Seniors Bill Elder Classic
Played on Thursday 20th JULY 2017
weather cool with persistent rain throughout.
WINNERDavid DRYDEN 41 points
Congratulations to the winner
Arnold MINFORD 38
John MITCHELL 38
Jim TRIGG 35
David presented with trophy and bottle prize in clubhouse.
Thanks to those who donated a bottle prize.
Thanks to ALL memebers who supported competiion
Senior Section ChampionshipTuesday 12th September
The prestigious competition is the climax of the 'Northumberland Seniors Golf' League - to be played 3rd September. The City has recorded a number of successes in recent years both in winning the team cup (best 4 recorded scores) and individual winning performances.
It is hoped that members of the section will support the event this year and enter names on the sheet posted in the locker room.
A team of 10 players will be selected to represent the City.
Bill Elder Classic
The seniors trophy competition will be played on Thursday 20th JULY.
The draw will be made nearer the date of competition.
Please enter NAME on sheet posted in the Locker Room.
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The City hosted the 'Seniors Open' played on Tuesday 20th June 2017 with 132 golfers participating. The weather was favourable - warm and sunny with a gentle breeze which contributed to some excellent returned scores.
Home players were prominent, the winner David CORKE & partner recording 48 points pipping Arnold MINFORD & Les MILLER on count back. In 4th place was Geoff MINTO & partner with 46 points. Geoff also won the 'nearest the pin' @ the 6th hole
The City golfers making good use of their knowledge of the course,
Visitors were complementary on the management of the event and on the presentation of the course.
Many thanks to Tony Dancer, Alan Johnson & Bob Stoddart who acted as starters throughout the day and for handling all aspects of administration. Many thanks to ALL senior members who kindly donated bottle prizes which raised £160.00 in a raffle - monies retained by the section together wih a donation made by the Club.
An excellent days golf enjoyed by all.
Seniors Away Day
The 'away day' was played at Woodham Golf Club with 15 members of the Section participating together with golfers from Bedlingtonshire Golf Club. Green Fees were in part subsidised from Section funds. Les MILLER (City) was runner up with 36 points the winner C Woodcock (Bedlingtonshire)
It was reported that the food was excelllent and the hospitality shown was great. Alan Johnson, the organiser, indicates that all participants enjoyed the day - a super round of golf played over a testing course
It is anticipated an 'away day' will be organised for 2018.