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Latest News – 29-01-17

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The Golfer's Guide To Ireland Best Hidden Gem Award Connacht 2017 Presentation

The Golfer’s Guide To Ireland Best Hidden Gem Award Connacht 2017 Presentation

Men’s News

Saturday 15 Hole Club Stableford

Saturday’s 15 Hole Club Stableford competition saw some very competitive scored returned as the top twelve finishers returned scores of 30 points or better for fifteen holes.

Paul Byrne continued his good form of late by adding 1st place in Saturday’s competition to his 1st place finish on January 7th by returning a score of 35 points. Paul scored a total of eleven pars over his fifteen holes with six on the front nine and the remaining five on the back six to take victory.

Second place was taken by Kevin Henry, salve one point back with a score of 34 points. Kevin scored a total of six pars over the course of his 15 holes with four on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six to take second place.

Third place was taken by Martin Cronin, also with a score of 34 points. Martin scored a total of eight pars over the course of his round with six on the front nine and the remaining two on the back nine to complete his round with a score of 34 points for third place.

1st Paul Byrne (11) 35pts
2nd Kevin Henry (14) 34pts
3rd Martin Cronin (11) 34pts

Sunday 15 Hole Club Stableford

Sunday’s 15 Hole Club Stableford Competition was won by Men’s Vice Captain, Hugh Gallagher with a score of 32 points. Hugh put together a round consisting of six pars with four on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six as well as adding a birdie on the par four third hole to secure first place with 32 points.

Second place was taken by Jim Kenahan with a score of 31 points. Jim scored a total of 8 pars over the course of his fifteen holes with six on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six to take second place with 31 points.

Third place was taken by Pat Hickey with a score of 30 points. Pat scored a total of eight pars during his round with five on the front nine and the remaining three on the back six to secure third place with a score of 30 points.

1st Hugh Gallagher (12) 32pts
2nd Jim Kenahan (11) 31pts
3rd Pat Hickey (06) 30pts

Pet Stop Discount Warehouse Mixed League

The first matches of the 2017 Pet Stop Discount Warehouse Mixed League got underway on Sunday as 32 teams played their first matches in the group stages.

This is the first year of the competition and it’s had a great response with 72 ladies and men registering for the competition.

Group A

Dessie Timbs & Cathy Flynn beat Mick Phelan & Ann McNulty
Stephen English & Elaine Coghill beat Robbie Henneberry & Meg Leahy

Group B

Anthony Skeffington & Ann Monaghan beat John Finan & Ena Cahill
Robert Kelly & Anne T Collins beat Neil Carew & Pat Mooney

Group C

Conor McManus & Rachel Rhatigan drew with Pat Corcoran & Attracta McGettrick
Michael Cox & Margaret Gerrity beat Declan Sheanon & Lorna Hill

Group D

Aidan McGowan & Mary Mahoney drew with Bernard Mahoney & Grainne Henneberry
Larry Culkin & Cass Smith beat Colm Brennan & Kathleen Kelpie

Group E

Paul Byrne & Carmel Clarke beat Dave Wheeler & Agnes Kennedy
Norman Ashe & Christine Tighe beat Brian Henry & Kay McCabe

Group F

Mickey McTiernan & Marian McHugh drew with Frank Hannon & Olivia Kenny
Kevin Fox & Mary Golden beat Leo McNally & Brona Galvin

Group G

David Lindsay & Siobhan Kelly beat Neil Dwyer & Caroline Peacock
Declan McCabe & Therese Cosgrove beat John McHugh & Stephanie Conlon

Group H

Tommy Basquille & Ann Cox beat Leo Logan & Ann Carroll
Jimmy Noone & Peggy Nolan beat Johhny Martyn & Mary Corcoran

Group I

Pat McManus & Claire Gallagher beat Colm Kilbride & Claire McLoughlin
Sean McMorrow & Sheila McCrann drew with Gerry McMorrow & Virginia Curran

View Current Standings

Round two of the competition takes place next Sunday. Please contact the golf shop to reserve you time.

