Golf Society News
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Our home venue is West Wilts Golf Club, where most of us are members and meet most weekends for a friendly game and play a competition once a month. On the Sunday following a competition we meet back at the Conservative Club with our wives and guests for lunch and a drink or two, then talk about how well we played. As a golf society we are looking for other societies within a reasonable distance who would be interested in playing a match against us on a home & away basis. If you think you might be interested please contact me. New members always welcome and my contact details are: Bill Powell - Mob: 07860612572 - e-mail :

Mon 14th Aug 2017
Gromitt Goblet Update

Sunday fourteen of us met at West Wilts Golf Club & played for the much coveted 'Gromit Goblet'
We had a great round of golf, payed in glorious sunshine. . . . Stuart Beggs came out the winner with 44 points, playing off 15. . . . Alan Welch was runner-up with 39 points off 24, beating Wayne Black on count back.. . . Not to be outdone, Wayne won both the 'Longest Drive' & 'Nearest the Pin'. . . . We then met back at 'The Con's Club' for for a 'Presentation Lunch' where we were joined by family & friends.
It was a double win for Stuart, as he also won 'The Summer Medal', a competition run over five rounds, played throughout the summer, Joe Nolan was runner-up.  
Joy Ball Presented the trophy & other prizes, so thank you Joy & everyone for making it a great day.


Sun 13th Aug 2017
The Gromit Goblet


Wed 12th Jul 2017
Society News 2017

This is a photo taken on the 1st tee at Kingsdown Golf Club  last month, a day out at the invitation of Dave Glew & Marstons Brewery, Playing for 'The Marstons Ringwood Trophy. Won by Wayne Black with Dave Turner runner-up .
Left to right. Chris Martin, Jimmy Beggs, Stuart Beggs, Wayne Black, Dave Glew. Keith Harris, Norman Crees, Joe Nolan, Bob Davies, Alan Welch, Mike Curtis, Derek Ambrose, Andy Eggleton, Bill Powell Dave Morgan, Lester Trowbridge, Barry Guy, John Walpole, Dave Turner & Eddie Maidment.
A Great day out, much appreciated by all. Many thanks to Dave & Marstons Brewery.
Our next big match is 'The Gromit Goblet' on Sunday Aug.13th 


Sun 25th Oct 2015
Society Newsletter
Hello golfers, October see’s the end of our summer season, during the summer the society met most weekends for ‘friendly’ matches at West Wilts Golf Club, We have also played several competitions, in June we played ‘the Secretaries Cup’ won by Joe Nolan, in July we played for ‘The Gromit Goblet’ (a much coveted trophy) Won by Wayne Black, in August we played ‘The Club Championship’ played off  the white tees to ‘Medal’ format, again won by Wayne Black with a net score of 71.

In between these competitions we played ‘The Ringwood Four Nations Challenge’, played over three rounds, England finished as winners with 15 ½  points, with Northern Ireland runners up with 9 ½ points. . After each competition we met back at the Con’s Club with our wives & guests for a ‘Presentation lunch’, which is proving to be a popular ‘get together’. (you do not have to have played in the competition to join us for lunch, the more the merrier).

Earlier this month the society were invited to a day’s golf at ‘The Players Golf Club ’as guests of Dave Glew , Business-Development manager, Marston’s beer company, we had a great day out, playing a course in fantastic condition. . Dave organised a ‘Stableford’ competition, won by Nick Cox on ‘countback’ from Wayne Black, with 31 points, Nick also won  ‘nearest the pin’ With Wayne Black winning ‘the longest drive’ (who is this Wayne Black ?).. The day was finished off with a lovely meal in the clubhouse and a few beers at the bar (a few too many).

Many thanks Dave for a great day enjoyed by all and I would also like to thank Dave for supplying ‘The Ringwood Trophy’  ( The Four Nations Challenge). . The first tee at ‘The Players’ - L to R   W. Black, S Beggs, B Powell, B Tyson, D Ambrose, B Tuck, J Nolan, N Cox, D Saywell, D Morgan, D Taylor, K Harris, N Crees, G Bishop, P Watkins D Glew

Moving on to the winter,
To keep things going through the winter months we will again be playing the ‘Winter Sableford Eclectic’, a competition we played for the first time last year with great success and won by Joe Nolan, this competition will be played over five rounds (one each month through the winter) the winner having the best collective card over the five rounds. (we will meet for lunch on the Sunday following each round). . Friendly games will be played most weekends subject to weather & course availability. . I will keep you updated with texts & e-mails.


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