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Club Notes: 21st May 2017

Pitch and Putt

David Cahill Wins Hillview Open.

After the sun of the previous weekend, cooler conditions greeted players competing for the Dom Kavanagh Trophy. With a mixture of local and outside players competing, competition was always going to be keen, and that is what happened. The spoils finally went to local player David Cahill who was lifting the trophy for the second time in three years. This second victory confirms the significant improvement David has made in his game since his return to Hillview just a few years ago. In second place overall was Anthony Culhane (Tipp. Hills) who returned a magnificent gross score of 23 under which on another day would have brought him victory. For the presentation of prizes later that we were joined by members of the Kavanagh family, sponsors of the event and Club President Seamus O'Doherty. In his speech Seamus again thanked the family for their generous and continuing support. He also thanked those who helped make the day possible and all players who participated. Full results were as follows (all players from Hillview except where otherwise stated.)

Overall Nett winner- David Cahill, Nett runner-up- Anthony Culhane Tipp Hill, Gents Gross winner - James Ryan Tipp Hills, Gents Senior Nett- Stephen O'Reilly, Gents Inter Nett- Paul Sweeney, Gents Junior Nett- Michael Kirby  Larkspur Park.

Ladies 0-11 Nett- Kathleen Shanley, Ladies 12+ Nett - Nora Whelan, Ladies Gross winner- Lorraine Troy, Cunnigar, Ladies Nett runner-up - Breda , Howell.

National Matchplay Finals: Congratulations to three members of the club who qualified for finals to be played later this year.


Dom Kavanagh Memorial Hillview Open Pitch and Putt Tournament Presentation.  Back row left to right Sheila Byrne sponsor, James Ryan Tipp Hills grade winner, Breda Howell grade winner, Kathleen Shanley grade winner, self, Laura Kavanagh sponsor, Paul Sweeney grade winner, Con Lucey treasurer.

Front row - Seamus O'Doherty, President, David Cahill overall winner, Ann Cunningham sponsor, Nora Whelan Lady Captain, Paddy Kavanagh sponsor.


Open Americans on every Wednesday evening, special Charity Event on May 31st to Help Send Billy to St Louis, any support for this worthy event would be appreciated. Forms are available for the Hillview Open Week starting on June 10th.

Club Lotto

On Saturday 20th May the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €5,800. The numbers drawn were 1-8-10-20 there was no Winner of the Jackpot. There were tickets with 3 numbers. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 27th May at 9.30p.m. The Jackpot will now be worth €5,900. 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 2017 are now due, they are available at €45.00 for 1 year. If you're not in you can't win.