Weekly Golf Notes 29/3/14


Magners Cups and Shields Finals 2007 FridayAdare Golf Club

Rescheduled February Medal Result, 1st Andy Meehan 39 pts, 2nd  Bill Hutch 36pts, 3rd Paul Griffin 36pts. Winter Challenge Qualifier, 1st Denis Galvin’s Team 55pts, Lucky Loser Oliver Carr’s Team 55 pts. Final Qualifier Sunday March 30th. Grand Final April 6th

Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter

Adare Manor Golf Club

Easter Lamb Scotch Foursomes played on Sunday 23rd, 1st Brian Murray &  Alan Murray  57, 2nd   Damien Moloney  &  Eugene Mackessy  59, 3rd    Dermot Costello  &  Elvet Costello  59.5. Tuesday Singles played on Tuesday 18th March.1st    Kieran Long    43 points, 2nd  J Daly ( Tralee G.C.)    41 points, 3rd   J O Brien 39 points, Best Gross      D McMahon (Tralee G.C.)   37 points. Fixtures. Open Singles this Tuesday and every Tuesday. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and also Best Gross. Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th March. Harrington Hutch  Foursomes Qualifier. Ladies Competition 20th March 18 hole Stableford, 1st Siobhan Curran 39pts, 2nd Bernadette O Gorman 38pts

Ballyneety Golf Club

The Connolly Menswear sponsored 2014 Winter League Final was played on Sunday last, March 23rd. Congratulations to Team R who returned an impressive 135 points to win the competition on the day. The winning team members were Ger McGrath, Danny Halpin, Eamon McGrath, Thomas Carroll & Finola O’Donnell. In 2nd place we had Team K, led by Matthew Evan, 3rd place went to Team A led by Pat Fogarty and in 4th place were Team S led by Liam Hannon. A full breakdown of the final round scores are available online and in the clubhouse. Ballyneety Golf Club, would once again like to thank Tony & Rose Connolly for their sponsorship of this event.

Ballykisteen Golf Club

On Sunday last we held the final of our Spring League with 8 teams participating.  The competition was the same format but over the full 18 holes and the team that held their nerve and won out on a score of 99Pts was Team C of Joe MacDonald, Denis O’Brien, Paudie Ryan and James Keane.  They have the bragging rights for the next 12 months as Spring League Champions.  In Second Place with 98Pts was Team L of Frankie Nolan, Liam Downey, John Ryan and Pat Ryan. In Third Place on Countback with a score of 96Pts was Team M of Alan Dunphy, Tom Crosse, Arthur Pierse and Kevin O’Hora.  We would like to thank Dave Kavanagh, DOE Test Centre, Tipperary, for his kind Sponsorship of the Spring League.  The committee would also like to thank all the members who supported this year’s Spring League and made it a great success.  Winners of the 13 hole Scramble were Pat Irwin, Maurice Irwin, Larry Kelly and Bernard Kavanagh.
Further reminder to members that names are now being taken in the pro shop for the upcoming singles and doubles Matchplay Competitions.  Members can pick their own partner for the doubles and entry fee is €10 for each Competition.  Both these competitions are very prestigious events in the club calendar with the singles being one of the highest ranking qualifiers in the Golfer of the Year competition and the 4 ball being the ideal way for new members to get to know their fellow members.   Next weekend we will have a Club Singles Competition. The first Medal of the year to put into your calendar is the April monthly Medal sponsored by Pat Toomey, The Hideout Bar, Monard which will take place from Fri 4th to Sun 6th of April. Timesheet is now open for members & guests for Senior Singles every Monday and Open Singles every Wednesday.
Call the Proshop on 062-32117 to book a Tee time or book online for those registered.

