MEMBERSHIP

Members are advised that subscriptions are now due. We would be obliged if members would submit payment as soon as possible. Subscriptions may be paid by cash or cheque, credit/debit cards or monthly standing orders.

POKER CLASSIC

The very popular Poker Classic returns to Birr Golf Club on Friday 4th February at 8 pm.
€30 per player.

FOR YOUR DIARY

Thurs.3 Feb. 10.15 Seniors
Fri. Feb. 8.00 Poker Classic in Club.
Sat./Sun. 5/6 Feb. 16h Stableford.
Tues .8 Feb.10.30 Bridge in Club.

INTER CLUB FIXTURES

The inter club fixtures for 2011 have been announced.
In April Birr play Mullingar in the Barton Cup and play Tullamore in the Irish Mixed Foursomes. Birr will play Abbeyleix in the Provincial Towns Cup at the end of April.
Play offs for the Pierce Purcell will take place in Rathdowney in May; for the Junior Cup in Tullamore in May; for the Jimmy Bruen in The Heath in June; for the Barton Shield at Dunmurray Springs in June; for the Senior Cup at Portarlington v The Heath at the end of June. All dates and times are posted in the locker room. Other fixtures to be announced later.

RESTAURANT

Our restaurant under new management is up and running and providing excellent fare. Do come along and enjoy top quality cuisine in very pleasant surroundings.

SPRING LEAGUE

Members please note that entry sheets for the Spring League are in the Locker Room.

BEGINNERS’ GOLF

Francie Horan is interested in organising golf lessons for beginners both adult and juniors. Thursday 24 February has been selected as beginners’ night. The cost is a very reasonable 10 euro. Please contact Francie at 057 91 20082 or 087 285 7282. Lessons will be given by Paul McAnny, professional at the Golf Shop.

RESULTS

Seniors. Tom King Christy Mc Garry Tom Murtagh 33; Tom Nestor Arthur Jackson John Gilmartin Jerome Molloy 34.
Serior Alliance at Killeen won by Billy Donlon with 71 gross. Tom Rigney won third nett with 73.

BRIDGE

Tuesdays bridge: 1st Joe Kerins & Theresa Fealy; 2nd M & F Kerrigan.

SPRING LEAGUE

Members please note that entry sheets for the Spring League are in the Locker Room.

LADIES’ GOLF

Winter / Spring League. Ladies please note that the The Winter / Spring League is extended for a further week to 12th February due to the recent course closure. Please familiarise yourself with the rules and regulations of the league prior to playing – see Notice Board for details.
Marie Keating Foundation 9 Hole. There is a nine-hole ongoing competition at the moment for the Marie Keating Foundation with proceeds going to the foundation.
Please support.
Please note also the new course layout prior to playing until further notice.

Poker Classic

The postponed Christmas Poker Classic takes place on Friday 4th February in the Clubhouse. This has been a well supported fundraiser in the past for the Club with superb prizes on offer and we urge all members to support the venture. Please inform the friends as we would be delighted to see them present on the night.

Women in Golf

Group lessons are been organised for ladies who have never played golf and who are interested in taking lessons with a view to becoming a member of Birr Golf Club. Four lessons will take place in the Driving Range, Birr Golf Club on Saturdays commencing on 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th February from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon. Cost is only €40 for the four lessons. This is an ideal opportunity for any lady to come out and try their hand at a new sport that has no age barriers. For further details contact Kathleen Doorley at (086) 1673532 or Rita Delaney at (087) 6808173.