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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 »

Rabbits – Harry Harrison Trophy @ Bingley St Ives – 30th July

This year’s Harry Harrison Trophy was held yesterday at Bingley St Ives, a testing but fair course with excellent greens.  From 33 entrants, with a score of 42 points, the winner was Mick McVeigh.  Ian Leeman was a creditable second with 39 points and in third place on countback with 37 points was Jim Henderson. […]

Published Friday, July 31st, 2015 Read More »

Nett Team Result – 27th July

The team lost 4-2 away on Monday evening, with both Richard Askham and Duncan Moss (first loss) having closely matched games, but losing 2 & 1. Jason Shaw had a comfortable 7 & 6 win in his match. Next game at home on Monday evening vs. Selby. Nett Team Results to 27th July 2015

Published Friday, July 31st, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits 4BBB – Bentley Trophy Result – 25th July

Congratulations to Nigel Greenwood and David Ellam on winning the 4BBB Bentley Trophy with a winning score of Nett 67 (31 Back 9), beating Anthony Lightfoot and Richard Grayson, who had a Back 9 of 34. Mac Douglas and Mike Vasey finished 3rd, one shot behind.    Result

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »

Gents -Hogmanay Trophy 26th July

Congratulations to our Vice Captain Dr Martin Johnson on winning the Hogmanay Trophy yesterday with a winning score of 42 points. The golf lessons are obviously paying dividends and shows off the skills of our teaching Pro’s, Ian and Steve. CSSReport   Cards   Twos   Reductions   Scores   Summary

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Senior Championship Results – Wakefield Golf Club 9th July

Congratulations to Richard Godson on winning the LDUGC – A.V. Wright Trophy with a winning score of 38points. LDUGC Senior Championship Results

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »

Hole In One – Sunday 12th July

Congratulations go to Member John Lawrence who aced the Par 3 14th on Sunday during the Rabbits Championship. John hit a 5 wood into the Green to record his first ever Hole in One. To mark the achievement John wins an exclusive Boss Watch, Hole in One Tie and Trophy. Four Members have marked this […]

Published Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 Read More »

Captain’s Exchange Day – Hull Golf Club (Kirkella) 28th July

Please find attached finalised list and tee times for Hull Golf Club (Kirkella) on Tuesday 28th July. Teams seeded by handicap and sorted using Random Number Generator and will remain the same all day. Coffee and Bacon Sandwiches will be available from 0830 – you should allow sufficient time to book in before your tee […]

Published Monday, July 13th, 2015 Read More »

Championship Weekend Results

Club Champion – Ryan Armitage 73-73= 146 – 2nd Simon Coumbe 76-75= 151 – 3rd Andy Johnson 75-79=154 Ladies Championship – Chantelle Shaw – Runner up – Helen Roe Junior Championship – Will Wright 79-78= 157 – Runner up – Tom Hough 80-84 = 164 Club Championship 36 hole nett– Ian Winterburn 71-68 =139 – […]

Published Sunday, July 12th, 2015 Read More »

Club Champion 2015

Congratulations to Ryan Armitage, Club Champion 2015, further details  to follow…

Published Sunday, July 12th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch K/O vs. Wetherby

Another great performance on Friday evening by the team in the LDUGC Scratch Knockout Quarter Final at home to Wetherby. Andy Wiltshire won 4&3, Ryan Armitage won 4&3 (in fantastic form at present, now down to Scratch Handicap) whilst Simon Coumbe was all square after 15 but took an honourable half as the match had been won. […]

Published Monday, July 6th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Open Day 2015 Results

The Annual Rabbits Open 4BBB took place at the Club on Saturday, whilst entries were disappointing, those who participated had a thoroughly enjoyable time with many complimentary remarks about the organisation and course conditions. With thanks to all competitors, we look forward to welcoming you back to PDGC soon.  Rabbits Open Day 2015 Results

Published Monday, July 6th, 2015 Read More »

Senior Open AM-AM Result 2nd July

The senior section would like to thank all participants who contributed to an excellent day in the 2015 AM-AM, held at the Club yesterday. Congratulations to the winners from Renishaw Park and Matlock GC, Messrs Harper, Brookfield, Jones and Dring who scored 88 points. We look forward to welcoming you all back in 2016. Full result […]

Published Friday, July 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Course News

Members are advised the greens will be ‘ironed’ with the Toro Turf vehicle on Friday 3rd July, weather permitting. The vehicle is currently on loan to the Club as a demonstrator and any feedback would be welcomed if playing over the weekend. Please email

Published Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Foursomes – vs. Wetherby 1st July

The Scratch team of Andy Wiltshire and Daz Walton won 2&1 last evening in their knock out foursomes match vs. Wetherby, played at Moortown. After a shaky start, Daz having the ‘lefts’ and a wobbly putting stroke, they ground out a result with solid par golf. An enjoyable match played in the right spirit against […]

Published Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 Read More »

Nett Team vs. Lofthouse Hill – 29th June

Another good performance from the team on Monday evening, winning 4-2 against Lofthouse Hill. Next match at home on Monday 6th July vs. Horsforth. Nett Team Result 29th June

