Keep the ball rolling is the message from the Castleisland Members’ Golf Club this week as the club launched a fundraising Golf Classic this Friday in aid of the new golf club and to keep the golf club sustainable into the future. The Classic will take place on the 13th and 14th of September and the club would like to invite all golfers whether members or visitors to take part.
“This golf classic is an important one as it will help to sustain the viability of Castleisland Golf Club going into the winter months and beyond,” said men’s club captain, John O’Connell. “The club is an integral part of the local area here in Castleisland and it provides an outlet to golfers in the region, it is also a great outlet for the young people of the area and it would be a shame if the club closed its doors” he added.
The Golf Classic is a 3 person team stableford event with loads of surprises and prizes over the weekend. The cost of entering a team is €60, €20 per person which is fantastic value and in the process you would be contributing to keeping the Golf Course open and viable into the future. The event is open to members and visitors of all kinds are welcome on the day.
If you don’t play golf but you’d like to help out in some way, you can sponsor a tee box or green for €30 and all sponsors are entered into a draw for a Munster Rugby Season Ticket.
“Castleisland Golf Club has also been a great sporting outlet for the people of the wider area and beyond. I play the course as often as I can and it would be a terrible shame to see it go. I would appeal to the local people to support this event in order to secure the golf club’s future” said Munster Rugby star, JJ Hanrahan.
A new course layout will be in place for the golf classic also which will represent a different challenge for local golfers who are used to playing the course in its original format. The new course layout is interesting and it certainly lends to a new golfing challenge – one that has to be experienced to fully appreciate it.
To find out more or to enter a team please call the clubhouse 066-71 41709 or book online on the website. For updates on membership and green fee offers over the coming months follow Castleisland Golf Club on Facebook. There will be loads of surprises on the day and you can get further details from Mairead Guirey on 066 71 41709 or 087 7851754 or on www.facebook.com/castleislandgolfclub
In other club news: Men’s Club.
Sunday August 31st Maurice O’Connor’s President’s Prize
1st Colin McCarthy (10) 42pts
2nd Jonathan Kelliher (10) 40pts
Best Gross Mike Sugrue (5) 38pts
3rd John Lyons (16) 37pts
4th Tone Brosnan (11) 36pts
5th Martin Downey (11) 36pts
6th Jimmy Lane (11) 36pts
7th James McAuliffe (9) 36pts
8th Con Murphy (24) 36pts
9th John C O’Connor (17) 36pts
10th Ben Foley (10) 35pts
Front 9 Niall Greaney (9) 23pts
Back 9 Eamonn Fealey (16) 21pts
Past President Patsy Sullivan (16) 36pts
Guest 1st John O’Sullivan (13) 39pts
2nd Vincent O’Sullivan (14) 36pts
Juniors 1st Connie O’Connor (9) 31pts
2nd David O’Donoghue (9) 31pts
Ladies 9 hole 1st Liz Galwey (24) 24pts
2nd Liz Downey (15) 16pts
Monday August 25th Seniors 12 Hole
1sy Pat Ruane 29pts
2nd Pat Heffernan 25pts
3rd Willie Galvin 23pts
Sunday September 7th Club singles & Mixed Foursomes sponsored by Brendan & Kim Mullins
September 13th/14th Club Fundraiser
September 21st Club singles
Sunday September 28th Master Classic Final
SENIORS: Castleisland Seniors every Monday at 11am.
Castleisland Ladies Golf Club
Result of Presidents prize to the ladies:
1st: Liz Galwey (24)24
2nd; Liz Downey (15) 16
Sunday September 7th club mixed foursomes sponsored by Kim & Brendan Mullins
Saturday and Sunday, September 13th/14th Club fundraiser.
Sat/Sun 20th/21st stableford, Galwey Auctioneers