ON the FAIRWAYS
DELGANY GOLF CLUB
9 Hole Ladies Singles, November 30 – Winner: Marian Lambe (28) 25pts; R/Up: Ann Boyle (15) 22pts.
Ladies 9 Hole Competition, December 2 – (67) - Class 1 Winner: Ruth Jenkinson (14), 20pts; Runner up: Rachelle Nelson (18) 18pts (on back 9); 3rd: Nuala Hautz (20) 18pts.
Class 2 Winner: Thelma Hodgins (22) 18pts; Runner up: Diane Reid (28) 17pts; 3rd: Ann Nulty (23) 17pts.
Class 3 Winner: Rose Walker (31) 19pts; Runner Up: Ann Dowling (31) 17pts; 3rd: Mary Stavley (29) 16pts.
Singles – Turkeys, Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6 - 1st: Eanna Casey 15, 27 pts; 2nd: Declan Egan 13, 26 pts (Winning on last 9); 3rd: Derek Mulrooney 11, 26 pts (Winning on last 9); 4th: Geoff Rooney 7, 26 pts (Winning on last 6); 5th: Kenny Johnston 10, 26 pts (Winning on last 9); 6th: David Lyons 10, 25 pts (Winning on last 9).
Fourball – Turkeys, Sunday, December 7 - 1st: Dave Glennon 10, 28 pts, James Farrell 20; 2nd: Jim O’Riordan 7, 25 pts, Geoff Rooney 7; 3rd: Barry Gallagher 10, 24 pts, Pat Kitterick 23 (Winning on last 9).
CHARLESLAND GOLF CLUB
Ladies 9 hole Stableford: J Dempsey (22/11)20pts; M Wolfe (20/10) 19pts; G Tennyson (22/11)18pts. Gross: L O’Dwyer (14/7) 12gross.
Class 1 Winner: A Kilty (18/9) 17pts; Class2: Winner: B Cohen (24/12) 18pts; Class 3 Winner: G Owens (35/18) 16pts.
Ladies 12 hole comp - L Kennedy (24/16) 26; D Hayes (17/11) 22; Ladies 9 hole comp: N Vaughan (29/15) 17.
Mens Turkey Shoot (9holes) - V Sutton (12/6) 23; J Killian (20/10) 22; J Dempsey (20/10) 34; D O’Neill (7/4) 21; D Hamilton (25/13) 21; G Kelly (18/9) 20.
Ladies Comp (9holes): J McClean(26/13) 20 F Scott(10/5)18 A Ross(31/16)17 M Worrall(12/6) 16 A Benson(12/6) 16 S Fitzpatrick (13/7) 16 Y Barry(29/15) 16.
Mens 18/stableford: C Earley(15/13)32, A Maher(9/8) 32, D Hamilton(26/24) 32. Ladies 13/stableford: T Dolan (24/17) 20. Coollattin Golf Club Ladies 13 hole comps, November 15th, 16th and 19th - 1st: Pauline Walker (18) 26pts; 2nd: Breda Brennan (15) 24pts.
November 22nd, 23rd and 26th - 1st: Anne Harte (25) 27pts; 2nd: Liz McGoohan (17) 27pts (back 9).
GREYSTONES GOLF CLUB
Ladies Section, Thursday, December 4 - Turkey - Singles Stableford (64) - Winner: Jacinta Deane (11) 18 pts; Runner Up: Geraldine O’Shea (27) 17 pts on countback; Third: Roisin Norris (18) 17 pts on countback; Fourth: Val Philp (19) 17 pts on countback; Fifth: Una Donnelly (21) 17 pts.
KILCOOLE GOLF CLUB
DBOC - 1st: M Coughlan (19) 22 pts CB; 2nd: M Donnelly (19) 22 pts CB; 3rd: B Brien (23) 22 pts.
Singles - B Guyett 23pts; P McCaul 22pts; S Flynn 22pts.
Singles - F Jesper 22pts; K Byrne 21pts; K Corcoran 21pts.
BALTINGLASS GOLF CLUB
The playoff for the overall Winter League title was played Saturday. George Bradley won the ‘Frank Hunt Perpetual Cup’ when he scored a magnificent 36pts over the 14 hole layout.
The winners in the Winter League are as follows - 1st: George Bradley (15) 36pts; 2nd: Michael Campion (9) 31pts; 3rd: David Whelan (5) 31pts; 4th: Derek Byrne (5) 30pts; 5th: Bryan Kilcoyne (13) 30pts; 6th : Ned Cremin (12) 30pts; 7th: Tom Whelan (20) 29pts; 8th: Michael O’Neill (12) 29pts.
The winter league was very well supported with over 550 entries over the seven weeks. There were 68 vouchers given out to 43 different winners.
Men’s Results, 14 hole Fourball - 1st: John Reynolds (19) and Kevin Holden (24) 39pts; 2nd: Garreth Whelan (13) and Alan Whelan (20) 37pts.
