Professional's Prize (Stableford competition) - Saturday 30 July
This rearranged competition enjoyed fine weather and some good scoring. Tom Troup won with a tremendous score of 41 points, resulting in a handicap reduction to 9.6 and a double celebration as it was his 16th birthday. Happy Birthday and well done Tom!
Runner up was Bob Anderson (39 points) with Mike Davies (38), Dan Featherstone (38) and Logan Stanyer (37) following closely behind.
Professional Charles Le Sueur presented prizes to all 5 players (and a few more spot prizes) at a well attended presentation. Tom was also presented with the traditional competition trophy - the Harry Pierpoint "niblick" golf club.
Our thanks go to Charles for organising the event.
Mr President wins the Captain’s Prize
AEGC President, Dave Lee, won this year’s Captains’ Prize played over 2 rounds on Captain’s Week-end - 23rd & 24th July. Leading the field after the Saturday round with a nett 64, Dave maintained his lead on the Sunday to finish with a nett 69 to give him an overall nett score of 133. The final result was very close, with Vice Captain Bill Fisher one shot behind on 134 and Tom Troup & Gary Johnstone on 135.
The large field on the Saturday were greeted on the tee by the Captain, Peter Wood and treated to a gift from the Captain and a welcome BBQ refreshment at the half-way house (gazebo). The course was very well set up for an excellent week-end of golf.
The Captain had organised a superb evening of entertainment with a band and buffet supper enjoyed by members, families and friends.
Many thanks to the Captain for an excellent week-end at Alderley Edge Golf Club.
At the presentation Mr Captain thanked all those staff and members who were involved in the organisation and running of a very memorable event. Mr Captain was very pleased with the contributions made to his chosen charity The Alzheimer’s Society.
To see all the photos from the week-end click here: Captain's week-end photos
Alderley Edge Challenge Cup - Saturday 16 July
Once again the course was affected by very wet conditions, which got worse during the day and resulted in standing water on several greens in the afternoon.
The winner of this prestigious trophy with a fantastic score of 64 playing off 24 - and playing on his birthday - was Pete Burns. Congratulations!
Andy Marshall was runner up with a 66, followed by Oliver Lane (67) and Craig Aston (67).
Monthly Medal -3rd July 2016
The July monthly medal was played in showery conditions (some heavy !) and the morning players had the better of it as the course became increasingly wet as the day progressed.
The Division 1 winner was Andy Marshall with a net 67 (79 -12) with Mike Troup second on 68 (countback) (Mike had the best gross score of 74-6)
The Divison 2 winner and the overall monthly medal winner on count back was Mike O Regan -net 67 ( 88-21)- Mike had a net 29 for the second nine holes as he eventually recovered from his birthday celebrations the previous evening.!
The runner up was Brian Pennington (90-23 ) -net 67
The above four members all qualified for the monthly medal final.
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