37 PRGC members and 5 guests participated in the RyderHeim Cup yesterday Saturday 29th September. This is a team event played in teams of four and as it involves Ladies and Gentlemen it is paying homage to the both the Ryder and Solheim Cups and involves golf played in all three disciplines. As such all participants played 9 holes in foursomes, 9 holes in four ball better ball and 9 holes in singles so 27 holes in the day. Thankfully the weather was magnificent, the course in fine condition and with lunch and a light supper provided there was no lack of food to go with the golf, and the drink!!
Prizes were awarded for the best performances in each golf mode with the RyderHeim cup being awarded by the Club Captain Gavin Adams to the overall winners of the team event. The winners were as follows:
Best fourball batter ball score with 24 points:
Gavin Adams and Roy Hatt
Best foursomes score with 21 points:
Alan Jackson and Jeff Hockley
Best Singles player with 21 points:
Singles players with 20 points:
Jeff Hockley, Graham Enfield (G), Brian Stevens, Jim Findlay and Malcolm Dodds
RyderHeim Cup Runners up on 147 points:
THE Seniors: Al Bowyer, Paul Gerrard, Craig Whitworth and Jim Findlay
RyderHeim Cup Winners on 150 points:
The Sunday Strollers: Roger Meakes, Alan Nunn, Sean Cummins and Brian Stevens
An outstanding day was had by all and hopefully this competition (last played in 2014) will now become an annual event.
Many thanks to all members and guests who supported the day and made it such a success. Similar thanks to Nick, Tricia and team for the food and beverage services and John and Jake for the course condition