Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Update 17th January

Sunday’s 18 hole stableford for gents was won by Terry Canning (12) 39pts, in second was Vincent Egan (18) 38pts, the gross was won by Charlie O’Donnell and in third was Seamus Gallagher (18) 36pts.


The draw for the PD Golf @Longford ProShop sponsored Spring League has been made available. Round 1 matches are to be played by this Sunday 22nd January if possible. All 5 group matches are to be completed by Saturday 25th February. The final for the four group winners along with the two best runners up is set for Sunday 5th March. Entry fee is €5 per person per match excluding the final. A full list of rules is available on the club noticeboard. Also, this week there will be a 9 hole stableford (re-entry). It can be played any day Mon-Sun inclusive.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Update 19th December

Today's 9 hole stableford was won by David Wynne with 23pts, in second was Dave Purser with 22pts (c/b), while in third was Vincent Egan also with 22pts. 

In upcoming fixtures, the annual Christmas Scramble will be held on Tuesday 27th December.  The draw is at 12.45pm with a shotgun start at 1pm. 
On behalf of Boyle Golf Club, I would like to wish all members and friends of the club a very happy Christmas and best wishes for 2017. 

Gary Carty

Monday, December 12, 2016

Update 12th December

The Christmas bonanza was held on Sunday with a large number of members participating. Forty point was the mark required for the gents to feature in the top three. First prize went to Paul Connolly (18) 40pts, on a countback from John McGuinn (9) 40pts & Lionel Lynn (20) 40pts. The gross prize went to Lorcan Egan. In the ladies section, first place went to Sandra McCrann, in second was Regina McLoughlin & in third was Mary O'Hara.
Monthly Draws
The club's monthly draws also took place on Sunday for October-December. The winners were John & Claire Cryan, Seamus & Marie Gallagher & Denis & Mary O'Donnell. The runners up were Liam Mullaney, Denis & Mary O'Donnell (again!), Michael Gilmartin, Padraig O'Connell, Gerry Carty & Jonathan Egan. Thanks to all who entered these draws.
Upcoming Fixture
Next Sunday there will be a nine hole re-entry for gents.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Update 4th December

The final turkey voucher of the year took place on Sunday with the standard of scoring remaining high. In first place was Club Captain Gerry O’Hara (20) with 24pts, in second was Liam Whyte (13) 23pts, while Paul Connolly (18) took third on a countback  with 22pts.
Last week’s Winter Open competition was won by Liam Mullaney (15) with 22pts. 

This upcoming Sunday 11th  December the club’s most significant winter competition, the ‘Christmas Bonanza’ will take place. The format is an 18 hole stableford for ladies and gents with a prize for all players that take part. The timesheet for the competition is now live with tee times available between 8.50am and 12.30pm in 10 minute intervals. Members are advised to book early to ensure their preferred tee time. It will be followed that evening by the presentation which will take place at 5pm. 
The weekly winter open 9 hole competition also continues again this week. 

The monthly meetings of the men’s and ladies’ clubs will take place on Wednesday evening in the clubhouse at 8.30pm. The management committee meeting will be held directly afterwards.  

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Update 27th November

Sunday’s 9 Hole Turkey Voucher was won by Lorcan Egan (9) courtesy of a level par nine for 23pts, in second was Sean Heslin (9) with 22pts (c/b), and in third was Pat Conroy (18) also on 22pts. 
The presentation of these vouchers along with other outstanding prizes will take place on the evening of December 11th – which is the date for this year’s Christmas Bonanza. 

The fixtures for this week are the weekly open 9 hole (Mon – Sat), with the fifth and final of the Turkey Vouchers on Sunday. 

A WhatsApp Group for the men’s club has been set up recently to aid with the arranging of playing partners.
It is hoped members will engage with this platform to arrange their games. Contact Gary Carty if you have not received the link to access it.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Update 20th November

Sunday's turkey voucher 9 hole competition went ahead as scheduled with the cold conditions not deterring those players who took to the fairways of Boyle Golf Club. First prize went to Michael Reid (16) 23pts, in second was Michael Simon (15) 21pts, while Lorcan Egan (9) took third on a countback with 20pts.

Last week's Winter Open competition fell foul of the weather. 

The fixtures for this week are the Winter Open 9 hole competition (Mon-Sat), with the fourth in the series of turkey vouchers up for grabs on Sunday next. 
The annual handicap review took place in the clubhouse on Sunday evening. Updates to relevant handicaps will be posted to the club noticeboard in the upcoming days along with the golfers being contacted directly

Monday, November 14, 2016

Update 14th November

Last Sunday the second 8 hole turkey voucher competition took place with the standard of scoring being exceptionally high. In first place was Paul Connolly with 22pts whose card featured birdies on the index one second hole and also on the ninth. In second was Jim Dwyer with 21pts - an impressive score which normally would be enough for top spot while in third was Liam Whyte who had the best of the 20 points to beat two other players on the same score. 

The weekly winter open competition was won by Michael Rush with 19pts. 

This week the winter open competition will continue (Mon-Sat), and the third of the turkey vouchers will take place next Sunday. The format for both are 8 hole stablefords with re-entry. The 7th hole remains closed due to work being carried out on that green. 

The AGM of the parent club of Boyle Golf Club took place in the clubhouse last Sunday. At the meeting, the Captain for 2016 Ross Andrew vacated the seat as chairperson and was filled by his successor Gerry O'Hara. The club wishes to thank Ross for serving as Captain over the past year with distinction and wishes Gerry the best of luck and success in the role for the upcoming year. 

The meeting also saw the stepping down of club treasurer Michael Gilmartin who served in this position for the past five years. The club is indebted to him for his great work to ensure the club's finances are in a healthy position and we wish to express sincere gratitude to Michael for this.