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Hole in One – Tony Lyons

Congratulations to member Tony Lyons who achieved his first ever Hole in One on Saturday 16th April, ‘acing’ the Par 3, 170 yard 3rd hole with a  21- degree rescue club, hitting a slight fade.  Tony informs me he has been playing this great game for 20 years and was very proud of his achievement. He […]

Published Thursday, May 12th, 2016 Read More »

Royal Navy Visit

The Club had the honour of hosting the Royal Navy at the weekend. The event held at the home club of the LDUGC President, Jack McKee was played in cold Northern weather, however, it was soon apparent from the enthusiasm of the Navy team they had warmed to our hospitality. The golfing events consisted of […]

Published Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 Read More »

New Members 2016

On behalf of fellow members, we welcome the following new members who have recently joined the Club: – Joseph Atha, Ed Balls, Simon Barker, Tony Bell, Chris Bennett, Jacob Blackett, Steven Bloor,Martin Brotherton,Jenny Conlon, Danny Cording, David Cusworth, Simon Davis,Kevin Dixon, Michael Dixon, Lewis Downs, Rob Earl, Craig Emmerson, Freddy Farrar, Ben Fieldhouse,Susan Garrett,Bryn Hames, […]

Published Friday, April 29th, 2016 Read More »

Seniors vs. Woolley Park Result

The seniors team continued in good form in their latest home match, albeit in a closely matched game, beating Woolley Park 3.1/2 to 2.1/2. Their next match, also at home vs. Waterton Park on Thursday 12th May. Keep up the good work Gentlemen, all we need now is some warm sunshine!

Published Thursday, April 28th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits Captain 2016 – Jim Roberts Drives in

Our Rabbits Captain, Jim Roberts ‘drives-in’ at the opening match of the season at Selby Golf Club. This annual home & away match is played for the ‘Selby Putter’ trophy based on aggregate scores over the 2 legs – we are delighted to report that Pontefract secured a valuable 4 – 2 win to take […]

Published Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 Read More »

Course Update – 24th April

Members are advised the Highways Department have now cleaned all the drains on Park Lane. Following this work, the Highways team will monitor the levels of water and investigate, with the use of cameras, to see if any blockages are causing excess water to enter the golf course. In addition the whole course will be surveyed […]

Published Sunday, April 24th, 2016 Read More »

Seniors vs. Howley Hall – 21st April

The Seniors home match vs. Howley Hall resulted in a win, 5.1/2 to 1/2 to get the team back on track after an opening loss away at Selby.

Published Friday, April 22nd, 2016 Read More »

Yorkshire Golf = Masters Champion Danny Willett

Fantastic viewing tonight and what a superb advert for this great game and Yorkshire Golf. Top man Danny Willett, there’ll be some celebration at Rotherham Golf Club this morning. Amazing what becoming a new Dad can do for your game! And not to be outdone, Lee Westwood, Paul Casey, Matt Fitzpatrick and Justin Rose, all […]

Published Sunday, April 10th, 2016 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In 2016

Members and guests gave this years Captain, Martin Johnson and Lady Captain, Ruth Storey a memorable ‘drive in’ on Sunday, even more so after both successfully hit their drives down the fairway. Whilst the recent inclement weather had left the course very wet underfoot, the ‘double shotgun’ event went ahead, albeit affecting those who were […]

Published Thursday, April 7th, 2016 Read More »

Sunday Lunch Menu – 10th April

Sunday Lunch Menu – 10th April —  Everyone welcome, including non-members.

Published Monday, April 4th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC President Jack McKee

The 95th AGM of the LDUGC took place here at the Club on Wednesday evening, when, in the presence of representatives of the Union Clubs, our very own Jack McKee was inaugurated as President of the Union for 2016. A proud evening for Jack and his family, with his son Nigel also elected to the […]

Published Thursday, March 31st, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Dinner – Elland Road

The LDUGC Annual Dinner and presentation took place on Thursday evening, with the Club well represented in support of the incoming President, our very own Jack McKee. Not only was this a proud night for Jack, but also in the golfing ability of our members. Mr Captain, Martin Johnson, as is tradition, accepted the  F […]

Published Sunday, March 13th, 2016 Read More »

February 200 Club Draw

February 2016 200 Club Winners

Published Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 Read More »

Hole in One’s

Congratulations to both Phil Speight and Ian Winterburn, both acing the Par 3, 17th hole this week. Phil recorded his fifth ace during his many years playing the game on Friday, this time using a 27 degree utility club. Like London buses, Ian followed up on the same hole on Sunday, hitting a 6 iron […]

Published Monday, February 22nd, 2016 Read More »

