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Weekly Notes - w/e 28th January, 2018

Monday January 29, 2018


Men’s Section

Choose Your Partner - Week 2

While the weather and the course continue to be the main topic of most conversations, Choose Your Partner, the new competition, is fast beginning to upstage the weather and course conversations especially after this second week of the competition where a very large entry for the week and weekend saw exceptional scoring by a number of partnerships with at least three such partnerships being under par for the 12 holes. At 2 under par and with a winning score of 34 pts was the partnership of Paul McGee and Paul Kelleher who are quickly becoming ‘the pair to beat’ in 4ball competition. In the conditions that prevailed on Sunday, a good strong breeze, occasional rain and absolutely no run on the ball this was a fantastic score. Their score however was bettered but unfortunately the pair involved in the better score did not comply with all of the competition rules and hopefully they’ll return to shoot a good score next week.

The competition as set up is played in 4ball format but it is a singles competition with the leading 40 players, plus equals, to qualify for the Final, and there are already signs of who will be up there at the conclusion of the weekly 4balls, i.e., both Conal Murphy and Denis Buckley sit proudly on top of the leader board having scored in both competitions thus far...... but there’s a long way to go!

Results - Round 2

1st           Paul McGee & Paul Kelleher                        34pts

2nd          Denis Buckley & Conal Murphy                   33pts L6

3rd           Sean Callaghan & Toddy O’Brien                33pts L6

4th           Richie Power & Sean Leavy                          33pts

5TH          Liam Flynn & Jim Butler                              32pts L6

6TH          Tom Byrne & Paddy Keane                          32pts

Leaders after two rounds of the competitions are:

Conal Murphy                    12pts

Denis Buckley                    12pts

Andrew Gartlan                 10pts

Rudolf Virdzek                  10pts

Paul McGee                       10pts

Paul Kelleher                     10pts

Up Next

Starting on Monday 29th January and continuing up to Sunday 4th February is Round three which is a Scotch 4-Somes competition. The Handicap allowance is 1/3 of the combined handicaps and after the calculation of the 1/3 the result should be rounded upwards or downwards as in e.g., 6 & 2/3 = 7 shots or 9 & 1/3 = 9 shots     

Note: All competitors are again reminded that the scorecard must contain the name of the competition, the date, the handicap(s) and make sure that the card is signed and marked.

Membership Renewals

Green fee tickets available to members who pay their subscription in full by this Wednesday 31st January, 2018 (as specified on the invoice).


Members subscriptions are due by 28th February.  Subscriptions can be paid upfront, by standing order payments or directly to our bank account as listed on the invoices.  Please contact the office for standing order forms or for any other enquiries in relation to membership renewals.  Early payment of subscriptions would be much appreciated.



Join Clonmel Golf Club now as a full paid up member for €450 up to 31st December, 2018. Group offers available. Free trial round available prior to joining, by prior arrangement.  This offer is open to new members and past members who have not renewed their membership within the last 7 years.  GUI & ILGU fees not included. Terms and conditions apply so for full details please contact Aine at the office on 052-6124050 or download an application form from our website



Book your New Year Golf Society Outing now for 2018.  If you have a date in mind, please contact the office on 052-6124050 and we will do our best to accommodate your group at very competitive rates.



The sixteenth draw in our Weekly Club Fundraising Lotto took place last Saturday 27th January in the Clubhouse.  The numbers drawn were 09, 10, 18 and 21. There was no jackpot winner and there were two matched three winners each receiving €50.

Jackpot is now at €4,900 so be in to win!

Thanks again to everybody who supported it by buying and selling tickets.              

Annual Lotto payments are now due for renewal.

For the Winter Months Lotto Draw will take place at 4.15pm each Saturday.


Ladies Notes:


Sat. 20th & Wed. 24th January.

1st Liz Barlow. (30). 26points


Sat. 27th & Wed 31st

3-person Scramble. - Draw at 10am and 11am

Spring League. - Sponsored by Red Nose Wine.

The Spring League starts on Sat 27th and can be played with the weekly Competition. The teams

are now up in the Locker Room. Entry Fee €10

Easter Hamper:

The Easter Hamper will commence on the Feb,17th and will finish on March, 25th

15 Hole Competition:

The 15 Hole Competition will be held on the 10th, 14th, 17th, & 21st March weather permitting.

Table Quiz:

Fancy a fun night out? Join us for our fundraising table quiz at Clonmel Golf Club on Feb

23rd 8pm. "Putt" your general knowledge to the test and for all you high handicappers for

once it is the highest score that wins!!

Senior Cup:

We are delighted to be hosting the I.L.G.U. Ladies Senior Cup (Munster) on 19th/20th May.

The best of Munster Ladies Golf will in action.

Diary Dates:

Lady Captains Day: Saturday 23rd June, 2018

President Prize to the Ladies: Sat 30th June & Wed 4th July.

Lady Vice Captains Day: Sat 1st Sept & Wed 5th Sept.

Ladies Day: Sunday 23rd September.

Full Fixture List for 2018 is now up in the Locker Room

Mountain Road,

Tel: +353 (0)52 612 40 50