Matthews of Clones

The ever popular Matthews of Clones competition will commence on Friday 25th of September and conclude on Sunday 4th of October to allow everyone every opportunity of winning the wonderful prizes (1st, 2nd and 3rd for both ladies and gents) generously sponsored by Eugene and Mary McCaughey of Matthews of Clones. Entry fee €8 and €5 to repeat. Presentation on Monday 12th October at the Alpha Bet. This is for members only. This is the 24th consecutive year that Matthews of Clones have supported Clones Golf Club and we are extremely grateful to them.


The 3 T’s

The regional “Turning The Tide against suicide” (3T’s) competition was played last Wednesday at The Slieve Russell. Captain Gerry Traynor, Lady Captain Rosita McCabe, the ladies club winner Veronica McGorman and representing the men’s club Paul Jenkins gave a very good account of themselves in the fourball better ball format and finished 2nd overall earning themselves a trip to The K Club !! Fabulous result well done to everyone who played in the Clones qualifiers, raising funds and awareness of this charity.

Matchplay Update

Kathleen Leonard beat Roberta Hamilton in the final of the Junior Cup last week in the face of Roberta holding the match flat for the front 9. Well done Kathleen! Roisin Kerr, despite giving 10 shots to Irene Rooney in the final of the Rose Bowl claimed victory. Irene admitted she missed a few drives but was delighted to make the final after such a long absence from the fairways. In the Barry McGuigan Cup, Vera Tighe beat Roisin Kerr 3&2 and now plays Irene Rooney in the final and with only 3 shots being conceded in this match it should be very exciting!

Ladies Stableford

Last week’s stableford attracted just two sections and Brid Finlay claimed Section A (0-23) with 31 points on a countback from Geraldine Fitzpatrick. Kathleen Leonard won Section B (24-36) with 27 points. Kathleen is going to need a removal van to take all her prizes home from the presentation night! The last counting competition this year, for handicap purposes this year is on Thursday 17th of September.

Nathan Carter Concert

There will be a sit down concert to be held at The Hotel Kilmore on Sunday 25th of October (don’t worry Bank Holiday weekend!) tickets are €25.00 each and can be purchased from Lipton’s of Clones, Matthews of Clones, Gerry Traynor’s shop Ballybay, The Kilmore and Clones Golf Club. There will be a guest appearance by Niamh McGlinchey then NATHAN CARTER will entertain. Doors open at 7pm show starts at 8pm. Please get your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Alpha Bet

The letters drawn on 7th September were BRSX and no won chose them so the jackpot now stands at 2,300. The 5 lucky dippers were Frankie Dolan Clonfad, Frankie Dolan Clonfad (lucky!!) D McDermott C/O Papa Joe’s, Genie McCaughey Clones and Geraldine Whyte Newtownbutler Road. Well done to them!