Desert Springs is holding its twelth elections amongst members to choose a Vice-Captain, Treasurer and two members for each of the Club’s Handicap and Competitions Committees, for the period 1st April 2016 through to 31st March 2017. The closing date for all completed ‘Club Officials Election Nomination’ forms to be returned to the Club was 18.00 hrs, February 29th.  


Alfonso Castineira, Golf Operations Manager commented,


“In accepting their nomination, these Nominees confirm their willingness to represent fellow members and to build upon the foundations created by previous Club Officials for the benefit of all.  We would take this opportunity to encourage all members to show their confidence in them.”


Where a person has been nominated more than once, we have only listed one of the nominations.


The following persons have accepted their nomination and secondment to be put forward for election to the office of:-


OFFICE                                NOMINEE                  NOMINATED BY          SECONDED BY


Vice-Captain                       CHRISTOPHER COLE    MARTIN McLELLAN       RICHARD FULLER


Treasurer                            RICHARD DUNPHY       MARTIN McLELLAN       RICHARD FULLER


Handicap Committee           PAUL TAYLOR             JAKI WHITE                  HOWARD TAYLOR         

Handicap Committee           JAKI WHITE               WIKKIE DE GRAAF         ROGER BUTTERS


Competitions Committee     BARRY WHITE            FREDDIE BEAMES          RICHARD FULLER

Competitions Committee     DAVID HADDEN          BARRY WHITE               MARTIN McLELLAN


A ‘Desert Springs Golf Club Officials Vote Form’ identifying all those persons put forward for election to each position has been sent to all members. They are also available at the Clubhouse reception and an e-mail vote form has been posted on our website in the Owners section at: –



The qualification for voting is that all persons wishing to vote must be current members of the Desert Springs Golf Club.

All completed voting forms must be returned to the Clubhouse Reception at Desert Springs by 18.00 hrs on March 31st by hand or e-mail, but preferably not by post in view of the vagaries experienced. Once validated, the votes submitted will be counted and the names of the successful candidates elected for office by the membership along with the number of votes received will be announced.