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Prince of Wales Hospice Charity Golf Day

A huge thank you from the Prince of Wales Hospice to those who helped raise £3,600 at this years charity golf day held on the 3rd June. Your support shown to the local community was much appreciated. Prince of Wales Hospice Golf Day 2016

Published Thursday, June 30th, 2016 Read More »

Course News – Yorkshire Water – 30th June

Members are advised Yorkshire Water are still investigating the source of a water leak running parallel with our 8th fairway and near the tee. The latest update from them is they are going to install a hydrant in this area to enable further tests to establish if the water is from the mains or coming […]

Published Thursday, June 30th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits News Update – 30th June

“As they approach the halfway point in the season our Rabbits section are having a successful run winning 4 of their 6 matches, only losing 2 away matches by narrow margins. They are also going very well in the first season back in the Leeds & District 2-Man Premier League winning 5 out of 8 […]

Published Thursday, June 30th, 2016 Read More »

Yorkshire Foursomes

Darren and Andy enjoyed a competitive match last evening at Lindrick Golf Club, unfortunately on this occasion losing the match 3 & 2 to Sickleholme. Hopefully they will be back on track this evening when they play the LDUGC Foursomes match at Moortown, teeing off at 530pm.

Published Thursday, June 30th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch Inter Union League

Andy Wiltshire and Ryan Armitage performed with credit when they formed part of the LDUGC team in the Inter Union Match vs. York, the matches played at Forrest Park.  Andy won both his foursomes and singles matches, whilst Ryan won his singles match in the afternoon on the last hole, showing coolness to sink a […]

Published Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Inter Club Scratch K/O

The Scratch team won 4-2 in their QF match at home vs. Selby on Sunday. Tom Hough won 2 & 1, Daz Walton won 3 & 1, whilst Andy Johnson had a good tussle with his opponent before losing narrowly 2 & 1. The team now play Waterton Park in the Semi – Final, match […]

Published Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 Read More »

Monk Fryston Mashie

Last Friday night the Nett Team played the first leg of the annual competition for the Monk Fryston Mashie away at Selby Golf Club.  The team consisted of Graham Addison, Jason Shaw, Maurice Ludwell, Frank Highley, Richard Whiteley, Chris Langley, Richard Lupton, Craig Hetherington, Tom Hough and Andy Johnson. Unfortunately the team ended the first […]

Published Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 Read More »

June 200 Club Winners

June 2016 200 Club Winners

Published Monday, June 27th, 2016 Read More »

Senior Section Update – 23rd June

The section continue with their busy schedule of matches now the season is in full swing. Latest clubs played were Easingwold away, resulting in a narrow loss 3.5 to 2.5, whilst Waterton Park away yesterday resulted in a heavier defeat, 5 and 1. Next match up is at Woolley Park on the 12th July. The […]

Published Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 Read More »

Scratch Team Update – 22nd June

A competitive match away at Moor Allerton resulted in a 4-2 loss on Monday evening. Tom Hough winning his match comfortably 5 & 3, whilst both Andy Wiltshire (1 down) and Tony Cole (2&1) lost out narrowly. Next match is the Inter Club K/O, being played at home on Sunday 26th June vs. Selby. 1st […]

Published Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 Read More »

Course News

Members will have noticed the placement on the course of ‘ Blue Tees’ on the fairways. These will be used in conjunction with Steve Clancy’s coaching of  the juniors and developing their game onto the golf course. Local rule 24-1 and 18-2 ‘movable obstruction’ will apply if necessary. Blue Junior Tees

Published Monday, June 20th, 2016 Read More »

Gentlemen’s Invitation Day Result – 18th June

Well played to this years winners and their guests. Invitation Day 2016 Result

Published Monday, June 20th, 2016 Read More »

Nett Team Update

The Nett team had a reversal away at Horsforth on Monday evening, losing the match 4-2. Tom secured the two points, beating Lee Mitchell 3 & 2. Next match is at home vs. Moor Allerton on the 27th June. Nett League Table      Nett Result

Published Thursday, June 16th, 2016 Read More »

Scratch Team vs. Sand Moor

The Scratch team had a resounding win at home vs. Sand Moor last evening to cheer what was a dreary evening weather wise. Tony Cole won 6 & 5, Ryan Armitage won 1up, whilst Andy Wiltshire kept up his excellent form winning 2 & 1. Well played Gentlemen. Scratch League Table – 16th June    Scratch vs […]

Published Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 Read More »

Yorkshire Foursomes 2nd Round

Darren Walton and Andy Wiltshire continued their fine form in the 2nd round of the Yorkshire Foursomes, beating Headingley 4&3 on Friday evening, the match being played at Howley Hall. Draw for the next round will be published when received.

