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Seniors' Opens August 2022

 

 

 

Erewash Valley - August 1st

Erewash Valley GC, Derbys, Monday August 1stJune 13th, Senior Men's Am-Am. Stableford, best two from four on each hole. Age 55 and over, max HI 18.0, with 85% allowance. Entry £20 pp (Members £15). First prize value £110 pp, prizes to 5th place. Website - www.erewashvalley.co.uk - email - golfadmin@erewashvalley.co.uk - tel: 0115 932 3258 - option 5.

 

Hallowes - August 2nd

Hallowes GC, Derbyshire, Tuesday August 2nd, Senior Pairs Betterball Stableford, with 85% allowance. £22.50 pp, includes free food at hut after playing 12th, free raffle and 2s entry. For entry online go to - https://howdidido-whs.clubv1.com/hdidbooking/open?token=II14C31D14O714IOI0&cid=1824004&rnd=1

 

Seniors Club Classic

A national team matchplay knockout tournament, with four players in head-to-head singles, now in its 24th year. Semi-finals and final early October. Just £50 per team to enter. Matches are alternated home/away wherever possible and all teams get at least two rounds as first-round losers are entered into a Plate tournament. Each round has a window of about five weeks in which to play the match. New courses, maybe new friends, definitely new challenges. Closing date for entries, March 31st. Enter now or ask for more information - peter.seniorsgolf@gmail.com

 

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Lutterworth - August 3rd

Lutterworth GC, Leics, Wednesday August 3rd, Senior Men's Open 4BBB Stableford. 85% allowance, max strokes allowed 22, therefore max HI 23.0. Age 55 and over. Entry £20 pp (Members £15), includes bacon roll & coffee on arrival. Enter online at - https://www.lutterworthgc.co.uk/open_competitions

 

Looe - August 4th

Looe GC, Cornwall, Thursday August 4th. Seniors' Individual Open - £16 pp - Stableford with 95% of course handicap. Entries via Golf Empire - 2022 Open Golf Competitions for amateur golfers or enquires to Nigel Hurst at secretary@looegolfclub.co.uk

 

Melton Mowbray - August 4th

Melton Mowbray GC. Leics, Senior Summer Open, Thursday August 4th. Gents BB Pairs Stableford; Age 55 years; best score at each hole; age groups, n-t-ps and longest drives. Entry £13.50 pp. Refreshments available (Covid permitting!) Enter online at - Open Competitions (meltonmowbraygolfclub.com)

 

Brancepeth Castle - August 4th

Brancepeth Castle GC, Northumberland, Thursday August 4th, Men's Senior Open, age 55 and over, entry £34 per pair. Booking -  https://www.brsgolf.com/brancepethcastle/opens_day.php

 

Brighton & Hove - August 5th

Brighton & Hove GC, Friday August 5th, Seniors' Open, Stableford for teams of three, who will be joined by a Member to make teams of four. Max playing handicap 28, with full allowance, age 55 and over. £38 pp to include coffee & bacon roll on arrival, golf and two-course buffet. Team prizes for top three, for aggregate of best three scores on each hole, individual 1st to 3rd, n-t-ps and longest drive. Handicap certificates or England Golf Membership number required. Optional 18-hole practice round prior for £24 pp - call for availability. For entry form contact David Rowland - dnrowland@talktalk.net; 07775 694607.

 

East Devon - August 8th

East Devon GC, Monday August 8th, Senior Men's 4BBB Stableford, age 60 and over, max HI 25.5 with 85% allowance. Played on EDGC Yellow course (slope 124). Prizes for home and away pairs, Entry £38 pp, incudes one-course meal. For entry online go to - https://howdidido-whs.clubv1.com/hdidbooking/open?token=II2CC1FD14O714IOI0&cid=1997515&rnd=1

 

Broome Manor - August 8th

Broome Manor GC, Swindon, Monday August 8th. Mixed teams of four, Stableford, best three from four on all par 3s, best two from four on all others. HI max: 36 (men), 45 (ladies), yellow (slope 126) and red (slope 129) tees. Entry £25 pp (Members £15), to include coffee & breakfast on arrival, longest drive and n-t-p. Full details and booking online at - www.bmgc.co.uk

 

Hull - August 8th

Hull GC, Monday August 8th, Senior Am-Am. Booking on-line at - https://hull.intelligentgolf.co.uk/visitoropen.php?compid=444&stage=teetime

 

Ashbourne - August 10th

Ashbourne GC, Derbys, Wednesday August 10th, Senior Men's Open, Pairs 4BBB Stableford. Tee from 7.45 am to 3 pm. Age 55 + with current active hip, 85% of WHS handicap, max playing allowance 18 strokes, friendly white tees. CDH essential. £36 per pair. Entry form available at -https://www.ashbournegolfclub.co.uk/open-competition-entry-and-information?d=Senior+Mens+Open+Stableford+-+PAIRS+-+Weds+10th+August+2022+ENTRY+FORM+2.pdf

 

Upavon - August 10th

Upavon GC, Wiltshire, Wednesday August 10th, Seniors' individual Stableford. £25 pp, to include coffee on arrival, light lunch and prizes. Age 55 and over, CDH required. Age group and veterans prizes. For entry forms email - admin@upavongolfclub.co.uk - or call 01980 630281.

