Ladies Notes w/e Sun 24th May 2020

Back on the Fairways! Monday 18th May was an important day for everyone in Ireland as Phase I of the Covid 19 Roadmap kicked in. Excitement was high out in West Waterford as Members returned. The course was in stunning condition and the arrangements to meet with the Covid-19 regulations were very simple but very effective.

On behalf of the ladies I would like to congratulate Austin Spratt, Morrie Ferncombe and all the team for the huge work that they have put in to the course in the last few months. During the lockdown Austin and Gillian kept the members

Continue reading...

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

Continue reading...

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

Continue reading...

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

Continue reading...

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

Continue reading...

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

Continue reading...

Ladies Notes w/e Sun 23rd Feb 2020

Winter League – Round 4 Extended: Due to the recent bad weather Round 4 of the Winter League will now finish on March 8th. Round 5 which is Matchplay will commence on Monday March 2nd and will end on Sunday March 15th . Please note you cannot combine the two rounds. You must play your Round 4 Singles and Round 5 Matchplay rounds as separate competitions.

Ongoing Competitions: The 13 Hole re-enter competition sponsored by Marian Hilliard this competition has also been extended to March 15th. The February 9 hole competition is sponsored by Denise Nugent. Two cards to count..

Continue reading...

Ladies Notes w/e Sun 16th Feb 2020

Winter League Update: The weather has been very inclement recently. However Round 4 of the Winter League continues. Please make every effort to get out and play this week. Round 4 finishes on this Sunday February 23rd. Castletroy are leading hotly pursued by East Cork and West Waterford. Remember every points counts!

Ongoing Competitions: A new 13 Hole re-enter competition will get underway on the 7th February. Sponsored by Marian Hilliard this competition will run until the 5 March. The February 9 hole competition is sponsored by Denise Nugent. Two cards to count.

ILGU Competitions – Put your Name up!

Continue reading...

Ladies Notes w/e Sun 10th Feb 2020

Winter League: Round 3 in our Winter League has now been completed and things are hotting up! Eithne Ashby’s Castletroy team hold a slender lead with 220 points. In hot pursuit is Mary Herlihy’s East Cork team with 212 points followed by Aoife McGovern’s West Waterford team with 203 points. Round 4 is now underway. This is a Singles competition so get out there and play and it will finish on February 23rd. Remember when you step on the tee you are earning at least TWO points for your team!

Deirdre Ruane on the Podium: In the February 13 Hole

Continue reading...

Ladies Notes w.e Sun 19 Jan 2020

Winter League Hotting Up!: Round 2 of the Winter League finished on Sunday. Castletroy captained by Ethna Ashby hold a slender lead with 200 points. In second we have East Cork captained by Mary Herlihy with 192 points, closely followed by Ballybunion captained by Mary Spratt with 189 who are 1 point ahead of West Waterford captained by Aoife McGovern. Roll on the 3rd round when we get down to the “Nitty Gritty” of Matchplay! The Draw is as follows: West Waterford vs Templemore, Castletroy vs Lahinch and East Cork vs Ballybunion. These matches must be played by the 2nd

Continue reading...