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GUI / ILGU STATEMENT ISSUED AT 5.20pm - TUESDAY 24th MARCH 2020 Following the recent announcements by the UK and Irish Governments in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, the GUI and ILGU recommend that all golf clubs, practice facilities and courses across the island close with immediate effect until April 19th 2020. For security and essential maintenance purposes, greenkeeping staff can still attend work. Swinford Golf Club will be enforcing this recommendation immediately. For more visit https://www.golfnet.ie/news/golfnet/4645/gui-ilgu-recommend-all-clubs-and-golf-facilities-to-close?fbclid=IwAR30OkwU9timlRGedB_QVl4sExhDyZ9kWFW1IWo6OBcnBKtyqr67Hesv0HA

Covid-19 Members Notice

Friday 20th March, 2020


Members Notice.Due to the escalating threat & increase in Covid-19 cases and after consultation with members of the Management Committee, We have taken the difficult but necessary decision that competitive golf will be postponed until further notice.However the course will remain open for casual golf should members wish to play.Please follow all the Guidelines set out by the HSE, GUI & ILGU

NEW statement from GUI and Irish Ladies Golf - Golf as a sport is open for club members- All events in April postponed- Club membership more important than ever The GUI & ILGU recognise the significant impact that the current Coronavirus / COVID-19 crisis is having on golf clubs across Ireland.

GUI / ILGU Statement Re: Covid-19

Friday 13th March, 2020


**Important Notice** **Please Read** GUI / ILGU Statement Re: Covid-19 In light of the period of restriction announced today by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in relation to the outbreak of COVID-19, the GUI and ILGU have issued the following guidance for clubs: The Unions recognise the need for adherence to the revised guidelines as issued by the HSE today (12th March 2020) and encourage golf clubs to observe them fully. The restrictions (from 6pm today until Sunday 29th March) do not prevent club competitions or casual rounds of golf taking place, however we need to be cogniscant of the social nature of our game and how this element of it is impacted. Golf is a great sport for people generally to get out and about, exercise and enjoy fresh air. It is played in an outdoor setting where the risk of contracting COVID-19 is low. All golf clubs...

Card Game Cancelled

Thursday 12th March, 2020


**CANCELLED** Swinford Golf Club have decided to cancel tonight’s card game. The health & well being of our members, friends & families is the most important thing for us. We hope to reschedule the game in the near future once the outbreak of Covid-19 has been contained. Stay safe.

Spring League Draw

Wednesday 04th March, 2020


Last Call. Spring League draw will take place tomorrow, Thursday March 5th. Anyone who wishes to enter can do so via WhatsApp or add their names to the entry sheet on the Office Door. Start date has been delayed until Sunday March 15th to allow the course to dry out after last months non stop rain.

Spring League 2020

Tuesday 25th February, 2020


Spring League 2020 The Spring League is scheduled to start on Sunday March 8th. There is a sign up sheet on the office door, or entry can be made via the Club's WhatsApp group. All support greatly appreciated

Interclub 2020 Team Captains

Saturday 08th February, 2020


Interclub 2020 Team Captains

Fixtures and Events for this week

Monday 08th April, 2019


: Tue Apr 9th Interclub Practice - 6:15pm 9 Hole Clubs Panel Jimmy Bruen Panel Pierce Purcell Panel Fri Apr 12th Interclub Practice - 6:30pm All Ireland Fourball Panel Sat Apr 13th Junior Golf - 10:30am Tee Reserved Sun Apr 14th LPB Builders Gents 18 Hole Stableford. LPB Builders Ladies 18 Hole Stableford Timesheet in Operation.

Weekend Fixtures

Friday 05th April, 2019


Weekend Fixtures Saturday Apr 6th Junior Golf Tee Reserved 10:30am - 12:15pm Sunday Apr 7th Captains & President’s Drive In & 9 Hole Mixed Scramble Draw for Teams 1:30pm

The Swinford Golf Club Junior Programme

Wednesday 03rd April, 2019


It’s that time of year again. The Swinford Golf Club Junior Programme starts next Saturday April 6th at 10.30am to 12.15pm. We hope you are all ready for the new season & look forward to meeting existing & new members on the day.

