ST. PATRICKS DAY BOWL TOURNAMENT : 17/03/19

 

A fantastic turnout of 42 competitors on St. Patricks Day Sunday, hoping for the luck of the Irish, to take home the crystal trophy.

Alas there was unfortunately  just one player who took the trophy home, the Prolific, Chris mear!

Chris just pipped the local, Jose Antonio Vasquez, by virtue of countback, as they tied on 36 points.

Many thanks & congratulations to all who participated!

 


 

 

MEMORIAL DAY TOURNAMENT : 9/03/19

 

A great turnout for the Memorial Day tournament on a warm Spring Day at Desert Springs with the Golf course presented in great condition for the event.

With a heavily contested field, and tight scoring in the Stableford Format, Duncan Boston edged victory over Dennis Stafford on countback, as both players tied on 37 points.

Thanks to all who participated!

 


 

 

DESERT SPRINGS WALTZ : 2/03/19

 

A beautiful day for contesting the Desert Springs Waltz on Saturday 2nd March.

A field of nine teams competed with the aim to score the highest stableford score possible, to claim the top Spot!

Congratulations to the team of Eric & Dianne Biggs, and Zeta Denyer for being the runaway champions with a total of 82 points! Runners up Richard Fuller, Duncan Boston, and Phil Angus with 71 Points. Well done to all.

 


 

 

ANDALUCIA DAY TOURNAMENT : 28/02/19

 

A fantastic turnout of 41 players for the Andalucia Day tournament on thursday 28th February.

On slightly breezy conditions in the early afternoon, but the sun still smiling, Denise Mear reigned supreme, with  an impressive 41 points stableford.

Closely on her heels in the runner up spot, was David Hinton with 38 points, and Chris Mear 3rd with 37 Points.

 


 

 

CARNIVAL SCRAMBLE : 23/02/19

 

10 Teams Gathered on Saturday the 23rd February to put their collective scoring boots on In a bit to shoot the lowest combined score to win the Carnival Scramble! On near perfect conditions on the Golf course and Weather, the Team of

Chris & Denise Mear, Eric & Dianne Biggs ruled supreme with a fantastic score of 53.6!

 


 

 

DESERT SPRINGS OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP : 09/02/19 – 10/02/19

 

30 players took to the fairways to compete for The Desert Springs Open Championship which was played over two rounds. The Indiana Course was presented in fantastic condition and the weather for both tournament rounds was absolutely delightful.

Chris Mear was crowned champion golfer of the year with a great combined stableford score of 75 points. Runner-Up went to Chris Cole on 68 points (by virtue of lower handicap) from Evelio Alonso.

The prize giving ceremony took place in on The Deck and was hosted by Club Captain John Haydon.

 


 

THE EPIPHANY CHALLENGE : 06/01/19

 

A great field of 47 players took to the fairways for The Epiphany Challenge which is traditionally held on Three Kings Day, the 6th January.

The Indiana Course was presented in beautiful condition, being bathed in glorious sunshine for the whole event.

Young Charlie McKinnes proved a very popular winner of his first ‘Major’ and was crowned champion with 38 points (by virtue of lower handicap) from Runner-up Roger Butters. Third place went to Liz Shutlar with 34 points (by virtue of lower handicap) from Kirby Garrod.

The prize giving ceremony took place in on The Deck and was hosted by Club Captain John Haydon.


 

DESERT SPRINGS COMMUNITY TROPHY : 4/1/19

 

The Community Trophy kick-started the 2019 tournament year in style with 33 competitors taking to The Indiana Course which was presented in beautiful condition. 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, Sweetwater Island Drive, and La Rosa formed one team and came out triumphant to be crowned winners of the first event of 2019. Congratulations to all players.

The prize giving ceremony took place on The Deck and was hosted by Club Captain John Haydon.

 

 


 

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