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NEWS

The course will be closed from Monday 26th to Friday 30th September inclusively, due to course maintenance. The course will reopen on Saturday 1st October 2022.

To: All Members: The draw has now been made for the Captains V Presidents 4-Ball match play competition next Sunday 1st October 2022. The pairings will be published on BRS on Wednesday evening. There are still spaces available on both teams if anyone else wants to play. Please email me on gtreilly@gmail.com if you want to join.

Regards, Greg Reilly (Competition Secretary)

Barton Cup

Hard luck to our Barton Cup Team who were defeated by Royal Curragh Golf Club on Sunday 11th September at 2.00 p.m. in the Leinster Semifinal. Panel: Malachy Fogarty, Anthony Collins, Ronan Purcell, Gearoid Purcell, Matt Thornton, John Thornton, James Deegan, Cian Purcell, Simon Walkin, Martin Lawlor, Donal O’Gorman, Brendan Murphy, Eugene Hearns jnr, Enda McDonald. Manager: Ricky McCausland. It was a great achievement for the team to get so far and a credit to the manager and players

Death Acknowledgement:

Abbeyleix Golf Club would like to acknowledge the passing away of Jim Cahill on the 19th of October 2021. He was a great Member, Ambassador, Servant for the Club. He was Captain in 1983 and President in 1995. He was involved in many activities in the club for which he will be greatly remembered.

Belated sincere condolences to Germain Cahill, James, Rachel, Simon and David, his sister Maura grandchildren Freddie, Daniel, Faye, Jennifer, Mia and Edward, daughters-in-law Sarah and Amanda, son-in-law Peter O’Callaghan.

Jim can be quoted, to have said, after a game of golf: “I have to go back to my children and tell them their hero has failed again.”

May he rest in peace.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Pierce Purcell Shield 2022 All Ireland Silver Medal Winners

Congratulations to Abbeyleix Golf in reaching the All Ireland Final in Knightsbrook Golf Club against Castlebar Golf Club (Co. Mayo) on Sunday 17th September 2022, after defeating Edmondstown Golf Club (Dublin) in the quarter finals and Mayobridge Golf Club (Newry Co. Down) in the semifinals. All teams played with great spirit and character. Congratulations to Castlebar who came out victorious in the end. It was a great achievement for Abbeyleix to get so far and we would like to acknowledge the hard work, commitment and spirit the team developed over the whole campaign. Well done to Team Manager: Ronan Purcell and his panel of players.

Panel and All Ireland Silver Medal Winners: Matt Thornton, Martin Lawlor, Gavin Bonham, Tom Bryan, Neill Condon, Simon Walkin, Anthony Collins, Pat O’Rourke, Enda Cassin, Aidan Dunphy, Mark Ring, Kevin Joyce, Wayne Comerford, Declan Clooney and Donal OCallaghan

Abbeyleix Golf Club: Pierce Purcell All Ireland Finalists 2022 after winning Central Leinster Final. For more information check our results Page 

Teams that made it to the All Ireland Finals:

  • Abbeyleix
  • Edmondstown
  • Mayobridge
  • Dooks
  • Lismore
  • Lisburn
  • Clontarf
  • Castlebar

The dates for the All Ireland Finals are as follows:

  • Wednesday 14th September 2022 Practice Round (Panel). Venue: Knightsbrook Golf Club  at 10.04 a.m.
  • Thursday 15th September 2022 Quarter Final Match V Edmondstown Golf Club. Venue: Knightsbrook Golf Club 12.40 p.m.
  • Friday 16th September 2022 Semi-Final 10.00 a.m.
  • Saturday 17th September 2022 Final 9.30 a.m.

Martin Lawlor, Enda Cassin, Mark Ring, Aidan Dunphy, Matt Thornton,  Brendan Murphy (Captain) ,Ronan Purcell (Team Manager) , Siobhan O’Donnell Murphy (Golf Ireland) Donal O’Callaghan (President), Pat O’Rourke, Dennis Dunne (Enniscorthy Club Captain) Gavin Bonham, Declan Clooney, Neil Condron, Kevin Joyce, Tom Bryan, Simon Walkin.

Junior Golf Summer Camp 2022 24th-26th July 2022

Great success well done to all concerned.

On behalf of the Abbeyleix Golf Club Junior Committee, I would like to thank everyone involved in what was a stellar junior golf summer camp over the last 3 days. A special thanks to Golf Ireland , Abbeyleix Golf Club, Donal Murphy PGA Professional, all our hard working volunteers, parents of the children and the participants themselves for all their cooperation and great enthusiasm for a big milestone event in the development of Junior Golf in our club.I’m very proud of what wee have achieved in a relatively short period of time, it only bodes well for the future of sport in Abbeyleix and the surrounding areas. Junior memberships are still available should some of our campers want to continue their golf journey. Our Junior Programme re-commences next Tuesday at 6.30 p.m., hope to see everyone then.

