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Skerries Golf Club is seeking a new Caterer

Skerries Golf Club, founded in 1905, with a Championship 18 Hole Parkland Golf Course is located in the beautiful seaside town of Skerries and is just twenty minutes north of Dublin

Renowned for its warm welcome, hospitality and fine food.  Skerries Golf Club is currently seeking a new catering service provider who has the drive, commitment, and ambition to deliver and develop our current high standards.

Skerries Golf Club has a vibrant membership, a strong social scene throughout the year, together with many regular societies and regular golfing fixtures, the majority of which will require professional catering support.

If you would like to declare your expression of interest please email a cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications together with an up to date Curriculum Vitae to Mark Gannon, General Manager via email – generalmanager@skerriesgolfclub.ie

Final date for expressions of interest:      Thursday 30th August 2018.

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2017 Ladies 9 Hole Qualifying Handicap Matrix

You may be aware that the Ladies Course SSS (Standard Scratch Score) has changed from 74 to 75. As we play 9 Hole Qualifying Competitions in our Club, this has had an impact on our 9 Hole Qualifying handicap calculations.

We have generated new “Ready Reckoners” to allow you to select your correct handicap when playing 9 Hole Qualifying golf competitions. You will need to know your Exact Handicap when selecting your 9 Hole Qualifying handicap (you will find your Exact Handicap on the Handicap Board in the office in the locker room or you can also check Golfnet).

Ready Reckoners have been placed as follows:-

  1. On the 2nd board on the left in the ladies locker room office (just past the window).
  2. On the wall beside the swipe-in computer in the Pro shop.
  3. In the Ladies section of the Club website.

 

2017 9 Hole Qualifying Handicap Matrix

If you are interested in working out your own 9 Hole Qualifying Handicap, this is the calculation (as specified in CONGU Paragraph 22.3).

[Exact Handicap + Nine-Hole SSS – (Nine-Hole Par x2)] / 2

In Skerries our Nine Hole SSS is 75 and our Nine Hole Par is 34.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me or any member of the Handicap Committee and we will be happy to help.

Ladies Handicap Committee

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Skerries Golf Club is seeking a new Caterer

Skerries Golf Club, founded in 1905, with a championship 18 hole parkland golf course is located in the beautiful seaside town of Skerries and is just twenty minutes north of Dublin

Renowned for its warm welcome, hospitality and fine food.  Skerries Golf Club is currently seeking a new catering service provider who has the drive, capacity and ambition to deliver on current high standards.

Skerries Golf Club has a vibrant membership, a strong social scene throughout the year, together with many regular societies and regular golfing fixtures, the majority of which will require professional catering support.

If you would like to declare your expression of interest please email a cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications together with an up to date CV to: generalmanager@skerriesgolfclub.ie

Final date for expressions of interest:      Friday 4th August 2017.

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Ladies Team Managers & Draw Sheets

Overall Team Manager – Sylvia Alcock

Junior Cup Handicap (9-15) – Hilda Cussen   2017 AIG East Leinster Junior Cup Drawsheet (ILGU)

Intermediate Cup Handicap (16-21) – Vivienne Donnelly & Mervyn Frazer    2017 AIG East Leinster Intermediate Cup Drawsheet (ILGU)

Senior Cup Handicap (N/A) – Maria O’Callaghan & Maura McNally

Minor Cup Handicap (22-27) – Pauline Gaughran    2017 AIG East Leinster Minor Cup Drawsheet (ILGU)

Challenge Cup  Handicap (28-36) – Jo McEvoy & Fionnuala Mooney    2017 AIG East Leinster Challenge Cup Drawsheet (ILGU)

Senior Foursomes Handicap (14 and below) – Margaret Swan & Mary Leonard   2017 Senior Foursomes Qualifying Draw (ILGU)

Junior Foursomes Handicap (15-30) – Fionnuala Early & Frances Bennett    2017 AIG East Leinster Junior Foursomes Draw (ILGU)

Miele Fourball Handicap (N/A) – Aisling Ryan

CAWS Cup Handicap (N/A) – Ciara Boylan

Fingal Seniors Handicap (19-36) – Marie Loughrey & Ann Lennon

Women in Golf Programme Handicap (N/A) – Lilly Mangan & Ann Ahern

Junior Convener – Elaine McGloughlin

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Competition Tee Time Cancellation Policy

March 2017 Men’s Club

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POLICY REPLACES THE PREVIOUS POLICY ISSUED DECEMBER 2016.

The main purpose of his policy is to ensure:

  1. That all members who wish to play golf on competition days get every opportunity to do so.
  2. That time slots have their full complement of players, particularly in fourball, foresomes and team competitions.

A player who fails to turn up for their reserved tee time without giving prior notification is preventing this from happening.

No-Show’s

In the event that you do not show up for your tee time and your name has not been removed from the Timesheet, the Men’s Committee will be notified and appropriate action may be taken if deemed necessary.  The full fee will also be deducted from your account.

Competition time Sheets will close at 10pm from the 1st of March 2017.  If you have your name removed after the 10pm closing time by the Pro-shop, 40% of the fee will be deducted from your General Account.

Notification of Withdrawal

As a matter of courtesy, and as stipulated in the Bye-Laws of Skerries Golf Club players must notify their opposition and partner in good time if they are withdrawing from the sheet. (Reserving a time is a commitment to play with the other players in the same time slot).  Most of our members contacts details are available on the website / and or the back pages of the fixtures diary.