 

Worthing - August 11th

Worthing GC, W Sussex, Thursday August 11th, Seniors Open, age 55 and over, Alan Ford Salver, individual Stableford, played in threes - two visitors + one Member. Prizes for top three visitors, two Member prizes; also secondary team comp, all three scores to count. Yellow tees, qualifying comp, max HI 22. Entry £55 pp, includes coffee & bacon roll on arrival, two-course meal and prizes. Entry form available from - enquiries@worthinggolf.com - tel: 01903 260801.

 

Barton-on-Sea - August 11th

Barton-on-Sea GC, Hants. Veterans' Open, Thursday August 11th. 18-hole Stableford with limited handicap allowance. Two handicap divisions with prizes in both. EGU handicaps essential, this is a qualifying event. Age 60 and over. Medical certificates required I you need a buggy. £42 pp, includes coffee & bacon roll, refreshments after nine holes and buffet lunch, followed by prize-giving. Contact John Bird on 07812 694 997 - email - the.birds01@btinternet.com

 

Knaresborough - August 11th

Knaresborough GC, N Yorks. Thursday August 11th, Senior 4BBB, Stableford, aged 55 and over, HI max 54. Entry £40 per pair. Entries available through Club website - https://www.knaresboroughgolfclub.co.uk/golf-at-kgc/open-competitions/

 

Rushcliffe - August 11th

Rushciffe GC, Leics, Thursday August 11th, Senior Men's Open Betterball Stableford, entry £25 pp (Members £15) age 55 and over. Enter online - www.rushcliffegolfclub.co.uk

 

Dewsbury & District - August 11th
Dewsbury & District GC, Thursday August 11th, Seniors' Open. 4BBB Stableford, yellow tees, £40 per pair, includes bacon sandwich & tea/coffee on arrival. Tee from 8 am to 3 pm. HI limit 25.7 with 85% allowance. Age 55 and over. Prizes to 6th place. Email - info@dewsburygolf.co.uk - or call 01924 492399.
 
 
Drayton Park - August 11th
Drayton Park GC,  Tamworth, Staffs, Thursday August 11th, Senior Men's Pairs Open. Age 55 and over, max playing handicap 28 with 95% allowance, yellow tees, £30 pp (Members £20 pp), includes coffee on arrival and one-course meal after golf. Tee from 8 am to 10 am. Enter online at - www.draytonparkgc.co.uk
 
 
Dewsbury - August 12th
Dewsbury GC, nr Wakefield, Friday August 12th, Seniors Open 4BBB Stableford, yellow tees, HI max 25.7, 855 allowance. Entry £40 per pair, includes bacon sandwich & coffee on arrival. For entry visit - www.dewsburygolf.co.uk

 

Worlebury - August 12th

Worlebury GC, Bristol, Friday August 12th,  Seniors Mixed  Pairs Open. Full details and book online - https://www.worleburygc.co.uk/visitoropen.php?compid=3625&stage=teetime

 

Lansdown - August 15th
Lansdown GC, Bath, Monday August 15th, Senior individual Strokeplay, with Stableford scores counting as well for prizes, yellow tees, slope rating 120. Age 55 and over, max HI 54, qualifying event, entry £18 pp (Members £8 pp), includes prizes, special price for meal deals and halfway house snacks/drinks. Enter on line at - lansdowngolfclub.co.uk
 
 
Brynhill - August 15th
Brynhill GC, Vale of Glamorgan, Monday August 15th, Senior Men's Open, Stableford, played in threes. Age categories 55-69; 70+, max HI 28. Voucher prizes for 1st and 2nd in both categories, two n-t-p, nearest the line. Entry £20 pp. Entries to Ken Double - kdoble@tiscali.co.uk - or call 07395 978620.
 
 
Pryors Hayes - August 16th
Pryors Hayes GC, Cheshire. Tuesday August 16th, Senior 4BBB. Entry £15 pp includes n-t-ps, good prizes and 2s. Book online at - https://www.brsgolf.com/pryorshayes/opens_day.php
 
 

Ready for a Real Challenge ?

