News from The Dabchicks

10 Feb

The 2015 Dabchick Season

By Doc

Dates for your Diary Welcome to the 2015 Dabchick Golf Season – we had a great year in 2014 culminating in Kim and Clive winning the Club Championship with an incredible 50pts. We also saw David (Dave 5) Newham with his breakthrough victory at the Autumn Masters. The other qualifiers were won by some of

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01 Dec

Are you feeling festive?

By Doc

The Christmas Cracker – Friday 5 Dec, 11:00. We are at Ogbourne Downs; the first tee-time is 11:00 so we can all get arounf in the light this year. A few of the Dabchicks are also members at Ogbourne so if you chose to play, it will be a reduced match fee just to cover

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25 Sep

Finals Day 2014

By Doc

Tidworth 17 Oct 2014 – first tee 1:00pm The Autumn Masters at Donning Valley saw Dave Newman & Neil Smith win through against tough competition to qualify for finals day – the first time for both of them. The other first timer at the Club Championship is Nick Bowley who has only been playing golf

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22 Aug

Autumn Masters 2014

By Doc

Donnington Valley 12 Sept 2014 – first tee 1:00pm The venue for this year’s Autumn Masters is Donnington Valley Golf Club on Friday 12 September 2014. Full details are online now and sign-up is open. This is the first time the Dabchicks have been at Donnington Valley since way back in 1996, when the winner

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08 Aug

Society Shield 2014

By Doc

Friday August 8 saw us back at Sandford Springs for the Dabchick ‘Big Day Out’. Once again we had to contend with the tricky golf course in magnificent condition and the mountain of excellent food provided by the catering staff. We started with a Texas scramble over the nine holes of The Park won by

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11 Jun

Midsummer Open 2014

By Doc

At Erlestoke Sands GC 20 June, first tee time 2:00pm. We return to the scenec of last year’s Fianls Day thriller – Erlestoke Sands GC just south of Devizes. Barty is defending having scored an incredible 42 points last year at North Wilts. This is the first time the Misummer Open has been held at

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05 May

Spring Cup 2014

By Doc

At Upavon GC, first tee time 1:00pm. This year’s Spring Cup is being held at Upavon Golf Club. Allen Brown will be defending the title that he won last year at West Berks. The last time we held the Spring Cup at Upavon, was in 2007 and saw Graham Cook take home the spoils. Thanks

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01 Apr

AGM Minutes 2013

By Doc

Minutes of Meeting 31 March 2013 In the bar at Ogbourne Downs after the Spring Warm-up Those present; Alan Walters, Anne Cooke, Clive Snashall, David Cooke, David Watson, Graham Cook, Kim Niblock, Matt Reynolds, Paul Niblock, Pete Keen, Peter Laybourn, Simon Bartholomew, Vic Smith The members passed a vote of thanks for all of the

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18 Oct

The 2013 Club Championship

By Doc

Erlestoke Sands, Friday 18 October We have a winner – Graham Cook and Doc Watson just shaded it on countback from Pete Keen and Barty. It was drama right to the last, Graham and Doc had a steady round, carding 20 points out and 20 points coming back. Pete and Barty were quick out of

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12 Sep

Autumn Masters 2013

By Doc

At triumph of optimism over certainty? The weather forecast was pretty grim – a tempest of biblical proportions was headed our way. We were going to get drenched and blown away in equal measures yet in spite of the predictions, 18 intrepid Dabchick Golfers arrived at the appointed hour. Pre-match entertainment was once again provided

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