Men’s Senior Society

1st Michael Callaghan
2nd Martin Dolan
3rd John Jinks
4th Michael Cox
5th Pat McManus

Score of the day Gordon Muir

This Week’s Fixtures

Wednesday February 1st 2017
February Men’s Seniors 15 Hole Stableford

Friday February 3rd 2017
Friday Open 15 Hole Stableford

Saturday February 4th 2017
Captain’s Drive In

Sunday February 5th 2017
Club 15 Hole Stableford
Pet Stop Discount Warehouse Mixed League – Week 2

Captain Leo Logan & Lady Captain Sheila McCrann

Captain Leo Logan & Lady Captain Sheila McCrann

Captain’s Drive In

Captain Leo McNally & Lady Captain Sheila McCrann will host their Captain’s Drive in on Saturday February 4th 2017 at 9:30am.

The Drive In will be followed by an 18 hole team scramble which will be played over 18 holes and will get underway at 9:30am under a shotgun start.

Teams of 4 must be made up of both men and women but must contain at least one woman or man. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

You can book your place by contacting the Golf Shop on 071 9168188. If you need a lady golfer for your team, contact the golf shop also.

Mixed League Competition Final Change of Date

Due to a prior booking on March 5th for the ILGU Junior Development, we have had to push the final of the Mixed League out to Sunday March 12th 2017. This is to facilitate a shotgun start and to ensure that the social aspect of the competition is preserved.

The final will get underway at 10:30am on March 12th under a shotgun start and will be played over 18 holes.

There will be an A and B final on the day. The top two from each of the groups will advance to the A final while the remaining two in each group will advance to the B final.

We are also delighted to announce that we have secured Pet Stop Discount Warehouse as a sponsor for the competition.

There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the A final and 1st and 2nd in the B final as well as numerous other prizes on the day.

Winter Fairway Mats 2017

With effect from Friday 20th January a requirement to play from fairway mats will come into operation at Strandhill Golf Club.

With temperatures providing little growth during the winter months these mats will help protect the turf from divot damage which would otherwise take until the summer to repair.

They are carried by the golfer and if the ball lies on the fairway. The mat is positioned as near as possible to where it lies. The ball is then placed on and played from the mat.

Please refer to the Local Rule displayed on clubhouse notice boards.

* Balls may be played with a putter from off the green without a mat.

* Balls must be placed centrally on the mat.

* Players must not attempt to gain an advantage by playing the ball from the back edge of the mat.

* All members and visitors must use a mat when playing the course while this policy is in force.

* On all other areas of the course the ball is played as it lies.

Mats are available for purchase from the golf shop.

The Golfer's Guide To Ireland Best Hidden Gem Award Connacht 2017 Presentation

Strandhill Pick Up Award in Golfer Guide Annual Awards

Strandhill Golf Club picked up the Hidden Gem Award for Connacht at this year’s Golfers Guide Annual Awards  held recently at Carton House Hotel, Kildare.

The award was presented to President Leo Logan & Men’s Captain Leo McNally on the night by guest of honour, Bernard Durkin TD. The function was attended by over 100 golf club and golf sector interests.

The awards recognise leadership roles played by individual Irish Golf Clubs and associated Irish golf interests, both North and South. These included awards for best overall and provincial parklands and links, golf club managers, hidden gems, golf resorts and hotels and restaurants specialising in golf travel and tourism.

Each of the winners received a specially commissioned certificate in recognition of their achievement.

All awards were won on the basis of an all Ireland poll undertaken from within the golf and golf related business community


Latest News – 22-01-17

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Martin Cronin

Martin Cronin – Winner of this week’s Friday Open

Friday Open Stableford

Friday’s Open Stableford competition was played in cool showery conditions but this didn’t deter the players who braved the elements from returning some good scores.

First place was taken by Martin Cronin with a score of 33 points. Martin scored a total of seven pars over the course of his fifteen holes with six of them coming on the front nine and the remaining one on the back six. He also added a birdie on the par four thirteenth hole to ensure he took first place with a score of 33 points.

Second place was taken by Jimmy Noone, stuff also with a score of 33 points. Jimmy notched up a total of five pars over his fifteen holes with two coming on the front nine and the remaining three coming on the more difficult back six holes. Jimmy also sank back to back birdie putts on the fourth and fifth holes respectfully to ensure he secured second place with a score of 33 points.

1st Martin Cronin (11) 33pts
2nd Jimmy Noone (14) 33pts

Saturday 15 Hole Club Stableford

Saturday’s 15 hole club stableford was played in better conditions than Friday but with a sharp frost on Friday night delaying things slightly. Competition for first place was very close as the top five players all returned the same score of 34 points and the top twelve places were only separated by three points.

