Hay Golf Club Week Ending October 14th.
– Young Crowhurst win this year’s David Johnson
beating Trish Joslin by seven points.
1st Hee-Young Crowhurst 35 pts
2nd Trish Joslin 28 pts
3rd Yvonne Miles 26 pts.
Sept St Andrews Scotland.
Little Hay member’s Paul Rolf and Martin Bull joined 93
golfers from around
the UK for this
year’s UK public golf course championship final.
The long road to Scotland and St Andrews’s Eden course began
in the spring, with club
qualifying and then through regional qualifying, to book
in this year's final.
Paul Rolfe in division one got off to a flying start, but
two costly wayward drives on the
inward nine, saw his title hopes evaporate, to finish in
ninth place. Martin Bull on the other
hand got off to a disappointing start, with only 12 points
on the front nine, but a truly inspired
back nine, of twenty two points saw him claim third place in
Hay Golf Club Week Ending October 7th.
medal won by Trish Joslin with a nett 78 beating Yvonne
Miles by 3 shots, while Jacky Pearson was third after a card
On Tuesday the annual challenge match between current senior
Whiter and a team of past captain’s took place.
A close match with the captain’s side taking the tie by a
Captains team 3 ½ - Past Captains 2 ½.
Thursday saw the seniors’ out in force for this month’s
Trevor Sargent won division one, going out in 40 home in 40
with one birdie
and eight pars for an excellent nett 65 beating Brian
Ridgeway by two shots.
Wael Aljawad won division two with an impressive nett 69,
going out in 45
home in 48, beating Geoffery Selley by a shot.
Saturday saw the B team play host to Ruislip GC for the
match. Ruislip took this year’s match by 2 points.
Little Hay 2 – Ruislip 4.
Despite Saturday’s heavy rain the pairing of Mick Whelan
& Sam Deering had
Little Hay’s best score of the day an impressive better ball
score of 61.
Men’s October medal. Mick Whelan won division one going out
in 42 home in
37, with a birdie and ten pars for an impressive nett 69
beating Jim Lochhead
by a stroke.
Barry Gillespie won division two with an excellent net 65,
going out in 39
home in 45 with a birdie and seven pars beating Paul Whiter
by 3 strokes.
Third after a card play was off Des Barry.
October's Men's Medal winner's L-R Div 2 Barry Gillespie
& Div 1 Mick Whelan.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending September 30th.
seniors were again out in force for this year’s seniors'
cup, played over two day’s, Tuesday and Thursday of last
week. Paul Mudd’s great year just got better winning the
senior trophy with a gross two round total of 160. While
Mick Milne & John Burrows took the runner’s up spot with
a two round total of 163.
trophy for those under 72 went to Christopher Murray with a
two round nett total of 139. In second place with a nett 145
was Tony Mayhew.
trophy for those over 72 went to Quinto Rafique with a two
round nett total of 148, while senior captain Paul Whiter
was second with a nett 151.
Senior captain Paul Whiter presents Paul Mudd with the
senior gross trophy
Christopher Murray receives the senior nett trophy from
senior captain Paul Whiter
saw Little Hay’s A team away at Panshanger GC, for their
final league match of this year’s Herts friendly league. The
paring of Jim Lochhead & Tong Tes, Tse whose five
birdies helped towards an impressive 45 points, which turned
out to be Little Hay’s best score of the day, but even that
could not help Little hay losing by 32 points. Panshanger
212 pts Little Hay 180 pts.
other news this Year’s mixed pairs, the Fred Roberts trophy
went to Jacky Pearson & Trevor Sargent beating Carol
Kent and Paul Whiter by four points. Pearson & Sargent
36 pts Kent & Whiter 32 pts.
Trevor Sargent, Club Captain Paul Mudd and Jacky Pearson
receive the Fred Roberts Trophy from Paul Mudd
Hay Golf Club Week Ending September 23rd.
The seniors’ were out in force again for this month’s
stableford. Bill Battell won division 1, but only after a
card play off between David A Smith and John Redgwell.
