This weekend, at Kilkenny golf club the men will compete in the qualifying round for Club Captain, Tom Sloyan’s prize.
The qualifying round will be strokeplay and will be held on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
The top 99 players will go through to the second round on Saturday, July 21 and will carry forward their first round score, which will be added to their round two score.
Successful qualifiers will go out in descending order with the leaders going out last.
The presentation of priazes will be held in the clubhouse that evening.
LEINSTER BOYS: The club will host the Leinster boys under-14 championship on Thursday. Play will be form 7.30am to 1pm.
PRESENTATION: The monthly presentation of prizes will be held on Friday (10pm).
Details of the relevant competitions will be issued during the week. All prize winners are requested to attend.
MATCHPLAY: There are still a substantial number of matches in the matchplay series that have not been completed by the scheduled dates .
This will have major implications going forward.
The person on top of the draw is responsible for arranging the match. Howeveer, every participant should play their part in completing the ties on schedule.
TEAM NEWS: In the AIG Barton Shield, Kilkenny play Elm Park in Mount Wolseley on Friday, July 20 (8.15am).
Team details have yet to be finalised.
Format - two pairs, aggregate foursomes after 18 holes.
Quarter-finals and semi-finals to be played on Friday with the final on Saturday,
Managers - Richard Duggan and Padraig O’Rourke.
COURSE NEWS: The next divot repair session will be held on Monday (5pm).
Volunteers are requested to gather in the car park.
RESULTS: Wednesday, July 4, ladies and gents Open singles, 1 Tony Butler (12) 43pts; 2 Richard L. Duggan (3) 41pts; 3 David Lowry (17), (Tipperary) 40pts; gross, Mark Power (+3) 40pts; 4 Christy Hickey (18) 40pts; 5 Mark Grant (8) 40pts; 6 James Joyce (20), (Abbeyleix) 39pts.
Category 1 (15-19) - Michael Kinsella (15) 37pts.
Category 2 (20 +) - Niall Griffin (22) 38pts.
CSS - 71 members; 72 visitors.
Two’s Club - 6th Richard L. Duggan, Conor Morrissey, Oisin Breathnach, Mark Grant, Nicholas Walsh; 10th Michael Kinchella, Graham Nugent, Kevin Browne, 15th. Michael Kinchella, Bobby O’Mahony, Richard L. Duggan, John Lawlor; 17th William Roberts,
Each ’Two’ receives €15.50 credit in the Pro Shop.
Senior gents July 5, 13 hole competition, 1 Matt Ruth, Reay Brandon, Chris Kelly, Joe O’Driscoll 68pts; 2 John Geoghegan, Paul Hanafin, Shem Lawlor, Tony Joyce 67pts; 3 Frank Byrne, Michael McCarthy, Denis Carey, Martin Kelly 64pts (b6); 4 Jim Ryan, Pat O’Briain, Jimmy Rhatigan, Maurice Ryan 64pts (b6); 5 John King, Murt Farragher, Bob Greany, Dick Cogan 64pts; 6 Pat Drennan, Kevin Donohue, Brian Keane, Terry Harmer 63pts (b6); 7 Geoff Meagher, Peter Ryan, Michael O’Sullivan, Tom Brett 63pts (b6).
Sixty-fourlayers took part.
Friday, July 6, Kilkenny Rugby Club Classic, 1 Cathal O’Neill, Lee O’Sullivan, Brian Delaney, John Byrne 94pts (b9); 2 Michael Daly, Tom Molumby, Brian Kendrick, Paddy Smee 94pts; 3 Nigel Skehan, John Hogan, Ger Busher, Brian Skehan 93pts.
This week’s seniors ompetition will be played today (Wednesday). Play starts at 10.50am.
Check in is from 9.45am. Draw closes at 11.15am.
The action will revert to the usual time on Thursday, July 19 when the seniors will compete for Club Captain, Tom Sloyan’s prize.
So the club can get an idea of numbers attending, all interested parties should enter their name on the sheet which has been posted on the senior gents notice board.
