PORTSALON’S 2021 Open Week runs from July 7th -14.
Full details of Open Week are available via the club’s social media and in the Shop. All Open Week fixtures can now be booked via BRS or calling the shop on 074 9159459.
Open Week Fixtures
Thursday 8 July: Donegal Hospice Charity Day – Gents & Ladies 2 Person Scramble
Friday 9 July: Gents Singles Stroke sponsored by Total Golf
Saturday 10 July: Gents & Ladies 4BBB sponsored by Knockalla Caravan Park
Sunday 11 July: Gents Singles Stableford sponsored by Pat O’Neill Building Services
Monday 12 July: Gents & Ladies Singles Stableford sponsored by Keating Amenities
Tuesday 13 July: Gents & Ladies Singles V Par sponsored by Conor & Odhran McGettigan
Wednesday 14 July: Gents & Ladies Singles Stableford sponsored by Letterkenny Driving Range
Golfer of the Week sponsored by AK Golf
Restaurant Open for take-away / outdoor dining
The restaurant at Portsalon Golf Club re-opened last weekend for outdoor dining and takeaways. Roisin Gibbons and her staff will be on hand to serve your needs in line with current government guidelines on a limited bases. Please check opening times on 074 9192665 before travelling. No bookings are being taken, tables are allocated first-come, first-served. Takeaway orders can be given on the number above.
Note to all team captains, please send results/fixtures/news/updates to: admin@portsalongolfclub if you would like to have them included in notes/on social media. Team photos etc. are welcome too.
Congratulations to Donal Callaghan Snr and his Ulster Cup team as they squeezed past Fintona GC on Sunday past. Despite monsoon-like conditions, they were able get eke out three wins from four on home soil, while Gerard Duffy collected the all-important victory in Omagh.
John Sweeney Memorial
Portsalon had more than 130 golfers on the course on Saturday for the John Sweeney Memorial event and it was John Boyle that added his name to the list of winners on the sparkling trophy with a nett score of 68, enough to win on the break-of-tie.
Thanks to the Sweeney family for their kind prize sponsorship and well done to all the prize winners on the day.
Gents Stableford – Wednesday 30th June
Winner: Niall Fitzgerald (31) – 40 pts
Runner-up: Kyle Black (29) – 39 pts
Gross: Ryan McGettigan (2) – 36 gross pts
Third: Martin Duffy (20) – 38 pts
John Sweeney Memorial – Saturday July 3rd
Winner: John Boyle (26) – 68 BOT
Runner-up: Ronan Sweeney (25) – 68
Gross: Ryan McGettigan (2) – 73 gross
Third: Desmond Doherty (13, Ballyliffin) – 69
Ladies: Deirdre Hensey (21) – 38 pts
Gents Stableford – Sunday July 5th
Winner: Gerard Dorrian (17) – 39 pts
Runner-up: Pascal Cullen (6) – 38 pts BOT
Gross: Ryan McGettigan (1) – 32 gross pts
Third: Dave Hughes (17) – 38 pts
Portsalon Ladies Golf Club Notes
Trish Bradley wins Member Competition
Trish Bradley’s steady form of late has finally paid off as she took the honours in last week’s members competition, shooting a round of 37 points to edge out Pamela Clinton, 36pts.
The first of the Majors is on its way
Mr Captain, Stephen Connolly, has the honour of hosting the first of the clubs majors with his Captains Day on Saturday 24th July.
Play in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Portsalon Members are invited to take part in Captains, Iris and Stephen’s Play in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness 3-ball Scramble on Friday 30th July. €50 per team (including food) with timesheet in operation.
Open Week Events
July Monthly Competitions are ongoing
Portsalon’s Open Week starts this Wednesday 7th to 14 July includes:
07 July – Ladies & Gents Open
08 July – Ladies & Gents 2 Ball Scramble, Donegal Hospice Charity Day
09 July – Ladies Open sponsored by Lennonside Butchers, Ramelton
10 July – Ladies & Gents 4BBB
11 July – Ladies Open sponsored by Total Golf
12 July – Ladies & Gents Singles Stableford
13 July – Ladies & Gents Singles V-PAR
14 July – Ladies & Gents Singles Stableford
Dates for your diary
July Monthly – ongoing. Lady Captains Day, 14th August and Mr Presidents Day, 28th August. Past Captains, 11th September.
The timesheet is in operation and you must be booked in online before arriving at the club. Members are reminded to BOOK the timesheet, REGISTER at the Club shop on arrival and RETURN their completed cards in to the Ladies Locker room.