Author: Paul Errity

General Manager Vacancy

Newlands Golf Club has almost 110 years of history and, located beside the M50 and N7 road networks, it is home to one of the premier courses in the Dublin area. Substantial upgrades to the golf course and clubhouse were completed in 2010 and provide almost 1000 members with an exceptional golfing experience.

The Club has hosted numerous prestigious events, including the GUI All Ireland Cups and Shields Finals, the Irish Ladies Amateur Open and other national and regional events. It has a long-standing reputation for the development of junior golf and for consistently high achievement in club golf at all levels.

We wish to appoint a General Manager who will be responsible for the successful and profitable operation of all aspects of the Club and the implementation of Club strategy.

The key responsibilities of the General Manager are:

  • Manage all aspects of the Club’s day to day operation.
  • Implement strategies to recruit new members and generate ancillary revenue streams
  • Ensure achievement of the annual budget and other performance targets.
  • Lead and develop all club employees and contractors.
  • Refine and improve the Club’s systems and ensure compliance in all regulatory matters.
  • Partner with members to realise their vision and ambitions for the future.

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • A track record in successfully managing a customer facing business.
  • The leadership and people management skills required to develop an outstanding team.
  • The communications skills to positively engage with members, visitors and other stakeholders in a one on one capacity and through social media.
  • The business acumen to oversee the delivery of key financial goals.
  • The commitment to successfully implement the Newlands 2025 strategic plan.
  • The capability to manage the activities of the Club to achieve optimum operational efficiency.

Applications for the position, including a current CV and a letter of interest, should be forwarded in strictest confidence, by post or email to the President, Newlands Golf Club, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 president@newlandsgolfclub.com by close of business on Friday November 22nd.

 

Men’s Monday Singles Stableford – 12 Hole Open Competition

Newlands Golf Club
Men’s Monday Singles Stableford – 12 Hole Open Competition
Date Timesheet
December 16th 2019 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
January 20th 2020 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
February 17th 2020 8:00 am to 13:00 pm
March 16th 2020 8:00 am to 14:00 pm
Timesheet : Opens 1 month before date of competition
Booking : 01-4593157 ( Pro Shop )On Line at www.newlandsgolfclub.com
Entry Fee : €15 per person ( Includes Bowl of Soup )

Halloween Joker Draw

Halloween Joker Draw – Winning envelope Donal Hogan – Card Number 7 – Three of Diamonds – Donal wins €50 – Jackpot  rolls over to €650 for next weeks Draw – Best of luck to everyone

Presidient Sean draws first envelope in Joker Draw

President draws winning envelope for first draw
Winner Philip O’Sullivan who selected Card 9

Video 1 –

 
Video 2 – President opens Card 9 revealing Jack of Hearts

Philip wins €50
 
 
Card number 9 no longer available for selection
Jackpot rolls over to €500 for next draw on Thursday 31st Oct 2019
Best of luck on next draw
Joker Draw Committee
 
 

Paul Greene Runner up in GUI All Ireland Medal

Newlands Paul Greene finished runner up this afternoon in the inaugural GUI All Ireland Gold Medal competition held at Irelands Ryder Cup Venue the Palmer course at the KClub.

 

In blustery conditions Paul finished 4 shots behind Liam Mulveen (Athenry) to capture the runner up spot in class 2 of this new all Ireland competition.

Congratulations Paul on a fantastic achievement.

 

 

 

 

Book Launch Newlands, County Dublin: Its history and Associated Families 1560-1960

Thanks to all members for their support for Eamonn Dowling’s book ‘Newlands, County Dublin: Its history and Associated Families 1560-1960’ which was launched by South Dublin County Council the Mayor Vicki Casserely on Tuesday 20th August. The club professional Brian Cosgrove has kindly agreed to sell the book in the Pro shop for 10 euros a book.

Patrick Yeates (Convenor)

Archive and heritage Committee

WGS Charity Draw Results 2019

Wednesday Golf Society Annual Charity raffle results

1st Prize         €250 voucher for Dundrum Shopping Centre    Donie Kerin

 

2nd Prize        €100 voucher for Siam Thai                             Vera Brennan

 

3rd Prize         4 ball in Castle Golf Club                                     Jack Hayes

 

4th Prize         4 ball in Edmondstown Golf Club                      Pat Firth

 

5th Prize         Hamper                                                                     Joe Meagher

 

6th Prize         6 bottles of Prosecco                                               Niall Wynne

The Monday Night Musicians

Separate from the Newlands Choir, The Monday Night Musicians have been meeting, rehearsing and performing since September 2017. This is open to any member who can play any type of instrument. All levels are catered for, beginners, intermediate and advanced and all types of music are encouraged: folk, pop, jazz, country, rock, old-time and sing along. Beginners are especially encouraged and it’s a ‘safe’ environment to practice and develop your musical interests. Members of the musicians group have performed at various social events, including playing support act to the Ronan Collins Showband Show in Newlands in May 2019. The Monday Night Musicians meet every Monday night, in the Robin Hood Room at 7.30pm

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