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

Notes 21st Jan

Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 21st January 2019

 

John White Carpentry Winter League:

No change in the table order this week as all teams maintained the positions they held last week.

Dunhill 427

Copper Coast 425

Ballinacourty 420

Tourneena 418

Abbeyside 409

Dungarvan 407

Deise 403

Dunhill and Copper Coast have just two games each to be played to complete a full card of all players having played their ten games. Ballinacourty, Tourneena and Deise have three games for a full card, Abbeyside have fifteen games and Dungarvan have eighteen games.

In the race for the individual title Johnny Hughes leads with a score of 41.3, Micheal White is in 2nd place with 41, John White is 3rd with 40.6, Maurice Swan is 4th with 40.4, Joe Meade id 5th with 40.3

 

Mass for Deceased Members

Our annual Mass for deceased members and friends takes place on Friday 25th January @ 7.30pm in the Bunker Bar

 

RULES NIGHT

A rules night hosted by the GUI and ILGU is taking place in Goldcoast Hotel on Tuesday 29th January @ 7.30p.m. All members are welcome to attend.

In preparation its suggested players download R&A 2019 Official Rules of Golf App. It will help you quickly find the Rule you need and gives guidance for many common situations.  Log on to www.randa.org  and download this app https://www.randa.org/en/rog/2019/pages/visual-search

 

Lady Captain’s Quiz Night in Gold Coast:

Lady Captain Ruth Hannigan will be taking part in the Jigs and Reels in aid of Lions Club Charities and to help with fundraising a fun table quiz will be held in the Gold Coast on Friday 1st Feb at 8.30 p.m.

 

GENTS FIXTURES:
Monday 21st to 25th Jan WK 13 Winter League

Tuesday 22nd Jan Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles
Friday 25th Jan: Open Gents 18 holes Singles.
Saturday 26th Jan – Sunday 27th Jan: WK 13 Winter League
Tues 29th Jan Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles

GENTS RESULTS:
Monday 14th to 18th Jan WK 12 Winter League

1st Aaron Crotty (5) 43points (b9)

2nd Darren O Droma (11) 43points

Gross Gonzalo Macaya (1) 39points

 

Tuesday 15th Jan Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles

1st Francis O’ Connor (19) 43points

2nd John D Walsh (22) 41points

 

Saturday 19th Jan – Sunday 20th Jan: WK 13 Winter League
1st :  Mark Lenihan (11) 42pts

Cat (0-7): Michael Lenihan (1) 41pts

Cat (8-13): Brian Fahey (8) 40pts

Cat (14-18): MichaelWhelan (15) 40pts

Cat (19+):  Joe Curran (23) 40pts

 

CLUBS APPROVE GOLF IRELAND PROPOSAL

 

After landmark votes at separate meetings held today, the Irish Ladies Golf Union and the Golfing Union of Ireland have formally approved the establishment of Golf Ireland.

 

The Irish Ladies Golf Union approved a special resolution at their AGM, while simultaneously the Golfing Union of Ireland passed a motion at a Special General Meeting. In the case of the GUI, for the first time in its history postal voting was permitted, and 292 of the Union’s 395 clubs availed of this facility.  A further 34 clubs attended and voted at the meeting. 269 clubs attended the ILGU AGM to cast their vote.

RESULTS

GUI RESULT 94% in favour of the proposal

ILGU RESULT  100% in favour of the proposal

 

MEMBERSHIP RATES & INTRODUCTORY OFFERS FOR NEW MEMBERS

The Gold Coast Golf Club is a championship Par 72 parkland course stretching 6785 yards and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean for 1.5 miles.  The scenery is spectacular with unrivalled views of Dungarvan Bay, the Irish Sea and Helvick Head.

We have great facilities here at the Gold Coast, a top class golf course maintained in excellent condition with pristine greens all year round.

Members can relax in the comfortable surroundings of our hotel bar and restaurant where there is delicious food served daily.

At the moment Gold Coast Golf Club has very attractive membership rates for existing and new members. For information on Full and Over 65 subscriptions including our special introductory offers for new members (New Full Member €450 and New 65+ just €350 including all levies), contact Irene Lynch Director of Golf on 058 44055. We can also offer very attractive packages for dual membership to both the golf club and leisure centre and gym.

 

GENTS MEMBERSHIP RATES FOR 2019

The following are the standard rates for 2019 inclusive of GUI fees

FULL: €575

DISTANCE: €435

HUSBAND & WIFE: €845

COUNTRY: €230

SENIOR: €435

STUDENT: €150

JUVENILE: €90

*For Special introductory offers for new members, contact Irene Lynch Director of Golf on 058 44055.

 

EVERY TUESDAY OPEN GENTS & LADIES SENIORS
Every Tuesday we host our popular Open Seniors (50+) Gents and Ladies Singles competition.  Visitor Entry is 12 euro or Golf and Carvery 20 euro.  For bookings visit our club website www.goldcoastgolfclub.com or phone 058 44055.

