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Handicap Salver Winner

Following a play off the the Ladies Handicap Salver - Susan Filby seen below scored 74 to beat Dang Kittisak’s 76.

Photo: Susan Filby


Winners of the Daily Mail Foursomes

Ryston Park GC Ladies Result for the Daily Mail Foursomes Competition.

Janet Rice & Pat Blyth 74.0
Ann Emmerson & Dang Kittisak 75.5
Pam Taylor & Tracy Russell 76.0
Janet Coles & Sue Ward 81.0

Photo from Left: Janet Rice & Pat Blyth


Stewards Cup

Winners of the Stewards Cup - Pam Taylor & Tam Payne with 40 points, 2nd: Susan Filby & Jim Marsh with 37 points, 3rd on count back: Melanie Martin & Richard Allen with 35 points from 4th: Maggie Ward & Paul Allen with 35 points.

Photo: From Left   President John Rice presenting the trophy to Pam Taylor & Tam Payne.


Trish is Ryston Park Ladies Clampion

Trish McManus playing off 16 handicap has enjoyed two weeks of excellent golf. 

Trish played Pam Taylor in the final of the Ladies KO to win the Lee Bennett Trophy which went to the 20th hole then Trish took on Ann Fletcher in the Irene Mott Trophy to win yet another final. 

On Wednesday Trish played in the Ladies Scratch Championship and won with gross rounds of 89 & 85 (Nett 73 & 69) bringing her handicap down to 14.3.   An excellent finish to the season.  

2nd place Tracy Russell with 86 & 90 (Nett 76 & 80) and 3rd place Ann Fletcher 87 & 91 (Nett 77 & 81).


Kitty Gillies goes to Caroline

Ryston Park Ladies with handicaps of 23 and over competed for the Kitty Gillies Trophy which is a stroke play competition over 18 holes.  
Caroline Cotterell scored a gross 98 and nett 75 to claim the trophy.  In second place Mai Osborn with 102 and nett 77.


Phil wins the coveted Campbell Cup

The coveted Campbell Cup has been won this year by Phil Jones who joined Ryston Park at the start of the year from RAF Marham Golf Club.   32 golfers were drawn in the knock out competition of 18 holes matchplay with the final being 36 holes.   Phil played Danny Kew in the final and claimed the match with a 3/2 win to take the coveted Campbell Cup Trophy.


Senior Section Winners

Winners of the C & B Trophies Ian Palfrey(Left) and Len Candlish (Right) with 67 Stableford Points, 2nd: Mike Brown & Richard Warren 60 points, 3rd on count back Nick Howes & Doug Carter with 55 points.

Nearest Pin Winners: Roger March, Tony Downing & Mike Brown.


Emmerson wins the Amy Goddard Trophy

Ryston Park Golf Club Member Anne Emmerson won the Amy Goddard Trophy with 39 points 



Ryston Park Secretary Pam Taylor presented a cheque for £174 to the RNLI Regional Media Manager Jim Rice. The money was raised from members contributions for a club competition played at Easter.

Many thanks to the members that participated.


Ryston's Champion

Richard Allen playing off -0.6 handicap won the Ryston Park Golf Club Mens Scratch Championship with scores of  74 & 70 over 36 holes.



Ryston Park pairing of Tracy Russell (left) and Trish McManus(right) won the PING 4BBB competition at Ryston Park Golf Club with 40 points making them clear winners.


Lady Captains Day

Ryston Park Ladies Captain Pat Blyth held her Captains Day on Wednesday 29th May with almost a full turn out.   A most enjoyable day followed by afternoon tea.
Winner of the 18 hole competition was Ann Fletcher. The 9 Hole competition was won by June Norgate.  Nearest the pin winners were S Ward & A Fletcher with M Osborn taking nearest the line.

Ann Emmerson won the putting competition.

Ladies Captain Pat was joined by her husband Tony and her children who helped organise the day. John Rice was presented with a gift for helping the starter. Pat thanked Liz Forgan for the lovely table decorations and Lyn Kirk for her help with the organising.  

Photo from left: Tony & Pat Blyth with Ann Fletcher


Pratt Senior Cup

Ryston Park golfer Tam Payne playing off 9.5 won the Pratt Senior Cup with a nett 71.   David Weeds took second place on count back from Barrie Sewell, Dave Green, Dick Martin and Dave Stennett who all scored nett 72.


Midweek Medal

Ryston Park Golf Club’s midweek medal was won by new member Will Viner.  Will playing off an 8 handicap celebrated his first win with a nett 74 on count back from Dave Green.


Hole In One

Ryston Park Club Secretary Pam Taylor scored her first Hole in One on Sunday 24th March during the Captains Challenge. 

Using an 8 iron on the 7th hole over the pond the ball went high and dropped straight into the hole.

Pam celebrated by buying everyone a drink before dinner in the clubhouse.


