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Captain's Day - Tuesday 18 July 2017 - Tewkesbury Park Golf Club
Captain Mike Slatter treated the GGCs to a fabulous days golf at his home club, Tewkesbury Park. The privately owned hotel is currently being refurbished and the McIntosh family are also investing heavily in the golf course, the way the course was presented was second to none, the greens being especially well prepared and putting superbly.
Mike made sure the day went with a swing and offered competitors their choice of refreshments after the particularly difficult par 4 fourth hole to re-invigorate players for the fifth hole that was for the first nearest the pin prize ... for some it worked!!
Because of the number of players the competition was split into morning and afternoon, prizes allocated accordingly. The Captain's Trophy going to the pair with best score from both morning and afternoon pairings.
1st David Sturman & Mike Parkin (Minchinhampton) 44 points
2nd Mark Robinson & Paul McGuinness (Lydney) 43 points
3rd John Dymock & Clive Fluck (Cotswold Hills) 42 points
4th Trevor Hole & Paul Watts (Cotswold Hills) 42 points
Nearest the pins
5th hole Colin Gay (Cotswold Hills)
10th hole Steve Elway (Gloucester GC)
1st Roger Downes & Les Hughes Naunton Downs) 46 points
2nd Jim Ford & Trevor Stewart (Chipping Sodbury) 44 points
3rd Malcolm Brown & David Webb (Lansdown) 44 points
4th Neil Pirie & Graham Pristo (Lansdown) 44 points
Nearest the pins
5th hole Graham Pristo (Lansdown)
10th hole Peter French (Stinchcombe)
The afternoon rounds resulted in six pairs recording 44 points, two pairs narrowly missing out on a prize.
The Captain's Trophy was presented to the overall winners Roger Downs and Les Hughes from Naunton Downs Golf Club after dinner in the evening.
Roger thanked Mike for a great day, great food, superb course and marvelled at how he even managed to get the weather right.
A super day enjoyed by all ... thanks Mike.
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