2nd David A Smith 37
3rd John Redgwell 37
Division 2 won by John Ridgwell with 3 pars beating Robin
Rose by 6 points.
1st John Ridgell
3rd Patrick Mclnerney 31 pts
Saw the men’s a team play host to Stevenage GC.
In what would be Little Hay’s penultimate match of this
year’s Herts friendly league. As always a close match
against Stevenage, with them taking the tie by a single
Little 209 Stevenage 210.
Little Hay’s best score of the day went to the pairing of
Mick Whelan & Phil Jefferson with an impressive 45
In other news the partnership of Mick Milne & Paul
Rolfe win this year's Dacorum men’s doubles final beating
Paul Williams & Des Barry.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending September 16th.
the seniors’ out in force for this year’s Vic Allen
Charity Shield. Won by John Poston with an impressive 42
points beating second placed Erman Housein by 2 points.
Vic Allen Charity Shield L- R Senior Captain
Paul Whiter presents John Poston with the Charity
saw the climax of this year's David Johnson Trophy. The
road to the final began back in May for this year’s
finalist’s Des Barry and Sam Deering.
They were all square standing on the 16th tee but a win
there and again on the tough par 3 17th gave Deering a 2
& 1 win to take this year’s title.
The seniors’ played host to Batchwood Hall GC. Another
impressive performance saw them win 4 of 6 matches for a 4
& 2 win. Little Hay 4 Batchwood 2
A busy weekend for Club Captain Paul Mudd and Darren
Green, with both representing the club in Saturday’s
scratch league match against Hartsborne. Little Hay 0
Then Sunday they had to play one another in this year’s
scratch final. Green stood on the 17th tee 2 down meaning
he had to win the difficult par 3 17th to keep the
match alive, but Mudd held his nerve winning the 17th to
close out the match with a 3 & 1 win to take this
year’s scratch title.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending September 9th.
saw club members and guest's out in force for this year's
men playing off the championship tee were playing for the
presidents putter won last year by Tong Tse.
out with the early starters had a nail biting wait to see if
his 38 points would be enough to win the title for a second
year, only for Trevor Sargent to come in with 38 pts in the
penultimate match, but Tong's impressive 21 points on the
back nine saw him claim the title after a card play off,
while Ross Dorras a point behind was third with 37 pts.
L-R Club President Ralph Lane presents Tong
Tse with the Presidents Men's Putter
Flowers excellent 38 points saw her win the Presidents
Trish Joslin 34 pts, 3rd Jackie Pearson 32 pts.
L-R Club President Ralph Lane presents the
Presidents Ladies Putter to Margaret Flowers
Ashton playing off the championship tee won the junior
trophy beating Harry Miller by 2 points.
white tee won by Bill Battel beating Ali Naalchigar by a
L-R Club President Ralph Lane presents Thomas
Ashton with the Junior Trophy
monthly medal. Tony Grainger won going out in 45 home in 40
with 11 pars beating Paul Mudd by a shot.
Tony Grainger 85-18 = 67
Paul Mudd 73-5 = 68
Bill Battel 88-20 68
Wael Aljawad 94-24 = 70
Roger Welch 93-23 = 70
Christopher Murray 99-28 = 78
Hay Golf Club Week Ending September 2nd.
Men's September medal.
Deering won division 1 with an impressive nett 69 going
out in 39 home in 37 with 2 birdies and 10 pars beating
Andy Lerpiniere by 1 shot.
Morris won division 2 with an equally impressive nett 69
beating Jerry Clarke in a card play off.
Sam Deering 76-7 = 69
Andy Lerpiniere 81-11 = 70
Darren Green 76-6 = 70
James Morris 86-17 = 69
Jerry Clarke 83-14 = 69
Erman Housein 84-14 = 70
the seniors' losing streak came to an end with a
convincing win at home against Hazlemere when they won
all six matches.
Hay 6-Hazlemere 0
other news Stephen Wilkinson won this years Steve
Seaford Memorial Trophy, coming through the knock out
stages to beat Martin Bull in the final played over 36
Hay Golf Club Week Ending August 26th
saw the men's A team in action at home to Panshanger. After
last week's loss by a single point they were able to secure
a convincing thirteen point win, in what was a high scoring
match against Panshanger.
