Club Notes 15th March 2020
All the latest Fixtures, Notices and Results for the Week
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Wednesday 11th March Open Singles (Mens )1st: Jake Callanan (19) 38 pts. 2nd: Michael Fahey (13) 36 pts. 3rd: Cian Heffernan (4) 35 pts (Back 9). Gross: Kevin Walshe 28 pts. Seniors: Jim Flynn (11) 34 Pts (Back 9). Senior Plus: Desmond Bayly (17) 30 pts
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th. Team Of 2 (Mens )1st: Kieran Ryan (8) & Tony Hogan (17) 51 pts. 2nd: Michael Tierney (8) & Michael Fahey (13) 51 pts. 3rd: Leo Moyles (15) & Oisin Butler (20) 50 pts. Gross: Ray Deering & Gerry Robinson 39 pts
2020 started with promise for Nenagh Golf club and its members. A new committee with some great ideas and an enthusiastic golf pro, eager to expand his growing business.
Sadly, Covid-19 put a halt to everyone’s grand plans and saw businesses and individuals scramble to prepare for a situation that no one could see the end of.
The club committee have had to take some drastic actions to ensure that Nenagh Golf Club had a future in a post-Covid world.
To ensure that the golf course is maintained and is ready for use when the restrictions are lifted the course staff remain employed by the club, though on reduced hours. They continue to keep the course in pristine condition and are to be commended for their professional attitude and efforts.
The committee have taken every effort to reduce the financial burden on the Clubs limited resources and rely on you, the members, paying your subscriptions to fund the on-going expenses of running the club.
To those who have already paid your subscription, thank you.
To those of you paying by direct debit or standing order, please continue with your payments, as these funds are needed.
To those of you who have suspended your payments or not made any to date please contact any officer listed below to arrange to meet your commitment to the club. The committee have agreed to extend the timeframe to pay your subscription to mid-May in order to retain your membership.
Any individuals whose subscription remains unpaid or outside of an arranged payment plan will be removed from the members register from June 1st and unable to enjoy the benefits afforded to club members.
We are all looking forward to an early end to the travel restrictions and a resumption to normal activities, ie golf.
Do your part and pay your sub!
Siobhan (Office) 067 31476
Jim Flynn 085 150 6897
Lucy Sanders 087 659 9461
Michael Fahy 087 677 6091
John Sheridan 087 256 7050
Open Team Of Three
Team of Three 2019-20: The Team of Three competition for 2019-2020 will commence in October. Members can play Monday to Saturday, visitors can play any day excluding open days. Two teams qualify each month. If visiting team not in first two, best visiting team to qualify each month with a grand final in May 2019. Prizes: 1st - 3x €300 Vouchers; 2nd - 3x €200 Vouchers; 3rd - 3x €100 Vouchers; 4th - 3x €75; 5th - 3x €50 Vouchers. Competition fee will be €10 each for members and €20 each for visitors with re-entry in the same month €5 for members and €10 for visitors. Play off 9/10th of your handicap. Each player who enters will be included in a draw for prizes of €150, €100 and €50 at the end of the competition. You may book on-line or contact the Pro Shop 067 31476 Ext 2 or 087 2132241.
Results: Wednesday Open March 11: 1st Jake Callanan (19) 38 pts; 2nd Michael Fahey (13) 36 pts; 3rd Cian Heffernan (4) 35 pts (back 9); gross: Kevin Walshe 28 pts; senior: Jim Flynn (11) 34 pts (back 9); senior plus: Desmond Bayly (17) 30 pts. CSS: 35 pts.
Saturday March 14 and Sunday March 15: 18 Holes Open Singles.. 1st Kieran Ryan (8) and Tony Hogan (17) 51 pts (back 9); 2nd Michael Tierney (8) and Michael Fahey (13) 51 pts; 3rd Leo Moyles (15) and Oisin Butler (20) 50 pts; gross: Ray Deering and Gerry Robinson 39 pts.
Fixtures: Wednesday March 18: Open Singles.
Friday March 20: Open Seniors
Saturday March 21: Winter League
Saturday March 21 and Sunday March 22: O'Meara Cup (GOY).
Golfer of the Year: The first of the Golfer of the Year competition will take place on this Saturday and Sunday March 21-22. This is also a qualifier for the Club Singles (O'Keeffe Cup).
Winter league Results: The Winter League results for Saturday March 14: Jody Hurley 2.5 Benny Dunne 0.5; Brian Freeman 3 Robbie Foley 0; Michael Hegarty 2 Denis Corrigan 1.
Senior Scratch Cup: The Frank Maher Senior Scratch Cup scheduled for Saturday March 28 has been cancelled. There will be a Men's Singles over that weekend Saturday and Sunday March 28th and 29th.
Course care: Please repair your pitch marks on the greens to ensure that the course is maintained throughout the winter months.
LADIES GOLF NOTES 16/03/20
Upcoming competitions: Spring Matchplay continues, due to prolonged bad weather please see noticeboard for dates the matches need to be completed. Thursday 19th March 18H
S/F sponsored by Sheedy’s Centra. Thursday 26th March Team of 2 sponsored by A Country Practice.
Fashion Show Update
Due to the constantly changing circumstances around Covid-19 the decision has been made
to postpone the fashion show on March 20th in the interest of the safety and wellbeing of
our members. Further information will be given to Members once a date can be set again.