Hole in One – Bryan Hutton

Despite the miserable weather recently, some good news to report when member Bryan Hutton aced the Par 3, 163 yard 14th hole on Monday. Bryan chose a fairway ‘3’ wood to achieve his first ever hole in one since joining the club 25 years ago. Congratulations and well played, the feat more cherished as it was witnessed by […]

Published Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 Read More »

Captain’s Inauguration

Past Captains’, Members and Guests were welcomed by our outgoing Club Captain Chris Peace to the inauguration ceremony of our incoming Club Captain, Dr Martin Johnson on Saturday 12th December. Our outgoing Ladies Captain, Kath Johnson then welcomed our 2016 Ladies Captain, Ruth Storey. Photos – Left to right Club Captain Dr Martin Johnson -Ladies Vice-Captain, Jill Rowett  […]

Published Sunday, December 20th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Annual Dinner and Presentation

The well organised and supported Rabbits section held their annual dinner and presentation evening on Friday here at the Club. 59 members and guests enjoyed an excellent meal prepared by Ron and served by Jackie and her team. Tony Cook entertained everyone in his role as Master of Ceremonies before the prize presentation began. Any member with a current […]

Published Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 Read More »

PDGC Golf APP

Venue guide and our golf App available as a free download, search Pontefract Golf in the App or Android Stores or scan the QR codes to download. GPS App PDGC

Published Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 Read More »

November 200 Club Draw

November 200 Club – Winners

Published Monday, November 30th, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photo’s

Published Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photo’s

Published Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photo’s

Published Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation

Published Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation

Published Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Evening

The annual prize presentation took place on Saturday evening. Mr Captain along with Madam Captain commenced proceedings with cheque presentations to the Prince Of Wales Hospice and Alzheimer’s Society, raising £3,600 for each worthy cause, a tremendous effort and thanks were expressed to everyone who contributed throughout the year. Mr Captain then presented Maurice Ludwell with the […]

Published Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Read More »

POW Hospice Thank You

Tracey from the Prince Of Wales hospice stopped by yesterday to say thank you to everyone who had contributed the magnificent sum of £8,635 from the two charity golf days held this year at the Club.  It costs £6,000 a day to keep the hospice operating and providing support for the local community. Mr Captain […]

Published Saturday, November 14th, 2015 Read More »

Hole in One’s

Congratulations to both Carl Hopkinson, who aced the Par 3 7th hole on Saturday and Dr Ray Dunphy, who aced the Par 3 14th on Tuesday. I understand this is the first occasion both have achieved this honour. Well played Gentlemen, here’s to the next one.

Published Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 Read More »

Parting Shot Ilkley Golf Club – Thursday 8th October

The eighth occasion of the ‘Parting Shot’ trophy was held at Ilkley Golf Club on Thursday in fine autumnal conditions. The 6 matches, representing the Captain and President were closely fought games with a 3-3 score in the match play.  However to determine a winner the matches are played 3 points for a win and 1 point for […]

Published Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 Read More »

Trophies- Leeds Rhinos

Not a bad collection of trophies to grace a cabinet!

Published Monday, October 12th, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Evening – 2015 Major Winners

Congratulations to all Major winners in 2015. The prize presentation evening takes place on Saturday 14th November, commencing 8pm. Pie & Peas will be available from 7pm, with ticket sales behind the bar, priced £3. Please note Management Committee felt the Club could no longer support free buffets. Come along if you can and show your support […]

Published Monday, October 12th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Knockout Competitions 2015

Winners of the Rabbits section knockout competitions for 2015 are :- Peter Hale (Individual) –  Dean Kennedy and David Clarke (4BBB) – Congratulations and well played. Rabbits Knock Out Competition Winners – RU 2015

Published Monday, October 5th, 2015 Read More »

PDGC ‘App’

Following an agreement with Whole in 1 Golf, the Club now has a dedicated App available as a free download for both Apple and Android devices by searching for ‘Whole in 1 Golf, Pontefract’. The App has several features, including a flyover of the course, GPS measuring device, and by scrolling across the bottom of the page, links […]

Published Friday, October 2nd, 2015 Read More »

Rugby League Challenge Cup @ PDGC

The Challenge Cup made an appearance at the Club on Monday in the Zak Hardaker Charity Golf Classic. Stars of the Rugby League world, past and present, along with local businesses and members helped to make up the teams. The winners of the AM-AM were Wakefield Trinity Wildcats with a score of 96 points. The day […]

Published Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 Read More »

Tom Ludwell Hole in One Winner – Zak Hardaker (Leeds Rhinos) Charity Golf Classic

Congratulations to Tom Ludwell who aced the Par 3, 205 yard 7th hole on Monday afternoon in the Zak Hardaker Charity Golf Classic. Tom drove a 3 wood with a low ball flight which duly found its target. He then had the added bonus of winning a Nissan Micra motor car, generously sponsored by Harratts of […]

Published Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Read More »

Leeds Amateur Golf Championship Final

Congratulations to Simon Coumbe, who beat Tom Broxup (Cookridge) 3 &2 in the final of the above competition on Sunday 27th September. The match, played at Low Laithes was over 36 holes and brings the ‘Grantham Eley’ trophy back to PDGC. Another notch on the honours list Simon, well done.