229 pts - Panshanger 216 pts.
of Karl Burn & Aiden Walsh had Little Hay's best score
of the day, an amazing 49 points.
saw the senior's out in force to remember the late Frank
Spence when they competed for this year's Frank Spence
The Trophy was donated by the Spence family in aide of the
Motor Neurone Disease Association and to help raise
awareness of the Disease which sadly clamed Frank's life.
The Pairing of David Smith & Sylvester Nolan with an
impressive aggregate score of 78 points were this years
winners while Chris Murray & Trevor Sargent's aggregate
of 74 pts saw them claim second spot.
L-R David Smith Senior Captain Paul Whiter
and Sylvester Nolan
The ladies section Fressingwood Cup
1st Hee-Young Crowhurst 36 pts
2nd Margaret Flowers 35 pts
3rd Jackie Pearson 34 pts C/B
4th Dorothy Norman 34 pts
Hay Golf Club Week Ending August 19th
Young Harry Miller has a Month to remember, nett
winner in last week's club championship and now Junior Club
Wednesday's round one saw Miller four shots behind Luke
Wrathall's impressive 78, while Adam Larkin in third was a
further four shots behind.
1st Luke Wrathall
1st Harry Miller 71
2nd Harry Miller
2nd Luke Wrathall 72
3rd Adam Larkin
3rd Thomas Ashton 74
Miller's fantastic final round of 76, going out in 35 home
in 41 with 3 birdies and 8 pars saw him take a well deserved
win, to be crowned this year's junior club champion, while
Thomas Ashton's steady play over two day's saw him win
the junior cup.
1st Harry Miller 82 + 76 = 158
2nd Adam Larkin 86 +88 = 174
3rd Thomas Ashton 97 + 95 = 192
1st Harry Miller 11 158 = 136
2nd Thomas Ashton 23 192 = 146
3rd Adam Larkin 12 174 = 150
Harry Miller Junior Club Champion 2018
Thomas Ashton Junior Cup Winner 2018
news both the seniors' and men's sections suffer home
defeats, the seniors' going down 1½ to 4½ Cheshunt Park,
while the men lost by a point to Rickmansworth. Little Hay
209 - Rickmansworth 210
Little Hay's best score of the day was the pairing of John
Leahy & Jamie McIvor with an impressive 48 pts.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending August 12th
Club Championship Round One
Last year's champion Sam Deering still had a grip on the
trophy, who along with Jamie McIvor would take a 2 shot lead
into the final round, but with six player's all within three
or four shot's of the lead it was all to play for come
While Sam Deering and Jamie McIvor traded shot's in the
final group, David Kirkwood up ahead was quietly going about
his business, putting together an impressive three over par
75 to be crowned this years Club Champion.
1st David Kirkwood 81 + 75 = 156
2nd Jamie McIvor 79 + 80 = 159
3rd Mick Milne 81 + 81 = 162
Harry Miler's good form continues, following on from his win
earlier in the week his four under par total of 140 saw him
win this year's Nett prize, The Tony Hodson Salver.
1st Harry Miller 70 + 70 = 140
2nd David Kirkwood 79 + 68 = 142
3rd Andy Deaves 80 + 65 = 145
Club Champion David Kirkwood & Harry
Miller Tony Hodson Nett Winner
saw the NAPGC ladies championship final take place, at a wet
and windy Staverton Park Golf Club. Little Hay's
Hee-Young Crowhurst came 2nd in division 2 and 3rd
Hee-Young Crowhurst at the NAPGC 2nd div 2
Won by Harry Miller with an impressive 42 point, which
included 2 birdies and 9 pars, beating Adam Larkin by 5
points, while in third with 36 points was Joseph Tompkins.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending August 5th
The seniors losing streak continues, with a 4-2 loss away at
Seniors' August medal.
Michael Knight won division 1, going out in 43 back in 40
with 8 pars for an impressive Nett 68. Beating Paul Mudd in
a card play off. While in division 2 Christopher Murray's
Nett 65 saw him beat Bill Battell by 4 shots.
