Limerick Golf Club Notes

All the latest news from around the Limerick golf clubs.

All the latest news from around the Limerick golf clubs.

ADARE

RESULTS: Members Gold Medal Final: Sunday 9th Dec Winner: Bernard Duggan (15) 37 pts

Winter Challenge

Sunday 9th Dec: Winning Team: Noel Sheehan

Lucky Loser Team: Martin Daly

ADARE MANOR

LADIES: Results: Thursday 12 December was a 9 Hole Stableford Competition and the results are: 1st Una Finn (24) 19 pts.

Fixtures: Competitions December will be 9 hole Stableford Competitions.

OTHER: Thursday 13th December is Bonanza night, so please come along to the Clubhouse for some fun and laughter. For further information of club fixtures, results and to book a Tee time please visit our website at www.adaremanorgolfclub.com

MENS: There was great excitement in the Club on Sunday Dec 9th with the arrival of Santa Claus,all the boys and Girls had a great time and tks to Santa for taking the time to call into the club at such a busy time for him.

Results of 2 Ball Scramble 8/9th Dec(Stroke) 1st Damien Moloney and Pat Makessy 47.8,2nd Tom Mulcahy and Tim O ‘Brien 48.5,3rd Pat Barry and Derek O’Curry 51

BALLYKISTEEN

LADIES: Our November Hamper winners were: 1st, Margo O’Doherty, 28pts. 2nd, (on countback) Jane Cowhey, 26pts. 3rd, Paula Carroll, 26pts.

The final of our Hamper competitions will be held next Sunday, December 16th.

Also, next Sunday is the 3rd round of our Winter League. Draw at the earlier time of 12.20pm.

All Hampers, outstanding prizes and Golfer of The Year will be presented on Sunday.

For all info and results log onto www.ballykisteenladiesclub.com

GENTS: The winners of this week’s Hamper competition was Damian Cullen and Joe McDonald with 40Pts (including an eagle from Damian on the par 4 5th) from Tom Russell and Neil O’Malley with 38Pts. This week is the final opportunity for members to win a Hamper in 2012 and the competition is open from Monday to Saturday to give members ample opportunity to enter.

Members are reminded that our annual Club Classic which was deferred from October is taking place on Sunday December 16th and as ever, entry is free to all ‘Full’ members. Timesheet is now open so please contact the Pro Shop before Thursday to get your name entered, draw will take place on Fri 14th with teams posted on the website and Pro Shop on Sat. Presentation of prizes will take place in the BallyK bar at 4.30 along with winners in the Sept and Oct Medals, Single and Fourball Matchplays, Hampers and the Golfer of the Year competition.

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.

BALLYBUNION

RESULTS: Ladies Weekly Competition: 4th December.

Old Course - 13 holes: 1st Marian Flannery (28) 27pts; 2nd Geraldine Williams (13) 26pts; 3rd Betty Doolan (27) 23pts

Ladies Christmas Hamper 08/12/2012: Old Course

1st Teresa Cronin (17) Maureen Culhane (28) Coleen McElligott (32) 76 points; 2nd Carol Anne Coolican (20) Marjorie Morkan (24) Janet Horan (34) 75points; 3rd Marie Reen (21) Marian Flannery (28) Aideen O Leary (34) 74 points (on back 8).

Mens Singles - (Turkey Prize): Sunday 9th December 2012

1st Michael Shanahan (17) 42 Pts; 2nd John J Galvin (17) 41 Pts; 3Rd Pat Cummins (21) 40 Pts; 4th Pat Neville (15) 39 Pts.

CASTLETROY

LADIES: Sunday Dec 9th :12 hole singles stableford competition 1st Breida Doheny(14) 25pts, 2nd Glory Ryan(16) 23pts, 3rd Colette Kenny(20) 23pts, 4th Trish Shine(36) 22pts.

Due to course closures the first round of the Ladies Winter League has been extended to Saturday Dec 15th. Second round runs from Sunday Dec 16th until Jan 5th (inclusive).

MENS: All was quiet on the western front, in golfing terms, last week, when mother nature again showed us her cool side, which prevented play for most of the week. However, the Saturday 3 Ball (Team of 4) went ahead, as did the Sunday Fourball. The Sunday Fourball over 14 holes , was won by Trevor Lovell and Derry Heraty with 32pts.

The Captain’s (Mr. Ger Maher & Mrs. Anne O’Friel) Drive-in will take place on Sunday 23rd. December, with the drive in at 12.00 noon, followed by the Mixed Foursomes (Gunshot start) at 1.00pm.

The entry fee at €30 per couple, will include a mulled wine reception, golf, and main course meal, followed by the prize presentation, the Christmas Draw and music. The timesheet for the Captain’s Drive- in is in the main hallway.

