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 16th January 2020 at 2.02pm)








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





OLDHAM SENIORS OPEN COMPETITIONS IN 2020

The dates are:-

Thursday 30th April

Thursday 1st October


Make a note in your Diary!




THE GEMS COMPETITION DATES FOR 2020 ARE STILL BEING FINALISED AND WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON.



ADVANCE NOTICE FOR THURSDAY 19th MARCH 2020.

The End of Winter (we hope) Competition for the Arthur Burgess Trophy will be held.



AND......2020 SUBSCRIPTIONS OF 25 ARE NOW DUE.






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 2018 to the 31st October 2019



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THURSDAY 16th JANUARY 2020

3 MAN TEAM (2 TO SCORE)

20 PLAYERS


THE WINNING THREEBALL
STEVE HUNT, TREVOR CASH AND ALLAN FROST (43 points)


SECOND:- Brian Allen, Brian Best and Jack Simpson (35 points)

THIRD:- Dave Elstub, Steve Mills and Brian Spary (34 points)





THE GEMS CAPTAIN ADMIRES THE STRENGTH OF HIS DRIVE ON THE 4th FAIRWAY


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THURSDAY 9th JANUARY 2020

3 MAN TEXAS SCRAMBLE

12 GOOD MEN AND TRUE TURNED OUT

THE WINNING TRIO
CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD, GEOFF ALLEN AND JOHN SMITH (37.75 net)


SECOND:- Brian Best, John Billington and Jack Simpson (38.25 net)

THIRD:- Paul Street, Alan Taylor and John Wood (39.25 net)

AN HONOURABLE FOURTH:- Mike Dunkerley, Dave Taylor and Stuart Wagstaffe (40.00 net)

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THURSDAY 2nd JANUARY 2020

THE MONTHLY SINGLES COMPETITION

21 PLAYERS



'TWAS A GOOD MORNING FOR CHRIS....
THE WINNERS OF THE TEAM COMPETITION:- Chris Jones, Jack Roberts and Charlie Middlewood (43 points)




THE WINNER OF THE SINGLES COMPETITION :- Chris Jones (18 points)

SECOND :- Geoff Allen (17 points)

THIRD:- John Waterhouse (16 points)

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THURSDAY 29th DECEMBER 2019

OPEN DATE - BOXING DAY

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THURSDAY 19th DECEMBER 2019

3 MAN TEXAS SCRAMBLE

18 Players

THE WINNING THREE
ALAN TAYLOR, BRIAN SPARY AND JOHN WOOD (36.00 net cpo)


SECOND PLACE :- Chris Jones, John Smith and Paul Street (36.00 net)

THIRD PLACE:- Trevor Cash, Steve Smith and John Waterhouse (36.00 net)






At last weeks Annual Dinner a collection was held for "The Ladies" who have catered for us throughout the year.

Charlie Middlewood (the new GEMS Captain) is with Edith Howarth, Ann Smith, Wendy Cash and Mary Grimshaw.



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THURSDAY 12th DECEMBER 2019


THE 'COMMEMORATIVE CUP'
(Played in memory of former GEMS Members)



4 BALL BETTERBALL

32 PLAYERS


THE WINNING TWOSOME
CHRIS JONES AND STEVE MILLS (23 Points)


SECOND PLACE :- Jack Roberts and John Smith (21 points cpo)

THIRD PLACE:- Gordon Howard and Steve Hunt (21 points)







THE 'NEAREST-THE-PIN' WINNER
CHRIS JONES






THE ANNUAL DINNER, PRIZE PRESENTATION, ENTERTAINMENT AND GENERAL GOOD TIME WAS HAD LATER IN THE DAY.



THE NEW CAPTAIN IS WELCOMED INTO OFFICE
Charlie Middlewood (left) is welcomed by the retiring Captain, Brian Spary.




CONGRATULATIONS TO BRIAN BEST, THE NEW GEMS VICE-CAPTAIN




TWO PRIZES WERE PLAYED FOR THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

THE (PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN) RESULTS WERE ANNOUNCED, AND PRESENTATIONS AWARDED, AT THE DINNER.



AND FRANK LAWRENCE WON BOTH THE 'HOBSON BALL' AND 'THE BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY'




PHOTOGRAPHS OF ALL THE OTHER 2019 TROPHY WINNERS CAN BE LOCATED BY SCROLLING DOWN THIS PAGE.



MANY THANKS TO GREENWOODS FOR THE EXCELLENT MEAL, AND TO THOSE SERVING AT T'BAR.

AND SPECIAL THANKS TO "THE LADIES" WHO HAVE CATERED FOR US THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

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THURSDAY 5th DECEMBER 2019

THE MONTHLY SINGLES COMPETITION

25 PLAYERS



THE WINNER
STEVE SMITH (19 points)


SECOND :- Martin Stimson (17 points)

THIRD:- Dave Taylor (16 points)






THE WINNERS OF THE TEAM COMPETITION
DAVE TAYLOR AND STEVE MILLS (46 Points)


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THURSDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2019

NO COMPETITION

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THURSDAY 21st NOVEMBER 2019

3 MAN TEXAS SCRAMBLE

25 Players

THE WINNING THREESOME
CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD, BILL BROOMHEAD AND JOHN BILLINGTON (37.00 net)


SECOND :- Trevor Cash, Steve Smith and Stuart Wagstaffe (37.25 net)

THIRD:- Mike Dunkerley, Jack Roberts and John Smith (38.00 net)


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THURSDAY 14th NOVEMBER 2019

THE MONTHLY SINGLES COMPETITION

22 PLAYERS



THE WINNER OF THE SINGLES COMPETITION
JOHN BILLINGTON (20 points cpo)


SECOND PLACE:- Martin Stimson (20 points)

THIRD PLACE:- Brian Allen (18 points)






THE WINNERS OF THE TEAM COMPETITION
JOHN WOOD AND DAVE TAYLOR (44 Points)


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THURSDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2019

NO COMPETITION

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THE HISTORY OF THE GEMS

CLICK BELOW FOR GEMS INFORMATION AND PHOTOGRAPHS



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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 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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