The final playing fixture of the year was on Friday 19th October. 27 members & guests gathered at Sweetwoods Golf Club near Cowden. Stunning surroundings and weather to match! The numbers present on the day was a record turn out for the society.

There were prizes galore. 4 awards went for nearest the pin. Some were for nearest in 2 shots on par 4 holes. The prizes went to James Mitchell (twice), Jon Beadle & Gary Honeysett.

Longest drive award was won by Dennis Miller.

A stableford individual competition was played over 18 holes. The Cecil Cup, awarded to the best 22 & above handicapped player went to Mark Ryder. Mark scored 36 points, playing off a handicap of 25.

Runner up for the Golfers Trophy was Carl Cartwright, one of our guests. Carl scored 38 points, playing off a handicap of 24.

The winner of the Golfers Trophy was Jon Beadle. Jon scored 41 points, playing off a handicap of 17.

Jon Beadle presented with the Golfers Trophy by Neil Thorn.

Well done to Jon & all the other winners.

A final award was for the Aggregate Trophy for the highest combined total of 3 rounds during the year. This was won by Dennis Miller with 109 points. Chris Norbury was runner up on 107 points. Nick Stell was closely behind on 106 points.

Many thanks for Neil Thorn on organising the event. Also thanks to the staff at Sweetwoods Golf club.

Andy Mitchell will be arranging the AGM with the possibility of golf beforehand He will be in contact in due course.

For information regarding membership please contact:-

Brian Hope 01424830518 or Nick Stell 01424830284

Find out about the history and details of the Stableford competition.


































Caddy Responses

Golfer; "That can't be my ball, it's too old."

Caddy: "It's been a long time since we teed off, sir."

Spanish Oysters

A big Texan stopped at a local restaurant following a day roaming around in Spain ..

While sipping his wine, he noticed a sizzling,
scrumptious looking platter being served at the next table.
Not only did it look good, the smell was wonderful.
He asked the waiter, 'What is that you just served?'

The waiter replied, 'Si senor, you have excellent taste! Those are called Cojones de Toro, bull's testicles from the bull fight this morning. A delicacy!'

The cowboy said, 'What the heck, bring me an order.'

The waiter replied, 'I am so sorry senor.

There is only one serving per day because there is only one bull fight each morning.If you come early and place your order, we will be sure to save you this delicacy.'

The next morning, the cowboy returned, placed his order, and that evening was served the one and only special delicacy of the day.

After a few bites, inspecting his platter, he called to the waiter and said,'These are delicious, but they are much, much smaller than the ones I saw you serve yesterday.'

The waiter shrugged his shoulders and replied, 'Si, Senor.
Sometimes the bull wins."

Tim & Janice met on a singles cruise and Tim fell head over heels for her. They discoverered they lived in neighbouring towns only a few miles apart. Tim was ecstatic. He immediately started asking her out when they got home.

Within a couple of weeks, Tim had taken Janice to dance clubs, restaurants, concerts, movies and museums. Tim became convinced that Janice was indeed his soul mate and true love. Every date seemed better than the last.

On the one-month anniversary of their first dinner on the cruise ship, Tim took Janice to a fine restaurant. While having cocktails and waiting for their starter, Tim said, "I guess you can tell I'm very much in love with you. I'd like a little serious talk before our relationship continues to the next stage"

"So, before I get a box out of my jacket and ask you a life-changing question, it's only fair to warn you, I'm a total golf nut. I play golf, I read about golf, I watch golf on TV. In short, I eat, sleep and breathe golf. If that's going to be a problem for us, you'd better say so now!"

Janice took a deep breath and responded, "Tim, that certainly won't be a problem. I love you as you are and I love golf too. However, since we're being totally honest with each other, you need to know that for the last five years I've been a hooker."

"Oh wow! I see", Tim replied. He looked down at the table, was quiet for a moment. Deep in serious thought he added, "You know, its probably because you're not keeping your wrists straight when you hit the ball".