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Kevin Palmer Order of Merit Update

As we enter the last 3 months of the Order of Merit we can see that Tom Shaw on 88 points has opened up a healthy 25 point lead over 2nd placed Tim Bickmore on 63. Ben Jordan is currently in 3rd on 58 so it looks like a 3 horse race. It never looks…
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200 Club Result – September 2015

The September 200 Club draw took place in the clubhouse last Sunday, the lucky winners are as follows; 1st - No. 245 - Ian Pumphrey 2nd - No. 216 - Tim Bloxham 3rd - No. 282 - David Gillies Thanks to everyone for their support, next draw will take place on Sunday 25th October 2015.
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The Vice Captain Elect takes the honours!

West Hove Golf Club, Vice Captain Elect - Kevin Brown not only was part of the All Whites winning team in the George Shepherd Memoral Trophy last Saturday, he also managed to win the competitions individual prize with an impressive 42 points - well done Kevin, nice to see you playing well! Club Captain Tim…
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99 golfers take part in George Shepherd Memorial Bowl

On Saturday 26th September 99 golfers ( mostly members ) took part in the annual George Shepherd Memorial Trophy, 11 teams of 9 golfers took to the fairways ( or rough ) with the 6 best scores counting towards the team aggregate total ( full stableford allowance ). A buffet style breakfast was well received,…
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BDGS Intermediate Cup 2015

The BDGS Intermediate Cup took place at Dyke GC yesterday, this was the last playing event of the BDGS year and the weather bathed the course in glorious sunshine. West Hove were beaten on countback by Brighton & Hove in the morning semi-final and therefore went into the afternoon's Plate Final vs East Brighton, West…
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West Hove take the lead in the Downs Trophy

The Downs Trophy ( 1st leg ) was played on Saturday 19th September at Singing Hills. The Team, Captained by Bob Smith, the weather was perfect and the team performance delivered the goods. The format is two ball better ball, 12 man team and all pairs scores going forward to make a team aggregate team…
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A very important visit . . . . .

Goldie the Guide Dog Puppy came to visit us on Sunday 14th September 2015. Our immediate Past Captain, David Goldsmith brought Goldie up to see WHGC members, during David's year as Club Captain he supported Guide Dogs as one of his chosen charities, members were very generous in their support of this charity and the club…
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Saturday Coaching Junior Roll Up Lessons Introduced . . . . .

The Ryan Fenwick Gold Academy team are passionate about Junior Golf, Ryan and his team together with the support of West Hove Golf Club are committed to introducing more Juniors to the wonderful game of game. Saturday Junior Roll Up Lessons will start on Saturday 19th September and will carry on every week thereafter (…
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200 Club Result – August 2015

The August 200 Club draw took place in the clubhouse last Sunday, the lucky winners are as follows; 1st - No. 263 - Andy Macgregor Boyle 2nd - No.281 - Betty Laing 3rd - No.224 - Richard Daughtrey Thanks to everyone for their support, next draw will take place on Sunday 27th September 2015
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Gala Weekend in association with Fullers

The weather behaved itself for last weekend's Gala, both Saturday's Four Ball Better Ball and Sunday's Four Ball Texas Scramble were very well supported by our members and their guests. The weekend results are as follows; Saturday Nearest the pins; 3rd - Lee Silsby | 7th - Gary Ruff | 13th - Phil Jackson |…
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West Hove GC crowned Ladies Division 4 Champions

West Hove travelled to Dyke GC to play Lewes in the final of the Ladies Division 4 event. Our glamourous and gifted dream team won the match play final 4 - 1, our team consisted of Jan Seabrook, Rita Hedderman, Sue Gleeson, Jill Corbett & Julie James. The team were well supported by many West…
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It’s seventh heaven for Steve!

Past Captain and member Steve Nielsen recently visited his friend and fellow Past Captain Mick Gleeson in France. Mick now lives in France and is a member of a local golf course where he invited Steve to play. Steve topped up his hole in one account during the round and now has 7 aces to…
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Ryan & George assist in a great win for Sussex!

The England Golf South East Junior Foursomes took place on Thursday 20th August 2015 at Crondon Park Golf Club, Essex - The Sussex Boys Team won the event, West Hove's George Goddard played in this winning team and West Hove's Head PGA Professional Ryan Fenwick coached the team members - Congratulations Sussex on a well…
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Inspired golf from West Hove’s Tom Shaw

The third regional final of the 2015 Old Mutual Wealth Golf Challenge took place on the International Course at London Golf Club near Brands Hatch in Kent, a venue notable for its fast, undulating fairways that staged the 2014 Volvo World Match Play Championship. After 18 holes of medal play that tested the nerve of…
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Three in a row for West Hove!

BDGS Mixed Team Captain Peter Rodger, took his West Hove GC Mixed Team to East Brighton yesterday (Sunday 16 August 2015), the team consisted of Tim Ingram, Julie James, Tony Humphrey, Megan Bibby, Jeff Rhodes, Grace Shepherd, Mike Whitty, Jill Corbett, Jan Seabrook and Gary Salt. West Hove won the morning semi final against the…
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SPGU Professional Event Affected By Weather!

Heavy rain, thunder and lightning affected day 2 of the SPGU Professional Championship the organisers decided to abandon play and the event was reduced to 18 holes thus based solely on the scores from day 1. Congratulations go to Bradley Feihn ( Burgess Hill GC ) who shoot a superb 67 in yesterday's testing wind. Leading…
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George Goddard does it again!

The club is pleased to announce that the 2015 Junior Club Champion is George Goddard. George shot two rounds of 69 to win the Championship and round off a remarkable period of golf. In the past few weeks George has won the Sussex Colts Championship, which included a new course record ( West Hove GC…
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Academy Family Fun Day A Real Success!

Over 200 people attended the Ryan Fenwick Golf Academy Family Fun Day at West Hove Golf Club on Sunday 9th August ( 11am to 2pm ). There was tons of stuff to get involved with, such as: bouncy castle, soft golf for the youngsters, free expert tuition, long drive competition, demo clubs, trick shot show,…
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