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Committee v Staff Match - Thursday 16th November 2017

Article Published: Thursday 16th November 2017 21:42:09 pm

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The sun was shining for the Committee Team today.

They defeated the Staff Team by 3 games to 2.

Well done to all concerned.

Picture shows the Staff Team Captain Sam Cook presenting the Silver Plate to our Club Captain David Joshua.

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Courage Cup and other news

Article Published: Monday 6th November 2017 12:39:31 pm
Some 44 men competed for the Courage Cup on Sunday, a singles stableford with a maximum handicap of 24. The chilly north wind made the going more difficult than usual, but none the less, Ash Long took home the trophy with a more than respectable score of 40 points. Michael Leonardi was just behind him, with 39 points. And Steven Powell was in third place with 37 points.

The ladies had a match play competition, with the Lady Captain’s team up against the Lady Secretary’s. The Lady Captain’s team came out on top, winning it 5 ½ to 1 ½.

Over on the Kirby Course, Jean Spencer won the stableford competition with 32 points. Nan Dawson was awarded second place on count back with 27, just ahead of Rosemary Rouse.

And in the Ferrets’ Qualifier, Nigel Oakley won it with an amazing 41 points, thereby reducing his handicap by one shot. Philip Townsend was in second place with 38 points, with the same handicap reduction. Three men finished on 37 points, with Tony Cox awarded third place on count back.

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The Motley Crew RNLI night - Friday 27th October 2017

Article Published: Tuesday 31st October 2017 22:17:30 pm
The Fish based bistro night with Sea Shanties & Songs of the Sea Sung by the Motley Crew was sold out.

Our thanks to our catering staff, our bar staff and the Motley Crew for a great evening.

Over £500 was raised for the RNLI on the night – well done to everyone who contributed to the success of the night.

Here is a short video from the Fish Fry Day and The Motley Crew in aid of RNLI night

the event listing can be seen Here

you can visit "The Motley Crew" website Here

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Article Published: Monday 30th October 2017 12:42:22 pm
Following a robust bout of Sea Shanties with lots of heave hoes and haul aways we eventually got down to completing the draw.

1st No. 210 £150.00 Toby Oliver.
2nd No. 42 £100.00 Sylvia Nicholl
3rd No. 253 £ 60.00 George Hodge
4th No. 287 £ 60.00 M Walker
5th No. 64 £ 60.00 Simon Parkes.

Many congratulations to you all, please collect your winnings from the Club Office.

Now is the time to be thinking about giving a 100 club number as a Christmas gift at £60 per annum this little gift could be very fruitful over the next 12 months.

Good luck.

David Joshua.

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Another week of mild temperatures

Article Published: Monday 30th October 2017 11:18:52 am
Frinton GC members enjoyed another week of mild temperatures for this time of year, but it was quite windy. And no rain!

The men played a stableford incorporating the Past Captains’ Trophy on Sunday. Gavin Cowell took home the silverware, scoring 38 points. Also on 38 points, John Rodda was awarded second place on count back. Both men had their handicaps reduced by one shot. Alan Morrison came in third with 36 points.

Some 50 gents and ladies participated in the monthly Friday stableford open to all Havers Course members. Kevin Smith won it with 40 points. Gary Chisnall was awarded second place on count back with 38 points, just ahead of Harry Sanderson. Linda Hayles had the best score of the women.

The ladies played a foursomes competition on their day last week. Again it was quite mild and sunny, but the wind picked up as the morning progressed. The team of Angela Low and Judy Taylor won it with 35 stableford points. Marie Ellis and Jeannie Nokes were just behind in second place with 34 points. And Judy Little and Joan Stevenson were awarded third place on count back with 30 points.

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A few photos from Blues Brothers night

Article Published: Monday 30th October 2017 10:35:58 am

Newsletter 27/10/2017

Article Published: Friday 27th October 2017 13:30:26 pm - Members Only

News for October 23rd

Article Published: Monday 23rd October 2017 21:22:13 pm
The men played for the University Shield on Sunday, an 18-hole medal with a maximum handicap of 24. The conditions were dire with gale force winds making the going tough. Ed Glease showed his mettle, winning it with a score of 70 nett, thereby reducing his handicap by 1 shot to 3. Mark Lee was in second place with a close 71 nett. Three men finished with 72, with Stuart Grimwade awarded second place on count back, ahead of Andrew Hipkin and Kevin Smith.

The ladies played a stableford on a bright autumn day last week. Yvonne Davies won it with 39 points, reducing her handicap by 2 shots. Lyn Lawrence came in second with 37 points. And Val Nicholls finished in third place with 31 points.

The Men’s Dinner took place on a Friday night with a 4BBB the following morning. After a fine dinner, the morning tee off times seemed rather early. But Gus Rusbridge and Adrian Joshua prevailed with 42 stableford points. Three pairs finished with 41, with Peter Outtridge and Neil Hawkes awarded second place on count back, ahead of Andrew Bailey and Tony Nicholls, and Malcolm King and Nigel Oakley.

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Article Published: Saturday 14th October 2017 20:38:18 pm

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In the photos:
(left) lady captain Marilyn Clarke on the left, Rosemary in the middle and Jan McLellan on the right
(right) Judy Taylor winner Cooper Cup

The Vandenberg Cup competition had a full field with both gents and ladies competing in the singles stableford event. Liam Wilson took the silverware with an amazing 43 points. His handicap was immediately reduced to 7. Three men finished with 39 points, with Adam Miles awarded second on count back, with Frank Dufficy in third place. Claire Vaughan had the best score of the ladies, finishing in sixth place.

The annual match between Clacton and Frinton, the Bentley Cup was held last week. As usual it was played in great spirit with friends old and new enjoying the day. The match was halved, so Clacton retains the Cup as they won it last year.

The ladies played for the Simonds Bowl on Tuesday, a medal with a maximum handicap of 28. Loraine Motion won it in fine form on count back with a nett score of 73, ahead of Mary Strutt and Yvonne Davies, finishing second and third respectively.

Judy Taylor won the Cooper Cup, the ladies’ singles knock-out competition. She played the final against Linda Hayles.

Rosemary Rouse won the Kirby Cup, an 18-hole medal on the Kirby Course. The Cup was first presented to the Club by Jan McLellan in her captaincy year of 2007.

Not surprisingly Jack Brooker won the Lorna Farebrother 4 Club Salver with 36 points Bob Newton, who must have the best record of all the membership in this competition, came in second with 34 points. Alan Keyte was third with 33 points.

The ladies played a greensomes competition 2 weeks ago. Jane Quick and Ginny Richardson were the winning team with 34 points. Sheran Harding and Audrey Joshua were a close second with 33 points. And just behind with Mary Johnson and Joan Horner with 32.

Lady captain Marilyn Clarke won the Grannies Cup with 38 points.

The ladies Past Captains Trophy competition was played over 10 holes this year and was won by Angela Vaughan with 22 points, just ahead of Marilyn Clarke and Ginny Richardson with 21 points.

And finally the Seniors played their final home match against Braintree and after some very decisive results ran out comfortable winners by six and a half to one and a half games. This season has been one of the most successful with 24 matches played, 14 wins, 5 matches halved and only 5 losses.

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Preferred Lies - 1st October 17 to 30th April 18

Article Published: Monday 2nd October 2017 12:09:44 pm
Preferred Lies (Winter Rules) now apply.
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