Wollaton Park Seniors v MMGC Seniors

On Monday 13th August,  Melton Seniors travelled to Wollaton Park to take on their Seniors in what is always a very competitive match, but one carried out in good spirit. With  the cooler temperatures and slick greens, the home side were unable to take full advantage and the outcome was a very acceptable draw. The points…

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Glenn Price and Phil Gray victorious

Presidents Putter Rnd 2 (RWS) On Saturday 11th August, 80 competitors entered the 2nd round of the President’s Putter with a vast number in the field able to win the coveted prize. Although the weather was a bit cooler, it was no easy task with the fairways still very dry and…

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Mkt Harborough GC Scratch Team v MMGC Scratch Team

On Thursday 9th August, MMGC Scratch travelled to Market Harborough GC to take on their scratch team, a formidable task as Harborough  had not lost a match to date. The weather had completely changed from hot and humid to a cool and overcast evening, which eventually turned to quite heavy rain. Mkt Harborough took…

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MMGC Lady Captain vs Lady Vice Captain

On Wednesday 8th August, a team of Ladies in pink led by the current Lady Captain, Sandie Normanton took on the team in blue headed by the Lady Vice Captain, Nancy Denny in a Better Ball Matchplay event. Although the weather had cooled a little, the ground was still hard…

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Senior Captain’s Away Day at Rutland Water

On Tuesday 7th August, Seniors’ Captain Jerzy Schmidt held his away day at Rutland Water Golf Club. In hot, humid and sunny weather, the fairways were extremely dry and hard, which made playing quite tricky and the undulating greens exacerbated the difficult playing conditions. Teams were selected from 3 different…

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L&RGU U16s v Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Teams

On Sunday 5th August, the L&RGU U16s golfers played host to teams from Suffolk and Cambridgeshire for the Annual Tom Finn Trophy. The competition is played as a three-way Matchplay off scratch, rotating around different courses within the counties. On a very warm and humid day, the competition was fierce…

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Ladies’ Hi-Lo Christine Lord Trophy

  On Wednesday 1st August, the Ladies’ played the annual Chris Lord Trophy.  The competition is a better-ball Stableford played in pairs and the draw ensures that a high handicapper plays with a low handicapper. On-form Lady Captain, Sandie Normanton and ‘Drina Terzza posted an unbeatable 44 points, closely followed…

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Presidents Putter Round 1 and Compton Cup Round 4

A large field of 105 golfers turned out in the very hot and humid weather to participate in the Presidents Putter and Compton Cup Competitions. PRESIDENTS PUTTER: 82 golfers with handicaps between 0 – 20 played in the Presidents Putter and the results were as follows: Winner Paul Halford 67…

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Ladies’ Handicap League vs Forest Hill

In their last match of the season, the Ladies’ handicap team ventured to Forest Hill Golf Club to play this final competition.  All three Melton Mowbray pairs had to give shots to the opposition and the weather was once again quite oppressive, making it hard to maintain concentration all the…

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