THE GEMS
Oldham Golf Club (Seniors)

Oldham Golf Club, Lees New Road, Oldham, Lancs OL4 5PN



OLDHAM GOLF CLUB TELEPHONE NUMBER 0161 624 4986

(Extension 1 for The Office, Extension 2 for the Club Shop, Extension 3 for the Bar)







Welcome to the Web Site

(Last updated on Thursday 9th July 2020 at 3.13pm)






OFFICERS FOR 2020


TREASURER CAPTAIN VICE CAPTAIN HANDICAP SECRETARY
John Billington Charlie Middlewood Brian Best Mike Dunkerley





GEMS NEWS



The GEMS (Gentlemen Elderly Members Section)

meet every Thursday morning

playing over 'The Championship Eleven' holes.

Different forms of Competitions are played each week throughout the month.

Click here for the weekly format





GEMS WEEKLY COMPETITIONS FROM JULY.

For the time being all Competitions will be a 3 Ball. There will be no 4 Ball Competitions.

WEEK 3 - Thursday 16th July - 3 Man Team (2 to score).

WEEK 4 - Thursday 23rd July - 3 Man Team (2 to score).

WEEK 5 - Thursday 30th July - The 'Prime-of-Life Cup'. Singles plus 3 Man Team (all to score).

The 'GEMS Local Rules' in operation on the 19th March will continue to apply.

Bookings for all competitions must be made by BRS, which can now be done 2 weeks in advance. The latest time for a GEMS booking is 10.30am.

Notice of all forthcoming Competitions will be updated weekly.

Whilst this (hopefully) temporary situation is in place a GEMS Notice Board
will be on display each week showing how the Competition is being managed.

Prizes for the Winners will be left in the Shop.






THE NON OLDHAM SENIORS OPEN ON THE 30th APRIL

Deposits are being refunded and these can be collected from the Club Shop.

Our genial Scotsman will be delighted to hand the money back!






30th JULY

The Away-Day to Dukinfield has been cancelled.

In its place the 'Prime-of-Life Cup' will be played on the hallowed course at Oldham.
(entries on BRS.)





GEMS POSSIBLE COMPETITION DATES IN 2020

Thursday 10th September

Lady President's Prize

Thursday 17th September

Autumn Shield

Thursday 1st October

Oldham Seniors Open

Thursday 10th December

Commemorative Cup and Christmas Lunch



POSSIBLE CHANGE OF 2020 GEMS DAYS FROM THURSDAY TO TUESDAY

Tuesday 4th August

NOT

Thursday 6th August

Tuesday 29th September

NOT

Thursday 1st October





GEMS COMPETITIONS SINCE NOVEMBER 2019


Click here for the list of Weekly Winners from the 1st November 2019.

Click here for the list of Photographs and Detailed Results from the 1st November 2019 to the 25th June 2020



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THURSDAY 9th JULY 2020


3 MAN TEXAS SCRAMBLE

29 PLAYERS


THE WINNING THREESOME :- JOHN BAINES, STEVE HUNT AND DAVE TAYLOR (36.50 net)


SECOND :- Bill Broomhead, Tony Carpenter and Jack Simpson (38.00 net)

THIRD:- Brian Allen, Mike Dunkerley and Chris Jones (40.00 net cpo)

FOURTH:- Brian Best, Philip Best and Dave Elstub (40.00 net )



THE WINNER OF THE NAME CARD :- PETER SCHOFIELD




THURSDAY 2nd JULY 2020 - THE GEMS RETURN TO COMPETITIVE GOLF


THE SECOND SINGLES COMPETITIONS TOWARDS THE BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY

33 PLAYERS


CAP'N CHARLIE 'READY FOR THE OFF'



THE WINNER OF THE SINGLES COMPETITION :- KEVIN HAYNES (19 points cpo)


SECOND :- Trevor Cash (19 points cpo)

THIRD:- Dave Elstub (18 points cpo)

FOURTH:- John Baines (18 points cpo)

FIFTH:- Mike Smith (18 points cpo)



THE WINNERS OF THE SUBSIDIARY TEAM COMPETITION :- TREVOR CASH, DAVE ELSTUB AND PAUL STREET (54 points)


SECOND :- Kevin Haynes, Stuart Wagstaffe and John Waterhouse (49 points)

THIRD:- Geoff Allen, Gordon Howard and Steve Smith (48 points)



THE WINNER OF THE NAME CARD :- PAUL STREET




THE HISTORY OF THE GEMS

CLICK BELOW FOR GEMS INFORMATION AND PHOTOGRAPHS





GEMS INFORMATION SINCE DETAILED RECORDS BEGAN IN NOVEMBER 2004

COMPETITION

BEST SCORE

PLAYERS

DATE

SINGLES

29 points


Barry Robinson

Steve Smith

Ian Wooliscroft


13th March 2008

4th September 2008

15th January 2009

3 MAN TEAM
(ALL TO SCORE)

79 points


Dave Price, Ken Sharp and Jack Simpson


13th March 2008

3 MAN
TEXAS SCRAMBLE

29.25 net


Peter Farrimond, Ken Sharp and Jack Simpson

Geoff Allen, Barry Robinson and John Stringer


6th March 2008

20th November 2008

3 MAN TEAM
(2 TO SCORE)

59 points


Jack Simpson, Steve Smith and Bill Taylor


23rd December 2008

4 BALL
BETTERBALL

32 points


Alan Chadwick and Jack Simpson

Peter Farrimond and Jack Simpson


20th December 2007

20th December 2007




DATES

AVERAGE
ATTENDANCE

HIGHEST
ATTENDANCE


November 2018 to October 2019


24.6


36


November 2017 to October 2018


22.4


33


November 2016 to October 2017


20.5


28


November 2015 to October 2016


21.6


32


November 2014 to October 2015


23.1


32


November 2013 to October 2014


23.0


33


November 2012 to October 2013


23.8


31


November 2011 to October 2012


25.4


35


November 2010 to October 2011


26.1


35


November 2009 to October 2010


24.1


36


November 2008 to October 2009


23.9


29


November 2007 to October 2008


21.7


27


November 2006 to October 2007


20.8


28


November 2005 to October 2006


19.5


24


November 2004 to October 2005


17.1


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