Ladies Club

Ladies’ Committee for 2017

Lady President Betty McEvoy
Lady Captain Martina Searson
Lady Vice Captain and Secretary Mairead Hackett
Treasurer Helen Farrell
Handicap Secretary Julie Walshe
Competition Secretary Breda Walsh
Officers Marion Hanlon, Kitty Feely, Dympna Darby

January 2017

The Ladies Club golfing year has commenced.

Our first winner of the year was Rita Malone who won the 9 hole monthly competition with 18 points.

Our Winter League which is running for 7 weeks. Julie Walsh (18 pts) was the first weeks winner. Well done. It is up to everybody to catch her!!!

December 2016

The AGM of the Ladies Club took place on the 3rd December. New officers were elected.

August 2016

Helen Farrell won the August Medal.

Rita Malone won the 9 hole competition.

The Lady Captain’s Prize was won by Martina Searson, 2nd Mary McGee, Gross Breda Walsh, 3rd Kitty Feely.

July 2016

Sally Callaghan won the July Medal.

June 2016

Mairead Hackett won Theresa Murphy Trophy.

Rita Malone won the both the June Medal and the 9 hole competition.

May 2016

Anne Kelly, one of the founding member of the ladies club passed away on 15th May. May she rest in peace. She will be sadly missed by all.

Mary McGee won the May Medal.

The 9 hole competition was won by Helen Farrell.

April 2016

Angela Seery won the April Medal.

March 2016

Every good wish to Lady Captain Dympna for tomorrow’s Drive In and every success for the coming year.

January 2016

We wish Dympna the very best as she starts off her year as Lady Captain and also to Martin as Vice Lady Captain.

The Winter League competition has started. €5 to enter and re-entry is €3. Play anytime you like. This will run up to 20th March.

December 2015

The AGM was held on Saturday December 5th.  A great attendance. Thank you all for coming.  A new Lady Captain Dympna Darby was appointed along with a new Committee which will be updated above after January 1st.

Thank you so much to outgoing Lady Captain Helen.  She worked so hard all year and was an inspiration to all of us showing us how things should be done.  Well done Helen.

Presentations were made for Golfer of the Year, Rings Competition and the Birdie Tree as well as the Hamper League.  Golfer of the Year was Dympna Darby.  Congratulations Dympna. You really deserved it after winning both the Lady President’s Prize and The Lady Captain’s during the year.  Winner of the Rings was also Dympna. And Birdie Tree…. guess who… Yes Dympna again.   The overall winner of the hamper League was, yes,  Dympna Darby.  We really will have to pull up our socks next year…!!

The AGM Hamper competition was cancelled on the day because of bad weather but was played as a multiple entry competition over 2 weeks.  This concluded on Sat 19th and was won by Angela Seery.  Well done Angela.. Another name that crops up a lot in the winners.

On behalf of Lady Captain Helen and The Committee I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and every good wish for 2016.

 

November 2015

AGM Notice

The Ladies’ Club AGM will be held in The Clubhouse on Saturday December 5th at 1.30 pm.

HAMPER RESULTS

Week 1      Angela Seery           24 points

Week 2     Kitty Feely               25 points

Week 3     Mairead Hackett    23 points

ANNUAL OUTING

A very big thank you to Lady Captain Helen for organising a really enjoyable day out in Woodenbridge on Monday 2nd November.  We had a great turnout; played in teams of 3 and everyone really enjoyed the golf.  Also enjoyed a lovely dinner afterwards in Woodenbridge Hotel.  Thanks again Helen.  As usual the organisation was superb.

October 2015

This week, Wednesday 14th, Saturday  and Sunday 17th & 18th October is the last 18 hole competition of the season.  Next week we start our Hamper competition.  We will start playing 13 holes, reducing to 9 as weather dictates.  Wednesday starting time will be 10 a.m.  Competition will be over 7 weeks culmination on day of AGM – 5th December.  Good luck to everyone.

September Medal 2015

Our September Medal, the last of the season,  was won by Breda Walsh.  Well done Breda.

