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Captain's Drive In 2015 at Strandhill Golf Club

Men’s News

Sunday 15 Hole Stableford Competition

Sunday’s 15 hole Stableford Competition was played in difficult conditions with strong winds making scoring difficult. Despite the wind some very good scores were returned. Jimmy Noone took first place with an exceptional score of 38 points. Jimmy got his round off to the best possible start by scoring birdie on the par five first hole and adding a second on the par five fifth hole. He also recorded 3 pars on the on the front nine and added a further two on the back nine to complete his round.

Second place was taken by David Lindsay with a score of 34 points. David was the measure of consistency by adding no less than eight pars on the front nine and adding a further three pars on the back nine to complete his 15 holes.

1st Jimmy Noone (15) – 38 points
2nd David Lindsay (09) – 34 points

This Week’s Fixtures

Friday January 16th 2015
Friday 15 Hole Open Stableford

Saturday January 17th 2015
Club 15 Hole Stableford Competition
Winter Series – Week One

Sunday January 18th 2015
Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League – Week 6

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League

The Strandhill Lodge & Suites sponsored Winter League will recommence this coming Sunday, advice January 18th 2015. You can check out your scheduled fixtures on the Winter League page on the club website at strandhillgolfclub.com. Winter rules will also be in play for the duration of the competition.

Men’s Senior’s

Senior Society

The next Seniors Society outing will take place this Wednesday, January 14th 2015.

Ladies News

Results

Sunday 10 Hole Stableford Competition
1st Christine Tighe – 18pts

Fixtures

Thursday January 15th 2015
15 Hole Stableford
Senior 10 Hole Stableford

Sunday January 18th 2015
Diageo Winter League – Week 6

Presentation

There will be a presentation of prizes on Sunday January 18th after the Diageo Winter League for all prize winners for competitions played between 14th Dec up to and incl Sunday 18th Jan. Will the following prizewinners please be present for presentation.
Cass Smith, Ann Kelly, Ann Hegarty, Meg Leahy, Maura Butler, Lorna Hill, Stephanie Conlon, Caroline Peacock, Kathleen Kelpie, Kathleen Vesey, Mary Golden,  and Christine Tighe.

Club News

Winter Rules

From Monday, January 12th 2015, winter rules will come into play on all fairways.

Any ball coming to rest on a fairway MUST be lifted and placed in the semi rough at nearest point of relief, a minimum of ONE club length from the fairway and NOT nearer the hole.

A player may opt to use a putter (Only) on the fairway when close to the green. The ball may be lifted, cleaned and placed within 6 inches of where it originally lay but NOT nearer the hole and not in a hazard or on a putting green.

A player may move or place their ball once only and after the ball has been moved or placed, it is deemed to be in play. If a ball is moved after being placed or dropped, a one stroke penalty is applied.

A ball landing in semi-rough or rough must be played as it lies.

Captain’s Drive In 2015

Captain’s Michael Phelan & Grainne Henneberry’s Drive In will take place on Saturday January 31st at 10:30 am followed immediately by a team Scramble competition. Teams of four must include at least one lady. The competition will take place over 18 holes and will get under way from a shotgun start at 10:45am. Entry is €15 per person including Hot Buffet and places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. You can book your place by contacting the Golf Shop on 017 9168188 ext. 32. Join us immediately afterwards for music by Hughie Lowry and plenty of craic.

If you need a lady golfer for your team, contact Grainne on 087 2184329

Winter Series

Starting Saturday January 17th all Senior and Junior Cup category players are invited to take part in the Winter Series. The Series will run over 8 weeks and will be based loosely on the Fedex Cup points system and format. There are 2 times reserved each Saturday morning which can only be booked through direct contact with the shop. Anyone wishing to play can do so at any other time as there will be competitions set up running alongside the club competition that is running on the day. In order to fund prizes there will be an entry fee of €20. It is expected that all players availing of the reserved times will partake in the club competition on the day. Anyone requiring further information please contact the shop on 071 9168188.

2015 Strandhill Golf Club Membership

2015 Membership

We are delighted to announce that applications for membership of Strandhill Golf Club for 2015 is now open. If you would like to join Strandhill Golf Club for the coming year and be part of a club famous for its warm welcome and friendly atmosphere, not to mention the top quality facilities and world famous course, contact the club house on 071 9168188 for more details.

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