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Month: January 2019

Mens Competition Results for 20/01/2019

Mens 12 Hole Fourball Stableford

20 January 2019

Entry: 109
1st Tony Kennedy (H/Cap 14) 33 Pts    
  Brendan Caffrey (H/Cap 24)      
2nd Anthony Hand (H/Cap 14) 30 Pts Last 6  
  Dermot Nolan (H/Cap 20)      
3rd Philip McGloughlin (H/Cap 15) 30 Pts Last 6  
  John McLoughlin (H/Cap 13)      
Mens 9 Hole Singles
1st Ian McGloughlin (H/Cap 13) 22 Pts   60  

2nd Conor Mullaney (H/Cap 11) 21 Pts Last 3 45  

3rd Fran Costello (H/Cap 15) 21 Pts Last 6 35  

4th Liam Cotter  (H/Cap 11) 21 Pts Last 6 20  

Entry: 89
Two’s Competition
Gerry Finn on the 2 Hole  
Tony Farrell on the 7 Hole  
Two’s Entry: 35
Weather: Mild Winter’s Day

CLUBS APPROVE GOLF IRELAND PROPOSAL

After landmark votes at separate meetings held today, the Irish Ladies Golf Union and the Golfing Union of Ireland have formally approved the establishment of Golf Ireland.

 The Irish Ladies Golf Union approved a special resolution at their AGM, while simultaneously the Golfing Union of Ireland passed a motion at a Special General Meeting. In the case of the GUI, for the first time in its history postal voting was permitted, and 292 of the Union’s 395 clubs availed of this facility.  A further 34 clubs attended and voted at the meeting. 269 clubs attended the ILGU AGM to cast their vote.

RESULTS

 GUI RESULT 94% in favour of the proposal

 ILGU RESULT  100% in favour of the proposal

 The result of both votes is the outcome of a three-year process of discussion and consultation between the two Unions, internally with their respective clubs and regional bodies, and externally with key national and international stakeholders.

 It will mean the game of golf in Ireland will now, for the first time, have an all-inclusive governing body.

Throughout the consultation period, the benefits of this have been acknowledged in terms of attracting funding and commercial partners, as well as providing a boost for the image of the game. Once established, Clubs will only have to deal with one body when it comes to handicapping, inter-club events, club supports and game development.

 A Transition Period will immediately commence, with the intention for this to culminate with the first AGM and regional meetings of Golf Ireland happening in the final quarter of 2020, paving the way for the organisation to ‘go live’ on 1 January 2021.

 The transitions period will involve the organisation taking shape through creation of a regional and national structure and the drawing up of rules and processes to underpin the activities of the organisation, all overseen by a CEO who will be appointed early in the Transition Period and who will work with a Transitions Team.

 The GUI and ILGU will continue to operate through the Transition Period with the transfer of functions and staff to Golf Ireland prior to the ‘go live’ date for the new organisation. 

  JOINT STATEMENT BY THE CHAIRPERSONS OF THE ILGU AND GUI BOARDS

 “We are delighted with the outcome of the votes at our respective meetings, and thank everyone who has given this proposal their support.

 “Bringing two strong organisations, the ILGU and GUI together to create a stronger, more influential organisation, Golf Ireland, will not only enhance golf in Ireland but will enhance Irish golf worldwide. The result today indicates that members of both Unions are in support of creating a new organisation which will be built around promoting core principles of equality, diversity, inclusion and excellence.

 “The result today is a validation of the work put in by everyone involved. The input which has been received from our member clubs, our staff and volunteers, and everyone else who has in some way contributed to the final proposal should be recognised. The result of their efforts will be a new dynamic organisation, charged with the promotion of the game of golf, with a commitment to excellence and inclusivity.”