Peter McDonnell took first place with a score of 34 points. Peter scored nine pars over the course of his round with five on the front nine and the remaining four on the back six. He also added birdies on the par four third and par five fifth to take first place on count back with a score of 34 points.

Second place was taken by Cyril O’Hara, also with a score of 34 points. Cyril put together a round consisting of a total of six pars distributed equally between the front nine and the back six with three on each including making pars on each of the last three holes to secure second place with 34 points.

Third place was taken by Martin Gillen, also with a score of 34 points. Martin scored back to back pars on the second and third holes on the front nine before going on to add a birdie on the par four eleventh hole to secure third place with 34 points.

1st Peter McDonnell  (34) 34pts
2nd Cyril O’Hara (16) 34pts
3rd Martin Gillen (23) 34pts

Sunday 15 Hole Club Stableford

Sunday’s 15 hole club stableford was played in much clearer weather but with the low temperatures continuing. The clear conditions made for some great golf and some excellent scores were returned.

Jimmy Noone added to his second place finish in Friday’s competition by taking first place in Sunday’s with an outstanding score of 37 points for 15 holes. Jimmy put together a round consisting of no less than nine pars with seven of them coming on the front nine and the remaining two coming on the back six to take first place with a score of 37 points.

Declan Sheanon took second place with a score of 33 points. Declan made a total of eight pars over the course of his round with six on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six to secure second place with 33 points.

Third place was taken by Camillus Conboy with a score of 32 points, narrowly beating Colm Martyn who returned the same score. Camillus scored a total of five pars with one on the front nine and the remaining four coming on the back six as well as adding birdies on the par four fourth and par four eleventh holes to ensure he took third place with a score of 32 points.

1st Jimmy Noone (14) 37pts
2nd Declan Sheanon (16) 33pts
3rd Camillus Conboy (09) 32pts

This Weeks Fixtures

Friday January 27th 2017
Friday Open 15 Hole Stableford

Saturday January 28th 2017
15 Hole Club Stableford

Sunday January 29th 2017
15 Hole Club Stableford
12 Hole Mixed League – Week One

Captain’s Drive In

Captain Leo McNally & Lady Captain Sheila McCrann will host their Captain’s Drive in on Saturday February 4th 2017 at 10:30am.

Winter Fairway Mats 2017

With effect from Friday 20th January a requirement to play from fairway mats will come into operation at Strandhill Golf Club.

With temperatures providing little growth during the winter months these mats will help protect the turf from divot damage which would otherwise take until the summer to repair.

They are carried by the golfer and if the ball lies on the fairway. The mat is positioned as near as possible to where it lies. The ball is then placed on and played from the mat.

Please refer to the Local Rule displayed on clubhouse notice boards.

* Balls may be played with a putter from off the green without a mat.

* Balls must be placed centrally on the mat.

* Players must not attempt to gain an advantage by playing the ball from the back edge of the mat.

* All members and visitors must use a mat when playing the course while this policy is in force.

* On all other areas of the course the ball is played as it lies.

Mats are available for purchase from the golf shop.

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League

The Ladies and Men’s committees would like to extend their sincere thanks to Mary & Damien Henry for their generous sponsorship of this year’s Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter Leagues. Both competitions were highly enjoyable and very competitive.

 


Latest News – 15-01-17

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Men’s News

Saturday Club 15 Hole Stableford

Saturday’s 15 hole club stableford competition was played in mixed conditions which made scoring tough. Geoff Corcoran took first place with a score of 32 points by virtue of a better back six holes. Geoff score a total of five pars over his round with three on the front nine and the remaining two on the back nine as well as adding birdies on the fifth and fourteenth holes to ensure victory.

Second place was taken by Frank Gannon, cheap also with a score of 32 points. Frank scored a total of 5 pars over ht e course of his fifteen holes with three on the front nine and the remaining two on the back nine as well as adding a birdie on the par three fourteenth hole to secure second place.

1st Geoff Corcoran (11) 32pts
2nd Frank Gannon (13) 32pts

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League Final

The Strandhill Lodge & Suites sponsored Winter League came to a close today with 18 hole final for both the qualifiers and the non qualifiers.

