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Hanging Baskets

Thank you to our contract cleaner Brendan Hawkins for once again sponsoring our baskets and flowers around the clubhouse.

Published Friday, May 26th, 2017 Read More »

Bob MacDonald – Hole in One

Congratulations to Bob MacDonald who holed in one on the Par 3, 17th on Monday becoming our 7th member to record an ‘ace’ in 2017.  Bob informs me he used a 4 iron off the tee before the ball found itself in the hole. This was a second ‘hole in one’ for Bob in his […]

Published Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team Update

The scratch team were in action again last night playing Wakefield at home, a last-minute change of personal due to injury saw Andy Johnson taking Simon Coumbe’s place at number one, despite a close match with St Andrews University team member Scott Mac Gregor, he lost 2&1.  Andy Wiltshire was taken all the way to […]

Published Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Summer Ball – Saturday 10th June

Members are advised tickets will go on sale this Friday 26th May at 7pm in the Clubhouse for Mr Captain’s Summer Ball. Entertainment will be provided by Terry Webster, award winning vocalist. Captain’s Summer Ball Menu Captain’s Summer Ball

Published Monday, May 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Past Captains’ Stableford

Due to inclement weather a much reduced field competed on Friday for the prestigious Past Captains Cup which was won by President Chris Peace who held off strong challenges from Martin Johnson and Alf Taylor! The event was followed by an excellent lunch provided by the new catering team. Here Past President of the Leeds […]

Published Monday, May 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Yorkshire Foursomes

Andy Wiltshire and Daz Walton also got off to a flying start in the Yorkshire Foursomes with a comfortable 4 & 3 win against Bradford Moor. Well played chaps!

Published Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team off to a flyer!

Last night (Monday) the Scratch Team got off to a winning start in the first match back in the first division.  A strong Howley Hall team were beaten 5 & 1.  Andy Wiltshire continuing his impressive form with a 5&4 victory, Ryan Armitage returned to the team and despite getting caught in traffic on the […]

Published Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits vs Selby Update

Rabbits Captain John Atha preparing to drive in for the first leg match against Selby, for the annual ‘Selby Putter Trophy’.  Pontefract take a slim 3.5 to 2.5 lead into the deciding leg at Selby later in the year. 

Published Thursday, May 4th, 2017 Read More »

New Members

We welcome the following new members who have recently joined the Club: – Dave Afford, Steven Barwell,Adrian Bennett,Jonathan Davis,Tony Glover,Joe Gough,Charlotte Hewison,Adam Jackson,Matthew Jackson,Sophie Jarman,Jonathan Morton,Nick Page,Gary Painter, Neil Painter,Mark Thompson,Steve Townend,Gareth Unsworth, Richard Walmsley and Mick Woofindin.

Published Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team vs Wakefield

Yesterday the Scratch Team of Andy Wiltshire, Warren Haywood and Simon Coumbe had a comfortable win 2 & 1 against Wakefield in the LDUGC Inter Club K/O. Returning to the team Simon led the way and won his match 5 & 3 against Dan Bradbury, whilst Andy had a very comfortable win 8&6 against Neil […]

Published Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 Read More »

PDGC and the Augusta Connection

Over 50 members attended our Augusta themed evening on Friday night along with the opportunity to meet our new Head Greenkeeper, Gary Anderson. A Q&A session with Gary went down a treat with everyone in attendance when he outlined his plans to restore the course back to some of the lost Dr Alister Mackenzie features. Dr […]

Published Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 Read More »

RP Winter Major – Saturday

The course is being prepared for you by Gary and his team ahead of what is a fabulous weather forecast this weekend. We have our first Major of the season on Saturday, 8 qualifiers go through to the match play for the RP Winter Cup. Sunday is a 4BBB Medal, so link up with those […]

Published Thursday, April 6th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In Photographs

13 Past Captains’, Family and Members watch on as 2017 Club Captain, Tony Cook Drives In, supported by Ladies Captain Jill Rowett. Both hit excellent drives down the fairway!

Published Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC – Associate Members Team Invitation Result – 30th March

PDGC hosted the LDUGC Team Invitation yesterday when a maximum field enjoyed breezy but pleasant conditions. Members, Stan Timmins, Malcolm McDermott, Ian Winterburn and Mick Sheldon held the joint lead with an excellent 85 points for most of the day, missing out on 2nd place on count-back. Retiring LDU President Jack McKee’s team also performed […]

Published Friday, March 31st, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In – Shotgun Draw

Please see the draw for starting holes for our upcoming Captain’s Drive in Shotgun AM-AM on Sunday 2nd April. As you will see there are still spaces left for late entries so please contact Ian in the Pro Shop if you are intending to play. Remember the course will be closed all day for non […]

Published Monday, March 27th, 2017 Read More »

