Sunday, 28 November 2021

Captain's Newsletter - 28 November 2021

What a freezing cold day, but it did not deter our weekend ladies going out to compete in the mixed winter league, well done ladies!

Double the Odds

Tuesday fun competition - Congratulations go to:
Sangeeta coming in with 61 points
Hazel coming in with 58 points

Well done ladies great scoring!

Winter Invitation

The Golf God was with us on Thursday when we held our 'Winter Invitation', the sun shone through the golden leaves on a brisk winter's day. It was great to see Chessie ladies - 'past and present' members, alongside ladies from several local clubs join us in what was a very enjoyable day. I am delighted to say, I have received emails and messages from our guests thanking us for such a good, friendly, fun day, and all looking forward to next years invitation! Congratulations go to:

Front Nine
  • Guest winner: Lorna Heal, Mount Pleasant GC, 21 points
  • Member winner: Ann Kane, 22 points
  • Guest runner-up: Julie Armstrong, 20 points
  • Member runner-up: Rosie Walker, 21 points

Back Nine
  • Guest winner: June Harper, (Knebworth GC) 23 points
  • Member winner: Pat Ward, 20 points
  • Guest runner-up: Lizzie Cooke, (Spalding GC) 19 points
  • Member runner-up: Jacqui Harding, 19 points

Well done everyone who made this day possible especially to:
  • Pam B for all her home made items
  • Julie & Pat for our "heads tails"
  • Hazel & Anne score cards!
  • Kathy C, sign in and many raffle ticket sales!
  • Linda B who did whatever I asked (many thanks)
  • Amanda, amazing table decorations
  • Knitters - Margaret G & Jacky S
  • The committee for all your hard work decoration the conservatory along with many other tasks
  • And all of you others too numerous to mention

We do not have final numbers on amount raised for our charity from this event (as yet) but it is approximately in the region of £1000, amazing! We done it again!




Pearsons League

Our Pearson squad took on rivals Essendon last Monday, unfortunately it was not to be Chesfields day, and Essendon fought hard to win all their matches. Next Wednesday we see the team in action again when we hope to get our revenge on Essendon at home, good luck ladies!


General Information

The list for catering for our Christmas party on 16th December is now up on the notice board in the ladies changing room. Please choose one option from each section and put the appropriate letters next to your name. Please pay at reception (not the ladies section) by Friday 3rd December many thanks.

Squad Thanks

Thursday 9th December will see tea/scones courtesy of the ladies section, for all you ladies who are part of our squads. We do hope you can join us. Please add your name to the sign up sheet in the ladies changing room for catering purposes.

Have a good week ladies!
Pauline Humphrey
Lady Captain 2021

Sunday, 21 November 2021

Captain's Newsletter - 21 November 2021

On Thursday we saw 32 ladies competing in our Hattersley Cup. It was a lovely day with some hard fought close matches. Captains team came through in the end but congratulations to all those who took part and made it a most enjoyable day, followed by tea and scones, yum yum 'what better way to spend a Thursday'. It was great to have Bev join us and present her 'Hattersley Cup' to the Captains team. Well done everyone.


We also had the opportunity to present Amanda with 'Club Woman of the Year' and Hazel the 'Consolation Cup' Well done ladies .


Pearsons League

Our Pearson squad are in action again on Monday. They take on rivals away at Essendon. Good luck ladies we are with you!

Winter Invitation

Thursday 25th November. The tee sheet is now available to view on IG. There is also a tee sheet on the ladies notice board INSIDE the ladies changing room. Please inform your guests of their tee time. I am thrilled to say we have several different clubs coming to join us and a total of 80 ladies playing in this 9 hole single Stableford competition with another four joining us for lunch. Before the competition starts we will be selling unique Christmas cards designed by our very own Mandy U and home made items.


There will also be an opportunity to join in our 'heads or tails' competition to win this beautiful advent calendar donated by Julie R. Just a pound to join in the fun! All proceeds will go towards the Captain's Charity. Any donations for the home made stall will be greatly accepted.

We still have a few ladies who have not yet paid. Please send your £20 by Tuesday to: CDLS 40-28-14 81769642. Many thanks.

General Information

Club AGM

The club AGM took place on Tuesday 16th November. Minutes from the AGM will soon be available to view on IG:

https://chesfielddowns.intelligentgolf.co.uk/committee_meeting_minutes

New Ladies to the Section

I would like to welcome Susan R to the ladies section. Susan is in the process of gaining her handicap. We look forward to meeting and playing with you.

Have a good week ladies!
Pauline Humphrey
Lady Captain 2021

Sunday, 14 November 2021

Captain's Newsletter - 14 November 2021

What a week!

Thursday saw our Ladies Section AGM. Many thanks to all of you who attended. Minutes of the evening will be available shortly on IG and the ladies website. Congratulations go to our awards winners for the 2021 season!

  • Most Improved Player - Linda A
  • Jean Ray OOM - Linda B
  • Weekend OOM - Caroline K
  • Weekend Eclectic - Pat W
  • England Golf Pin Winner - Linda B
  • Club Woman of the Year - Amanda M





There is a notice of all winners on the notice board in the ladies changing rooms.

