Meeting opened at 19.05
PRESENT: S Tatham – Chairman, Nick Pedlar – Captain, R Syer – Treasurer, B May – Secretary, N Gabb, P Malley, S Foster – Fixtures Secretary, J Mills – Vice-Captain, A Wren, K McGinty, N Syer, S Clark.
APOLOGIES – G Allchin, A McGarry, B Willis, M Ray, S Wren .
MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING – approved.
MATTERS ARISING – None.
The accounts for the society are in excellent condition with £4894.95 in the account comprised of £1381.81 Society funds, £1055.00 Overseas Trip, £1175.00 English Trip and £1283.14 Charity Day funds.
SOCIAL EVENTS – The Christmas Dinner held on the 10th December was well attended and an enjoyable time was had by all. No other social events are planned for the moment.
EVENTS PAST & FUTURE
See website for details
Redbourne 25th March currently 18 members have signed up for this event..
All future events are detailed on the website. The Knock-out is proceeding well.
There was some discussion about some members knowledge of the Rules of Golf see Other business.
2017 all in hand special meeting after Society meeting.
Forest of Dean 2-4th June 2017 the trip is fully booked and balance due mid-April.
CHARITY DAY 2017
Bar Hill has been booked for July 8th 2017 with an 18 hole Shotgun start and a Beat the Professional competition. Coffee and roll 12-1pm and around 5.50 all players and helpers eat together. Cost per head £45 and it is hoped to field 19-20 teams. David Jones and Steve Favell have volunteered to help on the day. Other helpers to be confirmed. Steve Tatham volunteered to organise the Raffle again.
Once again the issue of players’ responsibility to maintain a high standard of etiquette and being familiar with the rules of golf and abiding by them at all times was raised. The Captain agreed to put some guidance notes together clarifying many of the more basic rules to go on the Society’s web site.
Meeting closed 19.20
Next Meeting to be advised.