Held at Castle Royle Golf Club on 14th September 2023

BCLGA’s thanks go to Castle Royle Golf Club for hosting the 1st Division Autumn meeting.

We had the most fantastic day weatherwise which contributed to the reports of a great course in lovely condition – although we know, there were a few problems with the bunkers!

Very many thanks go to the ALL the staff who made the day so enjoyable for everyone – Debbie Corless –Castle Royle ladies captain was the starter for the day, and made everyone aware of the ups and downs that could be encountered! Thank you Debbie for your help, and for being with us for the day!

All the catering and bar staff made sure that all players were ‘fed and watered’ and many thanks go to all of them for their efficiency and giving us a very nice light lunch after play.

For the organisation of the day, I would like to thank Paul Dyer – golf management, and Aaron – catering for helping to make this a very successful day.

Gross Competition

The winner of the Edna Simmons Bowl, and 1st Scratch Prize, was Vicky Prietzel (G&S) with Gross 74.  Congratulations Vicky!

VIcky Prietzel Gross winner 2023

Vicky Prietzel with Charlie Keenan County Captain

Jane Sly 2nd Place Gross

2nd prize Scratch prize was Jane Sly (MR) with Gross 76

Linda Hunt 3rd Place Gross

And 3rd prize with a gross 77 was Linda Hunt (N&C)

This competition has an aggregate prize for the best Gross score accumulated from the Spring and Autumn 1st Division rounds.

This year our winner was Sheree Dove Wilde (MR/CH) with a total gross over the 2 rounds of 161.

Gross Aggregate 2023 Sheree Dove Wilde

Sheree Dove Wilde with Charlie Keenan

Gross results here: Gross 1st Div Autumn

Nett Competiton

The Winner of the Coronation medal – awarded for the best Nett prize on the day, was:


Winner Nett - Helga Keay 2023

Helga Keay (CR) with Nett 70  Fantastic result Helga!

2nd Place Nett - Charlie Keenan

2nd place was Charlie Keenan with a Nett 71 ocb from Jane Brackenbury.

As Charlie – Captain of BCLGA was presenting the prizes, we had CR’s ladies Captain Debbie on hand to present Charlie with her prize!

Again, in this competition we have the Helen Brown Sauce Boat, which is awarded for the aggregate Nett accumulated score in the Spring and Autumn meetings.  This year our winner was Katherine Irving (CR) with a Nett total of 147.

Nett Aggregate 2023 - Katherine Irvine

 Nett Results Here: Nett 1st Div autumn

My personal thanks go to Sarah Fowler, who helped me to run the day smoothly, and will be taking over the running of the competition next year representing Donnington Groves input to the County.

The year is nearly over for the County competition, and I DO hope we will see you all next year.

The 1st Division Spring competition is at East Berks on April 11th, and the Tegner/ Championship is at the end of April 26/27/28.  A calendar for all the other events has already been sent to your clubs

Carry on Golfing!!!!

Deirdre Cuthbert