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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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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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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North Devon League 2021 Finishes

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On sunday in perfect golfing conditions the final league fixture was played at RNDGC with neither the league winners nor relegation sorted so all to play for. First up for RNDGC was Paul Wilson who started poorly and only had 3 points after 3 but a 2 on the 5th kick started his round and he finished with 38 points. Second up was Neil Armstrong still reeling after his matchplay loss the night before playing with Andy Norman from Portmore, Portmore were favourites to win the the league so we knew ...

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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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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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Winter Foursomes League - 2019/20

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  This winter will see the return of the RND Winter Foursomes order of merit, where players earn points based on their finishing position in each of 5 events scheduled from November to March (dates below). Steve Morrish won last years series, closely followed by Richard Hughes and Chris Drew in 2nd and 3rd place. The points scoring system made for a close finish, which we will hope will be the case again this year. The event has a great prize fund and we'd really like to see a good entry ag...

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North Devon League Team promoted to Division 1!

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Solid Selection policy leads to promotion The 2019 season kicked off in March with Royal North Devon hosting the first round of matches, with a team of mainly low handicappers and in tough conditions we ran out the winners by a considerable margin with Captain Shaun Loze top scoring on the day with 33 points pipping Ethan Jeffery on countback  winning the first individual trophy of the season also. The second round fixture was at the immaculate Torrington in April which was always going to ...

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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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Home match Vs Weston Super-Mare 2019

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The 2019 home match VS Weston Super-Mare was another spectacular affair! Some excellent golf from both teams, as Weston brought 8 out of 12 single figure golfers and no one higher than 13. Home advantage was just enough though as RND fortunately took a 5-1 lead in the morning 4BBB to be pegged back with a 3-3 half in the afternoon Greensomes. Royston's kitchen did us proud twice as usual and the day was such a success that a home and away fixture every year was discussed seriously over plenty of...

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Match Vs The Oxford & Cambridge Society

RND Vs Oxbridge 2019

The 55th Annual match between the Club and The Oxford and Cambridge Golfing Society is a 36 hole scratch foursomes event and this year was won by the visitors in a very closely fought match. Most matches finished on the final green and we congratulate the visitors whilst we are already planning our revenge in 2020! Well played everyone!

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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 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

Coronation Foursomes

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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Rosebowl and Palairet matches coming up

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The Club have been working really hard with our Mens teams with practice evenings and training throughout the winter and hopefully this will come to fruition in the next few weeks as the first round of The Rosebowl (for which we are the current holders) and The Palairet Memorial Trophy (which we last won in 1957 but we were runners up in 1978!!). The Rosebowl is up first and is this Sunday 19th May with first tee 0930 at Portmore againt Torrington Golf Club. The Palairet 2nd round is then at Cre...

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Winter Foursomes 2019 Finalised

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The Winter Foursomes Trophy has been decided for the winter season 2018/19. Congratulations to Steve Morrish who managed a second place in the final event with Phil Hall to just pip Richard Hughes by just half a point who won the last one with Gary Fisher. It seems like Sundays throughout the last winter had the worst of the weather as the Series was supposed to be over 5 events with your best 3 to count and 3 times the event was cancelled due to bad weather. In the end we managed to play 4 time...

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Winter Foursomes Round 1 of 5

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Congratulations to Mark Lee and Shaun Smalldon who today won the first instalment of the 18/19 Winter Foursomes Series with an excellent 38 points. Richard Hughes and Steve Morrish came home in 2nd place with 37, and Chris Hampton and Richard Wilford completed the top 3 with 36 points.  There were no 2’s so the pot will roll over to event 2, which is on the 2nd December. Sign up can be found here: https://royalnorthdevon.intelligentgolf.co.uk/competition.php?compid=8643 The Winter Four...

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