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CLONMEL GOLF CLUB:Prizewinners in the recent John Kennedy Motors Ltd 18 holes stableford competition were from left: John O'Brien (best gross), Tom Duggan, overall winner with 41 points; John Kennedy of John Kennedy Motors (competition sponsors), Jimmy Cass, Captain of Clonmel Golf Club; James Kearns, Best Sunday.




Professional’s Prize (Robert Hayes)

Our thanks to the sponsor, Mr. Robert Hayes, PGA Professional and congratulations to the winners:

1st John Kelly Jnr (17) 40 pts B9; 2nd T J Lyons (12) 40 pts L6; 3rd Dermot Maher (3) 40 pts; Gross Gavin Smyth (+2) 35 pts L6

Best Saturday Peter Gaffney (4) 39 pts B9

Best Sunday Peter Glynn (18) 39 pts

Bulmers Open Singles: 27th & 29th August: 1st Jimmy Cass (16) 42 pts; 2nd Frank O’Meara (11) 38 pts; 3rd Pat Hanafin (13) 37 pts; Gross Gavin Smyth (+2) 36 pts; 4th Kevin Traynor (12) 36 pts; Visitor Kevin Ryan (8) 31 pts (Waterford)


Thursday 29th August

1st – Ted Johnson (14) Bob Keating (23) Sean Leavy (17) 81pts Back 8

2nd – Don Keating (15) Paddy McCarthy (18) P.J. Quinlivan (16) 81pts Back 8

3rd – Terry McSweeney (14) Mick McCarthy (15) Pat Hegarty (24) 81pts

Next Seniors competition will be held on Thursday 12th September.

Bill y Lambe wins 
Donoughmore Cup Final

The Donoughmore Cup (the club singles matchplay) has a new name on it this year as the final was between two first timers, Billy Lambe and Andrew Gartlan. Billy got off to a great start going two up after three holes but it nearly wasn’t to be the final that Billy wanted as he departed the first tee without his favourite wedge which he inadvertently left beside the practice green after warming up. Luckily for Billy it was noticed and retrieved before the 4th hole was played out. Billy in particular had some notable scalps on the way to the final and Andrew had also carved a matchplay name for himself on his journey from the first round and it certainly looked like a ding dong battle was on the cards. In the final however Billy seemed to be the more composed of the two and he maintained his two-hole advantage from the third right through to the match end which he eventually won on the 17th for a 3 & 1 victory.

Nice one Billy!

Our sincere thanks to (John) O’Sullivan Insurances for the generous sponsorship of this prestigious competition.                              


Bulmers Open Singles continues every Tues & Thurs until Thursday 26th of September.   

Fri 6th Sept – Special Olympics Ireland Classic

Sat & Sun, Sept 7th & 8th; Kevin O’Leary Motors Autumn Medal, 18 holes strokes

Sat & Sun, Sept 14th & 15th, Donal Ryan Golf, 18 holes Stableford

Sat & Sun, Sept 21st & 22nd, Texaco Garage 18 Holes Stableford

Sat 29th Sept: John Joy & Johnny Walshe, 18 Holes Fourball

Irish Mixed Foursomes

Best of Luck to our Mixed Foursomes Team in the All Ireland Semi-Final on this Thursday against Newlands Golf Club, the Leinster champions, match timed for 10.45am.

Club Lotto

The 42nd draw in our Weekly Club Fundraising Lotto took place last Saturday 31st August in the Clubhouse.

Thanks again to everybody who supported it by buying and selling tickets.

The numbers drawn were: 8,9,11,28. There was no jackpot winner. There were 2 match 3 winners. Next week’s Jackpot - €4,500.


Results weekly Competition Wed 28 th August 18 Hole v Par kindly sponsored by Annerly Jewellers: 1 st Olive Wrixon (20). 6 up; 2nd Mary Smyth (16) 4 up. CB; Gross Eva Doolan (17) -9.

