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Around the Golf Clubs - Slievenamon, Dungarvan, Dundrum and Tipperary

SLIEVENAMON GOLF CLUB: At the recent Lady Presidents Prize presentation were: Kathleen Shanley (2nd) Mary Butler (Winner), Margaret Lalor (President) and Mary Kenrick (Gross).



Pat Kerwick (14) was the winner of Final of the Clonmel Oil Open Singles competition on Saturday last with a score of 40 points. Daniel O’Connor (15) finished second with the same score but was pipped by a shot over the back nine. Darragh Lynch (14) was a point back in third, the same score as fourth placed Michael W O’Meara (12). John Neville (14) finished fifth with 38 points.

There were some great scores returned in last weekends open singles competition. Eoin O’Connor (10) was the winner with a score of 42 points the same score as second placed Pat McCarthy (7). Denis Burke (4) finished third with 39 points. James O’Meara won the gross prize with 38 points.

John Neville (16) was the winner of the weekly singles with 40 points. PJ Ahearne (17) was second with 37 points and Bernard Cronin (15) was third with the same score. Pat McCarthy (7) won the gross prize.

Golf for Africa

The club is running our fourth annual Golf for Africa charity weekend on the 26th and 27th October. This year the funds raised will go to the Presentation Sisters in Fethard for their Mission School in Zimbabwe.

All prizes are donated, so please contact Dinny Burke, Pat Slattery and Brendan Kenny if you want to donate some prize you won or some unwanted gift you have.

The competition is an 18 hole stableford singles and we will have men’s, ladies and a junior section. Golf can be a very selfish game at times. On this occasion, you can be very unselfish by donating and playing in this competition for some of the poorest people in the world. We have had huge numbers for the past few years and we are hoping for the same this year.


Very little news this week because it was so quiet after the Ladies Day. The only fixture is a 14 hole 3 Ball Champagne Scramble on Sunday and Tuesday next. You can pick your own partner with one score to count on each hole except the 9th and 14th holes where all scores count. Usual tee box times on each day. There is an ongoing 14 hole monthly competition for October.

Junior Club

The Junior coaching is on Saturdays at 1.00pm. All juniors are welcome to attend and the coaching is by our professional Suzie O’Brien. New members are always welcome.


We had a very successful outing on Monday last to Thurles Golf Club with over 30 members taking part. Everything went great on the day with good weather, beautiful food and the course in perfect condition, we will definitely be back.

The team of Dave Forrest, Tony Lonergan and Michael W O’Mahoney were the winners with 86 points. Eighty three year old John Fitzpatrick played a blinder for his team in helping them finish second with the same score, just getting pipped on the back nine, Young Brian McNally and David Nye made up the team. The team of John Beckett, Tony Falvey and Tom Phelan got third place ahead of Tony Condon, Billy Phelan and John Fitzgibbon when they both finished with 84 points.

Spare a thought for Daniel O’Connor who started the season with a 19 handicap but is now playing off 11 after featuring in some of our major competitions recently and the “exceptional score reduction” feature by the computer that came in over the past year or two. Daniel doesn’t mind a bit and is delighted to be able to lose shots and is a great example to some of our younger members who like to hold onto theirs.

The team of John Ryan, Thomas Phelan, John Beckett were the winning team in last Wednesday’s Rumble competition with 92 points. The team of John Fitzpatrick, David Nye and Leonard Devine were second with 87pts and the team of Jim O’Brien, Tony Falvey and Ray Carthy finished third with 87pts.

Please note that the seniors meet every Wednesday morning with a draw for partners at 9.30am and the competition starts at 10.00am sharp. All members over 55 and their friends are welcome. The Seniors are going extremely well and we would always welcome new members to join us.

Our last outing of the year will take place in early November. The course and date to be decided.

Bridge & Whist

If you would like a game of bridge in a friendly atmosphere, why not come to our weekly game on Monday nights at 7.30pm. All are welcome and you do not need a partner; just come along. Heather has started her Whist lessons on Wednesday nights, so if you want to learn how to play whist or just to come and enjoy a night out, come along at 7.30pm.

Fairways Restaurant

The Fairways Restaurant at Slievenamon Golf Club is open for group bookings; menus and prices can be tailored to suit your needs. We cater for all occasions such as Birthdays, Parties, Funerals, Conferences and Weddings etc.

