Captains Drive Down the Middle

Melvyn and Kevin….



Captains Drive In 2013

Captains Drive In 2013


A large number of members turned up for the first major event of the year on Sunday last 24th February.   Captains Melvyn Kennedy and Margaret Logue along with junior captain Kevin Maher took to the 1st tee shortly after lunch a little nervously but confident of a good strike-off.  All three enjoyed favourable drives hopefully leading to a great years’ golf ahead.  The drive-in was followed by a 3 person scramble with a shotgun start at 1.00 p.m.  Paul Whelan, Aidan McCormack and Catherine O’Driscoll took top spot with a nett 58,  2nd place was taken by James Doyle, Michael Doyle and Matty Byrne Snr with a nett score of 58.2, while 3rd place went to John Moore, Ger Hickey and Liam O’Dwyer.  An enjoyable social evening took place after the golf.


Spring League


The Spring League continued last week with another round of qualifiers.  Gowran Park member James Doyle took the leading spot and John Barcoe securing the remaining qualifying spot. Remaining qualifiers continue every Thursday and Friday through to 14th  & 15th  March ahead of the final on Friday 22th March.


Seniors Open Days


Gowran Park hosts a Seniors Open Singles day on Tuesday 12th March with a timesheet in operation – telephone 056 7726699.  Entry Fee – Visitors €15.00   Members €5.00.


Course Maintenance


Spring aeration programme will take place next week with verti-drain operation and top dressing to take place on all greens.



Ladies Results – 11 Hole Stableford – 20th February, 2013


1st         Ann Farrell (16)             19pts cb

2nd        Nora Barron (14)           19pts cb


Well done to Nora Barron’s team on winning the winter league with 425pts and to Deirdre McCabe’s team in coming 2nd with 388pts.


Ladies fun 11 hole Scramble Wednesday 27th February – draw at 10.30 a.m. for a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Prizegiving after the golf.



Golden Golfers – 11 Hole Scramble 22nd February, 2013
1st        Liam O’Dwyer(9) Pat Staunton (16) Linda Donohoe (19)   59.6 nett
2nd       Pat Roche(16) Jim Fisher(20) Brigid Mullins(30)              63.4 nett




Member 18 Hole Competition                 Saturday 2nd /Sunday 3rd March

Open Fourball                                       Sunday 10th March

Seniors Open Singles                            Tuesday 12th March