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125th Anniversary Celebrations Lady Captains Day

On Wednesday 20th June, 53 ladies arrived to enjoy Danish Pastries and coffee before a shot gun start to their round of golf. 

We had a touch of then and now on the course. Big hats and long skirts makes golf even more difficult.

71 ladies were present for afternoon tea and then serenaded by Voicebox a Barber shop quartet.  Congratulations to our golf winner on the day Sarah Read and to our celebration cake winner Hilary Ridding.

My thanks to all who attended and made this a very special day.

 

Ray Davies

Lady Captain

Seniors 125 Anniversary Seniors Texas Scramble & BBQ, Tuesday 19th June 2018

60 Seniors formed 15 teams for a shotgun start Texas Scramble (amazing to have 60 Olton Seniors all playing at the same time in the same place!).

Both the weather and the course were excellent on the day.

Winning team with a score of 59 were Kit Morton, Mike Baker, Dave Grenfell & Bob Young.

Second with a score of 61 were David Nicholas, John Brady, John Arnold & David Lakin.

Third with a score of 62 were John Jarvie, Frank Lambert, Mike Padmore & Alan Rogers.

After the Prize-giving, about 80 people had a BBQ with excellent food.  Throughout the evening, the live music was provided by the band 'Swing Cafe', the music being very much enjoyed.

Feedback suggests a good time was had.

 

Terry Hanley

Seniors Captain

 

125 Celebration Am Am

Our Celebration Week started with 25 Teams enjoying an AM-AM in glorious conditions and the Course a true picture. The Greens were a bit slow ...running at 12 on the stimp metre!

Before I name the winners I have a few thankyou's

Circle Golf for providing Hole in One Prizes on all the Par 3s.....no winners!

Linda Cooper for sitting on the Bench at the 5th to ensure fair play..awesome xx

Marstons for providing free drinks at the Half Way House

Julia( Marstons) & Trish for looking after us at the Half Way House

Mark & his Team for preparing the Course in such a fab way

Mark & his Team for looking after us in the Clubhouse & Will & his Team for feeding us so well

and now to the Winners with a truly magnificent score of 89 points....par on the Day 76. Winning by 6 clear shots!

Dave Lakin, Paul Higgins, Terry Tucker & Nic Turvey. 

Fab start to the Week...and just as a final comment £600 was raised for the Captains Charity

Steve

Charles Haynes - New Course Record at Kingsthorpe GC

 

As the phrase goes 'there's life in the old dog yet'!

A stunning knock by Charles at the recent Masters Pro Tour Event - Well Done

Another OGC Winner

 

Captains Away Day

Our Captain's Away Day was held at Enville G C on a glorious Summers Day.

All present had a fab time.

A fun competition was held, with  'Mr President, Rob Porter, Bruce Wilson & Neil Henderson taking the spoils.

The Evening concluded at OGC, where one or two more 'scoops' were enjoyed!

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