Overview of Moate Golf Club
President
Joe Mullen
Lady President
Mary Egan
Captain
Tommy Conlon
Lady Captain
Margaret Galvin
Hon Secretary
Andy Dunne
Hon Treasurer
Sean Dunne
Administrator
Anna O'Brien
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LADIES CLUB

Mrs Margaret Galvin’s Lady Captains Prize on Sunday 13th was a great success, even the weather was favourable. The competition was supported by almost all the lady members trying to win one of the beautiful array of prizes. At the end of the day the honour went to Tracey Redmond (14) with a score of 73 net, 2nd Martha Callinan (32) 69 net,Gross Sinead Healy (12) 88 gross, 3rd Madeline Keneghan (52) 71 net, 4th Vera Burgoyne (25) 74 net, 5th Carmel Foxe (37) 75 net, Past Captain Beth Dunne (16) 76 net, Seniors Alison Couper (22) 78 net, Front 9 Betty Behan (22) 35 net, Back 9 Noeleen Fox (21) 39.5 net, Student Ella Grennan (15) 82 net, S.I.G.s 1st & 2nd went to Catherine Geoghegan and Esther Hynes and the Mens 1st & 2nd were won by ShaneKelly and Martin Fleming. Congratulations to our Lady Captain Mags and to all the prize winners.

The competition on Wednesday 19th was sponsored by the Academy of Music Tullamore. The winners were 1st Tracey Redmond (14) 36 pts, 2nd Marie Keane (28) 35 pts and 3rd Carmel Coughlan (32) 33 pts.

Congratulations to Mr Joe Mullen on his Presidents Prize on Sunday 20th and congratulations also to all the winners on the day. 

The competition on Wednesday next 26th is for N.B.C.R.I. so ladies if possible you are asked to wear something pink.

CLUB NOTES 20/9/2020 - PRESIDENTS PRIZE PRODUCES POWERFUL PERFORMANCES.

Mick Mahon, Mick Mullen, President Joe Mullen, David Mullen & Mick Young. 

We would like to congratulate Mens President Joe Mullen who had his long awaited Presidents Prize at the weekend. After 27 holes of thrilling golf the winner of the last major of the season by just half a shot was Tommy Digan. Full results are below. 

Presidents Prize winner Tommy Digan

We would also like to wish the Moate All Whites Intermediate and U17’s the best of luck in their respective county football finals next weekend.

RESULTS – Joe Mullen’s Presidents Prize (Strokeplay) 20/9/2020

1st Tommy Digan (6) 103 nett, 2nd Callum Dunne (11) 103.5 nett, Low Gross Adrian Hiney (3) 110 gross, 3rd JJ Colgan (15) 106.5 nett, 4th William Coghlan (21) 106.5 nett, 5th Brian Costello (20) 107 nett, Past President – Louis Cunningham (7) 109.5 nett, Leading Qualifier - Michael Murray (19) 68 nett, Veteran – Michael O’Brien (18) 113 nett, Distance 1st – David Digan (5) 72 nett, Student 1st – Michael Lynch Jnr (4) 73 nett, Ladies 13 hole - 1st – Sinead Healy (12) 27pts, 2nd Beth Dunne (16) 26pts.

Peter Kassaris Cup (Strokeplay) 13/9/20

1st Overall – Martin Fleming (10) 66 nett, 1st Cat 1 - Shane Kelly (8) 67 nett, 1st Cat 2 – David Mullen Snr (11) 70 nett, 1st Cat 3 – Pat Flynn (17) 66 nett, 1st Cat 4 – Ger Coughlan (26) 67 nett, Ladies – Tracey Redmond (14) 73 nett, Booby Prize – Michael Rabbitte (25).   

Nick Linnane & Co. Thursday Open (Stableford) 17/9/2020

1st Rory Lehane (5) Waterford GC 42pts, 2nd Paul Connellan (16) 40pts, Low Gross – Aaron Edward Hill (+4) Roganstown GC 32pts, 3rd Sean Connell (10) 39pts, Ladies – Miriam Russell (23) Rathfarnham GC 31pts.

