Triangular Match 2021 - Saunton vs East Devon & Royal North Devon

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This year the annual Triangular match against East Devon and Saunton was hosted at Saunton on the East Course. Well done to Saunton golf club who took the win - Good scoring with 85% handicap and an easterly gusting up to 27mph and rough up to your knees! Next years match will be at RNDGC, selection will be available to those that support Club team golf. If you are interested in playing for the teams please get in touch with Shaun Loze - Match Manager.

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Palairet 2021 - Our best run for many years

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The team had really high hopes for Palairet Memorial Trophy this year after putting out the current holders Teignmouth in the first round at Tiverton and then beating the strong team of Downes Crediton at Yelverton both matches by the narrow margins of 3.5 - 1.5. The last time we won the trophy, a handicap foursomes matchplay Inter-Devon club knockout was in 1957. The matches are usually one a month starting in April and finishing in September. So it was off to East Devon GC for the third round,...

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Palairet second round win Vs Downes Crediton

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The team Vs Downes Crediton with their boxes of "Ocean Tee Golf" Bamboo tees The 2021 Palairet Team have progressed to the 3rd Round for the first time in a few years after an excellent victory at Yelverton Vs Downes Crediton GC. The Palairet season has been a challenge this year as there are lots of matches to play in a short time and after our win at Tiverton 3 weeks ago putting out the current title holders Teignmouth we had a tight match played at the lovely Dartmoor links of Yelverton. The ...

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Newsletter 13th July 2021

As of the 19th July, the following changes will occur due to the removal of some covid restrictions. Course The flagstick may now be removed or attended, the foam in the base will be removed.The preferred lies rule in the bunkers for stroke play competitions has been removed. it will remain for general play and matchplay events.The bunkers will be raked when stroke-play events are due to be played.All rakes will be placed in the bunkers. the correct method of using a rake is to push the sand for...

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Ladies Still Cup - Win 3-2

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RND Ladies Still Cup Team got off to a great start in their first match of the season against Saunton Ladies at RND. Five pairings set out in strong winds on Sunday afternoon. Several of the RND ladies had never played the scratch format before, but they enjoy matchplay and are good at it, and with good inclusion of a few experienced players, it all paid off in the end.  The team  motto "Believe and Achieve “ proved successful, and we had a good day out on our fantastic course.  &...

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Liz Bird selected for Devon

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Liz Bird has been selected to play for Devon in the South West Women’s Inter-Club Championship which will be held at Bristol and Clifton Golf Club from Monday 5th July to Wednesday 7th July. Cornwall have decided to withdraw this year due to the Covid situation and Devon will play Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire in a series of round robin matches over three days. Huge congratulations to Liz and we wish her well next week.

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RND Host North Devon Tri Golf Festivals

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NORTH DEVON TRI GOLF FESTIVALS -  It has been a busy month here at the club for welcoming new junior golfers. We have been welcoming the stars of the future down to our venue and showcasing what RND has to offer.  We have been very fortunate to of been asked to host two Primary school sport festivals throughout the month of June. The first event took place two weeks ago for years 3&4 children from various different primary schools in the area. With the second event taking place tod...

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Another Taylor's Course winner!

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  Every fortnight from 4PM on a Wednesday is the Taylor's Course 7 hole competition. It only takes 45 minutes or so and often results in a bit of banter and a second round prior to a swift pint! The most recent winner was a very pleased with himself Charlie Allman, who managed to score a very respectable 17 points and wins himself £18, in second place was Sean Downing with 15 points (£13.50) with Richard Hughes in 3rd with 14 points (£9). Superstar of the future was William Hampton age 8 wh...

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"Mid Week Par Tee" the 1st event

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25 players turned out for the first  "Mid Week Par Tee" which this week was 1 round of The Taylor's Course followed by a superb curry in the clubhouse that we have all missed so much! It was a Stableford competition and the winner was Adam Eley (Hcap 17) who is a graduate from the Club Academy for new golfers with an excellent 15 points.     PlayerPointsBack 3Back 4Back 5Prize moneyAdam Eley158912£22.5William Williams146810£18.75Kiaran Tanton13679£15Martin Chance13688£11.25Ken Dow...

