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 Wednesday 25th November 2020 at 10.07am)






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






FORTHCOMING GEMS DATES




THURSDAY 26th NOVEMBER - No Competition

THURSDAY 3rd DECEMBER - No Competition.

THURSDAY 10th DECEMBER - Singles + 3 Man Team (All to score).

THURSDAY 17th DECEMBER - Commemorative Cup (4BBB).
Please let Captain Charlie know by midday on Monday 7th December if you wish to play

THURSDAY 24th DECEMBER - Christmas Eve. No Competition

THURSDAY 31st DECEMBER - New years Eve. No Competition






GOLF IN 2021.........HOPEFULLY




The dates for the Seniors Tour and the GEMS 'Majors' are still being finalised.

Watch this space for further details.




The Oldham Seniors Opens will be on Thursday 29th April and Thursday 30th September.

As always, please try to bring a Guest from another Club.

Book now to avoid disappointment by contacting Mike asap.

Money will be collected at the earliest opportunity!





GEMS COMPETITION DATES IN 2020

Thursday 17th December

The Commemorative Cup





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 27th August 2020



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THURSDAY 26th NOVEMBER 2020


NO COMPETITION - LOCKDOWN

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THURSDAY 19th NOVEMBER 2020


NO COMPETITION - LOCKDOWN

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THURSDAY 12th NOVEMBER 2020


NO COMPETITION - LOCKDOWN

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THURSDAY 5th NOVEMBER 2020


NO COMPETITION - LOCKDOWN

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THURSDAY 29th OCTOBER 2020


NO COMPETITION - HEAVY RAIN

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THURSDAY 22nd OCTOBER 2020


THE EIGHTH AND FINAL SINGLES COMPETITIONS TOWARDS THE BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY

32 PLAYERS


WINNER:- GEOFF ALLEN (22 points)


SECOND:- Mike MacCafferty (21 points)

THIRD:- Steve Mills (20 points cpo)

FOURTH:- John Billington (20 points)

FIFTH:- Dave Taylor (18 points)

SIXTH:- John Wood (17 points)







SUBSIDIARY TEAM COMPETITION WINNERS :- JOHN BAINES, STEVE HUNT AND STEVE MILLS (50 points cpo)


SECOND :- Brian Best, Trevor Cash and Mike MacCafferty (50 points)

THIRD:- Les Baines, John Billington and Mike Smith (47 points cpo)

FOURTH:- Jack Roberts, Dave Taylor and John Waterhouse (47 points)





THE NAME CARD WINNER:- BRIAN ALLEN


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THURSDAY 15th OCTOBER 2020


THE SHARPE CUP

34 PLAYERS


THE WINNER :- STEVE MILLS (40 points)


SECOND:- Mike MacCafferty (38 points)

THIRD:- Dave Taylor (37 points)

FOURTH:- Mike Smith (36 points )






THE SUBSIDIARY TEAM COMPETITION WINNERS :- KEITH JACKSON, DAVE TAYLOR AND JOHN WATERHOUSE (93 points cpo)


SECOND PLACE :- Kevin Haynes, Chris Jones and Ken Lunn (93 points)

THIRD PLACE :- John Baines, Gordon Howard and Brian Spary (92 points)

FOURTH PLACE :- Brian Allen, Dave Elstub and Steve Mills (89 points)




WINNER OF THE NAME CARD:- DEREK SAUNDERS


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THURSDAY 8th OCTOBER 2020


THE SEVENTH OF EIGHT SINGLES COMPETITIONS TOWARDS THE BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY

29 PLAYERS


THE WINNER:- MIKE MacCAFFERTY (21 points)


SECOND PLACE :- Geoff Allen (19 points)

THIRD PLACE:- Dave Taylor (18 points cpo)

FOURTH PLACE :- John Waterhouse (18 points)





THE SUBSIDIARY TEAM COMPETITION WINNERS :- DAVE TAYLOR AND JOHN WATERHOUSE (54 points)


SECOND PLACE :- Brian Best, Philip Best and Alan Taylor (45 points)

