Annual General Meeting
At the Club’s AGM, held on 13th December, the following were elected to office.
PRESIDENT David Stacey
Secretary Mike Kewley
Director Hamish Ross
(Other members: Ian Clague (Treasurer), Ross Miller (Director), Fred Gray (Director))
Captain Albie Stoddart
Vice-Captain Mark Walton
Annual Fees & Invoices
The Fees for 2018 were approved by the AGM.
The invoices for the annual fees will be sent out shortly. For those wishing to pay by Standing Order, the Standing Order forms for the most common membership categories will be available at the bar. For those needing bespoke Standing Order forms – e.g. to include buggy storage – please contact Barry Firth on 834072 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Fred Gray on 408115, email email@example.com.
Prompt payment will be very much appreciated.
Events at the Tee Caddy
Saturday 16th December
Carol Night 19.30.
Sunday 31st December
New Year’s Eve Party!
Holty & Maria invite you to the Rowany New Year’s Eve Party. Fun and drinks from 7pm!
The sponsors of our Medals, Tower Insurance, in conjunction with the Captain’s Committee, and by way of experimentation, have decided to run the December, January, and February medals over a number of days to allow for the variations which the weather might bring. For the December Medal, the days are Saturday 16th to Saturday 23rd December inclusive. Players may only submit one card for the competition, and must enter their names on the start sheet for the day chosen prior to commencing their round. Note that online booking is only available for the competition on Saturday 23rd December.
Scores can be entered as usual via the Touch Screen on completion of the round.
Boxing Day Cross Country
The competition format will be teams of 4, stroke play, with two scores to count, and will be played over 12 ‘holes’. Shotgun Start at:10.00. The Entry Sheet is on the Notice Board in the Gents Locker Room. The closing date for entry is Friday 22nd December, and the draw for teams and tees will be made on Saturday 23rd December.
As per tradition The Captain’s Drive-in will take place on 1st January at 12noon – approximately! The sheet to record your Drive Distance Prediction(s) is on the bar.
The Rum Run will take place on 2nd January with a shotgun start at 10.00. The format will be Mixed Stableford, teams of 4, with two scores to count. Closing date for entries is Saturday 30th December, with the draw for tees taking place on Sunday 31st December. The Entry Sheet will be posted on the Notice Board in the Gents Locker Room shortly.
Due to the course conditions, all Club competitions, until further notice, will be non-qualifying for handicap purposes.
Nine-hole Mixed Open Stablefords: Sunday 24th & Sunday 31st December
The 9-hole Mixed Open Stablefords will be played over holes 1 – 5 and 15 – 18 (Nine-hole course A). The tables with the Handicap Allowances can be found by the Touch Screen in The Driscoll Room.
When entering scores, the Nine-hole Handicap Allowance will be shown automatically by the software on the Touch Screen. Note that there may be players playing 18 holes on the day of the competition, and everyone is asked to tee-off in turn, on a first-come, first-served basis, on the 15th tee. Your cooperation will be appreciated.
The Quiz Nights start 10th January. The following is the list of Quizmasters for the series.
10th January Chick Kneen
17th January Alison & Richard Hetherington
24th January Robin Humphreys-Jones
31st January Steve Waterhouse
7th February Rosey Corrin & Claire Humphreys-Jones
14th February Bill Denard
21st February Neil Gray
Online Booking System (OBS))
A Booking App is now available on iOS and Android. Members can now book their golf from anywhere, at any time, with the ability to access tee times in the palm of their hand!
Presentation of Prizes
The next Presentation of Prizes will be held on Saturday 16th December at 4pm in the Clubhouse.
The Tee Caddy
Our Winter Hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10-00am – 2-30pm
Saturday 9-30pm – Late
Sunday 10-00am – 4-00pm
The ‘Management’ reserve the right to increase or reduce these opening hours at their discretion!
Peter & Maria