Bradnor Bugle - May 2105

2015 MEMBERSHIP

The deadline for this year's subscription is May 1st 2015. Unpaid membership will be suspended.

members have been issued with a 2015 membership tag sticker which should be displayed on your bag. If you have not been issued with one of these please see David Mains.

 

MATCH RESULTS

Marcel has had a hard time with a 4-4 tie against Sapey at home and then a 5 1/2 - 1/2 loss to Knighton Away. The saviours of the clean sweep for Knighton were Richard Hill and Gareth Jones.

The Seniors Have done better with away wins against Llandrindod and Cleobury Mortimer and a home win against the Rolls of Monmouth. They were then second in the triangular match between Kington, Wrekin and Ludlow.

TONY HOUSE is the latest member to join the ACE CLUB - he had a hole in one at the 18th in the Committee Cup which helped assure his remarkable win in the competition with a score of 68-9-59

LADIES RESULTS

On the 28th April 33 brave Ladies faced the gales on Bradnor Hill to play a Waltzing Stableford.

!st Angela Wilkes, Audrey Philpott, Jane E Burgoyne

2nd Iris Corfield, Barbara Radbourne, Mary Hill

3rd Claire Burton, Audrey Fox, Liz Lockwood

VICE CAPTAIN TO RUN HALF MARATHON

Pip Frost is taking part in the Herford Half Marathon to raise funds for the joint captains charity- St Michael's Hospice.

Sponsorship forms are behind the bar - please support her as this takes a lot of hard work and training. We all wish you well,Pip,on the 10th May.

 

SENIORS AWAY DAY

This was held at Ombersley and proved to be a perfect day both for the weather, the course condition and some of the results. Paul Finch played a blinder running up a top score of 45 points in the singles with Dave Patterson second with 44 points. First in the team competition were Mike Stanley, Ivor Morgan and Dave Patterson with 88 points. Second team was John Priday, Andy Edey and Bill Didcock also with 88 points.

 Kington Seniors Match Points

This year we are experimenting with a points based system in which points will be awarded for the success (or otherwise) of those Seniors playing in matches against other clubs. After 5 matches Andy Edey is in the lead with Terry Weight close behind and Richard Hill in third place.

KINGTON LIONS CHARITY DAY

KIngton Lions are holding a Charity Day at the Club on Friday 15th May. If you would like to play please contact Ruth Alexander on 01544231431 or ruthalexander@btinternet.com

OPEN DAY GOLF/NON GOLFER FUN DAY - 1.30pm SATURDAY MAY 23RD

This is an opportunity for all members to introduce a friend or neighbour to play golf.

AGENDA 

1.30 Meet at Clubhouse for tour of facilities

1.45 Free food with tea or coffee

2.15 Visitors putting practice

3.00 Members and vistors tee off to play holes 1-7, 11, 12 (in mixed groups of four). The Club member would lake the teeoff and play the majority of the fairway shots with the visitors putting out, depending on experience of visitors.

5.00 Return to Clubhouse

MEMBERS SHOULD REGISTER AT THE PRO SHOP BY THURSDAY MAY 21ST

There will be a visitors prize for the number of putts, and our aim is to encourage visitors to join our Academy Programme.

If you are aware of anyone who might be interested but does not have a club member to accompany them please let David Mains know.

 THE SUMMER BALL

SATURDAY JULY 11TH 2015

AT

DOWNTON HOUSE NEW RADNOR

BY KIND PERMISSION OF OUR PRESEIDENT SIR ANDREW AND LADY DUFF GORDON

This will be the event of the year so keep the date free. Tickets will be available soon...if you need further information or to pre order tickets please contact hill@kingtongolf.co.uk

 Have you noticed the new course furniture?

The Club is always trying to keep the course looking good and up to date. Here are a few of the latest upgrades:

Tee markers that will last forever!!!

New Flags that are made to withstand our trying conditions. weatherwise.

New cups that we hopeare long lasting.

New ball washers and divot bins around the course.

Speaking of flags - the small yellow flag indicates position of hole on the green.

Ian has also highlighted a drop zone by the practice green - please use it!!

 

 and finally:

A little girl and her mother are at Church when the little girl starts to feel sick. Her mother tells her to go outside and find some bushes nd throw up there - somewhere behind the Church would be OK. When the little girl returns her mother asks if she found a convenient place. "Yes" the girl said "but I didn't have to go all the way around the back. There was a box near the front door that said "for the sick"!!