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Congratulations to the August Medal Winners:

Blue Medal Paul Redmond, White Medal Tom Mangan, Ladies Medal Jackie Connolly.

9NDine Report Friday 4th August

We had a great turnout on the night 46 in total.17 members and 29 visitors. Clucko thinks his reputation for being a hard quizmaster is having an effect on getting more members  to attend! Just as wll Clucko has a big family and strangely lots of friends.

The golf was won by Jane & Cathal Barry & Paul Witham. Threeball

R/up Patricia & James Daly with Alice & Gerry O Connor.

Winners of Quiz; Ciaran Higgins Aisling\ Darragh\ and Ritchie Lyons.
Sponsors for the night were Dolores Murphy Aileen James Betty Reilly and Joe Byrne.
The final NineandDine of 2017 is on the 8th of Sept.
Clucko and his Team want to thank to everyone in the club and all involved in the fundraiser for the St Francis Hospice in memory of Member and Past Captain Ray Crilly. A special Míle Buíochas to everyone.
Yours in Golf and Social events
Clucko 

Lambay Golf Triangle Learn more for just €95 you get 3 games of golf and a steak meal at Balcarrick Golf Club, Beaverstown Golf Club and Donabate Golf Club. More details to follow

The next 9NDine takes place on Friday 7th July, Timesheet is open. Usual fayre Golf Supper and a Quiz €12.

Please come along for an enjoyable experience, non-golfers particularly welcome. Non-Golfers can participate by being the ‘Master Putter’ for the team. Its great fun. Why not try it!!

Ray Crilly Memorial

Results.

Winners Score Net 57-3 Paul Bradley Stephen Bradley Josh Mc Donald Andy Murray
R/ Up    Score Net 59-7 Capt Anthony Manning Martin Flood Tony Burke  Sheila  Crilly
3rd       Score Net 59- 9 Vincent Brereton Fergus Walsh Richie Walsh James Daly
4th      Score Net 60-3 Neil Stirling Conor Murtagh Craig Summerville Austin Seagrave
Longest Drive Ladies Marlene Kennedy
Longest Drive Men Conor Murtagh
Nearest the Pin 5th Hole Conor Murtagh
Nearest the Pin 7th Hole Dougie Fitzpatrick
Nearest the Pin 16th Hole Paul Bradley.

Nine&Dine (9&Dine)

The next 9&Dine  will take place on Friday 23rd June, €12 covers Golf, Supper and the Quiz. Please support this fantastic event, come for the supper and the quiz if you can’t make the golf 8pm should do it.

World Women Golf Day at Balcarrick

World Women Golf Day at Balcarrick

WGD at Balcarrick

Ladies Celebrating WGD at Balcarrick

The Ray Crilly Memorial Scramble will take place on Friday 16th June commencing at 3.30pm with a shot gun start, price per team of 4 is €100. Price includes Golf, Food and entry to the evening quiz. Non Golfers are welcome to attend the Meal and Quiz for a cost of €15pp. All proceeds will go to St Francis Hospice Raheny. All donations are welcome, Collection buckets will be available all week for anyone wishing to donate to the fund.

Shotgun Start at 3.30pm sharp

For golfers who are participating ‘Don’t forget to allow adequate time to get to your allotted teebox’

Congratulations to Gavin Fitzmaurice (Winner of Luttrellstown Senior Cup 2017)

Gavin Fitzmaurice Luttrellstown Senior Cup

Date for your diary

  1. ….The Ray Crilly Memorial will take place on Friday 16th June.. Shotgun Start €100 per team of 4 more details to follow

The next 9NDine will take place on Friday 23rd June……….€12.50 gets you Golf, Supper and a Quiz.

Nine and Dine May 2017 (9NDine) Report

The ‘Evil One…Clucko’ is quite disappointed that his Quiz Master Ability in under question, More anon,

Good support for the May event and the organisers Pat & Clare are quite pleased with the turnout and participation. The golf was won by the narrowest of margins 0.25pt by the Kilroys (Lar/Doris) and Sheila Crilly and James Robertson, They also won the quiz and so we have a first in we have ‘Double Winners’, Doris suggested Clucko might make the quiz harder next time by including Classical or Jazz music….enough said!!! So quizzers in Balcarrick….Can you compete for the large prizes involved to take at least the quiz title next time on 23rd June.

