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News and Updates from BHPGC

Here you'll see posts from our Club Captains, Green keeping and Events Teams, along with lots of other news!

Ladies' Captain's Announcements

Unfortunately I was unable to play this week, as I've managed to pick up some sort of bug. In my absence my wonderful committee has done the draw for next weeks Alliance and Danny will be emailing starting tees for the 8.30 shotgun start. Lisa Martin kindly also did the notices as follows. Following feedback, there will be a £2 charge (& the op...
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Day 16 We have now returned, albeit reluctantly, from our holiday and will soon be into the Christmas season. The Christmas Fayre is fast approaching, Thursday 5th December, so please tell all your friends, we need donations for the raffle and also bottles for Chris' stall. If you have signed up for the Alliance on the 20th November please tick you...
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Day 16 I'm finding my creative writing juices are not flowing very freely, they must have evaporated in the heat, luckily alcoholic juices are flowing steadily! I was wondering what to put in my blog this week, I almost resorted to a picture of the Captain in his speedos! Luckily along came our little star Jessica  who this week has won the Wo...
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The club Championship was replayed last weekend, with Jess emerging the winner ahead of Holly, well done Jess! The scratch cup was won by Lesley Avent who narrowly beat Sue Coates. Before I went on holiday I spoke to Maureen Coates and Pat Turner who have both had operations. They were both in good spirits and Maureen had already been to the c...
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This is your foreign correspondent reporting from her sunbed. The view is a bit restricted as all I can see is blue sky and sun! The Lambert Trophy was played under skies that were definitely not blue, however it didn't really rain. The competition was won by Lucy Bidmead and Jim Craggs with 38 points. Well done! Janet Connor told an amusing anecdo...
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Well my year as the sorcerers apprentice has finished it seems to have gone in a flash! Last Friday, was my first day as Captain and we had two teams entered in the Lorna Peters competition at Highgate, I'm delighted to say that Sue Coates, Lucy Bidmead and Sharon Saunders emerged the winners and were 5 points clear of their nearest rivals, a great...
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It seems incredible that a whole year has gone by since I became Lady Captain - how the time has flown.This week my last task was to take the non perishable goods brought by the ladies for our Harvest Festival competition to the Enfield food bank. I resisted the urge to make everyone sing "We plough the fields and scatter " at lunchtime as I gave m...
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On Wednesday our summer season came to a close with the Autumn Meeting and despite drizzly rain throughout the morning we soldiered on and managed to finish. The afternoon round was better as it brightened up as the day went on and we concluded the day with a splendid meal followed by the prize giving.The winner of the scratch prize was Sue Coates....
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Congratulations to Wendy Goodman who won Division 1 of our monthly stableford with Lucy Bidmead second and to Penny Bush who won Division 2. Wendy and Lucy are going to Stoke Park to represent us in the Race to Mauritius so good luck to them. On Sunday is the Mrs Shaw Business ladies' cup. If you can't sign in on the hub do so through the Pro shop....
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Huge congratulations to our victorious 5 a side team who won their Middlesex second division final against Stanmore on Sunday.  They gave a gritty performance with some players coming from behind to win.  Thanks to all who played in the previous matches enabling us to get to the final.We now progress to Division 1 next year. On Wednesday ...
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This week was our monthly medal and Division 1 was won by Helen Constantinou with a magnificent nett 66.Division 2 was won by myself with a much less spectacular score!  Congratulations to Sharon Saunders on winning both the Chinchilla Cup and the Spring Trophy. The Business Ladies Cup is to be played on Sunday September 22nd from 12.12pm.Plea...
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  The hot summer weather has helped produce some good golf this week. Congratulations to Lisa Martin on winning the Autumn Cup with a net 65 and to Sue Coates for victory in the Wilson Putting Vase on Bank Holiday Monday. On Tuesday October 1st we are having the last charity event for my charity Beyond Ourselves . It is a fun quiz organised by...
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On Wednesday we had our Invitation Day and welcomed friends from 12 different clubs. We had the Lady Captains from Crews Hill and Hadley Wood and welcomed back our old friends Miriam, Janet and Sue McCall.  The winning team was Lesley Avent, Kim Wild,  Tracey Ripsher and Lesley Vincent. In second place were Carol Agass, Karen Chapman, Sue...
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On Monday we went to Sandy Lodge for my Lady Captain's away day. We had a terrific day and somehow managed to dodge all the rain which I am told fell on Winchmore Hill. We enjoyed the course and were made very welcome- even the Lady Captain came to say hello.It culminated in a lovely meal and team prizes. The winning teams were- 1st Sue Collins, Tr...
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  Well done to Ros Margey on winning the Rafferty Cup this week and to Lizzie Phillips for scoring a hole in one on the 16th. Lesley and Sharon represented us at the regional finals of the Coronation Foursomes at Bishops Stortford and put in a good score.Our 5-a-side team have won through to the finals of Division 2 to be played at Sudbury on ...
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What a wonderful day we had on Wednesday for my Lady Captain's Charity Day .The rain stayed off and the shotgun start worked really well. Thank you to all the ladies who made cakes which we enjoyed during and after the game.Thanks to Sue Collins for the Pimms which was most refreshing.Danny was a star taking all our shots from the first tee and lat...
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Congratulations to Sarah Carver who won the Mrs Shaw committee cup on Monday and to Sue Collins on winning the Kay Steel Trophy on Wednesday. Next Wednesday is my Lady Captain's Charity Day for Beyond Ourselves .This wonderful charity helps build and support schools in Zambia. Only £16 a month provides education for a child including tuition, unifo...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