Pairs Matchplay - Enter the Seniors Golf Association National Seniors Pairs Championship, now in its 22nd year. Pairs matchplay knockout tournament, played regionally to begin with. Semi-finals and final early October. Just £34 per pair to enter. Matches are alternated home/away wherever possible and all Pairs get at least two rounds as first-round losers are entered into a Plate tournament. Each round has a window of about five weeks in which to play the match. New courses, maybe new friends, definitely new challenges. Closing date for entries, March 31st. Enter now or ask for more information - peter.seniorsgolf@gmail.com

 

Shirland - August 17th

Shirland GC, Alfreton, Derbyshire, Wednesday August 17th, Seniors' Open, 4BBB Stableford. Teams of two (age 50+), max HI 54, 90% allowance. Highest Stableford score for each pair on each hole to count. Entry £25 per pair. CDH and active hcp required. Vouchers for winners, for use at Shirland pro-shop, no presentation. Entry form available - office@shirlandgolfclub.co.uk - or call 01773 834935.

 

The Bristol - August 17th

The Bristol GC, Wednesday August 17th, Seniors' Open, Entry £25 pp to include one-course meal and prizes. For full details and entry visit website - https://www.bristolgolfclub.co.uk/contact-us/

 

West Houghton - August 18th

West Houghton GC, nr Bolton, Tuesday August 18th. Entry £15 pp, CDH required. For full details and to book - https://www.howdidido.com/directory/OpenCompetitions?id=872&fh=1

 

Minchinhampton New (Avening course) - August 18th

Minchinhampton GC, Gloucs, Avening course, Thursday August 18th, individual Stableford, age 55 max HI 36. Yellow tees (slope 123), £22.50 pp (Members £10), includes coffee & biscuits on arrival, golf and prizes. Book online - www.minchinhamptongolfclub.co.uk

 

Mitcham - August 18th

Mitcham GC, Surrey, Thursday August 18th. Individual Stableford, 9.30 am shotgun start, max. playing handicap 30, age 55 and over. Cost £42 pp which includes tea/ coffee & bacon roll on arrival, two-course buffet lunch and minimum of four guest prizes. Contact John Botting at  jbotting@hotmail.co.uk - or call 07974 152517.

 

Long Sutton - August 18th
Long Sutton GC, South Somerset, Thursday August 18th, Senior 4BBB. Age 55 and over, max HI 25.5. Entry £28 pp, includes coffee on arrival, one-course meal. Apply through email to - enquiry@longsuttongolf.com
 
 
Peterstone Lakes - August 18th
Peterstone Lakes GC, Cardiff. Thursday August 18th, Senior Men's Open. For full details and entry contact Andy Hooper - 07896 204 596.
 
 
Hawkstone Park - August 19th
Hawkstone Park GC, nr Shrewsbury, Friday August 19th, Seniors' Open, aged 55 + Pairs BB Stableford, Hawkstone course. £60 per pair to include two-course meal, n-t-p, twos and prizes. Call 01939 200365, or email - secretary@hpgcgolf.com
 
 
Wigan - August 22nd
Wigan GC, Monday August 22nd, Seniors Open, 4BBB - £35 per pair, £70 for four players. Full details and booking online at - https://www.wigangolfclub.co.uk/visitoropen.php?compid=7106&stage=teetime

 

Abergele - August 22nd
Abergele GC, Conwy, Monday August 22nd, Seniors BB, entry £15 pp. Entry by phone - 01745 824034; email - admin@abergelegolfclub.co.uk - website - www.abergelegolfclub.co.uk
 
 
Chippenham - August 23rd
Chippenham GC, Wilts, Tuesday August 23rd, Seniors individual Stableford, age 55 and over, max HI 54, yellow tees (slope 124); entry £xx includes coffee/tea on arrival, prizes and 2for2 voucher (visitors only). Entries open February 9th. Club email - golf@chippenhamgolfclub.co.uk
 

Filey - August 24th

Filey GC, North Yorks – Wednesday August 24th, Gents Seniors (over 55) Open Am-Am Stableford yellow tees, 85% course handicap (max playing handicap 24), separate prizes for members and visitors. Entry £15 pp (£10 members), Enter via website - www.fileygolfclub.com/competitions

 

Knott End - August 24th

Knott End GC, Lancs. Wednesday August 24th, Seniors  Stableford. For full information please visit Club website - https://knottendgolfclub.com

 

Royal British Legion Golf

Every year thousands of golfers take part, at their Clubs, in a special event to mark Remembrance - or at other times of the year. This year sees the 40th anniversary of the Falklands campaign, in June.

