Scratch Cup

Well  done to Alan Lowry of Esker Hills on winning the coveted Birr scratch cup on sunday. Teenager Alan, a brother of Shane of international fame, obviously has an equally bright future and we wish him every success.

Time sheets are are now up for the Club mini-classic which takes place over the bank holiday weekend. As this is an important fundraiser for the club all are requested to take part.

For your diary

Thurs 26 May. Seniors outing to Mountrath.

Thurs. 26 May. 12.00  Glenn Eagles.

Fri. 27 May. 2.00 to 4.00   Offaly Hurlers.

Sat. 28 May. Societies.

Sat. 28 May. 3.30 to 4.30   Diageo Mixed.

Sun/Sun 28/29 May   Presidents’ Prize to ladies and men.

Sun.28 May  Birr v Mountrath  in O’Moore Cup.

Mon.29 May. 5.00  Presidents’ Mixed Scramble. Beginners especially welcome.

Tues. 31 May  Open Singles.

Wed.1 June   Birr v Heritage in Irish Mixed.

Fri. 3 June   Birr Boys’ National School Classic. Contact: Kevin McNamara.

Sun/Mon 5/6 June  Mini Classic. Time Sheet.


Senior Scratch Cup. 1st Alan Lowry (Esker Hills) 76+75 = 151. 2nd Billy Donlon 77+75=152. 3rd Niall Flanagan (Tullamore) 75+78=153.

Nett. 1st Stuart Carter (Mountrath) 78+73=151. 2nd Declan Gath 75+76=151. 3rd Michael Power (Moate) 75+77=152.

Junior Scratch Cup.

1st Eddie Costello (Rathbane) 79+71=150. 2nd Seamas Breen 82+75=157. 3rd Liam Horgan (Heath) 78+84=162.

Nett. 1st Michael Lyons 74+74=148. 2nd Peter Keane 78+72=150. 3rd Joe Slevin 76+75=151.

Open Week Sun. 1th. Men’s Singles. 1st Jeffrey King 42pts. 2nd Michael Nolan 36pts. Gross: Capt. Joe Slevin 28pts. 3td Jonathan Bourke 35pts.

Mon.16th 3-Ball. 1st Tom Rigney Tony McCormack Roddy Molloy.

Wed.18th Ladies day. 1st Bernadette Coughlan 38pts. 2nd Margaret Wilkinson (Coolattin) 36pts. 3rd Valerie Coleman 35pts.

Thurs.19th Seniors. 1st Jerome Molloy 38pts. 2nd Robert Ryland 36pts. 3rd John Wims 35pts.

Fri.20th  Chernobyl Classic. 1st Capt.Joe Slevin Joe Cuskelly PJ Lowry Pachal Troy 92pts. 2nd Roger Byrne Ian Smyth Michael Carter Alan Hennessy 92pts. 3rd Pat Scully Martin Talbot Patrick Scully TJ Talbot 90pts.

Sat. 21st Men’s Stableford. 1st Jimmy Egan 38pts. 2nd Christy Purcell 30 pts. Pat Gleeson 30pts.

President’s Mixed. Mon.16th. 1st Pres. Tony McTague, Marie Keane Carmel Ryan. 2nd Seamas Breen Mary Ryan Therese Kennedy. 3rd Sheila Brennan Olive Mulhare Sean Stone.

Open Week 9h. 1st Theresa Fealy Margo Regan Rene Haverty. 2nd Francie Horan Mairead Freemam Mary Callaghan.

Presidents’ Mixed. Sun. 22nd. 1st Pres. Tony McTague Liz Nolan Mary McGee Mary Sullivan. 2nd Pat Doyle Christy McGarry Eileen Delaney. 3rd Evelyn Bell Enda Carroll Tom King.


Inter Club

Good luck to our Diageo Mixed under Presidents Gemma and Tony in their match Sat.28 against Mount Temple. At home are: Pat Molloy/Ann Kenny, Martin Talbot/Marie Tooher, Jerome Molloy/Liz Pardy and Tom Wright/Mairead McIntyre.

Away are: Stephen Grogan/Mary Ryan, Capt. Joe Slevin/Kathleen Doorley and Bernard Kennedy/Vera Smyth.

Ladies’ Golf

Ladies Open Day. The results of the recent Open Day very kindly sponsored by Monaincha Health & Spa, Roscrea are as follows:

1st Bernadette Coughlan (36) – 38 Points.

2nd Margaret Wilkinson –Coolattin (16) – 36 Points.

3rd Valerie Coleman (34) – 35 Points.

Congratulations to the above prizewinners and thank you to all the ladies who played on the day.

18 Hole Singles. The second leg of the 18 Hole Singles takes place on Wednesday 25th May very kindly sponsored by The Glenns Restaurant – Deborah Horan to whom we are most grateful.   Draws at the usual times on Wednesday.

Presidents’ Prize to the Members. Presidents Tony McTague’s Prize to the Ladies and Lady President Gemma Butler’s Prize to the Men takes place on Sunday, 29th May.  The draw for partners will take place on Thursday evening so please ensure you have your name down prior to this date.  Please come out and support our Presidents next weekend.

Presidents’ Mixed Scramble. The very popular Presidents Mixed Scramble continues each Monday evening from 5.00 p.m.