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Clubhouse Christmas Decorations

The Clubhouse Christmas Decorations have now been put up and they look fantastic! Special thanks go to the ladies section for dressing the entrance stairs, the green keepers for their help "humping & lumping"  the items and to Karen and Jane for arranging the main lounge and the magnificent Christmas Tree. The Christmas countdown begins…
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The Past Captains gather with the New Captain

As per tradition the WHGC Past Captains turned out in full force to welcome in and support the New Club Captain Brian Murphy. All PC's looked very smart as they gather for a photo on the clubhouse entrance steps.
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The New Club Captain, Brian Murphy Drives in

It is customary for the New Captain to arrive in a "special fashion" for his drive-in. This year was no exception, our New Club Captain Brian Murphy arrived in and ambulance to the tune of "always look on the bright side of life", Brian was supported by friends Dave Bidwell and Pete Rodger, all of…
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The Ladies Captain Drives In!

WHGC Ladies Captain, Julia Edwards drove in yesterday, Julia recorded a very respectable drive of  143 yards and 2 feet. Well done Julia have a great year.
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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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