Golf News – 20th November

Boyle Golf Club

The Mens AGM took place last Sunday. Michael Rush thanked the members, officers and committee for their great support during the year.

He said it was a great honour to be Captain and wished the incoming Captain, Ross Andrew, and Vice-Captain, Gerry O’Hara, best wishes for 2016.

The Captain was thanked by the members for his great contribution and the support he gave to the club. The Secretary, Brendan Gaffney, gave a report on the clubs activities during 2015. He thanked all the officers, and members for their support.

The Treasurer, Liam Mullaney, delivered a financial report for 2015: Open Week had been a great success and competition revenue had held up well. Tributes were paid at the meeting to all the volunteers for the great work they do for the club.

The full list of officers elected is –Captain: Ross Andrew, Vice-Captain: Gerry O’Hara, President: Brendan Gaffney, Secretary: Brendan Gaffney, Treasurer: Liam Mullaney, Handicap Secretary: Jim Mooney, Competition Secretary: Michael Rush, and PRO: Gary Carty.

The AGM of the Parent Club will take place next Sunday, November 22nd at 5 pm in the Clubhouse. In Ladies’ news best wishes to incoming Lady Captain Tish Perry and Vice-Captain Mary O’Hara.

Competitions this week, weather-permitting are: the weekly 9-hole from Monday to Saturday and next Sunday is a 9-hole stableford.

Athlone Golf Club

Congratulations to our new Club Captains John Burns and Margaret Geoghegan who have now taken office. Best of luck to you both for the coming year.

Reminder that the Club AGM will take place on Friday 20th November at 8 pm. AWGS results, Thursday, 12th November – Winner: P. J. Harris 23 points, Class 1: R. King 19 points, Class 2: T. Blaine 22 points, Class 3: D. Fenton 23 points, Veteran: P. J. Martin 18 points. Wednesday Open, 11th November – 1st Nett: Tom Campion (11) 36 points.

Ladies Club Weekly 15-hole competition 7/8/10th November – 1st: Frances McGettigan (26) 27 points Bk9. Weekly 12-hole competition 7/8/10th November: 1st: Rhona Fitzgerald (19) 20 points Bk6.

Roscommon Golf Club

The wind and rain resulted in the men’s Sunday competition and the Over 50’s ladies Thursday competitions being cancelled.

The winner of the ladies’ weekly 9-hole competition was Bernie Browne with 21 points (back 6) and Gertie Spillane was in second place with 21 points also. Richard Browne won the Over 55’s competition on Thursday.

Jim Finn was in second place and Sergio Benedetti was in third place. The men’s weekly Turkey Competition over the front nine holes started from Monday and will continue until the presentation on ‘Flock Night’ before Christmas. The entry fee is €3 with re-entry €2.

Castlerea Golf Club

The date of the Parent Club AGM is Monday, 23rd November at 8 pm in the Clubhouse. There are important issues on the agenda so all members should attend.

The Junior golf programme for 2015 will finish on Saturday. The Club will host a little party to celebrate the occasion. Dara will send out details later in the week.