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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 30th July 2023

JOHN MCGRATH MEMORIAL 2023

The draw for the hampers took place last Thursday night in the Goldcoast Hotel.  The draw was carried out by our Captain Michael Wall assisted by fellow committee members.  The winners were as follows 1st Eileen Good, 2nd Nicholas Power, 3rd Isobel Kirwan. We would like to thank our sponsors and all the members who bought tickets for the draw and supported the event with the teams that took part all for a worthy cause.

 

JIMMY BRUEN SHIELD AREA FINAL 2023

Our Bruen team head to Cobh Golf Club in Cork this weekend to play in the last 16 of this event We wish the Mangers John White and Martin Murray and their panel all the best and as much support as possible by members would be greatly appreciated.

 

HOLE IN ONE

We congratulate a very popular member on his hole in one on the 14th yesterday morning.  Well done to Michael Whelan on his ace, his playing partners told me no pitch mark had to be repaired the ball went straight from the tee box to the hole.  Just remember Michael drinks are on you, well done again.

 

Upcoming Fixtures

August 13th: August Monthly Medal, Blue, stroke, GOY

August 20th: Eugene Collins Memorial, White, S/ford, GOY

August 27th: Mick Cronin Memorial, White, S/ford, GOY

Sept 1st/3rd: President’s Prize, GOY

Sept 24th: Monthly Medal

Classic: 25th Sept to 1st Oct.

 

MARKING OF CARDS

Can we ask all members to sign their cards in a legible signature to make it easier for a kiosk staff to upload the cards also with the weather having taken to a wet period pitch marks are starting to appear on the greens please remember to repair all marks.

 

DRESS CODE

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 or Irene or Brian at the Kiosk on 058 44055.

 

ON THE COURSE

We are getting great feedback from visitors and members alike on the wonderful condition of the course. Well done to course Management and Green keeping staff on the excellent upkeep.  Our regular Tuesday and Friday opens are very popular and offer great value. We look forward to welcoming many more to our lovely course.

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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 golf@goldcoastgolfresort.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 golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com.

 

GENTS RESULTS

 

Tues 25th June Open Singles S/F

1st Peter Duggan Galway (17) 46

2nd Danny Lenihan Tramore (1) 43

3rd Geoff Collins (19) 40

4th Francis O’Connor (26) 39

1st Lady Joanne Fox Newlands (25) 41

 

Fri. 28th July Open

1st John D Walsh (21) 44

2nd Liam Clancy (26) 43

Gross Michael White (+1) 36

1st Lady Diana O’Regan (29) Cobh 44

 

Sat 29th July Club Comp,

1st Michael Hassett (11) 41pts

2nd Bryan Kiely (16) 40pts

3rd Tadgh O’Currin (18) 39pts

4th Michael Troy (3) 39pts

 

Sun. 30th July club comp

1st Johnny Hughes (17) 42

2nd Nicholas Power (20) 41

3rd Martin Morris (7) 40

 

GENTS FIXTURES

Tues 1st Aug Open Singles S/F

Fr 4th Aug Open Singles S/F

Sat 5th Aug Club Comp, Open Gents Singles

Sun. 6th Aug Club Comp, Open Gents Singles

Mon. 7th Aug Open Gents and Ladies Singles S/F

 

LADIES NOTES

FIXTURES

05/06 Aug Mari Mina Pharmacy

07 Aug Helen Fennell Memorial

12/13 Aug Comeragh Oil GOY

19/20 Aug Queally Walsh

26/27 Aug Dalton Jewellers (GOY)

02/03 Sept. Lady President’s Prize

09/10 Sept. Miss Designer Golf

16/17 Sept. Helvick Seafood (GOY)

Sun 24 Sept. Charity Fun Scramble

10 Hole On-going Competition

16 Hole 2 Card Competition

9 Hole Gold Coasters Competition every Thursday

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

 

RESULTS

Gold Coasters 10 Hole Scramble

Inseun Kim, Peig Foley, Mary Fennell 30 7/8

 

LADIES CLUB FOURSOMES

The draw sheet has now been finalised and posted in kiosk and our What’sApp group. First round to be played before Sun 6th Aug, place entry fee of €5 in envelope with names and date and hand into office. Enjoy!!

 

EILEEN MURPHY MEMORIAL TROPHY

The final of the Eileen Murphy Trophy takes place in September in Cork Golf Club. The competition is a Foursomes format, and qualifying rounds will take place in home club to send the winners to the final.

The qualifying rounds are still on-going and we would like to see as many as possible taking part. The handicap limit is 36 with a stepdown if necessary and entry is €3 per round. If you would like to represent the club and take on the challenge of Little Island – now’s your chance!!!

 

OPEN TEAM EVENTS CALENDAR

Our next open team event will be Wed 16th Aug. Looking forward to seeing our neighbouring club ladies and fellow golfers on the day, bookings are online or contact Irene or Brian on 058 44055

 

GOLD COASTERS

We had a great turnout again on Thursday for our 10H monthly scramble. The weather behaved and we had sunshine all the way, making it enjoyable for everyone!! All members new and longstanding are welcome to join us, and there is no handicap limit. We play a 9/10 Hole singles each week with the exception of a monthly scramble which is proving very popular with everyone!!

Many thanks to Anne for continuing to organise the event with presentation of the most wonderful prizes each week!!

 

LADY CAPTAIN’S OUTING

Our outing to Cahir Park GC on Sat 29th July was a great success with fabulous sunny conditions, great fun, some good golf, great company and fabulous food served in the clubhouse!!

Lady Captain Rosie and committee members did a great job in organising the event, with a prize for everybody in the audience! A word of thanks to the staff of Cahir Park for their attention to detail and prompt service, thanks to Rosie for a fun day out, it was really enjoyable!!

 

MUNSTER EAST AIG JUNIOR CUP

Our Junior Cup team under the watchful eye of our Lady Captain Rosie have a bye to the 5th August when they play the winners of Mallow v Tipperary in Muskerry GC for the quarter-finals. Wishing the team, caddies and their manager the very best of luck for their up-coming match.

TEAM:

Esther McGuckian

Lorraine Troy

Miriam Matthews

Betty Joyce

Deirdre Ruane

 

CONDOLENCES

The Lady Captain and members wish to convey their deepest sympathy to Nuala De Paor and family on the passing of her beloved sister Sr. Margaret Murray in California recently.

Thinking of you all at this very sad time, may she Rest In Peace.

 

CARE OF GREENS AND BUNKERS

We would like to ask our players to please repair pitch marks on the greens, even if they are not your own!! Also please rake bunkers.

 

HANDICAP COMMITTEE

Our Handicap secretary and committee are meeting on a regular basis 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.

 

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.

 

 

 

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

Ballinacourty,
Dungarvan,
County Waterford,
Ireland.

Post Code: X35 P868

Tel: (058)44055

Email: golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com

Course Status

The course is open today Friday 23rd February 2024.

 

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