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     July 25    - Club Committee Meeting Report - Main Points of Interest for Members Information.
The following are the main points arising  from the Committee Meeting  that took place at Folke on  Wednesday 25 July. A copy of the minutes is on the Club Notice Board

      Team Captain’s  Reports

a) HARDY A CAPTAIN: no report available

b) HARDY B CAPTAIN: Four league match have been played with losses to Knighton Heath (3/2); Yeovil (4 ½ /1 ½); Bridport (4/1) and Ashley Wood  (4 ½ / ½). Having been promoted last year the team is relegated this year. Simon expressed his thanks to all who have played for the team this year.

c) 3CL CAPTAIN: The team beat Cricket St Thomas at home 5/0 and are now 3rd in the table. There is a crucial game away to Long Sutton this weekend.

d) SENIORS CAPTAIN: Since the last meeting we have played 7 matches with 3 wins at home; 2 losses away and 2 ties (1 away and 1 at home). We have 6 more matches to play in what has so far been a very successful year. Senior Captains Day this year will be on Tuesday 25 September.

e) CLUB CAPTAIN:  There is nothing of note to report except to congratulate everyone on a good year so far and say ‘keep up the good work’! Captains Day this year will be on Saturday 29 September.

       Other Items

a) DCGU inter-club mens foursomes: Entrants will be invited and if more than two people enter a draw will be held.   

b) Day Away 2018: The day was enjoyed by all. Ben was very happy with the way Knighton Heath treated us – the food was good and they brought out extra when needed. The course was good. There is thought of going back again next year.

c) Weekend Away 2018: Only the pairings for the hotel remains to be sorted.

d) A free drop  is allowed if a ball comes to rest through the green in a crack caused by the current dry weather

e) The Centre has changed its logo but the Committee agreed that the Club should keep its logo unchanged.

f) After complaints about slow play members are requested  to encourage their playing partners to speed up e.g. not mark cards when it is their honour and let people through if there is a gap ahead.

g) Andy is putting in a ‘French Drain’ on the 8th to help with drainage during the winter.

h) From 1st January 2018 CONGU have introduced Category 5 handicaps for men and Category 6 for men and women providing for a maximum competition handicap of 54.0. Handicap software should automatically adjust for this.

i)  The Folke Golf Centre web site is being redesigned and will contain only information about the centre so a new club web site will be developed for club related information and links to the Centre web site as required.

Next Meeting: The next  meeting will be the Committee Meeting to be held at Folke on Wednesday 15 August at 7:30 pm.  All club members are invited to attend

Welcome to Folke Golf Club

Committee Members: Matt Boon, Geoff Bannister, Norman McCabe,    Richard Robinson, Ben Miller,  Roger Harvey, Lee Smith

Terry Cotton

Club   Captain

Steve Harris Fixtures Secretary

Martin Blatchford

Hardy  A Captain

Derek Hinks

3CL Captain

Peter Gibson

Gen. Secretary

Stuart Beardsley Treasurer

Folke Golf Centre is the Home of Folke Golf Club. This page shows the  Club Officials and provides information on the Committee activities for the benefit of the club members. For further information please contact any of the Club Officials.

Mike Burt

Senior  Captain

Kevin Down

Club   Vice Captain

Simon Lloyd

 Hardy  B  Captain

Steve Henstridge

Handicap  Secretary

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