On Sunday we invited the gentlemen to our invitation day and a good crowd enjoyed the golf. Simon kindly held back the meal as we were all crammed into the George Low bar to watch the conclusion of the cricket World Cup.It was not an option to tell some 40 people to go upstairs at the very moment it was announced there was to be a deciding over!! C...
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  This week we played for the Centenary Salver which was presented by Monica Gibbon. Monica was a popular member and was the First Lady to be a member of the board.Congratulations to Sarah Rees who won with a nett 68. Last Saturday our 5 a side team had a fabulous 5-0 victory against Stanmore so many congratulations to Lesley and her team.This...
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On Wednesday we had the Grandmothers and Senior Grandmothers cups. Sue Collins won the Grandmothers Cup and I retained the Senior Grandmothers cup for another year. Sue Coates had a spectacular round being only one over par for the first nine holes. This Wednesday is the Centenary Salver which was presented by a much loved member Monica Gibbon. She...
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We had a lovely day on Wednesday for the Captain's prizes for ladies. The weather held fair and the course was in great condition enabling some really good scores. Sadly mine was not one of them! However some spectacular cakes at the hut made up for everything and a glass of Prosecco healed the wounds.Thank you Ray for being with us and providing t...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

Some excellent golf has been played in the last week with good scores despite the inclement weather at times.Many congratulations to Lesley Avent who brought the Luther Smith Trophy back to Bush Hill Park last Saturday after two great rounds.Then the Coronation foursomes was won by Lesley and Sharon Saunders with 40 points.On Sunday the Winners of ...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

Last Saturday nine ladies braved the weather to play the first round of the Luther Smith at Bush Hill Park. The best score for the ladies was a splendid nett 69 by Lesley Avent so fingers crossed for next Saturday at Enfield.Then on Sunday Lesley led our 5 a side team to victory against Muswell Hill away with another 6 and 5 victory by our young su...
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On Sunday we played the George Low trophy in memory of the much loved former pro who inspired so many of us to play golf years ago.Congratulations to Sue Coates and Irene Dickinson who won with a magnificent 44 points. The sun shone on Wednesday for my Ladies' Captain's day and we all had fun.The winners of the Alliance were Lesley Avent, Trac...
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I am now back in the country for the rest of the season. Many thanks to Sue Charles for coping for the two weeks when I was away especially with the Middlesex Meetings.Thanks to the ladies who rallied with help and cakes. On Sunday we have the George Low Trophy in memory of a much loved pro who taught so many of us to play golf.We wish Di Williams ...
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There is a rumour going round that our Lady Captain will soon be returning to Blighty to resume her duties! Congratulations to Lucy Bidmead who won the Victory Cup Last week with a great score of 141. Last Friday we hosted the Middlesex Ladies County Championships, this was played over 2 days and congratulations go to our own Jessica Brown who rece...
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Our intrepid Lady Captain continues her exploration of foreign lands, well laying on her sun bed in Spain!  We had lovely weather for the Victory Cup, which was won by Lucy Bidmead, congratulations! The 5 a-side team won their first match 3/2, well done to them. This Friday is the Middlesex County Championship, Silver Spring Meeting and Senior...
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As the Lady Captain is now on the European leg of her world tour it falls to me to write the blog. Due to the inclement weather I decided to cancel the Australian Spoons, hopefully we can reschedule it. We played a triangular at Hadley Wood last Friday along with Brickendon and came second to Hadley Wood. This Sunday the 5-a-side team have their fi...
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What a lovely day we had on Wednesday for our Spring Meeting. Even the weather behaved itself and we had an enjoyable time followed by a splendid meal and prize giving in the restaurant. Congratulations to all our winners. Thank you so much to the ladies who made cakes and to Davina for the lovely flowers. We can now look forward to the summer mont...
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Congratulations to Lucy Bidmead on winning the five club competition with 38 points. She will now progress to the area finals. Next week heralds the coming of our season with the Spring Meeting.Cards will be prepared and found in the locker room together with the lunchtime sandwich list.The meal will be at 5.15pm in the restaurant followed by the p...
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Well done to Cela and Dave Morris who won the Brasted Trophy with a whopping 41 points on Sunday.Congratulations to the victorious Pearson team who beat Ealing at home on Monday.Well done team and Sue Charles who came in with a win as we all held our breath at 3 all to make it 4-3. Dates to remember Thursday April 25th. Mixed Texas scramble at 4 p....
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Our first 13 hole fun golf took place on Monday and was enjoyed by all with Tracey emerging as the winner.The next one will be on May 13th and all are welcome.Congratulations to Lesley who won the flag competition. The final date for signing up for the knockout competitions is on April 14th and you can do so on the V1 app or in the pro shop. If you...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

