MIXED SPRING EVENT - Sunday 3rd April.
The sign up poster for the first event of the season is up in the foyer. This is to be a team competition, any combination of players so either find a four-ball or just leave your name down and let others sign up around you!
It will be helpful if you would also sign up on BRS as well as the sheet. Thanks
ARCHIE PRESTON TEAM
Team for the first round match against
Davenport Golf Club, Away
Sunday 20th March, 1st tee 1pm, meet for 12.30pm please
Lady Captain Alison Roberts and Mr Captain Pete Woods
Lady President Gwyn Holt and Brian Boughey
Celia Berent and Mr Vice Bill Fisher
Valerie Hornsby and Mr President Dave Lee
Olwen Davies and Mike Davies
Julie Ricketts and Ronnie Ricketts
Anne Thornber and Rob Booth
Ladies reserve Jean Walker
Thanks to all those who indicated they are keen to play – let’s hope for a good match and a move to the next round!
Mixed Dates 2016
Sunday April 3rd Spring Starter with a meal and presentation and the draw for the Barbara Ames knockout
possible date…Sunday May 8th/15th Mixed Exchange with a meal after at Ellesmere or other Manchester Club
Sunday July 3rd - Centenary Trophy with evening presentation
Sunday July 31st - 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)
Friday September 9th Mixed Away Trip to Padeswood and Bulkeley Partners of members are warmly invited to join us
Sunday November 20th Winter End of Season with a meal and presentation to the winners of the Barbara Ames Trophy.
New this season!!
Friday Informal allcomers nine hole competitions for anyone
April 29t, May 27th, July 15th, August 26th, October 21st,
tee times from 4.45/5.00pm on BRS
We look forward to you joining in
Mixed Winter Wonder
Blessed by an extremely mild November day, and just enough light, the mixed section held its last event of the year. A good turn out enjoyed a nine hole better ball competition and winners were Olwen and Mike Davies, closely followed by Celia Berent and Mr Vice Captain Pete Woods in second place. Nearest the pin winners were Mo Monk and Mike Davies.
Mr Captain, John Deakin, ably assisted by Lady Captain Anne Thornber presented the prizes together for the last time, and the winners of the Barbara Ames Mixed Foursomes also received their trophies and prizes. Runners up were Rob Booth and Mo Monk, but the winners, after a closely fought final were Brian Foden and Lisa Burns. They will be put forward into next year's county Mixed Foursomes Competition as Alderley Edge Golf Club's representatives, so we wish them luck in advance!
Mixed Summer Awayday
Warmly and enthusiastically made welcome by the staff at Holywell, twenty eight hardy golfers braved the wind and the sheep to enjoy an afternoon of golf and a two course dinner, just for the fun of it. There were prizes galore, with Mr Vice's team coming out top (accompanied by LVC Celia Berent, Karen and Brian Pennington), with the Ricketts and Roberts' team coming in second. Collecting the best scores on the par threes prize was Team Thornber with Sandra Smith and Mark Walker. Nearest the pins were Graham Davies (with blow by blow detail of his achievement) and Keith Beckett.
It was a great day, very relaxed and good fun. Whilst there has been slow take up of the Sunday weekend informal competitions so far, perhaps those participating at this event will carry their enthusiasm into the next season and the Sunday mixed will become a really popular event?
A fine turn out of nearly sixty members competed for the honour of winning The Centenary Trophy, the summer mixed Major Board competition. Tales of close shaved putts and lost balls were shared in the spike bar, but one of the ladies obviously avoided too many of these to record a score of 39 points and come in as winner for her first Board Competition.
Congratulations to Julie Ricketts, who now sees her handicap drop by three shots! Second place went to Dave Lee with 37 points, who also went home a little richer due to having a two...well done Dave. Third place went to Tom Lawton, playing off scratch, with a creditable 37 points on a count back.
Thanks were extended to Lady President Jean Walker for effectively publicising the competition, the Professional, Charles Le Sueur for setting up the prize table and for Liz McGuire and Alison Roberts for doing the cards.
It was a shame that more participants did not come along to the presentation to support Mr Captain and congratulate the winners, however, Mr Captain appreciated the presence of those who were there!
The next mixed event is the informal Sunday competition on July 12th
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