The ever popular Eclectic card for over 55’s has started and you can play on either Tuesday or Wednesday. It’s over 14 holes (don’t want to overdo it eh?) entry fee €5. Presentation evening 7th December.
Everyone at Clones Golf Club wishes Captain Tommy O’Harte and his fiancée Roxy every happiness in their future life together as they are to be married on November 8th
We are now well into week 4 of the ladies 9 hole “old course”Winter League and week 2 attracted 69 entries and despite the most inclement of weather in week 3 there were still 49 entries! Well done ladies. The results after week 2 are as follows: 1st Team 3 with 104 with scores from Geraldine Igoe 20, Elaine Hamilton 20 and Helen Connolly 16. 2nd Team 5 103 with scores from Mary Trant 19, Ann Keating 19 and Theresa Fitzpatrick 16. In 3rd are Team 6 with 102 scores from Geraldine Fitzpatrick 16 Mary O’Toole 14 and Nuala Browne 17, Team 2 are 4th with 99 with scores from Doli Maguire 16 Veronica McGorman 16 and Teresa Hanawin 19. Team 4 are in 5th place with 91 and scores came from Lynn Whelan 17, Vera Tighe 15 and Kathleen Leonard 12 in 6th place are Team 1 with 81 with scores from Anne McCarthy 16, Una McCarra 16 and Brid Finlay 13. Well done ladies it’s tight at the top and it’s still all to play for!
The defending champions John Copus and Lynn Whelan triumphed again winning the final of the Mixed Matchplay on Sunday against mother and son combination Ursula and Aran Dowds. Lynn credited their win to her trusty partner John who managed to always get them back on track if Lynn put them in any trouble. As a certain Mr. Connolly said “isn’t that why men are here? to clean up after the ladies?!” Congratulations to John and Lynn and commiserations to Aran and Ursula.
Congratulations to Paul Jenkins who beat Shane McNaughton in the final of the Members’ Cup matchplay over the weekend! The new fitness regime is really paying off!
Anyone interested in playing Texas Hold ‘Em is welcome to come along to the clubhouse on Saturday 12th of November at 9.00 pm for a rootin’ tootin’ evening of fun! €20 buy in with re-buy and add on available. Visitors and beginners welcome as there will be a full introduction to the game to get you up to speed. See ya there pardners!
The letters drawn on Monday 24th of October were VIZE and there were no winners of the 7,900 jackpot which now rolls over to a massive 8,000! The 5 lucky dippers each winning 20 were Mary McCabe Scotshouse, Harry Connolly Skule Inn, Pat King Lisnaskea, David McCague Clones and Michelle Maguire ABP. Well done to them! Tickets one euro or one pound each and you win in corresponding currency. The monthly sellers prize of €100 went to Phil McChrystal.
A 3 Person Team event will take place this coming Bank Holiday weekend, commencing on Saturday the 29th and concluding on Monday the 31st. Any combination.
When you see the “placing through the green” notice in the locker room, please note that this does NOT include hazards! Person spotted placing a ball in the stream across the front of the first! Read the rules!
A certain lady has decided to escape the country for a while as she can’t face her fiftieth birthday! So who is missing?? Anyway happy Hawaii birthday, you don’t look it!!