Men's Latest News
The President's Trophy
Congratulations to Tony Inman who won The Presidents trophy on Sunday 8th September. Tony was playing Wayne Lowe in a good spirited and well contested final. Well done to both players on reaching the final of one of the clubs prestigious trophies.
A busy August at Retford Golf Club
Retford hosted a home Mixed Friendly against Gainsborough on Sunday 4th August the Gainsborough team included a player 92 years of age, what an insipration to all golfers. Retford managed to clinch the win.Our last mixed match is against Stanton on the Wolds, Sunday 15th September away at Stanton.
Retford played there last league match on Saturday afternoon at Wollaton, needing a win to gain promotion. Unfortunately they were beaten, which meant Wollaton were promoted. Young Ben Marro, gaining his second scratch team cap, after his win on Monday night at Oakmere.
The scratch league player of the year is Lewis Hunt winning 6 from 7 matches, congratulations to him. We have a strong team, with a good spirit, so many thanks to the players, who have played to their best in every match, Chris Naylor, Chay Rafferty,Pete Wheatcroft, Tony Inman, Ian Hardman, David Hough, Lewis Hunt, Ben Marro and George Cordall.
Inter club update
Retford men played Wollaton at Coxmoor August 16th, in the Mens Interclub foursomes Semi Final, winning 3 up, the team was Tony Inman and Lewis Hunt, George Cordall and Louey Palmer Chay Rafferty. This is consecutive years we have made the final. We won at The Nottinghamshire last year beating Stanton on the Wolds. The final is to be played at Beeston Fields on Sunday 15th September, a 36 hole competition. The team pairs will be, Tony Inman,Chay Rafferty and up and coming junior players, George Cordall and Louey Palmer.
The latest STRI Report can be found by clicking here.
This is an advisory report to provide a review of the golf course, incorporating the STRI Programme.
The Craig Morris Testimonial Open - Wed 4th September 2019
Wednesday 4th September 2019 - SORRY NOW FULLY BOOKED
Retford Golf Club is pleased to celebrate 20 years of superb service given to the club by our Head Professional, Craig Morris. Join us to celebrate Craig's 20 years at Retford by entering a fourball team for only £50.00 per team - that is £12.50 per person to play one of the countries most interesting and varied golf courses.
We are expecting a sell-out so early booking is advised. There will be fantastic range of prizes.
This is an Open AmAm Competition with Stableford 2 from 4 to count for members and non-members. Entry is open to Ladies, Gents and Mixed Teams of four. Handicap limits for entry are Gents 20, Ladies 30 and a 90% handicap allowance will apply.
The best way to book is online, please visit https://www.brsgolf.com/retford/opens_home.php
Alternatively, you can enter by post - please click here for an entry form.
The latest newsletter can be found by clicking here.
This provides members with a round up of what has been happening at the club and plans for the future.
New Year's Day Captains' Drive In 2019
Outgoing Chairman Harry Fitzakerley thanked the past years Captains, Ted Eccleshall and Sue Boyes, for their contribution to another successful year for the club and welcomed the new Captains, Dave Stirling and Helen Dean, taking up their position for 2019 before handing over The Captains' badges. Fine weather saw good support from members who encouraged the traditional Captains' drives followed by a 10 hole round, with members that turned out to support their Captains for 2019 playing behind. The Club wish the best of golf and a successful year to the 2019 captains: Dave Stirling, Helen Dean, and their supporting Vice Captains, Allan Meacher and Lin Tongue.