Results weekly Competition Saturday 17 th and Wednesday 21 st, August 18 Hole s/f kindly sponsored by The Crescent Store: 1 st Ann Prendergast (16) 43 pts; 2 nd Mary Quinlivan (24) 40 pts; 3 rd Marie Molloy (30) 38pts CB; 4th Ann Darmody (19) 38pts

President Sean Callaghan’s prize to the Ladies: 1st Mary O’Dwyer (22) 41pts; 2nd Gemma Murphy (11) 40pts; 3rd Mary Costello (20) 38pts; 4th Deirdre Daly (32) 36pts; Gross Catherine Morrissey (8) 25pts


Weekly competition Saturday 7th and Wednesday 11th September 18hole stroke Kindly sponsored by Clonmel Park Hotel

12 hole ongoing (2 cards to count ) kindly sponsored by Clonmel Oil.

Lady Vice-Captain’s Day

Lady Vice Captain’s Day (Deirdre Daly) on Saturday 21st September and Wednesday 25th September.

Good luck in Douglas

We wish our mixed foursomes team the best of luck in Douglas in the All-Ireland semi-final on Thursday 5th September.


Things at Ballykisteen settled down to a more normal pace last weekend with a Club Singles being held over Saturday and Sunday. The Autumn sunshine over the weekend had an obvious effect on the scoring and it was Michael Duggan who came in first with 43pts followed by Liam O’Mahony in 2nd with 39pts and Tony Browne in 3rd with 39pts (after countback). Next weekend we will be holding the September Monthly medal competition on Friday, Saturday and Sunday which is kindly sponsored by Joe McDonald, BB’s Café, Ennis. There are valuable Golfer of the Year points still available as this year’s competition is still wide open. Check out the leaderboard on the Club’s website.

Timesheet now open for members and guests for Senior Singles every Monday and Open Singles every Wednesday.


The winner of last Tuesday’s competition, August 27th was Margo O’Doherty with 37pts.

Hard luck to our Ballyk Ladies who were beaten by a very strong Templemore team in the first round of the Tipperary League in Dundrum last Sunday.

Thank you to all the supporters on the day.

Our ILGU Medal/Spoon competition will take place next Sunday, September 11th with Thursday, 8th being our alternate day.

Arranger partner and tee time.

Time is fast approaching for our South of Ireland Open Mixed Foursomes which will take place on Sunday, September 15th.

Format is an 18 hole stroke. Shotgun start at 12 noon.

Entry fee is €50 per pair. Swipe cards required on the day.

For entry form log onto

Our Lady President’s Day will take place on Sunday, September 22nd.

Lady President Catherine Murphy is very much looking forward to seeing a great turn-out on what always promises to be a great day.

So while the sun continues to shine enjoy your golf.



Tuesday 27th August: Open Seniors, CSS 39 pts: 1st: Tony Sheehan (11) 41 pts; 2nd: Joe Browne (19) 41 pts.

Friday 30th August: Open Singles, CSS 39 pts: 1st: Patsy Walsh (20) 39 pts; 2nd: Bryan Keohan (19) 38 pts; Gross: Michael Greene (0) 35 pts

Saturday 31st August: Club Competition, CSS 37 pts: 1st: Patsy Walsh (19) 42 pts; 2nd: Jimmy Beresford (21) 37 pts; Gross: Tom Considine (9) 28 pts.

Sunday 1st September: Monthly Medal, CSS 73: 1st: Kieran Cullinan (7) 71; 2nd: Bryan Keohan (18) 71; Gross: David O’Connor (5) 78; 3rd: Ger Bagge (7) 72.


Thursday 5th Sept: Club Classic 3 Person Scramble

Friday 6th Sept: Friday Open Singles

Friday 6th Sept: Club Classic 3 Person Scramble.

Saturday 7th Sept: Club Classic 3 Person Scramble.

Sunday 8th Sept: Club Classic 3 Person Scramble.

Tuesday 10th Sept: Open Seniors, 50+, Ladies and Gents



Lady President’s Prize, Sunday 25th August: Winner Geraldine Hallinan (36) 43 pts; 2nd Martina Corkery (25) 42 pts; Gross Mary Kiely (13) 29 gross pts; 3rd Teresa Queally (24) 42 pts; 4th Gillian Cashman ( 30) 38 pts.

Omni Group, Wednesday 28th August: Winner Maureen Morrissey


Club Classic

Our annual club classic which is run to help to pay the expenses involved with our Junior Golfers and our various teams, will take place from Thursday next 5th to Sunday 8th September. There will be category prizes and prizes will be based on amount playing in each category. Categories will be Gents, Ladies and Mixed. Entry fee is €20 with re-entry at €10. Format 3 Person Scramble. Booking to 058 44055.

