Ladies Notes w/e Sunday 11th April 2021

Golfers are looking forward to 26th April, when golf courses open up again. This will be on the basis of arrive, play and depart. There can be a two ball, three ball, or four ball but must consist of just two households. Names must be on the time sheet.
WHS: time to check, do you have your WHS Handicap Index? If not, it is time to do so.
The Inter Club Championships: West Waterford Golf Club has opted into playing in the Inter Clubs. This will initially take place in a home and away basis.
The grass is growing fast

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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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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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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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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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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 6th Dec 2020

Great joy: Who would have thought that a cup of coffee in an actual Café, or some holes of golf in Winter could bring such joy.
Competitions: The December 9 Hole Competition is kindly sponsored by Geraldine Hickey; a win or a place in the ongoing 13 Hole Competition will yield some lovely prizes. You have till December 21st. The Queen of the 9 Hole Competition will take place in the New Year. A shortened Winter League will commence in early January.
Your New Year’s resolution: Encourage a friend to join the Golf Club, where fresh air, sunshine, scenery, exercise

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 29th Nov 2020

The World Handicap System rolled out on Tuesday 2nd September. Most of you have created WHS system account by logging on to Golf Ireland .ie. Essentially your handicap will be different depending on the course you are playing. There is a sheet displayed in the Clubhouse to find out what your course handicap will be. You will need to know your playing index and course handicap.
Resumption of Golf: I’m sure you were delighted to hear of our move from Level 5 restrictions to a modified Level 3, and happy to return to competitive Golf from December 1st . The

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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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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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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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