Thanks to James and Patricia Daly for sponsoring the May Nine and Dine

 

Coming in June by popular demand…the June 9NDine will commence at 5pm on Friday 23rd June, Golf, any combination, Non Golfers welcome, Dine followed by the Quiz all in the capable hand of ‘Clucko’

What’s On this week

What’s on this week;

Tues Seniors Open Men,

Wed Ladies Singles, Men 10 Hole Bunnies hcp 19+,

Thursday Open Singles Men,

Sat Singles

Sun Open Singles Men, Club Singles Men & Ladies,

Club information for New Members January 2017

Club information for New Members January 2017
The President (Christy O’Driscoll) and Captains Anthony Manning and Louise Stirling welcome you to Balcarrick Golf Club, The club, founded in 1972 and has made huge progress in those 45 years from having no home (played out of Corballis) to purchasing land which is member owned and developed a championship class 18 hole parkland which was reconstructed in 2008.

Balcarrick GC invites Ladies to get into golf. 8 weeks beginner program commencing on Wednesday 29th March cost €95. Why not come along to our Free taster session Wednesday 22nd March at 6.30pm

Captains’ Drive In
The “Captain’s Drive In” was a huge success on Sat and it was a great day for the club as well as the 3 Captain’s. Thank you to all who helped make it such a great day.

The charity spot the Captain’s drive raised €230 for “Prem Babies” and the prize-winner was Mike Kealy. He was one of the few who put their stick down the 18th. Thanks to all the members who thought my drive wouldn’t make it off the tee-box! You’ve all received a 2 shot handicap cut!
Steven Ennis won the prize for the nearest guess to the length of the Captains Drives, only being 2 meters out at 568 meters.

Congratulations to our morning 13 hole comp winners Sean Furlong, Ray Ryan, Padraig Kennedy and Gerry Reynolds. The won with a great score of 74pts. The afternoon 9 hole comp was won on the back 6 and 49 points by Jim Robertson, Stewy Mangan, Gavin Fitzmaurice and Cathal Manning.

Well done to all winners and your prizes are in the committee room to be collected at your convenience.
Thanks again for all the support yesterday and we look forward to it continuing during the year,

Club Lotto

Don’t forget to buy your 3 numbers for the Lotto Jackpot, this week the jackpot is €650, 3 numbers (1 to 27) for €2 or 3 go’s for a fiver. Draw takes place every Sunday at 5pm

2017 Nine and Dine Series (N9Dine)

The dates for the 2017 Nine and Dine series have been agreed. The 9ndine series is a great social event, not only do you get to play golf, but we follow up with a great quiz, in between we treat you to great supper.

We have a game for the serious golfers, the not so serious and of course we also have the non-golfers who have to master the greens on behalf of their partner (how many times has your non-playing partner said “sure I’d get that myself”. Now you can test them, there’s no excuse for not attending!!

Friday 7th April

Friday 12th May

Friday 16th June

Friday 7th July

Friday 4th August

Friday 8th September

 

Captains Message 2017

2017 Captain Anthony Manning 2017 Lady Captain Louise Stirling

We would like to wish a very Happy New Year to all members of Balcarrick Golf Club and their families. It is a great honour for us to be Lady Captain and Captain for 2017, particularly this year when we celebrate 25 years of Balcarrick Golf Club.

We wish to express our thanks to Teresa Ranson and Gerry Dowling for all their great work in 2016. We also thank Seamus McDonnell for his work as President for the past two years and wish Christy O Driscoll the best of luck as he takes on being President.

The last couple of years have been tough for all golf clubs with numbers playing dropping countrywide. But through a lot of hard work and great commitment to Balcarrick G.C., our committees have ensured the sound management of our great club.

We look forward to your continued support , in any way, in maintaining Balcarrick as a great, friendly place to play golf.
Our Drive in is scheduled for Sat Feb 4th with a shot gun start in the morning and afternoon. Looking forward to seeing you all there and to a great years golf in 2017,

Captains Louise Stirling & Anthony Manning

President, Captains & Vice Captains 2017

President, Captains & Vice Captains 2017

Members: We are looking for sponsors for the Tee Box’s on the course. Your logo will be displayed prominently on the Teebox and as an added bonus, we will have a sponsors board in the clubhouse and added to all that we will use your logo to sponsor a page on our website. The website gets over 275K hits every year. Contact Captain Gerry or Captain Teresa, or show expressions of interest by email to balcarr@iol.ie to receive details

Changes to the CONGU Handicapping System commencing January 2016. See summary Here

Changes in CONGU Handicapping System applicable from January 2016

Car Park

The Car Park is normally closed by the Bar Staff at the end of each day, members should ensure they establish a time with Bar Staff for gate closure to prevent vehicles being locked in the car park if playing late.

Handicap On-Line

To check your handicap on-line, go to members page and select handicaps on line, enter your club number and Golfnet password