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Around the Golf Clubs - Slievenamon, West Waterford, Dungarvan

Barry Connolly, Connolly Gifts and Cards Fethard along with Lady Captain Eileen Ryan present the prizes to the winning team of Chris Noonan, Caithlin Fitzgerald and Marie Keating for the recent Ladies Open Day at Cahir Park Golf Club.



We are eagerly looking forward to our Lady Captain’s outing to the K Club on Tuesday next August 6th. The format is a 4 ball champagne scramble and the first tee off is at 12.00.  All details of travel arrangements and timetables are displayed in the clubhouse.

The seniors’ competition takes place on this Thursday August 1st with a draw at 9.30-10.00.

Please note the following date changes to the fixtures’ list for upcoming competitions. The Carrigan Cup Sunday August 11th. Entry sheet in operation now. Ring 0526132213 for inclusion.

Ladies’ Open Day Tuesday August 27th.

President’s Prize Sunday September 1st.

Past Captains’ Prize Sunday September 15th.

Ladies’ Open Day Tuesday September 24th .

Slievenamon Ladies’ Day Sunday September 29th.

Eleanor Carroll and Mary Comerford were the winners of the 2 ball Rumble on July 23rd with 49 pts. In second place with 44 pts were Margaret Comerford and Hilary Murphy.

Congratulations to Ellen O’Connor who was a very worthy winner of the 12 hole singles competition with 25 pts closely followed by Mairead O’Donnell with 23 pts. 


With the course in pristine condition at the moment we had some great scores returned in the weekend open singles competition. Some of our young guns were again to the fore with Rhys Kiely (16) winning with the great score of 47 points and losing three shots in the process. Thomas Morrissey (12) finished second with 43 points and Aaron Kiely (18) a point back in third. Andrew McCormack (2) won the gross with a level par round.

Other to play well but out of the prizes were Gerard Hogan (41pts), Jason Fogarty (41pts), Paul Kelleher (39pts) and Eugene Blanchfield and John O’Brien who both had 38 points.

Gerard Hogan (9) who is playing great golf at the moment was the winner of our weekly Open singles with 45pts. The three qualifiers this week for the final of the Clonmel Oil Open singles in September are Andrew Lawlor, Anthony Norris and James O’Meara.

President’s Prize

The dates for both the ladies and gents President’s Prize competitions have been changed from the 17th & 18th of August to the Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September for the gent’s competition and to Sunday 1st September for the ladies competition.


The lads are busy at the moment playing the junior matchplay competition. 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.


The winning team in the Rumble played on Wed the 24th of July was Billy Perry, Pat Hickey & Paddy Costello. 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.

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 beginner’s membership until January 2014 for €100. This will also include group lessons with our pro Suzie O’Brien. If you are interested you can contact the club on 052 6132213. Suzie O’Brien is also available for private lessons, you can contact Susie on 087 6776474.


Gents Weekend Open Singles, Sat 27th to Sun 28th July, 18 Hole Stableford Competition: 1st: Rhys Kiely (16) 47pts; 2nd: Thomas Morrissey (12) 43pts; 3rd: Aaron Kiely (18) 42pts; 4th: Gerard Hogan (7) 41pts; 5th: Jason Fogarty (11) 41pts; 6th: Paul Kelleher (13) 39pts; Gross: Andrew McCormack (2) 36pts

Clonmel Oil Open Singles, Mon 22nd to Wed 24th July, 18 Hole Stableford: 1st: Andrew Lawlor (17) 41pts; 2nd: Anthony Norris ((12) 38pts; 3rd: James O’Meara (4) 37pts

Gents Weekly Open Singles, Mon 22nd to Fri 26th July, 18 Hole Stableford Competition: 1st: Gerard Hogan (9) 45pts; 2nd: Peter Lambe (16) 41pts; 3rd: Ciarán Bolton (20) 40pts; Gross: Paul Kenny (10) 31pts

