New Year's Day Captains' Drive In 2020
New Years Day Captains Drive-off
After a brief history of the club outlining how it all started, Stuart Moore, Retford’s President launched Retford’s Centenary Year. He thanked the past years Captains, Dave Stirling and Helen Dean, for their contribution to another successful year for the club and welcomed the new Captains, Allan Meacher and Lin Tongue, taking up their position for 2020. He then handed over to last year Captains to present the Captains' blazers. Fine weather saw good support from members who enjoyed a champagne breakfast, followed by the traditional drive off and a 10 hole round for those who had turned out to support their Captains for 2020. The Vice Captains team ending victorious!
The Club wish the best of golf and a successful year to the 2020 Captains: Allan Meacher and Lin Tongue and their supporting Vice Captains Mike Mahony and Mary Saddington.
England Golf Public Liability Insurance
England Golf, through whom we cover all members, now offer (as of 1st July 2019) £10 million personal liability cover. This is in the event that you are held liable for injuring someone or causing serious property damage at a golf facility. This covers members playing at any club in the UK.
There is no excess in respect of personal injury claims and only £500 excess in respect of damage to third party property.
Please click here for futher details.
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.
Golf Rule Changes for 2019
Here's a useful video covering all of the major rule changes that apply from 1st January 2019
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.