One of the major sporting events takes place over the next week as Portsalon Golf Club stage their open week competitions and even at this early stage the time sheets are filling up. The open week will run from Saturday 2nd July to Sunday 9th July. On Saturday 2nd gents four ball better ball sponsored by Callaghan Transport. Sunday 3rd Ladies & Gents stableford sponsored by The Golf Shop, Monday 4th Ladies & Gents stableford sponsored by Milford Inn Hotel , Tuesday 5TH gents stableford sponsored by Value Centre, Wednesday 6th gents stableford sponsored by Mc Gee Butchers, Thursday 7th gents stroke sponsored by Finn Valley Pheasantries, Friday 8th Ladies &Gents stableford sponsored by Dunleaveys XL Store, Saturday 9th gents four ball betterball sponsored by B Coyle & Sons, Sunday 10th Ladies &Gents stableford sponsored by Brian Mc Cormick Sports. Golfer of the week prize is sponsored by Seamus Clinton . Members and visitors should note that all competitions at Portsalon Golf Club are on a time sheet. To ensure your place on this seasons open week contact 074 9159459 or go online to portsalongolfclub.com
On Wednesday 22nd June Portsalon golf club staged an open gents stableford competition and the winner was Ciaran Mc Fadde (15) 40 points, 2nd Sean Mc Cormack (18) 39 points, Gross Chuck Mc Taggart (12) 27 points, 3rd John Strain (18) 38 points The CSS was 38 points . The winner of the members competition played on Sunday 26th was Denis Sweeney (20) 70 nett, 2nd Dara Reynolds (14) 71 nett, Gross Cathal Canning (7) 78 The CSS was 72
The first time in the history of Portsalon golf club the qualifying team in this seasons GUI senior event travelled to Portstewart golf club. The team failed to advance to the next round beaten by a strong Portstewart team by a slender margin. The senior team was Stephen Connolly, Connor Connolly, D P Logue, John Shields and Pascal Cullen.
Donegal Senior team
The Portsalon senior team travelled to Dunfanaghy on Wednesday last for the first round first leg match and came away with four matches to Dunfanaghy’s three matches. The team members were Stephen Connolly, Connor Connolly, John Shields, D P Logue, Pascal Cullen, Michael Finley and Damian Toland.
Senior over 50’s
The over 50’s team travelled to Ballyliffen Golf club on Wednesday last for this first leg match. Playing on the Glashedy course the the Portsalon team recorded two matches to Ballyliffen’s three matches. The winning Portsalon teams were John Sweeney & Paddy Sheridan and John Logue & Andy Boland.
The Portsalon minor league team played Cloughanelly golf club in this first leg match at Portsalon during the week and the Kingdom men under the direction of club President Wm Mc Cleary only managed to record one match against Cloughanelly’s four matches. The team captain will have a tough return leg to over turn this result.
300 Members Draw
The June draw of the Portsalon Golf Club Members draw was held recently. The winners were €400 Jimmy Wall ,€300, Daniel Kerr ,€200 Jimmy Mc Carron and €100 each to Sean Strain, Declan Duffy and Garret Horkin.
All members who are paying their fees by the instalment method should note that the third payment will be due by 30th June 2011.
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 maintenance.Tags: