Great to see that we were able to play in-between the rainy days. 30 members took part. Warm welcome to Gaz Collins on his first WAGA.
RESULTS. Pink went to Carl McCann on 10 points and on countback. We know he will bounce back. Tom Garlick returned to take ‘Yellow’ with a very steady 25 points considering the weather conditions. 2nd with 22 points was Stuart Hamilton with a 3 H/C. Also on 22 points was last week’s winner Loz Lightbrown with an 8 H/C to take 3rd with Dave Norris (13 H/C) in a rich vein of form also on 22 points in 4th. Mark Hilder (26 H/C) shows his improvement in scoring 22 points but dipping out on countback.
* 2 SKINS. First week of the 2 skins saw the pot of €15 roll over with Jim Collin’s 2 on the 3rd cancelled out by Bill Fergusons 2 on the 9th. Reminder only 1 player can take the pot. No player or 2 plus players will see the pot rollover. If not won in 5 weeks the pot will go into WAGA funds. Please continue the marking of 2’s clearly on cards and mentioning to Chairman when handing in card. Week 2 next week.
LEAGUE TABLE. The Winter League table is enclosed (2 versions) and sees Peter Alderson retaining top spot with 270 points. With that previous Champion Stuart Hamilton in 2nd with 253 points but 2 games in hand. The League will run for 32 weeks with 20 scores being the qualifier for a ‘Top 9’ slot on finals day. Our ‘Finals Day’ will be the 23 May 18. The 3 Major WAGA trophies, NGE Shield, Bruce Kingston Shield and League Cup will be up for grabs.
Crapputter Cup. Those members who have not given their allegiance to either camp should review now and contact the relevant Captain for due selection consideration. Those who have already played in the Crapputter Cup are ‘Cup Tied’ !!
* To be played on 21 April 18.
* Team Captains are Judd Larsen for the Jocks and Clive Synnuck for the English.
* Players must have played at least 3 WAGAs.
* Format 12 players. Foursomes/Greensomes (Captains decide) in the Morning, Singles in afternoon.
* 2 weeks prior to event top 6 per team in league selected plus best 3 average (4 and over WAGAs) plus 3 Captains picks.
o Please continue to encourage new members to attend WAGA.
o Embrace the WAGA ethos and mix with other players as much as possible during the season. Please refrain from teeing off at too early a time pre the official 1300H allocated time. Please keep to 3 balls, No 4 balls please unless playing a club KO or joined by a late starter.
o Our better players are request to play with less talented players for encouragement and hopefully develop better skills and understanding of rules.
European Tour Fantasy League 18. Now into the 3rd week with Bill Ferguson leading but being chased down by Willie close behind in 2nd. It’s still not too late to join the 12 participants we have. This is through European Golf Tour website
Do not forget to enter the Club Memorial Tournament this Saturday. Weather looks good.
Aphrodite Hills have offered a very good deal to the Societies of the Club next Friday 2 Feb. €40 including buggy. POC is Bill Ferguson email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> please let him know ASAP (today or early tomorrow morning) if you wish to participate.
It is understood that the Tunnel will be closed from COP Fri 2 Feb for the duration of Feb but full details will be promulgated by the Club soon.
Thanks again for all your support and hope to see you all next week.
Regards. Clive & Steve.
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