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Maurice Campbell

Leighton Buzzard Golf Club Golf Director

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Club news 

Club Captain Adrian Stephenson and Ladies Section Captain Angela Samuels added more than £1,000 to thousands they have already banked from social and golfing events, when 31 teams of four competed in a Charity Day Challenge on Saturday.

The ladies chipped in with a further £100 when Farida Cerosio won the McMillan Stableford last Tuesday with 38 points, beating Judy Ammon by four shots.

And, thousands more will be raised on Thursday when the club-based Plum Duffs stage their annual charity day organised by retired local bookmaker Geoff Dimmock, who has raised almost £30,000 from similar events over the past decade.

Competition news 

The charity competition on Saturday was won by Derek and Maggie Shaw and Mark and Kate Knight with 124 points, with Ladies Vice Captain elect Pattie Marriott, Lesley Bednarek, Simon Enright and Steve Giles finishing second, beating Manny Barker, Brian Wilson, Peter Townley and Will Sampson on countback after both teams carded 122 points. There were nearest-the-pin prizes for Ben Irvine, Daniel Hill and Chris Figg, while Simon Thornton hit the longest drive.

Club Captain Ada is raising funds to help multiple sclerosis sufferers while Angela is donating for research into rheumatoid arthritis.

John Allinson holed out in one on the 11th, during the club September Stableford while club Vice Captain John Smith hit an ace in the club match at John O'Gaunt.

Paul Ellam won the clubs September Midweek Medal with a nett 64, beating Tommy Thorne on countback. Ian Alexander carded a nett 66 for third place, with David Banwell, 67, David Roberts and Peter King, 68 and Ken Bailey and Chris O'Mahony, 70, heading a chasing pack.

The September Monthly Medal was played on Sunday and in Division One its congratulations to Nick King after he beat Ben Irvine on countback after both scored nett 67's. With nett 68's were Robbie John and Steve Boud closely followed by Clive Jacques and Andy Mitchell who both scored nett 69, others to beat par were Sam Messenger and Simon Thornton with nett 70's. In Division Two it was Paul Ashton who came top after a nett 65 closely followed by Brandon Waddington who scored a nett 66. With nett 67's were Steve Tyas and Steve Hammond. Scott Douglas scored nett 69 and Dharm Naveen Diwaker a nett 70.

Seniors section 

The Club Seniors toppled John O'Gaunt rivals 6-2 with wins by skipper Robbie John and Dave Debell, Dave Kingham and Andy McDonald, Graham Robinson and Derek Browning, George Darbyshire and Martin Broadley, Chris Figg and Geoff Allatt and Harry Adam and Dave Roberts.

Andy McDonald won the Senior Captain's "Away Day" at Tadmarton Heath, his 39 points pipping organiser Robbie John by a shot. Steve Shepherd was third with 36pts, with Andy McDonald, Danny Nairne and Terry Wright taking the team prize, and Robbie John (2), Andy Pickering and Ian Rimmer with nearest-the-pin awards.

Success story 

Brandon is doing us proud

In the six years since taking up golf, 14-year-old Vandyke student Brandon Waddington has slashed his playing handicap from 54 to 18, winning the Most Improved Golfer Award and being crowned Junior Handicap Competition Champion

Brandon, whose dad Jason is steward of the club, is pictured receiving his trophy from Club Captain Adrian Stephenson.

Tip of the week 

It's all in your head...

On many occasions I've heard players saying how well they've started a round of golf, only to hit one bad shot and then there is a meltdown and they play the rest of the round terribly. Even if they've played the first fourteen holes well and are much better than handicap they can hit one bad shot and they finish the round worse than handicap. 

The trick is to accept that no one can hit solid shots all the time and at some point a mishit will happen, the fact is you must have been swinging the club pretty well in the first place so there's no need to panic and think that your swing has completely gone, you need to clear your negative thoughts and start going for your shots again rather than trying to protect a good score by trying to guide the ball down the fairway. Try to think of where you want to hit the ball not where you don't, for example the trees. Positive thoughts are crucial to playing well but can be hard to come by, it takes practice just the same as the swing.

Click here to see Justin Rose talk about mishits

Special offers RED

In the shop we have a 50% OFF SALE on Ladies Daily Sport Clothing, selected items only, and we still have the 30% OFF SALE running on FootJoy white shoes, while stock lasts. So why not take advantage of these great offers.

Upcoming events 

  • Saturday 1st October: Men v St Neots: 11.30am-1.00pm 
  • Sunday 2nd October: No reservations 
  • Monday 3rd October: No reservations 
  • Tuesday 4th October: Ladies Autumn Meeting: Both 1st & 10th tees 8.45am-5.00pm 
  • Wednesday 5th October: Seniors Austen Farrell Trophy: 1st tee 7.45am-11.30am, 10th tee 7.45am-11.45am 
  • Thursday 6th October: Senior Ladies v The Bedfordshire: 9.50am-10.45am 
  • Friday 7th October: G Foster Charity Day: 9.50am-11.30am


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