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9 Apr 2020

Sad News - Arthur Mexter

It is with regret that we have learnt of the death of Arthur Mexter who passed away a few days ago.  Further details will be announced as and when we receive them.

6 Apr 2020

Sad News - Peter Wilkinson

The funeral of Peter Wilkinson will take place tomorrow, the 7th April at 11.30am.

Obviously we are not able to attend and the funeral directors will host the funeral online.  Please visit the website www.obitus.com and use the user name medway3264 and password 038303

Sad News - Andy Sharkey

It is with regret that we announce the death of Mr. Andy Sharkey who passed away at home on 29th March.

The funeral will be held next Thursday (16th) at 1:30pm.  Due to the pandemic only immediate family can attend the funeral, but the service will be streamed online and can be viewed via a login. If any members wished to pay their respects in this manner please email grahamsharkey@live.co.uk who will arrange for a log in to be sent to them nearer the time.

Mr Sharkey had previously been a member of Deangate Ridge Golf Club, and although had not joined Gillingham, will be known to many of our ex Deangate members.

 

1 Apr 2020

Quarterly Subscriptions

We appreciate the financial struggle some members are facing at this time, however, quarterly subs are now due and it would be appreciated if they could be paid on time.   We will look at the clubs finances when we are back up and running and will hopefully be able to work out something for future subscriptions.

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer using the bank details on the letter sent with your original subscription invoice.   The office is only periodically manned and therefore if you can, please pay via the bank.

If you do not have the bank details or need to pay by card, please send an e-mail to golf@gillinghamgolfclub.co.uk and someone will get back to you with bank details or when the office will next be open.

What we are doing

There are currently three greens staff maintaining the course so that there is still a golf course to come back to.  Course Maintenance will also be undertaken now rather than wait for the scheduled diary date.

The new bunkers now have a surround of turf, but we will not yet be filling with sand.

All staff have been furloughed except the three greens staff. 

We hope that the current restrictions will soon be lifted to at least some degree and that all members are keeping well.

Sad News - Yvonne Paulley

It is with regret that we have to announce the death of Mrs Yvonne Paulley who passed away last week.  She was an avid supporter of the club as well as an assistant director of Gillingham Football Club, she was a past Lady Captain and the instigator of the Ladies Filleys section for those ladies over 70.  She will be sadly missed.  It is unfortunate that we will not be able to mark her passing at this time and our thoughts go to her friends and family.

 

24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus update

The Course and Clubhouse are now closed until further notice

 

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus update

The Clubhouse and locker rooms are now closed.  The Course and Pro shop remain open for the time being, but things may change and you should follow the government advise with regard to social distancing.

All Mens competitions are now postponed until further notice.

We ask members not to socialise on the balcony, on the course or in the car park.

Quarterly memberships are now due and we ask members to continue to pay so that we can keep the club finances going.

All clubhouse bookings are cancelled until further notice.

 

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Update

Further to yesterdays update, we have now issued the following statement.

Corona virus update March 2020

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus update

We will be holding a board meeting on Thursday Morning and will hopefully be able to issue a further statement after that time regarding events, bookings, and closures.

In the meantime, we ask golfers not to remove the flagstick or to only remove it with a gloved hand, not to shake hands at the end of your game and to stay 2 meters apart.  We are currently not removing rakes or discontinuing the use of ball washers but please take you own precautions in this regard.  

The Clubhouse is being cleaned regularly and staff are taking the necessary precautions with regard to their own health and safety.

All Ladies Competitions and the Ladies AGM have been cancelled for the time being. Other club competitions are currently going ahead.   All County competitions, meetings and events have been cancelled.  Veterans League competitions have been cancelled.

13 Mar 2020

Coronavirus

Currently the Club is continuing to operate as normal, however the situation is being monitered and if guidelines change, further announcements will be made as necessary.

In the meantime, please follow the government guidlines with regards to hand washing, sneezing and coughing and avoid hand shaking where possible.

