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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 »

Junior Update – 14th August

It’s a busy time in the world of junior golf with the team unfortunately losing 6-0 to Roundhay away who are confirmed as champions.We always get a friendly reception off the course at Roundhay but on their own course they have mid-teen handicapped players playing to low single figures and are nearly impossible to beat. […]

Published Friday, August 14th, 2015 Read More »

Toro Greens Iron

Members are advised the Management Committee have given approval for the purchase of the ‘Toro Greens Iron’ following its recent trial and extremely positive feedback from Members and Visitors.

Published Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team News

The team performed heroically last evening to give themselves a fighting chance of maintaining their top division status. A 6-0 win against 3rd placed Mid Yorkshire means they travel to Wakefield on the 24th August in their last match looking for a good win. We wish them the best of luck and if you can, go […]

Published Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 Read More »

Gregory Juvenile Trophy

Congratulations to George Hough on winning the Gregory Juvenile Trophy. Despite the poor entry, George had a comfortable victory by 8 shots after handicap adjustments. 150807TwosGJ ScoresGJ   ReducGJ

Published Monday, August 10th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update – 7th August

The junior team lost 4-2 at home to Moortown on Tuesday evening, putting a dent in their title aspirations. It is bread and water rations for the Hough brothers as both went down in tight matches, with Toms opponent playing particularly well. It was left to Will Wright to keep his nerve and salvage a win on […]

Published Friday, August 7th, 2015 Read More »

Mixed Open Day Results – 2nd August

Mixed Open Day Results

Published Monday, August 3rd, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch Inter Club K/O

Pontefract hit by birdie blitz from Mid Yorkshire at Howley Hall on Friday. Ryan Armitage at one time was two up but lost 15, 16 and 18 to birdies, losing 2 down. Darren Walton was 1 up with 3 to play, lost 16,17 and 18 to birdies to lose 2 down. Simon Coumbe lost 2 […]

Published Monday, August 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits – Harry Harrison Trophy @ Bingley St Ives – 30th July

This year’s Harry Harrison Trophy was held yesterday at Bingley St Ives, a testing but fair course with excellent greens.  From 33 entrants, with a score of 42 points, the winner was Mick McVeigh.  Ian Leeman was a creditable second with 39 points and in third place on countback with 37 points was Jim Henderson. […]

Published Friday, July 31st, 2015 Read More »

Nett Team Result – 27th July

The team lost 4-2 away on Monday evening, with both Richard Askham and Duncan Moss (first loss) having closely matched games, but losing 2 & 1. Jason Shaw had a comfortable 7 & 6 win in his match. Next game at home on Monday evening vs. Selby. Nett Team Results to 27th July 2015

Published Friday, July 31st, 2015 Read More »

Junior update – 29th July

The juniors managed a fantastic 6-0 home victory against a youthful but talented Sandmoor team.Thomas Hough and Will Wright both gave seven shots away but showed their class to both win 2 & 1 with against opponents who battled on right to the end. The highlight of the evening was George Hough who battled back […]

Published Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 Read More »

Ladies -Hogmanay Trophy

Congratulations to Kath Battye on winning the Hogmanay Trophy with a score of 40 points, beating Marjorie Smith on count- back. Well played Ladies. Twos   Ladies Reductions    Hogmanay

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits 4BBB – Bentley Trophy Result – 25th July

Congratulations to Nigel Greenwood and David Ellam on winning the 4BBB Bentley Trophy with a winning score of Nett 67 (31 Back 9), beating Anthony Lightfoot and Richard Grayson, who had a Back 9 of 34. Mac Douglas and Mike Vasey finished 3rd, one shot behind.    Result

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »

Gents -Hogmanay Trophy 26th July

Congratulations to our Vice Captain Dr Martin Johnson on winning the Hogmanay Trophy yesterday with a winning score of 42 points. The golf lessons are obviously paying dividends and shows off the skills of our teaching Pro’s, Ian and Steve. CSSReport   Cards   Twos   Reductions   Scores   Summary

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »

