It was a busy weekend for Kinsale in club competitions. The Ladies Junior team defeated Mallow at Muskerry, while the Minor team beat Fermoy at Mahon. The Intermediate team went down to Monkstown.
The Mens team were defeated in the semi-final of the Jimmy Bruen Shield, by Bandon GC who went on to beat Muskerry in the area final. Kinsale beat Douglas 4-1 in the second round to qualify for the semi-final. There were very tough conditions through the day, and Kinsale lost out in a very close match.
The Pierce Purcell team play Douglas next Sunday at Mahon, your support is appreciated.
John Murphy scored the low round of the tournament in the Flogas Irish Amateur Open at Royal County Down, as he finished tied 26th. The championship was won by the current Kinsale GC Senior Scratch Cup winner Peter O’Keeffe.
Team Barrett muses on a critical part of the game, Rules of Tees
The winners of the draw for free subscriptions:
MS EILEEN BUCKLEY
MR GER CULLINANE
MR JOHN MURPHY (Riverstick)
MR DONAL FORAN
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.