Ashton and Lea Golf Club

Club News:

Captain's Leap for Charity

21st May 2017

As promised, Club Captain, Jimmy Kay, undertook a tandem parachute jump, in aid of the Derian House Charity


11th May 2017

Ashton & Lea Golf Club, are recruiting for an experienced Greenkeeper to join our excellent Team:

New Sponsors for Flags

15th April 2017

The Club would like to thank Marc Farrell for introducing the Viessmann Group to sponsor our 2017 flags

The 2016 Season was formally declared on Saturday 9th April, when our new Captain, Mr Stephen Pitcher, attended by his Vice Captain, Mr Jimmy Kay, presided over the Flag Raising ceremony.

Steve, in handing over the 2015 Flag, thanked our outgoing Captain, Neil Graham, for his year in office, and on an unusually dry day commented that that “was the last of the Scottish weather”, and wished all members a very successful season.

The ceremony was followed by the customary sides match between the Captain's and Vice Captain's Teams. As usual, the Captain's Tee shot was measured for the ‘Guess the distance’ competition. Pauline Kelly's guess of 197 yards was the winner.

A total of 19 teams took part in the match, with the end result being: -

Mr Captain 7

Mr Vice Captain 10

Drawn 2

The losing teams bought the traditional Hot Pot lunch, downed by a ‘few’ refreshing drinks.

Mr Vice Captain thanked Mr Captain and the members for a great turn out, and a fantastic day's golf, while celebrating his first ‘trophy’ of the year.

Mr Vice finished by asking the Captains team to get some practice in for next seasons match, as he is looking forward to trophy number!!!

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