Pierce Purcell Team Qualify for Next round

The Pierce Purcell Team who qualified for the next round with a score of  357,  and now play Edenmore at Banbridge.

G.U.I officials Tony Cassidy (left) and Kenny Logan (right) along with club captain Micheal Mc Donald (left middle) and vice captain Seamus Patton (right middle) during the club’s hosting of the Pierce Purcell on Sunday 14th May.

The club would like to express it’s thanks to the green staff for the tremendous amount of hard work that was put into the course, to have it in such an excellent condition for this competition.   

Richard Wins With A Great Score

Richard Mc Kee who won this weeks competition with an excellent 43 pts. 

Help with Pierce Purcell Competition

The club are holding a member’s night on Saturday 13th May to help replace divots and repair pitch marks in preparation for the Pierce Purcell Qualifying competition this Sunday the 14th May, if you can’t make it, could you please repair an extra couple of pitch marks during your round of the club competition on Saturday and replace an extra couple of divots as well, your help in this matter would be greatly appreciated. 

Owen Wins Club Competition

Owen Callaghan who won this week’s competition with 42 pts.

Draw for next month’s time sheet

Please note that the draw for next month’s time sheet (MAY) is on Tuesday Night the 2/5/17 at 7pm sharp.

Chris wins the Spring Cup

Chris Lamont Jnr who won this week’s competition, the  Spring Cup with 41pts .

Chris takes Spring Cup honours at Silverwood 

 With the fairer milder weather prevailing, a large number of golfers took to the fairways at Silverwood Golf Club for the first ‘major’ event of 2017, the Spring Cup. The victor on the day was 18 handicapper Christopher Lamont (junior). Chris totalled 41 points for his round with 19 points on his front nine and a very impressive 22 on his back nine. He recorded three double bogeys on his front nine (holes 1,6&8) with three single bogeys (holes 6 & 7) and two pars (holes 5 & 7). An impressive birdie ‘2’ was obtained on the second hole. His back nine was very steady with 6 single bogeys and two pars (holes 17 & 18) with another birdie at the 13th hole. A great round for Chris early in the season. 

In second place playing off a nine handicap was Seamus Patton with a +6 gross 78. A very steady round indeed with 7 pars recorded on his front nine and two single bogeys on the 6th and 8th holes. His back nine continued in similar fashion with 5 pars and 4 bogeys.  

Taking third place was popular member Francis Kelly (9) also with a +6 gross 78 (39 points). Francis had two key birdies on his outward nine (holes 6 and 8) and a rallying run of pars from the 12th to 16th holes helped him to third place. 

In fourth with 39 points was Com Doyle (12). Colm had 21 point for his front nine and 17 for his back nine. 

Niall Morrow (23) claimed 5th spot with a strong 38 points. 

 The weekly gross prize was won by scratch golfer Fintan McAreavey with 34 gross points (74). Ten pars, 5 bogeys (holes 2,6,11,12,17) and three birdies (holes 1,4,13) made up his impressive round. 

Low section winner was won by Joe Scullion with 38 points.  Martin Hamill (17) won the mid-section with 38 points and Martin McCann won the high section with 37 points. 





Maurice Wins 1st Monthly Medal of the Season

Maurice Mc Cluskey who won the 1st Monthly Medal Of the Season with a nett 66

Tea and Toast Golfers and The Golf And Ski Centre Raise Funds for MacMillan Cancer Support

Pete Graham (SGC), Daphne Kilpatrick Macmillan Cancer Support Craigavon Group, Catherine Hamilton (Ski Centre), David Mills (SGC), Laura Mc Keown (Ski Centre), Francis Kelly (SGC), And Joe Kelly (SGC).

Laura Mc Keown (Ski Centre), Joe Kelly (SGC), and Catherine Hamilton ( Ski Centre)

Gary wins the Easter Cup

Gary Ferguson who won the Easter Cup at the weekend with 40 pts .

Gary claims Easter Cup in fine style  

 Gary Ferguson scooped the top honours at Silverwood Golf Club with a strong 40 points playing off a 14 handicap. Gary had a solid front nine with four pars (holes 1, 6, 8 & 9), four bogeys and a valuable birdie at the 4th hole. He continued the good form on his back nine with four bogeys, four pars (holes 11, 13, 14 & 18) and a non score at the 17th hole. Great round for Gary which sees him now playing off a 12 handicap.  

In second place with a very impressive 39 points playing off a 6 handicap, was popular member John Marley. Johns gross 75 (+3) was spilt with a +2 front 9 and +1 back 9. His front nine was steady with seven pars and two bogeys (holes 2 & 4). For his inward nine he recorded two pars (holes 12 & 17), three birdies (11th, 13th, 14th) holes. He scored bogey on the remainder. 

In third place was Tony Beeton with 38 points which included four birdies at holes 1, 7, 12 & 14. Fourth spot was won by 18 handicapper Paul Breen with 38 points. Francis Kelly claimed 5th place also with 38 points. 

The weekly gross prize was won by 1 handicapper Ethan Headley with a level par round, 72. Highlights included birdies at the 7th, 9th and 12th holes. Bogeys were scored at the 10th, 15th & 16th holes. Par were his tally for the remainder. 

Low section winner (0-12): Declan McGeown (37points) Mid Section Winner (13-18): John Clarke (36 points) High Section winner (19-28): Patrick McCaughley (35 points). 




Fine home win for Belfast and District team

The Silverwood Belfast And District Team who had a fine home win on Friday Night against Holywood G.C  taking a 5 1/2 to 1 1/2 lead into the return leg next Sunday.

L-R Chris Moran, Stephen Morgan, Ethan Headley, Matthew Madden (team captain), Micheal Molloy, Michael Devlin, and Fintan Mc Areavey.