Gents Notes w/e Sun 6th Sep 2020

Results
Club Competition Sunday 6th Sept 18 hole Stableford
1st Shane Hanrahan (12) 40pts, 2nd Padraic Drohan (20) 39pts
3rd John G O Connell (16) 37pts CSS: 37

9 Hole Handicap Qualifier Tuesday 1st September
1st Conor Walsh (3) 19pts 2nd Jack O Donnell (6) 18pts

Open 18 Hole Stableford Wednesday 2nd September
Winner: Percy Walsh (21) 35pts CSS:35

Killeagh GAA Classic
Winner: West Waterford Captain’s Team 106pts (Diarmuid Pat and David)
Runner An Garda Siochana 102pts (Shay Shane and Jason)
3rd Phil Eddie and Fintan 102pts
Gross: Team Bernadine Rochford 73 Gross (Cathy Niamh and Aoife)
5th Non GUI team Barry’s Nurseries 102 (Martin Richard and Ed)
6th Runner-Up Non GUI Helio Gas Detection 98pts (Patrick Michael and Conor)
7th Best Thursday :Murray’s Pharmacy 101pts ( Diarmuid Pat and David)
8th Best Friday: Coiste Oiliuna Chorcai 99pts (Paudir Ger and Clive)
9th Best Saturday: O’ Flynn Construction 102 (Bertie Jack and Kieran)
10th Best Ladies: Aisling Jean and Aoife 88pts.
Total of 27 prizes. Prizewinners List posted on noticeboard.

Fixtures
Tuesday Sept 8th – 9 Hole Handicap Qualifier front 9.
Wednesday Sept 9th – Gents Open 18 hole Stableford
Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th September – Intermediate and Minor Scratch Cups

Presentation of Winter League Prizes
The presentation of the Comeragh Oil Winter League prizes will be held outdoors on Sunday September 13th at 5.30pm. All members of the winning and runner-up teams are requested to attend in appreciation of our generous sponsor.

Intermediate and Minor Scratch Cups
The Intermediate (11-18) and Minor (18+) scratch cups take place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September. The format will be 18 hole stableford. The weekend is kindly sponsored by The Moorings Bar and Restaurant. For tee times please ring 058 43216, or book online @www.westwaterfordgolf.com

PGA Tour 2020 – 2021
We would like to extend our very best wishes to Seamus Power who kicks off the new season when he plays in the Safeway Open in Napa California on September 10 -13th.

Captain’s Prize 2020
Mr Diarmuid Horgan’s captain’s prize is fast approaching. The major event of the year takes place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September. The format will be 18 hole strokeplay off the white markers. There will be no qualifier this year, just give it your best over 18 holes and you could be the lucky recipient of this prestigious prize. New members i.e.(Beginners with a handicap of 18 or above, who never held a handicap in any club) have the option of playing in a 9-hole competition on Saturday evening 26th Sept. Timesheets and full entry rules are posted on the noticeboard.

Killeagh GAA Classic – A message from the p.r.o
A massive thank you to all concerned who took part in the 24th annual Killeagh GAA Classic from 3rd to 5th September at the beautifully aligned West Waterford Golf Club. A massive 137 teams took part in the 3 day event which seems to be going from strength to strength. A huge thank you to Ray Rochford who put a tremendous amount of work in over the past 3 months especially since the Covid-19 pandemic. We are looking forward to seeing you all back next year.

What’s On in West Waterford
Each Tuesday – Open 9 hole Handicap qualifier on front 9
Each Wednesday – Open 18 hole stableford competition.
Intermediate and Minor Scratch Cups – Sat 12th and Sunday 13th September.
Captain’s Prize – Mr Diarmuid Horgan – September 26th/27th – 18 hole Stroke
Presidents Prize – Mr Pat Murphy – October 10th/11th – 18 hole Stableford

Greenfees Welcome at West Waterford
We are now open for greenfees 7 days per week. Enjoy 9 or 18 holes in the tranquil surroundings of the Brickey Valley. We can guarantee that once you pay a visit to West Waterford you will be made welcome and will want to return. Book online or ring 058 43216 to reserve your tee time.

Temporary Local Rule
Owing to the variable weather conditions we are currently permitting Placing on Fairways only until further notice. A lot of time and effort goes into keeping fairways cut and placing is in to keep them in the best condition. You can help by replacing divots. Keep an eye on the notice board as local rules will change depending on weather conditions.

Relief for Embedded Ball
“A ball embedded in its own pitch-mark in the ground through the green may be lifted, cleaned and dropped, without penalty, as near as possible to the spot where it lay but not nearer the hole.”

Reciprocal Arrangements with Dungarvan and Gold Coast Golf Clubs
Members are reminded of the ongoing arrangement whereby from Monday to Friday, members of West Waterford can play Gold Coast or Dungarvan for a reduced fee of €15. This does not apply for competitions or at weekends.

Update for Golf Clubs in Republic of Ireland – Covid -19
The GUI/ILGU have issued an update for golf clubs in the Republic of Ireland.
​​​​Following the Irish Government’s announcement on Tuesday 18th August in relation to new public health measures, golf clubs are reminded that these come into place immediately. All existing public health, social distancing and hygiene measures for golf also remain in place and must continue to be fully adhered to. Full details of the measures are available at www.gov.ie
Wearing a cloth face covering in public may reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the community. It may help to reduce the spread of respiratory droplets from people infected with COVID-19. Cloth face coverings may help to stop people who are not aware they have the virus from spreading it. By law, face coverings must be worn in all shops, including retail shops in golf clubs.