2015 Darjeeling Cup

Friday 10th July saw a host of talented golfers gather to participate in the 2015 Darjeeling Cup in the sweltering heat of Pontefract Golf course.

We are still finalising the accounts for the day, but together with generous donations we anticipate that we will have raised very close to £5,000, which will go a great way to support our activities in the coming year.

This year’s event attracted quite a few new players as well as many well-known friendly faces. Particular thanks to Deana,Sarah,Carol for fighting it out amongst the men!

Many congratulations to John Bagshaw – the 2015 winner of the Darjeeling Cup with a score of 38 points; as well as retaining the Darjeeling Cup, John won his own Scottish Quaich (traditional drinking cup of friendship), a Bottle Ancnoc Malt from the Knockddu Highland Distillery and a Four-ball at the famous Lindrick Club.

Congratulations as well to all the other winners:

1st Place John Bagshaw 38 Points
2nd Place Jeff Laverack 37 points
3rd Place Ian Garner 37 points

Team 1st: John Bagshaw, Mark Huckerby, Andrew Bethel, Simon Rice-Birchall
Team 2nd Geoff Robinson, John Furnell, David Furnell, Graham Clarkson
Team 3rd Hugh Heron, Chris Goldson, Jeff Laverack, Pete Davison

Nearest the Pin 3rd Hole – Peter Kilcran
Nearest the Pin 17th – Jonathon Robinson
Longest Drive 18th – Nigel Dace
Par 3 7th Hole – On the green in one – David Furnell
The Laughing Buddha – second year running – Mike Scott (special already Buddha ordered for hat-trick next year Mike!)

A huge thank you once again to the many of you who contributed prizes or made special donations; to Lauren, Sue and Mary for their help and support; and to all the players for making the event a success.  See you again next year!

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