Fota Island Golf Club


Mitchelstown Golf Club

Course Facts:
Address Gurrane Secretary/Manager: Sean Buckley
Mitchelstown Captain: Liam O'Sullivan
Co. Cork Lady Captain: Rita O'Brien
Telephone: 025-24072 President: W.J.Murphy
Public No: 025-24072 Vice-Captain: Dympna O'Sullivan & Michael Hennessy
Fax: 025-24072 Hon. Secretary:  
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it."> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Club Pro: Denis Doyle
Website: www.mitchelstown-golf.com Hon. Treasurer:  
Founded: 1908 Officially Registered 1910 Designed by: David Jones
Open for membership. Societies are welcome and group rates are available. (On request)
Membership: 594 Course opening hours: Daylight hours
Green Fees Midweek: €15 Clubhouse opening hours: 9.00am to 11.30pm
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €20 Mobile phones: Not on course or in clubhouse
Green Fees With a Member: €15 Dress Code: Neat casual, no denim
Green Fees For Opens: €15 Catering: Bar food
Practice Area: Yes Days to Avoid: Weekend mornings (phone)
Club Hire: Yes Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other days
Buggy Hire: No Pre-booking for open tournaments: 14 Days in advance
Soft spikes: Preferred    



Location
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Course Description
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Mitchelstown Golf Club has recently completed it extended course from 15-holes to a fine 18-hole Parkland course. Measuring 5,159 yards Par 67 with a standard scratch of 68, redesigned by David Jones. Set in the Golden Vale, the views from the course are magnificent, with the majestic Galetee Mountains in the background. Mitchelstown Golf course is renowned for the quality of its greens, tree lined fairways and friendly atmosphere. Gently undulating land, intercepted by a river, makes it the ideal golf course for golfers seeking tranquillity and a golf challenge. Mitchelstown Golf Club was awarded the venue of the Munster Finals for the Bulmer’s Cups and Shields in 2002. The visitor is always extended a warm welcome at Mitchelstown Golf Club together with a memorable game of golf.

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Open & Major Fixtures 2011
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See Event Calendar here.

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Club History
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Founded 1908.

Members Achievements

Mitchelstown Golf Club won the Munster Final of the Jimmy Bruen Shield in 2006, when they beat Muskerry Golf Club by 3 and a halve matches to 1 and a halve matches at Cahir Park Golf Club on 2nd July.It was on to Enniscrone Golf Club for the National Finals, where they where drawn against Ulster Champions Castleblayney Golf Club in the All-Ireland Semi-Final on Friday 15th September.

First on the tee was Clem Leonard and Dave O’Connor against Eamon Tavey and Kevin Quinn whom lost out by 3 and 2. Next up was Dave Cahill and Noel Finn against Frank McDonnell and Eugene McGuigan the match went to the 18th but Blaney won by 2-holes. They were followed by Jerry O’Riordan and Vinny Ryan against Alan Bolger and Vinny Ryan, but it was not to be as they lost by 3 and 2. With the All-Ireland place already decided the penultimate match between John Finn and Michael Hennessy against Eugene Hughes and Raymond McHugh ended in a halve, as did the final match between Kieran Casey and Stephen Slattery against Declan McAteer and Mick Fee. However a Munster Pennant in one of the major Championships was a first for this club in North Cork.

Mitchelstown Golf Club won the County Championship of the J. B. Carr Diamond Trophy in 1996, when the team was, F. Roche, D. Finn, J. Skinner, J. A. Ryan, Fr. J. Ryan, Fr. P. Currivan, J. Walsh, T. Fitzpatrick. L. Keating, they were captained by Br. P. C. Treacy. They won it again in 2000.

Mitchelstown won the Irish Section of the "Mail on Sunday" when they defeated Enniskillen Golf Club in a dramatic sudden-death climax at the K Club in 1996.

The Ladies of Mitchelstown won the ILGU Munster Cup Southern District in 1996, when the team was, Pat O'Donnell, Fiona Mullins and Orla Lee.

They won the ILGU Minor League the same year, when the team was, E. O'Flynn, P. Brannock, A. McMahon, T. Nugent, G. O'Donovan, B. Molan, J. Cunningham, B. Hyland and E. Fitzpatrick.

They won the Duhallow Shield in 1997, when the team was, J. Cunningham, M. Hanley, M. A. Hanley, M. Coughlin, M. Sheedy, O. O'Brien, I. Luddy, G. O'Donovan, R. Doody, M. Ryan and A. Kelliher, they were captained by N. Brennan. They won it prior to that in 1973.

Michael Barrett played Munster Youths in 1991 and won the Cork, Kerry and Youghal Boys' Opens' in 1988. 

Ken Mulcahy played Munster Youths from 1983 to 1984.

Fiona Mullins played Munster Juniors in 1990 and 1991.

Catherine Kavanagh was Munster Junior Champion in 1999.

