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Sunday Lunch Menu – 10th April

Sunday Lunch Menu – 10th April —  Everyone welcome, including non-members.

Published Monday, April 4th, 2016 Read More »

Hole in One – Ian Leeman

Congratulations to Ian Leeman who achieved a ‘hole in one’ on the Par 3, 161 yard 3rd hole on Good Friday. Ian informed me he was a little embarrassed to say he used his ‘driver’ to achieve this, albeit with the wind against! Ian wanted to make sure he landed on the dance floor, so […]

Published Thursday, March 31st, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC President Jack McKee

The 95th AGM of the LDUGC took place here at the Club on Wednesday evening, when, in the presence of representatives of the Union Clubs, our very own Jack McKee was inaugurated as President of the Union for 2016. A proud evening for Jack and his family, with his son Nigel also elected to the […]

Published Thursday, March 31st, 2016 Read More »

March 200 Club Winners

March 200 Club Winners

Published Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Dinner – Elland Road

The LDUGC Annual Dinner and presentation took place on Thursday evening, with the Club well represented in support of the incoming President, our very own Jack McKee. Not only was this a proud night for Jack, but also in the golfing ability of our members. Mr Captain, Martin Johnson, as is tradition, accepted the  F […]

Published Sunday, March 13th, 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 »

Hole in One’s

Congratulations to both Phil Speight and Ian Winterburn, both acing the Par 3, 17th hole this week. Phil recorded his fifth ace during his many years playing the game on Friday, this time using a 27 degree utility club. Like London buses, Ian followed up on the same hole on Sunday, hitting a 6 iron […]

Published Monday, February 22nd, 2016 Read More »

Junior Fund Raising

Are you happy to support the junior section? If so, a ‘football card’ is now available behind the bar throughout the season. Just choose a team for £1 and win £20 if your selected team is behind the hidden panel. The panel will be revealed after all 40 teams have been purchased per card, with […]

Published Thursday, February 18th, 2016 Read More »

Hole in One – Bryan Hutton

Despite the miserable weather recently, some good news to report when member Bryan Hutton aced the Par 3, 163 yard 14th hole on Monday. Bryan chose a fairway ‘3’ wood to achieve his first ever hole in one since joining the club 25 years ago. Congratulations and well played, the feat more cherished as it was witnessed by […]

Published Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 Read More »

December 200 Club Draw

December 200 Club Winners

Published Monday, December 21st, 2015 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 »

Rabbits Annual Dinner and Presentation

The well organised and supported Rabbits section held their annual dinner and presentation evening on Friday here at the Club. 59 members and guests enjoyed an excellent meal prepared by Ron and served by Jackie and her team. Tony Cook entertained everyone in his role as Master of Ceremonies before the prize presentation began. Any member with a current […]

Published Tuesday, December 8th, 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 »

Hole in One’s

Congratulations to both Carl Hopkinson, who aced the Par 3 7th hole on Saturday and Dr Ray Dunphy, who aced the Par 3 14th on Tuesday. I understand this is the first occasion both have achieved this honour. Well played Gentlemen, here’s to the next one.

Published Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 Read More »

October 200 Club Draw

Congratulations to June Highley who attended the dinner on Saturday evening and scooped the rollover pot of £500 along with the £100 monthly prize. October 200 Club 2015

Published Monday, November 2nd, 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 »

Trophies- Leeds Rhinos

Not a bad collection of trophies to grace a cabinet!

Published Monday, October 12th, 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 »

Rabbits Knockout Competitions 2015

Winners of the Rabbits section knockout competitions for 2015 are :- Peter Hale (Individual) –  Dean Kennedy and David Clarke (4BBB) – Congratulations and well played. Rabbits Knock Out Competition Winners – RU 2015

Published Monday, October 5th, 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 »

Rugby League Challenge Cup @ PDGC

The Challenge Cup made an appearance at the Club on Monday in the Zak Hardaker Charity Golf Classic. Stars of the Rugby League world, past and present, along with local businesses and members helped to make up the teams. The winners of the AM-AM were Wakefield Trinity Wildcats with a score of 96 points. The day […]

Published Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 Read More »

Tom Ludwell Hole in One Winner – Zak Hardaker (Leeds Rhinos) Charity Golf Classic

Congratulations to Tom Ludwell who aced the Par 3, 205 yard 7th hole on Monday afternoon in the Zak Hardaker Charity Golf Classic. Tom drove a 3 wood with a low ball flight which duly found its target. He then had the added bonus of winning a Nissan Micra motor car, generously sponsored by Harratts of […]

Published Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Read More »

Leeds Amateur Golf Championship Final

Congratulations to Simon Coumbe, who beat Tom Broxup (Cookridge) 3 &2 in the final of the above competition on Sunday 27th September. The match, played at Low Laithes was over 36 holes and brings the ‘Grantham Eley’ trophy back to PDGC. Another notch on the honours list Simon, well done.

