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Ballyheigue Castle Mens Club
Sunday was an 18 Hole Single Stableford competition sponsored by Kirbys Bar and Flahives Bar Ballyheigue and was the 1st round of the Autumn League.

1st Maurice McElligott (11) 41 pts
2nd John Dineen (22) 41 pts
3rd John Maunsell (14) 38 pts
4th James O'Dowd (1) 38 pts
5th Enda O'Halloran (10) 37 pts
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The team scores are the 1st Round of the Autum league are
Team B 111
Team G 105
Team A 101
Team E 101
Team I 98
Team O 97
Team C 95
Team K 92
Team F 87
Team H 86
Team J 82
Full team details can be found at www.ballyheiguecastlegolfclub.com/members/2016autumnleague.php


Next Sunday is an 18 Hole Single Stableford competition sponsored by Brendan Moriarty, Ballyheigue. This will also be the 2nd round of the Autumn League. 3 scores out of 5 to count on each of the 4 qualifying rounds. After the 4th qualifying round, the top 4 teams will qualify for the semi-finals which will be played on the morning of October 9th. Final will take place in the afternoon. The Autumn League is sponsored by John and Marian Barrett.

Last Friday evening's scramble was sponsored by Neilee Brouder, Ballyheigue and was the final scramble for the summer.
1. John White, Betty Sheehan, John Sheehy, Brendan Harty
2. John Lohan, Larry McNamara, Tony O Connor, Padraig Casey.

The Open Mixed Classic due to take place on Sept 11th will now take place on Sept 18th and the 3rd Round of the Autumn League will take place on Sept 11th.


Ballyheigue Castle Mens Club
We had no competition on Sunday as the Ladies Club were running an Open Classic.

Next Sunday is an 18 Hole Single Stableford competition sponsored by Kirbys Bar and Flahives Bar Ballyheigue. The Autumn League will also be run in conjunction with this competition and on Sept 4th, Sept 18th and Sept 25th. Teams of 5 players. Entry Fee 13 per person. 3 scores out of 5 to count on each of the 4 qualifying rounds. A fee of 7 will be payable on the four qualifying Sundays of the League as entry for the usual Sunday competition. After the 4th qualifying round, the top 4 teams will qualify for the semi-finals which will be played on the morning of October 9th. Final will take place in the afternoon.

Last Friday evening's scramble was sponsored by Abbey Tavern, Ardfert.
1. John Maunsell, John Fitzgerald, Aidan Clifford.
2. Giles O' Grady, Edmond Harty, Philip Lucid, Maurice McElligott.
The last scramble of the year will take place this Friday at 6.30pm. Please have your name in before 6.15pm for the draw for partners. Next Fridays sponsor is Neilee Brouder, Ballyheigue.

The Nines of Kerry team played Ross in Ballyheigue last Thursday winning 4-1. James O'Dowd & Lorraine Canty Won 5 & 4. Enda O'Halloran & Ann Leahy Won 3 & 2. Maurice McElligott & Nora Quinlan Won 3 & 2. Joseph O'Connor & Steve Neillings were 1 Down after 16 Holes when called in. Kathleen Harty & Kathleen Gilbride Level after 13 Holes when called in. They will now play Castlegregory in Killarney in the final, date TBA.

On Saturday the John B O'Shea Trophy was played for in Killarney on the Killeen Course. The format is 2 fourballs with the two scores added together. The team is made up of one player 0-11.4, one 11.5-18.4, one played from the Seniors Tour and one player from the Billy O'sullivan team. Our team of Dan O'Connor and Mike Hayes (41pts) and John Lohan and Pat Dillane (44) won the competition with 85pts. Castleisland cam 2nd with 84pts.


Ballyheigue Castle Mens Club
Sundays competition was John Slatterys Presidents Prize

1st Jamsey McGrath (14) 41 pts
2nd Ger Fitzgibbon (16) 41 pts
3rd John Dineen (23) 38 pts
4th JJ Mc Elligott (15) 37 pts
5th Pat Dillane (8) 37 pts
Best Gross James O'Dowd (1) 31pts
Front Nine John Donegan (A) (20) 21pts
Back Nine Brendan McMahon (24) 21pts
Guest Seamus Lyons 38pts
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Next Sunday competition is an Open Mixed Classic for the Ladies CLlub.

