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Rockets Golf Society October away day

Down the Motorway to Roldan to the lovely  9 hole course New Sierra which as in lovely condition for our away day which was the dreaded  Medal Format ,playing for the Organisers Trophy. Weather was lovely on the way down nice and warm, but when we got to the 16th the heavens opened and no doubt  we all got soaked to the skin,

Results: Winner of the Organisers Trophy with a nett 70 Ron Swift

Gold Category 1st Nett 70  R Swift, 2nd A Williams  73, 3rd  S Martin 75

Silver Category 1st  H  McKinnon 77 pts, 2nd P Mutter 75, 3rd A Stenning 80

Nearest Pins: Hole 3 D McNamara, Hole 15 P Mutter

Longest Drive R Swift, Best Quests  D McNamara  J Swift

After the game we returned to our base The St James Gate pub in Torreta 11 for the presentation and refreshments supplied by the Management which a vote of thanks was given   Next game is at Vistabella on the 13th of November

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Rockets Golf Society October Home Game

Short Journey to Vistabella for our October Home Game with a full turn out. When I left home it was Thundering and Lightning and of course the dreaded rain. When we got to the course the sun was coming up but the rain was light. It was manageable all through the game. Course in brilliant condition with manageable greens which showed by the scoring.

Gold Category

1st S Martin 34 Pts, 2nd G Cogswell 30 Pts, 3rd A Williams 27 Pts

Silver Category

1st H Hckinnon 39 Pts, 2nd M Hithersay 36pts, 3rd G Knight 33 Pts

Only 2 Greens were hit today- T Naylor and G Cogswell

Best Guest T Naylor 36 pts, Longest Drive T Naylor    36 pts

Back to our home St James’s Gate for presentation and refreshments which was greeted by a big round of applause to Management and staff. Next game is at New Sierra Golf at Roldan first tee 10.00am any Guest who would like to play give Ron a ring on  678 849 142 or email sanmigron@gmail.com

 

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Rockets Golf Society October Home Game

Short Journey to Vistabella for our October Home Game with a full turn out. When I left home it was Thundering and Lightning and of course the dreaded rain. When we got to the course the sun was coming up but the rain was light. It was manageable all through the game. Course in brilliant condition with manageable greens which showed by the scoring.

Gold Category: 1st S Martin 34 Pts, 2nd G Cogswell 30 Pts, 3rd A Williams 27 Pts

Silver Category: 1st H Hckinnon 39 Pts, 2nd M Hithersay 36pts, 3rd G Knight 33 Pts

Only 2 Greens were hit today- T Naylor and G Cogswell

Best Guest T Naylor 36 pts, Longest Drive T Naylor    36 pts

Back to our home St James’s Gate for presentation and refreshments which was greeted by a big round of applause to Management and staff. Next game is at New Sierra Golf at Roldan first tee 10.00am any Guest who would like to play give Ron a ring on  678 849 142 or email sanmigron@gmail.com

Photo Gategory Winners

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Rockets Golf Society @ St James’s Gate Tuesday 8th Vistabella

Back to our home course for this month’s Stableford. We had 22 players with 2 no shows. It was nice when the first pair went off at 08.05am with the course in excellent condition having just been cut earlier. These boys must start work at the crack of dawn.

Scoring was better than average this week with only one player breaking par with 37 points.

In the Gold category Liam Foley came in with 37 points followed by Rod Smith in Second place with 33 points in Third place was Arfer Williams with 32 points.

