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Wednesday 14 October 2020 at Northamptonshire County Golf Club

By |2021-01-13T12:32:03+00:00September 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Our Autumn Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 14 October 2020 at Northamptonshire County Golf Club, Golf Lane, Church Brampton, NN6 8AZ which is 4m NW of Northampton.  This Harry S Colt course opened in 1910 is a traditional inland golf course with undulating woodland, gorse, heather and fine pine woods.  It is ranked as one of the Top 100 Golf Courses, has been the venue for the prestigious PGA Seniors Pro Championship and is regularly used as a Regional Qualifying Course for the Open Championship.  For further details see  www.countygolfclub.org.uk Ensuring that we comply with Covid-90 restrictions, keep safe [...]

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Golf at last! Match drawn v Liberal Circle

By |2021-01-13T17:42:04+00:00July 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

While fully recognising the hardship and suffering experienced by many during the current pandemic, it was a joy to finally get the CILT Golf Society’s season underway with a match against the National Liberal Golf Circle at West Essex GC on Wednesday 22nd July. This fixture has reached its fourth year and the CILT GS was looking to even up the win/loss statistics. The match was hosted by this year’s Liberal GC Captain, Phil Reeves, at his home club and restricted to 6-a-side (instead of the usual 8) to ensure we met [...]

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What a year!!! Update on 2020 programme

By |2020-07-20T16:54:43+01:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

What a year!!  As many of you will have experienced, golf clubs are finding ways to safely welcome back golf societies, albeit with some differences from normal.  It means that we hope to be able stage events again, while recognising that local restrictions may result in late changes or cancellations.  Our modified programme is as follows: 22 Jul 20         Match v Liberals GS                           West Essex GC (team of 6) 19 Aug 20        Late Spring Meeting                           Hankley Common GC 26 Aug 20        (possible) Match v RLC GS              Army GC, Aldershot (team of 8) 6-8 Sep [...]

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Yorkshire Tour 2020 – Updated Details

By |2020-07-20T16:58:33+01:00July 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

I can now confirm that our Yorkshire Golfing Tour will go ahead. We have been in contact with each golf club, the hotel and the restaurant to understand how they will accommodate us and to outline what the COVID 19 changes will be. Hotel We have now renegotiated the price and booked 32 single rooms for the 2 x nights. The full breakfast will now be served at the table. I have attached the hotels ‘Cleanstay’ cleaning procedures for information. Rooms are still available, but not booked, for Saturday and Tuesday night. Please let me know if you would like [...]

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Copt Heath event succumbs to Covid 19 – new date Thursday 21st June 2021

By |2020-05-22T10:10:36+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Like other clubs in England, the course is now open for 2-ball golf but, with no clubhouse facilities or catering, is unable to offer the normal service for visiting societies. The committee has taken the view that we cannot expect our members to travel some distance to participate on that basis and the chance of restrictions being eased in order to offer more by that date look highly unlikely. We had explored other dates this year with Copt Heath Golf Club and they have kindly offered us, Postponement until later this season, until 2021, or cancellation.  The postponement dates for [...]

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Have you considered golf sponsorship? Check out the benefits

By |2020-04-13T10:12:41+01:00April 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

CILT (UK) Golf Society Main Sponsorship Agreement There are many opportunities for your organisation’s products, services and corporate image to be associated with CILT (UK) by targeting a large audience of supply chain, logistics and transport professionals. Take advantage of the many sponsorship and advertising opportunities available at various events throughout the year with the CILT (UK) Golf Society. We believe we have positioned the cost of sponsorship so that the benefits in marketing terms provide excellent ‘value for money’. This can be measured when considered against the following criteria… PR The PR [...]

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Hankley Common moved to Wednesday 19th August 2020

By |2020-04-13T10:14:05+01:00April 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

"The ever lengthening forecasts of ‘COVID -19 doom and gloom’ prompted us to check with Hankley Common regarding our original booking for the Spring Meeting on 12 May.  While no decisions had been made the forecast was understandably not looking good. We have therefore discussed the matter with our sponsor, John Maguire who has agreed that we should rebook for Wednesday 19th August 2020 which we have now done. The 'Spring' Meeting will now be held on Wednesday 19th August 2020. Please keep your fingers and toes crossed!  If things do not improve we may need to [...]

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Members Meeting – Cancelled.

By |2020-04-01T10:45:18+01:00March 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Sadly, it will come as no surprise to you to be told that we have decided to cancel the forthcoming Member’s Meeting and AGM scheduled for 15 Apr.  Like many clubs, BGC has offered the golf course but little else. As a Golf Society we cannot expect members to travel some distance just for a round of golf and a brief chat outside (weather permitting).  We thought about a postponement but our programme is quite full so I’ve cancelled the meeting and carried over the deposit and booking to Tuesday 13 Apr 2021.  Those who’ve sent in payments may either [...]

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2020 Tour Dates & Venue confirmed

By |2019-12-01T19:38:15+00:00December 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

2020 and it’s going to be Yorkshire playing at some of the best golf courses this region has to offer. Ganton is the standout course ranked #1 in Yorkshire, 9th in England and 77th in The World. And when you play it, you will understand why. We will be staying 250 yards away from the centre of York in a 4* hotel within walking distance of the many pubs and restaurants that this city, 2nd only to London for tourists, has to offer. Offer Our headline price for 2 members sharing a twin room reflects the quality of golf course [...]

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