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Captain Jim Branley's Dinner

Back: Vice Captain Michael Phelan, viagra 40mg President Brian Harte, medical Captain Jim Branley Front:  Co. Sligo Golf Club President Padraig McMunn and Co. Sligo Golf Club Captain Anton Murphy.

Men’s News

Friday Open 15 Hole Stableford

This weeks Friday Open 15 Hole Stableford Competition set the trend for the weekend in terms of weather and for scoring. With sunny weather and little to no wind, there conditions couldn’t have been better and players certainly took advantage. The top 3 places were only separated by 3 points. George Chadda took 1st place with an excellent 34 points.

1st George Chadda (18) – 34 points
2nd Padraig Flanagan (11) – 33 points
3rd John O’Flaherty (06) – 31 points

Saturday 15 Hole Club Stableford Competition

Saturday’s 15 hole Club Stableford Competition continued the trend of good scoring that saw the winning score increase every day over the weekend. Yet again, conditions couldn’t have been better and made for a very tightly contested affair as the top two players finished on the same score and only four points separated the top five places. Martin O’Hara secured top spot with a fantastic score of 38 points.

1st Martin O’Hara (08) – 38 points
2nd Ernie Higgins (22) – 38 points
3rd Declan McCabe (13) – 37 points

Sunday 15 Hole Club Stableford Competition

The Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League took a break this week so we saw the return of the Sunday stableford competition. The standard set for Sunday saw some phenomenal scores returned for a 15 hole competition with no less than 20 players finishing on 30 points or better. Robbie Henneberry carded an exceptional score of 39 points for 15 holes, a score that would be a contender for many an 18 hole competition.

1st Robbie Henneberry (07) – 39 points
2nd Enda Halloran (11) – 34 points
3rd Johnny Martyn (10) – 34 points

This Weeks Fixtures

Friday December 5th – Friday Open 15 Hole Stableford Competition
Saturday December 6th – Saturday 15 Hole Club Stableford Competition
Sunday December 7th – Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League – Week 4

Captains Dinner

Captain Jim Branley’s dinner took place on Friday night last at the clubhouse and a great night was had by all. The festivities and traditions got underway in Bree’s Bar where all present were treated to the dulcet tones of Joe Hunt. There was a great turn out in the clubhouse on the night and Jim would like to thank all the members and distinguished guests who joined him on the night.

Vice Captain, Michael Phelan

Strandhill Golf Club Vice Captain, Michael Phelan

AGM

This year’s G.U.I. AGM will take place this coming Friday evening, December 5th 2014 at 8pm in the clubhouse. We would love to see as many members as possible attend.

Men’s Seniors

Senior Society Results

1st Jim Murphy
2nd Eugene Gilligan
3rd Con Hegarty
4th Frank Carroll

Next outing Wednesday December 3rd

Next Senior Open 15 Hole Stableford competition will be held on Wednesday December 3rd.

Strandhill 15 Hole Senior Open Competition

Senior Society AGM

The Senior Society AGM will be held this coming Wednesday, December 3rd at 3:30pm in the clubhouse. We would love to see as many members as possible attend.

Ladies News

Fixtures

Thurs Dec 4th

Junior Alliance, Christmas Hampers. All Welcome. Running draw 9.00am-12.00am.

Sun Dec 7th

Diageo Winter League – Week 4

Results

Thurs 27th

1st  Helen O’Dowd 34pts
2nd  Siobhan Kelly 30pts
3rd  Caroline Peacock 30pts
4th  Brigid Glynn 27pts.

Presentation

The next presentation will be held this coming Sunday, Dec 7th in which the Christmas Hampers, Golfer of the year, Silver Medal, Silver Spoon and Birdie Tree Prizes will be presented.

AGM

The AGM for the Ladies Branch will take place on Tuesday December 2nd in the clubhouse at 8.00pm. The list for nominations for committee members and council representative are posted on the notice board in the upstairs locker room.

Thank You

Lady Captain Ann Cox would like to thank all the members for their support throughout the year.

Club News

With Christmas fast approaching, we have put together some special Christmas Bundles as the ideal Christmas gift for that someone special. Some of the offers include:

€59 Bundle
Crested Polo Shirt
Crested Baseball Cap
Golf Glove

€79 Bundle
Crested Jumper
Club Tie
Wool Hat

€99 Bundle
Crested Jumper
Crested Polo Shirt
Crested Baseball Cap
Hat Clip

Gift vouchers are also available and can be bought from the golf shop or the office. Call 071 9168188, ext 32 for details of more of our Christmas Bundles. You can view some of our bundles by clicking here.

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