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October 2017

Juniors Halloween Quiz & Disco

Halloween QuizOn Sunday 29th October 2017 we will hold our Juniors Halloween Quiz & Disco. Quiz starts at 6pm and is open to all Ballina Juniors. Cost for quiz is €3.00 per junior and fancy dress is optional. Minimum age for participation in quiz is 5 years old.

To take part in the quiz you must text “quiz” and junior name to the junior golf mobile by Friday 20th October. Teams will be drawn to ensure that they are equal so no late entries will be accepted.

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Junior Halloween Scramble

Halloween Jnr ScrambleThe Halloween Junior Scramble will be held on Saturday 21st October starting at 1pm. This is a 9 hole, 3 ball scramble and is open to Junior Cadet group.

This Halloween competition is kindly sponsored by Jet Professional Cleaners.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 19th October – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile. NO LATE ENTRIES as draw will be done on Friday 20th October 2017.

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September 2017

Junior Gala Presentation

Junior Gala PresentationAOur end of year Junior Gala Presentation will be held on Saturday 30th September 2017 starting at 6pm.

We invite all our juniors, their parents, our Sponsors & volunteers to this event.

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Presidents Cup

The Presidents Cup will be played on Saturday 30th September 2017 @ 8.30am. This will be a 12 Presidents Cuphole Cadet Competition. Team USA (Red team) versus Team Rest of the World (Blue team) with our Junior Captains Sam Clarke & Anna Ruane heading each team.

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Dillon McCarron Accountants.

This event will all be 6 hole scramble followed by 6 hole singles matchplay.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 21st September – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile. NO LATE ENTRIES as draw will be done on Friday 22nd September 2017.

Thanks to Dillon McCarron Accountants for sponsoring the Presidents Cup Trophy and medals.

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Junior Golfer of the Year

Jnr Golfer of the Year. ResThe tenth & FINAL qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Saturday 23rd September 2017 @ 9am.

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Albany, Ballina Tile & Paint.

This event will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 21st September – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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Junior Birdie Champions Cup & Junior Eagle Champions Cup Birdie & Eagle Champion Cup

A Junior Birdie & Eagle Champions Cup – Round 1 is on Saturday 16th September @ 9am.

Birdie Group: 4 Holes from 10am to 11am

Eagle Group: 6 Holes from 11am to 12pm

This Birdie & Eagles Champons Cups are kindly sponsored by Schultz (Ireland) Ltd.

Round 2, is to be played on Saturday 23rd September 2017.

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Junior Golfer of the Year

Jnr Golfer of the Year. ResThe ninth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Saturday 2nd September 2017 @ 9am.

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Michael Clarke Funeral Services.

This event will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 31st August – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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August 2017

Junior Cadet 9H Competition9H Comp

A Junior Cadet 9 Hole Competition is on Saturday 26th August @ 9am.

This competition is kindly sponsored by Stephen Lydon Solicitors.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 24th August – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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Junior Golfer of the Year

Jnr Golfer of the Year. ResThe eight qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Saturday 12th August 2017 @ 9am.

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Eddie Tracey P.G.A.

This event will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 10th August – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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Adult & Child 9H CompetitionAdult & Child Competition

The Adult & Child 9 Hole Competition is on Saturday 5th August 2017 @ 4pm.

This competition is kindly sponsored by The Tee Cup Restaurant.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 3rd August – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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July 2017

Junior Captains Scramble

Junior Captains ScrambleThe Junior Captains Scramble is on Saturday 29th July 2017 @ 8.30am.

This competition is kindly sponsored by Schultz (Ireland) Ltd.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 27th July – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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Junior Golfer of the Year

Jnr Golfer of the Year. ResThe seventh qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Saturday 22nd July 2017 @ 9am.

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Ballina Senior Men.

This event will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 20th July – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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Junior Golfer of the Year & Junior Captains Day

Jnr Golfer of the Year. ResOur Junior Captains Day & the sixth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Saturday 15th July 2017 @ 9am.

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Stephen Lydon Solicitors.

For our Junior Captains Day all three groups will be playing in their own respective competitions.

