Connect with us
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sport

Annual awards for Kilgetty Golf Society

Published

on

Screen Shot 2016-02-01 at 14.30.21

Wynne Richards: Winner of the illustrious shield

LAST Wednesday (Jan 13) saw Kilgetty Golf Society’s Annual Award Ceremony held at Trefloyne Golf Club. For the first ever time in the 13-year history of the Society no golf was possible due to the state of the course. However, an excellent Xmas meal and a free drink cheered the members, and by the time of the award presentations a party atmosphere had ensued. 

The Annual Awards were fought over by fifty golfers in eleven tournaments in 2015. Courses played were Ashburnham, Priscilly, Earlswood, South Pembs, The Wiltshire, Neath, Glynneath, Newport Links, Derrlys Court, Machynys, Milford Haven, and Haverfordwest, with he best 6 rounds counting for the final scores. Full details of all participants’ scores can be found on the website www.kilgettygolf.co.uk.

Top of the pile and recipient of the much-coveted shield was Wynne Richards who amassed a huge 210 Stableford points for an average of 35 points per round! Well done Wynne – perhaps we should pass the Society handicapping role to someone else!

Only 3 points behind in second place was Bob Forrest in his first annual comp. Also on 207 points was Steve Jones in third. Fourth was Peter Hughes with 203, and fifth John Richards with 200. All received a commemorative-framed photograph of themselves. Many thanks go to framer Martin Davies.

Honourable mention should also go to close runners up Colin Davies, Roger Handcock, Simon Davies, Simon Sweet, Dave Green, Rob Nixon, last year’s winner Keith Leverton, Barry Neale, and Mike Allen. Commiserations to the rest – better luck next year.

To complete the prize giving there were awards for Nearest the Pin King – Colin Davies, Longest Drive Gorilla – Mike Allen, and 20+ Handicap Bandit – Anthony Ryan. John James who gamely recommenced golfing after his serious illness won the Wooden Spoon for a second year running.

Thanks to all members who brought an unwanted Xmas present for the raffle. Hopefully they have now found appreciative homes!

The next meeting is on the 10th February at Cardigan Golf Club. This should be a popular venue as it is one of the few courses that remain fully playable during this awfully wet winter. New players are always welcome.

Contact info@kilgettygolf.co.uk for more details.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Sport

Haverfordwest County ask fans to stay away as football returns to Bridge Meadow

Published

on

HAVERFORDWEST COUNTY has asked fans not to attend the Bridge Meadow Stadium today, March 6, as the club restarts its JD Cymru Premier campaign.

The Bluebirds take on Cardiff Met in a game that kicks off at 2:30pm but, like all fixtures in the Cymru Premier, the game is being played behind closed doors.

A club statement asks fans not to congregate outside the stadium and adds that there are ‘rigorous protocols’ for those who must attend.

A spokesperson said: “Haverfordwest County AFC would like to urge all fans to stay at home for (the) fixture against Cardiff Met. For the foreseeable future, all matches will remain behind closed doors.

“The club, along with Welsh Government guidelines, explicitly forbids the congregation of fans outside the stadium to watch the game. There are numerous precautions in place to ensure that those who must attend the game, stick to rigorous protocols to remain safe.

“All match highlights will be available post-match, via Sgorio. We look forward to welcoming fans back to the Bridge Meadow, when it is safe to do so.”

The Club says that this will apply to all future home matches.

Continue Reading

Sport

Signed Wales shirts gifted to RNLI go up for auction

Published

on

FOLLOWING a winning start to the Six Nations Tournament, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) have scored a winning try for the RNLI, gifting six signed rugby shirts to help save lives at sea.

Each rugby shirt has been signed by the full WRU squad and are accompanied by a certificate of authentication – a winning prize for any Welsh rugby fan.

To avoid a ruck for the WRU shirts the charity has placed all six signed shirts on an online auction, ensuring a fair game for all who wish to win the golden prize. The auction will be live until Wednesday, March 31, which allows plenty of time for supporters to bid for the team in red.

