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2019 Captain (125 Anniversary)

Ian Glover

It is a great honour to be selected as your Captain for 2019, a special year as it is our 125 anniversary year. I am looking forward to playing with as many of you as possible and I especially look forward to working along side Kim Peacock, Ladies Captain and new President Malcolm Howells.Good luck to Dennis O'Neill Seniors Captain and Georgia Croft, Junior Captain.

My chosen Charity is Alzheimer's Society and Kim's is to support the YMCA in Burton on Trent.

2019 Ladies Captain Kim Peacock

                                                                                                                   

I am delighted to have been selected as Ladies Captain for 2019. I will do my best to tee off with as many of you as possible during my year. My chosen charity is YMCA in Burton, any old clothing you do not want any more would be well received by the charity, bins have been provided in the club locker rooms for you to place your unwanted garments in. I am looking forward to ther year ahead.

2019  President Malcolm Howells

Fellow Members, it's a great honour and privilege to become President of this great Club and I look forward to taking on the role, especially in this 125th Anniversary year. address to members

1894 was an interesting year :

  1. Queen Victoria was still on the throne and would be for another 7 years before her death in 1901
  2. Coca cola was sold in bottles for the first time
  3. Tower Bridge was built
  4. Blackpool Tower opened as a visitor attraction
  5. Manchester Ship Canal Opened
  6. Burton Town Hall was built
  7. JH Taylor won the 34th Open at Royal St. Georges – 1st open held outside Scotland would go on to win it another 4 times
  8. Both my grandfathers were born in 1894 (not me as some of my (ex)friends suggested)
  9. On Boxing Day 1894 Burton Wanderers Beat Manchester City 8-1

2019 Seniors and Junior Captains

Dennis O'Neill and  Georgia Croft

                         


8-4-19

Many thanks to all those who supported my Drive-in. Could not wish fpr a better start to the season. I hope you all enjoy what we have done to the second, it will become a signature hole.


29-3-19

The second hole is now open, many thanks for your patience and thanks to the ground staff for the effort they have put in - enjoy!!!


18-3-19

President Mr Malcolm Howells commisioned an artist (Ms Burns) to creat an oil painting of Lord Carnarvon our very first President. He has presented this to the Club and it will be placed in the foyer for all to see. Many thanks from myself and all the members for this generous gift.

9-3-19

Many thanks to members and staff for supporting the Annual Ball which was held at the Club for the first time in many years. Much effort was made in preparing the room and food, it all looked amazing, a great start to the year.


5-3-19

Ladies Pre-Season Dinner

A very happy evening was spent by 20 of the ladies. Among the diners were Georgia Croft, 2019 Junior captain and Summer Smith, junior member who both enjoyed the evening.The was excellent, especially the “Duck A La Orange”!

The lady captains, Kim, regaled a small golfing scenario using the phrases: “Frog Hair”, “Foozle”, “Jigger”, “Kitty Litter”, “Yips” and “Sclaff”, as a Test! One or two were known.

We missed the 8 ladies holidaying abroad, they had the sun but we had the fun!A rousing chorus was sung to Jan McKinnon who recently celebrated a birthday.

A lovely beginning to the new season.

Kim Peacock

26/2/19

Many thanks to those members who are turning out to pick up the debris between fairways, the course is looking really tidy.







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