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Men’s News

Friday Open Stableford

This week’s Friday Open Stableford was played in beautiful sunshine with little or no wind and this was reflected in the scores returned. It was David Purser from Boyle Golf Club who took first place with a score of 41 points. David got his round off to the perfect start by scoring birdie on the first hole and then following it up with six pars over the remaining seventeen holes with four on the front nine and two on the back nine to sign for a score of 41 points.

Padraig Rabbitt from Castlerea Golf Club took second place with a score of 38 points. Padraig scored a total of six pars over the course of his eighteen holes with three on the front nine and three on the back nine to ensure he signed for a score of 38 points and second place.

Brian Leonard took third place, this also with a score of 38 points. Brian scored a total of seven pars over the course of his round with four on the front nine and the remaining three on the  back nine while also adding five birdies on the second, approved seventh, eighth, tenth and eleventh holes to close out his round with a score of 38 points.

1st David Purse (17) 41pts
2nd Padraig Rabbitt (21) 38pts
3rd Brian Leonard (05) 38pts

Tra Ban Restaurant 18 Hole Strokeplay

Tra Ban RestaurantThe October Indian Summer continued on Saturday for the Tra Ban Restaurant sponsored 18 Hole Stokeplay competition and the trend of low scoring continued as Kenneth Henry took first place with an excellent score of 65 nett. Kenneth notched up a total of ten pars over the course of his round with five on each nine while also adding four birdies on the second, fifth, eighth and eleventh holes to complete his round of 65 nett.

Pat Collins took second place with an excellent score of 66 nett. Pat scored pars on the third and fifth holes and added a birdie on the par four tenth hole to close out his round with a score of 66 nett.

Third place was taken by Gerard Fitzpatrick, also with a score of 66 nett. Gerard scored a total of four pars over the course of his round with all four coming on the front nine while also adding back-to-back birdies on the eighth and ninth to ensure that he signed for his score of 66 nett.

1st Kenneth Henry 70 – 05 = 65
2nd Pat Collins 89 – 23 = 66
3rd Gerard Fitzpatrick 83 – 17 = 66

Austies Bar & Restaurant 18 Hole Stableford

Austie's Bar & RestaurantSunday’s Austie’s Bar & Restaurant sponsored 18 hole stableford competition was played in completely windless conditions from the blue tees and the score returned were of a very high standard. Michael O’Beirne took first place with a score of 39 points. Michael scored a total of five pars over the course of his eighteen holes with four on the front nine and the remaining one on the back nine as well as adding four birdies on the sixth, ninth, eleventh and fourteenth on the way to signing for a score of 39 points.

Second place was taken by Pat Corcoran with a score of 38 points. Pat scored a total of seven pars over the course of his round with three on the front nine and the remaining four on the back nine on the way to securing second place with a score of 38 points.

Third place was taken by Louis Cabena, also with a score of 38 points. Louis got his round of to the ideal start with birdie on the first before adding a total of five pars, three on the front nine and two on the back nine as well as adding three further birdies on the fourth, eighth and thirteenth holes to complete a score of 38 points.

1st Michael O’Beirne (12) 39pts
2nd Pat Corcoran (18) 38pts
3rd Louis Cabena (08) 38pts

This Week’s Fixtures

Friday October 23rd 2015
Friday Open Stableford

Saturday October 24th 2015
Ulster Bank Open Stableford

Sunday October 25th 2015
Cunningham School of Motoring Open Stableford

Monday October 26th 2015
Bank Holiday Monday Open Stableford

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

Senior Society

1st Eddie Watters
2nd Bill Cashell
3rd John McGowan
4th Jackie Coyle

Next Senior outing Wednesday, October 21st 2015

Ladies News

Centra Topaz Strandhill 18 Hole Stableford

1st Celine Culkin (36) 37pts
2nd Finnuala Burke (26) 37pts
3rd Meg Leahy (30) 37pts

This Week’s Fixtures

Thursday October 22nd 2015
Clifford Electrical 18 Hole Stableford
10 Hole Senior Stableford

Sunday October 25th 2015
Shell’s Cafe / Jade Garden 18 Hole Stableford

Presentation

Thank you to the ladies who came to our presentation evening on Sunday last. The draw was made for the voucher most generously sponsored by O’Connor Moore Dental Practice for ladies who had entered in 30 or more competitions between Apr and September and the winner is Anne McNulty – well done Anne.

Diageo Winter League

The list for Winter League is on the notice board please put your names up asap as the draw will take place on November 1st.

2016 Committee

The list for 2016 Committee members and also for the ladies Council Rep are up on the noticeboard for anyone who would like to put themselves forward.

Club News

Sligo Business Awards 2015

Strandhill Golf Club have made the final of the Sligo Business Awards 2015 in the category of Best Rural Business. We have been selected along with Sligo Haulage Company and Harrison’s Restaurant for the final three. The winner of this year’s award will be announced on Friday November 6th.

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.

Book your party at 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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