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Hole in One – John Hope

Congratulations to member John Hope who aced the Par 3, 14th hole today in a Weaver k/o match with Jonathan Wigglesworth. John informs me his club selection was a 5 iron for the 175 yard tee shot off the white tee and is now the proud owner of a ‘king pin’ tie having achieved his […]

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Prize Presentation Photo’s

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Weekend Photo’s

Thanks from Mr Captain to Barry Shaw and other volunteers for their hole in one witness duties on the 17th. Barry took the opportunity to take a few snaps.

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Weekend

Mr Captain, Tony Cook welcomed everyone at the Halfway House on Sunday with excellent catering provided by his family and Jill. Nobody managed a hole in one in the windy conditions this year, even the 17th pin had it’s challenges, although 4 birdies were achieved so perhaps some members were thinking “that’s got a chance” […]

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC vs. Teeside

The above match was played at Howley Hall on Sunday, with the Leeds & District team winning 25-11. The format of the match is foursomes in the morning with 12 singles matches in the afternoon. Andy Wiltshire and Ryan Armitage represented Pontefract, both winning their foursomes and singles matches to help seal the victory. Well […]

Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Read More »

PRO-AM @ PDGC – Monday 4th September 2017

Our Club Professional Ian Marshall is organising a PRO-AM here at the Club on Monday 4th September, details below. If you are able to support the day, which includes a 2 course meal afterwards, please call into the Pro Shop and speak with Ian. Poster PRO-AM     PRO AM Entry

Published Monday, June 12th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits New Update – 3 Clubs Challenge 12th June

Our 8 man team played in the second of three rounds away at Darrington taking a slender lead to our opponents Normanton whose team put in a solid performance to claw back the lead with Darrington trailing in third. The scores after two matches are as follows….. Normanton GC  603 points – PDGC 599 points […]

Published Monday, June 12th, 2017 Read More »

Adder Incident

Member Chris Williams would like to advise he was bitten by an Adder recently in the long meadow grasses whilst searching for his ball (LHS near field) approaching the 2nd Green. According to the Forestry Commission they are not aggressive animals and will only use their venom as a last means of defence, usually if […]

Published Saturday, June 10th, 2017 Read More »

Memorial Bench Seat

With thanks to the Seniors section for their generous donation of our new memorial bench seat, constructed by member Geoff Winstanley. Looks great with many favourable comments passed.

Published Friday, June 9th, 2017 Read More »

Yorkshire Union Inter Club Foursomes – Garforth 8th June

Andy Wiltshire and Darren Walton played their latest knock out match in the Yorkshire Union Inter Club Foursomes vs. Cleckheaton last evening, the match being played at Garforth. Unfortunately despite a valiant effort they lost the match on the 22nd hole to their opponents. Thanks to Barrie Middleton for his enthusiastic support of the team […]

Published Friday, June 9th, 2017 Read More »

Message from John Atha – Rabbits Captain

Section members are reminded that it is my annual Captain’s competition this Tuesday 13th June. All members entering the Rabbits Stableford will be eligible for a pre-round bacon sandwhich in the 19th. These will be served AM only due to the new catering arrangements. Good luck in the competition gentlemen. John.

Published Friday, June 9th, 2017 Read More »

Nett Team News – 5th June

The Nett team won their latest match at home against Normanton in horrible conditions on Monday evening, winning 4-2. Tom Hough won his match 7&5 against Liam Betts, James MacFarlane won a closely fought match 2&1, whilst Warren suffered a reversal losing 2 down against Sam Marsh. The games as always were played in excellent […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team News Update

The Scratch team maintained their excellent start to the season at a rain lashed Cookridge Hall on Monday evening, winning the match 4-2. Ryan Armitage won 1up in an evenly fought match with Adam Frontal, whilst Simon Coumbe won 2up against Luke Whitaker. Andy Wiltshire lost his match 4&3 against Tom Pilling, suffering his first […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Yorkshire Union 4th Div Team Championship – Cottingham Park

Congratulations to Andy Wiltshire, Tom Hough and Daz Walton on gaining promotion in yesterdays 4th Division Team Championship held at Cottingham Park in blustery conditions. A combined 36 hole total of 474 saw them finish runner up on the day to Hallowes with 471. Well done Gentlemen, you did the Club proud as always. Yorkshire […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Day – Sunday 11th June

Danny Holden, Sales Manager at Harratts Nissan, Pontefract have kindly sponsored the hole in one prizes for Captain’s Day on Sunday 11th June. A Nissan Micra, worth £10,000 will be up for grabs on Hole 17 this year, hopefully giving more competitors, including the ladies a chance of winning. There will be other generous cash […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Prince of Wales Charity AM-AM – 2nd June

The annual Prince of Wales Hospice Golf Day took place on Friday 2nd June at the Club.Winners on the day were the Ludwell Electrical team, winning the Bob Abson Team Trophy with a score of 92 points; Lynne Peace team won the ladies prize with 78 points. Prizes were also awarded to individuals for nearest the […]

Published Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Read More »

