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Lime Bar Golf Society – 13th June 2018

Another beautiful morning  for golf at Riquelme as the Lime Bar golfers teed off. Played in the Stableford format the following scores were recorded.

Gold Class: 1st Ian Grant 32pts, 2nd Tony Brain 31pts, 3rd Ken Farrow 30pts                    

Silver Class: 1st Bud Butler 38pts, 2nd George Rushton 32pts, 3rd  Digger 31pts

Nearest The Pin: Hole 4  Ken Styan, Hole 5  Ken Styan, Hole 7  Bazzer, Hole10 Ian Grant, Hole15 Ian Grant (In 2), Hole17 Ken Styan

A good day’s golf with some good scores. Ian and Ken let the rest of us win a few balls!! Returning to the Lime Bar for presentation and refreshments. Thanks to the Bar staff and the ladies for the football sweep.

Eddie Allan.

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The Med Bar Golf Society, El Raso

On a lovely winters morning of we went to Altorreal full of hope for a good day out. Weather was overcast but not a hint of rain, although for some members it was still a bit chilly. Looking at the score cards, it was clear that some members took longer to warm up than others!

Scores on the day were below average, but never mind we all enjoyed ourselves. The majority of the course was in good condition except for a few greens and tee boxes but what do you expect for this time of the year

Results for this outing: Gold and overall winner with 32 points was Andrew Drinkall, Runner up, Peter List

Silver division winner with 30 points – Martin Morgan, Runner up – Tony Alcock

Best guest on the day – John Mc Adams – 33 points

Nearest the pins on par 3`s: Dennis Newman, Phil Harris, Bob mc Dermont & Peter List, Nearest pin in 2 on par 4: Eric Owens, Nearest the pin in 3 on par 5: nada

2`s pot was not won, so will be carried forward, Football card winners: Dennis Newman & Jeff Ellis

Thanks to Steve and his staff at the med bar and bistro, our next outing is at Vistabella on 13/2/18

Anyone wishing to join our society is welcome and we can either be contacted by e-mail at: medbargolf2016@gmail.com or pop into the bar where all details can be left and we will get in touch with you

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Lime Bar Golf Society – 9th August 2017 – Riquelme Golf Club

On a lovely cool (at last!) day, and with the course in excellent condition, 30 players teed off. With the greens cut very short the putting (and the water) caused a few headaches, but an enjoyable day’s golfing was had by all. All players returned to the Lime Bar for the necessary thirst quenchers and once again, great food was provided by the Lime Bar. Many thanks again to the Lime Bar. The next outing will be on the 13th September 2017 at Vistabella Golf Course.

Results were as follows:-

Gold Section

1 – M Heighway 32pts

2 – I Johnstone. 32pts c/b

3 – L Newbury 32pts c/b

Silver Section

1 – Bud Butler 28pts

2 – G Mitchell 27pts

3 – K Jackson 26pts

Nearest the Pin No. 5. – L Newbury

Nearest the Pin No. 7. – G Lester

Nearest the Pin No. 10 – T Reeve

Nearest the Pin No. 15 – N Dobson

Nearest the Pin No. 17 – I Grant

Match play Semi Final Winners – C Taylor and I Johnstone

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The Lime Bar Golf Society Captain’s Day

The Competition was held at La Torre Golf Club on Wednesday the 24th July 2017.

On a scorching hot day 26 players turned up at La Torre Golf Club for Captain’s Day. The day began with a putting competition with each player having to down a stiff tot before attempting the challenge of a 20m putt across and down an undulating putting green. All was going well until the last putt of the day by Captain Mike Heighway ( who had to use a left handed putter). Mike did what he does best…..and putted the ball straight into the hole!!!   Some people have all the luck!!!

Unknown teams of 4 players set out in different groups playing the Stableford format. The course was in great condition although the bunkers proved to be a problem for many and this was reflected in the scores. A fantastic day was had by all and all players returned to the Lime Bar for prize giving and drinks and buffet very kindly provided by the Lime Bar. Many thanks to Pete and the Lime Bar Team.

