Golf News

Castlerea Golf Club Results of  25/11 – 1st Jimmy Joyce (5) 35pts, 2nd Padraig Rabbitt (20) 34 pts, 3rd Vincent Griffith (21) 34pts, 4th Mervyn Kelly (16) 34 pts.  Reminder: The parent club AGM will be held on Friday December 7th at 8 pm sharp at the club house. All members requested to attend. Ballinasloe Golf Club Results of Saturday 24 th & Sunday 25 th November 18 Hole Singles Stableford sponsored by Sean Connolly: 1 st Michael Treacy (12) 40pts, 2 nd Paul Spencer (24) 40pts, Gross Brendan Treacy (5) 34pts, 3 rd Mike Smyth (17) 39pts.  C.S.S. 38pts. Upcoming events: Saturday 1 st & Sunday 2 nd December 18 Hole Singles Stableford, Sponsor: Tony Carroll; Friday 14 th December Ladies Christmas Party; Sunday 16 th December, Santa at Ballinasloe Golf Club at 7pm. Strokestown Golf Club Christmas Bonanza competition will take place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December; Open 18-hole single stableford Ladies and gents. Fixtures for the Caslin Cup are now posted on the club Notice board. First round must be played by December 9 th . Members wishing to play in the winter league are asked to write their names on the competition sheet posted on the club notice board. This competition is open to ladies and gents. Tickets for the club draw have been sent to all members. The club would be grateful if the members could ensure that as many tickets as possible are sold. All tickets sold must be returned to the club by December 5th. Draw will be held at the AGM on December 8th 2007. The club AGM will be held on 8th December 2007 in the clubhouse. The Mens and Ladies AGM will commence at 8pm sharp followed by the AGM of the parent committee at 8.30pm.  Presentation of prizes and club draw on the night. All members are requested to attend the AGM and a good social evening will follow. Boyle Golf Club Last Sunday’s Christmas Turkey Competition was won by Jim Mooney with a score of 22 including an eagle on the 5th, 2nd Pat Gannon with 21 (C/B) and 3rd John Cryan with 21.   The Turkey Competition on Sunday 18th was won by Pat Conroy, 2nd Stephen Bohan and 3rd Fergus O’Beirne.  Next Sunday will be the Christmas Bonanza with prizes for all. Format will be an 18 Hole Stableford and a large turnout is hoped for. At the recent AGM in the Clubhouse Captain Rodney Boles thanked all members, officers and committee for their support in 2007 and said it had been a great honour for him to be Captain. He also thanked all those who had contributed prizes/sponsorship. Incoming Captain Charlie O’Donnell thanked the Meeting for electing him and looked forward to a successful 2008. He paid tribute to the outgoing Captain for the great year and thanked him for all his hard work. Tributes were also paid to Phil and Gerry Emmet for their excellent catering during the year. The newly elected Officers are Captain Charlie O’Donnell, Vice Captain/Competition Secretary Brendan Gaffney, President David Boles, Secretary/Handicap Secretary Jim Mooney, Treasurer Jimmy Doyle, PRO Michael Gilmartin. Votes of sympathy were passed to Club Member Patricia Perry on the recent passing of her sister Philomena Finn and also to the family of the late Christy Slein who was the first green keeper in the new course at Knockadoobrosna. May they rest in Peace.