Stackstown Golf Club opened as a 9 hole course brought about mainly by the work of volunteers – men and women – headed by the first Captain Denis Devine R.I.P. and ably assisted by among others the late Paddy Harrington.
Membership extended to include non Garda personnel.
Ladies Section formed. Rita Quinn was the first Captain.
Saw the development into an 18 hole course.
A modern Club House is officially opened by An Taoiseach – Prime Minister – Garret Fitzgerald.
Stackstown home grown member Padraig Harrington turned professional.
Saw the development of a further two holes bringing the total to 20.
Padraig Harrington officially opened the redevelopment of six greens and tee boxes.
Changes in the Constitution to allow non-garda members a greater say in the running of the club. New Mens Committee, Ladies Committee, Management Committee and Council structures established.
“Harrington Room” officially opened by Padraig Harrington. The room is dedicated to Padraig and contains many momentos of his career to date