Each signed shirt includes Wales Captain, Mumbles RNLI supporter and the most capped international player of all time Alun Wyn Jones; as well as Louis Rees-Zammit, the Man of the Match in the nail-biting Scotland v Wales game.

Nick Evans, RNLI Fundraising and Partnership Lead said: ‘On behalf of the charity I would like to say a big thank you to the Welsh Rugby Union for donating these fantastic prizes to the RNLI. RNLI volunteers are on call 24-7 and are often called away from important events such as family celebrations – or international rugby tournaments – to respond to the pager if someone is in trouble at sea.

‘Like all charities, 2020 was a challenging year for the RNLI when all traditional fundraising had to stop – all our shops were closed, there were no collections and all events had to be cancelled. This is why we at the RNLI are so grateful to all the team at WRU for their ongoing support. The auction is now live and we would like to encourage all Wales rugby supporters to throw the RNLI a lifeline and place their bid for the winning prize.’

To place a bid or find out more about the charity auction please visit https://www.jumblebee.co.uk/rnliwru.

Continue Reading

Sport

Five subs to be allowed for JD Cymru Premier clubs

Published

on

THE FAW’s National Leagues Board has confirmed that JD Cymru Premier clubs will be permitted to make five substitutions in matches, in accordance with the Laws of the Game, until the end of the 2020-21 top-flight season.

FIFA extended the use of the rule, which was first introduced following the COVID-19 outbreak, citing “player welfare” as part of the reason for the temporary amendment to Law 3 of the Laws of the Game.

FIFA stated that “Some competitions which resumed in 2020 may have a shorter-than-usual recovery/preparation period before the start of their next season.”

“For many competitions, the 2020/21 season will involve matches being played in a condensed period due to a delayed start and the inability to end later than usual because of major international tournaments.”

With the JD Cymru Premier set to restart on March 2, the National Leagues Board has approved the use of the rule in the JD Cymru Premier until the end of the current campaign.

Continue Reading
News1 day ago

Sergeant Hillier ‘died doing the job he loved’, says his heartbroken father

THE ARMY SERGEANT who died after being injured in a live firing exercise, has been named locally. The incident occurred...

News2 days ago

Welsh Guards sergeant shot dead during Castlemartin live-fire training exercise

A BRITISH ARMY sergeant was killed on Thursday night (Mar 4) in a shooting accident at Castlemartin Training Area, The...

Business2 days ago

Hospitality sector welcomes Budget boost

IT HAS been so long it seems since we could stand at a bar and enjoy a well-earned pint, but...

News2 days ago

Milford Haven-bound ‘flying oil tanker’ hits the national news

A MILFORD HAVEN bound oil tanker has made the national news, after a photograph taken off the Cornish coast made...

News3 days ago

Trial date for son accused of killing mum

THE SON of Judith Rhead, 68, who was found dead in her home in Market Street, Pembroke Dock on Feb...

Business5 days ago

Natural Resources Wales approves Ireland-UK interconnector licence

GREENLINK INTERCONNECTOR LIMITED says it welcomes the decision by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to approve its application for a Marine...

News6 days ago

Milford Haven: Apocalyptic scenes as work truck catches fire in Meyler Crescent

A MILFORD HAVEN businessman says that he is “absolutely gutted”, after he lost his tipper truck in a dramatic fire...

News1 week ago

Covid-19 vaccination venues and timeline announced for everyone locally over 50

EVERY person in JCVI priority groups 5 to 9 will be offered a COVID-19 vaccination by 18 April, Hywel Dda...

News1 week ago

Cyclist killed on A40 was serving police officer, force confirms

A CYCLIST who died after a crash with a van on the A40 in Carmarthenshire was a serving police officer...

News1 week ago

Police at scene of RTC – officers seeking witnesses

POLICE in Milford Haven are making door to door enquiries in the Great North Road area following an accident involving...

Popular This Week