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20th August

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WWGC Weekly News August 20th 2023

All Set For 30 Year Celebrations!!

Our 30 year celebrations begin on Thursday 24th August and run through to Saturday September 2nd. A celebration Open Classic will run for the entire week and all members and their friends are invited to play. As always in West Waterford, Visitors to our club will be made most welcome and we extend a friendly invitation to all. Kindly sponsored by The Old Bank and Tirlán, there are some excellent prizes on offer, including a draw for free 2024 membership. Save the dates and let’s make this a celebration together to remember!

President’s Prize Presentation Ceremony

On Saturday Evening, 26th August at 8pm, President Jim Moroney will hold his presentation ceremony in the clubhouse. All support for our hardworking and popular President would be greatly appreciated on what promises to be a wonderful night of celebration. Congratulations Jim on a fantastic year, you deserve a great evening.

Mens Results 14-20 August

Sat/Sun Intermediate and Minor Scratch Cups sponsored by The Moorings


1st Shane Hanrahan (10) 80 (b6)

2nd Jimmy Murphy (10) 80

3rd Denis Conway (12) 81

Best Nett Frank North (17) 67 (b9)

The Intermediate Scratch Cup was a tightly contested affair. In blustery conditions, the consistent Shane Hanrahan prevailed with a great score of 80, just beating the wily old Jimmy Murphy into 2nd place on a countback. Following on from his win last week, Denis Conway took third prize with 81, and a man who’s having an outstanding year, Captains Prize Winner Frank North took the best Nett with an excellent 67. Congrats to all men!


1st Percy Walsh (22) 89

2nd Brian Flynn (19) 93

3rd Ronan Foley (21) 95

Best Nett Tony Shalloe (26) 70

The Minor Scratch Cup proved to be more one-sided, with the evergreen and effervescent Percy Walsh running away with it by 4 clear strokes with an 89! Brian Flynn beat Ronan Foley into 3rd and Tony Shalloe took the best Nett with a creditable 70. Once again, congratulations to all the winners and thank you to The Mooorings for sponsoring the prizes.

Wed FBD Summer Qualifier

1st Martin Carroll (18) 42pts

Qualifiers Peter Firth (9) 39pts, Sean Glynn (7) 35pts (b9), Gross Jordan Shanahan (3) 35pts

Tue Deise Golf World 9-hole Open

1st Justin Spratt (11) 18pts (b1)

2nd Jack O’Donnell (6) 18pts

Longest Drive Pat O’Donovan Nearest Pin Terry O’Callaghan

Gents Fixtures 21-27 August

Tue Topline Currans 9-hole Open

Wed FBD Summer Series Qualifier


Women’s Notes

Trish O Shea Cruises to Victory:  Throughout the season Trish O Shea has been playing very consistent golf and on Sunday Trish returned a super score of 41 points playing off 36 to win the Coach House, Kilmacthomas sponsored 18 hole competition.  Trish, a cycle on the Greenway and a stop at the Coach House beckons!  In second place we had Golfer of the Year contender Eithne Ashby who brought in a good 37 points playing off 26.  Eithne beat another Golfer of the year contender Jean Conway into third place who also had 37 points playing off 23.  Thanks to the Coach House for sponsoring.

30 Years on the Go Classic:  Commencing on Thursday next August 24th the 30 Years on the Go classic commences and runs through to Saturday September 2nd.  Kindly sponsored by The Old Bank Restaurant and Tirlan the event will be a 3 Person team event played in a Waltz format.  The Entry fee is €90 per team with a charge of €20 per person re-entry.  There are great prizes on offer including a chance to win a free membership for 2024 for all participants.  Phone 058-43216

President’s Prize Presentation:  On Saturday evening at 8pm Jim Moroney will present his President’s prize.  Jim Moroney is a greatly valued member and his contribution to the Club is immense.  A Mixed scramble will take place at 5pm.  Please make every effort to attend.

30th Anniversary Celebrations: On Sunday September 3rd West Waterford celebrates it’s 30th birthday.  To co-incide with the celebrations the Ladies club are running our annual Bernie Twomey competition.  Bernie served as our first Lady Captain, a position she held for two years and was the driving force behind the formation and progression of the Ladies Club in West Waterford.  Please put your name up for the competition.

Dalton Jewellers Match Play:  Matches have got underway in the Dalton Jewellers sponsored Singles matchplay.  Please ensure that you get your match played by the due date for the first round matches.

What’s On this Week!

Mon evenings – 6pm Mixed Fun Scramble Simply amazing prizes!

Weds & Fri – FBD Open qualifier for Ladies and Gents

Thurs Aug 24th-Sept 2nd  – 30 Years on the Go Classic

Sat Aug 26th – President’s Scramble and Presentation

August –  On Going 9 Hole competition

Junior Academy News

There is a big week ahead to end the Summer for our Junior Academy. Firstly, 6 of our Cadets will travel to Dundrum in Co. Tipperary for the third round of the Golf Sixes League. 

Then on Friday 25th August, as part of our 30 Year Celebrations, the final round of the Deise Junior League takes place in West Waterford. The league has been a great success this year with Juniors getting the opportunity to play some wonderful courses throughout the county. A closing ceremony will take place in the clubhouse from 8pm for everyone who can be there.

Finally, a big thank you to the parents and guardians who have travelled long distances this year supporting our young golfers.

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.

FBD Insurance Open Qualifier Series  

There are only a few chances left to play our Summer Series Qualifier before the final takes place on Friday September 15th with a trip to Trump Doonbeg, Dromoland Castle and Galway Bay for the overall winner. Don’t miss out!

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!!

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