JJ Colgan  

SPONSORS SLOT – This week special mentions and thanks go to Masterstone, Michael Horan Golf Shops, Hugh Campbell Solicitors, AB Oil and the Dunne family who are all sponsoring competitions again this season.

NEXT FIXTURES – The final strokeplay event on this years calendar takes place next weekend with the Michael Hiney Construction sponsored Club Sub#1. The Seery’s Cash & Carry Winter League Final which was deferred in February is on Sunday October 11th and a tee time will be allocated between 9.40 & 12.50 to the qualifiers. Any one not available to play must notify us so a sub can be assigned. Subs will only be selected from those who played all 6 rounds and handicap will be as close as possible to the missing player. Only 1 replacement allowed per team. Our ever popular Nick Linnane & Co. Thursday Open has a few weeks left yet and the weekly 13 hole competition is available to play in any day.

PAR 3 RESTAURANT – Just reminding everyone that the Par 3 Restaurant is now well and truly open for business every day and I’m sure the lads would love to see all the members reacquainting themselves with the excellent facilities. Pop upstairs and check out their wide ranging and tasty menu for yourselves.

Some of the prizewinners with President Joe Mullen - Adrian Hiney, Callum Dunne, Sinead Healy, Louis Cunningham. 

GOTY 2020 – The latest available table now includes the Peter Kassaris Cup competition and we have a new leader in Shane Kelly on 254pts.  Jamie Colgan is only 5pts back in 2nd and Martin Fleming in 3rd has 220pts. There are now 199 players with points and the highest new entry was Dermot Horan on 16pts. Random shout outs go to 63rd Sean Flanagan, 82nd Aidan Lennon and Shane Nugent in 140th.

COURSE MAINTENANCE– All pitch marks must be repaired and divots replaced. Do not leave it to the players behind you, the greenkeeping staff or volunteers. Everyone is expected to play their part.

COVID-19 NOTES – Strict conditions for play remain in force. Golfers with any symptoms of COVID-19 must stay away. Physical distancing rules should be observed at all times. You cannot play if you are not booked on the BRS. Tee times must be booked via BRS or shop. ALL MEMBERS, GUESTS & VISITORS must wear a face mask when indoors. Please observe this law to protect the health of all involved and do not be offended if someone asks you not to be indoors without a suitable face covering. 

Regards, 

Andy Dunne

Moate Golf Club

Hon. Secretary & P.R.O

CLUB NOTES 13/9/2020 - THE HEAT IS ON......

Congratulations to Lady Captain Mags Galvin and all the prize-winners in the Lady Captains Prize Final on Sunday. Lady Captain Mags was blessed with super weather for the day and there was a great turn out. Best wishes to Mens President Joe Mullen who has his long awaited Presidents Prize next weekend.

RESULTS – T na G Hair Salon 6/9/2020

1st Overall - Gary Dolan (10) 40pts, 1st Cat 1 – Michael Lynch Jnr (4) 39pts, 1st Cat 2 – Owen Higgins (12) 37pts, 1st Cat 3 – Brendan Stanley (17) 37pts, 1st Cat 4 – Jimmy Cleary (19) 34pts, Ladies – Mary Egan (26) 30pts.

Nick Linnane & Co. Thursday Open 10/9/2020

1st Colm Coady (10) 40pts, 2nd Tommy Conlon (13) 40pts, Low Gross – S. McEnerry (5) Mount Temple 32pts, 3rd David Mullen (9) 38pts, Ladies – Marian Fogarty (13) 30pts.   

SPONSORS SLOT – This week’s special mention goes to Mike Hiney Construction, the Dolan family, Seery’s Cash & Carry and Moate Meats who are all sponsoring competitions over the next few weeks.

NEXT FIXTURES – The majors just keep on coming in this most unique of seasons with Joe Mullen’s Presidents Prize on next weekend. Last qualifying time for the lads is 11.30 on the Sunday and the top 18 (including low gross) will have a 9 hole play-off with a 2 tee start (conditions permitting). There will also be a 13 hole competition for the ladies from 12.00 to 1.50 on Sunday. Our very popular Nick Linnane & Co. Thursday Open has a few weeks left yet and the weekly 13 hole competition is available to play in any day.