EVERY FRIDAY OPEN GENTS SINGLES
Every Friday at the Gold Coast we host an Open Gents Singles Stableford competition.  Visitor Entry is 15 euro or Golf and Carvery 25 euro.  For bookings visit our club website www.goldcoastgolfclub.com or phone 058 44055.

SOCIETIES AND GREENFEES WELCOME
Gold Coast Golf Club warmly welcomes Societies and Green fees and we look forward to greeting you and your guests and friends in 2019.
Here at the Gold Coast our golf course is maintained in excellent condition.  Our course and pristine greens offer superb playability and presentation all year round.
With our top quality golf course, spectacular scenery, comfortable surroundings in our hotel bar and restaurant, a warm and friendly welcome awaits our visitors.
Our society rates are very competitive for 2019 and our Director of Golf Irene Lynch is available to provide advice and assistance to the Organisers of outings and Classics. Contact Irene on 05844055 or goldcoastgolf@cablesurf.com for favourable rates and to discuss your booking requirements.  We aim to ensure that all our visitors enjoy their day with us and we look forward to making your outing in 2019 a memorable one.

 

 

LADIES NOTES

 

Fixtures

10 Hole On-going Competition

Winter League sponsored by The Moorings Bar & Restaurant

Our winter league kindly sponsored by The Moorings Bar and Restaurant over 10 holes has now finished Round 5, but with no results yet there could be a big shake-up with the leading teams. Round 5 had a good entry which was very encouraging and with the dry weather continuing we can hopefully look forward to the same for Round 6, keep up the good work girls!! – remember a point is awarded for each round played even when your score is not counting!!

Round 6 starts on Monday 21st JANUARY and runs for 2 weeks.

Team Positions after Rd. 4

Daisies (Mairead) 258

Bluebells (Elaine) 239

Pansies (Peig) 235

Violets (Noirin) 212

Tulips (Lil) 225

Snowdrops (Marie) 223

Daffodils (Mary D) 224

Primroses (Rosie) 206

 

18 Hole Winter league

Our ladies are playing a blinder in the 18 Hole W/league with some having passed the ten rounds and are now eliminating their worst scores!! There has been some fantastic scores returned even with domestic cuts applied, and all 7 have been putting in a tremendous effort so far, Well Done!!

Results for 18 Hole Winter League

Rd 1- 1st Rosie Murphy (12) 44pts

2nd Ger Hallinan (17) 40pts

Rd 2 –1st Rosie Murphy (11) 41pts

2nd Esther McGuckian (12) 40pts

Rd 3 – 1st Esther McGuckian (11) 40pts

2nd Rosie Murphy (10) 39pts

Rd 4 – 1st Rosie Murphy (10) 42pts

2nd Mary Clancy (13) 37pts

Rd 5 – 1st Ger Hallinan (17) 43pts

2nd Mary Clancy (13) 39pts

 

Condolences

The Lady Captain, committee and members would like to express their sincerest sympathy to Mary Kiely, our wonderful secretary on the recent passing of her mother Kathleen Kiely, Ballincollig, Cork. We would also like to convey our condolences to her dad Patrick B, her siblings and extended family. May she Rest in Peace.

 

Mass for Deceased Members

Our annual Mass for deceased members and friends takes place on Friday 25th January @ 7.30pm in the Bunker Bar

New Rules Night

The new rules which have been implemented since January 1st may be alien to some, so a night has been arranged by the GUI and ILGU in the Gold Coast on Tuesday 29th January @ 7.30pm, it is imperative that all members attend to familiarise themselves with the new changes in all aspects of the game!!

Jigs n Reels

Our Lady Captain Ruth has aspirations of joining Riverdance, so in the meantime she is taking part in Jigs n Reels run by Dungarvan Lions Club, a table quiz to raise funds for same will be held in the Gold Coast on Friday 1st February. Please support this worthy cause with a team of 4 or just come on the night to be included in a table, we wish Ruth every success with her fundraising and especially her performance on the night!!

 

Coastal Alliance

Our next proposed outing is the re-scheduled Christmas event postponed due to inclement weather, and will now go ahead on Thursday 7th Feb in West Waterford GC, tee times 10.00 – 11.30am.

Membership Offers

If you are contemplating a new activity and making new friends for 2019 we have the answer, why not join us here at the Gold Coast!! There are many good reasons for joining us, firstly we are an extremely friendly bunch who are always delighted to welcome new members and visitors alike, secondly our course is open all year round due to its natural drainage and last but not least the scenery is breathtaking!!

We here at the Gold Coast are very proud of our course and it’s natural beauty, if you would like to sample same, please contact Irene or Mark on 058-44055 for some very tantalizing deals on offer at the moment for new members. There are always ladies available to take out new beginners and group lessons are arranged with a professional when the golfing season starts.

 

FEMALE MEMBERSHIP RATES FOR 2019

The following are the standard Ladies rates for 2019 inclusive of ILGU fees

FULL: €420

HUSBAND & WIFE: €845

DISTANCE: €360

COUNTRY: €180

SENIOR €340

STUDENT: €120

JUVENILE: €80

*For Special introductory offers for new members, contact Irene Lynch Director of Golf on 058 44055.

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 Sunday 2nd October 2022.

 

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