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Teeing off on the 18th at Strandhill Golf Club

Men’s News

Friday Open 18 Hole Stableford Competition

This week’s Friday Open Stableford Competition was played in sunny conditions with the wind picking up as the day progressed and some good scores were returned. First place was taken by Kevin Culkin with a score of 39 points. Kevin played extremely well throughout his round and scored a total of seven pars, treatment three on the front nine and four on the back nine including three in a row from the eleventh to the thirteenth hole to ensure his 39 points was enough for the win.

Second place was taken by with a score of 38 points. Mark managed an impressive thirteen pars with eight of them coming on the front nine and the remaining five coming on the back nine. There was also room for two birdies on the card which came on the par three third hole and the par four tenth hole to complete a round of 38 points.

Third place was taken by John P Collins from Belvoir Park Golf Club who also carded a score of 38 points. John scored a total of nine pars on the day with six of them coming on the front nine and the remaining three coming on the back nine as well as adding a birdie on the par four fourth hole to secure third place.

1st Kevin Culkin (18) 39 pts
2nd Mark Wehrly (03) 38 pts
3rd John P Collins (12) 38 pts

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Saturday Apex Controls 18 Hole Stableford Competition

Apex ControlsSaturday’s Apex Controls 18 Hole Stableford Competition saw the sunny but blustery conditions continue but despite this some exceptional scores were returned. John O’Donnell took first place with a fantastic score of 43 points for his round. John’s round included ten pars, with six coming on the front nine and the remaining four coming on the back nine with a run of four-in-a-row from the par four sixth to the par three ninth hole. John also had time to squeeze in a birdie on the par three second hole to ensure a great score of 43 points.

The standard of scoring was kept high as Peter McDonnell secured second place with a score of 42 points, which on any other day would have been good enough for first place. Peter scored a total of eleven pars over his eighteen holes with six of them coming on the front nine and the remaining five on the back nine which included four-in-a-row from the par four fourteenth to the par three seventeenth. Peter’s round also included three birdies on the par three second, par five fifth and par four eight holes respectfully.

Third place was taken by Declan Rooney with a score of 38 points. Declan managed a total of 7 pars over the course of his round, five pars on the front and two pars on the back nine as well as adding two birdies on the par four third and par four tenth holes respectively to complete his round with 38 points.

1st John O’Donnell (17) 43 pts
2nd Peter McDonnell (11) 42 pts
3rd Declan Rooney (10) 38 pts

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This Week’s Fixtures

Friday May 1st 2015
Friday Open 18 Hole Stableford

Saturday May 2nd 2015
Colm Martyn Landscaping 18 Hole Stableford – White Tees

Sunday May 3rd 2015
Keane’s Filling Station 18 Hole Stableford – Blue Tees

Men’s Seniors

Senior Society

1st Fred Litterland
2nd Michael P Henry
3rd Padraig Watters
4th Frank Carroll

Next Outing will take place this coming Wednesday, April 29th.

Senior Open Stableford Competition

The next staging of the monthly Senior Open Stableford Competition will take place on Wednesday May 6th. Entry is €25 for visitors and €5 for members and the normal timesheet will be in operation. Bookings can be made on line or through the golf shop on 071 9168188, ext 32.

Senior Open Golf at Strandhill Golf Club

Ladies News


Thursday Sligo Park Hotel 18 Hole Open Stableford
Eileen O’Connor(36) 42 pts
2nd Helen O’Dowd (30) 40 pts
3rd Julie Baker (36) 38 pts

Gross Marie Rooney (12) 25 pts

Sunday Drumcliffe Tea House & Armin Lowe Jewellers 18 Hole Stableford
1st Carmel Clarke (26) 41 pts
2nd Kathleen Vesey (32) 36 pts
3rd Anne McNulty (27) 34 pts

This Weeks Fixtures

Thursday 30th April 2015
The Cat & the Moon 18 Hole Stroke/Medal
10 Hole Senior Stableford

Sunday 3rd May 2015
Kate’s Kitchen 18 Hole Stableford


Our next presentation of prizes will take place after golf next Sunday 3rd May. Could all prize winners from 5th April up to and incl 3rd May be in attendance. If you cannot make it please nominate somebody to collect your prize for you.


Congratulations to our Junior Cup Team captained by Mary Coyle on their win against Co. Sligo on Sunday. Team – Kathleen Kelpie, Gillian Ballantyne, Majella Brady, Therese Cosgrove & Mary Golden.

Good Luck

Good Luck to our Intermediate team under the captaincy of Ann Cox who play Co.Sligo next Saturday 2nd May.

Junior Programme

Our Junior programme resumes on Tuesday evening at 6pm – if you have a spare couple of hours to help out could you ring Gráinne on 087 2184329.

Mixed Team Trials

Mixed Team Trials will continue this coming Friday. If you are interested please contact Adrian Wynne – 0872274524 or Therese Cosgrove – 0872315240. Any player who would like to be considered for the mixed foursomes team will need to come to the trial on Friday evening.

Club News

This Week’s Competition Sponsors


Club Competitions Prizes

If you have won a prize in a CLUB COMPETITION between 13/03/15 and 06/04/15 the prize has been added to your GUI card. Winners of sponsored competitions will be contacted shortly about a presentation of prizes night.

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.

Book your party at Strandhill Golf Club

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