Seniors Competition, 3 Man Rumble, Wed 24th July: 1st: Billy Perry, Pat Hickey & Paddy Costello 89pts; 2nd: John Brown, Frank Roche & Pat Brett 89pts; 3rd: Jim O’Brien, Frank Lonergan & Francis Fitzgerald 85 pts


Gents Weekend Open Singles, Sat 3rd & Sun 4th August, 18 Hole Stableford Competition. Please note that members tee off between 8.00am and 10.00am

Clonmel Oil Open Singles Qualifier Every Monday to Wednesday until the end of September. Entry fee €5 – Non Members €10

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



Open Week Results

Monday 22nd July 13 Hole Winner – Frank North – 33pts, Ladies – Mary Herlihy

Tuesday 23rd July 3 Person Champagne Scramble :Kindly Sponsored by Sea Nymph

Best Ladies: Jean Donovan, Joan Ronayne & Aisling Fennell (Gold Coast) - 89pts

Best Gents: Tom Melody, Michael Kelleher & Cyril Power – Dungarvan - 83pts

Best Mixed: Tomás Curran, Marie T Curran & Reena Landers - 83pts

Wednesday 24th July 18 Hole Stableford : Kindly Sponsored by Quills Master McGrath: 1st Kenneth Power (16) - 42pts, 2nd Donal O’Brien (18) - 41pts back 9, Gross. Philip Spratt (1) - 36pts, 3rd Conor Walsh (7) - 41pts back 9, Best Visitor Paudie Flynn (16) - 41pts Dungarvan

CSS Home 37pts Away 36pts

Thursday 25th July Gents 9 hole Winner : Tomas Curran 21pts

Friday 26th July 18 Hole Stableford Kindly Sponsored by Tony Condon

1st Thomas Conway (5) - 40pts, 2nd Chris O’Shea (6) - 39pts East Cork, Gross: Christy Murphy (2) - 36pts, 3rd Martin Ryan (17) - 39pts Slievenamon. CSS Home 37, Away 36

Saturday 27th July 18 Hole Fourball sponsored by David Hayes

1st. Kieran Foley (9) & Tomas Macraith (12) - 44pts, 2nd. Richie Hurley (10) & Tom Galvin (11) - 43pts back 3, 3rd. John Keane (12) & Donal O Brien (13) - 43pts back 6.

Sunday 28th July – Competition deferred to a later date.


Tuesday 30th July 13 Hole High handicap competition

Wednesday 31st July Al Eile Open Qualifier 18 hole stableford.

Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd August Munster Finals of Fred Daly and Irish Junior Foursomes.

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th August Open 3 person Waltz – Ladies , Gents or mixed. Visitor entry €15.

Sunday 4th August. Complimentary 9 hole scramble ongoing up to 3pm.

Monday 5th August – Open Singles – Ladies and gents.


Open Week throws up some great results

Last week was Open Week in West Waterford and certainly the West Waterford ladies led the charge in relation to the prizes!

Competition Secretary in top form: Congratulations to our hardworking Competitions Secretary Mary Herlihy who had a great score of 30 points playing off 36 to win the 13 Hole competition.

Champagne Scramble

Tuesday: On Tuesday’s Champagne Scramble it was nice to see the Lady Captain from the Gold Coast Ashling Fennell team up with West Waterford players Joan Ronayne and Jean O Donovan who had 89 points to win the Ladies prize.

Ladies Rumble

Thursday: On Thursday we had another amazing score with the team of Vera Nugent playing off 19, Joan Ronayne playing off 33 and Joan Nugent playing off 36 bringing in a huge score of 71 points some 8 point ahead of the second team comprising Aine Parks playing off 26, Marie T. Curran (31) and Rena Landers playing off 31. In third place with 61 points were Julia Lawlor (35) from the Gold Coast, Marie Hayes (35) also from the Gold Coast and Siobhan McCarthy (36) from West Waterford

Open 9 Hole:

Congratulations to Claire Ryan, Tipperary G.C. who won the 9 hole on Friday evening with 21 points

Celebration time

This week-end the 20 years in existence celebrations will take place with competitions on Friday and Saturday and an action packed Fun Day on Sunday. Do not miss it!!


