Limerick Golf Notes, November 24

All the recent news from around the Limerick Golf Clubs.

All the recent news from around the Limerick Golf Clubs.


LADIES: Results: Thursday 15 November a 9 Hole Stableford Competition and the results were: 1st Nancy Fitzgibbon (24) 21 pts; 2nd Maura McGreevy (26) 20 pts; 3rd Margaret Phillips (30) 19 pts

Fixtures: Competitions for November and December will be 9 hole Stableford Competitions. The second round of the Winter League should be played on time as no extension will be given. The Continuous 9 Hole Stableford competition will run until Saturday 8th December.

Other: Mass for the deceased members will be held on Friday 23 November at 7.30pm. Santa Claus will be visiting the Adare Manor Golf Club on Sunday 9th December at 3pm to see all the local children. So all are welcome for a fun filled afternoon. For further information of club fixtures, results and to book a Tee time please visit our website at


RESULTS: Mixed Christmas Hamper. Sponsored by Aeroboard Askeaton. Sunday 18th November

Old Course: 1st Gary Mulvihill (7), J P Hickey (15), Mary Hickey Keane (35), Conor Liston (19) 46; 2nd Pat Mulvihill (12), Eddie Moylan (17), Elva Clancy (36), Michael Mulcare (28) 48 3/8; 3rd Sean Kennelly (10), Maurice McEllistrim (15), Betty Doolan (27), Donal Keane (23) 48 5/8

Cashen Course: 1st Mike Casey (11), John Maguire (18), Mary Cronin (27), Jack Fitzgerald (23) 56 1/8, 2nd Rory Flannery (13), Harry Rothwell (19), Ann Marie Healy (30), Tom Dooley (23) 57 3/8; 3rd John Corridan (8), David Walsh (14), Catriona Corrigan (11), Margaret Scanlon (36) 57 3/8

Fixtures: Sunday 25th November Mens Singles (Turkey Prizes) Sunday 2nd December Mens Christmas Hamper Sponsored by John J Galvin Listowel.

Seniors Results: Thursday 15th November

1st Haulie Costello (8) 32pts; 2nd Pat Murrihy (18) 31pts ; 3rd John Molyneaux (25) 31pts; 4th Fin Broderick (19) 30pts; 5th Rory Flannery (13) 30pts; Best Gross Brendan O’Callaghan 22pts; Vintage Brendan Brosnan (20) 29pts; Super Vintage Tom Dooley (23) 26pts

Fixtures: Thursday 22nd November Old Course

Thursday 6th December Christmas Hamper- 4 Ball Scramble 14 Holes – Draw for Partners.

Ladies Results: Tuesday 13th November

1st Teresa Cronin (17) 30pts; 2nd Josette O’Connell (15) 25pts; 3rd Martha Woulfe (36) 24pts; 4th Maureen Dillane (29) 22pts

Senior Ladies: 1st Del O’Sullivan (25) 21pts; 2nd Madge Groarke (29) 18pts


LADIES: The 2nd round of the Winter League will take place next Sunday, November 25th. Draw at 10.50. Leading at present are Team A,Lady Captain Kathy Keegan, Jean Morgan and Trish Shine with 45pts following closely behind by Team C,Jane Cowhey, Neassa O’Donnell and Nancy Buckley with 42pts so it’s alll to play for Ladies. You can also enter the 12 hole hamper comp on Sunday using the special indexed 12 hole card. The hamper comp is ongoing till December 16th with prizes of 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Entry fee €5 and the comp can be played as often as you wish. All outstanding prizes and hampers willl be presented on Sunday 16th Dec (mince pie Sunday).

A reminder of our Christmas lunch on Tuesday, December 11th at 1pm. Hope to see you all there. Our Tuesday comp is now at the later time of 10.50.

MENS: Our 4th Hamper Competition of 2012 took place last weekend and it was the duo of Tom Ryan and Mark Timmons who were the winners this week with 39pts from Willie Hartnett and Alan Dunphy with 37Pts.

The re-scheduled Committee/Sponsors ‘day-out’ took place on Saturday last and it was the team of John McCarthy, Ray Kelly, Denis Ryan and David Kavanagh who won the 13 hole competition with 75Pts.

Members are reminded that our annual Club Classic is taking place on Sunday December 16th and as ever, entry is free to all our members with further details to follow in the coming weeks

Next Friday, Saturday and Sunday will see our 5th pair of hampers up for grabs and members are encouraged to please support our Hamper Competitions if possible.

Fixtures for this week include our Senior Open Singles on Monday and our Open Singles on Wednesday. All bookings to be made on 062 – 32117.


LADIES: Tuesday November 13th -14 hole stableford competition : 1st Margaret O Sullivan (31)26pts, 2nd Karen Burns (21)25pts, 3rd Miriam Ingerton (29)25pts, 4th Marie Mc Donnell(28) 24pts. The Ladies Christmas Party will take place on Sunday Dec 2nd followed by tea at 5.30. The time sheet is now available for booking online.


MENS CLUB: Saturday 17th November; 18 holes 4 Ball choose. Winners Danny Deady (12) & John Chawke (13) 49pts

Sunday 18th : 12 Holes 4 Ball draw. 1st Brendan Horan (4) & Kevin Carey (12) 31pts; 2nd Anthony Fitzgerald (10) & Paddy Dwane (17) 31pts. Gross Denis O’Donovan (4) & Eric Lye (18) 23pts

FIXTURES: Sunday 18th : 12 Holes Turkey Fourball.Draws @ 8.30, 11.00 & 1.30pm.

