Portsalon Golf Club
Time is running out if you wish to avail of the special opportunity for new members to join Portsalon Golf Club and enjoy two months free golf. All you have to do is make your application pay your fees for 2013 and get November and December 2012 free. Alternatively you can sign up and pay by instalments (Direct Debit only) of €50 for 10 months or €240 per month for November and December. For further information please contact 074 9159459.
On Sunday 4th a members competition, and on Wednesday 7th a gents open stableford competition. A time sheet is in operation for all competitions contact 0749159459 or go online to portsalongolfclub.com.
The next Gaeltacht League match will take place on Saturday 3rd November when Portsalon welcome Cruit Island Golf Club. The first tee is reserved from 10 a.m .
Local Rule-Stakes and Ropes
In order to protect the surrounds of our greens during the Autumn and Winter months Portsalon golf club will this year instead of having a white line in front of the greens have this replaced with a rope and stake system. All members and visitors are reminded that a local rule is in operation regarding the identified areas surrounding our greens.
As from Wednesday 1ST October six inch placing on all fairways only was introduced at Portsalon Golf Club.
On Saturday last Portsalon golf club staged the Winter Links competition the results were as follows; in the nett section the winner was Teddy Russell (11) 38 points Runner Up: Tony McBride (16) 37 points Third: Tony Morrisson (15) 36 points B.O.T. In the gross section the winner with an impressive score of 37 points playing off a +1 handicap was Enda Kennedy Runner Up: Noel Callan (SCR) 36 points Third: Seamus Clinton (SCR) 31 points. The CSS was 36 points. The next outing of the Portsalon Links will take place on Saturday 10th November and Links members are reminded to book their tee time. The winner of the Wednesday open competition was Daniel Shields (Portsalon) (11) 38 points Runner Up: Mick Bowe (Portsalon) (24) 37 points Gross: Shaun Boyce (Rosapenna) (10) 27 points, Third: Michael Leonard (Portsalon) (13) 35 points Visitor: Don Ponsonby (Letterkenny) (8) 34 points B.O.T. The CSS for home and away players was 36 points. On Sunday the winner of the member’s competition was Sean Kelly (8) 71 nett. On Monday the winner of the open competition was Jackie Barrett (28) 40 points, runner up Niel Troulsen (23) 36 points, Gross Cathal Canning (8) 27 points, 3rd Chris Williams (12) 36 points, visitor Rory Mangan (20) Gweedore 33 points. The CSS was 34 points.
Sean Mc Cormack is currently gathering information for the next edition of the Portsalon Book. If you have any old photographs or stories of interest please forward to Sean.
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
Booking Tee Times
Members are reminded that if they have booked a tee time or for another member , if either is not going to play on the day they should contact the clubhouse or go online and make the correction to the time sheet. On a number of occasions members have booked times and have not turned up, this is causing problems for members who wish to play and cannot due to the full time sheet.
Members should note that all away scores should be recorded in the away scores book in the clubhouse
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