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Sponsors Day

  • Category: News
  • Written by Allan Davidson

Today, the club are taking the opportunity to thank our sponsors for their support over the past year.

Due to the tireless efforts of Robin Spinks and John McDonald over the past year, we have quite an impressive array of sponsors.  The full list can be seen here Club Sponsors.

Our Main Sponsors of Belhaven and Tesco have provided considerable financial support to the club.  I'm sure I dont have to note what Bellhaven provide us, other than to say, without it, golf would require a lot of expensive counselling!  Tesco have been our Card sponsor for the past 2 years, providing both summer and winter cards.  To date, we estimate around 10,000 cards have been handed out, which has been an excellent way of displaying our partnership with Tesco.

Not only have they all provided financial support to the club, a lot also extended their business expertise to the club.  Some of the examples below highlight this:

  • Bernard Hunter provided skips for our recent locker upgrade free of charge
  • DL Access Control provided alarms for the club
  • ScoMac project managed our kitchen upgrade and provided the required equipment
  • AGL Wealth will shortly be assisting the club with the new pension regulations

We also use the following during our day to day business:

A last but in no way least, mention to the NS Sweep, who are a merry band of members who pitched together and sponsored a tee.  A fantastic effort by these guys, which cannot be expressed enough.  

To all sponsors, a very big thank you on behalf of the club and we hope you will continue to support us in the years to come.

Enjoy today

Regards

Allan Davidson

Vice-Captain

Seniors and C Class finalists

  • Category: News
  • Written by Allan Davidson

 

Seniors Championship

 

The 2015 Seniors championship will be Bill Tyler and Bert Craig.

Both have played excellent golf to date in the competition and the final will be closely contested.

Our congratulations to both players 

 

C Class

 

Due to a small issue this morning, we are still awaiting confirmation of the C-Class finalists. 

Raymond Smart

  • Category: News
  • Written by Allan Davidson

A field of 145 players competed this years Raymond Smart.  In difficult weather conditions, but on an imaculate course David Lock, of Kings Acre finished on top with a fantastic net 63.

David's putter was clearly on fire today as he went round in only 24 putts.

The top 7 handicap winners were:

  1. David Lock
  2. Douglas Hope
  3. James Hogg (Newbattle)
  4. Donald Gibson (Newbattle)
  5. Brian Kennedy
  6. Dom Foley (Newbattle)
  7. Paul McManus

The scratch winners were:

  1. Jim Bunce (Newbattle)
  2. Ian McKerrow
  3. Kevin McGhee

The CSS was 70.

Lothian's Golf Matchplay latest

  • Category: News
  • Written by Allan Davidson

Stuart Thorburn has continued his excellent matchplay form this week. 

A hard fought victory against Lothian stalwart, Keith Reilly on Wednesday was followed up by a great victory last night.

Tonight, he meets Lewis Bain who knocked out our own Craig Davidson and once again he goes with the club's best wishes.

You can follow his progress at: 

Lothians live scores

Best wishes Stuart

 

Allan

Vice-Captain 

Rave review

  • Category: News
  • Written by Allan Davidson

Please take the time to read the review of the Hydro Event held at Newbattle on Saturday.  The winning team from Dalziel Park; Dave Molloy,Thomas Dougan and Kenny Weir took the spoils with a 55.2, narrowly edging out Duddingston with the better inward score.

Mr Molloy was quoted "The course was in excellent condition and a special mention is required for the greens which could rival any of their east course neighbours".

Once again, our thanks to Jim, Craig and the team for setting up the course as they did.  Our thanks also to you, the member who sacrificed a saturday to allow this.  

The full article can be read at SGU review

Regards

Allan

Vice-Captain

 

Lothian's Golf Matchplay

  • Category: News
  • Written by Allan Davidson

Congratulations to our Club Champion, Stuart Thorburn and Deputy Head Greenkeeper, Craig Davidson on their qualification for the matchplay stages of this years Lothians Golf Association Amateur Championship.

The 36 hole qualifiying took place on Saturday at Glencourse and Broomieknowe, with Stuart having a combined score of 142 and Craig, 146.  The very best of luck from all at Newbattle Golf Club in the week ahead. 

Our congratulations to our kindred clubs for turning out 2 excellent courses on the day, which I understand were both fair and enjoyable for all.

I have attached the links below to view the full draw, along with Saturday's results

Saturday's scores

Matchplay draw

If you are available this week, please take the time to head down to Musselburgh GC and show your support for the guys.  I'm sure they would be very grateful

Regards

Allan

Vice-Captain

 

 

 

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