KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES
Tuesday, 19 November, 2019

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General Notes
Thursday, 21 November. – Annual Memorial Service
The Annual memorial Service for recently deceased Members and former Members will take place, in the Clubhouse, this Thursday, 21 November, at 20.00hrs.
The service, to be conducted by Fr Pat Duggan, will remember:-

Jim Cody, Veronica Colclough, Finbar Coughlan, Frank Dalton, Matt Holohan , Pat Kelleher, Phil Lenehan, Audrey Marnell, Pat Moore, Tommy O’Connell, Mary O Connor,
May they rest in peace.

Diary Dates
Saturday, 30 November. – Joint Captains Dinner
Captain’s Mark Grant and Eithne Murphy will co-host the Joint Captains Dinner, to be held in the Clubhouse, on Saturday week 30th November.
Attendees are requested to gather for the dinner at 19.30hrs.
Following the formalities there will be music and entertainment provided by Liam McCormack.

The list for those members wishing to attend is available in the lobby area beside the stairs. The cost for the evening is €35.00.

Wednesday, 11 December. – Ladies Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Ladies Club will be held in the Clubhouse on Wednesday evening, 11 December. 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 must be submitted to the Hon. Secretary at least ten/seven days prior to the scheduled meeting.
Committee nominations will close Monday, 02 December.
Nomination forms are available on the notice board.
Motions must be submitted by Thursday, 05 December.

Car Security
Following the recent spate of car break-ins around the city, including the Clubhouse car park, members are reminded not to leave their cars unlocked at any stage.
The thieves appear to be targeting unlocked cars and are particularly looking for cash as well as other valuables left lying about the car.

Winter Handicap Adjustments
Once again, a reminder.
It is the responsibility of each member to ensure that he applies the relevant adjustments to their official handicap when playing in competitions throughout the Winter period, Failure by one member to make the relevant adjustment last week-end resulted in disqualification.
Details of the relevant adjustments are:-, Players finishing in the top three will receive adjustments as per the schedule on display on the notice board.
In addition and also effective from last week-end there will be General Play Cuts based on a Yellow Card system, with the winner receiving three points, second and third both getting two points.
When a player has accumulated six points they will receive a cut of one full shot against their full handicap once qualifying competitions resume in the Spring.
The Yellow Card points system will apply to all competitions including Team events, Fourball and Foursomes.
Full details are available on the notice board, Winners of the Saturday Fourball will not be subject to Winter adjustments.
Winter handicap adjustments do not affect your Club handicap when playing in other competitions away from Kilkenny.

Adjustments to Exact Handicap to apply
H’cap 0-6. 7-13. 14-28
1st. 1.0. 1.5. 2.0
2nd. 0.75. 1.0. 1.5
3rd. 0.5. 0.5. 1.0

Saturday Gents Crosscard
Check-in time for this Saturdays Crosscard is up to 12.45 for a shotgun start at 13.00hrs.
Club Caterer Barry Joyce has a special Crosscard Menu available for all those hungry golfers.

Chernobyl Draw
The draw for the opportunity to play in an exhibition match alongside Club Professional, Jimmy Bolger has been re-scheduled and will now be held in the Clubhouse, on Saturday, 30 November at 12.30hrs. prior to the Saturday Crosscard.
Tickets are still available from the Pro Shop at a cost of €5 per line.

Course News
What has to be done to get members to take a bag of sand mix with them when going out for their round of golf.
In our three ball last Sunday, we all had to refill our bags at the ninth tee, because others couldn’t be bother to do repairs.
Please, in these extremely soft conditions, encourage your playing partners to bring a bag with them and to use it.
The same applies to pitch marks on the greens. , Look for and repair your pitch marks immediately.

Results
Weekend
Saturday/Sunday, 16/17 November. Gent’s 13 Hole Singles.
Due to the severe frost on Monday morning, the card was cancelled and the course did not open until 13.15hrs.
Results.
1. James Hogan (8), 30 pts
2. Charlie Browne (14), 29 pts (B6)
3. Ian Meagher (8), 29 pts
Gross:- Alan R. Phelan (1), 26 pts
4. Kieran Hoban (10), 28 pts

Category 1 (15-19) Paddy Smee (15) 27 pts, Category 2 (20 +) Jerry O’Dwyer (20) 24 pts

Two’s Club
6th. Kevin Browne, 10th. Paraic O’Keeffe, Graham Nugent, Eddie Power, Alan Brett.
Each ‘Two’ receives €36.00 credit in the Pro Shop.