THIRD PLACE :- John Baines, Steve Hunt and Mike MacCafferty (44 points)

FOURTH PLACE :- Brian Allen, Geoff Allen and Bill Broomhead (41 points)





WINNER OF THE NAME CARD:- JACK SIMPSON


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THURSDAY 1st OCTOBER 2020


3 MAN TEXAS SCRAMBLE

36 PLAYERS


THE WINNING TRIO :- BRIAN ALLEN, LES BAINES AND CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD (36.50 net)


SECOND:- Trevor Cash, Frank Lawrence and Steve Mills (37.00 net)

THIRD:- Dave Elstub, Mike MacCafferty and Alan Taylor (37.50 net)

FOURTH:- Geoff Allen, Gordon Howard and Steve Smith (38.00 net )

FIFTH:- Steve Hunt, Jack Roberts and Dave Taylor (39.00 net )



THE NAME CARD WINNER:- GORDON HOWARD




THE 'COCK FLAVOUR SOUP AWARD'

There are THREE nominations this week....!

Joint Runners up - "Top Cat" and "Lawrence of Arabia" who both put their name down twice on the Sharpe Cup entry sheet.

But the outright winner is - Captain Charlie who had 36 people playing in the wrong competition.




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THURSDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2020


THE SIXTH OF EIGHT SINGLES COMPETITIONS TOWARDS THE BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY

31 PLAYERS


THE VICTOR:- JOHN WATERHOUSE (19 points)


SECOND PLACE :- Steve Mills (18 points)

THIRD PLACE:- Charlie Middlewood (17 points)

FOURTH PLACE :- Trevor Cash (16 points)





THE SUBSIDIARY TEAM COMPETITION WINNERS :- CHARLIE MIDDLEWOOD, STEVE MILLS AND STUART WAGSTAFFE (49 points)


SECOND PLACE :- Trevor Cash, Jack Roberts and Jack Simpson (42 points)

THIRD PLACE :- Brian Allen, Bill Broomhead and Tony Carpenter (41 points)





WINNER OF THE NAME CARD:- PHIL BEST


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THURSDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 2020


THE ARTHUR BURGESS TROPHY

4 BALL BETTERBALL

36 PLAYERS


THE WINNERS OF THE TROPHY.
MIKE MacCAFFERTY AND MIKE DUNKERLEY (23 points)


SECOND PLACE:- Les Baines and Steve Mills (22 points cpo)

THIRD PLACE:- Gordon Howard and Paul Street (22 points cpo)

FOURTH PLACE:- Allan Frost and Martin Stimson (22 points)




THE NAME CARD WINNER :- JOHN SMITH


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THURSDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 2020


3 MAN TEXAS SCRAMBLE

29 PLAYERS


THE WINNING THREESOME :- LES BAINES, STEVE HUNT AND STUART WAGSTAFFE (37.25 net)


SECOND PLACE :- Mike MacCafferty, Paul Street and Dave Taylor (38.75 net)

THIRD PLACE:- Fred Griffin, Ken Lunn and Brian Spary (39.25 net)

FOURTH PLACE:- Brian Allen, Trevor Cash and Charlie Middlewood (40.00 net )



THE WINNER OF THE NAME CARD :- DAVE ELSTUB


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THURSDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 2020


THE FIFTH OF EIGHT SINGLES COMPETITIONS TOWARDS THE BRIAN RADCLIFFE TROPHY

29 PLAYERS


THE WINNER:- MARTIN STIMSON (21 points)


SECOND :- Steve Mills (19 points cpo)

THIRD:- Trevor Cash (19 points)

FOURTH :- John Billington (18 points cpo)

FIFTH :- Mike MacCafferty (18 points)







THE WINNERS OF THE SUBSIDIARY TEAM COMPETITION :- BRIAN ALLEN, CHRIS JONES AND MIKE SMITH (46 points)


SECOND :- Mike Dunkerley, Fred Griffin and Ken Lunn (44 points cpo)

THIRD :- Les Baines and Mike MacCafferty (44 points)





THE NAME CARD WINNER :- JACK SIMPSON




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 2019 to October 2020


27.1


39


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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