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This years Nine & Dine came to a close last night with a very enjoyable evening in the Clubhouse.

The Management Committee would like to thank Tom MacHale & Teresa Flynn for an extremely successful Nine & Dine this year.

Also best wishes to Tom and Bernadette MacHale who are celebrating their 50th  Wedding Anniversary.

Congratulations to Lauren Walsh on having a hole in one last week at the European Amateur Championships in Parkstone GC UK.  Lauren achieved this on the second hole, 174 yards using a 5 iron.  Well done Lauren on a super achievement.  Lauren will be representing Ireland in the Ladies Home Internationals on 7th to 9th August in Downfield GC Scotland.  Best of luck to Lauren and all the team from all in Castlewarden.  We are very proud of you and your achievements.
Congratulations to Donald Thompson and Kim Ryan winners of President Robert Carroll's prize. Congratulations also to Tommy Moore and Vivienne Denton on winning the Presidents Prize to 5 day members and Gino Cregan on winning the Presidents Prize to the Juniors. Well done to all winners. Sincere thanks to President Robert for the burgers on the 10th hole on the final day. There was some great golf played after that and all those playing had a great day in the sunshine.
Following on the success of the Play in Pink day, a cheque was presented to Miriam Hand of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute.  We would like to thank all the ladies who took part and made the day such a success.  A big thank you also to the men who played in the 9 hole competition and to the sponsors of the day Vincent and Miriam Boyle.

Sincere thanks to the Kildare Seniors Alliance for visiting Castlewarden on Monday 22 July. We hope you enjoyed our facilities and course. A big thank you to Noel Herterich for arranging this. We hope to see you again soon.
Sincere Thanks to Edel Creely of Trilogy Technologies for sponsoring our first Solder Cup. Congratulations to the winning team of Paul O'Brien, Seamus Kavanagh, Michelle Masterson and Susan Harte and to all prize winners on the day. With such a great turnout it is hoped to run similar competitions in the future.
Congratulations to Colm Moriarty on shooting a super round of 65 yesterday in the Castlewarden Aviva Pro Am. Well done on another great win. Congratulations also to the winning team of Andy Callinan, Brad Flynn and Oliver Lawlor. Thank you to all those who took part in this most enjoyable day. Sincere thanks to Colin Ryan of Aviva for sponsorship. Thanks to our Professional Brian O'Brien for all the work put in to make this day possible.
Nine and Dine of 2019 is on Thursday 11th July. Timesheet is now open. Cost is 16 euro which covers a delicious main course provided by Karl, a 4 person scramble, prizes for First and Second and plenty of picky outs. Timesheet opens on Monday at 7.30. Thanks to Teresa and Tom for arranging most enjoyable social evening of golf and good fun. We hope to see you all there.
Congratulations to the Tudenham cup team on their win against Moate GC on Sunday 7th July. Castlewarden are now through to the semi final. Date and venue to follow. Well done to all players and manager Captain David Kelly.
Castlewarden welcomes baby Eden James Kelly. Congratulations to Captain David Kelly and Laura on the birth of this beautiful baby boy.  All members wish mum, dad and baby Eden well.
Congratulations to Lauren on getting to the semi final of the Irish Women's Close Championship in Woodbrook today Sunday 23rd June.  Lauren was beaten by Paula Grant of Lisburn on the 18th hole while finishing 1 under par. It was a fantastic display of golf and sportsmanship.  The many followers from Castlewarden were witness to what is reported to be the best game of golf they have seen. Well done Lauren and best of luck for the rest of the season.
It's a big weekend for Castlewarden inter Club.

Men's Pierce Purcell play in Leinster Quarter final V Cill Dara. Venue Athy GC. Tee off at 4 o clock Saturday 22nd June. 

Best of luck to players and managers Keith White and Luke Minogue.


Ladies Intermediate team play Lucan. Venue Delgany GC. Tee off at 1.45 Sunday 23rd June.

Best of luck to players, caddies and manager Philippa Carr.