PAR 3 RESTAURANT – Just reminding everyone that the Par 3 Restaurant is now well and truly open for business every day and I’m sure the lads would love to see all the members reacquaint themselves with the facilities. It’s easy to find, just point yourself at the stairs and follow the scent of coffee, bacon and Cajun chicken.

GOTY 2020 – The latest available table which includes the T na G Hair Salon competition shows Jamie Colgan has got some extensions in and he’s now 9pts ahead of Shane Kelly on 217pts. Kevin Lynam is a snip away in 3rd on 202pts. There are now 196 players with points and the latest new entries include Gary Dolan, Eoin Carberry, Ciaran Lynam, Hugh Flanagan, Richie Allen and Joe Mullen.

Gerry Jordan hitting to the 2nd watched by Darren Rosney. 

COURSE MAINTENANCE– All pitch marks must be repaired and divots replaced. Do not leave it to the players behind you, the greenkeeping staff or volunteers. Everyone is expected to play their part.

Jimmy Digan playing in the Peter Kassaris Cup on Sunday. 

COVID-19 NOTES – Strict conditions for play remain in force. Golfers with any symptoms of COVID-19 must stay away. Physical distancing rules should be observed at all times. You cannot play if you are not booked on the BRS. Tee times must be booked via BRS or shop. ALL MEMBERS, GUESTS & VISITORS must wear a face mask when indoors. Please observe this law to protect the health of all involved and do not be offended if someone asks you not to be indoors without a suitable face covering. 

ANDY'S ARCHIVE – Another 3 snippets from our past. All are from the Westmeath Independent and we start with a 12 hole strokeplay competition from 4/12/1954, then move back to 24/9/1949 for the D.E. Williams Cup before springing forward to 18/6/2011 and the Scratch Cup results. 

Regards, 

Andy Dunne

Moate Golf Club

Hon. Secretary & P.R.O

CLUB NOTES 6/9/2020 -

We would like to thank everyone who played in our Fundraising Classic from 26-30 August. We were delighted at the massive increase in teams entering and congratulate the winners of all the fantastic prizes. Many of our sponsors are listed below and we are very grateful for their contribution to the success of this event. Congratulations to Lady President Mary Egan and all the prize-winners in her Presidents Prize Final on Sunday.

RESULTS – 

Nick Linnane & Co. Thursday Open 3/9/2020

1st Adam Turley (8) 40pts, 2nd Ray O’Donoghue (11) 38pts, Low Gross – Sean Doyle (1) Athlone GC 33pts, 3rd Jimmy Bradley (7) 37pts, Ladies – Loreto Boland (16) 32pts.   

SPONSORS SLOT – This week’s very special mention goes to our Classic Sponsors which included Supervalu Moate, AES, Renault, Topaz – Centra Moate, Dennis Eagle, Paul Reynolds, Pro Golf – Niall Martin, Gareth Cassidy, Horans Golf Centres – Michael Horan, Bo’s – Willie Allen, Bank of Ireland, Eugene Dalton Lawnmowers, Cat & Bagpipes Golf Society, Vet Farm Supplies, Tuar Ard Coffee Dock, Martin Murray Architects, Mulleady's Waste, MQ Transport Ltd, Michael Murray – Garden Care, Egan Granite & Marble Ltd, Gleeson Steel & Engineering, Allied Waste & Dr. Gerard Fallon. More to follow next week.

NEXT FIXTURES – Next weekend Lady Captain Mags Galvin holds her Captains Prize on Sunday 13th (10-2) and we wish her all the best. There will be a Mens 13 hole as part of that but on Saturday (and outside of 10-2 on Sunday) you can also play in the very popular Peter Kassaris Cup sponsored by the only Greek Captain in the club’s history, Jimmy Kassaris. Our very popular Nick Linnane & Co. Thursday Open returns and the weekly 13 hole competition is available to play in any day.

