Sunday 17 October 2021

Captain's Newsletter - 17 October 2021

As the 2022 Away Weekend has been so over subscribed we have changed the venue to accommodate this increase in demand. Therefore, we are now going to 'Belton Woods' in Lincolnshire. Single rooms are available and we have capacity for 36 ladies! Dates will remain the same, Sunday 26th June - Tuesday 28th June 2022. The new poster will go up on the ladies notice board this week, please sign up asap. For more information on Belton Woods Golf Course, please click on the link below.

Tuesday Fun Competition: This was a round of two halves. Nine holes stroke-play and nine holes stableford. Well done ladies!

Lin G, nett 31
Rosie W, nett 32.5

Hazel B, 21 points
Pat W, 20 points

Lauren Pitcher Plate Qualifier: The day started slowly due to fog, but it was soon well underway with ladies coming in with some great scores. Congratulations go to Helen L who secured the plate with a winning 37 points, well done Helen.

On the same day we played the ladies 'Autumn Stableford' qualifier:
Division 1: Kathy D, 37 points
Division 2: Anne K, 40 points

Well done ladies great scoring.

Stableford League Presentation: Tuesday 19th October 2021. Looking forward to the presentation and tea/cake in the conservatory at approximately 3pm.

Cup Winners Cup: Thursday 21st October - Alternate day Sunday 17th October, open to all cup winners over the season.

Consolation Cup: Thursday 21st October - Alternate day Sunday 17th October, open to all members of the ladies section.

The Faircliff Winter Scratch Cup/Rogie Taylor Handicap Cup: Thursday 28th October. Open to all members of the ladies section. Rules for this competition:

  • The format is a ladies single stroke-play qualifier (playing handicap)
  • You must putt out on every hole
  • Following the first 18 hole round of the competition, players in positions 1 to 8 will be entered to play a 'scratch knockout matchplay' event over the winter (the draw will be seeded according to qualifying position from the 1st round) eg. qualifier 1 will play qualifier 8 and so on
  • Handicap allowance of the 'scratch knockout matchplay - None
  • You are playing for: The 'Faircliff Winter Scratch Cup'

Players in positions 9 to 16 play a 'handicap knockout matchplay' event over the winter.
  • The draw will be seeded as above: qualifier 9 will play qualifier 16, etc.
  • Handicap allowance - Full
  • You are playing for: The 'Rogie Taylor Handicap Cup'

If you enter this competition please be prepared to play in the winter knockout matchplay event.

Ladies AGM: Thursday 11th November: 6.30pm for 7pm. Come and enjoy a glass of wine and some nibbles at the AGM. Our vice captain will inform you of her chosen charity for 2022. There will be a presentation of the Cups/Trophies/awards from the season. Please confirm on the attendance sheet on the ladies notice board if you are able/unable to attend so that catering arrangements can be confirmed, many thanks.

Club AGM: Tuesday 16th November at 7pm. Please see poster on ladies ladies notice board.

9 Hole Winter Invitation Competition: Thursday 25th November. Filling up fast! Open to members and guests. Last main event of the season! Invite your friends to join in this great 9 hole competition. Further details on ladies notice board. Closing date for entry is Thursday 11th November.

Winter Rules: Pick and Place comes into effect on Monday 18th October 2021.

Christmas Party Night: 16th December: We still have spaces for this event. If you would like to enjoy a 2 course meal in excellent company, then boogie the night away, please sign-up on the poster on the ladies notice board. Payment for the party to be done at reception (not the ladies section). We have provisionally booked 4 tables (40 ladies). Hurry up so you don't miss out on a night to remember!

Have a good week ladies.

Kind regards
Pauline Humphrey
Lady Captain 2021


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