Tuesday, 31 December, 2019


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General Notes

Happy New Year.

I would like to wish all our members and their families a very happy, peaceful and joyful New Year.

Hopefully the Golfing Gods will smile on you sometime in the year ahead.


Annual General Meeting of The Joint Club

The AGM of the Joint Club will be held in the Clubhouse on Thursday, 09 January, 2020 at 19.30hrs.

In accordance with Rule 15.5 of Kilkenny Golf Club the following should be noted:-

Notice of Motion must be submitted to Hon. Secretary in writing at least seven days prior (02 Jan.) to the date of the meeting.

Such notices, which must carry the signatures of the Proposer and Seconder shall promptly posted on the Club Notice Board

Nominations for Committee have now closed.


Course News

Golfers, please make a New Years resolution and

Bring a bag of Sand-mix with you

Repair your pitch marks

Rake the bunkers after you




Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 21/22/23 December. 14 Hole Singles

1.          James Young (6)               33 Pts

2.          Gavin Lonergan (6)           32 Pts

3.          Tadhg Donohue (12)         31 Pts (B3)

Gross:- Tommy Buckley (6)            25 Pts


Cat 15-19 Joe Lawlor (19)              29  Pts (B7)

Cat 20+    Ronan Morrissey (22)    23 Pts


Two’s Club

6th. John Larkin, Pierce Cullen, Brian Orr, Brian Cullen, Eugene Deegan, Daragh McNamara, 15th. Des Woods, 17th Jim White

Each ‘Two’ receives € 24.00 credit in the Pro Shop.


St. Stephen’s Day, 26 December. 14 Hole, Semi-open, Four Person Team.

1.         John Lawlor, Kevin Lenihan, Barry Walsh, Joey Lawlor            70 (B7)

2.         Mark Shortall, Pascal Connolly, Noel Power, James Hogan      70


Two’s Club

6th. Noel Power, E Buckley, Darragh, McNamara, 10th. James Hogan, Michael Daly,15th. Mark Shortall, Alan O’Rourke, David Duggan, Sean Boland, Rob O’Shea, Joe Greene 17th. Anthony Cleere, Derek Shelly, James Walsh,

Each ‘Two’ receives €11.20 credit in the Pro Shop.


Sunday/Monday, 29/30 December. 14 Hole, Semi-Open, Ladies & Gents Singles

No Results to Hand, Two’s Club Results below.


Two’s Club

10th. Alan O’Rourke, Shane Rice Castlecomer, 15th Seamus Rochford, Patrick O’Hanlon, 17th Eugene Coyne, Mark Brennan, Seamus Rochford, Joe O’Shea, Kieran Wall Slievenamban, Sandra Barrett.

Each ‘Two’ receives €30.00 credit in the Pro Shop.


4 Person Team Event Semi Open New Years Day Jan 1st

No Results to Hand


Mens Crosscard Results


Saturday, 21 December. Gents Crosscard. Round 7.

