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Weekly Notes - w/e 8th April, 2018

Monday April 09, 2018


Men’s Results

Members Prize Won By Joe O’Shea

Closing the course on Saturday last may not have gone down well with some of the members but in hindsight it was a good decision by the Course Management as it kept the course in as good a condition as possible for the first big competition of the year, i.e., the Members Prize, which is also the first Player of the Year competition of 2018. With a fantastic entry of 120 on the BRS and €400 on offer for the winner this was a real test of character over the sixteen available holes and the winner is Joe O’Shea. Joe plays off of 21 handicap and this was probably the best round of his golf life to date when he had a fantastic 38 points. Joe started with a par and had a double bogey on the second hole but it didn’t deter him and he went on to score a good sixteen points for the first seven. He was the epitome of consistency on the back nine barring two double bogeys on the par five 12th and 18th and managed a further twenty-two points for his 38 total and the winner’s prize of €400. In second place was that man again, Paul McGee, who showed that his form over the last year has not left him when he came home with a fantastic score of 39 points which represented a score of just four over par off of his 12 handicap. As can be seen Paul had the best score on the day but due to his membership conditions he had to give way to the next best score.

The gross prize was won by Billy Byrne who scored 28 gross points off of 7 handicap and in third place was Donal Foley who just just got home on the count back from three other players. The Seniors prize was won by John Kennedy playing off of 13 handicap and who had 34 points.

The Club is indebted to W O Morrissey, Architects, for the fantastic sponsorship.

Results of Members Prize

1st           Joe O’Shea (21)                38pts

2nd          Paul McGee (12)              39 pts

Gross    Billy Byrne (7)                    28 pts

3rd           Donal Foley (16)               34 pts B9

Snr         John Kennedy (13)          34 pts

Up Next

Saturday                              April 14th                              Open 4Ball sponsored by Camida

Sunday                                 April 15th                              Scotch 4Somes...until 11.30 due to the Fred Daly competition

Saturday                              April 21st                               Spring Medal, sponsored by Annerley Jewellers. Player of the Year competition                                          

Sunday                                 April 22nd                              Donoghmore Cup qualifier, sponsored by John O’Sullivan Insurances. Player of the Year competition                               

Sat & Sun                             April 28th/29th                     Open 4Ball, sponsored by Barlo Motors Clonmel



Seniors Competition – Thursday 29th March 2018

9H. Champagne Scramble (2 to count)

1st Frank O'Meara, Frank O'Keeffe, Pat Hanafin - 54 Pts

2nd Alex Casey, Alex McDwyer, George Hackett - 51 Pts

3rd Kevin Corry, Jimmy Ryan, Tom Renehan - 50Pts (L5)

Next competition -  Thursday April 12th.

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.



Play Carrick, Cahir and Clonmel for €60.  Tickets available at all clubs.  Great present for the golf enthusiast in your life.



The twenty-sixth draw in our Weekly Club Fundraising Lotto took place last Saturday 7th April in the Clubhouse.  The numbers drawn were 05, 10, 12 and 20. There was no jackpot winner and there were three matched three winners each receiving €50.

Jackpot is now at €5,800 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.

The Lotto Draw will now take place at 5.00pm each Saturday.


Ladies Notes:


Sat. 31st March & Wed. 4th April. - Club Competition - 15 Hole S/F

1st Gemma Murphy. (11). 25pts


Sun 8th & Wed 11th April - 15 Hole Competition Sponsored by Stephanie Moore Beauty Clinic

Open Days:

Sponsored by Camida Ltd. - Sat 14th April & Wednesday 18th April, 2018

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

or Phone 052/6124050

Sponsored by Clinton’s of Clonmel. - May, 9th, 2018

3 Person Rumble. “Waltz Format” kindly sponsored by Clinton’s of Clonmel.

Booking will be open from 9th April on BRS or Phone 052/6124050

Sponsored by Danone. May 13th, 2018

18 Hole Singles Competition, kindly sponsored by Danone

Tee Times: 11am to 5pm.

Booking will be open on the BRS from 13th April or Phone 052/6124050

AIG Cups & Shields:

First round of the AIG Cups & Shields will be starting this weekend with our Intermediate

Team in Fermoy taking on Harbour Point on Sunday 15th. April at 11.15am Our Challenge

Cup will be taking on Harbour Point in Gold Coast on the same day at 12.30pm. Due to

weather conditions our Minor Team has been rescheduled to Sunday 15th April. They take

on Thurles in Cahir Park at 12pm. Best of luck to all our teams.

Club Classic:

Our Annual Club Classic will take place this year on the June Bank Holiday Weekend from

Thursday 31st May to Sunday 3rd May. Great prizes for this event. There will be a Prize for

Ladies, Mixed Team and Junior Team.

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