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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.

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