Club Notes by Michael Flynn & Shiela Clancy

Castle Dargan Mens Golf Club Notes - 26 July 2016 

Captains Day
This weekend sees our most prestige competition of the year as our Club Captain Mr Niall Walsh hosted his Captains Day on this coming Bank Holiday Sunday 31th July. The Club and especially all from the men's club and council would like to wish Captain Niall and his Family an Enjoyable and successful day and night, starting off with the golf in the morning. Those of us who is lucky enough to make the cut will have a nine hole playoff in the afternoon. Following the Golf we meet in the Middleton Bar at 8pm, where after that Captain Niall will host his Captains Dinner in the Coach House Room, followed by presentation of prizes, music and dancing into the night. Niall has worked exceptional hard to improve every aspect of our club and golf course all year with great strides being made in every department, and which we have no doubt he will continue to do so for the remainder of his Captaincy. We would encourage a many members to come out and support Niall on his Captains Day and try and win the Captains prize.  There is also a ladies competition on the day and Mervyn Keegan will hold a junior beginners mini competition next Saturday at 3pm for the Captains weekend so there's something for everyone this weekend. Best of luck to all on the day. A time sheets is now in place so members can get their name in the draw so contact the golf shop on 071-9118541.
Club Competitions
The results of the competition on the 17th July sponsored by Embassy, which was also a golfer of the year event was won by Paul Mullen with a score of 39pts, in second was Brendan Deignan and in third was Niall Walsh. This weekend sponsors were on Saturday by Envest Environmental and on Sunday by Mc Canny and Co. Solicitors. Results in next weeks notes. Next weeks sponsors are on Saturday by Conroc Coffee and is open stableford and on Sunday its Captains Day and is stroke. On the Bank  Monday Lavins Outfitters is the sponsor and the competition is open stableford.
Connaght U16
Well done to club members Patrick Callaghan and Sean Carroll who represented Connaght in the U16 interprovincial Championship in Tullamore  last week. The lads got four points between them for the team with Connaght very close to Winning the title but pipped by Munster on the last hole of the last match. Well done lads. 

Castle Dargan Ladies Golf Club Notes - 25 July 2016

Captain Niall will host his Captain’s Day on Sunday next 31st July.
Draw sheet is available in golf shop. Ladies draw for playing partners will be done on Thursday next 28th.We all hope the day is bright and sunny for Niall.
Thursday evening next 28th is ladies “time out” for relaxation and pampering .We are all looking forward to the evening with Chrissie and her Icon Spa staff.
It is just 3 weeks to the ladies fundraiser on 20/21 August. We hope all members will come and support us on the day and lady members try to make up a team of family and friends.
Results for Wed 13 July sponsored by Icon Spa 1st Maeve Kelly 2nd Anita Carty.

Castle Dargen Mens Golf Club Notes - 18th July 2016

On Thursday last team captain Kevin McCarthy and his Jack o Sullivan team took on ballaghdreen. Away from home Paul McGonigal and Ciaran Cryan had no luck coming up against a strong home pairing while Peter Carr and Tony wasylocha won a great away point winning there match 2and1.  At home all matches were tight throughout with first out pairing of Niall Walsh and Fergal mcLoughlin having to par holes for just to halve before the away team took the point on the 17th. Second out was Brendan Deignan and Mick Conroy who from 3 down after 10 went on a run to win another point on the 17th 2/1. With the score 2-2 the final pairing of Kevin Conlon and Niall Kearns went down 18 trying to get the point to put Castledargan through but it wasn't to be with the away team winning the match 3-2. Well done to Kevin and his team for their efforts.
Connaght U16
The Club would like to wish all the best to Sean Carroll and Patrick Callaghan who are representing Connaght in the under 16s Inter Provincial Championship in Tullamore from 20th to 22nd of July.
Club Competitions  
Last week saw open week at Castledargan Golf Club. First up was Thomas Kelly sponsored comp and it was won by James Fallon. On Tuesday Cullens Bar/Connollys Bar was won by Eoin Carroll. On Wednesday O Grady's Bar and Shop was won by James Fallon. On Thursday Connaght Asphalt was won by James Davey. On Friday Connollys Bar/Cullens Bar was won by Martin T Burke. On Saturday the Embassy was won by Mark White. Sunday sponsor was also the Embassy and was a golfer of the year event. Results in next weeks notes. Next weeks sponsors are on Saturday Envest Environmental and is stableford. And on Sunday the sponsor is Mc Canny and Co.  Solicitors and is also stableford. Just a reminder that Saturday's competitions continue the be open so everyone welcome especially from other clubs. 
Captains Day
Our Club Captain Niall Walsh is having his Captains Day in less then two weeks on 31st July. The time sheet is open for all members to get their names in the draw.  Just contact the golf shop on 07191-18541 

Sympathies

All involved at the Gents Club would like to extend sympathies to club member John scanlon and his family on the recent passing of his mother Philomena Scanlon, Ar dheis De go raibh a hanam. 

Castle Dargan Ladies Golf Club Notes - 10th July 2016

Castle Dargan member Maeve Kelly played in the Connacht Inter Provincial championship at the Slieve Russel last week. Well done to Maeve on winning 2 of her 3 singles matches. What a great representative of Castle Dargan Maeve continues to be.
Congratulations to the Junior Cup team captained by Ray O Grady, who have qualified for the finals to be held in Ballinrobe in August.
It is Open Week at Castle Dargan this week and Ladies open day is Wednesday 13th, kindly sponsored by the Icon Spa at Castle Dargan. This is an 18 hole Stableford competition. Meet at 9.50 to be included in the draw for Tee off at 10 am.
Results as follows for recent competitions
29th June 9 hole comp sponsored by Oona Doherty Beauty Salon.1st Anita Carty 2nd Joan O Dowd 3rd Loretto Brennan
3rd July 18 hole comp (GOY)sponsored by Stephen Mullen Sligo Haulage 1st Pauline Lennon 2nd Maeve Kelly 3rd Ann Mullen .Birdies recorded Mary Walsh (11) Pauline Lennon (12) Maeve Kelly (3)
18 hole Alternate Day comp next w/end 16th/17th July is sponsored by EBS

Friday evening mixed scramble continues at 6 pm. Meet at golf shop for draw..

