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Famous Grouse and Greybeard Trophy competitions

Article Published: Monday 25th March 2019 15:10:44 pm
Frinton men played in the Famous Grouse and Greybeard Trophy competitions on Sunday. It was a perfect day for it, with brilliant sunshine and just a bit of a breeze. The format was foursome strokeplay. Dick Groves and Peter Irwin won the Greybeard Trophy, the scratch event, with a score of 78. The Famous Grouse was the nett competition, and Steve Phillips and Wayne De’arth were the winners with 71.0 nett. The teams of Alan Morrison and Wayne Ross, and Neil Hawkes and Stuart Grimwade were just behind the winners in both events.

Some 40 ladies turned up for a foursome stableford on Tuesday, in much better weather than the week before. Liz Lewis and Sarah Taylor won it with 25 points. Angela Vaughan and Captain Marilyn Clarke finished in second place on count back with 24 points, just ahead of Marie Ellis and Susie Gregory.

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Friday Night Free Draw for Members

Article Published: Thursday 21st March 2019 14:48:02 pm
This week is a £75 roll-over drawer and someone in the bar will definitely have the chance to win it!

Only members that turn up to the bar may sign up on the list and one of them will be randomly picked.

They then try to pull the yellow golf ball out of a bag, giving them a 1-in 5 chance of winning.
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Captains’ Swan Song

Article Published: Monday 18th March 2019 13:34:26 pm

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Some 39 gents and ladies played in the Frinton Captains’ Swan Song on Sunday in recognition of this year’s captains Simon Martin-Redman and Marilyn Clarke. They were lucky with the weather. It was bright and sunny, but a stiff north wind prevailed, making play that much more difficult. The format was greensomes, and there were 2 sets of prizes. In the men’s section, Roger Attrill and Jack Bruce won it on count back with a good score of 40 points, just ahead of Peter Irwin and Paul Mutton. John Sneddon and Tom Kennedy were third with 39 points.

In the mixed section, Wayne Dearth and Deborah Tanner had the honours on countback with 37 points. Steve Mitchell and Karen Wright were awarded second place. Lynne Smith and Malcolm Boucher were third with 35 points.

The ladies had a difficult time of it on their day, when gale force winds prevailed. Only 8 hearty ladies went out. Caroline Gard won the day with 23 stableford points. Jackie Fletcher was in second place with 20 points.


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100 Club 2019 “FUN” Golf Trip to Barnham Broom 20/21 October 2019

Article Published: Thursday 14th March 2019 20:00:14 pm
This year’s 100 Club golf break is to The Barnham Broom Hotel, Golf and Country Club on 20th and 21st October.

FGC Members should have received an e-mail giving details of this years 100 Club Golf Trip.

This has been well supported and greatly enjoyed by participants in previous years.

If you have not seen the e-mail then please check with the office that we have your correct e-mail address.

If you want to join the group then please let Rob know by 30 March to ensure that the trip runs as smoothly as it has in past years.

All details are in the e-mail.
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Frinton ladies competed in 2 events in lovely spring sunshine

Article Published: Tuesday 12th March 2019 19:29:17 pm
Frinton ladies competed in 2 events in lovely spring sunshine on their day.
It was the first EWGA medal of the year, along with the Holloway Bowl, a strokeplay format with a handicap limit of 35.
Marie Ellis took home the trophy with a nett score of 83.
Angela Low placed second with 84.
And third place went to Jan Wright with 86.

The higher handicappers played in a stableford competition.
Sarah Taylor won it with 33 points.
Karen Wright was in second place with 31.
And third place was awarded to Lynne Smith with 30 points.



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Ladies first 18-hole event of the year

Article Published: Tuesday 5th March 2019 17:07:25 pm
Fifteen pairs of ladies enthusiastically welcomed the first 18-hole event of the year on yet another warm spring day. Sarah Taylor and Tricia Freer came out on top with 37 points.
The ever-powerful duo of Ginny Richardson and Caroline Gard finished second with 33 points.
And Judy Taylor and Marie Ellis were just behind in third with 32 points.


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Friday Night Members Draw Winner

Article Published: Friday 1st March 2019 23:29:04 pm

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Louise Wood won the draw and picked the golden Ball!!!
Winning £150!
Next week £25.

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New format draw starts tonight

Article Published: Friday 1st March 2019 18:20:48 pm

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The new format draw starts tonight.
Only members that turn up to the bar may sign up on the list and one of them will be randomly picked.
They then try to pull the yellow golf ball out of a bag, giving them a 1-in 5 chance of winning £150.
If they do not pick out the yellow ball, the prize rolls over to next week.





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Valentine’s Greensomes and Threesome A B C

Article Published: Monday 18th February 2019 14:09:34 pm
Frinton GC men and ladies played in the Valentine’s Greensomes on Sunday. It was a lovely early spring day with lots of sunshine and a light breeze. The field was full, with lots of mixed teams. Unlikely valentines though they are, Captain Simon Martin-Redman and Simon Partridge won it on count back with 43 stableford points. Second place went to Gary Bishop and Peter Street. Two pairs finished with 41 points, and third place was awarded on count back to Glen Maleary and Frasier Maleary, just ahead of Alan Keyte and Nigel Anderson. Jemma Jackson and Ian Binns had the best mixed team score with 38 points.
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The Frinton ladies’ fun format winter golf continued last week. It was a 10-hole 3 ball called ‘Threesome A, B, C’ where various combinations of scores count. Mary Johnson, Sarah Taylor and Sheran Harding were way out in front, winning it with 51 stableford points. Marilyn Clarke, Joan Horner and Rosemary Rouse were in second place with 47 points. And Lynne Smith, Maureen Gibson and Jackie Fletcher were in third with 35 points.



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100 CLUB DRAW JANUARY 2019

Article Published: Sunday 17th February 2019 15:24:47 pm

BLINGO BINGO sounds fun and it was fun, James and Wayne were our hosts adorned with glitter and bling.

All 70 plus of those present certainly joined in the fun.

I was able to use a slot just before the food was served to carry out the draw with the following result.

1 178 Mrs A Joshua £140.00
2 25 Mr N Jackson £100.00
3 47 Mr S Towler £80.00
4 148 Mr G Pigott £65.00

Please collect winnings from Deborah.

Thank you all once again for your participation in the 100 Club.

Many Thanks.
David Joshua.



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