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Come and experience a delicious 1, 2 or 3 course Sunday lunch with us here at PDGC, bookings being taken between 12:00 and 17:00, non members welcome.

The Yorkshireman Restaurant

 

 

 

Fundraising Draw Result – Win a Subscription for 2018-19

Congratulations to member Ray Dunphy on winning a year’s subscription for 2018-19 in the raffle draw held on Sunday. Thank you to all those who purchased a ticket, £1580 was raised for the Club by Mr Captain, Madam Captain and helpers.

Published Thursday, June 15th, 2017 Read More »

Hospice Thank You

With thanks to everyone who supported our recent Hospice Day AM-AM, helping to raise a fabulous £3,500 net for the local community. Thank you

Published Thursday, June 15th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team News – 12th June

The Scratch team maintained their lead at the top of Division One with a 5-1 home win vs. Darrington on Monday evening. Andy, back on form had a 3 & 2 win against Jason Newton, Simon won 2up against Richard Flowitt, whilst Ryan had a close match with Martin Clancy gaining a point each. Next […]

Published Wednesday, June 14th, 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 »

Captain’s Prize Presentation Photo’s

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Weekend Photo’s

Thanks from Mr Captain to Barry Shaw and other volunteers for their hole in one witness duties on the 17th. Barry took the opportunity to take a few snaps.

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Weekend

Mr Captain, Tony Cook welcomed everyone at the Halfway House on Sunday with excellent catering provided by his family and Jill. Nobody managed a hole in one in the windy conditions this year, even the 17th pin had it’s challenges, although 4 birdies were achieved so perhaps some members were thinking “that’s got a chance” […]

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC vs. Teeside

The above match was played at Howley Hall on Sunday, with the Leeds & District team winning 25-11. The format of the match is foursomes in the morning with 12 singles matches in the afternoon. Andy Wiltshire and Ryan Armitage represented Pontefract, both winning their foursomes and singles matches to help seal the victory. Well […]

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

PRO-AM @ PDGC – Monday 4th September 2017

Our Club Professional Ian Marshall is organising a PRO-AM here at the Club on Monday 4th September, details below. If you are able to support the day, which includes a 2 course meal afterwards, please call into the Pro Shop and speak with Ian. Poster PRO-AM     PRO AM Entry

Published Monday, June 12th, 2017 Read More »

Adder Incident

Member Chris Williams would like to advise he was bitten by an Adder recently in the long meadow grasses whilst searching for his ball (LHS near field) approaching the 2nd Green. According to the Forestry Commission they are not aggressive animals and will only use their venom as a last means of defence, usually if […]

Published Saturday, June 10th, 2017 Read More »

Yorkshire Union Inter Club Foursomes – Garforth 8th June

Andy Wiltshire and Darren Walton played their latest knock out match in the Yorkshire Union Inter Club Foursomes vs. Cleckheaton last evening, the match being played at Garforth. Unfortunately despite a valiant effort they lost the match on the 22nd hole to their opponents. Thanks to Barrie Middleton for his enthusiastic support of the team […]

Published Friday, June 9th, 2017 Read More »

Nett Team News – 5th June

The Nett team won their latest match at home against Normanton in horrible conditions on Monday evening, winning 4-2. Tom Hough won his match 7&5 against Liam Betts, James MacFarlane won a closely fought match 2&1, whilst Warren suffered a reversal losing 2 down against Sam Marsh. The games as always were played in excellent […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team News Update

The Scratch team maintained their excellent start to the season at a rain lashed Cookridge Hall on Monday evening, winning the match 4-2. Ryan Armitage won 1up in an evenly fought match with Adam Frontal, whilst Simon Coumbe won 2up against Luke Whitaker. Andy Wiltshire lost his match 4&3 against Tom Pilling, suffering his first […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Yorkshire Union 4th Div Team Championship – Cottingham Park

Congratulations to Andy Wiltshire, Tom Hough and Daz Walton on gaining promotion in yesterdays 4th Division Team Championship held at Cottingham Park in blustery conditions. A combined 36 hole total of 474 saw them finish runner up on the day to Hallowes with 471. Well done Gentlemen, you did the Club proud as always. Yorkshire […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Day – Sunday 11th June

