Saturday, 26 February 2022

Captain's Newsletter - 26 February 2022

The weather continues to play havoc with our golf. Carry only for those who can. Top Tracer for those who can't

 
 
Anyone know how to use the computer??

In better news the cherry blossom is out in my garden - spring is just around the corner

1st March Our own birdies return from hibernation. For new members if you gain a birdie in our ladies comps, or in a match you can earn a birdie badge for first one then you need to earn more for 2nd

Please put your name in the birdie book which will be in the locker room. Make sure your marker also signs it. There is a birdie tree behind the locker room door - please put your name on the appropriate leaf.

19 February Clare L was the only lady who braved the elements to play in the Mixed Weekend Winter league. Well done Clare

20 February Four Ball Betterball The winners with a fantastic score of 25 points Hazel and Maggi Second with an impressive 20 points Margaret F and Julie Pr

28 February Pearson Match v Great Hadden (away) Good Luck ladies

March 1st Pick your Poison 18 hole Comp. Trollies are back just in time but carry if you can

2 March Pearson Match v Welwyn Garden City (home) Good Luck ladies

3 March First Qualifier of the year. Balls will be available on the range for practice

10 March O'Sullivan Team Alliance Winners must have played in 3 qualifying comps in ladies section. Karen will notify you if you haven't

12 March - alternate day for Price Vase. Singles qualifier. Playing 9/10th of handicap. Winners must have played in 3 qualifying comps in ladies section. Karen will notify you if you haven't

17 March Price Vase. Singles qualifier. Playing 9/10th of handicap Winners must have played in 3 qualifying comps in ladies section. Karen will notify you if you haven't.

24 March Maria Moore Millenium Bowl Pairs Betterball Playing off 95% handicap. Winners must have played in 3 qualifying comps in ladies section.Karen will notify you if you haven't

31 March Rescheduled date for Megan Bonner Par 3 comp. Fun comp open to all. Soup afterwards plus etiquette presentation. Fingers crossed for better weather this time

Sunday 3 April Captains Drive In. All welcome - shotgun start at 8 am???? All welcome - courtesy of the course given to 5 day members

Tuesday 12 April Kay Baker memorial Bowl 9 hole comp. Presentation and refreshments afterwards and Kay's brother will present the award

14 April Jubilee Jug with an Easter theme. Get those creative thinking caps on

Club jumpers I now have 11 for the order and will now get this to Barry to take forward

Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club has been nominated for Club of the Year. Well done to all the staff. We know we belong to the best club but it is always good to be acknowledged

Top Tip Keep your temper under control and mind your language

NB There won't be a newsletter next weekend as I am going away

However I am hoping to have news of a great fundraiser in the next newsletter- just waiting for a medical letter to say I am fit to go ahead. Luckily it's physical and not mental - I would never pass that

Friday, 18 February 2022

Captain's Newsletter - 18 February 2022

As I sit here writing this I wonder if we will have a house left tomorrow. Thank goodness the course is closed today - there would have been flying trollies all over the place

Tuesday 15 February A Gift a wish a joker 1st was Vicky Thompson with 21 points. 2nd on count back was Linda Anderson

13 February 4 BBBWeekend winter league 7th Kathy Dale and John Dale 41 points 12th Megan Bonner and Alan Bonner 39 points

Our first cup/trophy is next week

24 February - Megan Bonner Par 3 comp. Cards have been written out, soup ordered, conservatory booked, par 3 booked. Now all we need is for the weather to improve

Cards can be picked up in the bar from 8.45. Please be on the tee 10 minutes before the start time of 9.28, bear in mind some people have quite a hike to their first tee

Monday 28th February Pearson match against Great Hadam - away. Good Luck ladies

3 March First qualifier of the year - medal. You know you love them. Hopefully will have free balls for the range

10 March O'Sullivan Cup Team Alliance. Winners must have played in 3 qualifying matches in Ladies Section

12 March. Alternate date for Price Vase

17th March Price Vase Singles, qualifier. Playing off 95% Winners must have played in 3 qualifying matches in Ladies Section

24 March. Maria Moore Millenium Bowl Pairs Betterball 9/10th individual handicap Winners must have played in 3 qualifying matches in Ladies Section Section

Sunday 3 April Captains Drive In. Note change of date All welcome to play.

Tuesday 12 April Kay Baker Memorial Bowl 9 hole comp . Presentation and refreshments in the conservatory after comp. Kay's brothers will present the award.

14 April Jubilee Jug. This will have an Easter Theme. I know one lady has already sorted her outfit! Get creative

Club Jumpers 9 ladies have asked for these. I will bring mine in on Tuesday and maybe other people can bring theirs in so that ladies can try them on for size

Hopefully you have noticed that we have a new door on the Ladies Locker Room. Please ask at the desk for the entry code


Caption "Glad - I didn't order that" - thank you to Hillary

Top Tips Repair divots and pitch marks and rake the bunkers

Just giving page stands at £616. Thank you

Friday, 11 February 2022

Captain's Newsletter - 11 February 2022

Do you realise we are half way through the academic year!!! Quite a scary thought

Quite a quiet week so not a long news letter

24th February CHANGE TO TIMES FOR MEGAN BONNER Shotgun ( probably a whistle!) start will now be 9.30 am. There are a few places left. Sign up sheet will be up until 17 February. Don't forget to order your soup - or not

Tuesdays competition was 5 clubs and a putter. How many times did you hear the cry - " I haven't got the right club"

However 2 ladies obviously did have the correct clubs:- Winner Margaret G 19 points Runner Up Pat W 17 points. Well done ladies on your choice of clubs and good play.

Thursday 17th February last round of the 12 hole winter eclectic

I was thrilled to receive this from Just Giving. Over £600 now on the page. You are very generous ladies


Club Jumpers:-I have 6 ladies interested. I will give Barry the order at the end of the month. Please let me know if you would like to order one, either v neck or part zip


Weekend Away 2012 what do you think Megan is thinking?????

 
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