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Captains Away Day – Friday 23rd August

Captains Away Day – Friday 23rd August


36 of us enjoyed a splendid day out in glorious sunshine at Whittington Heath indulging in some excellent golf, food and drink with some of us finishing off the day in the bar at OGC. The winners were Moray Hulme and George Kennedy with 45 pts followed by Nic Heath and Frank Carter who beat Ian Jebson and Jeremy Nesbitt on a card countback with 42pts.

£148 was also generously donated to my Captains Charity


John Hall


OGC Mixed Open – Sunday 14th July 2019

The 2019 Mixed Open was a great success, with 32 team of 128 competitors visiting Olton from 38 clubs as far away as Cardiff and Lancashire, demonstrating the popularity of this Club event.

Prizes were presented by the Lady Captain, who welcomed the visitors to OGC and thanked Mary and Val O’Neil and their team of helpers for organising the day and making it such a success.

There were team prizes for the first four teams and Nearest the Pin prizes on all par 3’s as follows:

1st place: Graham Ford, Julie Ford, John Chambers, Avril Chambers (all Kenilworth GC) 83 points

2nd place: Edward Kerby, Sandra Kerby, Gary Boyd, Denise Boyd (all Robin Hood GC) 81 points

3rd place: Sarah Cranton, John Powell (Stourbridge GC), Lisa Barton, Tony Cullinan (Coventry GC) 80 points

4th place: Barry Schofield, Sandra Schofield (Worcestshire GC), Bryan Platt (Forest of Arden GC), Tina Platt (Coventry Hearsall GC) 80 points on countback.

NTP: Bob Young (Olton GC), Peter Holt (Coventry GC), Mike Doyle (Branston GC), Paul Bartram (Rushcliffe GC)

There was fantastic support from the Bar and Catering staff, the Greens team and Professional, with numerous compliments received throughout the day on the course, catering and friendly atmosphere at OGC.

Mary and Val O’Neil


West Midlands Golf League Knockout First Round, First Leg

Olton's WMGL Team will be playing the first leg of their knockout match away at Sandwell Park GC at 16:30 Thursday 18th July. 

 The Club wishes Keith & the Team Good Luck tomorrow!

Captain’s Day - Sunday 7th July

SMGS led by Dermot & Kevin generously donated their Prize Fund to the Captains Charity. Much appreciated





Captain’s Day - Sunday 7th July

This was a great success exceeding my best expectations! 120 players participated in the morning golf (unprecedented) for a shotgun start!) with a similar number for the afternoon BBQ all on a beautiful summers day. 

The ladies/mixed prize was won by the Lady Captains Team with 86pts and the mens prize by Colin & Joe Wykes, Ken Whitehouse and Jack Lawless with a stunning 96pts with Andy Williams Team second with 92pts.

Over £500 was raised for my Charity... Queen Elizabeth Hospital & Birmingham University Prostate Cancer research with generous donations from the SMGs and those who bought start Tees. 

Thank you to all who participated and contributed to another great OGC day. 


John Hall 

Cub Captain 

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