KILKENNY GOLF CLUB NOTES

Tuesday, 08 February, 2022

 

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General Notes

Captains Drive-in.

Captain, Liam Barrett and Lady Captain, Mags Cuddihy will hold their drive-in on Sunday, 13 February at 11.00 a.m. This will be followed by a Mixed, Champagne Scramble Team Event with a shot-gun start at 11.15 a.m.

The draw for teams will take place on Saturday, 12 February at 18.00hrs.

The cost for the day will be €15 and will include a hot plate after the golf.

The Drive-In is generously sponsored by Club Professional, Jimmy Bolger.

The sheet is currently full and a waiting list is in operation.

If for any reason you find you are unable to play on the day please inform the Office as soon as possible.

 

Prize Presentation of Captains Mixed Team event.

Kindly Sponsored by James Walsh, Toyota Dealership.

The presentation of prizes for the Joint Captains Mixed Team event will take place this Sunday, 13th, following the Captains Drive-in Team event at 16.00/30 approx.

All the winners are requested to attend.

1.  John Grace, Tony McCarthy, Catherine Hughes, Donal O’Donovan.

2.  Liam Barrett, Patricia Walsh, Joan Cody, Brian Keane.

3.  Eddie Power, Mary Walshe, Seamus Crickley, Dervilla O’Byrne.

 

Subscriptions

Members will have, by now, received details of their subscription for 2022.

 

You are reminded that your subscription is due for payment by Monday, 28 February.

There will be no extension to this date due to the large volume of applications for new members.

 

Annual Subscription Payments

Members may pay their subscription through the office by Cash, Cheque, Debit or Credit Card. You may also phone in, with card details if you wish.

Members, wishing to pay the full payment by EFT can transfer direct into our Bank Account, with a reference to their name.

Our Bank Details are as follows:-

BIC:- AIBKIE2D,

IBAN:- IE62AIBK93319857588065.

 

Premium Credit

Any Member, who wishes to spread out their payments over ten months (March to December ) can do so, by signing up with Premium Credit.

Just contact the office and they will download the forms for you.

Any member who is already paying by Premium Credit just needs to let us know that they wish to renew and they do not need to complete any forms.

 

Wild flowers zones

Members are reminded that the designated wildflower areas on the course are strictly no go zones. This is particularly important at the moment as Spring brings new shoots.

The seeds which were harvested by members last September will be resown, adding greater colour and brilliance to this season’s crop.

If your ball lands in one the designated areas, players must agree with their playing partners,  the approximate location of the errant shot.

You may then take a free drop, in line with that point, within one Club length and not nearer the hole.

 

Food & Beverage Update

Have you sampled our new coffee range from the Blue Butterfly Company?

Members can order from a range of coffee options and enjoy a quality coffee in the Clubhouse or if in a rush, why not opt for a take out.

Don’t forget to try a fresh scone from our new selection.

 

The February specials, continue to be available from Tuesday to Sunday, with last orders at 17.00hrs.

For €19, you can enjoy either a Steak Ciabatta Sandwich with caramelized onion, seasonal salad and fries, or a Thai Prawn Coconut Curry with lemongrass and ginger and basmati rice, together with a choice of a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay or a pint of beer.

 

AIG All Ireland Cups & Shields

Members, there is still time to enter your name for consideration to play for your Club in the above competitions.

The sheets are up on the Mens notice board, inviting players to express their availability for selection on the various teams.

Details of the competition formats, handicap limits and managers are included on the sheets.

First round matches for all competitions are expected to be played in late March or early April.

 

Practice Putting Green

A reminder to all. The putting green will remain closed until this Friday. Further information on its full re-opening will follow later.

 

Results

Weekend

Saturday 05, Sunday 06, Monday 07, February. 14 Hole Singles Stableford

1.          Henry O’Neill (HI 16.8 – PH 14), 33

2.          Philip Cross (HI 17.6 – PH 15), 32

3.          Kieran Dempsey (HI 20.8- PH 18), 31 (B6)

Gross:- Aidan McDonald (HI 3.2 – PH 3), 27

4.          Alan Doran (HI 14.6 – PH 13), 31

5.          John Culhane (HI 18.9 – PH 16), 30 (B3)

6.          Bryan Rogers (HI 14.0 – PH 12), 309 (B9)

Some new names winning the ‘Gross’, good to see the  Dub Aidan McDonald ( 4 Handicap) still capable of picking up the gross prize in a singles competition.

 

Two’s Club

6th. Tom Sloyan, Ned Nolan, Conor Boland, Thomas Comerford, Joe Hyland,

10th. Conor O’Shea, Brian Orr, Patrick Morris, Martin Hanrick,

15th. James L Walsh, John Larkin, Seamus O’Neill,

17th. Eddie Power,

Each ‘Two’ receives €18.90 credit in the Pro Shop.

 

Saturday Fourball.

1. Jimmy Rhatigan, John Geoghegan, Paddy Smee, Dermot Doyle. 66 Pts (B6)

2. Joe O’Shea, John Greene, Peter Gowan, Philip O’Neill. 66 Pts

3. Jerry Rowe, Simon O’Dwyer, Stephen McCormack. (61+4) 65 Pts (B6)

4. Joe O’Neill, Michael O’Sullivan, Nathan Ryan, Noel Casey. 65 Pts

5. Henk Van der Puil, Ronan Morrissey, Tom Sloyan, Tony O’Reilly. 63 Pts

6. David Dooley. Gabriel Maher, Myles McCabe, Tadhg Donohoe. 62 Pts (B6)

 

Individual Cross-card League Table. Round 13.

