Howard and Richard nett top prize
12:02pm Sunday 27th October 2013 in Sport
LAST Saturday, the gents section played the Harold Woodford Foursomes Tankards competition and the winners will represent the club in the 2014 Daily Mail National competition.
Harold Woodford Foursomes Tankards
These tankards were presented by the many friends in memory of Harold Woodford and are played for annually in late October. It was first played for in 1975.
Thirty pairs took part on a day of sunshine and showers with Howard Webber and Richard Brock coming out on top with a gross 87 nett 68.
1, Howard Webber and Richard Brock gross 87 nett 68.5
2, RJ Roberts and Steve Youds Gross 76 nett 70.5 winning on back nine score
3, Rolly Council and Gwyn Scale gross 88 nett 70.5
Twos winners were Craig and Paul Eva, Barry Harding and Tony Potter, Aaron Byrne and Wyn Lewis, James Picton and Richard Hull, John Price and Paul Kingston.
Monthly medal scores for the best eight nett scores for the Millennium Cup the results are as follows.
1, Lyndon Brown 555 strokes
2, Josh Lewis 556 strokes
3, Matthew Okell 561 strokes
Presentation was carried out by club Captain John Price and Mario Rabbioti (Harold Woodfords son in law).
This Saturday, the final competition of the season will be played which is the Docks versus Town.
Docks v Town Challenge Shield
The Gourock Ropework Company Ltd presented this shield in 1958. This annual match was played between the dock workers and the club members, when the number of members on the docks reduced it were changed to all members who had any contact with the docks and the waterways including the oil refineries against the club. This match is played to end the golf season.
Team sheets on the notice board in gents locker room please meet in the club lounge at 10.15 am when a spirit based punch will be served and teams will be selected. On returning to the club house after completing their matches all players will be provided with sausages and chips sponsored by Gwyn Scale and there will be bottles of Port on the bar for the players to have a drink.
The clubs annual presentation will take place on Saturday, November 9, starting at 7.30- 8pm.
ON Tuesday, only eight ladies played in their weekly stableford competition.
1, Veronica John 34 points winning on back nine score
2, Karen Pullen 34 points
On Sunday, the Ladies played a Texas Scramble.
1, Pat Evans, Pearl Slate, Anne Robinson, nett 61 winning on back nine count
2, Karen Lewis, Diana Warlow, Eileen Davies nett 61.
Besides the usual weekly stableford competitions the ladies next competition will be this Saturday, when the annual match of Ladies captains team will play against the Ladies vice captains team teeing off at 9.30am.
Ladies AGM will take place on Thursday, November 14 commencing at 7.30pm.
LAST Tuesday, 37 seniors played in the seniors free home day on a glorious sunny day which was more like summer than mid October.
The day was organised in place of an away day with prizes being provided by the seniors committee.
The winner was Brian Mitchell with an excellent 42 points closely followed by John Sanderson with 41 points and for their excellent rounds both had their handicaps decreased by one shot with Brian coming down to 14 and John to 15.
1, Brian Mitchell 42 points
2, John Sanderson 41 points
3, Richard Setterfield 40 points
4, Alan John 40 points
5, Brian Keen 39 points
6, Tony Davey 38 points
7, Rolly Council 37 points
The following players had their handicap increased by one shot Dick Wooding (jnr) 17 to 18, Ian Robertson 23 to 24, Peter Ryder 19 to 20
Twos winners were Brian Keen, Gerald Charles, Russell James, Rolly Council, Gareth Rees, Peter Ryder, John Sanderson.
Prior to the days presentation the vice captain Martyn Price presented seniors captain Gwyn French and his wife Lucy with a wedding present on behalf of the seniors.
Presentation for the days competition was carried out by seniors captain Gwyn French.
Last Thursday, the seniors played a stableford competition when 32 took part; this competition was also a qualifier for points for the Colin Reynolds Salvers.
Colin Reynolds points in brackets
1, Gerald Charles 43 points (6)
2, Dick Wooding jnr 41 points (5)
3, Mike Durward 40 points (4) winning on back nine score
4, Tony Goodridge 40 points (3)
5, Russell James 39 points (2)
6, Gwyn French 39 points (1)
In the twos competition the kitty was shared by four players; Gerald Charles and Owain Picton twos on the 4th Hole Valley with Brian Keen and Jack Jenkins having their twos on the 16th Hole The Gales.
In the Colin Reynolds Salvers only change at the top of the leader board is the Dick Wooding jnr moves into sixth place; the top six leaders are as follows;
1, Ken Edwards 21 points;
2, Martyn Price 19 points
3, John Clarke 17 points
4, Chris Naylor 15 points
5, Brian Mitchell 14 points
6, Dick Wooding jnr 13 points
Presentation for the days competition was carried out by seniors Captain Gwyn French.
The next senior competition will be held on (today) Thursday when a Stableford competition will be played first draw at 10.30am. This will also be a qualifier for points for the Colin Reynolds salvers with the following week October 31 the same type of competition will be played and will be the last qualifier of the season for the Salvers.
THE junior presentation will this year take place on Sunday, November 3 in the club lounge at 3.30 pm parents and family and members are all welcome. With the permission of club captain John Price a raffle will be held on the Saturday and Sunday of that
weekend with funds raised going to the junior section. Any member who would like to donate a prize can leave them at the pro-shop or behind the bar at the club.
Prior to the presentation the junior and adult greensomes competition will be played
meeting at 9.30am for the draw for playing partners. This competition is sponsored by the Neyland R.A.O.B Lodge; sausage and chips will be served to all players after the competition.
THE dates for the Christmas Bingo sessions in the club lounge are Thursday, December 5 and Thursday 19 commencing at 8pm.
Winter League 2013/14
THE rules and entry sheet for this years winter league have been posted on the notice board for the coming competition which commences on Saturday, November 2.
The stableford competition is for gents pairs with both stableford points to count for the first nine competitions with the top 16 to qualify for the matchplay knockout stages with the remainder going into the matchplay Plate competition.
As players are knocked out from the matchplay rounds they will go into a stableford consolation competition this will be a stableford better ball; losing teams after the first round of matchplay will be allocated the average team scores at that point.
The entry cost will be £3 per week which will be split for the weekly twos competition; weekly prize draw fund and the winter league day out.
An auction will also be held for teams after the first round where Peter Harries will be the auctioneer.
Ladies Texas Scramble: Karen Pullen (captain), Pat Evans, Pearl Slate, Anne Robinson.
Seniors Stableford Competition Gerald Charles, Gwyn French, Mike Durward, Dick Wooding jnr.
Hole-in-Ones: Jack Jenkins (left) and Roy John (right) after receiving hole-in-one certificate from seniors Captain Gwyn French.
Harold Woodford Foursomes: Rolly Council, Gwyn Scale, John Price, Mario Rabbioti, Howard Webber, Richard Brock, RJ Roberts, Steve Youds.
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