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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

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