Knutsford Golf Club were again superb hosts for the Society of Manchester and District Captains’ Annual Introductory Meeting for new Captains.
There were 25 new Captains along with 12 members of the Executive of The Association were treated to nine holes of golf in the delightful setting of Knutsford Golf Club in Tatton Park.
The Competition was a Team Stableford – best 2 scores from 4 to count off 90 per cent handicap.
The Captain of Knutsford, Bob Sutton welcomed the gathering to this annual event which Knutsford were delighted to host on behalf of The Society.
He was very proud that Knutsford had again been chosen to host this annual event and looked forward to seeing the Society again at Knutsford in the future.
The Captain of The Society Brian Ashfield again welcomed the guests and thanked The Captain and Council of Knutsford Golf Club for again hosting this annual event. He explained the aims and ethos of The Association.
He invited the new Captains to play in as many of the Society events as they could manage in their heavy schedule.
He then thanked Ian Michael for organising the day and also thanked the starter Terry Jowett and the catering staff for the excellent food served.
The competition saw the new Captains from three Mersey Valley clubs join forces with MDGC secretary John Campbell for a great winning haul of 46 points.
Next in with 43 points were Dave Sanders – MDGC, Barry Cooksey – Reddish Vale, Adrian Yeardley- Stamford and Bernard Stone – MDGC.
The third spot went to the fab four of Gerard Gaffey – MDGC, Derek Scoular – Bolton, Barry Wilson – Birchwood and Adrian McCreavey – Stand
There was only one two recorded Adrian Hodges – Boysnope -receiving 6 SMDGC Logo Golf Balls
Ian Michael finished off the event by wishing all the new Captains a happy and successful year of Office and hoped the see them joining the Association and playing in the many events organised.