Author: Communications Committee

Captains’ Drive-In 2018

Monday January 1st 2018 saw in excess of 150 members of Skerries Golf Club braving the bitter cold at the first tee to witness Lady Captain Ciara Boylan and Mens’ Captain Dominic Henry take the first drives of the 2018 Season.

Girls’ Captain Sadhbh Culleton and Boys Captain Ethan McGarry both delivered their respective drives with considerable aplomb to the great delight of their families and many friends.   To Ciara and Dominic’s great relief they both sent their balls sailing down the first fairway to tumultuous applause and cheering.

After the customary photos of the Captains with their respective families, everyone retired to the Club House, and most enjoyed a complementary hot beverage to get the blood flowing again. Ciara, followed by Dominic then addressed those assembled to thank all who has supported them and to outline, their plans to ensure the club continues on it’s growth path in terms of the social, golfing, and financial ambitions they aspire to. Both particularly emphasised the importance of encouraging new members to join and to unstintingly support Junior Golfers – who are after all – the future of the club.

A wonderful afternoon of banter and celebrations ensued, with most of those in attendance enjoying a beautiful four course dinner – the first opportunity for many to sample the considerable culinary expertise of the Club’s new caterer Thomas Fitzpatrick. Music and singing continued late into the evening and the day unquestionably ranks as one of – if not the most – successful and enjoyable Drive Ins the club has witnessed in many years.

Attractive membership packages are available to those considering joining our friendly and welcoming club. A simple phone call to the office on (01) 8491567 is all that’s needed to get the ball rolling. The Club wishes Ciara, Dominic, Sadhbh and Ethan every success and most of all an enjoyable and fulfilling golfing season for 2018.

Christmas Opening Hours

The club’s opening hours for the Christmas period are as follows –

Office –

  • Closed from 4pm Friday 22nd December 2017 to 10am, Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Bar and Catering –

  • 26th December. Bar open from 11 to 1 with no catering.

Normal bar services from 27th onwards but catering will be limited to Breakfasts, Soup and Sandwiches, with full service returning on Sunday 31st.

Pro-Shop –

  • Closed from 12pm, 24th December 2017 and 25th December 2017.

The Committee of Management would like to wish all our members a very happy Christmas and a happy and successful New Year.

Ronnie O’Loghlen RIP

Dear Member

It is with deep regret that we advise you of the passing of our lady member Ronnie O’Loghlen early this morning.

We extend our deepest sympathies to Ronnie’s husband, Barry, her children and her extended family.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

O’Loghlen, Née McSweeney, Skerries Co. Dublin, (late of Douglas Cork) 14th December 2017, (peacefully) at Beaumont hospital surrounded by her loving family, Ronnie, (Veronica), sadly missed by her loving husband and best friend Barry, adored children, Sarah, Paul and Jen, brothers, Peter, Pat, Barry and Joe, sisters, Ann, Libby and Eleanor, nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family and a large circle of friends.

Rest in peace.

Reposing at her home on Friday from 6pm to 8pm, removal Saturday to St. Patrick’s church Skerries arriving 9.50 for 10am funeral mass, burial afterwards in Ardla cemetery Skerries. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Irish Cancer Society. All enquiries to Lannon’s funeral directors 01-8491277.

Further details can be found at – RIP.ie

Skerries Golf Club

Men’s Winter League 2018

The Winter League is Back.

Commencing January 6th and running every Saturday and Sunday until February 25th this takes in 8 weekends (16 competitions)

Competition Entry:  €5.00  (Total Value of entry is for the prizes/ Vouchers). Number of teams and number of players per team to be decided based on numbers entering the league.

Hopefully we can get 10 players per team x 10 Teams.

Players will be seeded as per their handicap class and a draw will then take place to determine the teams.

The best 5 Scores per team for each weekend will count. Should any one player play on both days at the weekend, only one of his scores can contribute to the team score.

Scoring format will be Singles Stableford, using the 9 hole winter cards based on half of your playing handicap. Competitors can play on either the Front or Back 9.

A time sheet is now open dated December 25th 2017, this is a dummy time sheet to allow you to enter into the competition. Last entry date into the Winter league is December 17th, no late entries will be accepted.


Competition entry: on time sheet dated December 25th 2017.

  1. Entry deadline is 6pm on Sunday December 17th.
  2. Teams will be decided on based on a draw and Handicap classes will be used to seed players.
  3. On completion of the draw for the teams €5.00 will be deducted from each player’s account.
  4. Every player must enter the 9 hole Winter League competition and the competition of the day.
  5. Every player Must return their card through the computer system (Scores not entered on the system will not be included in your team score.
  6. Should the course be un-playable on one of the days of a weekend, no scores will be recorded for that weekend.
  7. Competition will end on February 25th regardless of number of rounds played. (We may lose some days owing to weather conditions).
  8. Players have to have their yearly subscription paid in order to receive a prize.
  9. In the event of a tie, the winners will be decided based on a count back over the competitions:
  •      1st Count based on the total of the Final  weekends play
  •      2nd count Based on the total for last 4 weekends play
  •      3rd count based on the total for last 3 weekend play
  •      4th count based on the total for last 2 weekends play

Each weekends play referred to above is the total of the 5 scoring cards from each team for that weekend.


  • Team Prizes for 1st and 2nd places.
  • Individual prize for 1st and 2nd place.

Unfortunately this competition is not available to Junior or Juvenile members.

Competitions Committee

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