28 June 2016
Birr Golf Club Pro Am
The Birr Pro Am committee are working hard at the moment organising the upcoming inaugural Pro Am at the club . This is sponsored by Grant Engineering and so far they are pleased to announce much interest and over half the teams are sold already. Team places available are limited, so make sure to book in, so as not to miss this great event . The Pro Am is open to all golfers, ladies and gents of all ages and abilities and a great opportunity to play alongside former European Tour professionals and Ireland’s top PGA professionals . More news to follow soon. Contact Kevin McGrath or Tony McCormack.
For your diary
ILGU Seniors all this week. Check online for times.
Seniors on Friday 1st July at 9.45. Note change of day and date.
Ferbane GAA Classic Sat. 2 July.
Inter Club Birr v Black Bush on Sat. 2 July at 4 pm. 3 Home. 4 Away.
Intermediate Scratch Cup on Sunday 3 July.
Junior (under18) Midland Boys’ Scratch Cup Monday 4 July. 18 hole stroke competition.
Presidents’ Mixed Scramble 4.30 on Monday 4 July.
Tuesday Open. 18h Stableford 5 July. Men and women. Also Seniors. All welcome.
Seniors. 1st: B. McGurk, M. Dempsey, S. Dennigan (44.7 (27 back 9); 2nd:J. Carroll, P. Grealy, T. Nestor (44.7 (28 back 9).
Mid Summer Classic
1st Seamie Breen, Liam O’Brien, Alan Naylor and Eddie Nevin. 101 pts. 2nd Jim Hamill, John Kenny, Christy McGarry and Thady Clancy 101 pts. 3rd Frankie Kenny, Barney Claffey, Captain Brendan O’Carroll and Declan Ryan 98 pts. 4th Best mixed team; Tom Rigney, Trish Rowland, Teresa Fealy and Caroline McCarthy 98 pts. Best Ladies’ team: Vera Smyth, Ann McIntyre, Kay Kelly and Teresa Fealy. 5th Aidan Farrelly, Sean Doorley, Alan Hennessy and Paddy Kinsella 98pts. 6th Seanie Bergin, Dan Kealy, Jerome Molloy and Declan Hennessy 96 pts. 7th Eileen Delaney, Billy Delaney, Camillus Delaney and Paddy Byrne 95 pts. 8th Pat Doyle, Tony McCormack, Martin Cashen and Gerry O’Grady 95 pts. 9th Pat Madden, Brendan Hoare, Paschal Troy and John Connell 94 pts.
Ladies nearest the pin: Caroline McCarthy
Men’s longest drive: Vincent Liffey.
Men’s nearest pin: Tony McTague.
Nearest the line: John Connell
Presentation of Classic prizes.
At the presentation on Sunday Captain Brendan O’Carroll thanked all who combined to make the Classic such a success. He was especially grateful to all who played and organised the event. He thanked in particular Colm Quinn Motors of Athlone and Galway who sponsored the competition and wished the Company every good fortune. He also noted that the Club members turned out in force and as usual were ever willing to support the running of the Glenns.
Tuesday open 18h Stableford. 1st Craig Taylor (13) 37 pts. 2nd James Nolan (7) 37 pts. Senior: Finbar Martin (26) Moate, 36 pts
18h. 1st Ronan McNamara 38 pts 2nd Ceilim King 31 pts. 9h 1st Kathy Dermody. 2nd Maxwell Boyd.
For Your Diary
Best of luck to our O’Moore Cup team under Liam Delaney and Brian Guinan in their match versus Black Bush next Saturday at 4 pm.
Playing at home are: Frank Kenny, Des Mannion and Miley Nolan. Away are : Liam Delaney, Thady Clancy, Christy McGarry and Captain Brendan O’Carroll. Subs are: Pat Scully and Gay Claffey.
Midland Boys’ Cup.
The Midland Boys’ Cup for under 18’s will be held on next Monday July 4. This long established competition has proved to be very popular over the years and no doubt this year’s event will attract a large entry. Check online for times. Prizes: 1st , 2nd, and 3rd Gross 1st and 2nd Nett prizes. Best nett under 16 years. Best nett under 14 years.. Entry fee for boys; 10 euro. Members 5 euro.
Note also that there will be a girls 18h Competition. 1st and 2nd prizes Entry fee for Girls is 5 euro.
9H Winners: 1st Vera Smyth (10) 19 pts. 2nd Eileen Delaney (31) 19 pts. 3rd Kay Kelly (27) 18 pts . Winner of 18H Denise Delaney (22) 40 pts .
Sat. 9th and Wed. 13 th July 18 Hole.
Competition sponsored by Laurenzo Hair Design.
New 9H Stroke on-going.
3-Ball Scramble on-going.
Putting Competition on-going.
Hard luck to the Birr ladies that played in the Mary Mc Kenna Cup. It was a very close encounter with Dundalk Golf Club winning on the 19th hole.