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Competition news 

Kirtlington Winter Open

Ourfirst Winter Open here at the club proved agreat success last Saturday with 40 playerstaking part in total - many thanks to our guestsfrom local clubs along with our own members forsupporting this event - this is something wewill look to repeat next year and hopefully growfurther. 

Visitors on the day were from Buckingham,Drayton Park, North Oxford, Shrivenham Park,Silverstone, The Springs, Tilsworth and TheWychwood. 

Throughout the day we had some excellentfeedback from our guests on the condition of thegreens and the course and how much they enjoyedit - this is great to hear and highlights allthe hard work put in by Brett and his team,Deputy Head Greenkeeper Steve Hironsupdates us later in the newsletter in his recentblog. 

Following the golf and before the prize givingthere was an excellent rolling buffet which wasmuch needed to warm us all up after the round! 

The overall winner in the members section bysome distance was Chris Kipwith a fantastic 42 points in difficultconditions, he was followed by SidHoughton in second place with37 points and in third with 36 points was DeclanKip

In the Visitors section in first place was SteveHorsman from Buckingham with 38points followed in second place by TimTobin from The Wycwood with 35Points and in third place was BillKeys from Silverstone Golf Clubwith 34 Points. Nearest Pin prizes went to DeclanKip on the Par 3 16th and to RichardCarr who was Nearest the Pin in2 on 7th 

To view the scores in full please clickhere.

Later in the year we will be hosting thefollowing opens:

20/03/2016 - TGB Junior Golf Tour (Academy Tour)@ Kirtlington Golf Club 
20/03/2016 - TGB Junior Golf Tour (Elite Tour) @Kirtlington Golf Club 
05/10/2016 - Senior Pairs Open @ KirtlingtonGolf Club - £60 perpair 
25/10/2016 - Junior Open @ Kirtlington Golf Club- £15 perperson

We are also looking at staging another openlater in the year. Let us know your thoughts interms of format and when this should be - clickhere to get in touch

Good sites to visit if you are interested inOpen's at other clubs locally and throughout theUK include:

Greenkeepers news 

Bird Scarers

Please note that over the next two to threeweeks we will be using bird scarers, so pleasedo not be alarmed by the loud bangs. Pleasedo not go near the bird scarers which will beclearly marked or hanging on trees.


As we enter February the course has held upincredibly well despite all the challengesfaced, Steve explains what has been happening onin his latest blog which can be found byclicking on the linkhere.

This week you can find out all the latest newsfrom Brett and Ollie's trip up to Harrogate tothe greenkeeping exhibition.

Senior section

Seniors January Medal 

On Thursday, 28 January a total of 42 Seniorscompeted in the Monthly Medal. JimDarch had the lowest gross (80)and the lowest net (68) in winning Division 1. 

Full Results were:

Div. 1 1st Jim Darch80 - 12 68, 2nd Reg Mitchell81 - 12 69 and 3rd Peter Milton83 - 13 70 
Div. 2 Laurie Welford91 - 21 70, 2nd Ken Rapley91 - 19 71 and 3rd Rob Bruce91 - 19 92 

January Roll Up - Thursday, 18February - please sign for this event

AnnualDinner - Sign-up sheet and menus areon the Seniors Notice Board.  

Rule of the week 

Beatingslow play

This week we go into a bit more depthregarding preventing slow play. 

I have found a video for you which includes acouple of simple tips on the green and on thetee which I know many of you are alreadydoing... but for those of you that arn't pleasetake note!

Please click on the video to view.

Click and Collect 

From time to time you will see graphics andcontent in our email and website relating to Clickand Collect

Thisis a website where you can buy golf equipment.It helps us to expand our product range that weare able to offer you. 

If we don't stock it here in our shop and it'savailable on the Clickand Collect website, then you can pay forthe product and have it delivered to our shopfree of charge. 

If there are any problems with the itempurchased you can return it to me and we cansend it back, again without charge. Happybrowsing....  

Shop news 


In preparation for the spring we have afantastic new Motocaddy Promotion

2016 Free Bag Offer withMotocaddy

Order an S-series electric trolley and get acart bag for free.

-Buy an S1 with lead-acid batteryand get a Club Series bag free.
- Buy an S1 trolley with lithium battery and geta Pro Series bag free.
- Buy an S1 Pro/ S3 Pro (anybattery option) and get a Pro Series bagfree

Clickhere to find out more about Motocaddy'selectric trolley line up.

- S7 Remote is excluded from this offer
- Free bagcolour at the discretion of Motocaddy
- Availible while stocks last
- Multiple orders allowed 

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