1st Michael Knight 83-15 = 68
2nd Paul Mudd 74-6 = 68
3rd Arthur Smith 90-19 = 71
1st Christopher Murray 95-30 = 65
2nd Bill Battle 90-21 = 69
3rd Tony Hodson 91-22 = 69
Junior's August medal won by Joseph Tompkins with an
impressive Nett 65 beating Thomas Ashton in a card play off
while Harry Miller was third with a Nett 68.
Men's August medal
Ben Alford won division 1 with a fantastic Nett 63. Going
out in 36 back in 38 with 3 birdies and 11 pars beating
Stephen Wilkinson by 5 shots. While in division 2 Thomas
Ashton's Nett 70 beat Nigel Hopkinson by 1 shot.
1st Ben Alford 74-11 = 63
2nd Stephen Wilkinson 75-7 = 68
3rd Paul Rolfe 78-10 = 68
1st Thomas Ashton 93-23 = 70
2nd Nigel Hopkinson 85-14 = 71
3rd Steven Crowhurst 88-17 =71
Div 1 Winner Ben Alford and Div 2 Winner
Hay Golf Club Week Ending July 29th
Monday saw the ladies in action, when they played
this year's Basildon Bond Rosebowl. Jackie Pearson won with
three pars beating Gill Howells by six points.
1st Jackie Pearson 41 pts
2nd Gill Howells 35 pts
3rd Hee-Young Crowhurst 31 pts
Hay Golf Club Week Ending July 22nd
A team were host to Batchwood Hall, for the home leg of this
year's Herts Friendly League.
A great win for Little Hay beating Batchwood by 21 points.
Little Hay 219 pts Batchwood 198 pts.
The pairing of Steve Wilkinson & Jim Lochhead had Little
Hay's best score of the day, with 47 points.
Thursday's senior stableford saw some impressive scoring.
From both divisions. John Redgwell's 13 pars and 41 points
won division 1 beating Frederick Evens by 4 pts.
1st John Redwell 41 points
2nd Frederick Evens 37 pts
3rd Arthur Smith 36 pts
1st Paul Buckoke 44 pts
2nd Jeremy Dicks 41 pts
3rd IanWilford 39
Wednesday saw the final round of this years 9 hole evening
league. With only six points separating first and forth it
was all to play for, but Harry Miller's 18 points saw him
leapfrog Dale Chiverton to win this years title by 3 points.
1st Harry Miller 77 points
2nd Dale Chiverton 74 points
3rd Paul Rolfe 71 points
4th Steve Crowhurst 71 points.
L R Harry Miller Receives The Trophy From
Club Captain Paul Mudd
other news, Little Hay's senior's take a fall at Wycombe
Heights, losing 5-1
Hay Golf Club Week Ending July 15th
One of the highlights of our golfing year is always
Captains day and this year's event was no exception, with
all section's of the club showing their support for Club
Captain Paul Mudd.
The main event of the day the Captains Trophy, was won by
Tong Tse with an excellent score of 41 points, beating Ben
Hopkinson by 2 and Ivan Lawrence by 3 points.
The team prize went to Hee-Young Crowhurst, Paul Mudd, Ben
Alford and Nigel Hopkinson with 137 pts.
Jackie Pearson won the ladies prize with 37 pts while
Trevor F Sargeant claimed the senior prize with 35 pts.
Young Harry Miller was hugely disappointed with his score,
off the championship tee, but 25 points saw him win the
Paul Mudd Presents The
Captains Trophy To Tong Tse
John Bidgway Memorial Salver
Greensomes Stableford. Both
team members tee off, select the best tee shot, then
alternate shot's until the ball is holed out.
The winning pairing of Vic Allen & Paul Buckoke won with
an impressive 44 points, Beating Paul Mudd & Peter
Littley by 1 point. Third on count back were Tim
Farrow & Ken Chalk 43 pts.
