Kilkenny golf: Callan members get ready for big fund-raiser

John Knox

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John Knox

Kilkenny golf: Callan members get ready for big fund-raiser

A date for all diaries for  members of Callan golf club is that for a three person team event, any combination, to fund ongoing works in the club.
It will be played on October 5, 6 and 7. Entry is €15 per person or 4€5 per team. Check the time sheet for available times.
Last weekend the club hosted the annual Mount Carmel Classic. It was very well supported.
The winnerse were Glenn Wilson, Joe Kavanagh, Jim Kehoe and Joe Pollard with 102 points.
Other results - 2 Michael Day, Vincent Cleere ,N Kenny and M Brennan 99pts; 3 Pat O’Keeffe, John Millea, John Sheill and Michael Kennedy 96pts; 4 Ollie O’ Connor, Benny McGuide, Tommy Coyne, S. Shortall 96pts; 5 Ted Walsh, Joe Tierney, Jimmy O’Brien, Philip Cunningham 95ts; 6 Paul Whelan Joe Colclough Mickey Hutchinson, A. Costello 95 pts; 7 Michael Dowling, Eddie Kenny, James Dowling, Martin Devlin 95pts; 8 Ollie Power, Seamie Bergin, Liam Dwyer, Simon McCarty 94pts.
The winning ladies team were Helena McCormack,Judy Dick, Joan Murphy, Brigid Mullin with 95 points.
Team over 250 Don Bolger, Willie Gilbert, Pat Mullrooney and Jimmy O’Brien with 94 points ,
The visiting winning team was Keith Malone, Peter Nolan, Michael Gorman and Ritchie Brennan with 93 points,
The longest drive was won by Bernie Madigan. The nearest to the pin prize went to Paul Madigan.
Raffle results - load of timber won by Bea Hogan; Larche Cafe voucher won by Joanie Brennan; €100 photography voucher from Ignatious Rice won Joan Phelan; Pat O’Brien hair voucher won by Alan Brett; one for all voucher won by Andy Phelan; hand carved wooden bowl won by Michael Quinlan; Premier Foods meat voucher won by Tom Hickey.
LADIES SINGLES: In the ladies 18 singles competition, the winner of Category 1 was Rita O’Neill with 34 points.
The winner of Category 2 was Jo Staunton with 32 points. The winner of Category 3 was Breda O’Brien with 30 points.
In the 9 hole competition Phil Mahoney won with 19 points and Anne Phelan was second with 17 points.
LOTTO: In the Lotto the numbers drawn were 3, 11, 17. There was no winner. The €30 prizes went to Lucy Donovan, Ettie Power and Jim Kirby.
The sellers were Joe Cuddihy and John Kirwan. Next week’s jackpot will be €1,050.
Gowran Park
Gowran Park have launched a membership drive for 2019 with fantastic offers in all category categories.
The rate is €600 for full membership; €435 for under 30s’ and €510 for seniors, (70+), excluding levies.
The offer is from from September to January 2019. This offer closes on October 31.
The 2019 golf membership series commences on Monday. It will be an Open singles competition every week, Monday to Friday, through October.
The top three qualifiers each week will go forward to the final on Friday, November 2.
First prize will be free membership for 2019 or a 43” LED TV. Second prize is a 32” Smart TV and third prize is a Samsung tablet.
Entry is €20 for visitors and €7 for members. Book online or call 056 7726699 for timesheet.
RESULTS: Results of 18 hole singles played on Sunday, Category 1, 1 Nicky Cleere (6) 39pts; 2 Johnny Maher (6) 36pts (cb); 3 Larry Comerford (11) 36pts.
Category 2, 1 Paddy Hogan (13) 41pts; 2 Alan Dawson (18) 37pts; 3 Ger Sheehan (16) 36pts (cb).
Nine hole singles, September 19, front 9 Category 1, Declan Davis (12) 21pts; front 9 Category 2, Aisling Costello (15) 22pts; back 9, Category (2) Joe Conroy (22) 20 pts.
DIARY: Thursday, Open singles, visitors €20; Saturday and Sunday, members three person team event; Monday to Thursday, Open singles, visitors €20; Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6, two day racing festival, no golf.
Mountain View
This weekend’s competition will be the Club Tankard.
It will be an 18 hole single stableford and can be played on Saturday or Sunday. The final medal competition of the year will be on weekend of October 7.
CHARITY: The ladies club are hosting an Open charity event in memory of the late Ann Murphy. It will be on Sunday, October 21 with a shotgun start (11am).
