Tuesday, 03 December, 2019

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General Notes
Joint Captains Dinner.
The Gent’s & Ladies Captains, Mark Grant and Eithne Murphy hosted their Captains dinner in the Clubhouse last Saturday.
104 members enjoyed an excellent meal catered for by Barry Joyce and his team, with Peter Walkin and his crew ensuring guests thirsts were quenched at all times during the evening’s entertainment.
Both Captains enjoyed their year in office and appreciated the support given to them by the various committees, team managers and members throughout their term of office.
The evening continued to the small hours with music provided by Liam McCormack.

Mens Prize Presentation
Mens Prize Presentation this Friday December 6th at 6.45pm. All outstanding prizes for November & December will be presented. Details of the competitions to be presented will be emailed later in the week.

Club net
As a means of communication, the Club will be using the Club Net App to inform members of happenings with-in the club but mainly with weather updates and course opening times at weekends.
This form of communication is more relevant at this time of year as the weather conditions dictate whether or not the course is open or closed.
If you do not have the App already, you can download same by going to the iStore (iPhone) or the Play store (Android) and register yourself and enable notifications on it.

Christmas Mixed. – Kindly sponsored by James Walsh, Toyota Motor Dealers.
The Annual Christmas Mixed Competition will take place on Sunday week, 15 December. The draw for partners will take place at 18.00hrs on Saturday 14th. No deletions please after this time please.
The format will be a four person team event with a shotgun start at 11.00 hrs. with two scores to count.
The competition, once again, is kindly sponsored by James Walsh, Toyota Motor Dealers.
Entry is €15, to include a Hot Plate after the Golf.
Please, place your name on the entry sheet in the Foyer before 18.00hrs on Saturday evening.
Participants are requested to arrive by 10.30hrs on the Sunday morning, to sign in and collect their scorecard.

Diary Dates
Wednesday, 11 December. – Ladies Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Ladies Club will be held in the Clubhouse tomorrow week, Wednesday evening, 11 December and will commence at 20.00hrs..
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 are now closed.
Motions must be submitted by this Thursday, 05 December.

Christmas Gift Vouchers
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.

Party Venue.
Still trying to find a venue for your Christmas night out? Barry Joyce has a selection of menus to suit your needs.
To make a booking call Barry on 086 820 5260.

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.

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

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.

Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 30 November, 01/02 December
Three Person Team Event
1. Brian Cullen (10/8), Pat Walshe (9/7), Paul Hanafin (18/14) 67 (B7)
2. Tony Butler (12/9), Eamon Brennan (7/5), Noel Maher (13/10) 67
3. Pat Butler Snr. (7/5), Pat Butler Jnr. (9/7), Tony O’Reilly (25/19) 66

Two’s Club
6th. Brian Cullen, Liam Barrett , 17th. John Grace, Joe Hyland, Gerald Fogarty, Ollie Cullen, Eamon O’Connor, James Hogan, Brian Meredith, 18th. Stephen Sheenan,
Each ‘Two’ receives €21.20 credit in the Pro Shop.

Saturday, 30 November. Gent’s Crosscard.
1. Joe O’Neill, Philip O’Neill, Eugene Coyne, Richie McEvoy 63 Pts(B6)
2. Noel Maher, Willie Murphy, Peter Ryan, Ronan Morrissey 63 Pts
3. Pat Walsh, Pat Hickey, PJ Martin, Ben McGarry 62 Pts (B6)
4. Seamus Rochford, Gerry Leahy, Jerry O’Dwyer, Tony O’Reilly 62 Pts
5. Martin Hanrick, Morgan Doyle, Tom Moore, Roger Ryan 60 Pts (B6)
League Table – Round Four
1. Ben McGarry 68
2. Philip O’Neill 53
3. Aidan Phelan, Liam Cody 52
5. Pat Walsh 51
6. Dermot Doyle 50
7. PJ Martin 49
8. Denis Brophy 48
9. Pat Hickey 47
10. Pat Collins, Ronan Morrissey 46

Senior Gents
Thursday 28, November. 13 Hole Stableford – 79 Players took part
1. Matt Ruth, Mick O’Flynn, Maurice Ryan, Seamus O’Sullivan 60.
2. Tom Gunning, Noel O’Sullivan, Pat O’Briain, Nicky Lawlor 59.
3. Proinnsias O’hAilín, Martin Mullane, Andy Hughes, Joe O’Driscoll 58.
4. Liam Cody, Gabriel Maher, Eugene Orr, Mick Crotty 57 (B6).
5. Pat Drennan, Geoff Meagher, Shem Lawlor, Liam O’Carroll 57 (B3).
6. Pat Collins, Reay Brandon, Eddie Geraghty, Myles McCabe 57 (B6).
7. John King, Michael McCarthy, Oliver Duggan, Liam Barry 56.

