Mountain View Golf Course Blog
Spring League Results
|Spring League 1st Round|
|Mr Dean Dalton||45||19||12 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Frank Culleton||40||21||9 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Noel Doran||38||20||6 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Vincent Mc Carthy||37||17||12 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Shane Timmons||37||14||12 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Bart Begley Jnr||36||10||9 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Alan Cuffe||36||14||6 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Philip Parsons||36||21||3 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Tommy Coyne||36||17||9 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Eddie Walsh||36||12||3 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Pat Joyce||35||15||6 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Paul Muldoon||35||20||1Pt (Cat 3)|
|Mr Larry O Neill||34||10||1Pt (Cat 1)|
|Mr Tommy Walton||34||16||3 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Patrick Ryan||34||21|
|Mr Eanna Brady||34||25|
|Mr Brian O Neill||33||17||1Pt (Cat 2)|
|Mr Frank Kavanagh||31||15|
|Mr Michael Grace||30||22|
|Mr T J Dowling||30||16|
|Mr John Coffey||29||17|
|Mr John Coleman||29||19|
|Mr James Dunne Snr||29||17|
|Mr Michael Whelan||28||16|
|Mr Sean Byrne||28||13|
|Mr Frank Costello||28||14|
|Mr Des Whelan||27||15|
|Mr Seamus Nolan||27||18|
|Mr Michael Waugh||27||14|
|Mr Seamus O Brien||27||18|
|Mr St John Donovan||26||16|
|Mr George Barcoe||25||17|
|Mr Wallie Ryan||25||16|
|Mr Eamon Bookle||24||17|
|Mr Tommy Bookle||23||16|
|Mr Kevin McPhilomy||22||24|
|Spring League 2nd Round|
|Mr Frank Culleton||86||21||65||12 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Bart Begley Jnr||77||10||67||12 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Seamus O Brien||85||18||67||9 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Michael Whelan||84||16||68||12 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Pat Joyce||84||15||69||9 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr St John Donovan||85||16||69||6 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Paul Muldoon||89||20||69||6 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Tommy Walton||85||16||69||3 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Tommy Coyne||87||17||70||1 Pt (Cat 2)|
|Mr Brian O Neill||87||17||70|
|Mr Eddie Walsh||83||12||71||9 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Philip Parsons||92||21||71||3 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr John O Mahony||93||20||73||1 Pt (Cat 3)|
|Mr T J Dowling||89||16||73|
|Mr John Coleman||93||19||74|
|Mr Seamus Nolan||93||18||75|
|Mr Shane Timmons||89||14||75||6 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Frank Costello||89||14||75||3 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr James Dunne Snr||92||17||75|
|Mr George Barcoe||92||17||75|
|Mr Eamon Bookle||93||17||76|
|Mr Alan Cuffe||90||14||76||1 Pt (Cat 1)|
|Mr Vincent Mc Carthy||93||17||76|
|Mr Michael Grace||98||22||76|
|Mr Niall Fahy||97||21||76|
|Mr Kevin McPhilomy||102||24||78|
|Mr Frank Kavanagh||94||15||79|
|Mr John Coffey||96||17||79|
|Mr Michael Waugh||94||14||80|
|Mr Sean Byrne||94||13||81|
|Mr Dean Dalton||102||19||83|
|Mr Patrick Ryan||106||21||85|
|Mr Des Whelan||103||15||88|
|Mr Wallie Ryan||105||16||89
|2013 Spring League Table (After 2 rounds)|
|Mr Bart Begley Jnr||21 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Shane Timmons||18 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Eddie Walsh||12 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Alan Cuffe||7 Pts (Cat 1)|
|Mr Frank Costello||3 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Larry O Neill||1 Pt (Cat 3)|
|Mr Pat Joyce||15 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Vincent Mc Carthy||12 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Michael Whelan||12 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Tommy Coyne||10 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Tommy Walton||6 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr St John Donovan||6 Pts (Cat 2)|
|Mr Brian O Neill||1 Pt (Cat 2)|
|Mr Frank Culleton||21 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Dean Dalton||12 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Seamus O Brien||9 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Paul Muldoon||7Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Noel Doran||6 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr Philip Parsons||6 Pts (Cat 3)|
|Mr John O Mahony||1Pt (Cat 3)|
March Medal Result
|Competition Type : Stroke-Play|
|Course : Mountain View A|
|March Monthly Medal||SS Score :||68|
|Non-Qualifying||Course Par :||71|
|Mr Frank Culleton||90||21||69||Medal + 12 GOY Pts|
|Mr Joe Forristal||82||11||71||Medal + 9 GOY Pts|
|Mr Larry O Neill||81||10||71||6 GOY Pts|
|Mr Benny McGuire||89||16||73||Medal + 4 GOY Pts|
|Mr Kevin McPhilomy||98||24||74||2 GOY Pts|
|Mr Bart Begley Jnr||84||10||74|
|Mr Philip Parsons||96||21||75|
|Mr Michael Waugh||89||14||75|
|Mr Sean Byrne||89||13||76|
|Mr Eddie Walsh||88||12||76|
|Mr Michael Grace||98||22||76|
|Mr Tommy Coyne||93||17||76|
|Mr Vincent Mc Carthy||93||17||76|
|Mr Seamus O Brien||94||18||76|
|Mr T J Dowling||93||16||77|
|Mr Alan Cuffe||92||14||78|
|Mr Noel Doran||98||20||78|
|Mr George Barcoe||98||17||81|
|Mr John Coleman||100||19||81|
|Mr James Dunne Snr||100||17||83|
|Mr Pat Joyce||99||15||84|
The first monthly medal of the year was played last Sunday in bitterly cold conditions. Joe Forristal, Benny McGuire and Frank Culleton were the medal winners on the day.
