Tuesday, 28 July, 2020


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General Notes

Captain’s Prize

The Qualifying Round for Club Captain, Anthony Cleere’s prize will take place on the week-end of Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 08, 09, 10, August, with the final round on the following Saturday, 15 August.

Full details for the competition will be printed in next weeks notes.


Team News

Competition:-     AIG Junior Cup 2020

Format:-               Singles team event for those with a handicap of a minimum of 4.


Kilkenny were drawn to play Borris in the Junior Cup last Friday. Borris had the advantage of three home games. Superb golf by the Kilkenny team paved the way for a three and a` half to a one and a half victory.

Away, Sam Dunlop played superb golf to win 8 & 6 and Simon Cullen won two up. Whilst Liam O’Hara lost his match 4 & 3, he was only two over for the 15 holes he played.

At Home Brendan Dowling finished his match on the 13th with a 6 & 5 victory.

Richie Guilfoyle, was level when, called in from the 14th.

Kilkenny’s reward is a match against Gowran to be held on the Thursday, 06 August.


Managers:-          Luke Kelly & Aidan McDonald

Competition      AIG Pierce Purcell 2020

Format:-            Four-Ball match play.


Carlow is never an easy challenge and in a very tight and hard fought Pierce Purcell match the Kilkenny team came out the wrong end of gigantic battle by a score of 3 & 2.

Kilkenny won the first two matches at home but, Carlow took full advantage when they won their opening match on home soil.

The result was in the balance until the very end with the Kilkenny lads losing the final two matches in ‘extra time’.

A big thank you to all involved for the huge effort and was very much appreciated by the Team Managers.



Home:- Kevin Lenihan & Charlie Brown won on 17th

Alan Brett & Derek Kinahan won on 16th

Derek Cleere & Brendan Cleere lost on 19th

Away:-  Michael Whelan & Ger Busher lost

Paschal Connolly & Gary Delaney lost 20th.


Managers:-        Derek Shelly & Benny Cleere


Callan Scratch Cup

Congratulations to Kilkenny member, Ivan Brown, who won the Callan Scratch Cup earlier this month.

Ivan has been in great form recently beating SS by five in Mount Juliet and followed up with a similar score to win in Callan.


Score Cards

Members still refuse to put their name, and handicap on their scorecard.

It is the responsibility of each person to ensure that they complete their score card correctly.

Despite last weeks reminder, members continue to forget to ensure the basics are completed on their card.

There were a number of incidents again this week.

Failure to do any of the above will lead to disqualification and this is being implemented  immediately.


A reminder that if you feature in the top three of an away competition or Classic you must record you score on the sheet on the notice board in the foyer.


Club Scratch Matchplay.

The entry date for Scratch matchplay, category one golfers has been extended.

The entry sheet is on the notice board in the lobby.

A maximum of 24, lowest handicap, will go forward for the draw which will take place in early August.


The Kilkenny Honda Centre Golfer of the Year

With the Captains prize being held shortly, the full details of scoring for same will be confirmed in next weeks notes.

The recent GOTY competitions, (Monthly Medal & Smithwick’s Cup) will be updated and posted on the notice board shortly.



Wednesday, 22 July. Ladies & Gent’s Open Singles.

1.          Liam Kerwick (11),                 41

2.          Chris FitzPatrick (6),              40

3.          Paddy Deegan(16), (Callan), 40

4.          Brian Orr (8),                          40

5.          Cathal McDonald (8),             40

Gross:- Mark Power (+4),                   39


Category 15-19:-     Niall Higgins (16),                          39

Category 20 + :-      Tom Delaney (20), (Rathdowney),   37


CSS. Wednesday:- 71.


Ladies Sector.

Winner:- Eileen Downey (22)


Friday, 24 July. Homecare Golf Classic

1.     Paul Carroll, Tommy Buckley, Gerry Rowe, Stephen Dawson,                                  94

2.     Brian Dowling, (Elm Green), Eoin Doyle, Joe Kelly, Conor Byrne (All Enniscorthy), 92

3.     Eileen Walsh, Keelin Walsh, Jim Walsh, Joe Forristal (All Gowran),                         92

4.     Mary Ruth, Catherine Hughes, Collette Hickey, Breda Comerford,                           91

5.     Robert Delaney, Terry Lyons, Syd Harkin, Pius Phelan,                                            89

6.     Derek Shelly, Pat Walsh, Eugene Deegan, Cathal O’Neill,                                        88

7.     Kieran Wall, Willie Leahy, Michael Kennedy, Eamon Brennan,                                 88

8.     Morgan Doyle, Phyllis Doyle, Frank Bradbury, Paula Bradbury,                                87



Sat./Sun./Mon., 25/26/27 July. July Monthly Medal.

