KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES
Tuesday, 04 January, 2022
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Following the recent heavy rainfall over the Christmas period the Committee have made a decision to give the course a rest and to close it from Saturday, 08 January to Friday, 14 January inclusive.
It is proposed to aerate the fairways and approaches and to do some work on the greens.
As a result, there will be no weekend competitions on Saturday, 08 January & Sunday 09, January. Also, there will be no Ladies Competition on Tuesday 11th, and no Seniors Competition on Thursday 13th.
The Timesheet for the Senior Gents this Thursday, 06 January, will go ahead, weather permitting and also the timesheets for Casual golf for the rest of this week up to and including Friday, 07 January.
The kitchen will remain closed from close of business on Friday 7th and will reopen on Saturday 15th.
Details of Bar opening hours during the close period will follow later in the week.
Annual General Meeting 2021
The AGM of the Joint Club will take place on Thursday, 13 January at 19.30hrs.
The meeting will be a Webinar and held over Zoom and further details as regards logging in etc. will be forwarded prior to the date of the meeting.
Nomination for the Joint Committee closed last evening.
Notice of motions must be submitted, seven days, prior to the AGM and must be received by close of business on Thursday, 06 January.
Everyone, entitled to attend the AGM, who has an e-mail address on our Club V1 system will receive the Notice of the Meeting and the Accounts for 2021 by e-mail.
Those who do not have an email will receive same by post.
Hard copies are available from the office.
Following the Christmas break and the closure of the course this week, the Saturday Cross-card will re-commence on Saturday,15 January. Full details of times etc. will be available in next Tuesdays notes.
Saturday 01, Sunday 02, Monday 03, January. Semi-open Four Person Team.
1. P J Martin 11 ( 7), Eamon Brennan 13 (9), Shane Farrelly 6 (4) Johna Culhane 21 (14) – 71 Pts
2. Brian Spratt 8 (5) Emmet Boland 7 (5) Conor Boland 6 (4) Dave Hurley Blessington Lakes 17 ( 11) – 69 Pts (B7)
3. Denis Butler 10 (7) Peter Mulhall Comer 17 (11) Ger Mullan Comer 21 ( 14) Martin O’Donnell Comer 19 (13) – 69 Pts (B7)
4. Tom Sloyan 9 (6) Neville Coen 2(1) Ollie O’Connor 10 (7) Edward Burke 15 (10) – 69 Pts
4th Mark Power
6th. Denis Butler, Gus Carey, Patrick Morris, Rob O’Shea, Liam O’Shea, Liam O’Hara, Dervilla O’Byrne, Tom Sloyan, Eddie Power, John Meagher.
15th. Jason Barry, Neville Coen, Ian Meagher, Liam O’Hara, Ian Meagher.
17th. Conor Boland. Dermot Doyle, Tadhg Donohue, Kieran Hoban.
Each ‘Two’ receives €14.70 credit in the Pro Shop.
Saturday Cross-card Fourball.
Competition will re-commence on Saturday 15, January
Following the cancellation of last year’s AGM, disappointingly we find we have similar conditions this year, leading to the cancellation of our normal AGM, taking place following golf.
It has therefore been decided that our 2021 AGM will be held online, via Zoom, on Thursday, 20 January, at 19.30hrs.
Full details as regards logging in etc. will be forwarded in advance of the date of the meeting.
Nomination forms for the positions of Secretary, Treasurer and Committee can be obtained by emailing the Society Secretary at
Nomination forms will also be available this Thursday, 06 January and must be submitted by January 13th. With no golf on the 13th, members may leave their nominations into the office for the attention of the Society Secretary.
Notices of motion must be submitted, to the Secretary, seven days prior to the AGM – Thursday, 13 January.
Any suggestions you may have or any topics you want addressed at the AGM can also be submitted prior to January 13th.
Pro Shop Corner
With the golf course closing for play this Saturday (8th) for the week, the Swing Studio will remain open during this period.
Members can avail of this facility to book a lesson, arrange a club fitting, or book a fourball on one of the many courses available.
For full details please contact the Pro Shop on 056 776 1730
Ladies Club Notes
Tuesday, 21 December. Ladies 14 Hole Stableford
1. Valerie Duncan (23), 31 (B9)
2. Mary Norton (12), 30
Nine Hole Stableford
1. Mary Browne (15), 17 (B6)
2. Mary Hickey (10), 17
Following the Christmas break our regular Thursday golf will resume this week on Thursday, 06th.
Wednesday, 05 January, 2022
09.15-16.00 Members Casual Golf
Thursday, 06 January
08.00-09.00 Members Casual Golf
09.10-11.10 Senior Ladies
10.20-13.30 Senior Gent’s
Friday, 07 January
09.06-16.00 Members Casual Golf
Saturday, 08 January – Friday, 14 January