July 200 Club Winners

Congratulations to the July winners, however the snowball has rolled again. £300 is available in the 29th August draw, when a Roy Orbison tribute is the evenings entertainment. Why not come along, you may go home a little richer! July 2015 Winners

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Senior Championship Results – Wakefield Golf Club 9th July

Congratulations to Richard Godson on winning the LDUGC – A.V. Wright Trophy with a winning score of 38points. LDUGC Senior Championship Results

Published Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team News

The old guard of Andy Wiltshire and Daz Walton put up a solid performance last evening, beating Waterton Park 5&4 in the LDUGC Foursomes knockout and are now through to the Final. The match will be played at Low Laithes, date and opponents TBA. Simon, Daz and new Club Champion Ryan go into battle on Friday […]

Published Friday, July 24th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update

The juniors stayed right in the promotion mix  with a creditable 3-3 draw away at Waterton Park. Tom Hough birdied the last to halve his match against a talented young lady who very rarely gets beat especially at home where the receiving of a courtesy shot and playing off red tees is a significant advantage. […]

Published Friday, July 24th, 2015 Read More »

Club Championship Photo’s

Ryan Andy and Simon 1st tee     Tom Hough and Will Wright 3rd Tee     Ryan Armitage Holes Out on 3rd Helen Roe, Chantelle Shaw and Lynn Copley 8th Hole    Ryan Armitage 2nd shot into 6th green Andy Johnson 2nd shot 6th Green  Ryan Armitage Chips onto 8th Green    Simon Coumbe 10th hole Tom Hough Chips onto […]

Published Saturday, July 18th, 2015 Read More »

Junior update

The juniors had a very successful Championship weekend with Will Wright confirming his outstanding talent with a comfortable victory.It looked like been a ding dong battle between Will and Tom but Tom struggled with his game all weekend and faded badly. In the Nett competition our junior Captain, Matty Beadle played two consistent rounds to […]

Published Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 Read More »

Hole In One – Sunday 12th July

Congratulations go to Member John Lawrence who aced the Par 3 14th on Sunday during the Rabbits Championship. John hit a 5 wood into the Green to record his first ever Hole in One. To mark the achievement John wins an exclusive Boss Watch, Hole in One Tie and Trophy. Four Members have marked this […]

Published Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 Read More »

Captain’s Exchange Day – Hull Golf Club (Kirkella) 28th July

Please find attached finalised list and tee times for Hull Golf Club (Kirkella) on Tuesday 28th July. Teams seeded by handicap and sorted using Random Number Generator and will remain the same all day. Coffee and Bacon Sandwiches will be available from 0830 – you should allow sufficient time to book in before your tee […]

Published Monday, July 13th, 2015 Read More »

Championship Weekend Results

Club Champion – Ryan Armitage 73-73= 146 – 2nd Simon Coumbe 76-75= 151 – 3rd Andy Johnson 75-79=154 Ladies Championship – Chantelle Shaw – Runner up – Helen Roe Junior Championship – Will Wright 79-78= 157 – Runner up – Tom Hough 80-84 = 164 Club Championship 36 hole nett– Ian Winterburn 71-68 =139 – […]

Published Sunday, July 12th, 2015 Read More »

Club Champion 2015

Congratulations to Ryan Armitage, Club Champion 2015, further details  to follow…

Published Sunday, July 12th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update

The junior team went down to a disappointing home defeat against perennial tough nett opponents Roundhay. It was my aim to match their high handicaps with our own higher handicapped players, but unavailability meant selecting the regulars with Tom Hough giving away eleven and Will Wright ten. Tom did rise to the occasion to play […]

Published Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 Read More »

Greenkeeping Apprentices

The Club welcomes our two new Apprentices, Stephen Motley and William Watts to the Greenkeeping team from today. Both are keen golfers and we hope they enjoy their working experience with us here at PDGC. If you see them out on the course, please say hello and make them feel welcome.