Castle Dargan Mens Golf Club Notes - 11 July 2016

Competition Results
The competition held on 2nd July sponsored by Clifford Electrical was won by Ciaran Cryan and on Sunday 3rd sponsored by Fairgreen Picture Framing was won by Dermot Flynn with 38pts. In second was Niall Kearns and in third was Andy Kearns.
3Ball Scramble
The club hosted a 3ball scramble over the weekend of 9th/10th July. There were great comments about the condition of the course despite the bad weather.
The winners were in 1st was the team of M McDorett/Ryan Daly/Kevin Connolly with a score of 56.3. In second was the team of Joe Hussey/Colm Loftus/Dara Loftus with a score of 58.7. In third was the team of Mick O'Hara/James Davey/Keith Feehily with a score of 60.7 in fourth was the team of Benny Deignan/Fergal McLoughlin/Daniel Lang with a score of 60.8 and the Ladies prize went to Shiela Clancy/Pauline Lennon/Anita Carty with a score of 65.2. The club would like to thank all who entered team and came out to support. Unfortunately there was no one that could ace the par three 11th hole and take home the Audi A1 but good fun was had by all who tried. Good practice for next year.
Next weeks sponsors which is Open Week at the club kicks off on Monday with Thomas Kelly the sponsor and is stableford. On Tuesday its Cullens Bar/Connollys Bar Collooney and is Stableford. On Wednesday its O'Gradys Bar and Shop Coolaney and is Stableford. On Thursday its Connaght Asphalt and is V Par. On Friday its Connollys bar/Cullens Bar and again Stableford. On Saturday its The Embassy and is also Stableford and on Sunday again the Embassy is the sponsor and it's a Stableford Golfer of the Year event. The competitions are all open so bring along any members from other clubs to enjoy the course.
Interclubs competition
Best of luck to Kevin McCarthy and his Jack o Sullivan team who take on Ballaghaderreen at home on Thursday next.
Congratulations to the Junior cup team and their captain Ray O Grady who qualified for the finals of the competition in Ballinrobe on 6th/7th August. On Saturday in Carrick on Shannon the team qualified in second place in very difficult conditions to progress to the knockout stages where first up in the quarterfinals was Strandhill. With some great golf played Castledargan came out on top winning 4/1 to set up a semifinal with Castlebar which again they won 4/1. Well done to their Captain Ray O Grady and the team of Kevin McCarthy, Eoin Carroll, Sean Carroll, Daragh Connolly and Patrick Callaghan on their wins.
Well done to lady member Maeve Kelly who represented Connaght in the inter Provincial Women's Championship in the Slieve Russell last week winning two points for the team.
Drainage works
Drainage works are continuing to be ahead of schedule, with the 15th fairway drainage currently ongoing. Sand spreading is ongoing and has been completed on fairways 2,4 and 8. The next stage is planned for fairways 15,17 and 18. A light dressing of sand is being applied which will not affect play. Once the initial layer of sand has been spread this will continue to be topped up. Please be assured that the course is still fully playable whilst these ongoing improvements are being made.
On Friday we said a fond farewell to our head green keeper Ollie Sweeney. We thank Ollie for his service over the past 3.5 years and wish him all the best in his new venture. For any information on the golf or to book a tee time call the golf shop on 0719118541 or email golf@castledargan.com

Castle Dargan Mens Golf Club Notes - 5th July 2016 

Club competition
On the weekend 25th/26th June the sponsor for both days was Ulster bank. On Saturday the 25th the competition was won Zbigniew Pikvl with a score of 35pts. In second was Michael Conroy and in third was Adriank McGoldrick.  On Sunday 26th June the competition was a golfer of the year event again sponsored by Ulster Bank. The Winner with a net 68 was Donal mc Loughlin which included a birdie on 10. In second with the same score was James Davey and in third was Patrick Callaghan.  Last weeks sponsor on Saturday was Clifford Electrical and on Sunday the sponsor was Fairgreen Picture Framing. Results in next weeks notes.
Good luck
Good luck to our lady member Maeve Kelly who is (once again) representing Connaght in the inter Provincial women's championship this week in the Slive Russel
3 Ball Golf Scramble Open/Win a Car. 
Next weekend on Saturday 9th and on Sunday 10th the club is Hosting a Open 3 Ball Scramble   Prizes include Hotel breaks in Ballyliffin Lodge and Spa, Donegal and Castledargan Hotel with golf included, Other prizes include Dinner vouchers, Spa vouchers and €250 worth of Golf shop products. Team of 3 -€100 You could also be driving home in a new car with your chance to win a New Audi A1 from Audi Sligo for a Hole in One. For more information or to book a tee time you can call the golf shop on 0719118541 or email golf@castledaran.com
Course improvements
With the weather staying reasonably kind it gave Ollie and his team a chance to get out on the course to continue with the drainage plan with work beginning on the 4th and 15th holes. Along with them the first top dressing of the year of sand on the fairway begins this week with the verti-drainer also to complete all holes in the coming weeks. 

Castle Dargan Ladies Golf Club Notes - 4th July 2016 

Results for 3rd July 2016

22nd June Cecil’s Centra 9 hole competition 1st Pauline Byrne 2nd Paula Daly 3rd Pauline Lennon
Anita Carty birdie 3rd hole
25/26th June Zip Yard 18 hole competition 1st Pauline Lennon 2nd Shiela Clancy
Castle Dargan 3 ball open scramble takes place next w/end 9/10th July. All welcome. Great prizes on offer for the winning teams with an exclusive ladies prize.
Ladies, a reminder that on Thursday evening we are having Sara Casserly (physio) in attendance to go through some exercises and point out specific postures/positions as need be. This is sure to be a very interesting and beneficial session for all.
Mixed scramble continues on Friday evenings at 6 pm. All welcome to take part in this most enjoyable event.

Castle Dargan Mens Golf Club Notes - 27th June 2016

Club competition
The competition for Saturday 11th June sponsored by Audi Sligo was won by Gerard Tailly with a great score 41pts with very steady golf for his round. In second was Colin Diamond and third was Michael Conroy. On Sunday 12th June again sponsored by Audi Sligo was a golfer of the year event and was won by Brendan Deignan with 40pts.  In second was Kevin mc Carthy and third was Tony Wasylocha.  Last weekends sponsor for both days was Ulster bank. On Saturday the competition was won by Zbigniew Pikvl with a score of 35pts. In second was Michael Conroy and in third was Adrian McGoldrick.  On Sunday the competition was a golfer of the year event. Results in next weeks notes. Next weeks sponsor on Saturday is Clifford Electrical and is a open stableford format. On Sunday the sponsor is Fairgreen Picture Framing and the format is again stableford.

Course improvements
With the weather staying reasonably kind it gave Ollie and his team a chance to get out on the course to continue with the drainage plan with work beginning on the 4th and 15th holes. Along with them the first top dressing of the year of sand on the fairway begins this week with the verti-drainer also to complete all holes in the coming weeks.

