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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 5th November 2023


Our End of Year Dinner takes place this Friday 10th November 2023 in the Goldcoast Hotel.  This is a night when all members can come together to mingle and enjoy a good night out with our end of year presentations taking place to Men’s and Ladies Club award winners.  We hope to see a good turnout. Tickets are priced at €30 each and available in the kiosk from Brian or Irene.



The Winter League qualifying section is now up and running and will continue to Friday February 23rd, 2024. There are 8 teams of 13 players. Entry fee is €25.00. All players must have their entry fee paid before they play their first round. Daily competition fee is €7.00 for the first ten entries and €5.00 for all subsequent entries. Players can play on any day and as many times as they want during the qualifying section. The best 10 rounds from 9 players on each team will count. Substitutes are allowed during the league section and will be allocated from the top of the list of available players. The minimum period for use of the substitute will be for three weeks. A substitute will count as one with the player being replaced. The list of substitute players will be administered by the kiosk on a first in, first out basis.

A huge thank you again to our sponsor John White. It promises to be a very competitive winter league.  Scores can be viewed weekly on the club website news section. Best of luck to the captains and their teams.



The AGM of the Goldcoast Men’s Club will take place in the Goldcoast Hotel on Sunday December 3rd at 5.00pm. Notice of motions for the AGM must be given to the Club Secretary in writing by November 13th. Notice of nominations for Club Officers and members of the general committee must be made, in writing, to the Club Secretary by Thursday 23rd November. The sheets, showing nominations for committee and motions received for the AGM, will be posted in the kiosk shortly after November 23rd.



Winter rules are now in operation.  18 Holes are in play with mats on 11 holes, placing on both fairways and rough. Please be aware of the yellow stakes around the greens to prevent damage by trollies. Please check with kiosk staff for further updates.



This competition is up and running. If you are interested in playing, please give Alan Darcy a ring on 0876987387 and he will give you all the details and add you to the WhatsApp group for further updates.



Goldcoast Golf Club warmly welcome societies and green fees and we look forward to greeting you and your friends.  Bookings are currently being taken for 2024 and our individual rates and group outing packages offer great value golf.  For favourable rates and to discuss your booking requirements contact Irene Lynch on 05844055 or



Dungarvan is a haven for golf enthusiasts with three championship golf courses located within 10 minutes of Dungarvan town, Goldcoast Golf Club, Dungarvan Golf Club and West Waterford Golf Club.  The three clubs have teamed up to offer an unbelievable discount, enjoy three games of golf, one on each of the participating golf courses, all for just €84. This special offer is available daily and is a great idea for your next golfing break.  For more information contact 058 44055 or email



Here at the Goldcoast Golf Club we have fantastic Introductory rates for new members.

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 or 058 44055



Mon 30th-Fri 3th Nov Winter League WK 1

1st David O’Connor (20) 46

2nd Jimmy O’Dwyer (12) 43

Gross Michael White (+1) 42

3rd Brian Dunbar (18) 42


Tues 31st Oct Open Singles

1st David O’Connor (20) 47pts


Fri. 3rd Nov Open Singles

1st Michael White (+1) 41



Mon 6th-Fri 10th Nov Winter League WK 2

Tues 7th Nov Open Singles S/F

Fr 10th Nov Open Singles S/F

Sat 11th, Sun 12th Nov Winter League WK3




10&18 Hole Winter League

10 Hole Gold Coasters Competition every Thursday

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



Our Winter League this year again very kindly sponsored by The Moorings takes on a different format to previous years to encourage all members to play through the winter/spring months. We are splitting our leagues into a Winter league to finish before Christmas and a Spring league to start in the New Year.

We had a fabulous response to our new format over the winter months with 9 teams competing comprising of 2 18 Hole players and 3 10 Hole players on each team with all scores to count for each game.

Team Captains have been setting up their WhatsApp groups with some posting their motivational speeches to encourage team members. The weather has not been to kind to us for the start of our league, but hopefully drier conditions will prevail!!

Terms and conditions plus format is posted in kiosk and WhatsApp, so stay tuned for updates!! Winter League will run over 8 weeks with a minimum of 5 rounds to be played by all team members. Please Note: League started on Sat 28th October Enjoy!!



Our Dinner and Awards Night takes place on Friday 10th Nov @ 7pm in the Gold Coast Hotel. All are welcome to attend the dinner and celebrations of the awards for both mens and ladies clubs. Tickets are available from the kiosk for those wishing to attend.



The Foursomes final eventually was played on Sunday 29th Oct between Martina Corkery & Breda Conway v Esther McGuckian and Mary French, both pairings played great golf to get to the final and were looking forward to their last match. Unfortunately on the day Martina and Breda had to succumb to a better pairing!! Congratulations to Esther and Mary who played remarkable golf on the day!!



Due to inclement weather our game was cancelled again, hopefully next week will bring better conditions!! All members new and longstanding are welcome to join us for golf and cuppa afterwards, a great social occasion and there is no handicap limit.


The ladies club AGM takes place on Tuesday 14th November @7pm in the Gold Coast Hotel. It is vitally important for our ladies to attend, as this is the forum to inform yourself of what the Committee actually do on an annual basis and to contribute new initiatives for the betterment of the club!!
To date, we have 5 members of our committee standing down after many years of service and commitment!! We thank you all so much for your input and hard work and wish you a happy retirement and extra time for golf!!
We have some new ladies joining us and we would like to welcome you all aboard, your input will be greatly appreciated! We also have some long term Officers who are staying on board for 2024 for which we are truly grateful!
The nomination sheet for new Officers and Committee is posted in computer room, please familiarise yourself with impending new Committee for 2024 and propose or second someone of your choice!
Looking forward to a great turnout for our AGM on Tue 14/11/23



Due to the inclement weather and the soft conditions of the greens, we would like to ask our players to please repair all pitch marks, even if they are not your own!!



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.



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

County Waterford,

Post Code: X35 P868

Tel: (058)44055


Course Status

The course is open today Friday 24th May 2024.


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