February 2020 Newsletter

With the present wind and rain it may not seem like it but the new 2020 season is fast approaching. The opening day of the season is Sunday 22nd March when the Captain's Team plays the Vice Captain's team in a match play Texas Scramble. This is followed by hot soup in the clubhouse. The entry sheets for the day are presently in the changing rooms or alternatively you can e-mail me and I will add your name to the list. A draw will be e-mailed to those taking part on the Thursday before. The ladies are currently organising a…

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June 2019 Monthly News

The weather this month has been mixed although we where blessed with a fantastic day for Captain's Day. The day began with the now annnual 9 hole junior competition for the Les Burton Trophy. The winner once again was young Chloe Aitken with a fine net 31, however much praise must go to little Sophie Roberts who although still under 10 years of age played her heart out to come a close second with an amazing net 32. Following the juniors the main event took center stage playing for the Jack McQueen Trophy and once again the ladies were to…

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May – Monthly News

The season is now in full swing all the knockout match play competitions are progressing well. In the ladies weekly competitions Janette Davidson won the May Medal with a fantastic net 65, arena McClymont won the WASS Cup with a fine 68 and kay Gillespie won the May Burkinshaw Putter with a 101, this included 31 putts. Our Captain, Stuart jamieson has had a fine month. Before setting off on his Cruise he won the Brown Cup with an oustanding net 61 and the Glenkens Tankards with Nevile White with 62.8. Ian McCulloch won the May Medal with a net…

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April News

As we all bathed in scorching weather during april the course took it badly and we where required to spend most of our time watering greens. In the end it has all been worth it and our greens are now coming to life. Thanks to everyone who worked hard during the month keeping the course in such good order. It is such a boon to have so amy willing members to help us. Members will be excited by the news that we now have a practise net which is sited over by the tractor shed. This will allow you all…

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March 2019 Monthly News

With the weather holding up the club had a fantastic Opening day on the 24th. The Captain's team as usual took on the Vice Captain's team and the event was very well supported. Our Captain, Stuart Jamieson did the honours of driving himeself into (The Quarry) sorry I meant Office and the fun began. Although Stuart and the Lady Captain Linda managed to hold off the Vice Captains Marena & Gill the rest of the team were put to the sword and the Vice Captain's team once again came away with the trophy. Following the golf, the members were treated…

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February 2019 News

With the new season drawing ever closer, Opening Day is Sunday 24th March, our ladies have been beavering away on the course trimming the gorse. Other work to make the course a little easier for our senior members is also ongoing with a new fairway area in front of the ladies 5th tee and some other parts of fairways being widened. At our last committee meeting it was also decided to assits the elder gentlemen members to continue to play in competitions we will now stop playing to the top green. We are also delighted to report that to date…

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New Galloway Golf Club News

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Well the great weather has well and truly broken, however the good news is that the course is back to it's beautiful green best and during August both the ladies and Gents managed to complete most of their scheduled competitions. The ladies August medal was won by Gill Warnock with a fine net 71. The ladies Muirhead Rosebowl Open was played in wet conditions and was won by the ladies secretary, Kay Gillespie with a superb 37 points. The ladies Doris McQueen trophy was won by Erica Porteous with a fine 36 points. In the Gents competitions the MacMillan Scratch…

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June Monthly News

Well we all look for the sun and boy have we had it throughout June. The course is burning up and Brian & Ian are working very hard to ensure we stay playable. It has been a very busy month at the club with Captain's Day being the highlight. on the day the members were treated to a veritable feast of fun. The day started early with Dave's Fledglings playing for the Les Burton Trophy. Some excellent scores were returned and the winner was The Captain's own granddaughter, Chloe Aitken. Later in the day the juniors teamed up with their…

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May Monthly News

With this amazing weather and a lot of hard work the course and surrounding areas are in amazing condition. Thanks go to everyone who are working so hard to present the club in it's best condition. The junior coaching is going full steam ahead on Saturdays with upwards of twenty juniors turning up for the weekly coaching. The ladies competitions now being played on Wednesdays are in full swing. The May medal was won by Anne McQueen, The WASS cup was won by Janette Davidson and the May Burkinshaw putter was won by Gill Warnock. In the gents competitions the…

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Monthly News

Following opening day the club activities are going ahead at full speed. Our junior coaches are now active in both the local schools and on the course on Saturdays. The coaching is now aided by the purchase of 5 new sets of junior clubs which were funded by a generous grant from the Charity Shop in Dalry, The club is extremely grateful for this help with our junior programme. During the month the ladies have held their first open of the season. This was won by a couple from Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club. The ladies April medal was won…

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