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January Snow at Strandhill Golf Club

January Snow at Strandhill Golf Club

Men’s News

Saturday 15 Hole Stableford Competition

Saturday’s 15 hole Stableford Competition was played in chilly conditions and it was Robbie Henneberry who came out on top with a score of 38 points. Robbie played well over the course of the fifteen holes and scored no less than eleven pars and added an impressive eagle on the par five fifth as well as a birdie on the par four thirteenth. Pat Corcoran took second place with a score of 35 points in a round that saw him play consistent throughout, viagra sale scoring four pars including three in a row from the second to the fourth holes and adding a birdie on the fifth along the way.

Frank Gannon secured third place with a score of 33 points getting his round off to the perfect start by scoring birdies on the opening two holes. He added four pars over the remaining holes to his two birdies to sign for his score.

1st Robbie Henneberry (07) – 38 points
2nd Pat Corcoran (17) – 35 points
3rd Frank Gannon (14) 33 points

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League

Week six of the Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League was played on Sunday glorious sunshine and calm conditions.  You can see the group standings by clicking here. The results for this week are as follows:

Group A

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

Group B

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

Group C

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

Group D

D Timbs & D Lindsay beat C Hegarty & P McCaffery
D Conlon & S Conlon lost to  R O’Connor & P Lee
N Tivnan & G Kilbride beat  L McNally & J Martyn
C Martyn & F Hannon lost to  C Rochford & Joe McAvoy
C Henry & C Byrnes beat P Gallagher & P Keaveney

Group E

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

Winter League 9 Hole Singles Stableford Competition

Front Nine: David Lindsay (11) – 23 points
Back Nine: Robbie Henneberry (7) – 23 points

This Week’s Fixtures

Friday January 23rd 2015
Friday 15 Hole Open Stableford

Saturday January 24th 2015
Club 15 Hole Stableford Competition
Winter Series – Week Two

Sunday January 25th 2015
Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League – Week 7

Men’s Senior’s

Senior Society

The next Seniors Society outing will take place this Wednesday, buy information pills January 21st 2015.

Ladies News

Diageo Winter League

Round 6 of our Winter League kindly sponsored by Diageo was played in fine weather with some winter sunshine thrown in for good measure. With 3 rounds to go the competition is hotting up with 4 teams qualifying from each group and many pairings so close it looks like it will be right down to the last game for many.

Diageo Winter League 18/1/15 weekly winners:

Front Nine winners: Marianne Little & Anne Collins 3 up
Back Nine winners: Caroline Peacock & Vivian Foley 3 up

Fixtures

Thursday January 22nd
15 Hole Stableford
10 Hole Senior Stableford

Sunday January 25th
Diageo Winter League – Week 7

Club News

Winter Rules

Winter rules are now in 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

Sympathies

Strandhill Golf Club would like to offer its sympathies to Frank & Ann Carroll on the recent passing of Frank’s sister Maureen Geraghty.

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