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Weekly Notes - w/e 15th April, 2018

Monday April 16, 2018


Men’s Results

Camida Open 4Ball - Winners Paul McGee & Brendan McCarthy

The Camida Open 4Ball was won by Paul McGee and Brendan McCarthy with a very good score of 41 points for the 16 holes played but they only just scraped through on the back nine from Donncha Doyle and Conal Murphy. Paul McGee (12) and Brendan McCarthy (13) played a brilliant round of golf and turned in one under par with 18 points - which might have been as much as 24 had the 5th and 6th holes been in play. On the back nine they continued where they left off by scoring a massive 23 points on the back nine which was just one over par and even the fierce wind, straight into their faces didn’t stop them parring the Index 1 long 13th.

In second place was Donncha Doyle (10) and Conal Murphy (17) and as stated above, they were only pipped by the better back nine of the winners. Level par for the first seven, with Murphy especially showing that he can play golf just as well as cards, they scored 20 points. They slipped a little on the back nine, especially the Index 1 where they had a double bogey but finished strongly to amass a further 21 points to finish level on points with the winners.

In third place was Brian McLean (5) with Tony Norris (13) who were level for the seven holes in play on the front nine and played brilliantly in the conditions to complete the back nine, also in level par for a total of 40 points but just holding on to third spot because of the level par back nine.

Apologies to all players on the day for the confusion which arose over the handicap allowance which was 0.8 of the handicap and not 0.89 as stated on the Entry Sheet. This lead players to believe that their score was a point or two better (depending on handicaps) but after the competition all cards were adjusted to the correct handicap allowance.  

The Club is indebted to Camida Chemical Clonmel, for their sponsorship.

Due to a very wet Sunday morning the Club Scotch 4Somes was cancelled.

Results of Camida Open 4Ball

1st           Paul McGee (12) & Brendan McCarthy (13)          41 pts B9

2nd          Donncha Doyle (10) & Conal Murphy (17)              41 pts

3rd          Brian McClean (5) & Tony Norris (13)                       40pts B9

Golfer of the Year (GOY)

Next Saturday sees the annual playing of the Spring Medal - sponsored by Annerley Jewellers. This is Round 2 of the POY. The POY consists of 10 separate singles competitions, some Stableford and some Medal and this year the points system is based on the Competition Standard Scratch (CSS).

Our thanks to Patsy O’Keeffe, former Captain of the Club, who looked after the POY for the past several years.

Up Next

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. Note that the Donoghmore Cup qualifier can also be played on any day through to the following Friday                               

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


A word of congratulations to our winning JB Carr Team who, under the Management of Tom Renehan, had a narrow but important win over near neighbours Cahir Park. It would be improper to pick out an individual partnership in the match, suffice to say that all ten players were worthy of their place on the day.


Thursday 12th April – 13h Champagne Scramble

1st – Paddy Kenrick, Brendan McGuinness, Patsy Cunningham 68pts

2nd – Pat Hanafin, Richie Power, John Brady – 67pts

3rd – Liam Flynn, Tom Flood, Billy Doyle – 66pts

Next competition: Thursday 26th April.


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.



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.



Play Carrick, Cahir and Clonmel for €60.  Tickets available at all clubs.  Great present for the golf enthusiast in your life.





The twenty-seventh draw in our Weekly Club Fundraising Lotto took place last Saturday 14th April in the Clubhouse.  The numbers drawn were 01, 14, 16 and 25. There was no jackpot winner and there was one matched three winner receiving €100.

Jackpot is now at €5,900 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.

The Lotto Draw will now take place at 5.00pm each Saturday.


Ladies Notes:


Sun 8th & Wed 11th April - 15 Hole Competition Sponsored by Stephanie Moore Beauty Clinic

1st. Deirdre Ronan. (12) 30pts. c/b

2nd. Helen O’Donoghue. (13). 30pts

3rd Christine Hickey. (36). 29pts

4th. Liz Barlow. (31) 28pts


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

3 Ball Champagne Scramble, kindly sponsored by Camida.

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

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

Booking now open on BRS or Phone 052/6124050

Sponsored by Danone. May 13th, 2018

18 Hole Singles Competition, kindly sponsored by Danone

Tee Times: 11am to 5pm.

Booking will be open on the BRS from 13th April or Phone 052/6124050

AIG Cups & Shields:

Congratulations to our Challenge Cup Team who were victorious today, against Harbour

Point in the Gold Coast and our Minor Cup Team against Thurles in Cahir.

Monday Evening Mixed Competition:

The Monday evening mixed Competition will be starting on the 30th April. There was a

great turnout for this Competition last year. 9 Hole Mixed Champagne Scramble. Tee

Times 4.30pm to 6pm.

Club Classic:

Our Annual Club Classic will take place this year on the June Bank Holiday Weekend from

Thursday 31st May to Sunday 3rd May. Great prizes for this event. There will be a Prize for

Ladies, Mixed Team and Junior Team.

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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