Weekly Golf Notes 22/3/14


ball-to-cupAdare Manor Golf Club

Ladies Club: 15holes High/Low Scotch Foursomes Date 13 03 2014, 1st Jean Ryan & Anne Molloy 38 points, 2nd Valerie Ross & Mary O Brien 37 points (b 8), 3rd Nancy Fitzgibbon & Josie Dolan 37 points (b 8)

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Mens: Results of the Team of Four Semi-Open Qualifier played on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th March. The winning team with a score of 113 points was, Tom Hickey, Stephen Hickey, Timmy King, Tom Kelly. Mixed Foursomes played on Monday 17th March. 1st      Jan Pattinson  &  Paddy Dineen   66.5, 2nd     Mary O’ Brien  &  John O’ Brien    67.5, 3rd     Margaret Phillips  &  Finn Phillips   68. Our competition this  Sunday 23rd is  Easter Lamb Scotch Foursomes. Open singles starting this Tuesday 18th March and will run every Tuesday until late September. There will be a prize for best Gross each week.

Ballykisteen Golf Club

Sun. 23rd April – 18 Hole “Dust Off” Competition.  Draw 10.50 am Tue. 25 th April – 9 Hole Stableford.  Draw 11 am, Sun. 30th April – 18 Hole Stableford.  Draw 10.50 am. Note for your diaries.  Lady Captain’s Outing is on Sunday 13 th April. Round 6 of our Spring League was completed last week in perfect conditions.   The final line-up will be confirmed on Saturday evening next after this week’s extra round is completed. All teams start level next Sunday in the 18 hole competition with the 1st team to Tee –off at 12 noon and will be followed by a 13 hole scramble at 12.30 for those teams that did not qualify for the final.  Our Captain Thady Greene and his committee would like to thank Dave Kavanagh, DOE Test Centre, Tipperary, for his kind Sponsorship of the Spring League and would encourage all members to support our sponsors wherever possible. The committee would also like to thank all the members who supported this year’s Spring League and made it a great success.
Congratulations to Arthur Pierse Snr for being selected to represent GB & I in the Concession Cup in U.S.A. on week of April 28th
Open Singles every Monday and Wednesday, contact Pro shop at 062-32117 to book T time

Ballyneety Golf Club

The Tony Connolly sponsored 2014 Winter League qualifying rounds have been completed. The final playoff between the top eight teams will take place on Sun March 23rd from 10.00-11.36 am. Competitors may contact the club office for details of allotted tee times or can check these via the BRS online booking system. Presentation of prizes is scheduled for 15.30 on the same day. Good luck to all finalists.

Castletroy Golf Club

Men’s results: Seniors, March 13th , 1st, Larry Hayes; Phil Hayden; Eddie Scanlon, 41 pts. 2nd, Con Flanagan; Sean Keogh; PJ Gaffney, 40 pts. 3rd, Joe Hyde; John O’Connor; Neil Larkin, 40 pts.

St Patrick’s Weekend  Team-of –Four,  Mixed Scramble, Stroke,  March 16th, 1st, Mossie & Ainne Lenihan, Tony & Geraldine Sadlier, 43.8. Brian McNamara, Deirdre Kiernan, Ger & Colette Kenny, 45.7. 3rd, Chris & Ber Murphy, Mike & Deirdre Cunningham, 46.5.


The results of Senior Ladies Competition on Monday, 10th March, are :
1st Margaret Cohalan
2nd Brid Hayes

Team of three Waltz on Tuesday 11th of March
1st Chloe Ryan Gerardine Ryan & Joan Eakins 54 pts
2nd Anne Hodgers Bernadette Scanlon  & Florence Ryan  51 pts

Congratulations to Dympna Tobin and Angela Bowles who qualified for the second round of the Daily Mail Foursomes. They overcame Limerick Golf club in the first round.
March Madness competition continues for the month of March
Social golf continues at 10.15 on Wednesdays

These Junior Championships are limited to players of 10 – 18 Handicap inclusive at time of entry.
ENTRIES CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 2nd April 2014. Please check ILGU website for further details.
Annual table quiz featuring teams from Castletroy, Limerick and Adare Manor Golf clubs, takes place on Friday 21st  March @ 8pm in Adare Manor golf club.

Dromoland Golf Club

Results of Men’s Winter League Week Four

Team 2(Aidan O’Mahoney, Sean Conway, John O’Shaughnessy, Michael O’Shea Jnr & Seamus Mungovan) were the winners of Week Four with 111 points followed closely by Team 11(Sean Donnellan, John Collins, Shane Collins, Philip Naughton & Jimmy McManus) with 110 points and in joint third with 107 points are Team 4(Gay O’Gara, Mervyn Fraser, Seamus Cusack, Ryan Foley & Hugh O’Neill) & Team 6(Paschal Duggan, Ger Copley, Vinny Derham, Ian Mulready & Robert Healy).
The overall leaders after Week Four are Team 2(Aidan O’Mahoney, Sean Conway, John O’Shaughnessy, Michael O’Shea Jnr & Seamus Mungovan)  followed closely by Teams 1(Sean Burns, Tony Cotgreave, Martin O’Mahoney, Tim Kennelly & Noel McMahon) & Team 6(Paschal Duggan, Ger Copley, Vinny Derham, Ian Mulready & Robert Healy).

