LATEST NEWS/INFORMATION.....

 


Outgoing Castletown Golf Club president Dave Bell with a framed photo of the Road Hole, taken by Foley Gort, which was presented by the new president Robert Braide.

Dave Bell was described as a ‘quintessential gentleman’ during the glowing accolades made to him at the Annual Meeting.

 

Immediate Past Captain of Castletown Golf Club, Dr Roy Clague (centre), presenting an interim cheque for £2,000 to Maureen Redmayne (Sec) and David Dow (Comm. Member) from the Manx Stroke Foundation.  Also present from the Club were Paul Eckersley and David McGuinness (Comp Sec). The monies were raised in a charity golf day, generously sponsored by Steve McGowan, plus a summer long birdie tree competition and other donations.

'Gentlemen,
Starting from the 1st January 2016, the main Saturday competition will be extended over the whole weekend with Members able to enter only once on either Saturday or Sunday.  The only exceptions will be the  Castletown Cup during golf weekend, Club Championship and  Aon Trophy, when the competition will be held over Saturday only.  The Club will then hold a separate competition on the Sundays of these weekend.  The Ladies will still retain their own reserved tee-times for their own competitions on Sundays.   The outcome in terms of success will be reviewed towards the end of 2016.  A sub-committee, chaired by the Captain (Chris Kelly), has set the rules for this competition and these will be monitored and reviewed as necessary.

 

 





 


 

 

 


Results/Fixtures

2 Man Texas Scramble

1st Mark Grace and Mark Jones (59 nett 47.4)
2nd Dave Bell and Alex Townell (59 nett 47.8)
3rd Angus Alexander and Chris Westerman (59 nett 49.0)

MESSRS: GRACE & JONES MAKE THEIR MARK

Only three players finished the first round of the winter Eclectic on Saturday 2nd January. Steven Boyd (2) completed the 15 holes with 30 points despite finishing bogey, bogey. Chris Lee (8) recorded 26 from 13 scoring holes and Gez Bradley signed for 25 points after drawing a blank on the 11th.

Kevin and Julie Amphlett are kindly sponsoring the Manx Cancer Help12 hole competitions being held each Wednesday at Castletown. Julian Brindle (20) won the inaugural event with 27 points from three pars and nine nett pars.  Guy Pickard (6) was one point behind after nine pars and three bogeys. Julie Amphlett was the first lady home scoring 23 points. Stuart Brawn launched an exocet to steal nearest the pin on the 16th.

A 15 hole two man Texas Scramble took place at the weekend but only one team turned out in the windy conditions which prevailed on Sunday. Messrs: Grace (16) and Jones (13) certainly made an early Mark by posting a luscious level par 59 which after deduction of forty percent of their combined handicaps reduced their score to a winning 47.4. Birdies on the 3rd and 14th holes balanced out the bogeys on the 1st and 15th.

Taking advantage of the improving conditions on Saturday late starters Dave Bell (19) and Alex Townell (9) also combined to harvest a gross 59. After allowance their 47.4 secured second place. In addition, Townell tonked-in a two on the 13th, which probably improved his bank balance.

Angus Alexander (6) and Chris Westerman (19) were the third team to play par golf finishing third on nett 49.0. Westerman also recorded a birdie on the 13th; one of seven posted on the day. Out of the prizes by 0.2 Stuart Campbell (11) and Mark Teare (6) compiled the lowest gross score of 56 with beautiful birdies on the 6th, 10th and 12th.

This weekend we compete in the first round of the Winter League, a Stableford qualifier, which can be played on either Saturday or Sunday.

MALCOLM LAMBERT

Sponsored by Manx Cancer Help
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Cancelled due to lack of support - only 10 players braved the elements

Individual Stableford (Reduced 15 hole non-qualifer)*(Part of Winter League)

1st: Terry Ditchfield (37pts)
2nd: Michael Charmer (35pts)
3rd: Dominic Litton (33 pts)

Cat 1/2; John Byrne (32 pts), Cat 3/4: David Litton (33 pts), Senior Section: Roy Clague (31pts)

JUMP START FOR DITCHFIELD’S ELECTRIC ECLECTIC

Nearly a hundred players entered the first round of the Winter League at Castletown last Saturday. Due to inclement weather no one took up the challenge on Sunday.

