Night Golf

Great night had by all. Thank you for all the hard work by Dan West for organising the competition, Steve Hancock for the quiz and Joanne Wright for the great food helped by Jill Prouten and Sarah Lloyd.

Results of the Night Golf

1st Barry Harbert, Andy Reed and Christine Lane. 22.7

2nd Sam Rogers, Trevor Gossett and Phil Brennan 23.4

3rd Gordon Debenham, Walter Mallinson and Dave TC May 23.5

4th Malcolm Prouten, Jill Prouten, Zoe Harrhy and Shelagh Merrifield .24

5th Bob Singh-Bansi, Dennis Cardwell and Rick Jury              24.2

6th Peter Dixey, Debenham, Charlie Hendy and Peter Dixcey 24.8

7th Sarah Lloyd, L. Webb, Viv Tomlinson and Yvonne Robinson 24.8

8th Helen Whittaker, Mark Royl, Harrison Knights and Harrison Lakes 26.3

9th Chris Cockcroft, Peter Tarrant, William Lakin and Baily Hyde    26.6

Team USA win the Westridge Ryder Cup

On Saturday 22nd September we held our Westridge Ryder Cup and Team USA took the title! In a match that was nip and tuck and could have gone either way Team USA pictured in Red took the match with 7.5 point to 6.5 points. The rain held off for the most part and everyone had a great day organised by team Captains Rose Budd (Europe) and Dave May (USA)


Captains’ Day 2018

Captains Day 2018

Marilyn Barrell and I hosted around ninety members in the Westridge Captains Day “1918” themed event.The aim was to achieve comradery between the members and to have a great time and golf to be not the focus for a change. The event started with Ryde Town Cryer Steve King and all members proceeded to their designated tees for a shot gun start.

A lot of preparation went in to preparing the course in the morning thank you to Course manager Paul Jenkins, Trevor Blair and Darcy. Members who also kindly helped Nick Geeson, Helen Whittaker, Dave May, Rose Budd, Geoff Budd, Frank Brazier, Martin Debenham and Peter Dixey. Members played in a non-regulated very toughsetup course 9 Hole Stableford. The Stablefordwon by Janet Brazier, second Andrew Reed and third Glenn Winnard. Another twist Captains Charity Shield (Hidden Fours),1st Joel Tarry, Roger Sims, Pat Metcalf and Janet Brazier, 2nd   Geoff Budd, Helen Whittaker, Chris Smith, Christine Hodgkinson ,3rd   Dave Tarry, Jasmine Royl, Peter Dixey and Margaret Abbott. Thank you to Lesley Vail for entertaining the members by flying over in a micro light half way through the event also thank you to Philip Brennan and Dennis Wilson for compiling the scores.

Best Dressed Male: Junior Captain William Lakin chosen by Joanne Wright

Best Dressed Lady Janet Brazier chosen by Mark Wright.

All Prize money provided by The Taverners of Godshill, Ming and Lia Sing Choi I like to say a big thank you and recommend you visit Godshill, The Taverners will provide you with the most wonderful culinary experience on the Isle of Wight.

After the GolfBBQ was enjoyed by all special thanks to Joanne Wright and her team Sarah Lloyd and Jill Prouten.

I must say how overwhelmed by all the donations and thank you to all donators for your great generosity.  Raffle and guess the tees accumulated around £400 and split between the two Captains Charities/ Cause, Westridge Golf Club and Salvation Army. Great work by Nicolette and Gloria Knights in collecting funds in the raffle and William Lakin for collecting funds for “Guess the Tees”

Photographs provided by Gordon and Bronte Debenham and finally good luck for next year to Vice Club Captain Dave May and Lady Vice-Captain Rose Budd.

Bob Singh-Bansi

Westridge Club Captain 2018/19


More pictures to follow…