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)







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(Last updated on Monday 16th September 2019 at 7.48pm)








OFFICERS FOR 2019


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





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 COMPETITION DATES IN 2019

Thursday 19th September

Autumn Shield

Thursday 3rd October

Oldham Seniors Open

Thursday 12 December

Commemorative Cup and Christmas Lunch



CHANGE OF 2019 GEMS DAYS FROM THURSDAY TO TUESDAY

Tuesday 1st October

NOT

Thursday 3rd October



'THE SWAILES TROPHY' 2019

A SINGLES KNOCKOUT COMPETITION UNDER MATCH PLAY RULES

18 Holes from yellow tees

Club Handicaps

Where the Handicaps are different an allowance of 90% of the difference is given to the highest handicapper.

FIRST ROUND
PETER GRIMSHAW v Stuart Wagstaffe
Steve Hunt v CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD
TREVOR CASH v Ken Lunn
Gordon Howard v STEVE MILLS
JOHN WOOD v Jim Keating
KEVIN HAYNES v John Baines
Brian Best v BRIAN SPARY
Dave Elstub v MARTIN STIMSON
Brian Allen v JOHN BILLINGTON
GEOFF ALLEN v John Waterhouse
John Smith v STEVE SMITH
NEIL MURRY v Peter Schofield
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SECOND ROUND
Alan Taylor v PETER GRIMSHAW
Charlie Middlewood v TREVOR CASH
Keith Jackson v STEVE MILLS
John Wood v KEVIN HAYNES
Mike Dunkerley v BRIAN SPARY
Martin Stimson v JOHN BILLINGTON
MIKE SMITH v Geoff Allen
Steve Smith v NEIL MURRY
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THIRD ROUND
PETER GRIMSHAW v Trevor Cash
STEVE MILLS v Kevin Haynes
BRIAN SPARY v John Billington
Mike Smith v NEIL MURRY
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SEMI-FINAL
Peter Grimshaw v STEVE MILLS
Brian Spary v NEIL MURRY
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THE GRAND FINAL
Steve Mills v Neil Murry




THE AUTUMN SHIELD
To be played on Thursday 19th September 2019
18 Holes - The bottom 9 holes twice (90% of Club Handicaps)
4 Ball Betterball Stableford
A meal as you come in
8.30 STUART WAGSTAFFE AND PETER BENNION

CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD AND FRANK LAWRENCE
8.35 MIKE DUNKERLEY and JOHN SMITH

NEIL MURRY and STEVE HUNT
8.42 MARTIN STIMSON and JOHN BILLINGTON

GEOFF ALLEN and BILL BROOMHEAD
8.49 PETER SCHOFIELD and BRIAN BEST

PETER GRIMSHAW and ALLAN FROST
8.56 TONY CARPENTER and KEITH COWELL

STEVE MILLS and JACK SIMPSON
9.03 JOHN WOOD and JACK ROBERTS

PAUL GLOVER and GORDON HOWARD
9.10 TERRY GARRETT and DAVE ELSTUB

DAVE TAYLOR and JIM KEATING





GEMS COMPETITIONS SINCE NOVEMBER 2018


Click here for the list of Weekly Winners from the 1st November 2018.

Click here for the list of Photographs and Detailed Results from the 1st November 2018 to the 27th June 2019



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THURSDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2019

THE LADY PRESIDENT'S PRIZE

30 PLAYERS



THE WINNER
MARTIN STIMSON (21 Points) RECEIVES HIS PRIZE FROM EDYTHE TURNER


SECOND PLACE:- Neil Murry (18 points)

THIRD PLACE:- Geoff Allen (16 points)





THE TEAM COMPETITION WINNERS
MARTIN STIMSON, MIKE SMITH AND FRANK LAWRENCE (48 Points)






THE 'NEAREST-THE-PIN' WINNER
TONY CARPENTER (10 inches from the Pin!)


