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Weekly Notes - w/e 29th April, 2018

Monday April 30, 2018


Men’s Results

Barlo Motors Open 4Ball

The Barlo Motors sponsored open 4ball was played over the weekend and while the underfoot going was very tough on the legs and no run on the ball the scoring was exceptional for the conditions and winning by just one shot from the chasing pack was John Byrne (15) and Kevin Keating (12) who had 46 stableford points with halves of 23. There was magnificent consistency in their dove tailing throughout the eighteen holes and without the handicaps being written on the scorecard it would be difficult to figure who was the low man of the pair. They started in a poor enough fashion with bogeys at the first two holes but then settled down to be level par for the rest of the first nine. A bogey on the 13th was immediately negated with a birdie on the signature hole and while another bogey was ceded to the 16th it was again immediately negated with a birdie on the 17th and they finished with a bogey for a one over par back nine for their 46 points. It was less clear cut who was going to be the runner up because there were three pairings on 45 points but the brothers Peter and Nigel Foran had a great 24 points on the back nine to scuttle the hopes of Tom Duggan and Edgar Lonergan and similarly Tom and Edgar scuttled the hopes of Tom O’Neill and Tony Norris when they shot 23 points on the back nine against 21 by Tom and Tony. All in all, a very good competition with great prizes on offer which are kindly sponsored by Barlo Motors, Clonmel and Thurles.

Results Barlo Motors Open 4Ball

1st            Kevin Keating (12) & John Byrne (15)      46pts

2nd           Peter Foran (10) & Nigel Foran (10)          45pts B9

3rd           Tom Duggan (3) & Edgar Lonergan (5)     45pts B9

4th           Tom O’Neill (9) & Tony Norris (12)            45ptsB9

Donoghmore Cup - Sponsored by O’Sullivan Insurances

The Donoghmore Cup qualifier was completed on Friday and the qualifying cut off point was 32 points but not all 32s got into the draw. The draw for the 1st round is now on the Notice Board and players are earnestly requested to complete their matches within the time limit as the committee are anxious to avoid having to toss a coin for unplayed matches.

Monday Evening Mixed

The Monday evening mixed starts on this Monday 30th April with partners arranged from 4.30 till 6 pm. This was a very successful evening outing last year which is kindly sponsored by John Joy and the craic afterwards in the Clubhouse is mighty

9 Hole Competition for Ladies & Gents

This is an opportunity for a Lady and a Gent to qualify for a Regional 9 Hole competition where the winners get the opportunity to play a Final where the winners get to Carnoustie, the home of the British Open this year. See the BRS for playing details.



On next Saturday evening presentations will take place for the recent following competitions: Members Prize / Camida 4Ball / Spring Medal and Barlo Open 4Ball. All prize winners are requested to be in attendance.

Competitions Computer

Members should get used to using the Competitions Computer because it will be used for as many competitions as possible from now on. Where members do not use the computer to enter their names and their scores it adds doubly to the work of the Card Checkers and can easily lead to a score being overlooked.  

Up Next

Sat & Sun                          May 5th & 6th                       Clonmel Oil Singles

Mon Bank Holiday             May7th                                Open Mixed 4Somes - BRS closed 10 until 12 for the 4Somes..…just arrive and you’ll find a partner

Sat & Sun                             May 12th & 13th                Allens of Clonmel 4Ball 

Sat & Sun                             May 19th & 20th                  ILGU - Munster Senior Ladies Championships (no men’s golf)

Monday                               May 21st                               9 Hole qualifier for Carnoustie - see Poster in Club


Thursday 26th April – 15 Hole Champagne Scramble

1st – Martin Hanton, Noel Morrissey, Declan Whyte             76pts L6

2nd – Alex Casey, Alex McDwyer, Tony Horne                    76pts

3rd – Pat Hanafin, Bob Greaney, Jimmy Ryan                       75pts

Next competition: Thursday 10th May.


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.

Those members paying by two instalments please note that the second instalment was due for payment by 30th April.

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-ninth draw in our Weekly Club Fundraising Lotto took place last Saturday 28th April in the Clubhouse.  The numbers drawn were 05, 15, 27 and 28. There was no jackpot winner and there was one matched three winner receiving €100.

Jackpot is now at €6,100 so be in to win!

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

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


Ladies Notes:


Sat 20th April & Wed 25th April. Sponsored by Allens, Clonmel.

1st. Gillian Hickey (36) 44pts

2nd Janice Keating (33) 40pts

Gross. Katherine Morrissey (11) 21 Gross



Sat 28th April & Wed 2nd May. Sponsored by O’Reilly’s Pharmacy, Clonmel

18 Hole S/F - Non-Qualifying - Category Prizes.

Opens Days:

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 now open on BRS or Phone 052/6124050

AIG Cups & Shields:

Congratulations to the Challenge Team, who defeated Fermoy in Lismore.

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.

Mixed Foursomes Competition Monday 7th May. (Bank Holiday)

There will be a mixed Foursomes Competition on Monday 7th Sept. Anyone who does not have a

partner may come up between 10am and 12pm and you will be allocated a partner.

AIG Senior Cup (Munster) 2018

Preparations are well under way for hosting the Munster Senior Cup. One of the highlights of the year it will be played over two days, May 19th and 20th May. There will be over 12 teams from all over Munster taking part in the competition. The best of Munster ladies will be in action.

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.

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,

Tel: +353 (0)52 612 40 50