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Hole in One Club

Congratulations to both Stuart Duff and John Potter on becoming members of the ‘hole in one’ club. Stuart holed his shot on the Par 3 17th, 183 yards off the white markers during the Wednesday Stableford; John holed his shot on the Par 3 7th, 205 yards off the yellow markers, today Friday.  A fine […]

Published Friday, August 1st, 2014 Read More »

LDUGC Charity 4 Ball Result – PDGC 24th July

Please see the link to view the result from last weeks competition held at PDGC. http://www.ldugc.co.uk/competition.php?compid=3147

Published Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 Read More »

LDUGC Scratch Team Inter -Club K/O

Congratulations to the Scratch team who beat Woolley Park at Scarcroft yesterday in their semi-final match; Andy Wiltshire won 6&5 against Oliver Wood, Simon Coumbe won 5&3 against Matthew Lees, whilst Darren Walton was 1 up with 4 to play in his match against Cliff Barrett, but agreed to halve with the result having been secured. […]

Published Monday, July 28th, 2014 Read More »

August 200 Club Event – Saturday 30th August

Members are advised tickets will go on sale for the WW1 themed evening on Friday 8th August at 7pm. Demand for tickets (£17pp) are likely to be high, especially as the snowball has rolled to £500. Remember the 1st Drinks are at WW1 prices, so come along and enjoy, dress code of the period 1900-1920.

Published Monday, July 28th, 2014 Read More »

Senior Open Day Result – 10th July

The result of the above competition was as follows:- The winners with 85 points were Messrs Harper,Brookfield ,Jones and Dring from Renishaw Park and Matlock Golf Clubs. 2nd Place with 82 points were Messrs Hartas,Richardson,Robinson and Lawson, from Pontefract, Cleckheaton and Whitby Golf Clubs. 3rd place with 81 points after countback Messrs Nixon,Sellars,Lancaster and Rowbottom, from […]

Published Friday, July 11th, 2014 Read More »

Club Championship Pictures

Published Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 Read More »

Rabbits Open Day – 29th June Results

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Rabbits Open Day, John Sherwin and Bruce Evans from Normanton Golf Club, with a winning score of 46points, beating Andy Smith and Richard Laird  with 42 points and Graham Addison and Gary Edwards, all PDGC – also with 42points. Rabbits Open Day 2014

Published Monday, June 30th, 2014 Read More »

Centenary Trophy Ladies- 28th June

Congratulations to Chantelle on winning the Centenary Trophy for the 4th time on Saturday, beating Julie Ludwell by 2 shots, with Pauline Simmons in 3rd place. Twos      Scores    CSS Report

Published Monday, June 30th, 2014 Read More »

Centenary Trophy Medal- 28th June

Members are advised there has been an amended result to the Centenary Trophy. Gerry McGinty has been disqualified for signing for an incorrect Gross Score. To Gerry’s credit he advised Ian Marshall immediately on noticing the error, which he explained had come about by allowing his playing partner to enter the score onto the computer […]

Published Monday, June 30th, 2014 Read More »

June 200 Club Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the June draw, which took place on Saturday evening. The next draw takes place on Saturday 26th July when John Portman will host a ‘quiz night’. The snowball was not claimed, £400 has rolled over to the July draw. June 2014 Winners

Published Monday, June 30th, 2014 Read More »

Mixed Charity Day Result – 22nd June

1st Place: Maurice Ludwell, Tom Ludwell, Julie Ludwell, Sheila Carroll, Total 132 – 10 under  – 2nd Place: Barry Shaw, Terry Hancock, Chantelle Shaw, Lesley Hancock,   Total 137 –  5 under.B9 67  – 3rd Place: Malcolm Huddlestone, Alan Fisher, Fay Green, Margery Smith, Total 137 –  5 under.B9 71

Published Friday, June 27th, 2014 Read More »

