I am now one month into my year as the Captain of Gathurst Golf Club. On Wednesday the 5th February 2020 I along with my wife Pauline attended “The Society of Liverpool Captains”, Introductory evening ay Huyton & Prescott Golf Club. This is where we met for the first time all the 27 member clubs of the Liverpool Society 2020 captains and their wives/partners. The meal and speeches were followed by a meeting where we agreed on our Captains year name which is:
The Visionaries (2020 Vision)
It was a great honour to be part of this on behalf of Gathurst Golf Club, I am greatly looking forward to visiting and getting to know all the 27 clubs. Sharing thoughts and ideas with my fellow Captains to help all golf clubs in the Liverpool Society, prosper and grow. Not forgetting I’ll be playing lots of Golf….!!!!!!
I am also really chuffed that the club have agreed to move the Captains day to Saturday 27th June 2020. Over the next three months I will be working with Mark Schofield (Vice Captain) along with the Golf, Social and House committees to finalise the arrangements for the day/evening.
The Lady Captain Elaine King and I have chosen “Breast Cancer Now” for our charity and your support would be greatly appreciated.
Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now merged in 2019. They united to create one charity for everyone affected by breast cancer and are the UK’s first comprehensive breast cancer charity.
How your support helps!
1 in 7 women in the UK will develop breast cancer
Your donation will help to make sure the world-class research taking place in their labs, and the life-changing care and support they provide to those who so desperately need it, continues. If we act now, we can create a future where everyone who develops breast cancer lives – and is supported to live well.
As we approach the start of the golf season with the Captains opening dinner dance Saturday 14th March, followed by the Captains drive in Sunday 15th March. I would like to ask if you haven’t already, to consider sponsoring one of the Seventy-Two Competitions scheduled for this season. This gives me the opportunity to have a bacon barm (On me) and a round of golf with lots of different members. Helping me achieve my goal of playing with as many of our 491 golf members as possible in 2020.
For those of you especially the new members, who are unsure what sponsoring a competition entails please see below:
There are two prizes for each of the competitions 1st Division & 2nd Division so the norm is for two people to put their names on the club prize donors list on the notice board. Obviously one person can sponsor if they wish. The prizes normally take the form of a Clarkes golf voucher usually between £30 to £40 or golf merchandise. Although the sponsors can clearly choose any prize they wish. The tee off time is the sponsor choice and Ian White (Chair of Golf) and I will ensure you get the tee off time you want.
Thank you for all your support
Gathurst Golf Club Captain 2020