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Connacht GUI Annual now available

Thursday 25th April, 2019



The Connacht GUI Annual is now available online atConnacht Annualand copies will be available in the changing room from this weekend.The Annual contains all the Inter Club fixtures for 2019 and past results as well as Club Officer contact details and Open Fixtures...


So what’s new?Maximum score is a new, additional form of stroke play where a player’s score for each hole is capped at a maximum set by the Committee.A player who does not complete a hole – referred to informally as “picking up” – will not be disqualified, but...

Inter Club Campaigns begin again

Tuesday 23rd April, 2019



The first of our Inter Club fixtures for 2019 is on next Saturday April 27th with a National Fourball Betterball tie against Castlebar.We have two matches at Home and three Away and the team is as follows HomeSeán Gaughan and Padraic LynskeyHugh Carey and Ollie Munnelly Jnr AwayKevin Conroy...

Summer rules now in operation..

Monday 22nd April, 2019



From today, Tuesday April 23rd , Winter Rules will no longer apply.This means that Preferred Lies are now no longer in operation and the ball through the green shall be played as it lies.So hit it, find it and hit it again !

Kevin makes it a third success

Wednesday 17th April, 2019



Kevin Padden was the overall winner of last weekend's Club Outing to Galway Bay Golf Club. This was Kevin's third Club Outing win, who was also successful last year in Donegal GC and in 2012 at Carton House.A most enjoyable weekend was had by all even if the weather didn't hold up too well....


The Bee Green Cleaners sponsored competition which was to have been played on March 18th has now been rescheduled for Good Friday April 19th.

2010 Captain Noel records his first Ace

Monday 08th April, 2019



Noel Reilly recorded his first Ace yesterday (April 7th) at the Hackett second hole. This year's Captain James who was playing alongside Noel saw the ball bounce once,roll and disappear into the cup. This follows on from Ollie Munnelly Jnr's ace at the same hole in February.This was the...

Junior Golf

Thursday 04th April, 2019



The Junior Golfing year starts this Saturday April 6th from 0930 to 1100 with registration and coaching for both boys and girls aged 6 to 18. As there are a lot of forms to be filled out and we might expect twenty or more boys and girls to attend on the day, Rita, James, John Geraghty,Jim Brown and Peter...

Information night

Monday 01st April, 2019



An information evening for members of the Golf Club will be held by Erris Tourism in the Iniskea Room in the Broadhaven Bay Hotel at 8 pm on Wednesday April 3rd .In the interest of improved communications between Erris Tourism and the Golf Club, this will serve as a forum for Erris Tourism to outline...

Good Luck to the Mayo Lads

Saturday 30th March, 2019



On the weekend of our Club fundraiser, the Club would like to wish Martin and Chrissie Barrett all the best in the final of the National League against Kerry tomorrow.On this occasion Eoin O'Donoghue missed out on selection but hopefully all three will be coming home with the spoils of victory....

Fundraising AmAm next weekend.

Sunday 24th March, 2019



The annual fundraising event run by the Club to provide funding for professional tuition for our Junior golfers will be held over Saturday 30th and Sun 31st March.The event is an 18 hole stableford competition with teams of four, gents, ladies or mixed and with two scores to count on each hole.Winner...


The Mens Annual Club Outing will take place this year over the weekend of April 12-14.The official 36 hole Club Outing competition will be held over the links at Galway Bay Golf Club with more relaxed fare on Sunday over the very fine parkland course at Ballinrobe Golf Club.This promises to be an...


James McGuire and Rita Walsh , our 2019 Captains drove-in the new golfing year on Sunday last March 3rd in front of a large gallery.Afterwards there was a Mixed Scramble over 18 holes on a beautiful Spring day.Winners on the day were Noel McLoughlin, John Geraghty, Fergus Scanlon and Andrea...

Captains Drive-In this Sunday

Tuesday 26th February, 2019



The 2019 Captain James McGuire and Lady Captain Rita Walsh will Drive-In the new golfing year next Sunday at 10:30This will be followed by the now traditional Drive-In Mixed Scramble which is again very kindly sponsored by An Builín Blasta.Members are asked to gather at 10 am for the Draw and...

Winter League Final

Sunday 17th February, 2019



The final of the 2018 Winter League was contested yesterday with Vincent Fahy and partner Coilín Faherty taking on the pairing of Danny Malone and Hugh Carey after their respective wins in the semi finals.It was an epic encounter that finished on the 4th extra hole with a win for Danny and...

Changes to the Rules of Golf from January 1st

Tuesday 12th February, 2019



One important rule change that most golfers may not be aware of....particularly no ** ( 2 ) below When Ball or Ball-Marker Moves on Putting GreenThere are two specific Rules for a ball or ball-marker that moves on the putting green.(1) No Penalty for Accidentally Causing Ball to Move. There is no...

The 2018 Twos Competition- a summary

Monday 07th January, 2019



The Twos competition for 2018 concluded on December 31st with the last of the 35 Golfer of the Year singles competitions.Stats for 2018 are as follows...171 twos or better were recorded, an average of 4.9 per competition. (122 in 2017)There was one ace, Martin Cosgrove's hole in 1 at the...


The Lir Clubhouse Bar and Restaurant opening hours over the New Year period ,are as followsDate has passed......Friday 4th Jan: 12 pm to finishSaturday 5th Jan: 10 am to finishSunday 6th Jan: 830 to finishThe management and staff at the Clubhouse would like to wish all our members a very Happy...


There are some Fixture changes to the Mens Competition Diary in December and January. These can be found in the Mens Fixtures page or on the Upcoming Events Calendar marked RED on the right hand side >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>....


A presentation of the Mens and Ladies Christmas Hamper competitions will be held at 16:30 tomorrow Sunday December 16th.The Men's Hamper is very kindly sponsored by Healy's Spar Barnatra and the Ladies by Brogan's Eurospar,Belmullet.


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