Gents Notes w/e Sun 22nd Nov 2020

A Letter to Santa
Dear Santa, as December 1st approaches we look forward in anticipation of an end to the lockdown and Level 5 restrictions. Over the past 4 weeks we have done our best to comply with the regulations in an effort to reduce the number of Covid cases. Many of our members have been cocooning and I am sure they would love to return to the fairways not just for the golf but to meet their fellow golfers and enjoy the chat and a few holes at the same time. Since the start of the various levels of

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 15th Nov 2020

Fingers Crossed
As we enter the third week of Level 5 and the days grow shorter we live in hope of a return to some level of golf before too long. The signs at the moment are encouraging so let’s keep up the fight. Hand washing, sanitising and Social distancing are essential to the control of Covid-19. Golf clubs have set the standard in complying with the protocol so keep up the good work. All going well we would hope to return to Level 3 in December which should allow us to play a few holes once again. The current

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 8th Nov 2020

The Show Goes On
There may be no golf being played in West Waterford at the moment but essential course maintenance continues and whenever we return to normal service you can be assured that the course will be in perfect condition. Behind the scenes your handicap committee continues the process of implementing the new World Handicapping System. The software update for Handicapmaster arrived last week and Lanson Kelly was on hand to install the downloads and check that everything was working as it should be. Thankfully the new system is very similar to the previous one and players will enter

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 1st Nov 2020

World Handicapping System
The big day has finally arrived when we say goodbye to the familiar and easy accessible Congu Handicapping system and enter the unknown in the form of the World Handicapping System WHS. What used to be your handicap now becomes your handicap index and to find your playing handicap for a competition you will have to consult the course handicap table. You could possibly play on five consecutive days with a different handicap each day depending on your handicap index. Players will also have the option of playing off the tee of their choice in a competition

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 1st Nov 2020

Busy Times in Golfing Circles: We may not be playing golf but Monday 2nd November is a red letter day for Golfers throughout the world as the new World Handicap System (WHS) will be rolled out. In Ireland the governing body is Golf Ireland www.golfireland.ie . From tomorrow it will be necessary for all golfers to register and create a WHS system account to establish their individual handicap index. This can be done by going to www.golfireland.ie and look for the sign up link. You should have a current email address. Refer to your current ILGU card and use the

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 25th Oct 2020

Results
Club Competition Sat 17th/Sunday 18th October- 18 hole Stableford
1st Mark Flynn (10) 41pts b6, 2nd Martin Carroll (21) 41pts
Gross: Christy Murphy (2) 37pts, 3rd Vinny Coonan (9) 39pts b9
4th Colman Walsh (8) 39pts, 5th John Fitzgerald (22) 38pts
CSS: Saturday 37, Sunday 36.

Open 9 hole handicap Qualifier Tuesday 13th October
Winner: Sean Wade (23) 20pts
Club 9 hole competition Tuesday 20th October
Winner: Bertie Hallahan (20) 19pts

Fixtures
October 29th – November 1st Bermuda Championship on Sky Sports

Contact West Waterford Golf Club
Due to Covid restrictions the office is closed at the moment. Should

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 25th Oct 2020

We are in Lockdown again and, unfortunately we have no access to the Golf Club. Hopefully the six weeks will pass quickly and we will be back on the fairways enjoying the fresh air and the company of our friends. For the moment we have to sit and wait!

Battle of the Captains – Past and Present! The Plate section of the Dalton Jewellers sponsored Club Matchplay threw up an interesting tie! Last Sunday our Captain Phil Kelly played last year’s Past Captain Jean O Donovan in the final. They had a great match as both are long hitters and

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Gents Notes w/e Sun 18th Oct 2020

Results
Club Competition Sat 17th/Sunday 18th October- 18 hole Stableford
1st Mark Flynn (10) 41pts b6, 2nd Martin Carroll (21) 41pts
Gross: Christy Murphy (2) 37pts, 3rd Vinny Coonan (9) 39pts b9
4th Colman Walsh (8) 39pts, 5th John Fitzgerald (22) 38pts
CSS: Saturday 37, Sunday 36.

Open 9 hole handicap Qualifier Tuesday 13th October
Winner: Sean Wade 18pts

Open 18 hole Stableford Wednesday 14th October
1st Colin Houlihan (7) 36pts b9, 2nd Eoin Conway (3) 36pts

Fixtures
Monday October 19th – Friday October 23rd Members weekly 9-hole stableford
Sat 24th/Sun 25th October Club Competition – 16 Hole stableford (holes

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 18th Oct 2020

As I write these Notes I am thinking of how lucky we are to have access to a golf course in these unusual times. It is just wonderful to get out in the air and away from the News for a few hours! You might be playing reasonably well or not so well but it really does not matter. Hopefully we will be allowed to continue to play as we enter a new phase of COVID-19 restrictions. It is vitally important that we continue to follow all the protocols in place and stay safe.

Catherine Ruane – Queen of the

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Gents Notes w/e 11th Oct 2020

Results
Club Competition Sat 10th/Sunday 11th October- 18 hole Stableford
1st Colin Houlihan (9) 44pts, 2nd Dan Kelly (12) 43pts,
Gross:Philip Spratt (1) 32pts b9
3rd Colman Walsh (9) 39pts, 4th Justin Spratt ((24) 38pts b9
5th Shane Hanrahan (12) 38pts CSS: Saturday 36, Sunday 36

Open 9 hole handicap Qualifier Tuesday 6th October
Winner: David Dowling (1) 19 pts

Open 18 hole Stableford Wednesday 7th October
Winner: David Buckley (5) 39pts Dungarvan CSS: 37

Fixtures
Tuesday 13th October – 9 Hole handicap Qualifier – front 9
Wednesday 14th October – Open Gents 18 hole stableford
Saturday 17th and Sunday

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