LADIES CLUB: Thursday 15th: 12 Holes singles stableford. 1st Ann O’Riordan (14) 28pts; 2nd Maisie Clifford (18) 26pts; 3rd Teresa Flynn (26) 24pts.

Fixtures: Thursday 22nd : 12 Holes Singles Stableford.

Draws 9.00, 9.30, 10.15 & 11.00. Choose after 11.30.

Sunday 25th : Fourball Draw @ 1.30pm.


RESULTS: Results of Men’s Weekly Turkey Competition 12th - 18th November.

1st Nicky Duggan 42pts; 2nd Alan Neville 41pts; 3rd David Casey 38pt. Over 18’s Joe Moran 37pts; Junior winner Gordon O’Neill 32pts Next week’s men’s competition is Turkeys. The Competition can be played from Monday 19th to Sunday 25th. Minimum to play together is three.

Ladies Weekly Turkey Competition: 1st Linda Kochar; 2nd Maeve McMahon; Junior Anne O’Toole


RESULTS: Monday, 12th November 2012: Ladies’ Turkey Singles Stableford: Old Course:

1st: Emily Chambers (12) 33 pts; 2nd: Georgina Condon (17) 32 pts.

Thursday, 15th November 2012: Men’s Open Singles S’ford - Non Qualifying: Old Course: 1st: Martin Barry (16) 37 pts; 2nd: Jim O’Connor (12) 37 pts

Saturday, 17th November 2012: Men’s Singles Stroke (17 holes) -Monthly Medal: Old Course: Non-Qualifying

1st: Walter O’Brien (12) 67nett; 2nd: Noel Gallivan (16) 68nett; 3rd: Gerry Gough (12) 69nett

Sunday, 18th November 2012: Men’s Singles S’ford: Castle Course: C.S.S. 36pts

1st: John O’Gorman (20) 37 pts

Sunday, 18th November 2012: Men’s Foursomes S’ford: Old Course: 1st: John Shaw (20) & Tom Holly (20) 30 pts

Sunday, 18th November 2012: Mixed Foursomes Hampers: Old Course: 1st: Brendan O’Doherty (7) & Jenny Cagney (15) 34 pts; 2nd: Jimmy Condon (12) & Georgina Condon (17) 30 pts


LADIES: Halloween Hampers - Week 2

The ladies played Week 2 of the Halloween Hampers on Saturday 10th & Tuesday 13thNovember.The leaderboard at Week 2 is as follows:-

Vampires 157, Zombies 151, Black Cats 147, Banshees 146, Skeletons 146. Best score of the day was Carol O’Shea (h/c 22) 29 pts


MENS: STL Pro-AM Qualifier 18th November

Sundays Pro-Am qualifier was well supported despite the inclement weather. The early birds definitely had the best of the day and the day’s earliest birds won first prize – entry into the much coveted 2013 STL sponsored Pro-AM. Well done to Adrian Enright, Liam Sheehy and Michael Hourigan and congratulations to all our qualifiers to date.

Captains Dinner: Saturday next sees one of the big nights of the social calendar.The Captain’s dinner takes place and a very limited amount of tickets are available from the Vice Captains. A great night is guaranteed!!!

Fixtures: Sunday 25th November Fourball

SENIORS: Results: Monday 19th November, 2012

Fourball: 1st Tom Giltenane & Phil Doody; 2nd Dave Madigan & Pat Power

Fixtures: Thursday 22nd November, Outing to Ballybunion Golf Club. Draws at Ballybunion at 8.30 a.m.

Monday 26th November, Scramble. Draws from 10.15 a.m.


RESULTS: 15 Hole Mens Fourball, 16th, 17th and 18th November; (1) John Pearse & John Morrissey 41Pts; (2) Eamonn Cregan & Tim Crowe 40 Pts; (3) Michael O’Connor & Andrew Pearse 39 Pts


Weekend Results: We had a great entry in this week’s Winter Sweep and vouchers go to :

Ger Ryan [12]-36 pts;Wm.Hayes [16]-35 pts;Paddy Crowe [16]-35 pts;Sean Jackson [15]-34pts;John Morrissey[16]-33pts;Colm Noonan [7]-33pts.

Seniors – Thurs 15: 1st. Ml.Murphy,Ed.Lonergan & John J.M.O’Dwyer- 73 pts. [Back 9]; 2nd P.Ryan[T],John Gleeson & Bernard Kennedy-73 pts; 3rd P.Cleary, Liam Hynes & Ml.O’Grady-69 pts.

45 Cards: Doreen Donovan & Claire Ryan; Helen Walsh & Mary Donovan; Gertrude Gilligan & Kay Delaney[Again!]

Parent Club A.G.M. this Thursday night 22nd at 8 p.m.

Ladies: Results: Wednesday 14th November; 11 Hole Turkey Competition

Winner: Joan Ryan O. H. (26) 26pts; Runner Up: Renagh Murphy (11) 25pts; 3rd: Mary Crowe (26) 23pts

Sunday 18th Novemeber: 13 Hole Competition

Winner: Mary Crowe (26) 31pts

Fixtures: Wednesday 21st November: Turkey Competition; Sunday 25th November Club Day (Book on line)

Dates for your Diary: Tipperary Golf Club (Parent Club) AGM Thursday 22nd November at 8 p.m.

Saturday Night Cards Poker/Texas Hold’em/45 . Members welcome. Santa will visit Tipperary Golf Club on Sunday 9th December, from 3 – 5p.m. Presentation of outstanding prizes will take place on Wednesday 12th December at 7.30p.m.