For Cadets Group: 9 Holes, Main Course – starting at 9am, this competition will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

For Birdie Group: 4 Holes –  Junior Course, from 10am to 11am. 

For Eagle Group: 6 Holes –  Junior Course, from 11am to 12pm. 

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 13th July – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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Saturday 1st July 2017

We are holding the Club Classic Junior Scramble on Saturday 1st July starting at 9am. Club Classic 2017
All proceeds from the juniors will be going to this fundraiser.
Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 29th June – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.
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June 2017

Junior Golfer of the Year

Jnr Golfer of the Year. ResThe fifth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Sunday 18th June 2017 @ 3pm.

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Dillon McCarron Accountants.

This event will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 15th June – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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The Timpson Junior Cup

Saturday 10th June

Timpson CupThe First Timpson Junior Cup is  being held on Saturday 10th June 2017 @ 9am.

This competition is kindly sponsored by Timpson’s Ballina. 

For Cadets Group: 9 Holes, Main Course – starting at 9am, this competition will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

For Birdie Group: 4 Holes –  Junior Course, from 10am to 11am. 

For Eagle Group: 6 Holes –  Junior Course, from 11am to 12pm. 

Make sure that you register to play in this event.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Presentation will be on the evening of Saturday 10th June. Time to be confirmed by text message.

Thanks to Timpson’s Ballina for sponsoring this event & trophies.

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Ballina Junior Golf  “Away Day”

Saturday 3rd June

Saturday 3rd June is our annual “away day” for our Junior golfers. To register your Junior please text the name to our Junior phone by 5pm on Wednesday 31st May. Younger children WILL need to beBallina Junior Golf Bus accompanied by an adult.

We will be meeting at the Par 3 (Pitch & Putt) in Enniscrone at 10am, Juniors will only need their irons and putters. Afterwards we will be heading to Maple Moose for some refreshments.

Please ensure that your child is registered as no late entries will be accepted. 

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Des Farrell Junior Memorial Cup

Des Farrell MatchplayThe Junior MATCHPLAY 2017 sheet is on the junior board this week. Be sure to text your name for this great competition.

The Des Farrell Memorial Cup is going to the winner.

Des was a former club captain and selector of the Connacht shield winning team and it is only fitting that this cup be played in the MATCHPLAY format that Des loved.

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May 2017

Junior Golfer of the Year

Jnr Golfer of the Year. ResThe forth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Saturday 27th May 2017 @ 9am.

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by David & Tina Greham.

This event will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 25th May 2017 – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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Junior Golfer of the Year

The third qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Sunday 21st May 2017 @ 3pm. Jnr Golfer of the Year. Res

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Erin Packaging.

This event will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Friday 19th May 2017 – 6pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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Paddy Myers Junior Memorial Cup – Scramble

57339The Paddy Myers Junior Memorial Cup Scramble will be held on Sunday 14th May 2017. This will be a 3 Ball Scramble and will start at 3pm.
To enter please make sure that you text your Junior Name to the Ballina Junior Mobile by Thursday 11th May – 6pm.
NO Late Entries will be accepted after this deadline.

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Junior Golfer of the Year

The second qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Sunday 7th May 2017 @ 3pm. Jnr Golfer of the Year. Res

This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Archers Ballina.

This event will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Friday 5th May. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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April 2017

Junior Golfer of the Year

Jnr Golfer of the Year. ResThe first qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year – 2017” starts Sunday 30th April 2017 @ 2.30pm.  This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Albany – Ballina Tile & Paint.

The trophy will be played for over 10 qualifying competitions with points being awarded based on placement.

 

10 points for first
5 points for 5th

1 point for 10th

These events will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

Thanks again to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for once again sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.

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Easter Egg Hunt

The Ballina Junior Golf Programme will be holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday 16th Easter Egg HuntApril at 4pm. This  activity is open to all  the Ballina Junior Golfers and their families. To join in with our annual Egg Hunt please text the words “Egg Hunt” and your child’s name to 087 4400091.Please note that the deadline for text entry is Monday 10th April at 5pm, NO entries will be accepted after this date and time.

