Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 8th October 2018:
End of Season Dinner and Presentation:
Our ‘End of Season’ Dinner took place last Sunday evening, in the Gold Coast Hotel , when members, guests and sponsors were treated to a beautiful dinner after which the following presentations were made :
Permanent tsb Golfer of the Year- Brian O’Connor, presented by Ann Taylor Permanent tsb
Order of Merit winner- Micheal White, presented by Martin Murray
Gold Coast Cup Singles Match Play winner – John White, Runner up Tom White
Scratch Match Play Winner- Alan Harty, Runner up Colin McArthur
Michael White Memorial Foursomes Winners Austin Kiely & Darren Power, runners up Seanie Lenihan & John Walsh , presented by the White family
Willie Barron Fourball winners Austin Kiely & Tom Reynolds, Runner up Tommy Long & Brendan O’Connor
Mixed Foursomes Match Play Winners Tom White, Angela O’Connor & Mairead Ryan, Runners up Michael Kavanagh & Noirin Darcy
Both the Mens Club and Ladies Club made a presentation to Brendan O’Brien and thanked Brendan for his dedicated and loyal service to the club and for the efficient and competent way he ran the kiosk and wished him well on his recent retirement
Our attentions now turn to the Winter League, Yes it’s that time of the year again and preparations are now well under way for this year’s league which will beginning in the last week in October
Anyone who hasn’t been contacted by a Winter League captain, can they contact the kiosk straight away and leave their name and we’ll get them on a team. We should have more details in next week’s notes
Tuesday: 9th October: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Friday 12th October: Open 18 holes Singles.
Saturday 13th October: Club 18 holes Competition.
Sunday 14th October : Club 18 holes Competition
Tuesday 16th October: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Tuesday 2nd October: Open Seniors, CSS Gents 39 pts
1st: Gerry Comerford(13) 40 pts
2nd: Liam Murphy(20) 38 pts.
1st Lady: Geraldine Simpson(19) Dunmore East Golf Club 20pts CSS R/O
Friday 5th October : Open Singles CSS 37 pts
1st: Brendan O’Brien(15) 43pts
Saturday 6th October : Club competition CSS 37pts
1st Frank Murphy (15) 38pts
Gross: Conan Watt (5)31pts
Sunday 7th October,18 holes – 3 Man scramble
1st: John Walsh(12),Conan Watt(5),John Queally(21) net 60.25
10 hole on-going
18 hole 2 card competition sponsored by John Foley Images.
Ladies Club Classic:
1st Esther McGuckian(12),Ger Hallinan(19),Mairead Ryan(30) with 80 pts
2nd: MaryO’Callaghan(27),Gillian Cashman(28),Kay Classen(28) with 75pts
3rd: Bridget Walsh(15),Lil O’Connor(25),Margo Condon(28) with 74pts
ILGU 125th Anniversary
To Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the ILGU a complimentary golf day will take place in Killarney Golf Club on Oct 11th. It will be a team of 3 ladies led by Esther McGuckian. We wish them a great days golf.
End of Season Dinner:
The end of year dinner and presentation of prizes took place on Sunday night last and all enjoyed a beautiful dinner served up to us at the Goldcoast Golf Hotel
The following presentations were made:
Club foursomes – Winners Ger Hallinan and Joan O’ Dea, Runners Up Ruth Hannigan and Alice Collins
Sheila Norris singles Matchplay : Winner Mairead Ryan, Runner Up Angela O’Connor kindly presented by the Norris family
Golfer of the Year Winner Lorraine Troy
The Ladies club made a presentation to Brendan O’Brien on his recent retirement and thanked him for his wonderful contribution to the club and his help and assistance over the last 17 years
The 2018/2019 Coastal Alliance took place here at the Gold Coast on Thursday 4th October last, with a very good entry
The following Goldcoast ladies got among the prize winners:
2nd Overall – Marie Hayes
1st Category B – Eilo Fitzgerald
1st Category C – Julie Lawler
The dates for the other days out are as follows:
November 1st – Dunmore East
December 6th – West Waterford
March 7th – Tramore
April 4th – Dungarvan
To Register for year: E15.00, Green Fees: E10. For more details contact Breda Conway, new members welcome.
The Winter League is commencing Monday 15th October and if you wish to participate in this most enjoyable golf over the winter months please see details in the kiosk and add your name to the list there.
A 9 hole beginners on-going competition has been set up for the ladies and would encourage them to get out there and enjoy the golf.
Next Committee meeting: Friday October 12th.