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Adrian Wynne playing his second shot to the 6th green

Adrian Wynne playing his second shot to the 6th green on Saturday

Men’s News

Friday Open 18 Hole Stableford Competition

Friday’s Open Stableford competition was played in beautiful sunny conditions and this was reflect in the scores as four players were in contention to take the top positions but it was Jimmy Noone who did enough to secure first place with an excellent score of 41 points. Jimmy’s round consisted of no less than eight pars, drug distributed evenly between the front and back nines with four on each including four in a row from the par four eleventh to the par four fourteenth holes to take victory.

Second place was taken by John Dromey of Mullingar Golf Club, approved also with a score of 41 points. Four handicapper John, help played very good golf over the course of his round and managed an impressive thirteen pars and also added three birdies on holes four, eight and seventeen to complete his score.

Third place was taken by Martin Donohue with a score of 38 points. Martin scored a total of ten pars over the course of his eighteen holes with seven of them coming on the front nine including four in a row from the first to the fourth holes to get his round off to an ideal start.

1st Jimmy Noone (19) 41pts
2nd John Dromey (04) 41pts
3rd Martin Donohue (11) 38pts

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A view back down the 5th fairway on Saturday

A view back down the 5th fairway on Saturday

Saturday Sligo Golf Academy 18 Hole Stableford Competition

Sligo Golf AcademySaturday’s Sligo Golf Academy 18 Hole Stableford competition saw clear blue skies and glorious sunshine grace Strandhill Golf Club which meant that the standard of scoring remained high with the top five places only separated by five points . First place went to Frank Cosgrove with a score of 41 points. Frank played consistent golf throughout his round scoring back to back pars on the second and third holes and adding a further par on the par three seventeenth hole. The icing on the cake for Frank’s round though had to be the impressive eagle he scored on the par four thirteenth hole which ensured that he signed for his winning score of 41 points.

Second place was taken by Peter McGrath, one point behind Frank, with a score of 40 points. Peter has been on an impressive run of form lately, adding today’s victory to his victory in Easter Sunday’s Apple Green 18 Hole Stableford competition two weeks ago. Today’s round saw him manage an excellent ten pars, including four in a row from the ninth to the twelfth holes while also adding a birdie on the par three seventeenth hole on his way to signing for his score of 40 points.

Third place was taken by Bill Cashel with a score of 39 points. Bill played consistently throughout his round and managed to accumulate no less than eleven pars, six coming on his front nine and the remaining five coming on the back nine, scoring three-in-a-row on two occassions from the first to the third holes and the thirteenth to the fifteenth holes.

1st Frank Cosgrove (26) 41pts
2nd Peter McGrath (14) 40pts
3rd Bill Cashell (14) 39pts

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View accross Strandhill Golf Club on Saturday April 18th 2015

View accross Strandhill Golf Club on Saturday April 18th 2015

This Week’s Fixtures

Friday April 24th 2015
Friday Open 18 Hole Stableford

Saturday April 25th 2015
Apex Controls 18 Hole Stableford – Blue Tees

Sunday April 26th 2015
Club Fourball / Holmpatrick Cup

Men’s Seniors

Senior Society

This week Strandhill Senior’s welcomed Mullingar Senior’s to Strandhill Golf Club for the Annual Inter Club Challenge Competition. With glorious sunshine and perfect conditions, some very competitive matches were played. Mullingar finished the day with a four points that they will carry into the return leg which is due to be played at Mullingar Golf Club on Wednesday June 9th.

Next Senior Society outing is this coming Wednesday, April 22nd.

Ladies News

Beautiful weather conditions over the week and continuing into the weekend produced some excellent scores from our ladies.

Results

Thursday 16th April sponsored by The Glasshouse/Blowdry Bar/Rossanos
1st Chris Owens (24) 41pts
2nd Carmel Clarke (26) 35pts
3rd Finnuala Burke (34) 35pts
4th Therese Cosgrove (14) 34pts

Thursday 10 Hole Senior Competition
1st Angela Stewart 15 pts

Sunday 19th April sponsored by Zodi & Bernie’s Beauty Salon v Par
1st Claire Gallagher (28) 4up
2nd Therese Cosgrove (14) 2up
3rd Peggy Nolan (20) 1up
4th Olivia Kenny (29) All Flat

This Week’s Fixtures

Thursday 23rd April
OPEN DAY Sponsored by Sligo Park Hotel 18 Hole Stableford
10 Hole Senior Stablefordford Comp

Sunday 26th April
Sponsored by Drumcliffe Tea House & Armin Lowe 18 Hole Stableford

Good Luck

We wish the best of luck to our Junior cup team captained by Mary Coyle who take on Co. Sligo next Sunday 26th April.

Reminder

11 days left to complete your two matches in our Club Matchplay Cup competition. Please note that if there is a tie in any group ‘sudden death’ will decide who will qualify.

Mixed Foursomes

Trials for the mixed foursomes club team will take place this Friday 24th April @ 6pm at the club for those who are interested in trying out for the team.

Club News

Congratulations

Congratulations to Colm & Christine Martyn who got married in California on Friday, April 10th. On behalf of the members and staff at Strandhill Golf Club, we would like to extend our congratulations and wish you both a lifetime of happiness and joy.

This Week’s Competition Sponsors

Competition Sponsors 19-04-15

Ladies & Gents Competition Fixtures List 2015

The Ladies and Men’s branches have compiled both of their fixture calendars into one handy booklet for the coming year. The booklet contains all of the competition fixtures for both Ladies and Gents competitions including the competition format and sponsor. There is also a list of the members of both the Men’s & Ladies competition committees. You can get your copy of the fixture list either from the Golf Shop or the Office.

2015 Competition Fixture List for Strandhill Golf Club

Functions at Strandhill Golf Club

Planning a function in the coming months? Strandhill Golf Club is the perfect venue to host that function or special occasion with facilities such as a spacious dining area offering panoramic views of the course and the majestic dunes that act as a back drop. So whether its a Birthday Party, Communion, Confirmation, Wedding or Funeral, Strandhill Golf Club can cater for your every requirement. For more information or to book, contact us on 071 9168188.

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