JIMMY BRUEN SHIELD
Hard luck to our Bruen team who were defeated in Cobh Golf Club by Macroom on Saturday in very testing conditions with high winds for most of the day. We say well done to John White and Martin Murray for all their hard work in getting this team together the team was as follows John Hallinan/Nicky Dee, Colm McArthur/Adam O Riordan, Micheal Kavanagh/ Paul Lenihan, Darren Williams/A O Murchu, Pat Kiely/ Ivan O Connor. Thank you as always to the members who travelled to support the lads, well done to all involved.
Hard luck to our ladies Camogie team who were defeated by Cork yesterday Sunday in the All-Ireland final. We especially say well done to Anna Hickey who works in the Hotel Restaurant and all the team. A long wait after 78 years but it wasn’t to be, always next year. As a team who did yourselves and county proud.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
Tues 1st Aug Open Singles S/F
1st Francis O’Connor (26) 46
2nd Benny Kiely Dungarvan (22) 44
3rd Danny Reynolds Dungarvan (21)
4th Michael Kiely Dungarvan (20) 43
1st Teresa O’Brien Slievenamon (31) 40
2nd Laura Barnewall Westmanstown (30) 40
Fri. 4th August Open Singles
1st Aidan Higgins (15) 43
2nd John Hughes (17) 42
Gross Michael White (+1) 36
3rd Garry Bennett Kinsale (19) 40
4th Aidan Tracey Williamstown (10) 39
Sat 5th Aug Club Comp,
1st John W Walsh (13) 39
Sat. 5th August Open
1st Paudi Ivess (24) Newcastlewest 38pts
Sun. 6th Aug club comp
1st Dave Conlon (15) 49
2nd Tony Moore (11) 42
3rd John Henley ((18) 40
4th Willie Flavin (23) 39
5th Tom Whelan (22) 39
Tues 8th Aug Open Singles S/F
Fr 11th Aug Open Singles S/F
Sat 12th Aug Club Comp, Open Gents Singles
Sun. 13th Aug August Monthly Medal Blue Stroke, Open Gents Singles
12/13 Aug Queally Walsh Stroke (GOY)
19/20 Aug Comeragh Oil S/F
26/27 Aug Pres Prize to Ladies Stroke (GOY)
02/03 Sept. Lady President’s Prize (GOY)
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
Gold Coasters 10 Hole S/F
1st Bernie Morrissey 22pts
2nd Rita Thompson 19pts
3rd Joan O’Dea 18pts
LADIES CLUB FOURSOMES
The draw sheet has now being 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
We had a great turnout again on Thursday for our 10H S/F with the weather behaving it was perfect for golf which reflected the scores on the day!! Well done ladies! All members new and longstanding are welcome to join us, and there is no handicap limit. We play a 10 Hole singles each week with the exception of a monthly scramble which is proving very popular with everyone!!
Many thanks to Anne for organising the event and the wonderful prizes every week.
MUNSTER EAST AIG JUNIOR CUP
Our Junior Cup team under the watchful eye of our Lady Captain Rosie played Tipperary in the quarter-finals on Sat in Muskerry GC. Our ladies put up a valiant fight in playing super golf against a very strong and resilient side, going to the final putt on the 18th.
Well done to our ladies for a nail biting match and congratulations to Tipperary and wishing them well going forward!!
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, now that they are back in play.
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.