MARCH ECLECTIC : 25-26/03/17

 

16 players took part in the March Electric. A gorgeous sunny weekend ensured perfect playing conditions for both rounds on The Indiana Course which was presented in beautiful condition.

The individual event was played under Medal play with the best score recorded on each hole over the two rounds to count towards the Eclectic score. Alan Hewitt came out on top with a blistering Nett score of 60. Mark Danson took second place, (Nett 66), from Jaki White in third with a Nett 67.

The prize giving ceremony took place on The Deck and was hosted by Club Captain Martin McLellan.

 

 


 

ST PATRICK’S DAY BOWL : 17/03/17

 

36 players teed it up on St Patrick’s Day, with everyone giving their all to try and win the Bowl. A gorgeous sunny day ensured perfect playing conditions on The Indiana Course which was presented in beautiful condition.

Richard Fuller strode into the winners enclosure, being crowned champion with a score of 37 points. Freddie Beames took the Runners-Up position on 36 points, with David Smith in third, 35 points (By virtue of lower handicap), from Kirby Garrod and Phil Angus.

The prize giving ceremony took place on the Deck and was hosted by Club Vice-Captain Chris Cole.

 

 


 

MEMORIAL DAY : 11/03/17

 

A sensational total of 78 players competed on Memorial Day. A beautiful warm sunny day ensured perfect playing conditions on The Indiana Course which was presented impeccably.

 

Stuart Baynham blitzed the field to win the event with a score of 43 points. Jaki White took second place on 38 points, with Paul Taylor third on 37 points.

 

The prize giving ceremony took place on The Deck and was hosted by Club Vice-Captain Chris Cole, Committee Member Paul Taylor, and Pauline Carver.

 

 


 

DESERT SPRINGS WALTZ : 04/03/17

 

A field of 24 players took to the fairways for the Desert Springs Waltz. Cloudless sunny skies adorned The Indiana Course which was presented in beautiful condition.

The team of Alan Hewitt, Mark Danson, and Lee Danson were crowned champions with a fantastic winning team score of 84 points. Runners-up with a very commendable 81 points were the team of Phil Angus, and Stuart and Josephine Baynham.

The prize giving ceremony took place in the Clubhouse and was hosted by Club Vice-Captain Chris Cole.

 

 


 

ANDALUCIA DAY : 28/02/17

 

31 aspiring golfers teed it up for Andalucia Day. The Indiana Course was presented in stunning condition. The tournament was played in wonderful spirits, with everyone enjoying a fantastic day.

Richard Fuller continued his fine recent run of form to win the event with 37 points, on a countback from Freddie Beames. Third place went to Stuart Baynham on 36 points.

The prize giving ceremony took place on The Deck and was hosted by Club Vice-Captain Chris Cole.

 

 


 

THE CARNIVAL SCRAMBLE : 26/02/17

 

Seven teams competed in The Carnival Scramble which was played on a glorious sunny morning with The Indiana Course presented in beautiful condition.

Carnival Champion Golfers for 2017 were the team of Ray Charles, Dennis Stafford, Richard Fuller, and Alan Patterson, with a fantastic score of 55. Just missing out, and runners-up on the day were James and Sarah Greenall, and Peter and Gill Andrews, on 56.

The prize giving ceremony took place on The Deck and was hosted by Club Vice-Captain Chris Cole.

 

 


 

THE DESERT SPRINGS OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP : 11-12/02/2017

 

A total of 19 players competed for The Desert Springs Open Championship which was played over two rounds. The Indiana Course was presented in beautiful condition and the weather for both tournament rounds was just sublime, powder blue skies a plenty.

It proved to be a wonderful weekend for our Lady golfers. Zoe Griffiths put together two fantastic rounds of golf to be crowned champion with a combined stableford score of 76 points, from Runner-Up Sarah Greenall with 71 points, and Graham Cook with 70 points.

The prize giving ceremony took place in the Clubhouse and was hosted by Club Vice-Captain Chris Cole.

 

 


 

THE EPIPHANY CHALLENGE : 06/01/17

 

A magnificent field of 57 players took to the first tee for the Epiphany Challenge which is traditionally held on Three Kings Day, the 6th January.

The Indiana Course which was presented in superb condition for the event, with some fantastic scoring.

It is extremely rare in Golf to hear these numbers spoken as a winning stableford score, but with a simply sensational round played from start to finish, Harry McKinnes was crowned champion with 50 points. Runner-up was Freddie Beames on 38 points (Low Handicap), from Kirby Garrod in third.

The prize giving ceremony took place on the deck and was hosted by Club Captain Martin McLellan.

 

 


 

DESERT SPRINGS COMMUNITY TROPHY : 04/01/17

 

The Community Trophy kicked off the 2017 tournament year in style with 45 competitors taking part on the day. The course and weather were both magnificent. The format is that of a team event whereby the respective communities of the resort compete in a stableford tournament to claim the title as the best Community in Golf.

The combined communities of Desert Drive and Las Sierras formed one team and came out triumphant to be crowned winners of the first event of 2017. Congratulations to all players.

The prize giving ceremony took place on the deck and was hosted by Club Captain Martin McLellan.

 


 

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