Castletroy Golf Club

Tuesday 18th March: 1st Mary Byrne  29pts.  2nd Ena Fitzibbon 28pts.  3rd  Margaret Punch  27pts.  4th Rose Corcoran  27pts. Sunday 23rd March, 1st Olivia McCarthy  32 pts 2nd Caroline Brennan  27pts. Please note that the time-sheet for Quinlan Cup in Lahinch opens on Friday 28th of March at 9.00am. There will be a men’s open singles and ladies open team of two on Saturday the 12th of April. Ladies rules night on Monday 30th of March. Ladies Results, 14 Hole Stableford – Sunday 23rd March 2014, 1st      Olivia McCarthy 32pts., 2nd Caroline Brennan 27pts. Mens Results, Fourball  – Sunday 23rd March 2014 1st Brian McNamara (10) & John Murray 39pts, 2nd Mike Minihan & Tim Davern 38pts. 3rd Cian O’Donnell & Ruairi O’Donnell 38pts. 4th Cillian O’Brien & Philip McLoughlin 37pts.

Dromoland Golf Club

Team 11(Sean Donnellan, John Collins, Shane Collins, Philip Naughton & Jimmy McManus) were the winners of Week 5 with 106 points followed closely by Team 10 (Michael Donnelly, Diarmuid McMahon, Ed Crowe, John O ’Dwyer & Richard Flynn) with 105 points & in third place with 104 points are Team 13(Paul Talty, Tony Kelly, Brendan Spicer, Kevin Kent & Niall Geraghty). The overall leaders after Week Five are Team 1(Sean Burns, Tony Cotgreave, Martin O’Mahoney, Tim Kennelly & Noel McMahon) followed closely by Team 2(Aidan O’Mahoney, Sean Conway, John O’Shaughnessy, Michael O’Shea Jnr & Seamus Mungovan) & Team 6(Paschal Duggan, Ger Copley, Vinny Derham, Ian Mulready & Robert Healy). The Week Five Individual Winner was Peter Ronan.

East Clare Golf Club

Ladies GOY, 1st – Catherine Minogue 36 Pts, 2nd – Bernie Bohan 35 Pts, 3rd – Noreen Doyle 34 Pts. Mens Singles Stableford, 1st – Martin Crotty 44 Pts, 2nd – Tony Duggan 43 Pts, 3rd – Brendan Moloney 43 Pts. Next Weekend – Mens -Player Of The Year, Ladies – 18H V PAR

Limerick Golf Club

P.G.A. Tankard, Sponsored by : Lee Harrington. Results of Sat 22nd / Sun 23rd March 2014, 1st Peter Roche 36 pts, 2nd David Sheehy 35 pts, Best Gross Dermot Gallagher 28 pts. 3rd Graeme Mulcair 35 pts, 4th John Davitt 34 pts. The ladies played Spring Singles (11 holes) on Saturday 8th and Tuesday 11th March.The results are: 1st Brenda Maloney 25pts, 2nd Margaret Healy 22pts. Best Gross Mary Conlon 17pts,and 3rd Mary Kennedy 21pts.

Rathbane Golf Club
Paddys Day Open (17/03/2014 CSS: 71 Par: 70), 1st Brian P Fitzgerald 37pts, 2nd Barry Lipper (snr) 35pts, 3rd Gabriel Hartigan 34pts. Wednesday Open (19/03/2014 CSS: 72 Par: 70) 1st David Neenan 37pts, 2nd Nicholas Markham 35pts, 3rd Michael (jnr) Lysaght 35pts. Sunday Fourball results. 1st   Barry Lipper & Dave Neiland 45 pts. 2nd  John Brophy & Paul Clancy V/Capt 44pts.Saturday Open (22/03/2014 CSS: 72 Par: 70) 1st Philip Kelly 38pts, 2nd Seamus Marsh 36pts, 3rd Tony Lynch 35pts. Sunday 23/3/14 Team of 2. 1st John Tony Williams & Toddy Nelson 90pts. 2nd Pat Kenny & Christy Ryan. 70pts.

Shannon Golf Club

Next weekend Mc Cavana Foursomes Qualifier will be played on Friday 28th  Sat.29th  Sunday 30th March March Medal Results, Friday 21st –Sat 22nd  Sunday 23rd, 1st   Liam Hogan 64, 2nd Batt Crowley  66