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Ladies v Wexham – Wednesday 26th June

The ladies played host to Wexham last week, but had another close defeat, once again losing by 1½ to 2½. In a repeat of our last match, 2 games were lost on the 18th green.

Men’s team results update

It’s been a very busy time of year for the Men’s team, so here’s a quick run down of the recent results.

NAPGC Clapham Common Shield

After overcoming Haste Hill in the first round, Ricky faced a good Little Hay team in the second round. Each home team won their respective matches, but it was Ricky who won by a greater aggregate, with a total score of 223-211 points. Onwards and upwards to the area semi-final, where a tie against Wycombe Heights awaits on Saturday 29th June.

Herts Friendly League

Recent results attached. Ricky’s first away match of the season saw the team narrowly defeated 200-196 points at Stevenage – always a tricky venue. Next up for the team is the return match v Stevenage at the fortress, on Saturday 13th July.

NAPGC Bourne-Vanneck Trophy

Rickmansworth entered 2 teams as usual in this 3-man team event. Congratulations go to Peter Bartlett, David Wills & Peter Maestas as their score of nett 227 strokes at the Little Hay qualifier on Saturday 1st June, managed to secure one of the 16 places at the national final, which this year is being held at the very good West Middlesex GC, on Saturday 6th July. Well done guys. Can you follow in the footsteps of the class of 2013? 

Men’s Club Friendlies

We play both Richmond Park and Meyrick Park in long standing friendly matches. On Saturday 15th June, the team headed to south west London to take on the Richmond guys. A good match was played, but at “half time” in the home & away fixture, Richmond lead by 4 matches to 2. This weekend, Saturday 22nd June, Rickmansworth welcomed Meyrick Park all the way from Bournemouth for the first leg of the “Meyricky Bowl” fixture. On a fine and sunny day, Ricky won 3½ – 1½.

Ladies v Haste Hill; Wednesday 22nd May

The ladies had a very close match away at Haste Hill, unfortunately losing by 1 ½ – 2 ½. Two of the games were only decided on the 18th hole.

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Captain’s update – 7th May

After a good month in April, the men’s team have carried on our winning streak with another win in the Clapham Common competition, and enjoyed an excellent Captain’s away day at Stocks GC.

Captain’s away day at Stocks 3rd May.

An excellent turn our by the boys and we had a very enjoyable day on a beautiful course that we all liked to play on with the weather being on our side. 

Results as follows:-

1st  Graham Simon on 43 points 

2nd Peter Bartlett on 40 points 

Longest Drive: Ben Plumridge 

Nearest the pin: Danny Simmonds 

Blind pairs: Ben Plumridge & Graham Simon on 81 points 

Well done to everyone who took part.

 

Clapham Common competition 5th May – Rickmansworth v Little Hay

This was half the team at home and away.

Away team played well and was only down by 19 points with our home team winning by 31 points. It was nail biting waiting for our home team results as they played half an hour behind the away team. So Rickmansworth won by 12 points – a big well done to the whole team on the day. 

As a member of the team mentioned, “Another good result on Sunday. Our opposition made the mistake that many teams make. They put two low handicap golfers out together. You always get the best results by mixing a high and a low. Not enough shots for them to be able to have a few bad holes. Then once they start falling behind the pressure is on and they try too hard. Score another one up to Rickmansworth greens”.

We will know our opponents in the next round, as Haste Hill are playing Wycombe Heights this weekend coming.

WELL DONE AGAIN BOYS AND LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL THIS SATURDAY ON CLUB DAY.

 

Our next match is 1st June being the Bourne-Vanneck Qualifier. Team pick nearer the time.

Regards Jake

Ladies v Batchwood – Wednesday 24th April

The Ladies team played their first friendly match of the year last week, away at Batchwood.

The match should have been 4x 4BBB’s, but unfortunately Batchwood were unable to find 8 players. Therefore, we played 1 singles match & 2x 4 BBB’s & we managed a 2-1 win.

Lek Kongaunruan played in her first match, hopefully the 1st of many!

Captain’s update…

HFL update

Well done RGC by beating Little Hay at home by 27 points in last Saturday’s HFL match. Scores were: RGC 211 vs Little Hay 184. Some great scores ranging from 38 points to 48 points. Keep it going lads, you’re doing the club proud.

Click to enlarge; Ricky v Little Hay HFL 20th April 2019

Click to enlarge; Ricky v Little Hay HFL 20th April 2019

 

NAPGC Clapham Common Shield

We have drawn Little Hay in the next round of the Clapham Common Shield competition, but we will not take it for granted that it will be that easy. Sunday 5th May is the chosen date due to fixtures from both sides and availability. I will be picking the team for this match by this weekend.

NAPGC Gordon Forster Bowl

Well done again to Ben Plumridge, Dave Miles, Peter Bartlett and Martin Bartlett on winning the area final of the NAPGC Gordon Forster Bowl (Winter pairs knockout), and now making it through to the national final, at CHERWELL EDGE GOLF CLUB – this Sunday 28th April 2019. Good luck!

Captain’s Away Day at Stocks G.C.

Can I please remind all that my Captain’s away day on Friday 3rd May is approaching fast. It’s looking very weak at present and I  would love more of you to support me on what will be a great day at Stocks Golf Club, so please put your name to paper.

Jake Jacobson, Captain 2019

Club Day 2019 details…

Club Day 2019

Club Day 2019 is fast approaching. Click on above link for full poster of the day’s events. 

As usual, the annual Captains’ ceremonial Drive-Ins will take place on the first tee after the main event, at around 3.15pm.

This will be followed by the presentation of all the cups and trophies from last season, for both the ladies and gents.

 Saturday 11th May

Cost £10 includes green fee

Sign in sheet on Notice Board

·       Tea/Coffee on arrival
·               18 Holes of Golf – Stableford competition
·       Chipping Competition (to be done before or after main round)
·       Sandwiches and chips after the golf
·               Lots of Prizes, 1st – 30th place
·       6 nearest the pin
·       Best Senior Man and Best Lady
·       Straightest Drive

8.00  First Tee off
3.15  Captains’ Drive In
3.45  Presentation of last season’s Cups, Trophies and Medals
4.15  Presentation of Club Day prizes 

5.00  Finish

Rickmansworth seal first round Clapham Common win

Rickmansworth were drawn against Farnham Park in the first round of this year’s Clapham Common Shield. The match was played on Saturday 30th March in lovely warm spring sunshine.

Rickmansworth’s home team of Peter Bartlett & Leon Kelly, Ian Mackie & David Grace and John Shamoon & David Wills accumulated 99 points to Farnham’s 96 points. So a 3 point advantage was held with the away scores to come back in.

Meanwhile, over at Farnham Park, the other half of the simultaneous greensomes match was taking place. Ricky’s team of Capt. Jake Jacobson & Laurence Bradley, Dave Miles & Mick Rogers and Rob Camilleri & Peter Maestas did the business in great style by scoring 116 points, with Farnham’s home team scoring 106 points. So overall, a great start to the competitive season with a 215 pts – 202 pts victory.

Rickmansworth progress to the second round, where the opponents will be either Wexham Park or Little Hay.

Ricky Seniors’ fabulous win at home to Haste Hill

Rickmansworth Seniors played the first game of the season on Tuesday 26th March at home to Haste Hill. The match teed off at 10.00am in the sunshine after a welcoming hot drink. 

The match was won 5½ to ½ with three matches getting 6&5, but special mention to the paring of Clive Bennett and Mike Mortlock who recorded a 5&3 win against Haste Hill’s lowest handicap pair.

So an impressive home win for our Seniors, well done.