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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 »

PDGC and the Augusta Connection

Over 50 members attended our Augusta themed evening on Friday night along with the opportunity to meet our new Head Greenkeeper, Gary Anderson. A Q&A session with Gary went down a treat with everyone in attendance when he outlined his plans to restore the course back to some of the lost Dr Alister Mackenzie features. Dr […]

Published Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 Read More »

RP Winter Major – Saturday

The course is being prepared for you by Gary and his team ahead of what is a fabulous weather forecast this weekend. We have our first Major of the season on Saturday, 8 qualifiers go through to the match play for the RP Winter Cup. Sunday is a 4BBB Medal, so link up with those […]

Published Thursday, April 6th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In Photographs

13 Past Captains’, Family and Members watch on as 2017 Club Captain, Tony Cook Drives In, supported by Ladies Captain Jill Rowett. Both hit excellent drives down the fairway!

Published Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 Read More »

Subscription Renewal Date – 1st April

Members are reminded the annual subscription is due on 1st April, to be paid no later than 15th April. Anyone wishing to pay by *direct debit should contact the office with their bank details. Any member not able to pay by the due date,or who wish to resign their membership, are advised to contact the […]

Published Friday, March 31st, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC – Associate Members Team Invitation Result – 30th March

PDGC hosted the LDUGC Team Invitation yesterday when a maximum field enjoyed breezy but pleasant conditions. Members, Stan Timmins, Malcolm McDermott, Ian Winterburn and Mick Sheldon held the joint lead with an excellent 85 points for most of the day, missing out on 2nd place on count-back. Retiring LDU President Jack McKee’s team also performed […]

Published Friday, March 31st, 2017 Read More »

Message from Mr President

Presidents  Newsletter  April

Published Thursday, March 30th, 2017 Read More »

Steve Clancy

Today we say goodbye to our Assistant Professional, Steve Clancy. Steve starts his new life at Ashbourne Golf Club in Derbyshire as their Head Professional shortly. On behalf of the Board of Directors, Members and his many golfing students, both young and old, thanks for your contribution to PDGC, we wish you all the best […]

Published Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In – Shotgun Draw

Please see the draw for starting holes for our upcoming Captain’s Drive in Shotgun AM-AM on Sunday 2nd April. As you will see there are still spaces left for late entries so please contact Ian in the Pro Shop if you are intending to play. Remember the course will be closed all day for non […]

Published Monday, March 27th, 2017 Read More »

March 200+ Club Draw Result

March 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, March 27th, 2017 Read More »

Early Entry Dates – Club Competitions 2017

Members are advised Mr President wishes to have an early entry sheet for his 4BBB competition on Sunday 14th May. Entries will be accepted in the Pro Shop from Saturday 15th April. A gentle reminder entries close on Monday 3rd April for the Weaver 4BBB knock out. Club Competition Entry Dates 2017 Updated

Published Friday, March 24th, 2017 Read More »

Ladies Winter Alliance Photos- Tuesday 21st March

The LDU Ladies Winter Alliance took place in sunny conditions, albeit a little on the chilly side, on Tuesday. Thanks to all participants for making the day most enjoyable with positive feedback to the committee about the course. Thanks to all the starters and to Barry Shaw in particular for taking the below photographs of […]

Published Friday, March 24th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In – Double Shotgun AM-AM – Sunday 2nd April

Please book your 4 person team  in the Pro Shop now – Shotgun Start 0800 and 1300hrs – Course closed all day to non competitors. Reception from 11am for those not golfing or playing in the morning AM-AM, please note ticket sales, priced £5, for the lunchtime buffet available now from the bar staff. Drive […]

Published Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Executive – Thank You

LDUGC

Published Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In – Double Shotgun Sunday 2nd April

Entries are now being accepted in the Pro Shop for the Captain’s Drive In Double Shotgun AM-AM. 0800 and 1300hrs start times – maximum 22 teams per event. Course closed all day to non competitors. Entries close Friday 31st March Club Competition Entry Dates 2017

Published Sunday, March 19th, 2017 Read More »

New Pound Coin Launched 28th March

Both the old and the new coins will be in circulation from 28th March until 15th October.Beyond 15th October, for a limited period, as yet unspecified, banks and post offices will still allow deposits of old £1 coins into bank accounts. Read more on the dedicated Royal Mint website http://www.royalmint.com/

Published Sunday, March 19th, 2017 Read More »

Gary Anderson – Head Greenkeeper

Published Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC Awards Dinner – Elland Road

The LDUGC awards dinner took place last evening at Elland Road. Jack McKee, President of the Union was supported by 8 Past Captain’s of the Club and an enjoyable evening was had by all. Our current Captain, Tony Cook, accepted the 2nd Division Scratch League Trophy on behalf of the team, who unfortunately could not […]

Published Friday, March 10th, 2017 Read More »

Gentlemen’s Pre Season Dinner

Jamie Jones-Buchanan of Leeds Rhinos fame entertained 55 members and guests at our Pre-Season Dinner on Friday evening. An interesting, thought provoking and humorous evening was enjoyed by all present.

