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JUNIORS
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 11am and 12 noon on Saturday 6th and 13th October. Maximum of 8 Juniors per group.

RECENT RESULTS
Scratch Matchplay -
Losing semi-finalists were Alex Barber and Anthony Eden
Greg McIlroy beat James Holland in the Final

MEMBERS INFORMATION
- Please note on Sunday mornings that a member may only sign in one guest before 12.30pm. If you wish to bring two or more guests on a Sunday it must be in the afternoon.

- Ryder Cup weekend – no special golfing events have been planned as the Ryder Cup, being in France, will be played during our normal daytime and many of you will be watching it on TV.
Saturday 29th September - Men's Fourball Betterball competition, tee times from 7.15am.
Sunday 30th September - no competitions, book your golf as normal.
The Clubhouse will be open with full TV coverage and food available on all days.

- Sunday 14 October – S&A hosts the SDGA Mixed Regional Event. This is a Shotgun Start at 12.30pm. Please be aware that members can play on the Sunday morning but the course must be CLEAR by 12.15pm. You are likely to be able to play less than 18 holes on this day. The 1st tee will be open for booking from 7.45am. 7th tee will be from 8.00am to 8.50am.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS/COMPS
Dates for Your Diary:

MEN:
The full list of winter competitions has now been published on the noticeboards and also listed at the bottom of this newsletter -
Saturday 29th September - Fourball Betterball Stableford
Saturday 6th October - October Medal from white tees and Yellow Tee Stableford
Saturday 13th October - Pairs Betterball Stableford

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.
Next Sunday Stableford date - 28th October

Midweek competition dates - 3rd October (Medal), 17th October (Stableford)

LADIES:
Thursday 4th October - Lady Captain's Charity Day - team of 3, 18 holes or 10 holes - best 2 scores each hole, all 3 scores to count on hole 10.
Thursday 11th October - Daily Mail Foursomes
Sunday 21st October - Team of 3, best 2 on each hole to count

The full list of Ladies winter competitions has now been published. It is shown on the noticeboard and also at the bottom of this newsletter. These are generally a mix of team and pairs competitions starting from 18th October on Thursdays and Sundays.

MIXED:
Mixed Competition - Sunday 7th October
Team of 4, best 2 scores to count

SENIOR/JUNIOR GREENSOMES on Sunday 21st October - you can sign up now for this. The event has struggled to attract support in recent years so please do your best to play.

JUNIORS:
2019 Junior competitions will start from 2pm rather than 2.30pm.
Group lessons continue through Autumn/Winter. More information next week on game development plans which include lessons and written homework to accelerate learning.

WE WILL SELL YOUR OLD CLUBS:
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.

LESSON PLANS:
Please see lesson options with Jim:
Individual 40 minutes - £30
Course of three lessons - £75
Juniors - £20
More details next week on a comprehensive programme for game development during the quieter winter period. This will include suggested lesson plans along with weekly emailed booklets to follow and develop your understanding of technique, your own strengths and weaknesses and correct self analysis. Use the 'off season' to improve your knowledge and set up optimum practice plans.

SHOP NEWS:
- Several SALE items in the Shop including Galvin Green clothing, waterproofs. Shoes by Ecco, FootJoy, Adidas.
- Traded in, good condition, second hand Powakaddy trolleys, with Lithium battery and charger. The battery is brand new with a 3 year guarantee. Battery alone is £175, but I have two trolleys including battery and charger at £250 each.
- 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. M3 and M4 drivers to try. Very latest just released Titleist 2019 drivers in stock and for trial.
- Demo Vokey wedges, new SM7.

COURSE INFORMATION:
- 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.

MEN'S WINTER COMPETITIONS 2018-2019:
Saturdays, forward white tees, may be less than 18 holes in November, December & January
No 2s comps, all entry fees to be paid out in vouchers

October -
13th - Fourball Betterball Stableford in Pairs
20th - Team of 3 or 4, best 2 each hole to count, best 3 on par 3s
27th - Team of 3 or 4, best 2 each hole, best 3 on last 3 holes

November -
3rd - Team of 3 or 4, best 2 each hole
10th - Fourball Betterball Stableford in Pairs
17th - Team of 3 or 4, best 2 each hole
24th - Greensomes in Pairs

December -
1st - Fourball Betterball Stableford in Pairs
8th - Team of 3 or 4, best 2 each hole
15th - Greensomes in Pairs
22nd - Team of 3 or 4, best 2 each hole
29th - Team of 3 or 4, best 2 each hole

January -
5th - Fourball Betterball Stableford
12th - Team of 3 or 4, best 2 each hole

LADIES WINTER COMPETITIONS 2018-2019:
Thursday, there will be an 18 hole and 10 hole comp each week. You can sign up for whichever one. 18 hole players can reduce to 10 holes on the day if they wish.
Sundays will be over 18 holes.
The course may be reduced to 16 holes in November, December and January due to works on 1st and 18th, therefore 18 hole competitions will become over 16 holes.
No 2s comps, all entry fees to be paid out in vouchers

October -
Thurs 18th and Sun 21st - Team of 3, best 2 each hole to count
Thurs 25th and Sun 28th - Team of 3, best 2 each hole, best 3 on last 3 holes

November -
Thurs 1st and Sun 4th - Team of 3 Waltz, best 1, 2, 3
Thurs 8th and Sun 11th - Fourball Betterball Stableford in Pairs
Thursday 15th - Winter Trophy Greensomes in Pairs
Sunday 18th - Individual Stableford
Thurs 22nd and Sun 25th - Team of 3 Texas Scramble
Thurs 29th and Sun 2nd Dec - Team of 3, best 2 each hole to count

December -
Thurs 6th - Team of 3 Waltz
Sun 9th and Thurs 13th - Xmas comp, Individual Stableford
Sun 16th - Greensomes in Pairs
Thurs 20th - Team of 3, best 2 each hole
Thurs 27th and Sun 30th - Team of 3, best 2 each hole

January -
Thursday 3rd - Lady Captain's Drive In
Sunday 6th - Individual Stableford
Further dates to be arranged

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