Hello from Cleobury Mortimer Golf Club.
We hope you have had chance to take advantage of the fantastic weather we are currently experiencing and managed to get out on the fairways and play some great golf. With great golf in mind, let's have a quick think back to the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles and what a brilliant victory it was for Captain McGinley and his Men. After a tight opening three sessions with the score 6 ½- 5 ½ to the Europeans it was the Saturday afternoon foursomes that put the Europeans within touching distance of the trophy going in to the singles with a 10-6 lead. A final score of 16 ½- 11 ½ saw the Europeans taste victory for the eighth time in the last ten Ryder Cups. Some of our Highlights included Poulter's Chip in on the 15th in the fourballs, Garcia's approach to the 18th in the foursomes, Donaldson's winning approach shot in the singles and Patrick Reed's 'shhhhh' to the crowd in his Singles match.
CMGC Ryder Cup
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A big thanks to everyone who took part in The CMGC Ryder Cup Match on Saturday 27th September. The European Team led by Tom Straughton took on the USA team led by Tom Pain. There was a great atmosphere throughout the clubhouse once the pairings were revealed and on the tee several chants of 'Europe, Europe' from Bob Lucas and 'USA, USA' from Stu Humphries got everyone motivated for their matches.
With some great golf and a few key putts dropping at just the right time for the Europeans I was often left wondering if McIlroy and Co had turned up! Ultimately home advantage proved pivotal and the Europeans managed to win 7 ½ - 2 ½.
Congratulations to Prize Winners, Andy Johnson, Dave Smith, Duncan Trow and John Westley on the Nearest the Pin Holes and John Westley and Scott Severn for the biggest winning margin. We hope everyone enjoyed the day and we (The Americans) look forward to the rematch in 2 years time!
Tom 'Watson' Pain
Cleobury Country Lodges Open Day
Many of the CMGC regulars will be aware that we have had a great deal of interest in our lodge development and will be holding a special Open day on 11th October from 10am - 3pm for anyone who hasn't yet seen the show lodge. We will be on hand to show you around the lodge, tell you more about the unique features and build quality and of course explain how you could earn a very good return by letting the lodge out when you don't need it.
There are only 19 lodges available to buy and with one sold and two plots reserved we are now ready to sell this show lodge at a very special price - book your viewing now to find out more.
Junior Academy- October Half Term
The Junior Academies are back for 2 days during the October half term. Coaching from Sam Pain PGA, Amy Millward PGA Level 1 and Dave Pain PGA Level 1will be provided throughout the day with the days covering all aspects of the game including games, competitions and prizes. Lunch will also be included.
Tuesday 28th October - Thursday 30th October
9am - 2pm each Day
£20 - 1 day
£35 - 2 days
20 Spaces Each Day- Open To Everyone Aged 6-16
Saturdays- 3pm- 4pm (£5 a sessions)
Our junior academy provides the perfect opportunity for any young golfers looking to get into the game, or refine the skills they already have. We offer a number of different sessions running throughout the year, from our weekly Saturday program to our Academy camps.
We also offer the golf passport program, which takes golfers from the bronze level all the way to gold. This program is designed to take complete beginners to being ready to get out on to the course.
Social Evening- Quiz Night
Friday 17th October for the CMGC Quiz hosted by Club Captain Gary Hawes. A fun, social evening with teams of four testing their knowledge. To enter a team please sign up in the Bar. Food and prizes are included in the price.