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3rd Green with Knocknarae as the back drop

3rd Green with Knocknarae as the back drop

Men’s News

Friday Open Stableford

Last week’s Friday open Stableford competitions was played in wintry conditions that set the standard for the entire weekend but some good scores were returned nonetheless. Eamon McCafferty took first place with a score of 40 points. Eamon carded eight pars and also added two birdies on the par five fifth and par four tenth holes respectively on the way to signing for his score. Second place was taken by James Moore of Castle Hume with a score of 37 points. James was consistent throughout his round and scored five pars, purchase two on the front nine and three on the back nine. Third place was taken by Michael Duffy of Ballaghadereen with a score of 36 points. Michael’s round included no less than eight pars including six in a row from the second to the seventh holes respectively.

Saturday Club V Par Competition

Saturday’s V Par competition saw some very difficult windy conditions that made it a challenge for even the most seasoned golfer. Frank Gannon came out on top on the day with a score of 2 down. Stephen English kept his good form of late to take second place. The Junior Cup winner from two weeks ago carded a score of 3 down. Gerry Fox was next up in third place with a score of 4 down while Adrian Wynne, also with a score of 4 down, took fourth place.

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League

It’s that time of year again. The Strandhill Lodge and Suites Winter League will be getting underway at Strandhill Golf Club on Sunday November 9th and this year, we want to make it the biggest and best Winter League for many years. This year’s competition is open to members and non members alike. An entry form has been posted on the notice board in the men’s locker room for people to add their name and anyone interested in entering can add their name and partners name to it. If you don’t have a playing partner, add your name to the list and this will enable others without a partner to pair up.

We are also delighted to extend entry to players from other golf clubs and interested players can register their entry in this year’s winter league by contacting the golf shop on 071 9168188. Entry for members is €50 and €80 for non members.

Senior Society Results

1st Alec Hamill
2nd Liam Maher
3rd John McGowan
4th Michael Henry

Senior Society Captain’s Dinner

The Senior Society Captain’s dinner will take place on Wednesday, November 12th at 6:30pm. You can book your place by contacting the bar at 071 9168188.

Ladies News

Davis Bar & Restaurant 18 Hole Stableford

Thursday’s Davis’ Bar & Restaurant sponsored 18 hole stableford competition was a closely fought affair with only three points covering the top six finishers. Brigid Glynn can out the eventual winner with a score of 32 points scoring four pars and a birdie on the par five fifth. Stephanie Conlon finished a close second, one point further back on 31 points. Stephanie scored five pars on her way to signing for her score to ensure she took second place on her own.

Venue Bar & Restaurant 18 Hole V Par

Sunday’s Venue Bar & Restaurant sponsored 18 hole V Par competition was played in some very testing conditions but some good scores were returned. There was nothing to separate the top three places as all three finished 1 down v par. Mary Corcoran came out on top with Ena Cahill finishing in second place while Chris Owens rounded out the top three places in third.

Fixtures

Thurs 23rd October
Beauty by Jennifer 18 Hole Stableford. 10 Stableford for Ladies in receipt of senior membership.

Sunday 26th October
Call of the Wild 15 Hole V Par.

Ladies Diageo Winter League

The very popular Winter League Sponsored by Diageo Ireland will start on Nov 9th open to members & non members alike. The entry sheet is posted on the notice board in the upstairs ladies locker room.  

Club News

Strandhill Golf Shop Clearance Sale

To make way for new stock for next year, we are having a massive clearance sale at Strandhill Golf Shop. Huge reductions across the board on a large range of items including golf equipment, clothing and accessories.

October 50/50 Draw Results

€100 – Amy Cleary.
€50 – Ivan Dixon.
€50 – Elizabeth Reilly.
€50 – Charlie Munroe.
€50 – Fergus Croghan.
€50 – Michael Barring.
€50 – Brendan McKenna.
€50 – Adrian Wynne.

Tickets for next month’s draw can be bought in the clubhouse, golf shop and in the bar. Congratulations to this month’s prize winners.

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