Recent article posted on the Dorset Chamber of Commerce website regarding our fundraising throughout our centenary year. An astonishing £19,000 was distributed to three charities by Ferndown Golf Club with the cheques being presented at the Centenary Captains’ Farewell Dinner. Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) received £9,500 and Diverse Abilities Plus and Round Table Children’s Wish were each given £4,750. … Read more
The Captain would like to thank all those members who supported his drive-in on Sunday 17th November which got underway with splendid drives from the opening fourball of John Ainsworth Club Captain; James Durrant Juniors Captain; Sue Crabb President and Gail Tilson Ladies Captain. James Durrant, Sue Crabb, Gail Tilson and John Ainsworth at the Captains Drive-in The Captain’s drive … Read more
Over 80 members and guests attended the Captains Farewell Dinner and Charity Cheque Presentation on Saturday 9th November 2013, held in the club house. Following a 3 course dinner the three Charities, Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, Round Table Children’s Wish and Diverse Abilities Plus gave a short presentation of what the Charities do and where the money raised in our Centenary … Read more
As part of the Centenary Celebration Programme Peter Alliss returned to his Spiritual home on Saturday 26th October 2013 to share with the audience his recollections of his time at Ferndown Golf Club where he learnt to play golf under the guidance of his Father, Percy Alliss. Peter also shared anecdotes, humour and stories from his 60 year career as … Read more
The Centenary Cross Country Texas Scramble took place over the Old and Presidents Course on Saturday 14th September 2013. Seventeen teams of four players entered including two teams of Ladies. The 11 hole course (par 49) includes a great par 8 to finish with. (O/C 4th Tee – O/C 6th Green). The winners with a net score of 29.5 (handicap … Read more
The Centenary Quiz Night took place on Friday 13th September 2013 with 13 teams of four members taking part. Quiz Master John Crockett asked forty questions in four sets one of which relating to the Golf Club’s Centenary and history. The winners of the team event were Bob and the Medics led by Bob Lane and Martin Shaw. The top … Read more
The Centenary Seniors Stableford Competition took place on Wednesday 11th September 2013 with 56 players taking part. The winner with 42 points was Phillip Irving. In second place was Graham Cox with 41 points. In third place was John Marshall with 39 points and in fourth place was Terrence Wilson with 38 points. Congratulations to the winner who will have … Read more
On the 5th September it was the annual Captain’s away day. Barrie Vincent, centenary club captain, decided that the venue this year was to be held at Woking Golf Club. 22 members from Ferndown descended on a very hot and sunny Woking Golf Club. Conditions couldn’t have been more perfect and on arrival a tour of the clubhouse and artisans … Read more
The Centenary Quadrangular Texas Scramble involving four 2013 Centenary Clubs including Ferndown Golf Club, Highcliffe Castle Golf Club, Camberley Heath Golf Club and Blackmoor Golf Club was held on Sunday 18th August 2013. Each of the eighteen teams included one member from each of the four clubs with the Ferndown member acting as host or hostess for the day. The … Read more
The Captain’s Charity Golf Day was held on Friday 16th August 2013 and attracted 25 teams of golfers. A dinner followed the prize giving which included an Auction. The Charities supported included Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, Round Table Children’s Wish and Diverse Abilities Plus. Earlier in the evening Kevin Holmes and Richard White agreed to have a head shave with … Read more
The Centenary Firework display took place on Sunday evening 7th July 2013. The display was set up and operated by Firework Solutions of Wimborne thanks to the generous sponsorship of Matt Fleming.
The Centenary Captains Summer Ball on Saturday 6th July 2013 was attended by 260 members in a stunning Marquee attached to the clubhouse and overlooking the first tee, sixth and eighteenth greens. Members enjoyed a 7 course dinner and dancing the night away to the music of the Rat Pack.