Recommendations for Inclement Weather

Because of situations arising due to the recent spell of very wet weather the NCLGA Executive Committee felt it was necessary to make some recommendations to advise clubs on procedures with regard to postponements, suspensions and resumptions of play in the case of matches affected by inclement weather. The following apply to both the NCLGA League and Interclub Matches:

If a course is closed or unplayable then the match should be re-arranged as soon as possible and in good time before the deadline/next round. (e.g. end of September for scratch, silver and bronze leagues and before the next round of the interclub).
In extremely inclement conditions, the two team captains may agree to play the match over fewer holes as long as both are in agreement and it is decided before the match commences.
If conditions worsen once play has commenced, and the match has to be suspended, it should resume from where it was suspended either on the same day or on another day. The result of completed matches should stand as played and uncompleted matches should be continued at a later time or date. Any matches that cannot be completed as scheduled should be considered tied.
If any matches have to be completed on another day each team is free to alter its original team.

Coxmoor Pair win Coronation Cups 2019

Coronation19aWell done to the Coxmoor pair of Lou Beaumont and Louise Wilding from Coxmoor for their win in the Coronation Cups at Rushcliffe on Monday 3rd June 2019. It was a great score on a challenging course for the two Nottinghamshire second team players. Over seventy ladies took part in the betterball competition. The top four pairs were:

1st - Lou Beaumont and Louise Wilding on 43 pts
2nd - Jane Tucker and Julia Hatcher from Newark on 41 pts
3rd - Jenny Smith and Jane Fowler from Beeston and Notts Ladies on 40 pts
4th - Claire Wilson and Lynne Inman from Norwood on 39 pts.

Thank you to Rushcliffe Golf Club for hosting the competition. The course looked fantastic and the greens were quick and true, a pleasure to putt on. Well done to all the competitors, with handicaps ranging from 3 to 33 on the day, it is a fantastic day of golf suitable for all abilities.
The next ladies County Competition is the Summer Meeting and Veterans Trophy at Wollaton Park, Monday 8th July.

Success at the English Seniors!

Carol Wild 19aWell done to Carol Wild of Notts Ladies for retaining her Ann Howard title at the English Senior Championships held at Enville Golf Club on 17th May 2019. Carol was defending her title after her success at The Hallamshire last year. Carol qualified second after two rounds of strokeplay, along with Sue Penfold from Sherwood. After meeting Sue in the quarter-finals, Carol went on to beat Rosie Waller, in the semi’s and came out on top in a great final, on the 18th, against Sheree Dove-Wilde, 1up.

Carol Houghton, our County Captain, made it through to the knockouts after finishing 16th in the strokeplay in the Wendy Taylor Flight. Carol went on to win a tight first round match on the 19th, making it through to the last 16. Unfortunately, then losing in the next round to Amanda Mayne.

Congratulations to all our Nottinghamshire ladies taking part at Enville and good luck to those going down to St Endoc Golf Club to play their next English Seniors event organised by England Golf.

Congratulations on Rules Examinations

Congratulations to all the Nottinghamshire County ladies who passed the R&A Rules Examinations, which were taken recently.

Level 2 Examination in the Rules of Golf
Lindsay Carruthers, Beeston Fields Golf Club
Sue Maine, Rushcliffe Golf Club
Di Payne, Notts Ladies’ Golf Club
Val Peat, Radcliffe-on-Trent Golf Club
Joanna Smith, Sherwood Forest Golf Club
Dianne Whittaker, Chilwell Manor Golf Club

Level 3 Tournament Administrators and Referees Examination
Maureen Clarke, Sherwood Forest Golf Club

County Clubs Shortlisted for EG Award

A shortlist of remarkable finalists has been announced for the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by Adidas Golf.

They’re the heroes of the game in England and they’ll be celebrated at the awards dinner at the Royal Lancaster London on Thursday, 21 March, when the winners will be revealed. Nick Pink, England Golf Chief Executive, said: “A very big thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate and to the judges, who had an incredibly difficult job to produce this shortlist of amazing volunteers, players, clubs and counties."

Two Nottinghamshire clubs, Sherwood Forest and Stanton on the Wolds, have been shortlisted in the category 'Championship Venue of the Year'. Well done to both clubs on their nominations and we wish them both luck when the winners are announced in March. They will be up against Kedleston Park and Frilford Heath in this category.


NUGC Annual Ladies Dinner

NUGCDinner2019NCLGA President Maureen Clarke hosted the NUGC Annual Ladies' Dinner on behalf of the NU President Bob Ward, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, on Friday 11th January.

The England Golf President Desmond Duffy and Presidents and Past Presidents from many Counties attended the very popular NU Dinner. The Presidents’ wives were welcomed to the NU Ladies’ Dinner by Maureen, and after an excellent meal Maureen introduced the guest speaker Jan Palmer who gave an interesting talk about the History of Soap and the aromatics she uses in making natural soaps. Bob provided a beautifully wrapped gift of natural soaps for each lady, and a bouquet of flowers for Maureen. A vote of thanks was given by Mavis Peplow, Midland Golf Union President’s Lady.

Tasker's Trophy Presentation 2018

Taskers18aThe Tasker's Trophy is an inter-club golf competition for the over 50s which supports Junior Golf in your County. The 2018 Final was played at Beeston Fields Golf Club on Sunday 21 October. It was a beautiful, warm Autumn day. The final of the ladies’ Ian Burtoft Trophy was Branston vs Lees Hall. Branston won 4/3. Branston won for the second year in a row – the first time this has happened in the history of the event. The men’s Taskers Final and Plate were also played and the Uttoxeter C Team beat Lutterworth B in the Final 4/3; the deciding match going to the 20th hole. Uttoxeter A beat Mapperley C 6/1 in the Plate. The Taskers Plate is for all men’s teams that get knocked out in the first round. If a few more ladies’ teams enter, the ladies will be able to have a ladies’ Plate competition as well.

Read more: Tasker's Trophy Presentation 2018