KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES
Tuesday, 16 July, 2019

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General Notes
Kilkenny Honda Centre Golfer of the Year.
Following the Captains prize and the June Monthly Medal, The Kilkenny Honda Centre Golfer of the Year top 10 are as follows:-
1. Anthony Cleere 57 pts. 2. Paschal Connolly 35 pts. 3. Eamon Brennan 32 pts., 4. Padraig O’Keefe 30 pts. 5. Fergal Cantwell 30 pts. 6. Michael Kinchella 28 pts. , 7. John Larkin 27 pts. 8. Padraig Keegan 27 pts. 9. Dean Smithwick 25 pts., 10. Ritchie Power 24 pts.
There are still five competitions left, including three majors, which will include additional points, so there is still hope for the chasing pack but, it will take some great golf for anyone to get past the Vice-Captain, who has a stranglehold on the prize.
Regular updates will appear on the notice board after every competition.

Junior/Juvenile Fundraiser
The Annual, Open Day, fundraiser for the Junior/Juvenile Club will take place this Wednesday, 31 July.
The four person team event will cost €15 per person.
Members, Family and Friends are requested to support this important event, as the funds raised are required to continue the coaching and development of our very active Junior/Juvenile section.
Bookings are available now on line.

Presentation of Prizes
There will be a presentation of Prizes helps in the Clubhouse this coming Friday 19 July at 21.00hrs
The following is a list of the Competitions being presented.
Wednesday, 12 June:- Open Singles
Sun./Mon. 16/17 June:- Blue Charity Day
Wednesday, 26 June:- SAP Team Event
Sun./Mon. 30 June, 01 July:- June Monthly Medal

New Club Website
Members are advised that the Club have launched a new website.
The site includes drone footage of the complete course with excellent views of each hole available and Aerial course pictures.
Other facilities include the availability of bookings, the Diary and Club Notes.

The address is:-
www.kilkennygolfclub.com

Catering
Due to essential maintenance by the ESB, this Wednesday (17th), there will be no catering facilities available until after 13.00 hrs.

Course News
There will be a Divot Repair Session this Tuesday, 16 July at 19.30hrs..
Please contact Sean on 087 1250853 if you are available to give a hand out.
A text message reminder has been sent out to the regulars who are on our divot repair group.
It is very disappointing to see that there has been no new volunteers come forward and that we still have to rely on the same people all the time to help maintain our course.
Please, make an effort and join the repair sessions – it only takes one hour and you can help us achieve so much in that time.
It would be appreciated if some of our Junior members attended these sessions also.

Results
Wednesday, 10 July. Ladies & Gent’s Open Singles — CSS. :- Members – 71. Visitors – 72
1. Rob Kearney (8), 42
2. John Larkin (6), 41
3. Stephen Dawson (17), 40
Gross:- Michael Buggy (Scr.) (C’comer), 37
4. Patrick Foley (14), 40
5. Noel O’Sullivan (21), 40
6. Donal O’Callaghan (14) (V), 40

Category 1 (15-19), Gary Delaney (16), 38
Category 2 (20 +), Niall Griffin (21), 36
Ladies Sector
1. Dervilla O’Byrne (10) 35pts

Two’s Club
6th. Thomas Martin (Tramore), Tony Murphy, Sam Dunlop Jnr., Eugene Coyne, Mark Grant, Michael Gorman, John Geoghegan, Robert Kearney, John Larkin, 10th. PJ O’Reilly, Thomas Martin (Tramore), Billy Goodwin (Tramore), Mark Grant, John Geoghegan, Robert Kearney,
15th. Peter Walsh (Snr.), Michael Keane, 17th. Richie Hogan (C’comer), Sean Byrne, Michael Doran, Liam O’Grady, Bobby O’Mahony,
Each ‘Two’ receives €15.00 credit in the Pro Shop.

