The third major of the year took place this weekend with our men’s captains prize (Mr. Mark Curley). There was a tremendous turnout with over 150 players and despite the heavy rain on Saturday night, this did not affect the fantastic scores that were posted. The winner, Bernard Brady, posted a fabulous score of 49 points after 18 holes securing his place for the final nine.
1st Bernard Brady (20) 62 Pts 2nd Joe Waters (15) 60 Pts Gross Morgan Lynch (3) 54 GPts 3rd Peter Fahy (13) 59 Pts 4th Tom Gohery (14) 58 Pts 5th John Bodkin (5) 57 Pts b/d 6th Michael Mulryan (12) 57 Pts 7th Ivan Mooney (21) 56 Pts 8th Louis Conway (16) 55 Pts b/d Leading Qualifier Damien Burke (14) 42 Pts Front Nine Patrick Togher (7) 22 Pts Back Nine Noel Kelly (16) 24 Pts Final Nine Jason Cullen (6) 18 Pts Past President Eamonn Clarke Past Captain Pat Casey Veteran Bernie O Brien Sponsor Michael Ryder, Longest Drive Seamus Kelly, Nearest the pin Martin Murphy.

Mark kindly sponsored a nine hole Stableford competition for the ladies. 1st Teresa Conway 21 Pts b/d 2nd Breege Finnerty 21pts 3rd Margaret Gilligan 21 Pts.

A great Captains day faded into the wee hours with cracking music from Frank Clancy, Ger Mooney and Tony O Neil and was much appreciated by our Captain Mark.

The results for the crystals this week are 1st. Teresa Conway with 20 pts 2nd. Rita Tierney with 19 pts. We’ll done to all who played.

1st Pat Casey, 2nd Mike Wallace, 3rd Frank Clancy, 4th Frank Biggins.

Next Thursday 23rd August sees the start of our Open Waltz Am Am. Our main sponsor is O Tooles Suoervalu , Tuam. As this competition proved very successful in the past, our captains are delighted to run this again this year from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th August incl. Team of four 80 euro. Re-entry 10 euro per person. Ladies/Gents or mixed (with a prize for best ladies team). Excellent prizes. The format for this is 1 score on 1st, 2 scores on 2nd and 3 scores on 3rd. (4th 1 score, 5th 2 scores etc) Book online at or call 093 28993. Winning team must have current GUI/ILGU handicap. Good luck everyone and happy waltzing!!

There was no winner of our lotto last week. Numbers drawn were 2, 26, 31, 32. Next weeks lotto is a whopping 18,200 euro. Congratulations to Dolores Campbell, Dympna Fahy and John Nestor who were our lucky dip winners.

Junior Golf
Next Sunday is the final Sunday of the summer for the Juniors at Tuam Golf Club.
Competition starts at 2:30 pm.