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

Notes 26th August

Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 26th August


President’s Prize 2019:

As Royco said yesterday, Michael, you nailed it. What a day it turned out to be. Having taken the decision to go with a shotgun start for the final round of his President’s Prize and getting the ladies involved as well, Michael Wall faced into his weekend not really knowing how everything was going to turn out. By 9.30 very nearly all the 81 players taking part in the shotgun start were present at the course with the practice green full. By 9.55 the car park was empty as all players had departed to their various starting points and by 10.00 the action had commenced. In the meantime preparations were going ahead in the car park with tables being set up, stools being provided, BBQ fired up etc. By 1.00 p.m. the first burger was ready for tasting, expertly cooked by our chefs, Tom, Caroline and June. At 1.20, 3 hours and 20 minutes after they starting, the first of the players starting arriving into the car park having completed their rounds of golf. Three score input points had been set up and this worked very well and soon all players were able to avail themselves of the delicious food that was being provided. Burgers, sausages, rolls, Apple tarts, cakes and wine was available in abundance and music was provided by David Power. While all this was going on Ruth and Teresa were checking the scores of the ladies and Irene, Martin and John were checking the men’s scores. At 15.25 Pat Power introduced the presentation party and by 15.50 all the prized had been distributed.

The weather always makes a big difference and Michael and Alice were blessed with the day. Both President’s were delighted with the day and they are to be commended on the initiative and thanked for all the work they put into the day. Also thanks to Irene, Brian Dunbar, John and Pa, our chefs, Tom, June and Caroline and all who helped out in any way to make the day the success it turned out to be.




Tuesday 27th August Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles

Friday 30th August: Open Gents 18 Holes Singles.

Sat 31st Aug Club Singles S/f

Sun.1st Sept Club Singles S/F Tony Dunford Memorial

Tues. 3rd Sept Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles



Tuesday 20th August Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles:

1st Frank Mulvihill (21) 41pts,

2nd Michael Morrisson (13) 39pts Cahir Park,

3rd John Coade (23) 39pts.

1st Lady Jennifer O’Regan (25) 34pts Rathfarnham.

CSS 37 visitors, Ladies 35pts.
Wednesday 21st Presidents Scramble 5.30p.m.:

1st Tom White (6) Tony Power (19) Mairead Ryan (24) 287/8.

2nd Nicholas Power (22), Irene Lynch (7) Isobel Kirwan (39) 301/2.

3rd Bernie Morrissey (28) Nicholas Fitzgerald (24) Neil Dermody (6) 303/4.

4th Breda Conway (27) Colin McArthur (6) Kieran Cullinan (6) 311/8

Friday 23rd August:  Open Gents 18 Holes Singles.

1st Kevin Walsh (Dungarvan) (7) 43pts,

2nd Fergus O’Brien (Thurles) (14) 40pts,

Gross Neil J Power (Dungarvan) (5) 32pts. CSS 37.

Presidents Prize

Fri. 23rd, Sat. 24th, Sun. 25th August 2019

Kindly presented by Michael Wall

1st: John White (4) 78 pts

2nd  Neil Dermody (6) 76 pts

Gross: Micheal White (1) 60 pts

3rd Patrick Queally (17) 75 pts

4th John Kiely (7) 74 pts

2nd Gross Kieran Cullinan (7) 59 pts

Best 1ST 18 Ger Bagge (5) 38 pts

Best 2nd 18 Martin Morris (8) 37 pts

Past President Brian O’Connor (9) 68 pts

High Handicap Tommy Power (19) 67 Pts

5th David O’Connor (17) 71 pts

6th Barry Power (6) 70 pts.

Best Visitor: Connie Hayes



Results Junior Members Club Competition 22nd Junior Members Club Competition.  CAT 1 1st James Lynch, 2nd Liam McCarthy.  Cat 2 Aaron Curran, 2nd Cormac Lynch.



The Clubs 9 Holes Singles Stableford Club Qualifier competition continues every Wednesday evening after 4p.m. Gents and ladies are eligible and are encouraged to participate and it’s an ideal opportunity for a game after work.  This 9 Hole Qualifying competition is run over the following sequence of holes. 1-5, 15-18.  Sign in and return scores on the Competitions Computer Terminal, competition entry is €3 and entry fees and scorecards for gents and ladies to be submitted into the main scorecard box.