Terry Ditchfield (10) was the runaway winner with 37 points in this 15 hole eclectic. His wonderful round was jump started by a four pointer nett eagle on the 2nd.  Two more birdies followed on the 10th and 12th. Bunker blues brought about an N/R on the 13th but with just three bogeys Ditchfield effectively completed the course in a luscious level par.

Former Castletown Cup winner Michael Charmer (2) finished the first six holes with 12 points. Then Charmer began his birdie blitz. Three in a row tendered ten points. A bogey on the 14th was immediately counteracted by a fourth birdie, and another followed on the 17th. Consequently, Charmer shot three under par for 35 points and second spot.

Turkey Shoot prize winner Dominic Litton (22) blobbed the 2nd but equalled Charmer’s remarkable 23 points for the last nine holes thanks in part to a four pointer nett eagle on the 15th. Three nett birdies and five nett pars concluded his card giving Litton 33 points for third place and he pipped his Papa on countback.

David Litton (19) started the back nine seven points clear of Dominic after a nett eagle on the Road Hole plus three nett birdies and two nett pars for and 17 points. Two sixes and an ugly eight on the 12th limited Litton Senior’s second side to 16 points, but his 33 points earned fourth-place and the category 3/4 prize.

There was a countback contest on 32 points for the category 1/2 award. John Byrne’s (11) nett eagle on the 17th settled the score with Julian Sutton (2) just losing out. Steve Zybert (14) and our former honorary secretary Peter Robertson (13) also had 32 points but were out of the prizes. Our immediate past captain Roy Clague (20) secured the senior section with 31 points.

The second round of the eclectic takes place this coming weekend. If you’ve reserved a tee time but can’t make it please remember to cancel your booking to avoid possible sanctions.

MALCOLM LAMBERT


Sponsored by Manx Cancer Help
1st John Corlett 25 points
2nd Jerry Linehan 24 points on countback
Best Lady: Heather Skinner 21 points.

Louna Vermeulen and Richard Dunn won the Longest Drive Prizes and Stuart Brawn finished nearest the pin on the 16th.

2nd Round Eclectic
1st Peter Miller (35 pts)
2nd Stuart Brawn (31 points)
3rd Michael Charmer (30 points)

Category 1/2 Pete Thomas (30 Points); Category 3/4 Ken Berry (30 points); Senior Section: Roy Clague (28 points)

REPORT FOR 23 JANUARY 2016

KPMG TO SPONSOR PADDY’S DAY CHARITY COMPETITION

Former school teacher Peter Miller (12), an inveterate parrot joke teller - probably started at ‘polytechnic’ – has also got me talking about birdies as he netted six of them to land the second round of the fifteen hole eclectic by four clear points.

Apart from a bogey on the squelchy short 16th Miller carded pars or birdies on every hole. A wayward bladed approach shot careened off a bunker leading to his first birdie on the 3rd and a more conventional birdie followed on the 12th. Miller finished the front six holes on two over par for 14 points and added another 21 with his thrilling three over par inward nine.

Stuart Brawn (18) amassed 31 points for second spot despite squandering putts left, right and centre. Three putting caused all four of his double bogeys but a super sand-save on the short 13th was one of five pars which were turned into birdies.

Michael Charmer (2) added the third prize to last week’s runner’s-up spot with a luscious level par back nine for 19 points, three better than Pete Thomas (7) who failed to finish the 16th but equalled Charmer’s 30 points to capture the category 1/2 award.

Ken Berry (22) blobbed the 14th and scored just one point on the 17th but all the rest were two or three pointers so he also signed for 30 points to win the category 3/4 prize. For the second week running Roy Clague secured the senior section, this time with 28 points.

A four ball better ball is scheduled for this weekend.  Please note you can now book online at www.castletowngolflinks.com  for our KPMG sponsored Paddy’s Day Knock which will take place at 1:00pm on Thursday 17th March. This will be an open Stableford shotgun start competition in aid of the Captain’s charity which is Hyperbaric Isle of Man. Entry fees of £15 for members and £30 for visitors includes a bacon bap and hot drink on arrival.

