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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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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MMGC v Rutland County GC Friendly

Following a hearty breakfast, Melton GC hosted Rutland County in their annual friendly which is held alternately at their respective clubs. The change in the weather made it a difficult start, with well received cooler temperature but difficult windy conditions.  The teams were to be tested playing in these elements.…

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John Rigby takes honours on Senior Captain’s Day

On Tuesday 17th July, Seniors’ Captain Jerzy Schmidt hosted the annual Seniors Captain’s day on a bright and warm morning with starter Gay Cham sending the players on their way.   As a result of the continuing hot weather, the fairways were very hard and dry and running long, but greens were…

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MMGC SENIORS V RUDDINGTON

In their latest match at home  on Tuesday 10th July, Melton Seniors fought hard against an experienced Ruddington Grange team at Melton. In a previous away fixture in the season, they narrowly lost to Ruddington and certainly did not want to lose another match to them. It was a very…

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MMGC Seniors v Birstall Seniors

Another day of glorious sunshine shone on Melton Seniors as they played their latest match away at Birstall on Monday 2nd July.  However, it could not prevent Melton Seniors posting only their second loss of the summer programme by 51/2 to 2 1/2. The points for Melton came from the…

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9 Back in Time

On 6th July, MMGC members had the opportunity to go back in time and play the golf course as it was up to 1990 as a 9 hole course. Many thanks must go to President Dougie Bryce, whose hard work produced a course planner which showed the course as near…

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MMGC Senior Mixed Team v Beedles Lake

The MMGC Senior mixed team hosted Beedles Lake in a friendly fixture on Sunday 1st July. The format for the fixture was Better Ball Stableford and the individual results were very close, but Beedles Lake managed to post a win 4 games to 3. The following pairings returning with the…

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