Portsalon Golf Club
Now that the excitement of the open week has passed it was back to our normal competitions last week at Portsalon Golf Club. On Wednesday 11th July the winner of the open competition was Gerry Kindlon (22) 39 points Runner Up: Paul Shields (7) 36 points BOT Gross: Michael Finlay (4) 32 points, Third: Joe Coyle (7) 36 points BOT. The CSS was 36points. On Sunday15th there was a gents open and the winner was Winner: Fergus Callaghan (18) 39 points B.O.T Runner Up: Ray Kennedy (28) 39 pointsGross: Eamonn McDermott (3) 32 points Third: John Doherty (10) 38 pointsVisitor: John Jennings (10) Foyle 34 points B.O.T1st Nine: Maurice McGettigan (15) 20 points B.O.T 2nd Nine: D. Dobson (12) Headfort 21 points B.O.T The CSS was 35 points
It was an exciting week end for the remaining Portsalon teams in this season’s competition. First up was John Fitzgerald’s Donegal Minor League team on Friday evening in the return leg match against Rosapenna. Trailing by three matches to two from the first leg at Rosapenna this had all the hallmarks of being a close match. Having secured the first three matches and having enough holes up the remaining two matches were called in. We are awaiting details of the semi final opponents.
On Sunday it was the turn of the Portsalon team in the Ulster Junior Cup who had the short journey to Letterkenny golf club where they played the much fancied City of Derry in the Ulster Junior Cup quarter final. The junior cup team was; Pascal Cullen, Seamus Patton, Eamon Mc Conigley, D P Logue and Kevin Mc Gonagle. Portsalon will now go on the Ulster semi final and are awaiting their opponents and venue.
On Saturday 21st the course is reserved for Noreen Mc Conigley’s lady captains day. Members should check the time sheet for the availability of tee times. On Sunday 22nd it’s a gents open competition sponsored by Finn Valley Pheasantries. For further details and contact the clubhouse 074 91 59459 for your tee time or go online at www.portsalongolfclub.com Sunday 15th July there is a members competition.
Lady Captains Day
Noreen Mc Conigley’s Lady Captains prize will be staged on Saturday 21st July. The Lady Captain has a gents members section and gents tee times on Saturday 21st July will be from 7 am to 10 am and from 3.30 pm to 5 pm. To book contact 0749159459 or go online to www.portsalongolfclub.com. The captain D P Logue and members of Portsalon gof club wish Noreen every success on this her special day at Portsalon Golf Club.
Sean Mc Gettigan Classic
On Saturday 28th July it’s one of the most eagerly awaited golf classics of the year as the club stages the Sean Mc Gettigan Open Golf Classic which will be played on the golden ‘’Banks’’ of Portsalon golf course. The event is an open team of four any combination and tee times are available so make sure that you are included in this magnificent golfing event.
Members should note that all away scores should be recorded in the away scores book in the clubhouse
This seasons match play competition at Portsalon has reached the quarterfinal stage and the players are reminded that all matches must be played by 31st July.
On Line Booking
Members and visitors to Portsalon Golf Club should note that on line booking is now available for all competitions at Portsalon at the flick of a button go to portsalongolfclub.com
Members and visitors please note that divot bags are now available on entry to the first tee box. Please ensure that you pick up a bag and assist with the course mainten