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Ladies Annodata Match Vs Saunton

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How wonderful it was to return after the latest Covid lockdown to inter-club competitive golf on Sunday, with the ladies match against Saunton in the Annodata Match Play Competition played at RND. It was a fiercely fought battle with an all square result at the end of the five matches. This meant a playoff which RND sadly lost. Thanks to all the supporters, caddies and most of all, the team members. The team members left to right are, Victoria Wheatley, Liz Bird, Liz McKay, Ruth Horn (non playin...

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NDL1 - BATTLING STRONG WINDS, FAST GREENS AND THE SHANKS FOR P3 & A TWO!

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After the challenging scoring conditions at RND in the David Lloyd Salver Medal on Saturday the team headed North across the bay to a fantastically presented East course at Saunton on Sunday 25th April for the opening round of this season’s North Devon League. The strong easterly wind, 16mph but gusting what felt like 40, made keeping the ball in play off the tee and avoiding any treacherous downwind putts on a hard and fast course with some tricky pin positions very challenging.  Chris Stu...

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Summer Mixed Winners 2020!

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The final of the 2020 Summer mixed Foursomes was finally played at the beginning of April 2021! Congratulations to Andy and Denise Hood who beat Christy and Sue Worthington by a considerable 6&5 margin on very much NOT a Summer day.

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Newsletter 11th March

I hope this finds you all well and that you are looking forward to some form of normality returning soon. Golf / Tee time booking General play tee bookings will open at 7 am, 14 days in advance. i.e., you can book on Monday 15th March to play on Monday 29th March and so on. To be considerate to all members you are only permitted to pre-book 2 rounds (not including competitions) per 7 days, on a rolling week. All names must be added to the start sheet. Spare, daily tee times may be booked on the ...

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Newsletter 29th January 2021

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I hope you are all well and looking forward to some golf soon, hopefully! Competitions. Bideford Bay-Entries to the draw for tee times will close on 29th January. Entry forms can be found here. You can enter after this date but priority tee times are given to those who have entered on or before the 29th of January. Due to the uncertainty on whether this event will go ahead, the tee times will not be advertised until early March. The Men’s Dinner planned for 20th March will be golf only, fingers ...

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Women in Golf Charter - The First in Devon

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The Club are proud to be able to announce that we are the first Club in Devon to be awarded the "Women in Golf Charter" having just received the following letter from England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson: The Women in Golf Charter Dear Royal North Devon Club Women in Golf Charter – Club Signatory I was personally delighted to read the commitments that you have made as part of your contribution to the delivery of the Women and Girls Charter. As the first club in Devon to achieve this recognition, it...

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January 2021 Newsletter

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I hope this finds you all well in these difficult times. It is very disappointing and frustrating to be back in lockdown, having said that there are many people in the country suffering badly with this horrible disease. Golf will return one day, and the clubhouse will reopen, and we can look back on this as an experience, hopefully never to be repeated in our lifetime. In the meantime, staff have again been very flexible in agreeing to be moved onto the furlough scheme. We will again apply for t...

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Junior Captain 2021

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In recognition of the commitment he has shown to the Junior Section over the past year, we have asked William Newby to take up the Junior Captaincy for 2021. We are looking forward to getting back to golf as soon as possible and for William to be able to lead the squad in the coming season.

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Newsletter December 2020

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Competitions Hinde perpetual – this competition is for the most consistent golfer of the year. Points are awarded for all medals, 10 points for 1st 9 points for 2nd and so on, you also receive points for the knockout events- the leader board with just the Northamship and Taylor Matchplay results pending is; Click Here This Saturday Stableford is the last event for the Stanley Taggart eclectic trophy. The present standing can be found here. Click Here   Competition rules - a copy of these we...

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Butterfield mixed foursomes Medal

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Congratulations to Martin Butler and Jan Hurst on their tremendous nett 66.5 score in the Butterfield Foursomes Medal on Sunday. It was a glorious day befitting of a great format, and the only one like it in the golfing year! Well done to all the prize winners who were paid out down to 6th place.    

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GOATS - Golf On A Thursday!

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The RND GOATS played their first away day golf competition of the year at Torrington because RND was busy with the Ladies August Meeting events. The winners were Bob Stone, Chris Cole and the evergreen Dai Lewis! This group play every Thursday on roll up basis for comrade and fellowship.

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