This annual match will take place on Saturday 13th March 2010 - tee-times from 11:00am. The competition is a team stableford with the best four individual scores counting for the team score. We need a minimum of 8 players for each of the four teams which could be increased to 10 players per team if we get enough players to sign up. An entry form for this event is now on the Club notice board. The cost of entry is £6.50 per person (payable on the day of the event) which includes tea/coffee on arrival and a light buffet after the event. Please put your name on the entry form on the notice board if you wish to participate in this event.
The Astres Foursomes was played today in ever improving weather. Twenty seven pairings competed for the trophy with some very impressive foursomes scoring on display. The winners, successfully defending their title from 2009 were Barry Heath & Geoff Denner scoring a grand total of 46 points (a ten point improvement on last year!!). Runners-up with an impressive 43 points were Roy Whiting & Maria Tillet who just beat Chris Moore & Lizzie Swallow on count-back. Fourth place went to Jason Allum & Stuart Briginshaw on 41 points. Full result - click here.
Fourteen players competed in the February Weekday Stableford on 18th and 19th February. The top of the standings was dominated by our Juniors. The winner was George Stockley with a score of 41 points. Runner-up was brother Aaron Stockley with 40 points followed by Max Nicholls just beating Lloyd Childs on count-back ... both scored 38 points. Full result - click here.
The weather delayed January Junior Medal was played on 18th February. Nine Juniors competed for the medal off the yellow tees. The medal winner was Max Nicholls with a score of nett 67. Runner-up was Will Green with a nett 69 followed by Conor Dick in third just beating George Stockley (lowest gross 75) on count-back. Both scored nett 70. Full result - click here.
Ninety-two players (including 5 professionals and 2 other scratch players) competed in the Pro's Texas Scramble on Saturday 6th February. Although very cold, the weather stayed dry and everyone enjoyed a fantastic day. The results were as follows: 1st - Dan Seymour, Paul Seymour, Shaun Irlam, Conor Dick
2nd - Roy Martinez, Ian Martinez, Mike Smith, Gary Moore
3rd - Nick Mitchell, Chris Harrison, Steve Head, Geoff Kells
Forty six players competed for the February medals today. This was the last of the "winter" Stableford medals. From next month, the men are back to the white tees playing strokeplay medals. There must have been some serious practice sessions during the cold weather, because the scoring today was outstanding.
Division 1 The top division was won by Carl McCartney with a superb score of 45 points who earns a two shot handicap cut for his efforts. Runner-up was George Stockley (42 points) followed by Lloyd Childs with 36 points. Full result - click here.
Division 2 The middle division was won by Mark Richardson (39 points). Runner-up was decided on count-back with Ian Turner just beating Roger Tillett both with 37 points. Full result - click here.
Division 3 In his first competition, Aubrey Phillips won the Div 3 medal with a fantastic score of 48 points and earned a four point reduction on his handicap. Runner-up was Trevor Mortimer with 40 points followed by Jeremy Twaits (37 points). Full result - click here.
Ladies This months Ladies winner was Lucy Mortimer who also earned a handicap reduction of 2 points with 42 points. Runner-up for the third month in a row (!!) was Cilla Osgood with 38 points followed by Kim Richardson (32 points). Full result - click here.
Thirty-three players competed for the February Seniors medal today. As there were only two lady competitors, the medal was played as a "mixed" competition. The winner of the gold medal was Raymond Bilton with a nett 72. Runner-up with the same score was Paul Tebbutt beaten by Raymond on count-back. Third place went to Monty Norman one shot further back. Full result - click here. The winner of the two's pool was Marian Taylor who managed the only two of the day on the 16th. Many thanks to "birthday-boy" Steve Thompson for supplying the wine prizes on the day.
A big thank you to Elaine for all her hard work organizing the presentation night, she worked very hard. I hope everybody enjoyed it. A big thank you also to all who were wearing tartan it looked really good. The food as always was excellent. I do apologise for the late start but the food made up for that. A fantastic total of over £400 from the raffle; well done Maria & John for doing a great job selling the tickets. I would also like to thank everybody who gave prizes to the raffle, without your support it would be a very hard job. Thank You John Butcher (Club Captain)