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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 manager@pdgc.co.uk

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 club.co.uk

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 »

Hole In One Prize

All systems go for the Captain’s Day Hole in One Prize – You have to be in it to win it, some spaces still available for Sunday’s 4BBB competition. Enter in the Pro Shop.  

Published Friday, June 12th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch/Nett Championship – 11th June

Congratulations to Brian Fisher (PDGC) , who won the LDUGC Nett Strokeplay Championship, played at Pontefract with a Nett 71. Andrew Jones (Moortown) won the 36 hole Scratch Championship with rounds of 73 and 68, beating Tom Broxup (Cookridge Hall) by 1 shot. Daz Walton and Simon Coumbe finished 3rd and 4th respectively. Thanks to […]

Published Friday, June 12th, 2015 Read More »

Captain’s Away Day – Otley Golf Club

Mr Captain, Chris Peace welcomed everyone to Otley Golf Club on Wednesday at his ‘away day’. The course looked magnificent in the June sunshine and everyone who participated enjoyed the day. The winning AM-AM team, consisted of our Professional Ian Marshall, Maurice Ludwell, Steve Bell and Jill Rowett.

Published Thursday, June 11th, 2015 Read More »

2nd Div. Team Championship

The team to represent PDGC in the LDUGC 2nd Div. team championship, kindly sponsored by Ludwell Electrical is:- M S Ludwell, M McDermott, A Hutchinson and C Roe. The event will be played at Woolley Park Golf Club on Thursday 18th June

Published Monday, June 8th, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits News – 8th June

Latest news from the Rabbits section. Rabbits Review – 8th June

Published Monday, June 8th, 2015 Read More »

Hole In One – Keith Mitchell 17th Hole

Congratulations to Keith Mitchell, who ‘aced’ the par 3 17th (5 iron) in his ‘Weaver 4BBB’ match, played in wild and extremely testing conditions on Monday evening. Keith with partner Keith Greenaway went on to win the match on the 18th hole.

Published Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Wakefield Rabbits – Lancaster Trophy – 1st June

Ninety One competitors participated in the Wakefield Rabbits Lancaster Trophy at the Club on Monday. Played in unseasonal conditions that must have tested the patience of later starters in particular. Despite the strong winds and rain the day was considered to be a success. Congratulations to Peter Fielding and Steve Rochnia who had scores of […]

Published Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 Read More »

Junior Open 29th May

On Friday the club hosted its first junior open with an excellent turn out of almost thirty entrants, including three girl entries, which was nice to see,  and from all over Yorkshire. The weather was pretty miserable before improving after the first hour of play, so it was credit to the players (and parents) for […]

Published Monday, June 1st, 2015 Read More »

Gaping Goose Trophy vs. Cobble Hall

The first leg of the annual Gaping Goose Trophy vs. Cobble Hall was played at Pontefract on Friday 22nd May, resulting in Pontefract being 4up. The team members, who all played creditable golf were, Jason Shaw, Andy Johnson, Tom Hough, Kevin Wainwright, Ian Winterburn and Mick Sheldon. Pontefract are looking to regain the trophy and have […]

Published Thursday, May 28th, 2015 Read More »

Seniors Update

The Senior Section have started the season in cracking form. Under the captaincy of Alf Taylor the team began their friendly fixtures with wins against Selby and Howley Hall followed by a resounding five and a half to a half victory against Woolley Park.  In the latest fixture stand in Captain Roger Blatherwick continued the […]

Published Friday, May 22nd, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update

The junior team pulled off a tremendous 4-2 victory at Sandmoor to erase the disappointing first round defeat. To give lots of shots away on a strange course means you have to bring your ‘A’ game and both Will Wright and Tom Hough did this.Will won comfortably giving away twelve but Tom lost on the […]

Published Thursday, May 21st, 2015 Read More »

Rabbits Team vs. Hickleton Postponed

The Rabbits match scheduled for Thursday 21st May (1400-1500) has been postponed until a later date.

Published Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 Read More »

Ladies Scratch Team vs. Alwoodley

Ladies Scratch Team away @ Alwoodley on the 11th May – Three wins on the trot for the Ladies Scratch team with a great away win, 4 ½ – 2 ½. Individual wins from Chantelle Shaw, June Highley, Julie Ludwell, Helen Roe and a half from Janet Coates. A wonderful win on a wonderful course!

Published Monday, May 18th, 2015 Read More »

Captain’s Weekend and Centenary Trophy

Member’s are advised entry sheets are available in the Pro Shop for Captain’s Weekend (13th-14th June) and Centenary Trophy (27th June)competitions. Trust Ford will once again provide a car for any member holing in one on the Par 3, 7th on the Sunday, thanks to Robert Ruffler, Sales Director, for the generous sponsorship. Remember for those who doubt this can be achieved, […]

Published Sunday, May 17th, 2015 Read More »

New Members

Would any new members who have recently joined the Club and are Associate members of the LDUGC, please contact the Manager, or Jack McKee to ensure your records are updated.

Published Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 Read More »

Scratch Team News

2nd Round Scratch Knockout Away to Garforth Tee off: 16:30- Date: Thursday 14th May. Team: Andy Wiltshire, Simon Coumbe, Tony Cole, Reserve: Darren Walton. Ball Sponsor: Malcolm Huddlestone LDUGC 2nd Round Foursomes Scratch K/O vs. Oulton Hall at Wakefield Tee off: 16:30 Date: Thursday 21st May Team: Andy Wiltshire, Darren Walton. Ball Sponsor: Richard Evans […]

Published Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 Read More »

Ladies Scratch Team

The Ladies Scratch team continued their winning form with a clean sweep in their home match against The Bradford Golf Club. Chantelle Shaw, Christine Davison, Julie Ludwell, Janet Coates, Kath Douglas, Helen Roe and Sheila Carroll all recorded wins. A great result which will help to build team confidence before the next tough match which […]

Published Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update – 5th May

The juniors were beaten away at Outlane in the British Legion competition.The boys performed fantastically well but against high handicap players, playing to low single figures on there own track, it was mission impossible. Tom Hough played to two under gross as he and brother George halved their match on the last.The next pair of […]

Published Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 Read More »

April 200 Club Draw

April 2015 Winners

Published Monday, April 27th, 2015 Read More »

Ladies A Team vs. Tankersley 21st April

The Ladies A team got off to a superb start winning their first match against Tankersley at home.The score was 5½ to 1½ .Well Done Helen Roe, Sheila Carroll, Sue Ellis, Janet Machin, Val Haywood and the illusive Faye Green! Well done Ladies – Ruth Storey Lady Vice Captain.  

Published Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Nett Team and Tigers Update

LDUGC Nett Knockout Round One – Pontefract were drawn away to Temple Newsam and played on the Lord Irwin course. Tom Hough was first out and comfortably won his match 5 & 4 but both Jason Shaw and Gez Dean lost 4 & 3 to make the match score 4 -2 to the home side  […]

Published Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Junior K/O Update

The juniors lost their knockout match at South Leeds as the perennial problem of giving shots away at an away venue cost the team. Tom Hough continued his good start to the season with a win despite giving away nine shots. However, giving away eleven proved too much for Will Wright against an opponent whose […]

Published Monday, April 20th, 2015 Read More »

Ladies Scratch Team vs. Alwoodley – Result

The Ladies Scratch team got off to a flying start winning their first match against Alwoodley at home. The score was 5½ to 1½ . Chris Davison halved her match and there were wins from Chantelle Shaw, June Highley, Julie Ludwell, Kath Douglas and Helen Roe. Well done ladies!

Published Monday, April 20th, 2015 Read More »