Open Week

A fine turnout on Sunday for the start of our Open Week. Congratulations to Jeff King on returning an excellent score of 42pts. Many thanks to our sponsors Hassetts Topline of Crinkill and Banagher for their very generous sponsorship. The Open competitions continue all this week. Note that on Sunday both the Senior and Junior Scratch Cups are taking pride of place, both sponsored by Hassetts Topline. A time sheet will be in operation.

Presidents Gemma and Tony are glad to announce that the very popular Presidents’ Mixed is up and running with the first outing on Mon.16th. Results next week.

 

Results

Seniors. Christy Mc Garry Sean Ryan John Lynch 44; Tony Rosney Donal O Sullivan Pat Doyle 45.

Open Singles. Sunday 15th 1st Jeff King (14) 42pts. 2nd Michael Nolan (20) 36pts Gross: Joe Slevin (7) 28pts. 3rd Jonathan Bourke (20) 35pts.

 

For your diary

Open 3 ball   Any combination. On going.

Wed. 18 May  Ladies Open day . Sponsored by Monaincha Health and Spa.

Thurs.19 May. Men’s Open Singles over 55s. Visitors €10. Sponsored by Hassetts’ Topline

Fri. 20 May   Chernobyl Classic. Team of 4. €100 per team. Contact:Liam Delaney

Sat. 21 May   Men’s Open Singles. Visitors  €15. Sponsored by Hassetts’ Topline

Sat.21 May. 10am. Junior Cup at Tullamore.

Sun. 22 May.   Senior and Junior Scratch Cups over 36 holes. Entry sheet in operation.

Mon. 23 May. 5pm. Presidents’ Mixed.

Mon. 23 May 4pm  Duggan Cup v Roscrea.

Tues. 24 May. Open Singles. Visitors very welcome.

 

Inter Club

Good luck to our Junior Team in play-offs in Tullamore next Saturday. The team under managers Roger Byrne and Sean Moylan is: Sean Stone, Seamas Breen, John Dwyer, Ger Gath and Simon Hogan.

We play Roscrea in the Duggan Cup next Monday at 4pm. Managers are John Kelly and Rody Molloy. The team is (home) Dick Johnston.John Wims, Tony McTague/Tom Wright, Michael Yates/Pat Molloy. Away are: John Murphy/PJ Lowry and Pat Doyle/John Kelly.

Hard luck on a fine Pierce Purcell team that lost out by one shot in the zone play-offs in Rathdowney last Saturday.

Ladies’ golf

Open Week. Open Week is fixed from Sunday 15th – 22nd May this year.   The Ladies Open Day will take place on the Wednesday, 18th May with Monaincha Health and Spa, Roscrea sponsoring the Ladies Day.   An ideal opportunity to invite your playing friends from neighbouring clubs to play in the Glenns and the chance of winning a pampering session in Monaincha!

Details of all competitions for Open Week are now posted for your attention.

18 Hole Singles. The next 18 hole singles takes place on Saturday 21st and Wednesday 25th May very kindly sponsored by The Glenns Restaurant – Deborah Horan to whom we are most grateful. Timesheet in operation on Saturday with the draws at the usual times on Wednesday.

The Countess of Granard. The Countess of Granard Trophy continues for the month of May – see locker room for details.

A.A. Team News. The Challenge Cup team played Athy in Roscrea on Monday, 9th May – Team Captain Liz Pardy and her team of Patricia Guinan, Caroline Guinan, Carmel Ryan, Lelilah Hogan and Mary Byrne recorded a great win over Athy taking three of the matches in terrible weather conditions.

The Irish Mixed Foursomes played Rathdowney on Sunday 15th May – 3 pairs at home and two away also clocked up a victory taking two of the matches at home and the third coming on the eighteenth in Rathdowney in very closely contested matches.

The Boyne Team are also in action on Thursday, 19th May against Rathdowney with Tory Baker Team Captain fielding a very fancied Birr side.

Web Site

All details of our Open Week are on our new website: www.birrgolfclub.ie/