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Club Notes: 9th Oct 2016

Pitch and Putt - Paul Sweeney Captures another Major Prize

Presidents Prize: We had a great turnout of players and a very sincere thanks to all who played and supported the event. Thank you to our President Seamus O'Doherty for his attendance during the day and at the prize giving later that day in the Clubhouse.

Once again we were blessed with fine conditions after the early morning fog and mists had lifted. The runaway overall and Gents winner was Paul Sweeney who shot a fine 13 under gross playing of a handicap -6. While there were several other great scores special mention must be made of Stephen O' Reilly who shot a brilliant 17 under gross including not one but two holes in one. The Ladies was a much tighter affair with Ann Wall getting home by the minimum from Anne Fitgerald.

Full results were as follows:

Ladies nett winner - Ann Wall;Gross winner- Kathleen Shanley; 0- 11  nett winner - Anne Fitzgerald; 12- 18  nett winner-  Kathleen Foran

Gents Overall nett winner- Paul Sweeney; nett runner-up- David Cahill; Gross winner- Stephen O'Reilly, Senior nett winner - James Cleary; Intermediate nett winner - Paul McGee; Junior nett winner- Danny Gibbons.

Finally a big thank you to all who helped on the day, to the grounds staff and of course to the Ladies who supplied a small mountain of food not only during the day but also at the presentation, Thank you all.

Upcoming events:  Sat Oct 22nd Club outing to Youghal; Sunday Oct 30th - Paddy Power Shield.

President's Prize

Back Row: L to R. : Paddy O'Hanrahan (Gents Capt), Kathleen Shanley, James Cleary, Anne Fitzgerald, Con Lucey, Adrian Anglim.

Front Row: David Cahill, Seamus O'Doherty (Club President), Paul Sweeney, Winner, Anne Wall, Nora Whelan (Ladies Capt)


Hillview had a number of players at the annual Bishopestown Vets Doubles Tournament, Martin Ormonde won the men's doubles 55 with Pat Smith, Michael Murray teamed up with his international partner Hugh Harrington to beat clubmate Michael Prendergast and Dick McCarthy in the over 65s and was runner up in the over 70s, Michael Prendergast also got to the finals of the mixed with Marie Duffy, the trip to Cork was worthwhile to all.

Club Lotto

On the 8th Oct 2016 the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €2,700. The numbers drawn were 3-5-21-24. There was no Winner of the Jackpot. There were 4 tickets with 3 numbers. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 15th October 2016 at 9.00p.m. The Jackpot will now be worth €2,800. Tickets are €1 each and can be bought from ticket sellers, or at the Hillview Bingo every Monday & Friday Night or at the Club Bar every night. Buy-ins for 2016 are now due, they are available at €45.00 for 1 year. If you're not in you can't win.