Published Monday, July 6th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch K/O vs. Wetherby

Another great performance on Friday evening by the team in the LDUGC Scratch Knockout Quarter Final at home to Wetherby. Andy Wiltshire won 4&3, Ryan Armitage won 4&3 (in fantastic form at present, now down to Scratch Handicap) whilst Simon Coumbe was all square after 15 but took an honourable half as the match had been won. […]

Published Monday, July 6th, 2015 Read More »

Ladies Scratch Team News

After two away losses at Bradford and Knaresborough golf clubs the Ladies Scratch team got back to winning form, in their final match, with a 5½ to 1 ½ win at home to Knaresborough Golf Club. Individual wins from Chantelle Shaw, Christine Davison, Julie Ludwell, Janet Coates, Helen Roe and a half from Kath Douglas.This gives the Scratch […]

Published Monday, July 6th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Open Day 2015 Results

The Annual Rabbits Open 4BBB took place at the Club on Saturday, whilst entries were disappointing, those who participated had a thoroughly enjoyable time with many complimentary remarks about the organisation and course conditions. With thanks to all competitors, we look forward to welcoming you back to PDGC soon.  Rabbits Open Day 2015 Results

Published Monday, July 6th, 2015 Read More »

Senior Open AM-AM Result 2nd July

The senior section would like to thank all participants who contributed to an excellent day in the 2015 AM-AM, held at the Club yesterday. Congratulations to the winners from Renishaw Park and Matlock GC, Messrs Harper, Brookfield, Jones and Dring who scored 88 points. We look forward to welcoming you all back in 2016. Full result […]

Published Friday, July 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Course News

Members are advised the greens will be ‘ironed’ with the Toro Turf vehicle on Friday 3rd July, weather permitting. The vehicle is currently on loan to the Club as a demonstrator and any feedback would be welcomed if playing over the weekend. Please email

Published Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Foursomes – vs. Wetherby 1st July

The Scratch team of Andy Wiltshire and Daz Walton won 2&1 last evening in their knock out foursomes match vs. Wetherby, played at Moortown. After a shaky start, Daz having the ‘lefts’ and a wobbly putting stroke, they ground out a result with solid par golf. An enjoyable match played in the right spirit against […]

Published Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 Read More »

Nett Team vs. Lofthouse Hill – 29th June

Another good performance from the team on Monday evening, winning 4-2 against Lofthouse Hill. Next match at home on Monday 6th July vs. Horsforth. Nett Team Result 29th June

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 Read More »

Scratch vs. Wakefield 29th June

The Scratch team were back on track again (4-2 win) with another closely fought match vs. Wakefield. Will Wright continued his excellent form with a 2&1 victory over Chris Walker; Ryan Armitage and Andy Wiltshire halved their matches against Scott Macgregor and Neil Kinghorn. Next match away at Moor Allerton on Monday 6th July. Scratch […]

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 Read More »

EGU Fuller’s London Pride Gold Medal Qualifier – KP Club 29th June

Congratulations to Peter Jeans in qualifying for the final of the above event, this year being played over the Red Course at Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire on 14th August. Peter finished runner up at the KP Club on Monday with a score of 39 points. Peter will receive:- 2 Rounds of golf (including […]

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team vs. Wetherby – LDUGC K/O

The Scratch team play their match vs. Wetherby on Friday evening 3rd July, the 1st tee being reserved between 1700 and 1730hrs. No 4 balls between 1630 and 1700hrs. Come along and support the team if you can.

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 Read More »

Severe Weather Warning Procedure

The Committee have responsibility to protect players and spectators in the event of a severe weather warning. In the event of lightning a klaxon will sound from the Pro Shop and you must immediately stop play, mark your ball and evacuate the course (Rule 33-1 that in potentially dangerous situations, play must be discontinued immediately […]

Published Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 Read More »

Charity Mixed Open Result – 28th June

1st Peter and Christine Walker, Horsforth & Frank and June Highley, Pontefract- 82 Points -Back 9 40p- Back 6 26p 2nd Graham and Denise Dewe, Holme Hall  & Lawrence and Kay Smith, Holme Hall- 82 Points -Back 9 40p-Back 6 23p 3rd Gerald and Lesley Hancock, Low Laithes & Barry and Chantelle Shaw, Pontefract -80 Points – Back 9 41p. Champagne Putting […]