 

Castle Dargan Ladies Golf Club Notes – 23rd June 2016

Results of recent competitions as follows
El Pelo Joanne Mc Gourty 9 hole comp 1/6/16 1st Therese O Rourke 2nd Ann Mullen 3rd Joan O Dowd
Glasshouse 9 hole 8/6/16 1st Pauline Lennon 2nd Carmel Conlon 3rd Pauline Byrne
Audi Medal 18 hole Stroke 1st Mary Walsh 2nd Ann Mullen 3rd Noreen Linnane
Birdies Hole 3 Paula Daly hole 15 Ann Mullen

Rules Evening
Jim Mooney will be in attendance on 28/June at 8pm for rules evening. This is always a very worthwhile session to remind us all of the rules. Weather permitting we will be out around the 18th green.

Physio Class
Ladies, a reminder that Sara Casserly (Physio) will be in attendance on Thursday 7th July at 8pm.Sara will go through warm up exercises and back and shoulder problems in golf.

Course Improvements
Well done to Oliver and his team for all the work being done on the course and for keeping us all informed of the progress.

Castle Dargan Mens Golf Club Notes - 20th June 2016

Club competition
The competition for Saturday 11th June sponsored by Audi Sligo was won by Gerard Tailly with a great score 41pts with very steady golf for his round. In second was Colin Diamond and third was Michael Conroy. On Sunday again sponsored by Audi Sligo was a golfer of the year event and was won by Brendan Deignan with 40pts.  In second was Kevin mc Carthy and third was Tony Wasylocha.  Next weeks sponsor for both days is Ulster bank. On Saturday the format is stableford and is open and on Sunday it's a golfer of the year event and is stroke.
Club Fundraiser
The men's clubs held their fundraiser at the weekend with the bigger scores on the Saturday with the weather that bit dryer. The winner of the first prize sponsored by the Dalata Hotel Group with a score of 95 was the team from Carrick on Shannon of D Loftus, N Loftus, L Loftus and T Aherne. In second place sponsored by Walls Coachworks was Harry Clancy, Dermot Clancy, Mark Templeton and Ruairi o Connor. In third place sponsored by The Cottage Resturant, Jamestown was J Burke, D Burke, D Walsh and S Landon. In fourth sponsored by Castle Dargan was Robert Kelly, Greg Mahon, Colin Diamond and Neil Carew. In fifth sponsored by Yeats County Inn was Eoin Carroll, Sean Carroll,James Fallon and Patrick Kelly. In sixth sponsored by Letterkenny Golf Club was F Perry, S Gilligan, P McMunn and S Sweeney. Winners of the ladies prize was Pauline Lennon, Anita Carty, Bridie Henry and Christine Fowley.
Men's longest drive - Mark White.
Women's longest drive- Anita Carty
Men's nearest the pin- Niall Loftus
Women's nearest the pin- Bridie Henry
Rules Night
The the club is hosting another rules night on Tuesday 28th June at 8pm. We would encourage as many members as possible to come as it is an entertaining and educational night for all levels of golfer. And if the weather is good we can get out on the course.
Course improvements
With the weather staying reasonably kind it gave Ollie and his team a chance to get out on the course to continue with the drainage plan with work beginning on the 4th and 15th holes. Along with them the first top dressing of the year of sand on the fairway begins this week with the verti-drainer also to complete all holes in the coming weeks. 

Castle Dargan Ladies Golf Club Notes - 11th June 2016

The first Major of the year took place on Sunday 5th June. Lady Captain Shiela Clancy thanks all who supported this truly wonderful and memorable day. The sun shone from early morning for the large number of golfers who played in ideal conditions. Head Greenkeeper Oliver Sweeney and his team had the course in perfect condition .A wonderful post golf refreshment reception took place in and outside the golf shop in a great party atmosphere. Later members and friends joined the Clancy and Mullins families for a really delicious meal in the Coachouse. Thanks to all the staff for the truly great service provided. There were many great scores carded on the day and the prise winners are as follows. Lady Captain’s prize was won by Joan O Dowd 2nd Loretto Brennan 3rd Mary Walsh 4th Annette Kerins.1st prize for the gents was won by Captain Niall Walsh 2nd John Torsney 3rd Kevin Conlon. Junior boy’s prize was won by Sean Carroll. Michael Walsh provided the music as guests danced into the early hours.
Results of recent competitions as follows Voya Seaweed Baths 25th May 1st Shiela Clancy 2nd Pauline Byrne 3rd Therese O Rourke
Tohers the Chemists 28/29th May 1st Anita Carty 2nd Pauline Lennon 3rd Christina Fowley
Next Wednesday 15th June 9 hole comp is sponsored by the Strand Bar .Meet for draw at 9.50 for Tee off at 10am
Mixed scramble continues on Friday evenings at 6pm.All welcome to come along and join in this popular fun event.
Please support the men’s fundraiser which will be played next weekend 18/19th June.
Reminder to lady members that round 1 matchs in the Queen of the Castle and M Mc Gourty competitions must be played by the 19th June. Round 2 to be completed by 17th July.  Dates of subsequent rounds are posted on notice board.

Castle Dargan Men's Golf Club Notes - 13th June 2016

Club competition
The competition for Saturday 4th June sponsored by Stanfords Village Inn was won by sean Carroll with a great score of 40pts which included four birdies in seven holes from 6-12, in second was mark Reilly and third was Colin Diamond. Lady Captain Day men's comp was won by Niall Walsh  continuing his good form with 44pts, in second with a high score himself of 43pts was John Torsney  and in third was Kevin Conlon. On the bank holiday Monday Sligo Supply Center  Ltd was our sponsor and Michael Conroy was the winner with a score of 42pts. In second was Niall Kearns and in third was Neil Carew. Last weekends sponsor was Audi Sligo on both Days with Sunday being another golfer of the year event. Results in next weeks notes. The following week the sponsor is Ulster Bank with a golfer of the year event also. More info next week.
Club Fundraiser
The men's club holds its club fundraiser on this weekend 18th and 19th June so you have time to get your teams organised. The format is a 4 player team of gents, ladies or mixed with a entry fee of €100 and is stableford competition. Ladies and Gents team prizes, nearest the pin and longest drive. Prizes include  4 x Individual hotel vouchers for 2 people, including evening meal for any Maldron or Clayton Hotel of your choice in Ireland. Other prizes include golf at Druids Glen, vouchers for award winning Cottage restaurant in Jamestown, fantastic golf gear and more. Members are asked to try and get as many guests out to play with the course in such fantastic shape. In the last few weeks the feedback on the presentation and playability of the course has been great.
Knockout Draws
Members are asked to keep matches up to date to keep to schedule as no more extensions given. 