Weekend
Sat./Sun./Mon., 13/14/15 July. Monthly Medal – CSS.:- Saturday – 71. Sunday – 71. Monday – 71.
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1. Reay Brandon (21), 67
2. David Charlton (5), 68 (B9)
3. John O’Donnell (14), 68
Gross:- Richard Power (6), 73
4. Sean FitzPatrick (16), 68
5. Noel Ronan (21), 68

Category 1 (15-19), Liam McCormack (15), 69
Category 2 (20 +), Michael Drea (22), 72

Two’s Club
6th. Jason Barry, Kieran Hoban, Reay Brandon, 10th. Pat Butler, 15th. Thomas O’Dowd, Luke Wall, Joe Greene,
17th. Martin Duggan, John Geoghegan, Liam Barrett, Conor Morrissey, John O’Donnell, Geoff Meagher,
18th. Tommy Deegan,
Each ‘Two’ receives €25.50 credit in the Pro Shop.

Senior Gents
Thursday, 11 July. 13 Hole Stableford Competition
1. Pat Drennan, Peter Ryan, Shem Lawlor, Tony Joyce, 70.
2. Martin Mullane, Geoff Meagher, Michael O’Sullivan, Mick O’Brien, 64 (B9).
3. John Martin, Joe Leech, Myles McCabe, Fr John Condon, 64.
4. Pat Cody, Tom Brett, Maurice Ryan, Liam Barry, 61.
5. Murt Farragher, Phillip O’Neill, Bob Greany, Dick Cogan, 60 (B6).
6. Joe Gannon, Kevin Donohue, Jimmy Rhatigan, Pat O’Briain, 60 (B6).
7. Michael Grant, Richie McEvoy, Brendan Graham, Ger Power, 60.
66 Players took part.

We welcome new member, Fr. John Condon into our Society, an ex Kilkenny Golf Club Professional who got off to a good start by featuring in the third placed team this week.

SENIORS PLEASE NOTE
Next competition Thursday, 18 July. – Golfer of the Year Round 4
Entry sheet for President’s Prize will be available on this date.
Play starts at 10:50. Check in is from 09:45 – Draw closes at 11:15.
Thursday, 25 July. – Rumble.
Entry sheet for Athy Outing will be available on this date.

August Diary Dates.
Thursday, 01 August. – President Jimmy Rhatigan’s Prize to the Seniors and Golfer of the Year, Round 5.
Wednesday, 07 August. – Senior’s Competition instead of Thursday 08th
Monday, 12 August. – Away outing to Athy
Thursday, 29 August – Scramble

Pro Shop Corner
Waterford Castle Pro-Am
Congratulations to Sean O’Donoghue, Assistant Pro, on his excellent performance in the Waterford Castle Pro-Am last Saturday.
Sean, finished second, when he shot an excellent five under par.

Ladies Club Notes

News
Leinster Girls Interprovincial.
Congratulations to Jan Browne, who was a member of the Leinster Girls Interprovincial team that won the Championship
for the fourth straight year at Mount Wolseley Golf Club last week.
The format is three Foursomes and five singles matches.
Jan made a major contribution to the team winning her singles matches against Munster and Connaught.
She also secured victory in the Foursomes against Connaught and went on to half their match versus Ulster.

Results
Tuesday, 09 July. Ladies Two Person Team Event
1. Mary Leahy Browne (5) & Breda Roche (12) 45 pts
2. Eva Duggan (9) & Aoife Crowdle (12) 43 pts B.9
Gross:- Niamh Kelly (7) & Dervilla O Byrne (10) 34 gross pts
3. Mary R Murphy (22) & Mary Rice (27) 42 pts B.9
4. Margaret Butler (23) & Eileen Sheenan (27) 42pts
5. Carmel O Shea (22) & Breda Kavanagh (30) 41pts B.9

Nine Hole Stableford
1. Ana Lyons (18) 20pts
2. Stephanie Downes (45) 18pts

Senior Ladies
Thursday, 11 July. Two Club & Putter, Nine Hole Competition
1. Edith Ogilvie, Mary O’Connell, Marie Curran, 38
2. Jane Duggan, Kathleen Price, Francis Grey, Breda O’Loughlin, 34
3. Bridget Norwood, Phil Cooke, Margaret Harmer, Bridget Smee, 33
4. Kathleen Gaffney, Hilda Richardson, Ann B Murphy, 32
5. Paula Bradbury, Greta Nicholson, Elizabeth Tobin, 32

Junior/Juvenile Club
Monday, . 18 Hole Stableford.
Junior / Juvenile Coaching resumes on Saturday 20th July
The First session from 09:45 to 11:00 is for Juniors at Primary School level. Juniors must be SIGNED-IN and ASSEMBLED beside the Clubhouse, READY TO LEAVE ‘ON TIME’ as it takes 10 minutes to walk to the practice area.
The Second Session from 10:50 to 12:00 is for Juniors at Secondary School level. Juniors for this session only must assemble at the PRACTICE AREA Car Park and wait until they are called on to the Practice Area.
Coaching Fee for all is €2.

