The final round of qualifiers took place last Thursday and Friday with Lawrence Walsh Gowran Park taking the leading honours on a countback from Larry Byrne Wexford GC with 40 points. Alex Dunne, Gowran Park and Ray Danne Baltinglass also qualified. The Final has been scheduled for next Friday 11th April. Finalists have been notified and are asked to register at 10.00 a.m. in the golf office with a shotgun start to take place at 10.30 a.m.
Our Thursday Open Singles reverts to a weekly competition from Thursday 10th April with a timesheet in place. Time Sheets are available at 056 7726699 or online at gowranpark.ie
Irish Mixed Foursomes
The first round of the Irish Mixed Foursomes took place on Sunday 6th April. With an away draw, 3 pairings headed to St Helen’s Bay, Rosslare and 2 pairings were at home. All matches were very close with 2 pairings going down the 19th, unfortunately the overall result was a 4/1 loss. The team managed by Liam O’Dwyer and Hilary Dick was as follows – Away – Deirdre McCabe & Paul Whelan, Kate Hennessy & Michael Dillon, Sinead Kearney & Joe Lannon and Home – Ann Mullins & Olan Corcoran, Niamh Connolly & Larry Comerford. Well played and many thanks to the team and supporters for their time.
The Ladies Intermediate Team narrowly lost to Castlecomer on Saturday the 5th April. The match which was played in Kilkenny Golf Club was very close with two matches coming down to a putt on the 18th. The other match was lost on the 17th while we had one won on the 16th and were 2 up in the last match on the 17th when called in. The team – Eileen Tobin, Ger Hickey, Margaret Logue, Rachel Dick and Helen Dunne were lucky that the rain cleared up after a very wet morning. The matches were close and very well done to the ladies for a great effort and some marvelous golf on the day.
18 Hole Stableford – Wednesday 2nd April
1st Rachel Dick (22) 38pts
Open Foursomes – Sunday 13th April 2014
Next Sunday’s Open Competition is an 18 Hole Scotch Foursomes. This competition format (2 drives to take place and alternate shots from there) will help various pairings to take advantage of some competitive practice. Timesheet is in operation for this competition and is available from the golf office or online.
Thursday 10th April Open Singles Visitors €20 Members €5
Sunday 13th April Open Foursomes Visitors €20 Members €5