MALCOLM LAMBERT

Sponsored by Manx Cancer Help
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Four Ball Better Ball (90% handicap)
1st Mark Grace and Bryan McMahon (Nett 58)
2nd Jon Wild and Ben Humbles (Nett 59)

REPORT FOR 30 JANUARY 2016

EVENTUALLY IT ALL ADDS UP FOR GRACE & McMAHON

Storm force winds and superb all day breakfasts deflected all but the most determined golfers at Castletown this weekend. 19 teams ventured out in the 15 hole four ball better ball competition. Many more made it to the club-house but were waylaid by the enticing aroma of bacon.

Mark Grace (16) and Bryan McMahon (8) did the hard bit of applying ninety per cent to their handicaps but then couldn’t add up their nett scores! Never-the-less, their amended nett 58 gave them a one shot margin of victory.

Grace figured on the first five holes with four nett pars and one nett birdie. McMahon’s vital addition, a nett par on the 6th, meant they made the turn at one under par with 24 shots.

Then, netting a birdie, four pars and a bogey, Grace limited McMahon’s subsequent input to three tricky holes. McMahon’s par on the short 13th was followed by a nett par on 15th and then he again finished with a flourish. His nett birdie on the final hole meant they came back in 34 shots to finish at two under par.

In second place Jon Wild (18) and Ben Humbles (15) breezed round in one under par despite signing for a silly seven, double bogey, on the 12th. Ignoring that aberration their efforts were almost equal in that their scores were counted on seven holes each. Wild netted four birdies to Humbles two but conversely Wild hit two bogey to Humbles one.

There may not be a third prize awarded but three teams were involved in a complicated card play-off with their level par 60’s. Terry Ditchfield (9) and Neil Cartwright (8) muscled onto the podium with a better last six holes. With a better back nine Steve Zybert (14) and Michael Charmer (2) pushed Mark Teare (6) and Ross Byrne (14) into fifth-place.

The Manx Cancer Help 12 hole Stableford is scheduled for Wednesday and this weekend is another Stableford.

Early booking is recommended for the KPMG sponsored Paddy’s Day Knock on Thursday 17th March. It is in aid of the Captain’s charity - Hyperbaric Isle of Man. £15 for members/£30 for visitors and you get an enticing bacon bap!

MALCOLM LAMBERT

 

 

Sponsored by Manx Cancer Help
1st Dave Matthews (27pts)
2nd Andy McGee (26pts)
3rd Mark Handley (26pts) First Lady: Maryanne Dunn (26pts). Nearest-the-Pin: Dave Evans

REPORT UNDER 6TH FEBRUARY TAB

Individual Stableford (Qualifier)*
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REPORT FOR WEEK ENDING 7th FEBRUARY 2016

HELLO Mr CHIPS

Sublime winter weather brought a generous entry to support the weekly Manx Cancer Help 12 hole Stableford competition last Wednesday. Twenty-five men and women battled it out with several new members performing well.
Master chef Dave Evans from Langness No:19 dished up a nearest-the-pin treat on the 13th hole. Evans was in the first group out and his fine tee shot finished a foot closer than short hole specialist Stuart Brawn who has won the prize for the past two weeks.
The competition proper was won by Dave Matthews who battered the opposition with a very creditable 27 points. The Peel fryer chipped his way to success with some miraculous up and downs around the course. Fear not, fellow members, the 27 handicapper is registering on the handicap secretary's radar.
In the same fourball, single figure player, and fellow fryer Mark Handley scored well on eleven holes. The main man from the Terrace Chippy played an almost flawless round but shabby putting on the 12th was to cost him dear. He became a countback casualty on 26 points.
Steely Yorkshire man Andy McGee secured second place by netting an albatross on the final hole thus nudging out Mark Handley and also Maryann Dunn who was placed fourth. Never-the-less Dunn had the distinction of being the first lady home by six clear shots.
The weather stayed fine but blowy for the informal 11.30am roll-up which takes each Thursday. Numerous members arrived early for a pre-game natter with coffee and cakes. Clearly, it was too comfortable in the club-house because only half the attendees actually appeared on the tee.
Once again the storms put paid to any competition last weekend although a few intrepid souls did venture out. Consequently, we are expecting a bumper entry for the third round of the Winter Eclectic this weekend.
Places are filling up fast for the KPMG sponsored Paddy’s Day Knock at 1:00pm on Thursday 17th March. It is in aid of the Captain’s charity - Hyperbaric Isle of Man. So call Ged Power on 822211 to reserve your spot and/or to offer a raffle prize.

