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Orlinski wins his first major

The annual JHJ Barker Trophy was played over 2 rounds on the 13th and 20th June. The first round was played in warm calm conditions and ended with Simon Hemmington leading with a net 66, closely followed by Allan Stobbs and Alan Platten both with net 67s then came Eddie Orlinski and Alan Dickinson both…

4 ball better ball

A 4 ball better ball competition was played on Saturday 6th June.  With a large contingent of members away on their annual Scottish jaunt the turn out was  fairly low with just 32 players braving 45 mph winds up at Rive Rocks. The extreme conditions made the golf pretty difficult but Ben Whitham and Eddie…

Thornsby wins again

Chris Thornsby continued his fine recent form with his 3rd win in May with victory in the Rive Rocks Centenary competition on Saturday 23rd May to add to his wins in the Silver Rabbit open stroke and the May Medal. It was a close run competition with Chris taking the honours after a card countback…

Murray wins Club Championship

The first major of the year, the 36 hole club championship was played on Saturday 30th May. The first 18 holes determined the divisional winners based on handicaps with club captain Peter Bailey coming first in division 1 after a card countback with a net 70, Paul Snook was first in division 2 with a…

May Medal

We are fairly used to the wind at Rive Rocks but yet again competition day gave us extreme conditions with more gale force winds, I’m sure its been consistently worse this year! The May Medal was played on Saturday 16th May and for the majority of competitors the conditions got the better of them with some very…