Published Monday, June 13th, 2016 Read More »

Captain’s Weekend and Raffle Draw

Mr Captain, Martin Johnson  enjoyed his weekend despite the weather once again playing it’s part, however members turned out in force and supported the weekends competitions. Whilst nobody claimed the car on the 7th hole yesterday, kindly sponsored by Harratts, there were some near misses, especially on the other Par 3’s, which had excellent cash […]

Published Monday, June 13th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Seniors Championship – Wetherby

Congratulations to member Brian Fisher who won the LDUGC Over 70’s Seniors Trophy at Wetherby Golf Club yesterday with a stableford score of 35 points. President of the Union, Jack McKee would like to thank the 14 PDGC members, including Brian, who  played at Wetherby, an excellent representation. Brian, who is in red hot form at […]

Published Friday, June 10th, 2016 Read More »

Scratch Team News – 10th June

The team split the points at Scarcroft 3-3 on Monday. Darren Walton won 4&3, Tony Cole halved and Will Wright lost 3&2 against their top player. The team currently sitting 3rd in Division 2. Next match at home vs. Sand Moor on Monday evening from 5pm. Scratch Team League Table

Published Friday, June 10th, 2016 Read More »

Nett Team News – 10th June

The Nett team lost their match at home vs. Normanton on Monday evening with James MacFarlane and Rich Askham just losing out to lower handicap players on the night. Graham Addison securing a 4&2 win against Jake Stickney. The next match is away at Horsforth on Monday 13th June, from 5pm. Nett Team League Table […]

Published Friday, June 10th, 2016 Read More »

Leatham Bowl Medal – 4th June

Congratulations to Keith Brazel on winning the 2016 Leatham Bowl with a Nett 68, well played. Summary   CSS    Reductions     Cards     Two’s     Result

Published Sunday, June 5th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Foursomes K/O Update

PDGC advanced to the next round of the LDUGC Foursomes at Wakefield, Woodthorpe, courtesy of another win against Waterton Park by Andy Wiltshire and Daz Walton. Another very enjoyable match, similar to last year’s semi-final, which went to the 21st hole when their opponents had the misfortune of a 3 putt. Stay tuned for news […]

Published Thursday, June 2nd, 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 »

LDUGC – Scratch K/O

The Scratch team got their inter club knock out competition off to a winning start at home against Horsforth in blustery conditions on Tuesday evening. Daz Walton winning his match 5&4, Andy Johnson winning 2&1 before Tom Hough and his playing partner agreed to end the game on the 16th with the match all over and […]

Published Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 Read More »

May 200 Club Winners

May 2016 200 Club Winners

Published Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 Read More »

Junior Open Championship – Boy’s 27th May

Nett Summary     Gross Summary      Two’s      Junior Open Championship Boy’s Result

Published Sunday, May 29th, 2016 Read More »

Junior Open Championship – Girls Result

Two’s       Junior Open Girl’s Result

Published Sunday, May 29th, 2016 Read More »

More honours for Tom Hough

Congratulations to Tom Hough on winning the Audi Invitational tournament at Oulton Hall GC with a winning Stableford score of 39 points and from a high class entry. Well done Tom, keep up the good work and best of luck in the regional final at Rockliffe Hall in July. Tom Hough

Published Friday, May 27th, 2016 Read More »

Martyn Dobson – Hole in One

During their Annual pilgrimage to Prague and on day 4, playing a new golf course, “Loreta Golf Pysely ” Martyn Dobson aced the 8th Hole, a downhill 148 yard Par 3 using his trusty “9” iron, one bounce and straight in the hole, witnessed by fellow members, Keith Young, Richard Lyons and Nigel Stroud (Normanton […]

Published Friday, May 27th, 2016 Read More »

EGU Gold Medal North Qualifier – Ilkley Golf Club

Congratulations to Brian Fisher, Simon Hetherington, Chris Peace and Les Power who have qualified to represent the Club at Ilkley on Sunday 5th June in the EGU Gold Medal Qualifier. There are 120 places available in each of the four regional finals which were allocated to the players with the best nett differentials of their qualifying […]

Published Thursday, May 26th, 2016 Read More »

Scratch Team Update – 26th May

After a very wet Monday evening across the Leeds and District, our Scratch Team emerged victorious once again and sit just one point off the top of the league following a 5-1 win over league leaders Selby. Andy Wiltshire finished first with a 6 & 4 victory shortly before Tony Cole’s opponent conceded a 2 foot […]

Published Thursday, May 26th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Foursomes k/o vs. Waterton Park

Our Foursomes King’s, Andy Wiltshire and Daz Walton, play their next round of the LDUGC K/O at Woodthorpe, Wakefield on Thursday 26th May, teeing off at 5pm. A date has yet to be arranged for their Yorkshire Union Foursomes 2nd round match against Headingley, the match being played at Howley Hall.

