Gents Notes w/e 5th April

Late Jimmy Harty A Master of his Trade

With great sadness we recently learnt of the passing of Jimmy Harty who had a long association with West Waterford golf club. Back in the early nineties Jimmy was engaged as the main contractor in the construction of West Waterford golf course. Well known for his expertise in land drainage he had no problem turning his hand to this new and exciting challenge. To quote the man himself “I could get water to run up a hill with this Hy-Mac.” Jimmy met up with another master Eddie Hackett and together they planned

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 29th March 2020

We are living in surreal times and golf has taken a back seat as we respond to the Covid-19 crisis. All golf courses have been closed and, in an effort to manage this epidemic, we have been asked to stay at home. Our co-operation will help save lives. Stay Home and Stay Safe.

Winter League Concludes: In light of the current circumstances, our Lady Captain Phil Kelly has decided to cancel the last round of the Winter League. Congratulations to the overall winners Castletroy who have lead from Round 1. Captained by the enthusiastic Eithne Ashby, the team consisted of

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 29th March 2020

Course Closed due to Covid-19

As of last weekend we began to observe the recommendations of the HSE in relation to activity on golf courses. On Tuesday 24th March we received an email from the GUI recommending that all golf clubs across the island close with immediate effect until April 19th 2020. Due to copyright restrictions we are not allowed to reproduce the contents of the email but members can access the full statement on Golfnet. West Waterford Golf Club is glad to comply with this directive and will continue to comply with all further directives. The health

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Ladies Notes w/e 22nd March 2020

The Ladies Committee had a Virtual meeting this week to discuss the current situation regarding Covid-19. Luckily for all of us, golf clubs have remained open albeit with strict regulations in place. We request all our members to only play in twos. The 2 metre protective distances must be strictly adhered to , the flag should be left in the pin at all times, and at this stage, rakes have been removed from all bunkers.

Castletroy retain their lead in Winter League: The matchplay element of the league finished on Sunday. Castletroy captained by Eithne Ashby have 344 points. In

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Gents Notes w/e 22nd March 2020

Results

Club Competition 13 Hole Stableford March 16th – March 22nd

Category 1. Winner David Condon (9) 29pts

Category 2. Winner Luke Swayne (11) 30pts

Category 3. Winner Richie Hurley (16) 30pts

Category 4. Winner Kieran Mulligan (22) 29pts. Domestic CSS: 29pts

Fixtures – Wash Your Hands

Monday 23rd March – Sunday 29th March Club Competition 13 Hole Stableford.

Events Postponed

Due to the Covid 19 virus our Sunshine Classic and Sunshine Raffle have been postponed to a later date. The Ray Rochford Charity Fund raiser scheduled for March 31st has also been postponed. The Easter golf

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Gents Notes w/e 15th March 2020

Results

Club Competition 13 Hole Stableford March 9th – March 15th

1st. Vincent O Mahoney (20) 31pts, 2nd Eddie Glavin (18) 30pts.

Comeragh Oil Winter League Leaderboard after Rd 4 Final Qualifying Round

Team C 471, Team L 461, Team D 447, Team I 439, Team B 439, Team H 438, Team E 438, Team G 427, team K 420, Team J 408, Team A 387, Team F 378

Top 8 Matchplay Pairings

Team C vs Team G, Team L vs Team E, Team D vs Team H, Team I vs Team B.

All matches to

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Ladies Notes w/e 15th March 2020

As I write these Notes we are in challenging and uncertain times and Sport takes a back seat for the moment. All we can do is follow the excellent advice which is available to all of us. The course is open and all the current guidelines re social distancing apply including leaving the flag in the pin at all times. Stay safe.

Winter League: Now that the fourth round is completed it is obvious that at the top of the leaderboard things are very tight! Castletroy still retain a slender lead with 324 points closely followed by East Cork with

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 8th March 2020

Results

Club Competition incl Rd 4 Comeragh Oil Winter league March 2nd to March 8th

Category 1: 1st Clive Cooney (6) 28pts, 2nd Jimmy Murphy (9) 26pts b7

Category 2: 1st Owen O Keeffe (10) 32pts b7, 2nd Luke Swayne (12) 28pts

Category 3: 1st Brian Hilliard (17) 27pts b7, 2nd Eddie Glavin (18) 27pts

Category 4: 1st Pa Mccarthy (22) 31pts, 2nd Pat Murray (25) 27 pts b7

Comeragh Oil Winter League Leaderboard after Rd 4 Final Qualifying Round

Team C 471, Team L 461, Team D 447, Team I

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 8th March 2020

Winter League – Change of Dates – As the weather improves there are a number of people getting out on the course. The re-entry for the Winter League matches has been excellent. Round 4 finishes this Sunday March 15th while the all competitive matchplay finishes on Sunday week March 22nd. The draw for the matchplay has drawn up some interesting ties. West Waterford play Ballybunion while league leaders Castletroy play East Cork who are in second spot at the moment. Lahinch play Templemore. Good luck to all players

Ongoing Competitions: The 13 Hole re-enter competition sponsored by Marian Hilliard this

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Gents Notes w/e 1st March 2020

Results

Club Competition incl Rd 4 Comeragh Oil Winter league Feb 24th – March1st

Category 1: Morrie Ferncombe (7) 31pts.

Category 2: Padraig Breathnach (13) 27pts b7

Category 3: Bertie Hallahan (16) 22pts

Category 4: Eamon Hickey (21) 31pt

Comeragh Oil Winter League Leaderboard after Round 3

Team C 354, Team L 353, Team K 340, Team E 334, Team D 331,

Team B 330,Team H 327, Team I 324, Team G 321, Team J 317,

Team F 313, Team A 306.

Fixtures

Monday 2nd March – Sunday 8th March

Winter League Rd 4-Final Qualifying Round- 13

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