In The Silver category Andy Billing came in with Level par 36 points followed by Andy Stenning in Second place with 34 points and in Third place Rocket Ron with 31 points,

Nearest the Pins: Hole 7 M Hithersay, Hole 11 Ron Swift, Hole15 Eugene Ryan. Longest Drive R Smith, Best Guest  Chris Johnson 32 pts

Back to our base for a lovely Lasagne and chips prepared and served by the Lovely Lynn which the lads appreciated with a big round of applause. Next game to be announced

If anyone would like to play with our Society please give Rocket Ron a ring on 678 849 142 or email rocket.ron.torrevieja@gmail.com

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Rockets G S @ St James’s Gate – April Away Day – St James Trophy

Today we went down to Murcia to the lovely 9 hole course called New Sierra and what a lovely course it is, with the best greens in the area. Unfortunately we picked the wrong day to go as it was blowing a gale all day  The only consolation was that we had sunshine and it was a warm day. Out of the 19 members that played we had 5 no returns.

GOLD GATEGORY

1st M Hithersay  Nett 83   2nd M Davies with a Nett 85    3rd D Power Nett 88

SILVER CATEGORY

1st G Dobson nett 81   2nd Rocket Ron  Nett 89  3rd  G Wild  Nett 91

Only 2 Nearest the Pins Liam Foley Hole 3 Ron Swift Hole  6

Longest Drive  Ron Swift  Bert Guest   G McIntyre

Winner of the St James’s Gate Trophy Gerrard Dobson Net 81

Back to our base for lovely Curry Rice and Chips prepared by the lovely Lynn before the presentation, which we thank the St James Gate management for. After the meal Laura the Manageress presented the Trophy to the worthy winner Gerrard.

Tuesday 8th May we are at Vistabella for our home game with an 8.09 am tee off so would like everyone to be at the course by 07.45am so we can get the Green Fees paid in.

Photo:- Laura Presenting Trophy to Gerrard

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Rockets G S @ St James’s Gate – April Away Day

St James Trophy

Today we went down to Murcia to the lovely 9 hole course called New Sierra and what a lovely course it is, with the best greens in the area. Unfortunately we picked the wrong day to go as it was blowing a gale all day  The only consolation was that we had sunshine and it was a warm day. Out of the 19 members that played we had 5 no returns.

GOLD GATEGORY: 1st M Hithersay  Nett 83   2nd M Davies with a Nett 85    3rd D Power Nett 88

SILVER CATEGORY: 1st G Dobson nett 81   2nd Rocket Ron  Nett 89  3rd  G Wild  Nett 91

Only 2 Nearest the Pins: Liam Foley Hole 3, Ron Swift Hole  6

Longest Drive  Ron Swift – Bert Guest   G McIntyre

Winner of the St James’s Gate Trophy – Gerrard Dobson   Net 81

Back to our base for lovely Curry Rice and Chips prepared by the lovely Lynn before the presentation, which we  thank the St James Gate management for. After the meal  Laura the Manageress presented the Trophy to the worthy  winner Gerrard.

Tuesday 8th May we are at Vistabella for our home game with an 8.09 am tee off so would like everyone to be at the  course by 07.45am so we can get the Green Fees paid in.

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Rockets Golf Society at St James’s Gate

On a wet Tuesday morning we left to go up the AP 7 for our away game at Font de LLop. Hopefully we were hoping it would cease but we were wrong. We had one of our best turnout ever of 28 players and I must congratulate them for all turning up on such a wet day. We were playing for the Inaugural Trophy and the format was Medal and some decent scores were returned considering the weather.

Results: Gold Category – 1st Malcolm Anderson 78, 2nd Mike Davies 79, 3rd   Arfer Williams 82 on c/b

Silver Category – 1ST Ken Hopkins   72    2nd M Hithersay  74  P Mutter   80

Nearest Pin: R Smith, P Wilkinson, M Anderson, M Davies

Longest Drive: R Swift, Best Guest S Jones  74

Winner of the Inaugural Trophy Ken Hopkins Nett 72

After the game we returned to our new home the St James’s Gate Pub to a lovely Cottage Pie and chips,  freshly prepared by Lynn the chef and supplied by the Hughie and Laura, mine Hosts, and served by a smashing  waiter Kevin. 

