Author Archives: Geoff

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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Lest We Forget

If you have played the course in the last week, you will have noticed the fitting tribute made by our green staff on the 11th green …. well done guys, proud to be seen at Parklands.

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Show Respect for your fellow Members – Lazy Bunkers

After some 20 years sitting on golf club committees, I am used to members having a good moan about the committees. Occasionally, however, I feel I have the right to have a good moan about our members. Sunday mornings are … Continue reading

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Junior Team Result

From Bryan Malone ……. “What a great effort today, Sunday 7th October, from our Parklands juniors playing in the semi-finals of England northeast region at Abbeydale golf club in Sheffield.  And didn’t they do me and themselves and Parklands proud ….. … Continue reading

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Web Site Changes

If you use Google Chrome as your web browser, you may have noticed over the last few months that Google warns you that our site is not secure. For the technically minded, I have had to install an SSL certificate and migrate … Continue reading

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Annual Inters versus Rabbits Challenge Match

The third annual Inter v’s Rabbits challenge match took place at Parklands recently and the 14 man Inter team emerged victorious. Top scorer was Andy Bolton who won a 4ball voucher for Hunley Hall. The President is pictured presenting the trophy … Continue reading

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Visitors to the Course

A photograph sent by Ciaran Hannon, taken on the 14th ….. parents and seven cygnets.

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Past Captains Annual Match and Dinner 2018

It was the Past Captains Annual Match and Dinner at Parklands on Sunday last and the event was well attended by the lady past captains, but there was a shortage of men past captains. As a result, some of the … Continue reading

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