Category Archives: Men’s Club News

Elmgreen Men’s Golf Club Fixtures 2017- Members Sunday competitions

Visitors May Play in semi opens but members are required to book the places

DateCompetitionDateCompetition
January & February 14 holes stableford
Feb 26Captains Drive inJuly 23rdJuly Medal strokes*
March 5thSingles stableford (start)July 30thSingles stableford
March 12thSingles stablefordAug 6thSingles stableford semi open
March 19thStoke play (match play Q)*Aug 13thPresidents Prize-stableford
March 26thMarch medal Strokes*Aug 20thNo competition/lady presidents prize
April 2ndSingles stablefordAug 27thAugust Medal strokes*
April 9thApril Medal Strokes*Sep 3rdSingles Stroke play- last in ***G.O.Y
April 16thSingles stableford (semi open)Sep 10thFour man rumble
April 23rdFour man team event

(2 to score each hole)

Sep 17thSingles stableford
April 30thSingles stableford (semi open)Sep 24thSingles stableford
May 7thDave O Rourke Trophy*

Strokes

Oct 1stFour man team 2 to score at each hole
May 14thSingles stablefordOct 8thSingles stableford
May 21stFour man team event

(2 to score each hole)

Oct 15thSingles stableford
May 28thMay medal (strokes)*Oct 22nd4 Man team (Waltz)
June 4thSingles stableford (semi open)Oct 29thSingles stableford
June 11thJune medal (strokes)*November14 holes stableford
June 18thSingles stablefordDecember12 holes stableford
June 25thSingles stableford
July 2nd4 Man team (Waltz)Note: 10 stroke events in player of year*
July 9thCaptains Prize –Strokes*CaptainDominick Duffy
July 16/17Possible River cupTBCLady captains prize

It is with pride and pleasure I take on the role of Captain for 2017. It was wonderful to see a great turnout on Sunday 26th February and the weather was kind to us.

It was a great pleasure to play with Nora Kinsella Ladies Captain – Dolores Brady Ladies President and my friend John Sheeran on the day.

A big thank you to our Committee for their support and help,

To Carr Golf for providing the food and refreshments on the day

To Tony and the staff of Lime Tree Caterers for the lovely spread,

To Dermott and the Greenkeeping Staff for their hard work in presenting the course in great condition especially at this time of the year.

To my good friend Colin Maybin for the wonderful mode of transport Myself and Nora arrived to the 1st tee in style ‘A Big Thank you’

From your kind donations my nominated charities are:

  1. Brother Kevin Crowley, The Capuchin Day Centre.
  2. Cystic Fibrosis (Malin 2 Mizen Cycle which takes place this May) in memory of Triona Priestley a local girl who passed away in April 2014.

I wish you all Good Friendship, Good Golf, and enjoyment for the year ahead

Dominic Duffy

Captain

GUI Competitions

(h) home draw  (a) away draw

(click on tournament name for full draw)

CompetitionRoundDate / Time
Club / Course / Result
ManagerAssistant Mgr
Barton CupFirst
Metropolitan TrophyFirst
All-Ireland FourballFirst 25/3/ 2017 / 12.08 Naas G C / loss 3/2 Alan Green Dominic Duffy
Pierce PurcellQualifiers
Jimmy BruenQualifiers
Non GUI Competitions
CompetitionRoundDateClub / CourseManagerAssistant Mgr
Best Cup
First
O’Grady CupFirst
(The O’Grady Cup is a mixed competition)

Carr Golf are delighted to announce a €1 million investment in Corballis Links Golf Club and Elmgreen Golf Club, with the purpose of dramatically improving both facilities. Carr Golf are Ireland’s fastest growing golf club management and maintenance specialists and their ambitious plans will help to reinvigorate two of Dublin’s most well-known golf clubs.

The initial phase will focus on improving the presentation of both courses and this is already underway with the recent purchase of state of the art machinery worth over €500,000. The new machinery will assist a 12 strong team of expert greenkeepers, who will be working tirelessly over the coming weeks and months to elevate the standards of both courses. Initial reaction has been extremely positive from members and guests, with many commenting that they have already noticed improvements to the quality of the courses, which has greatly enhanced their playing experience.

Plans are also in place to renovate the off course facilities at Corballis and Elmgreen, with a further investment of more than €500,000 being committed to improving the clubhouses, pro shops, locker rooms, driving range and restaurant, with work commencing in early 2017. This will coincide with the launch of their innovative Membership Programme, which will cater for every golfer.

Carr Golf will manage all aspects of each Club’s operations and during the tender process they engaged Goodform to carry out extensive research of members and visitors at the clubs. The feedback has helped Carr Golf to shape their investment plans and prioritise those areas needing immediate improvement.

Corballis Links Golf Club located in Donabate is a hidden jewell in Irish links courses and was recently added to the Irish Gems section of www.top100golfcourses.co.uk. The land on which it is situated was first used to play golf in 1906 and over the years has attracted golfers from all over the world, including Bernhard Langer, who used to play there prior to the Irish Open.

Elmgreen Golf Club is a quaint parkland course designed by renowned golf course architecht Eddie Hackett. Although situated just off the M50 and only 15 minutes from the city centre, the course offers spectacular views of the Dublin mountains and is renowned for year round playability.

Speaking about the plans for the golf courses, Marty Carr, CEO at Carr Golf said;

“We see this as a really exciting time for Elmgreen and Corballis Links Golf Clubs and hope that Members and guests enjoy this new journey with us as we strive to dramatically improve their experience and present a far superior golf course, facility and service. Improved communications and engagement with Members will also ensure they are kept updated of club initiatives at all times.”