Men - Wednesday Open results. Wednesday 25th July, sponsored by P. J. Heenan & Son: 1st Michael Armshaw (15) 41 pts; 2nd Hughie O’Brien (16) 39 pts; 3rd Frank Flannery Jnr (12) 38 pts (back 9); gross Collwyn Martin 37 pts; seniors Pat Foley (12) 36 pts; 4th Aidan O’Brien (17) 38 pts; 5th Noel Greene (22) 37 pts (back 9). CSS: 35 pts.
The Wednesday Open was the postponed P. J. Heenan & Son sponsored Open Week competition. The club is grateful to P. J. Heenan & Son for their sponsorship. Newport’s Michael Armshaw’s 41 pts won the first prize. Hughie O’Brien took second place but his ball out of bounds at the 12th cost him first place Friday Open: The Friday Open was cancelled due to the condition of the course.
Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th July M. J. Walshe Trophy GOY: 1st Pat Byrne (19) 68; 2nd Liam Hogan (14) 68; 3rd Ray Deering (8) 70 (back 9); gross Brian Duggan 74; seniors Oliver Quinn (17) 70; 4th David Noble (15) 70 (back 9); 5th Liam Gleeson (12) 70 (back 9).
CSS Saturday 74, Sunday 73.
Congratulations and well done to Pat Byrne, winner of the M. J. Walshe Trophy GOY on Sunday. Pat is the form player at the club at the moment, winning on Sunday with a 68 and scoring 69 last weekend to finish in second place to Patsy Farrell in the Mogul Cup.
Hole in One: Congratulations to Ger Clifford who had a hole-in-one at the par three eight playing in the M. J. Walshe Trophy on Sunday morning.
Fixtures: Wednesday Open 1st August; Friday 4th August Sean Treacy GAA Classic; Saturday 4th August and Sunday 5th August Abbey Court sponsored Open
Club Classic. Saturday 4th: Junior competition 3.30pm-5.00 p.m. Monday 6th August: Open Singles. Tuesday 7th August Tuesday Mixed sponsored by Breo Jewellers. Sunday 12th August: Junior Scratch Cup sponsored by Breda Fitzgibbon and Intermediate Scratch Cup sponsored by Zipyard.
Club Classic on this Weekend: The Abbey Court Hotel sponsored Nenagh Golf Club Open Club Classic is on this Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August. It is kindly sponsored by the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh. Format will be a team of four, ladies team, men team or mixed team with re-entry allow. Entry fee: €100 per team. First prize will be four green fees for Palmerstown House Golf Club plus an overnight stay for four with dinner at Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Newlands Cross, Dublin kindly sponsored by Louis Fitzgerald. There will be numerous other prizes including ladies’ prize and society prize.
Jimmy Carroll Cup: The Jimmy Carroll Cup squad were in action in the Munster semi-final at Ballykisteen on Tuesday. The team members were Sean O’Donnell and Matt Peters; P. J. Hogan and Dinny Ryan; Pat McGrath and Jim Whelehan; Paddy Peters and Pat Foley.
Club Fourball: The club fourball is now down to the quarter final: The pairings are: Sean Quinn and Eamon O’Meara v Tom Kennedy and Tom Moriarty; Alan Ryan and Denis Corrigan v D. Hickey and John Hickey; Tom Lawlor and Willie Lawlor v Billy Morgan and Gary Howard; Michael Fitzgibbon and Martin Guest v Frank Flannery and Paul Moloney. If you have any problems with agreeing date for matches contact organisers Gerry O’Rourke 086-8151748 or Tom Kennedy 087-6545646.
Club Singles: The club singles competition is down to the last few rounds. Ger Clifford is through to play the winners of Matt Peters and T. J. Burns while Billy Morgan plays Liam Heffernan in the other semi-final. Semi-finals to be played by 12th August.
Beechwood Cup: The Beechwood Cup is down to semi-final stage. Jerry O’Dwyer v Bill Duff and Adrian Kenneally v Brian McGrath. Semi-finals to be played by 12th August.
Club Seniors: Eamon Callanan and Matt Peters will contest the final of the Club Seniors.
Club competitions: All club competitions - Club Singles, Club Fourball, Senior and Beechwood Cup - are at advanced stage. The semi-finals must be played by Sunday 12th August and everything decided for presentation on Captain’s Prize night 26th August.
Membership: Application for membership of Nenagh Golf Club for 2012 is now open. Application forms can be obtained from the club or ring 067-31476. There is no entry fee.
Results: 18H Singles S/F Thursday 26th July, sponsored by Fairways: 1st Maureen Hogan (17) 36pts, 2nd Catherine Bird (5) 35pts, Gross Winnie Ryan 23 gross, 3rd Maura Leenane (20) 35pts, 4th Rita Nagle (35) 35 pts.
Congrats to Ladies Minor Team who won against Clonmel on Sunday 22nd July in Douglas, the team is now through to the Munster finals in Castletroy on August 25th.
Ladies - Upcoming Events:
Thursday 2nd August 18 H S S/F sponsored by Zipyard.
Best wishes to Senior Foursomes on August 12th in Thurles.