Mens Competition 30/31 August – The Gilmore Trophy

The Gilmore Trophy was held on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August 2014. The club wishes to thank the Gilmore Family for their generous sponsorship.

Winner: Gerry T. Flaherty (9) 61;

2nd Martin Keane (20) 64;

Gross: David Kitt (6) 72;

3rd JP Walsh (10) 65. 

The Brendan Haverty Matchplay Trophy was won by David Kitt who beat Frank Coyne in the final.

Next weekend’s Mens club competition will be sponsored by ProGolf in Athlone.

Ladies Competition 23/24 August – Frank Rushe Trophy

Winner: Shiela Costello 38pts, 2nd Mary Costello 36pts, 3rd Mary Dolan 35pts,
Gross: Siobhain Fallon 18 gross.
Category 0 to 23: Mary Hyland 33pts. 
Cat 24 to 29: Patricia Burke 35pts. 
Cat 30 to 36: Maureen King 36pts. 

Thank you to Mary Rose Rushe for her generous sponsorship. 

Friday Open 22/08/14

Friday Open winners 22 August: 1st Noel Simmons 18, 39pts; 2nd Michael Dolan 17, 39pts; Gross Basil King 8, 31pts.

Ladies Winner: Ann Marie Murray 26, 36 pts.

Friday Open Results 15/08/14

Friday Open (15th August) Results: 1st Basil King (8) 37pts; 2nd Michael Connolly (24) 36pts.

Mens & Ladies Open Stableford will be on Friday 22 August. E10 for visitors.

Mens Competition Results 16/17 August – Finnegans Insurance

The Mens’ 18 holes stableford competition on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th August was sponsored by Finnegans Insurance in Mountbellew.
Father & son duo fought it out with Noel Donnellan (the son),7 having 40pts to win by one from Peter (13) who had 39pts. 3rd: Michael Dolan (17) 34pts (on back 9); 4th Gay McManus (13) 34pts;
Gross: Peter Morrow (6) 31pts.
The club wishes to thank Finnegans for their generous sponsorship. The Moylough Cup will be played for on 23rd & 24th August.

75 GOOD REASONS…

75 reasons to be in good cheer!!!!!!!!!! Have you got a moment??????

Every Wednesday morning…
Almost certain fine weather (for golf)…
Not knowing the format of the day…
Guessing who you’ll be playing with…
Knowing Sigh is…going to be….not early…
Seeing Tom arrive ahead of Sigh…JUST!!!!
The scones…
…And the Blackcurrant Jam…
Three to count at 5,8, 12 and 18…
Quarry money…

WaHter Balls…
The Shakeshaft Quotient, i.e. your handicap allowance…
Big Ben in the Tardis…
Getting to play with Frank, Rowan, Toby, Dermo…one of the LONG lads…
Getting Malachy’s Favourite on your team…
The stories of Manlough Mike!!!
BAD ADDERS…persons who forgot to bring the Ball Frame…
The ball with a big K written on it!!!
Getting on the Second in two…
ANY Par at the 12th…..

Lads in shorts – sign of fine weather…
No ducks on the Green…another sign of fine weather…
BIRDIES on any Green…[so long as they are not ducks, crows, swans…]
Going out in THE FOURBALL…
Not going out in the TwoBall…
Wondering who you’ll be playing with in Moate…
Days that England won something…bigger handicap allowance…
Days England lose [LOTS OF THOSE]…a little bit of banter is called for…
A lady on every team…all too rare…
The question – “Has everybody paid their Water Money?”…

The outing to Moate…
Long Bus trips…
The Comeback Kids…cruciates…hearts…shoulders…hips…
A Fisherman’s Friend…from Guess Who???…
What sort of VINTAGE will be in the Car Park today…
…Remembering the fun in the back of the Morris Minor at Ballymac Carnival…
The Election at the AGM….It’s Me Again!!!!!……ALL – “HURRAYYYYY!!!!!!!”
Learning that You Know Who has a picture of Maggie Thatcher on his wall…
SheLar’s tips…has she been helping McIlroy as well as her own lads????
A ball on the First Green…

“Spot Me, Bren”…sinks a raker of a putt!!!
“Iron Man” using a WOOD!!!
A risqué yarn….
An even risqué-er yarn…
Indoor Golf on winter mornings…
The Sailor describing his Caravel anchored in Glenamaddy…
Malachy waiting…he’s won!!!!!
Putting down only one score on the 18th!!!!
Inside 50 yards in two on the 7th……
The gas fire on chilly mornings…

The Christmas Party…
Just clearing the Quarry off the 18th Tee…
All the lovely trees…
Knowing no one gives a damn….
….BUT, EVERYONE WANTS TO WIN!!!!!!!
Hearing that a Senior won the Friday Open…
…Hearing You Know Who taking all the credit for the Senior’s Moment…
The putts that…NEARLY…went in…
Winning one of SheLar’s Lucky Dips….
Not having to pay Water Charges…or Quarry Charges either….

Geoff at the Practice Net…
Martie throwing a few Quiz Questions around…
…The dog locks Dominica out of the car!!!…Answer that one, ha?????
Seeing someone else sink the long putt for Par…
27, 36, 42, 30, 39…..All Threeballs going out…
NOT having to play “Three Drives Each”…..
Swans on the lake…
Birdies on the 18th….sure, we might be lucky enough to have a lady on the team…
Menlough Mike’s new putting technique….
Starting on the 10th…it’s faster…can anyone explain????

He’s here as usual again today…
44 Seniors turn up…
The Birthday Cake surprise…
Joan shows up to join the craic [“Gaelic” word, pronounced “crack”]…
“Happy Birthday to you…..!!!”

THANKS MIKE!

PS PS PS:
Rowan, MALACHY, Pat Hughes Nett 69.
Newbridge Lads (Hugh & Joe) Nett 71.