On Saturday the 14th of July the Terry Casey Memorial took place over the Sandy Hills Links (18 holes) with the top 12 players playing a further 9 holes over the Old Tom Morris Valley Nine.
The winner with a total of 59 pts (36 & 23) was Mark Lenny playing off 12. Runner up was John Boyce 7 with 58 pts (37 & 21), the gross winner was Sean Boyce 5 with 53 pts (34 & 19). Third place was Shaun Boyce with 57 pts (37 & 20) and in fourth place was Garvin Toye 16 with 55 pts (34 & 21).
The Sunday club competition held over the Old Tom Morris Links on the 15th of July was won by Barry McMenamin 6 with 36 pts and the runner up was Conor McMenamin 6 with 35 pts.
The Club Captain Mr Edward McGroddy will hold this Captains Day this Saturday the 21st of July over the Old Tom Morris Links.
There will be an open draw for tee times and all players must put their name on the sheet provided in the members room before Friday the 20th at 6.00pm.
On Friday the 20th there will be a Ladies & Gents singles 9 hole three club challenge with all proceeds in aid of the Downings Play-school.
This will take place over the Strand Nine (front nine) from 5.00pm with entries in the members room.
All club members are invited to the Captains Night in the Golf Pavilion with a buffet served from 8.00pm.
This will be followed by the presentation of prizes and entertainment.
Rosapenna faced North-West Golf Club in Letterkenny in the last 16 in Ulster in the Irish Mixed Foursomes on Monday last and won the tie 4-1 to advance to the Ulster quarter finals where we will face either Carrickfergus or Ballyclare on or before Thursday the 2nd of August.
Our Ulster Cup team hosted Cairndhu Golf Club in the second leg of the fourth round tie last Sunday over the Old Tom Morris Links.
The Rosapenna team put in a great performance in the home leg winning 6-1 but after losing by the same margin a week earlier they were knocked out of this years competition by just three holes. Well done to all involved on a gallant effort.
In the All Ireland Jimmy Bruen Shield Rosapenna now play Killymoon Golf Club at Strabane G.C in the Ulster Semi Final on Friday the 27th of July. Travelling support on the night is welcome.
Our Donegal League team were in action at home to Gweedore Golf Club on Tuesday night claiming the necessary three games from the first three matches out (Match No. 5, 3 & 4) and with enough holes to our advantage the last two matches (No. 2 & 1) were called in after winning 2 matches from 5 away.
Rosapenna are now in the semi final of this years competition.
Our Junior Scratch Matchplay team play Buncrana G.C at home on Wednesday the 25th of July at 4.00pm sharp. Rosapenna won 3 from 7 matches in the away leg of this years county semi final.
The Minor League team have been knocked out of this years competition by a strong Portsalon side.
Good luck to the Rosapenna Senior Scratch Matchplay team who travel to Ballyliffin Golf Club this Sunday the 22nd of July for the return leg of the first round tie over the Glashedy Links at 3.30pm.
Rosapenna lead 5-2 from the home leg.
Well done to our Donegal Over 50’s team who beat Ballybofey/S 4-1 (13 holes up) at home last Wednesday night.
There will be a club competition this Sunday the 22nd & Sunday the 29th of July over the Old Tom Morris Links.
All Sunday club competitions are now 6e entry per player.
The draw for the 2012 Ulster Senior Cup Semi Final has been made with Rosapenna facing Warrenpoint (8.35am) and Dunmurry playing Moyola Park (7.45am).
The semi final (am) and final (pm) will both take place at Portstewart Golf Club on Sunday the 19th of August.
The Catherwood Trophy (Open Mixed Foursomes) will now be played on Saturday the 28th of July with the Generations Cups moving to a date in September.
The third round of the club doubles matchplay must be played by Monday the 25th of July.
The draw for the 2012 Singles Matchplay has been made and posted on the board in the members room.
All first round matches must be completed by Monday the 25th of July.
The Pavilion Restaurant is open from Thursday – Sunday throughout July with our new menu served from 5.00-8.00pm. Contact 074-915-5000 for reservations.
PGA Professional Noel Callan is available for lessons at the Rosapenna Practice Ground by appointment, all enquires can be made by contacting Noel directly on 0044-7789-157654.
The Practice Ground is open seven days with the ball dispenser in operation and new super range golf balls in use.