There is a friendly get together, with a draw for partners, every Tuesday and Thursday, unless there is a fixture. From 1st April – 23rd October the tee off will be at 8.30 a.m. and from 28th October, throughout the winter months at 9.00 a.m.
The Monthly Medal is normally held on the first Tuesday of each month, unless there is a clash with a friendly match or a club competition. Please see the club diary (and below) for confirmation.
The winners for 2016 were: Feb: Tim Barker, Mar: Richard Harbottle, Apr: Ian Lewis, May: Mike Orton, Jun: Ian Lewis, Jul: Stephen Lewis, Aug: Ian Cowen, Sep: Ian Cowen, Oct: Tim Barker, Nov: Tim Barker, Dec: soon. (January’s medal was cancelled due to weather).
In addition to the Alex Sebright Greensomes (11th July), Stan Cox Trophy (5th September) and the Elder Bucks (17th October) there are Summer and Winter Knock Outs, Summer & Winter Eclectics and Scratch Competitions.
Awards are presented at the Seniors AGM (early February) and major prizes (Summer KO, Scratch and Eclectic) are also announced at the Club Winter Ball and Awards Dinner.
There are also two matches agianst the Ladies section (18th April & 10th October).
2016 Winners (and runners up)
Winter Eclectic Gross: Richard Harbottle (Phil Herbert)
Winter Eclectic Net: Tim Barker (Ray Tawton)
Winter Knock Out: John Griffin (Charlie Lodge)
Summer Knock Out: Stephen Lewis (Ian Lewis)
Summer Scratch Trophy: Ian Lewis (David Hey)
Summer Eclectic Gross: Ian Lewis (Phil Herbert)
Summer Eclectic Net: Ian Cowen (Colin Jones)
Alex Sebright Memorial Greensome: Not Played
The Stan Cox Trophy: Dave Thomas
Past Captains Trophy: Colin Jones
Elder Bucks: Bill Stace
Three Club Competition: Roger Banner
CAPTAIN’S AWAY DAY
The VR Captain’s Away Day will be on Thursday, 28th September at St. Mellons Golf Club.
SENIOR TEAM MATCHES
All Senior friendly matches are 12 a-side. The tee-times for home matches are 12:30 pm except for the Forest of Dean on 23rd March.
Match Diary 2017
|23rd March||11:00||Forest of Dean||Home||Half||Half||Won|
|8th June||11:00||Forest of Dean||Away||Half||Lost||Won|
|17th August||11:00||Builth Wells||Away||Lost||Lost||Lost|
|7th September||12:30||Builth Wells||Home||Won||Won||Won|
Please Note: The Forest of Dean home fixture on 23rd March is a 11am start