2014 Senior Captain's Away Day
On Friday 12th September 2014 our Senior Captain, Syd Birch held his away day at Lilleshall Hall Golf Club, Newport, Shropshire.
1st Place John Isaacs (39 Points) £50.00
2nd Place Arthur Doherty(38 Points) £40.00
3rd Place Mike Ottewell (36 Points) £30.00
4th Place Chris French (36 Points) £20.00
5th Place Ken Ratcliffe (35 Points) £10.00
6th Place Paul Bradley (34 Points) £5.00
Over 70s Prize Alan Bonehill (33 Points) £20.00
Nearest The Pin:
6th Hole Alan Bonehill
14th Hole (In 2) Mike Wainwright
16th Hole Brian Hollins
Seniors Open - Friday 6th June 2014
The Senior Section held its annual Seniors Open on Friday 6th June 2014. The event attracts interest from players aged 55 years and over from all across Staffordshire, Shropshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire.
This year there were players from 42 different golf clubs competing with a total of 94 pairs entering. It is great to see our Seniors Open so well supported with yet again another full start sheet.
The open is a Stableford Fourball Better Ball for teams of two and prizes were awarded to the first 5 places with 2 additional prizes for the over 70's outside of the top 5. There were also prizes for nearest the pin on the 7th and 11th and nearest the pin in two on the 17th plus a hole in one special prize.
The day was agreat success with over £500 being raised for charity. £250 will go to the Donna Louise Trust and £250 will go to Horton Lodge Special School in Rudyard.
I would like to say a special thank you to the following people:
Club Captain, Vice Captain, Lady Captain, Senior Captain, Seniors Committee, Senior Men helpers, Lady helpers, Club Professional, Jake, Jen and her catering staff, Tony and the other bar staff, Our Head Green Keeper and his green staff, Mike Barker and all other helpers.
Without your help the day wouldn't have run smoothly, THANK YOU.
The first group out was Tony Brindley, Ken Hewitt, John Isaacs and Chris French who are all members at Leek Golf Club. The time recorded was 4 hours 10 minutes which set the pace for the day.
Thank you to all involved in making the 2014 Seniors Open such a great success.
1st Place P.S Smith (Buxton High Peak) & J Lomas (Cavendish) 42 Points
2nd Place B Cockersole (Leek) & G Tatton (Leek) 40 Points
3rd Place P Clay (Buxton High Peak) & P Cleaver (Tytherington) 40 Points
4th Place A Owens (Hawkeston Park) & D Roberts (Hawkeston Park) 40 Points
5th Place B Wilson (Cavendish) & A Doig (Cavendish) 40 Points
RESULTS FOR OVER 70s
1st Place D J Allen (Leek) & A Williams (Sherwood Forest) 39 Points
2nd Place C Fletcher (Buxton High Peak) & J Stanway (Buxton High Peak) 38 Points
Nearest the Pin on the 7th Hole B Young (Hawkeston Park)
Nearest the Pin on the 11th Hole P Warwick (Pastures)
Nearest the Pin in Two on the 17th Hole C Harris (Mickleover)
Seniors Pre Season Tournament - Friday 14th March 2014
Brian Smith, Alan Thorpe, Dave Gallimore (2014 Captain) and Syd Birch (2014 Seniors Captain). Click to view all 9 images...
Arthur Doherty, Roy Morris, George Tatton & Brian Baggaley.
Tony Brindley & Michael Wainwright.
Syd Birch - Hole in One on the 11th.
Greg Rogula presenting Syd Birch with his hole in one prize.
On Friday 14th March the Seniors held their Pre Season Tournament.
Congratulations to the Seniors Captain, Mr Syd Birch who scored a hole in one on the 11th tee. What a great start to the season.
Here are just a few photographs of the day.
Thank you to all who took part.
Seniors Open - 7th June 2013
The Seniors Section held its annual Seniors Open on Friday 7th June for players aged 60 years and over.
The event attracted interest from all across Staffordshire, Shropshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire and this year there were players from 30 different golf clubs with 82 pairs competing.
The competition is a Stableford Fourball Better Ball with prizes awarded to the first 5 places with 2 special prizes for the Over 70’s outside of the top 5. Other prizes, funded by the generosity of our sponsor Lafarge were available for nearest the pin on the 4th, 7th, 11th and 17th holes.
1st Place A. Dunn & M. Shore - Saddleworth GC 42 points
2nd Place A. Pointon & G. Bradley - Mickleover GC 38 points (20 back 9)
3rd Place J. Walley & R. Harwood - Mickleover GC 38 points (18 back 9)
4th Place G. Derricott & P. Holmes - Mickleover GC 38 points (16 back 9)
5th Place A. Cox & A. Holmes - Matlock GC 37 points
Over 70 Winners
1st Place J. Stanway & C. Fletcher - Buxton High Peak GC 37 points (16 back 9. 13 back 6)
2nd Place P. Marcroft & T. Allen - Uttoxeter GC 37 points (16 back 9. 9 back 6)
Nearest the pin
4th Hole M. Riley from Mickleover GC
7th Hole P. Branson from Ashbourne GC
11th Hole K. Round from Barlaston GC
17th Hole P. Townsend from Hawkstone Park GC
The Senior Section would like to thank the numerous volunteers who help make the event run so smoothly and of course to all those competitors who took part on Friday and made it a great competition. We hope to see you all again next year.
Competition Results Year To Date
Leek Seniors v Buxton High Peak - 5th April 2013 (Home Match)
Leek 2.5 Buxton 5.5
Leek Seniors v Westwood - 16th April 2013 (Away Match)
Leek 3 Westwood 5
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