Kilgarriffs Opticians & Pharmacy kindly sponsored this weekends competition and Valerie McGrath (28) had a brillant 44pts, not only did she win but she also has a new handicap! 2nd Shona Hendrick (22) 40pts & 3rd Marian Mulryan (15) 39pts CSS 37pts.
Mens results 1st Kevin Fallon (10) 38pts b/d 2nd Jimmy Cleary (11) 38pts Gross Morgan Lynch (4) 32pts 3rd Sean Doyle (15) 37pts
Wed 10th 1st Paul Burke 36pts css37pts Ladies 1st Rita Tierney (23) 42pts css37pts
The inaugural Ryder Cup between neighbours Ballinrobe and ourselves took place in glorious sunshine last Thursday night. There was a shot gun start at 5pm and the format was a 2 ball mixed scramble making it a very sociable occasion..The 2nd leg will be this Thursday in Tuam. Unfortunately at this point Tuam are trailing so hopefully we will score better on home ground.Our officers led the way with president Oliver and vice captain Dolly having the best score on the night followed by our captains Sandra and Larry.
The teams are having mixed results, the mens fourball have proceeded to the next round but the Pierce Purcell lost to Galway Bay. The ladies minor cup team lost on the 21st to Carrick on Shannon, the challenge cup went out to Ballinrobe but the Junior Foursomes team are through to the next round after beating Ballinrobe.
The Goats played the McElroy Cup in lovely sunshine last Tuesday and they sincerely thank the McElroy family for a fabulous table of prizes.
Ivor Gleeson triumphed in style with a fine score of 44pts.
Results, 1 Ivor Gleeson, 2 Frank O Neill, 3 Mark Curley, 4 Michael Barrett, 5 Bernie Kelly, 6 Tom Treacy, 7 Noel Smith, 8 Sean Daly, 9 James Hurley 10 Joe Rush.
Club Mixed Matchplay : sheet in the hallway, partners can be arranged. Just put your name up.
The LOTTO is now €11,600. Last weeks numbers were 10 11 22 & 26 The lucky dip winners were Ann Hyland, Pat Quinn & Teresa Varden.
The very best of luck to Alan Moran and his partner, Colm Feeney (Galway) playing in the International Kings Cup in Lough Erne next week
The next scramble will be on Friday June 2nd and it will be followed by a presentation of sponsored competitions to that date.
Members are urged to use the BRS time sheet for the Wednesday open. We are aware that visitors are not travelling for our open day as when they look at the time sheet it is often blank. The BRS timesheet if used properly is a great way for those without regular partners to play and meet new golfers so please .. use it.
Ladies : the committee have decided to start a 9 hole qualifying competition on a trial basis. It will start on Sunday 21st May. There will be time slots allotted on the time sheet for this competition. This is chiefly aimed at beginners and ladies who have haven’t the time or energy to play 18 holes.
There will be a meeting in the clubhouse for all the juniors wanting to play golf on Tuesday May 16th @ 7.30pm. Due to new child protection regulations it is extremely important that parents/guardians attend.
This will be followed at 8.30 with an information session for ladies thinking about playing the game. Group lessons will be organised starting the following week. Please contact 093 28993 or email@example.com for more details.