Results

Monday 01st April, 2019


Results M&S Carpets Spring League Ladies 1st Margaret Haran, Ann Deacy & Breege Spain - 111pts Gents 1st Eamon Ring, Noel Smith & Simon Ronayne - 285pts 2nd John Sheahan, Tony Mulligan & Comer - 281pts 3rd Matt Duggan, Jim O’Donnell & Ger O’Keefe - 277pts Ladies 9 Hole Stableford 1st Margaret McNicholas 19pts 2nd Catherine Loftus 19pts Prize presentations will take place Sunday April 7th after the Captains & President’s Drive In.

ATTENTION All golfers.

Friday 22nd March, 2019


ATTENTION All golfers. If anyone has any Golf Club's / Shoe's / clothing or any other belongings in the gent's locker room please remove them ASAP. We will be clearing out the dressing rooms. Going forward the locker in the gents will only be for juniors and beginners golf gear only. Thank you. Comittee

Golf Club / Soccer Club Development Draw

Thursday 07th March, 2019


Golf Club / Soccer Club Development Draw There will be 2 monthly draws with the following prizes - 1st €1000 - 2nd €300 - 3rd €200 The first draw is scheduled for 17th March 2019. Tickets cost €240 for the year & can be paid in one lump sum or by standing order of €20 per month from 1st March 2019 - 1st February 2020. There are a limited amount of tickets left which can be purchased by an individual or as part of a small syndicate of people in order to spread the cost. Please contact Philip Irwin for tickets / more information @ (087) 2358209. Please Support NOTE: Please add your Name(s) to the Reference Section when filling out the ticket in order to facilitate smooth running of entry and draws...

The Connacht Branch of the Golf Union of Ireland are hosting a rules night on Tuesday March 12th at 7:30pm in the Clubhouse. This event is open to all members, and attendance is highly recommended, especially for those who hope to represent the Club in Interclub Competitions.

M&S Carpets Spring League Round 1 Scores

Tuesday 05th March, 2019


M&S Carpets Spring League Round 1 Scores 1st Matt Duggan, Jim O’Donnell & Ger O’Keefe 96pts 2nd Sean Comer, Tony Mulligan & John Sheahan 94pts 3rd Simon Ronayne, Eamon Ring & Noel Smith 93pts Second Round takes place on Sunday March 10th. Timesheet in operation. All teams are responsible for their own tee times from this point forward.

Final Call

Wednesday 27th February, 2019


Final Call. Draw for the M&S Carpets Spring League will take place on Thursday Feb 28th. Fixtures will take place as follows Rd 1 - March 3rd Rd 2 - March 10th Rd 3 - March 24th Rd 4 - March 31st Anyone wishing to play, can add their name to the Entry Sheet on the Notice Board or contact the Gents Comp Group on WhatsApp. This is a good opportunity for players to get some early season reps in ahead of Golfer of the Year Qualifying Competitions & Interclub Championships. Please Support.

M&S Carpets Spring League

Monday 25th February, 2019


M&S Carpets Spring League. Fixtures are as follows: Round 1 - March 3rd Round 2 - March 10th Round 3 - March 24th Round 4 - March 31st For any Member interested in playing Please sign the Entry List on notice board in Clubhouse or reply to the Competition Secretaries on WhatsApp as soon as possible. Draw for partners takes place on the Thursday the 28th of February, please support.

Members Notice

Saturday 09th February, 2019


Members Notice. 2019 subs are now due. Members are encouraged to submit Membership Subs as soon as possible. All members are requested to fill out the Membership Application Form in order to ease the Office Admin workload as the Club are putting in place a new Filing System & Database.

Golf Club / Soccer Club Draw.

Friday 08th February, 2019


Golf Club / Soccer Club Draw. Following on from 2018 Swinford Golf Club & Swinford Football Club will be running a Development Draw. Tickets are limited & cost €240 for the year & can be paid in one lump sum or by standing order of €20 per month from 1st March 2019 - 1st February 2020. There will be 2 monthly draws with the following prizes - 1st €1000 - 2nd €300 - 3rd €200 The first draw is scheduled for 17th March 2019. Please contact Philip Irwin for tickets / more information @ (087) 2358209. Please Support NOTE: Please add your Name to the Reference Section when filling out the ticket in order to facilitate smooth running of entry and draws.