Gents Notes w/e Sun 24th Jan 2021

Lockdown Continues
This time last year our Winter League was at an advanced stage with round 3 nearing completion. Little did we think that 12 months on the country would be in lockdown and all golfing activity at a standstill. But even as we console ourselves by laying low and watching Sky Sports and doing our daily excercise there’s tentative talk of when we can expect life as normal to resume. In the meantime we must keep up the fight against the pandemic and as the evenings grow longer we can dare to dream of the light at the end

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 24th Jan 2021

Green Light: When the green light shines again for golf, everything is ready to roll. The hard working Committee have the 9 Hole Competitions, the 13 Hole Competitions and 18 Hole competitions schedules arranged. WHS: the very diligent Handicap secretary and her team have endeavoured to make the new system accessible to all lady members. If you have not done so already, please log into WHS and create an account for yourself. Bereavement: On behalf of the Ladies Committee I would like to offer our sincere sympathies and condolences to the Twomey family on the death of Derry Twomey. He

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 17th Jan 2021

Seamus Power got a chance to test his elbow and make a move towards winning back full playing rights after grabbing a last-gasp spot in last week’s Sony Open in Hawaii.
The West Waterford star was hoping to make his first start since the November surgery on his right elbow in The American Express at La Quinta in California this week. But as first alternate for the Sony Open, he was thrilled to get a late call to jet out to Waialae Country Club after Jonathan Vegas withdrew after a positive Covid-19 test.
It was Power’s fourth start in the

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 3rd Jan 2021

Sat 26th December 13 Hole Stableford
1st Conor French (19) 30pts, 2nd Mark Coughlan (15) 29pts

Dec 29/30th 13 Hole Stableford
1st Gerry Raher (13) 29pts, 2nd Paudie O Rourke (15) 25pts

We note with regret that the Irish Government have reinstated the original Level 5 restrictions, which confirms the closure of golf courses along with all other sporting facilities in the Republic of Ireland. The Department of Sport have confirmed to us that the restriction on golf and other sports will be effective from midnight tonight (30th Dec). We urge all

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 3rd Jan 2021

Hope you had an enjoyable Christmas. Initially there were fist bumps when we heard Golf could carry on. However the joy was short lived- lockdown for the month of January at least.
Competitions: the Christmas competition was well subscribed. Well done to all those who took part in challenging conditions. The winner was June Whyte playing off 19 with 21 points on count back. Second was Jean Conway playing off 23 also with 21 points. Third was Nora Flynn who plays off 32 with 21 points. The December 9 Hole competition sponsored by Ger Hickey was also popular. The winner

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 20th Dec 2020

Mon 21st to Thurs 24th December – Weekly 9 Hole on Front 9. White Markers. Use yellow scorecard for 9 hole competitions.
Friday Dec 25th – Christmas Day 9 hole 9am – 11am
Sat 26th/Sun 27th December Club Competition- 13 Hole Stableford
Mon 28th Dec to Friday 1st Jan – Weekly 9 hole competition
Sat 2nd/Sunday 3rd January- Club Competition 13 hole Stableford

Seasons Greetings
On behalf of our captain, lady captain and president we extend the compliments of the season to all our members at West Waterford golf club. To our sponsors, the media and the many visitors

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Ladies Notes w/e 20th Dec 2020

New Lady Captain assumes office: Everyone was delighted when incoming Lady Captain Nell was presented with her Badge of office by outgoing Lady Captain Phil. Nell in conjunction with her hard working committee look forward to running the many competitions and events involved in running a successful ladies club.
Competitions: the ongoing 9 hole competition is kindly sponsored by Geraldine Hickey. The 13 hole Christmas competition closes on Monday 21st. The New Year 13 hole single stableford competition runs from 22 December to 31st January. The competitions still go ahead even if two holes closed. Play the remaining holes. You

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Gents Notes w/e 13th Dec 2020

Club Competition 11 Hole Stableford Sat 12th December
1st Declan Spellman (17) 25pts b6, 2nd Richard Tobin (10) 25pts

Weekly 9 Hole Mon 7th to Friday 11th December
Competition cancelled due to weather conditions.

Mon 14th to Sunday 20th December – Weekly 9 Hole on Front 9. White Markers. Use yellow scorecard for 9 hole competitions. No separate weekend competition this week.

Lions Club Hamper Appeal
Proceeds from this weeks 9 hole competition Dec 14th – 20th will be donated to the Lions Club Christmas Hamper appeal . Donations are also most welcome for this deserving cause. Players

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 13th Dec 2020

Care: this is a time when we could let our guard down. It is not worth taking risks. The end of this terrible disease is in sight. Maintain the recommended measures.
Competitions: You can take the opportunity to enter the 9 Hole competition, sponsored by Geraldine Hickey. Re the Christmas 13 Hole competition you have a few more days until Monday 21st December to take part. Never fear, a modified Winter League will take place in the New Year. Those taking part in the Queen of the 9 Hole will see their Competition scheduled for the New Year also. The

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