Peter Bembridge was elected as Ashbourne's Club Captain for 2023 and was presented with his Captain's tie at the Club A.G.M. on 8 December. Pierre - Alain Weir was elected as his Vice Captain.
Club Chairman Martyn Shinner presented Peter with his Captain's tie
2022 Seniors' Captain Mark Courtney introduced the Seniors' 2023 Captain Trevor McCabe at the Seniors' Christmas Lunch on Wednesday 14 December. An excellent meal was enjoyed by all and thanks go to to Peter Radford and all the catering and bar staff for looking after everyone on the day.
Unfortunately the Jim Smith Walking Stick competition, which should have been played beforehand, had to be postponed owing to the frozen course and will now be played on 11 January.
The men's prize presentation took place on Saturday 19 November after a well supported team AM.AM. which had had to be played over 15 holes after the recent very wet weather saturated the course.
After another impressive and successful season, Simon Griffiths was presented with three of the Major Trophies. He is pictured receiving the Scratch Cup and The Order of Merit, from Captain Barrie Ritchie. President Gill Lockwood also presented him with the The President's Putter.
George Ditchfield was the winner the Champions' Trophy.
Seventeen Past Captains participated in a very enjoyable day followed by an excellent three course dinner.
More details and photograph here
Left Handers v Right Handers – Sunday 9th October.
A bright sunny day greeted the 24 players in the battle for the Harry Hubert Trophy on Sunday afternoon for the much coveted Left Hand v Right Hand “bragging rights”. Two groups of four played a 4BBB Matchplay and had a staggered start on holes 1 to 3, with Steve Clancy appropriately arranging the start sheet, to allow everyone to finish closely together.
Picture shows the trophy presentation.