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Club Competition Entry Sheets – 2018

Please see link below for information on our upcoming Club Competitions, please note those with last entry dates. Entry Sheets –  Club Competitions 2018

Published Monday, February 19th, 2018 Read More »

Member Forum – Wednesday 28th February

Dear Member, You are cordially invited to a member forum on Wednesday 28th February 2018 at 8.00 pm in the Clubhouse to discuss the proposed development plans outlined in the attached document. Members will have the opportunity to ask questions of the developers themselves, the Architect, Head Green-keeper and Directors. Subject to members being in […]

Published Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 Read More »

200 Club Valentine’s Dinner and Dance – Saturday 24th February

Come along to the first Social event of the year and be entertained by Vinni Naylor at our Valentine’s Dinner Dance on Saturday 24th February. Please add your name to the list in the entrance foyer, the price is £25pp including a three course dinner. To help with the administration please pay prior to the […]

Published Thursday, February 1st, 2018 Read More »

Head Greenkeeper – January Report

Please click on the link below to view Gary’s January Newsletter. Newsletter Jan 2018

Published Thursday, February 1st, 2018 Read More »

Andy Wiltshire

Well played Andy on qualifying for the final 72 holes of the Staysure Senior Tour event in Portugal.  The top five golfers at Qualifying School will earn playing rights on the Staysure Tour for the 2018 season. After Wednesday’s third round there will be a cut, with all players within eight shots of fifth place […]

Published Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 Read More »

Rabbits vs. Tigers – Hollow Tine Trophy 2018

The start of the golfing season will be eagerly anticipated by many Members.  Martyn Dobson, our 2018 Tigers Captain, is looking forward with Ian Leeman, our 2018 Rabbits Captain, to the start of season Hollow Tine Trophy. The date is Sunday 25th February, 1st tee reserved between 12 and 1pm, and requires a 12 man […]

Published Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 Read More »

Andy Wiltshire

On behalf of the membership we wish Andy Wiltshire, our Club Champion, all the very best in his attempt to qualify for the European Senior Tour in 2018 taking place now in Portugal. To follow Andy’s progress please follow the link below.

Published Friday, January 26th, 2018 Read More »

Gentlemen’s Pre Season Dinner – Friday 2nd March 2018

Banish those winter blues and look forward to an excellent evenings entertainment in the company of Castleford Tigers Head Coach, Daryl Powell. Formalities begin 7pm for 730pm and includes a three course dinner. Just add your name to the list in the 19th. Look forward to seeing you on the night!

Published Thursday, January 25th, 2018 Read More »

Catering Appointment

The Board of Directors are pleased to announce the reappointment of Ron and Jackie Paul as catering franchisees with effect from Saturday 27th January 2018.They are keen to be involved in our One Team approach and look forward to helping us to move the Club forward together. They will take on responsibility for the Half Way […]

Published Thursday, January 25th, 2018 Read More »

Message from The President

President’s January 2018 Newsletter

Published Thursday, January 25th, 2018 Read More »

December 200+ Club Winners

Happy New Year everyone, apologies for the delay in updating you with all the winners in the December 200+ Club draw. Congratulations to Joan Meek on winning the main prize and £50 snowball. To renew your number for 2018, please leave your £20 with a member of the bar staff or social committee. The first […]

Published Monday, January 22nd, 2018 Read More »

Leeds & District GC- Annual Dinner

LDUGC Annual Dinner Thursday 8th March 2018 Elland Road 1915 for 1945 Come along and support our scratch team. They will be presented with the shield for winning the Scratch League Div 1 in 2017. Put your name on the sheet in the gents locker room entrance from the golf club main entrance. Please pay […]

Published Sunday, January 14th, 2018 Read More »

Captains Drive In 2018

On Sunday 7th January saw the celebration of Club Captain Stuart Charlesworth and Lady Captain Liz Newbold drive in.                                 

Published Monday, January 8th, 2018 Read More »

Member Notice

To view as a PDF please click on the link below PDF Members Notice

Published Friday, January 5th, 2018 Read More »

NYE 2017

New year’s eve saw the clubhouse near to capacity to welcome in the new year, with the superb and varied menu provided by Rob Crookes backed up by the mix of games quizzes and disco provided by John Atha. Between them they created a fantastic atmosphere and the revellers saw out the old and brought […]

Published Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 Read More »

200 Club Saturday 16th December

The final 200 Club Dinner of the year saw a late change to the planned entertainment when, due to illness, Richard York was unable to appear. His replacement was a lady with a fantastic voice and personality, Simina, who provided almost two hours of rich and varied songs covering Cher, Dusty Spingfield, Adele and many […]

