Men’s Results & Notes – August 24th
3 Man Rumble sponsored by Metal Far & Boomer
1st – John Joe Cullen, Eddie Morrissey & Ivan Croke – 86 pts
2nd – John Howlin, Pat Fenlon & John Browne – 78 pts (last 9)
3rd – Andrew Ryan, Donal Hosey & Seamus O’Leary – 78 pts (last 9)
Thank you to Metal Far & Boomer for their welcome and generous support.
Lady President’s Prize to the Men’ Section (18h S’ford), presented by Anne Curtis
1st – John Aylward (15) – 44 pts
2nd – Alan Furness (6) – 42 pts
3rd – Noel Kehoe Jnr (18) – 40 pts
Gross – Michael Ryan Jnr – 38 pts
Congratulations to Anne Curtis on her very successful weekend.
Tuesday Fourball, sponsored by The Ferry Inn
Overall Winners – Sean Murphy (15) & Pat Whelan (17) – 39 pts
Cat A –Eamon Wall (9) & Liam Wall (14) – 35 pts (last 9)
Cat B – Dan Quigley (18) & Hugh O’Connor (14) – 36 pts (last 9)
Thank you to Hosey Family of The Ferry Inn for their continued and generous support
The presentations for the above competitions will take place on Tuesday September 9th at 9pm.
This Week’s Competitions
Tue 26th – 14h Open Fourball, sponsored by Tom O’Brien Construction Ltd
Sun 31st – September Medal, sponsored by Stafford Fuels (18h strokes)*
* some Saturday afternoon tee times available
The Entry Fee for the Annual Club Classic which will be held on September 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th will be €20 (not €25 as stated in last week’s email), and just €10 for those who re-enter. There will be a wide range of prizes, including a Seniors, Ladies and Non GUI Prize. There will also be Nearest the Pin and Longest Drive Prizes. First prize is a round of golf for 4 at Druid’s Glen with evening meal and overnight B&B accommodation. Please help the club by getting the message out there to friends, family and colleagues in other clubs. All the timesheets are now available for booking. Further details to follow…
Mixed Foursomes Matchplay
The qualifying round for the Mixed Foursomes Matchplay have now been completed. The draw for the knockout stages are as follows:
Jack & Maria Burford vs Alan Furness & Marie Therese Wall
Tom Reid & Deirdre Magenis vs Davy Doran & Eileen Cullinan
Harry Reinhardt & Mary Kavanagh vs Junior Cashin & Mary Murphy
Jimmy & Tess Ryan vs Hugh Behan & Anne Teague
All the above matches must be completed by September 7th. See the notice boards in the locker-rooms for further details.
Don’t forget to check out the preferred technique in repairing pitchmarks, as advised by BIGGA, the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association:
We all need to do our best to keep our course clean. Please make sure that you put your own litter in a bin and please don’t walk past litter on the course – pick it up and place in a bin – there’s one near each tee.
Tee’s Restaurant – 1st Birthday
To celebrate their first birthday, Tees Restaurant are launching a Monthly Friday Dinner night with music and craic. The first Friday Dinner Night will take place on Friday 12th September, and reservations, which are being taken from 7pm are already filling up fast. You can contact Padraig for bookings and more information on 083 0022290.
Keep an eye out on the Tees Restaurant Facebook page for further details
Don’t forget that Tee’s Restaurant are now offering an outside catering service for events (parties, christenings, weddings etc.) of all descriptions. For more information contact Padraig Murphy on the number above.
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.
Wexford Friends of Crumlin Children’s Hospital Golf Classic – Fri Aug 29th
The Wexford friends of Crumlin Children’s Hospital are running a golf classic at New Ross on August 29th as part of their fund raising activities. Last year they raised €40,000 for the hospital, and this money was used to purchase monitoring equipment for the central nursing station in the new St Teresa’s Cardiac ward. This equipment assisted in the care of many of Ireland’s babies with heart problems
Entry for a team of 4 costs €100. They are also seeking sponsorship and any donations are welcome. To enter a team please contact Tom O’Brien on 087 2730705 or register at the Pro Shop.
A Quick Guide to the Rules of Golf
The R&A published a “Quick Guide to the Rules” a couple of years back. It’s worth a read, and gives a good summary of the rules that are most commonly encountered during a round of golf. You can find a link to the guide in the Men’s Section page of the website: