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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 »

Captain’s Inauguration – Tony Cook

Past Captains’, members and guests were welcomed by our outgoing President, Kath Hetherington, to the inauguration ceremony of our incoming Club Captain, Tony (AJ) Cook on Saturday. Our outgoing Captain, Dr Martin Johnson summarised his year in office, and the many highlights, before presenting the chain of office to Tony and wishing him a memorable […]

Published Sunday, December 11th, 2016 Read More »

Captain’s Inauguration Photo’s

Published Sunday, December 11th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits Prize Presentation 2016

The well organised and supported Rabbits section held their annual dinner and presentation evening on Friday here at the Club. 50 members and guests enjoyed an excellent meal before Tony Cook once again entertained everyone in his role as Master of Ceremonies before the prize presentation began. Any member with a current competition handicap between […]

Published Friday, December 9th, 2016 Read More »

November 200+ Club Draw

November-2016-200-Club-Winners

Published Monday, November 28th, 2016 Read More »

Rabbits News Update

Rabbits AGM and Dinner. Section members are reminded that our AGM will commence at 7pm on Friday 9th December followed by dinner. If you have not joined the Rabbits Section and play off 16+ then I would invite you to join us for an annual fee of £1.00 when you would have the opportunity to […]

Published Sunday, November 27th, 2016 Read More »

Yorkshire Water and Drainage Update – 23rd November

Members will be aware we have had massive drainage issues at the top end of the Course, particularly in the area from the 8th tee to the brow of the hill on the 8th hole. The issue has also manifested itself further down the course from the right-hand side of the 7th green all the way […]

Published Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 Read More »

Club Newsletter

Please see the latest Club Newsletter attached. PDGC-Club-News

Published Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 Read More »

Prize Presentation Evening

The Annual Presentation evening took place on Saturday when the winners of this years Majors were presented with their trophies and glass mementoes. The evening started with cheque presentations to the Prince of Wales Hospice and Pontefract Sports Foundation for a tremendous sum of £8,500 each. Mr Captain, Dr Martin Johnson, thanked everyone for their […]

Published Sunday, November 13th, 2016 Read More »

Prize Winners Photos

Published Sunday, November 13th, 2016 Read More »

Prize Winners Photos

Published Sunday, November 13th, 2016 Read More »

Winter Golf Tuition with Steve Clancy

Steve Clancy, our Assistant Professional, is offering anyone who wants to improve or tweak a few areas of their game during the winter months, 4 x 40 minute golf lessons for just £59. Please contact Steve on 01977 706806 to book, or call into the Pro Shop if you wish to purchase as a Christmas […]

Published Thursday, November 10th, 2016 Read More »

Winter Competition Rules Update

Please see below winter competition rules and details of handicap reductions. 2016-17 -Winter-Comp-Rules

Published Thursday, November 10th, 2016 Read More »

Pro Shop Sale

Members are advised Ian has a winter sale in the Pro Shop if you are looking for Christmas presents. powakaddy-promotion

Published Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Fixtures 2017 Season

The 2017 LDUGC fixtures have been published.  Despite the fact that we would have 2 teams promoted and 2 teams relegated in the Scratch leagues before the 2016 season started the withdrawal of Roundhay Park from Division 4 left us with only 5 teams in Division 4. To maintain 6 teams in each League we could […]

Published Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 Read More »

PDGC REMEMBERS THE SOMME 1916-2016

As part of its Somme 100 commemorations, The Royal British Legion is urging golf clubs to fly a Poppy pin flag on the 16th hole of their club’s course. The ‘Fly the Flag’ initiative is part of a nationwide campaign, ‘Sport Remembers the Somme 1916 -2016’, which is calling on sporting organisations, associations, clubs, teams […]

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

200 Club Draw – October

October-2016

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Winter Competition Hints

Please see attachment from the Competitions Sub Committee. Winter-Competition-Hints-2016

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »

Placing Through The Green

The Competitions Sub Committee have introduced ‘placing through the green’ until further notice. Please see below for further details. placing-through-the-green

Published Monday, October 31st, 2016 Read More »