Men's Club Matches
Bedfordshire Golf Club so Close to Victory in Inter Club Challenge Cup
An 8 member team competed in the Men's annual Inter Club Challenge Cup, this year hosted by Leighton Buzzard GC and as well as the host club and ourselves, competing teams came from Aspley Guise and Woburn Sands, Beds & County, Buckingham, John O’Gaunt and South Beds. Played in 4BBB format with the team competition decided on aggregate Stableford points, there were some impressive performances from the BGC boys.
Steve Coppock & Richard Caunt led the way for BGC with 44 points (good enough for 2nd in the pairs comp) and they were ably supported by Peter Wilson & Kevin Dunbar (41 points) and Captain, Jim Godfrey & President, Roger Willis (39 points). Our 8 man team was completed by John Simpson & Gerald Bygraves who didn't fair quite so well (we'll not mention the score)!
Bedfordshire Golf Club came a creditable 3rd overall with 155 points, pipped by Buckingham in 2nd on 157 and Leighton Buzzard winning with 162. Better luck next year boys.
Men’s 2018 Club Matches - Fixtures, Dates and Your Availability.
This year's Men's Club Matches have now been arranged and a sheet will go up on the notice board 3-4 weeks before each match in order for those wishing to play, to put their names up. 10 days before each match, the team will be selected and posted on the Notice Board. We will try to ensure as many players as possible are involved over the course of the year.
All the dates for this year's matches are in the Club Diary with the first one being South Beds at home on 14th April. Following this, we have matches as follows:
Millbrook (Home - 28th April), Leighton Buzzard (Away - 19th May), Beds & County (Away - 21st July), Millbrook (Away - 4th Aug, Aspley Guise (Home - 25th Aug), Abbotsley (Away - 15th Sept) & John O’Gaunt (Home - 29th Sept).
If you are interested in playing in the Leighton Buzzard Match on 19th May (10:00am breakfast & 10:30am 1st tee time), I would like some early feedback please for your likely availability, as this also happens to be the day of a Royal Wedding at 13:00, the FA Cup final at 15:00 and the Deacon Dinner which will be 19:00 for 19:30.
Please send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to play in this match, as if there are not enough players, I would like to cancel as early as possible.
Thanks in advance
Andy Brown, Vice-Captain
Vice-Captain, Andy Brown
Bedfordshire Golf Club defeat Wyboston Lakes in Scratch Match
BGC defeated Wyboston 4-0 in the Foursomes Scratch League last Saturday, the winning margin was a huge 28 holes up which may help when it comes to the final reckoning for promotion.
Our team was Seb Lovell and Colin Beard, John Owen and John Haines, Simon Hollands and Ian MacFarlane and Conor Kavanagh and Liam Greenwood.
Unfortunately team captain Richard Stevenson was unable to play as he is recovering from an operation, we all wish Richard a speedy recovery and hopefully the win will have helped.