Club Notes 5thJuly 2020
All the latest Fixtures, Notices and Results for the Week
Sunday, 5 July 2020
Tuesday 30th June & Wednesday 1st July Singles (Mens )1st: Dermot McTiernan (12) 43 pts. 2nd: John Coonan (14) 41pts (Back 9). 3rd: Eamon Callanan (18) 41 pts. Gross: Tony Scroope 40 pts. Seniors: Guy Atkinson (20) 38 pts (Back 3). Senior Plus: Pat Boland (20) 38 pts. 4th: Kieran Cahill (14) 40pts (Back 9)
CSS: 37 pts (Both Days)
Presidents Prize (Eamon Callan) Friday 3rd To Sunday 5th (Mens )1st: Michael Gavin (14) 105. 2nd: Denis Kelly (15) 105.5. 3rd: Seamus Power (16) 107. Gross: Scott O'Brien 67. 4th: Mel Gleeson (13) 107.5 (Last 9). 5th: Brian Commins (15) 107.5. 6th: Eoin Fitzgibbon (8) 108. Student: Owen Moloney (25) 66. 1st 18: Thomas Slattery (14) 69 (Back 9). Senior: Dick Tierney (23) 71. Seniors Off Green Markers 1st: Joe Gleeson (23) 72. Seniors Off Green Markers 2nd: Pat McLoughlin (23) 73. Past President: Sean O'Donnell (18) 74. Presidents Prize to the Ladies: Mary O'Sullivan (36) 39pts. Junior Cat.1. 1st: Eoin Kelly . Junioe Cat. 2.: Peter Hunt . Hole in One: Jim Gleeson (on the eight)
Michael Gavin win president's prize like no other
President's Prize (Eamon Callanan): The President prize like no other. Over 360 members played for Eamon's prize over three days on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. After 18 holes Eoin Fitzgibbon and Brian Commins both had 68, Thomas Slattery, Michael Corrigan and Denis Kelly carded 69s, Michael Gavin was on 70 while there were 71 from Eamon O'Brien, Collwyn Martin, Seamus Power, Dick Tierney, Henry Sheehan, Benny Dunne, Tom Quinlisk and Mel Gleeson. Roger Coffey, Gerry Ryan and David Lewis scored 72. In the 9 hole play off on Sunday evening in very windy conditions Michael Gavin proved to be the master of the elements when he beat Denis Kelly by half a shot. Michael is a very popular winner and he received his beautiful prize outside the clubhouse in front of a crowd of about 80 members. Very unseasonable July weather and Covid-19 didn't dampen what proved to be a great weekend for Eamon and the club.
Hole-in-One: Well done to Jim Gleeson who had a hole-in-one at the 8th hole playing in the president's prize on Friday last.
Young Dermot McTiernan was the first winner of the post-Covid competitions with an excellent 43 pts followed by John Coonan and our president Eamon Callanan both on 41 pts. Over 150 cards were returned.
Fixtures: The following are the proposed fixtures for July.
Tuesday and Wednesday July 7 and 8: Singles Stableford.
Saturday and Sunday July 11 and 12: Mogul Cup (GOY).
Tuesday and Wednesday July 14 and 15: Singles Stableford.
Saturday and Sunday July 18 and 19: Cavanagh Cup (GOY)
Tuesday and Wednesday, July 21 and 22: Singles (Lady Captain's Prize to the Men).
Saturday July 25: Lady Captain's Prize.
Sunday July 26: Singles.
Tuesday and Wednesday July 28 and 29: Singles Stableford.
Friday July 31: Nenagh Ormond Rugby Club Classic.
50/50 Members' Draw: The club will commence a fortnightly 50/50 Members' Draw this month in aid of the club development fund. Simple put €5 in the envelope supplied and place it in draw box in the Pro Shop. The winner will receive 50% of the pot. The draw will take place every second Friday afternoon. The prize grows with every ticket sold.
Please support.Club singles: The club singles matchplay competition (O'Keeffe Cup) had resumed. The draw for which is posted on the noticeboard in the men's locker room. The first round matches to be completed by Saturday July 18 and the second round matches by Saturday August 1.
Inter club matchplay: The draws have been made for the Senior Cup, Junior Cup, Jimmy Bruen and Pierce Purcell inter-club matchplay competition. In the Senior Cup Nenagh will be home to Adare Manor with the winners at home to Castletroy. In Junior Cup Nenagh will be at home to East Clare with the winners at home to Adare Resort. In Jimmy Bruen Nenagh will be at home to Adare Manor with the winners away to the winners of Charleville v Ballyneety. The Pierce Purcell team will be away to Limerick in the first round. Matches can only commence on or after Monday 20 July 2020. Senior and Junior Cups will be played in singles matchplay while the Bruen and Purcell will be fourball matchplay. All matches to be played over a single leg on a home/away basis with 3 matches at home and 2 away up to and not including quarter final stage. The home/away matches should, where possible, be played on the same date/time. Matches must be arranged and completed on or before the deadline date for each round. If the two teams cannot mutually agree a date for the match, the match date is automatically designated as the date on which the deadline falls.
Pierce Purcell: If you are interested in being selected on a panel to represent the club in the Pierce Purcell Shield this year put your name on the sheet in the men's locker room. Handicap range is 11-16. The selectors are Brendan Kennedy and Sean McLoughlin. Nenagh's first match will be away to Limerick.
Jimmy Bruen: There is a sheet on the noticeboard in the men's locker room for those who wish to play in the Jimmy Bruen Shield this year. The handicap range is 5-11.4. The selectors are Collwyn Martin and Brian Freeman.
Junior Cup: If you wish to represent the club in Junior Cup this year please put your name on the sheet in the men's locker room. The handicap range is 4-7. The selectors are David Jones and Shane Hogan.