies reverting to par 4 12th. Relief will be allowed for all staked trees. Please check with Kiosk for updates on local rules ref. playing conditions
DID YOU KNOW
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.
Our next committee meeting will take place on Tuesday 9th of May at 7.30pm in the Dugout Bar in the Goldcoast Hotel
Our dress code for the Gold Coast 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.
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.
INTRODUCTORY RATES FOR NEW MEMBERS
Here at the Goldcoast Golf Club we have fantastic Introductory rates for new members.
Our membership season runs from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024. 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 email@example.com or 058 44055
SOCIETIES AND GREEN FEES WELCOME
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tues 25th April Open Singles S/F
1st Jimmy O’Dwyer (10) 41
2nd Ted Casey (23) 36
3rd Gerry Comerford (12) 35
Fri. 28th April Open Singles S/F
1st Barry Power (3) 39
2nd John Callanan (15) 39
Gross Mark Shanahan (0) 38
Sat 29th Club Comp
1st Michael O’Riordan (24) 47
2nd David Hallahan (8) 41
3rd Brian McGill (7) 40
Sun 30th Club Comp
1st John D Walsh (21) 39pts
2nd Declan Kiely (14) 37pts
3rd Michael White (+1) 36pts
Mon 1st May Open Singles S/F
Tues 2nd May Open Singles S/F
Fr 5th May Open Singles S/F
Sat 6th May Club Comp, Open Comp
Sun 7th May Eugene Collins Memorial S/F White G.O.Y., Open comp
Thur 11 May Fun Scramble @5.30
Wed 17 May Champagne Scramble sponsored by Comserv
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
Captain’s Prize Weekend 16/17/18 June 2023
NEW FACEBOOK PAGE
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!!
OPEN TEAM EVENTS CALENDAR
Wed 17th May
Wed. 21st June
Wed. 26th July
Wed 16th August
We are holding a fun scramble on Thursday 11 May @5.30 pm, please add your name to sheet in the computer room for what promises to be a great event.
Presentation of outstanding prizes will take place after scramble.
Winter League Winners
INTER CLUB COMPETITIONS
Our Junior Foursomes team took on Thurles G. C. @3pm on Sunday in the Gold Coast.
Team: Karen Darcy+Leanne Bumster
Ger Hallinan+Martina Corkery
Katie Kiely+Maireád Ryan
We had a fantastic day winning our 1st match on the 12th hole .Then it was down the 19th for 2 matches and what a fight that was. Gold Coast were victorious winning on the 19th hole. A big thank you to Thurles and all the Gold coast team and best of luck to the Gold Coast in the next round against West Waterford.
Our Intermediate team take on Tipperary G. C. on Saturday 6th May in the Gold Coast.
Team : Katie Kiely, Karen Darcy, Leanne Bumster, Gillian Cashman, Inseun Kim.
Your support would be greatly appreciated, best of luck to our team!
LADIES CLUB MATCHPLAY
Our club match play kindly sponsored by Country Store will be starting soon.
Sheet for names will be posted shortly in computer room!!
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.
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!!
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.