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Strandhill Lodge & Suites winners with David McCoy of Strandhill Lodge & Suites and Lady Captain Grainne Henneberry

Strandhill Lodge & Suites winners with David McCoy of Strandhill Lodge & Suites and Lady Captain Grainne Henneberry

Men’s News

Friday Open Stableford Competition

This weeks Friday Open competition was played in windy conditions but despite this, sales some very good scores were returned as the top 3 places were secured with the same score. Castle Dargan Golf Club Captain, information pills Kevin Conlon took first place with a score of 37 points with a round that saw him score no less than nine pars, six on the front nine and three on the back nine, including five in a row from the fifth to the ninth holes respectfully on his way to 37 points and first place.

Second place was taken by Damien Fogarty from Tulfarris Golf Club also with a score of 37 points. Damien had three pars over his eighteen holes with two on the front nine and the remaining one on the back nine and he also started each nine perfectly by scoring a birdie on the par five first hole and adding a second birdie on the par four tenth hole on his way to scoring 37 points and second place.

Third place was taken by Jimmy Mannion also with a score of 37 points. Jimmy scored a total of five pars over the course of his round with all five coming on the front nine to ensure he signed for a score of 37 points and second place.

1st Kevin Conlon (11) 37pts
2nd Damien Fogarty (16) 37pts
3rd Jimmy Mannion (20) 37pts

Tente GMBH V Par Competition

Tente IrelandSaturday saw an improvement in the weather with the winds dropping slightly to allow some impressive scoring. Fintan Monaghan took first place with an impressive sore of 6 up. Fintan put together a round that contained a total of seven pars, three on the front nine and the remaining four on the back nine to card a score of 6 up to take first place.

Second place was taken by John Howley with a score of 3 up. John scored a total of thirteen pars over his eighteen holes with five coming on the front nine and the remaining eight coming on the back nine on the way to carding a score of 3 up and second place.

Third place was taken by Vincent Melvin, also with a score of 3 up. Vincent scored a total of five pars over the course of his round with two on the front nine and the remaining three on the back nine to secure third place with 37 points.

1st Fintan Monaghan (22) 6 up
2nd John Howley (08) 3 up
3rd Vincent Melvin (24) 3 up

This Weeks Fixtures

Friday August 28th 2015
Friday Open Stableford

Saturday August 29th 2015
Hargadon’s Bar 18 Hole Stableford – White Tees

Sunday August 30th 2015
Embassy Bar & Grill 18 Hole Strokeplay – White Tees

Men’s Seniors

Senior Society

1st F Cosgrove
2nd C Boyle
3rd P Kearins
4th P Watters

The Bob Murrow Cup 18 Hole Stableford will take place this coming Wednesday.

Strandhill Golf Club Senior Open

Men’s Senior 18 Hole Open Competition

Strandhill Golf Club Men’s Senior Open 18 Hole Stableford Competition will be played on Wednesday September 2nd 2015. Booking via Golf shop on 071 9168188 or via the club website.

Ladies News

New Smile Dental 18 Hole Open Stableford

The New Smile Dental Clinic, SligoThursdays New Smile Dental sponsored 18 Hole Open Stableford competition saw a large field of entrants competing and it was Maeve Kelly from Castle Dargan Golf Club who took the honours with a score of 37 points. Maeve scored a total of ten pars over the course of her round with four on the front nine and the remaining six on the back nine, getting par on the final six holes. She also added birdies on the par five fifth and par four eighth to ensure victory with 37 points.

Second place was taken by Marianna Little with a score of 36 points. Marianna scored a total of three pars over her eighteen holes with two on the front nine and one on the back nine while also adding a birdie on the final hole to score 36 points and take second place.

Third place was taken by Joan Curry, also with a score of 36 points. Joan mirrored her front and back nines by adding two pars on each nine for a total of four pars on her way to scoring 36 points and third place.

1st Maeve Kelly (05) 37pts
2nd Marianna Little (19) 37pts
3rd Joan Curry (28) 36pts

This Week’s Fixtures

Thursday August 27th 2015
Quality Meats 18 Hole Stableford

Sunday August 30th 2015
The Venue Bar & Restaurant 18 Hole Strokeplay /Medal

Hole in One

Well done & congratulations to Patricia Henry who had a hole in one on the 9th last Thursday.

Junior Golf

Any ladies who can give an hour from 7pm to 8pm on a Tuesday to help our juniors please contact Lorna Hill.

Club News

50/50 Draw Results

May
Leo Logan – €100
Griffin McManus – €50
Cass Smith – €50
Michael I Henry – €48

June
Martin Peacock – €100
Shane O’Neill – €50
Darby & Joan – €50
Martin Farrell – €48

July
Kathleen Kelpie – €100
Declan Basquille – €50
Ann Carroll – €50
Caroline Paecock – €50
Bonnie & Clyde – €50
D Leonard – €50
Jack McHugh – €26

Congratulations to all of the winners. Envelopes for the monthly 50/50 draw are available for entry in the bar and golf shop and there are also forms available for those of you who wish to enter by direct debit.

There are some exciting announcements coming up in relation to the draw in the next few weeks so be sure to have your name entered.

Membership Tags

Membership tags are available for collection from the golf shop for those that require them. Please ensure your tag is attached to your golf bag and is clearly visible.

Junior Golf

Our Junior Golf program has been running throughout the summer months and there has been some fantastic work done by our Junior Conveners and volunteers who give their time so selflessly to help nurture the talents of our junior golfers. We have built on the success of previous years and this year we have seen the number of junior golfers swell.

To help continue the success, we are looking for volunteers from both the ladies and men’s branches to give up an hour of their time on a Tuesday evening at 7pm. Anyone interested in getting involved can get in touch with the ladies or men’s branch or just come along on Tuesday evening at 7pm.

Functions at Strandhill Golf Club

Book your party 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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