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Course Protection – Winter Mats

On the advice of our Head Greenkeeper, Gary Anderson, optional use of the winter multimat will be in place from Saturday 25th November and until further notice. The multimat can be purchased outright for £5 from the Pro Shop, alternatively they can be hired with a deposit of £10, returnable after the winter period. Should […]

Published Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 Read More »

200+ Club Winners – October

October 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, October 30th, 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 »


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 »

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 »

Yorkshire Ladies County GA

YLCGA  Thank you

Published Monday, June 26th, 2017 Read More »

June 200 Club Dinner and Draw – Saturday 1st July

Following the excellent attendance at Mr Captain’s Summer Ball, please see details of the next 200 Club event on Saturday 1st July from 7pm when Mr Captain looks forward to welcoming you. Please add your name to the sheet in the main foyer. June 200 Club 2017

Published Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 Read More »

Prince of Wales Charity AM-AM – 2nd June

The annual Prince of Wales Hospice Golf Day took place on Friday 2nd June at the Club.Winners on the day were the Ludwell Electrical team, winning the Bob Abson Team Trophy with a score of 92 points; Lynne Peace team won the ladies prize with 78 points. Prizes were also awarded to individuals for nearest the […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Ladies – Good Friday Bunnies and Chicks

The ladies prepare for their annual Good Friday Bunnies and Chick’s competition. Despite the rain everyone had a jolly time and any diets were quickly forgotten with plenty of chocolate available for consumption!

Published Sunday, April 16th, 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 »

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 »

Ladies Winter Alliance Photos- Tuesday 21st March

The LDU Ladies Winter Alliance took place in sunny conditions, albeit a little on the chilly side, on Tuesday. Thanks to all participants for making the day most enjoyable with positive feedback to the committee about the course. Thanks to all the starters and to Barry Shaw in particular for taking the below photographs of […]

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Ladies Autumn Texas Scramble Open Result

1st –   Howley Hall Veronica Callaghan, Jean Jenkinson, Scarthingwell Anne Cox, Pontefract Sheila Carroll 2nd – Selby Gill Shaw, Gill Grieve, Pontefract – Lynne Peace, Kath Johnson 3rd – Moor Allerton Gina Cambell, Brough Pat Stockhill, Pontefract  Kath Hetherington and partner Lynn Apologies for the missing surname for 3rd. Kind regards Ruth A Storey […]

Published Monday, September 19th, 2016 Read More »

PDGC Mixed Open Result – 7th August

Prize Winners from our recent Mixed Open Day held on Sunday 7th August 2016 1st – 93 points – G Jennings, Chris Hirst, T Cook and Jill Rowett – All PDGC 2nd- 92 points – A Hutchinson, Ruth Storey, M Dobson and Christine Ellis – PDGC and Doncaster GC. 3rd – 87 points – C […]

Published Thursday, August 11th, 2016 Read More »

Club Championship Winners 2016

Congratulations to Simon Coumbe our 2016 Club Champion with scores of 76 & 69 (145) beating Tony Cole 75 & 72 (147) and Tom Hough 75 & 75 (150). Well played everyone in testing conditions, especially in round 1. Ladies Club Champion 2016 , Chantelle Shaw. Junior Champion 2016, Will Wright. Tigers Champion – Simon […]

Published Sunday, July 10th, 2016 Read More »

June 200 Club Winners

June 2016 200 Club Winners

Published Monday, June 27th, 2016 Read More »

Ladies Scratch Team News

The Ladies Scratch team were back to winning ways following their defeat by Harrogate Golf Club, enjoying a 4 – 3 victory at home against Driffield Golf Club on Friday 27th May. Well done Ladies.

Published Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 Read More »

Ladies Open AM-AM Results – 19th May

1st nett 86  L Wallis Moortown, J Wheeldon Wakefield, C Shaw Pontefract and C Davison Pontefract 2nd nett 82 J Hudson Bawtry, K Winfield Doncaster, R Storey Pontefract and S Carroll Pontefract 3rd nett 82 K Duffield Moortown, S Preston Moortown, K Johnson Pontefract and L Peace Pontefract 4th nett 81 M Roberts Moortown, K Lennon Moortown, J Goodall Selby and H Roe Pontefract

Published Monday, May 23rd, 2016 Read More »

Harratts Pontefract – Hole in One Sponsorship

Harratts, Nissan car dealership in Pontefract,  have generously agreed to sponsor our Captain’s Day Hole in One Prizes on Sunday 12th June. The 7th hole will once again have a brand new Nissan Motor Car as the prize for an ‘ace’, with other excellent prizes on all Par 3’s. Whilst a tough Par 3, Hole […]

Published Saturday, May 14th, 2016 Read More »

Ladies Section News

Our Ladies Section may be small but they are showing great success at the start of the season. The Ladies Scratch, ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams all won their first home matches in the Yorkshire Inter Club Team Matches, the ‘B’ Team with a great 7 – 0 win against Rawdon. A team of Pontefract Ladies (Chantelle […]

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 »

Ladies Scratch Team vs. Wetherby

Pontefract Ladies Scratch Team got off to a winning start against Wetherby Golf Club on Friday. Winning points were from Chantelle Shaw, Julie Ludwell, Janet Coates and Ruth Storey, whilst Christine Davison, Helen Roe and Sheila Carroll halved their matches for a 5.1/2 -1.1/2 victory. Well done Ladies.

Published Monday, April 18th, 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 »

Ladies Mail on Sunday

The ladies won their Mail on Sunday matches vs. Mid Yorkshire on Saturday 4 & 1. Well played ladies and best of luck in the next round.

Published Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 Read More »

February 200 Club Draw

February 2016 200 Club Winners

Published Tuesday, March 1st, 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 »


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 »

Chelsea Pensioners visit PDGC

The Club had a visit from the Chelsea Pensioners on Remembrance Sunday stopping in to meet the ladies at their coffee morning and helping to raise funds for Macmillan. As always they looked resplendent in their uniforms.

Published Saturday, November 14th, 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 »

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 »

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 »

Ladies Open Texas Scramble Results – 17th September

Ladies Open Texas Scramble Results

Published Monday, September 21st, 2015 Read More »

Mixed Open Day Results – 2nd August

Mixed Open Day Results

Published Monday, August 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Ladies -Hogmanay Trophy

Congratulations to Kath Battye on winning the Hogmanay Trophy with a score of 40 points, beating Marjorie Smith on count- back. Well played Ladies. Twos   Ladies Reductions    Hogmanay

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »