CAPTAIN’S MEDAL

Sunday sees the first of the Captain’s medals for the 2011 season. Bernard Kennedy, last year’s Captain, introduced this interesting competition. It proved very popular with the members and this year’s Captain Joe Slevin is continuing with the innovation. We are indeed exttremely grateful to Martin McCarthy of Sport’s Wear Direct for his generous sponsorship.

TABLE QUIZ

Members and their friends are invited to come along and take part in our Table Quiz on Thurs. 24th at 8.30. This proved to be a very popular social night out last year with plenty of prizes and spots on offer

FOR YOUR DIARY

Thurs.24 March 8.30 Table Quiz in Club. Plenty of prizes and spots.
Open 3-ball. Any Combination Ongoing.
Sat. 26 March. Last day for rounds 4/5 of Spring League. Eight teams to qualify.
Sat/Sun 26/27 March. Captain’s Medal sponsored by Martin McCarthy Sport’s Wear Direct, Birr.
Tues. 29 March 10.30. Bridge in Club.
Thurs. 23rd March 10.15. Seniors.
Su. 3 April. Final of Spring League. Note change of date. Teams announced on next Sunday.

RESULTS

Weekend 14h Stableford. 1st Pat Molloy 36pts. 2nd Matt Feenane 34pts. 3rd Willie Milne 33pts. 
Open 3-ball February Qualifiers; 1st John Conniffe John Kelly Thady Clancy 90pts. 2nd Flan Lyons Aidan Shanahan Ollie Nolan 83 pts. 3rd Brendan Hogan Martin Young Christy McGarry 82pts. 
Congratulations to Billy Donlon (71 Gross) on winning the Senior Alliance in Moate GC. Also to Tom Rigney (73) on getting 3rd nett.
Seniors. Tom Wright Seamas Coakley Dick Johnston 36; Tony Mc Tague John Coleman Billy Donlon Eamon Moore 38.
Outing to Portumna Thursday April 7th 10am.

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.

LADIES GOLF

Winter Spring League Final. The Winter Spring League Final kindly sponsored by Costcutters, Birr took place on Saturday, 12th March with the four top teams taking part with five scores on each team counting. Congratulations to Team A Vera Smyth, Kate Flynn, Marie Corcoran, Carmel Ryan, Caroline Guinan and Pat Fleury who had a great score of 116 points on the day with Team G Siobhán Tynan, Maura Flannery, Patrice Delaney, Majella Duffy, Maeve Garry, Mary Dolan taking second place with 103 points. The presentation of the League and outstanding nine hole competitions took place on Saturday evening. Compliments were extended to everyone for the huge commitment and turnout to support the Winter Spring League this year and also to the competitions committee who had the huge task of organizing teams and keeping the scores up to date and posted each week – well done. 26th and Wed. 30th sponsored by Molloy’s public house, Connaught St.
For your diary
18h competition on Sat.26th and Wed.30th . Sponsored by Molloy’s Pub, Connaught St.
Table Quiz. As last year’s table quiz proved so popular we are having a repeat on Thurs.24 March at 8.30 pm. Please bring along your friends for a most enjoyable evening with plenty of spots and prizes.

SYMPATHY

The members extend deepest sympathy to Philip Guilfoyle and his family on the death of his wife Lisa in Birr recently.