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Members will be sad to know that long serving Midland section member Tom Rice sadly passed away suddenly with a heart attack last week.
Tom and his wife Sandra were at Prenton Golf Club on the Wirral.

His socially distanced funeral will be held next Friday 12th February 2021 at Landican Crematorium at Arrowe Park on the Wirral. Ken Turney and Mike Moffit plan to attend to represent the Association, but will simply stand at the Crematorium gates to pay respects.

Our thoughts go out to Sandra and the family at this sad time


SAD NEWS – Mrs Paddy Martin

Members will be sad to hear that longstanding Midland Section member Mitch Martin’s wife Paddy passed away on the 31st December 2019.

Our thoughts are with Mitch during this very sad and difficult time.

The funeral took place on Monday 20th January 2020 at 9.45 am at Bushbury Crematorium, West Chapel, Underhill Lane, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, WV10 7JG - 
Donations to Cancer Research.

The wake was held after the service at The Pavilion, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 6AJ 


SAD NEWS – Judith Barnes

Members will be sad to learn that the wife of Past National Chairman, Peter Barnes passed away on Wednesday August 21 2019. Judith and Peter had been based at March Golf Club in the Fens for many years until their recent retirement. Our thoughts and best wishes go out to Peter and his family at this very sad time. Peter was our National Chairman in 2009.

The Funeral will take place on Tuesday 10th September 2019 at 3.30pm at the March Crematorium which is very close to March Golf Club where the wake will be held.


Jim Dobbin

Members will be sad to learn that Jim Dobbin passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday 31st August 2018. 

Jim was a longstanding and valued member of the Midland section becoming Midland Chairman in 2008 -2010 and was National Chairman during our Centenary year in 2012.

Jim has been a great supporter of the Association for many years and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts and best wishes go out to his wife Jennie and their family at this very difficult time.

SAD NEWS - David Lithgow

David pictured left in happier times at the Open at Muirfield in 2002 with Sam Torrance and Eric Greig

We are sad to report that Life Member and one of the Associations biggest supporters, David Lithgow, has passed away and will be sadly missed by all that knew him.