Results: Cub 3 Ball (Team of 4) : Sat.8th. Dec. Paddy O’Dwyer, Martin O’Donnell, Peter Fitzgerald and Michael Kiely….Sun. 9th. Dec: Men’s Fourball 14 holes: Best Nett: Trevor Lovell(9) & Derry Heraty (22) 32Pts.(B.7)

Second Nett: Dave O’Driscoll (6) & John McCarthy (9) 32Pts. (B.7)…Third Nett: Niall Carroll (14) & Kevin Murphy (21) 32Pts. (B.7)…. Fixtures: Sunday 16th. Men’s Fourball 14 holes. Diary Dates: Captain’s Drive-in : Sun.23rd. Dec. 12.00 noon.

CHARLEVILLE

MEN’S CLUB: Sunday 9th December : 12 Holes Turkey fourball. 1st Danny Deady (10) & Mike Sexton (20) 32 pts; 2nd Terence O’Halloran (18) & Willie White (16) 31 pts. Gross Carl McCarthy (3) & Brendan Horan (4) 28 pts; 3rd Dave Guiney (13) & Sean Kenny (23) 31 pts. CSS 37pts.

Fixtures; Sunday 16th : 12 Holes Turkey 4 Ball Choose.

SENIOR GENTS: Wednesday 5th Dec.

1st Tom Clarson, Tony Connolly & Martin Hogan; 2nd John Madigan, John Cotter & Paddy Browne

Fixtures: Wednesday 12th : 11am to 12 noon.

LADIES CLUB: Sunday 9th : Singles.

Best Card Ann O’Riordan (14) 25pts

FIXTURES: Thursday 13th : 12 Holes Singles Stableford.

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

Sunday 16th : 12 Holes Singles ( Christmas Competition).

DROMOLAND

RESULTS: Results of the Turkey Competition week ending 9th December :

1st Richard Flynn 44 pts; 2nd John O’Shaughnessy 41 pts; 3rd Tony Cleary 39 pts

Junior Brian Meaney 28 pts

Can u please put the following in the Dromoland notes.

Turkey competition will continue this week till Sunday December 16th. Entries now been taken for the Winter League.

EAST CLARE

RESULTS: Men’s14 Hole Singles.

1st. Paul Madden (15) 36 pts; 2nd. Paul Husband (23) 34 pts.

Men’s Seniors.

1st. Teddy Murphy, Jackie McHugh and John Fahy.

2nd. Jim Greene, Eamon Long and Martin Kelly.

3rd. Tony McNulty, Seamus Bohan and William McLysaght.

Ladies Seniors: 1st. Connie McKenna, Lillian Nihill and Bernie Bohan.; 2nd. Breda O’Loughlin, Iris Benson and Ann O’Connor; 3rd. Mary Collins, Pauline Nugent and Noreen Ryan.

The Captains(Derek Kenny/Mary Collins) Drive-In takes place next Sunday. The Draw will take place at 12.00 noon with the drive-in at 1.00.

LAHINCH

RESULTS: Monday, 3rd December, 2012: Ladies Christmas Party: Team of 3: Old Course:

1st: Mary Sadlier, Marie O’Connor & Jenny Cagney 78pts; 2nd: Deirdre McDermott, Maeve Byrne & Rhona Carmody 73pts; 3rd: Nollie McCarthy, Georgina Condon & Olivia Lucas 73pts; 4th: Oonagh Mee, Karina Doyle & Edwina O’Brien 72pts; 5th: Grainne Hennessy, Jean Basheer & Miriam Hillery .72pts

Nearest to pin: Val Shannon; Longest drive: Elayne Hickey

Also presented for 2012:

Silver Medal: Angela Cullinan; Silver Spoon: Angela Cullinan; Bronze Medal: Patricia O’Donnell

Birdie Tree Winners: Kitty Morris, Marjorie Ahern & Olivia Lucas. Golfer of the Year: Val Shannon

Saturday, 8th December, 2012: Men’s Monthly Medal – Singles Stroke: Old Course: C.S.S. 71.

1st: Michael Hennessy (6) 69 Nett; 2nd: Frank Keane (9) 69 Nett; 3rd: Michael O’Loughlin (13). 70 Nett.

Sunday, 9th December 2012: Men’s Turkey Singles S’ford: Old Course: CSS 37pts: 1st: Gerry Buckley (9) . 41pts (back 9); 2nd: Michael O’Loughlin (13) 41pts; 3rd: Tom Holly (20) 39pts; 4th: Padraig Hayes (8) 38pts

LIMERICK

LADIES: Team of Three Scramble

The ladies played an 11 hole Scramble on Saturday 1st and Tuesday 4th December, 13 teams played and the results are: 1st Ann Bradshaw, Deirdre Harbison, Cassie Cotter (15/20/23) 42.2.

