Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 4th October 2020
WINTER LEAGUE 2020/21 (deadline for entry is Tuesday 6th October)
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 to the kiosk 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.
Due to the inclement weather forecast for Sunday 4th October it was decided to defer the April Medal to Sunday 18th October. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
The Player of the Year and Order of Merit awards are taking place this year. The list below includes the two remaining competitions for these events: –
Date Competition Tees GOY Format
11/10 Half Sub White Yes Stableford
18/10 April Medal Blue Yes Stroke
Tues. 6th Oct Open Gents & Ladies Singles
Fri. 9th Open Gents & Ladies Singles
Sat. 10th Oct Club Comp/Open Gents Singles
Sun. 11th Half Sub White tees GOY, Gents Open Singles
Tues. 13th Oct Open Gents & Ladies Singles
Tues 29th Sept
1 Tony Fitzgerald 19 45
2 Des O’Brien 19 42
CAT A Ben Price Castlemartyr 9 41
CAT B John Walsh 12 42
CAT C John Dowling Carrick-on-suir 19 41
1 Helena Fitzgerald 17 41
2 Bridge Walsh (16) 39
CSS Men 39pts, Ladies 38
Fri 2nd Oct
1 John Callanan Thurles 15 39
2 Eugene Hall Naas 10 36
Gross TJ Hendrick Faithlegg 7 32
3 Pat Kiely Faithlegg 11 35
1 Siobhan Cronin Ballyneety 15 40
CSS Men 35pts, Ladies 36pts
Sat 3rd Oct
1 Kieran McCarthy 6 42
2 John Walsh 11 41
Gross John White 5 38
3 Joey Veale 12 38
Sat. 3rd Oct
1 Emmet O’Toole Waterford 17 39
2 Colm Bermingham Douglas 10 37pts
Gross David Murphy Carlow 7 35
Sun. 4th Oct Singles
1 Barry Power 6 36
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.
SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP OFFER TO GAA PLAYERS UNDER 36 YEARS OLD
The Gold Coast has had a long association with the GAA down through the years and as most of you know they now have a full-sized playing pitch available in the resort. To continue with this association, the management of the Golf Club decided to make a special price for membership of the Golf Club for players who currently play GAA and are under the age of thirty six.
On production of a valid GAA Club Membership Card, a player can now join the Gold Coast from now until 1st April 2021 for a once off payment of €250. This figure includes GUI and Club levies. This offer is available to members of all GAA Clubs in Waterford. Players under the age of 25 and in full time education can avail of Student Membership for €180.
If you are reading these weekly notes from the website, that’s great. However, if you give your email address to the kiosk 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. The WhatsApp proved very useful this week with a message about the Winter League and the postponement of the April Monthly medal. Well worth joining this communication medium.
Sat/Sun 10/11th Oct 18 Hole S/F sponsored by Dalton Jewellers
Sat/Sun 17/18 th Oct 18 Hole Club S/F 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
Murray’s Pharmacy 18 Hole S/F
1 Rebecca Kavanagh (25) 43pts
2 Elaine Nash (19) 41pts
3 Lorraine Walsh (34) 41pts
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 kiosk for names of interested members who wish to commit to playing a minimum of 10 rounds per league. The entry fee for the 10 Hole Winter League will be €10 registration and €3 per round for 10 rounds payable on first day of play, total €40 per team member. Please make yourself aware of rules and conditions of play plus any updates in relation to impending leagues posted in our WhatsApp group!!! For those ladies intending to play the men’s winter League, please keep yourself informed by checking the Gold Coast whatsApp group for regular updates, closing date for both leagues is strictly 6th October.
Winners and runners-up Winter League vouchers kindly sponsored by the Moorings Bar and Restaurant are available to pick up from kiosk, refer to WhatsApp group for team names. Well done to all!!
EILEEN MURPHY MEMORIAL TROPHY
Our representatives for this annual event held in Cork GC this year were Rosie Murphy and Elaine Nash who romped home with a fabulous score of 40pts, 1 shot away from the winning score of 41pts. Due to Covid 19 the normal foursomes format was replaced with a fourball format with our girls playing off reduced
handicaps, Rosie off 9 and Elaine off 16 bringing home a fantastic score!! We here at the Gold Coast are extremely proud of our girls and congratulations to you both on a job well done!!
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.