Killymoon’s Chambers to take on matchplay’s best

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The wintry blast over the weekend forced the postponement of Saturday’s Florida Doubles event at Killymoon but then even in Florida the weather caused problems over the weekend.

The qualifier will thus be rescheduled for later in the year.

It’s fingers crossed for the holiday weekend when it’s a case of stableford on Saturday and stroke on Sunday as members will contest the Lombard Trophy and Moutray Cup respectively.

An Open Stableford will be played on Easter Monday when members can play in the competition and enjoy a Golfer’s Fry for £8.

Visitors can actually avail of the same opportunity for £15.

The first of the 2013 Senior Open competitions using the Stableford scoring format will take place on Wednesday 3rd April. Booking is now available online.

Entry sheets for the Sloane Cup, Twigg Cup and Presidents Trophy have also been posted downstairs.


The Professional Matchplay Finals of the PGA Grand Prix will be held at Killymoon Golf Club this Thursday and Friday. Our own Gary Chambers, right, features in the draw and your support would be appreciated.

The quarter-final matches over 18 holes will be played on Thursday (tee off 11am) and the semi-finals and final, also over 18 holes, will be played on Friday with the semi-finals due out from 8.30am with the final set for 12 noon.

The full draw reads: Damien Mooney (Ballyliffin) v Gareth McCausland (Ballyliffin); Philip Farrell (Philip Farrell Golf) v Chris Jelly (Dungannon); David Hughes (Massereene) v Gary Chambers (Killymoon); and Gary Wardlow (Dunmurry) v Paul Stevenson (Portadown)

It’s a great opportunity to come along and see how the professionals handle the challenge of Killymoon.


2014 sees the 125th anniversary of Killymoon Golf Club and a committee is being formed to organise and co-ordinate events to mark that milestone.

Any members interested in joining this committee should email or leave their details with Kathleen in the office.


The first Lucky Letters Lottery Draw will be held in the Members’ Bar on Saturday 06 April at 7pm with the Consolation Ballot, if required, following at 7.30pm. the jackpot starts at £500.

Please support our FundRaising Campaign by buying Lucky Letters tickets. It is open to non-members.

A limited number of lockers in the Gents’ Locker Room are available to rent. Any members wishing to avail of this facility at an annual cost of 27.50 are asked to contact Kathleen in the office.

Members will be pleased to hear that Paddy Dargan will be back to entertain us in the Members’ Bar on Easter Sunday 31st March from 7–9pm.