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Prizegiving Evening 2017

The annual Prizegiving Evening for the 2017 season was held at the club on Friday 26 January.

Delayed from early December due to Storm Caroline, the 2017 Colin Coward Texas Scramble was held at the second time of asking last weekend, Sunday 7 January.
Brass Monkeys Round 3 – Sunday 3 December

The third and final round of the Brass Monkeys was held in positively tropical conditions on Sunday.

Round 2 of the Brass Monkeys was Greensomes and saw some big swings up and down the leaderboard on Sunday 19th November.

A bitter, northerly 2-3 club wind greeted the 24 four-man teams that turned out for the annual Poppy Appeal Bowmaker at the club today, Sunday 12 November.

Round 1 (of 3) of one of the most popular club competitions was held on Sunday 5 November.
Recent history of West Wilts GC

In response to popular demand the author has decided to continue with his weekly article which may help to alleviate the boredom of those long winter nights and provide a very welcome alternative to Strictly Come Dancing.
West Wilts Golf Club Seniors celebrate Knighton Heath Trophy victory in grand style

Following the epic victory in The Knighton Heath Trophy on Thursday 14th September, Captain of The Seniors 2017, Stephen Adams, was determined to keep team spirit alive with a celebration in West Wilts GC Clubhouse on Tuesday 26th September.
Wagglers' Trophy on Saturday 16th September marks the end of their year 2017 season in grand style

Before starting I would like to thank Les Lacey and John McAllister who responded to my appeal last week for more background information on Doug Smith, sponsor of The Doug Smith Trophy.
President's Day on Sunday 10th September 2017 in monsoon rain equals soggy players at West Wilts GC

Although President's Day players before lunch managed to keep their powder dry, those teeing off in the afternoon Texas Scramble got a wee bit soggy, I know because I was there!
Busiest week of the 2017 season for West Wilts GC Seniors

Last week to test whether the readership is alive and kicking I referred to Stephen Adams as Vice Captain of The Seniors which, as we all know is erroneous, he is most definitely, Captain of The Seniors!
Both Seniors and Wagglers in action on Wednesday 23rd August

Wednesday 23rd August was a busy day at West Wilts GC with the Seniors at home to High Post and the Wagglers away to Bath Golf Club.
PP&SS Trophy and Plate - Sunday 20 August

The PP&SS Trophy competition was established in 1929 by Messrs Polehampton, Payne, Stewart and Shaw.
West Wilts Golf Club Wagglers and Seniors in action at home and away during August 2017

It's been a busy couple of weeks for The Wagglers and The Seniors at West Wilts GC.
Mixed fortunes on 8th and 9th August for West Wilts Golf Club Seniors

Reliable sources tell me that my weekly articles are read by a fair number of WW Golf Club members which can only be a good thing both for the Warminster Journal and the Club blog.
West Wilts GC Directors' Cups contested under perfect weather conditions Sunday 6th August 2017

After the incessant rain of the recent past, 57 players set off with a definite spring in their swing and not an umbrella in sight to contest The Directors' Cups on Sunday 6th August 2017.
West Wilts GC Seniors Open Thursday July 13th 2017 highlights a busy season

Having just returned from a few weeks away, your author is eager to tell the readership, maybe somewhat belatedy, all about an action packed month at West Wilts Golf Club.
2017 ProAm

Results, prizewinners and photographs from our 2017 ProAm sponsored by Webbs Motorhomes & Caravans held on Thursday 20 July are reported below.
Club Championship 2017

After the first round on Saturday the club champion has one foot in the grave......more tomorrow.
Seniors play away at Bramshaw Forest and Tidworth

Hopefully with all their travel documents in order, 12 intrepid Seniors, including the author, set off for Bramshaw GC in The New Forest last Wednesday 28th June 2017.
Young golfers in the making at West Wilts GC

It is a sad fact of life that the average membership age of the three thousand plus golf clubs in England is towards the middle sixties and rising annually.

Our annual Gents Invitational was again a full-house event with 48 teams shoe-horned onto the course for an afternoon bang-start and for the first time generously supported by club member Derek Howard of St James Place Wealth Management.
Busiest week of the 2017 season for West Wilts Golf Club Seniors

The Seniors of West Wilts GC had their busiest day at the office last week with home matches on Wednesday 14th versus Chippenham and Friday 16th June versus Wellow.
West Wilts GC Seniors recover from recent defeats with a resounding victory on 8th June against Bath GC

Following their recent two defeats, WWGC Seniors were in defiant mood as they faced Bath GC at home last Thursday 8th June.
Tony Bumstead pulls off a heist bigger than Brinks Matt!

62 players turn out for the Fitz & Rabbits Cups but are seen-off by a superb performance from 2016 Nairn Dunbar Open champion Tony Bumstead who takes the honours AND the 2s pot.
White Horse reined-in by Nick Whiting in rain-soaked battle against the elements.

Played from the longest tees the White Horse Trophy lived up to its reputation as one of the toughest tests of the year as 39 of the most irrepressible West Wilts members fought it out over two rounds.
STOP PRESS - Entries for Seniors' Open Thursday, 13th July now closed

As the organiser of Wiltshire's premier and most successful Senior's Open Day, Ray White now has a full complement of competitors and therefore cannot accept any further applications to play.

