WHAT HAPPENS NEXT ?
As we have been trialling this system now for a few months and most involved are now capable in the operation of it , we can conclude that the first phase of testing is now over and this is why we pose the above question.
Members of Eyemouth Golf Club can find out first hand from the people in the know” Scottish Golf.”
We are hosting a informal evening with some of the officers of Scottish Golf to help explain where we need to go next, as the date for the new WHS systems draws closer we need to prepare for all that comes with it.
During the evening there will be a short introduction to the new phone apps and booking systems and how they will work.
Following on we will help all attending on the evening sign up to the app if they wish
We will then run a dummy competition for all present to enter and scores, during which members of Scottish golf will be walking around checking on all and helping if required
After everyone is happy will follow an open questions session about the systems.
As a member of Eyemouth Golf Club you are welcome to attend this Free session please be aware that as these guys have to do this with every club in Scotland this will be a one of event and after this you will have to teach yourself or get help from others.
After this event we plan to use the new system for all golf bookings and competitions, scores, results etc
We hope you can join us in this new venture in golf on
FRIDAY 13th MARCH 2020 @7pm
Eyemouth Golf Club have desided that due to the popularity of the 15 months for the price of 12 over the past few months that we would continue this offer for a further three months for all new members.
we hope this may encourage a few more new members to come and enjoys the challenge that we all love.
Yes in the current market members are hard to come by and it is the members that keep the club growing ,
To this aim we the Committee are set to revive the Juniors section over the coming summer, starting in March with some school kids coming along for free coaching lessons.
To help the kids who maybe have not considered golf due to the cost we are reducing the £45.oo fee for Secondary school kids to a £3.oo fee to cover the insurance cost involved.
many of you have asked how can i help ? easy as members you can help if you see any kids out on the course please understand and perhaps stop for a minute and offer some advice on there swing etc.
We are also hoping to offer some free equipment to loan for a nominal fee yet to be set.
We will get the kids out on the course and the encouragement and response from you the members will help keep them with us for life , please remember the future of this club is not with us the Committee or the Members but with the kids who are not yet playing Golf as a sport.
After have to cancel round 8 of this years winter league a new date has now been set it will now take place next Sunday the 16th Feburary 2020.
i think we can all agree that we have been quite lucky to get to round 8 before the weather played havoc, and hope it remains like that for the remains 3 rounds as the fight for top spot heats up.
All members please take note that the we have cancelled round 8 of this years Winter League the game was due to be played Sunday 9th Feburary Due to adverse weather conditions and with the forecast not due to improve over the coming days ,we can not be responsible for asking members to travel against official advice. Whilst I know you are all keen to get out there in the morning and a little rain will not stop you the winter league is about fun and having a laugh and I'm sure no one will have either tomorrow subject to the wind that is forecast.
A new date is being looked at for round 8 and will be confirmed Mon afternoon, I trust all members will be understanding and supportive in this course of action.
We are about to enter a period of very unsettled weather over the next few days. Storm Ciara will arrive late on Saturday and we can expect disruptive weather conditions for the next four days. The Met Office have issued a series of Yellow Be Aware weather warnings for the Scottish Borders area from Saturday right through until Tuesday for Wind/Rain and then Snow for high ground at the beginning of the week.
Saturday and Sunday
We can expect gale force winds of 50-60mph over both days and on Sunday for a period of time the winds will get stronger with frequent gusts up to 70mph this will be accompanied by prolonged heavy driving rain. On Sunday there is a low risk of minor flooding impacts from rivers and small watercourses. You can expect delays and difficult driving conditions on all roads with standing water and spray and strong winds especially for high sided vehicles.
Monday and Tuesday
Much colder air moves in and the strong winds remain with gusts still in excess of 50mph and this time we can expect snow with falls of 1-3cm above 150m and 5-10cm on ground above 300m. The strong winds could cause blizzard conditions and drifting of snow on exposed roads. These will be showers so the exact areas of the Borders that will be impacted are hard to predict at this time.
For full details of all the warnings please follow this link to the Met Office website
Keep an eye on local and national weather forecasts over the weekend as there is a chance that some of these weather warnings may be amended
In the interests of your own safety we would strongly advise anyone planning to play golf this weekend to check it is safe to do so before setting off.
Call the Pro Shop for advise 01890750004
Thanks and stay safe
Some of you will be aware of the work around the course to mend and construct new pathways for the golfers.
we would ask that during this period of construction , all golfers avoid any areas being worked on due to health and safety, these areas are rope off for you safety
Please note that the format for this seasons Club Championship
has been tweaked again following the feedback from last years players .
A lot of the feedback stated that it was spread out too far, over the 4 months and would be better if it was played much closer together also it was mentioned that it was always being held during the holiday season of June/July .
We have listened and as a result have decided to move the Finals Day to Saturday 22nd Aug 2020
.As in previous years the 4 Qualifying rounds will still be the best 2 scores from any of the 4 rounds listed below with the top 8 players going into the quarter finals
( Match Play Format
) on Sunday 16th August 2020 with the Semi Final being held on Friday evening 21st August
the qualifying rounds are
Q1 Davidson Cup= 19th July
Q2 August medal =02 August
Q3 Neale Cup round 1 =08 August
Q4 Neale Cup round 2 =09 August
We hope that members will show full support for this years Club Championship in 2020 by entering the qualifying rounds .We can only call it the Club Championship if you the Club Members participate .
all members should be aware that we at Eyemouth golf club have several deal going on with clubs to the south of us namely Blyth and Stocksfield Golf Clubs.
You can play both of these courses at members guests rates. so why not consider a little road trip and please feedback is always welcome on these deals its the only way we can judge if its good for the club or not .
This year the winter has so far brought us rain rain and a little more rain, however the course as we all know has been holding up extremely well with the great management of the greenkeepers and staff.
As we head towards the festive break we would like to note that all scheduled games of the Heathers Winter League this year are on time, and the 5 man format seem to be working for most, bringing out golfers who perhaps may not have bothered otherwise (always good to see more golfers in the winter).
The soup has also been welcomed by most after some of the cold starts so far.
The next few weeks see a selection of games for all on Sunday the 22 December the Christmas Quaich
and the New Years Cup
will be played on Sunday 29th December both of these competitions are open to all male and female
after all its Christmas .
The Gents Festive Open 4BBB
is to be held on Saturday 28th December and then the routine returns with the January Medal
on Sunday the 5th January 2020 followed by the Round 6 of the Heathers Winter League.
I would like to on behalf of Eyemouth Golf Club wish all members past and present a
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for 2020.