MALCOLM LAMBERT

Sponsored by Manx Cancer Help
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Four Ball Better Ball (90% handicap)

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Captain’s Drive In

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Woods Cup (Bogey)

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Captain-Chis Kelly

CAPTAIN’S MESSAGE
Dear Members both existing and new.
May we all look ahead to partaking in  good golf during 2016 whether playing competitive or social golf may you enjoy your time spent on a truly exciting and challenging golf course situated in one of the most spectacular areas of the Isle of Man. Although the year has started off poorly, from a weather perspective, we should anticipate improving conditions as the year progresses. We are grateful to Philip Vermuelen and his family for their continued efforts and support to improve the course and facilities for us all to benefit from.

I would like to extend my thanks to the Past President Dave Bell and Immediate Past Captain Roy Clague and the Committee for all their efforts enabling us to have a good golfing experience in 2015. I look forward to working closely with our new President Robert Braide and my Committee who have given me such support already this year in preparing for the 2016 season. Good wishes for a successful year are also extended to the Club’s Lady Captain, Dawn Sissions, and her Committee.

My Captain’s Day will be on Saturday 18th June and the Captain’s Dinner will be on Friday 23rd September. During the year I look to support ‘The Friends of the Hyperbaric Chamber’ as my chosen charity to assist them in their efforts to increase their services and move to the Nobles Hospital estate. One fund raising idea is for the Vice Captain and me to take on challengers in a FBBB format with the losers making a small donation.

Finally may you all have good health and enjoy the experience of playing golf at Castletown Golf Links in 2016.

Captain

 

Golfing Weather

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Committee/Officers


2016 CGC Ltd Board Members
Robert Braide : President – r.braide@hotmail.com - 498514
Chris Kelly : Captain - chrisbkelly@hotmail.com- 622003
Dawn Sissons : Lady Captain - dawnsissons@gmail.com - 319902
Simon Willoughby : Chairman- smwilloughby@manx.net- 433184
Ian Hodgkinson : Treasurer - ianhodge@manx.net - 452957
Robert Adcock : Secretary - bob@iom.com - 834704/320308
Mary van Lier - maryvanlier@manx.net - 624324


Captain:Chris Kelly Tel 622003 (H) 496816 (M); chrisbkelly@hotmail.com
President:
Robert Braide - r.braide@hotmail.com - 498514
Vice Captain: Malcolm Lambert Tel: 832579(H) 477883 (M): lamberts@infoware.co.uk
Immediate Past Captain: Roy Clague Tel: 621102 (H): royclague@manx.net
Hon Secretary: Bob Adcock tel: 834704 (H) 320308 (M) honseccgc@gmail.com
Hon Treasurer: Ian Hodgkinson Tel 851469 email ianhodge@manx.net



Competition and
Handicap Secretary
: David McGuinness Tel: 263533 (M) 822017 (H):davidlmcguinness@live.com
Juniors: Ged Power Tel 231223 (M); ged@castletowngolflinks.com
Sponsorships: Gerry Ganly Tel 490809 (M); gerryganly@manx.net
Social Sub Committee: Gerry Ganly Tel 490809 (M); gerryganly@manx.net
Golf Union Representitive:Roy Clague Tel: 621102 (H): royclague@manx.net
Dawn Sissons dawnsissons@gmail.com- 319902
Press Officer Malcolm Lambert Tel: 832579(H) 477883 (M): lamberts@infoware.co.uk

Jon Corke : jcorke10@gmail.com - 225610

Philip Vermeulen: philip.vermeulen@castletowngolflinks.com
P.J Vermeulen: pj.vermeulen@castletowngolflinks.com


Other key contacts
Website Co-ordinator: Lord Gort Tel: 822295 (H) 232623 (M): cgc@manx.net
Handicaps and handicap certificates:
Roy Clague Tel: 621102 (H): royclague@manx.net
David McGuinness Tel:263533 davidlmcguinness@live.com

2016 Ladies Committee
Dawn Sissons : Ladies Captain/ Golf Union  - dawnsissons@gmail.com- 319902
Dawn Killa : I.P. Captain - dawnkilla@gmail.com -451940
Jackie Fisher : Ladies Vice Captain - JackieFisher@hotmail.co.uk - 470917
Loni Evans : Hon. Treasurer loni.evans@businessdoctor.im
Louna Vermeulen: Comp.&H/cap: launa.vermeulen@businessdoctors.im - 825838
Julie Amphlett: Hon. Secretary julie.amphlett@chasetempleton.co.uk  07979 146096
Maryann Dunn : maryanndunn@suremail.im - 212288

