Ladies Captain’s Charity 2022/23 raised £3,235 for Devon Air Ambulance Trust

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In November 2022 our Ladies Captain, Ruth Davies, chose the Devon Air Ambulance Trust as her charity. DAAT celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2023. Significant progress has been achieved by the Charity over this period including the establishment of more than 190 community landing sites, the introduction of two critical care cars and the addition of a brand new H145 helicopter to their fleet. An online shop has also been launched - www.shopdaat.org. It costs millions of pounds to operate the s...

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The Ladies had a great year in 2023!

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Congratulations to The RND ladies for winning the North Devon Friendly League and bringing home the Rose Bowl for the second successive year. The team had a fantastic start to the season by winning their first four matches against Saunton and Torrington, both at home and away. This was followed by convincing home wins against Portmore 5:0 and Libbaton 4½:½. The team drew their away match against Portmore. By the beginning of September, with only one match left to play, the team was fairly confid...

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Presidents Trophy 2023 Semifinalists

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The Ladies Presidents Trophy Team won all their group matches to qualify for the Quarter finals, they beat East Devon and went on to play Okehampton at Torquay. We had to be there by 9.30am which was a real effort for some. It was a lovely morning, not too hot or windy and the course was in excellent condition with exceptionally fast greens. Rosemary, Ruth and Val managed outstanding wins while the others fought valiantly. It was a very close game but we came out the losers 3-4. Almost everyone ...

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Ladies Section 2022 Charity

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Brenda Fenton the 2022 Lady Captain handing over cheque for £1921.50 to Northam Lodge who are now called The Northam Care Trust.This was her chosen charity for the year. The Northam Care Trust is a charity formed in 1978 with a primary mission is to support people with learning and physical disabilities in having choice and control in achieving the best possible quality of life, evidenced by real quality outcomes and supported by our passion for excellence. Their website can be accessed here: ht...

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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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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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Vets and Ladies Captains supporting Prostate Cancer for 2020

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Every year the Vets and the Ladies sections select a charity that they will support for the year. Usually they are different but in 2020 we have a husband and wife team at the helm of both sections. The Veterans are Captained by Andy Hood and The Ladies by Denise Hood. The Vets Open in June will benefit the Charity as well as Andy's Captains "Away Day" in September. Andy is a survivor of Prostate Cancer so they will both be supporting Prostate Cancer UK. Prostate Cancer UK's top priority is fund...

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Officers Installation Ceremony 2020

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Dr Dick Ford hands over the Presidents medal to Mervyn Fudge after the Lowis Cup Greensomes which was won by Phil Crouch and Josh Taylor with 44 points. The remainder of the Club Officers were "installed" as follows: Ladies Captain - Denise Hood Veterans Captain - Andy Hood Junior Captain - Ethan Jeffery

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Retiring Captain Tania Wickham hands over to Denise Hood

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At the 151st Ladies AGM retiring captain Tania Wickham handed over the captain’s badge to new Captain Denise Hood. Thank you to all who have made it another lovely year of golf and friendship. We wish Denise all the best in her Captaincy year and look forward to all that 2019/20 has to offer.

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Golfing Girls Generosity gifts £3000+ to North Devon Hospice

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The golfing ladies at RND have been fundraising all year for the Captains charity, the North Devon Hospice. At a well-attended ladies AGM retiring captain Tania Wickham was delighted to hand over a cheque for £3,093.37 to Jess Burford-Redgrove, Community and Events Fundraiser at North Devon Hospice, on behalf of all the ladies. The money has been raised throughout the last year by the ladies at coffee mornings, raffles during competitions and various other events. Many thanks to all the ladies w...

