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October 2016

Junior Gala Presentation

To close of the coaching for this year The Ballina Junior Golf Programme will be holding its Junior GalaJunior Gala Presentation Presentation on Saturday 29th October 2016.
This will be a fun filled night, kicking of with the Junior Night Golf at 6pm then followed by our Gala Presentation and then Children’s Halloween Disco.
During our Junior Gala Presentation we will be presenting the year end trophies and medals.
All Junior Golfers and their families are welcome to take part in all the nights events.

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Snag & Novice Competitions

Snag & Novice CompetitionsOver the next three Saturdays (Saturday 15th/22nd/29th October) we will we holding our Snag & Novice Competitions to determine who will be the Snag Champion & Novice Champion for 2016.
These competitions will be held at the normal times (Snag at 10am and Novice at 11am) on the Short Course and will be a 4 hole comp for the Snag group and a 5 hole comp for the Novice group.
Best score brought in over the three weeks will be the winner!
A text will be  sent out with details on how to register to enter.

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Junior Golfer of the Year – Final Comp

Saturday 15th October 2016

The tenth & final qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Saturday 15th October @ 8.15am.  This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by The Tee Cup Restaurant.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 13th October. The deadline for entries is 5pm.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

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Junior Golfer of the Year – 9th Comp

Saturday 8th October 2016

The ninth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Saturday 8th October @ 8.15am.  This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Eddie Tracey P.G.A

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday  6th October. The deadline for entries is 5pm.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

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Sunday 2nd October 2016

Ballina Junior Ryder Cup

The Ballina Junior Ryder Cup will be held on Sunday 2nd October from 2pm and is kindly sponsored byJnr Ryder Cup Facebook Dillon McCarron Accountants.

Reds V Blues – 6 fourball matches, 12 singles.

Entry cost is €6.00 and includes food. Entry registration is required, just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile. 

Places are limited so entries will be taken on a first come first served basis. When places are full we will take a “subs” list.

 

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September 2016

Junior Golfer of the Year – 9th Comp

Sunday 25th September 2016

The ninth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Sunday 25th September @ 2pm.  This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Eddie Tracey P.G.A

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday  22nd September. The deadline for entries is 5pm.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

Cancelled due to bad weather

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No Coaching

Saturday 24th September 2016

There will be no coaching for Juniors on Saturday 24th September 2016. Coaching will re-commence on the following Saturday, 1st October 2016.

Thanking You, Ballina Junior Golf Committee

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3 Ball Junior Scramble 

Saturday 17th September 2016

ScrambleSaturday 17th September, juniors who are Blue Caps & above, can enter into the 3 Ball Junior Scramble. This weeks scramble competition is kindly sponsored by PJ Ruddy. Prizes for 1st & 2nd place teams.

Normal weekly cost of €3.00.

If you have not already put down your name please text your name to the Ballina Junior Golf Mobile.

Make sure that you register to take part by Thursday 14th September. We will not be able to accept any entries after 5.30pm.

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Junior Golfer of the Year – 8th Comp

Saturday 10th September 2016

The eighth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Saturday 10th September @ 8.15am.  This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Erin Packaging.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 8th September. The deadline for entries is 5pm.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

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Junior “Away Day”

Saturday 3rd September 2016

Saturday 3rd September is our annual “away day” for our Junior golfers. To register your Junior please Trip Awaytext the name to our Junior phone by 5pm on Wednesday 31st August. Younger children will need to be 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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August 2016

Junior Golfer of the Year – 7th Comp

Saturday 27th August 2016

The seventh qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Saturday 27th July @ 8.15am. This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Stephen Lydon – Lydon Solicitors.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 25th August. The deadline for entries is 5.30pm.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

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Good Luck Annabel

Good Luck
All the Ballina Junior Golfers and Volunteers wish Annabel Greham the best of luck in the final of Wee Wonders being played in St Andrews on Saturday 27th August and Sunday 28th August.
Good luck, we are supporting you Annabel.
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Albany Open

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Saturday 13th August 2016

Albany, Ballina Tile & Paint are holding their First Annual ALBANY OPEN GOLF COMPETITION on Sat 13th of August 2016. This competition is open to all our Junior Golfers and will take place as follows:

Cadets Group – 9 Hole Competition on Main Course

Novice Group – 5 Hole Competition on Short Course

Snag Group – 5 Hole Competition on Short Course

Entry is €5 per Junior and includes a meal afterwards in the Tee Cup Restaurant. Presentation of Cups and Prizes followed by Music on the night.
All profits from the day will be donated to the Ballina Junior Golf Programme
If you would like to play in this event please message, comment or contact John on (087) 4118954

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3 Ball Junior Scramble 

Saturday 6th August 2016

ScrambleSaturday 6th August juniors who are Blue Caps & above, can enter into the 3 Ball Junior Scramble.

Normal weekly cost of €3.00.

If you have not already put down your name please text your name to the Ballina Junior Golf Mobile.

Make sure that you register to take part by Friday 5th August. We will not be able to accept any entries after 5.30pm.

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Snag & Novice Competition

Saturday 6th August 2016

Saturday 6th August juniors who are in Snag Group and Novice Group will be entering our Chpping & PuttingPutting Competition. Different Chipping & Putting stations will be set up for Juniors to play.

