Synopsis of Council Meetings 12th June 2023

The Vice Captain Mr. Robin McCullough welcomed everyone present, wishing the Captain Paschal Morgan a speedy recovery.

Matters Arising from previous Minutes

Catering – Catering facility is now open.

Condolences – Letter of Sympathy to Andrew Annett on the death of his brother and Harold T. Nicholson on the death of his father.

Sub Committee Reports – 

Fundraising – Tickets for Big Draw have been distributed to members.  Members are encouraged to promote the sale of tickets. Congratulations to Bobby Watts on winning the Lotto Jackpot.
Tee sign Sponsorship – to be erected asap. Thanks to the Ladies branch for a tee sponsorship.
Fence at Putting Green – Fundraising Committee is seeking potential sponsors – Contact Fundraising Convenor.

Irrigation System has been fixed; Air Compressor working; Course in great condition, credit to Aidan and his staff. Temporary staff (25 hours pw) for July and August. Two new bins to be purchased with the intention of making similar additions during the winter.
Arial picture of course to be arranged to identify drain areas which are presently visible.

Disabled parking place at clubhouse to be made available for clubhouse use only and not for parking whilst playing golf.

Match & Handicaps
Captain’s Day postponed until 29th July. Oher domestic competitions to be rearranged accordingly.    Scorecards required reprinting due to printing errors. (no charge)

Juniors – Temporary membership to be addressed to try to increase membership. Junior Convenor requires help with the Junior section. Anyone willing to give a few hours should contact Lee Annett.

Young Adult Member
18/21 yrs   Martin Stevenson 8 Donard Cres. Annalong   Proposer Damien Grant Seconder John Campbell
22/25 yrs  Jonathan McVeigh 9 Mill Road Annalong  Proposer Damien Grant Seconder John Campbell
26/29 yrs. Ryan McCullagh 127 Newcastle Road Kilkeel Proposer Jordan Fitzpatrick Seconder Ryan McDowell

Juniors –
9 -13 yrs  Zach Kidd 8A Corrywood Castlewellan & Irian Sosa 131 Ballinran Road Kilkeel
14/17 yrs  Conor Kelly 9 Drummanmore Road Kilkeel