Successful and Sunny Spring Starter
It was great to see the sun for the first mixed event of the season - the eighteen hole 4BBB competition was hotly contested with some really good scores. Best of the pile with an impressive 43 points were Ron and Julie Ricketts, with runners up Brian Foden and Helen Fitch 'lagging'!! behind with 41 points. Nearest the pin was Karen Pennington.
Thanks to Chris's team for a great meal.
The draw for the Barbara Ames was made and the list is now on the Mixed noticeboard in the foyer. The first round needs to be played by Sunday 15th May
Dates for 2018
Sunday March 25th - Spring Starter,
with a meal and presentation and the draw for the Barbara Ames knockout
Friday April 20th - Mixed Trip out….
Leigh Golf Club – join with friends and guests welcome
Sunday May 14th - Mixed Muddle
A fun team competition with prizes
Date to be confirmed – June/July Centenary Trophy
with evening presentation
Sunday July 29th - Jubilee Trophy Open/Invitation
(please flag this up to any golfing friends as soon as possible to try to get a good field. It is on Golf Empire)
Maybe an Exchange - tbc
Sunday November 18th Winter End of Season
with a meal and presentation to the winners of the Barbara Ames Trophy.
Friday Informal ROLL UP mixed nine hole competitions, guests welcome
4.45 for 5pm tee plus plate meal after
Friday 6th April Friday 4th May
Friday 8nd June Friday 6th July
Friday 10th August Friday 7th Sept
Friday 6th October Friday 19th October - TBC (4.45 tee time)
We look forward to you joining in
Jubilee Trophy - Sunday 30th July
Alderley welcomed members, guests and visitors to the club to compete for the Jubilee Trophy on Sunday 30th July. There were 20 teams. The day was a mixture of rain showers, heavy at times but still a pleasant day. There were some good scores.
1st Visitors Prize- Andrew/Rebecca Gray 41pts (from Wychwood Park/ Haydock Park), 1st A.E.G.C/Guest - Wendy Rule/ Roger Smith 39pts (Didsbury), 2nd A.E.G.C/Guest - Ron Ricketts/ Sue Carless 35pts (Bramall Park), 3rd Visitors - Sonia/ Roy Sales 34pts (Vale of Llangollen). There were a number of twos; Tracy McGregor @13th, Duncan Haywood, Wendy Higgins and Sonia Sales @ 15th and Wendy Rule and Simon Conway @6th.
We were delighted to see so many familiar faces and new ones who had come some distance and it will be great to see you next year!
It was good to welcome a few new faces to the 'Mixed' fold and we all enjoyed a sunny afternoon and a lovely meal after - thank you Chris. The team competition was hotly contested - second place going to Olwen and Mike Davies and Barbara and Graham Moss with 96 points and winners were Brian Foden, Lisa Burns and Sue and John Kendrick with 99 points. Brian Foden sneaked the nearest the pin and Andy Holt and Celia Berent got balls for their 2's. The surprise was that there was plenty of chocolate for both the prizes and on the table....! The draw for Barbara Ames was made with some interesting looking matches being pulled out of the hat. First round matches have to be completed by 15th May please.
MIXED DATES 2017
Following dates are for your diaries
Sunday 2nd April - Season Starter - with meal and draw for Barbara Ames
Sunday 7th May - Something different? - participate in either Lymm or Reddish Vale Mixed Open
Sunday 2nd July - Centenary Trophy
Sunday 30th July - Jubilee Trophy Open/Invitation
FRIDAY 8th September - Trip out, probably Wales again....
Sunday 19th November - Season Close, meal and prizes for Barbara Ames winner
Friday at Five (ish) nine hole allcomers
28th April, 26th May, 16th June, 21st July,18th August, 22nd September, 6th October,
20th October 3.45pm tee
Mixed Final Fling
There were a lot of people absent from the final event of the Mixed calendar, but it did not stop those of us who turned out having an enjoyable time in pretty good weather. The team competition was closely fought, with runners up Paul and Yvonne Grundy and Mo Monk with their ghost Mike Davies and Ali and John Roberts with Jean Walker and Brian Boughey both posting a respectable 38 points, but first prize went to Pete Wood, Celia Berent, Karen and Brian Pennington with 39 points. Well done Pete, for being player of the year and more or less taking the prizes in nearly all the events - fair enough really as Mr Captain has been an excellent supporter of the mixed over the last two years, and long may it continue! (although there may have to be some handicap considerations if this fine seam of form continues....!)
The Barbara Ames Trophy winners were Julie and Ron Ricketts, away in America, and the runners up Mr and Lady President were awarded wtih their prize too.
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