13 Aug 2022

Kilkenny golf: Gowran get ready to celebrate birthday

Kilkenny golf: Gowran get ready to celebrate birthday

Borris golf club Captain, Des Murphy presents the Captain’s prize to the winner, Joe O’Neill.

Gowran Park are hosting an 18 hole singles competition over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The competition runs from Saturday, August 4 to Monday. It is open to ladies and men.
To celebrate the club's 17th year in business, it has been decided to inviting visitors to play in the competition and enjoy the course for a special entry fee of €17. Timesheets now open. Tel 056 7726699 or online.
OPEN WEEK: The inaugural charity Open Week in aid of Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre, Kilkenny continues this week.
Events - today (Wednesday) 9 hole singles €10 per person; Thursday, 18 hole singles €20 per person; Friday, three person Scramble €20 per person.
RESULTS: Captain’s prize, Saturday, men 1 Adam Holden (17) 64nett; 2 Morgan Farrell (16) 67nett; 3 Johnny Maher (7) 67nett; gross, Richie Lowry (6) 74pts; 4 Philip Parsons (21) 67nett; over 18 , Peader Nolan (22) 69 nett; past Captains' Niall Kiely (2) 76 nett.
Front 9, David Bambrick (23) 32 nett; back 9, Eddie Walsh (12) 32 nett.
Ladies - 1 Orla McCormack (20) 64 nett; 2 Kerri Bolger (29) 65 nett; gross, Sinead Kearney (9) 78 gross; 3 Helena McCormack (19) 65 nett; 4 Maura Coe (21) 66 nett; past Captains' Kate Hennessy (12) 70 nett.
Front 9, Lucy Condon (33) 31 nett; back 9, Mary McEvoy (30) 33 nett.
DIARY: Thursday, weekly Open singles, visitor €20, member €5; Saturday, August 4 to Monday, August 6, Open singles birthday celebrations, visitor €17 all weekend; Monday, August 13 to Friday, August 18, Open Week 2018.
Mountain View
Kevin O'Sullivan (20) won the Sean Og O'Sullivan Captain's prize played in trying conditions. Forty-five played in the qualifier. The cut off was nett 79.
After scoring a nett 63 in the qualifier Kevin scored a nett 71 in the decider for a total of 134 over both rounds. Second with 135 was Simon Williams (15). Third was Michael Dempsey (13) 139 and in fourth place was Michael O'Neill (14) on 139.
Best qualifier Joe Tyrrell. Best gross Frank Kavanagh. Front 9, Patrick Khan; back 9, John Clarke; past Captain, Jimmy Fitzpatrick.
SCRAMBLE: On the August Bank Holiday Sunday the club is holding a three person Champange Scramble. Shotgun start 9am.
All participants to be signed in by 8.45am. Members are asked to have a guest on their team, if possible. There will be refreshments in the clubhouse immediately after the event when the presentation of prizes (including the Captain's prize) will be made.
DIARY: Sunday, July 29 single Stableford; Tuesday, Mountain View seniors competition; Wednesday, MV ladies singles competition; Thursday, MV seniors 13 hole competition; Sunday, August 5, members/guests three person Scramble.
Results from Borris golf club, July 21, Captain’s prize (Des Murphy) 36 holes, 1 Joe O’Neill (12) 133; 2 Matthew Flynn O’Connor (10) 137; 3 James Lillis (10) 138; Gross John Joyce (3) 150; 4 Pat McGrath (13) 140; 5 Des Gannon (14) 140; 6 Jerry Hanrahan (28) 142; 7 Dermot Malone (17) 142; past Captains, Justin Manning (13) 142; J2 Conor Geoghegan (5) 140.
Saturday prize - Edward Holden (12) 69; Sunday prize - Frank Murphy (16) 68.
Open singles, July 22, 1 Gerry Begley (16) 42pts; 2 Dermot Malone (17) 40pts.
Step House Hotel 9 holes, July 20, 1 Dermot Malone (17) 23pts; 2 Barry Murphy (21) 22pts; 3 Edmund Gallahue (9) 21pts.
Ladies, July 19, 1 Anne Williams (36) 43pts; 2 Kathleen Quinn (29) 39pts; 3 Elizabeth Sheehan (25) 35pts.
New to golf, 1 Teresa Claire 40 pts.
LOTTO: Numbers drawn 3,5,14,26. No winner. Lucky dip winners, Dermot Maher, Maria Cosgrave, Tony Lawlor, Dean Grennan.
New Ross
The following are the results from New Ross golf club:
Meals on Wheels, 1 John O'Leary 39pts; 2 Paul Brennan 38pts; 3 Ian Duggan 38pts.
