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Saturday 19 April 2014

ON the FAIR WAYS

Coollattin Golf Club

Last Sunday's Christmas competition was won by Noel Byrne (15), Luke Byrne (16), Paul Tyrell (16) and James Harte (12) with a score of 70 points.

Well done to Paul Tyrell who had hole in one on the 16th hole. His playing partner and fellow Tinahely man, James Harte had a birdie on the same hole.

The nine points gained here certainly smartened up their card. Runners up with 67 points were J.J. Doyle (9), David Orr (9), Tony Moran (21) and Tom Hassett (25). Third place went to Martin Kirwan (14), Dave Coates (18), Aidan Travers (23) and Shane Byrne (16) who comined for a score of 63 points.

Friday's Disciples have their second outing on Friday of this week. On this occasion it is a 13 hole team event. The competition is open to all and the entry fee is 5 euro for members and 10 euro for visitors.

The first outing for this illustrious group takes place to Macreddin on December 14th. Our January outing will take place to Killerig.

Anybody thinking of buying a Christmas gift for a golfing friend could do worse than buy a Coollattin Voucher. These vouchers can be redeemed in the pro shop, in the bar, in the restaurant, for green fees or towards a 2013 membership sub. They are on sale in the bar and in the pro shop and are available in any multiple of €10.

Baltinglass Golf Club

Week 5 in the Winter League didn't see much movement at the top of the Leader board; Liam Molloy reaffirmed his lead getting an extra eight points. Bryan Kilcoyne got nine points to narrow the gap to eight points and David Whelan is keeping in touch a further two points behind Bryan with two weeks to go.

Results - 1st: Seamus Kavanagh (15) 23pts; 2nd :Michael Kavanagh (15) 22pts; 3rd: Austin Kealy (16) 22pts.

Next weeks domestic cuts are Seamus Kavanagh -2, Ned Cremin, Austin Kealy and Gerry Barnes -1. After week five the Winter League Leader board is as follows 1st: Liam Molloy 65pts; 2nd: Bryan Kilcoyne 57pts; 3rd: David Whelan 55pts; 4th: Tom Byrne 54pts; 5th: Hugh Doyle and Sean O'Connor 51pts; 6th: Martin Hennessy 50pts. On Thursday evening last the Ladies held their AGM. The following were elected to the committee for 2013. Captain: Linda Kennedy; President: Mary Ross; Vice Captain: Maria Walshe; Section Secretary: Mai Quaid; Competitions Secretary: Marie Byrne; Section Rep to Club Committee: Mary Ross; Committee: Bernie Hennessy, Patricia Foley, Mary McDonagh and Genevieve Doyle.

Ladies Results - Hamper week 2 - 1st: Marie Byrne 33pts; 2nd: Mary Whelan 30pts; 3rd: Mary Gorry 30pts.

Sunday 14 holes - 1st: Joanne Daly 28pts; 2nd: Margo Doyle 28pts. Hamper week 3 - 1st: Lill Kelly 29pts; 2nd: Bernie Kilcoyne 29pts; 3rd: Karen McGowan 29pts.

Upcoming events - Saturday 1st, Sunday 2nd - Winter League week 6; Sunday 2nd Mass for our deceased members at 5.15pm.

Sunday 2nd Club AGM at 6pm.

The Bridge Hotel Golf Society

The winner of the competition last week that was played at Ballymoney Golf Club was John Gilbert with 37pts. Class 1: Charlie Keppel 35pts; Class 2: Thomas Halpin 31pts. Nearest the pin: John Gilbert 17ft. Front 9: Fintan O'Connor 19pts. Back 9: Stewert 16pts.

Next week's competition takes place at Arklow Golf Club with tee off at 9.30am.

Djouce Golf Club

Mens Turkey 18th - 1st: L. Brady; 2nd: J. Nathan; 3rd: P. O'Brien. Turkey 25th - 1st: E. Harkin; 2nd: N. Smyth; 3rd: J. Murray. Ladies - 17th November - Hole Stableford - 1st: Sylvia Brennan 17pts (18).

Kilcoole Golf Club

Wednesday November 21 Division 1 - 1st: Joan Donnelly 18 H'cap, 21 points; 2nd: Stasia Rowe 20 H'cap, 16 points.

Division 2 - 1st: Deirdre Gill 31 H'cap, 16 points; 2nd: Yvonne O'Doherty 34 H'cap, 15 points; 3rd: Francis McGuckian 31 H'cap, 15 points.

Ssturday November 24 - 1st: Pat Adam 33 H'cap, 20 points; 2nd: Margaret Walsh 20 H'cap, 14 points.

Sunday November 25 - 1st: Bernadette McGowan 26 H'cap, 18 points; 2nd: Toni Murray 35 H'cap, 16 points.

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