Normal weekly cost of €3.00.

 

Good Luck to all our Snag & Novice Juniors.

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July 2016

Junior Golfer of the Year – 6th Comp

The sixth qualifying event (cancelled on Saturday 23rd July) for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Sunday 30th July @ 3pm. This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by David & Tina Greham.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 28th July. The deadline for entries is 5.30pm.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

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Junior Golfer of the Year – 6th Comp

The sixth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Saturday 23rd July @ 8.15am. This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by David & Tina Greham.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 21st July. The deadline for entries is 5.30pm.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

Due to extremely bad weather this round was called off midway through. Thank you to all the Juniors who showed up and got caught in the pouring rain. We shall reschedule the 6th Golfer of the Year in due course.

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Congratulations Annabel

CongratsCongratulations to Annabel Greham for winning the Wee Wonders 2016 Regional Champion at County Sligo Golf Club. Annabel now goes onto the next round in St Andrews.

 

All the Juniors wish Annabel good luck.

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Ballina Junior Captains

New Junior Captains were elected for the coming year and were announced at our BallinaGood Luck2 Junior Captains Prize Evening.
Congratulations and Good Luck to our new Junior Captains.
New Boys Junior Captain:  Sam Clarke
New Girls Junior Captain:  Anna Ruane

 

 

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Ballina Junior Captains Prize & 5th Golfer of the Year Competition

The Ballina Junior Captains Prize is this Saturday 9th July. Snag & Novice groups will have a mini Golfercompetition in the morning and the Cadet and Advanced Group will start their competition at 5pm. This competition will count towards the Golfer of the Year and is double points.

Please make sure that you register by texting your junior name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.
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June 2016

Junior Golfer of the Year

The fourth qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Sunday 26th June @ 3pm. This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Albany Ballina Tile & Paint.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by Thursday 23rd June. The deadline for entries is 5.30pm.  To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

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Lady Captain’s Junior Scramble 

Saturday 18th June 2016

Lady Captain's Junior ScrambleThis Saturday, juniors who are Blue Caps & above, can enter into the   Lady Captain’s Junior Scramble.

Normal weekly cost of €3.00.

If you have not already put down your name (names taken last Saturday) please text your name to the Ballina Junior Golf Mobile.

Make sure that you register to take part by Wednesday 15th June. We will not be able to accept any entries after 5.30pm.

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Junior Golfer of the Year

The third qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is onJnr Golfer of the Year. Res
Saturday June 11th @ 8.15am. This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Erin Packaging.

Make sure that you register to play in this event by 6th June at 5.30pm. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

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

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Congratulations

Congratulations to Annabel Greham who scored 50 points in her first outing Congrats Photo
with the Senior Ladies in the Stableford Competition. Well done from all your fellow junior golfers

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Junior Skills Challenge

Saturday 4th June 2016

This Saturday, juniors who are Blue Caps & above, can enter into our Junior Skills Challenge. Skills Challenge2
Normal weekly cost of €3.00.

To enter please text your name to the Ballina Junior Golf Mobile.

Make sure that you register to take part by Thursday 2nd June. We will not be able to accept any entries after 6pm.

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May 2016 

Junior Golfer of the Year

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The second qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” is on Saturday May 28th @ 8.30am. This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Jet Professional Cleaners.

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 26th May. To enter just text your name to the Ballina Junior Mobile.

Thanks again to Albany Ballina Tile & Paint for sponsoring the Golfer of the Year Trophy.
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Des Farrell Junior Memorial Cup

The deadline to enter your name to play in the Des Farrell Junior Memorial Cup Matchplay has beenDes Farrell Matchplay extended to Saturday 28th May 2016.

Please make sure that you add your name to MATCHPLAY sheet which is on the Junior Notice board. Be sure to put your name down for this great competition.

The Des Farrell Memorial Cup is going to the winner.

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Junior Golfer of the Year

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The first qualifying event for the “Junior Golfer of the Year” starts Saturday May 7TH @ 9:00 A.M. This weeks competition is kindly sponsored by Senior Men, Ballina Golf Club.

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 10thThe events will all be stroke play off the appropriate tee box for your categorisation.

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

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Team Trials

Team trials this weekend. Under 8,10,12,14 and 16. Competition scores to count over next 4 weeks towards teams. 5 players 3 subs on each team.

Teams will represent club in inter club matches.

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Des Farrell Junior Memorial Cup

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The Junior MATCHPLAY sheet will be going on the board this week. Be sure to put your name down 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.

 

 

 

 

Weather

News & Events

Week of: 20th December

Tuesday:
Senior Men's Competition

Saturday 24th:
Drawers & Faders
12 Hole, S/Ford

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Week of: 26th December

Monday 26th:
Drawers & Faders
12 Hole, S/Ford

Monday 26th:
Drawers & Faders
12 Hole, S/Ford

Saturday 31st:
Drawers & Faders
12 Hole, S/Ford

Sunday 1st - Men's Competition:
12 Hole Stableford
Timesheet in Operation

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Week of: 2nd January

Monday 2nd:
Drawers & Faders
12 Hole, S/Ford

COMPETITIONS OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS

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Ballina Junior Golf Programme

Ballina Junior Saturday Golf:
Saturday morning coaching sessions for the Junior Golf Programme has now finished for this year.