Published Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 Read More »

Ratification Of Decisions Made Annual General Meeting 7th December 2017

We have received more than 80 positive responses to the communication sent out on Monday 11th December 2017. There have been no negative responses. The decisions made at the meeting are therefore deemed to be ratified and will stand. Thank you for your support. Yours sincerely Chris Peace President

Published Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 Read More »

Captains’ Inauguration Evening

After a fantastic buffet provided by Rob Crookes, Mr Captain Tony Cook and Madam Captain Jill Rowett handed over a cheque for £4649.76 on behalf of the members of Pontefract & District Golf Club to the Prince of Wales Hospice.  The cheque was accepted by David Stewart, Chief Executive of the Hospice, along with Tony’s […]

Published Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits Dinner 2017

There were over fifty attendees at the annual Rabbits dinner and prize presentation on Friday where good food and good company combined for an excellent evening.   Among those collecting trophies were John Atha,  Brian Palmer,  Ron Blackburn,  Jim Henderson, Ted Meek and Phil Brazier. Presentations were made by Rabbits President John Smith and Rabbits Captain […]

Published Thursday, December 7th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Inauguration Evening – Free Buffet – Saturday 9th December

Come along and support our incoming Club Captain, Stuart Charlesworth and Lady Captain, Elizabeth Newbould on Saturday 9th December, proceedings start with a free buffet prepared by Rob Crookes at 7pm. The inauguration ceremony will commence at 8pm with a presentation to the Prince Of Wales Hospice from our outgoing Club Captain, Tony Cook.

Published Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 Read More »

Prostate Cancer UK

Please see letter acknowledging your contribution from the recent golf event held at the Club and in support of Prostate Cancer UK. Thank you to everyone who participated or contributed. Acknowledgement Letter

Published Monday, December 4th, 2017 Read More »

Winter Mats and Teeing Up

Members are advised the use of winter mats and teeing up are both optional. The Greens Sub Committee and Gary hope that the majority of members will use either option to help protect the course over the winter period.

Published Monday, November 27th, 2017 Read More »

Head Greenkeeper Newsletter – November 2017

Newsletter November 2017

Published Monday, November 27th, 2017 Read More »

Social 200 Club Draw – November 2017

November 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, November 27th, 2017 Read More »

AGM Notification and Club Newsletter – December 2017

Please see below our latest Club Newsletter and AGM notification. Hard copies will be available in the Clubhouse from Friday 24th November. December Newsletter     2017 AGM

Published Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 Read More »

Winter Golf

Members are informed that all greens over the winter period will have yellow flags in place whether or not, front, middle or back pin positions are in use. In adverse weather conditions Gary intends to use the aprons as temporary greens to protect summer playing surfaces. The greens staff will endeavour to provide you with […]

Published Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Course Protection – Winter Mats

On the advice of our Head Greenkeeper, Gary Anderson, optional use of the winter multimat will be in place from Saturday 25th November and until further notice. The multimat can be purchased outright for £5 from the Pro Shop, alternatively they can be hired with a deposit of £10, returnable after the winter period. Should […]

Published Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Associate Member Scheme

Please see the attachment and link for details of the LDUGC Associate Member Scheme. This represents excellent value and you get to play on some of the best courses in the region for a one off fee of £25. Application forms are also available on the notice board outside the Pro Shop. LDUGC Associate Member […]

Published Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 Read More »

2017 Prize Presentation Evening

The Annual Prize Presentation evening took place on Saturday. Mr Captain commenced proceedings by announcing this years Captain’s Prize winner, awarded to Jack McKee in recognition of his commitment to the Club over the past 41 years, becoming Club Captain in 2012 and then having the honour to become the 5th Pontefract and District Member […]

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photos

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photos

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017 Read More »

Prize Presentation in Photos 2017

Published Sunday, November 12th, 2017 Read More »

200+ Club Draw Changes

Members are advised the Social Committee have agreed, with immediate effect, that the monthly 200+ Club draw will take place immediately after the dinner tables have been cleared and not at 9:30pm prompt as now. The reason for this change is to enable the evenings entertainer to commence his or her act without having to […]

Published Thursday, November 9th, 2017 Read More »

Course Tee Furniture Sale

Members will be aware we have recently changed the course tee furniture, generously donated by the Barbara Taylor Trust. As a result the old tee signage plaques are now being offered to anyone who may be interested in some Club memorabilia, perhaps for your garden. The plaques, no posts, are being offered at £20 each, […]

Published Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 Read More »

Annual Dinner Dance – Kings Croft Hotel – 25th November

On behalf of the Social Committee you are invited to our Annual Dinner Dance and 200 Club Draw on Saturday 25th November at the Kings Croft Hotel, 7:00pm for 7:30pm. Following the October draw, the snowball has rolled over once again and the lucky winner in attendance could win £150 in addition to one of […]

Published Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 Read More »

200+ Club Winners – October

October 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, October 30th, 2017 Read More »

Head Green-keeper Warning

Members and visitors are advised they should not take short cuts through the green-keepers yard as this presents a significant health & safety risk, please use the farm track from the 16th ladies tee if you choose to complete your round early. Thank you for your cooperation. Gary Anderson, Head Green-keeper.

