It is with great sadness that the BDRGA announce the passing of our long time colleague Tony O’Melia. Tony was a staunch supporter of both Bradford and Yorkshire areas attending many meetings and competitions. He will be sadly missed, out thoughts are with his family at this sad time.
Congratulations to Northcliffe Golf Club on winning the 2019 Team Championship held at Northcliffe Golf Club. Runners up were The Manor on a back six countback with Baildon Golf Club. Mr S Dry won the Champion Rabbit in Memory of Mel Smart trophy (the new name for this shield from 2019 onwards).
Congratulations to Northcliffe Golf Club on winning the 18 hole Team Championship held today at SIlsden Golf Club. Northcliffe scored a total of 118 Stableford points from the three counting cards. Runners up were Bradford Golf Club on 11 points. Thanks to Silsden for allowing the BDRGA the use of the course and for presenting the course in great condition despite the recent inclement weather.
League fixtures for 2020 are now available here. The season starts on Thursday 30 April for Division A and Thursday 28 May for Divisions B, C and D.
Congratulations to South Bradford on winning Division A, Rawdon for winning Division B, Bradford Moor for winning Division C and Ben Rhydding for winning Division D. Congratulations also to Skipton, Shipley and East Bierley for gaining promotion from their respective divisions. A great thanks for everyone playing tonight despite the forecasted thunderstorms (deja vu with the final night of last season!) and for reporting the results so promptly. The fixtures for 2020 will be calculated shortly so keep visiting the website.
Congratulations to East Bierley on winning the BDRGA Nine Hole Team Championship, held at Headley Golf Club. This is the third year in succession that East Bierley have won the event. Runners-up, Clayton Golf Club were two points behind.
It is with great sadness that the BDRGA have to report that our secretary, Mel Smart, has recently passed away. Our condolences go out to his wife Jean and all of their family. Mel was well known throughout golfing circles in Bradford and around Yorkshire. He was secretary for the BDRGA, Woodhall Hills rabbits, the flightpath Trophy and the railway golf society. He will be greatly missed throughout our region.
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2019 league fixtures can now be downloaded here. Any amendments to fixtures, please contact the opposition and the league secretary as quickly as possible.
The annual dinner held at Keighley golf club was a great night although it was probably short of ten or so attendees. However a terrific meal was provided by Keighley and those that did attend seemed to thoroughly enjoy themselves.
Congratulations to The Manor on winning the 18 hole team championship held at Woodhall Hills with 116 stableford points. Woodhall Hills were runners-up with 112 points.