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2017 Prize Presentation Evening

The Annual Prize Presentation evening took place on Saturday. Mr Captain commenced proceedings by announcing this years Captain’s Prize winner, awarded to Jack McKee in recognition of his commitment to the Club over the past 41 years, becoming Club Captain in 2012 and then having the honour to become the 5th Pontefract and District Member […]

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photos

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photos

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017 Read More »

Prize Presentation in Photos 2017

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017 Read More »

200+ Club Draw Changes

Members are advised the Social Committee have agreed, with immediate effect, that the monthly 200+ Club draw will take place immediately after the dinner tables have been cleared and not at 9:30pm prompt as now. The reason for this change is to enable the evenings entertainer to commence his or her act without having to […]

Published Thursday, November 9th, 2017 Read More »

Course Tee Furniture Sale

Members will be aware we have recently changed the course tee furniture, generously donated by the Barbara Taylor Trust. As a result the old tee signage plaques are now being offered to anyone who may be interested in some Club memorabilia, perhaps for your garden. The plaques, no posts, are being offered at £20 each, […]

Published Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 Read More »

Annual Dinner Dance – Kings Croft Hotel – 25th November

On behalf of the Social Committee you are invited to our Annual Dinner Dance and 200 Club Draw on Saturday 25th November at the Kings Croft Hotel, 7:00pm for 7:30pm. Following the October draw, the snowball has rolled over once again and the lucky winner in attendance could win £150 in addition to one of […]

Published Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 Read More »

200+ Club Winners – October

October 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, October 30th, 2017 Read More »

Head Green-keeper Warning

Members and visitors are advised they should not take short cuts through the green-keepers yard as this presents a significant health & safety risk, please use the farm track from the 16th ladies tee if you choose to complete your round early. Thank you for your cooperation. Gary Anderson, Head Green-keeper.

Published Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 Read More »

Parting Shot – Ilkley Golf Club

The 10th year of the season ending ‘Parting Shot Trophy’ was played out at the delightful Ilkley Golf Club yesterday in bright but breezy conditions. Teams representing Mr Captain and President fought close matches, ending the day 3-3 in the match play. However, with 3 points for a win, 1 point for a half, and […]

Published Friday, October 13th, 2017 Read More »

Head Greenkeeper Newsletter

Please see link below to read Gary’s latest news update and note his comments regarding leaves and the rough. Gary has asked me to inform you the team are working as hard as they can to deal with the changeover from summer to autumn/winter conditions. Please take extra care when on the course during the […]

Published Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 Read More »

Gentlemen’s 2017 Major Winners

Congratulations to all who won a Club Major during the 2017 season, completed on Saturday with Mick Sheldon’s win in the Stableford Final. Invitations will be issued soon for our Prize Presentation evening on Saturday 11th November, commencing at 8pm. Major Winners Gentlemen 2017

Published Monday, October 9th, 2017 Read More »

Mr Captain’s Winter Raffle

Please see the list of prizewinners following Mr Captain’s winter raffle draw. Prizewinners

Published Monday, October 9th, 2017 Read More »

Brian Pye – Hole in One

Congratulations and well played to Brian Pye who recorded his first ever ‘ace’ in the swindle competition on 28th September, our 12th hole in one in 2017. Brian achieved the highlight of his 21 year golfing journey on the 17th hole.

Published Monday, October 9th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits/Tigers Hollow Tine Trophy

On a fabulous autumn day the Tigers and the Rabbits battled it out once again for the end of season Hollow Tine Trophy. Having been victorious many times over the last few years the Tigers lost their third consecutive match to the Bunnies 4-2. A match played in great spirit with lots of inter-team banter […]

Published Monday, October 9th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC – Associate Members Team Event – Low Laithes 5th October

Congratulations and well played to Martyn Williscroft, Jonathan Wigglesworth, Graham Daniels and John Hope on winning the above event yesterday at Low Laithes Golf Club. LDUGC Result

Published Friday, October 6th, 2017 Read More »

The Rowett-Atha Labbits Cup

The recently resurrected Ladies v Rabbits match-play competition was played last week in extremely testing conditions and the now annual event was a victory for the Rabbits 3-1. Enjoyed by all a social followed with the presentation and food.  John Atha, Rabbits Captain

Published Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 Read More »

Course News – Roping

Playing members are advised our Head Greenkeeper has roped off several areas of the course to provide protection over the coming winter months. Gary asked me to inform you the roping is predominantly to direct trolley and buggy (when permitted) traffic away from unsuitable areas rather than foot traffic. Please take extra care on the […]

Published Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 Read More »

September 200+ Club Draw

September 2017 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, October 2nd, 2017 Read More »