Lady Captain’s day

Thank you so much Helen for a wonderful day.  We had a great day’s golf and a really enjoyable evening in Avon Ri.  We really appreciate the work both Paul and Helen put into the day and it paid off.  Thanks again.

Congratulations to Dympna Darby (20) who won the prize.  Dympna has been playing great golf all season and hugely deserves the prize. Well done Dympna.

Results:

1st DYMPNA DARBY 20 NET 72
2nd MAIREAD HACKETT 35 NET74
GROSS JULIE WALSHE 17 GROSS 97
3rd IRENE DOWNEY 24 NET 75
FRONT 9 ANGELA SEERY 24
BACK 9 JEAN MACKEY 30
NEAREST PIN IRENE DOWNEY
LONGEST DRIVE DYMPNA DARBY
STRAIGHTEST DRIVE SALLY CALLAGHAN
PAR 3’s MARJORIE HERBERT

We wish Lady Captain Helen every good wish for her big day next Saturday 22nd August

Best of luck to all players.  It’s the day we all want to play our best golf and win that coveted prize.  Watch this space to see who that lucky person will be…..

Dinner and presentation of prizes that will be held in Avon Ri that evening.  I’m sure it will be a lively evening.  Enjoy it.

August

Congratulaions to Marion Hanlon who won the August medal on what has to be the score of the year……63 net.   Marion lost 7 shots for her great score.

Well done too to Kitty Feeley who came second with a score of 73 net and to Sally Callaghan, third, with a score of 74 net.

July

Our July Medal was won by Breda Walsh (19) with a nett score of 75.

June

The Theresa Murphy Trophy was won by Martina Searson who was the overall winner.

The President’s Prize was won by Dympna Darby – nett 73. Second was Marion Hanlon. Gross was Julie Walshe. Third was Brid Shirran.

Our June Medal was won by Helen Farrell with a net score of 72.

May

Ladies’ first minor match in Tulfurris against Newbridge GC. Blessington won 3 matches and halved 2 matches. Well done. In the next round the Ladies’ Minor Team played New Ross in Mount Wolseley and lost 3 & 2.

The Boyne Trophy played against Edmonstown on Sunday 24th, and lost 5 & 0.

Our May Medal was won by Deirdre Keating with a net score of 71.

April Medal

Our April Medal was won by Angela Seery with a net score of 73 – the first points for golfer of the year.

New Members

A very warm welcome to Teresa Blake and Marjorie Herbert – two new members – and a big welcome back to Noreen Wheatley, who has rejoined our club.  We hope you really enjoy your golf in Blessington Lakes and we look forward to playing with you.

Matches

We wish the very best of luck to our Minor Cup Team and Managers who take on Newbridge Golf Club in Tulfarris on 10th May.

Lady Membership €450

Blessington Lakes Ladies Golf Club is offering full membership to new lady members from NOW until end FEBRUARY 2016 for a special price of €450. As part of the development programme for 2015, Blessington Lakes Ladies Golf Club is offering full membership to new lady members from now until end February 2016 for a special price of €450. This prices includes Club subscription, course fee and ILGU subscription – Please click here for an application form or for further info please email info@blessingtonlakesgolfclub.con or call Betty at 045 867146. You can also fill out the form below and we will reply to you very quickly Blessington Lakes is a small and friendly golf club where ladies of all golfing abilities can enjoy a full calender of golf, the ladies club although relativity young have been very successful on the Interclub scene winning two all Ireland championships in recent years (read more). Set in the stunning Wicklow Mountains, on the outskirts of Dublin, we truly have the best of both worlds.  In addition for 2015 the ladies club is offering 3  free group lessons to all full members. Theses lessons commencing in March will be given at Blessington Lakes Golf Club by a PGA professional. Offer applies to first time new lady members to Blessington Lakes Golf Club at Boystown Golf Course.

Other Activities

Watch out for our regular open days and weekends right through the Summer. See page ‘Open Fixtures 2015’. There is a Bridge Club active at Blessington Lakes Golf Club.  Meeting every Wednesday evening-play starts at 7.30 pm.  Open to new members.