1. John Geoghegan   140 Pts.

2. David Dooley         136

3. Tony Butler             129

4. Larry Gittens          125

5. Richie Phelan         124

6. Tom Sloyan            119

7. Bernie Clarke         118

8. Pat Walsh              116

9. PJ Martin               115

10. Ronan Morrissey   113

Brian Cullen           113

Eamonn Brennan  113

 

Senior Gents.

Thursday, 03 February. 13 Hole Four person team

1 Philip O’Neill, Richie Phelan, Maurice Ryan, Henk Van Der Puil.     70 pts

2 Dom Murphy, Gabby Maher, Bob Greany, Tom Keating.                  69 pts

3 Noel Skehan, Peter Ryan, David Ryan, Eamonn Everard.               68 pts

4 Morgan Doyle, Eddie Guilfoyle, Jim Meredith, Myles McCabe.        67 pts (B6)

5 Pat Cody, Paul Hanafin, Richard Butler, Seamus Crickley.               67 pts

6 Carl Widger, Kevin Donohoe, Willie B Murphy.                     (62+4) 66 pts (B6)

7 David O’ Mahony, Michael O’Sullivan, Pat O’Shea, Shem Lawlor.   66 pts

 

Diary

Wednesday, 09 February :- 13 hole Four person team.

Wednesday, 16 February:-  Captain’s Drive-In. 13 hole Four person team

Wednesday, 23 February:-  13 hole Champagne Scramble.

 

Away Outings.

The Committee have confirmed the dates for this years away outings as follows.

Monday, 09 May:-            Gowran GC.

Monday, 13 June:-           Faithlegg GC

Monday, 08 August:-        Athy GC

Monday, 05 September:- New Ross GC

Monday, 10 October:-      Waterford Castle

 

 

 

Ladies Club Notes

News

Round Robin

The draw for the Round Robin competition will be made this week and posted on the notice board on Thursday, 10 February .

 

Cross Cards

The Nine Hole/13 Hole Cross Card competitions continue and can be played during casual golf slots and also while playing in the weekly competitions.

 

Teams 2022

Reminder:- Members wishing to be considered to play on teams in 2022 are asked to place their names on the sheets currently displayed on the notice board – the handicap requirements are shown on each team sheet.

 

Results.

Tuesday, 01 February . Ladies 14 Hole Stableford

1.           Paula Bradbury (18)              33 Pts.
2.           Frances Gray (32)                 32 Pts

Gross.:- Niamh Kelly (7)                      21Pts

3.           Nollaig Cotter (38),    (34-4)  30 Pts

4.           Mary O’Neill (22)                   29 Pts (B9)

5. Catherine Leahy (20)          (31-2)   29 Pts (B9)

 

Nine Hole Stableford

1. Bernie Lynch (22),                           23 Pts (B6)

2. Teresa Ryan (27),                            20 Pts

3. Patricia O’Sullivan (10),                   19 Pts

 

Senior Ladies

Tuesday, 03 February. Nine Hole Stableford.

1.  Paula Bradbury, Anne M. Murphy, Eileen Byrne, Sheila O’Mahony,           47 pts.

2.  Mary Prendergast, Mary Gorman, Mary Feighery,                          (38+3) 41 pts.

3.  Ann Widger, Teresa Brandon, Toni Hayes, Kate Aílin,                                39 pts. (B6)

4.  Edith Ogilvie, Adrienne Walsh, Hilda Richardson, Annette Kelly,               39 pts.

5.  Bridget Norwood, Greta Nicholson, Kathleen Price, Celine O’Sullivan,     38 pts.

43 Ladies Played

Senior Ladies Society will play a Nine hole competition on Thursday, 17 February and the entry sheet will be available this coming Thursday (10th), with the draw taking place on Monday 14th.

 

Fixtures

Wednesday, 09 February

08.00-09.21   Members Casual Golf

09.30-13.10   Senior Gent’s Society

13.20-16.24   Members Casual Golf

 

Thursday, 10 February

08.30-09.20   Members Casual Golf

09.30-11.10   Senior Ladies

1120-16.30   Members Casual Golf

 

Friday, 11 February

08.54-16.24   Members Casual Golf

 

Saturday, 12 February

08.00-11.09   Members Casual Golf

11.18-14.18   Saturday Cross-card

14.27-16-24   Members Casual Golf

 

Sunday, 13 February

08.00-09.30   Members Casual

09.39-14.54   Captain’s Drive-in.

15.03-16.51 Members Casual Golf

 

Monday, 14 February

08.30-09.57   Members Casual Golf

10.06-16.24   Members Casual Golf

 

Tuesday, 15 February

08.45-08.54 / 11.00-12.03 / 14.00-16.24

Members Casual Golf

 

09.03-10.51 / 12.12-13.51

Ladies Competitions to include 13/14 Hole, Nine Hole and Ladies into Golf Events.

 

Wednesday, 16 February

08.00-09.21   Members Casual Golf

09.30-13.20   Senior Gent’s Society