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Bungay & Waveney Valley
Golf Club
Outney Common
NR35 1DS


Andrew Collison

Tel: (01986) 892337
Fax: (01986) 892222


Who's Who - 2016


Mike Copsey


Paul Muttitt

Men's Captain:

Mike Haslam

Vice Captain:

Brien Traves

Ladies Captain:

Ruth Reynard

Vice Ladies Captain:

Jo Moore

Secretary / Administrator:

Karen Hind

Mens Competition Secretary:

Bryan Smy

Ladies Handicap Secretary:

Margaret Attlee

Director of Golf:

Andrew Collison


Pro-Shop & Adminstration:

01986 892337


01986 892222


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E-mail : golf@bungaygc.co.uk

Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club
Outney Common
Suffolk NR35 1DS




New Captain Drives In at Bungay for 2017



New Year’s Day saw Bungay & Waveney Mens’ Captain , Brien Traves take his ‘Drive-in’. In the cold and wet, he bravely struck the ball 227yards. As a result he raised well over £100 for his Charity ‘ Combat Stress’.

The photograph above shows Brien Traves completing his drive.

The Texas Scramble played before the Drive-in was supported by eighty members.

Results   Net Scores





B. Beaugeard, K. Williams, I. Mackenzie, D. Sampson

J. Wright, D. Hill, R. Wright, G. Adkins

B. Traves, M. Haslem, S. Rowe & Mrs. B. Rowe

A. Collison, Mrs. A. Collison, R. Mares & Mrs. H. Mares







Lady Captain Drives In

Jo Drives In as Lady Captain


Bungay & Waveney Valley ladies watched their new Captain for 2016/17, Joanne Moore, take her drive-in, after the immediate past Captain, Ruth Reynard, had putted out.

Despite the cheers, whistles and bugle call ringing out, Jo managed a drive of 135.85 yards. A competition to guess the length of her drive was won by Mel Dodd.

Prior to the drive-in, the ladies played a 10 hole Texas Scramble.


1st – S. Strutt-Holmes, S. Sibthorpe, H. Mares & B. Collings – 33.1

2nd – S. Cooper, L. Jeary, C. Maycock – 33.2

3rd – S. Goulter, S. Potter, S.Blackburn & B. Catchpole – 35.0

The photograph shows Jo striking her drive

Charity Day

2016 Junior Championship

Trophy winners L to R , Liam Hansey, Megan Bailey, Matthew Curtis

Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club Juniors competed in the Junior Championship for the Judith Hood Trophy for the lowest gross and the Handicap Shield for the best nett score.

The younger members played 10 holes and competed for the Jock Haggard Trophy.


Judith Hood Trophy :

Liam Hansey Gross 75

2nd  Sam Bingham Gross 82

Handicap Shield :      

Megan Bailey 85-14-71

Joe Rowlinson 118-36-82

Jock Haggard Trophy:

Matthew Curtis 13pts

2nd     Elizabeth Curtis 11pts

3rd     Benjamin Burden 10pts

2016 Mixed Open



Bungay Golf Club welcomed seventeen pairs, representing fourteen clubs from Norfolk and Suffolk to their Mixed Open Event.  The visitors were competing for the Watts Salver and the winners were Julia Calver and Andy Crisp from Rookery Park. The best Bungay players were Sam Cooper and Brian Wilson.


Results:     Club Points
Watt’s Salver Winners Mrs. J. Calver & A. Crisp  Rookery Park 39
2nd Mr & Mrs. B. LeBargy Sheringham 39 ocb
3rd Mrs. W. Hayes & N. McDonald Ufford Park  38
Bungay Winners Miss S. Cooper & B. Wilson   42


 Photo : L to R. Mike Copsey, Bungay Club President , Julia Calver & Andy Crisp.

Ladies 2016 Club Championship

The Ladies Club Championship played over 36 holes was well supported with strong competition for the Scratch Salver which was won by Lils James with a lowest gross of 154 and to equal the Club record.  The Handicap Cup was won by Christine Ambrose with a nett score of 144.    

Both the trophy winners are enjoying their first year as Bungay members. In the 18 hole competition for the Mary Rowan Rosebowl, Chris Jamieson  put in a fine performance with a nett 69.

Results: Scratch:

1  L.James 154,

2. J. Howlett 161,

3. T. McGregor 166. 


1. C. Ambrose 144,

2.H. Scott 147, 3.

S. Mattocks 151.

Mary Rowan Rosebowl Nett.

1. C. Jamieson 69,

2. J. Hammett 74,

3. M. Dodd 75.


Photo shows Lils James ( R ) receiving her Salver from Lady Captain Ruth Reynard

Men - Invitation Day 2016


The Men’s Invitation was supported by 27 members and the guests from 15 different clubs. The rain held off,

the course proved testing with the ‘rough’ and for those who landed in a bunker on the 4th hole,they had to make

a donation for the Captain’s Charity- ‘Nelson’s Journey’. However, the scores for the day were very close at the

finish. The eventual winners of the 4BBB Stableford (pictured above) were Barry Ford and his son David (Eaton GC) with 43pts.  The day concluded with a meal and presentation.


