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Skipton Golf Club Retiring President Charity Fundraising

Bill Simpson, President of Skipton Golf Club in 2023, has presented cheques totalling £1,300 to three charities, a sum raised during his year in office from raffles, competitions, the sale of the President's reserved parking spot and individual donations from members. Bill is pictured with Denise Braham, manager of Skipton's British Heart Foundation Shop, receiving a cheque for £800. Two other donations, each of £250, are going to Take Heart, a charity for patients at Leeds General Hospital, and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Bill said: “The charities chosen are all close to my heart and deserve all the support they can get. I had a great time as President. Many thanks must go to all members who contributed.”

By |2024-04-18T09:19:07+01:00Thursday, 18th April, 2024|Categories: Charity|

Congratulations Skipton – Winners of the Winter Championship

Congratulations Skipton - Winners of the Winter Championship - Otley Golf Club This week, Skipton Golf Club sent two teams to play in the Winter Championship at Otley GC, our first opportunity to play in a Harrogate Union Event. It was a successful day for the team of Chris Payne, Arthur Conley and Ed Cooper, pictured with HDUGC President Alastair Davidson, who took 1st place with 81 points. Both teams complimented the condition of Otley GC and in particular how good the greens are at the time of year. Thanks to all at The Harrogate & District Union of Golf Clubs for welcoming us so warmly, we will try not to win every week!

By |2024-03-14T15:50:33+00:00Thursday, 14th March, 2024|Categories: Competition Results, Members|

Junior Open Results

We would like to thank all of the participants in yesterday’s first Junior Open held at Skipton Golf Club.  The results were:- 1st  Lennon Seiles (Ashby Decoy GC) with 32 points (B9 20) 2nd Edmund Clay ( Huddersfield GC) with 32 points (B9 16) 3rd Poppi Markwell (Hessle GC) with 31 points The winner receives a voucher for £40, second £30 and third place receives a voucher for £20.  We hope you all enjoyed our course and will come back next year ! Skipton Golf Club

By |2023-09-18T12:03:54+01:00Monday, 18th September, 2023|Categories: Course, Open Events, Open Results|

Seniors Autumn Open

The final Seniors Open of the 2023 season took place on Thursday 14 September. The results were :- 1st prize of £80 each to Ken Woolford and Iain Hunter from Hanging Heaton Golf Club (10.00 am start) with 45 points 2nd prize of £50 each to Neil Lomas and Joe Desa from York Golf Club (11.00 am start) with 42 points and a back nine of 21 points 3rd prize of £35 each to John Robinson and Richard Bews from Knaresborough Golf Club (10.50 am start) and a back nine of 18 points We would like to thank all of the participants and hope to see you all again at Skipton in 2024.

By |2023-09-15T16:03:09+01:00Friday, 15th September, 2023|Categories: General news, Open Events, Open Results|

Skipton Invite to Harrogate Golf Clubs

On Thursday 7 September 2023 Skipton held an invitational golf day for some 72 members of various Harrogate Union Golf Clubs.  It is hoped that this will be the start of a new period in the history of Skipton GC as we move from the Bradford Union to the Harrogate Union in April 2024. The results were:- 1st - Roger Moore (Skipton), David Wem, Graham Sharp, Tom Halliday (Knaresborough) - 93 Points. 2nd - Jonathan Smith (Skipton), Paul Monaghan, Chris King, Matt Creighton (Thirsk & Northallerton) - 90 Points Ladies - Sarah Howes (Skipton), Julie Gibbs, Karen Ritter, Mary Kennedy (Rudding Park) - 84 Points

By |2023-09-15T16:00:45+01:00Friday, 15th September, 2023|Categories: Course, Events, General news|

CAPTAIN’S DAY SPONSORED BY LLOYD COLNE

This years' Captains Day held on Saturday 24 June was kindly sponsored by Lloyd Colne BMW Lloyd Colne BMW donated a “BMW M4 Ignition” prize voucher for the best individual score which was won by Mick Hirst.  Mick will receive a BMW-hosted track experience driving the M4 at a choice of Oulton Park, Donnington Park or Brands Hatch.  The prize, which is valid for two years, can be upgraded at an additional cost, to extend the track driving experience and include a spectator ticket for a race meeting at the winner’s chosen track. Lloyd Colne BMW also held a draw at their marketing stand to win a “BMW for the Weekend” congratulations to Sam Potter whose name came out of the hat! Lloyd Colne BMW also be donated 2 Celebrity Chef tickets for the Yorkshire Food & Drink Festival being held in Skipton on 21-23 July and Gerald Corrigan was the lucky winner.

By |2023-07-03T15:52:09+01:00Monday, 3rd July, 2023|Categories: Events|

MIXED OPEN : 25 June RESULTS

The Summer Mixed Open took place on Sunday 25 June.  First place with 46 points and £80 went to Daniel Wright and Jennifer Lea from Chorley.  Ryan Nock from Waterton Park and Joanne Robinson from Skipton came in second with 44 points and collected £60 each.  In third place winning £40 each were Steve & Julie Langton from Oakdale with 43 points (after countback) and fourth place went to Jim & Anne McFeat from Fairhaven who also had 43 points and won £30 each. We hope everyone enjoyed the course and will be back to play again in one of our Opens either later this year or in 2024.

By |2023-07-03T15:10:43+01:00Monday, 26th June, 2023|Categories: Open Events, Open Results|

LADIES OPEN : 23 June RESULTS

A very well attended Ladies Open Competition took place on Friday 23 June with fabulous weather, the course being in great condition.  The rain stayed at bay until the last ladies finished.  There were some excellent scores and we received many compliments on the course and our hospitality.  We raised £462 for this year’s Club Charity – Sue Ryder Manorlands.  Thank you for all your support. The winning team of  Judy Lovett, Carol Capstick, Cath Halstead & Agnes Crohill from Bentham with 101 points (scoring 33 points on the par 5s) receiving £75 each.  In second place were Susan Horridge, Janet Payne, Karen Dowling & Eileen Mallinson from Greenmount with 96 points receiving £55 each and in third place were Jane Phillips, Margaret Rush, Sue Ashby & Christine Nuttall from Bacup with 92 points receiving £30 each.

By |2023-07-03T15:10:20+01:00Monday, 26th June, 2023|Categories: Open Events, Open Results|

SENIORS OPEN : 15 June RESULTS

A well attended Seniors Open competition took place on Thursday 15 June in glorious weather with the course looking magnificent.  Proving difficult for some in very dry and windy conditions, there were some excellent scores recorded in the 4BBB format and everyone enjoyed themselves. 1st Place & £100 each 47 POINTS Darren Bentham & Stuart Davies from Eaglescliffe GC & Stockton on Tees GC 2nd Place & £75 each 46 POINTS (after countback) John Hutchinson & Tony Atkins from Ilkley GC 3rd Place & £50 each 46 POINTS Michael Kennedy & John Pearson from Bingley St Ives & Colne GC 4th Place & £40 each 43 POINTS Les Turner & Alan Newbold from Denton GC

By |2023-06-20T16:17:17+01:00Tuesday, 20th June, 2023|Categories: Competition Results, Open Events, Open Results|
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