Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 4th February 2019
John White Carpentry Winter League
After over 1700 games and with just five days left the league is still not completely decided on yet. Dunhill are in pole position to win the league section but Copper Coast are just 10 points behind and could still mount a challenge. Ballinacourty are 16 points behind Dunhill in 3rd place, Tourneena are in 4th with Dungarvan, Deise and Abbeyside completing the table.
The scores at present are as follows:
Copper Coast 4290
Johnny Hughes leads the field with 413 pts, Micheal White is 2nd with 411, John White is 3rd with 407, Maurice Swan is 4th with 404, John Enright is 5th with 400 and John McArthur is 6th with 398
This year the Gold Coast will celebrate 25 years in existence and to mark the occasion the club will host a family day and an anniversary day later in the year. More details nearer the events.
The Club held a rules night in the Goldcoast Hotel last Tuesday night. It was a very informative evening and we thank the GUI and ILGU Rules Officials Tommy Donnelly and Phil Byrne for their professional presentation. Thank you to all the members that attended on a snowy and wintery evening, we hope everyone was enlightened on the new rules changes.
Rule Books are available from the office and it is also suggested that 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
The dates have now been fixed for our Club Classic for 2019. The event will run for the week 22nd to 28th April. The format will be the same as last year’s, 3 person format as per last year, Gents, Ladies, Mixed at €20 per person with a re-entry at €10
Whats App Group:
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Monday 4th to 8th Feb WK 15 Winter League
Tuesday 5th Jan Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles
Friday 8th Feb: Open Gents 18 holes Singles.
Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th Feb: 18 Holes Stableford
Tues 12th Feb Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles
Monday 28th to 1st Feb WK 14 Winter League CSS 39pts
1st Freddie McGuckian (12) 39pts
Gross Gonzalo Macaya (0) 39pts
Tuesday 29th Jan Open Gents/Ladies Seniors (50+) Singles
1st Nicky Keane (21) 38pts
Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd Feb: WK 15 Winter League, CSS 40pts
1st : Brian Fahey (8) 43pts
Cat (0-7): Michael Kavanagh 40pts
Cat (8-13): John McArthur (13) 39pts
Cat (14-18): Brendan O’Brien (14) 41pts
Cat (19+): Mick Cronin (24) 39pts
GENTS MEMBERSHIP RATES FOR 2019
Membership fees are currently due, the following are the standard rates for 2019 inclusive of GUI fees
HUSBAND & WIFE: €845
We can also offer very attractive packages for dual membership to both the golf club and leisure centre and gym and also we have special introductory offers for new members, 058 44055 or email@example.com
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
To book your society outing here at the Goldcoast contact Irene Lynch Director of Golf for date availability and preferential rates. We look forward to greeting you and your guests and friends in 2019. Tel. 058 44055, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 results now in, the Daisies are still in the lead with the Bluebells in second place being chased once again by the Pansies. Round 6 has been extended for another week due to the very cold conditions prevailing at the moment, but hopefully it will improve so keep up the good work girls!! – remember a point is awarded for each round played even when your score is not counting!! If you want to see how your team is doing, below are the results.
Round 6 is now extended and finishes on Sunday 10th February.
Team Positions after Rd. 5
Daisies (Mairead) 318
Bluebells (Elaine) 300
Pansies (Peig) 296
Violets (Noirin) 268
Tulips (Lil) 284
Snowdrops (Marie) 280
Daffodils (Mary D) 282
Primroses (Rosie) 271
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!!
Jigs n Reels
A very successful Table Quiz was held in the Gold Coast on Friday 1st Feb raising over €1,700 for the Lions Club Jigs n Reels which will be staged in the coming weeks. Our Lady Captain Ruth will be demonstrating her skills and we all wish her the very best of luck on the night!! Well done to Bob, quizmaster supreme and to Ruth for organising a great event!!
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.
Next committee meeting is Friday 8th February @ 8pm
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
Memberships are currently due, the following are the standard Ladies rates for 2019 inclusive of ILGU fees
HUSBAND & WIFE: €845
*For Special introductory offers for new members, contact Irene Lynch Director of Golf on 058 44055.