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Latest News – Week Ending 21-12-14

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Happy Christmas & a Peacefull New Year from Strandhill Golf Club

Men’s News

Saturday Open 15 Hole Stableford Competition

Saturday’s 15 hole Club Stableford Competition saw a fantastic standard of golf played over 15 holes.

1st Con Hegarty (17) – 35 points
2nd Declan McCabe (13) – 34 points
3rd Bernard Harte (18) – 33 points

Sunday Open 15 Hole Stableford Competition

Sunday’s 15 hole Club Stableford Competition was played in windy conditions with rain moving in as the morning progressed. Despite the conditions there was a large number of entrants  and some very good scores were returned.

1st Martin Gillen (22) – 35 points
2nd Gerry Fox (04) – 33 points
3rd Noel McHale (11) – 31 points

Season’s Greetings

The Men’s Committee would like to wish all the members, approved sponsors and friends and their families  a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year. “Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh”

Men’s Seniors

Christmas Bonanza

1st  Mick Cahill
2nd Dave Moriarty
3rd  Jimmy Noone
4th Marty O’Hara

Next Seniors Society outing January 14th 2015.

Season’s Greetings

The Senior Society Committee would like to wish all the members, clinic sponsors and friends and their families  a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year. “Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh”

Senior Open 15 Hole Stableford Competition

The next Senior Open 15 Hole Stableford Competition will take place on Wednesday January 7th 2015. There will also be a special menu available on the day. A bowl of Irish Stew, a Mini Breakfast or Soup & a Sandwich for only €5. There will be a timesheet in operation on the day and places can be booked via the BRS Booking system or by contacting the Golf Shop on 071 9168188 Ext. 32.

Club News

Golf Digest Ireland Top 100 Golf Courses 2015

Strandhill Golf Club has jumped a massive 6 places to 70th in the Golf Digest Ireland Top 100 Golf Courses (2015). This is fantastic news and is a testament to the outstanding work being done on a daily basis by green-keeping staff at the club. Well done to everyone involved. You can view the full list by clicking here.

Winter Rules

From Monday, January 12th 2015, winter rules will come into play on all fairways. Any golf ball that comes to rest on a fairway must be lifted and placed a maximum of 2 club lengths into the nearest first cut of rough and not nearer the hole.

Christmas 2014 Opening Hours

Christmas Eve

Bar Closed
Locker Rooms open 8:30am to 4:30pm
Shop Open 9am to 1pm

Christmas Day
Bar Closed
Locker Rooms Closed
Shop Closed

St Stephen’s Day
Bar Closed
Locker Rooms open 8:30am to 4:30pm
Shop Open 9am to 1pm

Season’s Greetings

Strandhill Golf Club Chairman & Council would like to wish members, staff, sponsors and all associated with Strandhill Golf Club a very Happy Christmas & a Peaceful New Year. “Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh”

Condolences

Strandhill Golf Club would like to offer it’s deepest condolences to Joan McCann and family on the recent passing of Joe McCann. May he rest in peace.

Ladies News

Results

Sunday 21st December
10 Hole Stableford Competition
1st Cass Smith 23 pts.

Christmas Fixtures:

New Years Day
Annual one club competition

Seasons Greetings

On behalf of the Lady Captain and the Committee we would like to wish you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas and good golf for 2015.

Sympathies

The ladies branch extend its deepest sympathies to Joan McCann and family on the recent passing of Joe.


Presentation of Cups from 2014

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Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club - Michael Phelan & Martin Donoghue

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club- Martin Donohue

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club -Peter McDonnell

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club - Michael Phelan & Peter McDonnell

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club - Michael Phelan & Robbie Henneberry

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club - Aidan Gaynor

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club - Michael Phelan & Aidan Gaynor

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club -  Michael Phelan & Stephen English

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club - Michael Phelan & Martin Donoghue

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club

Presentation of Cups from 2014 at Strandhill Golf  Club - Dessie Timbs & David Lindsay


Children’s Christmas Party 2014

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Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

Children's Christmas Party at Strandhill Golf Club

 


Latest News – Week Ending 14-12-14

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Michael Phelan & Martin Donohue

Men’s News

Friday Open 15 Hole Stableford Competition

This weeks Friday Open Stableford Competition got off to a slow start thanks to the poor weather conditions but thankfully, this site the morning cleared up and left the way open for some very good scoring.

1st Peter McDonnell (10) – 34 points
2nd Pat Lyons (20) – 34 points
3rd Kevin Ginty (19) – 33 points

Saturday 15 Hole Club Stableford Competition

Saturday’s 15 hole Club Stableford Competition saw more favourable conditions and the standard of golf over 15 holes was very high.