Danny Holden, Sales Manager at Harratts Nissan, Pontefract have kindly sponsored the hole in one prizes for Captain’s Day on Sunday 11th June. A Nissan Micra, worth £10,000 will be up for grabs on Hole 17 this year, hopefully giving more competitors, including the ladies a chance of winning. There will be other generous cash […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 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 »

LDUGC Senior Four Ball Championship – Wike Ridge

Please see entry form below for the above upcoming event. If you wish to play please add your name to the main list outside the Pro Shop before the 8th June. LDUGC Senior 4 Ball Championship

Published Thursday, June 1st, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Senior Championship – Scarcroft 31st May

Congratulations to Jason Shaw on bringing up the hat trick for PDGC in winning yesterdays LDUGC Seniors Championship, A V Wright trophy with 41 stableford points, this follows Richard Godson and Brian Fisher who have their names on this trophy. Jason also finished 3rd in the Seniors Championship S D Bowyer trophy, for the best gross […]

Published Thursday, June 1st, 2017 Read More »

Friday 2nd June – POW Hospice AM-AM

Members are reminded our annual POW Hospice Charity AM-AM takes place on Friday afternoon with a shotgun start at 1300hrs. The course will close at 1245hrs and re-open at 1715hrs. Thank you for your understanding in our efforts to support the local community and to the teams who have pledged their support.

Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 Read More »

Junior Open Championship – 30th May

A big thank you to all competitors in ensuring we had an entry of 20 players to make our 2017 Junior Open an LDUGC Junior Order of Merit qualifying event. Congratulations to the prize winners, best gross score was  Nathan Ali, of Cookridge Hall with a 73 and wins the Method Putter and Trophy, Nathan […]

Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 Read More »

May 200 Club Draw

May 200+ Club Winners

Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 Read More »

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 »

A birds eye view of PDGC

The course is coming on a treat, well done to Gary and his team. Click on the images to enlarge. Thanks to Chris Hughes for the images.

Published Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 Read More »

April 200+ Club Winners

April 200+ Club Winners

Published Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 Read More »

Local Rule – Preferred Lies Fairways

Members are advised the Competitions Sub Committee have agreed to withdraw the local rule of preferred lies on the fairways with effect from Friday 28th April.

Published Thursday, April 27th, 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 »

PDGC Ltd – Regulations

Please be advised we are now officially registered with HMRC as a CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club), subsequently the attached Regulations are now in force for PDGC Ltd. Copies are available from the office if required. PDGC LTD Regulations

Published Thursday, April 20th, 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 »

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 »

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 Double Shotgun – 2nd April

Captain’s Drive In Double Shotgun Result and Two’s

Published Monday, April 3rd, 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 »

Steve Clancy

Today we say goodbye to our Assistant Professional, Steve Clancy. Steve starts his new life at Ashbourne Golf Club in Derbyshire as their Head Professional shortly. On behalf of the Board of Directors, Members and his many golfing students, both young and old, thanks for your contribution to PDGC, we wish you all the best […]

Published Tuesday, March 28th, 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 »

March 200+ Club Draw Result

March 200+ Club Winners

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 »

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 »

LDUGC Executive – Thank You

LDUGC

Published Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Read More »

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

Entries are now being accepted in the Pro Shop for the Captain’s Drive In Double Shotgun AM-AM. 0800 and 1300hrs start times – maximum 22 teams per event. Course closed all day to non competitors. Entries close Friday 31st March Club Competition Entry Dates 2017

Published Sunday, March 19th, 2017 Read More »

New Pound Coin Launched 28th March

Both the old and the new coins will be in circulation from 28th March until 15th October.Beyond 15th October, for a limited period, as yet unspecified, banks and post offices will still allow deposits of old £1 coins into bank accounts. Read more on the dedicated Royal Mint website http://www.royalmint.com/

Published Sunday, March 19th, 2017 Read More »