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Captains Day for Juniors
Saturday 1st June
   
   
   
 
Last Saturday it was my pleasure to host Captains Day for Juniors with nineteen of our young golfers taking part.  Walking the course and watching some of the players, the thought occurred to me that our future CGC club champion or even a future club Captain could be out on the course.
 
Congratulations to the group winners and runners-up and a special mention for is Luca Thomas’ brother Joby who got the nett hole-in-one.
 
Blue Group 5 Holes Score
1st Celt Evans 37 Shots
2nd Macs Hastings 37 Shots
Red Group no h/cap 9 holes Score
1st Rhys Griffiths 69 Shots
2nd Henry Uzzell 77 Shots
Red Group with h/cap 9 holes Score
1st lwan Bryer 22 Points
2nd Luca Thomas 20 Points
I would to thank Carwyn Evans and Jamie Dean for helping out with the arrangements and to congratulate our junior section organiser Brett Walker who is doing a great job in administering the junior section and helping to provide the opportunity for our young golfers to learn about the game, the etiquette and develop their skills.  Well done Brett, keep up the good work.  
 
Last Week’s Results  
Thursday - Seniors Kingsbury Cup Greensome
Good turnout with 26 pairs entering and played in 10-120 C to start with, but ended in sunny 170 C.
 
Congratulations to overall winners and to the division winners and place finishers.
Pairs Results Result
1st Huw Rees & Nick Ingram [L6] 41 Points
2nd Chris Smith & Rob THomas 41 Points
3rd Norman Edwards & Peter Ashley–Jones [L9] 41 Points
   
Thursday – Summer League 4  
Ten players took part in the fifth summer league competition, congratulations to the overall winner Scott Jones who shot the lowest nett score of 70 and lowest gross of 75.
Result Score
1st Scott Jones 70 Nett
2nd Paul Davies [L9] 72 Nett
3rd Luke Heap 72 Nett
     
   
Friday - Tywi Rotary Day Charity Day  
Due to the inclement weather the event was cancelled on Thursday and has now been rescheduled for Friday 5th July 2019.
   
Saturday - Centenary Challenge Medal
40 players entered, they were counted out but only 32 returned, some brave souls got lost and could not be found….!
 
Congratulations to overall winner Ken Gealy who miraculously retains his 18 handicap despite a .9 handicap reduction and congratulations also to the place finishers.
Result Score
1st Ken Gealy 69 Nett
2nd Huw Phillips 71 Nett
3rd Dai Thomas 72 Nett
4th Gryfydd Rees 73 Nett
5th Jamie Dean 73 Nett
     
Par Three 2s  
7th Merion Griffiths  
  Andrew Steele  
  Dai Thomas  
  Tom Williams  
9th Tony Lloyd-Jones  
  Phil Lewis  
  Jimmy Myo  
  Adrian Thomas  
13th Dia Thomas  
   
Ladies - Ladies Stableford 5  
Ten ladies entered the competition, congratulations to the winner Alison Evans with a great score of 39 points resulting in a one shot handicap reduction.  Congratulations also to the place finishers
 
Result Score
1st Alison Evans 39 Points
2nd Sue Convery 33 points
3rd Rebecca Robinson 31 Points
4th Pat Langley 28 Points
5th Brenda Richards 26 Points
   

Monday – Seniors Centenary Challenge

This year this event was hosted by Glynhir GC with four teams taking part - Glynhir, Haverfordwest, Tenby & Carmarthen with each club entering eight pairs.  Carmarthen won 4 matches and lost 4 matches and as a result finished runner up to Glynhir, who recorded 6 wins.
 
Pairs Results Result
1st George Laidlaw & Elwyn Morgan Lost 4&3 vs Tenby 4
2nd Rodri Davies & Ian Griffiths Won 6&4 vs Haverfordwest 2
3rd Stuart Barclay & Simon Barratt Won 4&2 vs Haverfordwest 1
4th Clive Thomas & Nick Ingram Lost 2&1 vs Glynhir 5
5th Fred Steel & Charles Maliphant Lost 4&3 vs Glynhir 2
6th Mick Fenney & Peter Jones Won 1up vs Glynhir 1
7th Jimmy Myo & John Bevan Lost 2&1 vs Tenby 8
8th Adrian Thomas & Graham Williams Won 4&3 vs Tenby 2
   
Tuesday – Ladies Presidents Day
Due to the inclement weather the event was cancelled and has now been rescheduled for Tuesday 9th July with Captains Day for Ladies being moved to Sunday 7th July to accommodate the rescheduling.
   
This Week’s Diary
Thursday Stroke Play Championship 09:00-11:40 hours  
Thursday Summer League 6 16:40-17:30 hours
Friday Knights Derek Last Memorial Cup 15:00-17:00 hours
Saturday Dick Evans Cup Stableford 08:30-10:30 & 13:30-14:30 hours
Saturday Ladies Stableford 6 10:40-11:10 hours
Saturday Wales Golf Academy Male Squad 13:00-13:20 hours
Sunday Wales Golf Academy Male Squad 10:00-10:30 hours
Sunday Tigers Match vs Machynys Away 12:00 Start
Sunday Ladies Match vs Glyn Abbey Home 13:00 Start
Monday Seniors Qualifier 10:00-10:50 hours
Tuesday Ladies Stableford 7 11:00-13:00 hours
         
   
Welcome to our new members…..
The Golf Team would like to extend a very warm welcome to two new junior members who  joined the club last week and would like to ask our other junior members to help them to settle in and feel at home.
   
03/06/2019 Eddie Byng Junior
03/06/2019 Danielle Pither Junior
 
Logi’s Wheelchair Charity Golf Challenge
 
 
The Golf Team would like to congratulate Scott Jones, Sam Reynolds, Sam Harries and Sion Jenkins for completing their 72 hole of golf in one day challenge to raise £300 to contribute to the purchase of an eTrike for Logan Dagnall who is an eleven year old boy with Cerebral Palsy and Mitochondrial Disease. 
 
Last Saturday’s 72 hole golf challenge involved playing the first round at Ashburnham GC, the second round at Derllys Court GC and the final two rounds at Carmarthen starting at first light and finishing late.

As explained in the web posts to understand and appreciate the magnitude of the challenge you need consider that one round of golf normally takes roughly four hours and is approximately 6,500 yards long...so four rounds in one day was a massive test when all the travelling was taken into consideration.
 
Well done lads what a brilliant effort and all for a very worthy cause.
 
Sadly our flag is at half-mast again….
It is with great sadness that the club received news this week of the passing of one of our long standing members, Mr Jeff Hill of the Forge Restaurant St Clears.

Jeff who had been a member of Carmarthen Golf Club from the 1960’s until the turn of the century when his health failed, passed away at the end of May.

Out of respect to Jeff and his family as a club we will sadly fly our flag at half-mast and extend our most sincere condolences and heartfelt sympathies to Jeff’s family and friends at this most difficult time.
 
   
And finally…….
Thank you to those who have been kind enough to provide stories and pictures for inclusion in this week’s update.  If you have anything that you would like to share please forward to the email address below and we will do our best to incorporate them.
 
Email:  fred_bryncerrig@outlook.com
 
Thanks for reading.


 
The Golf Team