UK Wild Otter Trust Quiz Evening

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Beth, who works in the bar at The Club is running a Quiz night onFriday 12th August at 6:30PM to raise money for the UK Wild Otter Trust. It is only £2per person and there is a raffle on the night with a chance to win a visit to the Otter Centre and meet the Otters!  

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High Handicap Cup 2022

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Royal North Devon v Portmore - 26th June 2022 After all matches made it to at least the 17th hole, the High Handicap Team were beaten 2- 1  by Portmore. With changeable weather, and shots being given by our team, it was a challenging afternoon. However, the fixture was played in great spirits and both teams enjoyed reflecting on the matches over sandwiches afterwards. The team now has the consolation of playing in the High Handicap Plate and is looking forward to their next fixture

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A weekend of ups, downs and a little controversy

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Captain Michael Colwills' Annodata team kicked off a busy weekends golf for RNDGC on friday night with a cracking win 5-0 against Ilfracombe. The team of Michael Colwill won 3&2 Martin Gibbs won 2&1, Shaun Loze won 3&2, Richard Hughes won 4&3 and Gary Fisher won 3&2, we await our next opponents. On Saturday the Rosebowl Team went to Libbaton to face Torrington, all pairings were giving shots to their opponents. First out was Mr Dependable Stephen Flood and his excitable partn...

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The Annual Vets "Open" 2022

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On 14th June RNDGC Veterans section held their annual Open competition for all golfers over 60 years old.A total of 148 golfers played of which 81 were visitors from many Southwest England-based golf clubs. Voucher prizes of £420.00 were paid out and £730 was raised for this year's Vets Captain,s charities ..Devon Air Ambulance and North Devon Hospice. The success of this year's Vets Open was due in main to volunteer Veteran golfers not playing. Tom Stirzaker, Kevin Caris, Jeremy Wright, and Bob...

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Palairet 2022 - Vs Portmore

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Sunday 5th June saw RND’S Palairet Trophy team take on local rivals Portmore on the goat hills of Ilfracombe Golf Club. With the course in fine condition and greens running fast and true it made for a fine match. A fairly mild start to the day saw fairly heavy rain come in, with most matches soaked by the end of the game. Both teams fielded strong pairings with good quality golf played and every match bar one went down to the last one or two holes. Match Report as follows Tanton and Tanton The f...

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Emerton Court success for RNDGC Vets

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After losing 3 ½ to 1 ½ away on a dog legged tree lined course at Torquay Golf Club the previous week RNDGC Vets had the unenvious task of having to win outright on the return match at RND on Wednesday 18th May. The Emerton Court competition played annually is organised by Devon Mens Veterans Golf Association. ( DMVGA ) and involved all the Devon based golf clubs. With the cooperation of the RND greenkeepers the return match with Torquay team was played on longest possible course, from yellow to...

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Parker Trophy Round 1 - vs Bigbury at Stover GC

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First out was Chris Sturman and Stephen Flood who played against Bigbury’s lowest handicap players. Despite a rocky start after Chris’s 1st tee shot found some cabbage, they battled on and ending up shaking hands with a 4&3 win secured on the 15th green. Next out was the Ethan Jeffery (Captain) and Chris Hazelden who started strong and kept up that momentum by parring the course to death and also secured a 4&3 win on the 15th green. Last out was Michael Jones and Kiaran Tanton. This pair...

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Mens Annodate Round 1 Home win

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Today RND played there 1st round of the Annodata matchplay against the Lion artisans at home. With the weather being lovely and course in great condition it was a great day for all on the links. 1st off for RND was Shaun Loze who closed out the 1st match 6&5 for RND. 2nd to play was Martin Gibbs who secured a point for RND on the 17th with the news that Shaun and our 3rd match out Charlie Allman had already won! Making his debut for the club Charlie dominated his match to win 7&5👏🏼 Richa...

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Bideford Bay 2022 Winners

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Congratulations to Andy and Michelle Fenge from RND who triumphed in the 2022 Bideford Bay Foursomes. Michelle and Andrew won both trophies (mixed and main event) with a score of 77 points, 38 at Saunton and 39 at RND. They beat 292 other pairs. The Bideford Bay "Pairs" will take place on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd July 2022 Full results are below: PRIZE COMPETITORS (CLUB) SCORE OVERALL RESULTS 1ST Andrew & Michelle Fenge and winners of the Mixed Trophy       77 2...

