Dear March Golf Club
Greetings, to members old and new, to the ladies and the gents, to the social members and the scratch team, to the lady Captain Lydia MolyneuxÂ and her vice Captain Shona Kent, to all those on the committee and the Chairman Stephen Layton, Pro. Alex Oldham, to all the staff and green keeping team, this club involves each and every one of you and as Captain I will try to represent you as well as I possibly can in the coming year. I'm looking forward to 2014 it's up to each and every one of us to make it a memorable one!
Yours sincerely, Malcolm GeorgeÂ - Captain 2014
I am really looking forward to my captaincy and I pray for good weather (yes I'm a fair weather golfer) and good health. As always we have a very busy calendar with many friendly, county and club competitions and again I look forward to welcoming other clubs to our course as well as enjoying theirs.
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On Sunday 31st August March Golf Club held their annual Menâ€™s Invitation day.Â Thirty two men took part on a glorious day and enjoyed lunch and an evening meal in the club house. The eventual winners of the 27 hole competition was club captain Malcolm George and his guest Paul Emmington from Spalding Golf Club. Various other prizes were also played for and a good time was had by all.Â Pictured with their prizes are Club Captain Malcolm George playing partner Paul Emmington with Handicap Secretary Bruce Frost and Club Chairman Stephen Layton.
Winner of the Menâ€™s Stableford was Malcolm George with 37 points, second David Bromley with 36 points.
Friday Night Event
Winner of the Friday Night Event was Barry Groves with 30 points and second was Ross Willis with 29 points
Ladies Daily Mail Foursomes
Winner of the Ladies Daily Mail Foursomes was Jean Alterton and Emma Norman, Second was Ros Humphrey and Victoria Collett.
Winner of the Ladies medal and Phil Potter Scratch Cup was Ros Humphrey, second was Emma Norman.
Seniors v Tydd
March won in their match against Tydd 4 â€“ 2. Team: Bruce Frost, Les Forrester, Peter Flint, John Kerby, Doug Lamb, Ernie Valentine, Bill Hudson, Ray Pescud, Chris Bateman, John farnsworth, Alan Hall, John Taylor
Seniors v Girton
March drew in their match against Girton 3 â€“ 3. Tam: Bruce Frost, Bill Hudson, Peter Flint, Doug Lamb, Les Forrester, Ernie Valentine, John Kerby, David Marks, John Farnsworth, Graham Twist, Ray Pescud, Alan Hall.
The 2014 Selby-Taylor Trophy was once again generously sponsored by Selby-Taylor Opticians and was held on a warm summer's day on the 7th July. The Men's winner was Peter Jones, with a total of 41 points (second and third ocb was Barry Cracknell and Stan Dunn with 38 points) and the Ladies winner was Fiona Wood with 31 points (cob from Penny Gilbert and Brenda Softley). Prizes were presented by Steve Barclay MP at a delicious Indian meal cooked and provided by the Kalsi family. Click on Read More for further photographs.
The results of the 2014 Club Championship are as follows:
Club Scratch Champion - Dean Gaughran (gross 72/77), Second: Gary Neugebauer
Handicap Champion - Adrian Abbs (net 65 & 69), Second: Dean Gaughran
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Club President, Mrs Eileen Clapham, held her 2014 President's Day on Sunday the 22nd June on a gloriously sunny day. The winner of the Men's competition was Cliff Jones and in second place was Rob Henshaw. Anna Robertson won the Ladies competition and Jo Rowlett Â was second. Click on "Read More" for further photographs.
Photographs from the successful June Friday Night Event and BBQ below.