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A message from the Men’s Captain for 2019

The following is the speech made by our incoming Men’s Captain for 2019 – Terry Cooper – at the Men’s AGM last Sunday :- Firstly, I want to say a big thank you to Chris Bowman for all the hard … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? – The Seniors Section

The AGM for the Parklands Vets Section was held in the clubhouse this morning and one of the most significant changes agreed at the meeting was a change of name. Forthwith, the Section will be known as the ‘Seniors Section’. … Continue reading

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New Rules of Golf for 2019

If you are playing golf tomorrow or later this week, don’t forget that the new Rules of Golf apply from midnight tonight. So if you have done nothing about learning the changes, you will need to spend some time familiarising … Continue reading

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Joe Gray RIP

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Joe Gray who was a former member of Parklands Golf Club and who will be remembered by many of the regulars who played golf in the Sunday morning Men’s Competitions.  … Continue reading

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Vet’s Players of the Year

The Vets players of the year were announced at the Annual Dinner and Presentation night last Wednesday. The photograph shows Peter Clark receiving his trophy as the men’s winner. The Lady winner was Mary Wright who could not attend to collect her … Continue reading

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Vets Dinner and Presentation Night

With 70 members and partners sitting down to dine on a 3-course meal last night, Parklands was filled to capacity. The Vets annual dinner and presentation night was well attended and well organised, and Lynn and the staff worked hard all … Continue reading

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Men’s Presentation Evening

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Lady Chairman’s Charity – Thank You to Our Members

Yesterday our Lady Chairman (and Northumberland County Captain), Candy Brown, had the great pleasure of handing over a cheque for £600 to the Maggie’s Centre at the Freeman Hospital. The proceeds from donations from her Chairman’s day at Parklands were combined … Continue reading

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Northumbria Junior Golf League Presentation

The Presentation Evening for the Northumbria Junior Golf League was held last Sunday night at Whitley Bay Golf Club. To cap off a great year for our junior team, we were proud to see one of our team players, Ben … Continue reading

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Rules of Golf 2019 – R&A

We are all aware that the changes to the rules of golf which will come into effect on the 1st January will make many of us have to unlearn the past and embrace some quite fundamental changes. The term Water … Continue reading

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