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Weekly Notes - w/e 14th January, 2018

Monday January 15, 2018


Men’s Section

The New Competition - Choose Your Partner

The first week of the new competition, sponsored by Martin Kane, seems to have grabbed the interest of the members and although the course was closed on Saturday there were still forty five pairs who made it to the starting blocks, 37 of those pairs playing on Sunday and it was nice to see so many players on the course on Sunday. Played over 11 holes (because the 3rd and 11th are closed temporarily) who could have expected the exceptional scoring with two pairs both on 33 points and only 4 points separating the first 8 pairs. In top spot in this first week were Rudolf Virdzek and Andrew Gartlan but they only won on the last 6 from Jim Butler and Paddy Kenrick. Rudolf and Andrew now stand on top of the leader-board with 10 points in the individual competition and Jim and Paddy with 7 points. By now all members are in tune with the fact that this competition - Choose Your Partner -is in fact a singles competition played in fourball format and the leading 40 players (and equals) will contest the Final which will be a Singles Stableford competition at the end of the eight separate competitions. The winners each week will receive a Voucher.   The 11th hole is back in play so we’ll have the full 12 holes competition for the second week.

Just a note to all players that when completing the scorecard:

·         The name of the competition must be written on the card

·         The date played must be clearly stated on the card

·         The actual handicaps must be entered on the is not sufficient to enter only the number of shots allowed

·         The scorecard must be signed by at least one player and must be countersigned by a marker.


Result - Week 1 - 4Ball Stableford


1st           Rudolf Virdzek (17) & Andrew Gartlan (15)           33pts L6                both receive 10 individual points

2nd          Jim Butler (13) & Paddy Kenrick (15)                        33pts                     both receive 7 individual points

3rd           Denis Buckley (23) & Conal Murphy (17)                31pts                     both receive 5 individual points

4th           Tom Lambe (20) & Kieran Quigley (16)                    30pts                     both receive 3 individual points

5th           Frank Lynch (21) & Ian Condon (21)                         29pts L6                both receive 2 individual points

6th           David Allen (16) & Connor McCarthy (16)              29pts                     both receive 1 individual point

6th           Liam Flynn (13) & Ollie Fitzpatrick (20)                     29pts                     both receive 1 individual point

6th           Philip Kearns (6) & Emmet Corcoran (19)               29pts                     both receive 1 individual point



Up Next

Choose Your Partner continues on Monday 15th January to Sunday 21st with a Champagne Scramble, with one to count on each hole but note that ‘own’ ball must be played on par 3s.


Membership Renewals

Members will by now have received their renewal notices for 2018 in the post.  Subscriptions can be paid upfront, by standing order payments or directly to our bank account as listed on the invoices.  Please contact the office for standing order forms or for any other enquiries in relation to membership renewals.  Early payment of subscriptions would be much appreciated.  Green fee tickets available to members who pay their subscription in full by 31st January, 2018 (as specified on the invoice).



Join Clonmel Golf Club now as a full paid up member for €450 up to 31st December, 2018. Free trial round available prior to joining, by prior arrangement.  This offer is open to new members and past members who have not renewed their membership within the last 7 years.  GUI & ILGU fees not included. Terms and conditions apply so for full details please contact Aine at the office on 052-6124050 or download an application form from our website



Book your New Year Golf Society Outing now for 2018.  If you have a date in mind, please contact the office on 052-6124050 and we will do our best to accommodate your group at very competitive rates.




The fourteenth draw in our Weekly Club Fundraising Lotto took place last Saturday 13th January in the Clubhouse.  The numbers drawn were 01, 10, 19 and 28. There was no jackpot winner and there was one matched three winner receiving €100.

Jackpot is now at €4,700 so be in to win!

Thanks again to everybody who supported it by buying and selling tickets.              

Annual Lotto payments are now due for renewal.

For the Winter Months Lotto Draw will take place at 4.15pm each Saturday.


Ladies Notes:


Club Festive Prize. - Sat 6th Jan & Wed 10th Jan 1st Roisin Quinlivan (8). 24pts


Festive Prizes will continue. Draws will take place at 10am & 11am on Wednesday, for those who want to take part. You can also play after the draw if you don’t want to be in the draw. Spring League. - Sponsored by Red Nose Wine. The Spring League commences on Jan 27th to Feb 26th. There is a list of all Lady Members up in the Locker Room. If you do not wish to take part in the Spring League, please remove your name. The Semi Finals & Finals will be held from Feb 26th to March, 25th

Easter Hamper: The Easter Hamper will commence on the Feb,17th and will finish on March, 25th 15 Hole Competition: The 15 Hole Competition will be held on the 10th, 14th, 17th, & 21st March weather permitting.

Diary Dates:

Lady Captains Day: Saturday 23rd June, 2018

President Prize to the Ladies: Sat 30th June & Wed 4th July.

Lady Vice Captains Day: Sat 1st Sept & Wed 5th Sept.

Ladies Day: Sunday 23rd September.

Full Fixture List for 2018 is now up in the Locker Room

Mountain Road,

Tel: +353 (0)52 612 40 50