Ladies – Park Life

 

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PARK LIFE

ISSUE 11 – SEPTEMBER 2013

AUGUST ROUND-UP

The month started with the extremely popular Pro-Am, over 40 teams from Cornwall and beyond competed. Four ladies teams also took part, thoroughly enjoying their day. The winning team came from Truro.

The Club Prize played alongside the August Medal on 6th was won by Carol Ryder.

On Friday 9th Gloria Sandow and Hilary Wood won the regional final of the Coronation Foursomes at Launceston, a fantastic result which means they now go through to the National Final at St Andrews on September 16th. Good Luck to both of you from everyone at Tehidy.

Inside This Issue

1. August Round-Up

2. What’s on in September

3. Other News

4. Out and About

5. League and Friendly Results

6. Birthdays

7. Thanks

8. And finally….

Monday 12th August saw the start of our Festival Week which continues to go from strength to strength each year. The sun shone on a staggering 898 golfers playing over the 5 days in a mixture of individual, team and mixed competitions it proves once again that Tehidy Park is one of the top Cornish clubs. A few more facts from the Festival’s 5 days:

984 Pints of beer, 191 glasses of wine and 483 cups of tea or coffee consumed.

338 Meals were eaten in the restaurant.

92 Prize Vouchers were written and issued totaling £3,975 in value.

389 Balls Issued for Two’s and Nearest the Pin

The week finished by holding a Sunday afternoon BBQ with music by "Not the Beatles". The sun continued to shine which along with great food and a super atmosphere created a fitting end to a hugely successful week. Many thanks must go to Andrew and the Green Staff for the superb condition of the course, Ian Veale for the massive amount of organization that goes into this event and Martin, Kathy and staff for their hard work during the week.

Invitation Day on Tuesday 20th was another well supported and popular day. 64 Tehidy ladies and their guests enjoyed sunshine, golf and a lovely Buffet diner. All this and prizes too for only £24 per couple, fantastic value. A great score of 46 points saw Sue Pascoe and Liz Bird take first prize.

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WHAT’S ON IN SEPTEMBER

Sunday 1st is the Lady Captain’s Day and I hope you are all looking forward to it as much as I am.

Our final Open of the season is on Tuesday 3rd September, with 90 ladies already on the start sheet it looks like this will be an excellent day.

The CLCGA Bronze Autumn meeting is on 5th September at Lostwithiel, this is followed a week later by the CLCGA Silver Autumn meeting at Perranporth – good luck to all those playing.

The annual Captain versus Secretary Match is set for Saturday 14th, the list is up in the locker room so if you haven’t already done so sign up now. It is open to all handicaps and is a good fun day.

The Point Golf Club is the setting for the Bronze Team Challenge on Wednesday 18th, Barbara Gray & Rosemary Wedlock and Sharon Knuckey & Kathy Mann will be representing Tehidy Park, good luck ladies.

Thursday 19th sees the return of the very popular weekly Quiz Nights. If you would like to

try your hand at being a Quiz Master please contact Martin Hoyle.

Saturday 21st is Knock-Out finals day with the prize giving held immediately after the last event of the day.

The Friends of Tehidy Cups mixed competition is being played on Sunday 22nd – the start sheet is already on the main notice board so ladies, find yourself a man and sign up.

Friday 27th is our TPEGS and Ladies match, however this year the format is changing to a mixed competition, the details have not yet been finalized but by the time the list goes up it will all be sorted.

The Daily Mail Foursomes will take place on Sunday 28th with of course the winners going forward to the next round.

Looking a little further ahead "Pink Day" this year will be on Tuesday 1st October so get your pink outfit ready (as whacky as you like), make sure you have plenty of 20p’s in your purse (there will be fines!) and prepare to have fun.

Sunday 25th was the last Trophy competition of the season – The Warren Trophy. The winner and runner-up prizes were very kindly donated again by Juliet and Sally, although sadly due to family commitments they couldn’t be with us to present them. Winning the trophy with an impressive nett 69 (reducing her handicap to 20 and sending her back into Silver Division) was Eileen Goundry. 2nd Linda Toy with Best Silver going to Hilary Wood and Best Bronze to Cath Hewlett.

Sunday 21st was the Ladies Club Championships, 36 holes for competitors in the Stanley Rowe Scratch Cup and 18 holes for the Bronze Scratch Cup. It was again very warm and

OTHER NEWS

Congratulations to Barbara Gray and her fiancé Michael who became engaged this month.

Also in last month’s issue I omitted to mention the small matter that Jackie Prouse has agreed to become our next Lady Vice Captain – so sorry Jackie, congratulations you are a great choice and we all know you will do a fantastic job.

OUT AND ABOUT

Eileen Goundry, Rosemary Chadwick and Pauline Banfield won the best front 9 prize with 42 points at Killiow’s Open Day on Wednesday 7th August.

Carlyon Bay hosted the Cornwall Captain’s competition on Friday 23rd and saw Linda Brooks’ team take 2nd place. Also playing in this event, Jenny Hamilton had her 2nd hole-in-one of the year – and on her birthday too, great way to celebrate!

LEAGUE MATCH AND FRIENDLY RESULTS

Just one League match this month, we unfortunately lost away to Looe. However the Friendly match fared better, they won their match at home against West Cornwall.

BIRTHDAYS

Ladies celebrating a birthday this month are:

2nd Val Trounce 6th Wendy Williams 11th Carole Williams

14th Bev Pascoe 15th Anne Fitzhenry 18th Anne Stone

25th Nikki Martyn

THANKS

Thank you to all those who have contributed to the newsletter this month. We all want to know what people are doing at Tehidy, on behalf of Tehidy and at other golf courses so please let me have all your news, successes and/or funny stories so it can be shared with all the ladies at TPGC.

Please email me at cj.hollis@btinternet.com Send any photos to Louise Eslick/Liz Plechowicz for the Locker Room News Board. Finally, any opinions expressed in this publication are the author’s own and does not represent current policy within the Club. I also take full responsibility for spelling and grammar so please accept my apologies for any mistooks.

AND FINALLY

"I’m afraid the world has not seen a more completely non-golf person than myself. The game is an absolutely closed book to me and I would not even know which end to swing a caddie."

Dennis Norden