KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES
Tuesday, 07 January, 2020

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General Notes
Annual General Meeting of The Joint Club
The AGM of the Joint Club will be held in the Clubhouse this Thursday, 09 January, 2020 at 19.30hrs.
This is your opportunity to hear about the state of the Club and to voice your opinion on aspects of business that may be raised.
Remember there is no point complaining after the event.

Locker Keys.
There are a substantial number of locker keys missing from the lockers in the Gent’s locker room. At the moment 59 keys missing.
Members are reminded that the lockers are only for use for the duration of their game of golf and must be emptied after golf/shower and the key left in the lock for the next person who wishes to avail of the facility.
Would any member who may have such a key on their key-ring, golf bag or in the car please replace in the relevant lock immediately.

Pitch marks
We request members to please log into you tube and search for “How to properly repair pitch marks” and you will find many videos on the subject.
A properly repaired pitch mark should be pushed in from all four sides and flattened with the putter head and you are left with a covering of grass. Unfortunately some members are not doing this correctly and we are left with brown circles of clay the size of a €2 coin which will never recover properly. To those of you who are currently doing the job correctly we say well done and please continue.

Course News
Golfers, please make a New Year’s resolution and
Bring a bag of Sand-mix with you
Repair your pitch marks
Rake the bunkers after you

Results
Sunday, Monday, 29, 30 December. Ladies & Gent’s Semi Open 14 Hole, Singles
1. Michael Fogarty (10/8) 34pts.
2. Philip Tierney (15/12) 33pts.
3. David Walsh (19/15) 31pts.
Gross:- Eddie Power (Scr.) 30pts.
4. Eamon Brennan (7/5) 29pts. (B7)
5. Cormac Hickey (5/4) 29pts.

Cat. 15-19. Noel O’Sullivan (20/16) 28pts.
Cat. 20 +. Myles McCabe (29/23) 16pts.

Ladies
1. Mary Leahy Browne (4) 28pts.
2. Martina Naughton (24) 27pts.

New Years Day. Four Person Semi Open Four person Team.
1. Tommy Buckley, Jerry Rowe, (Mt.J.) Stephen Dawson, Jamie Tenison (Mt.J.) 74
2. Alex Dunne, Richie Lowry, Morgan Farrell, (both Gowran), Matty Byrne, (Mt.J.) 72 (B7)
3. Derek Kinahan, Sean Byrne, Tommy Walton, Patrick Morris 72

Two’s Club
6th. Alex Dunne, Neville Coen, Kevin Hoban, 10th. Kevin Cleere, Noel Casey, Derek O’Gorman, B. Walsh (Callan),
15th. Francis Wall (Callan), Jim White, 17th. Anthony Cleere, Mick Kinchella, B. Walsh (Callan), Brian Cullen,
Each ‘Two’ receives €14.15 credit in the Pro Shop.

Weekend
Saturday, Sunday, Monday 04, 05, 06 January. 14 Hole Singles Stableford.
1. Shane Farrelly (9/7) 33 (B7)
2. Michael Whelan (11/9) 33 (B7)
3. Kieran Hoban (10/8) 33 (B7)
Gross:- Graham Nugent (Scr.) 30
4. Oliver Carter (8/6) 33
5. Thomas Comerford (9/7) 32 (B7)

Category 1 (15-19), Stephen Dawson (15/12) 29
Category 2 (20 +), Jimmy Rhatigan (23/18) 27

Two’s Club
4th. Eddie Power, 6th. Aidan Phelan, Alan O’Rourke, Kevin Power, Ian Morrissey, Derek O’Gorman,
15th. Eddie Power, Morgan Doyle, 17th. Norman Williams, Tony Murphy, Aidan Brennan, Colm McMenamin,
Each ‘Two’ receives €19.30 credit in the Pro Shop.

Saturday, 04 January. Gent’s Crosscard.
1. Jerry Rowe, Paddy Smee, Michael McCarthy, Richie McEvoy 68 pts
2. Ger Fogarty, Stephen McCormack, Mick O’Flynn, Willie Murphy 67 pts
3. Mark Shortall, Ollie O’Connor, Pat Collins, Proinnais O’hAilín 66 pts
4. Pat O’Hara, Brian Cullen, Tony Butler, Noel Skehan 65 pts
5. David Dooley, Pat O’Hanlon, Philip O’Neill, Jimmy Rhatigan 64 pts (B6)

League Table – Round 9. Points
1. Noel Maher 114
2. Ben McGarry 111
3. Pat Hickey 107
4. Brian Cullen, Rob O’Shea 104
6. Ronan Morrissey 102
7. Philip O’Neill 101
8. Aidan Brennan 99
9. Willie Murphy, Pat Walsh 96

The league will continue throughout the cross-card season, the last day of which is scheduled for Saturday, 29 February.