This years Spring League starts next weekend 30th & 31st of March with a Single Stablelford . Entry Fee will be €25.00 per person for the six rounds. Participants must be registered and be paid up before they take part. Details of the competition can be viewed on www.mviewgolf.com Registration sheet now on the notice board in the clubhouse.
Sunday Mar 24th Monthly Medal(Single Stroke) . F. Culleton (21) Nett 69. 2 J. Forristal (11) 71. 3. L O Neill (10) 71. 4. B. McGuire (16)73 . 5. K. McPhilomy 74.
Tuesday Mar 19th MV Seniors (3 Person Scramble). 1 C. Foskin, M. Bookle, J. Maher nett 64.5. 2. B O Brien, D. Hanrahan, J Fitzgerald 64.8.
Sunday Mar 31st Spring League Round 1(Single Stableford)
Tuesday Apr 2th MV Seniors Competition
Wednesday Apr 3rd MV Ladies Competition
Sunday Apr 7th Spring League Round 2 (Single Stroke)
Last weekends Fourball Better Ball was cancelled due to the late start on Sunday morning because of frost. An 18 hole single Stableford took place later on Sunday.
This Sunday the first of the eight monthly medals for 2013 takes place. This year there will be just three catagories (handicaps 0 – 13, 14 – 18 and 19 + ). All medal competitions will be single Stoke and also GOY.
This years Spring League is going to be run as a singles . There will be 3 Single Stableford and 3 Single Stroke with the first round starting on weekend 30th & 31st of March. Entry Fee will be €25.00 per person for the six rounds. Participants must be registered and be paid up before they take part. Details of the competition can be viewed on www.mviewgolf.com . Registration sheet now on the notice board in the clubhouse.
Inter Club Competitions
This year Mountain View will take part in the Junior Cup, Pierce Purcell Shield and the Provincial Towns (Leinster) Challenge Cup. On Saturday May 25th they are in Courtown GC for the Junior Cup and on the same day the club will be represented in the Pierce Purcell Shield at Wexford GC. They take on Killerig GC in the first round of the Provincial Towns which must be played by April 28th.
Sunday Mar 17th Single Stableford 1. S O Brien (18) 38 Pts. 2. F. Kavanagh (15) 37 Pts.
Sunday Mar 10th Single Stableford (Cancelled due to bad weather)
Tuesday Mar 5th MV Seniors (GOY) Single Stableford. 1 C. Donovan (17) 42 Pts. 2. J. Leahy (23) 39 Pts. 3. F. Nolan (14) 38 Pts. 4. M. Hoyne (21) 37 Pts. 5. J. Murphy (16) 35Pts.
Sunday Mar 24th Monthly Medal
Tuesday Mar 26th MV Seniors Competition
Wednesday Mar 27th MV Ladies Competition
Sunday Mar 31st Spring League Round 1
Jim and Anne Drive-In To Office
On Sunday morning last Mountain View members started their 2013 golfing year when incoming joint Captains Jim Dunne, Anne Foskin and junior captain Sophie O Grady held their Captain’s Drive-In. On a sunny but cool morning both captains and the junior captain had good drives straight down the first fairway after which 72 people took part in a 4 person team scramble. The members enjoyed their game on what ended as a bitterly cold day but conditions were perfect for golf. The presentation of the prizes took place in the clubhouse after refreshments and Captains Jim and Anne expressed their delight with the huge number that took part. Course management and in particular course superintendent Edward Power was thanked for the immaculate condition of the course. The winners were 1. Tony Malone, Christy Donovan, Richard Murphy and Sophie O Grady 58.2. 2 Larry O Neill, John Murphy, Carmel Fennelly and Josie O Gorman 58.4.
This years club fixture list is now on display on the clubhouse notice board and on www.mviewgolf.com. Contact the clubhouse on 056-7768122 for further details.