Nett Team vs.Moor Allerton – 16th June

The team won their latest league match vs. Moor Allerton at home on Monday evening, moving above them in the league table to sit in 5th place, 8 points behind the current leaders Selby GC. Jason Shaw beat Martin Copeland 5&4 – Will Wright beat Jordan Tattersall 2&1, whilst Paul Kennedy had a close game […]

Published Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 Read More »

Gentlemen Invitation Day – 14th June

Inv Day Result

Published Monday, June 16th, 2014 Read More »

Knock Out Competitions

A reminder to members who are involved in Knock Out matches of Competition Rule 14. Where there is a play-by-date for a competition: a) It is the responsibility of the top person/pair in the draw to, during the first week of the next round, offer at least 3 dates on which to play the match. […]

Published Sunday, June 15th, 2014 Read More »

Scratch and Nett Strokeplay Championship Result – Wetherby 11th June

Please click on the links below to view the above results, it is not just Pontefract playing hard at the moment in the soft underfoot conditions. Well played Tony Glover and John Hetherington, unfortunately not quite enough to get in the prizes. http://www.ldugc.co.uk/competition.php?compid=3140 http://www.ldugc.co.uk/competition.php?compid=3141

Published Thursday, June 12th, 2014 Read More »

Nett Team Update

The Nett team have had a couple of reverses of late, to strong opposition it has to be said, losing 4-2 at Oulton Hall on 2nd June and 4-1 away at Selby on Monday evening. Oulton players were, Paul Kennedy – Match Halved; Will Wright – Match Halved and Richard Askham – Lost 4&3 – […]

Published Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 Read More »

PDGC Newsletter Issue 1

Members who have recently called into the clubhouse will have noticed the first issue of the newly formatted club newsletter. We hope you find the new layout to be a step in the right direction; now the template is established it is hoped to provide these on a more frequent basis. Please send any feedback […]

Published Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 Read More »

Captains Prize Presentation

Mr Captain, Andy Wiltshire enjoyed his weekend despite the weather playing it’s part, especially on Saturday when only 20 teams managed to complete the course. However the weather gods smiled again for most of Sunday when almost a full house took part in the  ‘better ball’  and the hole in one prizes on offer. Mr Captain […]

Published Monday, June 9th, 2014 Read More »

Captains Weekend Prize

Robert Ruffler, Sales and Marketing Manager at Trust Ford (formally Polar) have kindly sponsored the hole in one prize for any member having a hole in one on the 7th hole on Captains Day, Sunday 8th June. Trust Ford are great supporters of the Golf Club with their annual golf day coming up on the […]

Published Saturday, June 7th, 2014 Read More »

Prince Of Wales Hospice Golf Day

The Prince Of Wales Hospice charity golf day took place here at the Club on Friday afternoon in superb weather conditions. It costs more than £6,000 per day to run the Hospice, and this year 22 teams showed their support to this now established fundraising event. The Chairman of the Hospice, Gordon Tollefson thanked the teams […]

Published Saturday, June 7th, 2014 Read More »

Junior Team Update

The juniors unfortunately lost their LDUGC Inter Club K/O match away at Barnsley on Friday evening, losing 5-1 in the end. The good news is the team are now top of their division after a convincing 4 -2 home win vs. Wetherby last week. There is now a break in the fixtures until their next match, away at Leeds […]

Published Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 Read More »

Scratch Team vs. Moor Allerton – Inter Club K/O

Congratulations to the Scratch team for beating Moor Allerton on Friday evening in the LDUGC Inter Club K/O; Pontefract 5 Moor Allerton 1 Andy Wiltshire beat Craig Watts 2&1 – Will Wright, last minute stand in after playing 18 holes in the Gregory Juvenile Trophy earlier in the day, beating Joe Walker 2&1, whilst Tony Cole halved his […]

Published Monday, June 2nd, 2014 Read More »

Club-Clean Courtesy Valet

Members and their guests will have the opportunity to have a courtesy cleaning of their golf clubs here at the Club on Gentlemen’s Invitation Day, Saturday 14th June. The pitch will be near the putting green and anyone wishing to take advantage of this offer should speak with Barry on the day. Club Clean Poster

