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McCLYMONT MEDAL

McCLYMONT MEDAL

Congratulations to Rab Adams on winning the first major of the year the McClymont Medal, An excellent turnout of 29 members competing in our first Major of the 2018 season on an extremely cold and windswept Belleisle. Thanks to all for taking part excellent turnout yet again. Full Results on the webpage. Well done to Colin Davidson who took home the long drive prize and Rab Adams who took home the nearest the pin.

CAPTAIN v VICE CAPTAIN

CAPTAIN v VICE CAPTAIN

Congratulations to the Captain Eric Armour and his band of merry men on being victorious in the yearly matchplay Captain v Vice Captain match, excellent turn out from our members yet again despite the weather conditions, so a big thank you to all.    

ST ANDREWS GREENSOMES

ST ANDREWS GREENSOMES

Congrats to Mr Crombie & Mr Hanns on winning the St Andrews Greensomes. It was an Excellent turn out considering the conditions so thanks to all for taking part.  

Golf World Handicap System Announced For 2020

Golf World Handicap System Announced For 2020

Extract from recent Golf Monthly article: Golf’s governing bodies, the R&A and USGA, have announced that a new ‘World Handicap System’ is set to come in to play for 2020. It has been designed to create a more ‘consistent measure of playing ability’. Feautures of the new system include social rounds counting towards handicap and an average-based handicap which takes into account your best 8 of the last 20 scores. Instead of handing in three cards like we do here in the UK, a handicap can be generated from 54-holes of different combinations to include nine hole scores as well as standard 18 hole scores.  The new World Handicap System also mirrors CONGU’s recent changes to allow golfers can have a handicap of up to 54. The R&A and USGA says the new World Handicap System will feature the following:  Flexibility in formats of play, allowing both competitive and recreational rounds to count for handicap purposes and ensuring that a golfer’s...

5 Club Challenge

5 Club Challenge

Congratulations to Mike McArthur who was victorious in the 5 club Challenge on a sun drenched Seafield. An excellent turnout today and some fantastic scoring. Full results on the web page.  

Contact Details

Contact Details

Members are reminded that it is their responsibility to keep their contact details up to date. You can check them on the website and send any changes to secretary@abbotsfordgolf.co.uk . Alternatively, write the changes on a note and place it in the club box.  

Coming Events

Coming Events

Texas Scramble / Curry – Sunday 22nd October Prizegiving Evening – Saturday 18th November Captain’s Lunch – Sunday 26th November