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Men’s News

Friday Open Stableford

Friday set the pattern for the weekend in terms of weather with dry and calm conditions and this made for some very good scoring. Friday’s 18 Hole Open Stableford competition saw Ruairi O’Connor took first place with a score of 41 points. Ruairi scored a total of nine pars over the course of his eighteen holes with four on the front nine and the remaining five on the back nine while also adding a fantastic tally of seven birdies on the first, information pills third, fifth, seventh, eighth, tenth and thirteenth holes on his way to signing for his score of 41 points.

Second place was taken by Tom Bagnall from Lisheen Springs Golf Club with a score of 40 points. Tom scored a total of seven pars over his eighteen holes with four on the front nine and the remaining three on the back nine while also adding a birdie on the par four thirteenth hole to sign for a score of 41 points.

Third place was taken by Glen Mowat from Enniskillen Golf Club with a score of 38 points. Glen got his round off to the perfect start by sinking an eagle put on the first hole and following that up with a birdie on the second hole. He also added eleven pars over the remaining holes with five on the front nine and the remaining six on the back nine as well as adding another birdie on the par four eleventh hole to sign for a score of 38 points.

1st Ruairi O’Connor (01) 41pts
2nd Tom Bagnall (17) 40pts
3rd Glen Mowat (02) 38pts

Martin Reilly 18 Hole Stableford

Martin Reilly MotorsSaturday’s Martin Reilly sponsored 18 Hole Stableford competition saw the quality of score returned remain high as Paul Cox carded an exceptional round of 44 points. Paul scored a total of twelve pars over his eighteen holes with seven on the front nine and the remaining five on the back nine while also adding three birdies and an eagle on the par five fifth hole to secure first place with a score of 44 points.

Second place was taken by Robbie Kelly with a score of 40 points. Robbie scored nine pars over the course of his round with four on the front nine and five on the back nine including four-in-a-row from the tenth to the thirteenth hole while also adding four birdies on the first, fourth, eighth and fourteenth holes to take second place with a score of 40 points.

Third place was taken by Gerry Fox with a score of 36 points. Gerry scored fourteen pars over his eighteen holes with seven on each nine including four-in-a-row from the tenth to the thirteenth hole as well as adding a birdie on the par three fourteenth hole to take third place with 36 points.

1st Paul Cox (05) 44pts
2nd Robert Kelly (05) 40pts
3rd Gerry Fox (05) 36pts

Voya Seaweed Baths 18 Hole Stableford

Voya Seaweed BathsSunday’s Voya Seaweed Baths sponsored 18 Hole Stableford competition saw the weekend closed out with the high standard of scoring continuing. John McHugh took first place with a score of 42 points. John managed a total of nine pars over the course of his eighteen holes with four on the front nine and the remaining five on the back nine including four-in-a-row from the twelfth to the fifteenth to take first place with a score of 42 points.

Second place was taken by Alan P Lillis with a score of 40 points. Alan scored a total of five pars over the course of his eighteen hoes with three on the front nine and the remaining two on the back nine to take second place with a score of 40 points.

Third place was taken by Mickey McTernan with a score of 39 points. Mickey scored a total of ten pars over his eighteen holes with five on the front nine and five on the back nine on his way to signing for a score of 39 points.

1st John McHugh (15) 42pts
2nd Alan P Lillis (24) 40pts
3rd Mickey McTernan (39pts

This Week’s Fixtures

Friday October 16th 2015
Friday Open Stableford

Saturday October 17th 2015
Tra Ban 18 Hole Strokeplay – White Tees

Sunday October 18th 2015
Austie’s Bar & Restaurant 18 Hole Stableford – Blue Tees

Strandhill Golf Club Winter League 2015 - 2016

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League 2015 -16

strandhill-lodge-winter-league-2015-16The Strandhill Lodge & Suites sponsored Winter League will get underway at Strandhill Golf Club on Sunday November 8th.

Entry will be €50 for members and €80 for non members and includes a main course on the final day of the competition. We have posted sheets on the notice board in the men’s locker room for people to add their name. Please add your names to this list. If you don’t have a playing partner, add your name to the list and this will enable others without a partner to pair up.

Any players from other golf clubs interested in entering this year’s winter league can contact the golf shop on 071 9168188 to register their interest.

Dates for the first five weeks are November 8th, 15th and 22nd and December 6th and 13th. Dates for the New Year will be announced once we have a final tally for entries.

Winter League Launch

We will be having a launch for this year’s Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League in the clubhouse on Friday October 30th at 8pm. Our launch last year was a very enjoyable night and promises to be the same this year. Come along and meet your potential opponents as we will be announcing the draw for the groups on the night.

Men’s Seniors

October 18 Hole Senior Open Stableford

October’s 18 Hole Senior Open Stableford competition saw a great turnout of competitors and the scores returned were of a very high calibre. Liam Thornton from Ballinrobe Golf Club took first place with an excellent score of 41 points. Liam scored a total of seven pars with four on the front nine and three on the back nine on the way to signing for his score of 41 points.

