The Seniors Section
The 2019 Seniors Captain is Andy Harris
Seniors Vice Captain Keith French
The Seniors section in the Club is completely open to all members who are over the age of 55, even though many do not feel they are ‘Seniors’.
The section hold a number of mid-week stableford competitions over the summer, as well as a Senior Open and matches against other clubs. Over the past years these events have been very well attended and have often produced some excellent, competitive golf.
The Seniors Team play friendly matches against Clubs across the Midlands, playing some 26 games from March through to October, both on a home and away basis. These fixtures are always enjoyable and competitive, played in a friendly atmosphere and with very good company. This combined with some wonderful courses, and excellent food and drink after the game proves to be an amazing day out.
If you are interested in playing with the Seniors in any of the events you are always guaranteed a warm, friendly welcome and will never be short of like-minded playing partners. Our Team fixtures are below and you will find ‘sign up’ lists on the Seniors board which is on the left just before the Men’s changing room.
The culmination of the Seniors’ season is the John Kynnersley Cup. This is a board competition played for by those who have represented the club playing for the Seniors Team. Traditionally the cup is played for as part of the Seniors Captain’s Away Day.
Seniors Fixtures/Results for 2019
After starting the season with an enjoyable but disappointing loss to Fulford Heath’s B Team the Seniors travelled away to Coventry Golf Club on Friday 29th March. This was a close encounter on a glorious Spring day with lots of very good golf from all the members of both Clubs involved. Unfortunately, Fulford Seniors came second but by only one match. At least the Seniors Captain won, largely due to the strong play of Jim Pedersen. The other winners on the day were Len Troth & Malcolm Robbins, with Ray Webb & Mike Walker managing to get a half. So an excellent day at Coventry, not the right result but the company was good and the day was full of sun.
Coventry (away) lost 3 1/2 to 2 1/2
July and August 2019
The Seniors played 7 matches in July and August against Olton, Droitwich (twice), Kenilworth, Ladbrook Park, Kings Norton and Churchill & Blakedown. July and August were successful months with 5 wins, one half and one loss. Well done to everyone who has taken part.
There were wins for Lionel Baird (four times), Larry Bennett (twice), Ron Bown (twice), Terry Coney, Brian Dyhouse (twice), Doug Edwards (twice), Jim Elias (three times), Keith French (four times), Ron Green, Andy Harris (three times), Rod Hazlewood, Brian Jones, Jim Pedersen (four times), Roger Pye, Malcolm Robbins (three times), Bob Smalley, Dennis Vine (twice), Mike Walker (three times), Ray Webb, Tony Denman, Rod Bird (twice), Len Troth (three times), Pav Mahandru, Terry Blizzard.
Olton (home) won 4.5 – 1.5
Droitwich (away) won 5 – 2
Kenilworth (away) lost 1 – 5
Droitwich (home) won 5 – 2
Ladbrook Park (home) won 5 – 2
Kings Norton (away) halved 3.5 – 3.5
Churchill & Blakedown (home) won 3.5 – 2.5
Mon – 2nd – Away – 1st tee 8:45 – Copt Heath
Tues – 10th – Away – 1st tee 8:30 – Maxstoke
Fri – 13th – Away – 1st tee 8:30 – Stratford
Tues – 24th – Home – 1st tee 8:30 – Coventry Finham