Kilkenny Golf Club

General Notes

Divot Repair Volunteers.

The Divot Repair sessions will re-commence from next Tuesday, 05 April at 18.30hrs.

Additional volunteers are required to join with the existing team and assist with this essential maintenance work.

The more people available the faster and more efficiently the work can be done.

If you are willing to help with this essential work give your name & contact details to the office, or to John King @ 0872439145

 

This usually entails approx two hours evening work, every two week to repair fairway divots, tee boxes etc.

 

Course Closure.

It has been agreed, by the Management Committee, that the decision-making to close the course for any reason, such as frost, snow, high winds and any other reason that may impinge on the health and safety of the members will be made by the following people.

1.     Sean Dowling & the Course Staff

2.     The Pro Shop

3.     The General Manager

Their decision is final and they will only open the course after the required checks have been made.

 

Tree Surgery

This Thursday, 31 March and Friday, 01 April holes nine,10 11 & 12 will be closed for play to allow essential works to be carried out to various trees.

These works will include felling, pruning and trimming of the trees in the above areas, resulting in more light and sunshine to the greens, thus reducing the possibility of disease.

If there is any changes to the above timeline Members will be notified prior to play on the day.

 

Saturday Timesheets

In an effort to control the pace of play on Saturday’s it has been decided to organise the timesheet according to any the bookings made by Societies/visitors for that day.

This will mean that with a society, playing in Fourballs, the timesheet for all competitive and casual golf that Saturday will be set up in fours.

 

Mixed Social Golf

The calendar for this seasons mixed social golf has been agreed and sent to members via e-mail. Copies of same are up on notice boars and the bar.

The first outing will be held on Friday evening, 08 April, with a shotgun start at 18.00hrs.. Booking, via the BRS system, will become available this Friday, 01 April from 16.30hrs., with the draw being made on Friday afternoon (08th).

Entry fee is €5 with finger food being served in the bar on this occasion.

 

Results

Weekend

Saturday 26, Sunday 27, & Monday 28, March

Kindly Sponsored buy Modern Printers.

1.          Seamus Rochford (HI-14.2 / PH 15),          63

2.          Tommy Barry (HI-17.3 / PH-19),                  65

3.          Fergal Cantwell (HI-7.3 / PH-8),                  66 (B9)

Gross:- Richard Walsh (HI- -0.6 / PH -1),                 68

4.          Eamon Brennan (HI-10.1 / PH-10),             66

5.          Rory Conlon (HI-15.3 / PH-16),                   67 (B9)

6.          Ray Cody (HI-15.5 / PH-17),                       67 (B9)

7.          Vincent O’Hara (HI-14.1 / PH-15),               67 (B9)

8.          Corey Dwyer (HI-14.4 / PH-15),                  67

 

Two’s Club

6th. Joe Casey, Richard Walsh, John Grace, Dermot Doyle,

John Geoghegan, Ned Nolan, Graham Nugent,

17th. Brendan Power, Brian Orr, T. Donohoe, Michael Staunton, Kevin Browne,

Graham Nugent, Ian Morrissey, James Bateman, Noel Ronan,

Each ‘Two’ receives €9.18 credit in the Pro Shop.

Congratulations to Nathan Ryan, who found the bottom of the cup at the sixth and receives €147.00 in the Pro shop for his efforts.

 

Two’s Club. St. Patricks, Paddy Ragget Four Person Team Event.

6th. Eamon Brennan, Sandra Barrett, Dave Dooley, Conor Greene, Dave Farragher,

Neil Loy,

10th. Padraig Keegan,

15th. Joan Cody, Alex Dunne, Liam O’Grady, Joe O’Neill,

17th. Mags Cuddihy, Dave Conlon, N Doyle, Alan O’Rourke, Cormac Hickey,

Mick Kennedy, Neil Loy,

Each ‘Two’ receives €15.22 credit in the Pro Shop.

 

Senior Gents.