The Week Four individual winner was Noel McMahon.

Results of Ladies Winter League

1st –  Suzanne McConway, Karina Doyle, Collette Colleran, Beate Porter, Carmel Ronan & Cathy O’Toole.
2nd – Yvonne Shanahan, Tina McGuire, Ann Murphy, Patrica Piccolo, & Anne O’Toole.
3rd – Julie Fitzgerald, Maria Nolan,Corola Wixted, Majella Cotgreave, Ursula McManus & Lauren McConway.
4th – Sandy Smyth, Siobhan Dyar, Dolores Fox, Annette Ryan, Sheila Ryan & Dervla O’Neill.

Best individual score Carina Roseingrave.

Mid West Alliance Results March 16th

Cat 1 Gross Stableford

1st   Joe Lyons 37pts
2nd  Jason O Leary 35 pts
2nd  Tony Cleary 35pts

Cat 2 Nett Stableford

1st  Alan Neville 40pts
2nd  Dermot Gallagher 36pts
3rd  Richard Tuite 35pts

Most Birdies
Joe Lyons 6 Birdies

Closest the Pin
7th    Richard Tuite
13th  Sean Burns
17th  Kieran Cunnane

Overall Leaderboard Best 2 of 3 cards Cat 1
Pat Murray -2
Joe Lyons -2
Nicky Duggan -1
David Foley -1
Jason O Donnell level
Tony Cleary level

Overall Leaderboard Best 2 of 3 cards Cat 2
Alan Neville -15
David Casey -8
Dermot Gallagher -7
Pat Lucey -7
John Hadnett -5
Declan O Leary -4

East Clare Golf Club

Mens Open Singles 1st – Ger Hogan 45Pts, 2nd – Enda Donnellan 45 Pts, 3rd – Brendan Moloney 44 Pts. Ladies 16 Hole Singles, 1st – Bernie Bohan 36Pts, 2nd – Celia Moloney 35Pts, 3rd – Mary Rodgers 34 Pts. Open Team Of 3, 1st – Ger Hogan, Liam Nolan & Brendan Foley 67Pts. Best Ladies Card – Leslie O Flynn, Mairead Toomey & Anne McInerney 64 Pts. Mens Seniors, 1st – Liam Skelly, John Fielding & Pat Browne, 2nd – John Fahy, Seamus Bohan & Mick Gough, 3rd – Teddy Murphy, Chris Davies & Pat Clancy
Next Weekend, Mens Singles Matchplay Qualifier. Ladies Stableford

Limerick Golf Club

Club Fourball, Results of Sat 15th / Sun 16th March 2014, 1st Philip Clifford Gerard Costelloe 39 pts, 2nd Vincent Nevin Gerard Gleeson 35 pts, 3rd Albert McSweeney Conor McSweeney 33 pts, 4th David Holmes Keith O’Donovan 33 pts. Team of Four Mon 17th March 2014 1st Jim Geary  Martin Murray John Dudley Pat Kearney 76 pts, 2nd       Kieran Newman Julie Newman John Kelly Maureen Kelly 75 pts

Rathbane Golf Club

Saturday Open Singles (15/03/2014 CSS: 70 Par: 70)
1st Dave Neiland 40pts
2nd Peter G Stringfield 39pts
3rd Frank Mulqueen 37pt

Thanks to everyone who took part in our annual quiz on Fri night a special mention to quiz-master and scorekeeper Eamon Ryan who done a great Job also thanks to Robert Byrne’s who hosted the occasion.

Shannon Golf Club

A large turnout of members played in the first tournament of the year. The Tradaree  Cup last weekend 14-15-16, March great credit  must go to the management course staff and members for their tremendous effort in getting 18 holes open for the tournament.The course is in great condition with all 18 holes open for play and the trees there were blown down during the recent storm have been removed. Next weekend THE March Medal will be played on Friday 21st Sat.22nd Sunday 23rd. Tradaree Cup  Results played on W/E 15/16/17 March, 1st   Paul Lehane 66, 2nd Jim McNamara B/9  66, 3rd Brendan Hughes Jnr  B/9    67 B/G  Chris Maguire 74 Gross, 4th Paul Kilbridge  67, 5th   John Gubbins  68, 6th   Joe Sheehan B/9  69, 7th  Jim Fitzgerald B/9  69, 8th   James Bullman 69. Results Open Four Ball Monday 17th March, 1st Eoghan O Dea 45pts B/9, Willie O Brien, 2nd  Karl Moloney 45 pts, Aidan Moloney (12) 45pts

Village Golf Society

The Village Golf Society starts 2014 with the final of the inter society golf versus cappagh on Saturday next 22nd march in Charleville. Final preparations are being made and under the watchful eye of golfer of the year Dan McInerney, no stone is being left unturned. The lads tee off  from 11.30 and your support would be greatly appreciated.

Our first outing of the year is the following morning, Sunday 23rd in  Tipperary Town  Golf Club. The start of a new year for captain Kevin Higgins  and we wish him every success for his year. Tee off from 10.30-12.00, please arrive in good time to make it easier on the lads sorting out the admin side of it with green fees, membership, handicaps and scorecards to be looked after on the day.

Details of this years outings are on the website, www.herbertstowngs.com