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Weekly Notes - w/e 25th March, 2018

Monday March 26, 2018


Men’s Results

Paddy Murray Matchplay Qualifier

Again, the weather played its part as the ‘bad guy’ and as a consequence the Paddy Murray qualifying competition was reduced to 15 holes due to the underfoot conditions. The course had been drying out nicely until after midweek but then we were back to the rain and the muck. However, it didn’t deter the members who came out in force and who are always anxious to try to qualify for the Club 4Ball Matchplay competition called the Paddy Murray Cup in memory of the former Secretary who is still remembered with fondness to this day. With only eight pairs to qualify for the matchplay the competition was hectic right up until the last 4ball went out on Sunday afternoon and there were anxious eyes waiting to see who the best eight pairs were.  The leading pair were the Cooney brothers, Liam and Eoin, off of 14 and 21 respectively, who had a great score of 39 points for the 15 holes and will be very hard to beat in match play given their handicaps and their form. So, when the dust settled the following were the match play pairs:

Liam and Eoin Cooney                  Vs          Sean Callaghan & Toddy O’Brien

Sean Crosse & Tom Crotty            Vs          Richard Brannigan & Michael McArdle

Peter Foran & Tom O’Neill            Vs          Donncha Doyle & Conal Murphy

John Molloy & David Power         Vs          Sam Morrissey & Jack Kelly


The Rules are posted on the Notice Board and the Draw is:

The quarter-finals shall be completed on or before Sunday May 6th.

The semi-finals shall be played on or before Sunday June 3rd

The Final shall be played on or before Sunday June 17th

Up Next

Sat & Sun                             Mar 31st & Apr 1st             Easter Hampers                           

     18 Holes Singles Stableford          Kindly Sponsored by Dunnes Stores

Easter Monday                 April 2nd                                Open Ladies & Gents                   

   15 Holes Singles Stableford 

Saturday                              April 7th                                 Club Singles until 2 PM as the Fred Daly competition is on at 2.30

Sunday                                 April 8th                                 Members Prize, Kindly sponsored by W.O. Morrissey, Architects. 1st Prize of €400                      




Don’t forget the big Poker Classic - 5 Card Draw Poker - in the Clubhouse on Good Friday night. Cards are €25 and Buy In for €5.  All support welcome.

Membership Renewals

Members subscriptions were due by 28th February.  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.  Also, note that the Golfer’s Insurance is now €25 and not €27 as per your invoice. Early payment of subscriptions would be much appreciated.



Join Clonmel Golf Club now as a full paid up member for €450 up to 31st December, 2018. Group offers available. 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.


Ladies Notes:


Sat. 17th March & Wed. 21st March. - 15Hole Weekly Competition

1st. Christine Hickey. (36). 32pts

2nd. Gemma Murphy. (11). 30pts

3rd. Margaret Renehan. (21). 29pts. cb



Sat. 24th March & Wed. 28th March. - Club Competition - 18 Hole S/F

Non-Qualifying - Placing everywhere.

New 18 & 9 Hole cards are now in place, due to changes in Indices:

On Holes 6,8,10 & 18 over 18 Holes & on Holes 6 & 8 over 9 Holes.

Spring League. - Sponsored by Red Nose

The Finalists in this year’s Spring League:

Team A

Roisin Quinlivan, Anne Darmody, Rosa Gardiner & Christine Hickey

Team J

Jeannie Ronan, Liz Barlow & Ciara O’Donoghue.

The Finals to be completed by March, 28th.

Easter Hamper - Sponsored by Pat Whelan, Butchers.

The Easter Hamper will finish on March, 28th

12 Hole S/F - 2 Cards to count.

Presentation of Prizes:

Presentation of Prizes will take place in The Club House on Wed 28th March at 3.30pm. The

prizes will include Weekly Competitions, Festive Prize, Easter Hamper & Spring League. Martin

will be providing some lovely food, so come up and support even if you are not in the Prizes.

Open Days: Sponsored by Camida Ltd.

The 1st Open Day of the year will take place on Wednesday 18th April. This will be a 3 Ball

Champagne Scramble, kindly sponsored by Camida Ltd. Booking now open on the BRS or

Phone 052/6124050

Poker Classic:

Why not make it a very “Good Friday” this year by coming along to the Club House for our first

Poker Classic on Friday, March 31st. Cards in the air 8pm. €25 Entry. (€5 Top Up & Rebuy) Prize

Fund 80% of Entry. “Last lady standing @ 5 Card Draw gets bonus €50 & Bottle of Prosecco.

Full Bar Open.

Easter Monday Open Competition:

There will be an Open 15 Hole Mixed Single Competition on Easter Monday 2nd April.

Booking is now open on BRS.

Senior Cup:

We are delighted to be hosting the I.L.G.U. Ladies Senior Cup (Munster) on 19th/20th May.

The best of Munster Ladies Golf will in action.

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

Mountain Road,

Tel: +353 (0)52 612 40 50