Weather man Jaggsy forwarded me a report from that reliable meteorological source… The Sun.
UK braced for ‘White Easter’ as arctic March will grip country in freezing polar climate.
-14c! … even if they are being too dramatic *gasp really*, we could well have a cold snap ahead. Off to Seaford Head we go? Dig those yellow balls out and even Brian may have to don a second layer. Fortunately he uses brown golf balls – his permanently filthy golf balls haven’t seen a white cover for about 10 rounds of golf.
It was cold enough at the weekend despite the “sun” making brief appearances. It also means that I need a new woolly hat other than the pink Swashbuckler’s one so more Banstead members don’t take the p*ss out of me again.
Big Swindle Saturday saw Barry’s very respectable 30points pipped by 1 by Asif in the final group. Bryan Hogben was last seen wandering around with his card in his hand trying to explain his 16 points. Everyone was trying to edge away from him.
Good scores in another bitter day. Special mention to Brian C’s monster longest drive on the 15th into wind…. “I was a big angry” he reported.
Surrey A’s won away at Coulsdon Court 3.5 to 1.5 on Saturday with wins for Andy, Steve and Wayne. Well done the team, onto the next round. If anyone would like to send over a match report, feel free and I’ll post it up.
Wasn’t sure about Sunday’s Swindle, except I did hear Al’s brother-in-law played as a guest and off his fresh handicap of 16 (2 under his club for the Swindle), came in with 36 points. Couple people chuntering about that over their Carling’s in the bar afterwards no doubt. Pop a comment below if someone knows who won.
Jaggsy, Al Winkle and myself played a ‘friendly’ fourball away at Banstead in the cold on Sunday. Winkle and I taking it on the 18th after a good game but some indifferent golf all round. Wasn’t grabbed by the course I’m afraid – you need earplugs for that road cutting course in half and a few hefty strikes from Al and Jaggsy I’m sure came close to it. Made a change.
Surrey National AGM
Simon has confirmed that this years AGM will be on Tuesday 22nd March. Time tbc, but probably 7pm. No doubt an email will be sent out by the club shortly.