Month: December 2017

GUI Ring the Changes

Following the recent Annual meeting of the GUI a number of changes have been agreed to inter-club competitions from 2018.

 Of particular interest were 

 AIG Pierce Purcell Shield be modified to Scotch Foursomes. (Effective 2018)

Effective 2019, that the Union introduce a new All-Ireland Seniors Inter-Club team event for golfers over the age of 55.

The  lower handicap limit of the AIG Junior Cup be reduced from 5 to 4 effective 2018

 The handicap limits in Jimmy Bruen Shield will be adjusted as follows effective 2018: Lowest individual reduced from 6 to 5; Lowest combined reduced from 17 to 15

The handicap limits For the AIG Pierce Purcell Shield will be adjusted as follows effective 2018: Lowest individual reduced from 12 to 11; Lowest combined reduced from 27 to 25

The handicap limits for GUI Four-Ball Inter-Club Championship will be adjusted as follows effective 2018: Lowest individual reduced from 16 to 15; Lowest combined reduced from 36 to 34

 The full text of the motions agreed and defeated can be found by clicking on the link below.

Cameron Raymond Announces Decision to Turn Pro

Congratulations to Cameron Raymond on his decision to pursue a career as a Golf Professional. Cameron has been a fantastic contributor to Newlands Golf Club. He is currently our Junior Boys Captain and has represented Newlands in many team events including the 2017 Senior Cup. Cameron has played for Leinster on a number of Interprovincial Teams and he represented Ireland this year in the Henry Cooper International and the Boys Home International at Royal Lytham & St. Anne’s.

No doubt his Dad, Brian, and brothers Aaron & Alex, all Newlands members, are delighted with Cameron’s decision and look forward to cheering him on in his new career. Cameron will now unveil his prodigious golfing talent to the wider world and all of his friends at Newlands will watch with great interest, excitement and support. We wish him every success.

 

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