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10th December 2023

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Christmas Party

Last Saturday night, Dec. 9th, we hosted our member’s Christmas party night in the clubhouse. It was great to see so many old and new members attending, and all had a lovely sociable night. Thanks to Clodagh, Jason and their team for the wonderful food and music on the night. Thanks to all those who supported the event.

Christmas Gift Ideas

Wondering what to get the golfer or prospective golfer in your life this Christmas?  Well, we have some really great ideas for you.

  • Great new membership offers, join for only €400 including Golf Ireland affiliation fees.
  • Also, Junior Academy membership from €60 for Cadets
  • Choose from a selection of branded club apparel
  • West Waterford Golf Club vouchers
  • Dungarvan Triangle, where you can play the 3 golf courses in Dungarvan for €84. 

New Membership Offer for 2024

For 2024, we at West Waterford Golf Club, are offering great new membership rates.

Join a warm & friendly, member owned, club, offering great tee time availability, for only €400 inclusive of Golf Ireland affiliation fees.

West Waterford offers golfers of all levels a superb golfing experience. See what experts in the golf industry say about us:

  • A golf course that “sums up the beauty and peacefulness of the Irish landscape’ (Destination Golf Ireland 2023)
  • ‘The best golf course in Co. Waterford’ (Ivan Morris, golf journalist & former Irish Amateur International)
  • ‘The best greens I played on all year’ (Ian Cronin, aka @Thesocialhacker)

Christmas 9 Hole Scramble

The House and Social committee are organising a 3-person 9 hole Christmas scramble on Sunday 17th at 12 noon.  Entry fee €5, and all proceeds will go to the clubhouse maintenance. There will be a lucky dip for prizes on the day, and we are asking anyone attending if they would sponsor a prize with a value of not more than €10.  All support for our House and Social committee would be welcome, as they do great work around the club. 

Coming Soon – Fantasy Golf!!

Keep an eye on WhatsApp groups and Social Media over the coming weeks for a new initiative from West Waterford GC called Fantasy Golf. The inaugural Fantasy Golf League will be run over the first 10 tournaments of the 2024 PGA Tour season beginning on January 4th with the The Sentry Tournament, where our own Seamus Power will be playing. Pick your roster of 4 starters and 2 bench players before each tournament and follow your progress in the weekly league table. Open to all, get your family and friends involved and have fun competing for bragging rights! Entry to the league is €10. More details to follow soon!

Women’s Notes

Winter League

Winter league teams were drawn during the week and are posted in the locker room.  Round one of the winter league begins Sunday 10th December and continues to 31/1/24.

What’s on for the Week

Nollaig na mBan 9 hole sponsored by Kellys Pharmacy continues to 4/1/24.

December ongoing 9 Hole Sponsored Kathleen Broderick continues to 31/12/23.

Winter League commences 10/12/23.

3 Person 9 Hole Christmas scramble on Sunday 17th December at 12 noon.

South-east Junior Alliance

South-east Junior Alliance had their Christmas outing to Dundrum Golf Club on Monday 4th December.  West Waterford Golf Club was well represented and in the prizes were Bridget Blackwell 5th and Jean O Donovan in 6th place.  Well done to both.  


Condolences to our P.R.O. Geraldine Hickey on the death of her mother Ellen Hearne during the week. 

Men’s Notes

Men’s Winter League 2024

Unfortunately due to the bad weather and course closure, there was no play in the Winter League last week. The weather forecast looks a bit better for the coming week, so best of luck to all for week 6!

Men’s Fixtures 11-17 December

All Week 13 hole Singles S/F in conjunction with Winter League Wk 6

Winter Rules

Please note the following Winter Rules in play for the duration of the Winter period:

  • Place on the ground within 6 inches on Fairway & Rough. 
  • Bunkers: Out of play until further notice*. Drop outside bunker at nearest point of relief, not nearer the hole
  • Buggies are not permitted on the course until further notice*
  • *Keep an eye on the noticeboard and BRS for updates in relation to Bunker and Buggy status

Note: Given the soft ground conditions, a temporary rule is in place allowing players a free drop if a ball cannot be found in open ground, in agreement with playing partners.

Junior Academy News

Please keep an eye on the WhatsApp groups for details of upcoming events between now and Christmas.

Seamus and Gary News

After a quiet end to 2023 our touring Professionals, Seamus Power and Gary Hurley, are busily preparing for the new season ahead. Seamus will hopefully be injury free when he kicks off his season in January on the PGA Tour and Gary is getting ready for another tilt at the DP World Tour in the new year. There will be regular updates here as soon as both are back in action and on behalf of everyone in West Waterford we wish both Seamus and Gary the very best of luck for 2024.

Dungarvan Golf Triangle 

Dungarvan is a haven for golf enthusiasts with three championship golf courses, all located within 10 minutes of Dungarvan town, West Waterford Golf Club, Gold Coast Golf Club & Dungarvan Golf Club.  The three clubs have teamed up with a fantastic offer, where you can enjoy one round of golf at each of these three golf courses for just €84. 

This special offer is available every day and is a great idea for a Christmas gift or just for your next golfing break.  For more information contact 058 43216 or email 

Play and Stay Initiative with the Park Hotel Dungarvan

West Waterford Golf Club is delighted to announce a Play and Stay Initiative in collaboration with the Four Star Park Hotel Dungarvan. Ideal for those seeking a short golfing break in Dungarvan, all you have to do is phone the Park Hotel or visit their website to get the details.

West Waterford on Social Media

If you want the latest information on how Seamus and Gary are doing, or want to see the latest on West Waterford in general, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are the places to be. Please follow us on social media and tell your friends as well!!

During the winter months, you can contact the office from 9am-1pm daily on 058-43216 or Email

For further information and golf bookings visit our website