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2018 Actif Carmarthenshire Sports Awards

Congratulations to Jamie….


A host of Carmarthenshire's top sporting talents were celebrated at a gala evening last Friday, 8th February at The Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli with our own Jamie Dean in the running for young sports personality of the year award.  The annual awards recognise the sporting achievements and successes of individuals, sports clubs, school teams as well as acknowledging the contribution made by dedicated coaches and hardworking volunteers who really make a difference through sport and local communities.  Jamie came runner up to winning athlete Ben Thomas but wearing his club tie and supported by his mum and dad Mel and Martin he proudly received his second place prize.  Members are delighted for Jamie to have received recognition at this awards ceremony.

112th Club Annual General Meeting

Members are again reminded that the original date of the 7th March has been amended to free up the Club for a revenue generating event.  The Club AGM has been moved to 7pm Thursday 14th March 2019.  Please adjust your diaries accordingly, also see the following Notice.


Ladies Annual General Meeting

The Ladies AGM was held on the evening of Tuesday, 12th February and the following committee members were appointed:

President: Margaret Liversedge

Captain: Brenda Richards

Vice-Captain: Sue Convery

Immediate Past Captain: Tracy Waring

Honorary Secretary: Olive Corner

Competition and Handicap: Jane Lindquist

Treasurer: Enid James

Committee Members: Tracey Dix; Elin Jones & Julia Webb

Retiring from the Committee after 12 years of service was Pat Langley Hon Secretary, who was presented with a thank you gift from Tracy Wearing.   The Ladies Section would like to take this opportunity to wish incoming Ladies Captain Brenda Richards a very successful year.

Last Week’s Results

Thursday - Seniors Individual Stableford 3 Divisions:

Division 1 0-16

1st - Ian Griffiths 41 points

2nd - Jeff Harries 38 points (back 9)

3rd - Norman Edwards 38 points

Division 2 17-20

1st - Rob Thomas 38 points (back 9)

2nd - Ewan McLean 38 points

3rd - Ken Gealy 36 points

Division 3 21+

1st - Ryan Bowen 46 points

2nd - Mike Davies 40 points

3rd - John Bevan 38 points


9th - Tim Harries & Peter Ashley-Jones

Saturday – Winter League 6:

After the heavy rain on Friday the course was in remarkably good condition under the circumstances with only four temporary greens in play.  25 players entered the competition and results were.

1st - Ian Ritchie 40 points (15)

2nd - Cliff Webb 38 points (14)

3rd - Stewart Evans 37 points (13)

4th - Ken Gealy 36 points (12)

5th - Chris Jones 36 points (11)

6th - David Crane 35 points (10)

7th - John Dive 35 points (9)

8th - Ian Griffiths 35 points (8)

9th - Sam Reynolds 35 points (7)

10th - Mike Bowen 35 points (6)

Sunday – Mixed Greensome:

12 teams took part in the competition and results were.

1st - Charles Maliphant & Christine Rees 45 points (Winnig on Back 9) £33

2nd - Ann & Hywel Morris 45 points £22

3rd - Olive Corner & Gerald Vaughan 44 points £11

Monday - Seniors Qualifier:

With a dry day forecast and with only one temporary green in play on the 13th the decision was taken to play last week’s cancelled qualifier this week.  Another good turn out with 20 players attending, the results were:

1st - Graham Williams 38 points

2nd - Cliff Webb 37 points

3rd -  Ray Sinden 36 points

Tuesday – Ladies 9 Hole Fun Competition:

Best two scores from three, the competition was played in the rain, fog and winds!  The results were:

1st - Delyth Rees, Catrin Jones & Louise Davies 40 points

2nd - Brenda Richards, Olive Corner & Sheila Neate 34 points

This Week’s Diary

Thursday -  Seniors 3 Clubs & Putter 0900-1140

Friday - Ladies Competition 1100-1130

Saturday - Winter League 7 0830-0930 & 1200-1300

Monday - Balls-Up 1000-1050

Tuesday - Ladies Winter League & Eclectic 1100-1200

Trick Shot of the Year….(so far!!)

Top candidate for 2019 trick shot of the year is Ryan Bowen.  Playing recently with new member John Williams, Ryan managed his first unofficial hole-in-one playing the 4th hole……!!.  A severe hook with his drive off the 4th tee somehow saw his ball end up in the hole on the 11th green.  Ryan is happy to share the story and to have his leg pulled for at least the rest of the year.

Welcome to our new members…..

The club would like to extend a very warm welcome our new members who have joined the club in this year and would like to ask other members to help them settle in and feel at home.

02/01/2019 - Tommy Williams

05/01/2019 - Richard Evans

15/01/2019 - Andrew Aggett

20/01/2019 - Trystan Lloyd

27/01/2019 - Jason Evans

07/02/2019 - Elizabeth Lewis

11/02/2019 - Christopher Horn

New look from the 11th tee….

Driving from the tee on the 11th hole will look a whole lot different for the foreseeable future now that the greenstaff have cleared undergrowth to the right-hand side for the path from tee to the fairway.

CGC 2019 Open Dates for your Diary….

Please don’t forget to support this year’s club Open Events that can be booked via BRS.  Please tell your family and friends, full details are available on the Club website, Golf Empire website and on Facebook.

Knights Pre-Season Away Day…

Places are limited so don’t miss out on this great deal, £40 per head to play Machynys Golf Club on Saturday 2nd March 2019.  Coffee & Bacon Roll plus a one course meal after golf.

St David’s Day - Friday 1st March….

Don’t miss out….please don’t forget to your ticket for this event.  Members and partners, guests and friends are all welcome, adults are £15, children £7.50.
Please support the club and join the fun, talk to the Bar Staff or contact Sandy or Martin to book your place.

Club Shop Sale….

Don’t miss out on the current clothing sale with up to 25% off list prices.

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