Winners : B. Ford and D. Ford (Eaton GC) 43pts,

2. B. Traves and J. Lawrence (Stoke-by-Nayland GC) 41pts,

3, P. Platford and P. Soloman (Rookery Park GC) 40pts,

4. D. Cronin and O. Darby (Gorleston GC) 39ptsocb.

Ladies -Stearn success

Bungay Ladies played their first round of the Stearn County Foursomes Competition at home to Cretingham. After the morning round Bungay were 1 up, but by the end of 36 holes the match   was all square, which meant that Liz Jeary and Ruth Reynard had to play an extra hole to decide the result. With fellow team members anxiously watching, Bungay secured the winning putt to take them into Round 2 to play Bury St. Edmunds at home.

The photo shows the team:L to R C. Maycock, S. Strutt-Holmes,A. Neilsen, L.Jeary, H. Scott & R. Reynard.

Lady Captain - Charity Day



Lady Captain, Ruth Reynard hosted her Charity Day to raise funds for ‘Street Games’, which brings sport to disadvantaged children around the UK. The day was supported by some eighty players and the fine weather made it even more enjoyable.

The money raised  through a ‘Silent Auction and a Raffle’ totalled £3,000 .


1st  Ja. Moore, B. Collings, D. Jary , S. Michell 86pts

2nd. M. Haines, V, Mendham, P. Bridges, J. Rickard 81pts ocb,

3rd   P. Martin, S. Black, E. Kimber, P. Frost 81pts ocb,

4th . M. Fox, C. Harrison, J. Bray, D. Filewin 81pts ocb.


The photo shows the winning team with Lady Captain .

Back L to R: Bridget Collings, Ruth Reynard, Jackie Moore,  Front L to R: Debbie Jary & Sheila Michell.

Ladies Mail on Sunday v Bawburgh

Mail on Sunday 4th round 


Bungay Ladies won the match against Bawburgh 3- 2.

Photo of Team: L to R: S. Cooper, J. Moore, R. Reynard, H. Scott & B. Taylor.

Senior Ladies Success....

Bungay Ladies played their first round match of the Suffolk Seniors’ Jubilee Shield away to 

Southwold Ladies and had a convincing win.

The photo shows the team: Back row L to R: J. Cadge, M. Pacy, C. Muttitt, K. Hardy,

Front row  L to R: S. Sibthorpe, S. Strutt-Holmes, A. Nielsen, A. Lewis.

Ladies Mail on Sunday at Thetford

Great Win in the "Mail on Sunday" for our Ladies


Bungay & Waveney Valley Ladies travelled to Thetford to play their team in the second round of

the Mail on Sunday Competition.

The weather was perfect and the course in good condition, resulting in a win for Bungay , 3 – 2.

The photograph above shows the team: L to R – A. Neilsen, H. Scott, S. Cooper, B. Taylor and R. Reynard


Ladies Mail on Sunday (Matchplay)


Bungay & Waveney Valley Ladies played their first round of the Mail on Sunday  against Diss, in very blustery conditions at Bungay.

The team of five played well in their singles and after 18 holes the match was all square, therefore the final pair had to play extra holes to determine a result. Lady Captain, Ruth Reynard secured the win at the first extra hole and Bungay move on to the next round.

Photo: L to R: Harriet Scott, Liz Lord, Barbara Taylor, Ruth Reynard & Denise Jones.

Captains Drive In 2016



Following a Texas Scramble, members watched Men’s Captain, Mike Haslam take his drive-in and despite an excess of noise he held his concentration to hit the ball 187 yards.

The Texas Scramble was won by Sam Cooper, Belinda Rowe, Steve Rowe and Mike Copsey.

Cancer Research UK benefit from Lady Captains Charity Events

At the end of her year as Lady Captain, Colly Muttitt took great pleasure in presenting a cheque for £6148 – 46 for Cancer Research UK . The money was raised through various events, her Drive-In at the beginning of her year, a charity Golf Day, a Handbag Party and being sponsored to play 54 holes of golf in one day with her Vice –Captain.

The photo shows Colly presenting the cheque to Gary Bennett, who works for Cancer Research UK, who was pleased to receive it reported that it was the largest single cheque he had received this year.

2015 Veterans Invitation Day

Bungay GC Veteran’s held their 2015 Invitation Day in good weather, once early light rain had cleared.

27 visitors took part, from 16 clubs.

Results:   Points
1st Paul Paice & Mike Payne (Caldecott Hall)  42





Keith Davey & David Leeder (Diss)

Kevin Goode & Andy Crisp (Rookery Park)

Trevor Bond & Phil Pegg (Royal Cromer)

Nigel Edwards & George Savill (Beccles)




37 ocb

Photo shows the winners Paul Plaice & Mike Payne with Vet’s Chairman, Colin Sunderland.

2015 Husband & Wives

The annual husbands & wives  stableford competition was held on Sunday 20th September.