1. Bryan Rodgers (16),                              62

2. Ian Meagher (8),                                    64

3. Richard Brennan (10),                           64

4. Neville Coen (3),                                    65

Gross:- Graham Nugent (Scr.),                  67

Category 4-7:-     Ronan Kelleher (6),        66

Category 8-11:-   Nigel Skehan (9),           66

Category 12-15:- Gerald Fogarty (14),      66

Category 16-19:- Joseph Greene (18),      67

Category 20 + :-  Ronan Morrissey (22),   65


CSS. Saturday-70. Sunday-71 . Monday-71.


Two’s Club

6th. David Maher, Pat Butler (Jnr.), Tony O’Reilly, Graham Nugent, Martin Duggan,

Liam McCormack, Seamus Rochford, Neville Coen, Oisin Bateman, Joe Greene,

James Young, Liam O’Hara, Sam Dunlop, Richard Brennan, Rory MacEneaney,

Tony Murphy, Ian Meagher, Nicky Walsh, Morgan Doyle, Cathal McDonald,

Simon Cullen, Eoin Cantwell, John Byrne,

10th. Graham Nugent, Kevin Brennan, Tom Hickey, Stephen Galvin, Paddy Smee,

15th. Aidan Boland, Fergal Cantwell, James L. Walsh, Reay Brandon, John O’Donnell,

17th. Pat Butler (Jnr.), Graham Nugent, Liam Merrins, Des Woods, Bryan Rogers,

Tim Kealy, Brendan Power, John Byrne,

Each ‘Two’ receives €11.90 credit in the Pro Shop.


Team News













Senior Gents.

Thursday, 23 July.  13 Hole Stableford

1.     Noel Skehan (15), Geoff Meagher (18), Andy Hughes (21), Paul Brady (28), 70

2.     Paul Colfer (17), Richie Phelan (21), Ed Gray (18), Dick Cogan (28), 68.

3.     Eddie Guilfoyle (19), Des Byrne (20), Pat O’Briain (23), Oliver Duggan (24), 65.

4.     Michael O’Sullivan (22), Matt Ruth (18), Tom Dunne (19), Denis Carey (27), 63 B3).

5.     Mick O’Flynn (17), Richard Butler (21), Eugene Orr (24), Sean Breathnach (24), 63.

6.     Frank Bradbury (17), Tony Joyce (21), Martin Treacy (21), Gerry Power (26), 62.

7.     Dom Murphy (16), Eamonn Everard (27), Eddie Geraghty (24), Bob Greany (20), 61.               72 Players took part.                                                                                                 Welcome to new members Edward Gray, Frank Heslin and Tony O’Reilly to our Society.


Regular weekly entries via Club’s BRS System ONLY.


July Diary:-

Thursday, 30 July:- GOTY Rd. 1 for the Phil Lenehan Cup and usual Team Competition.


August Diary:-

Thursday, 06 August:- President, Michael Grant’s Prize to the Seniors and GOTY Rd. 2 as well as usual Team competition.


Monday, 10 August:- Away outing to Athy G.C..

Entry sheet posted on Seniors Notice Board.


Thursday, 27 August:- GOTY Rd. 3 for the Eamonn Molloy Cup sponsored by Reay Brandon and usual team competition.


Pro Shop Corner

Titleist Fitting Day

Due to popular demand, a second Titleist custom fitting day will take place this Wednesday, 29 July.

Please contact the Pro shop to make an appointment.


Bonus Ball Draw

Congratulations to Alan Doran on winning this weeks Lotto bonus ball draw.

Alan receives a €230 voucher for the Pro Shop.

The next draw will be held on Saturday, 01 August.

Call into the Pro Shop to get your number. Cost €5.


Ladies Club Notes


Tuesday Competition

Ladies times for entering and playing Tuesday competitions are only as follows:-

08.30 – 10.00hrs

12.30 – 14.00hrs

16.00 – 18.00hrs

Times are specifically outlined on BRS Timesheet for Tuesday competitions.


Ladies 18 Hole Stableford and Ladies Nine Hole Stableford

· Sign Into Computer or sign in via the Club V1 app. Do not enter in book.

· Place entry fee in brown envelope (€3 for Nine Hole competition, €5 for 18 holes).

· Clearly write name and competition on outside of envelope.

· Put envelope in assigned box.

· Please use sanitiser after using computer


‘LADIES PINK DAY’ – ‘PLAY in PINK – (Support Breast Cancer Ireland Research)

18 holes Open Singles, Ladies Competition in aid of Breast Cancer Ireland will take place on Tuesday, 04 August.  BRS Timesheet will apply.

