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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 3rd July 2022


The John McGrath Memorial Golf Day will take place on Wed 13th July. It will consist of teams of four playing two rounds of golf continuously. The format will be two scores to count for the 1st round, and two x two person scramble for the 2nd round. Food will be provided on course during the two rounds and a sit down meal will be provided after the golf after which the presentation of prizes will take place. Can you please confirm to Bob O’Brien that you will have a team for the event? The cost is €40 per person and that covers golf, all food and a sizable donation to Palliative Care. The event will have a 9 am shotgun start. We have a limit of 20 teams and already we have entries for 16 teams. Subs may be used if required. Each team must contain at least one Gold Coast member.



Dates for your diary, on 13th July we hold our John McGrath Memorial Charity Day and our Presidents Prize on the weekend of the 19th to 21st August 2022.

Work is continuing on the course with grass cutting around the new trees which have been planted of late.  These must be cared for, so care is needed when playing your ball from near these, please check with kiosk for local rules.  Also the steps on the tee boxes are being replaced to make it safe for all players, and the sign on the 9th has been replaced to bring attention to be aware of players approaching from the 9th fairway while you are teeing off on the 7th.



Thank you to all members who have paid their annual subscriptions in full.  Please note outstanding balances are now due.  Please contact the office regarding settlement.  Thank you for your continued support.



Best of luck to John and Mattie and their team who take on Lismore at home on Saturday 9th July at 3pm.  Come out and support if you can, it would be greatly appreciated.



The Club wishes to offer its sincerest condolences to Kiki Cullinan and family on the death of his father John.  May he rest in peace.



Tues 28th June 2022

1st Mick Reynolds (25) 40

2nd Brendan Manley Muskerry (25) 39

1st Lady Mary Clancy (16) 37


Fri. 1st July

1 Tadhg O’Cuirrin (18) 41

2 Ivor Bagge (23) 41

Stephen O Brien East Cork (2) 35

3 Ivan O’Connor (7 )39

4 Peter Finnegan Dungarvan (12) 37

5 Owen Morrissey Dungarvan (12) 37


Sat 2nd July Club Singles S/F

1st Frank Murphy (13)

2nd Barry Doyle (21)  38pts

3rd Frank Lord (10) 38pts

4th Sean MacCraith (15)


Sat 2nd July Open Singles S/F

1st Eoin O’Flaherty Loughrea (16) 42pts.


Sun 4th July Tom and Helen Fennell Memorial Singles S/F

1st Willie Flavin (22) 39pts

2nd Peter O’Keeffe (15) 38 Pts

3rd Aaron Jennings (20) 37pts

Gross: Alan Darcy (9) 29pts

H/Hcap Willie Moore (24) 37pts.



Tues. 5th July Open Gents Singles S/F

Fri.8th July Open Gents Singles S/F

Sat. 9th Club Competition, Open Gents Singles S/F

Sun 10th  Club Competition, Open Gents Singles S/F

Tues. 12th Open Gents Singles S/F



Here at the Gold Coast Golf Club we have fantastic Introductory rates for new members:
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 or 058 44055



Gold Coast Golf Club warmly welcome Societies and Green fees and we look forward to greeting you and your guests and friends in 2022. For bookings contact Irene Lynch our Director of Golf on 05844055 or for favorable rates and to discuss your booking requirements.






10 Hole On-going Competition

18 Hole On-going 2 card Competition

Sat 9th July Ladies outing to Faithlegg GC

Sat/Sun 9/10 July 18 Hole S/F Club Competition

Sat/Sun 16/17 July 18 Hole S/F sponsored by Comeragh Veterinary

Mon 18 July Open 3Ball sponsored by David Kirwan

Sat/Sun 23/24 July 18 Hole (GOY) sponsored by David Hayes

Sat/Sun 30/31 July 18 Hole S/F sponsored by Willow & Oak

Sat/Sun 06/07 Aug President’s Prize to Ladies (GOY)

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



18 Hole Stroke sponsored by Helvick Seafood (GOY)

1st Mary Kiely (12) 68nett

2nd Isobel Kirwan(40) 69nett

Gross Irene Lynch (6) 85

3rd Karen Darcy (19) 73nett

Fantastic turnout and scores recorded in very difficult conditions!! Well done girls!



The top 8 rankings after the last 3 GOY competitions is as follows:

Karen Darcy 17pts

Irene Lynch 16pts

Angela O’Connor 16pts

Mary Dunbar 15pts

Leanne Bumster 14pts

Deirdre Ruane 14pts

Katie Kiely 13pts

Mary Kiely 10pts

Well Done everybody and it’s all to play for in the next couple of GOY competitions. Full list of contenders available on our WhatsApp group.



On Wednesday 13 July, the club will hold a 36 hole golf event in honour of our founder John McGrath. This will be a fun event, with food and refreshments in plentiful supply throughout the 36 holes. A sit down meal will be provided in the hotel with presentation of prizes to follow. The event will comprise of teams of 4 with a shotgun start at 9am, there is a limit of 20 teams to ensure the smooth running of the event. The cost per person is €40 which covers the golf, all food and a donation to Palliative Care, subs may be used if required and all teams must contain at least one G/Coast member. If you wish to enter a team, please contact Bob a.s.a.p as spaces are limited!!



Wishing the very best of luck to Alice and our Junior Cup team who take on Tramore in the Gold Coast on Sat 16th July at 2.30pm. Support would be appreciated.



Presentation of all outstanding prizes will take place @ 6.30pm on Thursday 28th July at the Gold Coast.



The above event is fast approaching and those interested in playing should add their names to sheet posted in kiosk.



Our outing this year will be to Faithlegg GC on Sat 9th July where a fun scramble has been organised to ensure a fun day for everyone!! Estimated cost will be €50 to include golf and meal, buggies will be available to hire @ €30 per buggy. A deposit of €30 is required to secure place.

If you would like a really fun day out, please add your name to sheet on notice board in computer room.



The second of our Open 3 Ball Events takes place on Mon 18th July and is kindly sponsored by David Kirwan.

Our dates for upcoming team events are as follows:

Mon 18th July, 3 Ball Team Event

Mon 15th Aug, 3 Ball Team Event

Mon 19th Sept.3 Ball Team Event

Visitor entry is €15 on Mondays

H/Cap limit 36



Ladies, if you had ever thought of taking up golf, now is the time to do it, our Lady Captain Isobel 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 Friday 24th May 2024.


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