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Golf Rule Changes for 2019

Here's a useful video covering all of the major rule changes that apply from 1st January 2019 

Men's Latest News

On Sunday 13th January the gents played a Winter Doubles Betterball Stableford, with a two tee start. 92 pairs took part. The top four pairs collecting a share of the spoils.

The winners with a Betterball score of 50 points, Ian Hardman and Steve Betts. 

2nd on 48 points (B9 26) Tony Jackson and Brynn Jones. 

3rd also on 48 points (B9 23) Gary Corr and Mark Allan. 

4th on 47 points, Tony Inman and Jason Bradley. 

5th on 46 points (B9 24), Stuart Harris and great to see Frank Wilson. Well Done Frank. 

6th also 46 points, Andy Caudwell and Chris Simpson.

7th on 45 points (B9 24) Gary Lane and John Barclay. 

8th also 45 points (23 B9) J Reynolds and Steve Perry. 

9th again on 45 points (21 B9) Sean House and  Darren Scott. 

10th Top of the 44's (25 B9) winning with 4 points on the last hole, Colin Matthews and Scott Matthews.

Next week is back to the  Winter League, which is an 08:00o'clock shot gun start.


James Freeman - PGA Coach at Retford Golf Club

James is the PGA Professional Coach at Retford Golf Club and we are very proud of the success he is experiencing this year.

During 2018 James entered the PGA Europrotour in April and qualified in 9th position from over 1,000 golfers through the UK and Ireland.  Having his PGA degree meant that he could play in both sets of events.

On the PGA Europrotour James has played 12 out of the 15 events and made every halfway cut.  His best finish is a 10th position at Longhirst Hall near Newcastle.  He has been under par in virtually every round of golf this season.  James has qualified for the PGA Europrotour Championships at Desert Springs in October.

He also sits at the top of the PGA English rankings having had a 2nd and a 3rd in the two PGA flagship events at Saunton, Devon and Little Aston, Midlands with a combined total of -25 (under par).

James is also the back to back winner of the Nottinghamshire Order of Merit 2017 & 2018, quite an achievement!

Recently just Qualified for the European Tour 2nd stage at Frilford Heath, Oxford, James finished in 6th position from 134 players from all over the world.  The next round is in Spain in early November.

We wish James every success and will enjoy following his progress.

If you would like to book a coaching session with James you can contact him on 07704 016 082 or email


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