Weekly News 17th June 2024

Annual Classic – Raffle Results
Many thanks to all who supported the raffle held in conjunction with the annual classic. The draw was made during the presentation of prizes and the results are as follows:

1st Golf Tour Bag: John Connell
2nd One Year family membership to Birr Castle: Evan Williams
3rd 2 Tickets to Galway Races Ladies Day: Emmett Martin
4th 2 Tickets to Munster .v. All Blacks Rugby: Tom Lynch
5th Drinks Hamper: Michael Coughlan
6th – 9th 3 Bottles of Wine each: Lily Mae Shiels, Isla Hogan, Donal Bradley and Damien Barron
10th – 11th Sweets: Mary Byrne and Tom Grimes

Presidents Mixed Scramble
The very popular Presidents Mixed Scramble is up and running every Monday. No need to book on clubV1. Come along between 4:30pm and 6:45pm and register in the bar. Entry fee is €5 cash. (€3 for Juniors) It’s a 9 hole scramble and all members are welcome including Juniors. This is a great way to meet and play with different people in a fun format. We especially welcome newer members to play.

Mens Club
Results of Lady Captain's Prize to the Men
1st: Anthony Devery (27) 47 pts.
2nd: Desmond Mannion (23) 47 pts.
Cat 1 (0-9) Declan Gath (4) 39 pts.
Cat 2 (10-14) Gerald Claffey (12) 38 pts.
Cat 3 (15-18) John Kirwan (16) 40 pts.
Cat 4 (19+) Dermot Nolan (19) 36 pts.

2's club: James Coakley, Darren Kennedy, Vincent Liffey, Gerard Gath, Sean Moylan x 2, Declan Gath x 2, Patrick Hogan, Declan Ryan and Colin Farrelly (winnings will be added to the players Club V1 account next month.)

The 18 hole stableford weekday competition continues.
Entry fee €5. Open to visitors on Tuesday, entre fee €25.
Play off white markers.

Next weekend's competition is an open 18 Hole stableford competition, Play in Pink.
Played off the white markers. Members entry fee €10.

Ladies Club
Results:
Mr Captains Prize to the Ladies: (18 Hole Strokeplay/GOY)
1st: Caroline Guinan h/c 22 - 70 nett
2nd: Rachael McLoughlin h/c 41 - 71 nett
Gross: Caroline McCarthy h/c 17 - 89 gross
3rd: Mary Grennan h/c 22 - 73 nett

Competitions:
18 Hole Stableford, kindly sponsored by The Chestnut Birr, continues on Wednesday 19th June.
9 Hole no. 8 ongoing/re-entry, sponsored by Mary Byrne continues Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th June.
9 Hole no. 9 sponsored by Maura Flannery, starts Wednesday 19th June.
Laura Lynn Fundraising 9 Hole ongoing, non qualifying, enter in book only, place €5 cash entry in envelope slot.
Matchplay - Next rounds to be played on or before Monday 8th July.

Please ensure to always check the competition rules/conditions in the book as they differ between competitions.

Wednesday (Ladies Day) Draw Times:
Change to this weeks draw times due to an event in the club on the same day.
Morning draw at 9:10 for 9:20 Tee Off
Afternoon draw at 14:25 for 14:32 Tee Off

Presidents Mixed Scramble:
Continues tomorrow, Monday 16th June, entry fee is €5 and €3 for juniors, taken in the bar from 4.30pm to 6.45pm. This is a great way to meet and play with different people and play some relaxed, social golf. Proceeds raised go back into the club.

Upcoming Events in June:
Play in Pink Ladies & Gents Open Weekend: Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June. 18 Hole stableford for members/visitors, 9 Hole for members. Members book as per usual on ClubV1 app, visitors please call 057 9120082.
Coffee Morning coinciding with Play in Pink on Saturday 22nd 10am-1pm, all welcome. If you wish to donate some baking for the event please let Lady Captain Bernie know.
18 Hole Stableford kindly sponsored by David O'Meara, Pharmacy Plus, Birr: Wed 26th, Sat 29th, Sun 30th June

Junior Club
Well done to our Junior Foursomes team who overcame New Forest in Birr on Sunday evening in an excellent display of golf. The team was Tom Moylan, Oisín Sexton, Ronán O'Neill and Éanna Mulhare. They now progress to the Leinster Quarter Final.

Fundraiser Draw
The numbers drawn this week were 2, 14, 22, and 23. The jackpot was not won. The weekly prize winner was Denise Delaney. The jackpot stands at €2,550