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Saturday, 18 July 2009

Seniors Open

The winning team of Roger Ford and Charles Pettican with Seniors Captain John Taylor (centre)
On Wednesday 16th July, a record field of 56 players competed in the Seniors Open at NRGC. The competition was played as a four-ball Stableford. In testing conditions, the eventual winners were Roger Ford and Charles Pettican with 42 points. Runners-up were regular visitors John and Bet Gazzard with 41 points with Chris Moore and Peter Smith (the highest home finishers) a close third on 40 points. Thanks to all competitors for making this a very successful event.

Special thanks also to Alan Owen, Marian Taylor, Mike & Judy Willson for all their hard work behind the scenes.

For full result details - click here

Hillman Trophy

On Sunday 12th June, the NRGC team continued their winning form to progress (for the first time I believe) to the quarter-finals of the BB&O Hillman Trophy by beating Harleyford 4 1/2 - 2 1/2. Our next opponents are Mill Ride away (another tough game). The winning team was Jim Green, Steve Bonner, Jon Miller, Andy Steadman, Nigel Hazarik and Ian Folwell.
For full Hillman Trophy draw click here.

Sunday, 5 July 2009

July Medal

Division 1
The winner today was Phil Knight with an excellent nett 63 (gross 75 - the lowest of the day). Carl McCartney just beat Paul Seymour into second place on count-back after both carded a nett 66.
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Division 2
Rowland Barnfield took the divison 2 honours today with a nett 67, closely followed by Tim Mcauley (nett 68) and Mark Richardson (nett 69).
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Division 3
Roger Tillet topped this division with a nett 67. Mathew Baillie and Trevor Mortimer were 2nd and 3rd respectively both with nett 70's.
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This months ladies medal winnier is Sandra Chamberlain who scored a fantastic nett 59 (gross 85). With this and good performances in last weeks Ladies Club Championship, Sandra has knocked 8 shots off her handicap in the past month!! Bad luck to Maria Tillet and Linda Vale who both scored creditable nett 65's to finish 2nd and 3rd.
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Saturday, 4 July 2009

Ladies Open

The NRGC 2009 Ladies Open took place on Friday 3rd July.
Forty five ladies from nine different golf clubs took part in a team stableford Bowmaker competition. Not only did the weather stay fair but the Red Arrows flew over the course to everyone's delight!
£189 was raised for the Captain's charities 'Feet First' and 'National Blind Children's Society'.
Thanks to all who participated and contributed.

The prize winners were:

Team Winners: Debbie Goodsell/Bev Seymour/Trish Browning (Donnington Valley) 87 points.
Debbie Goodsell/Bev Seymour/Trish Browning (Donnington Valley)

Team Runners-Up: Jean Raincock (Newbury Racecourse)/Dorothy Savage (Donnington Valley)/Judy Whittle (Donnington Valley) 85 points
Jean Raincock (Newbury Racecourse)/Dorothy Savage (Donnington Valley)/Judy Whittle (Donnington Valley)

Individual Winner: Shey Walder (Newbury Racecourse) 36 points ocb

Individual Runner-Up: Julie Davies (Donnington Grove) 36 points
Julie Davies (Donnington Grove)

Longest Drive and Nearest the Pin: Jules Culley (Deanwood Park)
Jules Culley (Deanwood Park)

For full results - click here