Ladies Golf Club Notes | Concrawood Golf Club | Ireland
28th November 2017
Autumn League Finishes
The last two weeks of the Autumn league were played in very wet and windy conditions, but despite this great scoring was recorded and little divided the teams in the final round. Results as follows;
Winning Team – Jeanette Keenan, Eileen Kerr and Marina Ni Threasaigh
Three teams tied for second place and they are as follows;
Team 1: Michele Costello, Faela Heavin and Cait Quinn
Team 4: Tania Macklin, Carmel McAleavey and Martina Conlan
Team 5: Breige Horgan, Sile Moore and Caroline Haren
Congratulations to all the winners.
Turkey winners in November are – Carmel McAleavey X 2, Sile Moore, Breige O’Reilly, Donagh Nugent, Marina Ni Threasaigh, Mona Metcalfe, Martina Conlan and Michele Costello.
As 2017 draws to a close and Lady Captain Faela hangs up the blazer, we thank her for her leadership and guidance during her reign in 2017. A wonderful Lady Captain.
Ladies AGM Thursday 7th December at 8pm. Lady Captain’s dinner Saturday 2nd December.
17th October 2017
Autumn League Commences
Friday last saw the commencement of the Autumn League. The gales of latter days hasn’t helped the scoring but the league runs for the next 5 weeks so it’s all to play for in the weeks ahead. Due to weather conditions the North Leinster Alliance was cancelled on Monday last.
Winner of the Mulligan Cup (28th September) – Winner Chris Monahan 33 points. Last of 18 hole competitions (5th October) RB Coogan sponsored, first Jo McCahey 33 points, Category Two Cathryna Craig 27 points, Category Three Moira O’Brien. Winner of the 1st turkey competition Janette Coogan 20 points.
Mass for Deceased Members
The annual mass of deceased members of Concra Wood takes place on Saturday 18th November in St. Maeldoid’s at 7pm.
26th September 2017
Final Weeks of the 18 Hole Competitions
Winners of last week’s competition sponsored by The Corner Pharmacy was won by 1st Janette Coogan 34 points, 2nd Tania Macklin 31 points BD, 3rd Mona Metcalfe 31 points. Congratulations to the winners and our thanks to The Corner Pharmacy for their continued sponsorship.
This week’s competition is The Jeweller Cup.
The cancelled RB Coogan sponsored competition to be played next week and that will bring to a close the 18 hole competitions for 2017.
The winter alliance takes places in Concra Wood on Monday 25th October.
The Concra ladies/Past Captain outing takes place to Rockmount Golf Club Belfast on Monday 30th October. Please put names of those travelling on the timesheet on the noticeboard in the clubhouse.
5th September 2017
Mona Wins the bragging rights AGAIN
The high scores recorded by the ladies of Concra this year continues with Mona Metcalfe returning a magnificent 43 points last week to claim the top spot once again. Mona has made the fairways of Concra her own so we look forward to seeing her handicap topple and great golf in the years ahead. Results of Mementoes sponsored competition last week; Mona Metcalfe 43 points, Category One Jo McCahey 32 points, Category Three Sile Moore 33 points. Our thanks to Mementoes for their continued sponsorship to the ladies.
Results of competition Thursday 24th August sponsor The Glencarn Hotel. Winner Janette Coogan 37 points, Runner-Up Mona Metcalfe 36 points, Category Three Chris Monahan 35 points. Winner of 9 hole competition Cait Quinn 14 points. Our thanks to The Glencarn Hotel.
This week’s competition is sponsored by The View Restaurant Bar.
22nd August 2017
Shoe City Open Day a huge success
Despite early morning rain the sun broke through and glorious conditions prevailed for the huge number of ladies who turned up for the Shoe City sponsored open day. Our thanks to Shoe City for their continued sponsorship towards the ladies at Concra. Results as follows;
1st Sian Mulholland – Lurgan GC – 40 points
2nd Elaine Ward – Dundalk GC – 38 points
3rd Sandra McMonagle – Letterkenny GC – 36 points
4th Geraldine Egan – Mullingar GD – 36 points
Front Nine – Moira O’Brien – Concra GC – 20 points BD
Back Nine – Pauline Campbell – Virginia GC – 18 points
Hi-Maintenance sponsored competition 17th August (stroke competition); 1st Chris Monahan 71, 2nd Nastia Kovalenko 74, 3rd Rosemary Hughes-Merry 76.
Mulligan Cup results; Winner Janette Coogan 35 points BD, 2nd Dorren Quinn 35 points, 3rd Tania Macklin 33 points.
Teresa McHugh Cup results; Winner Mona Metcalfe 39 points, Category One Janette Coogan 36 points, Category Two Cathryna Craig 33 points, Category Three Sile Moore 38 points, Beginners prize Sinead Corrigan.