Published Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 Read More »

BIGGA and Sherrif Amenity Seminar @ PDGC

The Club hosted an educational seminar yesterday for the team from BIGGA (British International Greenkeepers Association) and Sherrif Amenity, horticultural advisers. 45 greenkeepers from clubs in Yorkshire were in attendance and listened to presentations from various speakers ranging from available machinery, proactive use of fungicides, irrigation systems, turf weather and ecology on the golf course, which […]

Published Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits vs Tigers Hollow Tine Cup

Congratulations to the Rabbits Section on beating the Tigers 3.1/2 to 2.1/2 in the Hollow Tine Trophy played on Sunday in testing conditions. Good banter was had on the course and in the 19th afterwards. Further details and photo’s on our social media pages as below. Social Media

Published Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 Read More »

February 200+ Club Winners

February 200+ Club Winners

Published Monday, February 27th, 2017 Read More »

Tigers vs Rabbits – Hollow Tine Trophy

The start of the golfing season will be in evidence when the annual Tigers vs Rabbits challenge for the Hollow Tine Trophy takes place on Sunday 26th February, tee reserved 12 until 1pm. The latest instalment in October resulted in a (very) long awaited victory for the Rabbits. As always the games are played in tremendous spirit with […]

Published Friday, February 24th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits News Update

Rabbits Matches A list of members currently subscribed to our Section is now displayed on the Rabbits noticeboard and below. Although our first inter-club match is still 8 weeks away it would be helpful to Ian and I if you could indicate next to your name whether you would be available for the Thursday afternoon […]

Published Friday, February 24th, 2017 Read More »

Steven Clancy

Members are advised Steven Clancy has been successful in his application to become Head Professional at Ashbourne Golf Club in Derbyshire. Steve will take up his duties at the beginning of April and will subsequently be leaving his employment with Ian Marshall sometime in March. Ian and the Club would like to thank him for his excellent […]

Published Monday, February 13th, 2017 Read More »

Course Information Update – Water Issues

Whilst members may recall previous notices regarding water issues at the top end of the course, this update is to keep members au fair of latest developments. Along with our own on course remedial works to rectify the problem, the Directors wish members to know that the Club has and will continue to pursue the issue […]

Published Sunday, February 12th, 2017 Read More »

200+ Club Numbers

Members who have still not renewed their 200+ Club number are reminded the first draw of 2017 takes place on Saturday 25th February. Payment can be made to a member of the bar staff team, if you do not wish to renew please advise Sylvia Cook at your earliest convenience. You have to be in […]

Published Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 Read More »

Thank you to our Volunteers

The Board of Directors wish to thank those members who have recently given up their valuable time in volunteering to assist the greens staff in the servicing of equipment and other maintenance work in the sheds. Considerable savings have been made on the budget and has allowed the greens team to focus on the winter […]

Published Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 Read More »

Head Green-keeper Appointment

Members are advised of the appointment of our new Head Green-keeper, Mr Gary Anderson. Gary joins us from Garforth Golf Club where he has spent the last 8 years as Deputy Head Green-keeper. Prior to that he was at Moortown Golf Club for 10 years. He has strong technical skills and much experience in all aspects […]

Published Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 Read More »

Rules of Golf -Modification to Rule 18 and 20

Members are advised of a change to Rule 18; Ball at Rest Moved and Rule 20; Lifting, Dropping and Placing; Playing from Wrong Place. See attachment. New Rule 1.1.2017 (1)

Published Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Read More »

Rabbits News Update

Any Section members wishing to take part in the Hollow Tine Trophy  (26/2) when we defend last years win against the mighty Tigers, please add your name to the list on the Section Board asap and I will  then select the team. I have also arranged an additional match for the Rabbits against the Lady […]

Published Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Read More »

LDUGC – Associate Member Scheme

As the nights start to lengthen and we all look forward to the start of another golfing season, why not consider joining the Leeds and District Union of Golf Clubs Associate member scheme. Life membership is available for only £25 and you will have the opportunity to play at some of the best golf clubs […]

Published Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 Read More »

December 200+ Club Winners

December 2016 200 Club Winners         200+ Club Format 2017         200+ Club 2017 Subscriptions

Published Monday, December 19th, 2016 Read More »