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 Read More »

Scratch vs. Wakefield 29th June

The Scratch team were back on track again (4-2 win) with another closely fought match vs. Wakefield. Will Wright continued his excellent form with a 2&1 victory over Chris Walker; Ryan Armitage and Andy Wiltshire halved their matches against Scott Macgregor and Neil Kinghorn. Next match away at Moor Allerton on Monday 6th July. Scratch […]

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 Read More »

EGU Fuller’s London Pride Gold Medal Qualifier – KP Club 29th June

Congratulations to Peter Jeans in qualifying for the final of the above event, this year being played over the Red Course at Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire on 14th August. Peter finished runner up at the KP Club on Monday with a score of 39 points. Peter will receive:- 2 Rounds of golf (including […]

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Senior Four Ball Championship – Waterton Park 25th June

Well played to Colin Roe and Keith Mitchell, who finished a very creditable 2nd in the above event with 44 points. Senior Champ – Waterton Park

Published Friday, June 26th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team News

Another disappointment for the Scratch Team on Monday evening at Mid Yorkshire, losing 4-2. Daz Walton lost 3&2, Tony Cole lost 7&6 (Jason his opponent played the course to 3 under par), whilst Will Wright (aka Young Bubba) beat Todd Hughes 2&1 –  Next match vs. Wakefield at home, Monday 29th June. Ball Sponsor, Mac […]

Published Thursday, June 25th, 2015 Read More »

Simon Coumbe – British Open Qualifying

To confirm Simon Coumbe has a tee time of 740am on Tuesday 30th June at Hillside Golf Club in his attempt to qualify for the British Open. Simon will play with Marcus Armitage (winner last week on the Euro Pro Tour) and who know each other well from their Yorkshire County and LDUGC days.  On […]

Published Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 Read More »

Open Qualifying – Moortown 22nd June

Excellent days work from our current Club Champion Simon Coumbe, shooting a 71 at Moortown today, seeing him through to the final qualifying stage at Hillside Golf Club, Southport next week for the Open Championship at St. Andrews in July. Further details to follow…… http://www.hillside-golf

Published Monday, June 22nd, 2015 Read More »

Gentlemen’s Invitation Day Result – 20th June

Congratulations to the winners in our Gentlemen’s Invitation Day Stableford  played on Saturday. Results below. Gentlemen’s Invitation Day 2015

Published Monday, June 22nd, 2015 Read More »

Prince Of Wales Hospice Charity Golf Day

The annual Prince of Wales Hospice Golf Day took place on Friday 5 June at Pontefract and District Golf Club with twenty two teams taking part this year helping to raise a fantastic £3,300 to date. This will provide essential care and support for patients and their families at the Prince of Wales Hospice.Winners on […]

Published Monday, June 15th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch/Nett Championship – 11th June

Congratulations to Brian Fisher (PDGC) , who won the LDUGC Nett Strokeplay Championship, played at Pontefract with a Nett 71. Andrew Jones (Moortown) won the 36 hole Scratch Championship with rounds of 73 and 68, beating Tom Broxup (Cookridge Hall) by 1 shot. Daz Walton and Simon Coumbe finished 3rd and 4th respectively. Thanks to […]

Published Friday, June 12th, 2015 Read More »

Captain’s Away Day – Otley Golf Club

Mr Captain, Chris Peace welcomed everyone to Otley Golf Club on Wednesday at his ‘away day’. The course looked magnificent in the June sunshine and everyone who participated enjoyed the day. The winning AM-AM team, consisted of our Professional Ian Marshall, Maurice Ludwell, Steve Bell and Jill Rowett.

Published Thursday, June 11th, 2015 Read More »

2nd Div. Team Championship

The team to represent PDGC in the LDUGC 2nd Div. team championship, kindly sponsored by Ludwell Electrical is:- M S Ludwell, M McDermott, A Hutchinson and C Roe. The event will be played at Woolley Park Golf Club on Thursday 18th June

Published Monday, June 8th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits News – 8th June

Latest news from the Rabbits section. Rabbits Review – 8th June

Published Monday, June 8th, 2015 Read More »

Hole In One – Keith Mitchell 17th Hole

Congratulations to Keith Mitchell, who ‘aced’ the par 3 17th (5 iron) in his ‘Weaver 4BBB’ match, played in wild and extremely testing conditions on Monday evening. Keith with partner Keith Greenaway went on to win the match on the 18th hole.

