KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES
Tuesday, 24 September, 2019

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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 continuing apace.
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, Tuesday, 23rd & 24th. – Bar closed all day. (Please note the addition of Tuesday). There will be no food or drink facilities available.
Normal service will resume on Wednesday
Mon.-Wed. 23rd-25th. – Fireplace area cordoned off for removal of same.
Food & drink available in remainder of bar area.
Mon & Tues., 23rd & 24th. – Entrance Foyer & lobby area closed.

Week 2. Monday, 30 September-Friday, 04 October.
During the week there will be limited access to the Lobby/Foyer while the painting of same progresses.
On Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, (1/2/3 Oct.) the bar area will be closed for the sanding and varnishing of the floor and bar counter.
There will be no service of food or drink during these three days.

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.

Health & Safety
Members are reminded that they are to respect the Course staff while they are performing their daily tasks.
There were three incidents last Friday involving a member of the greens staff.
He had two near misses and the third one hit him on the hand.
This was incident was caused by members and not by visitors.
If a member of the course staff is performing his duties on the hole you are playing you must wait until he has moved on or has given you the go ahead to play.
The committee will be in touch with the members involved in last weeks incident.

RECORDING OF WINNERS OF ALL CUPS
A record of the winners of all cups attached to any of the club competitions is being compiled by Donie Butler
We would be obliged if the holders of all Golf club cups could return same to the office at the earliest opportunity for transcription purposes. This work will take approximately 48 hours to complete and cups will then be returned to the holders. Thanks.

Junior Alliance
The Gent’s Junior Alliance (H’cap range 5-17) will kick off on Saturday, 06 October, with an outing to Carrick-on-Suir.
There is a joining fee of €50 for the year and a €10 charge per outing.
New Members are welcome and those interested should contact Alan Snype or Leo Byrne.

Course News
Please remember to:-
Replace divots with sand mix
Repair pitch marks
Rake Bunkers

Results.
Weekend
Sat./Sun./Mon., 21/22/23 September. CSS. Saturday- 72. Sunday- 71. Monday- 71.
1. Chris FitzPatrick (7), 39 (B9)
2. David Cosgrave (4), 39 (B6)
3. Frank Dalton (9), 39
Gross:- Alan Phelan (1), 37
4. Oliver Carter (9), 38
5. Vincent Hayes (11), 37

Category 1 (15-19), Eugene Coyne (18), 36
Category 2 (20 +), Des Byrne (20), 37

Two’s Club
6th. Seamus Rochford, Larry Gittens, Thomas Buckley, David Cosgrave, Pat Collins,
10th. Alan Phelan (R), Ian Morrissey,
15th. Alan Phelan (R), Tadgh Donohue,
17th. Patrick O’Hanlon,
Each ‘Two’ receives €20.40 credit in the Pro Shop.

Social Mixed Golf
The Social Mixed Golf, scheduled for the week-end, was cancelled due to the inclement weather and has been re-scheduled for Saturday, 19 October.
This will be the final outing of the season.
Participants are requested to sign in by 13.30 for a shotgun start at 14.00.
The competition will be a 13 Hole Champagne Scramble and will be followed with Finger Food.

Senior Gents
Thursday, 19 September. 13 Hole Stableford Competition
1. Michael Hayes, Martin Murphy, Brian Keane, Gabriel Maher, 65.
2. Morgan Doyle, Pat Collins, Joe Gannon, Jack Nolan, 63.
3. Pat Cody, Reay Brandon, Eugene Orr, Myles McCabe, 61.
4. Michael Grant, Martin Mullane, Oliver Duggan, Denis Carey, 60.
5. Frank Byrne, Jerry O’Dwyer, Pat O’Shea, Frank Dalton, 59 (B6).
6. Proinnsias O’hAilín, Donie Butler, John Bracken, Gerry Bowe, 59 (B6).
7. Murt Farragher, Eddie Guilfoyle, Maurice Ryan, Michael O’Neill, 5964 Players took part
Seniors Please Note
Next Competition, Thursday, 26 September.
Play starts at 10:50. Check in is from 09.45 – Draw closes at 11.15.
This competition will be a Full Scramble. Take best ball all through to holing out.
Entry Sheet for Mount Juliet will be available on this date.

October Diary
Monday, 14 October:- Away outing to Mount Juliet. Entries will be restricted to the first 60 entries with the highest attendances.
No telephone or text entries. We have 66 members with 20 attendances or more.

Thursday, 31 October:- Scramble.

Pro Shop Corner
There has been a couple of late cancellations for the Titleist Club fitting day on Friday, 04 October.
Any member interested should contact the Pro Shop as soon as possible.

Ladies Club Notes
Results
Tuesday,17 September. Autumn Cups Foursome
1. Imelda Pollock (35) & Ann Short (29) 69
2. Eleanor Moore (26) & Sandra Barrett (21) 70.5
Gross:- Eileen Rose Power (2) & Kathleen Hogan (19) 85

Nine Hole Stableford
1. Ursula deLoughry (22) 19pts
2. Carmel O’Shea (22) 16pts
3. Mary Ruth (38) 15pts

Senior Ladies
Thursday, 19 September. 13 Hole Competition
1. Edith Ogilvie, Mary Moynihan, Joan O’Sullivan 54
2. Jane Duggan, Kathleen Price, Anne B. Murphy 53
3. Joan Cashin, Teresa Brandon, Mary Shields 49
4. Peggy Murray, Hilda Richardson, Mary Feighery 48

Nine Hole Event.
Winner:- Eileen Reynolds 17

Our next competition, on Thursday, 26 September will be nine hole event.
Check-in before 09.20 for a 09.30 tee off.

Social Activities
Bridge
The first of the Bridge sessions will commence on Monday week, 07 October at 19.30hrs. and will continue throughout the season with the exception of the Bank Holiday Mondays.

Fixtures
Tuesday, 24 September
07.00-08.12 Members Time
08.20-09.40 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, 25 September
07.00-08.28 Members Time
13.00-14.20 Members Time

Thursday, 26 September
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
14.36-????? Visitors

Friday, 27 September
07.00-08.28 Members Time
12.04-12.52 Visitors
13.00-14.12 Members Time

Saturday, 28 September
07.32-09.00 Members Time
09.08-09.56 Ladies & Gent’s Competition
10.36-10.52 Visitors
11.32-12.20 Society
12.44-13.32 Visitors
13.40-14.28 Members Time

Sunday, 29 September
07.32-15.24 Ladies & Gent’s Competition
Gent’s:- September Monthly Medal
Ladies:- 18 Hole Singles Stableford

Monday, 30 September
07.00-08.28 Members Time
11.00-12.52 Gent’s September Monthly Medal
13.00-14.20 Member Time
15.00-15.06 Visitors

Tuesday, 01 October
07.00-08.12 Members Time
08.44-09.56 Ladies 18 Holes
10.04-10.28 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
10.36-10.52 Ladies Into Golf
12.20-13.40 Ladies 18 Holes
13.48-14.20 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
18.04-19.00 Ladies Into Golf

Wednesday, 02 October
07.00-08.20 Members Time
13.00-14.20 Members Time