Bag Day Results and AGM: 6th Nov 2017
Monday's Bag Day 1,2,3 team Stableford was well supported with 32 players entering the draw. The weather and course conditions were excellent and the seniors' section wish to thank the greenstaff for the first class work on repairing the 2nd fairway and 18th green surrounds. The results of the competition were as follows:
- 1st Ted Davies, Keith Lister and Dan Parry 87 pts
- 2nd Frank Goodwin, Chris Scott and Nigel Venables 83 pts
- 3rd Richard Hill, Sam Hinton and Stan Arnold 81 pts (on countback)
The AGM followed the competition with excellent sandwiches and chips from Stuart and Abbi. Terry Weight explained the objectives of the strategic plan and the following officers were elected/re-elected onto the seniors' committee for 2018:
Captain Ted Davies
Secretary Richard Hill
Treasurer Richard Elmes
Fixtures Allan Hamilton
Competitions Ted Davies and Glyn Wictome.
Thanks were given to George Bennet who has stepped down as fixtures secretary.
Seniors' Match Update: 19 Oct 2017
The last Seniors match of the season saw us going down 5 -2 to Wharton Park away. A better result than the week before and I hope we can keep the improvement going next season.
Next Friday 27/10/17 is the first Blue Balls outing of the winter with us travelling to Morlais Castle near Merthyr Tydfil [CF48 2UY] There are still places available so please sign up on the start sheet on the club notice board by the spike bar. The cost is £25 to include bacon roll/coffee /18 holes/ one course meal. You need to be there by 9:30am for the draw as we are off the tee from 10:30am. Dress code is smart casual.
Special Ball Stableford Results: 16th Oct 2017
Today's Bag Day Special Ball Stableford went ahead despite ex-hurricane Ophelia's attempts to blow us off the course!
Six teams of three ventured out into the early low cloud with the results as follows:
1st/ Peter Kelly, John Lockwood and Joe James with 119pts
2nd/ Andy Edey, Dave Freake and Dave Smith with 118pts
3rd/ Gordon Glover, Dan Parry and Ted Davies with 117pts
Last Thursday we lost away to The Herefordshire by 7 matches to 0. Hopefully we can do better in our final match of the year away to Wharton Park tomorrow 17/10/17.
Seniors Away Day: 5th October 2017
The away day to Bromsgrove Golf Club was a resounding success. Twenty-two travelled to a venue which to the majority was a new course. We were treated to kind weather on a parkland track with the inevitable problem with leaves at this time of year and perhaps a lack of sand in the bunkers. This said, the course played well with some good golfing holes and well worth another visit, hopefully next June's away day. The results were as follows for teams of three two scores to count:
1st/ David Freake / Dave Patterson / Nigel Venables 72pts
2nd/ Arthur Hyde / David Mains / Dan Parry 71pts
3rd/ Richard Elmes / Keith Lister / Barry Wilson 71 pts (back 9)
Nearest the pin -- 7th hole Colin Blick
Nearest the pin -- 11th hole Ted Davies
Longest drive -- 18th hole Sam Hinton
Kington Seniors were hammered by Bransford 6 - 0
The weather didn't help either as we were hammered by the rain as well.
A Reminder that 5th October is our final away day of the summer. There are a few places up for grabs, three at the moment, for a good day out at a new course with coffee and bacon roll on arrival, 18 holes and a two-course meal all for £30. (£35 for non-Seniors)