Senior Captain Paul Whiter
Prsents Paul Buckoke and Vic Allen The John Bidgway Salver
other news, the senior's returned to winning ways with a
4-2 home win against Hazlmere.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending July 8th
club remembered the late Ron Gingell, when we played the Ron
Gingell Trophy, played from the Blue championship tees. John
Leahy won with an impressive 40 Stableford points beating
Nigel Hopkinson by three points.
1st John Leahy 40 pts
2nd Nigel Hopkinson 37 pts
3rd Dave Kirkwood 36 pts.
Friday the Ladies and seniors' remembered the late Jenny
Williams, when they played this year's Jenny Williams
Memorial Trophy. Gill Howells' 39 points for the ladies and
Trevor Sargent's 41 for the seniors' won the individual
titles, while Trish Joslin, Jackie Pearson, David Dean and
Trevor Sargent won the team event with 129 points.
Jenny's son Tim Williams was there to present the trophy to
this year's winner's, Gill Howells and Trevor Sargent.
Jenny Williams Trophy L R Trevor Sargent, Tim
Williams and Gill Howells
saw Peter Balding win July's senior medal. Going out in 42,
home in 42 for an excellent 65 beating Brian Ridgeway by 3
1st Peter Balding
84-19 = 65
2nd Brian Ridgeway 88-20 = 68
Trevor F Sargeant won division two with an impressive 68,
which included 2 birdies and 4 pars, beating Richard Gates
by 2 shots.
1st Trevor F Sargeant 89-21 = 68
Gates 93-23 = 70
Hay Golf Club Week Ending July 1st
Sunday Men's July Medal
Little Hay is looking and playing just like a links course
at the moment. A well struck drive will run and run, but
hit one off line and you could find yourself in all sorts
of trouble. But despite that John Leahy's impressive Nett
67 saw him win this month's medal by 2 strokes.
1st John Leahy 68
2nd Paul Rolfe 70
3rd On count back Jim Lochhead 70
Division two turned out to be a family affair, when young
Thomas Ashton won this month's medal, beating Dad Patrick
by one stroke.
1st Thomas Ashton 71
2nd Patrick Ashton 72
3rd Colin Stains 74
The scratch team played their first home match of the
year, when they played host to Shendish Manor Golf Club.
As last year the match produced our first win of the year,
with a fantastic 7-1 win.
Little Hay 7 Shendish 1.
saw the Ladies play this years Summer Cup won by Dorothy
Norman with an impressive 39 points.
2nd Trish Joslin 33 pts
3rd On count back Jackie Pearson
Hay Golf Club Week Ending June 24th
Men V Senior Men Senior captain Paul Whiter's nine man
team were definitely the underdog's in this years men's
verses seniors' match, well on paper at least, with club
captain Paul Mudd's side including club champion Sam
Deering, player of the year Tong Tse and three other
members of this years scratch team.
But steady play from stalwarts of the seniors' like Tony
Hodson, Jim Lochhead and Martin Evans who's amazing fight
back against big hitting Ben Alford. Evans could only
manage 11 points on the front nine but somehow turned it
around to come home in 25 to win his match by 3 points.
There were some great individual scores on both sides, but
Paul Whiter's seniors' some how managed to win this years
match by a single point.
Senior's 323 pts Men 322.
Saw the seniors' on the road again, this time to Cheshunt
Park Golf Club near Broxbourne, for the away leg of this
years Ches Hay Cup.
After all their success of late they came up against an
inspired Cheshunt side who were able to make the most of
home advantage winning five of their six matches with
Little Hay only able to get a half in one.
Cheshunt 5½ Little Hay ½
Hay Golf Club Week Ending June 17th
Saturday saw a good sized field take part in this years Past
The first time this year off the blue championship tees,
which add another 307 yards to the course, the equivalent of
another hole if played from the white tees, which makes
Martin Bull's winning score of 39 points all the more
impressive. In second with an equally impressive 38 pts was
Jim Lochhead and third with 37 pts was Colin Staines.
Fraser Welling Presents Winner Martin Bull with Trophy.
This months Seniors Stableford saw some fantastic
scoring, in very difficult playing conditions, but Paul
Mudd's 39 points which included 10 pars and 3 birdies saw
him claim top spot from John Burrows' equally impressive 39
pts, after a card play off.
