Gold Coast Golf Club Notes 24th July 2017.

Scramble on Friday Evening:

2 person Mixed Scramble on Friday from 5.30 onwards. Pick your own partner or just arrive. Entry Fee is €3. Vouchers for winners.

Membership Special Offer:

Offer applies from now to 1st January 2019.

Gents: €570

Ladies: €440

Couple: €840

With half due this year and the balance next year. Phone 058 44055 for more details.


What’s Happening?

Booking now open for President’s Prize, players may book in at a time that is reasonably suited to them. The draw for partners will take place on Wed 23rd August at 4 p.m. and only players entered at this time may win the 1st prize. The Junior and Intermediate Scratch Cups will be run in September as will the Club Classic. Seanie Lenihan is playing for Munster on Tuesday and Wednesday against the other provinces. Rafa and Rosie are contemplating their line-up for the mixed, Michael Wall is busy making the burgers for our BBQ during the President’s Skins. Good to hear that Willie is on the mend and hopefully we will see him back on the course soon. Jack, Kiki and Brian are also on the injured list and again hopefully they will be back asap.

Irish Mixed Foursomes:

We have now received official notification from the GUI regarding the Munster Semi-finals which will be held in Monkstown Golf Club on Saturday 5th August. at 9.00 a.m. Adare Manor will play East Cork and at 9.40 a.m. Gold Coast will play Tralee. The final will take place 40 minutes after the second match.

Match Play Tournaments:

The Competition Secretary has amended the dates for the various rounds of all the match-play competitions. Players should check with the kiosk regarding these dates as the onus is on the players concerned to make sure that all matches are completed in time.

Notes for your Diary:

A number of changes to the fixture calendar due to the involvement of various teams in GUI competitions. The following are the re-scheduled fixtures for July and August:

Saturday 29th July: Club Competition.

Sunday 30th July: Club Competition.

Saturday 5th August: Open 18 Holes Stableford.

Sunday 6th August: Open 18 Holes Stableford.

Saturday 12th August: Saturday Half Sub Qualifier.

Sunday 13th August: Monthly Medal. GOY

Saturday 19th August: Club Competition

Sunday 20th August: Vice-President's Prize White, presented by Michael Cronin, S/ford GOY 

Friday 25th August: Qualifying Round President's Prize presented by John Queally

Saturday 26th August: Qualifying Round President's Prize presented by John Queally

Sunday 27th August: Presidents Prize Final Round.


Tuesday 25th July: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+

Wednesday 26th July: 9 Holes Singles.

Friday 28th July: Open 18 Holes Stableford.

Saturday 29th July: Club Competition

Sunday 30th July: Club Competition

Tuesday 1st August: Open Seniors, Ladies & Gents 50+


Tuesday 18th July: Open Seniors, CSS Gents 39 pts, Ladies 35 pts.

1st:  Peter Byrne (19) 41 pts Williamstown.

2nd: Paddy Walsh (13) 40 pts.  

1st Lady: Liz Joy (30) 35 pts Clonmel.

Friday 21st July: Open Singles, CSS 37 pts.

1st: John Flynn (11) 43 pts.

Gross: Seanie Lenihan (7) 34 pts.

Saturday 22nd July:  Half Sub Qualifier, CSS 37 pts.

1st: Michael Lenihan (2) 41 pts.

2nd: Shane Callinan (9) 39 pts.

Gross: Micheal White (1) 33 pts.

Sunday 23rd July: Open Singles, CSS 38 pts.

1st: Declan Kiely (11) 42 pts.

2nd: Paul O’Dea (21) 41 pts.

Gross: Ger Bagge (5) 34 pts.

3rd: Austin Kiely (11) 40 pts.


Scramble on Friday Evening:

2 person Mixed Scramble on Friday from 5.30 onwards. Pick your own partner or just arrive. Entry Fee is €3. Vouchers for winners.


10 Hole Ongoing Competition

18 Hole 2 Card Ongoing Competition sponsored by Murray’s Chemist

9 Hole Qualifying S/F Competition every Wednesday (Ladies and Gents)

Mon 24th-Sat 29th Eileen Murphy Foursomes Qualifier

Sat 29th-Sun 30th July 18 Hole sponsored by David Hayes (GOY)


18 Hole Champagne Scramble sponsored by Shaws

1st Aisling Fennell, Jean O’Donovan, Aoife McGovern W/Wat 84pts

2nd Michelle Mernin D/van, Mairead Ryan, Angela O’Connor G/Coast 81pts

3rd Margaret O’Sullivan, Eileen Carroll Youghal, Fidelma Fitzgerald D/van 79pts

Eileen Murphy Foursomes Qualifier

This competition will run for a week from Mon 24th – Sat 29th July, please arrange your own partners and markers!!

Sheila Norris Singles Match Play and Ladies Club Foursomes

Draw has now being made for above match play competitions; please refer to draw sheets for pairings and dates of matches.  Best of luck to all!!

Presentation of Prizes

Presentation of all outstanding prizes takes place on Wednesday 2nd Aug @ 7pm sharp in the Bunker Bar, please attend if you are in receipt of a prize to avoid embarrassment to sponsors and our lady Captain.

Committee Meeting:

The next committee meeting will take place on Wednesday 2nd August at 8 p.m.

Irish Mixed Foursomes

The semi-finals will be held in Monkstown GC on Saturday 5th August when our ladies and gents will meet Tralee GC in the morning and hopefully will be meeting either Adare Manor or East Cork in the afternoon. Practice sessions are on-going at the moment and the final pairings are yet to be announced but we are confident that Rafael and Rosie will pull out the stops to field the perfect team!! Wishing all involved the very best of luck on the day, and the champagne will be on ice here at the Gold Coast!!

Ladies outing to Mt. Wolseley GC

An outing has been organised by our Lady Captain Ger to the famous Mt. Wolseley golf course on Sat 12th August, a date not to be missed to avail of the exclusive package procured – 1BBD+ 1 Round of Golf for the inclusive price of €129pps. Golf and dinner package has also been arranged for those not wishing to stay overnight and the cost is €65 per person, please add your name and €50 deposit before July 24th to secure your place. All details and further information posted in kiosk, hurry and get your name on sheet as numbers are limited!!

Membership Offers

If you are contemplating a new activity and making new friends for 2017 we have the answer, why not join us here at the Gold Coast!! There are many good reasons for joining us, firstly we are an extremely friendly bunch who are always delighted to welcome new members and visitors alike, secondly our course is open all year round due to its natural drainage and last but not least the scenery is breathtaking!!

We here at the Gold Coast are very proud of our course and it’s natural beauty, if you would like to sample same, please contact Bob or Mark on 058-44055 for some very tantalizing deals on offer at the moment for new members. There are always ladies available to take out new beginners and group lessons are arranged with a professional when the golfing season starts.

GoldCoast Golf Club
Ballinacourty, Dungarvan
County Waterford, Ireland

Tel: 058-44055

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