Gents Results

Mon. 22nd Open Seniors: 0-12 Seamus O’Neill (11) 38pts (B9), 13-18 Maurice Cliff (15) 40pts, 19+ Pat Daly (Lismore) 40pts. CSS 38. Thurs. 25th Open Gents Singles S/F: 1st Brein McGinn (11) 40pts, 2nd Diarmuid O’Neill (8) 40pts, Gross Michael O’Neill Clonmel 35pts, 3rd Jimmy O’Donnell (6) 40pts, 4th M Hanrahan East Cork (12) 39pts. CSS 37pts. Sat. 27th Singles S/F: 1st Ml O’Connor (7) 41pts, 2nd Andrew Kirwan (10) 39pts, 3rd Paul Vart (22) 36pts. CSS 35pts. Sun. 28th Gents Stroke Paul I Power Cup: 1st Ml Drummy (9) 66nett, 2nd Kevin Coleman (12) 67, Gross Ml O’Connor (5) 75gross, 3rd Ml Loftus (10) 68.

Gents Fixtures

Mon. 29th Open Seniors, August Bank Holiday weekend Thurs. 1st Open Singles, Fri. 2nd Open Singles, Sat. 3rd Open Singles, Sun. 4th Open Singles, Mon. 5th Open Singles.

Ladies Results

Tues. July 23rd. 18h s s/f. Sponsored by Keighery/Gallagher, Kilmacthomas.

1st. Ina Considine (23) 42. 2nd. June Hayes (26) 42. Gross. Breda Mc Carthy(5) 32gr pts. 3rd. Marie Fives (19) 42. 4th. Marie Fahy (26) 41. Visitor. Alison Hoyne (Mt Juliet) (35) 40. CSS. 71. Sat July 27th. 1.Ruth Byrne (30)41. 2. Finola Kelly (27) 39. 3. Cathy Whelan O Mahony(15) 36. 4. Carmel O’ Brien (15)35. CSS. 74. Sun 28th. Eileen Murphy Memorial. Scotch Foursomes. Winners. Joanne Fitzgerald (20) / bridget Aherne (15) 42p.


Sat Aug 3rd: Open 18 h s s/f. Mon 5th: Open 18h s s/f + Bank Holiday Invitation Scramble @ 6.30 pm. Tues 6th: Open 18h s s/f. Sat 10th: 11h s s/f + 20th Anniversary 9 h Scramble@ 2.30pm. Sun11th: 18h s Stroke (David Hayes).

Feast of Golf this Bank Holiday Weekend

What a line up of competitions over the August bank holiday weekend stretching from Thursday 1st August to Tuesday 6th August.

On Thursday 1st the gents host their popular golf and a grill only €25 for visitors.

On Friday 1st there is an open gents singles.

Following on Saturday there is an open singles stableford competition for both ladies and gents.

Sunday is an Open Singles Stableford competition for gents which is kindly sponsored by Darragh Connolly, Connolly’s Pharmacy.

On Bank Holiday Monday the club hosts an open gents and ladies singles along with an invitation 9 holes scramble in the evening at 6.30p.m.

Finally on Tuesday 6th August the ladies host and open singles stableford kindly sponsored by Garveys Supervalu. Timesheets available online on www.dungarvangolfclub.com

Bank Holiday Scramble

On Bank holiday Monday 5th August there is a 9 hole scramble for those who enjoy the fun side of golf and those who find 18 holes a bit too much these days. Shotgun start at 6.30 p.m.


Wed. 24th July: Winner: Donal Verling (17) 23pts, Best Lady Anna Harney (29) 17pts, Best Gent Sean De Paor (25) 21pts.

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