1st Paul Mudd 39 pts
2nd John Burrows 39 pts
3rd Patrick Mclnerney 38 pts.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending June 10th
saw the seniors' play host to Stockwood Park, the latest
round in the senior inter club league.
Home or away the seniors' great form continues with another
great win. Little Hay 4 Stockwood Park 2.
Saturday saw the Scratch team on the road again when they
travelled to Whitehill Golf Club, an undulating park land
course near Ware for their second match in this years Herts
After their first round loss, they managed to get some
points on the board with a hard fought draw. Whitehall 4
Little Hay 4.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending June 5th
Men's June medal.
Won by past captain Paul Rickard, one of the stalwarts of
the club, returning to good form after an enforced lay off
due to knee surgery. Paul won with an impressive 67 beating
Mick Whelan by three shots.
1st Paul Rickard 77-10 = 67
2nd Mick Whelan 80-10 =70
3rd Stephen Wilkinson 78-7 =71
Oram’s excellent 69 saw him beat Andy Deaves by two shots to
claim this month's division two title.
1st Patrick Oram 87-10 = 69
2nd Andy Deaves 92-21 = 71
3rd Martin Bull 96-24 = 72.
Junior half term medal.
1st Darcie West Nett 68
2nd Adam Larkin Nett 71
3rd Thomas Ashton Nett 78
John Redgell's excellent 66 which included one birdie and
ten pars saw him claim this month,s division one title
beating Quinto Rafique by four shots.
1st John Redgwell 78-12 = 66
2nd Quinto Rafique 80-10 =70
3rd David A Smith 87-17 =70
1st Peter Abbiss 91-24 = 67
2nd Trevor F Sargeant 92-21 =71
3rd Patrick McLnerney 93-22 = 71
Hay Golf Club Week Ending May 27th
Herts Scratch League Saturday 19th May
Little Hay’s Scratch team were in action for the first
time this year, when they travelled to Great Hadham Golf
Club near Bishop Stortford.
A very close match with Great Hadham making the most of
home advantage beating Little Hay by just one point.
Great Hadham 4½ Little Hay 3½
Little Hay Golf Club Week Ending May 20th
Little Hay took
part in The Clapham Common, Platinum Shield & Ellis Cup.
Two teams of six took part, with one team away at Abbey Hill
Golf Club and the other at home. A close match with
Little Hay losing by just three points. Abbey Hill 220 -
Little Hay 217 points. The paring of reigning Club Champion
Sam Derring and Phil Jefferson were Little Hay's only
winners on the day with 43 points, winning their match by 9
May's senior stableford won by Paul Mudd with 3 birdies and
8 pars for a winning score of 36 points beating John
Redgwell by 1 point.
Mudd 36 pts
2nd John Redgwell 35 pts
3rd Tony Grainger 34 pts
Division 2 was won by Wael Aljawad with a fantastic score of
1st Wael Aljawad 38 pts
2nd Chris Murry 35 pts
3rd John Murphy 34 pts
Wednesday saw the seniors' play host to Redbourn Friars.
After last week's great win against Chartridge which they
won 5-1, Wednesday saw them continue were they left off
beating Redbourn Friars 4 – 2.
Little Hay Golf Club Week Ending May 13th
weekend for Little Hay's men's section.
On Saturday the A team travelled over to Stevenage
for round two of this years Herts friendly
A close match as always, with Little Hay losing by just
Stevenage 199, Little Hay 196.
The pairing of Mick Whelan & Karl Burn had our best
score of the day with 42 points.
saw the biggest field so far this year, compete for the
Secretarys Cup & UKPCC Championship qualifying.
The final to be held at St Andrews latter this year.
Nick Brown won with a fantastic score of 41 Stableford
points which included 3 birdies and 12 pars beating Martin
Bull by one point.
Looks like Nick Brown has another chance of getting to
Scotland, after narrowly missing out at the final qualifying
event last year.