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Ladies Matchplay & Foursomes updates

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  Ladies Summer Foursomes Knockout Congratulations to Liz Blight and Rosemary Ferguson (pictured) winners of the Ladies Summer Foursomes knockout competition who defeated Liz McKay and Paula Gibbs in a closely fought match, winning on the 18th hole. The club also run a Ladies Summer Singles Knockout and the winner was Wendy Dale-Gilvear, who defeated Alex Guy in the final, a great victory for Wendy. Sally Brown Foursomes On Sunday 15th September the Sally Brown Foursomes competition took pl...

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RND ladies win Killard Leavy Cup

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A great win at the Killard Leavy Cup competition at Honiton Golf Club for ladies captain Tania Wickham and partner Pauline Marais. The Killard Leavy Cup is a foursomes, stableford competition run by DCVLGA for lady veterans. In tricky conditions the pair coped better than the rest of the field and were delighted with their win.  Congratulations Tania and Pauline, a fantastic achievement.

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Sheelah Creasy Quarter-finals

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Yesterday the Sheelah Creasy team of ladies from RND travelled to Holsworthy to play in the quarter-finals at Holsworthy. This is a matchplay competition for handicaps 21 and above.  The weather was horrendous with gales and driving rain. RND were drawn against Teignmouth and despite a sterling effort from the ladies they narrowly lost the match 3/4. Congratulations to the team of Mary Harper, Lindy Sainsbury, Victoria Wheatley, Pauline Marais, Alex Guy, Tania Wickham and Jan Hurst. And a h...

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Ladies Matchplay updates

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Still Cup – Scratch singles Matchplay In the final match of the season for the Still Cup the team woke at the crack of dawn to travel down to Torquay for a 10.45 tee time. This seemed to have worked in our favour as the ladies gained a momentous 4/3 victory against defending Champions Torquay. Well done to the team which consisted of Paula Gibbs, Rosemary Ferguson, Sharon Stephens, Liz Bird, Liz McKay, Gro Lomas and Anna Wright and to all the other ladies who have played their part in the team t...

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Ladies past Captains winners!

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Barbara Lunt, Mary Wilson and past Member Sam Bowrey. Congratulations on winning the Ladies Past Captains 3 ball team event which took place at Torquay Golf Club on Thursday 4th July.

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More Ladies success - July 2019

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Coronation Foursomes Winners of the Coronation Foursomes at RND were Margaret Ellicott and Ruth Horn with 41 points. They now go through to the regional finals with their score being in the top 100 in the South West. The Regional final is at Weston Super Mare on 19th July, with the winners going on to play in the National finals at St Andrews. Good luck both. Mixed 4BBB Winners of the mixed 4BBB on Saturday 29th June were Gary Fisher and Pauline Marais with a score of 48 points on countback. The...

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New Ladies Club Champion - Ladies News

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Liz Bird - Ladies Club Champion 2019 The ladies club championships took place on 27 June 2019 with 19 ladies completing 36 holes on the day and a further 20 completing 18 holes. Despite the blustery conditions some good scores were posted. The Ladies Club Champion with a gross aggregate score of 166 is Liz Bird. The winner of the Bronze Aggregate in the Club Championship is Sahara Stockwell. Congratulations to both winners but also to everyone who took part, especially those who completed 36 hol...

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Ladies Sheelah Creasy Bowl first home game

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Friday marked the first home game of the Sheelah Creasy Bowl, a Devon ladies singles match play competition for handicaps 21-36. It was a chilly start but it soon warmed up with a light wind. The course proved a step too far for the Exeter ladies who found the tight lies, bunkers and rushes galore a tough call. First out was Ruth Horn who won 6/5, Tania won 7/6, Barbara won 8/7, Pauline Marais won 6/5. We then awaited the other matches which were a little tighter. Victoria triumphed 2/1 on the 1...

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New air power cleaner

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The Ladies are delighted to have been able to donate the funds for this new air cleaner. The money came from the excess raised for our 150th celebrations last year. Since then we have been looking for a suitable item we could buy for use by the whole club and we hope this air cleaner will be a huge benefit to us all. Many thanks to all involved in the fundraising effort.

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