Published Wednesday, May 25th, 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 »

Royal Navy Thank You

Following the successful weekend enjoyed by the Royal Navy, please see attached thank you letter from their Secretary. Thank you letter Royal Navy

Published Friday, May 13th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits Update

Our Rabbits kicked off the new season in the Leeds Rabbits 2-Man League following their promotion to the Premier Division last season. Captain Jim Roberts & Past Captain Stuart Charlesworth won their match at City of Wakefield GC by 6 & 4 and then won the return leg at Pontefract 4 & 3, so they […]

Published Thursday, May 12th, 2016 Read More »

YUGC Foursomes K/O

Andy Wiltshire and Daz Walton won their opening round match vs. Ilkley on Wednesday evening in the Yorkshire Foursomes K/O played at Headingley. 3 down after 9 holes the Foursomes Kings won the next three holes to bring the match back All Square after 12. The match was then evenly contested, before Andy and Daz […]

Published Thursday, May 12th, 2016 Read More »

Junior Update – 12th May

The juniors are showing great character this season with narrow defeats in the knockout and league. In the knockout we had a late call off which meant we only went to Wike Ridge with two players. George Hough played exceptionally well to win his match but, needing to win both to progress, Will Wright was eventually […]

Published Thursday, May 12th, 2016 Read More »

Hole in One – Tony Lyons

Congratulations to member Tony Lyons who achieved his first ever Hole in One on Saturday 16th April, ‘acing’ the Par 3, 170 yard 3rd hole with a  21- degree rescue club, hitting a slight fade.  Tony informs me he has been playing this great game for 20 years and was very proud of his achievement. He […]

Published Thursday, May 12th, 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 »

Royal Navy Visit

The Club had the honour of hosting the Royal Navy at the weekend. The event held at the home club of the LDUGC President, Jack McKee was played in cold Northern weather, however, it was soon apparent from the enthusiasm of the Navy team they had warmed to our hospitality. The golfing events consisted of […]

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 »

Seniors vs. Woolley Park Result

The seniors team continued in good form in their latest home match, albeit in a closely matched game, beating Woolley Park 3.1/2 to 2.1/2. Their next match, also at home vs. Waterton Park on Thursday 12th May. Keep up the good work Gentlemen, all we need now is some warm sunshine!

Published Thursday, April 28th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits Captain 2016 – Jim Roberts Drives in

Our Rabbits Captain, Jim Roberts ‘drives-in’ at the opening match of the season at Selby Golf Club. This annual home & away match is played for the ‘Selby Putter’ trophy based on aggregate scores over the 2 legs – we are delighted to report that Pontefract secured a valuable 4 – 2 win to take […]

Published Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 Read More »

Juniors vs. Barnsley

The juniors started the year with a 6-0 home defeat to an excellent Barnsley team, who had their only three junior members available.The team is very much in transition this year and is about building for the future. We do have a fair number of junior members, but in the main they are novices, yet […]

Published Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 Read More »

April 200 Club Winners

April 2016 200 Club Winners

Published Monday, April 25th, 2016 Read More »

Course Update – 24th April

Members are advised the Highways Department have now cleaned all the drains on Park Lane. Following this work, the Highways team will monitor the levels of water and investigate, with the use of cameras, to see if any blockages are causing excess water to enter the golf course. In addition the whole course will be surveyed […]

Published Sunday, April 24th, 2016 Read More »

Seniors vs. Howley Hall – 21st April

The Seniors home match vs. Howley Hall resulted in a win, 5.1/2 to 1/2 to get the team back on track after an opening loss away at Selby.

Published Friday, April 22nd, 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 »

Yorkshire Golf = Masters Champion Danny Willett

Fantastic viewing tonight and what a superb advert for this great game and Yorkshire Golf. Top man Danny Willett, there’ll be some celebration at Rotherham Golf Club this morning. Amazing what becoming a new Dad can do for your game! And not to be outdone, Lee Westwood, Paul Casey, Matt Fitzpatrick and Justin Rose, all […]

Published Sunday, April 10th, 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 »