Two defeats for West Wilts GC Seniors but morale remains high

The Seniors of West Wilts GC lost 3 and a half to 2 and a half away against High Post GC away on Tuesday 23rd May, their first away fixture of the 2017 season.
Seniors relish away trip on 10th May 2017 to Meon Valley and Country Club, Southampton

24 intrepid Seniors from West Wilts GC under the masterful orchestration of Ivan Gower relished their annual away trip, on this occasion over the period 10-12 May 2017 to Meon Valley Hotel and Country club, near Southampton.
The Golf Foundation Cup - Sunday 21 May 2017

Kenny Erskine blew away the opposition today and scored an excellent net 64 to win the Golf Foundation Cup.
West Wilts GC Seniors share the spoils with Bramshaw at home on Thursday, 4th May 2017

The annual match against Bramshaw GC is always difficult to call as the Seniors of West Wilts GC assessed the visiting team.
Secretaries Cup – Report

36 teams competed this Sunday for the Secretaries Cup, the Greensomes format being one of our few pairs competitions that tests all aspects of both players’ games. And so it did.
Seniors victorious against Farrington at home on Wednesday, 26th April 2017

With the memory of their defeat last week against Wells still lingering in their minds, the Seniors of West Wilts GC bounced back in strident form last Wednesday 26 April to record a 4 to 2 victory at home against Farrington GC.

Club Champion Dave Wilkin sets out his stall in the first trophy competition of 2017.
Wagglers and Seniors record a busy week of matches at the West Wilts GC

It's been a busy week at West Wilts GC with the Seniors on Tuesday 18th April taking on Ashley Wood Golf Club at home in the First Round of the Knighton Heath Trophy followed by another home match on Wednesday 19th April against Wells Golf Club.
Frank Lampard makes surprise appearance at the Remedy Oaks Masters - Rich Henry wins!

40 members from West Wilts made their annual pilgrimage to Remedy Oaks Golf Club to play their Remedy Oaks Masters, an 18-hole stableford played each April and superbly organised by Malc Shergold (with a little help from Ben).
Ladies and Seniors share the excitement of a Texas Scramble at West Wilts GC on Thursday, 13th April 2017

For regular readers of my Golf Round Up the format of a Texas Scramble holds no mysteries but there may be some of you who require further explanation.
WWGC v Chippenham GC Ryder Cup Matches - Report

The annual West Wilts Wagglers v Chippenham ‘Ryder Cup’ matches were held this weekend in Cornwall at The Point at Polzeath and Trevose Golf Clubs.
West Wilts Wagglers come a close second in a hard-fought battle against Bath Nomads

Under the inspirational leadership of their 2017 Captain, Jeff Jones, you might be forgiven for thinking that a home match against Bath Nomads would be a stroll in the park but read on for the whole story.
West Wilts Seniors record convincing 4 to 2 Victory against visitors from Sherborne

Weather conditions were almost perfect as Stephen Adams, Captain of The Seniors, assembled his team for their first home game against the visitors from Sherborne Golf Club.
West Wilts Golf Club bids fond farewell to Geoff Morgan, Club Secretary

West Wilts Golf Club members recently bade a fond farewell to Geoff Morgan, Club Secretary, who has retired after a long and distinguished association with The Club.
6-Way Match – Sunday 2 April

Wagglers triumph in club’s annual 6-way match.
Wagglers Captain pulls off masterstroke!

Managerial masterclass leads to an historic first defeat of Tidworth.
Battle of the dinosaurs with combined ages of 1300 years runs its course at West Wilts Golf Club

Tradition has it that The Seniors and The Wagglers, where combined ages must reach at least 1300 years including 20 bus passes, test their mettle against each other in the first match of the 2017 Season.
Victory to the one with 3 Clubs and a Putter

The old and bold of West Wilts Golf Club, perhaps more commonly known as The Seniors' Section, gathered on Monday 6th March for their annual "3 Clubs and a Putter Competition".
A parting gift to MacMillan Cancer Support from 2016 Captain Walter Witts Warminster Golf Club

Many West Wilts GC members were present on Sunday 26 February 2017 to witness 2016 Captain Walter Witts' final official ceremony, namely, the presentation of a cheque for £883.20 to Macmillan Cancer Support.
Winter Fun Competition No 1 - Results

The first winter fun competition of 2017 was held on Sunday 29 January. The format was Bowmaker medal.

Pam Forsey, the Ladies Captain hosted a Burns Night Supper on Friday 28 January in aid of her chosen charity, the Stroke Foundation.
Prizegiving - From 10 to 80

Prizegiving for the 2016 season was held on Friday 27 January. 70 years separated the oldest and youngest winners!
Winners - 2016

The full list of club trophy and competition winners for the 2016 season is below.
We have a winner!

Congratulations to the owner of this shoe. You have won a 30-minute lesson in the use of the bunker rake following your round on Tuesday afternoon (you visited bunkers on the 11th, 12th, 14th and 16th - priceless!). Arrangements can be made with the Pro Shop at your convenience.
Contact Us
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Manager - Lawrence Wilkin
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Phone: 01985 213133

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