Seniors’ Christmas Competition

The Seniors’ Captain, Dick Chapman, held his Christmas competition today and he was very well supported with 13 teams of four golfers, participating in a Texas scramble. With a redesigned course reduced to 14 holes, it would provide a challenging encounter for any golfer. With a dry  morning and the…

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Mingles Christmas Competition

Monday saw the culmination of the Mingles season with 32 golfers, both men and women, taking part in a team Florida Scramble. The course was in good condition, even after some periods of heavy rain, which gave the players an opportunity to play some good golf. The winning team was…

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Ladies’ Christmas Competition

On Sunday 9th December, the Ladies’ section teed off to play in the annual Christmas competition.  The ladies were blessed with calm and pleasant conditions.  There was no obvious sign on the course of the plentiful rain as the fairways were still running well, although some of the greens were…

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Autumn Trophy Round 3

In fairly benign conditions for the 1st December, the third round of the Autumn Trophy took place this Sunday and 44 players made the early morning shotgun start after a welcome breakfast of coffee and bacon baps. The format was a three ball Stableford, with two scores to count on…

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Monday Morning Mingles 26th November

On Monday 26th November the weekly Monday Morning Mingles took to the course on a relatively mild and still day. The greens were responsive after the weekend’s heavy rain, but the ball still travelled well. In first place with a nett 35.0 were Gordon and Dee Hughes – an excellent…

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Progressive Am-Am Saturday 24th November

On Saturday 24th November, 15 teams of 4 players competed in the Progressive Am-Am. With a strong easterly wind and a few showers, the first few holes were challenging. Despite the weather, the scoring against the par score of 108 points was excellent. There were only three 2s recorded and…

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Prize Presentation Evening 2019

On Thursday 22nd November the annual Prize Presentation evening was held at Melton Mowbray Golf Club. The evening was very well attended not only by winners, but supporters and family members too. Doug Woolley hosted the event in his inimitable comic style, which made the evening extremely enjoyable and Sue…

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Autumn Trophy Round 2

Sunday 18th November saw a shotgun start for Round 2 of the popular Autumn Trophy played as a 3 Ball Better Ball.  Again the weather was kind to the 50 plus players, although the receptive greens meant an aggressive approach was necessary to get close to the pin. The result…

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Ladies 3 Ball Am Am

On Wednesday 14th November, 26 Ladies played a 3 Ball Am Am in a close competition which saw some good scores recorded for this time of year.  Winners with 36 points were Margaret Samways, Alison Gatward and Avis Webb with an excellent chip in by Alison on the 4th securing…

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