Holes-in-One
Person Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Michael O'Sullivan   7th   137 m
Paddy Byrne 13 June 1999 7th   137 m
Mick Fogarty 27 June 1999 10th   145 m
Cait O'Connor 5 March 2000 2nd   109 m
Joseph O'Flynn 21 May 2000 10th   145 m
Aileen Barry 27 May 2000 2nd   109 m
Judi McDowell 9 July 2000 2nd   109 m
Breda Murphy 7 August 2000 13th   105 m
Angela Mullins 11 August 2000 13th   105 m
Francis McCarthy 14 October 2000 5th   175 m
Gerry Baker 9 May 2000 5th   175 m
Christy McCormack 13 April 2001 13th   128 m
John Boland 11 March 2001 10th   128 m
Jack Barry 3 March 2002 13th   145 m
Pat Cleary 01 June 2002 17th   192 m
Anthony Fitzgerald 27 April 2003 7th   137 m
Nellie Russell 3 September 2003 9th   102 m
David O'Connor 9 October 2003 10th   150 m
John McCarthy 4 June 2004 3rd   137 m
Vincent Ryan 6 June 2004 11th   164 m
William Coughlin 9 December 2004 17th   175 m
William Scannell 2 January 2005 14th   128 m
Michael Duggan 16 January 2005 2nd   155 m
Brid Seymore 8 June 2005 3rd   118 m
Tim Healy 30 July 2005 9th   152 m

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Card of the Course
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Card of the Course (yards)
 
Hole No Blue White Green Par Index Red Par Index
1 451 434 425 5 5 398 5 4
2 348 348 348 4 11 302 4 12
3 137 126 120 3 17 118 3 18
4 357 340 335 4 1 347 5 8
5 376 358 358 4 7 305 4 6
6 482 455 440 5 15 389 5 14
7 365 353 330 4 3 285 4 7
8 490 450 422 5 9 392 5 2
9 152 135 130 3 13 102 3 16
Out 3,158 2,999 2,900 37   2,638 38  
10 485 445 410 5 4 385 5 9
11 163 150 145 3 12 125 3 11
12 359 349 337 4 2 311 4 1
13 353 333 310 4 8 353 5 17
14 143 128 115 3 18 105 3 15
15 284 272 255 4 6 248 4 5
16 325 314 312 4 16 309 4 3
17 175 175 172 3 10 129 3 13
18 328 328 328 4 14 287 4 10
In 2,615 2,494 2,384 34   2,252 35  
Total 5,773 5,493 5,284 71   4,890 73  
SSS 71 70 69     72    



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Roll of Honour
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Maureen O'Grady 1990 Ladies Captain
Breda O'Connell 1991 Ladies Captain
Maura Horgan 1992 Ladies Captain
Ingrid Whelton 1993 Ladies Captain
Aileen Barry 1994 Ladies Captain
Ursula Dolan 1995 Ladies Captain
Catherine Kavanagh 1996 Ladies Captain
Angela Mullins 1997 Ladies Captain
Norma Brennan 1998 Ladies Captain
Margaret Anne Hanley 1999 Ladies Captain
Olive O'Brien 2000 Ladies Captain
Nell Coughlan 2001 Ladies Captain
Bernadette Stapleton 2002 Ladies Captain
Mary Kiely 2003 Lady Captain
Eileen Murphy 2004 Lady Captain
Ita Luddy 2005 Lady Captain
Moira Coughlan 2006 Lady Captain
Nellie Collins  2007 Lady Captain
Mary Coughlan 2008 Lady Captain
Tom Whelton 1990 Men's Captain
Denis Keane 1991 Men's Captain
Tony Lewis 1992 Men's Captain
John Brooks 1993 Men's Captain
David O'Sullivan 1994 Men's Captain
Dan Coughlan 1995 Men's Captain
Bro. Tracy 1996 Men's Captain
Tom Fitzpatrick 1997 Men's Captain
Liam Gamble 1998 Men's Captain
Joe Mullins 1999 Men's Captain
Denis Nolan 2000 Men's Captain
Brendan Reid 2001 Men's Captain
J. F. Quinn 2002 Men's Captain
Sean Buckley 2003 Men's Captain
Coleman Murphy 2004 Men's Captain
Michael English 2005 Men's Captain
Helmut Rondthaler 2006 Men's Captain
Batt Power 2007 Men's Captain
Jim Moran 2008 Men's Captain
Rev. P. Currivan 1990 President
Rev. P. Currivan 1991 President
Michael McElroy 1992 President
Michael McElroy 1993 President
Tom Whelton 1994 President
Tom Whelton 1995 President
Jim Flynn 1996 President
Maura Horgan 1997 President
Michael O'Meara 1998 President
Peter Murphy 1999 President
Joan Cunningham 2000 President
Ken Nolan 2001 President
Joan Cunningham 2002 President
Arther O'Grady 2003 President
Jim Griffin 2004 President
John Fox 2005 President
Shelagh Preisler 2006 President
Liam Gamble 2007 President
Tony Lewis 2008 President

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