Course News Update – 2nd October

Members are advised our Head Green-keeper Gary plans to open the course tomorrow,  providing we don’t have any further rain. He has advised it is extremely likely to be ‘carrying only’ and in any event until the course dries significantly he will place a restriction that all powered trolleys be fitted with recognised winter wheels […]

Published Monday, October 2nd, 2017 Read More »

New Caterer – Robert Crookes

The Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Crookes as our franchised caterer here at PDGC. Robert has much experience in the catering trade in both restaurants and golf clubs. The Board are sure that Robert will be a valuable asset for the Club and hope that his association with us […]

Published Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits & Tigers Open Day Results – 21st September

Thank you to all who supported our recent Rabbits & Tigers Open day here at PDGC.  We look forward to welcoming you again in 2018. See link below for the results on the day. Rabbits & Tigers Open Day Result

Published Friday, September 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Changes to Printed Diary

Members please note the Sports Foundation shotgun event originally scheduled in the Club diary for Friday 15th September has been cancelled. The Pete Brenton Memorial shotgun event on Friday 22nd September will now commence at 12 Noon, as a result the course will close at 1145hrs and re-open at 1615hrs. Thank you for your understanding.

Published Thursday, September 7th, 2017 Read More »

Halfway House Re-Opening – Saturday 9th September

Members are advised the Halfway House will re-open again from this Saturday 9th September and until further notice.

Published Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 Read More »

Ashbourne Golf Club – Captain’s Away Day

Members are advised Mr Captain has arranged an ‘away day’ on Tuesday 3rd October to the home of our former Assistant Professional Steve Clancy at Ashbourne Golf Club in Derbyshire.  Anyone interested in attending should add their name to the list in the 19th, first 40 names then reserves. The cost for the day will […]

Published Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC vs. Harrogate

Both Andy Wiltshire and Simon Coumbe won their Singles and Foursomes matches to help secure a 24-12 win over Harrogate in the YIDDU (Inter District) matches yesterday at Ilkley Golf Club. They also represent the Union in the Team Championship matches at Cleveland this coming Sunday. Keep up the excellent work chaps!

Published Monday, September 4th, 2017 Read More »

Gentlemen’s End of Season Dinner – Friday 6th October

Mr Captain requests the pleasure of your company at the Gentlemen’s End of Season Dinner on Friday 6th October, 7 for 7.30pm. Please rally round your golf buddies and enter your name on the list in the 19th. Tickets priced at £25 includes a 3 Course Dinner. Dress code – Black Tie or Lounge Suit. Please see link below […]

Published Monday, September 4th, 2017 Read More »

Fell Trophy Result 2017

Congratulations to the team of Alan Hutchinson, Alan Fisher, June Stephens and Sheila Carroll with a nett score of 60.2 to win this years Fell Trophy from Adrian Pinder, Michael Walker, Janet Machin and Alison Boothroyd with a nett 60.5 – Well played everyone. Fell Trophy

Published Monday, September 4th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Foursomes Finals Day – Sandmoor 27th August

As previously mentioned, Andy Wiltshire and Darren Walton secured the LDUGC Foursomes Final Trophy for PDGC at Sandmoor on Sunday, beating Horsforth 4&3. Congratulations Andy and Darren you have once again done the Club proud with this fine achievement. LDUGC Finals Day Results 2017

Published Friday, September 1st, 2017 Read More »

Change to GUR Local Rule

Please see link below,effective with immediate effect. GUR Rule notice

Published Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 Read More »

Wath Golf Club Away Day – Tuesday 5th September – Draw 2017

Wath Draw 2017 Enjoy your day. Dave Cutts Organiser.

Published Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 Read More »

Sponsors Day AM-AM 2017

Our 8th annual Sponsors Day AM-AM took place last Monday. The winning team this year was Design-a-Home, representing Malcolm McDermott were Malcolm Roberts, Paul Beecher, Bruce Dickinson and Alan Graham with a team score of 95 points. Harratts Nissan, represented by Mr Captain, Colin Roe, Ian Leeman and Ian Dougal came 2nd with 93 points […]

Published Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Yorkshire Inter Union Scratch League

Andy Wiltshire, Daz Walton and Simon Coumbe all scored points in a 24-12 win against East Riding in the Yorkshire Inter Union Golf League. The matches played at Cookridge Hall on Sunday consolidated  second position in the league. Well done chaps.

