Minutes from a meeting of the Exhibition Golf Society on 18th May 2022

Minutes from a meeting of the Exhibition Golf Society on 18th May 2022 held at The Exhibition Pub

Meeting started at 19:09

Present: Steve Tatham, Rob Syer, Nick Syer, Steve Foster, Karen Foster, Phillip Malley, Paul Field & Graham Allchin

Apologies: Nick Pedlar, Alison Hubbard, Andy Wren, Paul Jones & Adam Clayton

Matters Arising from the last minutes: The last meeting was on 22nd September 2021, there were no matters that hadn’t been addressed in the AGM held on 8th December 2021

Treasurers Report: RS reported that the society has a current balance of £4,891.08 made up of society funds of £752.57, a balance for the overseas trip of £3322.28, a balance for the next UK trip of £364.00 and a rolling charity fund of £452.23.RS thanked everyone who has embraced the new payment system for golf outings.

Social Events: The next event is likely to be the annual Christmas dinner which will be sorted out nearer the time.

Last Golf Event: ST reminded all that reports on all events are uploaded to our website www.exhibitiongolfsociety.co.uk along with updated member handicaps and the Race to Dubai table.

Next Event: PF confirmed the next event is Oundle and the e-mail has gone out promoting the event.

UK Weekend Away: ST explained the decision to defer the next UK weekend away until 2023 because of high quotes and low availability.

Overseas Trip: RS confirmed 16 are going to Spain at the end of September. The remaining balance is to be paid by the first week of July.

Charity Day: This has been deferred to 2023

AOB from the last meeting: Discussion included PF needing to talk with Stuart Wren about remaining 2022 fixtures and KF was thanked for her cheaper embossed balls.

AOB for this meeting:

PM asked for winners photos from golf days for the website. GA offered to do this at Oundle.

RS asked if we should re-introduce NP trophy but it was decided we’d stick with a sleeve of balls. RS also mentioned a discussion about a Spain 2022 tour t-shirt that evolved into a decision that we’d look at a new society shirt for all. RS will investigate cost & demand.

SF asked if NP3 could be resurrected but the following discussion showed an additional NP or NP2 would be preferred. SF suggested a challenge on the 18th at each course. ST suggested looking at the numbers playing on a month by month basis to justify the cost. PF suggested funding the prizes as Captain to continue the tradition and support the supplier.

ST asked for volunteers for the Fun Run in aid od Macmillan on Sunday 26th June. If you can help please let ST know.

Date of the next meeting: The next meeting will be the AGM with the date to follow.

Meeting Finished 20:45 (Spanish time)

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