Men’s Results & Notes – Dec 7th

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Men’s Results & Notes – Dec 7th



Christmas Hampers

1st – Patrick Bennett (13) – 34 pts
2nd – John Murphy (18) – 33 pts (last 9)
3rd – James O’Brien (19) – 33 pts

Gross – Andrew Ryan – 27 pts

Cat 1 – Paul Cashin (7) – 31 pts

Cat 2 – Cyril Stafford (13) – 30 pts

Cat 3 – Declan Doyle (15) – 31 pts (last 9)

Upcoming Competitions

Sun 14th Dec – Winter League Round 3 (14h s’ford)

Timesheet live at 9pm tonight (Sun 7th) for those who did not prepay

Sun 21st Dec – Mon Jan 5th – Christmas Classic (18h 2 Person Team, Full H’cap)

Draw for Sunday tee times (Sun 21st, 28th & Jan 4th) takes place on Sun 14th after the presentation (see below)

All week until Fri Dec 20th – 9h Turkey Singles (see below)


The following presentations will take place on Sunday December 14th at 6pm sharp:

– Winter League Round 3 (Dec 14th)

– Christmas Hampers (Dec 7th)

– Open Fourball (Nov 29th/30th)

– Winter League Round 2 (Nov 23rd)

– Club Singles (Nov 16th)

– Winter League Round 1 (Nov 9th)

The results for these competitions are available on the website.

Please be reminded that all prize winners are expected to attend the presentation.  If you do not attend the presentation or are not represented at it you will not receive your prize.  The draw for the Sunday tee times over Christmas will take place after the presentation, as will the Find the Joker draw (Jackpot €5,002)

Care of the Course – Winter Conditions

We are extremely lucky that our course is built on such free draining land and that affords members the opportunity to play golf right throughout the year.  It’s only a very small price to pay for this privilege to ensure that we all make an extra effort to repair our pitch marks, replace our divots and rake the bunkers when the course is at its most vulnerable.

Please bring the divot bags out with you each time you play golf and use the sand to repair any divots you come across on the course.

The greenkeepers have asked members to be especially careful on frosty mornings not to cause damage to the greens by walking on to the greens with iced-up shoes.  Ensure that all ice built up on golf shoes is removed before walking on to the greens.  If damage is caused to the greens in this fashion, the only option for the greenkeepers will be to close the course on frosty days in future.

Turkey Singles

There is still plenty of time to get in the good books at home by bringing home a Turkey in time for Christmas.  It is a 9h Singles Stableford competition over the First 9 only.  Members can play Monday to Saturday and Sunday afternoons.  Entry costs €4 and a new competition will start every 20 entries.  To enter, put your name in the competition book and pay your entry fee in the Pro Shop before commencing your round.  If the Pro Shop is closed when you are starting, please leave a note at the Pro Shop and pay when you finish.  Placing everywhere (except, of course, within a hazard) within 6 inches is permitted for the Turkey Singles.  The winners of each Turkey competition will carry 2 shots into subsequent competitions.


This week’s offers from the Pro Shop are as follows:

Offer 1

Caddy Cell lithium battery. 1/3 of the size and 25% the weight of a standard golf battery, a lithium batteries lifespan well outlives that of a standard lead acid battery. With a full 2 year warranty this product retails at €269, for a limited time only though we are offering you the chance to buy one at €219!!!!!!

Offer 2

Taylor Made San Clemente golf bag. Choice of colours available. €40 off for a limited time only. Reduced price €129

Offer 3

Taylor Made Speedblade irons. An iron that is not only easy to hit and forgiving but also looks great!!

5 to Pw Reduced to €450
5 to Sw Reduced to €525

Only 1 set of each left to don’t delay!!!

Offer 4

Adizero golf shoes reduced to €99.

Offer 5

Get your game in shape for the 2015 season with a course of lessons. Buy 3 lessons for €90 and get a 4th FOC!!!!!

All offer while stocks last

If any of these offers are of interest don’t delay and either message us or contact the shop on 051 421435 for further information or to reserve your offer.

Don’t forget our Sponsors this Christmas

We receive valuable support year after year from many local sponsors that are involved in the retail business.  Please remember if at all possible to support these businesses when shopping at Christmas.  There is great value available locally – why not look in on these businesses before shopping further afield.

Paying Next Year’s Subscription

Now is a good time to consider making some down payments on your subscription for next year to avoid having to pay the whole amount in March.  You can make payments towards next year’s subscription at any time in the bar using you GUI Card.  You can choose how much you’d like to pay and make as many payments as you want – just ask any of the bar staff for details.

Find the Joker – Jackpot €5,002

Well done to Breda McManus who was this week’s winner of the Find the Joker draw.  Breda revealed the Ace of Spades from envelope no. 18 and takes home €30.  The jackpot has cracked the €5k barrier for the first time and stands at a whopping €5,002. The next draw will take place after the presentation on Sunday 14th December.  Entries cost €2 and are taken in the bar.  Thank you to all who support this fundraiser.

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