Hole in One for Charlie....
Junior Captain, Charlie Bentley, took a 3 wood off the 12th tee on Sunday playing in the Sean O'Grady and Howitt Cup Qualifyer , knocked it on to the green and then found to his delight that he'd scored a Hole in One. To round his weekend off in style he claimed 1st place in the junior competition for the Grant and Green Trophy. Well done Charlie !!
Qualifyers for the Howitt Cup were: Adam Johnson: Shaun Sutton: Thomas Warnock: Craig Murdoch: Steven Chamberlain; Simon Wakeham: Alexander Wright and Adrian Cobb.
New Course Record
Steve Brotherhood set a new Mens Amateur Course Record in the May Monthly Medal last Thursday with a 65; beating John Cooke's record 66 which has stood since 8th June 2008. Steve plays off a handicap of +1; his scores were:
Success for Rob
Congratulations to our Club Professional Rob Ellis who finished in 2nd place in the Senior PGA Professional Championship at Northants County. Rob sandwiched a 2nd round 69 between two 72's and was more than pleased with his showing given the majority of his time is spent tyrying to improve our play! When interviewed he said " This is a fantastic result. At the start of the week my first aim was to make the cut and try and get in the top 20 to get Mottram Hall. Anything else was going to be a bonus so I'm delighted with 2nd.
Winter League Winners
Congratulations to Alan Maidlow and Frank Duffy who beat David and Simon Collingwood to win the Winter League 2012/13. The highlight of the match was Alan's 2 at the 8th hole.
Newark GC Success
Congratulations to Reg Dove and Maurice Mayfield who won the Presidents Putter at the Nottinghamshire Golf Captains Society competition held at Stanton on the Wolds on Wednesday 8th May with a stableford score of 43 pts. Like our Facebook Page for more details and the latest comings and goings at the golf club.