Lady Captain Faela expressed her thanks to all our sponsors at the presentation of prizes which took place in Concra on Sunday night.
8th August 2017
Shoe City Sponsors Ladies Open Day
Monday 14th August is ladies open day at Concra Wood, it is a singles stableford competition a few slots still remain book now by visiting Concrawood.ie or ring the office on 0429749485. Our thanks to Shoe City for their continued sponsorship for this annual Open Day.
Winners in last week’s competition – Captain’s Prize to the Ladies, Winner Donnagh Nugent, Category One Nastia Kovelenko, Category Two Eileen Kerr, Category Three Sile Moore. Our congratulations to Captain Johnny on a wonderful weekend and our thanks to him for his hospitality towards the ladies.
Winners in the NBCRI competition Thursday 27th July Winner Yvonne Duffy, Second Mona Metcalfe, Third Nastia Kovelenko. Congratulations to all the winners.
This week we play for the Mulligan Cup. Thursday 17th August is a stroke competition sponsored by Hi-Maintenance.
25th July 2017
Lady Captain leads by example
Returning a magnificent 40 points on Monday last the lady captain Faela saw her handicap topple as she claimed the top spot in the Dorren Harte sponsored competition. Our thanks to Dorren Harte for her continued sponsorship to the ladies. Congratulations to the winners and they are as follows;
Lady Captain Faela Heavin 40 points, Bernie O Hagan 37 points BD, Janette Coogan 37 points BD
Longfield Oil Rosebowl
A great number of ladies took to the fairways on Sunday in glorious conditions to play for the coveted Longfield Oil Rosebowl sponsored by Seamus and Yvonne Duffy. Top spot was claimed by Michele Costello, who carded a brilliant 40 points and brings the coveted Rosebowl up to Killycard. Well done Michele and our thanks to Yvonne and Seamus Duffy for their continued sponsorship towards the ladies. Results; Overall winner Michele Costello 40 points, Category One Janette Coogan 38 points, Category Two Faela Heavin 37 points and Category Three Marina Ni Threasaigh 34 points. Congratulations to all the winners.
This week’s competition is the NCBRI.
18th July 2017
Lady Captain’s Day in Concra
Sile wins the bragging rights
As the mist rose from the lake at Concra last Saturday morning, so did the spirits of the ladies as they turned up in great numbers to play for Lady Captain Faela’s prize on her special day. A gentle breeze became a stronger wind, but the ladies weren’t deterred by slightly more difficult conditions. Good scoring was recorded as the cards came in, but it was Sile Moore who rose to the top and won the bragging rights. A most popular winner as was evident at the prize giving later that evening, as she was feted and greeted making her way to the podium to claim the coveted prize. Lady Captain Faela left no stone unturned to make sure members and guests had a memorable day. As the ladies completed their 18 hole competition they were treated to a vintage tea party in the surrounds of the beautifully decorated clubhouse. The array of amazing sun flowers that adorned the tables was a joy to behold and added to the splendour of the occasion. Speaking at the presentation Lady Captain Faela paid tribute to her committee, our secretary Geraldine, her Vice-Captain Andrea, to the management and staff of the clubhouse and to the office staff. To greenkeeper John and his staff, she complimented them on the excellent condition of the course. She paid tribute to the valued support of the sponsors for the weekly competitions all during the year. She welcomed the new beginners and assured them of continued support and encouragement. She thanked the members for their gifts and good wishes. She had a special word for her wonderful family and she thanked them for the tremendous support and guidance they gave her all the way. In conclusion she expressed her appreciation to the main sponsor of the day CARNA TRANSPORT IRELAND for their generous sponsorship which was very valued and much appreciated. She also thanked HEINEKEN for their sponsorship, amid applause she then presented her prizes to the winners and they are as follows;
Overall Winner: Sile Moore
Runner Up: Bernie O Hagan
Gross: Dorren Quinn
Third: Chris Monahan
Category One: Jo McCahey
Category Two: Janette Coogan
Category Three: Marina Ni Threasaigh
Past Captains: Eileen Kerr
Committee Prize: Cathyrna Craig
Front Nine: Donnagh Nugent
Back Nine: Mona Metcalfe
9 Hole Competition: Maura Moore
Visiting Lady: Moya Lynch
Visiting Captain: Jill Roulier
Visiting Men: Stephen McCarthy
Nearest Pin 6th hole: Dorren Quinn
Nearest Pin 14th hole: Moira O’Brien
Amen Corner: Briege Horgan
Beginner Ladies: Joyce McLoughlin
Lady Captain’s Prize to the Men;
Winner: Paul Leonard 42 points
Category One: Alan Bolger 40 points
Category Two: Ross McGinn 38 points
Category Three: Martin Malone 38 points
A most enjoyable night of music and dancing brought a memorable day to a close.