The top four from each group progressed to the main final while the remainder of the pairings advanced to the non qualifiers final.

The golf got underway at 10:30 under a shotgun start which saw all competitors start their rounds simultaneously from different tee boxes throughout the course.

Persistent misty rain made conditions difficult for the entire 18 holes of the final but despite this some outstanding scores were returned.

Qualifiers Final Result

 1st  Colm Loftus & Tommy Conlon  9 Up
2nd  Colm Brennan & Ciaran Duffy  8 Up
3rd  Colm Kilbride & Jim Coyne  7 Up
4th  Joe Hussey & Darragh Loftus  7 Up
5th  Martin Farrell & Con Hegarty  6 Up


Non Qualifiers Final

 1st  Tony Quigley & Stephen Quigley  10 Up
2nd  Michael Kelly & Kieran Staed  9 Up
3rd  Brian Harte & Philip Little  5 Up


Group Winners

 Group A  Gerry Kilbride & Patsy Gallagher
 Group B  David Lindsay & Dessie Timbs
 Group C  John Rainey & Larry Culkin
 Group D  Mickey McTiernan & Mick Walsh
 Group E  Rob Kelly & Derek Gray
 Group F  Michael Kivlehan & Michael Keane
 Group G  Colm Martyn & Frank Hannon


Weekly  9 Hole Winners

Week 1

Front 9  Eamonn Conboy  20pts
Back 9  Paul Byrne  20pts


Week 2

Front 9  Michael O’Beirne 23pts
Back 9  Darragh Connolly 20pts


Week 3

Front 9  Brian Henry 23pts
Back 9  Alan Lillis 21pts


Week 4

Front 9  Brendan O’Mahony 21pts
Back 9  Ciaran Henry 19pts


Week 5               

Front 9  Declan McCabe 21pts
Back 9  Kyle Kane 23pts


Week 6

Front 9  Peter Carr 22pts
Back 9  John Finan 18pts


Week 7

Front 9  Martin Ruane 21pts
Back 9  Padraic Tuffy 24pts

Strandhill Golf Club would like to take the opportunity to extend our sincere thanks to Damien & Mary Henry from Strandhill Lodge & Suites for their generous sponsorship of the Winter League. Your support makes the Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League the main event of the Winter golfing calendar in Sligo.

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Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Colm Kilbride & Jim Coyne, Winter League 3rd place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Colm Kilbride & Jim Coyne, Winter League 3rd place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Darragh Loftus & Joe Hussey, Winter League 4th place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Darragh Loftus & Joe Hussey, Winter League 4th place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Martin Farrell & Con Hegarty, Winter League 5th place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Martin Farrell & Con Hegarty, Winter League 5th place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Tony Quigley & Stephen Quigley, Winter League Non Qualifiers 1st place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Tony Quigley & Stephen Quigley, Winter League Non Qualifiers 1st place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Michael Kelly & Kieran Staed, Winter League Non Qualifiers 2nd place & Captain Leo McNally

Mary Henry (Strandhill Lodge & Suites) Michael Kelly & Kieran Staed, Winter League Non Qualifiers 2nd place & Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Colm Martyn & Frank Hannon with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Colm Martyn & Frank Hannon with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Derek Gray & Robbie Kelly with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Derek Gray & Robbie Kelly with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Dessie Timbs & David Lindsay with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Dessie Timbs & David Lindsay with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Gerry Kilbride & Patsy Gallagher (not pictured) with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Gerry Kilbride & Patsy Gallagher (not pictured) with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners John Rainey & Larry Culkin with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners John Rainey & Larry Culkin with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Michael Kivlehan & Michael Keane with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Michael Kivlehan & Michael Keane with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Michael McTiernan & Mick Walsh with Captain Leo McNally

Section winners Michael McTiernan & Mick Walsh with Captain Leo McNally

This Weeks Fixtures

Friday January 20th 2017
Friday 15 Hole Open Stableford

Saturday January 21st 2017
Club 15 Hole Stableford

Sunday January 22nd 2017
Club 15 Hole Stableford

Mixed League Competition

By popular demand we are running a New Mixed league Sunday Competition over five Sundays starting Sunday 29th January and finishing Sunday 12th March 2017.

The competition will be played over five Sunday’s and will be a 12 hole, four ball better ball  stableford competition. Players will play off 90% of the players current GUI/ILGU handicap allowance.

