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Club Notes: 6th Sept 2015


Tipperary County Vets

William Guiry had a great weekend at the Tipperary County Vets Tournament; he won the Men's 45 doubles with Michael Waldron and the mixed doubles with Patricia Lord. Ann Durkan followed up Grace and Laura's recent Tipp victory with a win, teaming up with Philip McLaughlin. Michael Murray teamed up with Rose Houlihan to win the senior mixed doubles. Eugene O'Mahoney was runner up in the 45 singles and Michael Prendergast and Dick McCarthy were runners up in the 55 doubles.

Club Championships

The club championships have been postponed to October 5th due to the busy schedule of Open and Vets tournaments. Entry forms in hallway or enter online via tournament planner.

Castleview Open

Best of luck to all the Hillview players, playing in the Castleview Open over the next 2 weeks.

Wednesday Open Americans

Eugene Cooney is again organising Open American Tournaments for members and visitors over the next number of weeks. Therefore if you are free on Wednesdays, come along at 7:15 PM for a fun evening.

Juniors Sign up for junior coaching with William Guiry or Jaco Oostheyin, refer to notices on board.

Pitch and Putt

Scrambles. Despite the rapidly shortening evenings and that we have had to reduce our Tuesday Scrambles to 18 holes they continue to be strongly supported. Below are the results of the last two competitions.

Aug 25th: The winning team by just 1/3 of a shot were the team of Ann Wall, Norman Rankin and Dave Cahill. Runners-up were Nora Whelan, Seanie O' Connor and Paddy O' Hanrahan. The gross went to Joan Donlon, Anne Fitzgerald and John Fitzgerald with an excellent 19 under score.

Sept 1st: The easy winners on this occasion were the team of Breda Howell, Mary Maloney and John Fitzgerald. Runners up were the trio of Kathleen Foran, Laura O' Hanrahan and Dave Cahill. The gross went to the duo of Veronica Anglim and Michael Kennedy.

During the month of August we ran an ongoing 36 hole strokeplay competition which again was strongly supported. The results were as follows:

Ladies; Net winner - Nora Whelan, Net runner-up - Breda Howell, Gross winner- Pauline Lucey

Gents: Net winner- Dave Cahill. Net runner-up - Adrian Anglim, Gross winner - John Fitzgerald.

Club Lotto

On Saturday 5th September, the Hillview lotto Jackpot was worth €2,100. The numbers drawn were 10-11-12-17. There was no Winner of the Jackpot, 2 tickets with 3 numbers each received €50.00 each. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 12th September 2015 at 9.30p.m. The Jackpot will be worth €2,200. Tickets are €1 each and can be bought from ticket sellers, or at the Hillview Flamingo Bingo every Monday & Friday Night or at the Club Bar every night. Buy-ins for 2015 are now due, they are available at €45.00 for 1 year. If you're not in you can't win.

Please note Fee's for Groups wishing to book for outings for Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Pitch & Putt and other events will be accepted. You can contact Hillview Sports Club by phone on 052-6121805 at any time between 10.30am and 10.30pm every day. You can also write to the Hon. Club Secretary Mr. David Barry 085-2813932 and send the letter to Hillview Sports Club, Mountain Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. You can also contact our club president Mr Seamus O'Doherty by phone 087-7636545. You can check out our website to see our facilities at http://www.hillviewsportsclub.net or https://www.facebook.net/HillviewSportsClub.