Nevertheless most of the players converged later to the Relax Bar (much to the delight of the hosts) where we enjoyed good drinks and good food with plenty of banter and fun.
Tuesday’s flight winners and runners up pose with the staff at the Relax Bar.
With the weather almost as perfect as it could be at this time of the year we set off on Mountain and Lakes course. Some say the tougher two of the three. The scoring denied this although it has to be said the pin placements on the greens today were a little more humane.
Back at the Relax Bar we had to have a special table layout which almost reached the street and we also had to set up a special stage area somewhere in the middle so as to allow everyone the chance to hear what was going on. (As if they would not be able to hear me!)
With so many prizes today it was made all the more easier with my new apprentice (Terry Vicary) helping me out. There were two flights today so as to share the spoils more evenly.
In A Flight the winner with a fine 40 points was Denis Dixon while in second was Mike (the scribe) Gerrard with 39 points (missed an easy putt on the last which would have won the day!) Richard Baldwin rounded out the flight in third place with 37 points.
Both Denis and myself were cut a shot for the rest of the week.
In B Flight it got better and the winner today was Ted Oreton with 43 points ahead of Eamon Murtagh in second, miles behind on 34 points, with our regular (Cheshire grin man), Patrick Browne claiming third spot with a mere 32 points.
Ted was cut 2 also shots for the rest of the week. Well he was for this Friday’s game anyway. All agreed Ted had played really well.
Near pins went to Graham Richmond, Chris Coffey, Eamon Murtagh and Patrick Browne. The longest first putt on the 18th went to Richard Baldwin.
Lucky draw prizes, which included a free drink and a free massage at the Relax Bar, went to, Bill Campbell, Albert Bruce and Clive Robinson.
Once again, likewise after every Tuesday’s presentation the rest of the evening slowly becomes a blur, which meant a quiet day at home the following day.
Friday golf is now getting more popular, but again a limited field of 3 groups only. If this day seems to get too popular maybe we will try to fit another group in. However the same principle applies: Four near pins, the longest first putt on the 18th, one lucky draw and the first three places sharing what’s left. And that aint a lot. Hence, we do not encourage ‘pot hunters’ within out little group. Just nice people who want to have a bit of serious golf fun.
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