Second place was taken by Mick Garrett, one point back with a score of 40 points. Mick scored a total of seven pars over his eighteen holes with two on the back nine and the remaining five on the back nine including four-in-a-row from the twelfth to the fifteenth holes to secure second place with a score of 40 points.

Third place was taken by Noel McHale with a score of 39 points. Noel put together a round consisting of ten pars with five on the front nine and five on the back nine to secure third place with a score of 39 points.

1st Liam Thornton (19) 41pts
2nd Mick Garrett (17) 40pts
3rd Noel McHale (12) 39pts

Senior Society

1st Mick Cahill
2nd Martin Niland
3rd Frank Carroll
4th Oliver Durkin

Michael Henry’s Senior Captain’s Day

Congratulations to Paddy Watters on winning Michael Henry’s Senior Captain’s Day competition which was played on Wednesday September 29th.

1st Paddy Watters
2nd Tom Crowley
3rd Sean Stewart
4th Dave Moriarty
5th Louis Cabena

Next Outing is this coming Wednesday, October 14th.

Ladies News

Cafe Fleur 18 Hole Stableford

1st Attracta McGettrick (20) 38pts
2nd Maura Butler (23) 36pts
3rd Helen O’Dowd (29) 35pts

Ladies Senior’s 10 Hole Stableford

1st Laura Walsh (36) 20pts

Diageo 18 Hole Stableford

1st Meg Leahy (31) 38pts
2nd Claire Gallagher (28) 37pts
3rd Elaine Coghill (25) 37pts

This Weeks Fixtures

Thursday October 15th 2015
Centra Topaz Strandhill 18 Hole Stableford
10 Hole Senior Stableford

Sunday October 18th 2015
Nicholsons Pharmacy 18 Hole Stableford

Presentation

Our next Ladies Presentation of prizes will take place on Sunday 18th October.  The draw for the special prize sponsored by O’Connor Moore Dental Practice for ladies who have entered in 30 or more competitions between April and September will also take place on that evening.  A list of ladies who have qualified for the draw is on the notice board in the ladies locker room. If you cannot attend the presentation, please nominate someone to collect your prize.

The following competitions will be presented:

12 Hole Club competition on 10th Sep
Henry Jewellers
Carraig Donn
Baby Bloom
Strand Bar
The Clarion Hotel
Café Fleur
Diageo
Plus Senior 10 Hole Stableford Competitions

Diageo Winter League

The list for our Diageo sponsored Winter League 2015/2016 is up on the notice board in the ladies locker room. For non members wishing to join us please contact Gráinne on 087 2184329 for more details.  League will commence on Sunday 8th November.

Club News

Best Wishes for a Speedy Recovery

Everyone at Strandhill Golf Club would like to wish Padraig Watters a speedy recovery after his surgery this week in Beaumont Hospital. Get well soon Padraig and we look forward to seeing you around the clubhouse again soon.

50/50 Draw for September

September’s 50/50 draw was held on Wednesday last with the following results:

€100 – Michael Callaghan
€62 – John Scanlon (new member)
€50 – Joe McAvoy
€50 – Joe Tuffy
€50 – Frank Carroll
€50 – John Verdon
€50 – Siobhan Kelly

So far, we have raised €2,850 towards our target of €10,000 which will go towards the course development. Envelopes are available in the bar and golf shop for entry into next month’s draw at a cost of €8. You can also sign up for a monthly direct debit and ensure you are entered into every draw. Forms are available from the office. Prize can be collected from the office.

Strandhill Golf Club 15 Month Offer

Strandhill Golf Club 15 Month Membership Offer

Strandhill Golf Club are excited to announce our special 15 month membership offer of €642 for new members. This 15 month membership term runs from October 1st 2015 through to December 31st 2016 and includes insurance and GUI/ILGU handicap.

Membership of Strandhill Golf Club gives you access to one of the best 18 hole links golf course in the North West which is playable all year round. The course offers a unique challenge to both the beginner and experienced golfer alike.

We have state of the art facilities including our modern clubhouse which boasts ladies and gents locker rooms with shower facilities, spacious bar, lounge and dining room as well as a pro shop. We also have a large practice green, practice bunker as well as a large practice area to perfect your game.

For more information or to avail of this offer, call John on 087 7752309 or telephone the golf shop on 071 9168188. Offer open to ladies and gents.

Locker Room Opening Hours

The Locker Rooms will open at 7:30 am on Saturday and Sunday morning for the Winter.

Captain Michael Phelan’s Outing to Enniscrone

Captain Michael Phelan would like to thank all who attended his away outing to Enniscrone last Saturday. The weather stayed fine for the day and everyone enjoyed the golf and the refreshments afterwards. He would also like to thank everyone at Enniscrone Golf Club for their warm welcome and excellent service.

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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