Published Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Read More »

September 200 Club Draw

The snowball has once again rolled over to £500 following the September draw. Come along to the Halloween Dinner Dance on Saturday 31st October and be entertained by ‘Designer’. It could be you who lands the bumper rollover! September 200 Club Winners

Published Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Latest News

Rabbits Latest News

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Bagley Cup and Final Stableford Qualifiers 2015

Bagley Cup and Final Stableford Qualifiers 2015

Published Monday, September 21st, 2015 Read More »

Wednesday Medal Final Qualifiers 2015

Wednesday Final 2015 Qualifiers

Published Monday, September 21st, 2015 Read More »

Wednesday Medal – 16th September

Last qualifier for the Wednesday Final – A list of those elegible to play in the final next Wednesday will be published shortly by our Handicap Secretary, Jason Shaw. Wednesday Medal (CSS: 72 Par: 72) Division 1 Result 1st Mr Glen Fry 76-5c=71 2nd Mr Andy Johnson 77-6c=71 3rd Mr Russ Coates 78-7c=71 Division 2 […]

Published Thursday, September 17th, 2015 Read More »

Presidents’ Putter 2015

Congratulations to Simon on winning the 2015 Presidents’ Putter, having the best aggregate score from 4 Medals played in May, June, July, August, September and October. Presidents’ Putter (06/09/2015 ) 1st Mr Simon Hetherington 278 2nd Mr Brian Fisher 284 3rd Mr Ryan Armitage Jnr 284

Published Sunday, September 6th, 2015 Read More »

Senior Section Update

With just two more fixtures to play the Senior Section remain unbeaten during the 2015 season. Under the Captaincy of Alf Taylor they have won ten and drawn the other two of their friendly matches. In their latest fixture they had a hard fought 3-3 draw away to a strong Howley Hall team. The remaining […]

Published Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Finals Day – Low Laithes 30th August

The two foursomes maestros ‘dancing’ Daz Walton and Andy ‘boots’ Wiltshire won the LDUGC Foursomes Championship for Pontefract at Low Laithes. Playing Scarcroft,  who had former Leeds, Manchester United and England footballer Lee Sharpe in their team, the lads started with a run of 3’s to give them a five hole lead. This lead was whittled […]

Published Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 Read More »

Jack Wilkins Cup – 29th August

Congratulations to John Hetherington on winning the Jack Wilkins Cup with a stableford score of 42 points. This follows his triumph in the Marshall Trophy, proof that John retains his competitive spirit. Cards  Twos  Reductions  Scores  CSSReport

Published Sunday, August 30th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team Update

Despite a 3-3 draw away at Wakefield, unfortunately this was not enough to prevent the team being relegated from the top division. Despite the disappointment, I’m sure the team will rally together and look for the positives. On behalf of the Members, thank you to those who represented the team in 2015. Scratch Team Result […]

Published Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 Read More »

Nett Team Update

The Nett team completed their fixtures last evening with a 4-2 away win at Lofthouse Hill, finishing runners up in the top division behind Horsforth GC.  With thanks on behalf of the Members to those who represented the Club during the season.  Well played Gentlemen. Nett Team Final League Table

Published Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 Read More »

Simon Hetherington – Hole In One @ Garforth GC

Congratulations to Simon Hetherington who holed in one on the Par 3, 182 yard,  5th hole yesterday at Garforth Golf Club. Described as the first of the short holes and looking innocuous off the tee. Yet, if you dont hit the long narrow green with your tee shot, a three will be a challenge. Well protected by […]

Published Monday, August 24th, 2015 Read More »

Toro Greens Iron

Members are advised the Management Committee have given approval for the purchase of the ‘Toro Greens Iron’ following its recent trial and extremely positive feedback from Members and Visitors.

Published Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team News

The team performed heroically last evening to give themselves a fighting chance of maintaining their top division status. A 6-0 win against 3rd placed Mid Yorkshire means they travel to Wakefield on the 24th August in their last match looking for a good win. We wish them the best of luck and if you can, go […]

Published Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch Inter Club K/O

Pontefract hit by birdie blitz from Mid Yorkshire at Howley Hall on Friday. Ryan Armitage at one time was two up but lost 15, 16 and 18 to birdies, losing 2 down. Darren Walton was 1 up with 3 to play, lost 16,17 and 18 to birdies to lose 2 down. Simon Coumbe lost 2 […]

Published Monday, August 3rd, 2015 Read More »