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News in Brief
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.
Hollow-tining will be undertaken next month on September 13th and 14th.
The extremely successful Charity Golf Challenge was held on 29th July 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 new 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.
To celebrate “Get Into Golf” the Ladies Section will be running a series of coaching sessions through the month of August on Monday mornings and Friday lunchtime to encourage ladies to take up golf. Attire will be smart casual with trainers/golf shoes. Golf clubs will be available. If you know of someone who might be interested please pass on Sarah’s contact details firstname.lastname@example.orgKeen to try the new layout at Flempton, the Par 3 course indicated by the blue markers located near to the 150 yard posts.
The 2017 County Card has now been issued and is available from behind the bar for collection for anyone interested.
Fern McCarthy (12 yrs) 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.
The Fixture Card for 2017 is available as a hard copy or on the club website, click here
to view. The latter can be downloaded directly onto your calendar across a wide range of devices. The electronic version will be updated regularly.A new policy for visitors to Flempton is given on the Guidance for Visitors of this website. Click here
Details of the informal inter-county scratch league involving Flempton, Gog Magog, John O’Gaunt and Peterborough Milton can be found in December’s Newsletter.The charity this year will be Tools With A Mission. TWAM collect unwanted tools, refurbish them, sort them into trade kits and send them across the world. The collection bin for tools is in the Flempton Golf Club car park by the bottle bank. A list of tools wanted is attached to the bin. http://www.twam.uk/
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.
Photographs courtesy of Nicki showing Flempton GC looking fabulous at the Suffolk Under 14’s v Essex U14’s match.
The Stenson team 2016. Back row: Mark Rea, Jude Everitt, Andrew Long, Murray Rose, David Cargill, Roger Jacobs. Middle row: Alfie Halil, George Courtney, Paul Kent. Kneeling: Dan Wilson, Rupert McCallum. Flempton lost.
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.
Photographs illustrating the construction of the lakes in 1992 can now be found under About > Course History.
Coaching sessions are for both members and non members, new to the club or thinking of joining. Please contact Paul Kent on email@example.com to book.