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

Goldcoast Notes 7th June 2020

Golf Club Notes
Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 7th June 2020

Another week over with more normality returning to everyday life. Golfers are no different in this respect. We were looking forward to the 20km radius and competitions resuming, but instead on Friday the guidance changed. From 8th June any member from within the county can play golf at the Gold Coast. Also fourballs will be allowed at non busy times. Visitors can play with a member and can enjoy our fantastic course. However there are NO COMPETITIONS allowed. This is contrary to what was laid out before but we must go with the guidelines provided by Government. If you get to play this week ENJOY.

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME

We are delighted to welcome so many new members to the club just now. Committee & Club Members will be making themselves available over the next few weeks to accompany new members on the course. Helping with getting handicaps organised, going through the basic rules and the requirements on the course. Members at the Gold Coast will do everything they can to make you welcome so feel free to put your name down anytime with anyone and enjoy the camaraderie, the game and the stunning scenery.
Members old and new are reminded to check out the notice board adjacent to the first tee regarding local rules, dress codes etc
We are starting this Tues & Wed evening (5pm-7pm) a members evening where members will be able to play with some of the new members to facilitate getting handicaps. Please book your time on the BRS system. We will be doing this for the next few weeks

From next week it is proposed to publish one rule of golf per week. It will help new members learning the game and act as a refresher for existing members. That said golfers are forever learning about their game and encounter many rules in every round.

RECIPROCAL GREENFEE ARRANGEMENT WITH DUNGARVAN & WEST WATERFORD GOLF CLUBS

Just a note to remind members that for many years now, all three golf clubs in Dungarvan have operated a reciprocal arrangement where Monday to Friday, members of Goldcoast Golf Club can play Dungarvan or West Waterford (or vice versa) for a reduced green fee of €15 now.This does not apply weekends or for competitions and additionally now for the next three weeks, you can only play with a member.

COURSE MAINTAINANCE

Huge credit to the course staff during the Covid 19 lockdown to keep the course in such fine condition. It’s a credit to all involved. When you get back playing you will see the great work that has been done by volunteers on the bunkers too. The results have been stunning is what the feedback says. There are still a few bunkers to do so if you have a couple of free hours please contact the kiosk and they will arrange for your availability.

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP OFFER TO GAA PLAYERS UNDER 36 YEARS OLD

The Gold Coast has had a long association with the GAA down through the years and as most of you know they
now have a full-sized playing pitch available in the resort.
To continue with this association, the management of the Golf Club has now decided that it would make a special price for membership of the Golf Club for players who currently play GAA and are under the age of thirty six.
On production of a valid GAA Club Membership Card, a player can now join the Gold Coast from now until 1st April 2021 for a once off payment of €250. This figure includes GUI and Club levies.
This offer is available to members of all GAA Clubs in Waterford.
Players under the age of 25 and in full time education can avail of Student Membership for €180.

FANTASTIC INTRODUCTORY OFFERS FOR NEW MEMBERS

Here at the Goldcoast Golf Club we have a fantastic Gents Full Member rate for new members of only €450 inclusive of GUI fees. We also have, an extremely attractive, Gents Senior (65+) rate for new members which is only €350 including GUI fees.
For an application form or further information on our special introductory offers for new members, please contact 058 44055. We’d be delighted to welcome you to our Club.

LADIES NOTES

I am delighted to let you all know we are now open for business again after the initial lockdown, and the course is in magnificent condition. It now looks rested and fresh without the divots and pitch marks, it’s a pure delight!! Our undivided praise to our fantastic course staff for the work throughout the last few months which is very evident from the first tee to the eighteenth green, well done!! While the Corona Virus has really put the clampers on competitions, meetings and social gatherings within the golfing sector, we are back on the fairways since Monday 18 th May getting plenty of fresh air.

New Members Deals
Ladies, if you had ever thought of taking up golf, now is the time to do it, our Lady Captain Anne 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 beginners, please contact the kiosk on 058 44055 for more information. For your information ladies, the management and staff have implemented all the safety procedures to protect both staff and members who wish to play golf at the Gold Coast GC. Please keep yourself informed of new notifications within the club!

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.

Dungarvan Golf International 2020

Played over three courses, the singles competition takes place from Monday 25th to Thursday 28th May 2020. For rules and booking information you can download our competition brochure

Gold Coast Golf Club

Ballinacourty,
Dungarvan,
County Waterford,
Ireland.

Post Code: X35 EA40

Tel: (058)44055

Email: golf@goldcoastgolfresort.com

Course Status

The course is open today Thursday 16th July 2020.

 

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