Results
Monday, 15 July. 18 Hole Stableford
Girls.
Winner:- Millie Molloy (33) 30 Pts

Boys – Full Handicap
1 Brian Harrington (20) 38 Pts
2 Oisin Bateman (17) 37 Pts
3 Oisin Timmons (15) 36 Pts

Boys – Junior Handicap
1. Sean Keogh (26), 39 Pts.
2. Liam Moloney (26) 38 Pts. (B3)
3. Louis Raggett (26) 38 Pts.

Joint Captains Prize
The next Junior 18 Hole Competition is on Monday, 22 July and is the Joint Club Captain’s, Mark Grant & Eithne Murphy’s Prize to the Juniors. The competition will be 18 hole Stableford. The presentation of Prizes will take place at a date to be confirmed.
Booking is done through the BRS system which is NOW OPEN and 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.

Thursday, 18 July. Boys and Girls Junior Open. Rosslare Golf Club
The Junior Committee have organised a bus to travel to Rosslare Golf Club for their Junior Open Day this Thursday, 18 July.
Below is the schedule for the day.
1) Bus will depart the golf club at 10.00hrs. Please be in attendance at golf club for
09.45.
2) Bus will be back at the golf club at approx. 20.00hrs.
3) Bring a packed lunch. Kids will be fed after the round of Golf at 17.00 hrs.
4) Sun cream
5) Water
6) Full handicap players please bring GUI card or number
7) Fee for the day is €20. (Includes bus, competition fee and meal).
8) Full handicap players will play main course, Junior handicappers will play the
Burrows course.

July Diary
Wednesday, 31 July. Junior Fundraiser.

Fixtures
Tuesday, 16 July
07.00-08.20 Members Time
08.28-09.40 Ladies, Valerie Doyle, 18 Hole Stroke
Kindly Sponsored by Electro City
09.48-10.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
10.28-10.52 Ladies Into Golf
12.20-13.32 Ladies, Valerie Doyle, 18 Hole Stroke
13.40-14.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
16.04-17.48 Ladies, Valerie Doyle, 18 Hole Stroke
18.04-19.00 Ladies Into Golf

Wednesday, 17 July
10.52-12.04 Society/ Visitor
13.00-14.28 Members Time

Thursday, 18 July
07.00-08.28 Members Time
09.32-10.44 Senior Ladies
10.52-13.32 Senior Gent’s
13.40-14.28 Members Time
14.44-17.56 Dicksboro Classic
18.04-18.20 Club Matches

Friday, July 19 July
07.00-07.56 Members Time
09.00-17.56 Dicksboro Classic

Saturday, 20 July
07.32-08.36 Members Time
08.44-09.56 Ladies & Gent’s Competition
10.28-10.52 Visitors/Guest
1124.-12.52 Society/Visitors
13.00-13.56 Members Time
15.24-17.00 Ladies & Gent’s Competition

Sunday, 21 July
07.32-15.24 Ladies & Gent’s Competition
Gent’s:- Richard Duggan Memorial Singles
Ladies:- 18 Hole Singles Stableford
15.32-15.56 Courtown v Wexford Senior Foursomes
16.04-17.00 Ladies & Gent’s Competition

Monday, 22 July
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, Richard Duggan Memorial Singles

Tuesday, 23 July
07.00-08.20 Members Time
08.28-09.40 Ladies 18 Hole Stableford
09.48-10.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
10.28-10.52 Ladies Into Golf
12.20-13.32 Ladies, Valerie Doyle, 18 Hole Stroke
13.40-14.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
16.04-17.48 Ladies 18 Hole Stableford
18.04-19.00 Ladies Into Golf

Wednesday, 23 July
07.32-08.20 Members Time
08.28-09.48 Ladies & Gent’s Open Singles
19.56-11.48 Society
11.56-17.48 Ladies & Gent’s Open Singles