PAR 3 RESTAURANT – We would like to express our delight that the Par 3 Restaurant opened last Friday and it’s been very busy already which is a great sign. We wish the lads all the very best and look forward to a great partnership going forward. It’s good to have those delicious foody smells back!

TEAMS– The final team in action this year had a great run in the Jimmy Bruen but came a cropper in an exciting 4th round tie with Black Bush GC from Meath. Team Manager Tommy Conlon would like to record his appreciation for the efforts of everyone involved in all the matches played. Those involved at the weekend were Derek Daly, Eamon Coughlan, Adam Turley, Michael Power, Callum Dunne, Shane Kelly, Michael Lynch Jnr, Keith Redmond, Colm Coady & Eoin Murphy.

 

GOTY 2020 – The latest available table which includes the Vinny McCormack competition shows Jamie Colgan’s lead has been cut to just 2pts with Shane Kelly on 217pts leapfrogging Kevin Lynam who is 3rd on 202pts. As there are now quite a few Dunne’s in the club – some related to each other but not all connected – here’s how they are doing. Callum leads the way on 136pts followed by Sean on 69, Andy on 68, Tony with 46, Eoin has 31 and bringing up the rear it’s Noel with 21pts. There are now 190 players with points and new entries include David Lynch, Alan Deegan, Nicky Grennan, Donal Glynn, Keith Redmond & Mick Young.

COURSE MAINTENANCE– All pitch marks must be repaired and divots replaced. Do not leave it to the players behind you, the greenkeeping staff or volunteers. Everyone is expected to play their part.

COVID-19 NOTES – Strict conditions for play remain in force. Golfers with any symptoms of COVID-19 must stay away. Physical distancing rules should be observed at all times. You cannot play if you are not booked on the BRS. Tee times must be booked via BRS or shop. ALL MEMBERS, GUESTS & VISITORS must wear a face mask when indoors. Please observe this law to protect the health of all involved and do not be offended if someone asks you not to be indoors without a suitable face covering. 

Regards, 

 

Andy Dunne

Moate Golf Club

Hon. Secretary & P.R.O

LADIES CLUB 6TH SEPTEMBER

Congratulations to our Lady President Mrs Mary Egan on a very successful Lady Presidents Prize. Despite being unable to hold a presentation because of Covid 19 guidelines the large number of ladies enjoyed the day. The winners were as follows 1st Carmel Carroll (23) 74 net, 2nd Mary Cunniffe (40) 72 net, Gross Sinead Healy (12) 88 gross, 3rd Sinead Power (41) 73 net, 4th Mary Kerrigan (27) 74 net, 5th Eileen White (24) 76 net, Past President Mags Galvin (21) 78 net, Seniors Madeline Keneghan (52) 77 net, Front 9 Betty Behan (22) 37, Back 9 Tracey Redmond (15) 37, Student Ella Grennan (15)78 net, S.I.G.s 1st, 2nd & 3rd were Angela Lynam, Esther Hynds and Catherine Geoghegan, The Mens prizes were 1st Noel Ryan and 2nd Tommy Digan.

September is a busy month as we try to catch up on fixtures which were cancelled earlier in the year. Mrs Margaret Galvin’s Lady Captains Prize is on Sunday next 13th September, The format is 18 hole stroke play. Booking on line is now open. Tee times from 10.30am to 1.30 pm , 1.30 – 2pm for S.I.G.s and up until 4pm for the mens 13 hole competition which can also be played on Saturday and Sunday morning in conjunction with the main club competition. We wish our lady Captain an enjoyable day.

The bar and restaurant in the club is now under new management. The ladies club wish them every success in the newly refurbished premises.