1. John Marnell, Stephen Sheenan, Michael Kinchella, Peter Ryan    67 pts

2. John Burke, Pat O’Hanlon, Donie Butler, Oliver Duggan                65 pts (B6)

3. Pat O’Hara, Aidan Brennan, Ollie Cullen, Tommy Walton              65 pts (B3)

4. Ronan Kelleher, Nicholas Walsh, Noel Casey, Pat Collins              65 pts (B6)

5. Rob O’Shea, Noel Maher, Ronan Morrissey, Dick Cogan               65 pts


League Table – Round 7.             Points

1.    Ben McGarry                           105

2.    Brian Cullen                              90

3.    Noel Maher, Rob O’Shea         88

5.    Pat McEvoy                              82

6.    Pat Hickey                                80

7.    Philip O’Neill                             79

8.    Pat Walsh                                 77

9.    Ronan Morrissey                      76

10.    PJ Martin                                  75


Saturday, 28 December. Gents Crosscard. Round 8

1.    Liam O’Hara, Jerry Rowe, Joe O’Neill, Joe Greene                           67 pts

2.    Rob Kearney, Pat Hickey, Larry Gittens, Willie Leahy                    66 pts

3.    Dermot Doyle, Rob O’Shea, Gus Carey, Noel Maher                        61 pts (B6)

4.    Jim White, Seamus Rochford, Aidan Phelan, Michael Kinchella      61 pts (B6)

5.    Nathan Ryan, Michael Grant, Pat O’Hanlon, Jim Meredith               61 Pts


League Table – Round 8.                 Points

1.    Ben McGarry                               110

2.    Noel Maher                                  104

3.    Rob O’Shea                                 102

4.    Pat Hickey                                     97

5.    Brian Cullen                                  90

6.    Ronan Morrissey                           88

7.    Dermot Doyle, Philip O’Neill          87

9.    Jim Meredith                                 86

10.    Rob Kearney, Pat McEvoy            85

With the best eight scores to count, from now on, players will start to discard their low scores. Can the chasing pack start reeling in the leaders?


Senior Gents

Thursday, 19 December. Nine Hole, Champagne Scramble

1. Phillip O’Neill, Paddy Witherow, Brendan McIntyre, Liam O’Carroll  47

2. Noel Skehan, Reay Brandon, Paul Hanafin, Sean Breathnach             46.

3. John McCarron, Mick O’Flynn, Richie McEvoy, Paddy Hally             45 (B4).

4. Pat Foley, Michael McCarthy, Eddie Geraghty, Pat O’Shea                 45 (B4).

5. John Martin, John O’Regan, Michael O’Sullivan, Tom Reade              45.

6. John Geoghegan, Geoff Meagher, Paul Brady                                      (41+3) 44 (B4).

7. Joe Gannon, Martin Murphy, Oliver Duggan, Maurice Ryan               44.

8. Pat Cody, Bob Greany, Shem Lawlor, Chris Kelly                              43 (B4).

9. Paddy Smee, Billy Burke, Martin Treacy, Andy MacEneaney            43 (B4).

10. Liam Cody, Michael Daly, Brian Keane, Myles McCabe                 43.

89 Players took part.


Seniors Please Note

Next Competition – Thursday, 02 January 2020

Play starts at 10.50. Check in is from 09.45 – Draw closes at 11.15.


Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Kilkenny Seniors Golf Society will take place on Thursday, 09th January 2020, after golf at 16.30hrs.

If golf should be cancelled due to the weather, the AGM will still go ahead.


Ladies Club Notes


Senior Ladies

Thursday, 19 December. Nine Hole Singles.

1.         Bridget Norwood

2.         Margaret Harmer

3.         Jane Duggan

4.         Breda Comerford


Our next Senior Ladies Competition is on Thursday, 02 January.


The Senior Ladies AGM will take place after our golf on Thursday 16th January.


Social Activities


The weekly Bridge sessions will recommence next Monday, 06 January, 2020 at 19.30hrs.




Wednesday, 01 January, 2020

09.03-13.06   Semi Open, 13 Hole, Four Person Team Event

Thursday, 02 January

07.46-08.50   Members Time , 09.22-10.42   Senior Ladies , 10.50-13.30   Senior Gent’s

13.38-14.18   Members Time

Friday, 03 January

07.46-08.58   Members Time

12.58-14.18   Members Time

Course Free for casual golf.

Saturday, 04 January

07.46-09.30   Members Time , 09.38-10.58   Ladies & Gent’s Competition 13 Hole Competition, 1.30-13.22   Gents Saturday Crosscard , 13.30-13.46   Ladies Saturday Crosscard . Gents sign in by 12.40pm.

Sunday, 05 January

08.42-13.30   Ladies & Gent’s Competition

Gent’s:- 13 Hole Singles

Ladies:- 13 Holes Singles

Monday, 06 January

07.46-08.58   Members Time  , 10.58-12.50   Gent’s 13 Hole Singles, 12.58-14.18   Members Time

Tuesday, 07 January

07.46-08.42   Members Time , 08.50-10.02   Ladies 13 Holes  , 10.10-10.34   Ladies 13 & Nine Hole Draw, 10.42-10.58   Ladies Into Golf , 12.18-13.30   Ladies 13 Holes

13.38-14.18   Ladies 13 & Nine Hole Draw

Wednesday, 08 January

07.46-08.58   Members Time , 12.58-14.18   Members Time , Remainder of day free.