Long Sutton success in the Jurasic Coast Challenge
Congratulations to Martin Hawkins who, with partner Pete Walton, recently won the Jurassic Coast 3 day challenge event.
The competition was played at Camedown, Lyme Regis and Bridport in windy conditions. Scores of 39, 36 and 37 points were just enough to snatch victory. Well done both!
Captain's Day 2017
Thank you to every one who took part in the stableford competition on Captain's Day - 91 players in all. Congratulations to all the prize winners - all photos on LSGC facebook page.
Days like this do not happen without help and support and I would like to say a huge 'thank you' to all those who helped out in advance and on the day to make it the success it was. Thanks must go to Carole Paterson our Ladies Captain who organised all the Ladies who helped with the raffle & refreshment tent; John Williams & Phillip Lock with the registration cards; our Chairman Tommy Tulk who was our starter for the day; our Senior's Captain Rod Tucker & senior members for looking after the putting competition; my good lady who provided the refreshments on the 10th tee...and of course Norman Banfield and Andrew Hayes who sorted all the prizes, put markers out on the course, wrote out all the score cards & managed the result cards. The course looked wonderful and is a credit to all the Green Keepers, led by Johnny Tulk - the course is in excellent condition and the time and investment made by all is plain to see.
Thank you also to Felicity & Graham Holloway - the course would not be what it is today without your efforts.
Moving on to the dinner & dance, 100 people attended the dinner which was excellent. The tables looked great with the pretty arrangements supplied by Amanda Head - thank you Mandy. Many thanks to our Manager, Paul Deeprose & all his kitchen staff for looking after us & of course the bar staff for keeping us from getting thirsty. We were very kindly entertained by Jimmy Quinn who kept us laughing with his humour.
And not for getting our entertainment provided by The Champions who got every one on the dance floor & we danced the night away.Thanks also to Tania Hornett who bravely joined the band with her saxaphone for a few numbers - brilliant.
Finally, I'm pleased to say my charity fund for St Margarets Hospice is now £928.36 better off thanks to the raffle, putting competition & refreshment tent. A wonderful effort.
Thank you to each & and every one of you for making it a very successful day .
Congratulations to all the prize winners in the Long Sutton Golf Club Mixed Open,
British Weather !!
On Sunday 4th June, Long Sutton GC held the Mixed Open to a field of 98 players, 4bbb pairs. We had visiting players from 18 different clubs. The weather came in and everyone got wet but spirits were not dampened. Thanks to our two hero’s Andrew Hayes and Graham Holloway who went out and swept every green free of lying water so we were able to complete the event.
Despite the deluge we had some amazing scores, especially in the wettest part of the day. The players were able to come in to a very welcome hot carvery meal.
Best Overall pair went to Dave and Angela Baker from Long Sutton GC with an impressive 46pts.
1st Visiting pair were Wendy / Ian Gregory from Came Down GC with 43pts, 2nd Martin / Debbie Bargery from Cricket St Thomas GC with 41pts, 3rd. were Bob / Jackie Taylor from Weymouth GC with 40pts.
Home 1st place went to Katherine / Mike Stringer with 44pts, 2nd were Carole Lancaster / Bill Bond with 43pts (winning on the back 9, 3rd were Amanda / Malcom Head with 43pts
The nearest the pin prizes were won by Mike Stringer (home) and Steve Lamb (China Fleet GC - away).
Without the support of many volunteers these events would not happen. l thank each and everyone.
A big thank you to the 48 players who took part in the Bank Holiday Monday competition. Starting at 6.45am our tired eyes were soon opened with light rain, however the weather conditions improved and we all enjoyed each others company. The course itself was in superb condition thanks to Jonny Tulk & his green keeping staff. We came in to a lovely breakfast - thank you to Paul Deeprose & the kitchen staff.
In 4th place with 104 points were Carole Paterson, Christine Coats, Caroline Hunter & Christine Turner.
In 3rd place with 105 points were J English, D Chambers, D Brittain & M Rees
In 2nd place with 106 points were P Burch, N Goodliff, R Butcher & J Drummond.
In 1st place with 109 points were F Penny, M Champion, C Breslin & B Cambell
Thanks again to everyone who took part.
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