Old Boys Bowl
The inaugral "Old Boys Bowl" competition for the over 70's took place on Wednesday 3rd July and was a great success. Thanks to Stuart Rigley for the idea and sponsoring the trophy. 27 members took part and the winner was John Hunt with 37 pts. John won on a countback from Fred Bower also with 37 pts and in 3rd place was Geoff Walker with 36 pts. As an official club competition the bowl will be presented on Trophy Presentation Evening which is on Friday 15th November. A date for your diary !
Captain's Away Day
The Captain sends his grateful thanks to everyone who supported his exchange day, held on Friday 21st June, at Peterborough Milton Golf Club. He particularly wants to thank his Vice Captain, Colin Dixon and a former Captain, Maurice Mayfield, for their assistance on the day; he said it was a fantastic day and one he will long remember. The results were:
9 hole am team match:
1st. Maurice Mayfield; Mark Turkington; Matthew Hawkes 42 pts
2nd. Kevin Ferguson; Mally Gresswell; Terry Ward 39pts
3rd . David Hood; Mark Bentley; Matt Ragless
18 hole pm individual competition:
1st. Adam Colbourne 40pts
Best Gross. Graeme Macdonald
2nd. Alan Maidlow 37pts
3rd. Sean Maclachlan 35pts
4th. Mally Gresswell 34pts cb
5th. Matt Ragless 34pts
2nd. Gary Hales
9th. Joe Gray
2nd. Adam Colbourne
9th. Andrew Dixon
11th. Sean Maclachlan
16th. Tony Shephard
Congratulations to Richard Hinds and Tony Brough winners of the 2013 Senior Open with 46 pts. The Club Captain, David Hood, also congratulated Peter Smith, Senior Captain, and everyone who assisted with reception, starting, halfway house and scoring. £489 was raised by way of a raffle and half way house donations which goes to Beaumond House and Cancer Research. The winning pair also thanked the greenstaff for presenting the course in superb condition saying it was without doubt one of the best courses they had ever played.
For more results follow this link.
Coronation Cup Winner
New Member Richard Dale passed on his thanks to everyone he has met since his arrival at the club for making him welcome and being extremely friendly. Rick joined Newark from Carholme earlier this year and says it has proved to be an excellent move; he says he believes the course and facilities are second to none in the area. Rick is certainly enjoying his golf - winning the Coronation Cup on Sunday 2nd June. Facebook
Charity Am Am Success
The Open Charity Am Am this year was held in aid of The Alzheimers's Society, Newark branch. The Club Captain, David Hood, thanked everyone who had been involved in the organisation of the event and also the field of 200 players who had taken part. He said a dry day and a sunny afternoon had been greatly enjoyed by everyone who took part and he was delighted to be able to present the society with a cheque for £2532.20. Mr. Ron Taylor, fundraising Ambassador and Campaign Group leader, gratefully accepted the cheque and explained how important such local contributions were to the organisation. Alzheimer's Society.