Palairet Trophy 2nd round - RND vs Lion Artisans at Yelverton

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After a great result in the first round of the Palairet Trophy, The RND Mens Palairet team faced the Lion Artisans of Mortehoe and Woolacombe in the second-round match held at Yelverton Golf Club on the 4th June 2023. With the weather hot and sunny the course was playing very hard and bouncy with all the surfaces, fairways and greens in remarkably green condition considering the very dry weather we have had over the last month or so. With some of the players from the first match unavailable and ...

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Annodata 1st Round 2023 Vs Ilfracombe

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On Saturday the 13th May RND played their 1st round of the Annodata matchplay competition against Ilfracombe golf club, with the sun shining and the course in great condition it was a great day to be out on the links. First off was match captain Mike Colwill who got off to a good start going 1up down the first and 2up after a birdie at four, after losing the sixth hole to a birdie managed to win the seventh to get back to 2up, the ninth and tenth hole went to Ilfracombe to take the match all squ...

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Palairet 1st Round Vs Bovey Tracey

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By Chris Hampton (Captain) Sunday 30th April June saw RND’S 2023 Palairet Trophy team take on Bovey Tracey at Libbaton Golf Club. With no bye in the first round this match was played much earlier in the year than previous opening matches. The weather was fair for most of the day and the Course was very soft underfoot with slow, but true, greens. With quite a number of the superstar players at RND not available the match provided an opportunity to blood some new talent and employ the pairings wit...

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Mark Stockdale wins The West Of England Amateur

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Mark Stockdale of Woburn Golf Club has won the West Of England Amateur Golf Tournament, held at the Royal North Devon Golf Club from 27th to 29th April. Stockdale finished 11 under par, with scores of 70, 66, 74, and 67. Alexander Ford was the next closest competitor, finishing 3 under par, with scores of 74, 66, 72, and 73. The tournament was played in near-perfect golfing conditions and the two players were the only finishers under par from a field of 96 players. For the full scoring please cl...

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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 Ceremony 2023

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After the Lowis Cup Greensomes is the most important presentation of the year, Val Cook becomes only the 5th Lady President of the Club, the second in the last nine years. Val was presented with the President's Medal by the outgoing President Geoff Wilford in a packed clubhouse. Val thanked everyone for coming and said she was looking forward to a great year with a very busy calendar and a strong and enthusiastic Ladies section. Patrick McGuckin introduced and presented Phil Hall with the Vetera...

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Whisky Foursomes Prize Giving 2022

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Unfortunately due to the weather there were no Whisky Foursomes competition this year, the remainder of the prizes were presented by Les Webster and stand in president DIck Ford. Geoff Wilford Club President is recovering from a fall on the ice, we wish him all the best. After the presentation The Appledore Band played and Members enjoyed some Mince Pies! St Loyes Cups played in early October in the Ladies Section the winner with 39 points is Michelle Ward. Men’s section the winner with 42 point...

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RNDGC Veteran golfers raise £1578 for charity

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The RNDGC 140 veterans raised £1578 in 2022 during their weekly competitions and Open Day.Patrick McGuckin this year's elected Captain stated during their AGM that he had felt privileged to have been the section's Captain during a successful year during which veteran golfers won all of their home matches against visiting clubs. Patrick presented cheques to both Devon Air Ambulance as well as North Devon Hospice. Some 50-plus Veteran golfers attended the annual prize-giving dinner held in the clu...

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Daily Mail Foursomes Finalists

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In their own words from Paula and Liz: What a most fantastic experience! We won the first round against Craigie Hill, Perth, Scotland 3/1. In the quarter finals we had to give 16 shots to a pair from South Staffs. They had reached the finals on two previous occasions and beat us 3/1. They went on to play two girls from Dumfries Golf Club in the final. South Staffs received 18 shots and sunk a putt from off the green on the 18th hole to take the title of Daily Mail Ladies Foursomes Champions 2022...

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Daily Mail UK Champs FINAL - Good Luck Liz & Paula

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After 7 grueling elimination rounds of foursomes golf throughout England, Scotland, and Wales the Royal North Devon Golf Club lady members Liz McKay and Paula Gibbs have reached the final round of Daily Mail UK Foursomes Golf championships at St. Pierre Championship golf club Wales, to be played on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th of October. This is the second time that RNDGC lady members have reached the final as Heather Gale and Mary Marshman represented the club in the final over 24 years ago in 1998....

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August Meeting 2022

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Well done to all the winners as the August Meeting 2022 is concluded. The course is in incredible condition and a packed clubhouse on Friday evening thoroughly enjoyed themselves! Here is a list of the winners followed by a gallery of photographs of the presentations with Club President Mr Geoff Wilford K&K - Richard Jones & Heather GaleSally Brown - Mr and Mrs BrummittPresidents Scratch - Michael JonesPresidents Handicap – Matt PenningtonVets - David WinnDuke of York - Kiaran Tanton &am...

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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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