The committee has decided to change the format of the Spring League. This year the competition is going to be run as a singles . There will be 3 Single Stableford and 3 Single Stroke with the first round starting on weekend 30th & 31st of March. Entry Fee will be €25.00 per person for the six rounds. Participants must be register and be paid up before they take part.
Registration sheet now on the notice board in the clubhouse. There will be 3 categories (Handicaps 0 – 13, 14 – 18 and 19 + ). Any players handicap that increases or decreases during the competition will still remain in his original category for the duration of the league but will play off his adjusted handicap. Points will be allotted to the first five places in each category (12Pts, 9Pts, 6Pts, 3Pts and 1Pt) after each round. There will be prizes for the first three places in each category at the end of the six rounds.
Tuesday Feb 26th MV Seniors 3 Person Team Event. Winners Michael Hoyne, Liam Kelly, Tom grant 96 Pts. Second Cyril Foskin, Liam Maddock, John Coleman 92 Pts.
Sunday Mar 10th Spring League Round 1.(3 Person Scramble + Single Stableford)
Tuesday Mar 12th MV Seniors Competition
Wednesday Mar 13th MV Ladies Competition
Sunday Mar 17th Fourball Better Ball
Sunday Mar 24th Monthly Medal
2013 Spring League Details
Spring League 2013 Details
The committee has decided to change the format of the Spring League. This year the competition is going to be run as a singles . There will be 3 Single Stableford and 3 Single Stroke with the first round starting on weekend 30th & 31st of March.
Entry Fee will be €25.00 for the six rounds
Participants must be register and be paid up before they take part. Registration sheet is now on the clubhouse notice board.
There will be 3 catagories (H/Caps 0 – 14, 15 – 17 & 18 + ).
Any players H/Cap that increases or decreases during the competition will still remain in his original category for the duration of the league but will play off his adjusted handicap.
Points will be allotted to the first five places in each category.
(12Pts, 9Pts, 6Pts, 3Pts and 1Pt.) after each round.
There will be prizes for the first three places in each category.
2013 SPRING LEAGUE FIXTURES
30 30 & 31-Mar
6 & 7-Apr
13 & 14-Apr
4 & 5-May
11 & 12-May
Single Stroke (Played in conjunction with the May Medal)
2013 Fixture List at a Glance
|Club Competition Fixtures Mar - Dec (2013)|
|17/03/13||Fourball Better Ball|
|31/03/13||Spring League 1st Round (S/S.F. )|
|07/04/13||Spring League 2rd Round (S/Sroke )|
|14/04/13||Spring League 3rd Round (S/S.F. )|
|21/04/13||Monthly Medal (Singles Qualifier)|
|28/04/13||Fourball Better Ball (Doubles Qualifer)|
|05/05/13||Spring League 4th Round (S/Sroke )|
|12/05/13||Spring League 5th Round (S/S.F. )|
|19/05/13||Medal + Spring League 6th & Final Round (S/Sroke )|
|02/06/13||3 Tees Competition (S/S.F. )|
|23/06/13||4 Clubs In The Bag|
|30/06/13||Dan O Neill Seniors Cup + S/Stableford|
|14/07/13||Captains Prize Qualifier|
|21/07/13||Captains Prize Play Off + S/Stableford|
|9 - 11/08/2013||Charity Open Weekend (S/S.F)|
|18/08/13||Fourball Better Ball|
|15/09/13||Champions Cup + S/Stableford|
|22/09/13||Club Tankard Competition (S/Stableford)|
|29/09/13||3 Person Scramble|
|06/10/13||Winter League 1st Round (S/Stroke)|
|13/10/13||Fourball Better Ball|
|20/10/13||Winter League 2nd Round (S/Stableford)|
|27/10/13||3 Person Rumble (Waltz Format)|
|03/11/13||Winter League 3rd Round (S/Stroke)|
|10/11/13||Winter League 4th Round (S/Stableford)|
|17/11/13||Winter League 5th Round (S/Stroke)|
|24/11/13||Winter League 6th Round (S/Stableford)|
There was a large attendance at the AGM of Mountain View Golf Club on Friday night last. Outgoing Captain Seamus O’Brien opened the evening by paying tribute to his Vice Captain and the committee for enabling him to carry out the Captain duties at ease during the year. He wished incoming captain Jim Dunne good luck for the coming year. Seamus also thanked Bee O’Grady and the office staff for their support during the year with club competitions and in house club procedures. A huge tribute was paid by Seamus to greenkeeper Edward Power for providing a fantastic course for members to play. Edward was also complimented by the committee and members alike for the condition and maintenance of the greens throughout the year which were in great condition in spite of all the rain. Out going President Jimmy Maher thanked the club and committee members for what he described as a fantastic year. Jimmy complimented the O’Neill family for providing such a fabulous golf course in the present economic climate.