The competition format will be a three person Scramble (at least one lady per team). The eentry fee is €30 per team.
For team registration ring 0567768122. All proceeds are being donated to the Stroke Unit, St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.
RESULTS: Members single Stableford, September 23, 1 Frank Kavanagh (14) 41pts; 2 Eugene Malone (12) 40pts; 3 Patrick Khan (11) 38pts.
DIARY: Sunday, Club Tankard (single Stableford); Tuesday, Mountain View seniors competition; Wednesday, MV ladies singles competition; Thursday, MV seniors 13 hole competition; Sunday, October 7, Medal.
Borris GC
Results from Borris golf club, Septembe 23, two person team, 1 C. Hughes (16) and M. McCarthy (19) 57pts; 2 P. Cullen (18) and S. Kerr(23) 56pts; 3 P. McGrath (13) and B. Dermody (14) 55pts.
Step House Hotel, Friday 9 hole, 1 M. Coady (17) 22pts; 2 B. Bambrick(6) 21pts (l 6); 3 P. Cullen(18) 21pts.
LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 18, 23. There was no winner. Next week’s Jackpot will be €3,200.
Lucky dip winners were Cyril Hughes, Des Walsh, Declan Murphy €20 each.
New Ross
The oinTuesday fourball winners were Denis Kirwan and Willie Whitty with 26 pts.
The Wednesday ladies competition was a three person scramble sponsored by Vale Oil, 1 Tess Ryan (24), Margaret Furlong (15), Maria Burford (12) 68.9pts; 2 Teresa Foley (14), Kay Bolger (16), Angela Treacy (19) 69.1pts; 3 Liz Bennett (9), Adeline Foxe (19), Lillian O’Hanlon (33) 70.9pts.
Weekend fourball competition results, 1 Paul Cleary (10) and Noel Kendrick(13) 48pts; 2 John hartley (24) and Paddy Bennett(20) 46pts; 3 John Evoy (14) and Mark Richardson(16) 45 pts (last 9).
The Split the Pot draw will be made on Tuesday (7.30pm) following the fourball.
COMPETITIONS: The Tuesday fourball continues and is sponsored by Pat Kehoe.
Wednesday’s competition is an 18 hole stableford, plus seniors, sponsored by Emerald Dry Cleaners and the 9 hole competition is available again also. See the timesheet.
Seniors are asked to mark ‘S’ on their card.
Sunday's competition is an 18 hole stroke, sponsored by Stafford Fuels, New Ross.
The September Medal will also be up for grabs.
The next presentation for ladies competitions will be on Wednesday, October 10 (7.30pm).
Competitions will include Vale Oil, Emerald Dry Cleaners, Murphy’s Cash and Carry and Kathleen’s Hair Salon. All prize winners, representatives and club members are asked to attend.
Wexford golf club welcomed the mid-Leinster Women’s Championship to their club recently.
The Junior Championships started with an 18 hole qualifier, with the top 16 gross players going through to a knock-out matchplay competition.
Marie Burford played against local member, Louise Boshoff, in the final round in windy conditions. Marie played fantastic golf and won comfortably on the 14th hole to take home the mid-Leinster Women’s Cup.
Congratulations go to the ladies who took home the Borris Awards Trophy this week, which was a great end to the season.
Team - Marie Therese Wall and Teenie Murphy; Martina Reidy and Liz. Roberts; Ann Curtis(Adm) and Ann O’Grady.
Subs - Margaret Rossiter and Agnes Whelan.
DATE: On Saturday, October 6 watch out for an invitation to Abbey Par 3! New sponsor, Frank Browne is running a competition for New Ross ladies and the Abbey Ladies Society.
Details to follow.
The ‘Shorten Your Short Game’ programme will be back by popular demand. This will be run over eight weeks to include five short game lessons and a weekly competition.
It will commence in early October. Leave names in the Pro Shop if interest.
The club has qualified for the second round of the mixed matchplay which has to be played by Sunday, October 7.
Rathdowney GC
Results of the singles Stableford played on September 22, 23, 1 Eamon Barnaville (12) 36pts; 2 Larry Phelan (18) 36pts; Gross, Mike O’Toole (4) 30pts; 3 Paul Gray (11) 35pts.
CSS - Saturday 32; Sunday 34.
Husqvarna Tuesday Open No. 24, 1 Diarmuid Everard (15) 38pts.
Seniors Scramble, Septembrer 20, 1 Joe Bolger, Maurice Roche, Sean Treacy 46.
LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 1 6, 14, 23. There was no winner.
Match 3’s - Judy Maher Eglish.
The jackpot is now €9,950.