Captains Challenge

Club Captain Nigel Wagg, Ladies Captain Pat Blyth and Seniors Captain Ian Buttle challenged members in a team event at Ryston Park Golf Club.

A good turn out with glorious weather saw the winning of Chris Taylor, Tracy Russell & Vice Captain Richard Taylor win the competition with President John Rice, Ian Storey, Ali Gee & Susan Filby in second place.   Men’s nearest the pin winner was Chris Taylor and Pam Taylor took the ladies prize with a Hole in One.
Thanks to Susan Filby for organising the event and to Classic Catering for an excellent dinner served after the prize giving.  

Ladies Captain Pat Blyth introduced a representative from The King’s Lynn Purfleet Trust who explained how the charity works with the homeless in Kings Lynn as this is the chosen charity for the Club Captain & the Ladies Captain for 2019.

Picture: From left:Chris Taylor, Tracy Russell, Richard Taylor and Organiser Susan Filby.


Daily Mail Foursome Winners

Richard Cave (left) and Richard Taylor(right) of Ryston Park Golf Club played against Stephen Tuck & Tom Neat of Ely Golf Club in the first round of the Daily Mail Foursomes.  A very close match in awful weather saw the Ryston pair take the match on the 18th hole winning 1 up.




Ryston Park Golf Club held their AGM on Thursday 21st February when the new Club Captain Nigel Wagg (left) & Vice Captain Richard Taylor (right) were announced.   



Captains Charity

Emma Kandjou (Norfolk Young Carer Support) seen on the left receiving a cheque from Past Ladies Captain Boo Moore of Ryston Park Golf Club.

Boo and her Ladies raised £540 to support the local West Norfolk Carers  which was gratefully accepted by Emma who gave a brief speech about the money will be used.



Rotary District 1080

Ryston Park Golf Club President John Rice & Club Member John Ebbage unfortunately lost in the final of Rotary District 1080 (East Anglia) knock out cup.  They took the match to the 17th but lost that hole to go 3 & 2 down. 

Their opponents were Alan Spinks (13) and Alan Carman (17) who were representing Great Yarmouth Haven Rotary Club and are both members of Gt Yarmouth & Caister Golf Club. 

It was a very close match played at Bawburgh Golf Club and was level until the 14th hole and played in a very sporting fashion. 

Photo (from left)  John Rice, John Ebbage, Alan Spinks & Alan Carman



Ladies Halloween Golf Morning

Winners of the Ladies Halloween Golf Morning:  From left: Marlene Simmonds, Sue Ward & Liz Tyler.  Liz also won Nearest the Pin.



Trophy Winners

Ryston Park Ladies Section held an 18 Hole Stableford competition followed by presentation of trophies and lunch.

From left: Susan Filby, Pat Blyth, Val Mellish, Maie Osborn, Melanie Martin, TIff Mills, Dorothy March, Janet Coles, Tracy Russell, Pam Taylor.

The Stableford was won by Tracy Russell with 38 points, 2nd Susan Filby 37 points, 3rd Anne Emmerson 36 points and 4th Pam Taylor 33 points.



September Medal

The Club President John Rice of Ryston Park Golf Club won the September medal with a net 68 on countback from Richard Simpson and Jon Lewis who also scored 68.


Seniors Medal

Winner of the Seniors Medal at Ryston Park Golf Club is John Moss with 82-14=68 with a new handicap of 13.  Second place went to Graham Warren 85-15=70.


Lee Bennett Match Play Knock Out

Ryston Park Golf Club Ladies President Janet Coles is this years winner of the Lee Bennett match play Knock Out Competition. 



Qualifying Stableford

Dave Green won the July qualifying Stableford with 37 points


August Medal and Presidents Putter

Winner of the August medal and Presidents Putter was Dick Martin with a net 67
Followed by S Cobbin and R Cave both with 68


Midweek medal

Joel Wagg won the midweek medal with 89-19=70



Campbell Cup Winner

After the 36 hole final of Men’s knockout competition Tony Cowell (above) beat Gordon Carter 6/5 to win the Campbell Cup.  


Newton Scratch Winner

Scratch golfer Richard Allen scored a 71 to win the Newton Scratch Trophy at Ryston Park Golf Club.


Doris Ball Trophy Winner

Tracy Russell off 12 played an exceptional round of golf scoring a net 68 to win the Doris Ball Trophy and gaining a new handicap of 11.


Amy Goddard Trophy Winner

Ryston Park golfers Melanie Martin (left) and Dorothy March (right) had to play three times to eventually find the winner of the Amy Goddard Trophy with Dorothy March winning with an excellent 40 points.


Eva New winners

Winners at Ryston Park Golf Club were Roger and Dorothy March who beat Richard And Pam Taylor 2/1 in the final of the Eva New Mixed Knock Out


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