Membership Offer

We have a special offer for new members to the club; this is €325 (including GUI & ILGU affiliation fees) for 2014. We also have a student membership for €130. Contact the club on 052 6132213.


Clonmel Oil Open Singles Final on Saturday 12th October, 18 Hole S/F Competition: 1st: Pat Kerwick (14) 40pts; 2nd: Daniel O’Connor (15) 40pts; 3rd: Darragh Lynch (14) 39pts; 4th: Michael W O’Meara (12) 39pts; 5th: John Neville (14) 38pts

Weekend Open Singles on Sat 12th & Sun 13th October, 18 Hole Stableford Competition: 1st: Eoin O’Connor (10) 42pts; 2nd: Pat McCarthy (7) 42pts; 3rd: Denis Burke (4) 39pts; Gross: James O’Meara (3) 38pts

Clonmel Oil Open Singles on Mon 7th to Wed 10th October, 18 Hole Stableford Competition: 1st: Tony White (12) 40pts; 2nd: Michael W O’Meara (13) 38pts; 3rd: Pat McCarthy (7) 34pts

Gents Weekly Open Singles on Mon 7th to Fri 11th October, 18 Hole Stableford Competition: 1st: John Neville (16) 40pts; 2nd: PJ Ahearne (17) 37pts; 3rd: Bernard Cronin (15) 37pts; Gross: Pat McCarthy (7) 23pts

Seniors Competition, 3 Man Ramble on Wednesday 9th October: 1st: John Ryan, Thos. Phelan, John Beckett 92pts; 2nd: John Fitzpatrick, David Nye and Leonard Devine 87ptsl; 3rd: Jim O’Brien, Tony Falvey and Ray Carthy 87pts


Golf for Africa Sat 26th & Sun 27th Oct 18 Hole Stableford Singles

Open to Ladies, Gents and Juniors. Great Sponsored Prizes.. All proceeds go to Presentation Sisters Mission School in Zimbabwe.

Gents Weekend Open Singles Sat 19th & Sun 20th Oct

18 Hole Stableford Competition Please note that members tee off after 12.30pm on Saturday due to the final of Clonmel Oil Open Singles.

Weekly Open Singles. Monday & Friday Entry fee €5 – Non Members €10.


Parent Club AGM

The AGM of the Parent Club be held in the Clubhouse on Wednesday 6th November. All full members are invited to attend. The financial statement will be available in the office 7 days prior to the meeting

Gents Results

Mon. 7th Oct. 1ST Jim Kearney (15) Youghal GC 39pts, 2nd Des Power (23) 37pts.

Thurs. 10th Open Singles: 1st Liam McCarthy (13) W Castle 42pts, 2nd Victor Mullins (17) 41pts, Gross Richard Crean (3) Cahir Park 37pts.

E.P. Kiely Trophy: 1st Vincent Hayes (12) 41pts, 2nd Eoin Stack (4) 38pts, Gross Alan Thomas (+3) 37pts, 3rd Pat Fitzgerald (20) 37pts, 4th Mossie McNamara (18) 37pts.

Sun. 13th P. Barry (19) 44pts, 2nd V. O’Hara (9) 43pts, Gross P. Kennedy (5) 35pts, 3rd F. O’Dowd (16) 43pts, 4th V. Mullins (16) 42pts. CSS 37pts.

Gents Fixtures

Thu 17 Thursday Open Gents Singles S/F - Visitors €25 Golf & Grill. Fri 18 Open South Munster Seniors Day. Sat 19 Gents Singles S/F. Sun 20th Gents Singles Stroke Monthly Medal. Mon 21 Monday Open Gents Seniors (55+) Singles S/F.

Ladies Results

Tues 8th: 18 h s/f. (Quinlan butchers). 1. Marian Walsh (33)40. 2.Anna Harhan (33) 39. 3. Bernie Hayes (17) 38. 4.Orla Sheehan (22)37. Best 36. Marie Veale 33. CSS. 74.

Sat 12th. 18h s/f. 1. Ann Morrissey (22) 36. 2. Mary Ann Coffey (22)35. 3. Fidelma Fitzgerald (24)35. CSS.73.

Home Alliance Tues 8th Sect 1. 1. Orla Sheehan (22) 37. 2.Breda Mc Carthy (6)35. Sect 2. Margaret Harty (29) 34. 2. Mary Flahavan (23) 33. Sect 3. 1. Marian Walsh(33) 40. 2. Mary Hofstede (34)31.

