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This week at Clovelly – 28th July 2014

Newsletter 371 – Lyndsay Harrison – Assistant Manager

Clovelly Foursomes

Chad & Cole Cruickshank

Chad & Cole Cruickshank

From the desk of Damian Wrigley.

On Saturday afternoon it was looking doubtful that the competition would go ahead due to the heavy rains experienced. However the Tournament Committee made the decision to play the event.

Behind the success of any tournament are the people and sponsors who make it happen. A huge thank you must go out to Barons of Tokai for their generous sponsorship.

Then to the staff and volunteers for their passion and dedication. Lyndsay Harrison for doing the registration so early in the morning, Chris and Carol Goldsbury for handling the rules, Emelia Coetzer for capturing the scores, Carl’s Catering for providing the meals, Dave Matthews for ensuring the player’s experience and of course to Dave and Lelani Odendaal for assisting the players with their on course requirements.

The scores being posted were around par as the wet conditions proved to be challenging. It was Jon Bernard and James Wight of Clovelly who were leaders in the clubhouse after round one. In the end though it was two ‘one foot putts’ missed by the duo that saw victory slip away from them. In the end it was Chad Cruickshank and Cole Cruickshank (pictured above right) who were the Champions on the day beating Jon Bernard and James Wight by one shot. The winning score was a 2 over par 146.

Foursomes players from left: Robert Barrett, Georgie Bowes, Damian Wrigley, Garry Davie, Steven Dunn & Ron Dunn.

Foursomes players from left: Robert Barrett, Georgie Bowes, Damian Wrigley, Garry Davie, Steven Dunn & Ron Dunn.

Foursomes players from left: Warren Minster, Wizz Good, Craig Small, Steve Thomas, Tim Henshall and Dave Thompson.

Foursomes players from left: Warren Minster, Wizz Good, Craig Small, Steve Thomas, Tim Henshall and Dave Thompson.

Ladies Section – Marnie Wolmarans

Bunny Competitions: The proposed monthly competitions have yet to get off the ground due to the inclement weather.

We would like to thank the following people for volunteering to play nine holes with the new ladies: Lynne Berrisford, Caroline Ayers, Lilian Brand, Jo Gardener & Marnie Wolmarans.

I am sure we will get an opportunity to get on the course with them when the rain stops on a Friday!

Annual General Meetings

Our 3 AGM’s are fast approaching with the first being the Ladies Golf Section meeting being held on Tuesday 12th August at 18h30.

All notification pertaining to this meeting has been sent out and is also on the notice board in the downstairs foyer.

The Men’s Golf Section AGM is scheduled for Saturday 23rd August at 18:30, and the Main Club AGM on the following Monday 25th August at 18:30. Also see notice boards in downstairs foyer.

Booking Office Changes

Mia-&-RDA-2

International Bookings Clerk, Emelia Coetzer leaves us at the end of July and we all wish her the very best in her new employment.

Emelia is pictured right with our Club President, Mr Raymond Ackerman.

Current Bookings Clerk Nekisha Delcarme will take over as the International Booking Clerk.

jessica

We have stolen Jessica Yiend (pictured left) from Carl to fill the gap.

Jess was in the Halfway House so most of our readers will know her well and recognise her in the booking office where she is learning new skills.

Musical Quiz Evening

There is to be a musical quiz evening on Friday 8th August at 7pm directly after the Friday Night Draw.

Teams of 8 are ideal but if you have less we can perhaps help by making up teams. R20 per person.

For more information please contact Pat van Heerden on 083 261 7475 or fairway@netactive.co.za.

Car Washing Facility

We encourage members to use the Pro Wash car washing facility in the lower carpark area and support this business venture.

This Weeks Results

Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Single Stableford
1stLynne Berrisford38
2ndHelen Barrett38
3rdMargaret Macdonald37
4thGabi Steyn36
5thSue Feldman36
6thLiz Cameron36
Wednesday 23rd July 2014
4BBB Stableford
1stSteven Dunn & Richard Goveia47
2ndSham Riordon & Neil Firth47
3rdSandy Smith & Neville Polley46
4thAlwyn Hirsh & Gerry Sweetnam46
Saturday 26th July 2014
Individual Stableford (am)
1stDerek Shaw, Chris Welthagen, Malcolm Shaw & Ian Aitken80
2ndAndrew Dallas, Mark Warrington, Pat Hogan & Tony Williams77

Friday Night Draw

The name pulled last Friday was Brent Nielsen. Unfortunately Brent was not present! The draw now stands at R3 600.