Sunday 29 October 2017

Captain's Newsletter - 30 Oct 2017

AGM this coming Thursday 2nd November.
Drinks & nibbles from 6.30pm for a 7pm prompt start. A review of the year plus lots of prizes to present. Who will be the most improved player? Club Woman of the Year?

A Glittering Christmas - this years theme for our Christmas party. Thursday 7th December Sign up sheet on the board with menu choices. £30

The Club will also be holding a members only Christmas party. Further details will be in the general notice board soon

Last friendly of the season on a beautiful October day playing away at Mowsbury. Enjoyed by all the ladies and a worthy draw. An excellent season, well done to all the ladies that have taken part and to Margaret & Pauline for their organisation.

Golf Results
Weekend - Ladies Autumn stableford won by Jacqui Harbor with 29 points

Tuesday- 14 ladies competed playing half stableford half strokeplay. Margaret Gentle won the front 9 stableford with 18 points. Julie Retallick won the stroke play on the back 9 with 39.5

Thursday - Scratch/Handicap Knockout qualifier. The top 8 ladies qualified to play in the Scratch knockout Cup which runs over the winter months. Players 9 to 16 qualify for the Handicap Cup. The draw will be available this week

I look forward to seeing you at the AGM on Thursday.

Jackie Reid
Ladies Captain

Monday 23 October 2017

Captain's Newsletter - 23 Oct 2017

A friendly draw at Mount Pleasant

Kathy, Rogie, Nicola, Megan, Lin, Hazel, Katy & Kathy visited Mount Pleasant on Saturday 14th. A lovely sunny warm Autumnal day saw the honours even. How friendly!

Good luck for the final friendly of 2017 next Friday at Mowsbury.

Last chance to register for birdies will be on Thursday in the Scratch/Handicap Cup on Thursday. Badges will be presented at the AGM along with Club Woman of the Year, Most Improved Player and many many more cups and trophies.

Hattersley Cup sign now on the board. A Vice Captain win last year, I now want to do the double and win as Captain so please sign up if you have not already done so. Teams and tee times will be available at the start of the week beginning 30th October.

Golf Results
Tuesday Stableford League - The presentation, with tea and cakes, took place on Tuesday 17th October.

This league has been played once a month from March to September with points awarded for the top four places (plus one point for taking part).

Div 1 Winner Sarah Faircliff, runner up Pat Ward
Div 2 Winner Hilary Clark, runner up Barbara Baldwin
Div 3 Winner Lin Goodey, runner up Di Rogers

Thursday 12th - Lauren Pitcher Plate Stableford Final. 10 stableford winners took part to try and win the coveted plate. The clear winner with 39 points and a well deserve handicap cut to 11 was Sarah Faircliff.

Winner of the Autumn stableford played along side this was Hazel Brunnen, now down to a handicap of 18.

Kirsten George topped the 9 hole competition with 13points.

Weekend - Autumn medal qualifier winner on 15th October was Lauren Pitcher.

Thursday 19th saw a strong field take part in the Cup Winners Cup Winning by one shot from Jenny Feaver and Lauren Pitcher was your Captain Jackie Reid with a nett 72 🏆

Running along side was the Consolation Cup, the winner with a nett 72 also, was Mandy Unger. Runner up Di Chapman.

And finally, our fairways are in superb condition, to keep them that way


Finally finally

Before you retire next Saturday evening (28th) put your clocks back..... don't want to be late on the tee!!

Jackie Reid
Ladies Captain⛳️

Saturday 14 October 2017

Captain's Newsletter - 9 Oct 2017

Captains Day 2017
Thank you to all who attended last weeks Captains Day and for making it such a fabulous day - one of the most memorable of my year. 97 golfers played during the day and we were joined by guests in the evening for a delicious dinner, entertainment in the form of two casino tables and of course dancing.

Overall winners were the Wilson family, Jo, Mark, James and Jack. Sarah Faircliff won longest drive and Angela Hamilton was nearest the pin for ladies.

Chris Fielder, a longtime member, won the raffle for 'one years free membership'. Congratulations Chris. Money raised from this was shared between the Captains Charities so £325 to The Willow Foundation.

Thank you to all who sent their good wishes and for the beautiful flowers.

Stableford League Presentation
After golf on Tuesday 17th October there will be the presentation of prizes for winners of the stableford league that has been running over the Summer. If you wish to attend please sign up on the notice board so we can cater correctly.

Winter Invitation
Sign up for this years 9 hole winter invitation will be on the board this week. Lots of prizes, a raffle to start of Sarah's charity and of course a lovely lunch together in the conservatory.

Please indicate if you will or will not be attending the AGM on 2nd November. The agenda and a copy of last hears minutes will be emailed to you prior to the evening.

Golf Results
Tuesday - Lesley Bonser, Margaret Fredjohn, Hazel Brunnen and Julie Retallick took the balls as winners of 3,2,1.

Thursday- those who have won a monthly medal today played in the Kathy Dale Medal Final. The winner will be announced at the AGM (2nd Nov). Winner of the Autumn Medal for the remaining field was Kathy Carroll.

Good luck to all those competing for the Lauren Pitcher Plate this coming Thursday.

Jackie Reid
Ladies Captain😎

Sunday 1 October 2017

Captain's Newsletter - 2 Oct 2017

Claret Jug
Last weekend, Sarah Faircliff, Craig Crowhurst, Des Walker and I were guests of Crown Golf and played in the Claret Jug held at Batchworth Park golf club. 

We were treated to a fabulous day of golf in warm sunshine followed by dinner. Crown CEO Stephen Towers thanked all the Crown Captains & Vices for their time and commitment in making our clubs so successful and enjoyable for the members. 

Palmer Cup
On Wednesday 16 ladies played in the rescheduled Palmer Cup against the Senior men. 

Palmer Cup victory for Senior Men
We were confident in our ability to regain the trophy we won last year but unfortunately the senior gentlemen were too good for us on the day. Final score 6 1/2 to 1 1/2

Please sign up to let us know if you will or will not be coming to this years AGM on 2nd November.

Year end reports will be followed by the presentation of outstanding Cups & Trophies plus Order of Merits, Club person of the year and much more.

New Member
We welcome Christine Sparkes to the ladies section. Returning after a break from golf Christine has come in with a handicap of 4 !!!! I know you will all make her feel very welcome.

Golf Results
Weekend - 7 ladies turned out for round 6 of the Weekend Eclectic, only one more round to go, could be all change at the top.

Tuesday - The 6th and final round of the stableford league. Presentation to the winners will take place on Tuesday 17th October after golf in the conservatory with tea and cakes. Keep an eye on the board to sign up if you wish to attend.

Thursday - September stableford winner of Div 1 on countback with 33 points was Sarah Faircliff. Winner of Div 2 was Julie Retallick. The ladies were also playing for the Pearson Trophy, the winner to be announced at the AGM.

Autumn has most certainly arrived and it is a picture out there on the golf course, some amazing colours. Enjoy ladies.

Jackie Reid
Ladies Captain⛳️