Congratulations to Team 2 who pipped Team 1 by just 1 point to win this year’s Spring League. The Team were Rosita McCabe (Team Captain) Brid Finlay, Irene Rooney, Kathleen McCabe Gibbons, Mary O’Toole, Noirin McKenna and Sheila Mulligan. In 2nd spot were Lady Captain Collette McCahery, Doli Maguire (Team captain) Irene McConkey, Joy Cassidy, Maureen Lynch and Roberta Hamilton. The weekly “best score” winners were Lady Captain Collette, Brid Finlay, Joy Cassidy, Bridie Kennan, Teresa Hanawin and Roberta Hamilton. Thank you to everyone who played and to Roberta for all the hard work in organising, marking cards, updated score sheets and the wonderful idea of dropping the best score and the worst scoring weeks which resulted in such an exciting finish!
Ladies Spring League
It’s the last week of the Ladies 9 Hole Spring League and the scores are being kept under wraps until the end! The worst weekly score and the best weekly score for each team will be discarded so it could prove to be an exciting result. The ladies with the best individual weekly scores are: Week 1 Lady Captain Collette McCahery 18, week 2 Brid Finlay 19, week 3 Joy Cassidy 20, week 4 Bridie Keenan 20 and week 5 Teresa Hanawin 18. Who will claim week 6 ??
The 14 hole eclectic will run until 24th March when our first 18 hole competition concludes. Only €1 to play.
Ladies First 18 Holer
The first 18 holer of the season starts on Thursday 21st of March and concludes on Sunday 24th March.
Ladies week 4 is underway and no more scores will be posted until the end of week 6! That will keep everyone guessing as the best weekly score and the worst weekly score will be discounted. Well done to Joy Cassidy who won the best score of the week for week 3 with 20 points.
The Spring League is now in its second week and runs alongside the Drive In competition to honour Lady Captain Collette McCahery who will drive in on Saturday 23rd of February at 5pm, for which there will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes. Congratulations to Lady Captain Collette who beat Rosita McCabe on a countback for the week 1 prize for the best score.
Ladies 14 Hole Eclectic
Please read the notice on the locker room this will start this weekend to encourage you to start playing the 14 holes. €1 to play.
Ladies get your names down for the Spring League which starts on the 3rd of February 9 hole stableford repeater €3 a play. Best 3 scores from the team each week. The worst and best week’s scores will be discarded. There will also be a 14 hole eclectic €1 a play to get us out yonder and build up the stamina ready for the 18 holers!
We are now into week 3 of the Spring and it is still very close with Team 2 (Eileen Kerr) just easing into 1st place on 101, Team 1 (Doli Maguire) are 2nd with 99, Team 3 (Geraldine Fitzpatrick) are 3rd with 98 and Team 4 (Catherine Farrell) are 4th with 93. Well done everyone!
Eclectic 14 Holes
The Eclectic started Sunday 18th February. One euro and put your best scores up on the notice board. This is to encourage the playing of 14 holes to get us built up to the 18 which starts in March.
The Ladies Spring League started on Sunday last the teams have been drawn. Team Captains please keep your teams informed especially those not on WhatsApp. We are also running a 9 hole competition to honour the new Lady Captain fee €3 from Sunday last until Saturday 17th of February which is Drive In day. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
The annual handicap review is now complete and the new handicaps for 2018 are listed in the locker room. The Spring League will commence in February (weather permitting!) although a few committed ladies have been out already. Once again thank you to our wonderful green keepers Finbar and Hugh John. Just a wee reminder please replace divots and mend pitch marks on the greens. Thank you!
The Spring League will start soon and we will let you know when the list will be put in the locker room if you wish to participate.
Dates for the Calendar
Lady Captain’s weekend away will be 20th to 22nd of April 2018 and Lady Captain’s Day will be on Saturday 28th July 2018.
Huge congratulations to Team 5 captained by Brid Finlay for their massive win by a clear 18 points. The team of Brid, Teresa Fitzpatrick, Joy Cassidy, Roberta Hamilton and Doli Maguire did themselves proud! With some fabulous scores particularly from Brid Finlay, Roberta Hamilton and Doli Maguire. In 2nd place were Team 4 with 327 captained by the Lady Captain Teresa Hanawin along with Celesta McKiernan, Elaine Hamilton, Bridie Keenan and Ann Wrafter. Again notable scores from Elaine and Lady Captain Teresa. 3rd were Team 1 with 324 Mary O’Toole team captain, Rosita McCabe, Noeleen McCague, Noirin McKenna, Kathleen McCabe Gibbons and Marion Foy. The star player in this team was Noeleen. Team 3 were 4th and Team 2 were 5th. Lady Captain Teresa would like to thank everyone who played and hopes it will benefit your summer golf keeping everyone swinging in the “down season”. Presentation night to be arranged shortly.