On 22nd April, CGA professional Scott Rusbridge will be running the London Marathon for his chosen charity J’s Hospice. Once he knew he had secured a place, Scott has been training hard in preparation, and I know he will complete the run-in style. So far he has raised £1,900 but would love to exceed the £3,000 mark so if anyone can help him raise more funds please go to www.justgiving.com/fundraising/scott-rusbridge
Titleist have launched their Loyalty Reward Program on the PRO V1 golf ball. Up until 30th April, golfers can purchase 4 dozen PRO V1x golf balls for £127.50 – players taking advantage of this offer can also have the ball personalised. For more
information and the full terms and conditions please contact the Proshop on 01255 671618 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Footjoy are also running an offer whereby anyone purchasing an item of clothing can get a second at 25 % discount – shirt prices start from £34.95 and the discount will apply to the cheapest item. This offer ends on 22nd April.
Fingers crossed for some settled weather and we look forward to seeing members soon.
Frinton men played for the Hamilton Scratch Medal and the Alfred Symes Cup on Good Friday. The conditions were rather challenging with torrential rain and strong winds from Walton for most of the day. Jake Wells showed his mettle, winning the scratch competition on countback with 74. James Hide was just behind. Hamish Stubbs was in third place on countback with 75, ahead of Kevin Smith.
Wayne Ross took home the Alfred Symes Cup, a medal competition with a maximum handicap of 24. Ross had a score of 70 nett, and he won it on countback. Also on 70 were Colin Shaw, Robert Newton and Ian Smith. All four will go through to the Filmer Bennett semi-final.
Just before the AGM, 23 teams of 3 played a Texas Scramble. The rain held off for a couple of hours but became torrential near the end. The winners with a great score of 61.8 nett were the mixed team of Barbara and Frank Thorpe and Iain Quick. Second place went to the team of Peter Webster, Adrian Joshua and Roger Deeble with 62.1
Scotty Boyle, Harry Sanderson and Mike Leonardi were in third place with 63.6
Would members please remember that clean soft spike golf shoes and trainers are acceptable in the Terrace Bar, but socks alone are not acceptable. Vaping and smoking is only allowed on the terrace.
It was with great sadness that we heard of the death of Mrs. Lin Dalgleish, who died on Sunday, 25th February. The funeral took place on Wednesday, 28th March at Weeley Crematorium.