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Club news 

The New Srixon Z355 Range has landed inthe Pro Shop! 

Hi All, 

I hope you are all are having a great week andlooking forward to the upcoming Bank HolidayWeekend. 

In this week's newsletter we have lots to cramin including news on the new Srixon Z355 GolfClub Range now in the Pro Shop, news of a SrixonDemo Day coming up, Greenworks images, theSenior Pairs Open details, Competition Resultsfrom the Mixed Greensome Pairs Open and muchmore. 

This week though we begin with news of a veryrare achievement from one of our members whoachieved an albatross!

Steve Webb - Albatross!!! 

Playing with Andy Haineson Wednesday evening last week SteveWebb achieved an albatross 2 onthe 508 yard Par 5 1st Hole! 

Anamazing achievement - so how rare is anAlbatross? 

Among all golfers, there are typically 40,000holes-in-one in a given year, with just a fewhundred albatrosses, according to

The odds, according to former USGA employee DeanKnuth, of making an albatrossare about 1 million to 1. The odds of making ahole-in-one are around 13,000 to 1.

Shop news 

SrixonZ 355 Range Now in Store! 

This week we have received the new Srixon Z355golf club range in the Pro Shop. 

In store we have the Driver Z255 in both Regularand Stiff Shaft @ just £199.00,the Z355 3 Fairway Wood @ £99.00and the Z355 Hybrid @ £79.00along with the New Steel Shaft irons from 5/PW@£250.00. 

Check out more on the Z355 Driver & Ironshere:

Coming Soon - Srixon Demo Day 

UK Fitting Technician & Fitting Day ManagerMartin Connerwill be visiting the club on Friday, 14 Octoberfrom 2pm to 6pm. 

This will be Martin's third visit to the clubfollowing the successful Cleveland Wedge fittingday held last year and the recent Srixon BallFitting day. 

If you would like to register early interest inthis fitting day with Martin. 

Clickhere to let me know.


Here are a few photos from this week'sgreenworks taking place: Follow the greenkeeperson Twitter to be fully up to date with coursenews. 



Hollowing and tining taking place early thisweek. Greens spiked and ready to be seededdressed and fertilised.



Kirtlington Greensome Pairs Open 

Thank you for all those that attendedthe Mixed Greensome Pairs Open on Friday, 12August, this was a new Open which was added tothe Club calendar this year and something wewill certainly look to do again next year. 

As can be seen by the photo it was a beautifulday with not a cloud in the sky - photo takenfrom the 10th tee where much needed refreshmentswere being served! 

In the members category this was won oncountback by Margaret & CliveMoggridge with 37 Points justedging Graham Fullagar& former member Jane Toplisnow of Frilford Heath. 

The Visitor Prizes also being decided oncountback this was won by Dorothy& Brian Fosterfrom Drayton Park and in second place was Karen& Ian Fraserfrom Burford GC. 

NP Ladies on the 4th was DorothyFoster (Burford GC) and NPMen's on the 16th was Stuart Weston.

Ryder Cup Bicester V's Kirtlington GolfClub 

On Saturday the annual Ryder Cup match was heldbetween Bicester GC & Kirtlington GC. 

With the final score being Bicester 12Kirtlington 6 

In the Midweek Stableford lastWednesday the clear winner in a field of 38 wentto Jack Stevenswith an impressive 44 Points and a fantastic 71Gross. 

In second place with 40 Points was ShaunEadle and in third was BarryReynolds winning on countback.

Weekend Par/Bogey Competition 

The overall winner over the weekend was DeclanKip with an impressive 6 up onthe course score. 

Divisional Top 3 Results were as follows: 

Div 1: 1st LewisFraser 5 up 2nd DerekThomas 2 up 3rd JohnMcEachran 1 up 

Div 2: 1st Declan Kip6 up 2nd Andy Chick4 up 3rd Doug Haynes4 up 

Div 3: 1st Adam Smith2 up 2nd Alberto Barraclough2 up 3rd Robert ParkerAll Square 

For full results click here: 

In the Ladies Weekend Stablefordthis was won by Margaret Moggridge34 Points followed in second place by ChristineClark with 33 Points.

Senior section 

Seniors Report 


Numbers are filling up fast and we are currentlywell on course to better last year's numbers!Members are priced at just £40per pair, closing date for entries is 2 weeksbefore on Wednesday, 21 September, entry formscan be found on the table in the main corridoror by clickinghere


Seniors August Medal 

On Thursday, 18 August a total of 48 seniorstook part in the monthly Medal. In a low scoringcompetition (nearly 40% of players were undernett par) which produced a close result KevinCrumell had the lowest gross of78 which resulted in a win in Division 1 aftercountback. 

Best overall nett score was GrahameLester with 65 

Div. 1 1st Kevin Crumell78 - 10 68 (cb) 2nd Chris McNulty85 - 17 68 3rd John Duffin80 - 12 68 
Div. 2 1st Grahame Lester87 - 22 65 2nd Peter Wood88 -21 67 3rd Chris Moulton91 - 24 76 (cb) 

The race for the Seniors Order of Merit couldnot be closer with Chris McNultyleading Reg Mitchellby one point with Kevin Crumellclose behind. 

Two more competitions remain to be played inthis O of M. 

Senior Club Matches

The Seniors poor away record continued againstWaterstock when they were soundly beaten 4.5 -1.5. The Kirtlington winners were Clarrie/PeterF in the captains' match. 

The Match sheets for the away match againstStudley Wood and the home matches againstMagnolia and Naunton Down are on thenoticeboard- please sign-up. 

Senior Away Day - 12th September

The sign- up sheet for this is on the board -the subsidised cost will be £34to include Bacon Roll and Coffee on arrival, 18holes of Golf with individual and team prizesand a one course meal after the game. 

Payment should be made to Clarrieor Stuart Weston,cheques payable to 'Golf Seniors Section'. 

Closing date for sign-up is 2nd September. 

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