Follows us on Twitter:- Kilkennygolfclub@club_kilkenny
Website:- www.kilkennygolfclub.com

General Notes
Clubhouse Refurbishment
Plans for the refurbishment of the bar facilities in the Clubhouse have been finalised and works on the new scheme are set to commence next Monday, 23 September.
Details of the improvements can be seen on the Electronic Display Board located in the foyer of the Clubhouse.
The various works will cause disruption to the facilities available during the period of refurbishment.
As the project progresses members will receive weekly updates outlining the works being done.

Week 1. Monday, 23 September-Friday, 27 September.
Monday, 23rd. – Bar closed all day.
There will be no food or drink facilities available.
Mon.-Wed. 23rd-25th. – Fireplace area cordoned off for removal of same.
Food & drink available in remainder of bar area.
Tues. &Wed., 24th & 25th. – Entrance Foyer & lobby area closed.
Access to the bar facilities will be through the respective locker rooms.

The programme of works is scheduled for completion on the first week of November with an official launch to be held on Friday, 08 November.

Social Mixed Golf
The last Social Mixed Golf outing will be held this coming Saturday, 21 September.
Participants are requested to sign in by 15.10 for a shotgun start at 15.30.
The competition will be a 13 Hole Champagne Scramble and will be followed with Finger Food to close the season!!

Gowran Park Scratch Cup
Congratulations to Kilkenny Member, Neville Coen on his success in the Gowran Park Senior Scratch Cup held on Sunday, 08 September.
With a strong field of over 50 golfers participating, Neville came out on top with an excellent two over par, 73.
This was not Neville’s first time to win the Scratch Cup as he previously tasted success in 2009.

Course News
Hole Cups
Players are requested not to use the putter head to remove their ball from the hole.
This damages the hole and the hole loses its round shape resulting in unfair conditions for other competitors.
If you see a member doing this please report to the office.
There are attachments for putters to assist players remove the ball from the hole available in the Pro Shop.

Divot Repair
With the divot repair sessions finished for the winter months, it is more important than ever that members bring a divot bag with them.
Members are also requested to ensure they repair any divots they may make on the par three tee boxes.
Usually, on par 3’s, you are waiting for the green to clear and it would be great if players utilised this time to repair any divots that have been left unattended.

Members are reminded to bring a bag of sand mix with them when going for their game of golf.
With the prospect of softer conditions, members are reminded, to repair their pitch marks as soon as possible.

Yoga Classes
Yoga Classes, commenced last evening and will continue throughout the winter months. The following classes are available for members.

Monday:- 17.30 & 18.45
Wednesday:- 10.00, 12.00 (Extra Gentle Class) & 18.45
Thursday:- 07.45 & 10.00

Results
Weekend
Sat./Sun./Mon., 14/15/16 September. 18 Hole Scotch Foursomes
Results unavailable but will be posted on Wednesday.

Senior Gents
Wednesday, 11 September. 14 Hole Stableford
Seniors Captain Joe Ledwidge’s Prize
1. Joe Gannon, Willie ‘B’ Murphy, Jim Meredith, Andy MacEneaney, 72.
2. John Martin, Donie Butler, Roger Ryan, Myles McCabe, 69 (B7).
3. Willie Leahy, Paul Hannifin, Pat O’Shea, Paul Brady, 69.
4. John Geoghegan, Noel O’Sullivan, Michael Cody, Paddy Byrne, 68.
5. John King, Martin Mullane, Gerry Bowe, Liam O’Carroll, 67 (B6).
6. Gerry Leahy, Michael Nicholson, Eugene Orr, Seamus O’Sullivan, 67.
7. Willie P Murphy, Des Byrne, Joe Nolan, Tom Reade, 66.
90 Players took part

Senior Captain, Joe Ledwidge’s Prize.
Winner:- Gerry Leahy (14), 33 Pts
Runner-up:- Des Byrne (20), 31 Pts (B7)
Third:- Joe Gannon (15), 31 Pts (B3)

Past Captain’s Prize:- Noel O’Sullivan (20), 27 Pts
Over 75’s Prize:- Pat O’Shea (25), 26 Pts

2019 ‘Golfer of the Year’ Competition:-
Category 1 Winner:- Gerry Leahy (14) 117 Pts
Runners up:- Donie Butler (21) & Phillip O’Neill (19) 113 Pts

Category 2 Winner:- Tony Joyce (23) 121 Pts
Runners up:- Jimmy Rhatigan (23) & Jim Meredith (22) 110 Pts

Captain’s Prize Day – ‘Golfer of the Year’, Final Round:-
Category 1 Winner:- Morgan Doyle (13) 31 Pts
Runner up:- Martin Mullane (20) 30 Pts
Category 2 Winner:- Shem Lawlor (23) 30 Pts (B7)
Runner up:- Tony Joyce (23) 30 Pts.

