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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

TEL - Week8

What a scorcher!!! Thirty degrees plus for tonight's league games but no complaints, we've had enough bad weather for the first few weeks. Thirteen players competed in the league tonight with some impressive scores returned.

Tonight's winner, with an excellent 22pts was Jason Allum. Runner-up was Dave Warwick (21ots) followed by Cilla Osgood (20pts).

The Best 7 league is now starting to take shape with more players completing seven games. It should be a close contest this year. Jeremy Twaits currently leads the way on 115 followed by Cilla Osgood 113 and Dave Warwick 110.

Full details - click here.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Seniors Texas Scramble

Today's seniors competition was a Texas Scramble with seven teams of three competing for the prizes and some excellent scores returned. The winning team with a score of 57.4 were Paul Tebbutt, Mike Workman & Allan Trotman. Second place went to Gordon Turner, Steve Vale & Derrick Perrin (58.6) followed by Richard Cross, Judy Willson & John Butcher (60.6).

Fullresult - click here.

To celebrate the nice warm weather and to add a bit of fun to the competition, Captain Judy declared today a "funny-hat" day. The clear winner in this category was Brian Faithfull!!

Captain Judy with Brian Faithfull

There was also the belated presentation of the RNLI shield to winner Allan Trotman.

RNLI winner - Allan Trotman

A slightly sad end to the day as we said farewell to two more of our seniors who are leaving the club this week. Club stalwart Derrick Perrin and Sandy Deacon provided wine prizes on their last day. We wish them well in their new adventures elsewhere.

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

TEL - Week7

The best weather so far for the Tuesday Evening League tonight. Nice warm sunshine and very little breeze!! This week's winner was Steve Cobb with an excellent level par round and 22pts. Runner-up was Dave Warwick who just pipped Ian Martinez and Geoff Denner after all 3 scored 19pts.

The main competition is for the best 7 scores over the duration of the competition. We only have one player that has played all 7 weeks at the moment and that is Dave Warwick who consequently is in the lead!!!
Full details - click here.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Seniors Club Championships R2

The second and final round of the Seniors Club Championships was played today at the racecourse in changeable conditions. A bit chilly at the start but very warm and humid for the back 9. Of course, there was the usual strong westerly breeze blowing just to keep people on their toes!!

In the ladies championship, Sam Whiting increased her first round lead to become the Senior Ladies Champion for the third time in the last 5 years. Runner-up in the gross competition was Linda Vale. Sandy Deacon collected the nett prize to add to her nett ladies prize at the main ladies club championships.

In the men's event, Raymond Bilton carded the best round of the day to ensure he won the Senior Men's Championship with a combined score of 175. Richard Aldred was runner-up four strokes further back. Steve Vale won the nett category with a score of 145 four shots ahead of runner-up Harry Jackson.

Seniors champions: Raymond Bilton & Sam Whiting

Full result details below:
Senior Men Gross
Senior Men Nett
Senior Ladies Gross
Senior Ladies Nett

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

TEL - Week6

At long last summer arrived for the Tuesday Evening League. No jumpers, coats, woolly hats or waterproofs required. A bit of a breeze but, it wouldn't be the racecourse without a bit of a breeze blowing!! Consequently some good scores returned from the 14 players that took part this evening.

Tonight's winner with an excellent score of 21pts was Diane McIntyre. Runner-up was Richard Osgood on 20pts followed by Dave Wallin just one point further back.
Full details -  click here.

Sunday, 14 June 2015

Club Championships

Club Championship weekend at the racecourse concluded today after two rounds of competition. Small fields for both men and ladies but that in no way detracts from the achievements of the winners - you still have to play well and get the job done!!
Thanks to all those who supported the event and played both days. Big thanks also to the greenkeepers who prepared the course in excellent condition.

In the ladies competition, Dianne McIntyre improved on last years performance of winning the nett prize by taking the gross championship this year with a total of 211. Sandy Deacon was the nett winner.

The men's championship saw two excellent rounds from Andrew Mead (particularly his gross 76 on day 2) to win the gross prize and be crowned Club Champion for the year. Jeremy Twaits was the nett winner.

Dianne McIntyre, Sandy Deacon, Ladies Captain - Sian Soanes, Andrew Mead & Jeremy Twaits

Full result details below:
Men Gross
Men Nett
Ladies Gross
Ladies Nett

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Seniors Club Championships R1

The formula for the day was ... High Winds + High Rough = High Scores!!!!
Round one of the Men's and Ladies Senior Club Championships was played today with 21 men and 3 ladies taking part. The men's gross comp is led by Chris Moore closely followed by Richard Aldred and Harry Jackson. In the nett competition, Harry Jackson holds a four shot lead over Mike Miller and Steve Vale.
In the Ladies competition, Sam Whiting leads the way in the gross category with Sandy Deacon ahead in the nett section.
Full details below.
Men gross
Men nett
Ladies gross
Ladies nett

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

TEL - Week5

Another chilly, blustery evening for week 5 of the Tuesday Evening League, but at least it was dry!!!
Tonight's winner with a score of 19pts was Steve Cobb. Second place went to Jason Allum on 18pts followed by Cilla Osgood with 17pts. 
Full details - click here.

Hoping for some summery weather soon!!!!

Sunday, 7 June 2015

June Medal

A lovely day at the racecourse for the June Medal played today with warm sunshine a light breeze resulting in some excellent scores being recorded. Twenty players (18 men and 2 ladies) entered the competition played in two mixed divisions.

In Division 1, John Butcher (nett 66) made it a double by following his seniors medal win last Wednesday with another emphatic victory. Steve Cobb was the runner-up on 71 sharing the lowest gross with John Butcher. Third place went to Jeremy Twaits with a solid 72.
Full result - click here.

In the second division, John Baron scorched to a five shot victory with an excellent nett 63. Runner-up was Derrick Perrin with a very respectable 68 followed by Stuart Briginshaw (70) in third spot.
Full result - click here.

Three 2's were recorded today. Jeremy Twaits and Jim Bunce at the 8th and Mike Smith at the 11th. Fortunately for Jim, he was the only one of the three to enter the two's pool so won the money!!!

Four medals out of the eight scheduled have now been played for the Owen Millennium Trophy and Summer Medal Aggregate competitions - see details below. Only those who have completed the minimum of four rounds are shown in the listings.
Owen Millennium Trophy
Summer Medal Aggregate

Friday, 5 June 2015


Message from Theale Golf Club today ... 

Steve Mitchell sends regards to all at the racecourse.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Seniors June Medal

Twenty-seven players for today's seniors medal played in two divisions for the men and a separate ladies competition. Tough conditions again with no players shooting nett par or better.

In division 1 for the men,  John Butcher was the victor just beating Raymond Bilton (lowest gross) on count-back after both returned excellent scores of nett 73. Third place went to Roy Whiting with 79. 
Full result - click here.

In division 2, Mike Workman was top with nett 76 followed by Richard Cross (77) and Barry Heath (80).
Full result - click here.

In the ladies medal, Sian Soanes was the winner followed by Sam Whiting who carded the lowest gross.
Full result - click here.

Just one 2 recorded today by Raymond Bilton on the difficult 17th, but Raymond was not in the two's pool so the money will rollover to next month.

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

TEL - Week4

It was a pleasant evening for the Tuesday Evening League ... except for the gale force westerly wind blowing across the course making scoring a wee bit difficult. Some managed better than others!! Eleven players competed for this evening's prize.
The winner with a very respectable 18pts was John Baron. Runner up was Jeremy Twaits (a very good effort after being cut 6 shots last week) who just pipped Steve Cobb after both scored 16pts.
Full details - click here.