Senior Gents
Thursday, 02 January. 13 Hole Stableford
1. Morgan Doyle, Eddie Guilfoyle, Eugene Orr, (59 + 4), 63.
2. Rodger Curran, Tom Brett, Tony Joyce, Pat O’Shea, 61.
3. Proinnsias O’hAilín, Donie Butler, Joe Ledwidge, John Bracken, 60 (B6).
4. Noel Skehan, Willie Leahy, Martin Treacy, (56+4), 60 (B3).
5. Billy Burke, Matt Ruth, Michael O’Reilly, (56 + 4), 60 (B6).
6. Pat Collins, Reay Brandon, Brian Keane, Myles McCabe, 58.
7. Phillip O’Neill, Martin Murphy, Michael Cody, Michael O’Neill, 55.
36 Players took part.

Seniors Please Note
Next Competition is Thursday, 09 January.
Play starts at 10.50. Check in is from 09.45 – Draw closes at 11.15.
Thursday, 16 January. Seniors AGM. (please note change of date).
Members Subs €10 for 2020 are now due
Next Month’s Diary
Thursday, 06 February:- Senior Captain, Brian Keane’s Drive-in.

Pro Shop Corner

Ladies Club Notes
News
Winter Competitions.
For the months of January & February, the Ladies competitions are 8 & 13 Holes.

Round Robin.
The Round Robin competition this season will be a Team Round Robin, incorporating match play and team play.
There will be a maximum of four matches which can be played in conjunction and double up with the weekly competition.
It will be imperative not to give walk overs in matches because it will be your team that will be the victim at the end of the competition.
The sheet for entry is now posted on the Ladies Notice Board with the closing deadline of Friday 31 January 2020.
Matches can commence first week in February and will run up to Friday, 20 March.
Teams, where possible, will include an A, B, C/D player. We would ask Ladies to participate in this competition as it will form basic training for the forthcoming match play season.

Results
Senior Ladies
Thursday, 02 January.
1. Edith Ogilvie, Margaret Harmer, Teresa Brandon 30pts.
2. Pat Walsh, Celine O’Sullivan, Anne B. Murphy 28pts.

Our next Senior Ladies Competition is on Thursday, 09 January.
Please check in before 09.20hrs for 09.30 tee off.

The Senior Ladies AGM will take place after the golf on Thursday, 16 January.

Social Activities
Bridge
Following the Christmas recess, the weekly Bridge sessions resumed last evening and will continue each Monday at 19.30hrs.

Snooker
There are three players through to the quarter finals of the Patrick Wall Memorial Singles – Derek Kinahan, Graham Nugent and Andy Melay. We would ask the players in the five other second round games to try and play them this week.
The entry sheet for the Doubles Championship will be displayed, from Wednesday, with the draw to be held in two weeks.
We would encourage as many pairs as possible to support the doubles.
It is intended to have both championships completed by early March, in time for the first golf presentation. Entry for the doubles is €12 per pair and doubles and singles entries can be left in to the bar in an envelope.

Fixtures
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
Thursday, 09 January
07.46-08.50 Members Time , 09.30-10.42 Senior Ladies , 10.50-13.22 Senior Gent’s
13.30-14.18 Members Time
Friday, 10 January
07.38-08.58 Members Time , 12.58-14.18 Members Time
Saturday, 11 January
07.38-08.58 Members Time , 09.06-09.38 Ladies & Gent’s 13 Hole Competition , 09.46-10.34 Visitors
11.30-13.22 Gent’s Crosscard , 13.30-13.46 Ladies Crosscard
Sunday, 12 January
08.42-13.38 Ladies & Gent’s Competition
Monday, 13 January
07.38-08.58 Members Time , 09.06-12.02 S.E. Junior Alliance, 12.10-12.50 Gent’s 13 Hole Competition
12.58-14.18 Members Time
Tuesday, 14 January
07.38-08.42 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, 15 January
07.38-08.58 Members Time , 12.58-14.18 Members Time