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Latest NewsWeek ending Saturday 26th October 2019
Tuesday 22nd OctoberWeek 2 of the Winter Stableford saw a good turnout, 56 members played. The weather was fine with very little wind and the course was drying out nicely after last week’s downpours. I did hear one or two comments about the condition of the bunkers though. Scoring was quite good, and a couple of people had the handicaps adjusted.Captains Notices.1.Heard from Andrew Moore, he will be missing for some time. He has had some metal plates removed from his leg in preparation to have a new knee fitted as soon as he is in the correct condition. He sends his regards to all.2.John Adkins left his bottle of sloe gin in my buggy last Friday, it seems to have evaporated since then but I still have the bottle.3.Shot gunstart for the competition on the day of the A.G.M. the tee time is 09.00hrs, there will be no early or late tees, so please stop asking Maurice.4.We will be finalising numbers for the Christmas Dinner at The Black Horse at Baston shortly, could those who are wanting to attend please add your names to the list in the locker room a.s.a.p.Todays Results.Division 1The 12 points for the Winter Stableford went to Derek Cooper who scored 42 points.2nd place was John Crossley with 41 points.3rd place with 40 points a.c.b. was the familiar figure of Bill Murray.Division 21st place, complete with a beaming smile and 38 points a.c.b. was Andrew Counsell.2nd place went to Nick Nicolle with 38 points a.c.b.3rd place with 37 points was Steve Markham. 2’s Competition There were 6 winners of the 2’s competition which cut the size of the individual winnings down a bit, they were Ian Collis, Dave Grieve, Dave Wilson, Jerry Jolly, Bill Murray and Pete Siciliano who managed TWO.Handicap Adjustments following todays round.DecreasesDerek Cooper 16 to 15 New exact h/cap 14.7.John Crossley19 to 18 New exact h/cap 18.2.Bill Murray16 to 15New exact h/cap 15.3.Peter Siciliano 12 to 12New exact h/cap 11.9.Increases.Ian Rice. 15 to 16New exact h/cap 15.5.John Goff. 8 to 9New exact h/cap 8.5.Stewart Picton. 19 to 20New exact h/cap 19.5.John Adkins. 14 to 15New exact h/cap 14.5.Ian Collis. 25 to 26New exact h/cap 25.5.Stewart Hatch. 20 to 21New exact h/cap 20.5.Andrew Barnes. 22 to 23New exact h/cap 22.5.Thursday 24 October Captains Notices.1.Alistair Scott raised £400 for his sons cancer charity by jumping out of an aircraft (without a parachute????). I dislike aircraft, but not that much! Well done Ali.2.My charity update. My son in law purchased the “Deer stalking for two “ that I won in the captains day raffle, he paid £200 for it. My handicap reduction fund has raised £335 and I am well chuffed with that.3.I had lovely surprise today when the Ladies committee presented me with a cheque for £50. I thank them sincerely.4.Finally Stewart Hatch gave Keith £96 from the 59 Club, this brings the seasons donation up to £504. What a magnificent effort by Stewart, thank you very much.Results of today’s Roll Up competition.The winning team with a score of 88 points :John Phipps , Ian Rice and John Rudin.Both Best front 9 and back 9 were won by John Rudin.Well done gentlemen.