Club News

Aug 14


Charleville Golf Club welcomes Denis O’Sullivan European Seniors Tour Professional to the launch of our Development Fundraising Golf Classic which will take place on 29th, 30th and 31st of August, 2014.

Denis, born in Cork, won the 1985 Irish Amateur Close and the 1990 Irish Amateur Stroke Play competition before turning professional in 1997 when he qualified for the European Seniors Tour. He is one of the tour’s most consistent players. He has won six seniors events and finished in the top ten on the Order of Merit several times with a best ranking of third. We thank Denis for taking the time to be with us here today from his busy schedule and wish him well in the future.

We welcome also our main sponsor of this event, Bernie Carroll, Managing Director of Student Programmes Ireland Limited. This is an award winning company based here in Charleville, Co. Cork and was set up in 2009 by Bernie to cater for the increased demand for international students to come to Ireland to improve their English Language Learning Skills. We wish her continued success in her business and thank her for her generous sponsorship.

The format of the golf classic is a team of three with two scores to count at each hole. Team Entry Fee is €150 including a meal. Tee Box Sponsorship €50. Sponsorship of Hole €100. Entries will be taken by the Pro-Shop at Charleville Golf Club (063) 21269 or (063) 81257.

A fantastic competition is envisaged for the brilliant array of prizes valued in excess of €5,000 which will include Power Caddys, Golf Buddies, Golf Bags, Golf Trolleys, Golf Shoes, Sweaters, Green Fee Vouchers for several great golf courses and numerous other prizes. Apart from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes there will be Best Ladies Team , Best Mixed Team and Best Visitors Team prize and several others.

We are looking forward to your support for this major fundraising event in our club and wishing you all the very best of luck in the competition.

We are delighted to announce that the Charleville Park Hotel will have a special bed and breakfast rate of just €79 for anyone playing in the classic.

Last Updated on 10 August 2014

Charleville GC News




 The timesheet is now open for Joe Carroll's Presidents Prize which will be played on Thurs,Friiday,Saturday 21st 22nd23rd August Get your bookings done in good time 



Our Annual South Munster Seniors with a near full timesheet was held on Wednesday last and we offer congratulations to PeterO Farrell and Danny Collins who won their category (0-15) with scores of 45 and 37 pts. Also Tony Connolly and Henry Flynn who wonCategory (21-28) with similar scores of 36 pts.



Aine McMahon's Lady Captain's prize was held on Saturday 19th July. There was a full time sheet from 9am until 2pm as the Ladies strove to win the coveted Prize. Also competing were past juniors, juniors, and beginners.This was a fantastic turn out for our popular Lady Captain. The weather was not ideal but luckily most players finished before the heavy rain!
This year, as a departure from tradition, the ladies got together for dinner which was very enjoyable. Aine addressed the ladies and thanked everybody for making her day so memorable. She had a special mention for her vice captain Siobhan Bowles for her constant support during the year, and Brid Clarson for the beautiful flower arrangements. Aine also thanked her husband John for his support and encouragement . As a tribute to the great work that Mary O'Mahony has done over the years for girls junior golf, Aine dedicatated a perpetual shield in her name to be presented to the best past junior every year.
Aine was joined on the day by her daughters Emer and Deirdre,who helped out taking the entries and photographs, and son Michael. Her four sisters were also there to be a part of her special day.
After a lovely meal all attention was turned to the prizegiving. Aine's prize was a beautiful painting of the 3rd green painted by past member Therese O'Keeffe. Congratulations to our winner Catriona White who had a fantastic score of 64.Well done also to Margaret Cashman who finished in 2nd place with the same score!
After the excitement of the prizegiving the ladies took to the dance floor ! We all had a wonderful day and evening and we wish Aine continued good luck for the rest of the year.


ANOTHER FINE SCORE In these columns last week we recorded a really excellent score from Garda Superintendent Pat Mc Carthy. In Mallow on Monday night in the Avondhu Shield Pat once again displaying some wonderful golf and partnered by David O'Connor Marched their Mallow opponents in from the 15th green. One down playing the 17th The Father and son Parthership of Michael and Cathal Hawe won the hole with a birdie. A great par on the 18th secured a second valuable point and the Fitzgerald Brothers Michael and Antholy secured a great half when Michael rolled in a great putt on the 18th. The other pairings were John O'Keeffe and a disappointing Michael Keating and Damien Lyons partnered by Ger Prunty. Well done to team manager Paul O'Shea .Collecting 2 1/2 pts in Mallow was quite an achievement


Late Tim O'Sullivan
The Committee and members of the Golf Club were saddened last week to hear of the sudden passing of Tim O Sullivan. In London A highly popular member for many years Tim was a regular visitor and like the swallows he returned each year to play important games with family  and club members.This larger than life character will be sadly missed from the clubhouse this year and Summer will seem a little duller without his presence, Sympathy is extended to Maureen,the family and extended family,



The late Willy Hayes.
There was a huge crowd at both the removal and funeral of Willie Hayes who was buried on Monday. A relative newcomer to golf this popular happy fun loving gentleman endeared himself to one and all, especially his Senior Golfers who looked forward to having a game with him each Wednesday.A reward for each partner was a mint  for any Birdie scored. Willie who saw good in everyone will be sadly missed.Sympathy is extended to Kathleen, daughter Debbie
Son in law Greg, grandchildren and extended family, May the green sod of Bulgaden rest lightly 
On this gentle soul.















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Winning numbers for 21st September 2014

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