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Tewkesbury Park - 22nd February
As curtains were opened on the morning of our Winter Special, players
immediately logged on to Google to enquire what the big orange circle
was in the sky. Having got used to many months of grey clouds and rain,
everyone arrived shielding their eyes from the brightness which was not
helped when Ron revealed his new gleaming golf shoes causing a few of
the locals to be carted off to Tewkesbury medical centre with acute
With the ravages of the winter still apparent and the surrounds of the
course surrounded by enough water to keep Noah in a constant state of
arousal, trolleys were not allowed resulting in a number of members
ferreting around in their garages trying to find carry bags. It would be
unusual for Roy not to be mentioned when it comes to matters of style
and, with the help of John, he resembled a slightly inappropriate older
member of One Direction with his retro Dunlop bag that was last carried
by Neil Coles when winning the Colgate Masters in 1972.
Captainís brief was delayed whilst we waited for Kevin who encouraged by
the sunís appearance, finally turned up looking as though he was just
about to have two weeks in Tenerife but after words of encouragement
from our Captain we were away.
Despite the recent weather and the views of water everywhere, the course
was surprisingly dry and the greens true and quick. Not that Chris
Jolley would have known as he decided to dispense with the use of his
putter by holing his 170 yard third shot on the first for a magnificent
After this tremendous start it was no surprise that Chris went on to win
the day but he was pushed hard by Andy Owen who continued his impressive
start to the season with a second place, followed by Erle, all three
players securing their early qualification for this yearís Angel Cup.
After a winter all golfers would like to forget, I think for everybody
it was just good to get out and play again. Congratulations to Chris and
hope to see everybody at our next event, The Founders Trophy at Enville.
1st - Chris Jolley
2nd - Andy Owen
3rd - Erle Andrews
Best stableford - John Vincent
Report by J Vincent
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