Amendment -Leatham Bowl Medal – 3rd June

Apologies, I have been informed the winner of the Leatham Bowl was in fact Jason Shaw, beating Brian Fisher in a card play off in Saturday’s Club Major. Well played Jason, commiserations Brian. Summary  Result   Two’s  £13.00 each H’cap Red  H’cap Inc  Cards  CSS Report

Published Sunday, June 4th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Senior Four Ball Championship – Wike Ridge

Please see entry form below for the above upcoming event. If you wish to play please add your name to the main list outside the Pro Shop before the 8th June. LDUGC Senior 4 Ball Championship

Published Thursday, June 1st, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Senior Championship – Scarcroft 31st May

Congratulations to Jason Shaw on bringing up the hat trick for PDGC in winning yesterdays LDUGC Seniors Championship, A V Wright trophy with 41 stableford points, this follows Richard Godson and Brian Fisher who have their names on this trophy. Jason also finished 3rd in the Seniors Championship S D Bowyer trophy, for the best gross […]

Published Thursday, June 1st, 2017 Read More »

Friday 2nd June – POW Hospice AM-AM

Members are reminded our annual POW Hospice Charity AM-AM takes place on Friday afternoon with a shotgun start at 1300hrs. The course will close at 1245hrs and re-open at 1715hrs. Thank you for your understanding in our efforts to support the local community and to the teams who have pledged their support.

Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 Read More »

Junior Open Championship – 30th May

A big thank you to all competitors in ensuring we had an entry of 20 players to make our 2017 Junior Open an LDUGC Junior Order of Merit qualifying event. Congratulations to the prize winners, best gross score was  Nathan Ali, of Cookridge Hall with a 73 and wins the Method Putter and Trophy, Nathan […]

Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 Read More »

May 200 Club Draw

May 200+ Club Winners

Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits News Update

Pontefract Rabbits take narrow lead into new trophy. The 8 man Rabbits team lead by Vice Captain Ian Leeman had a great start to the newly developed and first time contested Tri-club trophy against close neighbours Mid-Yorkshire and Normanton Golf Clubs. Using a different scoring format, we lead with 315 points by 20 points to Normanton […]

Published Monday, May 29th, 2017 Read More »

June Medal – 28th May

Result  Two’s  H’cap Red   H’cap Inc   CSS Report   ES Red   Cards

Published Monday, May 29th, 2017 Read More »

Hanging Baskets

Thank you to our contract cleaner Brendan Hawkins for once again sponsoring our baskets and flowers around the clubhouse.

Published Friday, May 26th, 2017 Read More »

Bob MacDonald – Hole in One

Congratulations to Bob MacDonald who holed in one on the Par 3, 17th on Monday becoming our 7th member to record an ‘ace’ in 2017.  Bob informs me he used a 4 iron off the tee before the ball found itself in the hole. This was a second ‘hole in one’ for Bob in his […]

Published Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team Update

The scratch team were in action again last night playing Wakefield at home, a last-minute change of personal due to injury saw Andy Johnson taking Simon Coumbe’s place at number one, despite a close match with St Andrews University team member Scott Mac Gregor, he lost 2&1.  Andy Wiltshire was taken all the way to […]

Published Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Summer Ball – Saturday 10th June

Members are advised tickets will go on sale this Friday 26th May at 7pm in the Clubhouse for Mr Captain’s Summer Ball. Entertainment will be provided by Terry Webster, award winning vocalist. Captain’s Summer Ball Menu Captain’s Summer Ball

Published Monday, May 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Past Captains’ Stableford

Due to inclement weather a much reduced field competed on Friday for the prestigious Past Captains Cup which was won by President Chris Peace who held off strong challenges from Martin Johnson and Alf Taylor! The event was followed by an excellent lunch provided by the new catering team. Here Past President of the Leeds […]

Published Monday, May 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Mercer Cup – Mixed Foursomes – 21st May

Well played to the 8 couples who qualified for the knock out stage in this years Mercer Cup. Top 8 qualify. Qualifiers   Two’s  £7.00 each  Result

Published Monday, May 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits- Wigram Trophy – 20th May

Congratulations to Ted Meek, this years Rabbits Wigram Trophy Major winner ,with an excellent score of 39 points, from Steve Kilbride and Andy Smith. Result  Two’s   Cards  H’cap Red   H’cap Inc

Published Sunday, May 21st, 2017 Read More »

Yorkshire Union 5th Div Team Championship – Wath GC

The Scratch Team played in the Yorkshire Union 5th Division Team Championships yesterday (Wednesday) at a very wet Wath Golf Club. Unusually the competition was cut from 36 holes to 18 due to terrible weather, with our team more than half way through their second round and all in good shape. Fortunately this did not […]

Published Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team vs Wike Ridge (Away) 15th May

The Scratch Team played their first away game last night, at Wike Ridge, Simon Coumbe once again led the way on a wet evening, with a fine 2&1 victory against Steven East, Ryan Armitage could not match Dean Wright’s putting loosing 3&2 while Andy Wiltshire continued his strong start beating Barry Hardcastle 4&3.  This victory […]

Published Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 Read More »

