Clyda Golf Classic Launched 2013-05-16 12:10:00

The annual Clyda Rovers GAA Golf Classic will be held at Mallow Golf Club on Thursday 30th May and Friday 31st of May 2013. This year's golf classic was launched last Tuesday Night in the Clyda Room of the Dressing Room Complex in Mourneabbey.

Chairman of the golf classic committee John Roche remarked " This year sees the 17th year of The event and the support we get locally is fantastic in difficult times the loyalty we get from people each year at our classic is just super". he also said " with that in mind the price of a team has been reduced by 10% this year". To finish John also stated "The Golf Course in Mallow is one of the best around and we are always delighted with the shape it's in every year and it's a credit to people who are running it".

Chairman of the Club Jeremiah Ronayne was also present at the launch " The club is looking at perhaps making further improvements to our facilities In Mourneabbey Complex and some monies raised here will in part go towards that" he said. He finished his speech by saying "it's a great opportunity for People to enjoy the day and it's also a great social event for those who attend". Main Sponsor Derry murphy also spoke and lent his support to the classic "I've being involved in the classic from the very first year and I'm delighted to this year to continue the sponsorship myself and Doreen and the family have given. The Classic Is a major event for the club every year" he finished by remarking "we hope it will be a success, a lot of money raised over the years has gone into things like the pitches and floodlights, the modern facilities we have at our disposal might not have been built if the classic did not take place".

The Club has reduced the entry fee this year to €135.00 for a team of three. Tee times and details are available from John Roche at 086 8098642. If you cannot enter a team but would like to play, contact John and he may have a few more like-minded individuals who could make up a team. Tee box advertising is also available.

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