KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES
Tuesday,11 June, 2019

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General Notes
Ladies Captain’s Prize
This Saturday, 15 June, the Ladies will tee off in an effort to win, Lady Captain, Eithne Murphy’s prize.
The format will be an 18 hole stroke competition.
During the course of the day there is also a nine hole competition taking place details of which are online.

Cost for the golf is €12 for 18 holes and €6 for the nine hole competition.
Golf will be followed by Dinner in the Clubhouse at 20.30 after which the presentation of prizes will take place. Music will follow – ‘til the small hours.
The cost for the meal, to include wine/refreshments is €20. Those members attending the dinner should put their name on the sheet on the notice board in the ladies changing room.

New Congo Rule Changes
The Ladies Committee has stated that for the Lady’s Captains Prize Maximum Score will not be applied.

Pink Day
The Annual D O’Regan Pink Day takes place next Tuesday, 18 June. The format is an 18 Hole Fourball. The cost for this will be €10. There will also be a nine hole competition during the day, with the cost of entry being €7.
Members should note that they can play on Sunday, 13 June also.
Funds raised will go to Cancer Research.

Blue Day
The Mens Club will host a ‘Blue Day’ next Sunday and Monday, 16/17 June. The week-end’s competition will be an 18 hole Singles Stableford competition, with funds raised being donated to Cois Nore. Entry will cost €8.

Bar Cup
Qualification for the Bar Cup took place at the week-end and 16 players made the cut for the match play stages, the draw, for which, will take place this coming Thursday.
The cut-off mark was 71, with only five members on that mark going into the draw.
Any qualifier who is not able to partake in the match-play should inform the Competition Secretary or the office prior to the draw taking place. There are eight other players on 71 who, no doubt, will be looking for defectors.

Team News
Junior Cup Team
Kilkenny’s Mens Junior Cup Team (4 Handicap – singles) played in the area Qualifier in New Ross last Saturday, 08 June.
With 10 teams in the field, only the top two, rather than top four, would progress to the match play on Sunday.
With four out of five scores counting, Kilkenny’s score, of 310, failed to make the top two slots, with Enniscorthy on 301 and Waterford on 303 securing their place in the final.

Club Match-play Competitions
Qualifiers for the different match-play Competitions are reminded to complete their matches according to the schedule set out.

Mixed Foursome:- Sunday 16 June
Club Singles:- Sunday, 16 June
Gent’s Fourball:- Sunday, 09 June
Gent’s Foursome:- Sunday, 23 June

Course News
Divot Repair Session
Divot repair sessions recommenced last evening, Monday and will continue throughout the Summer.
It would be greatly appreciated if as many Members as possible would turn up to help maintain the course.

Results
Weekend
Sat./Sun./Mon., 08/09/10 June. Bar Cup Qualifiers
Winner:- James Young (6), 67

CSS. Saturday:- 71. Sunday:- 71. Monday:- 72

Two’s Club
5th. Martin Hanrick, Eamon Brennan,
6th. Colin Furlong, James Young, Padraig Keegan, Tony Butler, Thomas Buckley, Seamus McGuire,
10th. Harry Duggan,
15th. Brendan Wall, Tony Butler,
17th. Ger Busher, Chris FitzPatrick, Cormac Hickey, Each ‘Two’ receives €24.00 credit in the Pro Shop.

Friday, 07 June. Social Mixed Golf. 13 Hole Champagne Scramble
1. Tom Keating, Jo Lawlor, Pat Walsh 63 Pts (B6)
2. Morgan Doyle, Dick Cogan, Hilda Richardson 63 Pts
3. Myles McCabe, Mary Rice, Breda Comerford 61 Pts

Senior Gents
Wednesday, 05 June. 13 Hole Champagne Scramble
1. Noel Skehan, Paul Hanafin, Michael O’Reilly, Tony Joyce, 72
2. Richard Butler, Jim Meredith, Eugene Orr, Dick Keoghan, 67
3. John Bracken, Pat O’Shea, Myles McCabe (60+6), 66
4. Pat Cody, Reay Brandon, Paddy Hally, Tom Reade,65
5. Tom Gunning, Brendan McIntyre, Martin Treacy, Maurice Ryan, 64
6. John King, Tom Brett, Jim Treacy, Joe Nolan, 63 (B6)
7. Matt Ruth, Jim Ryan, Roger Ryan, Eamonn Everard, 63
58 Players took part.

SENIORS PLEASE NOTE
Next Competition Thursday, 13 June
Play starts at 10:50. Check in is from 09:45 – Draw closes at 11:15.

THIS MONTH’S DIARY
Thursday, 20 June:- Club Captain, Mark Grant’s prize to the Seniors and Golfer of the Year Round Three.
Entry €10 which includes Hotplate.
Entry sheet will be available for the Gowran Park outing on 08 July.

IMPORTANT ADVANCE NOTICES FOR JULY
The Irish Seniors Amateur Close Championships are being held in Kilkenny during the first week of July. As a result, there will be NO Senior’s competition on Thursday, 04 July.