My thanks go to all the ladies who came to my over-nighter at Bowood and made it such a fun time.We really had a great crowd and I am so glad that you all enjoyed it.Most of all I would like to thank Sue Collins who organised the venue so superbly.It was a lovely hotel and an amazing yet challenging golf course. The season is swinging into gear and...
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​ On Sunday we are off to Bowood in Wiltshire for my Lady Captain's away weekend and look forward to having a fun time.It takes about two hours and 15 minutes to get there so it would be advisable to get there by 11.30 if you wish to get a sandwich before our first tee off time at 12.30pm.Dinner is at 8.30 presumably because they are busy on Mother...
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Here I am back from Dubai where I had an amazing week including playing the Emirates golf course. I am sorry I did not bring the weather back with me.Congratulations to Alison Towndrow who won the play off for the Bisque Salver - the first trophy of the season.Our season swings into action with the big match Captain v Vice followed by a meal. Sarah...
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Ladies' Vice-Captain's Announcement

Like Ray last week our Lady Captain has left for sunnier climes, resuming her world tour in Dubai, she tells me she's 'having a blast'! The Pearson team bounced back from their disastrous result at Mill Hill, only losing 5/2 away at Ealing on Monday. I thought that perhaps I should fall on my sword, so improvising, I threw myself to the floor in th...
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Commiserations to the Pearson team who lost away to Mill Hill and to the Middlesex Foursomes who also lost. I am pleased to report that the downstairs shower head has been replaced and fitted by our intrepid Sue Charles who also put a new battery in the clock which is now working. A new part has been delivered for the upstairs shower and it should ...
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Congratulations to the Pearson team who won the first match of the season at home to Highgate on Monday- what a splendid start. Next Tuesday we take on Mill Hill away and we need more volunteers for the match against Ealing away on March 11th.The list is in the locker room. Friday March 22nd heralds the start of our season with the infamous Captain...
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  It was lovely to play in the sunshine this Wednesday and this concludes our match play ladder.I am pleased to announce that the winner is Sue Agapiou. Well done Sue. Next week is the Bisque Salver and this will be played in the usual way.It is played on full handicap and strokes can be taken where desired not according to the stroke index un...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

Let's hope the weather is improving and more of us will come out to play.Thank you to all the ladies who turned up for the Middlesex meeting on Thursday. It was a good turn out from BHP. We still need pledges for the proposed new toilet as without them we will not get the sponsorship from outside. Enjoy your golf. Chris
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This week we had a golf clothing display by Danny so we could splash the cash ready for the summer while enjoying our first lunch in the newly refurbished bar. Congratulations to the bridge team who beat North Middlesex on Monday.Our next bridge drive is on Friday 15th February. The Pearson match against Highgate has been cancelled due to bad ...
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  Well done to all the ladies who braved the cold this Wednesday - sadly I was not one of them. This Friday was the grand opening of the new bar from 7pm with drinks and canapes and what a great evening it was, with over 130 people attending..The bridge drive which was cancelled will now be on February 15th so sign up in the George Low. R...
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We were not able to play the ladder competition this week due to inclement weather but many of us were glad not to have to brave the cold. We are all invited to the grand opening of our new bar and to welcome our new chef on Friday February 1st at 7 p.m. so I hope many of you will come to support. Unfortunately due to a a funeral booking and the ba...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

