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2019 Irish Girls Close Championship.

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Irish Girls Close Championship 2019
Galway Golf Club TUESDAY 16 TH – FRIDAY 19th JULY 2019
Galway Golf Club, Blackrock, Salthill, Co. Galway Tel: (091) 522 033, Email: 

General Manager Dave Kelly
Lady Captain Imelda Brennan
Lady Hon Secretary Frances Daly
Captain Kieran Daly
President Shane O’Mahony
Greenkeeper Billy Connell
Professional David Mortimer

Board Members Gemma Butler, Kate O’Meara Rules Officials Aine Binchy (chief), Anne Duffy, Marion Pattenden & Moira Lynott Selectors Naoimh Quigg, Pat Doran, Denise McCarthy Irish Girls Captain Helen Jones District Chairman of Junior Development Karen McMillen, Brenda Craig, Kiara O'Keeffe, Tracy Farrell, Margo Whelan Tournament Manager Cian Hoban Tel : +353 1 2934833 High Performance David Kearney Tournament PR Carla Reynolds Tournament Committee Gemma Butler, Aine Binchy & Cian Hoban

The ILGU Tournament Office will be located in the large meeting room on ground level

Draw will be published on/by the 8 th July on the ILGU website

Competitors shall play two qualifying rounds of 18 holes on the first day. The leading 32 competitors shall qualify for the Championship Match Play. First round losers in the Championship Match Play will play in the Plate Match Play on day 3. A stableford competition will be run on day 2 for non-qualifiers.

Results after each round will be circulated in the Clubhouse, posted on the notice board and updated on the ILGU website ( Daily results will be sent to National, Provincial and local newspapers and national and local radio stations.

Scorecard: Scorecards available from Pro Shop on Official Practice day. Tee Positions: Set by the ILGU (composite). Available on ILGU website. Tee Markers/Pin flags: ILGU tee markers and flags in position from the practice round Distance Markers Blue 200, White 150 & Red 100 - in metres to the center of green. Stroke-savers: Available @ €7 . Practice: Short iron area available - use own balls. Glenlo Abbey is 10- 15min drive from club Match Board: Will be used on the final day (weather permitting) Rakes: To be left “In Bunkers”

Caddies/Bag Pullers must be under 18 on 01/01/19. Please contact the Golf Club directly is you want to book a caddie/bag puller (subject to availability).

Opening time: One hour before first tee time Pro Shop Opening Time: One hour before first tee time Wi-Fi: Available Catering: 8am every morning for tea, coffee & scones Lockers: Limited lockers available (please enquire with club) Club storage: Available in proshop Towels: Available Dress Code: Neat Casual Dress – golf shoes NOT allowed in the bar/dining area.

See below 

Monday 15 th July Time Comment Official Practice 10:30 – 14:30 Players to arrange practice time directly with Club Players Registration 14:00 – 18:00 At the ILGU Tournament Office Players meeting 18:30 A brief players Rules meeting will take place in the restaurant. Players are expected to attend. Tuesday 16 th July Qualifying Rounds 1 & 2 08:00 –11:00 and 13:00 – 16:00 1 st & 10th tee Wednesday 17 th July Match Play 09:00 – 11:40 Championship 1 round Match Play Stableford Competition 12:00 – 13:40 Consolation Stableford competition for nonqualifiers (red tees) Thursday 18 th July Match Play 08:00 – 10:30 & 13:30 – 15:00 Championship Match Play and Plate Match Play Friday 19th July Championship and Plate Match Play 08:00 – 08:30 & 13:00 – 13:15 Semifinals & Final of Championship & Plate Match Play Lunch for Club Officials 13:20 ILGU will host a lunch for all club & ILGU officials. Presentation 17:00 approx. In the Clubhouse N.B. Above times may be subject to change

Looking for Accommodation?  The following are located nearby to the Course for ease of access:

Preferred Hotel

The Ardilaun Hotel, Taylors Hill, Galway.                                      
091 521433

Other Hotel To Consider

Nox Hotel, Liosban Road, Galway
091 735555

The Nest Boutique Hostel, Salthill, Galway
091 450944

Salthill Hotel, Rockbarton, Salthill, Galway
091 522711

Galway Bay Hotel, The Promenade, Salthill, Galway.                    
091 520520

The Clybaun Hotel, Knocknacarra, Galway
091 588088


Sea Breeze Lodge, 9 Cashelmara, Salthill, Galway.                         
091 529581

Amber Hill B&B, 12 Cuan Glas, Bishop O’Donnell Rd., Salthill   
091 582088

Ocean Crest B&B, 6 Ocean Wave,Salthill, Galway                        
091 589028

Ontario House, 48 Dalysfort Rd. Salthill                                         
091 521655    

The Rise Guesthouse, 6 Cuan Glas, Salthill, Galway                      
091 722532

Atlantic View Guesthouse, 4 Ocean Wave, Salthill                        
091 582109

Claremount House, Salthill                                                              
091 584741    

Cashelmara Lodge, Salthill                                                              
091 520020

Seashore Lodge, 4 Cashelmara, Salthill, Galway                             
091 529189

Sunrise Lodge, 3 Ocean Wave, Dr. Colohan’s Rd. Salthill             
091 527275
Please note: Galway GC does not accept responsibility or liability for any of the premises listed.



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