Castle Dargan Men's Golf Club Notes - 5th June 2016

The competition for Saturday 28th may sponsored by O' Brien & Associates Loss Assessors was won by James Fallon with a score of 39pts. 2nd was Michael conroy and 3rd was Colin Diamond. On Sunday 29th the competition was a golfer of the year and the sponsor was Flynns Foodstore/Calor Gas and the winner with a great score of net 65 which included birdies on holes 2,6 and 10 was Captain Niall Walsh. In 2nd was Ray o Grady and 3rd was Vincent Dwyer. Last weekend sponsors were Stanfords Village Inn and Sligo Supply Center with Shielas Lady Captains Day in the middle. Results in next weeks notes. Next weeks sponsor is Audi Sligo on both days with Saturday a open stableford competition and Sunday another golfer of the year event and is stroke.
Club Fundraiser
The men's club holds its club fundraiser on the weekend 18th and 19th June so you have time to get your teams organised. The format is a 4 player team stableford competition. 

Castle Dargan Men’s Golf Club notes – 31st May 2016

Competition results and Fixtures: Results for sat 21st sponsored by  Mullane plant Hire was won by Adrian mc Goldrick with a score of 37pts. On Sunday 22nd sponsored by Walls Coachworks the winner was Paul Mullen with a score of 38pts, 2nd was john Torsney and 3rd was Niall Kearns. Last weekend competitions sponsored by O'Brien & Associates loss Assessors and  the 3rd golfer of the year sponsored by Flynns Foodstore/Calor Gas. Results in next weeks notes. Next weekends the competition on Saturday is sponsored by Stanfords village inn and is open and on Monday Sligo Supply Center is the sponsored and is also open. On Sunday is Shielas lady captains day and there is a men's competition on the Sunday so come out and support our lady captain. We wish Shiela all the best for Sunday and hope she has a enjoyable day and night.

Interclubs: Castledargan  mixed foursomes  team defeated Boyle on Wednesday night in a away match which was always going to be tough. At home Brian and Bridie Henry got the first point which was soon followed with a point from Eoin Carroll and Pauline Lennon. Away Ray o Grady, Anita Carty, Kevin Conlon and Ann Mullen came up against strong boyle pairings but Brendan Deginan and Annette Kerins won their match on the 16th to give Castledargan a 3-2 win. Best of luck to the team and captain Kevin in the next round. 
The club wasn't as lucky in the pierce Purcell which was again away to Boyle. The home pair of Niall Kearns and mark Reilly and Tony Wasylocha and Fergal mc Loughlin had great wins and had their matches won early but the away pairs of Terry Farrelly/Ciaran Cryan, Mickey Flynn/Dave Donavan and Tony Ballintine/Paul Mullen could not secure a away point despite Dave and Mickey taking their match down the 19th. Well done to team captain Niall and his team for their efforts.

Congratulations: Congratulations to Ann Mullen who won the All Ireland  bronze Medal final in Headford GC on Monday 23rd for Castledargan. A wonderful achievement for our club.

Castle Dargan Ladies Golf Notes - 26th May 2016

Results of recent lady fixtures - Mullaney brothers 9 hole 11th May - 1st: Ann Mullen, 2nd: Pauline Lennon, 3rd: Loretto Brennan. ORiain Pottery 14/15th May - 1st: Joan O'Dowd, 2nd: Mary Walsh, 3rd: Christina Flowley, Anita Carty had a birdie on the 3rd hole. Paul Coughlan & Co hole 18th May - 1st: Pauline Byrne, 2nd: Loretto Brennan, 3rd: Ann Mullen. Mystique Beauty Salon 21/22 May 18 hole, 1st: Pauline Lennon, 2nd: Theresa O' Rourke, 3rd: Loretto Brennan.

Congratulations to Ann Mullen who won the All Ireland bronze medal final in Headfort golf club in Kells on Monday last for Castle Dargan. A truely wonderful achievement for our club. Well done Ann.

The first prize giving of the year will take place on Friday evening at 9pm. Please come along and enjoy the social evening. Mixed scramble continues on Friday eveningd at 6pm. All Welcome.

The ladies challenge cup team played Co.Sligo on Monday last with 3 home and 2 away games. In a very tight contest Co Sligo came out on top and we wish them well as they go forward in the competition. Well done to our ladies who took part and played great golf on the day.

Lady Captain's day is fast approaching on the 5th June. Time sheet posted in golf shop. Looking forward to seeing you on the day.

Castle Dargan Men's Golf Notes - 23rd May 2016

Competition Results for Saturday 14th May sponsored by Kelly & McGowan Solicitors: 1st Martin Burke. 2nd Raymond Barlow. 3rd Tony Ballantine. On Sunday was sponsored by Wassies Chipper and was won by Sean Carroll. 2nd Brendan Deignan and 3rd Fergus Torsney. Last weekend sponsors were Mullane plant Hire and Walls Coachworks. Results will be in next weeks notes. Next week on Saturday it is open and is sponsored by Flynns Foodstore/Calor Gas.

Prize Presentation:The first prize presentation takes place this coming Friday at 9pm in the courtyard. The presentations this year will start on time with choice of cabinet, so anyone collecting a prize is asked to be there on time.

Interclubs: Best of luck to captain of the mixed foursomes Kevin Conlon and his team who take on boyle away on Wednesday and also captain of the pierce Purcell team Niall Walsh and his team who also take on boyle away on Saturday. Come to support our teams if you can.

Course Improvements: The Verti drainer recently purchased is being put into action as part of the course drainage programme. The course is playing well and is getting busier, we would like to invite all golfers to repair their pitchmarks. Thank you.

Knockout Draws: Anyone with any match to be played in the Castle Dargan cup the deadline is Sunday 29th May. Again this year with regret any matches not played will be disqualified to keep all competitions on schedule.

Castle Dargan Men's Golf Notes - 18th May 2016

Results of  Sligo golf Academy on Sunday 8th: 1st Kevin Conlon. 2nd Fergal Mc Lough 3rd Brendan Deignan. This weekends sponsor on Saturday was Kelly & MacGowan solicitors. On Sunday was sponsored by Wassies Chippie. Results in next week notes.

Course improvements: The golf course is green and fast! the recent weather has allowed Ollie and his team the chance to present the course past any golfer's expectations. The greens are perfect as usual and the feedback from the players is good. Drainage is ongoing without causing disruption to play. The new vertidraner is to go out this coming week on selected holes as part of the drainage plan.