2020 CLASSIC RESULTS

MOATE GOLF CLUB CLASSIC 2020 RESULTS

1ST T. Finnerty, N. Moore, M. Malone, A. Grehan (Ballinasloe / Portumna) 105pts – Mizuno Irons voucher

2nd M. Ryan, G. Cassidy, S. Finerty, D. McCormack (Moate) 102pts – Old Head, Kinsale 4 ball

3rd G. Fleming, J. Fleming, K. Meehan, G. Rabbitte (Esker Hills) 100pts – Mizuno golf bags

4th W. Colgan, A. Magee, B. Magee, V. Colgan (Moate / Esker) 99pts – Garmin watches

5th N. Mulligan jnr, G. Fagan, J. Gonoud, E. Carbery (New Forest / Moate) 99pts – Putters

6th T. Dunne, J. Doyle, M. Gurren, M. Doyle (Moate / Trim) 99pts – Wedges

7th J. Colgan, G. Colgan, S. Kelly, J. Quinn (Moate) 97pts – Killeen Castle 4 ball

8th M. Fleming, V. Colgan, G. Colgan, J. Colgan (Moate) 97pts – Umbrellas

9th M. Broder, R. Quinn, G. Buckley, PJ Higgins (Moate / New Forest) 97pts – Golf shoes

10th D. Brady, S. McCormack, M. Hayes, N. Costello (Farnham Estate) 96pts – Palmerstown 4 ball

All Ladies 1st B. Behan, P. Corbett, M. Kerrigan, E. Seery (Moate) 84pts – Golf shoes

Non GUI 1st G. Fleming, P. Mitchell, B. Tobella, M. Mitchell 101 pts – Golf shoes

Prizes for 11th to 21st were randomly assigned 4 balls.

11th T. Lennon, J. Lennon, C. McGrath, A. Nally (Moate) 96pts – Donabate 4 ball

12th T. Digan, J. Bradley, M. Collins, M. Kelly (Moate) 96pts – Claremorris 4 ball

13th A. Deegan, D. Mullen, R. O’Brien, S. Tone (Moate) 95pts – Abbeyleix 4 ball

14th J. Kilmurray, L. Scanlon, S. McKelvey, D. Colgan (New Forest) 95pts – Portarlington 4 ball

15th M. Kelly, D. Malone, A. Rafferty, M. Lynch (Moate) 95pts – Tulfarris 4 ball

16th A. Hiney, N. Hiney, T. Costello, J. Mullally (Moate) 95pts – Thurles 4 ball

17th W. Maher, R. McLaughlin, B. Maher, J. Nevin (Thurles) 95pts – Moate 4 ball

18th E. O’Neill, D. Broadhouse, D. McCormack, R. Matthews (Mt Temple) 95pts – Esker Hills 4 ball

19th J. McGrath, G. Ryan, B. Mulhaire, D. Hurley (Thurles) 95pts – Bunclody 4 ball

20th D. Glynn, A. Dunne, F. Watts, J. Kilmurray (Moate / New Forest) 94pts – Tullamore 4 ball

21st C. Brady, J. Kelly. D. Gannon. M. Reilly (Slieve Russell) 94pts – Mt. Temple 4 ball

 

*PRIZE LIST PROVISIONAL PENDING ANY SCORE QUERIES. IF NOT QUERIED BY 5PM WEDNESDAY 2/9 RESULTS WILL STAND AS PUBLISHED.

LADIES CLUB

We wish our Lady President Mrs Mary Egan the best of luck on her Presidents Prize Day on Sunday next 6th September. Due to  Covid 19 restrictions some changes in format have been made. All lady members will be notified about the changed format during the week.

The competition on Wednesday 26th was sponsored by St Brigid’s Credit Union Clara & Moate. The winners were 1st Sinead Healy (12) 39 pts, 2nd Geraldine Byrne (35) 36 pts and 3rd Veronica Colgan (15) 34 pts.

Mrs Margaret Galvin’s Captains Prize is  on Sunday 13th September.

Congratulations to all concerned with organising and running the Club Classic this week which was an outstanding success.

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CLASSIC RESULTS should be available sometime Tuesday once cards are checked and winners have been verified. Please appreciate that there is a delay in publishing results as volunteers handling multiple cards during this pandemic is to be done with caution. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED WE ARE DELIGHTED WITH THE RESPONSE.

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