The ladies will play from the red tees while the men will play from the whites. The cost for entry into the competition will be €20 per person (€40 per team). The dates for the competition are January 29th, February 5th, February 26th, and March 5th with the 18 hole final scheduled for Sunday March 12th.

If you are interested in entering, please put enter your name on the sheets provided in the ladies and gents locker rooms as soon as possible to facilitate the draw.

Teams will be selected by open draw which will take place on or about Sunday 22nd January 2017.

We would appreciate and encourage as many members as possible to play in this new competition and to enjoy the social aspect as much as the golf.

Captain’s Drive In

Captain Leo McNally & Lady Captain Sheila McCrann will host their Captain’s Drive in on Saturday January 28th 2017 at 10:30am.

Ladies News

2016/17 Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League Winners Attracta McGettrick & Majella Brady, Mens Captain Leo McNally, Stella McGoldrick and Lady Vice Captain Marian Quinn.

2016/17 Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League Winners Attracta McGettrick & Majella Brady, Mens Captain Leo McNally, Stella McGoldrick and Lady Vice Captain Marian Quinn.

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League final took place on Saturday 14th January in very difficult wintery conditions, this was unusual to the conditions that were played throughout the league stages of the winter league. Congratulations to the 2016/2017 winners Attracta McGettrick and Majella Brady.

We would like to thank our sponsors Strandhill Lodge & Suites for the fantastic prizes. Thank you to Stella McGoldrick for presenting the prizes on the occasion of the 45th Winter League and we look forward to the 2017/18 winter league.

Qualifiers

1st  Attracta McGettrick & Majella Brady
2nd  Mary Conefrey & Claudette Murphy
3rd  Marianna Littel & Anna Carroll
4th  Cass Smith & Olivia Kenny
5th  Therese Cosgrove & Ann Monaghan
6th  Brigid Glynn & Deirdre Connolly
7th  Brona Galvin & Margaret Gerrity
8th  Grainne Henneberry & Anne McNulty

Non-Qualifiers

1st  Ann Cox & Carmel Clarke
2nd  Ena Cahill & Chris Owens
3rd  Maura Butler & Leah McDaid

This Week’s Fixtures

Thursday January 19th 2017
12 Hole Club Stableford

Sunday January 22nd 2017
12 Hole Club Stableford

Mixed League Competition

Please note that the list for the Mixed League competition is upstairs in the ladies locker room, the draw for this will take place on Sunday 22nd January so please make sure to have your name down.

Dates for mixed league: January 29th, February 5th and 26th, March 5th 12 hole four ball better ball stableford competition. Final scheduled for Sunday March 12th playing 18 holes. 90 % of players current GUI/ILGU handicap allowance.

Condolences

We would like to extend our sincere sympathy and condolences to Margaret Gerrity on the passing of her mother at the weekend, may she rest in peace.


Latest News – 08-01-17

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The 13th green at Strandhill Golf Club

Men’s News

Friday Open

Friday’s 15 hole open stableford competition was won by Gavin Glancy from Co. Lonford Golf Club with a score of 33 points. Gavin’s round included for pars, viagra buy two on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six as well as adding a birdie on the par 3 second hole.

Second place was taken by Michael O’Hara from Castle Dargan Golf Club with a score of 31 pts. Michael also racked up four pars with two on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six as well as adding a birdie on the par three ninth.

1st Gavin Glancy (13) 33pts
2nd Michael O’Hara (16) 31pts

Saturday 12 Hole Stableford

Saturday’s 12 hole stableford competition was won by the inform Paul Byrne with a score of 28 points. Paul shot a level par front nine which included seven pars and a birdie on the tough par four fourth hole to take first place.

Second place was taken by Clive Boyle with a score of 27 points. Clive scored a total of seven pars over his twelve holes with five on the front nine and the remaining two over the final three holes as well as adding a birdie on the par three ninth hole to ensure he secured second place.

Third place was taken by Geoff Corcoran with a score of 26 points. Geoff’s round included seven pars with five on the front nine and the remaining two on the back three to ensure he secured third place with 26 points.

