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Bedfordshire County Golf Union

Welcome to Bedfordshire Ladies County Golf Association

Welcome to Bedfordshire County Golf Union

Latest news

County Captain’s Fun(D) Day

Monday 30th September 2019

Details of the shotgun draw
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Knockout Foursomes Final

Friday 27th September 2019

Details of the Knockout Foursomes Final
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County Executive & Guests Day

Monday 16th September 2019

Millbrook score record total thanks to an outstanding round by Captain David McKears.
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Tavistock Trophy Final

Saturday 24th August 2019

Bedford & County wins the 2019 Tavistock Trophy Final
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Bedfordshire Junior Girls finish 3rd in the East Region County Finals 2019

Friday 16th August 2019


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Luca Thompson wins the Junior County Championship

Monday 29th July 2019


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County Captains Fun(D) Day

Saturday 27th July 2019

County Captains Fun(D) Day - 3rd October
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Entry now Open for County Mixed

Monday 22nd July 2019

The Baroness course at Beadlow Manor is pleased to host this year's County Mixed Foursomes.
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Junior Inter-Club 2019

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Pavenham Park wins right to represent Bedfordshire at the Junior Champion Club
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Welcome to Bedfordshire Ladies County Golf Association

Welcome to Bedfordshire County Golf Union

Latest news

Mid Handicap Cup winners Leighton Buzzard GC

Thursday 24th October 2019

The coveted Mid Handicap Cup returned to Leighton Buzzard for the second time in 3 years.
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County Handicap Knockout

Thursday 24th October 2019

Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands GC narrowly win against South Beds GC in Final
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County KO Scratch Champion 2019

Thursday 24th October 2019

At the 4th time of asking County stalwart Scott Armitage wins KO Scratch.
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County Executive & Guests Day

Monday 16th September 2019

Millbrook score record total thanks to an outstanding round by Captain David McKears.
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Tavistock Trophy Final

Saturday 24th August 2019

Bedford & County wins the 2019 Tavistock Trophy Final
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Boys' County Championships 2019

Wednesday 7th August 2019

The 2019 Boys' County Championships were played on 6th August
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Aylesbury Vale Golf Club Host County 4Ball event

Monday 29th July 2019

On a superbly presented course at Aylesbury Vale two of our aspiring youngsters, Jack Manley (1) & Finlay Cummings (4) scored a total of 93 points to win the Bedfordshire County 4 Ball. Full results can be found on Competitions page.
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Entry now Open for County Mixed

Monday 22nd July 2019

The Baroness course at Beadlow Manor is pleased to host this year's County Mixed Foursomes.
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U18 Team qualifies for 2019 SEG League Final

Sunday 14th July 2019

BCGU U18 Team qualifies for final for second year.
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Seniors Hertfordshire
Monday 8th May 2017
Singles
1
Philip C Sutton 
Dunstable Downs Golf Club
Won 2 & 1 Keith Young
2
Peter Dobson 
John O'Gaunt Golf Club
Won 3 & 2 John Abridge
3
Colin Moody 
Bedford Golf Club (The)
Won 3 & 1 Bob Head
4
Paul Wharton 
Woodhall Spa Golf Club
Won 6 & 5 Warwick Grant
5
Peter Mott 
The Millbrook Golf Club
Won 1 Hole Simon Kay
6
John Haines 
Bedfordshire Golf Club
Won 2 & 1 Gordon Stewart
7
Tom McEvoy 
John O'Gaunt Golf Club
Won 3 & 1 Mike Ready
8
Steven Montague 
Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club
Won 5 & 4 Kevin Ratcliffe
9
Charles Snelling 
Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club
Won 4 & 3 Ian Foster
10
Philip White 
John O'Gaunt Golf Club
Won 4 & 2 Hugh Jenkinson
Singles Total 4 6

If happiness and confidence can come out of a loss, then after this match we had both! A 6 – 4 loss to Hertfordshire is as close as we’ve been to them in many, many years. The previous two encounters have ended in 8 – 2 losses, and they anticipated an equally big score again.

Aspley Guise was in great condition, with fast, true running greens, and I provided our guys with notes on where the pins were and the dangerous areas to avoid. Hopefully this helped, even if it saved one shot!

As usual, we went into our first league match with confidence and enthusiasm. We had a strong team out and it showed early on. We unexpectedly welcomed back Phil Sutton, who can only strengthen our team going forward, and he led us off with a convincing victory. Out at number 4 was our other main man, Paul Wharton. Paul played some sparkling golf to demolish his opponent 6&5. The match was tight with Colin Moody again not getting the run of the ball and losing a very close match. My opponent had an off day and proved that having home players in the team helps, as I came in winning 5&4. By now we were 3 – 3 and things were hotting up! (shame it wasn’t the weather!) Charlie Snelling took another point for us with a great 4&3 win, after Vice Captain John Haines lost another close match. It was now 4 – 4 and we knew that Peter Mott’s match was close. Sadly, his opponent closed it out on 18th green and with last man Phil White going down, our thoughts of a well deserved draw were dashed.

At the end of the day, a really good performance that proves, with a bit of good fortune, we can mix it with the big boys! Well done everyone, a great team performance.

Steve Montague
Seniors Captain



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