BRIGHTON & DISTRICT GOLFING SOCIETY NEWS

B.D.G.S. NEWS

08/06/2020

EVENTS 2020

All BDGS fixtures for this year are now cancelled due to current situation.

HOWEVER we will try to hold a 'one off' Gala Day type event (to incude all 4 clubs), later in the year as and when virus rules allow.

TOM GROGAN

Our Past President TOM GROGAN, passed away recently.

Tom served the BDGS as President for 3 years (2009-2011)....during his term he never failed to attend a meeting and was always prepared to give the Society his absolute 100% support.
He will be sadly missed by us all.
R.I.P. TOM.

18/11/2019

BDGS Captains 2019

At DGC Dinner..D Weston (BDGS), Frazer Hubbard (B&HGC), David Gillies (West Hove)
Iain Leithead (Dyke GC),   Darrell Meacher (East Brighton GC)

14/09/2019

VICTOR LUDORUM Order of Merit 2019

Dyke GC 'came up on the rails' on the day to win the Order of Merit for 2019.

With only the professionals to come in, scores were level between West Hove and Dyke. So it was all down to sudden death after Peter Tarver-Jones and Brad Harris had tied on 70...so down to sudden death! with Brad prevailing with a birdie on 19th hole!! Scores on the day were DGC 16, B&H 7, WHGC 5, EBGC 3..This made final scores for the year:-

DYKE GC 56,   WEST HOVE 55,    BRIGHTON & HOVE 53,    EAST BTN 14. 

Iain Leithead, Dyke skipper with the Victor Ludorum Cup 2019.

CAPTAINS' PUTTER meeting 2019

At East Brighton, with all to play for in the year's Order of merit, Dyke GC were winners of THE CAPTAINS' PUTTER with 175 points from B&H with 163 and East Brighton 159. Dyke's last 2 players Gary Epstein and Robin Fuller 'sealing the deal' with 39 and 41 points.

PRESIDENTS Salver was won by Don Weston 31pts from Roy Bowerman.(Both DGC)
SECRETARIES CUP ..again won by Gary Salt of West Hove with 35 points.
PROFESSIONAL'S CUP won by Brad Harris (DGC) after a sudden death play off with Peter Tarver-Jones (WHGC) ..Brad recording a birdie on the 19th hole.

Dyke squad..D Fitzpatrick, R Fuller, I Leithead, G Thompson, M Allinson
R Bowerman and G Epstein.
  

Above...Top left, Brad Harris Pro's Cup,  ....   Top Right D Weston President's Salver, 
Below.... G Salt Sec's Cup.

29/07/2019

MIXED CUP 2019

It was a sunny but windy day at East Brighton GC for this year's 'mixed'. 
Morning results...Dyke beat East Btn 3-2,    B&H beat West Hove 4-1.
FINAL:-
For the 'Plate'..East Brighton beat West Hove 4-1.

For the MIXED CUP... DYKE GC beat Brighton and Hove 3-2 going to last match on the course with Andy and Jane Rogers winning on the 17th to secure victory.

 Dyke's team..Claire Smith, Paul Sayers, Jane and Andy Rogers, Nicky Felix, Viv Street, Nev Hudson, Grainne Kane, Tony Humphrey and Pat Fitzpatrick with 'The Trophy'

On the 10th....Chris and Jan Gill with Pat Fitzpatrick and Tony Humphrey

01/07/2019

2019 CHAMPIONSHIPS

GOOD DAY FOR WEST HOVE

This year's event was held at Brighton and Hove GC...results were:-

JUNIOR CHAMPION..Harry Harris (West Hove) 77-74..151
LADIES CHAMPION  Fenella Buss (East Brighton) 84-78...162
MEN'S TEAM..West Hove  609 (G Salt, W Humphrey, T Wedge, T Shaw)
MENS CHAMPION..Wayne Humphrey (West Hove) 74-71...145
WAYNE HUMPHREY...2019 CHAMPION

Fenella Buss 2019 Champion


WEST HOVE'S winning squad..Harry Harris, Wayne Humphrey, Tom Shaw, Tom Wedge, Gary Salt and Bev Davis