Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 29th October 2018:
Winter League 2018/2019
Our Winter League started on Saturday 27th next last
This year we’ve 7 teams competing made up of 13 men and 1 lady
Teams as follows, team captains at the top:
|Pat Power||Liam Clancy||Tom White||Nicholas Fitzgerald||Brian Fahey||John Hughes||Geoff Collins|
|David O’Connor||Niall Curran||John White||Michael Wall||Maurice Swan||Bob O’Brien||Declan Kiely|
|Kiki Cullinan||Ned connors||Michael Kavanagh||Tommy Long||John Hallinan||Mark Lenihan||Johnny Burns|
|Andy Travers||Darren Power||Micheal White||Frank Waters||Aaron Crotty||Michael Lenihan||Tony Lonergan|
|Jimmy O’Dwyer||Patrick Queally||Tom Moore||David Kiely||Larry Whelan||Seanie Lenihan||David Hallahan|
|Tim O’Driscoll||Ger Darcy||John W Walsh||Willie Bloomer||Joe Meade||Conan Watt||Joey Veale|
|Patsy Walsh||Colin McArthur||Pat Crowley||Nicholas Power||Rafa Alvarez||Jerome Maye||Rogie Cashin|
|Brian O’Connor||John McArthur||Willie Flavin||Sean Carmody||Tom Reynolds||John Enright||Conor Clancy|
|Des O’Brien||Leo Wall||Jack Moore||Mick Cronin||Darren Williams||Dave O’Connor||Maurice Fennell|
|Pat Murphy||Ian Pericho||Richard Walsh||Ger Bagge||Liam Beresford||Alan Landers||Rian O’Dwyer|
|Billy Long||Thomas Power||John Queally||Michael Whelan||Neil Dermody||John Ahern||Ted Casey|
|Noel McCann||Joe Curran||John Flynn||Barry Power||Darren O’Droma||seamus o connell||Bobby Fitzpatrick|
|John D Walsh||Freddie McGuckian||Eamonn O’Donnell||Martin Morris||Jody Hallinan||Jack McGrath||Nicky Keane|
|Esther McGuckian||Rosie Murphy||Ruth Hannigan||Mairead Ryan||Ger Hallinan||Mary Clancy||Breda Conway|
We presently have all teams filled with a few names on the standby list should substitutes be required. To allow a little more time to compile scores before the weekly notes on a Monday, the 1st week will start on Saturday 27th October-Sunday 28th October & Monday 29th October to Friday 2nd November
The final or 15th week will finish on Friday 8th February,2019 after which the match play rounds will commence.
As last year, the 10 best cards to count from 11 out of 14 players, which can be played any day of the week and as many times as you want. As history dictates, the teams and players who play the most rounds generally come out on top…so the moral of the story is the more you play the better chance you have!!
Entry fee is once again €25 which all goes to the prizes and the daily competition fee is €7 for the first 10 rounds and €5 thereafter.
To date we haven’t secured a sponsor for this year’s League as the Premium Butcher are bowing out this year. For the last number of years the Premium Butcher/Dawn Meats have being invaluable sponsors to the Winter League and our club and members are hugely appreciative of their contributions in the past and wish to thank them sincerely for supporting past Winter leagues.
As mentioned last week, the Ladies club run only a 10 hole winter league but to facilitate ladies who would like to play 18 holes over the winter (in addition to their 10 holes WL), each of our teams includes one lady member also. The same rules applies as the men, best 10 cards etc . In the match play section the ladies would play each other. This means that this year we’ll have 7 teams of 14, giving us 98 participants, the highest in a good few years. In an age of merging Golfing Unions between the GUI & ILGU we see this a step forward in bringing our already close Mens & Ladies clubs that bit closer again.
The full rules on display in the kiosk
Men’s Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Men’s Club will be held on Monday 5th November at 8.00 p.m. at Goldcoast Golf Hotel.
This year due to a number of retirees we have a number of positions vacant.
All club members are encouraged to think about getting people to fill these positions. If anyone would like to contact the Kiosk, more information can be given regarding the vacant positions. A little work is required but we feel the benefits of being involved and having a say in the running of the club far outweigh the costs of affording a little time to the club. The nomination sheet is posted in the kiosk.
Last Presentation of the Year
We have our last Presentation of the year before our AGM, on November 5th at 8pm
The following are asked to attend:
Gareth Taylor Cup-John Hallinan
Half Sub-Joe Curran
Sept Medal-Michael Lenihan
August Medal-Derek Power
Turkey & Hams:
Last Sunday week saw our first Turkey & Ham competitions get under way and we will be giving out Turkeys and hams from now on until Winter League gets underway .They will be presented around three days before Christmas.
Tuesday: 30th October: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+
Friday 2nd November: Open 18 holes Singles.
Saturday 3rd Nov- Sunday 4th Nov: Rd 2 Winter League
Monday 5th Nov–Friday 9th Nov : Rd 2 Winter League
Tuesday 23rd October: Open Seniors, CSS Gents 36 pts
1st: Peter Byrne (Williamstown)(19) 37 pts
2nd: Denis McGrath (Tipperary)(12) 37pts
Best Lady: Sheila O Callaghan (Fota)(21) 34pts
Friday 26th October: Open 18 Hole Singles, CSS 39pts
1st Patsy Lonergan (Fermoy)(14) 38pts
Saturday 27th / Sunday 28th October: Winter League Club 18 Hole Singles
1st : John Hallinan (5) 41pts
Cat (0-7): Niall Curran (6) 40pts
Cat (8-13): Conor Clancy (8) 40pts
Cat (14-18): Tom Moore (16) 41pts
Cat (19+): Joe Meade (21) 38pts
10 hole on-going
Dalton jewellers 2 card 13h comp, commences 15th Oct , runs until 16th Dec 2018
9 Hole on-going for beginners
Winter League kindly sponsored by the Moorings
The Winter League ,started last week with 8 “fragrant” teams finalised, with 4 rounds being played before Christmas and 4 after.
John Walsh Spar 18 Hole:
1st Mairead Ryan (29) 44pts
2nd Rosie Murphy (12) 38pts
3rd Ger Hallinan (17) 37pts
The Ladies club AGM will be held on Friday 2nd November.
Dates for your diary for the 2018/2019 Coastal Alliance 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.
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.