RESULTS: Captains Drive-in Scramble

December 8th 2012

1st Claire McGuigan (27), John McGuigan (19), 
Trevor Whelan (15) & Niall O’Riordan (20) 33.9; 2nd Pat Walsh (9), Donal Fitzgerald (13), Gerry Browne (17) &Tom Barry (22) 35.9; 3rd Michael MacGrath (14), Pat Whelan (13), Stephanie MacGrath (13) & Deirdre Whelan (14) 36.6; 4th Gerry Madden (12), Tony Madden (22), Tommy D’Alton (13) & Henk Droog (19) 37.4; 5th Paul O’Driscoll (13), Tony Frawley (17), Phillip Clifford (4) & Ger Costello (21) 37.5

Team of Four: 9th December 2012

1st Denis Toomey (11), Craig Toomey (6), Keith Toomey (5) & Sean Poucher (1) 81pts (Back 8); 2nd Ray O’Halloran (12), Peter English (7), Nick Sinnott (6) & Tommy Dalton (13) 81pts (Back 8)

NEWCASTLE WEST

Men’s Club: Pro-Am Qualifier 9th December 2012

Shannon side golfers are proving to be a tough bunch as the winners, John A Culhane, Dave Madigan and Tom O’ Connor produced a great score of 54 points to take 1st prize – Entry to the 2013 STL sponsored Pro-Am.

During qualifying competitions, a separate singles competition will be held for all golfers that have already qualified for the 2013 Pro-Am.

Weekly 9 Hole Xmas Turkey

The Annual weekly 9-hole Turkey competition is now up and running.

The 9 holes in play may change from week to week depending on weather conditions.

Entry fee is €3. Enter as often as you like Congratulations also to this weeks 9 Hole Turkey winner Sean Herlihy with a great score of 22 pts.

Prize giving: A presentation of prizes will take place immediately after the completion of this Sunday’s competition.

Results: Winners John A Culhane (17), Dave Madigan (19); Tom O Connor (14) 54 Pts

Fixtures: Sunday December 16th Four Ball Scramble Shotgun Start 10am

SENIORS: Results: Monday 10th December 2012

Singles: 1st John Conway; 2nd Maurice Windle

Fixtures: Monday 17th December.

Singles: Draws from 10.15 a.m. Last draw at 10.30 a.m.

SHANNON

RESULTS: Fri/Sat/Sun; 07th/08th/09th Dec

15 Holes Mens Fourball

(1) Aidan Moloney & Karl Moloney 42Pts b/9; (2) Colm Reidy & Pat Madden 42Pts; (3) Colm O’Flynn & Dennis Quinlan 41Ptsb/6; (4) Jason O’Donnell & James Bullman 41Pts

TIPPERARY

LADIES: Results: Wednesday, November 28: Winner: Olive Mulvihill (31) 25pts

Wednesday 5th Dec: Winner: Ann Dwyer (21) 25pts; R. Up: Katie Rafferty (18) 25pts

Sunday 9th Dec: Winner: Josie Dunne (26) 29pts

FIXTURES: Wed. 12th Dec. Turkey Comp. Sun. 16th Dec. Club Comp. Book on line.

Wed. 19th Dec – Jan 8th – Extended Comp. Entry and re-entry.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY: Presentation of Prizes Wed. 12th Dec. @ 7.30p.m. New Members Drive on Sunday 16th Dec. @ 5.30p.m.

Captain’s Drive In Jan. 1st 2013.

WINTER SWEEP: We had a good entry for our Winter Sweep at the weekend and vouchers were hard to come by with exceptional scoring for the 13 holes played.

Adrian O’Donoghue 35 pts; Paddy Crowe 35 pts Trevor Flynn 34 pts John Morrissey 34 pts.

Congratulations once again to Michael P Ryan who has added to his massive collection of Hole-in-Ones with the latest one coming at the 7th. on Sunday.

Seniors:Thursday’s Winners : Sean Ryan[L], Ml.Lynch, John Breen

Seniors Christmas Outing and Social Evening- Thursday next, Dec.13

Latest Club Newsletter is now available on the Club website and is also being sent by email.

Fixtures: Dec.10-14 Winter Sweep; Dec.15/16 Hamper

Dec.17-23 Open Fourball; Dec.24-31 Open Team of 3

New Years Day Captains Drive-In[Tim Walsh & Kitty O’Reilly]

Reminder to all prospective members : Information evening Sunday next, December 16 at 5 p.m.

45 Cards: Winners : Wm.Kinane & Seamus O’Dwyer ; Maura Donovan & Kay Delaney