Bedfordshire Golf Club - Mixed Golf Section
Social Golf at Bedfordshire Golf Club - Good Friday & Easter Monday
We will be holding Social Golf Events this Easter with opportunities to play on both the public holidays of Good Friday and Easter Monday.
If you would like to take part, please meet in the members' Lounge at 12:30pm on either, or indeed both, day(s) when the draw for playing partners will take place.
I'm sure we all hope the weather will be warm enough for polo shirts and shorts!
The Pursuit Cup – 3 ½ hour Individual Stableford - 18 Nov 2017
The Pursuit Cup originated from a trophy awarded to Past president, John Farnworth on his retirement. This individual Stableford competition is played in teams from the BOGs & BLOGs Saturday morning groups. There is a time limit of 3 ½ hours at which point everyone must stop playing and total up their individual scores. The trophy is awarded to the top scoring individual with a separate prize for the leading lady if the competition is won by a man.
Results were as follows:-
1st Place and trophy winner with 41 points – Brian Allen
2nd Place with 40 points – Tony Marsh
3rd Place with 38 points – Tim Thimaya
Best placed lady – Jane Anderson with 31 points
1st placed Team with 112 points
Winner Brian Allen with John
Best Place Lady Jane Anderson
The Ashes Trophy - Sunday 1st October
The Ashes Cup which commemorates the rebuilding of the clubhouse after a fire which destroyed it in 1955, was played for on the 1st October.
Those playing avoided both wind and rain and a pleasant day was had by all participants. Mike Fairey and Chin Fern Griffiths were eventual winners of this prestigious trophy with a 34 point comfortable victory over second-placed Phil Rajotte and Lyn Allen who scored 30 points. The best placed 4 ball included Mike, Chin Fern, Carol Farnworth and Phil Anderson (pictured here).
The day was rounded off with an excellent carvery dinner, “the best dinner I have had at the Club for ages” said Steve Monico.
Winners Mike Fairey and Chin Fern Griffiths
The Fourball Winners
Bristow Cup - Monday 28th August
The Bristow Cup is a mixed foursomes stableford competition. Foursomes is of course, one of the more challenging formats for golf, but this competition has the added difficulty (some might say) of both members of each pair being required to originate from the same family!
This year, in stunning August Bank-Holiday Monday sunshine and with the course in excellent condition,10 couples took part for the honour of winning the trophy, ensuring there was still some stiff competition for the placings. There were some good scores, but one pairing stood out from the rest.
The leading results were as follows:
In equal 3rd place on 29 points - Richard and Rosemary Harris
In 2nd place with 30 points - Anne Harris and John Tait
Overall winners with an impressive 34 points - Jane and Philip Anderson
Well done to all those above and to the others who took part.
Photo: A delighted Jane & Philip Anderson receiving their winner's trophy from Ladies Captain, Anne Harris