Published Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 Read More »

Prostate Cancer Awareness Day – 21st October

Thank you to everyone who helped raise £368 on the day towards the Prostate Cancer Charity Fund. Prizes available from the bar staff. Prostate Prize Draw and Results

Published Monday, October 23rd, 2017 Read More »

G – Prostate Cancer Stableford – 21st October

105 players turned out in support of Prostate Cancer yesterday, an excellent effort considering the challenging conditions. With thanks in particular to Brian Fisher who initiated this event and to those who participated, your support was much appreciated. Anyone who couldn’t play yesterday are welcome to make a donation by calling into the Managers office […]

Published Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits Eclectic Competition 2017

Congratulations to Neil Woolford with a Nett 66 beating Simon Davis on count-back and Brian Pye (67) to secure this years ‘Ted Watson’ Eclectic. Rabbits Eclectic Competition 2017

Published Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 Read More »

Parting Shot – Ilkley Golf Club

The 10th year of the season ending ‘Parting Shot Trophy’ was played out at the delightful Ilkley Golf Club yesterday in bright but breezy conditions. Teams representing Mr Captain and President fought close matches, ending the day 3-3 in the match play. However, with 3 points for a win, 1 point for a half, and […]

Published Friday, October 13th, 2017 Read More »

Head Greenkeeper Newsletter

Please see link below to read Gary’s latest news update and note his comments regarding leaves and the rough. Gary has asked me to inform you the team are working as hard as they can to deal with the changeover from summer to autumn/winter conditions. Please take extra care when on the course during the […]

Published Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 Read More »

Gentlemen’s 2017 Major Winners

Congratulations to all who won a Club Major during the 2017 season, completed on Saturday with Mick Sheldon’s win in the Stableford Final. Invitations will be issued soon for our Prize Presentation evening on Saturday 11th November, commencing at 8pm. Major Winners Gentlemen 2017

Published Monday, October 9th, 2017 Read More »

Mr Captain’s Winter Raffle

Please see the list of prizewinners following Mr Captain’s winter raffle draw. Prizewinners

Published Monday, October 9th, 2017 Read More »

Brian Pye – Hole in One

Congratulations and well played to Brian Pye who recorded his first ever ‘ace’ in the swindle competition on 28th September, our 12th hole in one in 2017. Brian achieved the highlight of his 21 year golfing journey on the 17th hole.

Published Monday, October 9th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits/Tigers Hollow Tine Trophy

On a fabulous autumn day the Tigers and the Rabbits battled it out once again for the end of season Hollow Tine Trophy. Having been victorious many times over the last few years the Tigers lost their third consecutive match to the Bunnies 4-2. A match played in great spirit with lots of inter-team banter […]

Published Monday, October 9th, 2017 Read More »

G- Stableford Final

Congratulations to Mick Sheldon on winning the 2017 Stableford Final with a score of 39points from Glen Fry (38points) and Paul Kennedy (36points). Well played. Result    Two’s   Cards  Summary

Published Sunday, October 8th, 2017 Read More »

Seniors Away Day – The Oaks 2017

The traditional annual seniors away day took place recently at its now customary home of The Oaks Golf Club, Nr Selby. An enjoyable day was had by everyone present and the games played in excellent spirit. Prizewinners below.

Published Friday, October 6th, 2017 Read More »

Prostate Cancer Golf Competition – Saturday 21st October

Pontefract and District Golf Club, at the request of members, is running a gentlemen’s golf competition to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK on Saturday 21st October 2017. Please see the links below giving more details. We hope that you are able to enter the competition if eligible and support the event. Thank you Duncan Moss, Member – For an on […]

Published Friday, October 6th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC – Associate Members Team Event – Low Laithes 5th October

Congratulations and well played to Martyn Williscroft, Jonathan Wigglesworth, Graham Daniels and John Hope on winning the above event yesterday at Low Laithes Golf Club. LDUGC Result

Published Friday, October 6th, 2017 Read More »