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Friday 23rd March, the Course is OPEN, pull trolleys and powered trolleys with winter wheels fitted allowed  -  Course information line 01977 781949

Mr Captain informs me there are still spaces left for our double shotgun event on Sunday. We have two start times, 08:15 and 13:30.

Please contact Ian in the Pro Shop if you have yet to enter a team.




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


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

Published Sunday, March 19th, 2017 Read More »

Gary Anderson – Head Greenkeeper

Published Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Awards Dinner – Elland Road

The LDUGC awards dinner took place last evening at Elland Road. Jack McKee, President of the Union was supported by 8 Past Captain’s of the Club and an enjoyable evening was had by all. Our current Captain, Tony Cook, accepted the 2nd Division Scratch League Trophy on behalf of the team, who unfortunately could not […]

Published Friday, March 10th, 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 »

Rabbits vs Tigers Hollow Tine Cup

Congratulations to the Rabbits Section on beating the Tigers 3.1/2 to 2.1/2 in the Hollow Tine Trophy played on Sunday in testing conditions. Good banter was had on the course and in the 19th afterwards. Further details and photo’s on our social media pages as below. Social Media

Published Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 Read More »

February 200+ Club Winners

February 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, February 27th, 2017 Read More »

Tigers vs Rabbits – Hollow Tine Trophy

The start of the golfing season will be in evidence when the annual Tigers vs Rabbits challenge for the Hollow Tine Trophy takes place on Sunday 26th February, tee reserved 12 until 1pm. The latest instalment in October resulted in a (very) long awaited victory for the Rabbits. As always the games are played in tremendous spirit with […]

Published Friday, February 24th, 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 »

200+ Club Numbers

Members who have still not renewed their 200+ Club number are reminded the first draw of 2017 takes place on Saturday 25th February. Payment can be made to a member of the bar staff team, if you do not wish to renew please advise Sylvia Cook at your earliest convenience. You have to be in […]

Published Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 Read More »

Thank you to our Volunteers

The Board of Directors wish to thank those members who have recently given up their valuable time in volunteering to assist the greens staff in the servicing of equipment and other maintenance work in the sheds. Considerable savings have been made on the budget and has allowed the greens team to focus on the winter […]

Published Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 Read More »