Monday away outing to Gowran Park, 18 hole competition, 1 John Bracken, John O’Regan, Maurice Ryan, Tony Joyce 100pts; 2 Reay Brandon, Roger Ryan, Martin Kelly (93+6) 99pts; 3 Paddy Smee, Brendan McIntyre, Joe O’Driscoll, Dick Keoghan 95pts; 4 Tom Moore, Richie McEvoy, Jimmy Rhatigan , Nicky Lawlor 94pts; 5 Noel Skehan, Michael Nicholson, Pat O’Briain, Christy Rainey 93pts; 6 Martin Mullane, Peter Ryan, Dermot Moloney, Tom Keating 92pts; 7 John Geoghegan, Jerry O’Dwyer, Pat O’Shea, Tom Reade 91pts.
Nearly 60 players took part.
LADIES CLUB: Following requests from ladies, from July 17 to September 4, 30 minutes will be allocated from 1.15 to 1.45pm for a self-entry 18 hole draw for the Tuesday competitions. These slots will no longer be bookable online. This will be on a trial basis for eight weeks.
RESULTS: July 3 ladies 18 hole, ABC Stroke, sponsored by Newpark Eurospar, 1 Class A, Yvonne Egan (12) 70; 1st Class B, Mary Bradshaw (21) 72; 1st Class C, Breda Comerford (34) 67; best Gross, Ann Geoghegan (5) 80; 2 Catherine Leahy (23) 72; 3 Jane Duggan (28) 73.
Nine hole Stableford - 1 Mary Feighery (40) 20pts; 2 Mary Ryan (27) 19pts.
The McCarthy family were thanked for their sponsorship and James presented the prizes on Tuesday evening.
Ladies Open singles - 1 Amy Keating (20) 39pts.
Senior ladies July 5, 1 Kay Gray, Peggy Murray, Mary O’Connell, 63pts; 2 Ann Gunning, Margaret Harmer, Mary Feighry 60pts; 3 Catherine Barrett, Margaret McDonald, Anne (B) Murphy 59pts; 4 Greta Nicholson, Breda Comerford, Mary Shields 57pts.
Twenty-seven ladies played.
JUNIOR/JUVENILE CLUB: July 2, boys club, 1 Billy Fitzpatrick 37pts; 2 Darragh Larkin 37pts; 3 Andrew Arnopp 37pts.
CSS - 71; par - 71.
DIARY: Today (Wednesday) 9.32 to 10.44am senior ladies, 10.52am to 1.24pm senior gents, 1.32 to 2.20pm members time, 2.28 to 5.32pm inter-club practice matches; Thursday, 7.32am to 1pm Leinster boys under-14 amateur championship, 1 to 2.04pm members time, 2.44 to 3.40pm Society.
Friday, 7.48 to 7.56am members time, 8.04am to 5.56pm Homecare Classic; Saturday, gents Captain Tom Sloyan’s Captain’s prize qualifier; ladies 18 hole Stableford, 7.32 to 8.20am members time, 8.28 to 9.08am ladies and gents competition, 9.16 to 11.32am guests and Society, 11.40am to 12.52pm ladies and gents competition, 1 to 1.32pm members time, 1.40 to 5.40pm ladies and gents competition; Sunday, gents Captain Tom Sloyan’s Captain’s prize qualifier; ladies 18 hole Stableford, 7.32am to 6.04pm ladies and gents competition.
Monday, 9 to 11.56am junior/juvenile, 1 to 2.28pm members time, 2.36 to 6.04pm gents Captain’s prize qualifier; Tuesday, July 17, 8.20 to 9.48am ladies 18 hole competition, 9.56 to 10.20am ladies nine hole competition, 12.20 to 1.40pm ladies 18 hole competition, 1.48 to 2.20pm ladies nine hole competition, 4.04 to 5.48pm ladies 18 hole competition; Wednesday, July 17, 8.28am to 5.56pm ladies and gents Open.
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