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.
Invitation Day - Saturday 25th
A good field played the Invitation Day, better ball stableford.
The winners were Bob Anderson and his guest, Gary Lister, with a comfortable 44 points. Bob and Gary each won a pair of golf shoes in order to help them to improve their game!!
Second on 41 points were Ed Clapham and Mike Fox. It was good to see Mike playing, as he is an ex-member who has re-located to Cambridge.
Third on 40 points were Don Cowap and M Slater, who beat the Captain and his guest on a card play off.
The subsidiary members' competition was won by Bob Pindar and Duncan MacPherson with 42 points.
Vice Presidents' Challenge Bowl
A full field contested the VP's Challenge Bowl over a course still suffering from the aftermath of Thursday/Friday's downpours. There was still a lake alongside the 7th with very soft conditions under foot.
With some excellent scoring, the winner was Mike Easton with gross 81 - 16 = 63 net.
Bob Anderson also returned a net 63 (77-14) but lost on a count back.
A very creditable third was Tom Troup (junior) gross 77 - 12 = 65 net
The leading VP and winner of the VPs' prize was Paul Penney, who matched Tom's net 65 (71 - 6)
Captain's Charity Day raises over £3,000 for Alzheimers
The photo shows the Captain and his guests after golfing in the Charity Day on Friday 3rd June. The Captain also thanked Brian Foden for all his hard work in organising the event which raised over £3,000 for Alzheimers. Thanks to the Green Staff, Duncan and his staff plus all the guests and members of AEGC.
Comedians Cup - Saturday 28th May
Good playing conditions on Saturday contributed to some excellent scoring in the pairs betterball Stableford.
The winners were Tom Troup and Don Cowap with 46 points followed by the Ford/Magee and Lewis/Ellis teams which scored 43 points.
Brian Jones mastered the 6th hole with a two the first time round bettered by a hole in one the second time -well done Brian !
There were several scores of 42 points.
The photos show Mr Alan Clark kindly presenting the cup to the winners Tom and Don and also Brian Jones with the Captain
Hospital Trophy 14 and 21 May 2016
Results as follows (net scores):-
Round 1 winner Max Ekstein (68)
Round 2 winner Simon Barber (66)
Overall winner Matthew Hodgson (67+68=135)
Overall runner up John Newsham (70+66=136)
Congratulations to all the winners - and to John Roberts for a Hole-In-One on the 6th!
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