Monday, 08 July:- Away outing to Gowran GC. Entry sheet will be available on 20 June.
Thursday, 18 July:- Golfer of the Year Round 4

Monday, 10 June. Away outing to New Ross GC – 18 Hole Stableford
1. Proinnsias O’hAilín, Richard Butler, Maurice Ryan, Tom Reade, 90
2. Michael Hayes, Gabriel Maher, Pat O’Shea, Joe Nolan, 88
3. Noel Skehan, Kevin Donohue, Joe O’Driscoll, Dick Keoghan, 87 (B9)
4. Jim Ryan, Michael Nicholson, Brian Keane, Ger Power, 87
5. Michael Grant, Willie ‘B’ Murphy, Eddie Geraghty, Tony Joyce, 86 (B9)
6. Matt Ruth, Tom Brett, Gerry Bowe, Dick Cogan, 86
7. Pat Foley, Peter Dabinett, Dermot Moloney, Paddy Hally, 83
60 Players took part.

Ladies Club Notes

Results
Tuesday, 04 June.Ladies 18 Hole ABC Stroke
Winner:- Dervilla O’Byrne (10), 78nett

Due to the weather only three brave soles played.

Round Robin Winner 2019 Category
Category A:
Winner – Ana Lyons
Runner – Up Margaret Cuddihy

Category B
Winner – Margaret Duggan
Runner – Up Paula Bradbury

Category C
Winner – Catherine Hughes
Runner Up – Mary Moynihan

Category D
Winner – Margaret Greene

Senior Ladies
Thursday, 05 June
1. Ann M. Murphy, Breda Kavanagh, Teresa Brandon, Mary O’Connell 43
2. Mary Prendergast, Eileen Reynolds, Margaret Harmer 33
3. Frances Foley, Peggy Murray, Breda O’Loughlin 33
4. Ann Gunning, Josie Bolger, Elizabeth Tobin 32

Please Note
The Callan Senior Ladies will be joining with their Kilkenny counterparts for a 13 Hole Competition, this coming Thursday.
The draw and tee times are available on the Senior Ladies Notice Board.
Due to the large numbers attending the competition will tee off from the 5th hole and will finish on the 17th.

Junior/Juvenile Club
Junior/Juvenile Coaching commenced last Saturday, 08 June and will continue right throughout the Summer, finishing on Saturday, 24 August.
There are two sessions each week.
The First session is from 09.45 to 11:00 for Juniors at Primary School level.
The Second Session is from 10:45 to 12:00 for Juniors at Secondary School level.
Juniors must be SIGNED-IN and ASSEMBLED beside the Clubhouse, READY TO LEAVE ‘ON TIME’ for their designated session as it takes 10 minutes to walk to the practice area. Coaching Fee is €2.

Junior 18 Hole Competitions begin next Monday, 10 June and will continue through to Monday, 26 August.
Booking is done through the BRS system and is now open for next Monday’s Competition. The entrance fee is €4.
These competitions do count for handicaps.
Anyone who has never played in these competitions before should get approval from the Saturday morning coaching staff before starting.

Fixtures
Tuesday, 11 June
07.00-08.12 Members Time
08.20-09.40 Ladies 18 Holes
09.48-10.12 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
10.20-10.36 Ladies Into Golf – Four Hole Competition
12.20-13.32 Ladies 18 Holes
13.40-14.12 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
16.04-17.40 Ladies 18 Hole
17.48-18.12 Jimmy Bruen Practice
18.20-19.00 Ladies Into Golf

Wednesday, 12 June
07.00-08.28 Members Time
08.36-17.48 Ladies & Gent’s Open Singles
17.56-18.36 Club Competition Matches

Thursday, 13 June
07.00-08.28 Members Time
09.00-10.44 Senior Ladies
10.52-13.32 Senior Gent’s
13.40-14.28 Members Time

Friday, 14 June
07.00-07.56 Members Time
08.04-10.20 SOS Classic
10.28-11.08 Society
11.16-17.48 SOS Classic

Saturday, 15 June
07.00-07.56 Members Time
08.04-17.00 Lady Captain, Eithne Murphy’s Prize

Sunday, 16 June
07.32-17.00 Ladies & Gent’s Competition
Gent’s:- Blue Day – 18 Hole Singles
Ladies:- D. O’Regan Pink Day (Fourball)
17.08-17.16 Ladies Nine Hole Stableford

Monday, 17 June
07.00-08.28 Members Time
09.00-11.56 Junior/ Juvenile Competition
13.00-14.20 Member Time
14.28-17.32 Gent’s Blue Day Singles.
17.40-18.20 Club Competition Matches

Tuesday, 18 June
07.00-08.20 Members Time
08.20-09.40 Ladies 18 Holes
09.48-10.12 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
10.20-10.20 Ladies Into Golf – Four Hole Competition
12.20-13.32 Ladies 18 Holes
13.40-14.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
16.04-17.56 Ladies 18 Hole
18.04-18.12 Club Competition Matches

Wednesday, 19 June
07.00-08.12 Members Time
07.56-18.12 Friends of St. Lukes GC.