​ Greetings from sunny Tenerife, where I am recharging my batteries for the coming season. Would you believe we met up with two Vices who are also soaking up the sun. When I return next week we will have a new Chef and a refurbished bar and lounge and the exciting prospect of a new loo at the 13th. Di Williams is hosting a coffee morning to promote...
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We had a good start to our match play ladder on Wednesday and this will continue until February 20th.  If you have not started you just put your name at the end of the ladder and book a game with someone.You book in on the system as usual and just alter your position on the ladder accordingly in the locker room. I am away this week so Irene wi...
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  Happy New Year ladies - let's make it a good one! O ur fun competitions at the end of the year were very successful and thanks to Irene for arranging the draws so well. We are starting the New Year with a match-play ladder competition from January 9th to Feb 27th.This is expertly explained in the email sent to all and will be good practice f...
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Here we are again, it's nearly Christmas. Where has this year gone? Well done on a good turn out for our Christmas Texas Scramble. We were lucky with the weather, congratulations to Una, Tracey and Penny on winning the first prize. We were fortified at the hut by Sarah's delicious mulled wine with stollen and mince pies. Thank you Sarah you were a ...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

I hope you all recovered well from last night's party which certainly went with a swing. You all did dress to impress as instructed and I was proud of you. The atmosphere was great and just goes to show what a fabulous ladies' section we have with old and new members mixing together. Our thanks go to Alasdair for a stunning meal which we all enjoye...
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Well done to all the ladies who braved the weather to play in the foursomes matchplay on Wednesday. It is good to practice the different formats during the winter months. Next week is a greensomes stableford and the draw has been sent out. Please put your names on the list for the Texas Scramble on December 19th. Although it is a draw for partners ...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

On Tuesday an intrepid band of ladies decorated the clubhouse in time for the festive season and it looks lovely even if I do say it myself. Unfortunately we had to cancel our end of season Alliance on Wednesday due to inclement weather. However everyone turned up for a splendid fish and chip lunch in the restaurant.Thank you Alasdair for another g...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

Hello ladies - sorry I wasn't with you on Wednesday but hope you all played well. Next week is the Alliance and you have been emailed your starting tees and times. The format is one score to count on the par fives,two scores to count on the par fours and all three scores to count on the par threes.Please be ready on your allocated tees at 8.30...
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Ladies' Captains Announcements

We were lucky to have a fine day for our greensomes on Wednesday and it was good to have some match play as some of our newer members were able to learn some valuable tips. I have been asked to remind you all that when raking the bunkers we should rake in different directions and not just pull the rake forwards while backing out as the sa...
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Unfortunately the weather on Wednesday was inclement and only two intrepid players braved the course. Well done Helen and Lisa.  Congratulations to Penny Bushe who won the final stableford and to Alison Towndrow the winner of the final medal. We had a successful bridge drive on Friday and it was good to see some of our new bridge players,...
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Ladies Captain's Announcements

