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Mr Chris Bullimore holds on to be crowned 2014 R2B Champion

The October Stableford was the final comp of the 2014 R2B season and saw the closest finish to date.  The stableford was played in perfect conditions and with high scoring on the day you needed 35 points just to be in the top 25 places!

Despite late charges from Andrew Fish and Jamie Black over the last month, Chris Bullimore held on to claim top stop by only 27000 points. Congratulations Chris.

Please see below the October Stableford results and for the final standings for the 2014 season.

OOM 12 Oct   CR 12 Oct

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BASS LEAGUE

Congratulations goes to Alex Field, James Lambert, Jamie Black and Megan Mann for winning the Bass League. They defeated Royal Norwich which was played at Weston Park on the first extra hole after the match finished 2-2.  Also pictured is Garry Davis who is Barnham Broom’s junior organiser.

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October Medal (Major) R2B Results with Updated Leaderboard

The October Medal was the final Major of the season and with only one competition left (October Stableford) the 2014 Road to Barnham is still wide open.  With 270000 points on offer to the outright winner of the Stableford, potentially anybody in the top 10 can mathamatically still win the title of 2014 R2B Order or Merit Champion!!

Good luck to everybody going in to the final event.

Please click below for full results and the updated R2B leaderboard.

OOM 4 oct   CR 4 Oct

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RSB Result and Leaderboard Update – September Stableford

The September Stableford saw a field of 80 members take to the Hill course on a perfect late summer’s day. With the 2014 R2B season coming to a climax in 2 weeks all was still left to play for which was apparent by some fantastic scoring. An amazing 20 players played to or better than their handicaps with 14 of them receiving a handicap reduction once the results had been posted.

The best of the bunch were a pair of 41 points scored by Roger Human and Geoff Hardy.

With two midweeks and the final major of the season (October Medal) the race to become the 2014 is still wide open.

Please click below for results and updated leader board.

CR 20 Sep  OOM 20 Sep

September’s Planned Works

September is definitely proving to be the month of growth with more hours being put into cutting the fairways and rough than we do in Spring! The combination of humid evenings and the weather we are having is actually creating 3.5 days on non stop man on a mower rough management, per week. If it grows any faster we’ll just keep the mower going in a continuous circle all week long!

So far this month we have been cutting fairways twice a week and the tee boxes three times a week.

We are going to solid spike all the greens this month which is being done to allow us the chance to get some seed deeper into the ground. The solid spike will be followed be a heavy over-seeding to accomplish this task.

We will also verti-drain the greens once again trying to allow some air into the roots and soften them up a little.

The good thing about fast growing grass is that means the weather has been better for us golfers so I hope you all have been getting the chance to play this month!

 

August’s accomplished works

August was a pretty lean month with the weather being the main culprit in the plans. With the rain and sun combinations we saw the majority of time we had on the course was spent chasing the growth of grass and trying to keep ahead of the mowing.

We did however manage to Verti-Drain the greens in August which was done to help get some air to the roots.

WE also gave the hill a top dressing to help improve the roll and play on those greens.