President Oliver Curley, and Captains Sandra Mooney & Larry Bane officially opened the golfing season in Tuam GC with their drive in on Sunday. Despite damp weather conditions 150 golfers turned out to support the new officers and play in a 9 hole sociable scramble. More joined the celebrations in the clubhouse later where Jarlath & Mark cooked up a treat for everybody and Tom and his team kept the liquids flowing at the bar. Frank Clancy and friends then serenaded the members. All in all, a great day was had by everybody and hopefully the start of an exciting year of golf and fun.

Scramble results :
1st Front 9 Carmen Tanase, Noel Kelly, Alan Gough & Noel Smyth.
Back 9 Noeleen Walsh, Frank O Neill, Joe Mullally & Michael Brannelly.

2nd Front 9 Claire O Halloran, Christy Tighe, Frank Clancy & Jimmy Cleary.
Back 9 Ann Higgins, Pat Quinlan, Michael Niland & John O Halloran.

Guests Brendan Cahill, Noel Curley, Jo Cahill & Eileen Curley.

The mens January League was won by Team14 : John G Davin, Michael Casserly, Pat Quinlan & Oliver Curley. 135pts
2nd Team 6 Joe Mullally, Michael O Connell, Peter Ryan & Gerry Bodkin 134pts
3rd Team 15 Brendan Whyte, Mick Roche,Jimmy McHugh & Michael Niland 133pts

Saturday Club 28th January 1st Ger Nalty 29pts b/d 2nd Larry Bane 29pts 3rd Gerry Bodkin 27pts b/d Gross John Bodkin 21pts

Due to the success of this format there will be a Spring League starting next weekend. Teams of 4 will be drawn after the first competition. See noticeboard for details.

The ladies spring league continues with week 3 being won by
1st Noeleen Walsh (32) 22pts, 2nd Sandra Mooney (21) 20pts, 3rd Breege Finnerty (21)19pts.

The LOTTO is now €10,100, a much more manageable amount then €88million!!
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