Roll of Honour

 

1952-58 F Pickles
1959-61 WCKellyOBE
1962-63 J Lamb                                                
1964-65 Sir RCS Stevenson GCMG MLC          
1966-67 C Connall                              
1968-73 Sir P Stallard KCMG CVO MBE           
1974-75 WA Kirkpatrick                    
1976-77 The Viscount Gort                
1978-79 KC Cowley                           
1980-81 Dr JM Ferguson                    
I982-83 JA Bird                                    
1984-85 AH Smith                                               
1986-87 Lt Col HK Sweeting                            
1988-89 TR Beatson                             
1990-91 LM Wilson                             
1992-93 LF Doherty                                            
1994-95 PJ Roberts                                              
1996-97 JR Jackson                                              
1998-99 J Neil                                                      
2000-01 E Alexander                                           
2002-2003 D Robbie                                            
2004-2005 R Mackenzie      
2006-2007 M Henthorn                      
2008-2009  SL Manuja                                         
2010-2011 E Shallcross                                       
2012-2013 J Yardley           
2014- 2015 D Bell 
2016 R.Braide

                  
M Crowe
RA Henry
Patron-
His Excellency Lt Governor, AdamWood 


1952 WC Kelly    
1953 J Corrin       
1954/55 NG Brown     
1956 RH Hawkins             
1957 WC Kelly    
1958 CLP Vereker        
1959 JE Mc Dermott           
1960/61 CLP Vereker           
1962/63 JE McDermott         
1964/65 WA Kirkpatrick   
1966 Dr JM Ferguson         
1967/68 LK Gore             
1969/70 LG Holroyd
1971 JA Bird         
1972 FR Crook    
1973 JM Cain OBE          
1974 ER StA Davies OBE   
1975 AH Smith    
1976 A Simpson  
1977 AD Sheard   
1978 WR Ennett   
1979 RM Barker   
1980 GA Thompson      
1981 Lt Col HK Sweeting  
1982 LF Doherty 
1983 TR Beatson
1984 JR Jackson
1985 LM Wilson
1986 JM Gerrard
1987 AE Alexander
1988 PJ Roberts
1989 J Neil
1990 AE Gawne
1991 BJ Eastham
1992 RH Mackenzie
1993 SL Manuja
1994 D Robbie
1995 IJ Lunn
1996 T Karran
1997 WG Holmes
1998 E Shallcross
1999 PT Kirby
2000 M Henthorn
2001 BJ Eades
2002 JPB Carter
2003 SJ Boyd
2004 R Braide
2005 P Cox
2006 D Bell
2007 D Bell
2008 S Skelton
2009 J Yardley
2010 P Robertson
2011 S McGowan
2012 G Ferguson
2013 B Watts
2014 G Karran MBE
2015 R.Clague
2016 C.Kelly

 

 


Memberships

Details of 2015 memberships and fees etc. can be found in the PDF documents enclosed (click on image)...

2015_membership_fees AppForms 2015 Both sections_

 

 

 



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Images of the Course

 

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  • 11th-tee
  • 17th-wide
  • 14th
  • 16th
  • 17th-green-view
  • 3rd-view
  • 4th
  • 6th-green
  • 8th-hole
  • Road-hole-wide
  • 6th-kwc
 

These are small selection of photographs(for sale)...for more and images of other famous courses are available as signed prints please click on following link www.golfshots.im

Golf has been played at Castletown since 1892 when Old Tom Morris designed the course. The course in its present form was laid out by golfing legend Mackenzie Ross in the late 20s and early 30s and provides some of the purest links golf anywhere in the British Isles. 
The links has hosted, among other events, the PGA Cup (1979), Europro Tour 2002, Manx Classic Pro Am and the Duke of York Young Champions trophy in 2003 and again in 2005.
The present seventh hole is named the Race Course because, there, a century and a half before the first ever English Derby, the then Earl of Derby  held the first ever Manx Derby over three furlongs. This was also thirty-nine years prior to the Newmarket race, which has been proclaimed to be the oldest horse race in existence.

 


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