Yours in Golf: Darren Weldon Junior Convenor

Recent Death: (Thursday 21st July 2022) It is with deep regret that Abbeyleix Golf Club announces the death of Catherine Hamm wife and mother of members Peter and Nigel Hamm. Our sympathy is with the family during these very hard times. May she R.I.P. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a hanam Funeral arrangements on www.rip.ie

Open Singles every Thursday and Friday

Open Singles (Main Sponsor “MARINE SPECIALISTS”) Please support.
Men & Ladies. (Terms and conditions apply)

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Wishing Captain Bridie Fennelly all the best on her Lady Captain’s Prize Thursday 23rd and Sunday 26th June 2022. Best of luck to all contestants, looking forward to an excellent weekend of Golf.

Please Repair your Pitch-Marks on the Green

As you are aware due to the winter conditions and softening ground our greens are taking a hammering due to un-repaired pitch-marks. If your ball lands on the green, it will leave a mark, but if you repair this promptly and correctly there is no lasting damage. An un-repaired pitch-mark will cause damage that may take a long time to recover.

We have soil-based greens in Abbeyleix Golf Club that are prone to damage, and we need to protect what we have.

We urge all members and visitors to repair at least two pitch-marks on every green each time they play. It only takes a minute; anyone can do it and everyone should do it. The benefits of this simple action far outweigh the consequences.

Thank you in anticipation of your cooperation.

Abbeyleix Golf Club Monthly Draw 2022

Payments in the office. For more information ring 05787 31450. Office hours 9.00am to 12 noon Monday to Friday.

Abbeyleix Golf Club Monthly Draw Results: 2nd July 2022 Congratulations to our prize winners: Fr Sean Conlon €250, Pat Catherine Smith €100, Stephen Malone€25, Tom Bryan €25.

Membership Application Form

Tee Time Bookings BRS

Captains; Brendan Murphy and Bridie Fennelly with Presidents Donal OCallaghan and Bridget Malone (2022)

Check out Photos on Facebook or our Gallery Page

Welcome

Welcome to our Website and enjoy the vistas of our par 72 Parkland Golf Course with Spectacular views. A warm welcome awaits you. Enjoy a testing round of golf and experience the warm and friendly atmosphere we can offer you in our excellently appointed Club House.
Brendan Murphy and Bridie Fennelly would like to wish everyone in the club, Members, Visitors, Friends and Family a “Céad Míle Fáilte” and look forward to meeting you all in 2022 and wish everyone an enjoyable year of Golf. Come and experience Abbeyleix Golf Course at its best. Reasonable rates, check this website for more details.

Captains 2022. Brendan Murphy and Bridie Fennelly

Golf Membership 2022

Golf is a game that offers so many benefits to you as a person. Lockdown is tough and has tested all of us in so many different ways. In these unsocial times , golf allows us to be social, make new friends, have fun but also its great for our physical and mental health which is so important, it is a game for everyone.If you are interested in taking up the game, contact a Member or the Club directly (Contact details above) directly, we would love to have you  as part of our community. (See below details of Club Membership for 2022.)

  • Full Membership: €599
  • Full Husband and Wife: €1150
  • Full Membership:Senior Over 65 years of age €525
  • Full Membership: Senior Husband and Wife: €950
  • Full Membership: Under 35 year of age: €350
  • Full Membership: Over 80 years of age: €300
  • Junior Membership: (No GUI Card): €50
  • Junior Membership: (With GUI Card) €75
  • Student Membership: €125
  • Distance / Country Membership €225
  • Social Golf €200 (excluding competitions ie. no competitions, no GUI card)
  • New Offer 2022: For New or Lapsed Members: Membership is €400a year for two years. *Note: A lapsed member is someone who has not been a member for a period of 3 years or more. Proposer no longer gets discount rate and must pay their full sub.*
  • Pavilion Membership: €50

We will keep you updated with future developments.
Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you all soon

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Victorious Left Hand Golfers 2020, well done to all who participated, in this fun event.

Recent Deaths: Check News Page

Fine Dining

Please support one of our Main Sponsors O’Gorman’s Portlaoise “The Home of Good Food”

Accommodation 

Check this out. Special offer, Golf Break; Great Deal Available                         Manor Hotel Abbeyleix  (Accommodation,Breakfast Dinner and Golf)

Green Fees Great Value
Week Days €20 / Weekends €25
Ring the Club for Bookings 05787 31450

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Membership Available
Ring the club for more details “Affordable Golf for All” 057 87 31450

  • Membership of Abbeyleix Golf Club is currently available at very reasonable rates.
  • No levy
  • Full Membership: €599
  • New Category: Under 35 Year of age Full Membership €350
  • Senior Membership €525
  • Distance Membership: €225  (50 miles / 60 Km) (Receives a GUI Card and Handicap if required)
  • (Check MEMBERSHIP page for more details)

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