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American Foursomes 2022

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‘A strong easterly wind made playing conditions difficult’. A fantastic winning score of 40 points saw Steven Sherry and Neil Crossman take the trophy. Second place, on 36 points was Tom Boundy and Jack Smallridge. Third was the never ageing Bryan Palmer, playing with a much younger Peter Slee also with 36 points. All competitors stayed for a light lunch. Full results can be found here

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Golf Academy Update 2022

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It has been a busy 12 months for our golf academy and for head coach Ross Daniel. Once golf returned post lockdown the game enjoyed a huge increase in those interested in learning how to play. Our Academy programme has provided the perfect starting point for those new to golf. Ross has embraced this task head on, and the programme goes from strength to strength. “I have really enjoyed the challenge of coaching and mentoring golfers that are new to the sport and watching them progress and get hoo...

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RND Vs Marjons 2022

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  RNDGC welcomed Plymouth Marjon University for their first Match of the season on a breezy overcast February afternoon. Ben Brace led the way for RNDGC splitting the first fairway on his way to claiming the first point with a hard fought 2 and 1 win. Second out was the irrepressible Stephen Flood claiming a 8&7 win against a fellow scratch player with some immaculate play in tough conditions. Next was Chris Hampton who in his own words was done up like a kipper and he suffered an eye c...

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Lowis Cup Greensomes & Officers' Installation

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New President Geoff Wilford and New Lady Captain Brenda Fenton were installed on Sunday after the Lowis Cup Greensomes. Above is outgoing President Merv Fudge installing Geoff and outgoing Lady Captain Ruth Horn with new Captain Brenda. The winners of The Lowis Cup were Andy Hood and the oldest player in the field Bryan Palmer who scored 43 points in the Greensomes Stableford. In the Vets for 2022 below is outgoing captain Rob McDermott handing over to Pat McGuckin and Junior organiser Julian Go...

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Newsletter 27th September 2021

Dear Member. I hope this newsletter finds you all well. Handicap Scorecards for handicap purposes, as long as you complete at least 10 holes your score will count towards a handicap. We have applied for a 9 hole qualifying course. This will apply to the front nine only. As a reminder, if you are wanting to do a General play score please register at the PSI prior to playing, on return, enter your score into the PSI, and put your scorecard in the box. All these scores must be ratified by your play...

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Ladies Still Cup Semi Final

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Our Ladies Still Cup team unfortunately lost their semi-final match against East Devon at Churston on Thursday 9th September. The team put up a brave fight, but with many of the eligible players not being available it was a very tall order to win the tie. Captain Gro Lomas pictured with Ruth Horn (Ladies Captain), Liz Cann and Jane Gould.

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RND Vs Weston-Super-Mare 36 hole friendly

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RND welcomed the golfers from Weston super Mare Golf Club on Sunday for the annual fixture. With 12 golfers from each club and the course and weather as good as it gets, the morning matches began with a greensomes format. RND took the spoils, winning five matches to Weston's one. RND's sparkling form continued in the afternoon fourballs and again they won five matches to one for an overall 10-2 result. Although the greens have recently been verti-drained, they played remarkably well and the West...

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North Devon League 3 ball team at Holsworthy

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Royal North Devon sent two teams to Holsworthy for the NDL 3 ball team event. Team A consisting of captain Mark Luscombe, Ethan Jeffery and Kevin Rowe fared okay with 65 points with birdie machine Mark Luscombe scoring most of them. Team B consisting of Neil Armstrong, Shaun Loze and Andrew James fared better with a respectable 73 points and would have pushed the leaders if they played the par 3’s better.

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August Meeting 2021 Presentation Results & Pictures

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The Easter Meeting Saturday 1st place with a score of net 67 and winner of the United University Challenge Bowl is Harry Jones 1st place and winner of the Easter Gold Challenge Medal and the Gold Challenge Cross Chris Brown 72 Easter Sunday Handicap winner with a net 64 is Harry Jones Easter Sunday Scratch winner is Ollie Tanton with a 73 The Easter Saturday/Sunday aggregate Prizes: In the Handicap Section  Winner Harry Jones 131 Scratch for the Easter Challenge belt winner Tim Coates 148 C...

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Ladies August Meeting 2021

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For the first time in over 18 months we were able to meet as a ladies section including guests, making it a doubly happy event with everyone in high spirits.  Our Ladies Captain, Ruth, set the ball in motion at the prizegiving by welcoming RND members and visitors from a number of clubs from England and Wales, and confirmingthere would be no hand shaking during the presentations, and no kissing!   She thanked the green staff for the excellent condition of the course (which was als...

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RND Ladies Still Cup team has qualified for the Devon Semi Finals

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After winning both our home matches against Saunton and Tavistock our Ladies Still Cup team has qualified for the Semifinals at Churston in early September. Due to circumstances out of our control, we have had the opportunity to introduce the match-play concept, scratch golf, to several ladies with slightly higher handicap than what we normally would choose and also higher handicap than our opponents. All my players have risen to the challenge and I am very proud to report the fact that we have ...

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