Tuesday, 28 May, 2019
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General Notes
New Boundary Fencing
The Joint Management Committee have declared that the new Boundary Fencing, which has been put in place on the 7th, 11th & 12th Holes, is now in play and are now deemed as boundaries of the course.
Any ball coming to rest beyond and outside these fences is deemed out of bounds. Rule 18.2b applies.
A ball coming to rest inside the fence may be played or may be declared unplayable and relief may be taken under a one stroke penalty.
Rule 19.2 applies.

Presentation of Prizes.
There will be two presentation of prize evenings held in the Clubhouse this coming week.
The first presentation will be held tomorrow evening, Wednesday, 29 May @ 21.30 hrs..
Competitions included are
Sat/Sun., 04/05 May:- PGA Tankard
Sat/Sun/Mon., 11/12/13 May:- May Monthly Medal.
Wednesday, 22 May:- Open Singles Competition
Fri./Sat., 24/25 May:- Tegral Open Four Person Team
Sunday, 26 May:- Richard Duggan Menswear Singles
Monday, 27 May:- Senior Gent’s Singles

The second presentation evening will be held on Monday, 03 June @ 21.30.

The remaining Open Week Competitions will be presented.
Friday, 31 May:- PRL Group. Open Three Person Team Event
Saturday, 01 June:- Kilkenny Honda & Citroen Centre. Gent’s 18 Hole Singles
Sunday, 02 June:- Newpark Hotel. Four Person Team Event
Monday, 03 June:- AIB Bank. Three Person Team Event

Ladies Presentation
Ladies Prize Presentation for Tuesday 28th May will take place on Tuesday night at 9.30pm.

Mixed Social Golf
The next session of Social Golf is fixed for Friday, 07 June, with sign in by 17.10 for shot gun start at 17.30hrs.
The format will be a 13 Hole Champagne Scramble with Finger Food included after the golf.

Team News
Match:- Provincial Towns v Baltinglass
Venue:- Kilkenny four Matches. – Baltinglass five Matches.
Date/Time:- Monday, 03 June @ 15.00hrs
Team:- Team to be announced after practice Thursday.
Managers:- John Byrne & Derek O’Gorman.

Course News
Please remember to:-
Replace divots – Repair pitch marks – Rake Bunkers

Wednesday, 22 May. Ladies & Gent’s Open Singles – CSS:- 71.
1. Simon Cullen (5), 39pts. (B9)
2. Michael Culhane (18), 39pts. (B9)
3. Declan Cahill (10), (V), 39pts.
Gross:- Richard Duggan (2), 35pts.
4. Shane Whelan (4), 38pts. (B9)
5. Conor Martin (14), (Gowran), 38pts. (B9)

Category 1 (15-19), Barry Walsh (15), 37pts. Category 2 (20 +), Michael O’Sullivan (22), 34pts.

Two’s Club
6th. Brian MacEneaney, Patrick O’Hanlon, Patrick Walshe, 10th. Tony Butler, 15th. Dave Conlon, Fergal Cantwell, Richard Duggan,
Each ‘Two’ receives €29.00 credit in the Pro Shop.

Kilkenny Open Week.
Friday & Saturday, 24 & 25 May. Four Person Team.
Kindly Sponsored by Tegral
1. Nicholas Walsh, Jerry Rowe, Stephen O’Neill, D McGrath 95
2. Dermot Doyle, David Dooley, Peter Gowan, B. Walsh 94 (B9)
3. Mick Daly, Ollie O’Connor, Shea Burke, Andy Cleere 94 (B6)
4. B Maher, W Maher, J Kenny, Mary Hayes 94
5. Annette Stapleton, Yvonne Dore, Josephine Leahy, Teresa Manning 92 (B6)

Two’s Club
4th. M.Kelly (Rathdowney), David Power (The Heath), 6th. Joe Casey, 8th. Ned Nolan, 10th. Dermot Doyle, Eugene Deegan,
15th. David McNamara, Jim White, Paul Madigan (Callan), Pat O’Neill (Clonmel), 17th. Derek Kinahan, Vincent Hayes, Johnny Maher (Gowran),
Each ‘Two’ receives €21.00 credit in the Pro Shop.