Many thanks go to Janet for the wonderful Halloween cakes at the hut today to celebrate her hole in one at the 16th last week. Congratulations to Sarah Rees for winning the Spring Cup and to Cela and Norman for winning the Rose Bowl (we came second!). The first tee time is being extended back to 11 a.m. on a Wednesday. Please be aware that you cann...
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On Sunday we were blessed with lovely sunshine when six couples turned out at short notice for the re- arranged Iris Sumner trophy.For those of you who never knew Iris she was a keen hockey player before joining Bush Hill Park where she enjoyed her golf. She was a real character with a great sense of humour and enjoyed a beer and a cheroot after go...
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I am sorry I didn't have influence over the weather this week as it was a pretty miserable day but just to prove us all wimps we had two great scores of 39 points from Wendy and Janet. Well done both of you. I visited Marie Hollingworth on Monday as she had come home from hospital. She had an abyss on her pace maker and had two operations so is fee...
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Hello ladies- welcome to my first blog. Thank you for being so supportive at my drive in on Wednesday. We were so lucky with the weather so let's hope it is a good omen for the year ahead. I would like to say a big thank you to Alasdair for his amazing lunch and the terrific bread pudding, which he sold for Beyond Ourselves without being asked...
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Well not much again this week. Only 24 hours to go, in fact by the time this is published I'll be finished; funny feeling that, not sure how I feel about it, although I will be pleased to get more control over my life again! The Lambert Trophy went well on Sunday and for once Ray Ripsher managed to hit his drives onto the correct fairways and staye...
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Well not much again this week. It's definitely getting towards the end of my year! Don't forget to put your name down for the Autumn Meeting, September 19 th ; the sign-up sheets are in the locker room. If you add your name now, can you let me know your food option, so that I can let Alasdair know? Similarly if you take your name off, please let me...
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Don't forget to put your name down for the Autumn Meeting, September 19 th ; the sign-up sheets are in the locker room. Please sign up for the food as well as on the timesheet. Those ladies who are past playing members are also invited to the meal and prize-giving after the golf, so please sign –up if you'd like to join us. We had a friendly match ...
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The New Members trophy was held on Sunday and was won for the first time by a lady, Sharon Saunders, with 39 points. Congratulations Sharon. The Grace Lawrence (business ladies) Cup had also been scheduled for Sunday but because of the weather no one took part, so we will try to reschedule for later this year. Monday saw the bank holiday fun golf, ...
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The Gents invitation to the Ladies went well on Sunday, after Ray's arm twisting we had one of the best turnouts in recent years with 22 pairs entering. Neal Avent and Sharon Saunders won with a huge score of 45 points beating Janet Connor and Mark Stevens into second place with 43 points. Tuesday saw the Ladies V the Bush Nationals annual match. S...
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A big thank you to Sue Coates who came especially to do the registration for the Ladies Invitation Day and also purchased the balls for the ball sweep. The day started well with tea/coffee and biscuits but the weather got the better of most of the participants unfortunately. My team with Heather Wood from Muswell Hill, Una Kilgallon and Jo Brown fr...
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Once again I would like to say a big thank you to Billie for all her efforts last week. The 5-a-side team had a fantastic win 4.5/0.5 last Saturday to take them through to the finals at Finchley against Mill Hill on September 22 nd . Well done and we wish them good luck in the final. Can we also ask that as many of you as can come put the date in y...
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Course Update

With the heatwave behind us, we are now experiencing much cooler temperatures and wetter conditions with over 40 mm of rainfall this week. The rain is very welcome but it did hamper our preparation work for the junior county match week which the club had the honour of hosting. The event started on a Monday so the green staff had to work throughout ...
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Ladies' Captain's Announcements

