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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 »

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 »

Head Green-keeper Appointment

Members are advised of the appointment of our new Head Green-keeper, Mr Gary Anderson. Gary joins us from Garforth Golf Club where he has spent the last 8 years as Deputy Head Green-keeper. Prior to that he was at Moortown Golf Club for 10 years. He has strong technical skills and much experience in all aspects […]

Published Tuesday, February 7th, 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 »

Rabbits News Update

Any Section members wishing to take part in the Hollow Tine Trophy  (26/2) when we defend last years win against the mighty Tigers, please add your name to the list on the Section Board asap and I will  then select the team. I have also arranged an additional match for the Rabbits against the Lady […]

Published Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC – Associate Member Scheme

As the nights start to lengthen and we all look forward to the start of another golfing season, why not consider joining the Leeds and District Union of Golf Clubs Associate member scheme. Life membership is available for only £25 and you will have the opportunity to play at some of the best golf clubs […]

Published Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 Read More »

December 200+ Club Winners

December 2016 200 Club Winners         200+ Club Format 2017         200+ Club 2017 Subscriptions

Published Monday, December 19th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits Prize Presentation 2016

The well organised and supported Rabbits section held their annual dinner and presentation evening on Friday here at the Club. 50 members and guests enjoyed an excellent meal before Tony Cook once again entertained everyone in his role as Master of Ceremonies before the prize presentation began. Any member with a current competition handicap between […]

Published Friday, December 9th, 2016 Read More »

November 200+ Club Draw

November-2016-200-Club-Winners

Published Monday, November 28th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits News Update

Rabbits AGM and Dinner. Section members are reminded that our AGM will commence at 7pm on Friday 9th December followed by dinner. If you have not joined the Rabbits Section and play off 16+ then I would invite you to join us for an annual fee of £1.00 when you would have the opportunity to […]

Published Sunday, November 27th, 2016 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 Winners Photos

Published Sunday, November 13th, 2016 Read More »

Winter Golf Tuition with Steve Clancy

Steve Clancy, our Assistant Professional, is offering anyone who wants to improve or tweak a few areas of their game during the winter months, 4 x 40 minute golf lessons for just £59. Please contact Steve on 01977 706806 to book, or call into the Pro Shop if you wish to purchase as a Christmas […]

Published Thursday, November 10th, 2016 Read More »

Pro Shop Sale

Members are advised Ian has a winter sale in the Pro Shop if you are looking for Christmas presents. powakaddy-promotion

Published Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 Read More »

PDGC REMEMBERS THE SOMME 1916-2016

As part of its Somme 100 commemorations, The Royal British Legion is urging golf clubs to fly a Poppy pin flag on the 16th hole of their club’s course. The ‘Fly the Flag’ initiative is part of a nationwide campaign, ‘Sport Remembers the Somme 1916 -2016’, which is calling on sporting organisations, associations, clubs, teams […]

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Winter Competition Hints

Please see attachment from the Competitions Sub Committee. Winter-Competition-Hints-2016

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Placing Through The Green

The Competitions Sub Committee have introduced ‘placing through the green’ until further notice. Please see below for further details. placing-through-the-green

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Winter Course Maintenance

Members are advised with effect from Monday 31st October 2016 holes 16 and 17 will be closed for winter maintenance.The proposed works on these holes during the winter will include: –  Drainage work on both holes. Verti draining and levelling of the 16th Tee. Tree maintenance on both holes. Extending 17th Tee. Clearing shrubbery, gorse […]

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Winter Wheels Notice

Members are advised the Greens Sub Committee have, with effect from Monday 31st October, announced that all powered trolleys must be fitted with recognised winter wheels and until further notice. Please contact Ian or Steve in the Pro Shop for further advice. Thank you for your co-operation. Winter-Wheels-Notice

Published Monday, October 24th, 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 »

Parting Shot – Ilkley Golf Club

A damp showery day did not prevent the prestigious end of season ‘parting shot’ competition taking place at Ilkley Golf Club on Thursday. The competition, in a 4BBB match play format, consists of 6 teams per side representing a President and Captain’s select team scoring 3 points for the win, 1 point for a half […]

Published Thursday, October 13th, 2016 Read More »

Hollow Tine Cup 2016

The latest instalment of the Hollow Tine Trophy resulted in a (very) long awaited victory for the Rabbits. Tigers Captain Andrew Johnson & Chris Langley secured the first points but Brian White & Ron Blackburn (combined age 166) set the trend for the rest of the Rabbits team who went on to win 4 and halve the […]

Published Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 Read More »

Zak Hardaker Charity Golf Classic 2016

Nineteen teams took part in the 2016 Zak Hardaker Golf Classic at the Club on a rather soggy Monday afternoon. However, this did not dampen the spirits of those who took part and helped raise a significant sum for the Prince of Wales Hospice. Stars of the Rugby League world, both current and former players, […]

Published Thursday, September 29th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits-Tigers Open Day Result

On behalf of the Rabbits and Tigers sections of PDGC, thank you to everyone who took part in the Open Day yesterday. Fine weather and an excellent entry resulted in some competitive scores returned. We look forward to welcoming you in 2017. Rabbits-Tigers-open-day-results Rabbits prizewinners Club – 1st PDGC – 2nd PDGC and Kingswood GC […]

Published Friday, September 23rd, 2016 Read More »

Hollow Tining – Monday 3rd October

Members are reminded the greens staff will start ‘hollow tining’ the greens on Monday 3rd October and likely to take three days to complete, weather permitting.  Whilst the course will be open there is likely to be some hole closures to allow safe access of work for the staff. There will be no club competitions on […]

Published Thursday, September 22nd, 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 »

LDUGC Autumn Meeting – Wetherby

Well played to members Mike Harris, Maurice Ludwell, Frank Highley and Glen Fry on their respective finishing positions of 3rd and 5th in the above competition from an entry of 62 pairs. LDUGC-Result

Published Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 Read More »

Mashie vs. Selby Golf Club

The Tigers team completed the first of their annual inter club matches at home vs Selby yesterday. Going into the match with a 6 hole deficit was always going to be tough, and despite victories for G Addison and N Seaman & T Hough and R Armitage (who had to shoot gross 65 to only […]

Published Monday, September 19th, 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 »

Weaver 4BBB 2016

Congratulations to Glen Batten and Graham Anderson on winning the 2016 Weaver 4BBB K/O. A close match with John and Simon Hetherington in the final resulted in victory on the 2nd extra play off hole, the match having been played in excellent spirit.

Published Thursday, September 8th, 2016 Read More »

Presidents Putter 2016

Congratulations and well played for consistency throughout the season to Mark Williscroft, winning this years Presidents Putter for the best aggregate score in 4 of the  monthly medals. presidents-putter-final-list-2016

Published Thursday, September 8th, 2016 Read More »