Seniors Please Note
Next Competition – Thursday, 05 December.
Play starts at 10.50. Check in is from 09.45 – Draw closes at 11.15
The Christmas outing and party list is now on the Senior’s Notice Board located on the way into the Gents locker room from the car park.

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

Pro Shop Corner
Powakaddy Christmas Offer Returns.
Purchase any Powakaddy Lithium Electric Trolley and receive a Powakaddy Golf Bag FREE worth up to €269.99.
This promotion runs until midnight, 24 December, or whilst bag stocks last.
Free bag subject to model purchased. Terms and conditions apply.

Trackman Lessons.
Christmas Lesson Package with, Head Professional, Jimmy Bolger.
The ideal Christmas gift.
1 x 30 Minute Trackman Lesson – €40
3 x 30 Minute Trackman Lessons – €100 (Save €20)or
Why not avail of a one hour Trackman Lesson – only €50 (Save €30).
Only 10 available.

Interested?? – Please call into the Pro-shop for further details.

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. Mount Juliet.
Have you a house you are prepared to let out during the Irish Open?
If so please contact Club Professional, Jimmy Bolger on 056 776 1730 who has a client seeking
Houses would be required, for the week, from Sunday to Sunday, (25th-31st May) inclusive.

Ladies Club Notes
Ladies Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Ladies Club will be held in the Clubhouse on Wednesday evening, 11 December at 20.00hrs..
Nominations for Committee and Motions must be submitted to the Hon. Secretary at least ten/seven days prior to the scheduled meeting. Nominations for Committee are now closed.
Motions must be submitted by tomorrow, Wednesday, 04 December.

Christmas Party.
Ladies, it’s party time. The Annual Ladies Club Christmas party will be held this 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.

Tuesday, 26 November. 13 Hole Stableford Christmas Fare.
1. Mary Browne (28), 27pts (28-1)
2. Catherine Leahy (22), 23pts (B4)
The inclement weather caused Tuesday’s card to be cancelled.

Senior Ladies
Thursday 28 November.
1. Edith Ogilvie, Mary Moynihan, Breda O’Loughlin, 33pts.
2. Joan Cashin, Breda Kavanagh, Margaret Harmer, 30pts.
3. Mary Prendergast, Greta Nicholson, Mary Lawlor, 28pts.
4. Catherine Barrett, Breda Comerford, Ann O’Dwyer, 27pts.
28 Ladies played.
Our next competition, on Thursday, 05 December will be played over nine holes.
Check in is before 09.20hrs for tee off at 09.30.

December Diary Date
Ladies, the Senior Ladies Christmas Luncheon will be held on Thursday, 12 December.
The sheet is on the notice board.

Social Activities
Monday, 25 November. 14 Table Mitchell.
1. Martina Naughton & Mary Rice
2. Catherine King & Joan Cashin
3. Phyl Doyle & Cecily Costello
4. Mary Bradshaw & Joan O’Sullivan
5. Geraldine Buckley & Mary Walsh.

Next Monday, 09 December is our Christmas Prize Night.
Our Christmas Dinner and prize giving will be held on Monday, 16 December.
Participants are asked to gather at 19.30 for sit-down at 20.00hrs.

Contestants are reminded that all first round matches in the Patrick Wall Memorial Singles Tournament have to be completed by this week-end.

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
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, 04 December
08.20-09.00 Members Time, 11.00-12.20 Guest/Member/Visitors , 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Thursday, 05 December
08.28-09.00 Members Time , 09.32-10.44 Senior Ladies , 10.52-13.32 Senior Gent’s, 13.40-14.28 Members Time
Friday, 06 December
08.28-09.16 Members Time , 10.44-11.56 Society, 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Saturday, 07 December
08.28-09.08 Members Time , 09.16-09.56 Ladies & Gent’s Competition , 10.04-11.16 Society
11.24-13.24 Course Blocked for Crosscard – Gent’s Saturday Crosscard , Sign in by 12.45 for shotgun start at 1pm
Sunday, 08 December
08.28-13.16 Ladies & Gent’s Competition
Gent’s:- December Hamper. 13 Hole Scotch Foursomes
Ladies:- 13 Hole Singles.
Monday, 08 December
08.28-09.24 Members Time ,11.00-12.52 Gent’s:- December Hamper. 13 Hole Scotch Foursomes, 13.00-14.20 Members Time
Tuesday, 09 December
08.28-08.36 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, 10 December
08.36-09.24 Members Time , 13.00-14.20 Members Time