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Gents Handicap Matchplay

Due to the recent, and persistent, inclement weather it has been decided to put the qualifying for the Gents Handicap Matchplay back by 1 week.  The qualifiers will now take place on Sat 14th and Sun 15th April.

 
There will be a normal Gents Singles Stableford taking place on both Sat 7th and Sun 8th April instead.
 
Regards,
Competitions Sec.

Notification of Special General Meeting – 18th April 2018

  Special General Meeting

A Special General Meeting of the Club will be held in the clubhouse on Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 8.00pm for the purpose of considering alterations to the 17th hole as displayed on club notice board as of  5th  April 2018.

The Motion is:
It is proposed that the following alterations to the 17th hole be carried out as approved by golf architect Eddie Connaughton and as detailed below:

  •  Remove Bunker at left side of green
  •  Slope left of green to drain
  •  Remodel existing bunker on right side of green
  •  Add new bunker approx 70mtr from green on left side of fairway
  •  Plant 8-10 new trees on right side of fairway approx. 90 m from green
  • Create an open drain across fairway to solve drainage issues on 17 th fairway and provide a hazard for golfers
  • Extend fairway back approx. 10-15m at beginning of fairway.

The budgeted cost of the proposed works is circa. € 20,000.

The above proposal is proposed by the Management & Course Committee – details and proposed drawings are available to view in the Clubhouse.

In accordance with rule 14 of the Club Constitution no business shall be transacted except that as specified in this requisition of the meeting.

Vincent Carney
Honorary Secretary
5th April 2018

 
 

News from the Lady Captain

Thanks for all the good wishes at the Drive-In.  It was great to see so many of you there in spite of all the false starts.
 
The Winter League was seriously affected by the recent bad weather. Your best 3 cards out of 5 cards were used to select a winner.
 
SHAMROCK BOWL: Tuesday 27 March:
Weather permitting the Shamrock Bowl will go ahead as planned.
Presentation of the Shamrock Bowl and Winter League prizes will take place at 7.30.
 
All clubs have been issued with a directive from the ILGU on the following:-
All scorecards MUST be returned – failure to comply will result in sanctions.
All ‘away’scorecards MUST be entered in the ‘AWAY BOOK’ in the Ladies Locker Room.
 
LADY CAPTAIN’S AWAY DAY:  Friday 25 May.
The venue for this is Mullingar Golf Club. Green Fee €20 – prepaid.
Details will be posted on the Noticeboard.
 
Congratulations to Trish Nolan who has signed up 35 ladies for the Women in Golf Programme.
 
Good luck to Kay Kavanagh and the Challenge Cup Team who are playing Lucan on Saturday.
 
Looking forward to seeing you all and bring on the good weather.
 
Regards

Captain’s Drive In 18th March

We’re delighted to announce that the new date for the Captain’s Drive is now 18th March 2018.

We hope you’ll join us on the day for a great set of festivities!

Yoga For Golfers

I am delighted to announce that we will be commencing a Yoga For golfers course on Monday 5th February in the clubhouse. The course will run for six consecutive weeks and take place at 7-8pm every Monday night. Michelle Lawless is a certified instructor and she will be running the classes. I will be in attendance myself and I am a TPI (Titleist Performance institute) certified instructor and will be showing you all some golf related stretches each night towards the end of each session.
 
The cost of each class is €15 each and depending on numbers a discount maybe possible when you sign up for the 6 classes. This is very much a fun evening where you dress in a tracksuit and runners (or some loose comfy clothing!). You simply come along no matter what age shape or size you are and our very friendly instructor Michelle will provide a yoga mat for everyone and will show you some  stretches that will really help you loosen up and will ultimately help with your golf swing.
 
Places will be filled on a first come first served basis and is open to male and female members only. There will be a limit numbers obviously so please let me know if you are interested by contacting me on 014580522 in the shop, or you can text me directly on 0878222902 or you can email me on [email protected] so do not reply directly to this email please!
 
Hope you can come along!
Kind Regards
Zak