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County Week Results Leaderboard

Monday 18th June 2018

Results from East Region County Week
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Beadlow win Junior Inter Club

Saturday 9th June 2018

A team from Beadlow Manor comprising Harry Lake, Jamie Gibbons and Hayden Black narrowly beat a John'O Gaunt team of Daniel Haugh, Rachel George and Bradley Williams. The winning team will represent Bedfordshire in the National final at Huddersfield GC in September.
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Georgia Staroscik is the Women's County Champion for 2018

Monday 14th May 2018


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Congratulations to Luca Thompson

Friday 11th May 2018

Congratulations to Luca Thompson from Pavenham Park GC on winning the Bridgestone Chase Your Dream Trophy (East Region) which was held at Bedford & County GC on Wednesday 9 May.
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Jenifer Tocha and Louise Baxter wins the Sue Paterson Salver for 2018

Monday 7th May 2018


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4BBB Winners

Tuesday 17th April 2018


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Golf, Cake & Prosecco

Monday 16th April 2018

First of 4 events held at the weekend at The Bedford Golf Club
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Pavenham off to winning start in the Handicap League

Friday 6th April 2018

Despite all the recent wet weather the Handicap League got underway on Thursday. Pavenham opened up with a resounding win 7-0 against Beadlow Manor. Looks like they could be the ones to watch again this year! A big thank you to the Ladies of Aspley Guise who are rallying round to supply trolleys with Hedgehog wheels to their first opponents Dunstable Downs on Monday.

London Foursomes Matchplay

Thursday 29th March 2018


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Welcome to Bedfordshire Ladies County Golf Association

Welcome to Bedfordshire County Golf Union

Latest news

Beadlow win Junior Inter Club

Saturday 9th June 2018

A team from Beadlow Manor comprising Harry Lake, Jamie Gibbons and Hayden Black narrowly beat a John'O Gaunt team of Daniel Haugh, Rachel George and Bradley Williams. The winning team will represent Bedfordshire in the National final at Huddersfield GC in September.
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Seniors Cambridgeshire v Bedfordshire at St Ives GC

Tuesday 8th May 2018

Seniors led by Captain John start the season with a Win
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BCGU Under 18s Winners again

Monday 7th May 2018

Excellent performances all round in the first U18 League Match
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Brightman & Steele win 2018 County Foursomes

Monday 23rd April 2018

On the day Duncan became a grandad he and partner Rob, both members of Millbrook GC, stormed The Bedford course to win the first event of the year. Scoring a 150 they pipped aspiring youngster's George Garnham & Jack Manley by one shot.
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Bedfordshire wins BUT Trophy - Again!

Saturday 7th April 2018

The Bedfordshire U18 boys won the BUT Trophy for the fifth year in succession on Wednesday 4th April 2018 at The Millbrook.
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Stuart Goode Memorial Trophy

Sunday 1st April 2018

The second year of the Stuart Goode Memorial Trophy was won by the First Team
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Junior Order of Merit

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Aidan Abbott and Joel Gosling win Order of Merit
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Greg breezes to victory

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Strong winds made for very testing conditions on County Finals Day at Beds and County Golf club. Greg Osborne triumphed in the Scratch Knockout and The Bedford won the Club Handicap Knockout in it's inaugural year. In the mid-handicap final, the match was tied after 18 holes with and settled on the first extra hole when Josh Bamford sunk his birdie putt for a Leighton Buzzard victory.
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Bedfordshire Schools Scratch Championship

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Jack Manley claims Schools Championship
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Development News 

The Millbrook G.C take Beds High Street Showcase by Storm! 

Saturday 3rd June saw the Millbrook attend the Beds High St Showcase. This fantastic event was a great opportunity for the people of Bedfordshire to try golf.

Andrew Coleman and Rob Brightman worked tirelessly during the day, delivering over a 100 lessons to the enthusiastic public who queued non-stop throughout the day to have a go!    

It doesn't just stop there. The Millbrook are running a stepping stone coaching pathway for people to get into golf. 

Step 1

4 X 1 Hour group lessons for £20. There are two groups to choose from, either Sunday 11th June at 11:00AM or Tuesday 13th June at 18:00 

Step 2 

Improver sessions following on from the initial 4 week course. This £20 package will include another 4 X 1hour group sessions as well as a 100 hole membership at The Millbrook in which to hone your skills on! 