Trial Membership: There is also the trial membership package available at €190. Call the golf shop on 0719118541 for further details.

Castle Dargan Ladies Club Golf Notes - 16th May 2016

Well Done: Well done to the Castle Dargan ladies Challenge Cup team who were victorious over a strong Tubbercurry side on Monday last 9th May. The team comprising of Mary Walsh (team captain), Joan O Dowd, Anita Carty, Paula Daly and Bridie Henry gave a wonderful performance in ideal weather conditions. They now go on to meet Co Sligo on Monday 23rd May. Please come out and show your support for our ladies.

Results of recent competitions as follows: Wed 4th May 9 hole comp sponsored by Ross Brennan Plumbing 1st Anita Carty, 2nd Loretto Brennan, 3rd Pauline Lennon
7th/8th May Alt Day 18 hole comp sponsored by Sligo Park Hotel 1st Joan O Dowd 2nd Anita Carty, 3rd Mary Walsh.

Mixed Scramble: A reminder that mixed scramble continues on Friday evening’s .Meet at the golf shop at 6 pm for draw for playing partners. All welcome to come along and participate in this very enjoyable social event.

Lady Captain's Day: Sunday 5th June (bank holiday weekend) is Lady Captains Day, the first major of the year. Lady Captain Shiela looks forward to meeting you all on the day .As the golf course is in wonderful condition at present we just need the beautiful weather to continue.

 

Castle Dargan Mens Club Golf Notes - 5th May 2016

Drainage work continuing - With the weather being kind it has giving the green staff the opportunity to continue with the schedule of work planed for the course over the coming months. Ollie and his team have completed the main part of the drainage on the 8th hole. They also have planted 170 trees and the new short game green open. The short game green has a USGA specification green, a large bunker and various hitting stations so all can help with improving every part of your game. There is also the trial membership package available so ring 0719118541 today to get more information.

Club competition Sponsor - New Smile Dental Clinic  sponsored the competitions for the 3 days over the May bank holiday. Sunday saw the first Golfer of the year competition. Results of all three days will be in next weeks notes. Next weeks competitions are sponsored  by Pet Stop on Saturday and Sligo Golf Academy on Sunday.

Team practice - Team practice continues for the interclubs this Wednesday at 6.30pm. Anyone interested in playing on the teams especially the national 4ball inter club (old Cecil Ewing) should attend so the captain can look at pairings.

Darren Clarke Cup qualifier - The draw for the knockout stages of the Darren Clarke are Tony Wasylocha v John Sexton, Brendan Deignan v Kevin mc Carty, Mervyn Keegan v Fergal mc Loughlin, Adrian mc Goldrick v Peter Carr, Paul mc Gonigal v Ciaran Cryan, Gerard Tailly v Kevin Conlon, Michael o Hara v Donal mc Loughlin, Aiden mc Goldrick v James Davey.

Castle Dargan Ladies Club Golf Notes - 5th May 2016

Recent competition results
Mc Padden Meats 1st Pauline Lennon 2nd Carmel Conlon 3rd Elaine Willis
Barton Smiths (GOY 1) 1st Mary Walsh 2nd Carmel Conlon 3rd Pauline Lennon
ALLURE ACCESSORIES & Gifts 1st Ann Mullen 2nd Claire Reynolds 3rd PAULINE Byrne
Ann Mullen birdied hole 5 and Pauline Byrne birdied on hole 3
Mc Tiernans Daybreak (Stroke) 1st Maeve Kelly 2nd Shiela Clancy 3rd Pauline Lennon
Maeve Kelly had birdies on holes 6 &16

Icon Spa - Lady Members had a most enjoyable and relaxing evening at the Icon Spa on Thursday last.Our thanks to Chrissie and the 3 ladies Niamh Natasha and Rachel for the pampering us so well. We really do appreciate it ladies

Challange Cup - Monday next the Castle Dargan ladies team, captained by Mary Walsh will play Tubbercurry in the Challenge Cup. We have 2 home and 3 away games. Best of luck ladies and hopefully your golfing colleagues will come out to support you at both venues.

Mixed Scamble - The mixed scramble resumed on Friday evening last and will be ongoing over the summer months. Please come along and support this very enjoyable social evening. Meet at the golf shop at 6 pm

Congrats - Heartiest congratulations to Captain Niall, Tanya and the Walsh family on the birth of baby Lochlann last week.

Castle Dargan Mens Club Golf Notes - 25th April 2016

Team practice.
Team practice continues for the inter-clubs this Wednesday at 6.30pm. Anyone interested in playing on the teams especially the national 4ball inter club (old Cecil Ewing) should attend so the captain can look at pairings.

Darren Clarke Cup qualifier.
This weekend saw the qualifying for the Darren Clarke Cup on the Saturday and Sunday. The draw for the knockout stages in next weeks notes.

New Smile Dental Clinic Sponsor.
New Smile Dental Clinic is sponsoring the competitions for the 3 days over the May bank holiday. On the Saturday and Monday the format is stableford and it is a open competition so invite anyone to come along. On the Sunday it's the first Golfer of the year comp and that format is stroke. 

 

Castle Dargan Ladies Notes - 22nd April 2016

Results of recent competitions

-Zodi Shoes - 1st Joan O Dowd, 2nd Pauline Byrne & 3rd Bridie Henry
-Veritas - 1st Joan O Dowd & 2nd Shiela Clancy
-Amelia Sue Nails and Beauty - 1st Pauline Lennon, 2nd Joan O Dowd & 3rd Loretto Brennan
-O Hehirs Bakery - 1st Pauline Byrne, 2nd Bridie Henry & 3rd Pauline Lennon

Sunday next 24th April is sponsored by Barton Smiths and is the first round of the Golfer of the Year. Draw sheet on website. 

The Icon Spa is hosting a pampering evening for lady members on Thursday next 28th April from 6.30 to 8.30 pm. It’s just what we all need after that long dreary winter so come along and enjoy a well-earned relaxing few hours. Thanks to Spa manager Chrissie for arranging this treat for us.

The men’s club are holding a poker night on Friday 22nd April at 8.30 pm in the hotel. All ladies are welcome to come along and bring friends or family. You might just be  lucky to be dealt the Royal Flush.

Captains Niall and Shiela presented a cheque for €500 to Hugh Gallagher of the Sligo Cancer Support Centre on Thursday evening. This was the proceeds from the raffle on St. Patricks Day .Thanks to all who generously bought tickets to support this very worthy charity.