A huge thank you to Billie for organising and running the Ladies' Captain's Day. She has done a fantastic job and then to top it all has managed to get two people to step up as vice-Captain (Sue Charles) and Captain (Chris Robertson) for next year! Well done and I would also like to thank everyone else who helped to make the day a success. Rita did...
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Congratulations to Sue Collins who won the Kay Steele Trophy last week with a Nett 70 The Committee cup went well on Monday and was won by Pauline with a nett 70, well done. Pauline also played well today to win the Silver division with 37 points and getting her handicap back down to 20, Tracey was runner up with 35points. The Bronze division was w...
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The Past and Present Lady Captains Cup had a few problems at the start but not enough to spoil the day. We had a very nice meal and the winner of the competition was Janet Connor with 39points, well done she is playing well this year. Talking about Janet Connor, she and Wendy Goodman played in the Coronation Foursomes regional final on Wednesday at...
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Ladies invitation to the Gents went well in blistering heat on Sunday. Well done to Chris and Paul Robertson who won with 41 points despite them getting a penalty for Chris running over their ball! The Past and Present Lady Captains Cup is next Monday and there is a sign-up sheet in the locker room, also for those past Captains who no longer play b...
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Georgie Russell had a very good turnout for her afternoon tea party in aid of Marie Curie on Friday. She raised well over £700; from the tea and cakes plus raffle and donations via the internet and on the day. Excellent, I'm sure the charity will appreciate her efforts, well done. Last week we had the Captain's day for the Ladies which was a shotgu...
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Looking at last week's results it seems that no one entered with handicaps above 36 meaning that the Cashmere Cup is uncontested in its first year?! However well done to Louise Fickling on winning the Wright Cup with a nett 71 and to Lisa Martin on winning the Angora Cup with a nett 72. Thank you to our Captain David for arranging Captain's day for...
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Last week's professional's prize winners were Silver Division: Cela Selley with 33points; Bronze Division: Janet Connor with 34 points; and the Copper Division: Rita Kapur with 35points. Well done. We had a great day on Monday at the away-day. The greens were running at 12 which made the putting even more tricky than they would normally be but our ...
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Summer is definitely here this is two Wednesday's in a row that the weather has been nice to us! Well done again to Sue Coates and Dawn Rose on winning the Ping 4BBB with a massive 42pts, hopefully this will qualify for the next round of this competition. Well done also to the runners up Di Williams and Penny Bushe with 37pts. Our away-day is comin...
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Well hopefully summer has at last arrived! Wow Sue Coates and Dawn Rose had a cracking score of 41, so hopefully stand a good chance of qualifying for the next round. Well done. Our 5-a-side team did well on Sunday drawing their game 2.5 / 2.5, away to Ealing. Well done. Our away-day is coming up fast and Cela not only needs your money but als...
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Oh my goodness back to winter, the wind was so cold on Wednesday! However this didn't stop Sarah Rees; she had a great morning round, scoring a fantastic nett 69. Her afternoon score was not quite so good but still enough to win the Victory cup by a clear 4 shots with a total of 153; Well done. The Pearson team had a fantastic win on Monday against...
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Was it really Wednesday today? No one told the weather obviously because we had a beautiful day, excellent conditions, nice temperature and 28 ladies out playing in the competition. Congratulations to Janet Connor and Lia Martin who won on countback with 28 points. We ran our charity quiz last Thursday and took just over £200 making £166 for Alzhei...
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Well done by the weather again! Unfortunately we had to cancel this afternoon's section of the competition, however I think a good time was had by all and the evening was an enjoyable affair in a lovely atmosphere with very good food thanks to Alasdair and his team. Well done to Val for winning the scratch, Helen the silver division, Lisa the bronz...
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Back to the cold and wet on Wednesday! Some us that weren't so lucky got caught out in the rain and hail. Still it gave those of you that managed to get in early a good laugh at our expense! Unfortunately we came second in our matches last week: Pearson away against Enfield on Thursday lost 5&2 Pearson against away Hendon on Monday lost 6&1...
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At last the weather has improved and we had over 20 players out on Wednesday. Let's hope this is the start of the summer season! Note all who played will have their scores entered into the Red Cross Eclectic but must see Sue Charles and pay their £5 entry before any more scores can be entered. Congratulations to Sarah Carver on winning the Vet...
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Goodness this is getting really boring now, once again no golf due to rain. I will have forgotten what a lot of you look like when we eventually get to play again! This will result in the 5-club being rescheduled again this time to April 25 th (AD April 22 nd ) and then the professional's prize will move to June13th (AD= June 10 th ) along with the...
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The ladies committee have decided to reschedule the Spring Meeting for May 2 nd , however this results in the Australian Spoons being moved to May 9 th (AD May 6 th ) and the monthly medal to May 2 nd (the am part of the Spring Meeting with Alternate Date monthly medal on April 29 th ). Can we please ask you to stay in the original groups orga...
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​After golf was rained off on Wednesday we have  decided to rearrange the competition to April 11 th and the Stableford for that day will now run in conjunction with the Vets cup on April 18 th  , plus the AD days will change accordingly. Jenny Benge ran a half marathon for my charity Alzheimer's UK last Sunday, March 25 th , in...
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Well the weather was much better today, we saw the sun and it was warm! It was surprisingly dry out there considering the amount of snow earlier in the week. However the scores were still not great making it once again a reduction only competition but then some of that could be put down to the course renovations going on and the near beaches that w...
