Dear Member

112th Club AGM Reminder ….  
Members are again reminded the Club AGM is scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 14th March 2019 at 7pm. 
 
 
Last Week’s Results  
Thursday - Seniors 3, 4, 5:
Impressively 60 brave souls took to the course in 45 mph winds 6C temperatures that felt like 2C due to the chill factor.    Despite the poor weather conditions some very good scores were returned the results were:
Division 1 0-16
1st  Gary Evans 38 Points
2nd  Tim Harries 36 Points
3rd Meirion Griffiths 35 Points
Division 2 17-20 
1st  Ray Sinden 37 Points
2nd  Ken Gealy 36 Points
3rd Rob Thomas 34Points
Division 3 21+
1st  Keith Lewis 37 Points
2nd  Dennis Driscoll 31 Points
3rd John Bevan 30 Points
     
2’s Peter Williams  7th
  Len Davies 7th
  Huw Jones 13th
     
Sunday - Winter League 8:
Again very windy conditions gusting at 50 mph, the course was playing long and difficult with three temporary greens in play on the 13th, 15th and 18th.  26 entries and given the severe conditions some very good scores were again recorded.  The results and winners of sweep are as follows:
 
Sweep Winners  
1st  Ken Gealy £12
2nd Meirion Griffiths £8
3rd Jake Fearn £5
    Score Points
1st  Ken Gealy 38 Points    17
2nd  Meirion Griffiths   35 Points     16
3rd Jake Fern  35 Points     15
4th Bob Fleetwood  32 Points     14
5th Cliff Webb  32 Points    13
6th Neville Jones  31 Points    12
7th Huw Rees  31 Points    11
8th Wynne Thomas  31 Points    10
9th David Crane  29 Points    9
10th Ian Griffiths  28 Points     8
       
 
2018-19 Winter League Prize Winners…

M&H Committee would like to congratulate this year’s prize winners, very well done.  Also a big thank you to all of the members who entered and took part in the year’s tournament.    With the mild winter weather the competitions were played largely on the main greens and the new temporary tees made the competition much more interesting.  Thank you to the greenstaff team for their efforts throughout the winter period.
    Score Prize
1st  Ken Gealy 40 Points £70
2nd  Sam Reynolds  39 Points £65
3rd Meirion Griffiths  37 Points £60
4th Wynne Thomas 35 Points £55
5th Ian Griffiths 33 Points £50
6th Neville Jones 32 Points £45
7th Mike Bowen 31 Points £40
8th Cliff Webb 29 Points £35
9th David Crane 25 Points £30
10th Eirwyn Roberts 24 Points £20
10th Nick Ingram 24 Points £20
       
 
Monday - Seniors Qualifier:   
The blustery weather continued but did not deter 26 hardy souls from braving the conditions, a fantastic turnout.  With the cold drying winds the greenstaff were able to present the course with all 18 greens in play.  The results were:
    Score
1st  Graham Williams 38 Points
2nd Ian Griffiths 36 Points B/N
3rd Meiron Griffiths 36 Points
   
Tuesday - Ladies Playing-in-the Captain: 
Regrettably the very wet weather put paid to the Captain Drive-In which has been postponed till next Tuesday.  Lots of tea/coffee was consumed by the ladies section whist the 100 club draw was being made and Lady Captain Brenda Richards was presented with a bouquet of flowers with best wishes and good luck for the coming season.
   
This Week’s Diary
Thursday Seniors Chapman Foursome 09:00-11:40 hours
Saturday Tigers Pre-Season Get Together 09:00-10:20 hours
Saturday Ladies Competition 10:30-11.00 hours
Sunday Fun Competition 11:00-1300 hours
Monday Seniors Qualifier 10.00-10.50 hours
Tuesday Ladies Playing-in-the Captain 11:00-13.00 hours
   
100 Club Draw Results  
100 Club organisers Brenda Richards and Olive Cornor are pleased to announce the results of the March draw. 
Congratulations to the winners, please note the next draw will be made on Tuesday 2nd April.
1st Prize £100 Elin Jones
2nd Prize £75 Sylvia Lewis
3rd Prize £40 Terry James
4th Prize £30 Sheila Reed-Smith
5th Prize £20 Tom Lester
     
   
Ladies Captain On Tour….
Are they auditioning for extras in the Lawrence of Arabia sequel?   No....this is Lady Captain Brenda Richards and Olive Corner on holiday in Abu Dhabi, the word "Priceless" was used by Edna Morris who provided the picture…..I suspect there will be plenty of leg pulling after this picture is circulated!!
 
 
Welcome to our new members…..
The club would like to extend a very warm welcome our new members who have joined the club in February and would like to ask other members to help them settle in and feel at home.
21/02/2019 Tom Batman
23/02/2019 Rhidian Griffiths
   
 
Driving-In-The-Captains – Golf Day Saturday 23rd March 2019
Members are reminded that places are still available for this event that formerly kicks-off and celebrates the start of the new season with all of our Section Captains. 
There will be prizes for all fives sections and everyone is welcome so please come and support your section Captains and enter this fun event.
 
   
Driving in the Captains – Evening Event
Members who have reserved places and have not yet paid are politely requested to settle up with Martin or Sandy by the end of this week so that final numbers can be determined.    Thank you in anticipation for your cooperation in this regard.  
   
Juniors Section Fresh Start Project Update….
With the new golf season around the corner Junior Organiser, Brett Walker and his team of helpers held their first junior and parents meeting at the club yesterday evening and was pleased to inform those who attended of exciting plans for the coming year. 
   
Knights Away Day Rearranged …
As previously advised due inclement weather the pre-season away day to Machynys Golf Club was postponed. 
To clarify the event has now been rearranged to take place on Saturday 13th July. 
Due to new mid-season date the package will carry an additional £10 charge and the first tee-time will be 12:50 hours.  Four tee times have been booked, please make contact with Brett Walker if you would like to be included.
 
   
New Stock in the Club Shop….  
New season’s stock has arrived…please come and talk to Carwyn and take a look at what’s on offer.
 
       
 
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 my email address (fred_bryncerrig@outlook.com) and I will do my best to incorporate them.   Thanks for reading.
Fred Steel