On the fairways
Competition results - Sunday, January 6: 18 Holes Singles - 1st: J Thorpe (17) 38 pts; 2nd: H Lush (25) 35 pts.
Tuesday January 8: Team event - 1st: M O'Sullivan (30), B Barker (22), L Lowe (33) 28 pts.
Thursday January 10: 9 Holes Singles - 1st: J Thorpe (17) 21pts; 2nd: E Holmes (31) 17pts; 3rd: L Byrne (21) 17pts; 4th: M Hogan (31) 17pts.
Baltinglass Golf Club
Two person team event Saturday 12 January - Winners: John Reynolds (18) and Tony Delaney (20) 48pts; 2nd: Peter Byrne (13) and John Walsh (16) 44pts.
Two person team event Sunday 13 January - Winners: William Byrne (11) and Declan O'Toole (15) 42pts.
Upcoming events - Saturday 19, Sunday 20 January - Sweepstakes: Draws for teams and shotgun start at 9am and 12.30pm.
9 hole Sweepstakes is on Monday to Friday during January, February and March; re-enter as often as you like, entry is only €3.
Captains' Drive-In - Captains' Pat Byrne and Linda Kennedy invite all members to their drive in on Saturday February 16.
Easter League - The entry list for this much sought after trophy is posted on the notice board in the men's locker room. The entry is €10 with Saturday February 23 being pencilled in for the starting date.
The O.F.S. - The 2013 season is under way, please come along and join these very sociable gatherings, we love to see new faces on the fairways and greens.
It's on every Wednesday, the draw is at 12pm, its only 14 holes (the bottom 7 twice!), and, remember you only have to look over 50!
Membership - Membership of Baltinglass Golf Club is open, application forms can be obtained in the clubhouse, or you can download it from the website. There are some great special offers available at the moment!
Junior Coaching continues every Saturday with Tom O'Neill PGA Professional.
For further details, or, if you want to improve your own game for the New Year contact Tom on 087 7622125.
Tom gives private playing lessons on the course, and also at his base in Naas Driving Range.
The Bridge Hotel Golf Society
The competition on January 5 was sponsored by Patrick Hoey and played at Arklow Golf Club, with Thomas Halpin winning the 1st net with 35pts.
Class 1: Pat Hoey 35pts; Class 2: Shaun Carey 34pts; Nearest the pin: Paul Sheedy 7ft; Longest drive: Glynn Davenport. Front 9: John Gilbert 17pts; Back 9: Glynn Davenport. Next week's competition takes place at Blackwater Golf Club with tee off at 11am.
Last week's competition was played at Blackwater Golf Club. Paul Hoey won the 1st nett with 38pts. Class 1: Fintan O' Connor 35pts. (Back 9)
Class 2: Alan McBride 36pts; Nearest the pin: Roy Brauders 77ins; Front 9: Harry Kavanagh 20pts; Back 9: Roy Brauders 20pts.
Next week's competition takes place at Ballymoney Golf Club with tee off at 10am.
Arklow Golf Club
Tuesday January 8 - 15 Hole Fourball - 1st: John Byrne (15), Eddie Howlin (16) 36pts back 6; 2nd: R Sherriff (11) D Fox (15) 36pts.
Friday January 11 - three person team event - 1st: C Doyle (6), J Dempsey (3), J Forde (14) 73pts; 2nd: M Furlong (2), P Nolan (10), Ciaran O Hart (15) 71pts Back 9.
Saturday January 12 - four ball - 1st: Killian Mullett (8), Paddy Nolan (10) 22pts back 6; 2nd: Brian Egan (12), Michael Mackin (11) 22pts.
Saturday January 12 - Winter Alliance - Best Gross: 1st: Mick Furlong (2) 29 Gross; 2nd: M Holt (5) 27 Gross; Best Nett: 1st: Ciaran O'Hart (15) (12) 36 pts; 2nd: S Ryan (9) Wexford 32 pts.
Congratulations to Paul Cleary on his hole in one on the seventh Hole. Well done.
Wicklow Golf Club
Results of the Men's Open Singles 13 Hole competition, Thursday 10/01/2013. Class 1 Eamonn Holland 32pts. Class 2 Michael Cunningham 34pts. Class 3 Seamus Byrne 32pts.
Results of the Men's Winter League 13 Hole competition week ending 13/01/2013. Class 1, 1st Ronnie Mooney 34pts, 2nd Richie Porter (10) 31pts, 3rd Enda Kelly (8) 30pts. Class 2, 1st John Dunne (14) 33pts, 2nd Mark Lambert (17) 33pts, 3rd Aidan Earls (15) 32pts. Class 3, 1st Jimmy Jordan (18) 34pts, 2nd Ruben O' Neill (19) 31pts, 3rd Mark Whyte (20) 30pts.