Friday 28th of November.
Jason McGarrigle was the clear winner of the Friday Open with 38pts. Raymond McGirr on 35pts followed in 2nd with Padraig Mullooly 3rd.
Paul Murphy took the Gross.
1. Jason McGarrigle (22) 38pts
2. Raymond McGirr (9) 35pts
3. Padraig Mullooly (15) 34pts (bot)
Gross. Paul Murphy (13) 23pts
Sunday 30th November
Scoring in Sundays competition was of the highest order with Francis McGranaghan leading the way on 43pts and Robbie Donovan coming a close 2nd with 42pts. J.J. Travers was third on 39pts wile Jason Conway continues to dominate the Gross with 34pts.
1. Francis McGranaghan (19) 43pts
2. Robbie Donovan (16) 42pts
3. J. J. Travers (14) 39pts
Gross. Jason Conway (4) 34pts
Men’s Golf Committee AGM
The Men’s Golf Committee AGM took place on Friday the 28th November. Reports from the Captain, Hon Sec, & Competitions Sec outlined the Committees activities during the year. In reviewing the year the tremendous work done by committee members and those involved in organizing Competition s, Teams, Juniors etc was highlighted . The Course Staff were thanked for the manner in which the course was presented and the Administrative Staff for their help and co-operation. The work undertaken by Club Professional Leslie Robinson in promoting the game in schools was much appreciated.
A review of the hole indices undertaken during the year was presented.
Outgoing Captain Frank Cook thanked Peter Sweeney for inviting him to take the role and all members for their support throughout the year. The Incoming Captain Manus Brennan thanked Frank for his nomination and stated how he looked forward to the challenge of continuing the work done by Captains over the years. Gerry Forde said how delighted he was to be invited to take the role of Vice Captain. Other Committee Members elected were: Hon Secretary- Liam Cassidy, Competitions Secretary – Sean Diver, Committee members – Donie McIntyre, Adrian Gallagher, Damien McDermott, and David Barr.
Ladies Golf Committee AGM
The well attended Ladies AGM was held in the clubhouse on Monday 24th November. Ann Marie McCormick Hon Secretary read out reports from the various sub-committees. The winner of the Silver Medal was Dorothy Woods, the bronze medal Rosemary Carr and the Silver Spoon Geraldine Gorman. The annual outing held this year in Ballybofey/Stranorlar Golf Club was very successful while the 4 teams who represented the club had shown great enthusiasm and effort. Club Professional Leslie Robinson carried out coaching of 13 junior girls from March to September. Outgoing Lady Captain Mary Farragher said her year had been a most enjoyable and memorable experience. Highlights included hosting the Donegal Shield with 130 competitors from 17 clubs, Christmas Cracker with an appearance by Santa, the various social events and of course her Lady Captains Day with family and friends. She thanked the ladies for their generous donation to the Patients Comfort fund in Donegal Hospital and all sponsors for the year. Ann Marie McCormick and Tracey Clarke – outgoing officers – were thanked for their outstanding contribution to the running of the Ladies Club.
Moragh Canney was introduced as incoming Lady Captain. She thanked Mary for the hard work, time, effort and enthusiasm she put into her year and said she was the driving force on the social committee. Moragh presented Mary with the Past Captains pin which had been designed and made by Neil Bruton from the Craft Village.
Mary Gillen is Vice Captain. The remainder of the Committee are Hon Secretary Jane Brown, Competitions Secretary Máirín McCartney and Committee Members Miriam Bennett, Margaret Buckley, Mary Farragher and Gaye McGoldrick.
Ladies Christmas Cracker
The Christmas Cracker competition takes place this Saturday 6th December with time sheet now open. Lunch will be at 2pm (€15). Ladies not playing should book lunch with the club. Bring a white elephant wrapped prize to the value of €10. Festive dress the order of the day.
The winter league team prizes, sponsored by M. McGettigan & Sons, will be presented after the lunch.
The December Winter Links takes place on Monday 8th December.
Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the club takes place on Friday the 12th of December.