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 very attractive membership rates for existing and new Full and Senior members. We can also offer very attractive packages for dual membership to both the golf club and leisure centre.

We have great facilities here at the Gold Coast.  Our championship golf course is maintained in excellent condition offering superb playability and presentation all year round, and our pristine greens are much admired.

Members can relax in the comfortable surroundings of our hotel bar and restaurant where our friendly staff serve delicious food daily.

For new membership enquiries and applications please contact Irene on 058 44055 or



Every Tuesday we host our popular Open Seniors (50+) Gents and Ladies Singles competition.  Visitor Entry is 12 euro.  For bookings visit our club website or phone 058 44055.


Every Friday at the Gold Coast we host an Open Gents Singles Stableford competition.  Visitor Entry is 15 euro.  For bookings visit our club website or phone 058 44055.




10 Hole On-going Competition

18 Hole on-going Competition

9 Hole Qualifier every Wed from 4pm

30/01Sept re-schedule of 18 Hole (GOY) Helvick Seafood

14th Sept. 18 Hole S/F Johnny Lynch Greenhouse ( 1 day only )

15th Sept. Charity Play in Pink Day



John Foley Images 18 Hole S/F

1st Ruth Hannigan (21) 35pts

2nd Mairead Ryan (24) 34pts

3rd Mary Kiely (12) 33pts

Champagne Scramble ( Eurofins )

1st Rosie Murphy (12), Mary Clancy (13), G.Coast, Rebecca Kavanagh (36) D/Van 85pts

2nd Aisling Fennell (9), G. Coast, Jean O’Donovan (27), Aoife McGovern (27) W/Wat 76pts

3rd Ger Hallinan (17), Mairead Ryan (24), G.Coast, Phil Whyte (24) Slievenamon 72pts


Lady Captain’s Outing

Our outing this year is to Dundrum GC on Sunday 8th September, accommodation is available on Saturday 7th if you wish to stay overnight, please specify after your name!! Greefee €25 plus meal, cost to be confirmed, tee commencing from 12.30 on Sunday, add your name to sheet in kiosk.


Golf Lessons

Golf lessons commencing on Monday 2nd September for 5 weeks, there are 2 slots available, 5.30 and 6.30pm with only 12 places available. These slots are filling up very quickly so contact Bernie a.s.a.p


Sheila Norris Singles Matchplay/ Ladies Foursomes Matchplay

The match-plays in both singles and foursomes have been started with gusto over the past week with some very surprising results!! The foursomes are now heading for the semi-final stage with Esther and Julie meeting Bernie and Bridge, while Aisling and Mairead M meet Mary K and Patricia, these pairings will definitely play some great golf!!

The singles quarter-finals are well under way with some of the matches played, results next week!!


Eileen Murphy Foursomes

If you wish to play in qualifying rounds of this competition, please add your name to sheet in kiosk.

Club Mixed Foursomes

Draw is now made for this competition, please pairings and final dates for first round.


South East Coastal Alliance

Our new season for 2019/20 starts this September with the first game being held in Dungarvan GC on Thursday 12th September, tee times to be advised. If you are new to the club this is a great way of playing other courses for a nominal fee of €10 per outing plus a yearly registration fee of €15.


Play in Pink Day

The Gold Coast are hosting this event on Sunday 15th September in aid of Breast Cancer awareness  in an 18 Hole Singles format, this being a charity event we are hoping to see all our ladies out on the fairways dressed in as much pink as possible!! This year the Men’s club have decided to take part in the Play in Pink Day and there will be prizes for the best or most outrageous outfits which should make this a fun day for all, it will be interesting to see what shades of pink the boys will arrive in!!!!!


Committee Meeting

Our next meeting will be Friday 6th Sept @ 8pm

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

County Waterford,

Post Code: X35 P868

Tel: (058)44055


Course Status

The course is open today Friday 24th May 2024.


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