From Saturday the 17th July, golf returns to pre-covid conditions! Flagsticks can be removed, course furniture will be placed in their former locations, ball cleaners will be functional and bunkers must be raked by golfers after playing their shot. We recommend that you all use hand sanitiser frequently on the course with the additional course furniture. Due to production levels in the quarry as a result of the pandemic, we cannot source any bunker sand that is compatible with our greens until late December. Please bear with us until we can fill the bunkers to satisfactory levels. The golf course
Lady Captain, Mr President, Harri Jones and Heather Ledsham take on tandem parachute fundraiser for Abergele Golf Club. THE CHALLENGE Lady Captain, Mr President, Harri and Heather will be taking to the skies from Tilstock airfield on Friday 18th June 2021 to raise funds for Abergele Golf Club. The four of them will be in a dual harness, securely attached to a fully qualified parachuting instructor and will face an adrenaline fuelled free fall from 10,000 feet. Their parachutes will open at 5,000 feet and they will then float gently to the ground. WHO’S INVOLVED? Lady Captain, Mr President, Harri Jones and Heather Ledsham are active members
We are currently trialling a new system of giving more accurate pin position to our members and visitors to enhance the playing experience. Each time the holes are changed, we will display the pin position on the notice board by the first tee. You are welcome to take a photograph of the positions. Alternatively, you can mark the dots on your scorecard if you so wish. A digital version will be published every Friday on our twitter page @AbergeleGolf where it can be saved to your mobile device.
This Saturday is Professionals Day and for an extra bit of fun we are going to have a beat the Pro competition, here’s how its going to work: BEAT THE PRO This will be a nearest the pin competition on the 5th hole, where you will take me on with a chance to double your money. Minimum bet will be £5 and maximum bet will be £20 Any player who beats me and is nearer the pin with their golf shot I will double their money on their account in the shop. If I win then your stake will go
Over night we have experienced over 20mm of rainfall and the current status of the course is at field capacity, the next stage is water logging. As a result of the heavy rainfall, buggies will not be permitted on Saturday 22nd May, a review will be made on Sunday, with a further review on Monday. With more rain expected it’s highly unlikely buggies will be permitted for the next few days. Bunkers will be GUR for Saturdays competition.
There are an increasing number of golfers not inputting or returning their competition scores into HowDidIDo on a Saturday. This is causing a huge ‘headache’ for the Match Secretaries and will result in an unrealistic record of playing history, on which the World Handicapping System is based. Everyone must return a score, you are expected to hole out on every hole even if you have picked up on a previous hole. For example: Paul plays up to the 12th hole and loses his ball and doesn’t bother with a provisional, he would put down 0 on the card for that