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Saturday group coaching sessions - must be booked at least 2 days in advance by contacting the Pro Shop on 01704 577316. Cost is £5 per Junior.
The next sessions are at 11am OR 12 noon on Saturday 2nd and 9th June. Maximum of 8 Juniors per group.

During the Half Term Holiday Jim will be doing one group lesson on the course. This will be over 6 holes from the green or blue tees, for Juniors who have not been on the course much, not for players who have handicaps of less than 45.
Date - Tuesday 29th May at 3pm - £8 per Junior, sign up in advance in the Pro Shop.

The S&A Bowl, played on Sunday, was won by Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park) with 75 and 71. Greg McIlroy (S&A) was runner-up with 74 and 72. Mark Hyde (S&A) finished third with 73 and 73.

In the combined Lancashire Links Trophy (S&A Bowl and Formby Hare), Oliver Ravenscroft (Hillside) won and Mark Hyde finished third.

Dates for Your Diary:

Saturday 26th May - Jubilee Trophy, yellow tees
Saturday 2nd June - June Medal and Yellow Tee Stableford
Saturday 9th June - Woodvale Trophy

Additional Sunday Stablefords have been added for the rest of the season to help 6 Day Members and those who cannot play on a Saturday on any week -
Sunday Stableford dates - 27th May, 3rd 17th and 24th June, 1st 8th 15th 22nd and 29th July.

Midweek competitions will be played on Wednesday 30th May and 13th June.

Sign up now for the Invitation on Saturday 16th June - one member and one guest playing Betterball Stableford. £15 per pair to pay upon signing up.

Sunday 27th May - Stableford
Thursday 31st May - Millennium Trophy Round 2 and 9 Hole Stableford
Sunday 3rd June - Medal
Thursday 7th June - Lady Captain's Round 1, 18 Hole Red Medal and 9 Hole Red Stableford
Thursday 14th June - Lady Captain's Round 2, 18 Hole Red Medal, 18 Hole Blue Stableford and 9 Hole Red Stableford

Wednesday 10’s - Wednesday 20th June - tee times from 3pm and later.
10 holes team comp with themed meal afterwards. £10 per person includes comp and meal with Portuguese theme.

Friday Golf & Meal on Friday 6th July - book and pay in Pro Shop. £25 guest, £15 per member. Any combination of men, ladies and guests.

Mixed Team of 4 - Bank Holiday Monday 28th May - signing up in the Pro Shop is now open.

Family Foursomes - Sunday 10th June - tee times from 1-2pm, book with the Pro Shop.

Senior/Junior Greensomes - now scheduled for Friday 22nd June from 4.00pm to 5.30pm. You can book on the Noticeboard from now onwards - one senior member with one Junior member.

Club competitions normally involve 18 holes Yellow or Blue Tee comps plus a 9 hole Blue Tee Stableford. Sign in with £1 entry fee on the day. Please book in advance by phoning the Pro Shop on 01704 577316. Next competition dates - Sunday 27th and Thursday 31st May.

PLEASE NOTE the following busy days over the next two months – you may wish to rearrange your regular golf or book a round on one of our reciprocal courses:

British Fire Service Championships - course partly closed on Monday 4th, and fully closed on Tuesday 5th & Wednesday 6th.
British Shoe Trades - course partly closed on Wednesday 20th in the afternoon, and on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd in the mornings. Due to this event, Ladies Day will be on Tuesday 19th June for this week.

As in the past, we are reintroducing the service to sell unwanted clubs. They MUST be less than 5 years old, Ping, Callaway, TaylorMade or Titleist, wedges, drivers, fairways, putters, irons and in good condition. They will be sold through the Pro Shop or on Ebay for you and proceeds go on to your account, less postage costs.

As we enter the golfing season, please see lesson options with Jim:
Individual 40 minutes - £30
Course of three lessons - £75
Juniors - £20
Two lessons on the range and one on course 6 hole playing lesson - £95
Group lesson – form your own group of 2, 3 or 4 players - 9.30am to 3pm including long game, short game, bunkers, putting and 6 holes on the course. £50 per person for 2 or £35 per person for 3 or 4 players. Covering technique, strategy, practice drills, course management, etc.

- Course Walks - open to all, ladies, men, Juniors.
As in previous years, Jim will do a few course walks over 6 holes to discuss
a) rules - understanding specific rules to our course eg. paths, GUR, penalty drops from gorse bushes etc
b) playing strategy such as shot selection, course management and strategy.
Please sign up in the shop, free of charge. Later in the year evening dates to follow.

- 2018 FootJoy, Ecco and Adidas shoes for Ladies, Men and Juniors.
- Galvin Green waterproofs, windtops etc.
- Full sets of demo irons by Titleist, the new AP1, AP2 and AP3 models.
- Demo irons in the new TaylorMade ranges including the M3 and M4 iron., plus M3 and M4 drivers to try.
- Demo Vokey wedges - new SM7.

You may be aware that Sean has turned professional. He will continue to play in events and develop his game with a view to playing bigger events in the future. He will work in the Shop and be available for lessons which will cover all aspects of the game. If you would like more details on his services then you can email Sean directly on

- A complete list of all GUR areas is on noticeboards around the Clubhouse.
- BUGGY RULES - please keep buggies to paths and fairways only. If you are using a buggy in a competition you should have a medical note. Other players are not allowed to ride in the buggy or have their clubs carried by the buggy unless they also have a medical note.

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