Ladies Results, Christmas Hamper 21st, 22nd and 23rd November - Winner: Mary McDonagh (20) 27.
Christmas Hamper Thursday, November 27 - 1st: Carol Walsh (25) 28; 2nd: Mary Whelan (20) 27; 3rd: Karen McGowan (20) 24.
Christmas Hamper 28th, 29th and 30th November - 1st: Patricia Foley (22) 25; 2nd: Orla O’hEocha (16) 25.
Christmas Hamper Thursday, December 4 - 1st: Angela Howard (22) 27; 2nd: Orla O’hEocha (16) 25; 3rd: Mary Gorry (5) 24.
The Men’s Section hosted a very well attended Presentation Night Saturday evening which was preceded by the annual mass for the deceased members.
Prizes for many competitions were presented, which included the Autumn Medal the weekly winners in the Winter League, the Bank holiday Open 3 Person Team event and the overall winners in the Winter League. Thank you to everyone who made the effort! There was also a special award to the victorious Leinster Junior Foursomes winning panel for their outstanding achievement during the year.
On Sunday evening our Club Captain chaired the Club A.G.M.
In his speech Sean O’Connor spoke of the great honour in holding the office of Captain, and was very grateful to everyone for their support.
The highlights of the year for him were his Captains Prize weekends, and the Junior Foursomes team winning the Leinster final in Naas. The Captain was also very thankful to the many volunteers who helped around the Club and the very generous weekly sponsors for their continuous support to the Club.
Tom O’Neill PGA Professional and the Juvenile committee were complimented for their great work with our vibrant juvenile section. The Course staff came in for special mention for the high quality and the upkeep of the course.
He was very grateful to the Club Officers Jim Murray and Tom Hannafin for their time, dedication and commitment to our club.
Our Club Treasurer Tom presented a very detailed set of accounts to the meeting, with our Club Secretary Jim presenting his report for the year.
In closing the meeting Sean presented the incoming Captain, Peter Byrne, with his Captains Blazer for 2015 and assured Peter of his support throughout the year.
The following were elected to the Club Committee for 2015 - Club Captain: Peter Byrne; Club Secretary: Jim Murray; Club Treasurer: Tom Hannafin; Lady Captain: Romie McGreal; Men’s Vice Captain: Bernard Bowes; Lady Vice Captain: Cora Browne; President and Section Rep: Edward O’Keeffe; Lady President and Section Rep: Mary O’Keeffe; Trustees Rep: Noel Lyons; Ex. Officio: Sean O’Connor.
Committee - Michael Browne, Pat Byrne, Brendan Doogue, Niall Doogue, and Conor Manning. Best wishes to all committees for 2015 Upcoming events – December 13: Singles Hamper; December 17: OFS Christmas Party; December 19, 20, 21: Dec Singles Hamper; December 27 28: Sweepstake Draws at 10 and 1.
It has been suggested to have the draws at 10 in the morning. If there is frost, it should have thawed; we then can play on full greens during January and February.
WICKLOW GOLF CLUB
Men’s Open Thursday, December 4 - Cat 1: M Murray (4) 37pts; G O’Donoghue (13) 36pts. Cat 2: L Browne (17) 35pts, D Shortall (18) 33pts.
Men’s Winter League Sunday, December 7 - Cat 1: P Garland (11) 33 pts, W Byrne (10) 31pts. Cat 2: J O’Toole (12) 34pts, R Dowling (12) 33pts. Cat 3: T Kavanagh (18) 32pts, B Blake (15) 32pts. Cat 4: S McDonnell (21) 33pts, T McAuley (20) 32pts.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, November 30 - Ladies Winter Stableford – 1st: Ann Reilly (14) 29 pts; 2nd: Jackie Kavanagh (7) 28 pts.
Sunday, November 23 – Ladies Winter Stableford – 1st: Therese Porter (12) 28 pts.
Sunday, November 16 – Ladies Winter Stableford – 1st: Una Doyle (20) 26 pts; 2nd: Ann Reilly (14) 25 pts.
MACREDDIN GOLF CLUB
Winter League week four ended December 7 - 1st: Jimmy Sunderland (06) 37 pts; 2nd: Garry Coogan (22) 36 pts; 3rd: Donald Malcolm (12) 36 pts; Best Gross: Pat O’Byrne (10) gross 30 pts.
Failte Cup winner Joe Fagan centre, received his prize from Lady Captain MariaWalshe and Club Captain Sean O’Connor.
Pictured at the Baltinglass Golf Club were Club Scotch Foursomes winners Ger Foley and Michael O’Neill receive their prize from Club Captain Sean O’Connor.
Club Captain Sean O’Connor centre presents Sean O’Reilly and Declan O’Toole with the Club Fourball Matchplay Cup.
Lady Captain Maria Walshe presents the Golfer of the Year to Catherine Lord.
Golfer of the Year award winner Derek Byrne receives the winners trophy from Sean O’Connor.