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2016 County Members’ Summer Meeting No 1 – The Beverley and East Riding Golf Club

“Great scoring on a well presented Beverley course”

A Happy group on the first tee.

It was a cloudy, breezy, but warm day that greeted the County Members at Beverley and East Riding Golf Club on July 7th, for the first Summer meeting of 2016.

The recent damp mild weather had encouraged the rough to grow to intimidating proportions. This combined with the stiff breeze facing the players on the first tee induced some apprehensive looks.

The cows that share the course with the golfers did not seem bothered at all.

However, it was clear, by the excellent scores, returned that most players managed to keep their balls on the fairways.

There were 118 County Mmebers playing and 17 scores were equal to a better than 40 points, which is very creditable..

The first pair out at the start of the day were Messrs Makepeace and Cheeseman, from Hessle. They set a fantastic target for the rest of the field of 46 points, that was never going to be beaten. They managed to score 26 points on the back nine holes, with four birdies, which each attracted 4 points.

Two pairs came close, with 44 points each, but could not catch them.

Overall, 42 points was needed to finish in the prizes.

County Members SUM1 Winners

The Winners, Messrs Makepeace and Cheeseman being presented with their prizes by YUGC President, Jonathan Plaxton and Beverley Club Captain, Stephen Mooney

Prize Winners:

 Position  Names  Club Points
 1st  C.A. Makepeace & D.B. Cheeseman
 2nd C. Coverdale & B. Ying
Woolley Park
 3rd R.W. Woodburn & H. Poulson
Pannal and Wetherby
4th J. Lambert & J.R. Robinson
Beverley and East Riding
5th H. Winstanley & J.S. Tingle


Their were many compliments from the County Members about how consistent and good the greens were.

The Beverely catering staff and Professional’s shop did a great job in supplying the needs of the County Members.

The President of the Yorkshire Union, Mr Jonathan Plaxton, presented the prizes and thanked Beverley & East Riding G.C. for an excellently prepared course, and thanked their members for allowing the YUGC to use their course.

The winners expressed their thanks for the excellent job that the Yorkshire Union do in running the County Member sevents.

The Beverley Captain, Mr Stephen Mooney, said how honoured and delighted the club were at being chosen as hosts by the Yorkshire Union.


You can see all of the results by clicking SUM1 Results


There are more pictures on the image slideshow below.

  • Fourth place prize winners, Messrs Lambert and Robinson with County President, Jonathan Plaxton and County Members' Secretary, Paul Yates
  • Second place prize winners, Messrs Coverdale and Ying with County President, Jonathan Plaxton and County Members' Secretary, Paul Yates
  • Messrs Dawson, Krlic, McMullen and Phillips on the first tee
  • One of the local inhabitants enjoying the rough
  • The Beverley and East Riding clubhouse flying the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs flag
  • Messrs Pratt, Fisher, Gilmore and Chicken on the first tee
  • Refreshments after the round
  • Messrs Deeming, Bentley, Winstanley and Tingle on the first tee
  • Fifth place prize winners, Messrs Winstanley and Tingle with County President, Jonathan Plaxton and County Members' Secretary, Paul Yates
  • County Members' Secretary, Paul Yates, Beverley and East Riding Club Captain, Stephen Mooney and Yorkshire County President, Jonathan Plaxton
  • Messrs Brierley, Johnson, Thomas and Wilson on the first tee
  • Beverley Minster viewed from the clubhouse
  • Checking the cards!
  • Messrs Staples, Mills, Lambert and Robinson on the first tee
  • Messrs Carr, Black, Carmody and Oliver on the first tee
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