Tuesday fourball, sponsored by John Hartley Financial Pensions and Investments, 1 John Murphy (12) and Aiden Somers Borris (18) 39pts; 2 Eddie Morrissey (17) and Colin Morrissey (15) 38pts; 3 Pat Mc Grath (18) and Johnny Kinsella (18) 37pts (last 6).
Ladies Wednesday’s competition 18 hole stableford plus senior, sponsored by Mannions Pub and Restaurant, 1 Shiela Wade (30) 44pts; 2 Pat Purcell (19) 43pts; 3 Agnes Whelan (31) 42pts (l3).
Senior - Breda McManus (22) 40pts.
Junior Scratch, sponsored by Heffernan's Insurance, 1 Seamus Mc Guinness 76pts; 2 Tommy Liston 77pts; 3 Jim Larkin 78pts; 1 nett, Danny O'Leary (8) 71pts.
Intermediate Scratch, sponsored by Heffernan's Insurance, 1 Owen Conway 77pts; 2 Ray Kent, Mountain View; 3 Martin Carroll 80pts; 1 nett, Michael Redmond (20), Enniscorthy 65pts.
July singles, sponsored by Brooks Jewellers, New Ross, 1 Tom Purcell (20) 40pts; 2 Junior Cashin (7) 39pts; 3 Noel Kendrick (14) 38pts; Gross, Michael Ryan 36pts; Cat 1, Eamon Dungan (6) 37pts; Cat 2, Declan Doyle (14) 36pts (l 9); Cat 3, Michael J Ryan (23) 37pts (l9).
The presentation of prizes for Mannion's, Joyce's and the 9 hole competitions will be on Wednesday, August, 1 (8.30pm). All prize winners, representatives, club members are asked to attend.
DIARY: Thursday, Open four person Champagne Scramble, sponsored by Gary Flood Landscapes; President Harry Reinhardt mixed on Friday (3.30pm). Just turn up and play with two partners in the nine hole team of three; Saturday and Sunday, Open four person team event, sponsored by AIB.
TEAMS: The men's Barton Cup Leinster semi-final match against Baltinglass will be played on Sunday afternoon. The club has an excellent chance of getting through. There are two matches at home and three away.
The club South Leinster side play Wicklow on Saturday (2.30pm) in the quarter-finals.
SENIORS: The weather was hot and the scoring was extra hot. That was the story from the outing last week. Twelve teams enjoying the fun.
With a great run on the ball high scores were expected, and that was what happened. All teams recorded scores above the mid-ninety point mark. The runaway winners had a fantastic 107 points
They were John Fitzpatrick (19), Martin Forristal (20), Patsy Farrell (20) and Tom O'Shea (24); 2 John Hosey (14), John Kennedy (16), Willie Byrne (16), Tom Kent (26) 101pts; 3 Tony Harford (14), Willie Kelly (19), Aidan O'Connor (20), Les Jastrebski 99pts.
Nearest the pin prizes were to Michael Long on the 9th hole and Richie Aylward on the 11th.
This Thursday the Club Monthly Open Champagne Scramble will be played. Fooking is online. Congratulations to colleague, Billy Redmond, who recently won a prestigious club competition, beating all comers to claim the prize.
Teams and tee times for the outing to Faithlegg golf club on Tuesday, July 31 - 10.40am John Browne, John Murphy, Pat Kehoe, Tom Kent; 10.48am Denis Kirwan, Jim 'Ross' Ryan, Willie Naddy, Jamesie Murphy; 10.56am Tony Harford, Tommy Ryan, Frank Boyle, Jim Kehoe; 11.04am Tommy Liston, Mick Gannon, Tony Sexton, Les Jastrebski; 11.12am Willie Byrne, Mikey Lee, Mick Brennan, Aidan Wallace; 11.20am John Kennedy, John J. Murray, Pat Butler, Martin Burke; 11.28am Ray Shannon, Martin Hartley, Tommy Kehoe, Larry Shannon; 11.36am Andy Ronan, Aidan O Connor, Mick Long, Jim 'Dublin' Ryan; 11.44am Francis Coghlan, Martin Forristal, Donal Kavanagh, AN Other; 11.52am Pat Phelan, John Coleman, Paddy Mahony, AN Other.
Results from Rathdowney golf club Classic, July 21/22, 1 P.J. Duggan (14), Maureen Duggan (24), Eileen Phelan (22), Theresa Norton (21) 94pts; 2 Kevin Galvin (12), Anthony Phelan (13), Cormac Keating (22), Martin Gleeson (5) 92pts; 3 Sean Treacy (16), Michael Campion (15), Tom Doheny (19), Mick McCarthy (24) 91pts.
Husqvarnva Tuesday Open singles, July 17, 1 Marty Fitzpatrick (17) 46pts; 2 Bobby O’Hara, jnr (14) 40pts; gross, Brendan Ryan (2) 32pts; 3 Michael Hickey (9) 38pts. CSS – 71/36pts
Seniors results, July 17, Category A, 1 Christy Jones 37pts; 2 Matt Doyle 35pts; Category B, 1 Paschal Ryan 39pts; 2 Liam Coady 36pts.

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