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 block of coaching with Rory Brunton, one of the professionals from Dumfries & County Golf Club. This will be in the form of a block of 6 hourly lessons scheduled for April & May which will cost £60 for the whole block, These were held in 2019 and were very successful. If you wish to take part in these lessons, please contact Linda Brown by e-mailing lindabrown925@gmail.com

Dave Aiken and his team of coaches will again be providing junior coaching this season. This is held on a Saturday morning and if you have a junior who would like to come along you can contact Dave on 01644 460556. In an exciting development for the juniors the Kirkcudbrightshire Golfers Association are attempting to get all the areas juniors together by providing professional coaching with Ross Murdoch at Towerwood Driving Range once a month. It is also hoped that visits to each others courses can be arranged in sue course.

The Gents competitive season gets underway on Sunday 8th March with the March Medal. This is followed on Sunday 15th March with the Kirkcudbrightshire 4BBB qualifier. Sunday 29th is the MacRobert Thistle Bogey Cup. All entry sheets are in the gents changing room and as usual the main draw will take place @ 11:45am on the Sunday of the event.

The Ladies continue to play their competitions on Saturday’s until May when they change to Wednesdays. The March Medal is Saturday 7th March  with their 15 hole winter league on each other Saturday, tee off 10am.

The seniors group continue to meet each Thursday at 9:30am for their 15 hole sweep until 16th April. They also have an away day at Wigtownshire County Golf Club on Thursday 12th March.

Your Captain and Committee would like to wish all our members a very pleasant and successful 2020 season.