Results:   Points
1st Heather & Richard Wright 37
2nd Amanda & Andrew Collison 35 ocb
3rd Tanya & David Macgregor  35

The photograph above shows the winners with our Lady Captain on the right.

Captains Charity Day

On Friday 11th September, Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club held its annual Captain’s Charity Day, in aid of ‘BREAK’. The weather was glorious and 96 golfers took part. Even a ‘Go Go Dragon’ from Norwich flew in to support the event.   Mark Goff, the Captain, was delighted that approximately £2,500 was raised to help the charity ‘BREAK’ in it’s work with children and young people.


The photograph shows the overall winners of the day. From left to right : Bernie Allen, Pat Barton, John Pawsey (Rookery Park) , Brian Richardson (B&WVGC) with  Captain Mark Goff .


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2015 Junior Championship

Junior Championship: (Medal)


1st – Liam Hansey – 79-7-72 ( Gross -Winner of the Hood Trophy)



2nd – Megan Bailey – 85-16-69 ( Nett Winner of the Handicap Shield)

3rd – Grace Collison – 107-35-72

Division 2: (10 Holes)

1st – J. Rowlinson – 20 Points

2nd – E. Curtis – 17 Points

Division 3: (6 Holes)

1st – K. Cooper – 12 Points

Photographs show Liam and Megan with their trophies.

Ladies Closed Meeting


Bunty Eke Trophy (Best Gross) – Jenny Howlett – 78

Margaret Self Handicap Cup – Alison Neilsen – Nett 66


Jenny and Alison with their trophies

Silver Division:

2nd – Christine Ashe – Nett 69

3rd – Sally Mattocks – Nett 72

Bronze Division:

1st – Heather Squirrell – Nett 68 ocb

2nd – Christine Ambrose – Nett 68 ocb 

3rd – Jean King – Nett 68

10 Hole Greensomes:

1st – R. Reynard & Ja Moore – 23 Points ocb

2nd – J. Sherman & M. Attlee – 23 Points ocb

3rd – Jo Moore & A. Neilsen – 23 Points

Ladies Captains Day 2015


Ladies’ Captain’s Day 2015

Team Stableford Results  





S. Read, L. Lord & S. Blackham

Jo Moore, V. Hindle & M. Chapman

A. White, J. Hammett & P. Aukland

E. Jeary, M. Dodd & E. Hoare


The photograph shows the prize winners with C. Muttitt (Lady Captain)

2015 Mixed Open at Bungay


Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club hosted their Mixed Open Event, with a good field playing for a Trophy for the Visitors and one for the Members. Despite a torrential shower during the afternoon, the scores were good. The winners of the Watts Salver, for visitors, were Jonathan Werrey-Easterbrook (Fynn Valley) and Pat Crissall (Woodbridge) with a score of 42points. The Bill Harding Trophy for Members was won by Wendy Walpole and Will Pickard with 37 points. Photo shows the winners of the Watts salveron the left and the Bill Harding, on the right.

Results –Visitors:    Points
1st J.Werrey-Easterbrook & Mrs. P. Crissell  42





Mr & Mrs. R. Meadows (Barnham Broom)

R. Hayes & Mrs P. Burgess (Ufford Park)

Mr. & Mrs. M. Hammond (Bawburgh)     

M. Crissell & Mrs. A. Werrey-Easterbrook


40 ocb.




Men 2015 Club Championship

Men’s Club Championship: (Medal – 2 Rounds)

Scratch – Gross

1st – Bryan Smy – 155  *

2nd – Steed Hubbard – 155 *

3rd – Mark Sampson – 156

Handicap – Nett:

1st – Tom York – 133

2nd – Tony Partington – 139

3rd – Liam Hansey – 140

* Went to sudden death play off – won on 5th hole by Bryan Smy

Ladies 2015 Club Championship

Ladies’ 2015 Club Championship 

36 Hole Medal:

AM – Best Gross – C. Ashe – 85

AM – Best Nett – G. Willis – 66

PM – Best Gross – Jo Moore – 82

PM – Best Nett – W. Walpole – 71

Best Gross – J. Howlett – 164 (Winner of Salver)

2nd – D. Pottinger – 165 ocb

3rd – T. McGregor– 165

Best Nett – E. Jeary – 144 (Winner of Handicap Cup)

2nd – S. Strutt-Holmes – 146

3rd – L. Lord – 147

Mary Rowan Rosebowl – 18 Hole Medal:

Best Front 9 holes – B. Ra-Bett – 36

Best back 9 holes – M. Dodd – 35

1st – S. Mattocks – 75 ocb (Winner of Rosebowl)

2nd – H. Squirrell – 75

3rd – A. Smith – 76

Photograph shows the Winners.

Juniors Pro s Putter



The Junior Pro’s Putter was played in sunny conditions and resulted in the Junior Captain, Liam Hansey winning the Shield, repeating his success last year.

The photo shows Liam receiving the Shield from Professional, Andrew Collison.


Division 1 

L. Hansey 36pts,

J. Gibson 31pts,

A. Collison 28pts.

Division 2

M. Curtis.

Division 3

K. Cooper.

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