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Ladies Notes: w/e 11th Mar 2018

West Waterford Golf Club’s Ladies - Qualifiers for the Mother’s Day Competition sponsored by Dungarvan Shopping Centre.  Final to be held on Monday 19th March.

My name is Deirdre Ruane and I am a mother of 2 (Patrick and Catherine).I have been playing golf all my life as both my parents played.My husband and I moved to Dungarvan in 2010 and fell in love with Waterford.I am known as the Galway girl in West Waterford GC  ...highlights are: Captain of All Ireland winning Challenge Cup team AthenryCo.Galway 2008..Golfer of the Year Dungarvan G.C. 2011..Winner of Captains prize to Ladies West Waterford in 2017 with a 64 nett..I play off a handicap of 17.

Jo Swayne who hails from Ballymacoda Co. Cork took up golf in 2008. She was always interested in sport from a young age especially camogie and has two county medals with Fr. O’Neills and an all-Ireland medal with Cork, also a black belt in tiquando martial arts.She began playing golf in 2008, with a handicap of 34, took to the game, and quickly lost shots, and is now playing off 16.  She has featured in Club prizes, and in team prizes. One of her highlights was being on the winning team of the Ray Rochford organized Killeagh Classic, together with husband Luke.  Also she was part of the first ever ladies team to win the overall prize in the Sunshine Classic.  She was leading force in the Interclub Intermediate team which was very successful in 2017.

Joan Sheehan has been playing golf from the beginning, being part of the Spratt family of West Waterford G.C. Tennis ranks among her other sporting interests. She spent time on the Club Committee and was Lady Captain in 2011. She uses her considerable skills as a fundraiser, for many groups especially Carriglea. A great singer/ entertainer, she is part of the Deise Singers and of the Parish Church choir. Among her many wins- Stephen O'Connor's President's Prize to the Ladies, the Bernie Twomey Memorial and is always one of the front runners in the big majors.

Ciara Donnelly was also a Qualifier, but unfortunately is unable to play in the Final due to prior commitments.

Tee-times are from 12 o’clock so please come along to support our players and also for presentation afterwards at 5p.m. in Clubhouse.

Winter League

Round 5 – Matchplay round commenced on Monday 26th – Friday 16th March.

Team 1           v          Team 2                       -           Curlews v Lapwings

Team 3                       v          Team 6                       -           Seagulls v Kittiwakes

Team 4           v          Team 5                       -           Cormorants v Oystercatchers

The Grand Final will take place on Sunday March 18th, with all 6 scores to count.   Tee times from 1.20p.m. – 3.30p.m.  Please put your name on timesheet.  Presentation of Prizes at 7p.m. in Clubhouse.

Other Competitions

There will be a 13 Hole Ongoingrunning alongside matchplay round and this will run until Friday March 23rd.  Also the usual 9 Hole March (2 cards to count).

February 9 Hole Results

1st – Ciara Donnelly (31) – 29pts

2nd – Stella Kinsella 35) – 29pts (on countback)

3rd – Nora Flynn (31) – 27pts

Other News

We would like to congratulate Joan Ronayne on coming fourth (on countback) in the recent Ray Rochford organised Charity Day in aid of cancer treatment .A recent significant birthday doesn't seem to have impeded Joan's golfing prowess, rather enhanced it.

Get Into Golf

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