The ever popular mixed scramble will resume on Friday evening next 29th April .Meet at golf shop at 6pm when draw will be done for playing partners. The mixed scramble has always been a fun evening so come along and enjoy.

Poker Night;
The men's club is holding a poker night in Castledargan hotel on this coming Friday 22nd April at 8.30pm. Everyone's support is appreciated for this which is sure to be a great nights fun.
Fred Daly
The Fred Daly team had a great win over Enniscrone in the zone semifinal on Sunday last at home in Castledargan. Patrick callaghan and Sean Carroll set the ball rolling with great wins over their opponents, both 7and6 while Ronan Cahill followed that up with a 3and2 win. Which meant both Fergal Colliery and Conor Burke both called in with 3 matches won. The final is against co sligo golf club in a few weeks time. Dates in next weeks notes.
A.I.B. Fourball
The A.I.B fourball qualifying was on the weekend last and with the weather kind there was a good turnout with the top 8 teams goingthrough. The draw is Kevin Conlon & Ray o Grady v Fergus & John Torsney Paul Mullen & John Sexton v James Davey & Mick o Hara Tony Wasylocha & Paul Mc Gonigal v James Kearns & Aiden Mc Goldrick Andy Kearns & Colin Diamond v Peter Carr & Dave Donovan Team practice Team practice for the interclubs are starting this Wednesday at 6.30pm. Anyone interested in playing on the teams especially the national 4ball inter club (old Cecil Ewing) should attend so the captain can look at pairings.
Competitions coming up.Darren Clarke Cup qualifier. Next weekend see the qualifying for the Darren Clarke Cup. Qualifying  is on the Saturday and Sunday and is a open  competition. Call the golf shop on 0719118541 to book your tee time. New Smile Dental Clinic is sponsoring the competitions for the 3 days over the May bank holiday. On the Saturday and Monday the format is stableford and it is a open competition so invite anyone to come along. On the Sunday it's the first Golfer of the year comp and that format is stroke. 

LADIES WEEKEND 18 HOLE COMPETITION DRAW SHEET
- Sponsor: O'Hehirs Bakery               - Alternate Day Stableford       
- Saturday & Sunday the 16th & 17th April 2016

GROUP 1                                   GROUP 2
Pauline Byrne                           Breege McGoldrick
Pauline Lennon                        Bridie Henry

GROUP 3                                   GROUP 4
Noreen Lunnane                      Ann Mullen
Sheila Clancy                            Mary Walsh
Anita Carty                                 Joan O'Dowd

 

Ladies Club Notes: 10th April 2016
Results of recent competitions as follows
Eco Energy Ltd 30th March 1st Pauline Byrne
Simones 2/3 April 1st Elaine Willis 2nd Joan O Dowd 3rd Bridie Henry
Ann Mullen posted a birdie on the 15th hole.
The Castle Dargan team of Ann Mullen and Ronan Cahill will play Enniscrone on Wed next 13th April at the Galway Bay Golf Resort in the Irish Open-Pro Am Competition. Tee off at 11.30am. We wish our team the very best on the day.
The 9 hole comp on Wed next is sponsored by Amelia Sue Nails and Beauty.  Tee off at 10 am.
Next w/end Alternate day 18 hole comp is sponsored by O’ Hehirs Bakery. Place name on sheet to be included in draw.
Reminder that complimentary golf lessons have started on Wednesday evenings at 6.30 pm
Icon Spa manager Chrissie and staff will host a pampering evening for all lady members at a later date in April. This should be a very enjoyable and relaxing experience for us all. We just might discover the magic lotion for the “fine lines and wrinkles” .Who could pass up on such an opportunity? Watch this space for the date.

Club Fundraiser. 
The men's club have a poker night fundraiser on 22th April in Castledargan. Everyone's support is appreciated for this which is sure to be a great nights fun.
Castledargan cup draw.
The top 16 in the Castledargan cup qualified for the knockout phase and the draw is as follows Cahill Ronan v Michael o Hara, James Davey v Michael flynn, Tony Wasylocha v Niall Kearns, Donal Mc Loughlin v Paul mc Gonigal, Peter Carr v Fergal mc Loughlin, Brian waters v Adam Kearns, Sean Carroll v Patrick callaghan, Brendan Deignan v Niall Walsh.
Last week competitions were sponsored on Saturday by healthy Vending.ie which was won by James fallon with a score of 35pts. In second was Adrian mc Goldrick and in third was Ciaran Cryan. On Sunday the competition sponsor was Supervalu Ballisodare and the winner was Paul mc Gonigal with 35pts. In second was Ciaran Cryan and in third was Colin diamond.
Next weeks competition is the A.I.B 4 ball qualifier on Saturday and Sunday with the following week the Darran Clarke cup  qualifier.  

LADIES WEEKEND 18 HOLE COMPETITION DRAW SHEET
- Sponsor: Zodi Shoes          - Alternate Day Stableford        

- Saturday & Sunday the 9th & 10th April 2016

GROUP 1                              GROUP 2                                                 GROUP 3
Pauline Byrne                      Sheila Clancy                                          Joan O’Dowd
Mary Walsh                           Ann Mullen & Loretto Brennan            Noreen Lunnane & Pauline Lennon  

                                                                             

Castle Dargan Ladies Notes - 1st April 2016

The 18 hole comp this coming w/end is sponsored by Simones
This is also the Irish Open Pro Am competition
The winner of this comp will be joining the winner of the gents comp this weekend and together they will advance to the regional qualifiers as a team. The regional qualifiers draws are done and Castle Dargan will be playing Enniscrone on Wednesday 13 April at The Galway Bay Golf Resort. Tee time 11.30. From the 28 teams in the group the top 4 will qualify to advance in the comp.The All-Ireland final will be played on the Smurfit Course at The K Club in early May .We will all be rooting for the lucky Castle Dargan team so best of luck to all players this w/end. Hopefully members will give it a go.

