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The Junior Captain Drives In!

WHGC Junior Captain drove in on Sunday 22 November, Ryan unleashed a drive down the 14th which measured 278 yards, very impressive indeed. Well done Ryan, have a great year.
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The New Club Captain for 2015/16 – Brian Murphy

The President, Michael Phillpot chaired the Annual General Meeting which took place in the Keith Haste Suite on Friday 20 November. Brian Murphy was formally elected as the 2015/16 Club Captain with Kevin Brown as the Vice - Captain. The retiring Club Captain, Tim Ingram presented a cheque for £6441.19 to a representative from Prostate…
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200 Club Results – November 2015

The November 200 Club draw took place yesterday, the lucky winners are as follows; 1st - No.231 - Brian Murphy 2nd - No.305 - Tim Ingram 3rd - No.301 - Jimmy Knight Thanks to everyone for their support, the next draw will take place on Sunday 13 December 2015 at 2pm ( Christmas Lunch &…
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Captain’s Prize Presentation is well received

On Sunday 15 November the Captain's Prize Presentation took place in the clubhouse. The main lounge was packed and there was a great atmosphere, Mel provided live singing entertainment across the event, Clay and his team offered up another superb Sunday Lunch and Karen and her bar team keep everyone's thirst quenched. Our thanks go…
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David & George win the European Father and Son Event (again)!

We are delighted to inform you that David & George Mills of West Hove GC have made history by winning the Sky Sports European Father & Son Golf Championship in Andalucia, Spain. They are the only team to have ever won the event 3 times ( hugely impressive when you think the event is in…
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Our New Ladies’ Captain, Julia Edwards drives in . . . .

As tradition dictates, the out-going Ladies' Captain, Sue Gleeson holed out on the 18th green at 2pm on Tuesday 10th November. Julia Edwards the New Ladies' Captain had no trouble knocking back a large Tia Maria before smashing her drive straight down the fairway ( right hand side ) recording a very commendable 92 yards…
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200 Club Results – October 2015

The October 200 draw took place in the clubhouse last Sunday, the lucky winners are as follows; 1st - No. 251 - Ged Colwell 2nd - No. 221 - Gary Salt 3rd - No. 296 - Jan Seabrook Thanks to everyone for their support, the next draw will take place on Sunday 22 November at…
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Essential Access Road Resurfacing – Bund Project

Essential access road resurfacing – Bund project You will all have noticed that in recent weeks significant development has progressed on the bund ( acoustic barrier ) site. We have now discharged the planning conditions relating to the clubs access road ( Badgers Way ) and are now permitted to recommence the access road works.…
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Mike and Angie win the Centenary Mixed Event

The Centenary Mixed Pairs Event took place last Sunday 25th October, the weather was glorious, a perfect autumn afternoon was enjoyed by all participants. Mike and Angie Whitty won the event on countback with a very good score of 59 stableford points ( both players score counts on each hole to form an aggregate ).…
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Tom Shaw plays Old Head, Ireland

After winning the qualifying event at the London Club, Tom Shaw recently went forward to represent West Hove at the The Telegraph/Old Mutual Wealth Golf Challenge, venue Old Head GC, Ireland. Tom played great and had a fantastic experience on what can only be described as one of the most visually stunning / dramatic courses…
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WHGC Juniors go through to the semi final . . . .

West Hove's Juniors made it through to the semi finals of the SCGU John Bury Plate with a very good win, at home, against Worthing last Saturday. The match score was 3-1 and we await the semi final draw, well done to all the team and thanks to Junior Organiser Ken Stafford.
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The Pro Am – A Great Day!

18 teams took place in the annual West Hove Pro Am on Friday 9 October. The winning professional score was 69, a great score from Jason Partridge, the winning team included West Hove members Grace Shepherd and Angie Whitty ( see photo ). Special thanks go to all the sponsors, the Club Captain and the…
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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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