Pearsons League

Congratulations go to our our Pearson squad "dream-team" who played a home match against Great Hadden on Wednesday 10th November. A clean sweep was the result! Fantastic news ladies, well done! Next up, the team are off to Essendon on 22nd November. Good luck everyone.

Hattersley Cup

Thursday 18th November sees the ladies competing in the 'Hattersley Cup' For those of you who have not played in this competition before its when the 'Lady Captain's 'Team take on the 'Vice Captain's' Team
FORMAT: (strokeplay) Pairs BETTERBALL MATCH PLAY
1 POINT FOR A WIN 1/2 POINT FOR A DRAW
LOWEST HANDICAP OF THE FOUR PLAYERS PLAYS OFF SCRATCH THEN OTHER THREE PLAYERS RECEIVE 9/10th OF DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOWEST HANDICAP AND THAT OF EACH PLAYER
No requirement to put score on IG just let Kathy C or myself know when you have finished

Bev Hattersley past Lady Captain at Chesfield Downs will be joining us for the great event! Presentation of the trophy and complementary tea and scones will be available after the match (all ladies are welcome to join us for tea and scones, please email me if you wish to join us, but are not playing). The teams will be finalised on Monday and your tee time visible on IG. Good luck 'Lady Captains' team!

Winter Invitation

Thursday 25th November. The tee sheet is now available to view on IG. There is also a tee sheet on the ladies notice board INSIDE the ladies changing room. Please inform your guests of their tee time. I am thrilled to say we have several different clubs coming to join us and a total of 73 ladies playing in this 9 hole single stableford competition. Time to get the Xmas shopping of to a start with something from our stall of beautiful home made items, also unique Christmas cards designed by our very own Mandy U. If you wish to enjoy the day to the maximum make sure you have a bag of pound coins to join in the fun! We still need bottles for our 'tombola' and the ladies committee will gladly take any donations off your hands! All proceeds will go towards the Captain's Charity.

General Information

I am extremely happy to announce that our dear Katy is doing very well in hospital and although very tired is making good progress. We look forward to welcoming Katy back to the club in the not too distance future. Take care Katy we miss you!

Club AGM

Tuesday 16th November sees the Club AGM. Hopefully many of you can join us. Minutes from the previous club AGM held on the 12th November 2019 are available to view on IG:

https://chesfielddowns.intelligentgolf.co.uk/committee_meeting_minutes

New Ladies to the Section

I would like to welcome two new ladies to the section. Sangeeta who is in the process of gaining her handicap and Alayne who has joined us from Redbourn Golf Club. We look forward to meeting and playing with you both.

Last but not least

I would like to say a massive thank you to the ladies section for my beautiful flowers and gift presented to me at the ladies AGM on Thursday. So very kind of you all, I am lost for words. But, I can feel a few new golf clubs coming my way which hopefully will improve my game next season! Thank you all so much xx

Have a good week ladies!
Pauline Humphrey
Lady Captain 2021

Sunday, 7 November 2021

Captain's Newsletter - 7 November 2021

Hope you all enjoyed some fireworks over the weekend, can’t believe we are into November already, shorter days and darker nights, lets hope for some winter sun!!!

Daily Mail Foursomes: This is the last of this seasons national competitions. The winning pair will represent Chesfield Downs in the National Daily Mail Foursomes competition to be held in 2022. Congratulations go to a worthy winning pair with a nett 69:
  • Jacqui Harbor and Helen Leigh

Good luck for the next round ladies, more details for you to follow.

AGM: Thursday 11th November 6.30pm for 7pm sees our AGM, hopefully you will be able to attend. Lots of prizes to be given out following the annual reports. Minutes from the previous AGM and EGM have been circulated to all members of the ladies section along with the agenda for the evening. The agenda is also on display INSIDE the ladies changing room. Please note there will be no paper copies available on the night.

Pearsons League: Our Pearson squad played away at Welwyn Garden City Golf Club in our first match of the season last Monday A very tough course, and some very tough matches. Welwyn put out a very strong team. Well done to Megan who won her match and very well played the rest of the team. Next up we have a home match against Great Hadden on Wednesday 10th November. Good luck ladies. If anyone who didn't put their name down on the original list and is now available to play, please contact Linda B Pearson Captain.

Hole in One: During her 'Scratch Knock Out' match, the mighty Kathy D got an amazing 'hole in one on' the 17th! Fantastic news Kathy well done!


Some of you may have already heard that Katy C is in hospital at the moment, she is doing well. I would like to wish Katy a speedy recovery, we miss your cheerful smile at Chesfield, get well soon, we are all thinking of you.

Club AGM: Tuesday 16th November Minutes from the club AGM held on the 12th November 2019 are available on IG:

https://chesfielddowns.intelligentgolf.co.uk/committee_meeting_minutes

Winter Invitation: Thursday 25th November, If any of you have any bottle donations for the tombola raffle we will gladly take them off your hands! We will also be having a home made items sale. Looking forward to seeing all those lovely gifts you clever ladies muster up! Many thanks.

England Golf: Good news from England Golf. New rules for winter golf - If all bunkers are GUR we can still put in general scores cards, it is classed as abnormal course conditions (rule 16.1). Please click on link for more information.

https://emailer.englandgolf.org/4ON0-164TU-3C5OE3-10ASQC-1/c.aspx

Have a good week!
Pauline Humphrey
Lady Captain 2021

 
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