Published Thursday, May 29th, 2014 Read More »

Juniors Update

The juniors produced a solid 4-2 away victory at Oulton Hall to keep themselves amongst the division pacesetters. The match went to and fro with Pontefract going from looking like 6-0 losers to 4-2 winners. However Will Wright secured victory on the last and Billy Williscroft won easily against an inexperienced opponent.Tom Ludwell played some fantastic […]

Published Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 Read More »

Ladies AM AM Results – Tuesday 20th May

The Ladies held a successful Open Day AM-AM here at the Club on Tuesday, with the weather holding out fine all day. Congratulations to the winning team of Chantelle Shaw and Christine Davison from PDGC along with their playing partners L Wallis  and H Butcher from Moortown and Wakefield Golf Clubs. Ladies AM-AM Results 2014

Published Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 Read More »

LDUGC 2nd Div Team Championship

Pontefract hosted the LDUGC 2nd Division Team Championship yesterday, despite the poor weather, everyone who took part thoroughly enjoyed the day. The Greens staff received much praise for the presentation of the course and the Bar and Catering staff looked after the Executive and Players throughout the day. Please click on the link for the […]

Published Friday, May 9th, 2014 Read More »

Driving Range

Members are advised the Driving Range will be closed between 130pm and 330pm every Thursday, commencing 15th May. This is to allow the Greens Staff to cut the grass in a safe environment; they thank you in advance for your understanding.

Published Thursday, May 8th, 2014 Read More »

Juniors vs. Normanton Result

The juniors suffered a disappointing 6-0 defeat away at Normanton in the first league game. In the end the boys were giving too many shots away against players who played well below their handicap on familiar home territory. Will Wright played really well to take it to the last, Tom Ludwell missed a couple of […]

Published Thursday, May 8th, 2014 Read More »

Juniors- Norman Thorpe Trophy 5th May

CSS Report     Scores     Twos Congratulations Billy Williscroft on winning the Norman Thorpe Trophy for 2014 beating Tom Ludwell (lowest gross score)  on a count back.

Published Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 Read More »

Junior 1st Round Royal British Legion

The juniors maintained their excellent start to the season with a victory in the 1st round of the Royal British Legion K/O vs. Royton and Crompton, Lancashire. Thomas Hough & Alex Helliwell won 3 up, whilst Will Wright and Billy Williscroft won 8up. Well done boys and keep up the good work.

Published Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 Read More »

Yorkshire Foursomes Victory

Mr Captain Andy Wiltshire and Ryan Armitage (debut) last evening won their 1st round foursomes match vs. Forest Park with victory on the 19th hole at a cold and very dark in the end Waterton Park. Congratulations Gent’s, the first step in the hat-trick bid has been secured. Pontefract will play the winners of Bradford or […]

Published Friday, May 2nd, 2014 Read More »

Junior- upcoming fixtures

The juniors will play Royton and Crompton Golf Club, Lancashire at home on Sunday, looking to tee off between 1230 and 1300hrs. The tee will not be reserved and the match will consist of  two 4BBB’s, with scores added together on conclusion of the match. The Norman Thorpe Trophy (junior major) is on Bank Holiday […]

Published Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 Read More »

Ladies Scratch Team

The Ladies lost 5& 2 in their away match vs. Alwoodley last Friday. Chantelle Shaw won her match against Morag Ross 5&4, and Chris Davison beat Debbie Howarth 2up. The remaining team members Janet Coates, Kath Douglas, Julie Ludwell, Helen Roe and Sheila Carroll performed with credit but lost out in the end to the […]

Published Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In

Members and guests gave this years Captain, Andy Wiltshire and Lady Captain, Anne Cox a memorable ‘drive in’ on Sunday, even more so after both successfully hit their drives down the fairway. The course was in excellent condition and the buffet was enjoyed by those who attended. The raffle of ‘flag sticks’  marking  the finishing position […]

Published Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Read More »

