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Weekly Notes - w/e 2nd April, 2018

Tuesday April 03, 2018


Men’s Results

Easter Hamper won by the Vice-Captain, Mr. Andrew Gartlan.

The Vice-Captain, Mr. Andrew Gartlan was the overall winner of the Easter Hampers competition played over Saturday and Sunday last when he was two points clear of a very large field of almost ninety players, curtailed slightly because of the frost on Sunday morning. Andrew, playing off of 15 handicap got off to a good start where he was level par for the first four holes having bogeyed the long second but he made up for this early slip by birdying the par three third. On the back nine he showed a great level of consistency where his long hitting made up for the soft underfoot conditions and he completed the back nine in four over par for his winning total of thirty-six points. Category one, for players up to nine handicap, was won by Dermot Maher off of a handicap of 1 with thirty points and Dermot is obviously back in form after his shoulder injury of last year. Category two, for players of handicaps 10 to 16, was won by TJ Lyons off of 10 handicap and category three, for players of 17 handicap and over was won by Noel Maher off of 19 handicap. The best on Saturday and Sunday was Toddy O’Brien and Ben Hearne respectively.

This was a very well supported competition and augers well for the future when the weather becomes a little bit more dependable. The Club is grateful to Dunnes Stores for their wonderful sponsorship.    

Results of Easter Hampers

Overall Winner                     Andrew Gartlan (15)       36pts

Cat 1                                      Dermot Maher (1)           30 pts L8

Cat 2                                      TJ Lyons (10)                      34 pts L8

Cat 3                                      Noel Maher (19)               33 pts

Best Saturday                        Toddy O’Brien (12)          34 pts

Best Sunday                           Ben Hearne (13)               26 pts

Up Next

Next weekend sees the real start of the golfing season when full 18 hole competitions commence and especially the Player of the Year (POY) competition which kicks off next Sunday with the Members Prize and follows on two weeks later with the Annerley Jewellers Spring Medal and then the Donoghmore Cup qualifier. In between the two POY competitions there is an open 4ball so the future looks very bright and competitive....please give us some dry warm weather!

Saturday                              April 7th                                 Club Singles until 2 PM as the Fred Daly competition is on at 2.30

Sunday                                 April 8th                                 Members Prize, Kindly sponsored by W.O. Morrissey, Architects. 1st Prize of €400. A Player of the Year competition (Membership or payment arrangements must be in place to be eligable to win any prize.)

Saturday                              April 14th                              Open 4Ball sponsored by Camida

Sunday                                 April 15th                              Scotch 4Somes...until 11.30 due to the Fred Daly competition

Saturday                              April 21st                               Spring Medal, sponsored by Annerley Jewellers. Player of the Year competition                                          

Sunday                                 April 22nd                              Donoghmore Cup qualifier, sponsored by John O’Sullivan Insurances. Player of the Year competition                               

Sat & Sun                             April 28th/29th                     Open 4Ball, sponsored by Barlo Motors Clonmel


On next Saturday evening at 4.30pm presentations will be made for the Choose Your Partner and Easter Hampers competitions. All winners are requested to be at the Club

Membership Renewals

Members subscriptions were 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.  Also, note that the Golfer’s Insurance is now €25 and not €27 as per your invoice. Early payment of subscriptions would be much appreciated.

As we look forward to our Members prize, kindly sponsored by W.O. Morrissey &Sons Architects and our first Player of the Year competition we remind members that membership or payment arrangements must be in place to be eligable to win any prize.  For your assistance the office is open this Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.



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.


Ladies Notes:


Sat. 24th March & Wed. 28th March. - 18 Hole Weekly Competition

1st. Ciara O’Donoghue (21) 37pts

2nd. Katherine Morrissey (11) 36pts

3rd. Gemma Murphy (11) 34pts

9 Hole Competition: 1st Mary J Kehoe

2nd Mary Burke


Sat. 31st March & Wed. 4th April. - Club Competition - 15 Hole S/F

Presentation of Prizes:

Presentation of outstanding prizes took place in the Club House on Wednesday afternoon.

Congratulations to all our winners:

Spring League: 1st Jeannie Ronan, Liz Barlow & Ciara O’Donoghue.

2nd Rosin Quinlivan, Anne Darmody, Rosa Gardiner & Christine Hickey.

Easter Hamper: 1st. Helen O’Donoghue (13) 48pts

2nd Gemma Murphy (13) 46pts

Gross: Deirdre Ronan. (12) 29pts

3rd Anne Darmody. (20) 46pts. c/b

Festive Prize: Katherine Morrissey. (11) 54pts

Open Days:

Sponsored by Camida Ltd. - Sat 14th April & Wednesday 18th April, 2018

This will be a 3 Ball Champagne Scramble, kindly sponsored by Camida Ltd. Booking now open on the BRS or Phone 052/6124050

Sponsored by Clinton’s of Clonmel. May, 9th, 2018

3 Person Rumble. “Waltz Format” kindly sponsored by Clinton’s of Clonmel.

Booking will be open 9th April or Phone 052/6124050

Minor Alliance:

Congratulations to Mary J Kehoe, Liz Barlow & Christine Hickey, who all took home prizes

in the recent Minor Alliance held at County Tipperary Golf Club (Dundrum)

The next Minor Alliance will be held in Clonmel Golf Club, on Monday 9th April.

Junior Alliance:

Congratulations to Our Clonmel Players who swept the boards on a wet West Waterford

Alliance, Chris O’Connor, Anne Darmody, Marie Molloy, Helen Doyle, Mary O’Dwyer &

Sheila O’Keeffe.

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

Mountain Road,

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