Ladies Notes w/e Sun 2nd Aug 2020

Mary Herlihy does it again!: Mary Herlihy is certainly playing great golf at the moment. Mary won the July 9 hole playing off 33 with 45 points. In second place we had Bridget Blackwell playing off 35 with 42 points. Bridget is playing great golf. The third slot was filled by Aoife McGovern who is on a winning streak. Aoife was playing off 25 with 41 points

Club Classic: – Thanks: On behalf of our Lady Captain Phil Kelly I would like to thank all the members who supported our Club Classic. There was a great entry and the ladiy

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 26th July 2020

Mary Lou keeps it in the family! On Thursday last we had our first Stroke competition. Sponsored by Frances Carroll, Mary Lou Carroll played excellent golf to return a score of 74 playing off 18. All we need now is fine weather for the picnic! The in form Mary Herlihy playing off her new handicap of 32 brought in a fine score of 76 while in third we had our former Lady Captain Mary French playing off 34 with a fine score of 77.

Club Classic: The Clubhouse and course was busy at the week-end as our annual Club classic

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 19th June 2020

Aoife storms through in Joan Curran Memorial: On Sunday we had wonderful playing conditions in West Waterford for our first Major, the Joan Curran Memorial played in memory of our much missed former Lady Captain. The in form Aoife McGovern scorched round the course returning 44 points playing off her new handicap of 24. In second we had the inform Mary Herlihy returning yet another 40 points in the space of a couple of weeks. Mary plays off 33. Sunday was a memorable day for Catherine Ruane as she captured her first Gross victory with 20 gross points. It was

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 12th July 2020

Denise takes Social Distancing to a new level! While we are all practicing social distancing these days Denis Nugent took it to a new level on the golf course last week when she had nine points to spare over her nearest rival! Playing in the Mary Lou Carroll sponsored 18 hole stableford competition, Denise returned a remarkable score of 46 points playing off 26. In second place with a very respectable 37 points was Ann Rochford also playing off 26 while the ever consistent Una Mulligan playing off 28 finished in third again with 37 points.

Club Classic The Club

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 5th July 2020

Mary Herlihy takes home the Thin Gin: On Thursday and Sunday we were lucky enough to run our first competition of the Summer season. Kindly sponsored by Anchor Spirits Mary Herlihy playing off 34 ran out an emphatic winner with a great score of 40 points. In second place we had our hard working handicap secretary Aine Parks who played great golf to bring in a score of 37 points playing off 27. It was nice to see our Lady Captain Phil Kelly fill the third slot with 35 points playing off 26. We had a very good entry and

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Ladies Notes w/e 28th June 2020

We are Back! As I write these notes it is really great to report that our golf season is now fully underway with a large number of competitions planned. All members should receive a letter from our Lady Captain Phil Kelly this week outlining the dates and protocols in place when participating in competitions.

Thin Gin sponsor first Competition: On this Thursday July 2nd and Sunday July 5th our first 18 hole Club stableford competition will take place. Sincere thanks to Anchor Spirits for their very generous sponsorship. Good luck to everyone!

Key Dates for your Diary: Lady Captain’s Prize:

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 21st June 2020

Almost There! Monday next June 29th marks the introduction of Phase 4 in the Covid-19 Roadmap and with it, will come the resumption of golf competitions. This will be another step forward for the members who are enjoying the lovely golf course in West Waterford. The time-sheets are exceptionally busy, but a “Card in the Hand” will make it all the more interesting for players! Watch this space for details of the Competition calendar. Protocols to be used for entering and submitting cards will be issued to all Lady members.

Dalton Claret Jug – Club Matchplay: While we will be

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Ladies Notes w/e Sun 7th June 2020

Busy Times despite delay : The time-sheets in West Waterford, as in all Clubs are very busy. The nice weather and the excellent condition of the course has really added to the enjoyment of playing a round of golf. Unfortunately, it is very disappointing that we are not allowed hold competitions until the commencement of Phase 3 on June 29th. I know that many clubs had protocols in place to run local competitions. One bit of good news is the relaxation in the travel protocol which now allows us to travel throughout the county! Roll on the 29th June when

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Ladies Notes w/e 31st May 2020

Good Times in West Waterford: Last week was a really super week for golf and it is great to see the time-sheet busy and people out enjoying the magnificent facilities. Golfers are catching up on much needed practice while at the same time, enhancing their tans! Hopefully we will be back running Closed Club competitions in the very near future. We are waiting on final protocols to be issued from the ILGU. Watch this space and in the meantime enjoy the wonderful playing conditions which prevail at present.

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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

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