Junior/Adult Event

Good Friday saw the juniors and mini juniors have a very successful day at the Club; assistant pro Steven gave all the young hopefuls some tips on the practice area, followed by nine holes of ‘specially for the day’, forward tees with a competent adult. It was fantastic to see youngsters so enthused about the […]

Published Thursday, April 24th, 2014 Read More »

Scratch Team Inter Club Knockout

The Scratch team maintained their excellent start to the season last evening at home vs.. Mid Yorkshire, winning 6-0 in the Inter Club K/O. See the attached for the individual players and scores. 23 April Interclub Knockout

Published Thursday, April 24th, 2014 Read More »

Gaping Goose Trophy

The 1st leg of the Gaping Goose trophy vs. Cobble Hall, Leeds took place at Cobble last Friday. Teams were:- John Cusworth and Richard Whiteley, won 5 up – Maurice and Tom Ludwell, lost 3 down – Jason Shaw and Richard Yates, lost 2 down – Ryan Armitage and Richard Askham, lost 6 down. Format […]

Published Thursday, April 24th, 2014 Read More »

Daily Mail K/O

Unfortunately the team failed to progress to the next round of the Daily Mail competition, losing 4&1 to Lofthouse Hill at the weekend. The team performed with credit on what is not the easiest of courses, with Paul Kennedy providing our sole win. Tom Ludwell lost 3&2, Tom Hough lost 3&2, Tony Glover lost 1 down, whilst […]

Published Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 Read More »

Cats vs Kittens Trophy

Friday evening saw the first leg of the new ‘Cats v Kittens trophy, with the juniors taking on the tigers. In the first match, juniors Matthew Beedle and Dom Richardson were not very confident playing Mr. Captain Wiltshire and Tigers organiser Cusworth but in an epic match the juniors triumphed on the last! Next out […]

Published Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Read More »

Nett Team K/O

The nett team were victorious in their match vs. Lofthouse Hill, winning 2&1 Tom Ludwell beat Roy Smith 4&3; Jason Shaw beat Dan Brown 2&1; whilst Tom Hough lost his match 4&3 to Kieran Nichols. Well done team, stay tuned for details of the next round.

Published Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Read More »

Juniors vs Moortown GC

The juniors play their first match of the season at home vs. Moortown GC, tomorrow 15th April, at 4pm. Please come along and support the juniors if you can.

Published Monday, April 14th, 2014 Read More »

Prince Of Wales Hospice – Charity Golf Day

The Silver Anniversary ‘Prince Of Wales Hospice’ charity golf day will take place here at the club on Friday 6th June. The hospice needs to raise over £2m a year to continue to support their patients and families. All their services are provided free of charge. Whilst receiving funding from the NHS, it only covers […]

Published Friday, April 11th, 2014 Read More »

Ladies Coaching Sessions

Steven Clancy, our Assistant Professional has arranged the first block of ladies group sessions as follows:- Mondays 11.30-1.00-  28th April (Long Game/Irons) 12th May (Putting) 19th May (Long Game/Woods)  2nd June (Short Game/Bunkers) Saturday 12.15-1.45-  19th April (Long Game/Woods)  26th April (Putting)  3rd May (Long Game/Woods  10th May (Short Game/Bunkers) The Monday sessions are aimed at members and […]

Published Thursday, April 10th, 2014 Read More »

Junior Coaching 2014

Steven Clancy our new Assistant Professional will be providing Junior Coaching here at the club. Steve will use his experience in coaching junior golfers with the aim of introducing new junior members to the club and will be offering 2 options. Option 1 – One to One Coaching – at a discounted rate of £15 […]

Published Thursday, April 10th, 2014 Read More »

Ladies’ Captain’s Blog

The Ladies’ Captain Blog – the first 3 months. Welcome to my blog which I thought would be a good way  to let everyone know what is going.  I will try my best to keep it up to date but that will be determined by my free time. Well it is 3 months since I stood […]

Published Saturday, March 8th, 2014 Read More »