10 Aug 2022

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Slieve Russell

Slieve Russell

Competition Results: Saturday SAQ Play-off: Winner Seamus Cullen; Snugborough Concepts Winter League: Week 1 Winner: Dermot Cribbin 41 pts, Back 9, runner-up: Luke Longair 41 pts.

Fixtures: Week 2: October 6-12: 18 Hole Stableford, Sunday, October 13: Captain’s Away outing. Please enter names on notice-board or ring the club house.


18 Hole Stableford: The winner of the weekends competition was Michael McMorrow with 39 points. Runner up was Frank Mulvey and third was Vincent McMorrow. Well done to all who entered.

Final of scramble: This Sunday we have the final of our scramble. Draw at 1:15pm sharp, absolutely no late entries. Tee off time at 1:30.

A special thanks to Paddy and Mary who have done such a great job all year running the scrambles.

Chill Insurance Cards: The draw for a chance to win money off your next car insurance with chill insurance is on this Sunday. Please support the club with this draw. €2 per line or 3 for €5. Could all members with cards please return them to John Ryan ASAP. Thank you.

Seniors: The Seniors had a great day yesterday with over 60 golfers for the open day, thanks to Gerry Mahon and Michael Joyce who organised this event through the seniors club. Results in next week’s notes.

On October 1, the seniors enjoyed a fabulous day out in the Slieve Russell with over 30 playing. Winners on the day were; Gents, Padraig Mulligan, Drumreilly, runner up was Bob O’Callaghan.

Ladies, first place went to the Brid Sullivan, well done to Brid who had a hole-in-one on the 4th hole as part of her excellent round.Runner-up was Jill Webster and third was Breige Solon.


Christmas cheer for Cumiskey: Last week, Peter Cumiskey won the first Christmas Hamper with a score of 39 points. Michael McGuigan was runner-up with 38 points and won a turkey and ham. 37 points took third spot and ensured a Christmas turkey for Liam McMorrow.

The winter league course is being prepared and “twinkle-toes” Sean Flanagan will be issuing team lists this week. Christmas Hamper two is on offer this week – play October 9, 12 or 13.

Allen Gaels

The annual Allen Gaels Golf Three ball Scramble takes place at Ballinamore GC on Saturday, October 19. Shotgun start at 11am with food and prize-giving afterwards in the clubhouse.

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