Omni Group

13 hole competition every Wednesday. Draw for partners between 1.30 and 1.45

10 hole ongoing competition for Club Voucher.



Monday Sept. 2nd – Sunday Sept 8th, 9 Hole re-entry, played from the white tees

Wednesday Sept. 4th Ladies 18 Hole Stroke - GOY – Sponsor: Gallagher’s Pharmacy

Thursday Sept. 5th Open Qualifier Competition played from the Blue Tees, Visitors entry, GUI card holders €12, Only 3 more rounds to the finish. Final to be played on Saturday Sept. 28th

Friday Sept. 6th End of Season Mixed Foursomes, shot gun start 5.45, finger food. Sponsors: Mary & William Galvin, Vera O’Donnell, Michael Kelly & Eugene Fleming

Sat. – Sun. Sept, 7th & Sept 8th, 18 Hole Singles Stableford, Sponsor: Unecol Oil Co.

Thursday Sept. 12th to Sept 15th 4 Person Champagne Scramble, Entry fee per team €60, re-entry €40, 2nd re-entry free see poster

The update positions list of the Open Qualifier & the GOY will be on the club notice board Sept. 2nd

Club Lotto

The numbers drawn on Saturday Aug. 31st were: 2, 3, 6, 20, they were no winner of the Jackpot, 4 people matched 3 numbers and each receives €50. Next Draw Saturday Sept. 14th at 5pm sharp, new Jackpot €4,200, your continued support is much appreciated.


Week Ending Sept. 1st

Nine hole re-entry: 1st Paul Coffey (24) 22pts (B6 15pts)

Thursday Aug. 29th Open Qualifier, CSS 38pts : 1st Nicholas Dowling (13) 45pts B9 Q; 2nd Albert Lonergan (18) 44pts Q Best visitor; 3rd John Kelly (12) 39pts Q

Sat. - Sun. Aug 31st & Sept: 1st Garravoone Final; Sponsor: Heffernan Insurance . CSS 70 for both days: 1st Stephen McGrath (9) 138 ; 2nd John Brett (14) 141; Gross: Robert Barry (2) 147; 3rd Noel Drohan (9) 142 B18; Student: Brandon Norris (5) 141.

Best 3 Qualifiers from 157 entries: 1st Glen Bourke (10) 64; 2nd Brian Cashin (21) 65 B9; 3rd Kieran Laffen (8) 65

Sat. - Sun. Aug 31st & Sept 1st Club Singles Stableford, CSS: 69, (39pts) both days: 1st Aidan O’Doherty (21) 43pts ; 2nd Liam Daniels (7) 42pts and best gross; 3rd Phillip O’Brien (12) 41pts

Friday Aug. 30th Mixed Foursomes, Helen Davis, Joan Reid, Gerry & George Everett: 1st Maura Donoghue & Christy Quinton 31 1/2; 2nd Maureen Murray& Brian White 32 1/2
Gross: Mary O’Connell & Bernie Walsh 41

Men: “Knots” Next Outing is on Monday Sept. 9th in Callan


Results 28th August,   sponsored by Eamonn and Vicki Power: 1st Lena Foran (27) 42pts; 2nd Stephaine Keating (22) 39pts; Gross: Connie Walsh (12) 24 pts; 3rd Maureen Murray (18) 38pts B9.


Captain’s Prize

Results of Liam O’Sullivan’s Captain’s Prize:

1st, William J Murphy, 103.5; 2nd, Clem Leonard, 103.5; gross, John Maguire, 73 gross; 4th, Stephen Slattery, 106.5; 5th, Frank Murphy, 107; 6th, Paul Foley, 108.

Best past captain, Colman Murphy, 71.

Best Seanori, Tom Cott, 72.

Category A, Colm Carey, 74.

Category B, Noel Whelan, 70.

Category C, Bernard Caffrey, 70.

Nearest pin, Colman Murphy.

Longest drive, Denis Curtin, 257 yards.

Junior Prize, Adam Carey, 27 pts.

Visitor, Christian O’Sullivan, 36 pts.

Congratulations to William J. Murphy, overall winner, who also had the bonus of a hole in one at the 9th.


18 Holes singles stableford: 1st Pat Barrett (11) 37pts; Adrian Gambell (7) 29 gpts.

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