Early Entry Dates – Club Competitions 2017

Members are advised Mr President wishes to have an early entry sheet for his 4BBB competition on Sunday 14th May. Entries will be accepted in the Pro Shop from Saturday 15th April. A gentle reminder entries close on Monday 3rd April for the Weaver 4BBB knock out. Club Competition Entry Dates 2017 Updated

Published Friday, March 24th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In – Double Shotgun AM-AM – Sunday 2nd April

Please book your 4 person team  in the Pro Shop now – Shotgun Start 0800 and 1300hrs – Course closed all day to non competitors. Reception from 11am for those not golfing or playing in the morning AM-AM, please note ticket sales, priced £5, for the lunchtime buffet available now from the bar staff. Drive […]

Published Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Executive – Thank You

LDUGC

Published Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Read More »

Gary Anderson – Head Greenkeeper

Published Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 Read More »

Gentlemen’s Pre Season Dinner

Jamie Jones-Buchanan of Leeds Rhinos fame entertained 55 members and guests at our Pre-Season Dinner on Friday evening. An interesting, thought provoking and humorous evening was enjoyed by all present.

Published Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 Read More »

BIGGA and Sherrif Amenity Seminar @ PDGC

The Club hosted an educational seminar yesterday for the team from BIGGA (British International Greenkeepers Association) and Sherrif Amenity, horticultural advisers. 45 greenkeepers from clubs in Yorkshire were in attendance and listened to presentations from various speakers ranging from available machinery, proactive use of fungicides, irrigation systems, turf weather and ecology on the golf course, which […]

Published Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 Read More »

February 200+ Club Winners

February 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, February 27th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits News Update

Rabbits Matches A list of members currently subscribed to our Section is now displayed on the Rabbits noticeboard and below. Although our first inter-club match is still 8 weeks away it would be helpful to Ian and I if you could indicate next to your name whether you would be available for the Thursday afternoon […]

Published Friday, February 24th, 2017 Read More »

Course Information Update – Water Issues

Whilst members may recall previous notices regarding water issues at the top end of the course, this update is to keep members au fair of latest developments. Along with our own on course remedial works to rectify the problem, the Directors wish members to know that the Club has and will continue to pursue the issue […]

Published Sunday, February 12th, 2017 Read More »

Rules of Golf -Modification to Rule 18 and 20

Members are advised of a change to Rule 18; Ball at Rest Moved and Rule 20; Lifting, Dropping and Placing; Playing from Wrong Place. See attachment. New Rule 1.1.2017 (1)

Published Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits News Update

Any Section members wishing to take part in the Hollow Tine Trophy  (26/2) when we defend last years win against the mighty Tigers, please add your name to the list on the Section Board asap and I will  then select the team. I have also arranged an additional match for the Rabbits against the Lady […]

Published Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC – Associate Member Scheme

As the nights start to lengthen and we all look forward to the start of another golfing season, why not consider joining the Leeds and District Union of Golf Clubs Associate member scheme. Life membership is available for only £25 and you will have the opportunity to play at some of the best golf clubs […]

Published Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits Prize Presentation 2016

The well organised and supported Rabbits section held their annual dinner and presentation evening on Friday here at the Club. 50 members and guests enjoyed an excellent meal before Tony Cook once again entertained everyone in his role as Master of Ceremonies before the prize presentation began. Any member with a current competition handicap between […]

Published Friday, December 9th, 2016 Read More »

Prize Presentation Evening

The Annual Presentation evening took place on Saturday when the winners of this years Majors were presented with their trophies and glass mementoes. The evening started with cheque presentations to the Prince of Wales Hospice and Pontefract Sports Foundation for a tremendous sum of £8,500 each. Mr Captain, Dr Martin Johnson, thanked everyone for their […]

Published Sunday, November 13th, 2016 Read More »

Prize Winners Photos

Published Sunday, November 13th, 2016 Read More »

Winter Golf Tuition with Steve Clancy

Steve Clancy, our Assistant Professional, is offering anyone who wants to improve or tweak a few areas of their game during the winter months, 4 x 40 minute golf lessons for just £59. Please contact Steve on 01977 706806 to book, or call into the Pro Shop if you wish to purchase as a Christmas […]

Published Thursday, November 10th, 2016 Read More »

Pro Shop Sale

Members are advised Ian has a winter sale in the Pro Shop if you are looking for Christmas presents. powakaddy-promotion

Published Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 Read More »

Winter Competition Hints

Please see attachment from the Competitions Sub Committee. Winter-Competition-Hints-2016

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Placing Through The Green

The Competitions Sub Committee have introduced ‘placing through the green’ until further notice. Please see below for further details. placing-through-the-green

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Winter Course Maintenance

Members are advised with effect from Monday 31st October 2016 holes 16 and 17 will be closed for winter maintenance.The proposed works on these holes during the winter will include: –  Drainage work on both holes. Verti draining and levelling of the 16th Tee. Tree maintenance on both holes. Extending 17th Tee. Clearing shrubbery, gorse […]

