Lady Captain Rosita McCabe hosted her weekend away with the ladies club at Hodson Bay, Athlone last weekend and everyone had a great time. The rain stayed away for the golf which was won by Roisin Kerr, 2nd Teresa Hanawin and 3rd Veronica McGorman.
The letters drawn on 4th of May were NOXY and there were no winners of the 4,400 jackpot now standing at 4,500. The 5 luck dippers each winning 20 were Catherine Connolly Connons, Kitty Cassidy Clones, John Gillece Lisnaskea, Basil Wiggins C/O Nat Doonan and Barney Trant Clones. Well done to them.
The Eugene McDonald Memorial Trophy takes place this weekend, Saturday/Sunday 9th/10th May. This is a single stroke GOY. Time Sheet in operation, you may contact the Clubhouse at (047) 56017. Please note that the Eire Og Classic is on Saturday so time sheet booking, as ever is essential.
Ladies beginners’ golf starts on Tuesday 12th May and will continue for 6 weeks at 7.00pm. Wear suitable trousers/shorts (no jeans please) and trainers. Clubs, balls etc will be provided. Fee €3 per week to cover prizes. Our lady members will spend time with new ladies showing them the basics on the course. So ladies come and see if you like it!
Thursday 7th May is a stableford competition for the ladies with prizes sponsored by Celesta McKiernan, Catherine Farrell and the Club.
The ladies compete in the fundraiser for Turning The Tide against suicide (The 3 T’s) Sunday May 10th and Thursday 14th May with prizes sponsored by Nuala Browne, Roberta Hamilton and Paula Jenkins.
Maureen Lynch 9 Holer
Congratulations to Helen Connolly who claimed week 2 of the 9 holer with 19 points. Celesta McKiernan won the seniors prize with 18 points. Remember ladies you can play this alongside any 18 hole competition or just do the 9 holes if you wish. €1 in the bottom drawer.
Well done to Elaine Hamilton who won Section A 0-23 with a nett 74 and Teresa Hanawin Section B with a nett 72.
Our Annual Golf Club Classic takes place at the end of this month, it commences on Friday 29th and concludes on Sunday 31st. As this is one of the main fundraising events in our fundraising
calendar, members are asked to please support. Raffle tickets are also on sale for a number of valuable prizes, the draw will take on the Sunday night in conjunction with the Presentation of Prizes.
The Winners of the April Monthly Medal Competition are as follows,
1st Shane McNaughten (66 net)
2nd Joe McCann (67 net)
Gross Alex Hamilton
Congratulations to all the Winners.
The letters drawn on the 27th of April were BICZ and there were no winners of the 4,300 jackpot now standing at 4,400. The 5 lucky dippers each winning 20 were Jimmy Maguire Newtownbutler, Gerry Brady Cootehill, Gaby Kerr Ballybay, Dara Igoe Cootehill and Gerry Brady Cootehill (twice that’s nice!). Well done to them!
May Bank Holiday OPEN weekend from Friday 1st May through to Bank Holiday Monday 4th May is OPEN for Ladies and Gents and there will be prizes for both genders. Fee €15 for visitors and for members €8 and €5 to repeat. This is an 18 hole single stableford. Play as often as you like! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Ladies and 1st, 2nd and 3rd gents. Timesheet in operation Tel: 047 56017. Presentation of prizes Monday 11th of May at 9pm at Alpha Bet