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Captains Away Day 2017 played on 08-Sep-2017

This year’s Captain’s Away Day was played at The Old Fold Manor Golf Club in Barnet, Herts. The club has a long history and when Old Fold opened, life expectancy in England was 50. Women had no vote, there were 5 dollars to the pound, cigarettes were one old penny for 20, a pint was 1p, and the biggest single class of employment was domestic service – there were over 2 million butlers, footmen and maids, etc. That was 1910. This course is also used for The Open Qualification, so it boasts a high pedigree. We were expecting 24 players on the day, two could not make it due to personal circumstances and one turned up unexpectedly, so we had a healthy 23 players on the day. Unfortunately the weather I ordered, sunshine and 23 degrees, was replaced with heavy clouds and regular bouts of rain. This however, did not dampen the spirits of the 23 golfers who took to the course at 10:02. Following a swift change of clothing into something more respectable, with some wearing the full suit and tie ensemble, came the end of round meal of ham, egg and chips. There were several competitions on the day, including Nearest the Pin, Nearest the Pin in Two Shots and Longest Drive, as well as the winner’s prize, runner-up and third place. The following golfers were the winners on the day:

Overall Winner: Martin Bartlett with 42 points

Runner-Up: Jake Jacobson with 39 points

Third Place: David Wills on count-back with 34 points

Nearest the Pin: Peter Bartlett

Nearest the Pin in Two Shots: Martin Bartlett

Longest Drive: Martin Bartlett

Finally, I would like to thank everyone for supporting the 2017 Captain’s Away Day, and for making it a very enjoyable event.

Peter Maestas, Captain 2017

John Ryder RIP

Rickmansworth Golf Club is saddened to pass on the news that one of it’s long serving members, John Ryder, has passed away. John was Captain of the Club in 1984 and then took on the position of Club Chairman the following year in 1985. He remained in this position for a remarkable 25 years until his final year at the helm in 2009. However, even that wasn’t enough service, and for the next six years John was the Club President. He was also one of only 12 Honorary Life Members.

John’s funeral will take on Tuesday 3rd October at 2.40 pm at West Herts Crematorium. There will be a reception afterwards at the Fairway Inn.

Change of date for the Daily Mail foursomes qualifier

Can members please note that the date for the Daily Mail foursomes has been changed to the weekend of 28/29 October, so it will not clash with the pro shop’s memorial golf day for Jim McLeod on Saturday 21st October.

Seniors taste defeat in the Four Club Trophy decider…

The Seniors sought to retain the Four Club Trophy in the deciding match played at Shendish Manor on Tuesday 5th September. A tie was all that was needed to keep the Trophy at Rickmansworth for another year. A series of tight matches were contested with five of the six decided on the seventeenth or eighteenth hole. Unfortunately Ricky lost four of these five as well as the remaining match to go down rather heavily by 5-1. Ricky’s only winning pair were Roy Prue and John Murphy.

Jim McLeod Memorial Golf Day – Saturday 21st October 2017

The pro shop at Rickmansworth Golf Course have organised a golf day in memory of Jim McLeod, former Golf Operations Manager at Ricky. Come and participate in the day which will be a 4-ball better ball team competition, with the best 2 Stableford scores counting per team per hole. The day will include: Coffee and bacon rolls on arrival, 18 hole round of golf, followed by a buffet meal and prize presentation. Cost is £120.00 per team of four. Money raised on the day will be donated to The Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted. 

For more details or to book, please call 01923 775278 or email rgc@hertsmereleisure.co.uk

See flyer attached.

Club Champion adds Order of Merit to season’s haul…

The Order of Merit Scratch Trophy concluded today with the final event of the tournament, the Len Covey Medal. David Hirst, who earlier this season won the club championship, took the title with a gross 71 giving him an average scratch score of 71.82 over the 11 events he played in. Both the nearest challengers could not meet the minimum requirement of playing in 7 events, so were eliminated at the final stage. The final table was whittled down as follows; 2017 Order of Merit.

Rickmansworth v Batchwood Match Report – played on 12-Aug-2017

The last time the two clubs met at Rickmansworth on the 18th of March, Rickmansworth lost the match by one point, so there was a score to be settled at the away venue of Batchwood Hall. The team was ready, the course was well tended, the weather was behaving, and we teed off at 09:00 sharp. The first match was close but a win for Rickmansworth by 3 points; we were on our way for revenge. Match two was a loss by 1 point, match 3 was a win by 1 point, and match 4 was a loss by 2 points. At this stage, Rickmansworth is still ahead by 1 point, so a draw or a win for the last team, will win the match for Rickmansworth. The final team score came in, and it was a win to Rickmansworth by 4 points. The day’s final scores were Rickmansworth 221 points, and Batchwood with 216 points. It was all very close but a fantastic away win for us. The sweep was won by our last team, Danny Simmonds and David Grace with an excellent score of 47 points. Thanks again to all the players for bringing their best game to Batchwood and securing the away win for Rickmansworth.

Peter Maestas, Captain 2017

Rickmansworth v Panshanger Away HFL Match Report – played on 05-Aug-2017

After an initial mix up of venues, both clubs thinking that the match was at home, Rickmansworth managed to scramble a team, and arrive at Panshanger on Saturday morning. With Rickmansworth needing an away win, this one was a great opportunity as we know this course very well. With some very wet weather arriving towards the end of the match, and the end in sight, the teams started to roll in with their scores. It was very clear from the start this this was not going to be Rickmansworth Golf Club’s day on the course. The final scores were 176 to Rickmansworth, and 210 to Panshanger. We will have to play well at home on the return leg, to make sure we secure a home win. The sweep was won by Jake Jacobson and Graham Simon with a very respectable score of 41 points. Lastly, a big, BIG thank you to all the players for making the switch from home to away, and to those who stepped up last minute to make up the team.

Peter Maestas, Captain 2017