 

 

 

 

 

 

If your Club currently takes part please join in to support those who signed-up to defend our country but may now need our help. Or lobby for the Club to join in. Each player receives a special souvenir and the winners in each Club receive a special medal. There are also flags available for one or more of your greens. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take a look at our special page in this website or email - peter.poppygolf@gmail.com

 

Hobson - August 25th

Hobson GC, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Thursday August 25th, Seniors 4BBB team, best two scores on each hole, max HI 28, with 95% of course handicap, prizes for top four teams, £10 pp, book via - https://brsgolf.com/hobson/opens_day.php

 

Looe - August 25th

Looe GC, Cornewall, Thursday August 25th. Seniors 3-Man Team Open - Best two scores from three; Stableford - 85% of course handicap. Entries via Golf Empire - 2022 Open Golf Competitions for amateur golfers or enquires to Nigel Hurst at secretary@looegolfclub.co.uk

 

Davyhulme Park - August 25th

Davyhulme Park GC, Manchester, Thursday August 25th, Senior Autumn Open, 4BBB Stableford, yellow tees,, age 55 and over, max course handicap 36, with 85% allowance, active HCP required. Tee from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm, entry £32 per pair, includes 2s, prizes for top three places (pro-shop vouchers will be posted to winners). Online booking - https://davyhulme.intelligentgolf.co.uk/competition.php

 

Boldon - August 25th

Boldon GC, Tyne & Wear, Thursday August 25th, Gents' Senior 4BBB, tee from 8.30 am to 2 pm, entry £10 pp. Enter via website - www.boldongolfclub.co.uk - or call 0191 536 5360 (option 2).

 

Whitburn - August 25th

Whitburn GC, Tyneside. Thursday August 25th, Seniors' Open, Gents' 4BBB, tee from 8 am to 2.10 pm. Entry £9 pp. Book online - https://www.brsgolf.com/whitburn/opens_day.php

 

The Mendip - August 26th
The Mendip GC, Somerset, Friday August 26th, Seniors Mendip Vase, individual Stableford (qualifying), max playing handicap 28 with 95% allowance; yellow tees (slope 126), age 55 + ; entry £37 pp, includes coffee & bacon roll on arrival, twos, superb prizes and one-course meal after golf. Entries to - Stuart Disney, PGA Professional, 01749 840570, option 1 - email - proshop@mendipgolfclub.com - or www.mendipgolfclub.com
 
Whitby- August 26th
Whitby GC, Durham, Friday August 26th, Seniors' Open, aged 50 and over, max HI 28, must have WHS handicap. Allowance of 85% playing handicap, Betterball, yellow tees. £25 per pair. Book online at - https://howdidido-whs.clubv1.com/hdidbooking/open?token=II3C617E14O714IOI0&cid=1938832&rnd=1
 
Royston - August 26th

Royston GC, Herts, Friday August 26th, three-man team event, best two Stableford scores to count, played on the oldest 18-hole course in England. Prizes for top three places, best front and back nines as well as five n-t-p. Max handicap 36. Entry fee £99 per team, includes coffee on arrival and two-course lunch after golf. Entries to Keith Taylor, Royston GC, Baldock Road, Royston SG8 5BG, or email roger.craigen@btinternet.com - pay via bank transfer to Royston GC Ltd, a/c  2055 3676, sort code 60-18-42.

 

Elland - August 30th

Elland GC, W Yorks. Tuesday August 30th. Gents' Senior Pairs Open, 4BBB Stableford, HI limit 26.6 with 85% allowance; players must have at least three Comp scores on WHS record in previous 12 months, age 55 and over. Entry £24 per pair. Website - www.ellandgolfclub.co.uk - or call the Pro on 01422 376263.

 

Reigate Hill - August 31st

Reigate Hill GC, Surrey. Wednesday August 31st, Seniors Open, Pairs and individual Stableford, age 55 and over, max HI 28, entry £40 pp (Members £25), includes coffee on arrival and meal. Enter as pairs or individual. 9 am start, meal at 2.30 pm, prize-giving 3.30 pm. Soft spikes preferred. Contact Gary Evans at - garyevans30@yahoo.co.uk

 

Bellingham - August 31st

Bellingham GC, Hexham, Northumberland. Wednesday August 31st, Seniors Gents' Pairs Open, £24 per pair, 4BBB Stableford, HI max 28.0 with 85% allowance, age limit 50 and over. Book online at - https://www.brsgolf.com/bellingham/opens_day.php

 

Rossendale - August 31st

Rossendale GC, Wednesday August 31st, Seniors 4BBB, entry £30 per pair. Entry via - https://www.brsgolf.com/rossendale/opens_day.php