10th February 2020
Over 80 members gathered on the first tee on New Years Day to see the new 2020 captains drive off. Club Captain Andrew Balcombe, Lady Captain Alison Whitewood, Seniors Captain Robert Filer and Junior Captain Myles Bliss achieved a combined distance yardage of 652 yards with their first drive of the new year.
Winning the annual ” Guess the Yardage ” competition were lady member Beryl Robert and Captain Andrew Balcombe who both came within 2 yards of the accumulated yardage score of 652 yards and chose to donate their combined winnings to the joint captains charity of the year, the RNLI.
A shotgun start bowmaker competition followed the drive in with Glen Taylor, Chris Evans, Jamie Honour and Liam May taking first place with 77 points on countback from the captains team of Andrew Balcombe, Robert Filer, Alison Whitewood and Myles Bliss also with 77 points coming second.
In third place with 75 points were the team of Ian Clark, Mark Allen, Kevin Jones and Sam Clark. A prize presentation and meal followed the competition with Andrew Balcombe thanking all players for supporting the day and congratulated all prize winners.