Results were as follows:-

Putting Competition – Mike Heighway

Front 9 Winner – J Nicholls 19pts

Back 9 Winner – M Heighway 15pts (Who very kindly donated his prize to 2nd place K Farrow)

Nearest to Captain’s Drive – J Roberts

Nearest the Pin no. 3. – M Heighway

Nearest the Pin no. 5. – J McGregor

Nearest the Pin no. 9. – D Wilkinson

Nearest the Pin no. 15 – A Thorpe

Nearest the Pin no. 17 – D Da Silva

Team Winners

1st place – E Alfred, J McGregor, G Mitchell (124 pts) 2nd place – P Gillespie, J Nicholl, D Wilkinson, R Johnstone (117 pts) 3rd place – K Farrow, E Allen, J Curley, J Williams (116 pts)

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LIME BAR GOLF SOCIETY – LO ROMERO 12TH JULY 2017

On a very warm day on the 12th July 2017, 31 players converged on the Lo Romero Golf Club. The course was in great condition which was reflected in the great scores, playing Stableford format the scores were as follows:-

Winners Gold Division: 1st – J McGregor  39pts, 2nd – R Lyles 38pts, 3rd – J Williams 37 pts count back

Winners Silver Division; 1st – G Ruston 32pts, 2nd – J Nichol 31pts, 3rd – G Mitchell 29pts

Nearest the Pin: No. 5 –  D Da Silva, No. 7 –  T Jones, No. 12 – T Malcolm, No. 15 – R Lyles, No. 17 – T Malcolm

Match Play Quarter Final Winners: T Brain, C Taylor, Bud Butler, I Johnstone

Players returned to the Lime Bar for some well earned refreshments. Great food was provided by the Lime Bar. Many thanks to Pete and the staff of the Lime Bar.

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LIME BAR GOLF SOCIETY

The Lime Bar Golf Society’s President’s Day competition took place on Wednesday the 28th June 2017 at Vista Bella Golf Club.

24 players took part in the competition with our club President, Pete Rushton giving advice on the 1st tee box to each player as they teed off (his advice often wasn’t anything to do with golf!).

Teams of 4 played the Texas Scramble format. With lovely warm weather and a slight breeze an enjoyable battle commenced.

Prize Giving was held at the Lime Bar followed by great food and drinks provided by Pete and his staff. Special thanks to Pete from all the players.

Results were as follows:-

Presidents Cup – Winners. Grant, Bud Butler, B.Foley, l. Thwarted

2nd Place – Heighway, Bazzer, Digger, J. McGregor

3rd Place – Farrow, J. Walls, B. Archer, G. Lavender

Nearest the Pin No. 4 – M. Heighway, Nearest the Pin No. 8 – B. Butler, Nearest the Pin No. 15 – I. Grant, Nearest the Pin no. 18 (in 3) – L. Thwaites Nearest Presidents Marker – N. Dobson

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LIME BAR GOLF SOCIETY

On a very hot but enjoyable day on the 17th June 2017, 34 players teed off at Elle Valle. The course was in great condition with the pins placed in very difficult positions which was reflected in the scores …… apart from those with dubious handicaps! The results were:-

GOLD SECTION

Mike Heighway – 34 pts, Ian Grant – 31 pts, Lynne Newbury – 29 pts

SILVER SECTION

Alan Thorpe – 32 pts, Eddie Allen – 30 pts (cb), John Walls – 30 pts

NEAREST THE PIN

Hole No. 1.  – Gary Lavender, Hole No. 6.  – Richard Mackey, Hole No. 9.  – Arthur Jones, Hole No. 12. -Arthur Jones, Hole No. 15.- Norman Dobson, Hole No. 16.- Ian Grant

BEST GUEST – Terry Bates – 29 pts

After the golf players returned to the Lime Bar (19th Hole) for refreshments, prize giving and excellent eats provided by the Lime Bar.

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