Published Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 Read More »

July 200 Club Dinner

Details of the July 200 Club Dinner, to be held on Saturday 25th July, 7pm for 730pm. 200 Club July 2015

Published Monday, June 29th, 2015 Read More »

June 200 Club Winners

June 2015 Winners

Published Monday, June 29th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Senior Four Ball Championship – Waterton Park 25th June

Well played to Colin Roe and Keith Mitchell, who finished a very creditable 2nd in the above event with 44 points. Senior Champ – Waterton Park

Published Friday, June 26th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team News

Another disappointment for the Scratch Team on Monday evening at Mid Yorkshire, losing 4-2. Daz Walton lost 3&2, Tony Cole lost 7&6 (Jason his opponent played the course to 3 under par), whilst Will Wright (aka Young Bubba) beat Todd Hughes 2&1 –  Next match vs. Wakefield at home, Monday 29th June. Ball Sponsor, Mac […]

Published Thursday, June 25th, 2015 Read More »

Simon Coumbe – British Open Qualifying

To confirm Simon Coumbe has a tee time of 740am on Tuesday 30th June at Hillside Golf Club in his attempt to qualify for the British Open. Simon will play with Marcus Armitage (winner last week on the Euro Pro Tour) and who know each other well from their Yorkshire County and LDUGC days.  On […]

Published Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 Read More »

Open Qualifying – Moortown 22nd June

Excellent days work from our current Club Champion Simon Coumbe, shooting a 71 at Moortown today, seeing him through to the final qualifying stage at Hillside Golf Club, Southport next week for the Open Championship at St. Andrews in July. Further details to follow…… http://www.hillside-golf

Published Monday, June 22nd, 2015 Read More »

Gentlemen’s Invitation Day Result – 20th June

Congratulations to the winners in our Gentlemen’s Invitation Day Stableford  played on Saturday. Results below. Gentlemen’s Invitation Day 2015

Published Monday, June 22nd, 2015 Read More »

Defibrillator @ PDGC

Members who use the Clubhouse on a regular basis will have noticed our newly acquired Automated External Defibrillator (AED), situated in the main foyer. Laura Williams, Community Defibrillation Trainer, attended the Club for a training course recently, in which Malcolm Huddlestone (Club Manager), Dawn Meadows, David Rooke (Bar Staff) David Mulholland, Trevor and Sam (Greens Staff) […]

Published Thursday, June 18th, 2015 Read More »

Castleford Park Junior School – Thursday 18th June

Today our Assistant Professional, Steve Clancy welcomed the teaching staff and children from Castleford Park Junior School to a 2 hour ‘get into golf’ session. 40 children aged between 8 and 11  attended the Club, in which Steve demonstrated his teaching skills. Hopefully this will lead to some of the children coming back for smaller […]

Published Thursday, June 18th, 2015 Read More »

Prince Of Wales Hospice Charity Golf Day

The annual Prince of Wales Hospice Golf Day took place on Friday 5 June at Pontefract and District Golf Club with twenty two teams taking part this year helping to raise a fantastic £3,300 to date. This will provide essential care and support for patients and their families at the Prince of Wales Hospice.Winners on […]

Published Monday, June 15th, 2015 Read More »

Captain and Lady Captain’s Charity Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Marjorie Smith, winner of the ‘win your subscription for 2016’ raffle, with ticket No 1011. On behalf of Mr Captain and Madam Captain, thank you to every Member who bought a ticket. 200 Tickets at £10 had been sold and will be split between the Prince Of Wales Hospice and Alzheimer’s Society, less the prize value. […]

Published Monday, June 15th, 2015 Read More »

Ladies Social Event – Friday 12th June

Congratulations to Jason and Kate Osborne (nee Sandham) on their recent marriage in Cyprus. Ladies Social Event

Published Monday, June 15th, 2015 Read More »