Newsletter May 2019

Well, the silly season has started and we have had some great competitions.  The weather has been very good so far and the course is looking better than ever – something that everyone comments on, members and visitors alike.  Read on for a short roundup of news from May and…

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Outstanding 24th Annual Pork Pie Open

On Sunday 9th June, Melton Mowbray Golf Club hosted the 24th Annual Pork Pie Open which is generously sponsored by Dickinson and Morris.  Over 200 players took part in the pairs better ball Stableford competition on a course that had been prepared superbly by the Greens’ Staff, both throughout the…

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Gent’s Winter Knockout Competitions

The winter knockout competitions came to fruition last week with 74 players having played in the Better Ball and 52 players in the Foursomes competition. The winners of the finals were as follows: Winter Better Ball Andy Blunt and Ben Turner. Winter Foursomes Paul Mullins and Steve Burton. Congratulations to…

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The Ludlow Bowl and Compton Cup Saturday 1st June

The Ludlow Bowl and Compton Cup Round 2 bogey competitions were well supported on Saturday, where all competitors play against the par of the course. The course is in excellent condition and the weather looked very favourable for the golfers. Some good scoring would be inevitable. The standard scratch for…

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Forces outplay Civilians on Friday 31 May

Every year a number of competitions are played to raise money for course improvements and this time it was the turn of the ex-service personnel verses the civilians organised by members Bob Luke (Forces) and Haydn Snow (Civilians). A good turn out of 56 members signed up to support the…

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Danny Raven cards a 63 in the Saturday RWS medal

Saturday 25th May saw a strong field of 97 golfers enter the RWS medal competition. Excellent conditions of both weather and course were the trade mark of some excellent scores by the winners throughout the day. There were three categories handicaps 0 – 12, 13 – 20 and 21 –…

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