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Weekly Notes - w/e 4th February, 2018

Monday February 05, 2018


Men’s Section

Choose Your Partner - Week

Not every player likes Foursomes but the new competition is capturing the imagination of a lot of players and over 50 pairs played in the Scotch Foursomes last week which was Week 3 of the Choose Your Partner competition. The weather was good and the scoring was also good and Liam Flynn and Ollie Fitzpatrick indicated their intention to make it into the top 40 for the Final when they scored a very creditable 31 for the 12 holes and of the 44 players who have scored points after three rounds, Liam Flynn is the only player thus far to have scored in all three rounds and in accordance with the name of the competition - Choose Your Partner -  Liam has played and scored with different partners so I can imagine his phone will be buzzing in the remaining weeks. In second place was Emmet Corcoran with Anthony O’Dwyer with a score of 30, both of whom both receive 7 points and Emmet is another player who has scored points with different partners. Third on 29 was Kevin Corry with Billy Bergin receiving 5 points. Fourth, also on 29 was Alan Shiels with Thomas Crotty and fifth with a score of 28 was Richard Brannigan with Michael McArdle who receive 2 points each. There were nine pairs with a score of 27 and each player receives one point.

Results - Round 2

1st           Liam Flynn & Ollie Fitzpatrick                       31

2nd          Emmet Corcoran & Anthony O’Dwyer    30

3rd          Kevin Corry & Billy Bergin                              29

4th          Alan Shiels & Thomas Crotty                        29

5TH         Richard Brannigan & Michael McArdle     28

6TH         Pat O’Connor & Tom Flood                           27

Leaders after three rounds of the competitions are:

Liam Flynn           13 pts

Denis Buckley    12 pts

Conal Murphy   12 pts

Ollie Fitzpatrick 11 pts

Paul Kelleher     11 pts

Paul McGee       11 pts

Rudolf Virdzek  11 pts

Up Next

Starting on Monday 5th February and continuing up to Sunday 11th February is Round three which is a 4Ball Better Ball Stableford competition. The Handicap allowance is 1/3 of the individual handicap.

NOTE: For the time of the year and the amount of rain that we’ve had the greens are in very good condition but every ball that hits a green makes a plug guys, please repair your plug marks.


Membership Renewals

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 seventeenth draw in our Weekly Club Fundraising Lotto took place last Saturday 3rd February in the Clubhouse.  The numbers drawn were 01, 02, 04 and 23. There was no jackpot winner and there were two matched three winners each receiving €50.

Jackpot is now at €5,000 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 27th & Wed 30th Jan - 12 Hole - 3 Person Scramble

1st. Katherine Morrissey, Helen O’Donoghue & Ciara O’Donoghue 45.6


Sat. 3rd Feb & Wed 7th Feb - 12 Hole Weekly Competition

Draws on Wed are at 9 to 9.15am - 10 to 10.15am & 11 to 11.15am

There is also a provision for a draw at 1.30pm (if anyone requires it, please contact

Jane, Competition Secretary.

Spring League. - Sponsored by Red Nose Wine.

12 Teams, 44 Ladies are taking part in the Spring League this year. It’s great to see some of the

ladies getting their cards in, despite weather conditions. It’s important that each player “support

their team” and play as soon as possible so that the 1st round can be completed by Feb 27th,

weather permitting. Look up who is on your team, from the selection on the notice board.


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 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!! This is the first of our Social Nights in the golf club.

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