Monthly Archives: May 2016

West Hove ease past Hollingbury in the Birchwood Motor Group Plate

Birchwood Team Captain Phil Harris took his team to Hollingbury GC on Saturday (28.05.2016) and claimed a comfortable 4-1 win in this fourball better ball county event. The weather provided a challenge on the day, matches were withdrawn from the course at one stage due to the threat of thunder & lightning, after some significant…
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200 Club Results – May 2016

The May 200 Club draw took place yesterday, the lucky winners are as follows; 1st - No.283 - Pete Rodger 2nd - No.219 - Alma Sturton 3rd - No.278 - Andy Macgregor - Boyle Thanks to everyone for their support. The next draw will take place on Sunday 26th June 2016 at 2pm. FRIENDS OF WEST HOVE GOLF CLUB…
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Ryan Miller wins the MacNicol Cup at Nevill GC

West Hove member Ryan Miller won the MacNicol Cup at Nevill Golf Club yesterday. This 36 hole event was part of the prestigious Churchill Bowl scratch event played over the testing Nevill layout, Ryan had two rounds of 73 for a six over total and claimed this very rewarding victory in a select field of…
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A non member accesses the members short game area!

We received reports that a non member had accessed the members short game area, upon investigation we discovered the below ( see attached photo ). This stoat was photographed running across the area carrying a young stoat, it's great to have this level of wildlife at West Hove GC.
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Dave & Simon Friend victorious at Singing Hills

Our congratulations go to Dave & Simon Friend for winning the Singing Hills Goblets event last week. The event took place over 36 holes with the format being pairs better ball. Dave & Simon scored 81 points claiming top spot by 1 point! Congratulations also go to Joe Bibby for collecting a nearest the pin…
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Littlehampton defeat West Hove in the Olivers Trophy

Littlehampton GC beat West Hove GC 8-4 in the 2nd round of the Olivers Trophy on Saturday. West Hove lost the morning foursomes 4-0, the afternoon singles ended 4-4 for an overall 8-4 victory to Littlehampton. West Hove will now face Hollingbury (away) in the Olivers Plate 2nd round on Saturday 11th June 2016. Team…
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BDGS Junior Cup Report

The team played really well in typical East Brighton conditions, a bright day but a strong breeze provided a tough test. West Hove lost on countback in the morning to East Brighton but went on to beat Brighton & Hove in the Plate Final 3-2. In the morning semi final Ron Common & Don Shepherd…
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Marco / Ryan test the ( new ) Members Short Game Area

West Hove Head PGA Professional Ryan Fenwick and a high profile client, Marco Penge put the ( new ) Members Short Game through its paces yesterday. It is our understanding that Marco is currently ranked the number 1 boy in Europe ( and number 2 in the world ), Ryan has coached Marco for sometime…
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West Hove Golf Club – Members Short Game Practice Area – Now Open!

The Club are pleased to announce the opening of a new, members short game practice area located towards the top of the driving range ( see attached picture ) – this facility is now open for use. Current West Hove Members and Ryan Fenwick Golf Academy lessons / clients can enjoy this excellent  facility –…
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The Ladies Div 4 Team start the season well . . . .

The Club is please to report that our WHGC Ladies Div 4 Team started the season with a bang last week beating Rustington (away) 3-2 and then defeating Mid Sussex (home) 3-0 in the Kathleen Morrice 4's competition. The girls looked stunning in their new shirts.  
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Adder bites!

Recent warm weather and a maturing golf course has meant there have been a couple of reported adder sitings over the weekend. Please see below some useful facts and what to do if you are bitten by an adder: Adder bites - Adder bites can be painful but are not usually serious. About seven out…
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