1st Paul Byrne (09) 28pts
2nd Clive Boyle (07) 27pts
3rd Geoff Corcoran (09) 26pts

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Men’s Winter League 2016/17

The group stages of the Strandhill Lodge & Suites sponsored Men’s Winter League came to a close today with many of the groups going down to the wire to decide who took top spot.

The following is a list of the top four to progress to the Qualifiers Final from each  of the groups:

Group A
 1st  Joe Hussey & Darragh Loftus  19pts
 2nd  Gerry Kilbride & Patsy Gallagher  13pts
 3rd  Pat McManus & Conor McManus  13pts
 4th  Niall Kerins & Vincent Dwyer  11pts

 

Group B
 1st  David Lindsay & Dessie Timbs  18pts
 2nd  Eamonn McCafferty & Trevor Johnston  16pts
 3rd  Paul Byrne & Martin Ruane  15pts
 4th  Colm Brennan & Ciaran Duffy  12pts

 

Group C
 1st  Jim Coyne & Colm Kilbride  14pts
 2nd  Conn Hegarty & Martin Farrell  11pts
 3rd  Larry Culkin & John Rainey  10pts
 4th  Robbie Henneberry & Joe Hanney  10pts

 

Group D
 1st  Michael McTiernan & Mick Walsh  14pts
 2nd  Paul Keaveney & Philip Gallagher  12pts
 3rd  Bernard Mahoney & John Finan  11pts
 4th  Martin Cunningham & Peter Carr  8pts

 

Group E
 1st  Robert Kelly & Derek Gray  14pts
 2nd  Anthony Skeffington & John McHugh  13pts
 3rd  Peter McDonnell & Kevin Fox  11pts
 4th  Kevin Henry & Kenneth Henry  7pts

 

Group F
 1st  Colm Loftus & Tommy Conlon  18pts
 2nd  Michael Kivlehan & Michael Keane  12pts
 3rd  Leo McNally & Johnny Martyn  12pts
 4th  Joe  Tuffy & Padraic Tuffy  6pts

 

Group G
 1st  Colm Martyn & Frank Hannon  14pts
 2nd  Cathal O’Loughlin & Kyle Kane  11pts
 3rd  Alan Lillis & Alan Lillis  10pts
 4th  Michael O’Beirne & Francis O’Beirne  10pts

 

The remaining pairings in the groups advance to the Non Qualifiers Final.

Both finals will be played this coming Sunday, January 15th 2017 under a shot gun start scheduled for 10:30am sharp. The draw for both finals is available on the BRS alongside your allocated tee box as well as on our Facebook page. The draw is also listed below.

Please ensure you are on your allocated tee box and ready to play BEFORE 10:30am.

The final will be played over 18 holes and the Winter League course layout will be in play.  Players MUST play the Winter League course in order from their allocated tee box. Please follow as per the scorecard.  Best of luck to all competitors.

Qualifiers Final Draw
 Tee  Names
 2   Colm Brennan / Ciaran Duffy & Anthony Skeffington / John McHugh
 3   John Rainey / Larry Culkin & Alan Lillis / Alan Lillis
 4   Joe Hussey / Darragh Loftus & Bernard Mahoney / John Finan
 5   Paul Keaveney / Philip Gallagher & Kevin Henry / Kenneth Henry
 6   Michael O’Beirne / Francis O Beirne & Michael Kivlehan / Michael Keane
 8   Robbie Kelly / Derek Gray & Martin Cunningham / Peter Carr
 9   Martin Farrell / Conn Hegarty & Gerry Kilbride / Patsy Gallagher
 10   Eamonn Mc Caffery / Trevor Johnson & Cathal O Loughlan / Kyle Kane
 11   Micky Mc Tiernan / Mick Walsh & Niall Kerins / Vincent Dwyer
 12   Leo Mc Nally / Johnny  Martyn & Colm Loftus / Tommy Conlon
 15   Colm Kilbride /Jim Coyne & Paul Byrne /Martin Ruane
 16   Peter Mc Donnell / Kevin Fox & Joe Tuffy / Padraig Tuffy
 17   Joe Hanney / Robbie Henneberry & Colm Martyn / Frank Hannon
 18   Pat Mc Manus / Conor Mc Manus & Dessie Timbs / David Lindsay

 

