New Winter League Team Tops

Thank you to Pat McCluskey of Hireline for sponsorship of the Gifford Winter League Team tops.
Thank you to Martin McHale of St Andrews Timber for sponsorship of the Gifford Winter League Team tops.

EGGS Christmas dinner

The EGGS had their Christmas dinner and awards presentation on the 30th with a record turnout of 55 players and partners.
A presentation was also made to Drew for his excellent work as club secretary.

Halloween Themed Golf Event

Another great day at Gifford – well done Anna Young and Shirley Currie – fab as usual – all the kids and adults loved it !! Well done to Ray Gillies and Kevin Robertson on winning the par 3 comp and to Harry and Patrick Edwardson on being runners-up.
Well done to Ru Clubb and Harry Edwardson on winning the Pumpkin Putting Comp and to Jez Huxtable on winning the adult comp.
Thanks to Jamie Martin and Colin Mowatt for setting up the course!

Winter Clubhouse Opening

Clubhouse Winter Catering Hours

From 28th October 2018 to 30th March 2019 the Clubhouse will be staffed between the hours of 8am and 4pm. (Unless extended opening has been agreed in advance)

Hot food will be available from 8.30am to 3.00pm.

Players requiring hot food are requested to order food prior to play, especially those who will be finishing their round around 3pm.

Annual Prize giving

I am pleased to confirm that the Club’s Annual Prize Giving will be held on Saturday 10th November commencing at 15.00.

Prior to the prize giving a fun 9 hole Texas Scramble competition will be held – shotgun start at 12.30.

There is a sheet on the notice board for members to enter the Texas Scramble.

Teams will be drawn at random from the list of entrants.

Best wishes

Kenny Gray
Captain

Special General Meeting

A Special General Meeting of the club has been called for Monday 1st October in Gifford village hall at 19:30 to discuss extensions to the clubhouse.

The SGM Notice is here: SGM Notice

The Captain has added this notice for members: Captains notice to SGM
… and the Architects Drawings here: SGM - Architects Drawings

At the SGM, the proposals were approved by a large majority.
The minutes of the meeting are on the link below:
Minutes of Special General Meeting 01/10/18

Dianne Martin Trophy

This 18 hole mixed Stableford foursomes took place on 8th Sept with seven 4 balls competing.
3 pairs came in with 34 pts but with a better back nine Gordon Paton and June Forson came out on top.
Well done to them and those who took part.

Ladies Senior Open Greensomes Results

The Ladies Senior Open Greensomes took place on Tuesday 4th September. It was well attended with 90 ladies coming from near and far for a very successful day.

The results of the competition were as follow:

1st Helen Maxwell & Winifred Wilson both Ravelston.
2nd Mo Cunningham & Jean Powell both Newbattle.
3rd June Forson of Gifford & Lesley Ross of North Berwick.
4th Valerie Hallam & Phyl Early both Glencorse.
5th Elaine Wolstencroft of Kilspindie & Elizabeth Grandison of Musselburgh.
Nearest pin on 1st Eleanor Davidson of Ravelston.
Nearest wiggly line Jane Steven of Gifford.
2s winners Eleanor Davidson & Agnes Miller both Ravelston.
Name the golf club Jacqui Loudon of Liberton.
Guess the tees Celia Bowers of Longniddry.

Molly Glover Bowl

Hannah Bullen beat Sally Lucas in the Ladies Bronze Championship for the Molly Glover Bowl on 1st September. A good match played in good spirit.

Delighted that Molly could be there to present Hannah with the bowl.

Hannah Bullen and Molly Glover