This week’s competition is sponsored by Doreen Harte.
This Sunday we have the Longfield Rosebowl kindly sponsored by Seamus & Yvonne Duffy, check BRS for tee times.
11th July 2017
Chris wins the bragging rights
In a style that we have come accustomed to, Chris Monahan once again beat the best and all the rest to claim top spot in the Garda sponsored competition for the ladies last Thursday. returning a magnificient 41 pts, she was 2 points ahead of our Lady Captain, Faela. Results as follows ; winner Chris Monahan, 41 pts, Category 1 Eithne McAviney 38 pts, category 2 Faela Heavin 39 pts. Well done ladies. Results of Ladies Open day on Sunday last , Winners D.Conway, K.Thompson, D, Mulhern Shandon Park, 88 pts, 2nd D.Quinn J.McCahey J.Kennan, Concra, 84 pts, 3rd S. Moore, C.Monahan, F.Heavin Concra 80pts. We record our sympathies to Eithne McAviney on the recent death of her mother in law Mrs Sally McAviney.
Lady captains day beckons.
This Saturday the 15th July is Ladies Captains day. The flag are flying, the banners are out and the champagne is on ice. So all is in readiness for Lady Captain Faela as her big day draws near. We all join in wishing her a memorable day.
4th July 2017
Brilliant Bernie breaks the record
When Bernie O’Hagan carded a magnificent 47 points on Sunday last to claim the Patrons Prize she also became a top scorer in Concra to date in 2017. No member had bettered that. It was a day of double celebration for the O’Hagan family as husband Paul returned 45 points in the mens competition to claim the top spot. Our heartiest congratulation to Bernie and the hot money will on the Keady lady as Lady Captains day approaches. Results of patrons prize as follows: 1st Bernie O’Hagan, 47 pts, 2nd Mona Metcalfe 35 pts, 3rd Jeanette Coogan 34 pts.
Junior Hilton Shield winners – It was smiles all round for the Junior Hilton Shield team as their proud Captain Alice Duffy returned to the clubhouse with the victorious team having seen off the ladies from Clones in the return match at Concra on Sunday. A great victory. The winners were warmly congratulated by Lady Captain Faela and she spoke flowingly of their determination to bring the shield to Concra and the leadership shown by their team Captain Alice.
This weeks competition is for the Gardai prize.
A reminder of our Open 3 person team event which takes place on Sunday 9th July, visitors E20, members E10. To book go to Concrawood.ie or telephone 042 97 49485.
Also our Friday evening social golf continues, gather at 6.30 for 9 and wine. As lady Captains day draws near the hot favourite list is somewhat changing but the smart money remains with experience.
27th June 2017
The recent good form shown by the lady members of Concra continues
Coming out best in the weekly competition on Thursday 15th June were Winner Mona Metcalfe 36 points, second Jo McCahey 33 points and third Breige Horgan 33 points, this competition was sponsored by Colt Design.
On Thursday 22nd June the competition sponsored by Culloville House, the results were as follows; Winner Chris Monahan 37 points BD, second Rosemary Hughes-Merry 37 points and third Cathyrna Craig 35 points.
Congratulations to all the ladies.
This week we play for prizes sponsored by Conor McKenna Pro. Weekly repeater competition for Conquer Cancer continues. Our Friday evening social golf has commenced. Nine and Wine commencing at 630pm every Friday evening, play 9 holes and have a glass of wine. A relaxing start for your weekend.
Good luck to Alice Duffy and her Junior Hilton Shield team as they meet Clones in the second round of the competition in Concra.
Patrons Prize this coming Sunday, first slots 12noon, check BRS for all the details.
The final countdown begins for the gala event of the golfing calendar year – Lady Captain’s Day on Saturday July 15th. Our thoughts are with our esteemed Lady Captain Faela as she prepares for her special day.
6th June 2017
Great Scores from Concra Ladies
The sun shone even brighter for the ladies of Concra on the day of the President’s Prize for the ladies. In his own inimitable style our esteem President Sean Mulligan was on hand to greet each member as they took to the fairways in an attempt to secure this coveted prize. It was Moira O’Brien who carded a magnificent 40 points to claim the top spot, Rosemary Hughes-Merry did equally well with another 40 points but had to settle for second place on a breakdown. Full results as follows;
Winner Moira O’Brien 40 points BD
Runner-Up Rosemary Hughes-Merry 40 points
Category One Yvonne Duffy 38 points
Category Two Mona Metcalfe 37 points