The Nines of Kerry team play Ross in Ballyheigue at 3.30pm on Thursday August 18th.

AUTUMN LEAGUE 2016
Will start on August 28th and run in conjunction with the usual Sunday competition.
Teams of 5. Entry Fee 13 per person.
3 scores out of 5 to count on each of the 4 qualifying rounds on Aug 28th, Sept 4th, Sept 18th and Sept 25th.
A fee of 7 will be payable on the four qualifying Sundays of the League as entry for the usual Sunday competition.
After the 4th qualifying round, the top 4 teams will qualify for the semi-finals which will be played on the morning of October 9th. Final will take place in the afternoon.


Ballyheigue Castle Mens Club
On Sunday we held a Single Strokeplay competition sponsored by Brendan Dunne - Northside taxi & Brendan Harty - Albany Paints
1st Ger Lynch (20) 68 nett
2nd Maurice Egan (17) 68 nett
3rd Brian O'Loughlin (17) 68 nett
4th Eamon Stack (17) 70 nett
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Next Sunday competition is John Slattery Presidents Prize

Last Friday evening's scramble was sponsored by Ger Fitzgibbons and Ber Hehir
1st Peter Gregg, Betty Sheehan,Jack Manley, Ber Hehir.
2nd Tony Hinchy, Daniel O Loughlin, John Joy, Thomas OFlahrty.
3rd Frank Donovan, Ross Warwick, Tony OConnor, John White.
The scramble continues this Friday at 6.45pm. Please have your name in before 6.30pm for the draw for partners. Next Fridays sponsor is OConnor Bar, Ballyduff.

The Country Clubs team played Lismore in Lisselan Golf Club last Sunday in the Munster semi final loosing 4-3. Maurice McElligott won on the 21st. Steve Neillings won 2&1. Padraig Dineen lost 1 down. Declan McCann lost 4&2. John Maunsell lost 4&2. Donal Galvin won 1up. Jerry Horan lost on the 20th. Lismore lost the final in the afternoon 4-3 to Templemore.


Ballyheigue Castle Mens Club
On Sunday John Lohan held his Captains Prize.
1st Barry O'Grady (13) 39 pts
2nd Anton Casey (14) 38 pts
3rd Ger Lynch (20) 37 pts
4th Dan O'Connor (10) 37 pts
5th Pat Dillane (9) 37 pts
Best Gross James O'Dowd (1) 32pts
Past Captain John Leen (17) 30pts
Front Nine Damien O'Connell (16) 20pts
Back Nine John Paul Leahy (19) 20pts
Guest: Larry McNamara 35pts
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Next Sunday competition is an 18 Hole Single Stableford Competition. Next Sundays sponsor is Brendan Dunne - Northside taxi & Brendan Harty - Albany Paints

After Sunday the top 5 in the Golfer of the Year is as follows
1st Glavin, Donal 70
2nd Joy, John 68
3rd O'Connor, Terry 63
Dineen, Padraig 63
5th Bunyan, Patrick 62
Maunsell, John 62
The top 30 in the Golfer of the Year after September 25th will qualify for the Master Classic on October 2nd.

Last Friday evening's scramble was sponsored by McKennas Listowel.
1st JJ McElligott, John Lean, Thomas OFlahrty, Hugh Fitzsimmons.
2nd David Linnane, Danny Casey, Michael Hehir, Aidin Reidy.
3rd Francis Donovan, John Joy, Robert McElligott, Padraig Casey.
The scramble continues this Friday at 7pm. Please have your name in before 6.45pm for the draw for partners. Next Fridays sponsor is Ger Fitzgibbons and Ber Hehir

The Country Clubs team head to Lisselan Golf Club in Cork next Sunday for the Munster semi final. They take on Lismore at 9am. The winners will play either Templemore or Lisselan in the final in the afternoon. Best of luck to manager Jim McEllistrim and all his players. You will be able to follow the progress of the match on http://www.ballyheiguecastlegolfclub.com/livescores.php