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Club news 

Happy New Year from everyone at theclub! 

We hope you all enjoyed the holiday season andfound time to get out onto the course at somepoint; we look forward to welcoming you to theclub again in 2016. 

NoTrolleys on the Main Course

Due to the volume of rain there is currently notrolleys allowed on the main course howevertrolleys and buggies can be used on the trackaround the Blenheim 9 hole Course. Keep a checkon the Main Website www.kirtlingtongolfclub.comfor daily updates on the status of the course oryou can call the Pro Shop.

With the trolley ban in force we have a range oflightweight Stand Bags currently in the shopwith prices starting from £39.95 forthe Masters S650 Lightweight Stand Bag withTitleist lightweight Stand Bags from just £95.00 orthe 100% Waterproof StaDry Stand Bag at £149.00

Remember we can also order in any bags you seeon ourwebsite!

Greenkeepers news 

Festive Challenges

Brett and the Greenkeeping team have been facedwith many challenges in the last couple ofweeks, along with the challenging mildconditions this winter which have kept themcutting more than they ever have done at thistime of year; they're also spending a hugeamount of time fixing bird damage as can be seenin this image!!!


Toread more from Steve and the Greenkeepers pleasefollow their blog which can be found by clickinghere

Coach corner 

By Andy Taylor, Head PGA Professional

Inthis video I discuss the hand movement into theball for improved contact when chipping for therecreational golfer. As one of the mostdestructive shots in amateur golf it is veryimportant that we get this right if we arelooking to make a strong start to our golf in2016.

If you have any specific area that you wouldlike to see featured please click here to get intouch.

Rule of the week 

My ball is plugged, what do I do?

This week's rule of the week revolves aroundwhat you should do when your ball has becomeplugged. 

This is extremely relevant for this time of yearespecially when we are not experiencing the coldtemperatures that we usually do to firm up theground.

Make sure you takea look here to avoid any confusion.


Also,don't forget to collect your new R&A andUSGA 2016 Rule Book from the Pro Shop.

Senior section 

Seniors December Medal 

On Thursday, 17 December a total of 48 Seniorscompeted in the Monthly Medal. 

Kevin Crumellhad the lowest gross (80) also winning Division1 and Chris McNultyhad the lowest nett in winning Division 2. FullResults were: 

Div. 1 1st Kevin Crumell80 - 10 70 2nd Jim Darch82 - 12 70 4 3rd John McHarg84 - 13 71 
Div. 2 Chris McNulty87 - 19 68 2nd Peter Wood92 - 22 70 3rd Richard Brain97 - 23 94 

January Roll Up - please signfor this event - January, 20th. 

Annual Dinner - the date of the20th March has now been confirmed. There will bea 3 course meal and entertainment - cost will be£20

Tour to Portugal - Reminder The4th annual Seniors tour takes place from 10th to14th October next year. We are staying inVilamoura in the Algarve and will play threedifferent courses during the week. We would likeall players to consider this tour, which is theonly tour open to all members. Full details onthe notice board - just add your name or contactGerry Shaw with any questions. 

Message from the Seniors Captain- I would like to take the opportunity to thankthose who in my absence worked so hard to makethe Texas Scramble such a success this year.Lots of people worked hard to make the day asuccess but I particularly would like to mentionGraham Fullagerwho ran the day in my absence and RayHendren who although he wasunable to play, worked hard on the day. ThankYou.

Junior news 

TheTGB Junior Golf Tour - Sunday 20th March 2016 

In March we have the Junior TGB Tour coming toKirtlington Golf Club. The TGB Junior Golf Tourwas established in 2014, by PGA ProfessionalThomas Blick. The main goal of TGB Junior GolfTour is to provide junior golfers between theages of four (4) and twenty one (21) with theopportunity to play a variety of golf courses ina competitive environment and gain valuabletournament experience. 

For more information on the tour along withpictures and blogs please go to will be two separate competitions takingplace on Sunday 20th March: Blenheim 9 HoleCourse (Academy Tour) open to all juniors underthe age of 15 without an official handicap.First Tee Time from 10:30am Main 18 Hole Course(Elite Tour) Open to anyone under the age of 21with an official handicap. First Tee Time from12:00pm

Competition news 

Gents'Weekend Medal 

In the first Weekend Medal of 2016 this was wonon countback in Division 1 by TomO'Donovan with a Net 65. Winner ofDivision 2 was Leon Slade witha Net 66 and the winner of Divison 3 with a Net69 was AndyHaines

Div 1: 1st TomO'Donovan nett 65, 2nd AntonVircavs nett 65 and 3rd NolanAselford nett 68 
Div 2: 1st LeonSlade nett 66, 2nd ThomasWeedon nett 69 and 3rd KevinPyke nett 71 
Div 3: 1st AndyHaines nett 69, 2nd TrevorButler nett 72 and 3rd MatthewSmith nett 77 

For results from both days clickhere.

Handicap Review Notice 

With the New Year comes the Annual HandicapAdjustments that have been made by the HandicapCommittee, remember to check MasterScoreboard to see if your handicap hasbeen altered.

Hackers Reminder 

Please note that when playing the Hackers on aFriday, Saturday or Sunday that this is not tobe played in conjunction with a club competitionand only 1 entry per weekend. 

New for 2016 - The Kirtlington WinterOpen Saturday 30th January!

Individual Stableford open to Men, Ladies andJuniors. Visitors & Members prizes 1st 2nd3rd along with Nearest Pin & Longest Drive.

For more information please clickhere.

TheKirtlington Winter Open

Enjoy the rest of the newsletter and have agreat weekend. The Golf Team.
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