Saturday, 16 November. Gent’s Crosscard
1. Aidan Brennan, Dermot Doyle, Ben McGarry, Tommy Dunne 67 Pts
2. Mark Grant, Liam Cody, Peter Dabinett, Oliver Duggan 66 Pts
3. Neville Coen, Aidan Phelan, Sean Boland, Stephen Sheenan 64 Pts (B6)
4. Jim White, Pat Walsh, Michael Kinchella, Joe Greene 64 Pts
5. Denis Brophy, Mark Shortall, Tony Butler, PJ O’Reilly 63 Pts

League Table – Round Three
1. Ben McGarry 50
2. Dermot Doyle 48
3. Liam Cody 41
4. Peter Dabinett 39
5. Tony Butler 39
6. Pat Collins 38
7. Aidan Phelan 37, Joe Greene 37, Paddy Smee 37
10. Denis Brophy 35, Michael O’Sullivan 35, Sean Byrne 35

Senior Gents 67 Players took part
Thursday, 14 November. 14 Hole Stableford.
1. John King, Bob Greany, Michael O’Sullivan, Pat O’Shea 61 (B7).
2. Gabriel Maher, Jerry O’Dwyer, Noel O’Sullivan, Eugene Orr 61.
3. Martin Murphy, Reay Brandon, Brian Keane, Henk Van Der Puil 60 (B7).
4. John Bracken, Sean Breathnach, Myles McCabe, (55+5) 60.
5. Liam Cody, Paddy Witherow, Dermot Moloney, Martin Treacy 59.
6. Michael Grant, Michael Nicholson, Joe Nolan, Jim Treacy 57.
7. Philip O’Neill, Martin Mullane, Tom Keating, Dick Cogan 55.

We welcome new members David O’Mahony and Richard Gordon to our Society

Seniors Please Note
Next Competition Thursday, 21 November.
Play starts at 10.50. Check in is from 09.45 – Draw closes at 11.15
Thursday, 28 November – Rumble.
Entry list for Christmas Party available

December Diary
Last outing of the year Thursday, 19 December. – Scramble, Followed by Christmas Party.

Ladies Club Notes
Ladies Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Ladies Club will be held in the Clubhouse on Wednesday evening, 11 December.
Nominations for Committee and Motions must be submitted to the Hon. Secretary at least ten/seven days prior to the scheduled meeting.
Committee nominations will close Sunday, 01 December. Motions must be submitted by Wednesday, 04 December.

Results
Tuesday, 12 November. 13 Hole Christmas Fare
1st Class A Marian Woods (18) 24pts (26-2)
1st Class B Mary Hickey (22) 26pts
1st Class C Catherine Hughes (34) 29pts
1st Class D Stephanie Downes (44) 24pts (26-2)
2nd Sandra Barrett (21) 26pts
3rd Breege Martin (24), 24pts (B6)
4th Margaret Greene (36) 24pts
5th Mary Ruth (38), 23pts (25-2)
6th Imelda Pollack (35) 23pts

Nine Hole Stableford. Christmas Fare
1st Patricia O’Sullivan (15) 17pts,
2nd Stephanie Downes (44) 14pts (18-4)

Christmas Party.
Ladies, please note that the Christmas party and presentation of prizes will be held on Friday, 06 December.

Senior Ladies – 25 Ladies played.
Thursday, 14 November.
1. Jane Duggan, Anne M. Murphy, Josie Bolger 31
2. Mary Prendergast, Mary Gorman, Hilda Richardson 30
3. Catherine Barrett, Margaret Harmer, Teresa Brandon 29
4. Edith Ogilvie, Breda Kavanagh, Mary Lawlor 28

Our next competition, on Thursday, 21 November will be played over nine holes.
Check in is before 09.20hrs for tee off at 09.30.

Social Activities

Bridge
Bridge continues each Monday evening at 19.30hrs.
Mon 18th Nov 11 Table Howell
1st Catherine King and Sheila Brennan
2nd Marcelia O’Regan and Rosemary Keogh
3rd Martina Naughton and Mary Rice
4th Christy Power and Terri Harmer
5th Carl and Ann Widger

Snooker
The draw for the Patrick Wall Memorial Trophy (Singles) has been completed and is posted on the gents notice board.
Players are requested to adhere to the dates set for each round.
The opening round is to be completed by Saturday, 07 December.

Fixtures
Tuesday, 19 November
07.56-08.36 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, 20 November
08.04-08.52 Members Time, 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Thursday, 21 November
08.04-08.52 Members Time, 09.32-10.44 Senior Ladies, 10.52-13.32 Senior Gent’s, 13.40-14.28 Members Time
Friday, 22 November
08.04-08.52 Members Time, 11.16-11.40 Guest /Member, 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Saturday, 23 November
08.04-08.52 Members Time, 09.00-09.56 Ladies & Gent’s Competition, 11.32-13.24 Gent’s Crosscard, 13.32-13.48 Ladies Crosscard
Sunday, 24 November
08.04-13.24 Ladies & Gent’s Competition, Gent’s:- 13 Hole November Hamper, Ladies: – 13 Hole Singles
Monday, 25 November
08.12-09.00 Members Time, 11.00-12.52 Gent’s 13 Hole November Hamper, 13.00-14.20 Member Time
Tuesday, 26 November
08.12-08.36 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 , 11.00-11.08 Kilkenny College v St. Kierans , 12.20-13.32 Ladies 13 Holes, 13.40-14.20 Ladies 13 & Nine Hole Draw
Wednesday, 27 November
08.20-09.00 Members Time, 13.00-14.20 Members Time