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Acoustic Barrier – Seniors Q&A Session

West Hove Director John Godley held an Acoustic Barrier Q&A session in the main lounge with the Seniors Section this lunchtime. Lots of points covered such as: Who is the main contractor? / Planning permission summary / measurements and volume involved / shape and design / pre works / build methodology and additional works Seniors…
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Oliver’s Wines Trophy Draw – Rounds 1 & 2

The draw for the 2016 Oliver's Wines Trophy ( formerly the Optimus and PAV ) took place at Copthorne Golf Club earlier this evening. The Club Captain - Brian Murphy and Scratch Team Manager - John Miller  attended the event on behalf of West Hove. We received a bye in the first round on Saturday 23 April and will face either Littlehampton GC or…
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It’s Ace Number 6 For West Hove’s Paul Northam!

Congratulations to West Hove Member Paul Northam who recorded his 6th hole in one on Sunday 13th March 2016. Paul scored the ace on our par 3, 7th hole - a crisply struck 9 iron pitched and rolled straight into the hole. Photo shows Paul being presented with a certificate and bottle of wine by…
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Sussex Girls Training Day At West Hove

The Sussex Girls Squad brought the sun with them to West Hove yesterday. The squad were training both on the range and on the course with team coach Ryan Fenwick putting them through their paces ready for the season ahead.
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25th Anniversary Summer Ball – Saturday 2nd July

Please see the attached for your attention. In the words of our Club Captain, Brian Murphy – ‘The highlight of the social calendar will be the 25th Anniversary Summer Ball, which will be held on Saturday 2nd July . This event promises to be both special and popular, so I urge all Members to book…
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McDivot Biodegradable Divot Anchors

Make sure you take a few of the recently delivered McDivot Biodegradable Divot Anchors when you play your next game. No usage instructions needed, simply just use one to pin your divot in place and stop the birds and wind from dislodging it! McDivots available free of charge from the Professional Shop or Clubhouse lower…
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Sussex County First Team beat West Hove in Friendly Match

The Sussex County First Team took on the West Hove Scratch Team yesterday at West Hove. The format was 9 holes foursomes and then 9 holes singles matchplay. The County Team comprehensively won the 9 hole foursomes winning all five matches for a 5-0 lead, West Hove redeemed themselves by winning the 9 hole singles…
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£284 Raised For WHGC Junior Development – Thank You!

Massive thanks to all of the West Hove GC members that took part in last weekend's Junior Development Stableford Competition. We had 71 entries and as a result raised £284 which we will put towards providing coaching for our Junior members - thank you so much for your support. Congratulations to West Hove's Howard Coulson…
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200 Club Results – February

The February 200 Club draw took place yesterday, the lucky winners are as follows; 1st - No.294 - Michael Gallagher 2nd - No.257 - Kevin Brown 3rd - No.288 - Angie Whitty Thanks to everyone for their support. The next draw will take place on Sunday 27 March 2016 at 2pm. FRIENDS OF WEST HOVE GOLF CLUB…
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West Hove Win Daily Mail Thriller!

West Hove played host to Ham Manor in the 2nd round of the Daily Mail Team Event today. There were great individual wins for Tom Wedge and George Goddard and a really important half for Ben Jordon. With the team scores level at 2.5 points each it meant extra holes were required to determine the…
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Improved Water Storage for Course Use

The Club is pleased to say that work has started to further improve our water storage / irrigation facility for the course. Our storage capacity will be increased from 54 to 126 cubic metres thus helping to maximise our borehole. It's worth noting that each irrigation cycle for the course uses 60 cubic metres and…
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Dale’s Ace!

Last Sunday (14.02.2016)  Dale Funnell scored a hole in one on our par 3, 7th hole. Dale is a member of our superb Green keeping team and was playing the course with friends and family. It was Dale's first ever hole in one, he used a 52 degree wedge to play the shot and said…
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Junior Coaching sessions on Saturdays!

Thanks to all the children (and parents) who have taken part in our recent Junior Coaching sessions - this picture shows the latest crop of golfing talent practising at West Hove GC yesterday all coached by Harry Pyett ( Ryan Fenwick Golf Academy Coach ). There are two junior coaching sessions arranged for this coming…
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West Hove Launches Official Facebook Page

The power of Social Media is unquestionable. You can now like us on Facebook for all the latest news and updates! It is easy to get started . . . . . scroll down to the bottom of the page to the Facebook icon and give it a click! Don't forget to share the page…
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Phil’s Boys Ease Into Round Two!

West Hove's five man Daily Mail Competition team beat Willingdon GC 4-1 in yesterday's first round clash. The fixture had been due to take place at Willingdon but was in fact played at West Hove as Willingdon was too wet to host the match. The event is match play based, five players per team, a…
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Practice Net Refurbishment Now Complete!

We are pleased to announce that the practice net refurbishment has now been completed and is now open for use. We hope you like the improvements and presentation ( see photo ). Sincere thanks to Duncan Haste and his team of greens staff for doing such a great job - what an improvement!
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Main Lounge Building Works Complete

Thanks to all parties that were involved in the recent main lounge building works - great job, loads more space and seating options created. The carpet is well colour matched and robust enough to deal with the increasing traffic.
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Practice Net Refurb Work Starts

Refurbishment work has started on the practice net, Duncan and his team have made a good start despite the awful weather - we are optimistic that the project will be completed by this time next week ( weather permitting )!
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