ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS REMINDER
Annual Subscriptions are currently due. Thank you to all members who have already paid. An information email was forwarded to members in March advising of the rates and payment methods etc. If you were not in receipt of an email or your email address has changed please let the office know so we can update our database. Thank you for your continued support.
Our Fred Perry team travelled to Mitchelstown Golf Club yesterday Sunday to take on the home team in a closely fought game but unfortunately, we were beaten after a great performance from our panel namely Kieran Cullinan/ Micheal Wall, Colm McArthur/ Lar Whelan, Tony Moore/ Nicky Hayes, Aodh O Murchu/James Darcy, Micheal Kavanagh/ Nicholas Power organised by Captains Bob O Brien/ Liam Clancy. Well done to all involved, you did yourselves and the club proud.
IRISH MIXED FOURSOMES
Following on from a great win in their first outing in this competition against Williamstown Golf Club, round two will see the mixed team taking on Clonmel at home here in the Gold Coast Golf Club, this Sunday 14th May, time to be decided. We wish all involved the best of luck.
MARKING OF SCORE CARDS
As a courtesy to officials checking scorecards in stableford competitions, we would greatly appreciate if members and visitors would record their stable ford points opposite gross score on the scorecard. Please also ensure your computer input corresponds with your scorecard to prevent any inaccuracies, many thanks for your cooperation.
MENS CLUB POLICY RE. GENERAL PLAY SCORES
Please note the Men’s club policy when playing non-competitive general play rounds that are returned for handicap purposes. A fee of €5 is to be paid at the Kiosk prior to your round or submitted into the scorecard box in an envelope with your name and date when the office is closed or unattended. Members are required to pre-register the round via the Golf Ireland App and following return of the score it must be attested by your marker on their Golf Ireland App. Please return the signed physical scorecard clearly marked General Play as normal into the scorecard box. Members cannot play handicap counting general play rounds on competition days. There is no charge for members playing initial rounds to obtain a club handicap or playing leisurely social golf.
The order of merit winner will now be awarded the car park space previously given to the scratch match play winner. The new tee box on the 12th will be ready for the Captain’s Prize while re-construction is taking place on the 17th the tee box. The new score cards and index changes have been rolled out. Please note par 5 17th for men, and ladies reverting to par 4 12th. Relief will be allowed for all staked trees. Please check with Kiosk for updates on local rules ref. playing conditions
Our next committee meeting will take place this Tuesday 9th of May at 7.30pm, please note venue is the Meeting room at the Goldcoast Resort.
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.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mon 1st May Open Singles S/F
1st Terry English Mitchelstown (27) 44
2nd Adam O’Riordan (17) 43
Gross Colm Noonan Tipperary (7) 33
3rd Luke O’Rourke Lismore (11) 42
4th Katie Kiely (17) 40
Tues 2nd May Open Singles S/F
1st Ted Casey (22) 42pts
2nd Brian Dunbar (19) 42pts
3rd David Fitzpatrick Faithlegg (16) 38pts
Fri. 5th May Open Singles S/F
1st Joseph Browne (19) Dungarvan 38
Gross Sean Spratt (3) 33
Sat 6th May Club Comp
1st Darragh Power (16) 38pts
2nd Billy Long (10) 38pts
Sun 7th Eugene Collins Memorial S/F White GOY
1st Brian McGill (7) 43pts
2nd Richard Walsh (10) 41pts
3rd John Callanan (14) 41pts
Gross : Neil Dermody (1) 35pts
HH : Willie Flavin (20) 40pts
Tues 9th May Open Singles S/F
Fr 12th May Open Singles S/F
Sat 13th May Club Comp, Open Comp
Sun 14th May Monthly Medal Blue Stroke, Open Comp
10 & 16 Hole On-going Competition
9 Hole Gold Coasters Competition every Thursday
Open 18 Hole Competition for Ladies and Gents every Tue and Friday
13/14 May 18 Hole stroke G.O.Y. sponsored by Isabel’s Place
20/21 May 18 Hole S/F sponsored by Ballinasisla Stud
Sun 28 May Captain’s Prize to Ladies
03/04 June Helvick Seafood (GOY)
10/11 June 18 Hole S/F sponsored by Members
Captain’s Prize Weekend 16/17/18 June 2023
Club Competition 15/16 Apr
1st Inseun Kim (23) 42pts
2nd Ger Hallinan (20) 38pts
3rd Leanne Bumster (22) 37pts
Quinlan Butchers 22/23 Apr
1st Katie Kiely (17) 39pts
2nd Eilo Fitzgerald (22) 36pts
3rd Ellen Foley (33) 33pts
Murrays Pharmacy 29/30 Apr 01 May
1st Leanne Bumster (22) 42pts
2nd Elaine Nash (17) 41pts
3rd Karen Darcy (17) 35pts
1st : Inseun Kim,20pts
2nd Margaret Mulhearne 16pts on C/B
3rd Deirdre Ruane 16pts
NEW FACEBOOK PAGE
A new Facebook page has been launched by both men’s and ladies clubs, thanks a mill to Leanne who is spearheading the ladies section. Please like and share!!
OPEN TEAM EVENTS CALENDAR
Wed 17th May
“ 21st June
“ 26th July
“ 16th August
Our first open team event will take place on Wed 17th May kindly sponsored by Comserv. The 3 ball team event will be a champagne scramble format which is a favourite with many golfers. Looking forward to seeing our neighbouring club ladies on the day, bookings are online or contacting Irene or Brian on 058 44055
The midweek golf has proved to be very popular as the weather is improving with the course in outstanding condition!! All members new and longstanding are welcome to join us, and there is no handicap limit. We play a 9 Hole singles each week with the exception of a monthly scramble which is proving very popular with everyone!!
Many thanks to Anne for continuing to organise the event with presentation of the most wonderful prizes each week!!
CARTON CUP INTER CLUB COMPETITION
The Carton Cup Inter Club event is a 9 hole match play for the high handicap ladies, from 37 upwards. It is run on a format of a game on home course and a game on the opponent’s course, thus deciding the winner of each leg!! This year we are entering a team, with our first game at home v Cobh GC on Mon 8th May @ 6pm and second game in Cobh on Sat 13th May @2pm.
Team : Mary Fennell, Aine Campbell, Rita Thompson, Brigid Coffey, Emma Fortune. Reserve : Joan O’Dea
Wishing our ladies the very best of luck for their inaugural game on home ground. Your support would be appreciated!!
INTER CLUB TEAMS
Katie Kiely, Karen Darcy, Leanne Bumster, Gillian Cashman and Inseun Kim under the guidance of their manager Rosie Murphy took on Tipperary GC on Saturday 6th May on home ground. The team members who teed off in perfect sunny conditions fought a great battle against a very strong and accomplished Tipp team and had to succumb to a superior side!!
The Tipperary ladies were very complimentary of our players and also our course which showcased itself spectacularly against the azure blue of Dungarvan Bay.
Congrats to our players who displayed some great golf, to the caddies and manager Rosie for a job well done!!
Our foursomes team who had a nail biting victory over Thurles GC take on our neighbours West Waterford in the next leg of the tournament, date and venue TBA
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 to be vigilant to rake the bunkers, now that they are back in play.
Our mixed team are through to the second round after claiming victory over Williamstown GC, next is home to Clonmel on Sunday the 14th May.
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.