After two very hot and humid days the Club Championships came to a conclusion on the afternoon of Sunday 17th June. Following a blistering net 64 on the Saturday, Gary Brinn fought hard to keep his lead throughout to become Handicap Champion with a 36 hole total of 138. Ray Pescud had a good day 2 (net 69) to finish runner up and Brian Newstead came in a credible 3rd.
The Club Champion is deservedly Gary Neugebauer who completed his two rounds on a score of 155 and finishing well ahead of Ivan Roberts 2nd and Stan Dunn 3rd. Congratulations to both Gary Neugebauer and Gary Brinn on their individual victories. Well done!!
|Date||Event||H/A||Tee Closed||Tee Opens|
|Mon 26||Wake (Clubhouse)||H||Starts 13:15||Ends 15:15|
On Saturday the 24th December Ivan and Fiona took part in the Captains Drive-In that welcomes them to their year in office. This was followed by a 9 hole mixed competition in which 27 players took part. The Men's part of the comp. was won by Chris Elliott with 20 points and the Ladies comp. was won by Lydia Molyneux with 16 points. The competition was followed by refreshments in the clubhouse that nicely rounded off a most enjoyable day.
The winner of the annual Roger's Do was Paul Turner with a superb winning score of 38 points with Stan Dunn and Nick Carter coming in with 36 points on count back. The photograph shows Paul being presented with the trophy by event organiser, Nick Carter. Everyone who attended the post match dinner was delighted that members pf Roger's family were able to attend, especially Mrs Chambers.
The winners on the day were Gary & Nick Wiggins who won on count back with a total score of 61 points, 16 points in the morning 9 hole comp and a superb 45 points in the afternoon 18 holes. They just pipped Chris Elliott and his guest Mike Robinson, their 61 points comprising of 23 in the morning and 38 in the afternoon. In 3rd place was David Speechley and guest Adam Green on count back with 59 points (19 & 40), in 4th place and unfortunately just out of the prizes was Derek Rowlett and his guest Charlie Claxton. Nearest the pin on the 6th/15th was guest Paul Roberts.
MGC President, Peter Jones, presenting the President's Putter to the winners, Steve Campbell and Teresa Layton. Result: 1st. Teresa Layton & Steve Campbell 38 points., 2nd. Brenda Softley & Lewis Ogden 36 points.,3rd. Glenis Jones & Nick Carter 34 points.
The 2016 Fun Day was held on July 30th and was held to help raise funds for the East anglian Air Ambulance. The evening event was attended by over eighty members and guests who enjoyed a Hog Roast prepared by Tan Rose butchers and Classic Catering. The entertainment was provided by the excellent B2 and Laura Prince. Sixty eight golfers took part in the competition and £1,721.67 was raised for the charity . Thanks are expressed for our sponsors Clovelly House, Ben Burgess, March Quality Meats, Nigel Fuller, Artistic Metalica and the Club’s insurers Circle Golf. The winners of the competition were: Men: 1. Gary Wiggins (44 pts), 2. Mike Lee (42pts), 3. Tom Cracknell (41pts on c/b), 4. Steve Campbell Ladies:1. Jean Alterton (36pts), 2. Emma Norman (33pts on c/b), 3. Shona Kent. Please click on "Read More" for photographs of the evening event.
Lady Captain Glenis Jones held her Lady Captain's Day on Tuesday the 5th July. Twenty Nine ladies took part in the competition which began with Coffee and Danish Pastries. The overall winner was Sarah Oldham (33 points). The Handicap Category winners were Jo Rowlett, Teresa Layton and Pearl Moss. Jo Rowlett and Teresa Layton shared the Past Captain's Cup. Fiona Wood won the nearest the line prize and the two nearest the pin prizes were won by Carolyn Morton and Sarah Oldham. The day ended with a meal and prize presentation. A nine hole Men's Stableford competition was won by Keith Threadgold with 19 points.
Club Captain Malcolm George is delighted to announce that his Vice-Captain for 2016 is Ivan Roberts. Ivan is a long-standingand highly respected member and supporter of the Club. Malcolm looks forward to working with Ivan for the remainder of his Captaincy year.
The 2016 Selby-Taylor Opticians trophy competition was held on the 2nd July. At the evening gathering, Steve Campbell, on behalf of the Club, thanked Mr Bill Kalsi and his family for sponsoring the day. He commented that they had sponsored this event since 2007. Not only do Selby-Taylor supply the prizes but also the buffet in the evening, which was well received by members and guests alike. The photograph shows the winners of the Mens and Ladies competitions (Les Forrester and Gail Arnold) along with our local MP Mr Stephen Barclay and Bill's son, MD of Selby Taylor, Maninder Kalsi. Full results: Mens 1st Les Forrester 39 points, 2nd on count back Lewis Ogden 36 points and 3rd Sean Canavan 36 points. Ladies, 1st Gail Arnold 33 points and 2nd Emma Norman 30 points.
|1st||G Neugebauer||- gross 153 after play off|
|2nd||L Ogden||- gross 153|
|3rd||I Roberts||- gross 157|
|1st||N Carter||- net 140|
|2nd||R Henshaw||- net 141 on count back|
|3rd||L Ogden||- net 141|
Many congratulations to Gary and Nick and thanks to all who took part in this most important event in the Club Year.