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Aug 15th. 21 entries for the 4th round of the Summer Stableford today. First with 40 points - Jeremy Glover , - 2nd with 35 points on countback - B Drake, from - 3rd - Alan Heasty - 35 The 2 leaders Messrs. Wedgener and Featherstone could not improve their overall score, which meant that Jim Loose crept into 3rd place at 103. Everything now rests on the 5th and final round in September - WHO WILL HOLD THEIR NERVE ?????

Aug 13th.
Ganstead Seniors played an away fixture at Cottingham Parks .Format was Match Play on a course in excellent condition and in particular the slick greens were difficult to adjust to. Despite a spirited effort by the Ganstead team Cottingham ultimately triumphed by 51/2 to 21/2. Congratulations though go to Eddie Pearson who won nearest the pin on the 8th hole. 


Aug.8th. A glorious morning for the 22 players who turned out to play in an Am-Am competition with 6x3 balls off full h/c and 1x4 ball off 9/10 h/c. In third place recovering their stake with 82 points on a countback were; Paul Antcliff, Roger Featherstone and Peter Walters. In second place also with 82 points came; Andy Garside, Peter Martin and Eddie Pearson. The runaway winners with 88 points were; Ben Wright,Bryan Drake and Jeremy Glover.
Note; The fourth round of the Summer Comp. Qualifier will be played next Thursday 15th August. 



Aug. 6th. A fine morning for the Ganstead team to entertain Hainsworth Park playing an Am-Am competition with 8x4-balls comprising two players from both clubs making up the 4-ball.In second place with a healthy 90 points were Dave thomson and Joe Wedgner from Ganstead with Roger Ward and Dave Morginson from Hainsworth.But the winners witha superb 96 points were Jeremy Glover and Alan Heasty of Ganstead with Steve Rance and Peter Thrush from Hainsworth. Meanwhile ten unselectables played a betterball comp.In second place with 42 points; Phil Naylor and Frank Price. But winners with an impressive 49 points  were;Brian Drake and Dave Curry.



July 30th. A cloudy but warm morning for another excellent turnout of 28 seniors golfers to play a Texas Scramble.In third place with a score of 60.9 were; Steve Broughton, John Mullins,Trevor Olsen and Eddie Pearson. Second with 59.9 came; Ben Wright ,Bryan Drake, Jeremy Glover and Peter Martin. The winners with a superb score of 59.4 were, Jeff Smith , Alan Heasty, Joe Wedgner and Clive Boyes.

July 25th. A blistering hot day with record temperatures anticipated was not sufficient to deter 23 members from turning out for the third round of the Summer Qualifying Comp. As this was an individual competition it was decided to award 6 prizes . Winners on the day  and tied for the first three places with 35 points on a countback which meant that first was Roger Featherstone ,second Joe Wedgner and third Jim Loose .Fourth with 34 points on a countback was Frank Price and fifth also with 34 Peter Walters.Sixth place with 33 points was taken by skip Dave Thomson. Interestingly the latest standings show the first two players today also lead the race after three rounds with Joe Wedgner on 108 and Roger Featherstone on 105.Full results can be found on the Important Notices page and the Seniors notice board.

July 23rd. There was a record turnout of 28 players on what promised to be the warmest day of the year and they were not to be disappointed. The comp. for the day was an Am-Am 9/10 h/c off the blue tees. In third place and recovering their stake with 85 points on a countback were ;Bob Gilberdale ,Jim Townson, Peter Walters and Clive Boyes. Second  also with 86 points were; Paul Antcliff, Andy Garside, Roger Featherstone , Colin Day (retired hurt after 7 holes) and super-sub Dave Thomson. The winners with a superb 88 points; Jeff Smith, Peter Martin, Eddie Pearson and Jim Loose.

July 18th. A dull overcast morning after showery overnight rain did not deter 23 golfers from turning out to play an Am-Am comp. In third place with 84 points and recovering their stake were ;Roger Featherstone, Paul Antcliff, Steve Carmichael and Andy Garside. In second place with 87 points were; John Swallow, Eddie Pearson (retired after 5-holes) Jim Townson and Clive Boyes. The winners with a splendid 88 points; Peter Walters, Peter Martin, Steve Peverley and Jim Loose.
Note; Next Thursday the 25th July will be the third round of the Summer Comp. Qualifier.

July 16th. After the previous days efforts at Brough it was good to see an excellent turnout of 20 players on a glorious morning when a Texas Scramble was the format for the day.The winners with an splendid score of 60.7 were the four- ball of Kevin Fitzsimmons,Colin Newton, Colin Day and John Swallow. Second with 62.8 were; Jim Loose, Elwin Jones,John Read and Clive Boyes.   

July 15th. Brough(A)  It was a warm sunny morning for the away fixture at Brough GC. It was agreed that the teams would pair up for an Am-Am Competition and as Brough could only field 14 players Ganstead took two additional players to make up the numbers and thanks go to those who stepped up at the last minute.The 8x four balls played off 9/10 h/c. The winners on a countback with 78 points were; Colin Newton and Trevor Olsen supported by Jack and Doug from Brough.In second place also with 78 points were Phil Naylor and Jim Loose aided by David and Dave from Brough. A good days golf enjoyed by all topped off by a very pleasant meal in the clubhouse.

July 9th  A dull overcast  morning greeted the 23 Seniors golfers who turned out to plsay an Am-Am Comp. In third place with 84 points were ; Phil Naylor, Bryan Drake, Colin Day and Jim Loose. Second on a back nine countback with 85 points were; John Mullins,Colin Newton, Alwin Jones and Peter Martin. The winners also with 85 points;Frank Price,Ian Harris, Joe Wedgner and Frank Kitchener.
For info; Those members not playing in the Seniors Open on Thursday 11th July and wishing to play should turn up at the normal time when tee -times have been reserved from 8:00am.


July 4th A glorious day for the second round of the Summer Comp Qualifier with 20 Seniors golfers turning out. The sweep on the day was won by Joe Wedgner with 39 points. In second place on a countback with 38 points was Steve Carmichael. Third also with 38 points came Jim Loose. Fourth with 37 points Jim Townson.This means that after two rounds the current leader is Joe Wedgner on 73 points closely followed by Roger Featherstone on 70 points. The full results table can be found on the Important Notices page or on the notice board.


July 2nd.  Interclub With Skidby Lakes.  It was decided to play an AmAm. Teams of four comprising of two members from each club played off 90% handicap. Scores were very close with the winners being John Curtis, Steve Harman, Frank Price and Jeff Smith with a score of 90 ,followed by Steve Broughton, Peter Walters,Norman Mounter and John Curtis with 86. Good weather, good company and good food - a good day

A glorious sunny morning for the 13 unselectables who turned out to play an Am-Am competition with 3x3 balls off full h/c and 1x 4 ball off 9/10 h/c whilst the Ganstead superstars were entertaining Skidby Lakes. The winners of the sweep with a score of 84 points were ; Colin Newton, John Read and Clive Boyes.In second place with 82 points came; Colin Day, Steve Carmichael and Bob Gilberdale.