Ladies’ Captain Update 2019


I am delighted for Incoming 2020 Lady Captain Mandy Cosgrave on the announcement of her Lady Vice Captain for 2020 Aileen Sheehan.
Aileen has been a member since the club opened in 1993 serving on the second committee as Treasurer.
She represented the club on many occasions, winning The Burren, a Connaught Cup and Lina Black Trophy in 1996.
Wishing her every success as Lady Vice Captain in 2020 and as Lady Captain in 2021.


3Ts Regional Final Slieve Russell Golf Club

Galway Bay was represented by Ladies Winner, Sharon Rooney, Men’s Winner, Darragh Coleman, Men’s Captain Declan Shaughnessy and Club Pro Dara Ford in the Slieve Russell Golf Club on September 24th.  

Presidents Prize to Ladies

Congrats to Fiona Caulfield on winning Kay Hayes Presidents Prize 2019 with a score of 36 pts.



AIG Connaught Finals –  Challenge Cup Team.  Galway Bay v Co Sligo

Congrats to the Challenge Cup Team under the Captaincy of Deirdre Toohey on reaching the Connaught Finals.  Galway Bay were narrowly defeated on the day with two matches going to the 19th and 20th Holes.


Captain’s Prize To Ladies 2019 Winner

Congratulations to Ann Murray, Winner of Declan Shaughnessy’s Captain’s Prize to Ladies with a score of 39 pts.


Lady Captains Prize Winner 2019

Congratulations to Nuala Connolly on winning the 2019 Lady Captains Prize with a wonderful score of 70 nett.

Junior Connacht Women’s and Girls’ Stroke Championships

Congratulations to Katie Coleman, Emma Morrow, Sharon Rooney and Orla Shields who featured prominently in the Junior Connacht Women’s and Girls’ Stroke Championships held last Thursday and Friday in Westport Golf Club.  Katie came 2nd, Emma 4th, Sharon 5th and Orla 6th in a field that featured golfers from all over the country.

ILGU Connacht Girls Inter-provincial Team

Congratulations to Katie Coleman and Emma Morrow who have made it onto the ILGU Connacht Girls Inter-provincial Team.


The annual joint outing for 2019 will be on Saturday April 13th to The Heritage Golf Resort, Killenard, Co Laois.

The cost of the trip is €70 and includes the following:

  • Tea/coffee & scones on arrival
  • Green fees
  • 2 course meal after golf in Greens Bar & Restaurant
  • Prizes

Numbers are limited to 60 and tee times are booked from 12.15pm.  To secure your place please confirm by email (stating Name & Bus Y/N) to  Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis and are subject to payment being transferred to the account below or dropped into the Treasurer’s postbox in the Men’s/Ladies locker room by 31st March.  *Please ensure to include your name as the reference on your payment.

  • BIC               BOFIIE2D
  • IBAN            IE89 BOFI 9040 3410 4440 00
  • Account        10444000
  • SC                90-40-34

Bus transportation has kindly been sponsored by The Porterhouse Oranmore and in appreciation for their generosity the bus will stop there on the homeward journey.  The bus will leave the carpark in front of the Astro turf pitch in Oranmore at 8.45am.    


Ladies Club Am Am:

The Ladies Club Am Am takes place on Sunday 28th April.  Team of 4 €120.  Contact Pro Shop to Book your Tee Time (091) 790711.  Kindly Sponsored by Renvyle House Hotel

Captains’ Drive-In:

President Kay, Lady Captain Noirin, Captain Declan,  Junior Boys Captain Ronan and Junior Girls Captain Suin would like to invite all members to the Captains’ Drive in on Sunday next March 10th 2019.

The format for the day will be the official drive in at 10 a.m. followed by a four ball nine hole scramble.  Registration for the scramble will be from 9.15 a.m.

After the scramble there will be light refreshments served in the clubhouse followed by prize-giving.

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all members to the official start of the golf year and look forward to meeting you next Sunday.

The Captains’ Drive in is kindly sponsored by The Huntsman Inn.

Spring League Rescheduled Date:

Due to adverse weather conditions the Spring League has been rescheduled to take place on Saturday 9th March at 1.30 pm


Spring League Qualifiers 2019

The final playoff is scheduled to commence at 13:00 on Saturday 2nd March, with the Top 6 Teams to complete in the playoff and previous qualifying scores will be scratched. 

The playoff is over 9 holes with top 3 players scores to count.

If any of the individual qualifiers are, for any reason, unable to play next Saturday please email Competition Secretary, Jeanette Hynes


 The draw for the qualifier takes place Thursday 28th February.

The Qualifying Teams are:

Teams: 17, 2, 19, 4, 16, 18

Course Routing:

Damien Coleman has confirmed that that we will be returning to our normal routing on the golf course from this Friday 15th February. This is two weeks earlier than planned due to the fact certain areas of the course are beginning to cut up due to the recent wet weather. 


Rules Evening:

A Rules Night has been organised for Wednesday 23rd January @ 7pm in the Clubhouse.  The Rules Night will be facilitated by Rules Official Nano Gough with a short Q&A Session with particular emphasis on the new changes for 2019.

Any queries you may have pertaining to particular holes that you would like clarification on please email Sheila Reilly, Hononary Secretary 

so that she can compile and furnish Nano with queries in advance of the night.

The session will take approximately 1 hour with Tea & Coffee served afterwards.

Nollaig na mBan Ladies 9 Hole Scramble – Saturday 12th January

  • Check-In at 9.40 am 
  • Tee Times Booked for 10am sharp
  • Nollaig na mBan Lunch afterwards – Cost €10 pp
  • Please email Sheila Reilly, 
     if you will be able to attend golf and/or lunch