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THURSDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 2019

THE SEVENTH OF EIGHT MONTHLY SINGLES COMPETITIONS TOWARDS THE 'BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY'

30 PLAYERS



THE SINGLES COMPETITION WINNER
TREVOR CASH (17 points)


SECOND:- Geoff Allen (15 points cpo)

THIRD:- Martin Stimson (15 points)





THE TEAM COMPETITION WINNERS
STEVE SMITH, CHARLIE MIDDLEWOON AND FRANK LAWRENCE (41 Points)


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THURSDAY 29th AUGUST 2019

4 BALL BETTERBALL

16 Players



THE WINNING PAIR:- BRIAN BEST AND KEITH JACKSON (22 points)


SECOND:- Chris Jones and Jack Roberts (20 points)

THIRD:- Peter Bennion and Allan Frost (19 points)

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THURSDAY 22nd AUGUST 2019

4 BALL BETTERBALL

28 Players

THE WINNING TWOSOME
CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD AND GORDON HOWARD (20 points)


SECOND PLACE:- Frank Lawrence and Mike Smith (19 points cpo)

THIRD PLACE:- Keith Cowell and Steve Smith (19 points)

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THURSDAY 15th AUGUST 2019

3 MAN TEAM (2 TO SCORE)

12 PLAYERS


THE WINNING THREE
ALLAN FROST, STUART WAGSTAFFE AND JOHN WATERHOUSE (38points)



SECOND:- Chris Jones, Brian Spary and Paul Street (33 points cpo)

THIRD:- Trevor Cash, Charlie Middlewood and Jack Simpson (33 points)


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MONDAY 12th AUGUST 2019

THE 'LES EYRE ROSE BOWL'

AWAY DAY AT BLACKLEY GOLF CLUB

21 Players



THE WINNER:- NEIL MURRY (36 points)


SECOND:- Brian Spary (33 points)

THIRD:- Peter Schofield (32 points)




THE TEAM COMPETITION WINNERS:- KEITH JACKSON, NEIL MURRY AND STEVE SMITH (89 points)




THE 'NEAREST-THE-PIN' WINNER:- JOHN BILLINGTON




***APOLOGIES TO ALL CONCERNED FOR THE LACK OF PHOTOGRAPHS***

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TUESDAY 6th AUGUST 2019

3 MAN TEXAS SCRAMBLE

25 Players

THE WINNING TRIO
CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD, TONY CARPENTER AND BILL BROOMHEAD (36.75 net cpo)


SECOND:- Geoff Allen, Jack Simpson and Steve Smith (36.75 net)

THIRD:- John Billington, Keith Cowell and Keith Jackson (38.00 net)


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THURSDAY 1st AUGUST 2019

THE SIXTH OF EIGHT MONTHLY SINGLES COMPETITIONS TOWARDS THE 'BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY'

30 PLAYERS



THE WINNER OF THE SINGLES COMPETITION
CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD (24 points)


SECOND PLACE:- Ken Lunn (21 points)

THIRD PLACE:- Brian Best (18 points)




THE WINNERS OF THE TEAM COMPETITION
BILL BROOMHEAD, MIKE SMITH AND KEN LUNN (52 Points)


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TUESDAY 23rd JULY 2019

3 MAN TEAM (2 TO SCORE)

25 PLAYERS


THE WINNING TRIO
BRIAN ALLEN, BRIAN SPARY AND DAVE TAYLOR (38 points)



SECOND PLACE :- Fred Griffin, Jack Roberts and John Smith (36 points cpo)

THIRD PLACE:- Peter Grimshaw, Derek Saunders and Peter Schofield (36 points)


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THURSDAY 18th JULY 2019

3 MAN TEXAS SCRAMBLE

28 Players

THE WINNING THREESOME
JOHN SMITH, FRED GRIFFIN AND JACK ROBERTS (35.50 net)


SECOND:- Brian Allen, Chris Jones and Brian Spary (36.00 net)

THIRD:- Allan Frost, Peter Schofield and Martin Stimson (36.25 net)


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THURSDAY 11th JULY 2019

THE 'PRIME OF LIFE CUP'

SINGLES COMPETITION

27 Players



THE WINNER :- FRANK LAWRENCE (21 points)


SECOND PLACE :- Jack Roberts (20 points)

THIRD PLACE :- Steve Mills (18 points)





THE WINNERS OF THE TEAM PRIZE:-
JACK ROBERTS, FRANK LAWRENCE (WTTH THE SINGLES CUP) AND ALLAN FROST (58 Points)




THE 'NEAREST-THE-PIN' WINNER WAS STEVE MILLS.



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THURSDAY 4th JULY 2019

THE FIFTH OF EIGHT MONTHLY SINGLES COMPETITIONS TOWARDS THE 'BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY'

33 PLAYERS



'MILLSY' AT THE DOUBLE.


THE SINGLES COMPETITION

WINNER :- STEVE MILLS (19 points cpo)

SECOND :- Tony Carpenter (19 points)

THIRD :- Steve Smith (18 points)



THE WINNERS OF THE SUBSIDIARY TEAM COMPETITION
JACK SIMPSON, STEVE MILLS AND TONY CARPENTER (53 Points)


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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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