LADIES WEEKEND 18 HOLE COMPETITION DRAW SHEET

- Sponsor; SIMONES                  - Plus Irish Open Qualifier
- Alternate Day Stableford         - Saturday & Sunday the 2nd & 3rd April 2016

GROUP 1                              GROUP 2                                    GROUP 3
 Pauline Byrne                     Sheila Clancy                             Joan O’Dowd
 Ann Mullen                          Elaine Willis                                Noreen Lunnane & Pauline Lennon      

Results of recent competitions
12/13th March 9 hole club comp
1st Ann Mullen

16th March 9 hole club comp
1st Shiela Clancy 2nd Ann Mullen

19/20th March 18 hole sponsored by Keadys Drycleaners
1st Shiela Clancy 2nd Pauline Lennon

23rd March 9 hole comp sponsored by Yeats Tavern
1st Joan O Dowd 2nd Annette Kearns 3rd Pauline Lennon

26/27th March 18 hole sponsored by Breeogue Pottery
1st Joan O Dowd 2nd Ann Mullen                                                 

Club Competition.
The first of the men's club competitions for the year kicked off with the Gulf Oil sponsored event on 27th/28th March. Winner of the competition was Greg Mahon, first man into King of the castle with a great score of 39pts which was helped with birdies on holes 3 and 13. In 2nd place was Dave o Hara from Co Sligo golf club with 37pts and in 3rd was James Davey with 35pts. Next weeks competition on Saturday is sponsored by Healthy Vending.ie on Saturday and by supervalu Ballisodare on Sunday. Both are stableford competitions. The following week is the A.I.B Bank 4Ball  qualifier so get your pairings ready. Draw for Castledargan cup will be in next weeks notes.
Poker Night
The men's club have a Poker night Fundraiser coming up on Friday 22nd April at 8.30pm. Everyone's support is appreciated for this which is sure to be a great nights fun plus someone will have a pile of money home with them. Spread the word because the more the merrier. 

CLUB FUNDRAISER
The club had its first fundraiser of the year on Good Friday and Easter Saturday last. It was a great turnout and the club would like to thank all the members from our neighbouring clubs who came out to support our event. Winners of the event was our own club members team Ray o Grady, Kevin and Carmel Conlon. The club would like to thank some of our sponsors for the event which include The Glasshouse hotel, Calor Gas and sanoVitae leisure club.

 

Club Competitions
This weeks club competition was played on the bank holiday Sunday and Monday and was sponsored by Gulf Oil. Winners will be published in next weeks notes. Next weeks competition is the qualifier for the Castledargan cup which is played over Saturday and Sunday.  Added bonus for the leading qualifier is a chance to play in the Irish open pro am.
 

CAPTAIN'S DRIVE IN

The club had its captains drive in on this paddys day. There was a big croud of members and friends in attendance and we were blessed with the good weather as the sun shone as the the two new captains Niall and Shiela hit there tee shots straight down the middle (ish) of the fairway. Afterwards the croud gathered up in the bar where Niall and Shiela thanked the club for the opportunity to repersent castledargan for the year ahead. Everyone enjoyed a night of Music and craic and a good night was had by all. The club and Members would like to wish Niall and Shiela an enjoyable and sucessful year ahead.

AURIVO WINTER LEAGUE.
The presentation of the mens winter league sponsored by AURIVO took place after the captains drive in. As expected no team could catch the high scores of team 5 J.TRACEY/P.MCTIERNAN/M.OHARA/D.MCLOUGHLIN. Paul and John accepted their prizes from AURIVO repersentive Eugene Carroll on the night and the club would like to thank AURIVO again for their sponsorship this year.
Winter league results.
1st Team 5 (421pts) John Tracey,Mick O'Hara,Donal McLoughlin,Paul McTiernan.
2nd Team 8 (407pts) Geard Tailly,Aiden McGoldrick,Adrian McGoldrick,James McLoughlin.
3rd Team 7 (405pts) Niall Walsh,Donal Kelly,Mickey Beatty,Alan Taaffe.

GOOD FRIDAY/ EASTER SATURDAY FUNDRAISER.
Our traditional and very popular open scramble takes place on the 25th and 26th of march. While played only on good friday in the past,the event is being extended this year so that teams can now play on either Good Friday or Easter saturday. The format is a 3 person scramble of ladies. nts or mixed, and costs €75 per team. A great list of prizes is available, with goodie bags for all entrants, and there's also an offer of just €105 per team to include the golf and a meal for each player in the hotel afterwards. Time sheet is now open so get your teams lined up, and call 071 9118541 to book your tee time.

CLUB FIXTURES.
The fixture booklet for 2016 competitions is now available in the golf shop and this years competitions kicks off on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday with a Open competition sponsored by GULF OIL. Please come out and support. Also one for the Diary is the following week when the Castledargan cup Qualiflier is on with the added plus of the irish open Qualiflier for the leading score.

Castle Dargan Ladies Notes

On Friday night 4th March the ladies club held a very successful table-quiz in association with the North West Stroke Group in Castle Dargan hotel. There was a great turnout on the night and our sincere thanks to all who participated. 20% of the proceeds go to the Stroke Group. Thanks also to the lady members who kindly donated prizes for the raffle, to the resort for making the room available and for sponsoring a prize .Congratulations to those teams who won 1st and 2nd prizes.
.The Captains drive-in takes place on St. Patricks Day as is tradition in Castledargan. There will be a mixed scramble at 12 noon with the drive-in at 4 pm followed by refreshments, finger food and music. The Captains charity on the day is the Sligo Cancer Support Centre and tickets at €5 a strip will be available in the Golf Shop and on the day. We ask that this very worthy charity is well supported .There are two lovely hampers to be won on the day and we thank sincerely the following sponsors who kindly donated items  for the hampers .Shell’s Café, Kate’s Kitchen, The Food Centre Cleveragh,Cosgrove’s Sligo and Feehily’s Florists Carraroe.
Of course the drive-in kicks off our golfing year and we anticipate a large turnout in support of Captains Niall Walsh and Shiela Clancy.
The presentation of the Homeland sponsored Winter League prizes will also take place on the night. We thank them sincerely for their continued support.
Results: 13th Feb 1st Ann Mullen 5/6th March 1st Pauline Lennon 9th March 1st Ann Mullen.
Our first sponsored 18 hole competition takes place next w/end 19/20th March. Place your name on sheet to be included in draw.
Wednesday competitions continue. Meet at 9.50 for draw with Tee off at 10 am.

Castledargan golf club notes 13th March 2016

Aurvio winter league.
The weather was kind for the final round of the winter league last weekend but we'll have to wait till st Patrick's day after Niall and Sheila's captains drive in for the final results to be announced. See if any of the trailing teams could catch the impressive scores of team 5  J.TREACY/M.OHARA/D.MCLOUGHLIN/P.MCTIERNAN. Also in the mix is Team 8.  G.TAILLY/A.MCGOLIRICK/A.MCGOLDRICK/J.MCLOUGHLIN. And
Team 12.  N.WALSH/D.KELLY/M.BEATTY/A.TAAFFE. Let's see if there can be a upset on the night.