After stuffing ourselves we went onto the presentation of prizes with the lovely Laura Downes presenting them ,for which we thank her,

If anyone would like to join our friendly   Society or just want a game whilst on holiday give Ron a ring on 678 849 142 or email sanmigron@gmail.com. If you are in the pub see Kevin behind the bar

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Rockets Golf Society At Vistabella

A short journey for our monthly home game at Vistabella with a very good turn out 24 players. Early start with a nip in the air but within the hour the sun was out and it started to warm up. The course had its winter coat on which meant we got 30 or 40 yards extra run. Greens tricky as usual.

Results

Gold Category: 1st Malcolm Anderson, 2nd Peter Daggatt, 3rd   Rodney Smith

Silver Category: 1st Paul Mutter, 2nd Andy Billings, 3rd G Wild

Nearest The Pins: Hole 2 M Anderson   Hole 7 G Dobson  Hole 11 J Davies.  Hole 15 R Smith. Longest Drive  M Anderson, Best Guest D Bowers

After the game we returned to the St James;s Gate pub for the presentation of prizes and refreshments. and a lovely  meal supplied by the Gate. Thanks to the owner and Kevin for everything. Next outing is on the 27th February at Font de Lopp with a tee off time of 09.30am so be at the course by 08.45am.

This is for the first Trophy of the year The Inaugural Trophy and is a medal format

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Rockets Golf Society January Away Day

Down the AP7 to Roda Golf for our away day. We had a full compliment of players, course in brilliant condition and wall to wall sunshine, what more would you want in January. Scoring pretty good on a tough course, with our Handicap Secretary coming in with 35 points to take first place in the Gold Category. Only two points on the last 2 holes could have been sandbagging.

Gold Category: 1st R Smith 35 pts  2nd A Williams 28 pts on C/b 3rd R O’Sullivan 28 pts

Silver Category: 1ST Rocket Ron Nicholson 30 pts 2nd A Billings 29 pts 3rd K Hopkins  26 pts

Nearest The Pins: Hole 2 Arfer, Hole 7 P Mutter, Hole 11 M Anderson, Hole 13 P Wilkinson

Longest Drive R Smith – Best Guest Ken Ogden

After the game we came back to our original home The St James’s Gate pub for our Presentation and a lovely meal of Chilly Rice and Chips, supplied by our hosts. A big vote of thanks to Hughie and Kevin for making us welcolme.

Our next game is in 3 weeks time when we will be at our home course Vistabella first Tee 09.00am Please be there by 08.15 am That is the 13th February.

Anyone who would like to join our friendly society or just play a game whilst on holiday Give Rocket Ron a ring on 0034 678 849 142 or email sanmigron@gmail.com

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Rockets Golf Society Home Game Vistabella

A short journey for our first home game of the year on a full 18 hole course , with the new 7 holes now coming into play. The course was in very good condition but very dry due to lack of rain, in fact when the first players teed off, the fairway was covered in frost. We had a very good turn out with it being our first game of the year, and some decent scoring considering the course has not been measured for the slope.

Our next away game is at Roda Golf with a 10.00am tee off on Tuesday 23rd January. Please be at the course by 09.15am.

GOLD CATEGORY

1st Liam Foley  34 pt   2nd Ron Swift on C/b 32 pts   3rd Mic Hithersay 32 pts c/b

SILVER CATEGORY

1ST Geoff Wild 28 pts  2nd Paul Mutter 27 pts  3rd Malcolm Woods 27 pts c/b

NEAREST PINS

Hole 2 Mack,  Hole 7 M Matthews, Hole 11 A Billings, Hole 15 P Mutter

Longest Drive  Rod Smith, Best Guest M Matthews

After the game we returned to our base Bar Patricia in Torreta 3 for the Presentation and Munchies provided by Chris which we thank him for.

If anyone would like to join our friendly society or just play a game whilst on holiday contact Ron on sanmigron@gmail.com or give him a ring on 678 849 142

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