Mixed Away Visit to Breadsall Priory Washout

The much anticipated Mixed Away weekend to Breadsall Priory took place on the 14th and 15th October.  All participants arrived at the hotel by 9.40am for a welcome chat and the draw.  The first day was due to be a fourball betterball followed by a three ball waltz on day…

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September Newsletter 2018

As this season draws to a close, the club has seen the completion of many competitions.  The Race to Woodhall Spa has been decided and the handicap and scratch league matches are finished.  Congratulations to the Ladies’ Handicap players who ensured that we moved up to Division 1 for next…

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Mick Curtis lifts Past Club Captain’s Trophy

The annual competition for Melton Mowbray’s Past Captain’s Trophy took place on Friday 5th October.  Twenty four past Captains (with ages ranging from 60 to 88) assembled in the clubhouse to ‘meet and greet’ prior to the first tee-time at 12.30pm. Included in those twenty four were four past Captains…

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Muir Cup and Muir Plate

On Sunday morning, Tim Mortimer (MMGC Greens Director) and Chris Owen competed in the final of the very prestigious Muir Cup, which is for players with handicaps between 1 and 16. With the course in excellent condition and greens running true, any spectators would surely be in for a golfing…

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Monday Morning Mingles

Monday saw the start of the Mingles again, which was well supported by Melton Golfers. The winners on the first day was as follows: 1st Denis Dayman and Alison Gatwood with a nett 33.8 2nd John Squires and Bettyne Norton with a nett 35.0 3rd Tom Eadon and Liz Clarke…

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Race to Woodhall Spa Final

Sunday 30th September saw the climax to the Race to Woodhall Spa (RWS), when the top 30 golfers in the competition went head to head and from which 5 golfers would join Sam Pollard, already the Order of Merit leader to play at Woodhall Spa on 21st October. With the…

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Ladies’ Salvers and the Evans Bowl

On one of the last competition days of the season, 21 ladies turned out to play in the Evans Bowl and the Bronze and Silver Salvers, all of which are medal qualifiers.  The rough was still short and not too punishing, but the long run that has been there all…

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Tony Houghton Trophy

On what was an extremely good golfing day with bright sunshine and very little wind, Melton Seniors turned out to play in the Tony Houghton Trophy.  The competition is run over 3 rounds with different types of team formats.  It is one of the Seniors’ most prestigious events and is…

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Pancakes and prizes on Pro’s day

On a challenging autumnal day, 126 golfers braved the cool and damp conditions in Tony Westwood’s Pro’s Day. Teams of four competed in an AM-AM format, playing to win the overall prize and the Jocelyn Westwood Memorial Trophy. Scoring was excellent with the top ten teams all scoring in excess…

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