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Winter Wheels Notice

Members are advised the Greens Sub Committee have, with effect from Monday 31st October, announced that all powered trolleys must be fitted with recognised winter wheels and until further notice. Please contact Ian or Steve in the Pro Shop for further advice. Thank you for your co-operation. Winter-Wheels-Notice

Published Monday, October 24th, 2016 Read More »

Prize Presentation Evening – Saturday 12th November

Congratulations to all ‘Major’ prize winners during 2016. The Presentation of the trophies will take place in the Clubhouse on Saturday 12th November, commencing 8pm.  Tickets for the Scampi or Pie & Pea supper are available now from the bar staff, priced £4 each. Everyone welcome, so come along and support your golfing buddies in […]

Published Monday, October 17th, 2016 Read More »

Parting Shot – Ilkley Golf Club

A damp showery day did not prevent the prestigious end of season ‘parting shot’ competition taking place at Ilkley Golf Club on Thursday. The competition, in a 4BBB match play format, consists of 6 teams per side representing a President and Captain’s select team scoring 3 points for the win, 1 point for a half […]

Published Thursday, October 13th, 2016 Read More »

Hollow Tine Cup 2016

The latest instalment of the Hollow Tine Trophy resulted in a (very) long awaited victory for the Rabbits. Tigers Captain Andrew Johnson & Chris Langley secured the first points but Brian White & Ron Blackburn (combined age 166) set the trend for the rest of the Rabbits team who went on to win 4 and halve the […]

Published Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 Read More »

Zak Hardaker Charity Golf Classic 2016

Nineteen teams took part in the 2016 Zak Hardaker Golf Classic at the Club on a rather soggy Monday afternoon. However, this did not dampen the spirits of those who took part and helped raise a significant sum for the Prince of Wales Hospice. Stars of the Rugby League world, both current and former players, […]

Published Thursday, September 29th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits-Tigers Open Day Result

On behalf of the Rabbits and Tigers sections of PDGC, thank you to everyone who took part in the Open Day yesterday. Fine weather and an excellent entry resulted in some competitive scores returned. We look forward to welcoming you in 2017. Rabbits-Tigers-open-day-results Rabbits prizewinners Club – 1st PDGC – 2nd PDGC and Kingswood GC […]

Published Friday, September 23rd, 2016 Read More »

K/O Major Winners 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the following knock out Majors:- Andy Wiltshire and Darren Walton – Waring Trophy – Neil Seaman and June Stephens – Mercer Cup – Ryan Armitage – R P Winter Cup – Andy Wiltshire – Spring Scratch. 

Published Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Autumn Meeting – Wetherby

Well played to members Mike Harris, Maurice Ludwell, Frank Highley and Glen Fry on their respective finishing positions of 3rd and 5th in the above competition from an entry of 62 pairs. LDUGC-Result

Published Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 Read More »

Mashie vs. Selby Golf Club

The Tigers team completed the first of their annual inter club matches at home vs Selby yesterday. Going into the match with a 6 hole deficit was always going to be tough, and despite victories for G Addison and N Seaman & T Hough and R Armitage (who had to shoot gross 65 to only […]

Published Monday, September 19th, 2016 Read More »

Weaver 4BBB 2016

Congratulations to Glen Batten and Graham Anderson on winning the 2016 Weaver 4BBB K/O. A close match with John and Simon Hetherington in the final resulted in victory on the 2nd extra play off hole, the match having been played in excellent spirit.

Published Thursday, September 8th, 2016 Read More »

Presidents Putter 2016

Congratulations and well played for consistency throughout the season to Mark Williscroft, winning this years Presidents Putter for the best aggregate score in 4 of the  monthly medals. presidents-putter-final-list-2016

Published Thursday, September 8th, 2016 Read More »

August 200 Club Winners

August 200 Club

Published Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 Read More »

Gentlemen’s 4BBB Open Result – 25th August 2016

GENTS 4BBB OPEN RESULT 2016

Published Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch Team vs. Harrogate

The LDUGC scratch team played Harrogate on Sunday, with Darren Walton representing PDGC winning both his foursomes and singles matches to help secure a 29-7 victory. The match had added spice with the the champions of both the English and Yorkshire Amateur titles playing in the teams, Ben Hutchinson from Moortown and Dan Brown from […]

Published Thursday, August 25th, 2016 Read More »

Hole in One – No 11

Amazingly lightning has struck again today when Wilf Murgatroyd, who joined the Club in 1966, aced the Par 3, 161 yard third hole making it the 11th Hole in One this year from our playing members. Wilf went on to say ” I hit driver, shut my eyes and hoped for the best” before claiming […]

Published Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 Read More »