Thursday, 24 March. 14 Hole, Four person team

1 Gerry Leahy, Andy Hughes, Martin Mullane, Sean Breathnach.    76 pts (B7)

2 Liam Merrins, Paul Hanafin, Gerry Bowe, Terry Harmer.               76 pts (B7)

3 Ollie Cullen, Matt Ruth, Martin Treacy, Joe O’Driscoll.                   76 pts

4 PJ Martin, Frank Bradbury, Jim Meredith, Nicky Lawlor.                73 pts

5 Billy Burke, Reay Brandon, Richie Phelan, Henk Van Der Puil.     72 pts (B7)

6 Noel Casey, Murt Farragher, Joe Ledwidge, Paddy Hally.             72 pts (B7)

7 John Geoghegan, Kevin Donohoe, Richard Butler, Tom Keating. 72 pts

 

Diary

Thursday, 31 March:- 13/14 hole four man team event.

Thursday, 07 April:- 13/14 hole four man team event.

Thursday, 14 April:- 13/14 hole four man team event, + GOTY singles & Eamon Molloy           Cup.

Thursday, 21 April:- Senior Mixed, Champagne Scramble.

 

Ladies Club Notes

News

This is the last week for completion of Round Robin matches as the deadline is Sunday, 03 April.

 

Weekly Competition – this Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday competition is Australian Spoons and the format is Scotch Foursomes.

Prize Giving:- the next prize-giving will take place next Tuesday April 5th at the later time of 20.00hrs.

 

Mixed Social Golf – the first outing will take place on Fri 8th April with a shot gun start at 6pm; the draw will take place that afternoon.  It will be a 9 hole competition and food will be served in the bar afterwards.

BRS booking will become available this Friday 1st of April from 4.30 pm; entry €5.00.

 

Results

Tuesday, 22 March. 18 Hole Stableford

1st        Helen Butler (22),                41 pts

2nd       Valerie Duncan (29), (42-2) 40 pts (B9)

Gross:- Niamh Kelly (9)                    27 pts (B9)

3rd        Ann Shortt (29)         (41-1) 40 pts

4th        Amy Keating (28)                 37 pts (B9)

5th        Frances Gray (41)     (28-1) 37 pts (B9)

 

Nine Hole Stableford

1st  Mags Duggan (13)     21 pts

2nd Mags Cuddihy  (6)     20 pts (B3)

3rd Colette Hickey (18)     20 pts

 

Senior Ladies

Thursday, 24 March.

1. Adrienne Walsh, Frances Graham, Celine O’Sullivan, Marie Curran, 50 pts.

2. Ann Kelly, Margaret Harmer, Elizabeth Tobin, Mary Feighery,             44 pts.

3. Jane Duggan, Eileen Byrne, Kate Aílin, Josie Bolger,                         42 pts.

4. Kay Gray, Joan Mannion, Kitty Nolan,                                      (38+3) 41 pts.

 

Other Notes:

Senior Ladies Society will play a Nine hole competition on Thursday, 07 April.

Entry Sheet available on this Thursday and draw will take place on Monday, 04 April.

 

Fixtures

Wednesday, 30 March

08.08-17.53   Members Casual Golf

 

Thursday, 31 March

08.00-08.50   Members Casual Golf

09.10-11.10   Senior Ladies

10.01-13.11   Senior Gent’s

12.40-17.50   Members Casual Golf

 

Friday, 01 April

08.08-17.53   Members Casual Golf

 

Saturday, 02 April

07.32-09.02   Members Casual Golf

09.11-10.50   Ladies & Gents Competition

10.59-14.35   Members Casual Golf

14.44-14.53   Ladies Nine Hole Competition

15.03-17.53   Members Casual Golf

 

Sunday, 03 April

07.30-16.03   Ladies & Gent’s Competition

16.12-16.21   Ladies Nine Hole Competition

16.30-18.00   Members  Casual Golf

 

Monday, 04 April

08.08-09.56   Members Casual Golf

10.05-12.47   Gents Foursomes Qualifiers

13.05-17.53   Members Casual Golf

 

Tuesday, 05 April

08.06-08.23 / 10.57-12.00 / 14.24-15.54 & 16.57-18.00

Members Casual Golf

 

08.33-10.48 / 12.09-14.15 & 16.03-16.48

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

 

Wednesday, 06 April

08.08-17.44   Members Casual Golf