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On Fri October 22 2021, by Lindsay Hughes

Midlands Ladies Veterans Team Championships.

On Monday 11th October through to Wednesday 13th October, Handsworth Golf club had the pleasure in hosting the Midlands Ladies Veterans Team Championships.

The event consisting of 10 clubs from the Midlands, starting with a team Greensome event on the Monday followed by two qualifying medal rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Greensome was the warm-up event with Derbyshire being the victors finishing with 41 points. Taking second place on count back were Worcestershire from Derbyshire in third both with 38 points.

Tuesday, officially day one, first tee time at 9.30 saw the competition really begin with the first medal round. Three scores to count per team, left the scores at close of play tight with one point between the top three clubs. Nottinghamshire on 239 leading to Staffordshire and Worcestershire, both with 240.

Following food and an evening with entertainment by a very good Neil Diamond tribute act, it was time for the final day to commence.

Day three again saw a 9.30 start time, same format as the previous day. Everything to play for, Staffordshire being the current champions and only one point behind Nottinghamshire. The scoring as expected did not disappoint with Nottinghamshire coming home victorious finishing with a total score for the two medal rounds of 482 gross. Beating Staffordshire into second place with a gross score of 488 and Worcestershire into third with a score of 489.

 

The nett competition was taken by Leicestershire finishing with a score of 455 to Shropshire with 458 and Warwickshire with 463.

A huge thank you to MLVGA for choosing Handsworth Golf Club as its host venue for 2021.

On Fri August 20 2021, by Lindsay Hughes

Ladies 3 Ball Alliance Competition results - 12th August

Thank you to all ladies that participated and members that volunteered.

Please see below the results of the day.

Ladies 3 Ball Alliance results.PDF

On Tue August 3 2021, by Lindsay Hughes

Seniors Pairs Open for Ladies and Gentleman - Thursday 29th July 2021

This senior’s competition is run annually and this year it was blessed by the sun gods, being held on a very sunny day in between days of otherwise heavy rain. A blustery wind and some tricky pin positions added spice to the proceedings and made for a suitably challenging day that was enjoyed by all that took part. Despite the rain of the previous days the course was in excellent condition and was highly praised by many of the 83 visitors who were among the 132 competitors on the day. A special thank you must go to Adam and his team for providing us with a course to be proud of.

The day was topped off by a superb meal. Tony’s home made steak pie was a massive hit and received many positive comments. The friendliness, efficiency and good humour of Melanie and the ladies running the drinks service, and of Dale serving the food, added greatly to the proceedings making sure that our guests were made to feel very welcome at Handsworth GC.

It was gratifying to see that many of this year’s visitors were returning visitors that had played in previous years. We hope that you enjoyed your day and that we will see you again at one of our future events.

The winners of this year’s competition were as follows:

First Place with 46 Points and a prize of £160 worth of vouchers:

Glen Schofield and Scott Deacon from Stratford Upon Avon GC

Second Place with 43 Points and a prize of £120 worth of vouchers:

Michael Hayfield and Derek Cox from Sandwell GC

Third Place with 42 Points and BB9 and a prize of £100 worth of vouchers:

Ian Ward and Andrew Crowson from Handsworth GC

Forth Place with 42 Points and a prize of £60 worth of vouchers:

Paul Stewart and John Larvin from Handsworth GC

Fifth Place with 41 Points and BB9 and a prize of £40 worth of vouchers:

Michael Jones and Robert Willetts from Handsworth GC

 

136 – 145 Combined Age Category Winners with 40 Points and BB6 and a prize of £60 worth of vouchers:

Malcolm Williams and Mike Edwards from Bridgnorth Golf Club

 

146+ Combined Age Category Winners with 40 Points and a prize of £60 worth of vouchers:

Andreas Michealides and Mike Widdows from Handsworth GC

 

Bob Lilly

Event Organiser

On Thu July 15 2021, by Lindsay Hughes

Bridget Jackson Bowl Results 2021

It was a pleasure to welcome players from England and Wales to Handsworth for this year’s Bridget Jackson Bowl. There was some excellent golf played including the first ever ‘Hole in One’ achieved in the history of the event. Amelia Wan of Hollinwell scored her ace on the 124 yard 17th.

Congratulations to the winner Lottie Woad of Farnham.

Many thanks to my fellow members and to the club staff for their assistance with this event. It is very much appreciated.

Bridget Jackson

 

 

Please click on the link below for the results.

Bridget Jackson Bowl results 2021.PDF

On Thu May 13 2021, by Lindsay Hughes

Ladies Open 11th May 2021

 

LADIES OPEN RESULTS 11TH MAY 2021

Congratulations to Ann Cox, from Staverton Park who had a hole in one on the 17th!

                                                          1st 76 points     Staverton Park

                                                                                     A.Cox

                                                                                     J. Lambdon

                                                                                     J. Metcalf

                                                                                     J.Clifford

                                                          2nd 74 points     Staverton Park

                                                                                     J. Montgomery

                                                                                     L. Steele

                                                                                     B. Curtis

                                                                                     C. Scoggins

 

                                                        3rd 70 points        Bromsgrove

                                                                                   D. Degge

                                                                                   H. Kilgariff

                                                                                   A. Smith

                                                                                   A. Wakeman

 

                                                       4th 69 points BB9

                                                                                 T. Shirley             Rugby

                                                                                 H. Dellow             Kenilworth

                                                                                  V. Liuton             Rugby

                                                                                  B.L.Everton          Rugby

           

 

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