Please support your fellow golfers.
Sunday 9th June sees our men's Junior Cup team play the Junior Cup qualifier in Lisheen Springs GC. Tee off is at 8.50 am. Please support our fellow members. Best of luck to all players and manager Stuart Callery.
On Tuesday 21st May we held our Play in Pink day. This was held to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. The event was kindly sponsored by Vincent and Miriam Boyle and we thank them sincerely for this. It was a singles competition with lots of prizes to be had. 

On Tuesday evening we held a 9 hole men's competition to allow our fellow members come out and support this very worthy cause.

There was also a raffle and prize giving on the night. Celebratory prosecco was provided by President Robert and we thank him for this.

The Ladies Committee hope to be in position to hand over 2000 euro to this very worthwhile cause.  Thank you to all members, both ladies and men for supporting this most successful event.

The April draw has taken place and was witnessed by Hon. Treasurer Joe McShane, Mick Fitzpatrick and Colette Booth McNally on the 30 th April.

There were 605 members in the draw.

The draw itself and the winning numbers can be found on the following link:

www.randomresult.com

The winning numbers and members are as listed below:

Prize, Winnings, Draw Numbers, Winners are:
1st €300 220 Tom Glenane
2nd €200 401 Noel Mullins
3rd €175 88 Stefano Cinelli
4th €150 61 Paddy Cahill
5th €125 240 Gerry Heffernan
6th €100 159 Keal Duggan
7th €75 360 Robert McDonnell
8th €75 205 Gerard Galvin
9th €75 292 Brian King
10th €75 442 Emer O’Flaherty
11th €75 128 Hugh Daly
12th €75 456 Jerry O’Leary

Well done to all our winners but especially to Tom Glenane who wins our top prize this month of €300. Cheques will issue from the office during the week.

We have a draw every month now up until December 2019 which again will be a bumper draw

Regards
The Management Committee

Congratulations to our Ladies Intermediate team on their win against our neighbours Craddockstown. Manager Philippa Carr and her team claimed the win in a hard fought battle with a nail biting finish in Beech Park GC on Sunday 28th April. Well done ladies.
Ladies Get into Golf information and taster session takes place Tuesday 23 April at 7.30. Now is your chance to give golf a try in a pleasant and friendly setting. Cost for six week programme is 60 euro. Please wear comfortable warm clothes as you may go out on the course with our Professional Brian O'Brien. Contact the office on 01 4589264.


Members don't forget to tell your friends. Buddies also needed for five weeks on Monday morning and Thursday evenings. Contact Mary Bean or Ann Marie Pryal if you are able to help out.
Congratulations and well done to our Minor Cup team. While Tiger was winning the Masters in Augusta, Castlewarden fought hard to get through to the next round in claiming a win against Newlands in Killeen.  Well done to players, caddies and manager Susan Harte. A big thank you to our Professional Brian O'Brien for his expert coaching and encouragement.
The dates for the Seniors Open for 2019 are:

Singles Stableford

Open to all players over 50 and have a GUI/ILGU handicap. Three categories 50 -59, 60 -69, over 70. One single ladies prize. if you are lucky enough to qualify come along and enjoy our fabulous course and pay a visit to our restaurant afterwards.

Cost for visitors / guests €17

Monday May 13th.
Monday June 10th.
Monday July 8th.
Monday August 12th.
Monday September 9th.
Monday October 21st.
Monday November 11th

 Points awarded for Senior Golfer of the Year.

Tuesday 2nd April – Singles

Tuesday 30th April - Singles

Thursday 30th May - Singles

Tuesday 16th July – Solheim Cup (4 Lady Team)

Competition Price - €15

Entry via BRS or contact the Pro Shop.

Congratulations and best of luck to our incoming President Robert Carroll, Captain David Kelly and Lady Captain Janice Fleming. We at Castlewarden are in good hands! Thank you to the many members who attended our AGM on Tuesday 13th November.  Best of luck also to Vice Captain Vincent Hendrick on his appointment.  Our new Committee were elected at the AGM.  We wish them well and support them in their endeavours.
A big thank you to Former Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley and Sky Sports Team in giving us an unforgettable morning of thoughts, strategy, knowledge and coaching.  Paul teamed up with our elite Junior / students Lauren Walsh, Luke Minogue and Kevin Robinson sharing his experiences, along with a very informative Q&A session to finish.
CASTLEWARDEN GOLF CLUB