Nett Team vs. Lofthouse Hill – 15th May

The Nett team had a 4 – 2 win last evening in particularly wet conditions at home against Lofthouse Hill to maintain their excellent start to the season. Warren Haywood led the way with a 1up win against Will Smith, James MacFarlane had a confidence boosting 3&2 win against Jordan Holroyd, whilst Kev Wainwright lost […]

Published Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 Read More »

Nett Team vs. Wetherby

The Nett team started their campaign in the top division with a comfortable 4-2 win against Wetherby. Warren Haywood won his match 3&2, Tom Hough won 2up, whilst James MacFarlane came up against their best player losing 5&4. Next match at home on Monday 15th vs. Lofthouse Hill. Please come along and support the team […]

Published Saturday, May 13th, 2017 Read More »

Volunteers- Ladies AM-AM Registration Desk – Monday 22nd May

A request for any Member volunteers to assist with the registration desk for the upcoming Ladies AM-AM on Monday 22nd May, between 1130am – 1230pm and then 1230pm to 130pm. Please let Malcolm know in the office if you can assist. Thank you.

Published Friday, May 12th, 2017 Read More »

Catering

The Golf Club Caterers, Ron and Jackie Paul have left our employ by mutual consent with effect from Wednesday 10th May 2017. We wish them well and thank them for their service. For the time being our Catering needs will be provided ‘In House’ and under the charge of Dawn Meadows, our Bar Supervisor. It is hoped that […]

Published Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 Read More »

Yorkshire Foursomes

Andy Wiltshire and Daz Walton also got off to a flying start in the Yorkshire Foursomes with a comfortable 4 & 3 win against Bradford Moor. Well played chaps!

Published Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team off to a flyer!

Last night (Monday) the Scratch Team got off to a winning start in the first match back in the first division.  A strong Howley Hall team were beaten 5 & 1.  Andy Wiltshire continuing his impressive form with a 5&4 victory, Ryan Armitage returned to the team and despite getting caught in traffic on the […]

Published Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits vs Selby Update

Rabbits Captain John Atha preparing to drive in for the first leg match against Selby, for the annual ‘Selby Putter Trophy’.  Pontefract take a slim 3.5 to 2.5 lead into the deciding leg at Selby later in the year. 

Published Thursday, May 4th, 2017 Read More »

A birds eye view of PDGC

The course is coming on a treat, well done to Gary and his team. Click on the images to enlarge. Thanks to Chris Hughes for the images.

Published Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 Read More »

April 200+ Club Winners

April 200+ Club Winners

Published Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 Read More »

Local Rule – Preferred Lies Fairways

Members are advised the Competitions Sub Committee have agreed to withdraw the local rule of preferred lies on the fairways with effect from Friday 28th April.

Published Thursday, April 27th, 2017 Read More »

Wednesday Medal – 26th April

Congratulations to Mick McVeigh (Northgate) who aced the Par 3, 17th hole yesterday. The Club have now registered *4 ‘aces’ this year. Anyone achieving a hole in one in a club qualifying competition will receive a Hugo Boss watch. Please note you have to register with Howdidido, so I encourage everyone to do this on […]

Published Thursday, April 27th, 2017 Read More »

New Members

We welcome the following new members who have recently joined the Club: – Dave Afford, Steven Barwell,Adrian Bennett,Jonathan Davis,Tony Glover,Joe Gough,Charlotte Hewison,Adam Jackson,Matthew Jackson,Sophie Jarman,Jonathan Morton,Nick Page,Gary Painter, Neil Painter,Mark Thompson,Steve Townend,Gareth Unsworth, Richard Walmsley and Mick Woofindin.

Published Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 Read More »

Deep Scarification of the Greens – Monday 24th April

Members are advised Gary and his team will be Deep Scarifying all the Greens on Monday 24th April. Gary highlighted the need for this work at the recent Q&A evening held in the Clubhouse. This work will maintain low thatch and help improve the root zone by treating the top inch of the putting green […]

Published Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Seniors Team Update

Vice Captain, Graham Addison opens with a good drive at Selby Golf Club to start the 2017 seniors team matches last Thursday. A good day in fine weather was had by all even though the opening result was a 5 & 3 loss. First home match of the season is taking place right now vs. […]

Published Thursday, April 20th, 2017 Read More »

PDGC Ltd – Regulations

Please be advised we are now officially registered with HMRC as a CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club), subsequently the attached Regulations are now in force for PDGC Ltd. Copies are available from the office if required. PDGC LTD Regulations

Published Thursday, April 20th, 2017 Read More »

Scratch Team vs Wakefield

Yesterday the Scratch Team of Andy Wiltshire, Warren Haywood and Simon Coumbe had a comfortable win 2 & 1 against Wakefield in the LDUGC Inter Club K/O. Returning to the team Simon led the way and won his match 5 & 3 against Dan Bradbury, whilst Andy had a very comfortable win 8&6 against Neil […]

Published Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 Read More »

Ladies – Good Friday Bunnies and Chicks

The ladies prepare for their annual Good Friday Bunnies and Chick’s competition. Despite the rain everyone had a jolly time and any diets were quickly forgotten with plenty of chocolate available for consumption!

Published Sunday, April 16th, 2017 Read More »