Non Qualifiers Final Draw
 Tee  Names
 1   Leo Logan / John O Donoghue & Mick Phelan / Colin Foran
 1B   Eddie Rushe / Tommy Basquille & Stephen English /Jimmy Glynn
 3B   Declan Mc Cabe / Jim Owens & Shane Mc Donald / Conor McNulty
 6B   Kevin Mulcahy / Kevin Burke & Brian Harte / Philip Little
 7   Michael Kelly / Kieran Staed & David Leonard / Padraic Mc Manus
 7B   Peter Kavanagh / Liam Kavanagh & Gerry Fox / David Connolly
 8B   Cyril O’Hara / Jim Kenaghan & Tristan Probst / Ciaran Henry
10B   John Flynn / Sean McGowan & Tony Quigley / Stephen Quigley
 12B   Michael Henry / Brian Henry & Tommy O’Connor / Brendan O’Mahoney
 13   Norman Ashe / Eamonn Conboy & Mick Fitzpatrick / D Keaveney
 14   Neil McNasser / Adrian McGowan & Shay O’Dowd / Fintan Monaghan

The letter “B” on the allocated teebox denotes that the fourball will tee off second.

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League Presentation

The presentation of prizes for this year’s Strandhill Lodge & Suites Men’s Winter League will take place after the completion of the 18 hole final this coming Sunday. The presentation will commence at 5:30pm and we ask that ALL prize winners please attend on the day to collect their prizes.

The Men’s Committee at Strandhill Golf Club would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere gratitude to Damian & Mary Henry for their generous sponsorship of this and previous years competitions.

This Week’s Fixtures

Friday January 13th 2017
Friday 15 Hole Open Stableford

Saturday January 14th 2017
15 Hole Club Stableford – White Tees

Sunday January 15th 2017
Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League 18 Hole Final

Mixed League Competition

By popular demand we are running a New Mixed league Sunday Competition over five Sundays starting Sunday 29th January and finishing Sunday 12th March 2017.

The competition will be played over five Sunday’s and will be a 12 hole, four ball better ball  stableford competition. Players will play off 90% of the players current GUI/ILGU handicap allowance.

The ladies will play from the red tees while the men will play from the whites. The cost for entry into the competition will be €20 per person (€40 per team). The dates for the competition are January 29th, February 5th, February 26th, and March 5th with the 18 hole final scheduled for Sunday March 12th.

If you are interested in entering, please put enter your name on the sheets provided in the ladies and gents locker rooms as soon as possible to facilitate the draw.

Teams will be selected by open draw which will take place on or about Sunday 22nd January 2017.

We would appreciate and encourage as many members as possible to play in this new competition and to enjoy the social aspect as much as the golf.

Men’s Senior’s

January Senior’s Open

January’s 15 Hole Open Stableford Competition was won by Eugene Gilligan with a score of 39 points. Eugene scored a total of seven pars over his round with five on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six as well as adding birdies on the par four fourth and par four sixth holes to claim top spot with 39 points.

Second place was taken by Vincent Melvin with a score of 37 points. Vincent scored two pars over his round on the 9th and eleventh holes as well as adding a birdie on the par three fourteenth hole to secure second place with a score of 37 points.

Third place was taken by Liam Thornton from Ballinrobe Golf Club, also with a score of 37 points. Liam scored a total of eight pars over the course of his round with six on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six to take third place with 37 points.

1st Eugene Gilligan (14) 39pts
2nd Vincent Melvin (20) 37pts
3rd Liam Thornton (15) 37pts

Ladies News

Ladies Junior Alliance

66 lady golfers representing 10 golf clubs played in the 15 hole Ladies Junior Alliance competition in the first of the 2017 Alliance dates of the calendar. The conditions were windy but lovely in Strandhill.

1st  Ann Carroll (Strandhill) 31pts
2nd  Gertrude Crummy (Strandhill) 30pts
3rd  Christine Tighe  (Strandhill) 29 pts
4th  Margaret Gerrity (Strandhill) 27 pts
5th  Margaret Rhatigan (Co. Sligo) 25 pts
6th  Virginia Curran  (Strandhill) 25 pts
7th  Mary Kennedy ( Tubbercurry) 25 pts
Back 8 Roisin O’Doherty ( Longford) 14 pts
Back 7 Anne Marie Flynn, (Longford) 15 pts
0-18 category Bernie Gillespie (Bundoran) 28 pts

Gross Stephanie Conlon, (Strandhill) 12pts