News from The Dabchicks

31 Mar

Spring warm-up 2013

By Doc

The new season kicked off at Ogbourne Downs on Easter Day. It was great to see some old faces that hadn’t played for a while and some new faces. We were blessed with a sunny day all be it chilly and a bit windy but then it always is at Ogbourne. One the day we

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04 Mar

The new golf season 2013

By Doc

Welcome to the new Golf Season – time to dust off your clubs and give your balls a polish (or vice versa). The society is changing a bit. A BIG thank you Roger Tyack and Richard Bungey have done a Stirling job over the past years; 6 for Richard and an incredible 8 in the

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25 Feb

AGM Minutes 2004

By Doc

Minutes of the AGM held on Tuesday 25th May 2004 at the Crown Hotel, Aldbourne Financial Position Andrew opened the meeting and gave a review of the accounts. He immediately advised the meeting that the accounts had not yet been audited, but an audited balance sheet would be circulated with the minutes. It was explained

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25 Feb

AGM Minutes 2003

By Doc

Minutes of the AGM held on Tuesday 25th February 2003 at Raffles Restaurant, Aldbourne Financial Position Andrew opened the meeting and gave a review of the accounts. The accounts had been audited and approved by Mark and Neil. It was explained that turnover was slightly lower but this was due mostly to the absence of

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26 Feb

AGM Minutes 2002

By Doc

Minutes of the AGM held on Tuesday 26th February 2002 at The Blue Boar Public House, Aldbourne Financial Position Andrew opened the meeting and gave a review of the accounts. The accounts had been audited and approved by Mark and Stuart. It was explained that turnover was higher due to rising costs at golf clubs

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02 Apr

Method used to Adjust Handicaps

By Doc

(Much debate about handicaps was put to bed in the early day of the society – in 2001, with the addition of new members, this was issued for clarification – clear as mud?) The method used by the society organisers to adjust members’ handicaps is based loosely on the scheme employed by the English Golf

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26 Feb

AGM Minutes 2001

By Doc

Minutes of the AGM held on Tuesday 26th February 2001 at The Blue Boar Public House, Aldbourne Financial Position Andrew opened the meeting and gave a review of the accounts. The accounts, which had been audited by Mark and Stuart, had been circulated with the notice of the AGM. It was explained that turnover was

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13 Jun

Victor Victorious

By Doc

The Midsummer Meeting of the Dabchick Golf Society was held under the blazing sun at Marlborough Golf Club on Thursday 13th. June. With the temperature soaring into the 80’s and the course in immaculate condition, everything was set for perfect day’s golf. Twenty four players including four new members and two guests from as far

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21 May

Tee-time Tales

By Doc

Golfing weather is back with us again. The clubs have been polished up and the balls washed. The Dabchick Golf Society season got underway with a warm-up meeting at Shrivenham on April 14th. Twenty-two keen, eager, optimistic players including five new members and a guest thronged around the first tee. Was this to be their

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27 Feb

AGM Minutes 1996

By Doc

An Annual General Meeting of the Dabchick Golf Society was held in the Crown Hotel, Aldbourne, on Tuesday 27th. February 1996. Those present were; Nick Leigh, David Birch, Mike Rycroft, Chris Paget, Matthew Phillips, Eddie Phillips, Andy Holbrow, Nick Turk, Donald Barnes, Vic Smith, Paul Wordley, Terry Hale, Paul Lott, Andrew Hunter, David Watson. Apologies;

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