History of Sandfield Pitch and Putt

Do you remember this view of Sandfield Pitch and Putt back in the mid 1980’s and can you help us to build a history of Sandfield Pitch and Putt course so we can create a page on our website?

History of Sandfield Pitch and Putt
John (Sean) Connaughton Opening Sandfield Pitch and Putt

Do you have any old photos, stories, memories or historical information about Sandfield Pitch and Putt under the previous ownership of John ‘Sean’ Connaughton (1983-2002) or Tom Finn (2002-2021)?

We would like to build and document a history of Sandfield Pitch and Putt and create a history page on our website to commemorate the course and it previous owners from its creation in the mid 1980’s through to the current day.

If you have any photos of the course or people, stories or memories you are willing to share or have any historical documentation, paper cutting and/or information about its history please contact us on 087 161 4343 or email to: sandfieldpitchandputt@gmail.com

Leaderboard Busy Day

We had a busy day on the Sandfield Pitch and Putt Leaderboard on Saturday.

Firstly Frank Dorrian ended up posting a 2 under Par 52 score after having a 4 under first 9 holes to tie Barry Gallagher with the lowest score. Barry Gallagher then posted a 3 under Par 51 later on in the day containing 5 birdies to be the sole player with the lowest score.

The challenge to post the lowest score of the 2023 season is hotting up, are you in the race?

Check out our Leaderboard page for all the lowest scores and all the declared Hole in Ones

Finin Maguire Hole in One

It’s 7th heaven at Sandfield Pitch and Putt this season as Finin Maguire another 7 year old gets a Hole in One this time on the challenging 16th Hole. Well done Finin.

Finin Maguire Hole in One
Finin Maguire (Age 7) – Picture courtesy of Nicola Maguire

So it’s the 7 year old’s showing us all the way to go this season, but can you follow their super example and ace a hole at Sandfield.

Check out the current list of Holes in One on our Leaderboard page.

Opening Day 2023 Season

We are please to announce the opening day of 2023 season and will be open from 11am today, Saturday 29th April 2023 with the last tee time at 7pm.

As mentioned in our previous update this will be a transition year and we do have damage to many greens following the very wet winter and also animal damage, as such we will have up to 4 temporary green in play and will have at least two more to rebuild as we proceed through the year.

We apologise for any inconvenience and detraction from your round.

2023 Season Update

This is the current 2023 season update on the course and potential opening date.

Following the very wet winter months we are working hard to get the course open for the Easter holidays. Please check back regularly to our website news page or follow us on our Facebook and Instagram Social Media to get an regular 2023 Season update on our possible opening date.

It will be ‘Transition Year’ at Sandfield Pitch and Putt this year. We continue the work to add 3 new holes on the hill around the lake. There is also work ongoing to create a new green which will extend the length of the13th Hole all with a view to opening the ‘new’ course for the start of the 2024 season. Extensive ground works are ongoing to improve drainage on the course. We are also creating a new toilet facility halfway around the course. We are also adding New Artificial Turf Tee Mats to holes continuing on the work from from last year.

New Low Score of 47

Dessie McNern is finishing the season in fine form, in addition to picking up the Gary McNern Memorial Trophy last week he managed to record a new low score of 47 on Saturday for the 2022 season and in doing so joins the Sandfield Pitch and Putt ‘Magnificent 7 Under Par Club’. Dessie’s card included a hole in one on the 2nd Hole and 7 Birdies on a weekend where there were a total of 4 aces on different holes.

Click here to check out all the 2022 Season Low Scores and Hole in Ones on our Leaderboard page.

New Low Score 47