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Well the weather was a little better today and many wimps dropped out at the first sign of rain, however it the sun came out about half way through and it was nice to be out in the fresh air. The golf wasn't so good, at least not for me with a whole 19 points on my card and np I didn't enter the 9 hole comp! So congratulations to Silver Division wi...
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What a pretty scene to wake up to, unfortunately no good for playing golf though and most of us made the decision early in order to benefit from a lay in. We had a few for bridge and more for lunch so not a complete white out which was nice. In case you missed it last week the format for the Lady Captain's Day and Lady Captain's Charity day. The la...
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Firstly can I apologise for the booking problem on Monday. Danny and Stewart have now ensured that it will open on Mondays at 7.30pm and also we will have the 8 th . However the first tee will not be blocked for those coming round from the 8 th , you will have to slot in with those going off the first. This is only fair since we do have to allow fu...
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Well it was VERY wet out there today but still there were 27 brave souls out there today enjoying the dry weather even if the golf was a bit heavy. Remember that from this week we are back to the normal round of you booking with your own partners and booking is from the Monday of the previous week i.e. for March 1 st you will now need to book from ...
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The weather was kind to us this Wednesday, it was cold but we stayed dry! Let's hope this is the first of many and is it too much to ask for it to be slightly warmer? Sign-up sheets have gone up for: Pearson – interclub matchplay, teams of 7 plus one reserve from players with handicaps of 13 to 32 although players with higher handicaps can play the...
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Last week I gave out some dates and have now put a few copies of the playing calendar in the locker room for you to take if anyone still needs them. Specific dates to note are: March 17 th is the Annual Club Dinner. April 4 th is the Spring meeting Also please note that the ladies invitation day is THURSDAY Aug 16 th following the England Golf Juni...
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Happy New Year and what a start with only two hardy souls going out today, let's hope the rest of the year is better than this! Thank you to the few ladies who helped Debbie and her team to take down the last of the decorations this afternoon. Burns night is virtually full so if you wish to attend this event please contact Debbie as soon as possibl...
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  Not much to say this week really except to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and happy New Year. Remember that there is no competition next week, you can book and play on a casual basis obviously. Our next competition is on January 3 rd and the tee times have already been sent out. The Texas Scramble was played in much warmer conditions th...
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It was an emotional end of an era with Lee leaving on Monday night. There were quite a few members gathered to say goodbye and Lee became very emotional when presented with the collection from the members and remembered many good times he had had here over his almost 14 years. He is going on to start anew, as we all know, at Crews Hill and we wish ...
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  We had a perfect day's weather for the Winter Greensomes. Sharon Saunders & Sarah Rees won with 31 points - Congratulations! Runners up were Cela Selley & Jenny Pomphrey with 30 points. There are still spaces available for the informal Christmas Party on the 16th. Last request for you all to sign up for the ladies Christmas Part...
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​ A big thank you to all those who helped to put the decorations up on Monday, a job well done and greatly commented on already. Well done to all those ladies who turned out today in arctic conditions to play in the End of Season Alliance. Won by Lesly Avent, Sue Agapiou and Louise Fickling with 64 points, runners up with 62 points were Billie Newl...
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  If you haven't already signed up for one of the Christmas parties please do so asap! There are still places for both the formal party on the Dec 9 th and the informal on the 16 th . We have the sign up for the Ladies Christmas party on Thursday Dec 14 th in the changing room for ALL lady members of BHP to sign up, so please do this asap to g...
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If you haven't already signed up for one of the Christmas parties please do so asap! There are still places for both the formal party on the Dec 9 th and the informal on the 16 th . We now have the sign up for the Ladies Christmas party on Thursday Dec 14 th in the changing room for ALL lady members of BHP to sign up, so please do this asap to give...
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If you haven't already signed up for one of the Christmas parties please do so asap! There are still places for both the formal party on the Dec 9 th and the informal on the 16 th . Perhaps we can organise a ladies table for the 9 th when I will be attending with the Captain, I will come round and ask if anyone is interested next week. Thank you to...
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Thank you to Lesley Avent for organising a bulb planting today and to Rita, Penny and Umar for helping. There are still have plenty of bulbs to plant and Lesley is organising another planting next Tuesday November 7 th , if you can help please be here about 12 noon.  Also next Tuesday we have the rules quiz plus Q&A and wine and nibbles 7 ...
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  Hello Ladies not much again today except that the Christmas Fayre is almost upon us. Chris asks that you bring in some bottles preferable filled with alcohol for the bottle stall. Hazel asks that you get baking and pickling for the home produce stall. Lucy is collecting items for baskets; I assume this is hand creams and bits. I would like t...
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Hello Ladies not much today except a few reminders. Firstly the winter competitions in the locker room. The first one will be sorted today and I will email the pairings so you can book as normal on the BRS next week. Thus you will still choose your own times. The Winter Foursomes Salver has now been drawn and will be emailed out to all entrants. I ...
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