Kelly scores well to win the President’s prize

A STRONG field produced some good scores when President Tom Rothwell’s prize was up for grabs over the weekend. The winner was Ciaran Kelly with 38 points.

A STRONG field produced some good scores when President Tom Rothwell’s prize was up for grabs over the weekend. The winner was Ciaran Kelly with 38 points.

President Tom Rothwell’s prize, October 1 and 2, sponsor Tom Rothwell and Jones Oil, 1 Ciaran Kelly 38pts, bk 9; 2 Jason Brennan 38pts, bk 9; Gross Declan Dooley 36pts; Class 1 prize (handicap 10 and under) Thomas Nevin 35pts, bk 9; Class 2 prize (handicap 11 to 18) Martin O’Neill 38pts, bk 9; Class 3 prize (handicap 19 and over) Gerry Dunne 35pts, bk 9; student prize, David Breen 36pts.

The Open men’s 18-hole singles will be played on Saturday and Sunday and again on Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23.

On Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16 Oct a ladies and gents 18-hole singles Stableford in Aid of the Carlow Kilkenny Homecare Team will be played. All proceeds go directly to charity. Members 10 Euro, visitors 20 Euro.

LADIES: Results of President’s prize (ladies) 1 Joan Brennan 32pts, bk 9; 2 Claire Dowling 32pts; 3 Margaret Furlong 31pts, bk 9.

An 18-hole singles Open will be played on Saturday and Sunday in aid of breast cancer research.

SENIORS: Result of outing to Portarlington on September 28, 1 Dick Cass (18), Pat Morrissey (18), Ned Kenny (19), John Shore (26) 91; 2 Pat O’Connell (13), Pa Dillon (18), Jim White (24), Kathleen Holland (28) 83; 3 Pat Byrne (16), Noel Walsh (20), Joan Coonan (23), Christy Ryan (23) 81.

Thursday Open singles, September 29, 1 Nicky Walsh 43pts; Gross Anthony Donoghue 29pts.

The play-off will be held on Saturday, October 15 (12.40pm).

SCRAMBLE: Tuesday, September 27, 1 Jean Jackman, Billy O’Neill, Colum Lynch 24; 2 Pat Gleeson, Loretta Mansfield, Kevin Holland 24 ½ .

OFFER: A special introductory 5-day provisional members golf offer of 230 Euro, Monday to Friday, is currently available. It is open to all non-GUI members.

For those who have not held GUI membership in the past five years, numbers are limited. Subject to availability. For further information contact the office (056-4441139). New members joining now will enjoy 15 months membership up to end of year 2012 as per this special offer.

LOTTO: Monday, September 26, no jackpot winner of €5,600; lucky prize winners 100 Euro, Sheila Gleeson; 70 Euro John Kenny; 30 Euro Joe Collins, Pat Cody. Sellers lucky dip 30 Euro, Tony Carr and Michael Curry.

Monday, October 3 €5,900.