William Kelly (25) fired home a great score on Sunday morning in testing conditions to take first prize on 43 points at Mountain View golf club. Playing hot on his heels came and finishing second was Sean Tyler (11) on 39points, followed on 38 points was John Kelly. (8)
Seniors Tour: Joe Earle (20) took Tuesday’s seniors single Stableford on 37 points. Second was Sean O’Sullivan (18), who returned with 35 points and Frank Costello (14) returned with 34 points, claiming third place.
Ladies: Josie O’Gorman (31) won Wednesday’s single Stableford with 33 points followed by in second place Aisling Costello (25) on 25 points. Third was Kathleen Lanigan (21) on 25 points, after count back.
Monthly Medal Weekend: This weekend sees the Monthly Medal competition closely contested by many members for golfer of the year. It is anyone’s game. Contact the clubhouse on 056 7768122 or email to register your name and tee time.
Hollow Coring: Members and visitors should note that coring of greens takes place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17, 18 and 19.
Results: September 4, MV seniors single Stableford, 1 Joe Earle (20) 37pts; 2 S. O’Sullivan (18) 35pts; 3 F. Costello (14) 34pts; September 9, members singles Stableford 1 W Kelly (25) 43pts; 2 S. Tyler (11) 39pts; 3 J. Kelly (8) 38pts; September 5, ladies single Stableford, 1 J. O’Gorman (33) 31pts; 2 A. Costello (25) 25pts; 3 K. Lanigan (21) 25pts.
Diary: Sunday, singles ttroke (Monthly Medal); Wednesday, September 12, MV ladies 18 hole competition; Sunday, September 23, fourball betterball.
Congratulations to Captain Noel Brennan, Lady Captain Helen Dunne, Lady Vice Captain Marjie Gannon and Noel Rothwell who won the Waterford golf club Centenary trophy recently for the club.
JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE SCRATCH CUP: September 1/2, sponsor Colgan’s Portarlington, intermediate Scratch Cup results, Gross 1, Michael Bolger, Borris 79 gross; 2 Mark Dooley, Slievenamon 83 gross, bk 9; 3 Seamus Coogan 83 gross; nett 1, Nicky Walsh 71 nett; 2 Martin O’Shea 72 nett; 3 Patrick Russell, Callan 75 nett.
Junior Cup Scratch results, Gross 1 Sean O’Shea 76 gross; 2 John Smith 81 gross, bk 9; 3 Gavin Kennelly, Dunmurray 81 gross; nett 1 Shane Dooley 75 nett, bk 6; 2 Tommy O’Neill 75 nett, bk 9; 3 Alan Bartley, Rathdowney 75 nett.
Captains’ Noel Brennan and Helen Dunne Open chairty weekend Saturday and Sunday, two person team event in aid of Diabetes Ireland and Suicide Aware. Entry €10 per person. Larger donations accepted. Captains’ Noel and Helen would appreciate any support.
LADIES: Vice Lady Captains outing to Dun Laoghaire golf club on Sunday, September 30 the details are in the locker room.
Results 18 hole SF sponsored by Phelan’s Topline, Ballyragget and Durrow, 1 Nuala Mahon, 31 points; 2 Delia O’ Donohoe, 30 pts (back 9); 3 Ann Ring, 30pts.
The regional finals of the Ladies ILGU competitions were in Enniscorthy on Saturday. The Castlecomer Minor Cup team were drawn against Waterford Castle. The team, who had spent many hours practicing there, put up a brave fight but were defeated.
Mary Brophy was first out and won on the 18th with a terrific long putt. Nuala Mahon and Noreen Kinsella were beaten on the 17th after very close matches. Joan Coonan was unlucky to come up against an on-form player from Waterford Castle.
Delia O’Donohue was two holes up when called in. The girls all played their best and with a little luck could have been going to the All-Ireland finals. Well done to the caddies who have been consistent throughout the competition, Ann Ring, Jean Jackman, Kathleen Ryan, Patricia Doheny and Jacinta Culliton, and to managers Kathleen Ryan and Claire O’Connor, who put so much into the organisation of the team.
Waterford golf club celebrated their Centenary in fine style. Clubs in the South East were invited to a celebratory competition. Castlecomer club Captain Noel Brennan, Lady Captain Helen Dunne, Vice Captain Marjie Gannon and Noel Rothwell did the club proud by winning the competition with a magnificent score of 95 points.
They were presented with an impressive Waterford Crystal trophy.
SENIORS: August 29, 1 Jimmy Byrne (8), Ned Kenny (17), Christy McGrath (18), Michael Rowe (20) 74; 2 Jim Purcell (15), Eamonn McEvoy (17), Jim Tunstead (18) 72; 3 Pat Morrissey (14), Pat O’Connell (16), Pa Dillon (17), Eamonn Tobin (23) 71.
Results September 5, 1 Pat Morrissey (14), Jim Purcell (15), Ger Comerford (21), Eamonn Tobin (23) 88; 2 Ollie Maher (12), John Ryan (18), Malachy Murphy (20), Jean Ryan (29) 75; 3 Jimmy Byrne (8), Dick Cass (18), Kathleen Ryan (19), Christy Lynch (22) 73.
SEPTEMBER COMPETITIONS: Saturday, Club Matchplay finals; Saturday/Sunday 22/23, 18-hole singles President Tom Rothwell’s prize, sponsor Tom Rothwell; Saturday/Sunday 29/30 Open men’s 18-hole singles.
CLUB FUND-RAISER: Draw Saturday, November 10. Tickets €5. First prize life time membership or €4,000; 2 prize 2-year membership or €1,000; 3 weekend away for 2 or €500; 4 €500 voucher for Mercedes-Benz Accessories; 5 42” TV; 6-10 prize greenfees or cash.
Thursday Open men’s singles, September 6, 1 David Lynch 35pts.
Ladies and gents 9-hole singles league every Friday. Entry fee €5, re-entry allowed. Weekly prizes. Top 10 qualify for final day.
MUCKALEE DAY: The annual Muckalee parish outing will be held in Castlecomer golf club on Friday, September 14. Contact Eamonn Breen for timesheet (087-9810849).
LOTTO: Monday, September 3, no Jackpot winner of €9,500. Lucky prize winners €100 Catherine Kelly; €70 Sean O’Shea; €30 Sheila Lawlor, Teresa Dollard. Sellers lucky dip €30 Eamonn Fitzgerald and Justin Ring.
Monday, September 10 €9,800. Tickets available in local shops.