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Junior Bake Sale Fundraiser

Junior Bake Sale 2017We will be holding our yearly junior “Bake Sale” fundraiser on Saturday 15th April 2017 starting at 10.30am.

 We would ask all juniors to contribute some baked goods towards this fun fundraiser.

 Parents please feel free to “pop in” for a cup of tea and a chat while your Junior Golfer is playing.

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Connacht Junior Masters

Ballina Golf Club will again host the Connacht Junior Masters on Saturday 15th April 2017.Irish Junior Masters

Please see the Connacht Junior Masters Poster on our notice board for more details.

Players MUST be registered to play. Cost for entry TBA

Ballina Junior Golfers can register through Sarah in the Office on Saturday mornings. To see tournaments rules please go to www.juniormastersgolftour.ie

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Easter Competition. Saturday 15th April

Snag & Novice Groups

Golf 2The Ballina Junior Golf Programme will be running two Easter Competitions – One for the Snag Group & one for the Novice Group.

Snag Competition:

Starts at 10am and will be 4 holes (on short course). Entry Fee €4.00. You MUST register your child to enter by Monday 10th April. To register text Junior Name to the Ballina Junior Mobile 087 4400091

Novice Competition:

Starts at 11am and will be 6 holes (on short course). Entry Fee €4.00. You MUST register your child to enter by Monday 10th April. To register text Junior Name to the Ballina Junior Mobile 087 4400091.

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Coaching Back on Saturday 1st April 2017

The Ballina Junior Golf Programme will be starting their 2017 coaching onKids Golf

Saturday 1st April 2017.

Please see our Facebook Page (ballinajuniorgolfprogramme) for more details or contact our Junior Mobile on 087 4400091. Text messages will be sent out to all juniors who are currently registered with the programme.

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March 2017

St Patricks Day Parade

St Patricks DayThe Ballina Junior Golfers will be marching in the St Patrick’s Day Parade, on Friday March 17th, again this year. The meeting point is St Patrick’s Church grounds at 3.15pm. We will then walk down to our designated starting point.

Juniors are asked to wear their Ballina Junior Golf Clothing and Caps on the day. NO football jersey’s, tracksuits, hoodies or jeans please – just Golfwear.

Please note that no golf trolleys or golf clubs are needed so please do not bring.

Parents are encouraged to walk with their children and the Junior Golfers.

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February 2017

Junior Registration Nights

Ballina Junior Golf Registration Evenings will be held on Thursday 9th February & Registration

Monday 13th of February.  Both nights will start at 7pm.

 

January 2017

6 Hole Competitions

Golf 26 Hole competitions will continue every Saturday morning (weather permitting) at 10am. These will be for Junior Cadet Golfers and will be played on the main course.  Caddies Required.

Text’s will be forwarded with details and parents MUST register their Junior’s to enter before the deadline.

These competitions will continue until our normal fixture list begins.

 

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News & Events

Week of: 30th October

Tuesday:
Senior Men's Competition

Thursday - Ladies:
18 Hole, S/Ford
Sponsored by The Club

Sunday Gents:
Winter League - Round 3
Sponsored by Ocean Sands Hotel

Sunday Gents - Sunday 12th November:
15 Hole S/Ford. Shotgun Start 8.30am.
BOOK ON BRS. Tee's picked on Sunday morning in the Pro Shop.
Sponsored by TBC

Sunday Ladies:
Winter League - Round 3
Sponsored by Ocean Sands Hotel

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Ballina Junior Programme

Cadet Group
Saturday 4th November
Halloween Scramble - 3 Ball. Start Time 8.30am
Sponsored by Jet Professional Cleaners
Sign in at Clubhouse Office

Birdie Group
Season Finished for 2017

Eagle Group
Season Finished for 2017

For more information on junior events please see our Junior Facebook Page - ballinajuniorgolfprogramme or Twitter Page @BallinaJnrGolf

To email the Junior Golf Programme - juniorgolfprogramme@gmail.com

To contact the Junior Golf Programme by phone, please ring 087 4400091