KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES
Tuesday, 10 December, 2019

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Christmas Mixed. – Kindly sponsored by James Walsh, Toyota Motor Dealers.
The Annual Christmas Mixed Competition will take place next Sunday, 15 December.
The draw for partners will take place at 18.00hrs on Saturday, 14th.
No deletions after this time please.
The format will be a four person team event with a shotgun start at 11.00 hrs., with two scores to count.
The competition, once again, is kindly sponsored by James Walsh, Toyota Motor Dealers.
Entry is €15, to include a Hot Plate after the Golf.
Please, place your name on the entry sheet in the Foyer before 18.00hrs on Saturday evening.
Participants are requested to arrive by 10.30hrs on the Sunday morning, to sign in and collect their scorecard.

Players are reminded that they should use their full handicaps for the Mixed.
Winter cuts do not apply to this competition.

Mens Hamper Presentations
Please note the presentation of the Mens October, November & December Hampers will take place on Sunday evening at 5pm after the Christmas Mixed competition and prizegiving

Diary Dates
Wednesday, 11 December. – Ladies Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Ladies Club will take place tomorrow evening, Wednesday, 11 December and will commence at 20.00hrs.
Further details listed in Ladies Section.

Thursday, 12 December. Gent’s Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of The Men’s Club will be held in the Clubhouse on Thursday, 12 December at 19.30hrs.
Nominations for Committee and Motions are now closed.

Club net
As a means of communication, the Club will be using the Club Net App to inform members of happenings with-in the club.
This form of communication is more relevant at this time of year as the weather conditions dictate whether or not the course is open or closed.
If you do not have the App already, you can download same by going to the iStore (iPhone) or the Play store (Android) and download the App.

Christmas Gift Vouchers
Catering
Let Barry Joyce solve your Christmas gift problem.
He has vouchers, in varying denominations, available for purchase.
These vouchers can be redeemed against any of the catering facilities to include, Sunday Lunch, Private Parties or casual dining available in the newly refurbished Clubhouse Bar.

Party Venue.
Still trying to find a venue for your Christmas night out? Barry Joyce has a selection of menus to suit your needs.
To make a booking call Barry on 086 820 5260.

Golf Club
Christmas Gift Vouchers may be purchased from Aoife or Sean in the office (056 7765400).
The vouchers may be used to purchase Green Fees, payments towards Annual Subscriptions or for Meals in the Bar.
Vouchers are available in all denominations.

Course News
Golfers, please remember to:-
Bring a bag of Sand-mix with you
Repair your pitch marks
Rake the bunkers after you

Results
Weekend. Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 07/08/09 December.
Gent’s 14 Hole Scotch Foursomes.
1. Michael Comerford (5/4) & Tommy Comerford (11/9) – 9 34pts.
2. Anthony Cleere (4/3) & Eugene Deegan (11/9) – 6 32pts (B7)
3. Luke Wall (8/6) & Tom Hickey (9/7) – 7 32pts
4. James Young (6/5) & Hugh FitzPatrick (8/6) – 6 30 pts (B7)

Two’s Club
6th. Sean Tyrell, Eugene Buckley, Michael Comerford, Thomas Comerford, , 15th. Hugh FitzPatrick, James Young, Liam Barrett, Eddie Power, Mick O’Flynn, Kevin Hennessey, Alan Brett, Liam O’Hara, Seamus O’Sullivan, Michael Crotty, 17th. Liam Cody, Denis Brophy,
Each ‘Two’ receives €14.20 credit in the Pro Shop.

Saturday, 07 December. Gent’s Crosscard
1. John Marnell, Pat Morris, Eugene Buckley, Noel Skehan 70 Pts
2. David McMahon, Denis Brophy, Seamus Rochford, Noel Maher 65 Pts
3. Brian Cullen, Rob O’Shea, Ben McGarry, Matt Ruth 63 Pts (B6)
4. Pat Hickey, Michael McCarthy, Peter Dabinett, Jim Meredith 63 (B3)
5. Tom Sloyan, John Geoghegan, Proinnsias O’hAilín, Peter Ryan 63 Pts

League Table – Round 5. Pts.
1. Ben McGarry 87
2. Denis Brophy 68
3. Pat Hickey 65
4. Pat Walsh, Philip O’Neill 64
6. Brian Cullen 63
7. Rob O’Shea 62
8. Dermot Doyle 59
9. PJ Martin 58
10. Peter Dabinett 57

The Christmas cross-card will take place next Saturday (14th).
A large turnout is expected, so players are requested to sign in early to ensure the smooth running of the competition.
Last sign-in is 12.40 for a 13.00 start.

