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Dear Member

Our thoughts are with Mr Captain Peter Jones & Family

It is with great sadness that the club was made aware last weekend of the news that Peter’s mother had passed away peacefully at Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen after a period of illness.  The funeral will be held at Llanelli Crematorium on Tuesday 12th February at 11 o'clock.
During this difficult period for Peter, Karen, Elin and their family the club wishes to pass on our sympathy and condolences and for them to be aware that our thoughts are with them in their grief and sorrow.

 

100 Club Draw Results

100 Club organisers Brenda Richards and Olive Corner are pleased to announce the results of the February draw. 
Please note the next draw will be made on 12th March.

1st Prize - Alan Dean £100

2nd Prize - John Power £75

3rd Prize - Tracy Waring £40

4th Prize - Megan Jones £30

5th Prize - Olive Corner £20

 

Last Week’s Results

Thursday - Seniors The Waltz:

With the forecasted adverse weather and predicted snow fall the competition was reduced to nine holes and 33 players braved the elements and played in temperatures of between 10 & 20C.  The results were as follows:

1st - Alun Davies, Danny O'Sullivan & Mick Fenney 44 points £10 each

2nd - Mike Davies, Martin Phillips & John Bevan 42 points £7 each

3rd - Ray Sinden, Jim Crawford & Hywel Morris 41 points £5 each

Sunday - Fun Competition The Waltz:

On another cold day with snow on the course and all 18 temporary greens in play 10 teams entered and the results are as follows:

1st - Adrian Thomas, Chris Jones & Neville Jones 85 points £60

2nd - Olive Corner, Brenda Richards & Jean Barratt 83 points £35

3rd - Rodri Davies, Rob Thomas & Chris Smith 82 points £15

4th - Mick Fenney, Jane Ingram & Cliff Webb 82 points £10

Monday - Seniors Balls Up:

Another cold day with the remnants of snow still present there was another great turn out with 20 players attending and playing the course with 18 temporary greens again in play.  In reverse order the result was 3rd Graham Williams 41 points, 2nd Ian Griffiths 42 points and 1st Alan Lewis with 43 points.   During the round news got out that Dennis Jones had his first ever hole-in-one on nine.  Congratulation to Dennis for his first ace and thank you for the sharing a tot of whiskey to celebrate with everyone afterwards.

 

This Week’s Diary

Thursday - Seniors 3 Divisions Individual Stableford 0900-1140

Friday - Ladies Competition 1100-1130

Saturday - Winter League 6 0830-0930 & 1200-1300

Sunday - Mixed Greensome 1100-1300

Monday - Seniors Balls-Up 1000-1050

Tuesday - Ladies Fun Competition 9 Hole Mulligan Madness 1100-1200

 

Gary Evans….it’s farewell with a big, big thank you and not goodbye

After three plus years at the helm of the Trading Company Gary Evans officially stood down as chairman and director on 31st January.  Gary stands aside after having helped steer the club through its most challenging and very difficult period when his managerial skills and professionalism were invaluable to the club during the transition process.  The Club is truly indebted to Gary for his hard work, effort and commitment and for his steadying influence that without doubt will be missed.  The members wish Gary a very happy retirement.

 

Sport Wales Juniors Funding

On the back of our junior’s recent success in Portugal junior organiser Brett Walker last week received the great news that a Sport Wales funding application had been successful.  The ‘New Beginning Project’ has secured £1,338.00 funding for 2x ASQ coaching courses, 8x half sets of junior clubs, 3x safeguarding courses and a free batch of intro lessons.

This funding will enable Brett and an assistant to undergo formal golf tuition in order to improve their standard of coaching to deliver the help and support in attracting our next group of young golfers.
 
The vision and objective is to provide the opportunity to develop and establish the skills of talented young golfers and build on the Club's recent success.  Congratulations to Brett for his hard work with this project.

Knights Pre-Season Away Day…

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

 

Congratulations Granddad John…

The club would like to pass on their congratulations to our Greenkeeper John Dayman who proudly became a granddad to Grace Isla Dayman on Saturday night, mother and baby are both doing well.

 

The Entertainments Group Events

Driving-in-the- Captains – Evening Sold Out

Thank you to the members for supporting the Driving-in-the-Captains evening event on Saturday 23rd March which is now fully booked and places will only become available in the event of people cancelling.

St David’s Day - Friday 1st March ….

Don’t miss out….please book 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 forget about the current clothing sale at the club shop 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