The government has announced a new lockdown in England from 5 November that includes the closure of golf courses, club houses and driving ranges.
Midweek Monthly Medal
Prior to his round, Diego said that he planned to repeat his feat from the previous week. Whether he meant, sticking to just 3 clubs or getting a good score is unknown, but either way he was true to his word, winning the medal by 2 shots from George (nets 64 & 66 respectively) who pipped Louis for 2nd spot on the back 9. Richard, Tamas and Ryan all recorded net 67s to be placed 4th, 5th and 6th respectively. Results…
This was the first competition played under the new WHS, so results will show 95% of the Course Handicap as the Playing Handicap plus a differential for the mixed tees in use.
It was also the last round of the Midweek Grand Medal for the best 5 out of 7 medal rounds. Charlie F held a commanding lead prior to this competition and maintained it through the final round for a win by 10 over Richard H.
If that was our last Sunday until December on the golf course we certainly had a balmy day for it even though the wind tried hard to disrupt things at times. Sadly, no last chance to cut anyone’s handicap before WHS takes over, being handicap secretary is losing some of its joy at midnight tonight!!! In fact in another last, it was a ‘Reduction Only’ round with no one playing in their buffer zone or better.
Congrats to Gina, winning our last monthly medal of the year (something that has nothing to do with Covid). Her net 74 was one better than Susan, Jayne and Lia all on 75, though Sheena might just be ruing her 9 on the 2nd par 3. Results…
So it’s goodbye to Sunday on the golf course for now and CONGU forever, WHS here we come.
Windy conditions prevailed with just a shower for late competitors in the November medal.
Winner on a creditable 59 was new member Chris S. Welcome and well done Chris – you earn a UHS cut of 2 to 15 and sweep prize as well as medal prize. Chasing him was in form Uli (ESR last week) 60 and another new member GeorgeM. Three 66s followed from Jan, Jay (also lowest gross) and Barry. Results…
On this the last UHS round, CSS remained at SSS with 35% being within buffer and four playing handicap changes inc. Uli cut further from 13 to 11. Such terminology will no longer apply with WHS which comes into being tomorrow. In will come handicap index, course rating, slope, hard cap soft cap etc. etc.
This was the last round of best from 8 monthly medals for the Grand Medal Trophy. Clear winner is Jay on 323 – well done with all counting rounds between 62 and 66, 10 clear from Aidan and Brian with Peter N 337. Final leader board…
See you all in the new WHS world.