1st Nick Brown 41 pts
2nd Martin Bull 40 pts
3rd Chris Morris 39 pts
Hay Golf Club Week Ending May 6th
Seniors' May medal, won by Quinto Rafique who went out in 43
back in 39, with a birdie and eight pars for a nett 72
beating Paul Mudd by one shot.
1st Quinto Rafique 82 - 10 = 72
Mudd 78 - 5 = 73
3rd John Redgwell 85 - 12 =73.
Men's May medal & NAPGC qualifier.
John Burrows would win division one with a fantastic nett 69
going out in 39 back in 39 with two birdies and eight pars
beating Mick Whelan by two shots.
1st John Burrows 78 - 9 = 69
2nd Mick Whelan 81 - 10 = 71
3rd Sam Deering 81 - 7 = 74
Andy Deaves would win division two with a nett 74 which
included three pars, beating Jerry Clarke by one shot.
1st Andy Deaves 95 - 21 = 74
2nd Jerry Clarke 89 - 14 = 75
3rd Tom Wood 90 - 14 = 76
Special thanks to George Reid and his green keeping staff,
for all their hard work getting the course into such
fantastic condition, after all the snow and rain of last
Hay Golf Club Week Ending April 29th
Ladies section. Bland Shield
Won by Lesley O'Brien with 35 Stableford points
2nd Dorothy Norman 33 pts
3rd Trish Joslyn 29 pts.
Seniors' section Peter Betts Memorial Shield.
This years winners with an impressive nett 61
Were the team of Michael Knight, Ali
Evans and Tony Hodson
Just as impressive was the fact the whole field was all
within five shots of the winning score.
The seniors played host to Shendish Golf Club.
A close match with Little Hay Wining by just one point.
Little Hay 3½ Shendish 2½.
Little Hay's men's B team were in action away to
Ruislip, but they came up
an inspired Ruislip team, with only the pairing of Mick
Martin Bull able to secure a half point for Little Hay
Ruislip 4½ Little Hay ½.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending April 22nd
Saw the Ladies section out in force for this years Charity
Cup won by Jane Austin with 31 points beating Dorothy Norman
by 3 points.
1st Jane Austin 31 pts
2nd Dorothy Norman 28 pts
3rd Carol Kent 23 pts
Saw the men's A team, handicap's 18 and below in action for
the first time this year, when they travelled to
Rickmansworth for the first round of this years Herts
Unfortunately Rickmansworth Golf Course lived up to its
reputation as tricky Ricky with the Little Hay side losing
their first away match by 24 points.
Rickmansworth Golf Club 200 pts Little Hay 176 pts.
Little Hay's best
score of the day came from the pairing's of Mick Whelan
& Fraser Welling and Tong Tse & Ben Alford with both
scoring 37 pts.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending April 15th.
the same conditions greeted the junior's for April's medal
as the seniors had faced the day before.
A foggy and very wet course, which makes Luke Wrathall's
fantastic winning score of 70 all the more impressive.
Luke went out in 39 back in 37 with 13 pars and a birdie,
for a gross 76 Nett 70. Beating Darcie West by 8 strokes.
76-6 = 70
3rd Joseph Tompkins 131-48 = 83
Thursday and the seniors'
where lucky to get out on the course after Tuesday's Peter
Betts Shield had to be cancelled due to a water logged
Meaning this year's three club Stableford was always
going to be difficult.
But despite the challenge of a very heavy course and fog,
David Dean's selection of a three wood, eight iron and
putter would turn out to be an inspired choice, winning
this years John McDonough Cup with an impressive score of
In second place with 34 pts was Ross Dorras.
While in third place, after a card playoff was David Smith
also with 34 pts.
David Dean Recives the McDonough Cup
From Senior Capt Paul Whiter.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending April 8th.
better weather of the last few days, rain returned for
Sunday's men's stableford, the Bryn Aldridge Cup.
Despite that and the course playing all of its 6000 plus
yards, Paul Rolfe with thirteen pars would win with an
impressive 40 points, beating April's medal winner Mick
Whelan by two points. In third with 37 points was 2017
winner Ashley Wade.
