'West Middx News'

12/06/17

West Middlesex Golf Club

Weekly Newsletter 09/06/2017

Captains Day
Thanks to The Lady Captain and Lady members for all their hard work on the Tombola, raffle and organising the evening entertainment. Also, a special thanks to our club Professional Nico Els who stood on the 11th tee for 8 hours in his beat the pro challenge he alone raised in excess of £500. The total raised for the day so far is £2500 and we still have to add the evening ticket and raffle sales.

Congratulations to the winners; Division One; Michael D’Cruz and Division Two; Peter Dimmock.

Golf
Thanks to, Jim Smith, Gerry Dempsey, Eddie McKinnon, Larry Ryan, Bob Stephenson and Alan Burgen for their contribution of time & effort this week.

Birthdays
Happy Birthday this week to; David Thompson, Billy Graham & Mike Healy.

Fixtures for Week
Saturday – Lady Captain’s Day, Kilburn Gaels Society 1.30pm 50 golfers
Sunday – Midsummer Texas Scramble, Junior Competition 1.30pm 30 golfers
Monday – Seniors v Fulwell away
Tuesday – Rabbits Trophy, Ladies Grandmother Cup
Wednesday –
Thursday – Midweek Stableford, Veterans Trophy
Friday – Guildhall Society, 100 holes in a Day Chris Woolsey

Lady Captains Day is on Saturday, good luck to Mary we hope the day goes well and all your guests enjoy the course.

Greystoke, Club Foursomes, Hal Ludlow and Scratch Match Play events are all running please contact your opponent, it’s up to both parties to make an effort.
If for any reason you don’t manage to arrange your match in time please contact the office or Gary Greengrass.

Upcoming Competitions
18th - Deighton Patmore 4BBB
24th - Presidents Day


GENERAL

Kitchen
The Kitchen will be open on Saturday & Sunday from 08.30 to 17.30. Sandwiches will be available after it closes on both days at a cost of £3 from the bar.

New Year’s Eve Party
We are in the process of arranging a party to celebrate New Year’s Eve, a band has been booked, further details to follow, please make a note in your diary to come and celebrate at your club.

JUNIORS
Will is running a Junior Fun tournament on Sunday 11th June. We need some volunteers to accompany them over the road and help them score. There are about 35 players in the competition so if we could get 10 members that would be amazing. Tee Off is 1.30pm.
If anyone would like to sponsor some prizes that will be very helpful. Any helpers or sponsors please contact Will or Richard in the office.

Will took a party of juniors to the BMW PGA at Wentworth last week, a couple of pictures attached, they had a great day and all looked good in there West Middx green hats.

Congratulations to Saskia Owen; she shot 6 over par on a nine-hole par 3 course (including 2 birdies), and went on to win the Wee Wonders Regional Qualifier at Hoebridge.
Saskia also won a Middlesex County stableford competition in May at Whitewebbs. Remember she is only 9 years old. I played with her brother last week and he hit a drive and 6 iron into the last and he is 12, they are the future of this club, keep up the good golf young Owens.

Men’s County Championships
Good luck this weekend to all our members playing in the County Championship at Sudbury.

100 holes in One Day!!
Chris Woolsey a former Army golfer and 3 handicap member is looking to complete 100 holes in one day for the Army Benevolent Fund on the 16th June here at WMGC!
He would very much appreciate support on the day so if anyone fancies running alongside or even caddying for Chris please contact him directly or pop into the office.
He has an online donation page; link below! Thanks to all in advance.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/chris-woolsey