Sat 5th. Sect 4. 1. Teresa Keane (21)36. 2. Stella Queally (15)34. Sect 5. 1. Fidelma Fitzgerald (25)34. 2. Mary Ann Coffey (22) 27.

Ladies Fixtures

Sat 19th. : 18h s/f + Home Alliance. Sun 20th: 9h s/f (3- 3.30pm). See online timesheet. Mon 21st: Seniors (55+) 18h s/f. Tues 22nd: 18h s/f. Sat 26th: Open 18h s/f. Mon 28th: Open 18 h s/f. Senior Alliance. Oct. 22nd Slievenamon.

Sundays - 3 to 3.30 pm

Ongoing Ladies 9 hole. See timesheet online. This is an ideal opportunity to play a sociable 9 h round of golf with the added advantage of improving your Winter League scorecard.

Progressive 45

Winners: Frank Ryan and Ml Fitzgerald. Runners Up Tom Coffey and Cyril Power, Tomas Carroll and Ml Harney. LAST 5: Billy Queally and John Considine. Lucky Table Patrick Manahan and Nicholas Greaves.


Results 9th Oct WINNER: Seamus O’Neill (8) Matt Whelan (24) Sean De Paor (25) 247/8. 2nd Donal Verling (17) Michael Brosnan (28) Michael Twomey (23) Michael Fitzgerald (28) 27. 3rd Sean O’Ciarba (15) Pet Hennebry (22) Bob Frizelle (13) 283/4.

Ladies Coastal Alliance

Well done to Theresa Keane who won Captain’s Prize in Gold Coast on Thurs. 10th. Next competition Faithlegg Golf Club Thurs. 7th Nov Tee Time 9.30am to 11.30am


Our competition last weekend was 18 hole single stableford and the results are:

1st: Martin Fahy (17) 40 points; 2nd: Jamie Hynes (19) 37 points; 3rd: Eddie Cummins (18) 36 points.


Our seniors had an outing in Cahir. The competition was four ball and the winners were:

Pat Flynn, Michael Bulfin, LJ Ryan, Des McCarthy.


Our Winter league started on Monday 14th October. Players can check the notice board for team details.


The results of our 18 hole were: 1st: Mary Slattery 30 points; 2nd: Frances Boyle 30 points

Minor Alliance

Well done to Mary Hickey and Margaret Keane who featured in the Minor Alliance competition in Waterford Castle.

Minor Alliance

We will have a team in the Minor Alliance in Tramore on Wednesday 16th October 2013 and in the Junior Alliance in Waterford on Monday 21st October 2013.



Tuesday Oct 8th

Winner : Donie Sheehy 41pts; R/up:Adrian Carmody 40pts ; 3rd: Mike O’Brien 40pts

Friday/Sunday 11th/13th

Winner : Gerry Dillon 44 pts ( Back 9); Runner-Up: Christy Devine 44 pts; 3rd: David Charles: 42pts ( Back 6); 4th: Declan Maguire 42pts

Senior Results

Winners: John Ryan A. Brien Beary Fr John Ryan. Liam Armshaw. 101 pts

Runner-Up: John O’Dea. Tom O’Connor. Liam O’Dwyer. Vincent Gilligan. 97 pts

3rd: Connie Mc Inerney. Billy O’Reilly. Pat Leahy. Seamus Ryan 97pts

Congratulations to our Belvedere Cup Team who were victorious over Mitchelstown over the weekend.

They play Dungarvan in the Munster Semi Final.


Lotto Results 14. 15. 18. 27. No Winner

Lucky Dips: Helen Walsh. P J Nugent. Lorla Collins. Rosemary Buckley. Noel Greene.

Promoters Prize: Lady Captain (Kitty O’Reilly)

Next week’s Jackpot €2100.



Wed. 9th Oct. Winner: J. Ryan O’ Halloran (35pts), R. Up: M. O’Doherty (34pts), 3rd M. Walsh (33pts).

Senior Ladies: Mon. 7th Oct. Winners: K. Nicholson, G. Gilligan, N. McGrath (35.8), R.Up: B. O’Brien, M. Bourke, B. Horton (40 pts), O. Mulvihille, J. Ryan, A. Ryan (40.2).


Wed. 16th Oct. 18 S/F Club Day. Sun. 20th Oct. 18 Hole Competition. (Please book online).

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