 Clodagh Hopkins, Chairman of the Board of the Irish Ladies Golf Union

 Iognáid Ó Muircheartaigh, Chairman of the Board of the Golfing Union of Ireland

Mens Competition Results for 19/01/2019

Mens 12 Hole Single Stableford

19 January 2019
CSS Non-Qualifing
Entry: 90
1st Con Martin (H/Cap 15) 29 Pts Last 6  
2nd Liam McGavisk (H/Cap 8) 29 Pts    
3rd Donald Butterly (H/Cap 12) 28 Pts Last 6  
4th Des Murtagh (H/Cap 24) 28 Pts Last 6  
5th Ciaran Gibbons (H/Cap 22) 28 Pts    
Mens 9 Hole Singles
1st Shane Coen (H/Cap 18) 23 Pts   45  

2nd Colm Durkin (H/Cap 8) 22 Pts Last 6 35  

3rd John Higgins (H/Cap 20) 22 Pts   20  

Entry: 57
Two’s Competition
Joe Byrne on the 2 Hole  
Two’s Entry: 29
Weather: Cool and Damp

Mens Competition Results for 16/01/2019

Mens 12 Hole Fourball Stableford

16 January 2019

Entry: 124
1st Peter Lamont (Captain) (H/Cap 14) 32 Pts    
  Seamus Mulholland (H/Cap 18) 32 Pts    
2nd Tom. Lacey (H/Cap 18) 31 Pts    
  David O’Reilly (H/Cap 20) 31 Pts    
3rd Felix O’Toole (H/Cap 20) 30 Pts    
  John Farrell (H/Cap 25) 30 Pts Last 6  
4th Des. Hamill (H/Cap 19) 30 Pts    
  Tom. Phelan (H/Cap 15) 30 Pts Last 6  
Mens 9 Hole Singles
1st Michael Goss (H/Cap 15) 21 Pts   35  

2nd John Hogan (H/Cap 16) 20 Pts Last 3 25  

Entry: 40
Two’s Competition
Chris Alcock on the 7 Hole  
Two’s Entry: 22
Weather: Mixed

Ladies Competition Results for 15/01/2019

Ladies 12 Hole Single Stableford

15 January 2019
CSS Non-Qualifing
Entry: 62
Class 1
1st Emer Pyke (2pp) (H/Cap 22) 30(-1pp) Pts    
2nd Noreen Giblin (1pp) (H/Cap 20) 24 Pts    

Class 2
1st Trudy Henry (2pp) (H/Cap 27) 24 Pts    
2nd Catherine Jones (1pp) (H/Cap 28) 23 Pts    

Class 3
1st Betty Murphy (2pp) (H/Cap 35) 23 Pts    
2nd Patricia Garry (1pp) (H/Cap 37) 22 Pts    

Ladies 9 Hole Singles
  Insufficient Numbers for Competition         

Entry: 11

Mens Competition Results for 13/01/2019

Mens 9 Hole Single Stableford

13 January 2019
CSS Non-Qualifing
Entry: 157
1st Michael Cauldwell (H/Cap 17) 22 Pts    
2nd Derek Riordan (H/Cap 18) 21 Pts    
3rd Louis Dwyer (H/Cap 8) 20 Pts Last 2  
Class 1
1st Eddie McNally (H/Cap 2) 20 Pts Last 3  

Class 2
1st Philip McGloughlin (H/Cap 15) 19 Pts Last 3  

Class 3
1st Brendan McDermott (H/Cap 19) 20 Pts Last 6  

Class 4
1st Derek Drumm (H/Cap 26) 20 Pts Last 6  

Two’s Competition
Eddie McNally on the 7th Hole  
David Garrigan on the 12th Hole  
Chris Alcock on the 12th Hole  
Two’s Entry: 34
Weather: Windy

Mens Competition Results for 12/01/2019

Mens 9 Hole Single Stableford

12 January 2019
CSS Non-Qualifing
Entry: 110
1st Ivan Cole (H/Cap 9) 22 Pts    
2nd Liam Heffernan (H/Cap 14) 21 Pts Last 6  
Class 1
1st David Ward (H/Cap 6) 21 Pts    

Class 2
1st Con Martin (H/Cap 15) 20 Pts    

Class 3
1st Desmond Hamill (H/Cap 19) 19 Pts Last 6  

Class 4
1st Gerry Hill (H/Cap 25) 20 Pts    

Two’s Competition
Joe Byrne on the 7 Hole  
Two’s Entry: 29
Weather: Good

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