Senior Gents
Thursday, 05 December. 13 Hole Stableford – 59 Players took part
1. Jim Ryan, Martin Mullane, Shem Lawlor, Joe O’Driscoll 59.
2. Proinnsias O’hAilín, Kevin Donohue, Andy Hughes, Brendan Graham 55.
3. Willie Leahy, John Peters, Dermot Moloney, Paddy Hally 54.
4. John McCarron, Mick O’Flynn, Willie ‘B’ Murphy, Gerry Bowe 53 (B6).
5. Tom Gunning, Jerry O’Dwyer, Eugene Orr, Sean Breathnach 53 (B6).
6. Dave O’Mahony, Phillip O’Neill, Chris Kelly, Nicky Lawlor 53 (B6).
7. John Bracken, Pat Foley, Gabriel Maher, (49+4), 53.

Seniors Please Note
Next Competition Thursday, 12 December.
Play starts at 10.50. Check in is from 09.45. Draw closes at 11.15
The Christmas outing and party list is now on the Senior’s Notice Board located on the way into the Gents locker room from the car park.

December Diary
Last outing of the year Thursday, 19 December:- Champagne Scramble, followed by Christmas Party.
Do make an effort to join us for the sing-along. Don’t forget to organise your transport home.

Pro Shop Corner
Powakaddy Christmas Offer Returns.
Purchase any Powakaddy Lithium Electric Trolley and receive a Powakaddy Golf Bag FREE worth up to €269.99.
This promotion runs until midnight, 24 December, or whilst bag stocks last.
Free bag subject to model purchased. Terms and conditions apply.
Interested?? – Please call into the Pro-shop for further details.

Trackman Lessons.
Christmas Lesson Package with, Head Professional, Jimmy Bolger.
The ideal Christmas gift.
1 x 30 Minute Trackman Lesson – €40
3 x 30 Minute Trackman Lessons – €100 (Save €20) or
Why not avail of a one hour Trackman Lesson – only €50 (Save €30).
Only 10 available.

Ladies Club Notes
News
Ladies Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Ladies Club will be held in the Clubhouse tomorrow, Wednesday, 11 December at 20.00hrs..
Nominations for Committee and Motions are closed.

Results
Tuesday, 03 December. Ladies 13 Hole Singles
1. Phyl Doyle (14), 25pts.
2. Mary Corcoran (28), 22pts. (B6)
3. Bridie McGarry (9), 22pts.

Senior Ladies.
Thursday, 05 December. 32 Ladies Played.
1. Ann Gubbins, Frances, Eileen Byrne, 30
2. Catherine Keane, Breda Kavanagh, Elizabeth Tobin, 30
3. Catherine Barrett, Hilda Richardson, Fionuala Hennebry, 29
4. Mary Prendergast, Breda Comerford, Mary Shields, 28
5. Joan Cashin, Greta Nicholson, Mary Gorman, 27

Our next competition, on Thursday, 12 December is our Christmas Outing.
Draw was made last evening (Monday) and is posted on the notice board.

Please note:- Check in is before 09.00hrs for immediate tee off.

Social Activities
Bridge
Monday, 02 December. 11 Table Howell.
1. Catherine King & Bill Cuddihy
Patricia O’Sullivan & Cecily Costello
3. Ann Lee & Gene O’Brien
4. Catherine Barrett & Mary Gorman
5. Sheila Brennan & Joan Cashin

The Christmas Dinner and prize giving will be held on Monday, 16 December.
Participants are asked to gather at 19.30 for sit-down at 20.00hrs.

Snooker
There are still two first round matches in the Patrick Wall Memorial Singles Tournament to be played. These were scheduled for completion last week-end.
Fixtures
Tuesday, 10 December
08.28-08.36 Members Time , 08.44-09.56 Ladies 13 Holes , 10.04-10.28 Ladies 13 & Nine Hole Draw
10.36-10.52 Ladies Into Golf ,12.20-13.32 Ladies 13 Holes,13.40-14.20 Ladies 13 & Nine Hole Draw
Wednesday, 11 December
08.36-09.24 Members Time , 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Thursday, 12 December
08.36-08.52 Members Time ,09.00-10.44 Senior Ladies ,10.52-13.32 Senior Gent’s,13.40-14.28 Members Time Friday, 13 December
08.36-09.24 Members Time , 10.12-11.08 Visitors, 11.16-12.20 Society 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Saturday, 14 December
08.36-09.24 Members Time , 09.32-09.48 Ladies Weekend, 13 Hole Competition , 10.12-10.52 Society
11.00-13.24 Gent’s Saturday Crosscard , 13.32-13.48 Ladies Saturday Crosscard
Sunday, 15 December
08.36-12.12 Christmas Mixed. Kindly Sponsored by James Walsh, Toyota Motors
Monday, 16 December
08.36-09.24 Members Time , 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Tuesday, 17 December
08.44-09.56 Ladies 13 Holes , 10.04-10.28 Ladies 13 & Nine Hole Draw, 10.36-10.52 Ladies Into Golf
12.20-13.32 Ladies 13 Holes, 13.40-14.20 Ladies 13 & Nine Hole Draw
Wednesday, 18 December
08.36-09.24 Members Time , 09.32-10.04 Visitors, 13.00-14.20 Members Time