The return of golf!



The members of Castlerea Golf Club are delighted to return to Club Competitions. We wish to acknowledge with great thanks, our loyal and very generous sponsors without whom our club would fail to exist.

Our competing season was opened with a competition sponsored by the Kelly Henry Medical Centre. The results are as follows – Men: 1st: Keith Revins (39 pts), 2nd: Daryl Kelly (36 pts); Cat 1: Dara Bruen (34 pts); Cat 2: Mick Doyle (34 pts); Cat 3: Padraic Newman (34 pts); Ladies: 1st: Maura Tully (37 pts), 2nd: Laura Griffith (36 pts), 3rd: Valerie Callaghan (36 pts).

On Thursday, the 4th of July, the ladies’ competition was sponsored by Sonas Beauty Clinic and the results are as follows – 1st: Ruth Sullivan (38 pts), 2nd: Laura Griffith (35 pts), 3rd: Valerie Rabbitt (35 pts). The first men’s competition of the season was played on Saturday and Sunday the 4th and 5th of July and sponsored by The Golden Eagle, also sponsors of the Ladies competition, played on Thursday, the 9th of July. The results of the ladies competition are as follows – 1st: Mary Kenny (34 pts), 2nd: Kay Condon (34 pts), 3rd: Jean Timothy (34 pts). The results of the men’s competition will be posted later in accordance with Covid-19 competition guidelines.

On Sunday, the 19th of July, the men will compete for the Captain’s Prize 2020. We wish our Captain Liam Callaghan every good wish for his prize days.




This is a big week in the life of our Lady Captain, Dr. Sandra Black Kelly. In what has been a very eventful year so far, Sandra now embarks on her prestigious week of the year with a range of competitions for her Lady Captains competitions. We join together in wishing Sandra and her family the very best for a most enjoyable week.

Prize dates are as follows: Monday, 13th July – 9-hole Qualifier Ladies; Tuesday, 14th July – Day 1 18-hole Strokeplay: Thursday, 16th July – Lady Captain’s Prize to Seniors; Friday, 17th July – Junior Girls (11 am to 12 pm); Saturday, 18th July – Day 2 18-hole Strokeplay and 9-hole competition (Men).

Recent winners for the Men’s 18-hole club competition held on 12th July – 1st: Shane Killeen (42pts (15)), 2nd: Denis Smyth (41pts (11)), 3rd: Thomas Reddington (41pts (6)), Gross Simon Walker (36 gross pts). Recent winners for the Ladies 9-hole qualifying held on Monday, 6th July – 1st: Leah Lennon (20pts (9)), 2nd: Olivia Costello (19 pts (2)), 3rd: Ruth Lennon (16 pts (1)). Ladies Seniors – 1st: Joan Moran, 2nd: Marguerite Farrell.

Our Men’s beginner golf competition continues on Monday evenings. Tee times available between 6 pm and 8 pm and competition will be played over 9 holes. Congratulations to Brian Cleary on his recent win in this competition.

Open Competitions for ladies and gents have resumed on Wednesdays. Entry fee €5 for member, €15 for visitors. Book online or call 0894053856 to reserve your time.

Another big day to look forward to on Sunday next, 19th July, when Club President Tresina Smyths will hold her Men’s Presidents Qualifier. Timesheet on BRS.