February 2020 Newsletter

With the present wind and rain it may not seem like it but the new 2020 season is fast approaching. The opening day of the season is Sunday 22nd March when the Captain's Team plays the Vice Captain's team in a match play Texas Scramble. This is followed by hot soup in the clubhouse. The entry sheets for the day are presently in the changing rooms or alternatively you can e-mail me and I will add your name to the list. A draw will be e-mailed to those taking part on the Thursday before. The ladies are currently organising a…

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June 2019 Monthly News

The weather this month has been mixed although we where blessed with a fantastic day for Captain's Day. The day began with the now annnual 9 hole junior competition for the Les Burton Trophy. The winner once again was young Chloe Aitken with a fine net 31, however much praise must go to little Sophie Roberts who although still under 10 years of age played her heart out to come a close second with an amazing net 32. Following the juniors the main event took center stage playing for the Jack McQueen Trophy and once again the ladies were to…

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Monthly News

Following opening day the club activities are going ahead at full speed. Our junior coaches are now active in both the local schools and on the course on Saturdays. The coaching is now aided by the purchase of 5 new sets of junior clubs which were funded by a generous grant from the Charity Shop in Dalry, The club is extremely grateful for this help with our junior programme. During the month the ladies have held their first open of the season. This was won by a couple from Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club. The ladies April medal was won…

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New Galloway Golf Club – Monthly News

Last weekend with the weather still very cold but dry, 30 hardy members turned out to play on opening day. the competition was very fierce between the Captain's & Vice Captain's teams however with only one of the Vice Captains team providing him with a winning score the Captain's team galloped to victory. Following the match some superb soup &  sandwiches where provided in the clubhouse where everyone enjoyed a social occassion. Thanks go to everyone who provided food and made the day such a success. Also last weekend our own Alex Long played and Captained the South of Scotland…

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 You are now in the new New Galloway Golf Club website. It is not fully complete. The reason for the change is to have a website that is designed to be better viewed on laptops, tablets and smartphones. The system shifts the elements (blocks) round to suit the size of the screen, otherwise called a responsive website. Google favours responsive websites. The site includes a content management system that will allow designated office bearers to update and amend the pages.

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Club News – November

Despit the weather the club has had a good month in November. With the clubhouse roof repaired members have once again come to the fore, repairing and decorariong the cieling ready for the Christmas period. Those of you who pass the clubhouse will notice that this year we have teamed up with the rest of the village to provide a tree & decorations. Early in the month we held the annual prize giving which turned out to be an excellent day and very well attended. The 15 hole competition on the day was won by Alex Long, Linda Brown &…

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Winter News – October 2017

With the inclement weather this month the course has stood up well and only a couple of weekly competitions have had to be cancelled. A reminder that our Prize Giving is scheduled for Saturday 11th November. There will be a 15 hole Texas Scramble prior to a buffet and the presentation. everyone and their guests are welcome and if you would like to attend you can enter on the sheets in the changing rooms or by e-mailing me direct. The gents October medal was played in miserable weather and the winner was  Nevile White with a score of net 74…

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Weekly News – Monday 9th October 2017

On Sunday we played the rescheduled closing day competition for the Knocknalling Cup. The weather was beautiful for the time of year with no wind and the golf was of a very high standard. In second place was Sandy Harvie, John Crallan & one of our up and coming juniors, Fiona McQueen who was playing in her first club competition. By all accounts Fiona  mad some excellent contributions to the teams final score. The winners were Scott Jamieson, Larry Jones and one of our new lady members, Janette Davidson. Janette has performed well since joining the club not only was…

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Weekly News – Monday 25th September 2017

Alas the weather has caused us to postpone closing day, we will now play this on Sunday 8th The ladies faired much better on Saturday when they just managed to complete their medal final. The winner was Elena Rogers with a net 77. The Week Ahead Saturday 30th September - Ladies 1st Winter League. Tee off 10am Sunday 1st October - Gents Cross Country. Course closed from 10am. Draw 11:45am.

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