Dress Code:- Whatever you like to wear but make it Pink- Prize for the Best Dressed Lady in Pink.

Entry Fee:- €10 for Members and Visitors


Dates for Diary

Lady Captain, Bridie and Lady President, Carmel are pleased to announce their respective prize days which are as follows:-

Lady President’s Prize:- Sunday, 30 August.

Lady Captain’s Prize:-  Saturday, 12 September.


In order to qualify to win the above major prizes please make sure you have played in and submitted results for two, 18Hole, Tuesday competitions.


Club Matchplay Competitions – Reminder

The Draws have taken place for the following Club Matchplay competitions and are posted on Ladies Notice Board;-

First Round matches to be played by Monday, 03 August.

Tostal Cup:-   to 18 H’cap

Nore Cup:-    19-28 H’cap

Nancy Todd:- 29-36 H’cap

Plate:-           Over 37 H’cap


Round Robin Competition: Reminder to the ladies to continue with Round Robin matchplay – time is slipping away.



Tuesday, 21 July. Ladies 18 Hole Stableford

1.          Mary Corcoran (27),           39pts

2.          Yvonne Egan (11),              37pts

Gross:- Jan Browne (2)                   32pts

3.          Stephanie Downes (36)      36pts (B9)

4.          Niamh Kelly (8)                   36pts  (B9)

5.          Colette Hickey (39)             36pts

CSS:- 74.      Par:- 73.


Nine Hole Stableford

1. Ber Crowdle (32),                        21pts

2. Dervilla O’ Byrne (10),                 19pts


Senior Ladies

Thursday, 16 July. 13 Hole Competition

1.     Catherine Keane, Peggy Murray, Kathleen Price, Margaret Harmer,    57

2.     Mary Browne, Helen O’Gorman, Joan Mannion, Breda Comerford,     56 (B3)

3.     Jane Duggan, Josie Bolger, Mary Lawlor, Anne M. Phelan,                 56 (B6)

4.     Edith Ogilvie, Mary Moynihan, Hilda Richardson, Mary O’Connell,      56

36 Ladies Played


Entry for next Thursday’s, 13 Hole Senior Ladies competition is via the BRS with play commencing at 09.20.




Tuesday, 28 July

08.15-09.45   Ladies 18 Hole Singles

09.55-10.25   Ladies Nine Hole Competition

10.35-10.45   Ladies Into Golf

10.55-12.15   Members Casual Golf

12.25-13.25   Ladies 18 Hole Singles

13.35-14.05   Ladies Nine Hole Competition

14.15-14.25   Ladies Into Golf

14.35-16.05   Members Casual Golf

16.15-17.25   Ladies 18 Hole Singles

17.35-18.35   Jimmy Bruen Practice

18.45-20.55   Members Casual Golf


Wednesday, 29 July

08.20-08.54   Members Casual Golf

09.03-12.48   Ladies & Gent’sOpen Singles

12.57-13.51   Members Casual Golf

14.09-17.45   Ladies & Gent’s Open Singles

17.55-20.55   Members Casual Golf


Thursday, 30 July

08.20-08.30   Members Casual Golf

08.50-09.10   Senior Gent’s

09.30-10.40   Senior Ladies

10.50-13.40   Senior Gent’s

13.50-17.40   James Stephen’s Golf Classic

17.50-21.00   Members Casual Golf


Friday, 31 July

08.10-17.30   James Stephen’s Golf Classic

17.40-21.00   Members Casual Golf


Saturday, 01 August

07.30-08.50   Members Time

09.00-12.50   Open Four Person Team Event

13.00-13.50   Members Casual Golf

14.00-14.20   Visitors

14.30-17.20   Open Four Person Team Event

17.30-20.30   Members Casual Golf


Sunday, 02 August

07.30-14.40   Open Four Person Team Event

14.50-15.30   Jimmy Bruen v Gowran

15.40-16.00   Open Four Person Team Event

16.10-20.30   Members Casual Golf


Monday, 03 August

08.10-08.50   Members Casual Golf

09.00-12.50   Open Four Person Team Event

13.00-13.30   Visitors

13.40-16.50   Open Four Person Team Event

17.00-20.30   Members Casual Golf


Tuesday, 04 August

08.10-09.00   Members Casual Golf

09.10-10.20   Ladies in Pink, 18 Hole Open Singles

10.30-10.50   Ladies Nine Hole Competition

11.00-11.10   Visitors

11.20-12.50   Ladies in Pink, 18 Hole Open Singles

13.00-13.50   Members Casual Golf

14.00-14.20   Ladies Nine Hole Singles

14.30-17.30   Ladies in Pink, 18 Open Hole Singles

17.40-17.50   Ladies Into Golf

18.00-20.30   Members Casual Golf