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BLACK FRIDAY FLASH SALE****************************************Today, Friday 27th November, the shop is offering 20% OFF ALL clothing in the Shop***************************************
Apologies for the lack of notes in recent weeks, Downton Abbey has been pretty exciting lately! We were certainly blessed with some unseasonably kind November weather over the weekend which no doubt encouraged the massive turnout for the Peter Hill Memorial Trophy. Well done to all our recent winners and thanks for supporting the club by taking part in the competitions.
Peter Hill Memorial (Stableford) 1/11/2015
1st Overall – JJ Guinan (14) 41pts, 1st Cat 1 – Louis Cunningham (7) 40pts, 1st Cat 2 – Tony Shine (10) 40pts, 1st Cat 3 – Eddie Hiney (18) 38pts, 1st Cat 4 – Sean Rohan (24) 37pts.
Peter Hill Trophy winner JJ Guinan
Thursday Open (Stableford) 29/10/2015
1st Jamal Sabir (1) 41pts, 2nd Gareth Burns, Trim (22) 39pts, Low Gross Eamon Coughlan (6) 31pts, 3rd Jamie Colgan (7) 39pts.
NEXT COMPETITIONS –To finish off the 18 hole competitions next weekend we have a ‘Club Hamper’ stableford. After that it’s 13 holes all the way. We also have a midweek (Mon-Fri) 13 hole competition for Turkeys starting from Monday 2nd. Entry €3, re-entry €2.
On Sunday 15th we have the Captains Drive Out scramble for Teresa Cleary & Michael Kelly. Entry is €10 and names are now being added to the list in the club shop.
SEERY DISTRIBUTION WINTER LEAGUE 2015/2016 - It’s time to get your Winter League team selections in so complete the entry form now available in the Club Shop. Key rules are – teams of 5, each player to play 6 rounds (13 holes) & the best 4 scores in each round count for the team. Visitors are allowed (max 2 per team) and all participants must have a valid GUI number. As before 19 teams qualify for the final and the 20th team will be selected by drawing of all teams outside the top 19 with all their qualifying rounds played.
The final will be played on Sunday 21st February and no one can play their final rounds on any other day that week. Just don’t book any holidays for that time!
WINTER LEAGUE 2015/2016 COURSE NEWS - Holes in play will be 1 to 5 and 11 to 18 so please remember that when playing your Winter League qualifying rounds.
MATCHPLAY FINALS - Kieran Heavin & Mick McLoughlin will contest the Club Matchplay Final. While in the Scratch Matchplay outgoing Captain Michael Kelly & Michael Power will go head to head for the title.
GOTY 2015 - It’s all over bar the shouting! Bert Burke has held off the determined challenge of Eamon Coughlan, Joe Ennis & Dom Fitzpatrick. The Scratch Matchplay & Club Matchplay points will be added after the finals are played but no one involved can catch Bert at this stage.
Bert Burke GOTY 2015
Although not involved at the business end of the GOTY competition I took great pleasure in being the highest finisher of my fourball and all I can say to John, Pat & Ger is better luck next time!
HOLES IN ONE – Well done to Vincent Shelley as he aced our 4th recently. I also should mention (admittedly belatedly) Tommy Campbell who had a hole in one on the 10th hole at Claremorris a few weeks back.
INTERMEDIATE ALLIANCE – The latest outing was in New Forest on Sunday 25th October. Moate members did very well on the day. 1st – Paddy Coyne (Moate) 37pts, 2nd – Pat Hughes (Moate) 36pts, 3rd – Conor O’Reilly (Longford) 35pts. Front 9 – Tommy Reilly (Strokestown) 21pts, Back 9 – JJ Guinan (Moate) 20pts.
The next outing is in Longford on November 8th, tee times from 9.30 – 12 and contact is Ciaran Malone on 086 8053203.
Moate Golf Club (P.R.O)
CAT 1 - 1st Joe Ennis 33pts, 2nd Paddy Browne 30pts, 3rd Joe Creggy 30pts.
CAT 2 - 1st Paddy Muldoon 35pts, 2nd Jimmy Kenny 35pts, 3rd Liam Lynn 35pts.
Ladies 1st - Chrissie Sugrue
CAT 1 - 1st Kevin Duffy 38pts, 2nd Gerry Somers 36pts, 3rd Joe Ennis 34pts.
CAT 2 - 1st Luke Small 30pts, 2nd Paddy Costello 30pts, 3rd Willie Grennan 27pts.
Thanks to everyone who took part and or sponsored those taking part in our Sponsored Cycle in conjunction with Westmeath Hospice. Here's a few photos from the day!
We were delighted to see a huge turn out for the Junior Golf competitions organised for Monday 26th and our thanks to Moate Community School who sponsored the event. Here are some of the participants.
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