Sunday, 26 May. Gent’s 18 Hole Singles Stroke CSS:- Sunday- 72
Kindly Sponsored by Richard Duggan Menswear
1. John Grace (9) 69 (B9)
2. William Roberts (14) 69
3. James O’Shea (18) 70 (B9)
Gross:- Richard Duggan (2) 76
4. John Hayes (16) 70
5. Liam McCormack (15) 71
6. Tom Sloyan (10) 71
Category 1 (15-19) Derek Deane (15) 72 – Category 2 (20 +) Bob Greaney (21) 72

Two’s Club
6th. John A. O’Connor, Rory Smyth (Naas), Anthony Byrne (Rathdowney), 10th. Colin Corbett, Michael Raggett Jnr., 15th. John Grace, Patrick Morris, Ivan Dunne, Shane Mahony, Vincent Hayes, 17th. Sean Boland, Eddie Power, Michael Tobin (Rathdowney),
Each ‘Two’ receives €25.50 credit in the Pro Shop.

Monday, 27 May. Senior Gent’s Singles Stableford – CSS:- 72
Kindly Sponsored by
1. Pat Hickey (11) 40pts.
2. Des Byrne (21) 39pts.
3. Luke Kelly (5) 37pts.
Gross:- Dick Daly (10) 26pts.
4. Noel Maher (18) 36pts. (B9),
5. Michael Furlong (20) 36pts. (B6)

Category 1 (15-19) Barry Walsh (15) 34pts. Category 2 (20 +) Niall Griffin (21) 36pts.

Two’s Club
17th. Carl Widger, Martin Hanrick,
Each ‘Two’ receives €67.00 credit in the Pro Shop.

Senior Gents
Thursday 23rd May. – 13 Hole Stableford – 52 Players took part.
1. Martin Mullane, Joe Gannon, Paul Hanafin, Tom Keating 68
2. Gerry Leahy, Reay Brandon, Jimmy Rhatigan , Nicky Lawlor 65
3. Richard Butler, John O’Regan, Paddy Hally, Dick Keoghan 63
4. Martin Murphy, Gabriel Maher, Gerry Bowe, Andy MacEneaney 62
5. Pat Drennan, Shem Lawlor, Ger Power, Michael Nicholson 61 (B6).
6. John Bracken, Jack Nolan, Myles McCabe, Martin Kelly 61
7. Willie ‘B’ Murphy, Eugene Orr, Michael O’Neill, Joe Ledwidge 60

Entry sheet for our away outing to New Ross GC limited to first 60 entries is now full. Waiting list in operation. Draw will be made on Friday 07 June.

Next Society Competition WEDNESDAY, 05 June.
Play starts at 10:50. Check in is from 09:45 – Draw closes at 11:15.

Monday, 10 June – Away outing to New Ross GC.
Thursday, 20 June. – Club Captain, Mark Grant’s prize to the Seniors and Golfer of the year. Round Three.

Ladies Club Notes

MEDAL/STROKE PLAY – Ladies Competitions
Maximum Score per hole – Rule 21.2
This a new format which can be used for stroke competition whereby a player, can pick up their ball when they reach the maximum score set.
For qualifying competitions at Kilkenny Golf Club, the maximum score must be set at a minimum of five over par. The maximum score will be awarded for holes not completed or if maximum score is exceeded. This will mean for every player in Kilkenny Golf Club that 10 is the maximum you can score so you must pick up your ball when you reach 10.
For handicap purposes and calculation of CSS the net double bogey principle will be applied. Clause 19.
(Please note, that the above ruling applies for all competitions from Tuesday, 04 June 2019.
Ladies Handicap Committee

Masie Lambe Open Day
The Masie Lambe Open Day, has been re-scheduled and will now be played on Tuesday 25 June.
Further details of this Open Singles, Stableford competition will follow.

Team Results
Match:- Intermediate Cup v Woodenbridge
It was disappointment for the Ladies Intermediate Cup team, who took on Woodenbridge in Killerig GC last Wednesday (22nd).
Failing to secure a point from the top three matches the remaining two ladies were called in.

Team:- Liz Neary, Stella Coughlan, Barbara Teehan, Marion Woods, Jacinta Culleton
Managers:- Margaret McCreery & Mary Browne

Ladies Senior Foursomes
Kilkenny v The Heath in Carlow Golf Club.
Despite the scoreline reading 2:1 in favour of the Heath there was some very tight matches in the early stages of the game.
It wasn’t until The Heath got their ‘second wind’ and applied the pressure, that the two points were secured Bridie & Phyl won the Kilkenny point.