Course Director Bee O’Grady then addressed the meeting and outlined all the work that had been done throughout the year both on the course and within the club. She also informed the members present that in spite of all the wet weather in 2012 the numbers who played in competitions were only slightly down on the previous year. The new member/green fee loyalty card was a great success during 2012. She thanked Seamus O’Brien and Jimmy Maher for their leadership throughout the year and special word of thanks to Jim Dunne the outgoing Handicap Secretary.
Seniors Captain Liam Maddock was thanked for his excellent reign. She also thanked Edward Power and the office staff for their dedication throughout the year. Bee proposed that the position of captain be for a two year term instead of the traditional one year. This was put to the floor during the meeting and was carried unanimously.
Green keeper Edward Power told the meeting that he hoped the construction of three of the new tee boxes should be completed by the end of March.. He also informed the meeting of other course improvements he intends carrying out including repairs to the bridge at the 5th tee box.
The election of officers and the incoming committee were as follows :
Incoming Captain is, Jim Dunne, Secretary is Bee O’Grady, Handicap Secretary is John Byrne. President is Leonard O Shea, Seniors Captain is John Coleman, Competition Secretary is Willie Grace, Treasurer is Michael O’Neill, Committee members are John Coleman, Jim Maher, Michael Dobbyn, Seamus O’Brien, Edward Power, Keith Kavanagh and Kevin Kelly.
At the end of the meeting there was a minutes silence club members and family of members whom passed away during 2012.
Captains Drive In
Captains Anne Foskin and Jim Dunne will drive into office next Sunday. Members can register up to 16.00 on this Friday at the Clubhouse or on 056-7768122. There are some spaces left so register now and don’t be disappointed. The draw for teams will take place on Saturday. All participants are asked to be at the clubhouse by 9.00am. The competition will be a 3 Person scramble with a shotgun start at 9.30. Members taking part are reminded that all subs must be fully paid.
Last weekends members Single Stableford was cancelled due to frost.
Tuesday Feb 19th MV Seniors Single Stableford 1. Liam Kelly (25) 44Pts. 2. Michael Hoyne (21) 40 Pts. 3. Michael Bookle (24) 39 Pts.
Sunday Feb 24th Single Stableford (Cancelled due to frost)
Sunday Mar 3rd Captains Drive
Tuesday Mar 5th MV Seniors Competition
Wednesday Mar 6th MV Ladies Competition
The AGM Of Mountain View Golf Club will take place in the Clubhouse on this Friday February 22nd at 8.00PM . All members welcome.
Captains Drive In
Captains Anne Foskin and Jim Dunne will drive into office on Sunday week March 3rd . Members can register at the Clubhouse or on 056-7768122. The draw for teams will take place on Saturday 2nd. The competition will be a team scramble with a shotgun start at 9.30. Members taking part are reminded that all subs must be fully paid.
Open Day of Golf
Mountain View will host an Open Day of Golf on this Saturday, 23th February 2013. The aim of the Open Day is to showcase Mountain View as a possible club to join for 2013 for those who are looking at joining a club for the first time or those wishing to make a change & join a different club. The golf team will be on hand to discuss the various valuable membership packages for 2013. Green fees on the day will be just €10 to all new potential members. If you join on the day, you will receive a gift from the golf shop. Tee times must be booked in advance through the golf shop.
Sunday Feb 17th 1. Alan Cuffe (18) 45 Pts 2. John Sheil (19) 38 Pts.
Sunday Feb 24th Members Single Stableford.
Tuesday Feb 26th MV Seniors Competition
Wednesday Feb 27th MV Ladies Competition
|Mountain View A|
|Members Single Sableford|
|CSS Score : 68|
|Course Par : 71|
|Mr Alan Cuffe||42||18|
|Mr John Sheil||38||19|
|Mr Seamus O Brien||36||18|
|Mr Michael Dempsey||36||12|
|Mr Michael Waugh||36||14|
|Mr Tommy Walton||36||16|
|Mr Bart Begley Jnr||35||10|
|Mr Paul Muldoon||34||20|
|Mr Frank Costello||34||14|
|Mr Vincent Mc Carthy||34||17|
|Mr Larry O Neill||34||10|
|Mr Sean Byrne||33||13|
|Mr Frank Culleton||33||21|
|Mr John Mc Nena||32||20|
|Mr Willie Power||32||18|
|Mr T J Dowling||32||17|
|Mr John Coffey||31||17|
|Mr Seamus Nolan||31||18|
|Mr Tommy Phelan||30||14|
|Mr Shane Timmons||29||14|
|Mr Mark Phelan||28||19|
|Mr Ger Grace||28||12|
|Mr St John Donovan||24||16|