Waiting List:

If you have put your name on the waiting list for any competition, it is your sole responsibility to ensure that you are aware of any Tee Time that you are subsequently allocated when on the waiting list.

The Competition Closing Time will be 10pm going forward and you will be notified of any tee time allocated to you, even last minute.

When your name is on the waiting list, the onus will still be on you to check the timesheet before you retire for the night to see if you have got a slot.  If when retiring you are still on the waiting list then you must make the decision to either remove your name from the waiting list or awake early the next morning to see if you have got a slot between the time of retiring to bed and the closure of the competition.

If you are allocated a tee time via the waiting list, then you are subject to all aspects of the cancellation policy, procedures and sanctions as outlined above.

Poor Weather:    Course Open

As can happen from time to time, Poor weather may prohibit play. The Following policy applies.

  • If the course remains open and you are on the timesheet, you have a responsibility to the other players on the line to turn up and play.
  • You must start your round at the stipulated Tee Time that you have booked on the Timesheet.
  • As per the rule of Golf, “Sheltering from weather is not permitted” and this includes sheltering in the Pro-Shop in the hope that a shower will pass.
  • If you have not “teed off” at your stipulated Tee Time, then you have forfeited your Tee Time.
  • You will not be able re-enter the timesheet or the competition later in the day if the weather clears.
  • You will be subject to the cancellation policy as outlined above.

Poor Weather:   Course Closed

Should the course be closed due to poor weather yet re-opens later in the morning then the following applies

  • The Timesheet will begin at the Time that the course re-opens
  • All times prior to re-opening will have been lost
  • Members who lost their official Tee Time, may put their names on the timesheet at a later time provided there is space to do so within the official Competition Time.

Complaints

Complaints in relation to the failure of a player to turn up for their tee time, or in relation to the failure of a player to notify partners and opposition of withdrawal, or any other breaches of this policy should be addressed, in writing, to the Honorary Secretary.

Men’s Committee

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Mens 9 Hole Single Stableford Front 9 Results for 30/12/2020

Mens 9 Hole Single Stableford Front 9

30 December 2020
CSS Non-Qualifying
Entry: 53
1st Gerry Lloyd (H/Cap 10) 25 Pts Last 6  
2nd Tommy D’Alton (H/Cap 10) 25 Pts    
3rd Alan Early (H/Cap 4) 23 Pts Last 3  
Mens 9 Hole Singles Back 9
1st David Smith (H/Cap 10) 21 Pts   40  

2nd Paul Keogh (H/Cap 7) 20 Pts Last 6 30  

3rd Noel Sweetman (H/Cap 9) 20 Pts Last 3 15  

Entry: 57
Two’s Competition
No Two’s recorded. Carryover to next comp on the 
 
 
Two’s Entry: 15
Weather: Cold

Statement on golf in the Republic of Ireland December 24th 2020

Statement on golf in the Republic of Ireland

GOLF IRELAND HQ, COVID-19
24 Dec 2020

Update –  24th December 2020:

Update to guidance for Golf Clubs in the Republic of Ireland during Level 5

Sport Ireland have today (24th December) issued a further update to the current Level 5 measures, which will remain in place until 12th January 2021. This will require golf clubs to urgently note the following additional points:

  • Participants in sport and exercise in unsupervised/uncoached activity must be from no more than two households.
  • Therefore, groups playing on golf courses during these Level 5 measures must be confined to a maximum of two households.
  • This means that all tee times must be either two-balls, or alternatively three-balls and four-balls where players in the group are from no more than two households. A household for these purposes includes a household support bubble, guidance for which is available here:  https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/3516d-support-bubbles/.

We have made Sport Ireland aware of the issues regarding the implementation of this change in the short-term as timesheets for golf club activities are likely in operation for at least the next several days. However, we are urging golf clubs to update their timesheet booking systems to take account of this changed guidance as soon as possible.

These additional requirements from Sport Ireland come against a backdrop of escalating public health challenges with the incidence of COVID-19 rising exponentially in Ireland. Golf Ireland therefore strongly encourages golf clubs to implement this change, and in doing so continue to exhibit the high level of compliance that has made it possible for our sport to continue to remain open and accessible during the current Level 5 measures.

The above update must be read in conjunction with our previous statement issued on 22 December  below.

 

Statement from 22nd December 2020
Following continued discussions with government authorities and Sport Ireland, Golf Ireland welcomes the fact that golf courses and facilities will be permitted to remain open as the Republic of Ireland moves again to Level 5 on a phased basis from 24 December.

The guidance issued by Golf Ireland on 27 November 2020 continues to apply to all golf clubs (see here: https://www.golfireland.ie/news-detail?newsarticleid=69&tags=Golf%20Ireland%20HQ ), with the following important updates:
At 3pm on 24 December, Restaurants and pubs operating as restaurants will close. After this point, clubhouse access should once again be confined to use of toilet facilities (provided they can be kept clean) and initial retrieval of golf equipment from lockers. If toilet facilities are open, clubs should adopt a one-in, one-out approach. Outdoor dining is not permitted, and golfers should depart the facility following the conclusion of their game as soon as possible.

From 26th December, inter-county travel restrictions will be reintroduced and will, as always, apply to sporting activity.

While all retail, including pro shops, are permitted to remain open, the Government is asking all retailers to defer any plans for January sales events (see www.gov.ie for more).

Further guidance will be issued to clubs in line as and when government change the current Level 5 status.

Clubs seeking guidance on Annual General Meetings are encouraged to email info@cgigolf.org for support.

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