La Cala 28th October 2019
Today we played at the America course at La Cala. The format was individual stableford and was kindly sponsored by Phil and Jan Dodd. It was also our End of Month Competition with the winner going forward to the Champion of Champions final in May. What a great day it was. We had a breakfast of tee/coffee and pastries at the club house, the course was in superb condition and the weather perfect, what more could you ask for.
Our winner today scoring 34 points playing off a ridiculous handicap of 28 cut to 27 was me Robyn Wheeler. Second with 33 points playing off 27.5 cut to 27 was Kirsten Hardiker. Third also with 33 points but with a worse back nine was Tarja Juvonen. Our guest prize was won by Sam Rogers
Nearest the pin in one on hole 16 was Tarja Juvonen with Andy "Marigold" Hassall nearest the pin in two on hole 3
Our thanks to Phil and Jan For the superb prizes of commemorative mugs. I enjoy my coffee in the mornings in mine
Santana 24th October 2019
Today we played at our home course Santana and was kindly sponsored by Simon Waby. Unfortunately like last week our sponsor was unable to attend. He was stuck in the UK with work commitments. So it was down to that man Bob Sawyer to present the prizes for him. It was a beautiful autumn day on the Costa del Sol and with the course in its usual perfect condition it made for a great days golf.
First today with a score of 36 points playing off 14.6 cut to 13.2 was Patrique Gallet. Second with 35 points playing off 12.6 cut to 12 was Adrian Martin. Third also with 35 points but with a worse back nine playing off 15 cut to 14.5 was Terry Smith. Our guest prize was won by Russell O Connell. Nearest the pin in one on hole 16 was Russell O Connell with Ray Critcher nearest the pin in two on hole 14.
Calanova 17th October 2019
Today we played at at Calanova and was kindly sponsored by Colin Bryan. Unfortunately Colin is in the hospital in UK so was unable to attend. We all wish him a speedy recovery and hope to see him back here very shortly. There was a very large group of us out today for this popular course with format today being individual stableford.
Our winner today with a super score of 37 points playing off 9.7 cut to 8.4 was Tom Mackay. Second with 34 points playing off 15.1 cut to 14.6 was Patrique Gallet and third with 33 points playing off 16.5 cut to 16.2 was Mike Boxall. Our guest prize was won by Mike Kennedy. Nearest the pin in one on hole 8 was Patrique Gallet with Catherine Shiels nearest the pin in two on hole 12.
Marbella 10th October 2019
Today we played at at Marbella and was kindly sponsored by Paul Winter. The format today was individual stableford. The course was in good condition and it was a perfect Autumn day for golf.
Our winner today with a superb 41 points playing of 25.1 cut to 22 was Finbarr Carroll. Second with 36 points playing off 26.7 cut to 25.6 was our favorite Irishman Bobby Curran. Third with 35 points playing off 26.5 cut to 25.9 was our sponsor Paul Winter. Nearest the pin in one on hole 9 was John Walters with Roy Sherratt nearest the pin in two on hole 14.
Guadalhorce 3rd October 2019
Today we played at at Guadalhorce and was kindly sponsored by Ian "Aye Say" Ashworth. The format for today was individual stableford. Everyone agreed that despite the very early start and of course the usual difficulty in finding the course, it was a great day only made better by the superb condition of the golf course.
Our winner today with a magnificent score of 40 points, when you consider he was playing off 6.5, now cut to 4.9 was Jim Madden. Second again with 34 points playing off 12.4 cut to 11.9 was Stewart Gurney. Third with 32 points, decided on count back on the back nine. There were three players with the same score, playing off 10.7 cut to 10.4 was Tony White. Our guest prize was won by Pat O Leary with 31 points. Nearest the pin in one on hole 2 was Don Crowley with Ray Critcher nearest the pin in two on hole 14.