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Captains Charity Day 2018

Did You BEAT THE PROs?

Firstly thank you to the Ladies' Captain, Josie and Tracy Ferguson for running the Halfway House, my daughter Laura for baking the cakes and a BIG thank you to everyone who played in my Charity Day.

The competition entries less the prize fund halfway house donations and raffle raised in total £546.20

The Pros Team were a little disappointed in their performance scoring 59.9 something about no luck on the greens.

Seven teams were able to beat this with each team recieving £44

The teams were:

Richard Sperke, John Cooke Snr, John Cooke Jnrand Tim Cooke = 57.5

Kevin Ferguson, Tracy Ferguson, Simon Bean and Sue Bean = 58.1

Sam Gallop, Luke Parsons, Alex Hales and Steve Carty = 58.2

Dave Tilbury, Ricky Todd, Luke Hutchinson and Mark Hillier = 59.0

Chris Oxley, Jason Gilman, Gary Bruce and Steve Patterson = 59.1

Russ Ashmore,Mike Davies, Keith Whitfield and Mark Lally = 59.1

Nigel Walker, Derek Fletcher, Chris Stitson and Roger Mayes = 59.7

Thank you once again for supporting the event in aid of the Notts, Lincs Air Ambulance.

Captain Kev

Oldham Cup - Back where it belongs

Sunday 24th September saw the the long standing, traditional match against Seacroft GC for the Oldham Cup.

The teams for the match are put together from the Club's respective Directors and Committee members and has been taking place since 1931. Although Newark has recorded the most victories over that time, recent years have seen a slump in form so our Captain, David Yarnell was delighted when he and Professional Paul Bagshaw set the tone by winning their game. Fortunes shifted however with the next three pairs all losing before fortunes shifted dramatically once again as the NGC tail wagged. The last four games all returning wins meaning the gleaming golden trophy is once more back in the NGC trophy cabinet where it belongs!

Winter Knockout Final

This year's final was contested by Ben and James Hazzledine against George Bower and John Wade. After starting off with halfs on the first two holes, Ben and James took the lead on the third, before slowly extending it to three by the tenth. George and John then used their shots wisely pulled it back to all square by the sixtenth making for a tense finish. Ben and James both hit the green on seventeen to put on the pressure with John short on the front right and George in the sand on the left resulting Ben and James winning the hole to go 1 up, John had a shot on eighteen taking five net four but Ben making a par four secured the match 1up.      
  
Well done to both teams on making the final and congratulations to Ben and James

Celts v Sassenachs and Burns Night

I would like to thank everyone for turning out on Saturday in the cold to play in the annual Celts v Sassenachs match, where the Celts were successful, winning 11.5 points to 8.5 points. Congratulations to the Celts team and Vice Captain Kevin.      

Burns Night Celebration evening was very successful where all who attended enjoyed the excellent food, entertainment, singing and dancing. Many thanks to all involved in making it a great success, those that couldn't make it missed a  very fun evening.  

Dave

2017 is here!

I hope you all had a great Christmas and would like to wish you all a very happy and prosperous New year.

Now that 2017 as arrived can I wish you all a great golfing year and hope to see and play golf with as many of you as possible. Starting with the traditional Celts V Sassenach Match on Saturday 28th January followed by the Burns Night Celebration.

Dave

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