Sun 28th September
The high scoring seen in the last few weeks was continued on Sunday the 28th September when Rory Lenihan was the winner with 43pts.
Tony Keys makes the trip up from Clones to play each Sunday and this weekend he was rewarded with 2nd place on 40pts while Mark Sweeney on 39pts just held off Colm (Eir) Campbell for 3rd place on a break of tie. Kerryman John Joe O’Shea had reason to celebrate for a 2nd Sunday in a row when he recorded a Hole in One at the 5th.
1.Rory Lenihan (13) 43pts
2.Tony Keys (19) 40pts
3.Mark Sweeney (14) 39pts (bot)
4.Colm (Eir) Campbell (11) 39pts
Gross. Bobby O’Shea 32pts
We had our final 9 Hole competition of 2014 which was a 3 club competition, the persistent rain earlier in the day ensured the turnout was low with 20 players teeing up. The winner was Tony Forde with 17pts. John McCafferty was the best past player with an impressive score of 19pts.
Our AGM was held on Thursday 25th September, the turnout was very disappointing again this year. The committee elected for 2015 is Chairman: Jimmy Melly, Secretary : Barry Kennedy, Treasurer : Robert Morrow Committee : Liam Farren, Frank O’Donnell, Adrian Murray and An Other(TBC).
Thanks to outgoing committee for organising yet another good year for the Thursday Specials.
We have reached our limit of 32 players for this Year’s weekend away which will be held on the 11th\12th October at Slieve Russell Golf Club. If you are travelling, please make payment in full to any committee member. If you are on the list but unable to travel please contact any committee member as early as possible so your place can be offered to someone else.
The Under 16 team were unlucky to lose out in the County Final of the U-16 Donegal League on Sunday. Completing the away leg of the Final they lost out on the 19th in the deciding match. Well done to all involved on an excellent performance in a competitive competition.
21st & 23rd September -Sponsor: Leslie Robinson
With difficult pin positions, Mary Farragher Lady Captain, brought in the winning score of 35pts in our popular professionals competition. Margaret Buckley, was runner up with 34pts. Kathleen Fox and Mary T Martin were 3rd and 4th with 33pts
1. Mary Farragher (23) 35pts
2. Margaret Buckley (28) 34pts
3. Kathleen Fox (22) 33pts BOT
4. Mary T. Martin (34) 33pts
Front 9. Margaret Trimble (34) 18pts
Back 9. Ursula Miller (22) 19pts
9 Hole Competition
Maureen Child’s (16) 17pts
Winner of Medal Trophy for 2014 was Maureen Child’s
5th & 7th October – 15holes stable ford sponsored by Eddie Walsh & Sons Family Meats
A very successful fashion show was held in the Clubhouse last Friday. Anna Colhoun, Charlotte Caldwell, Margaret Trimble and Margaret Buckley modelled the latest fashions from Magee of Donegal with assistance from Violet and Edith and Compere Mary Quigg. Rosewoods stylish clothes were displayed to advantage by Miriam Bennett, Gaye McGoldrick, Marie McGarvey and Dorothy Woods. Noreen, Gwendolene and Annabelle helped behind stage and Annette Diver did the commentary.
During the interval, the International Catwalk, was held at enormous expense. Costumes depicting various countries were modelled by Mary Farraghar, Mary Harley, Mary McLaughlin, Crona O’Reilly and Jane Brown much to the amusement of the audience. Thanks to Patsy Harkin for all her help and to the Social Committee for organising the night.
Hearts and Hips Scramble (In memory of Jimmy Higgins RIP)
The inaugural Hearts & Hips Scramble competition (in memory of Jimmy Higgins RIP) was held on Wednesday 24th September. Despite a small entry, everyone who played enjoyed the occasion. The competition was won by Ann McGlynn, Hugh Dillon, John McBride and Brian Neilan who had the most birdies on the day. Thanks to Joan Higgins for sponsoring first prizes & to Kate Giblin and her staff for the tea and sandwiches. Proceeds are going to the Patients Comfort Fund in Donegal District Hospital.