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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 for whatever reason couldn’t play yesterday are welcome to make a donation by calling into the Managers office before a final total raised is published.
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 coming winter months.
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.
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.
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 behalf of the Competitions Sub Committee.
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.
NQ – No handicap adjustments
Members are advised the re-arranged Stableford Final will be played this Saturday 7th October, this will replace the 3 man team competition. An Extra Stableford will also be available to those who did not qualify for the final. Both competitions will be played from the White Tee. Please note these competitions will be non qualifying as ‘placing through the green’ will apply. Please check the course information line for any restrictions which may apply on the day, 01977 781949. Thank you.
Competitions Sub Committee – 4th October 2017
Congratulations to John Atha (39points) on winning the 2017 Buck Rabbit Final on count back from Jim Roberts (39 Points) and George Claughton (38 points). Well played.
Congratulations to Paul Bibb and Les Power on winning the 2017 Weaver 4BBB K/O. The final played in excellent spirit against John Atha and John Skidmore ended with a 3up victory for Paul and Les. Well played Gentlemen.
Playing members are advised our Head Greenkeeper has roped off several areas of the course to provide protection over the coming winter months. Gary asked me to inform you the roping is predominantly to direct trolley and buggy (when permitted) traffic away from unsuitable areas rather than foot traffic. Please take extra care on the course during the coming weeks and months.
Congratulations to Colin Potter on winning the 2017 Bagley Cup with a Nett 69, beating Craig Megretton (Nett 72) and Keith Young (Nett 73) in challenging conditions. Well played everyone.
Congratulations to John Hope on winning the 2017 Wednesday Final, beating Bob MacDonald on count-back (Nett 71). Well played.
Thank you to all who supported our recent Rabbits & Tigers Open day here at PDGC. We look forward to welcoming you again in 2018.
See link below for the results on the day.
Congratulations to Jim Henderson and Ron Blackburn on winning the Rabbits Bentley Trophy 4BBB with an excellent Nett 63 from Charlie Waters and Gerald Bromley (Nett 68). Well played Gentlemen.
Congratulations to Tony Beevers on winning the 2017 Veterans Trophy with an excellent 42 stableford points. Well played.
Veterans Trophy Result No Two’s recorded – Check with Ian in Pro Shop for card draw.
Congratulations to Richard Whiteley on two excellent rounds of Nett 72 & 71 to win this years Major by 3 shots from Jason Shaw and Rob MacFarlane. Well played.
Normal results service will resume in 2 weeks on my return from holiday.
1st Richard Whiteley 72+71=143
2nd Jason Shaw 78+68=146
3rd Rob MacFarlane 73+73=146
Members please note the Sports Foundation shotgun event originally scheduled in the Club diary for Friday 15th September has been cancelled. The Pete Brenton Memorial shotgun event on Friday 22nd September will now commence at 12 Noon, as a result the course will close at 1145hrs and re-open at 1615hrs. Thank you for your understanding.
Congratulations to Martyn Williscroft (284) on winning this years Presidents Putter for the best 4 nett scores from 6 rounds of the monthly medals, beating Warren Haywood by 3 shots (287). Well played.
Members are advised the Halfway House will re-open again from this Saturday 9th September and until further notice.
Members are advised Mr Captain has arranged an ‘away day’ on Tuesday 3rd October to the home of our former Assistant Professional Steve Clancy at Ashbourne Golf Club in Derbyshire. Anyone interested in attending should add their name to the list in the 19th, first 40 names then reserves. The cost for the day will be £30, to include 18 holes of golf, prize fund and a one course meal afterwards.
Mr Captain requests the pleasure of your company at the Gentlemen’s End of Season Dinner on Friday 6th October, 7 for 7.30pm. Please rally round your golf buddies and enter your name on the list in the 19th. Tickets priced at £25 includes a 3 Course Dinner. Dress code – Black Tie or Lounge Suit. Please see link below for details of the entertainer, Mr Mike Maguire.
Congratulations to the team of Alan Hutchinson, Alan Fisher, June Stephens and Sheila Carroll with a nett score of 60.2 to win this years Fell Trophy from Adrian Pinder, Michael Walker, Janet Machin and Alison Boothroyd with a nett 60.5 – Well played everyone.
Please see link below,effective with immediate effect.
Enjoy your day. Dave Cutts Organiser.