Best wishes to the Senior Cup panel, who begin their campaign on Saturday 24th June at Mallow, all support is very much appreciated.
The Mixed Foursomes team had a great run last weekend at Bandon, before falling to the hosts in the final. Well done to all in trying conditions.
The Crumin Classic is on this coming Friday.
This month’s competitions include a Ladies Open Day on the 6th (sponsored by First South Credit Union) and the Cope Alliance Open Day on the 19th June. The Eileen Murphy Foursomes will be held on the 11th and the 13th. The Cohen Cup is on the 18th and the 20th, and the Lady Captains Prize will be played on the 25th June.
The Men’s Intermediate and Minor Scratch Cups will be held on the 10th (sponsored by Clona Dairies). The Ringenane Cup on the 11th June is sponsored by Fire Direct and the Monthly Medal for June is on the 17th June (kindly sponsored by Haven Bay). The Cork Members Cup, sponsored by MacSweeney Accountants is on Sunday 25th June.
Note that the Wednesday Open Singles on the 14th July will remember Finbar Fehilly, all proceeds will be donated to the Irish Heart Foundation.
The Pro Shop Challenge will take place on the 22nd July at 2pm. Once again Ger Broderick and Ian Stafford will take on Cathal Butler and John Murphy. The event is in aid of Marymount and it is sure to be even more successful than last year.
The MACDONALD HOTELS Summer Series will commence on the 21st July and will be played over 7 days during the summer. It is a four ball event, played off the yellow tees. The winners of each day and the best runner up will play off in a final on Saturday 30th September.
Team Barrett muses on a critical part of the game, Rules of Tees
Course Improvement Plan
A comprehensive improvement plan has been submitted by Ken Kearney Golf Design. The plan is located on the Club Documents page.
Note that the relevant documents for the Club AGM are also to be found on the Club Documents page.
Kinsale Golf Club has a long and distinguished history and can trace its origins back to 1880.
It is situated 5 kilometers from the Historic town of Kinsale and is just over 20 kilometers from Cork City. The course is in a rural setting and has stunning views of the surrounding countryside. It measures 6,935 yards and consists of two nine hole loops finishing at the Clubhouse. The Club has played host to major tournaments including the All Ireland Finals of the Cups & Shields in its Centenary year 2012. The Club has a full range of practice facilities including , 6 bay driving range, putting and chipping greens, Pro Shop and Catering facilities. Attractive Green Fee rates are available, click here for details.
Kinsale is the southernmost town on the Wild Atlantic Way. The town is known as the Gourmet Capital Of Ireland with a large selection of restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels to suit every budget. There are many sandy beaches nearby with sailing and fishing well catered for. It is an ideal location for those planning a golfing holiday.