Captains Drive In
Captains Drive In takes place on our traditional date of 17th March. Mixed Scramble, with Drive-In at 4pm, followed by finger food, refreshments and music, and presentation of the Aurivo Winter League prizes. It promises to be a enjoyable day and night and we would like to see as many members and guests come out to support Niall and Shiela officially take the reins for the year ahead. Hope to see you all there.

Good Friday/Easter Saturday Scramble
The first and very important fundraiser for the gents club this year takes place on 25th and 26th of March. The event is a 3 person scramble, costing €75 per team. Teams can play on either the good Friday or Easter Saturday and can be gents, ladies or mixed. Great prizes available with goodie bags for all entrants, and there is also a offer of just €105 per team to include the golf and a meal for each player in the hotel afterwards. Start getting your teams ready and if members can try and get as many non-members involved. Call 0719118541 to book a tee time. 

Castle Dargan Golf Club Notes - 6th March 2016


Aurvio Winter League.
With only one week remaining in the Aurivo sponsored winter league the team at the top will take some catching with consistent high scores in the last few weeks. Team 5 of J.TREACEY/M.OHARA/D.MCLOUGHLIN/P.MCTIERNAN had the top team scores in the last three weeks to open up a gap which looks a little bit too big for the rest of the field to overtake but like Europe in Medinah 'never say never'.
Scores with two weeks remaining were;
Team 5. 336pts J.TREACY/M.OHARA/D.MCLOUGHLIN/P.MCTIERNAN.
Team 8. 316pts G.TAILLY/A.MCGOLIRICK/A.MCGOLDRICK/J.MCLOUGHLIN.
Team 12. 313pts N.WALSH/D.KELLY/M.BEATTY/A.TAAFFE.

Captains Drive In
Captains Drive In takes place on our traditional date of 17th March. A Mixed Scramble, with the Drive-In at 4pm, will be followed by finger food, refreshments and music, and presentation of the Aurivo Winter League prizes. It promises to be a enjoyable day and night and we would like to see as many members and guests come out to support Niall and Shiela officially take the reins for the year ahead. Hope to see you all there.

Good Friday/Easter Saturday Scramble
Our traditional and very popular Open Scramble takes place shortly on the 25th and 26th of March. While played only on Good Friday in the past, the event is being extended this year so that teams can now play on either Good Friday or Easter Saturday.

The format is a 3 person scramble of ladies, gents or mixed, and costs €75 per team. A great list of prizes is available, with goodie bags for all entrants, and there's also an offer of just €105 per team to include the golf and a meal for each player in the hotel afterwards. Time sheet is now open so get your team lined up, and call 071 9118541 to book your tee time.

Men's council meeting

Next men's council meeting takes place on Tuesday 8th March at 9pm in Castle Dargan House. 
 

Castle Dargan Men’s Club Golf Notes

AURIVO Winter league update.
With only three weeks remaining of the winter league sponsored by AURIVO there is everything to play for with only 15 points separating the top three teams. The team scores at the moment with the bottom two scores eliminated are.
Team 5. 289pts J.Tracey/M.O.HARA/D.MC.Loughlin/P.MC.Tiernan
Team 8. 281pts G.TAILLY/A.MC.GOLDRICK/A.MC.GOLDRICK/J.MC.LOUGHLIN
Team 7. 274pts N.Walsh/D.KELLY/M.BEATTY/A.TAAFFE
Team 1. 269pts S.CARROLL/P.MULLEN/J.SEXTON/A.MORLEY
Team 4. 2268pts D.CONNOLLY/B.KELLY/S.O.CONNELL/J.TORSNEY.
Some teams still have players scores to count so all could change on present scores.
Table Quiz for Ladies Club, in association with North West Stroke Group
Friday 4th March, at 8.30pm in Castle Dargan. Entry is €40 per team of four, so please support and enjoy a good night of fun and general knowledge
Captains Drive In
Captains Drive In takes place on our traditional date of 17th March. Mixed Scramble, with Drive-In at 4pm, followed by finger food, refreshments and music, and presentation of the Aurivo Winter League prizes. Hope to see you all there.
Good Friday/Easter Saturday Scramble
The first and very important fundraiser for the gents club this year takes place on 25th and 26th of March. The event is a 3 person scramble, costing €75 per team. Teams can play on either the Friday or Saturday and can be gents, ladies or mixed. Great prizes available. Start getting your team lined up!
Golf Course Maintenance Presentation
A good crowd was present at last Thursdays presentation on the maintenance plan and projected
Course works for 2016,2017 and beyond. It was great to hear a intensified plan which Ollie will be spearheading over the next 18 months initially, and then further beyond again, as everyone at castledargan commits to the necessary improvements, and changes which will have a great benefit
for the course, the members and all visitors to the resort in the coming years. Further details of the plan will be distributed to members in due course, and we look forward to reaping the rewards of these works in the future. For any further details on this, please contact Xav at the golf shop.

A big Congratulations to our very own Xavier Médas on his recent awarding as PGA Advanced Professional - Acknowledging his active role as a PGA professional at Castle Dargan and Regional Coach, as well as added qualifications (Level 3 coach, sport psychology cert., strength & conditioning cert, etc). - There are only a dozen recognised PGA Advanced Professionals in the country and so the title is a real testament to his amazing work here at Castle Dargan and his constant strife to further his contribution to the sport. 

Castle Dargan Men’s Club Golf Notes

AURIVO Winter league update;
With only three weeks remaining of the winter league sponsored by AURIVO  there is everything to play for with only five points separating the top three teams. The team scores at the moment with the bottom two scores eliminated are.
Team 5. 245pts J.Tracey/M.O.HARA/D.MC.Loughlin/P.MC.Tiernan
Team 7. 240pts N.Walsh/D.KELLY/M.BEATTY/A.TAAFFE
Team 8. 240pts G.TAILLY/A.MC.GOLDRICK/A.MC.GOLDRICK/J.MC.LOUGHLIN
Team 4. 234pts D.CONNOLLY/B.KELLY/S.O.CONNELL/J.TORSNEY.
Some teams still have players scores to count so all could change on present scores.

Table Quiz for Ladies Club, in association with North West Stroke Group
Friday 4th March, at 8.30pm in Castle Dargan. Entry is €40 per team of four, so please support and enjoy a good night of fun and general knowledge

Captains Drive In
Captains Drive In takes place on our traditional date of 17th March. Mixed Scramble, with Drive-In at 4pm, followed by finger food, refreshments and music, and presentation of the Aurivo Winter League prizes. Hope to see you all there.

Good Friday/Easter Saturday Scramble
The first and very important fundraiser for the gents club this year takes place on 25th and 26th of March. The event is a 3 person scramble, costing €75 pe