Dervilla O’Beirne & Niamh Spratt
Breda Roche & Eva Duggan
Bridie McGarry & Phyl Doyle
Reserves:- Patricia O’Sullivan & Mags Cuddihy
Managers:- Anne Murphy & Liz Cleere

Tuesday, 21 May. R&A Nine Hole Qualifier
1. Mary Rice (27), 20pts
2. Eleanor Moore (25), 19pts(B6)
Gross:- Sarah Molloy (5), 17pts
3. Barbara Teehan (20) 19pts(B5)
4. Angie O’Keefe (36) 19pts
5. Helen Butler (21) 18pts

Nine Hole Stableford
1. Pat Walsh (28) 16pts(back 6) – 2. Breda Kavanagh (30) 16pts

Senior Ladies
Thursday, 23 May 34 Members Played
1. Phil Cooke, Peggy Murray, Eileen Reynolds 37pts.
2. Jane Duggan, Ann B. Murphy, Breda O’Loughlin 35pts.
3. Mary Prendergast, Mary O’Connell, Ann O’Dwyer 35pts.
4. Ann Gunning, Aileen Hehir, Mary Lawlor, Marie Curran 34pts.
5. Edith Ogilvie, Kathleen Price, Mary Moynihan 32pts.

Ladies Please note, with Open Week in full swing there will be no Senior Ladies outing this Thursday.
Our next outing will be held on Wednesday week, 05 June with registration from 09.00 for tee off at 09.30

Junior/Juvenile Club
Junior/Juvenile Coaching begins on Saturday, 08 June and continues right throughout the Summer, finishing on Saturday, 24 August.
There are two sessions each week.
The First session is from 09.45 to 11:00 for Juniors at Primary School level.
The Second Session is from 10:45 to 12:00 for Juniors at Secondary School level.
Juniors must be SIGNED-IN and ASSEMBLED beside the Clubhouse, READY TO LEAVE ‘ON TIME’ for their designated session as it takes 10 minutes to walk to the practice area. Coaching Fee is €2.
Junior 18 Hole Competitions begin on Monday 10th June and continue through to 26th August. Booking is done through the BRS system and the entrance fee is €3. These competitions do count for handicaps. Anyone who has never played in these competitions before should get approval from the Saturday morning coaching staff before starting.

Team Results
Match:- Fred Daly v Waterford
Kilkenny had a very early start last Saturday when the Fred Daly Team played Waterford. With three home matches the Kilkenny boys were hoping for a strong showing. Unfortunately there was to be no further progress in the competes they went down by a margin of 3.5/1.5
Home:- Patrick O’Shea, Jack Walsh, Louis Walsh,
Away:- Sean Keenan, Andrew Arnopp.
Reserves:- Billy Fitzpatrick
Managers:- James Walsh & Rob O’Shea

Kilkenny Open Week (continued)
Tuesday, 28 May – Ladies Day
07.32-08.20 Members Time , 08.28-17.32 18 Holes Singles Stableford , 18.04-19.00 Ladies Into Golf Competition
Wednesday, 29 May – Kindly Sponsored by Zuni’s Restaurant
07.00-08.20 Members Time, 08.28-17.56 Gent’s 18 Hole Singles Stableford , 13.00-14.04 Members Time
Thursday, 30 May – Ladies Day
07.32-08.20 Members Time , 08.28-17.32 Ladies Three Person Rumble
Friday, 31 May – Kindly Sponsored by PRL Group
07.00-17.48 Open Three Person Team Event
Saturday, 01 June – Kindly Sponsored by Kilkenny Honda & Citroen Centre
07.32-17.32 Gent’s 18 Hole Singles
Sunday, 02 June – Kindly Sponsored by Newpark Hotel
07.30-17.33 Four Person Team Event
Monday, 03 June – Kindly Sponsored by AIB Bank
07.32-15.00 Three Person Team Event, 15.08-15.40 Provincial Towns v Baltinglass, 15.48-17.32 Three Person Team Event
Tuesday, 04 June
07.00-08.12 Members Time , 08.20-09.40 Ladies 18 Holes , 09.48-10.12 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw
10.20-10.36 Ladies Into Golf – Four Hole Competition , 10.44-12.04 Visitors , 12.20-13.32 Ladies 18 Holes
13.40-14.12 Ladies 18 & Nine Hole Draw , 16.04-17.48 Ladies 18 Hole , 18.04-19.00 Ladies Into Golf
Wednesday, 05 June
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