1st Ronnie Conlon (10) – 36 points
2nd Jimmy Giblin (14) – 34 points
3rd Jim Glynn (08) – 34 points

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League

Week five of the Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League was played on Sunday in tough conditions with rain and wind prevalent throughout the morning and early afternoon. The results for this week are as follows:

Group A

B Harte & P Little lost to M Walsh & M McTiernan
J Tuffy & B Henry lost to M Cadden & T Probst
G Fox & R Fox lost to E Rushe & S Conlon Jnr
M Keane & M Kivlehan beat D Dolan & J Dolan
E Halloran & J Stewart beat B Mahony & J Finan

Group B

J Coyne & A Leggitt lost to J Scanlon & T Conlon
A Skeffington & J McHugh lost to F O’Beirne & M O’Beirne
T Quigly & J Glynn lost to F Gannon & P Togher
M Cunningham & P Carr beat P Glynn & B Glynn
C Kilbride & D Glynn beat O Feehily & N Gerrity

Group C

M Phelan & C Foran lost to R Henneberry & J Hanney
P Watters & E Watters beat D McCabe & J Owens
J Noone & S McMorrow lost to A Lillis & A Lillis
D McGowan & C McManus beat K Cryan & C Cryan
F Monaghan & S O’Dowd lost to M Cronin & D Moriarty

Group D

D Timbs & D Lindsay lost to R O’Connor & P Lee
D Conlon & S Conlon lost to LMcNally & J Martyn
N Tivnan & G Kilbride drew with C Martyn & F Hannon
P McCaffrey & C Hegarty beat P Gallagher & P Keaveney
C Henry & C Byrnes beat C Rochford & J McAvoy

Group E

P McManus & L Culkin drew with N Dykes & J Hackett
D Gray & R Kelly lost to P Gallagher & A Gaynor
J Rainey & S Gleeson drew with S English & J Kiernan
N Ashe & M Farrell lost to J Treacy & J McManaman
A Parkinson & R Keane drew with P McManus & E Scanlon

Winter League 9 Hole Singles Stableford Competition

Front Nine: Frank Gannon (15) – 23 points

Back Nine: Gerry Kilbride (14) – 18 points

The Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League will resume on January 18th 2015 and a decision on whether the fairways will remain open will be taken early in the new year.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Peter McDonnell who won the Annual Garda Society Christmas Hamper Competition on Friday last at Strandhill Golf Club. Peter also won the Friday open competition. Needless to say, the handicap secretary is watching with great interest.

This Week’s Fixtures

Friday December 19th – Friday Open 15 Hole Stableford Competition
Saturday December 20th – Saturday 15 Hole Club Stableford Competition
Sunday December 21th – Sunday 15 Hole Club Stableford Competition

Men’s Seniors

Due to the severe weather on Wednesday last, there was no Senior competition held.  Next outing Wednesday December 17th – Christmas Bonanza (weather permitting).

Thank You

Senior Captain, Jimmy Giblin would like to thank all of the members for their support and assistance throughout the year and wish Michael Henry a very successful year as Senior Captain for the 2015.

Ladies News

Results :
Diageo Winter League 14th Dec:Front Nine: Anne Kelly & Ann Hegarty 2 up
Back Nine: Meg Leahy & Maura Butler 2 up

Fixtures:
Thursday 18th Dec – 15 Hole S/ford Members Prizes & 10 Hole Seniors
Sunday 21st – 10 Hole S/ford Members Prizes.
Next round of Diageo sponsored Winter League will be on Sunday January 18th.Christmas Fixtures – New Year’s Day – Annual one club competition

Club News

Santa at Strandhill Golf Club

Children’s Christmas Party

Strandhill Golf Club would like to thank all who attended our Annual Children’s Christmas Party last Friday. Yet again, it was a fantastic success and the children all had a fantastic time. We would also like to thank Santa for making time in his busy schedule to stop by with gifts for the children.

Club Christmas Party

A great day and night were had at the Christmas party on Sunday – thanks to everybody for making it a very sociable occasion.

Christmas Gift Ideas at Strandhill Golf Club

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 ourChristmas Bundles. You can view some of our bundles by clicking here.


Ladies Presentation 07-12-2014

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Christmas Hamper Winners

Christmas Hamper Winners Therese Cosgrove, information pills Ena Cahill, Anne McNulty, Ann Carroll & Meg Leahy pictured with Captain Graine Henneberry

Birdie Tree Winner Brigid Glynn

Birdie Tree Winner Brigid Glynn with Captain Grainne Henneberry

Bronze Medal Winner Brona Galvin

Bronze Medal Winner Brona Galvin with Captain Grainne Henneberry

Silver Medal Winner Ann Cox

Silver Medal Winner Ann Cox with Captain Grainne Henneberry

Silver Spoon Winner Ann Cox

Silver Spoon Winner Ann Cox with Captain Grainne Henneberry

Golfer of the Year Ann Cox

Golfer of the Year Ann Cox with Captain Grainne Henneberry