Blackmore wins as Rogers drops to one

As a former goalkeeper Richie Blackmore was pretty good at keeping the score down on the football pitch but he showed on Sunday that he knows how to score on the golf course.

The 14 handicapper shot an impressive 42pts, scoring on every hole, to take Sunday’s Turkey’s competition in the face of stiff competition from some of the club’s single figure players.

On the front nine Blackmore went to the turn in 20 points, thanks mainly to four straight pars from the sixth, and then produced back to back pars on 12 and 13 before parring three of the last four holes for a back nine of 22 points and an overall score of 42pts.

That was good enough to see off the challenge of two handicapper Eddie Rogers who recorded an impressive 40 points from a gross round of two-under-par 70. His round included four birdies at the 4th, 8th, 10th and 12th and just two bogies at the 6th and 16th. Although it wasn’t good enough to take the top prize it was enough to get Eddie down to a one-handicap for the first time in his long and distinguished career and everybody at the club sends their congratulations on this notable achievement.

Teenager Josh Mackin is another player heading in the same direction and the five handicapper continued his excellent season with a score of 39pts to take third on countback from Maurice Soraghan who has managed to keep his golf game together despite all his great and time-consuming work on the Course Committee.

Also making the prize list were John Keane, Peter McCaughey, Terry Conlon, Brendan Reilly and Jim Dwyer.

A day of good scoring was reflected in the CSS of 71 (37pts).

Results

Turkey Competition

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Richard Blackmore (14) 42pts

Eddie Rogers (2) 40pts

Josh Mackin (5) 39/20pts

Maurice Soraghan (9) 39/18pts

John Keane (17) 39/18pts

Peter McCaughey (17) 39/16pts

Terry Conlon (6) 38/20pts

Brendan Reilly (12) 38/18pts

Jim Dwyer (9) 38/17pts

CSS. 71 (37pts)

 

Open Singles Stableford

 

 

 

 

 

1st   Malachy Clarke        (10)                          41pts

( Ardee )

 

2nd  Tony Mc Inerney      (23)                             39/21 pts

 

 

3rd   John Mulligan          (12)                               39/19 pts

 

 

4th   Eamon Hoey                     (18)                              38/21 pts
 

 

 

 

 

CSS 37 pts

Ladies Club

Ger Henry ILGU with Lady Captain Anne and Lady Vice Captain MaryLou.

Ger Henry ILGU with Lady Captain Anne and Lady Vice Captain MaryLou.

A very informative session on the Rules of Golf was held in Dundalk Golf Club on Tues 4th March. The session was delivered by Ger Henry from the ILGU and was very well attended. A very lively question and answer session followed and afterwards everyone felt much more informed and aware of the rules and regulations involved.

Ladies Club

Olivia Cunningham and Elaine Ward with Lady Captain Anne

Olivia Cunningham and Elaine Ward with Lady Captain Anne

Breffni Shield Scotch Foursomes
1st & 4th March 2014

1st Olivia Cunningham (13) & Elaine Ward (13) 71

2nd Judy McDonagh (26) & Gillian Murphy (25) 72.5
on back 9 from

3rd Mary Berrills (27) & Barbara McCourt (34) 72.5

Two’s Competition: 5th Gret Manning & Una Kelly
9th Elizabeth McGuinness & Mags Coburn
13th Jacinta Foran & Lady Captain Anne Doohan
13th Theresa Giff & Jennifer Holland
17th Olivia Cunningham & Elaine Ward

Leinster Golf Rules Course

Participants on Rules Course

Extra Rules of Golf Courses for Individuals

Due to demand for the Rules of Golf Courses for Individuals Leinster Golf  are running one more course on Saturday 29th March 2014.

To book visit www.gui.ie/leinster

This course is perfect for anyone who has a basic understanding of the Rules of Golf and would like to learn more.

The programme for the day will include:-

·         The importance of Definitions
·         Decisions on the Rules of Golf 2014 – 2015 (revised decisions)
·         How to use the Rules book
·         An Outdoor session
·         Analysis of video incidents
·         The Handicap System 101 – A Players Guide

LADIES WINTER LEAGUE – WEEK 3

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16th and TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19th

CLASS A Winner: Gret Manning (18) 25 pts
2nd Jennifer Holland (13) 24 pts
(on back 6 from Leslie O’Keeffe)

CLASS B Winner: Mary Carthy (20) 29 pts
2nd Geraldine Hoare (26) 26 pts
(on back 6 from)
3rd Orla O’Grady (27) 26 pts

CLASS C Winner: Rosario O’Donoghue (30) 26 pts
2nd Virginia Rooney (29) 23 pts
3rd Hazel McCreesh (36) 22 pts
(on back from Bernie Muckian
& Pat Cleary)

Twos recorded by Elizabeth McGuinness on the 5th and Elaine Ward, Gret Manning and Leslie O’Keeffe on the 9th

Captain’s Dinnner

Dee McAdam, Kevin Glenholmes, Gerard McGuinness, Captain Noel McGuinness, Ciaran McGuinness, Sean McGuinness and Donal McArdle.

Dee McAdam, Kevin Glenholmes, Gerard McGuinness, Captain Noel McGuinness, Ciaran McGuinness, Sean McGuinness and Donal McArdle.

 

Tom Millar(Past Captain-Dunmurray), Lawerence Patterson (Vice-Captain-Dunmurray), Captain Noel McGuinness(Dundalk), Captain John Travers(Ardee),Captain John McPhillips(Greenore) and  Captain Finbarr Ronan(Co. Louth).

Tom Millar(Past Captain-Dunmurray), Lawerence Patterson (Vice-Captain-Dunmurray), Captain Noel McGuinness(Dundalk), Captain John Travers(Ardee),Captain John McPhillips(Greenore) and Captain Finbarr Ronan(Co. Louth).

 

A very enjoyable evening was held in the Clubhouse on Saturday evening when Captain Noel McGuinness hosted his dinner.

Among the invited guests were captains from surrounding golf clubs, while members of captain Noel’s family enjoyed the evening.