Section Competition 28/01/2023
Scramble 'à 3 à la française'
||S.Hall - J.Delacroix – I. Jones
||J. McCallum – E. Freiha – F. Thiriet
||C. Beillaguier – B. Delacroix – C. Jacques
||J. Cosgrove – M. Greenwood – J. Greenwood
Here are the dates for:
- Section AGM: Thursday 30 March
- Spring Weekend, Roncemay 5-7 May
- Spring Cup at Villarceaux: Saturday 3 June
- Autumn Vase at Villarceaux: Saturday 7 October
The Section subs are now due!
The weekend runs from Friday 5th to Sunday 7th of May on the very attractive Roncemay course (see www.roncemay.com) in Burgundy, about 150 km. from Paris.
The hotel is on the course with rooms overlooking it, and with a « gastronomique » restaurant + swimming pool and spa.
The 41st Autumn Vase, like last year's, was blessed with lovely weather and some good scoring.
Overall Autumn Vase (best Net Stableford) winner and best SAC scorer: Marie-Alice Anglade with 43 points! The Best Gross score of the day was by Dimitri Ansart from Villarceaux - again!
Longest drive. Ladies: Sue Hall; Men: Xavier Bedel.
Nearest the pin. Ladies: Marie-Alice Anglade; Men: Jacques Botto.
More details are in the main article. (SAC players underlined)
Continuing our long-term relationship with the Golf de Villarceaux, we will be organising the 41st Autumn Vase there on Saturday 8 October.
Read on to see the start times.
52 players took part In the 41st Spring Cup and enjoyed pleasant playing conditions (though heavy rain earlier in the week had left some challenges!). wonderful weather. Congratulations to Dimitri Ansart, winner of the Castrol Cup, with a gross score of 37 points and to Financial Times Cup winner Guermonprez Véronique with the best Ladies' Gross score (22). The best SAC net scorer was Adriana Delacroix with 40 points.
Golfers went off to Omaha Beach Golf Club for their Autumn Weekend from Friday the 16th to Sunday the 18th of September.
The two main prizes for Saturday's Stableford competition are the Kiwi Cup (donated by Alan Kerr) for the best Net score and the Irish Trophy for the best Gross.
This edition of the Kiwi cup was won by Jean-Charles Saden with 37 points and the Irish Trophy went to John McCallum with 16 points.
Read on for more complete details or visit the FFG site for Omaha Beach's "MOORE" competition.
The Golf Section is looking into the organisation of golf lessons with a PGA pro at the SAC in June on weekday evenings during the weeks 23 / 24 / 25 / 26, between 6 and 8 pm.
Format: individual (30mins), or groups (2-4 people, duration based on 30 mins per participant), at €30 per person, per lesson.
Scope: Short Irons, Pitching, Chipping
Participants would need to bring their clubs and around 24 balls.
If you are interested please contact J.McCallum by mail , by Sunday 29th May indicating your preferences for the day of the week and whether you prefer the individual or group format. As a function of this feedback, we will confirm a programme in the following days.
52 players took part In the 41st Spring Cup and were lucky with the weather and the course was impeccable all of which contributed to the event being a great success. A special thanks to the SAC volunteers who helped prepare the buffet which was much appreciated by the participants.
Congratulations to Dimitri Ansart, winner of the Castrol Cup, with a gross score of 37 points and to Financial Times Cup winner Véronique Guermonprez with the best Ladies' Gross score (22). The best Ladies Net scorer (and best SAC score) was Jeanne Delacroix with 40 points. Read on for more details (and go to the FFG site for all the scores).
On Saturday, 19 March the Section held a Patsome Competition at Villarceaux.
Monica G + John Mc stormed round in 40 points, followed by Sue + James with 35, and Frédéric + John G on30. Jeanne + Claude got 28, and Joan + Emile amassed 22.
Read on for a pretty scoreboard..
The first section competition of 2023 will be a Scramble à 3 à la Française on Saturday 28 January (fee 5€).
Golfers went off to Wimereux Golf Club for their Spring Weekend from Saturday 30 April to Monday 2 May. Most enjoyable despite some wind!
The two main prizes for Saturday's Stableford competition are the Kiwi Cup (donated by Alan Kerr) for the best Net score and the Dean Trophy (donated by Andrew Dean) for the best Gross.
This edition of the Kiwi cup was won by Ian Jones with 41 points and the Dean Trophy went to John McCallum with 21 points.
The other competition, a Scramble 'à deux' was won by Jean-Pierre Delage and Jeanne Delacroix. Read on for more complete details.