Greens Staff News
The Greens Staff team have done an excellent job this year and we are delighted to inform members that Michael Bunney has been appointed to the job of Head Green Keeper and that Ian Dunmore will be his deputy.
News Update Thursday 19 October 2017
Ladies Reverse Waltz - Tuesday 17 October 2017
This week's congratulations go to Gilly Higgins, Julie Bowler and Suzanne Pretty who scored 58 points to take 1st prize. Close behind, and runners up, with 57 points were Sue Overton, Jenny Chambers and Beverley Kaye who beat Claire Bottom, Jane Ackling and Jayne Harris on the back 9. Well done all!
Seniors Claret Jug and AGM
The Seniors season, and my term as Seniors Captain, were brought to end with the Annual Claret Jug competition followed by the AGM. The Claret Jug was won by Peter Brooks with a score of 39 pts. (see Seniors News for full report)
Captain versus Vice Captain Saturday 14 October 2017
Tickets for the Captain's Supper were on the line in the annual Captain versus Vice Captain comp and were hard fought for with Kevin Moore and Tom McKenzie, representing Vice Captain Dave Hagger's team, winning the overall prize with 45 points. Paul Reed and Gary Titterton, representing Captain Dave Vosper's team, came a close second also with 45 points. Nick Carter and John French were third also with a commendable 45 points. The Captain's team won 13 up....!! If you did not win your ticket they are available from the bar price £12.
Ladies Am Am - Tuesday 10 October 2017
Congratulations to Julie Bowler, Irene Moody, Alison Groom and Rachel Miller who scored 66 points to win the first of the 16 hole winter competitions. Close behind on 65 points were Morag Harding, Sandra Roberts, Jayne Harris and Marietta Kershaw. All were treated to mild autumnal weather and a course in great condition.
Margaret Simpson Trophy Saturday 7 October 2017
Congratulations go to Andy West who returned a gross score of level par 72, which included 5 birdies, to win with 41 points. Chris Cooper came a close second on 40 points with Tony Parrish in third place on 37.
Hole in One...!!
Martin Ballard had an ace at Maywood golf club on the 2nd hole playing with friends from North Shore who had travelled over for the day. His second ace, to add to one he had at Charnwood Forest in March 2010.
County Mixed Foursomes Baxter Trophy Longcliffe Golf Club Sunday 1 October 2017
Congratulations go Sarah Haslum and Steve Critchley who returned the best gross score of 75 in the qualifying round of the 2017 Baxter Trophy which was played at Longcliffe. Despite the dire weather warnings earlier in the week, the rain mostly stayed away although it was very damp underfoot which made playing conditions difficult. They go on to play in the semi finals, and hopefully the final, on Sunday 15 October at Longcliffe.
Seniors v Ruddington Thursday 5 October 2017
It started off pretty windy, however the final match of the season was eventually played in calm conditions with plenty of sun. We had to make some late replacements but managed to field a full team. The Ruddington team enjoyed the course, with many playing it for the first time. It was a close result with Longcliffe winning 4.5 to 3.5. A good result for the last match of the season!! As always the meal was much appreciated. Many thanks go to Paul and his staff for the excellent food and service throughout the season.
Seasons Results: Played 21 Won 8 Lost 11 Drew 2. It ends a reasonable season with just one home match lost and one away win at Erewash.
The Seniors End of Season and AGM is on Friday 13 October when the new Seniors Captain and Vice Captain will be confirmed.
Ladies St Johns Cup - Tuesday 3 October 2017
Following on from an excellent first round win in the Baxter trophy with Steve Critchley, Sarah Haslum continues her great form to win with a superb 41 points. Next best, and runner up, was Rachel Miller on 34 points making Sarah's win - on a windy day with slow greens -all the more impressive. A great end to the competitive season!
October Course Report is now on Members Notice Board in members only area of website.
Pro Am County Foursomes Final Hinckley Golf Club Sunday 8 October 2017
David Mee and Steve Critchley (Longcliffe A) trailed Ed Martin and Jon Siddons (Longcliffe B) by one at the end of the first round, but a birdie on the first gave them the momentum and they ran out winners, 7 up with 5 to play, in a keenly fought match. Congratulations go to both Longcliffe pairs for a fantastic achievement.
MIXED FUN WINTER EVENTS
The first Mixed Fun Event of the winter will be held on SUNDAY OCTOBER 22nd.
This will be a joint event alongside the annual Mixed Team End of Season Event and Prize Giving for all Mixed Competitions held throughout 2017. The format of the event will be a Texas Scramble, with randomly drawn teams, as has been held in the past. Please enter on the sheet and teams and start times will be e-mailed out prior to the day.
At the meal afterwards we also intend holding a short ‘brainstorming’ sessions to get members thoughts and ideas for how to continue developing and moving forward the Mixed Section of Longcliffe Golf Club.
We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on Sunday 22nd October. If you have any queries please e-mail Andy de Wet on firstname.lastname@example.org
200 Club Prizewinners 2017
4 PRIZES OF £500
Brian Coe Jerry Brown Scott Middleton Jimmy Thomas
Special thanks to Paul our Club Manager for drawing the lucky winners.
£250 Dicky Morley £100 Steve Dandy £60 Gaz West
£250 Graham Bowler £100 David Wordsworth £60 Paul Dawson
£250 Clay Naylor £100 Paul Price £60 Arthur Plater
£250 Craig Spooner £100 Richard Walker £60 Ian McKendrick
£250 Les Mitchell £100 Carol Devonport £60 Mark Faulks
£250 John Berry £100 Dave Richards £60 Trev Dalton
£250 Colin Swift £100 Chris Marsh £60 Tony Linnell
£250 Bill Nicolson £100 Bill McKeown £60 Gaz Titterton
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