AEGC mentioned at the Cheshire Union Annual Dinner
The Captain, President and Jerry Dixon attended the 66th Cheshire Union of Golf Clubs Annual Dinner at Mere Resort. There were over 200 in attendance. Alderley's hosting of the first ever county 9 hole championship was mentioned in the speeches of both England Golf President John Williams and Sean Ritchie, CUGC President. Matt Jordan of Royal Liverpool received a silver plate to mark his appearance in the Walker Cup, only the second Cheshire player to do so.
Cheshire County Mixed Foursomes
As 2016 winners of the Barbara Ames Mixed Knock out competition Ron and Julie Ricketts entered the County Mixed Foursomes Championship 2017 Competition at Vale Royal.
They had a great day coming 16th out of a field on 32. Great to see AEGC being represented again in a County Championship
British Heart Foundation presentation
Ali Roberts, Lady Captain in 2016 chose British Heart Foundation as her charity. This charity is very close to her heart as her brother in law, Dan, died whilst asleep alongside her sister Kate, he was only 50.
Kate has taken on numerous expeditions in order to raise money for BHF. Her goal is to raise £25,000 so the money raised during my year with the support of the Alderley Ladies, would help her to achieve her goal.
Thank you all so much, Kate is an inspiration to us all.
AEGC - Lady Captain's Charity Event - MacMillan Coffee morning 29th September
LADY CAPTAIN'S CHARITY EVENT
MACMILLAN NURSES COFFEE MORNING AT ALDERLEY EDGE GOLF CLUB
29TH SEPTEMBER 2017 FROM 10AM - 1PM
TICKETS £3.00 (INCLUDES COFFEE AND CAKE)
SUPER RAFFLE PRIZES - tckets on sale now from Lady Captain and tickets available next week over the bar. Please also note you are welcome to pay on the day. Plenty of stalls to feast the eye - cards, candles, Body Shop Jewellry and the delightful 'Lovley Things'.
EVERYONE WELCOME - PLEASE BRING ALONG FAMILY AND FRIENDS
Golf and Giggle
Such a great time at the annual Golf and Giggle on Friday 15th September. 36 golfers and gigglers spanning a great age range giggled and golfed their way round 9 holes with the golfer playing the main shots and the gigglers doing the putting. As the photos show we played under a threatening sky but the most exquisite rainbow and sunset that featured in a lot of the photos. Supper in the Clubhouse completed a very enjoyable evening. The placings, as if they mattered - Tracy and Shivaun unfortunately grasped the wooden spoon, Ken Hall and Mandy Bell were in 4th place, with the Boyles in 3rd place, Derek and Alison Shenton in 2nd place but the winners after 4 years in Singapore were John and Jan Lawton.
Scroll through the photos to see what a great evening we had. For those of you who missed out this year look out for the 2018 Golf and Giggle date and put in your diaries.
9 Hole Cheshire Championship - Synopsis of an excellent day for AEGC
ALDERLEY Edge Golf Club were proud to be the hosts as they staged the first-ever County Nine-Hole Championship in England.
They were delighted to be asked by Cheshire to host their inaugural Nine-Hole Championship and provided great hospitality and a very challenging course for a field including men, ladies and juniors from across the county.
Setting the pace were first out players Alderley Edge Captain Bill Fisher with 38 points and playing partner Sale GC junior Adam Carr with 37 as their nine-hole scores had 18 points added.
Their scores proved to be too hot to handle with Adam winning the runners-up trophy after a cpo with G Johnstone (Alderley Edge) and Tom Hollingworth (Prestbury).
Cheshire President Sean Ritchie said: “Cheshire are proud to be the first county in the country to hold a Nine Hole Championship and Alderley Edge provided a terrific course for the event which had a good field of entrants and it proved to be a great inaugural event with the youngest player being ten-year-old Aaron Lavelle from Ringway.
“I would also like to thank all of the Cheshire officials for their excellent organisation and work on the day to make this a great starter for County Nine-Hole competitions across the country.”
He presented Bill Fisher with his winning trophy as well as a Cheshire plaque for hosting the event and a pair of county cuff links in recognition of Alderley Edge hosting the event.
Olwen Davies was the highest placed Lady in the competition, so congratulations to her for her excellent round.
More photos to be added.
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