Published Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Wakefield Rabbits – Lancaster Trophy – 1st June

Ninety One competitors participated in the Wakefield Rabbits Lancaster Trophy at the Club on Monday. Played in unseasonal conditions that must have tested the patience of later starters in particular. Despite the strong winds and rain the day was considered to be a success. Congratulations to Peter Fielding and Steve Rochnia who had scores of […]

Published Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 Read More »

Gaping Goose Trophy vs. Cobble Hall

The first leg of the annual Gaping Goose Trophy vs. Cobble Hall was played at Pontefract on Friday 22nd May, resulting in Pontefract being 4up. The team members, who all played creditable golf were, Jason Shaw, Andy Johnson, Tom Hough, Kevin Wainwright, Ian Winterburn and Mick Sheldon. Pontefract are looking to regain the trophy and have […]

Published Thursday, May 28th, 2015 Read More »

Seniors Update

The Senior Section have started the season in cracking form. Under the captaincy of Alf Taylor the team began their friendly fixtures with wins against Selby and Howley Hall followed by a resounding five and a half to a half victory against Woolley Park.  In the latest fixture stand in Captain Roger Blatherwick continued the […]

Published Friday, May 22nd, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Team vs. Hickleton Postponed

The Rabbits match scheduled for Thursday 21st May (1400-1500) has been postponed until a later date.

Published Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 Read More »

Captain’s Weekend and Centenary Trophy

Member’s are advised entry sheets are available in the Pro Shop for Captain’s Weekend (13th-14th June) and Centenary Trophy (27th June)competitions. Trust Ford will once again provide a car for any member holing in one on the Par 3, 7th on the Sunday, thanks to Robert Ruffler, Sales Director, for the generous sponsorship. Remember for those who doubt this can be achieved, […]

Published Sunday, May 17th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team News

2nd Round Scratch Knockout Away to Garforth Tee off: 16:30- Date: Thursday 14th May. Team: Andy Wiltshire, Simon Coumbe, Tony Cole, Reserve: Darren Walton. Ball Sponsor: Malcolm Huddlestone LDUGC 2nd Round Foursomes Scratch K/O vs. Oulton Hall at Wakefield Tee off: 16:30 Date: Thursday 21st May Team: Andy Wiltshire, Darren Walton. Ball Sponsor: Richard Evans […]

Published Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 Read More »

Nett Team and Tigers Update

LDUGC Nett Knockout Round One – Pontefract were drawn away to Temple Newsam and played on the Lord Irwin course. Tom Hough was first out and comfortably won his match 5 & 4 but both Jason Shaw and Gez Dean lost 4 & 3 to make the match score 4 -2 to the home side  […]

Published Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 Read More »

Hole In One

Congratulations to Nick Wigglesworth who aced the Par 3 17th hole on Sunday afternoon. Nick’s first hole in one was the result of a low flighted 6 iron, just clearing the pine trees! Well done Nick, your tie is awaiting collection from the office.

Published Monday, March 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Competition Entry Sheets

Members are advised, early entry sheets do not apply to the following Major Competitions, shown incorrectly in the 2015 Club Diary:- RP Winter Cup, Spring Scratch, Marshall Trophy, McGregor Trophy, Leatham Bowl, Hogmanay Trophy, Jack Wilkins Cup and Autumn Tankard. Apologies if this has caused any confusion. Stay tuned to the website for latest updates, fixtures, […]

Published Friday, March 20th, 2015 Read More »

Tony Cole – First Hole In One

On Friday 27th February 2015 – Tony Cole had his first ever Hole in One on the 17th Hole at Huddersfield Golf Club. Tony is a member at Pontefract and District Golf Club and is the manager at Eagle Golf in Leeds.  On talking to Tony – he said the shot was 169 yards – a […]

Published Monday, March 9th, 2015 Read More »

R&A Rules Academy

Please see the attached poster and further information below. R&A Rules Academy Advert What is the R&A Rules Academy? The R&A’s Rules Academy is a free online course that covers Etiquette and the most frequently occurring Rules of Golf.  It is aimed at teaching golfers of all abilities and ages these fundamentals.  It features videos, […]

Published Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 Read More »

Tigers vs. Rabbits – Hollow Tine Trophy

Once again the Tigers served it up to the Rabbits in the Hollow Tine Trophy on Sunday. As usual good banter was had with an enjoyable set of 6 matches, played in difficult conditions, resulting in a 4-2 win for the Tigers. I’m sure the Bunnies will be back!

Published Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 Read More »

February 200 Club Prize Draw

Feb 2015 200 Club Winners

Published Monday, March 2nd, 2015 Read More »

Weaver K/O and Captain’s Drive In Entry

A reminder, entries can be made into the above competitions from tomorrow (Monday 2nd March) in the Pro Shop. Club Competitions Entry Dates 2015

Published Sunday, March 1st, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Dinner 2014

The Rabbits section and guests recently held their AGM and Annual Dinner in the Clubhouse. Everyone who attended enjoyed themselves and were entertained by  toastmaster, Tony Cook, who never fails in his enthusiasm.The outgoing Rabbits Captain Gerald Bromley introduced Stuart Charlesworth and wished him well with his Rabbits Captaincy in 2015. Mr Captain, Andy Wiltshire […]

Published Monday, December 15th, 2014 Read More »

Captain’s Inauguration 2014

Members  and guests enjoyed a pleasant evening in the Clubhouse on Saturday at the Captain’s Inauguration. The outgoing Captain, Andy Wiltshire summarised his year before introducing our 2015 Club Captain, Chris Peace.  Chris told the audience he was looking forward to his new ambassadorial role and hoped to build on the Club’s traditions, as well […]

Published Sunday, December 14th, 2014 Read More »