For more info and to get in touch please contact Rob or Andrew on 01525 840252

Or visit their website here 


The WorkPlace Challenge is back! 

Mon 19th September 2016 - Sun 16th October 2016

Bedfordshire’s Workplace Challenge are offering 4 weeks of group, one hour Golf Lessons, aimed at intermediate golfers who want to brush up their skills.

We have lessons available at Colmworth G.C, The Bedford G.C, The Milbrook G.C, Stockwood Park G.C and Bedfordshire G.C at various times. All the participants will come together to compete against the other clubs at The Bedford G.C on the afternoon of 16th Oct 2016.

The cost of all the lessons along with the competition which will include a hot meal with either a pint or soft drink for just £30.

Don't delay, contact Jo Brewster at:  jo@teambedsandluton.co.uk



Final Qualifying for The Womens british open at John o'Gaunt Golf Club

Monday 25th July saw John O'Gaunt Golf Club host the final qualifying for this years Womens British Open to be played at Woburn later this week. With a field including Solheim Cup, Curtis Cup and a selection of future Olympians, the scene was set for a fantastic days golf.       

The golf on show was of the highest quality and it was Aditi Ashok, an Indian teenager from Bangalore who stole the show. Her 9 under par round of 66 was of the highest quality and it included a run of birdie, eagle, birdie, birdie to finish! Marta Sanz & Annie Park finished joint second with outstanding rounds of 69 (-6) to also claim places at Woburn later this week. GB's Bronte Law also qualified, the amateur shot a round of 70 (-5) to qualify, making birdie on all 5 par 5's.  

        

The event was free to attend and it was great to see so many youngsters up to watch. It was a great opportunity to see up close how a pro golfer plots their way around a course and no doubt inspired a few young boys and girls to pick up a club.  

Special mention must go to Simon Davis and his team at John O'Gaunt. The course was in immaculate condition, the clubhouse was bustling with activity and the volunteers were extremley helpful in both running the event and engaging with spectators.

The next stop is the Womens British Open at Woburn starting on Thursday. For those interested in attending please follow this link for tickets.  It promises to be a fantastic tournament and another opportunity to watch some high quality golf first hand.   



County Action Plan draft

Monday 11th July saw the development group talk at the BLCGA delegates meeting. At that meeting, the County Action Plan was shared for delegates consideration. Below is the draft plan 'one pager' which highlights the key areas of the plan. To download a copy please click here.   

Bedfordshire Golf County Action Plan    

Purpose:  The plan, will target the growth and development of the game of golf in Bedfordshire. It will be produced to meet needs identified specifically in our county, and will be “branded” as Bedfordshire Golf

Partners: The plan, which will be a working document and regularly reviewed, will be collectively owned by the Development group, County Union, County Association & PGA.

Mission Statement: To make Bedfordshire the most accessible county for potential golfers, and potential golf club members in the U.K.

Objectives:

1.To provide support for clubs to encourage both recruitment of new members and retention of their current membership by providing the best possible golfing and social experience, to reverse the recent decline in club membership

2.To encourage and promote the involvement of juniors of all ages in golf, through schools and colleges with the aim of bringing juniors into club membership

To promote the development of talent at all levels and a high quality competitive game at all county levels.
To work closely with and support all PGA qualified coaches in Bedfordshire. Enabling, empowering and aiding their delivery of relevant coaching initiatives supporting the county’s aims and objectives.
To develop better and more effective communication between all parties, especially to facilitate better communication with clubs through whichever channel may be appropriate for that club.
To find more effective ways of working together, and therefore be able to efficiently deliver the above aims and overall mission statement.


Important Notes: How this will be achieved and who will be responsible will be worked on once we have consensus from all parties on the proposed objectives.

Communication emerged as a key theme in the success of this project. Discussions are already underway to develop a joint website and a greater social media presence. These examples show a communication between partners has improved, yet we’re aware more needs to be done in this area.  

Working in collaboration will bring many benefits to the health of the game in Bedfordshire. A joined approach of resources, personnel and expertise will enable Bedfordshire Golf to provide clubs with forums, workshops and events supporting in specialist areas.

This plan has been put together by a sub-group of the Development Group including representatives of the County Union, County Association and PGA professionals.






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