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Club News

News in Brief

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Roll up Eclectic every Saturday until (and including) Aug 25th 9:00am for 9:30am. Open to all. Click here for rules

Suffolk Winter Alliance comment on their visit to Flempton 48 Amateur players enjoyed the Flempton course that was in fine condition for the time of year. The greens required more than a casual look as there were many sneaky borrows to be found, they were none the less true if you had the correct line.


Alfie Halil shot scores of 69 and 73 to take the crown and become the youngest Suffolk Open Champion.  Alfie beat 46 of the top golfers from around the county including 10 professionals. Link to Bury Free Press online article here. Alfie is coached by the club pro Paul Kent.


The extremely successful Charity Golf Challenge in aid of Action Duchenne.

A card machine facility has now been introduced behind the bar for the convenience of members and visitors alike.

The club has a resident pro, Paul Kent . As well as providing a full teaching programme Paul has also opened a small pro shop with a good range of products and all the usual services.  Those members who have already taken advantage of his teaching skills speak warmly of their quality and it is hoped that with the support of sufficient members Paul will make a success of this venture and provide a service that most clubs take for granted but that we have never had at Flempton.  A golf tuition page has now been added to the website.

Paul Kent is running a series of assessment sessions for members. 40 per session (can be shared) – 60 mins. Paul Kent has a Facebook page showing his regular offers.
To celebrate “Give Golf a Go”  the Ladies Section will be running a series of coaching sessions. Golf clubs will be available.  If you know of someone who might be interested please pass on Sarah’s contact details safbrownie@gmail.comKeen to try the new layout at Flempton, the Par 3 course indicated by the blue markers located near to the 150 yard posts.
Fern has won the Bronze Coronation medal.  Fern collected her awarded at the AGM of the SCLGA.The inaugural and highly successful Flempton “Grab An Adult” competition was held on the 30th.

Flempton’s version of the Ryder Cup was an enormous success with every single member of the red team playing brilliantly. Unfortunately, no bias here, they were pipped to the post so the blue team have to clean the winning trophy this year. Many thanks to both Lawrence and Paul, the club Pro’s, for organising such a successful event.
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Photographs courtesy of Nicki showing Flempton GC looking fabulous at the Suffolk Under 14’s v Essex U14’s match.
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 President of the SLCGA

Congratulations to Hermione who has been elected as President of the SLCGA.

First Female SGU Referee

Many congratulations to Nicki for becoming the first female referee to officiate at a Suffolk Golf Union event. See the Ladies Section for further news.
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Photographic Account

Photographs illustrating the construction of the lakes in 1992 can now be found under About > Course History.
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Coaching

Coaching sessions are for both members and non members, new to the club or thinking of joining. Please contact Paul Kent on xfactorgolfppk@gmail.com to book.