Results & Notes – October 28th
Halloween Champagne Scramble
1st – Tom Grant, Jim Rochford (both Mountain View) & George Everett (Carrick) – 95 pts (last 6)
2nd – Alan Nixon, Brian StLedger & Liam Connolly – 95 pts (last 9)
3rd – Jim Byrne, John Hartley & Ray Cass – 95 pts
3rd Nov – Winter League Round 1 (14h Stableford) – some Saturday tee times available
All week – 9 hole better ball fourball for Turkeys
You can play in the Turkey Competition on any day, but must enter your name in the competition book in the Pro Shop before starting. The competition will run on a roll over basis with a new competition starting after 20 pairs have entered. For more details contact the Pro Shop.
Weekly Open Qualifier
From Friday 8th November, a weekly singles stableford competition will take place. It will be a qualifying competition for handicap purposes. The competitions will be open to visitors. Entry, including a mixed grill, costs €15 for members and €20 for visitors.
The presentations for the Halloween Champagne Scramble, Club Singles (Oct 20th), Tuesday Fourball (October 15th) and Fourball & Foursomes Matchplays will take place on Tuesday October 29th at 7.30pm sharp. All prize winners are asked to attend. If you cannot attend the presentation please ensure that you arrange that another person will collect the prize on your behalf. This year’s Monthly Medal winners will also be presented with their medals on the night. The draw for the Winter League will take place after the presentation (see below).
The deadline for prepaid entries for the Winter League is 7.30pm tomorrow, Tuesday 29th October (just before the draw is made). The cost is €25 for five competitions (or €7 if per competition if you do not prepay). All prepaid entries will go into the draw for tee times. Those entered who attend the draw will be given first choice of tee times. Prepaid entrants who are not at the draw, will be allocated tee times after that, and the timesheet will made available to those who have not prepaid on Wednesday. The same timesheet will apply for all 5 rounds. There will also be a number of Saturday tee times made available. To enter, put €25 in an envelope with your name on it and place it in the Men’s Competition box.
The Annual General Meeting of the Men’s Club of New Ross Golf Club will be held in the clubhouse on Friday 15th of November, 2013 at 8.00p.m. Notice of Motion, nomination of officers and members of the committee must be made in writing to Micheal O’Neill (Hon Secretary), before Friday 1st of November, 2013.
Congratulations to Junior Cashin & Mary Murphy who are the Mixed Foursomes Matchplay winners for 2013. They beat David O’Donovan & Victoria Murphy in the final. The final of the Singles Matchplay between Robert O’Dwyer and Eamon Delaney will take place next weekend.
The area to the right of the 8th and 10th fairways is a designated practice area and is open for use at all times. Members using the practice area are not visible from the 8th and 10th tees, therefore it is essential that anyone hitting a ball towards the practice area shouts “FORE”.
Paying next year’s Subscription
Just a reminder that it is possible to pay your 2014 subscription now via your GUI card at the bar. You can pay any amount you choose and make payments as often as you like. The amounts paid will be taken off your subscription renewal when it is sent out in the New Year. For more information contact Anthony or Kathleen in the Golf Club.