Published Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Gary Anderson – August Newsletter

Newsletter –  August 2017

Published Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 Read More »

GET FIT FOR GOLF CLASSES

Darryl Frame our Assistant Professional is starting, this evening and every Thursday, golf fitness classes in the dining room between 6pm and 7pm. The sessions are designed to suit any age, male or female and are priced at £4 per session. If you wish to come along and support please contact Darryl on 01977 706806 […]

Published Thursday, August 10th, 2017 Read More »

Greens Maintenance

Gary and his team are hard at work today on the greens, deep scarifying and blec overseeeding with bent grasses, top dressing and then finishing off by brush matting. By the weekend you will hardly notice they have been treated. Feedback from members and visitors has been tremendous in their endeavours to continually improve the […]

Published Thursday, August 10th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch Team vs. Bradford Union

At their recent match vs. Bradford Union played at Bracken Ghyll Golf Club, the LDUGC scratch team came out victorious with a final score of 19-17. Simon Coumbe represented PDGC and added a valuable point to the tally in the afternoon foursomes matches. This leaves the team lying 2nd to Sheffield in the league. Well […]

Published Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 Read More »

Normanton Camera Club

Normanton Camera Club visited PDGC in July taking action shots around the clubhouse and practice area. We are grateful for the montage of photographs offered to the club following their visit and we look forward to welcoming them again in the future. Seen in the Wakefield Express press article are our Club President Chris Peace […]

Published Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 Read More »

England Golf Communication

Please see communication and poster received today from England Golf for your information; further details will follow in due course. In the meantime well played to those members who have won a ‘club medal’ competition so far in 2017 and good luck for the remaining few weeks of the season. England Golf Communication     Bridgestone Poster

Published Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits News Update – Harry Harrison Trophy

Congratulations to Jim Henderson who won this years major at Low Laithes GC with a score of 38 points. On a day of low scoring on incredibly fast and difficult to read greens Jim mastered the course. My thanks to the 30 members who took part who made my ‘away day’ special for me. Tri-Club […]

Published Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 Read More »

July 200+ Club Winners

July 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, July 31st, 2017 Read More »

Richard Smith – Hole in One 20th July

Congratulations to member Richard Smith who aced the Par 3, 7th hole last Thursday in a Weaver k/o match with Chris Hall. Richard informs me his club selection was a 3 iron for the 213 yard tee shot off the white tee and is now the proud owner of a ‘king pin’ tie having achieved […]

Published Friday, July 28th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits – Bentley Trophy re-arranged date

“Following the unfortunate cancellation of the Bentley Trophy last week due to the weather, we have rescheduled the Rabbits Major for Tuesday August 8th. We have chosen this date to avoid clashes with other events, to give an opportunity for 5 day members to take part and have enough daylight for people who wish to play after […]

Published Thursday, July 27th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team Update

Congratulations to the Scratch Team on winning the LDUGC Scratch League Top Division. This achievement is even more meratorious after being promoted as League Two Champions in 2016, the first club to achieve this in consecutive seasons. Regular team members Simon Coumbe and Andy Wiltshire had waited 22 years to be part of this moment […]

Published Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 Read More »

Ron Armitage Memorial Trophy – (Major) 15th July

Congratulations to Terry Foster on winning the inaugural Ron Armitage Memorial Trophy, with a stableford score of 42 points. 108 players entered the competition to remember a good friend and long standing member, sadly missed. Thanks to the Armitage family for supporting the day and providing the trophy which will be presented to Terry at […]

Published Sunday, July 16th, 2017 Read More »

Bunker Utility Vehicle

The Club recently took delivery of a Toro Sand Pro utility vehicle to assist the Greens staff with bunker maintenance. Bunkers are a time consuming exercise for the team and the vehicle will soon pay for itself in saved labour costs with improved efficiency. A reminder to all members and visitors to always rake the […]

Published Friday, July 14th, 2017 Read More »

Chris Stratford Article YEP – 12th July 2017

YEP Article Chris Stratford

Published Friday, July 14th, 2017 Read More »

Inaugural Ron Armitage Memorial Trophy – Saturday 15th July 2017

Members are advised with thanks to the Armitage family the competition diarised for Saturday 15th July will now be renamed the ‘ Ron Armitage Memorial Trophy’. This will be classified as an annual ‘Major’ with entries on the day in the Pro Shop as normal.

Published Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits News Update – 4th July

There are still places available for our major ‘The Harry Harrison Trophy’ at Low Laithes GC on 31/7. Get your name on the board for a great day out including sandwich and drink on arrival……18 holes and a two course meal and presentation with great prizes. If you are not a member of our Section […]

Published Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Associate Member Meeting – Leeds Golf Club

Members are advised the above event scheduled for today, 29th June has been rearranged to Tuesday 11th July. Please enter your names on the sheet outside the pro shop and pay entrance fee to Ian. LDUGC Summer Meeting

Published Thursday, June 29th, 2017 Read More »