Ladies Committee 2018
Captain Margaret O’Keeffe
Vice Captain Jo Costigan
Hon. Secretary Maureen Norton Hon. Treasurer Margaret Furlong
Handicap Secretary Susan Boland Comp. Secretary Ann Ring
P.R.O…Theresa Manning. Committee: Betty Owens (Ex-Officio), Patricia Brennan, Helen Dunne and Helen Murphy.
Outgoing Lady Captain Margaret is presented with a bouquet of flowers by incoming Lady Captain Jo at the Joint Captain’s Dinner last Saturday night.
Ladies Golfer of The Year Maria Downey receives her award from Margaret O’Keeffe and Jo Costigan.
LADIES AGM: The 19th Ladies AGM was held in Castlecomer Golf Club on the 25th of November. There was a large number of ladies in attendance on the evening. Praise was in abundance for outgoing Captain, Margaret O’Keeffe. Awards were presented to the following ladies; Helen Murphy (Silver Medal), Eileen Healy (Bronze Medal) and Betty Owens (Silver Spoon). Congratulations to all. Officers elected were as follows; Lady Captain, Jo Costigan; Lady Vice Captain, Eileen Healy; Hon. Secretary, Maureen Norton; Hon. Treasurer, Noreen Kinsella; Comp. Secretary, Caroline Conway; H/Cap Secretary, Nuala Mahon; PRO, Marnie Brennan, Ex-Officio; Margaret O’Keeffe. Committee: Ellen Phelan, Noreen Curry, Helen Dunne and Maria Downey.
Winter Team league round 1 runs each day this week up to Sunday 25th November with round 2 commencing next Monday 26th
JOINT CAPTAINS’ CHRISTMAS PARTY: Men’s Captain Seamus Brennan and Lady Captain Margaret O’ Keeffe invite members to their joint Christmas Party including punch reception and 3 course meal on December 1st at 7.30pm. Tickets can be purchased from the captains or bar or at the office on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays. Ladies and gents golfer of the year and club match play champion presentations will take place followed by musical entertainment provided by Seán Kenny. Admission is by ticket only.
LADIES CLUB AGM: The 19th Annual General Meeting of the Ladies Club of Castlecomer Golf Club will take place in the clubhouse next Sunday, 25th November at 6pm.
TEAM WINTER LEAGUE: Entries from ladies and gents are now being taken for this ever popular team winter league. Please put your name on the sheet and place your €15 entry fee in the envelope marked winter league to be put in the mens competition fee box on or before the closing date of Wednesday 14th November.
7th October; Ladies Social Golf: On Sunday last 7th October, the lady captain, Margaret O’ Keeffe organised social golf. Great fun was had by all. Betty Owens, Una Whelan and Majella Deevy proved to be the winning team after some great golf. Well done to all who played and here’s looking forward to more social golf organised for next Sunday.
Clothes Recycling: Castlecomer golf club together with SOS Castlecomer are organising a clothes collection for Tuesday 30th October. Clothes can be left in either at the golf club or the SOS on the Kilkenny Road, any day between now and 30th October. Recycle bags are available in the golf club but any bag can be used.
The Castlecomer Ladies Team who won The Solheim Cup in Athy Golf Club 2 weeks ago. (L to R) Bessie Brophy, Joan Brennan, Delia O’Donoghue, Margaret O’Keeffe and President Honoria Fogarty.
26th August; The Ladies had their Prizegiving night on Sunday last. Lady Captain Margaret thanks the course staff for the excellent condition of the course throughout the summer and commented that of all the wonderful courses she has hafd the pleasure of playing this year as Lady Captain, Castlecomer is on a par with the very best! Below we see the happy prizewinners on the night. Many thanks to Tony Carr for attending on the night and taking the photos.
Dell Todd with some of our Junior players before participating in the Junior Scramble on Lady Captains Day.
Ladies Inter Club: Hard luck to the Boyne Cup team who were beaten by an excellent New Ross team despite a gallant effort.
Bluebell Scramble: Our annual Bluebell Scramble was held on Friday last in glorious sunshine. 21 ladies took part. Winners were Joan Brennan, Patricia Brennan and Eileen Gunner . 2nd was Eithne Murphy Kk, LC Mgt OKeeffe and Una Whelan.
Peugeot Qualifier: 1 Maria Downey, Betty Owens, LC Mgt O’Keeffe, Theresa Manning. Castlecomer 89 Pts b9, 2 Kathleen Hogan, Mary Rice, Mary Murphy, Marie Kennedy. Kilkenny 89 Pts. Congratulations Ladies!
Weekly competition 18 H Singles sponsored by M and A coaches Ballyragget 1 Maria Downey, 2 Susan Boland, 3 Honoria Fogarty.
Get into golf Lessons If interested in playing golf please ring Honoria on 087 9171579. Taster Golf lessons can be organised any Tues at 7 for any woman interested in trying golf. This is a great opportunity to take up golf meet new people and have fun.
BLUEBELL SCRAMBLE Castlecomer golf club invites all lady golfers to Castlecomer for an 11 hole BLUEBELL scramble. Draw for teams is at 10am. All ladies golfer are invited to Castlecomer to play golf and enjoy the numerous bluebells on the course.
LOTTO: In the draw on Monday 30th April there was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €10,000. The numbers drawn were 3, 12, 17 and 27. Next week’s jackpot is €10,200.
CASTLECOMER GOLF CLUB TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 LAUNCH!
Attending the launch were Captain Seamie Brennan, Gerry Reynolds from Castlecomer Credit Union (Main Sponsors), Lady Captain Margaret O’Keeffe and President Hanora Fogarty. This wonderful event will run for 4 days over the weekend of 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th of May. Tee times are filling up FAST with Friday already full and only limited availability on Saturday and Sunday. Thursday 17th has been added and tee times are available from 2.00pm.
All smiles at the Ladies presentation night. Included are Margaret O’Keeffe, Joan Costigan, Ann Ring, Hanora Fogarty, Delia O’Donoghue, Mary Brophy, Maureen Norton, Maria Downey, Helen Dunne, Patricia Doheny and Betty Byrne.
GARDENING NIGHT, 10th May: A date for our diary- spread the word summer is arriving. On MAY 10th at 8pm in the clubhouse, David and Mary (Countrylife, Castlecomer ) will host an evening on how to get the most out of your garden. Bring a few friends along for a night of gardening and fun.
Ladies Presentation Night is this Tuesday 24th April after the Scramble, the draw for which takes place between 5.00 and 6.00pm. Even if you are not receiving a prize, please come along and support the scramble and social evening.
Clothes recycling /Spring clean your house
A joint clothes recycling collection with Sos Castlecomer will take place over MAY bank holiday. Drop your old clothes into the golf club -ladies and gents locker rooms, or the SOS Castlecomer between now and Tuesday 8th May.
All golfers, aspiring golfers, juniors and student golfers please note that the scramble is back. It happens every TUESDAY at 5pm.
Inter club Team competitions
The junior foursomes took on Athy in Abbyleix. Nuala mahon and Emma Walsh , Theresa Manning and Margaret o keeffe won their matches. Betty Owens & Maureen Norton were all flat on the 17 when they were called in.
Next week the junior cup team play Bunclody at 2pm in Gowran
18 H Singles
1st Susan Boland
2nd Honoria Fogarty
Get into golf.
Get into golf is back. This is a 6 week course inclusive of 4 lessons with a golf professional costing 50 euro.
If interested please ring Honoria on 087 9171579.
This is a great opportunity to take up golf meet new people and have fun.