KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES
Tuesday, 26 November, 2019

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General Notes
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, this coming Saturday, 30 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 foyer of the Clubhouse. 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 close next Monday, 02 December.
Nomination forms are available on the notice board. Motions must be submitted by Thursday week, 05 December.

Christmas Gift Vouchers
Catering
Let Barry Joyce solve your Christmas gift problem.
He has vouchers, in varying denominations, available for purchase.
These vouchers can be redeemed against any of the catering facilities to include, Sunday Lunch, Private Parties or casual dining available in the newly refurbished Clubhouse Bar.

Golf Club
Christmas Gift Vouchers may be purchased from Aoife or Sean in the office (056 7765400).
The vouchers may be used to purchase Green Fees, payments towards Annual Subscriptions or for Meals in the Bar.
Vouchers are available in all denominations.

Mens Prize Presentation
There will be a Mens Prize Presentation next week for the October & November competitions. Confirmation of date and time will follow before the weekend.

Pro Shop
The ideal Christmas Present.
Vouchers may be purchased from Jimmy Bolger and his staff, in the Pro Shop, and can be redeemed against lessons or towards the purchase of equipment.

Course News
Golfers, please remember to:-
Bring a bag of Sand-mix with you
Repair your pitch marks
Rake the bunkers after you

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.

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 Sharing Plate available for all those hungry golfers at a cost of €10 per plate.

Chernobyl Draw
The draw for the opportunity to play in an exhibition match alongside Club Professional, Jimmy Bolger will 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.

Results
Weekend
Saturday’s Card was a complete wash-out.
Sunday, Monday, 24 & 25 November. 14 Hole Singles
1. Eoin McCormack (20), 36
2. Ger Busher (14) 33
3. Liam O’Hara (5) 31 (B7)
4. Murt Byrne (10) 31 (B3)
Gross:- Eddie Power (+1) 30

Category 1 (15-19) Matt Ruth (18), 29 (B7)
Category 2 (20 +) Noel O’Sullivan (20) 30

Two’s Club
6th. Ger Busher, Nicky Walsh, James Young, Eamon Brennan, Tony Butler, John Peters, Tommy Buckley,
15th. Derek O’Gorman, 17th. Liam O’Hara, John Larkin, Tony Butler,
Each ‘Two’ receives €22.30 credit in the Pro Shop.

Senior Gents
Thursday, 21 November
Once again the weather played ‘spoil sport’ and resulted in the weekly seniors outing being cancelled.

Seniors Please Note
Next Competition, on Thursday, 28 November, will be a Rumble.
Format will be – two scores to count on the first six holes, three scores on the next six holes, with all four on the remaining hole.
Play starts at 10.50. Check in is from 09.45 – Draw closes at 11.15
Entry list for Golf and Christmas Party will be taken.

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

Ladies Club Notes
News
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, 19 November. 13 Hole Stableford. Christmas Fare.
1st Class A Margaret Cuddihy (9) 22pts
1st Class B Jane Duggan (27) 28pts
1st Class C Imelda Pollack (35) 24pts
1st Class D Stephanie Downes (44) 23pts (29-6)
2nd Catherine O’Neill (22) 26pts (B6)
3rd Geraldine O‘Connor (26) 23pts (B6)
4th Margaret Greene (36) 23pts
5th Marcella O’Regan (30) 22pts (B6)

Nine Hole Stableford Christmas Fare
1. Margaret McCreery (19) 19pts
2. Stephanie Downes (44) 9pts (14-5)

Ladies are reminded that, when they are entering their scores on the computer following their round of golf, they should double check that they have the correct amount of scores, relevant to the competition, recorded.
Recently a member posted 14 scores for a 13 hole competition. A genuine mistake, no doubt, but by re-checking your entry you assist greatly in the accuracy and finalisation of results.

Christmas Party.
Ladies, it’s party time. The annual Ladies Club Christmas party will be held on Friday, 06 December.
Proceedings will commence with a mulled wine reception at 19.30hrs and will be followed by dinner, to include a glass of wine, at 20.00hrs.
The presentation of the Christmas Fare prizes will follow after dinner.
The cost for the evening is €20.00 to include the mulled wine reception and the wine with dinner.

Senior Ladies
Thursday, 21 November
As with their male counterparts, the Senior Ladies weekly outing was cancelled due to the inclement weather.

Our next competition, on Thursday, 28 November will be played over nine holes.
Check in is before 09.20hrs for tee off at 09.30.

Social Activities
Bridge
Monday, 18 November. 11 Table Howell
1. Catherine King & Sheila Brennan
2. Marcella O’Regan & Rosemary Keogh
3. Martina Naughton & Mary Rice
4. Christy Power & Terri Harmer
5. Carl and Ann Widger

Monday, 11 November. 10 Table Howell
1. Catherine King & Joan Cashin
2. Carl & Ann Widger
3. Jane & Martin Duggan
4. Martina Naughton & Mary Rice
Edith Ogilvie & Terri Harmer
Mairead Blanchfield & Margot Hart

Fixtures
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
Thursday, 28 November
08.12-08.52 Members Time, 09.32-10.44 Senior Ladies 10.52-13.32 Senior Gent’s, 13.40-14.28 Members Time
Friday, 29 November
08.20-09.24 Members Time, 09.32-10.36 Society, 11.00-11.56 Society, 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Saturday, 30 November
08.20-09.00 Members Time, 09.08-09.56 Ladies & Gent’s Competition , 10.12-10.36 Society, 11.32-13.24 Gent’s Crosscard
13.32-13.48 Ladies Crosscard
Sunday, 01 December
08.20-14.20 Three Man Team Event – Ladies:- 13Hole Singles Stableford
Monday, 02 December
08.20-09.08 Members Time, 11.00-12.52 Three Man Team Event, 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Tuesday, 03 December
08.20-08.36 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, 04 December
08.20-09.00 Members Time, 11.00-12.20 13.00-14.20 Members Time