Thurles Golf Club news and calendar

PRESIDENT’S DRIVE-IN
Well, it’s official, the Thurles Golfing season is officially open after the Drive In of our captains and presidents. On Sunday 27, President Mary Coman O’Neill along with Captains Lorraine O’Keeffe and Thomas Maguire announced the new golf season.

Led off the 10th tee by Moycarkey-Borris man John Moloughney and surrounded by friends, supporters and fellow golfers, everyone hit the ball straight and fair. Of course each of them is used to playing in front of crowds who have represented the Club at different levels.

Not to be outdone, our two junior captains, Michelle Flanagan and Jack Cashin also led the way.
This year promises to be the best year yet for our juniors with strong membership at all ages. Classes and competitions will resume very soon. So, if a young person would like to take up golf, do not hesitate to contact the office or one of our two Junior Captains, we would love to hear from you.

It was great to be back at the clubhouse for food and banter after a shotgun-mixed champagne rush.
What a good start to the year!
Shotgun Results
1st Gerard Maguire, William O’Gorman and Margaret Flanagan 45pts (30 out of last 6)
2nd Pat Foley, Brigiette Behan and Maura Hennessy 45pts (29 out of the last 6)
3rd Marian Finn, Conor Ruddy and Ross Kerrigan 44pts

TOP TWENTY WINTER OPEN TEAM OF 3 QUALIFIED
Our very popular 14-hole open team of three S/Fs (any combination) continues. Play any day of the week outside of normal competition hours. Entrance fee per person – members €6; visitors €20; juniors €3 (juniors are only eligible for main prizes if they are playing off the senior handicap and have paid the full fee).
The Grand Final will take place on Saturday May 14, 2022. Further information, the Handicap Index and the current standings are posted at the Clubhouse.

LOTTO
Loto numbers Wednesday February 23: 16, 25, 28, 30
No jackpot winner. 2 x match 3’s – Chris O’Sullivan and David Crowley €50 each
Next week’s jackpot €15,600. The draw will take place live on our Facebook page at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Thank you for your continued support.

SHARE THE JAR
Congratulations to February Split the Pot winner Margaret Flanagan!
Envelopes are available at the pro-shop and at the office (2€ each / 3 for 5€)
You can also now play our “Split the Pot” in Boyles Home & Gift Store, Glasheen’s Pub or The Arch Bar!

MEN’S RESULTS
Saturday February 26 – 14 Single Holes S/F
1st Liam Cleary (10) 28pts
2nd Shane Moloney (6) 28pts
Sunday February 27 – Singles 9 holes S/F
1st Pakie Stapleton (10) 23pts
2nd Johnny Doyle (11) 22 points 3rd Denis Cleary (8) 20 points

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