6 Mar 2020

AGM

The Club AGM will take place on Monday 30th March at 7.30pm in the Clubhouse.  Papers have been sent to voting members by e-mail and posted to those who do not have an e-mail address.  Full details are on the notice board in the foyer.  Paper copies of the accounts are available in the office.

14 Feb 2020

200 Club

This months winners are:

P Eckhardt (8), P Hesketh(86), M Daniels (123)

Congratulations to the winners, money can be collected from the office or put onto your fob.

4 Feb 2020

Mens County Card 2020

This year the KGU would prefer you to download your county card via an app onto your smart phone.  Details are on the KGU website or Here.  Plastic cards will not be issued.

29 Jan 2020

200 Club

This months winners are R Larkin (145), Mrs C Wright (70), C carroll (99), congratulations to the winners, money can be collected from the office or put onto your fob.

14 Nov 2019

Winter Rules

Please see the attached winter rules for information.  We are also now using winter tee mats.

9 Oct 2019

Winter Opening Hours

With immediate effect we will be going to winter opening hours, therefore, the Clubhouse will not be open until 7am.  Closing times remain unchanged.

17 Jul 2019

England Golf Insurance Cover

As part of the Afilliation Fee you pay with your invoice, England Golf now include Personal Liability Insurance under their Members Benefits Programme.  This does not replace the Insurance that you pay for on your invoice which is through Golfguard or any private insurance that you may also hold.

19 Dec 2018

New Rules 2019

The R&A have introduced new Rules of Golf effective from the 1st January 2019.  New Rules of Golf books are available in the foyer and Gents locker rooms.

The number of Rules have reduced from 34 to 24.  The top 20 Rule changes are shown here.  As a result our Local Rules have had to be adapted to correspond with the rule changes and the Local Rules page on the website has been updated.  Copies are also on display in the locker rooms.

Please make sure you are aware of these new rules.

22 June 2018

REMINDER - DRESS CODE

Our dress code requires that members, visitors and guests wearing shorts on the golf course MUST wear white socks and shorts MUST be tailored.

Cargo shorts/trousers are NOT Permitted. 

All shirts MUST be tucked in on the course.

Mens sandals MUST be worn with socks in the clubhouse.  Flip Flops are not permitted.   NOTE:  Flip Flops have been temporarily permitted for the month of August.

200 Club Results

2019 Results

January - D Vaux (32), S Smith (192), C Fegradoe (11)

February - S Smith (156), L Shed (100), R Doughty (49)

March - G Mortley (43), J Hunt (24), P Tyler (46)

April - S Smith (192), P Hesketh (2), H Tobin (188)

May - R Putland (186), R Doughty (79), L Sheward (55)

June - RR Brown (150), B Yeo (117), N Trutwein (61), Mrs M Ross (77)

July - R Kitley (148), S Swindell (20), J Hunter (15)

August - R Snelling (146), R Putland (110), B Lee (193)

September - C Hunter (94), R Tester (16), B Green (27)

October - Mrs C Sheward (98), Mrs C Fegradoe (11), K Cherry (164)

November - P Eckhardt (37), L Jones (169), J Pearce (10)

December - P Austen (34), M Cope (78), R Byrne (104), M Picozzi (35), S Smith (156)

2015 Results

2016 Results

2017 Results

2018 Results

Spare tickets still available to members at an annual cost of £10, please contact the office or the captain.

BACK ISSUE NEWS

Course - Improvements and maintenance update Feb 2016

Final Kent League Tables 2016 A Team

Final Kent League Tables 2016 B Team

Final Kent League Table 2017 A Div  

Final Kent League Table 2017 - B Div

Chairman's report to Members - June 2017

PAT QUADLING CUP Result 2017

STRI Course Report 2017

Chairman's Summer 2018 Newsletter

Chairman's September 2018 Newsletter

Agronomists Report 2018

December Chairman's Newsletter 2018

GDPR Statement

Summer Newsletter 2019

Kent League Results 2019

Chairman's December Newsletter 2019

 

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