BRIGHTON & DISTRICT GOLFING SOCIETY NEWS

B.D.G.S. NEWS

10/06/2018

WENTWORTH SMITH TROPHY 2018

West Hove hosted this year, and arranged excellent weather for the day. 84 players from the 4 clubs competed.
The TEAM SHIELD was won by Brighton & Hove after a tie with Dyke GC on 180, so the next best card was taken for count back with a 34 just pipping a 33. The individual Wentworth Smith handicap Trophy went to PAUL SAYERS (DykeGC) with 38 points, Gary Salt (West Hove) was 2nd and Ian Mitchell (B&H) was 3rd .....all on 38 points.
GARY SALT of West Hove carded 69 gross to win the Scratch Cup with Ryan Rudkin (B&H) on 72 and Nev Hudson (DykeGC) 76.

Winning team, N James, R Rudkin, I Mitchell, M Tilbury (J Mercer not shown)




Gary Salt and Paul Sayers pictured with BDGS President

14/05/2018

BDGS Captains 2018

 Brighton & District Golfing Society Captains 2018

 (Left to right) JEFF LAMB (DGC),   CHRIS BRYAN (EBGC), 
MARTIN EMERY (WHGC),   MIKE BOWMAN (B&HGC).

JUNIOR CUP 2018

EAST BRIGHTON DO 'HAT TRICK'

Played at Dyke GC in super early summer weather, East Brighton won for the 3rd time running (incidentally, Dyke won the previous 3 years on the spin)...so come on West Hove and B & H...your turns next!.

Morning results....Dyke beat West Hove 3-2,  and East Brighton beat Brighton and Hove 4-1.
FINALS RESULTS:- The PLATE went to West Hove 4-1 v B&H.
JUNIOR CUP was a close run thing with Dyke looking good with few holes to play but that all went 'pear shaped' and East Brighton clinched it on the last match 3-2.

 East Brighton's team of Peter Clements, Peter Harris,Tim Bye, Ryan Edwards,
Ian Richmond, Ricky Webster, Wally Ward, Rafa C-Boscardi,Tony Ryder
 Len Wren and club skipper Chris Bryan. 





 (Left).......David Menzies the West Hove playing skipper receives 'The Plate' from BDGS President, Don Weston

15/04/2018

SENIOR CUP 2018

WEST HOVE HOST AND WIN 1st EVENT OF YEAR

Our opening match of the year, hosted by West Hove, was played in reasonably pleasant weather. Morning semi-final results were:- Dyke beat Brighton & Hove 3-2, and West Hove defeated East Brighton 5-0.

After a good lunch East Brighton saw off Brighton & Hove to secure The Plate.

For the Senior Cup.....this was a close match for old rivals Dyke and West Hove with nearly all matches going to last few holes, but home advantage came through with home club winning 3-2.
  West Hove's team, Gary Salt, Tony Humphrey, Luke Giles, Carl Rodger,
Raoul Ellis, Sam Cains, Tom Wedge, Ryan Miller, Tom Shaw & George Goddard(with Trophy)

Chris Bryan (East Brighton Captain) with his team skipper and 'The Plate'

13/10/2017

FIXTURES FOR 2018

Remaining dates dates for 2018 are:-

July 1st...SCRATCH CHAMPIONSHIPS at EAST BRIGHTON
also on this date, Intermediate Cup (postponed earlier) 

July 29th...MIXED CUP at BRIGHTON & HOVE (36 holes with dinner)
August 17th...CAPTAINS' PUTTER at WEST HOVE.
The Intermediate Cup remains to be played as postponed earlier.

26/08/2017

VICTOR LUDORUM..Order of Merit FINAL SCORE

BRIGHTON and HOVE just clinch it by 3 points !!!

 Jon Dobbin, B&H skipper is presented with the
Bill Weekes Order of Merit Trophy for 2017
 by Society President Dennis Baker. 
Final scores were:-
B&H 60,  West Hove 57,  Dyke 48,  East Btn 14. 

Well done to competitors from all the 4 clubs during the year for continuing to make the BDGS such a great alliance of clubs...since 1926!!!

CAPTAINS' PUTTER 2017

STRONG WEST HOVE SQUAD WIN 'THE PUTTER'
West Hove's team of Pete Rodger, Richard Daughtrey, Kevin Brown, Tim Ingram,
Gordon Eaton and Kevin Heanen scored a total of 168 points to push the host club, Dyke into second place by just 4 stableford points.
 
  Roy Bowerman of The Dyke won the Presidents' Salver with 27 pts.

Gary Salt of West Hove won the Secretaries Cup with 32 points, winning on back 9 count-back from Martin Yeates of The Dyke.
                                  
          Brad Harris of Dyke GC scored a steady 1 under 71 to win the Pro
Trophy and prize.