Seniors Please Note
Next Competition Thursday, 19 September.
Play starts at 10:50. Check in is from 09:45. Draw closes at 11:15.

Monday, 16 September. Away outing to Thurles GC. 18 Hole Stableford
1. Noel Skehan, Eddie Guilfoyle, Gerry Bowe, Oliver Duggan, 88.
2. Liam Cody, Peter Dabinett, Michael Cody, Myles McCabe, 85 (B9).
3. Morgan Doyle, Jim Meredith, Tom Keating, (79+6), 85.
4. Rodger Curran, Jerry O’Dwyer, Brian Keane, Paddy Hally, 83.
5. John King, Martin Mullane, Michael O’Sullivan, Dick Cogan, 81.
6. Matt Ruth, Michael Nicholson, Pat O’Shea, Joe Nolan, 79 (B9).
7. Tom Gunning, John Bracken, Jimmy Rhatigan , Nicky Lawlor, 79.
53 Players took part.

September Diary
Thursday, 26 September:- Full Scramble.
Entry Sheet for Mount Juliet will be available on this date.

October outing to Mount Juliet
Our Mount Juliet outing on Monday, 14 October will be restricted to the first 60 entries with the highest attendances.
The entry sheet will be available on Thursday, 26 September.

Pro Shop Corner
There will be a Titleist club fitting day on Friday, 04 October from 10.00 to 14.00hrs Members should contact the Pro Shop to book a time.

Ladies Club Notes
Results
Tuesday, 10 September. Ladies 18 Hole Stableford
1. Catherine Leahy (23), 37pts
2. Lourda Everard (20), 36pts (B9)
Gross:- Eileen Rose Power (2), 29pts
3. Stephanie Downes (45), 36pts
4. Jane Duggan (27), 36pts (B9)
5. Mary Rice (27), 36pts
6. Helen Butler (21), 35pts (B9)

Nine Hole Stableford
1. Mary Prendergast (28), 18pts
2. Hilda Richardson (34), 15pts (B6)
3. Margaret O’Rourke (27), 15 pts

Senior Ladies
Tuesday, 11 September
1. Jane Duggan, Kitty Nolan, Breda Comerford, Peggy Murray, 37
2. Nuala Crotty, Josie Bolger, Hilda Richardson, 36
3. Bridget Norwood, Mary Gorman, Greta Nicholson, Margaret Harmer, 36

Next outing, Thursday, 19 September.
Nine & 13 Hole Competition. Check-in before 09.20 for 09.30 tee off.

Fixtures
Tuesday, 17 September
07.00-08.12 Members Time
08.20-09.40 Ladies 18 Hole Autumn Cup Foursomes
09.48-10.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
10.28-10.52 Ladies Into Golf
12.20-13.32 Ladies 18 Hole Autumn Cup Foursomes
13.40-14.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
15.48-16.04 Ladies 18 Hole Autumn Cup Foursomes
18.04-19.00 Ladies Into Golf

Wednesday, 18 September
07.00-08.20 Members Time
08.28-15.56 Ladies & Gent’s Open Singles

Thursday, 19 September
07.00-08.28 Members Time
09.32-10.44 Senior Ladies
10.52-13.24 Senior Gent’s
13.40-14.28 Members Time

Friday, 20 September
07.00-08.28 Members Time
12.28-13.25 Members Time
13.30-15.16 Visitors/Guests

Saturday, 21 September
07.00-08.45 Members Time
08.36-09.48 Ladies & Gent’s Competition
10.04-13.16 Society/Visitors
13.24-14.28 Members Time
15.32-16.36 Mixed Social Golf

Sunday, 22 September
07.32-15.40 Ladies & Gent’s 18 Hole Singles Competition

Monday, 23 September
07.00-09.00 Members Time
11.00-12.52 Gent’s 18 Hole Singles
13.00-14.20 Member Time

Tuesday, 24 September
07.00-08.12 Members Time
08.28-09.40 Ladies 18 Holes
09.48-10.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
10.28-10.52 Ladies Into Golf
12.20-13.32 Ladies 18 Holes
13.40-14.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
18.04-19.00 Ladies Into Golf

Wednesday, 28 September
07.00-08.28 Members Time