The junior section was in action on Friday, when they played
their half term stableford. Harry Miller would win with 35
points. In second with 30 points was Darcie West while
Joseph Tompkins claimed third with 24 pts.
After the poor weather of late, Thursday saw a better day
for this month's senior medal.
Dennis Warren won division 1 going out in 48 home in 43
which included four pars and birdie for a Nett 73.
Dennis Warren 91-18 = 73
Milne 82-7 = 75
Brian Ridgway 97-20 = 77
Tony Hodson's back 9 of 47 saw him claim first place after a
card playoff with Vic Allen.
Tony Hodson 100-22 = 78
Vic Allen 100-22 =
Ali Naalchigar 105-27 = 78
Hay Golf Club Week Ending April 1st.
& Gold Cup
Despite the poor weather of late and a course playing all
it's 6000 plus yards, Mick Whelan was able to turn around a
poor start' with double bogey's on his first few hole's,
into a fantastic Nett 69 to win this month's Div 1 medal.
Mick Whelan 79-10 = 69
Phil Chester 77-7 = 70
Chris Dorset 86-12 =74
Tom Wood 87-14 =73
Jerry Clarke 89-14 = 75
Trevor Sargent 90-15 =75
Phil Chester would win this years Gold Cup with a two under
par Nett 70 winning it for the second year in a row.
With the Gold Cup only open to those who had won medal's
last year, he had to beat a very strong field to claim the
title this year.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending March 25th
Captains Shield Saturday March 24th.
Maybe the only disappointment of Trevor Sargent's, otherwise
very successful Captains year, was his loss to a team of
Little Hay's past captains, led out by 2016 captain Chris
So this year leading out the past captains he was hoping to
repeat that feat, but he came up against an in form
captain's side losing four of the five matches with one
Nine past captains were able to play this year, with others
who unable to play came along for the customary lunch, to
meet up and reminisce with old friends.
We also learnt the sad news that Roger Ottaway club captain
2004-05 had recently passed away.
Hay Golf Club Week Ending March 18th
saw Little Hay Golf Club hold its AGM and trophy
It also saw new Club Captain, Paul Mudd receive his Captains
Blazer by outgoing Captain Trevor Sargent. Trevor Sargent's
last act as Captain, before leading out a past Captains'
team next Saturday, was to presented last years' winner's
their trophy's, many congratulation to you all and good luck
special mention should go to, Sam Dearing Club Champion and
also to Tong Tse who had an excellent 2017.
He started the year with a handicap of 10.1 ending it on 5.9
with multiple win's along the way.
Along with the medals and trophy's he actually won, he was
presented with two special awards, one for the most improved
player of the year and the other, the order of merit trophy
Hay Golf Club Week Ending March 11th
round of this year's winter league was played on Sunday.
to play eight of the nine rounds, only losing one to the
weather, with the best six of eight scores counting towards
the final score.
Hay's in form player Tong Tse and partner Dale Chiverton
claimed this year's, title scoring 42 points on the final
day for a grand total of 257, beating the second place
pairing of Brian Ridgeway & Jerry Clarke by just 3
a total of 253 pts were Senior Captain Paul Whiter &
In one of his last acts as Club Captain Trevor Sargent was
on hand to present the trophy to Tong and Dale.
Many thanks also to Hee & Steve Crowhurst for all their
hard work over the last five month's running this year's
Little Hay Golf Club Week Ending February 18th
fine weather saw the men's section compete for the Alan
Irwin Shield. Brian Ridgeway won with 7 pars and an
impressive 41 points. In second place with 40 pts was
Martin Evans while in third after a card play off was Karl
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Ridgeway & Trevor Sargent
saw the junior's in action for the first time this year,
when they played their half term Stableford. Harry Miller
won with 38 points, Junior Dong was second with 35 points.
Third with 27 pts was Adam Larkin while forth with 26 pts
was Thomas Ashton.
the poor weather earlier in the week, Thursday was a fine
winter's day for the seniors' monthly Stableford. Won by
Trevor Sargent with 9 pars and 39 pts; second with 37 pts
was David A Smith while third after a card play off was
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