Published Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Read More »

September 200 Club Draw

The snowball has once again rolled over to £500 following the September draw. Come along to the Halloween Dinner Dance on Saturday 31st October and be entertained by ‘Designer’. It could be you who lands the bumper rollover! September 200 Club Winners

Published Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Latest News

Rabbits Latest News

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Bagley Cup and Final Stableford Qualifiers 2015

Bagley Cup and Final Stableford Qualifiers 2015

Published Monday, September 21st, 2015 Read More »

Wednesday Medal Final Qualifiers 2015

Wednesday Final 2015 Qualifiers

Published Monday, September 21st, 2015 Read More »

Ladies Open Texas Scramble Results – 17th September

Ladies Open Texas Scramble Results

Published Monday, September 21st, 2015 Read More »

Wednesday Medal – 16th September

Last qualifier for the Wednesday Final – A list of those elegible to play in the final next Wednesday will be published shortly by our Handicap Secretary, Jason Shaw. Wednesday Medal (CSS: 72 Par: 72) Division 1 Result 1st Mr Glen Fry 76-5c=71 2nd Mr Andy Johnson 77-6c=71 3rd Mr Russ Coates 78-7c=71 Division 2 […]

Published Thursday, September 17th, 2015 Read More »

Presidents’ Putter 2015

Congratulations to Simon on winning the 2015 Presidents’ Putter, having the best aggregate score from 4 Medals played in May, June, July, August, September and October. Presidents’ Putter (06/09/2015 ) 1st Mr Simon Hetherington 278 2nd Mr Brian Fisher 284 3rd Mr Ryan Armitage Jnr 284

Published Sunday, September 6th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Golf Coaching

Steve Clancy will be conducting a ‘free junior coaching’ taster session at Pontefract Squash Club on Saturday 17th October, between 945am and 1115am. Contact Steve on 01977 706806 if you have any children, grandchildren who would like to attend.  In addition Steve is now coaching local children every Saturday here at the Club, only £5 per […]

Published Friday, September 4th, 2015 Read More »

Senior Section Update

With just two more fixtures to play the Senior Section remain unbeaten during the 2015 season. Under the Captaincy of Alf Taylor they have won ten and drawn the other two of their friendly matches. In their latest fixture they had a hard fought 3-3 draw away to a strong Howley Hall team. The remaining […]

Published Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Finals Day – Low Laithes 30th August

The two foursomes maestros ‘dancing’ Daz Walton and Andy ‘boots’ Wiltshire won the LDUGC Foursomes Championship for Pontefract at Low Laithes. Playing Scarcroft,  who had former Leeds, Manchester United and England footballer Lee Sharpe in their team, the lads started with a run of 3’s to give them a five hole lead. This lead was whittled […]

Published Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 Read More »

Jack Wilkins Cup – 29th August

Congratulations to John Hetherington on winning the Jack Wilkins Cup with a stableford score of 42 points. This follows his triumph in the Marshall Trophy, proof that John retains his competitive spirit. Cards  Twos  Reductions  Scores  CSSReport

Published Sunday, August 30th, 2015 Read More »

Trolley Store

Members are advised the Club propose to refurbish the Trolley Store between November and December. Advance notice will be given to vacate the store and works are expected to last two to four weeks. Any unauthorised equipment should be removed, as an internal audit will follow the notice period. A waiting list currently exists and […]

Published Friday, August 28th, 2015 Read More »

Gentlemen’s 4BBB Open Results – 27th August

Gents 4BBB Open Results 2015

Published Friday, August 28th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team Update

Despite a 3-3 draw away at Wakefield, unfortunately this was not enough to prevent the team being relegated from the top division. Despite the disappointment, I’m sure the team will rally together and look for the positives. On behalf of the Members, thank you to those who represented the team in 2015. Scratch Team Result […]

Published Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 Read More »

Nett Team Update

The Nett team completed their fixtures last evening with a 4-2 away win at Lofthouse Hill, finishing runners up in the top division behind Horsforth GC.  With thanks on behalf of the Members to those who represented the Club during the season.  Well played Gentlemen. Nett Team Final League Table

Published Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 Read More »

Simon Hetherington – Hole In One @ Garforth GC

Congratulations to Simon Hetherington who holed in one on the Par 3, 182 yard,  5th hole yesterday at Garforth Golf Club. Described as the first of the short holes and looking innocuous off the tee. Yet, if you dont hit the long narrow green with your tee shot, a three will be a challenge. Well protected by […]

Published Monday, August 24th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update – 21st August

The juniors ended their league campaign with an excellent 4-2 victory over Mid Yorkshire.Will Watts and Steven Motley, our apprentice greenkeepers played for the opposition with Will beating Tom Hough on the last in a top quality game with both players playing below their handicap. The ever reliable Will Wright beat Steven on the seventeenth […]

Published Friday, August 21st, 2015 Read More »