Details of this year’s singles match play event at Portsalon Golf Club have just hit the press. The prize on offer to the overall winner of the 2012 singles competition will be free subscription for 2013. To follow in the footsteps of last year’ s winner John Strain all you have to do is enter your name at the clubhouse. The entry fee of €15 must accompany your entry sit back and await the draw. Each round will be played over a calendar month, allowing sufficient time for everyone to get on the course and play their matches.The main prize will be dependent on numbers entering the competition.
On Saturday last Portsalon Golf Club staged their Winter Links event and the winners were as follows :In the net section Oisin Mc Aviney (24) Letterkenny 38 points Runner Up: John Mc Gettigan (15) Portsalon 37 points Gross: The Winner was :Eamon Mc Dermott (3) Portsalon 33 points Gross Runner Up: Paschal Cullen (6) Portslaon 29 points The CSS was 34 points. The winner of the On Wednesday last the winner of the open competition and making his second Wednesday victory was Tony Morrison Portsalon (16) 36 points runner up Eugene Gallagher Portsalon (18) 35 points Gross Enda Mc Menamin (3) B/S 32 points. The CSS was 36 points. On Sunday the winner of the members stroke competition was Shaun Gibbons (13) 66 nett, runner up Anthony Toland (18) 68 nett, Gross Pascal Cullen (6) 75 3rd Cathal Toland (11) 70 nett. The CSS was 71
On Saturday 3rd March there is an open gents competition and on Sunday 4th March a members competition. On Wednesday 7th March a gents open competition. A time sheet is in operation for all competitions at Portsalon Golf Club, contact 074 91 59459 for your tee time or go online at www.portsalongolfclub.com
On Saturday 3rd March, Donal Cqallaghan will lead his team to the Rosses for their rescheduled Gaeltacht League match against Cruit Island Golf Club.
Important Dates for your Diary
This year’s Captains Prize ( D P Logue) will be staged on 18th August and the Presidents Prize ( Wm Mc Cleary) will be staged on 1st September.
The first edition of the Portsalon Golf Clubs newsletter has been issued and the newsletter can be accessed through the Portsalon webb page at portsalongolfclub.com. If you have any articles of interest please forward to the editor for inclusion in the next edition
The council wish to remind all members that their fees for the 2012 golfing year are now due. An early payment would be appreciated.
Change to Drop Off arrangements
Members and visitors should note that you must drop off the fairways 2,7 and 9 at the nearest point of relief as this has now been designated ground under repair. Under a local rule all golf balls in the areas identified must be lifted and dropped without penalty. It is no longer permitted to use the putter inside the areas identified.
All members are kindly asked to keep all pull trolleys, electric trolleys and drive buggies outside the lines surrounding the putting greens. This is try to protect the main playing surfaces as much as possible over the next few weeks..
All members and visitors should note that six inch placing on all fairways only is in operation at Portsalon Golf Club.
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 maintenance