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

Goldcoast Golf Club Notes 7th July 2024

JOHN MCGRATH MEMORIAL CLASSIC 2024

We look forward to our Memorial Classic, in memory of the founder of the Goldcoast Resort John McGrath, which takes place this Wednesday 10th July at the Gold Coast Golf Club. Teams must present in the car park before 8.30am for a team photo and collection of scorecards. We will be teeing off at 9 am in a shotgun start and continuing for two rounds for teams of four players. Tea/coffee and sandwiches will be provided when passing from 18th to 1st hole and burgers and sausages will be provided after the 11th hole. Following the golf a meal and presentation of prizes will take place in the Goldcoast Hotel. The cost of entry is €50 per person, and we kindly request that this is paid to the Kiosk before Tuesday.  From this entry fee a very large amount will go to purchasing equipment for the Palliative Care Unit in Dungarvan Community Hospital. This is one of the best days of the year in the Goldcoast and one of the most enjoyable golfing days of the year.

 

HANDICAP REVIEW

A Handicap review is taking place now and will continue for several weeks.

 

THE COURSE

Please remember to repair all divots on the fairways and pitch marks on the greens to keep our course in great condition. Please check with kiosk regarding current conditions of play.

 

DRESS CODE

We ask members and visitors alike to please adhere to our club dress code. If unsure please consult with the kiosk staff.

 

HOLE IN ONE

Congratulations to Declan Hallahan on acing the 7th hole in Friday’s Open Singles on 28th June.  Well done on a great achievement!

 

WEEKLY NOTES

The notes that go out each week on the paper and on the Clubs Social Media page are for all the members of the club. If there is something you wish to be included in the notes, please contact Irene or Brian in the kiosk or the P.R.O. on 083 4862771.

 

GENTS RESULTS

 

Tues 2nd July Ladies and Gents Open Singles S/F

1st Nicholas Keane (20) 39

2nd Barry Doyle (9) 39

3rd Jerry Weldon (27) 39

4th Willie Bergin St. Margarets (9) 38

1st Lady Marie T Curran West Waterford (25) 41

 

Fri. 5th July Ladies and Gents Open Singles S/F

1st Derek McGrath (11) 42

2nd Jacqueline Browne (34) 40

Gross Cormac Browne Moy valley (+2) 30

 

Sat. 6th Club comp

1st John O’Connell (11) 40pts

2nd Jack Duggan (16) 39pts

3rd Tom Downes (22) 39pts

4th Tom White (6) 38pts

 

Sun. 7th Gents Monthly Medal

1st Rian O’Dwyer (14) 66

2nd Richard Walsh (10) 66

Gross Michael White (0) 69

HH Frank North (19) 68

3rd  Liam Brett (18) 69

4th  Peter O’Keeffe (11) 69

 

UPCOMING FIXTURES

Tues 9th July Ladies and Gents Open Singles S/F

Wed. 10th July John McGrath Memorial Classic

Fri. 12th July Ladies and Gents Open Singles S/F

Sat. 13th Club comp

Sun. 14th Club comp

Sun. 21st Vice Presidents Prize GOY White

 

SOCIETIES AND GREEN FEES BOOKINGS

Goldcoast Golf Club warmly welcome societies and green fees and we look forward to greeting you and your friends.  Our individual rates and group outing packages offer great value golf.  To discuss your booking requirements, contact Irene Lynch on 05844055 or golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com.

 

DUNGARVAN GOLF TRIANGLE

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 golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com

 

 

LADIES NOTES

FIXTURES

18 Hole On-Going 2 Card Competition

10 Hole On-Going 2 Card Competition

10 Hole Gold Coasters Competition every Thursday

Open 18 Hole Competition for Ladies and Gents every Tuesday & Friday

 

JULY

13/14 Comeragh Oil

20/21 Helvick Seafood S/F GOY

27/28 President’s Prize to the Ladies GOY

 

RESULTS COMERAGH VETERINARY

1st Breda Veale (21) 41pts

2nd Julie Lawlor (36) 40pts

3rd Inseun Kim (21) 38pts on C/B

 

ON-GOING 10 & 18 HOLE COMPETITION

18 Hole : Rosie Murphy 44pts

10 Hole : Rena Landers 24pts

 

LADIES CLUB FOURSOMES

There has been a fantastic response and the draw sheet is now filling up rapidly for our Club Foursomes Matchplay event. The draw will be made shortly and all details, entry fee plus T&C’s will be posted soon!

 

EILEEN MURPHY MEMORIAL TROPHY

The sheet is now posted for the above qualifier which is a Foursomes Greensomes pairing event. There is a handicap limit of 30 per individual and no more than 56 per pairing.

Terms and conditions posted, the winning pairing will represent the club in Cork GC on the 2nd of September. Enjoy!!

 

INTER-CLUB CHALLENGE CUP

Our ladies under the management of Anne and Breda V. played their match against Wat/Castle in Tramore on Tuesday 2nd July.

As this was a 9 Hole East Qualifier only 3 out of 10 clubs participating qualified and unfortunately we were one of the 7 who lost out!!

However, our girls gave it their all on a very tough and challenging course and we are very proud of their efforts!! Thanks to our players, caddies, managers and supporters on the day. It was appreciated very much!!

Wishing the qualifying teams the very best of luck in the next leg of the tournament!

 

CARTON CUP

Our Carton cup team under the management of Breda V and Anne were away to Castlecomer GC on Sun 7th July for their next leg of the tournament. A warm welcome awaited us from the Lady Captain and team members on arrival.

The matches got underway in a very friendly and sporting fashion and the result was indicative of the golf played from both teams!! We were delighted to come away with 2 wins and a half from a very tricky but beautiful course.

The ladies are looking forward to the return leg to the Gold Coast on Friday 19th July, and we are looking forward to welcoming them. Congratulations and well done to our girls, caddies and managers Breda V and Anne for a great result on a very difficult course.

 

INTER CLUB SENIOR FOURSOMES

Our girls are now through to the Regional semi-final which will be played in Cork GC on Sat 13th July. Our team consists of Irene/Mary K, Aisling/Rosie, Fiona/Karen and subs Esther/Miriam.  They will be meeting Mallow on Sat and if they qualify will go on to play on Sun 14th. We wish them and their Managers Bridge and Alice the very best of luck on the day.   Any support on the day will be greatly appreciated.

 

GOLD COASTERS

We were back to normal on Thursday after our trip to Tramore the previous week! We played our usual 10 hole competition with some spectacular results returned, while most of the group played extremely well, we had a runaway winner and runner-up.

Luckily, we all got in before the heavy showers to enjoy a lovely lunch in the hotel. The beautiful prizes on the day were sponsored by a very generous member, for which we are truly grateful and the recipients were more than delighted!!

 

RESULTS

1st Mary French 28pts

2nd Anne Keane 22pts

 

GOLF IRELAND SILVER & BRONZE MEDALS

This year we have entered the Silver and Bronze Medal Competition. The h/cap categories for each are as follows: Silver – h/cap index up to and including 20.0, Bronze – h/cap index of 20.1 and higher. The club winner for each will be the player who returns the lowest aggregate of 3 net scores in stroke competitions in both Silver and Bronze categories from the 1st April to 31st July.

Both winners will represent the club in the Regional Final in W/Waterford and subsequently onto Final!!

 

NEW MEMBER DEALS 2024

Ladies, if you had ever thought of taking up golf, now is the time to do it, our Lady Captain Elaine or any committee member would be delighted to take out potential members and showcase our beautiful course which is blessed with unrivalled mountain and coastal 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 Monday 22nd July 2024.

 

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