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A Huge Success - 2017 Club Captain Gwyn Williams Captains Week.

Monday 19th of June 2017 20:04

A Huge Success 2017 Club Captain Gwyn Williams Captains Week.

And what a memorable week it turned out to be. the weather was absolutely fantastic which allowed our head green keeper Jamie Probert and his team to immaculately groom and show the course in all its glory for the captain and the members. The course certainly lived up to its claim of being one of the best courses in South Wales.

Gwyn was overwhelmed by the support he had from his vice captain Gary Jones, committee member, Conrad Dyment-Jones, Junior leader, Anne Evans, Bradley Dyment-Jones and his bar team and Steffan Jones our golf professional, who all worked relentlessly to help him set up and run the really successful Captains Week.

One special thank you went to Gwyn's wife Judith who worked tirelessly to make certain Gwyn's Captains Week was a huge success. Judith prepared all the food for the week along with her trusty lady members and friends to ensure that the members had an unbelievable culinary choice throughout the week, food fit for royalty ! Well done ladies for all that hard work. it was much appreciated by the members.

The support for Gwyn across the whole club was incredible, with high numbers from all sections of the club, Gents, Ladies, Seniors and Juniors turning out in force to enter all the competitions throughout the week.

The week was crowned with the traditional captains day 4BBB competition followed by the customary Captains buffet lunch. The evening saw the clubhouse packed to capacity for the presentation, in a fantastic show of support for the very popular captain. Gwyn thanked everybody for all the support he and his wife have been given so far in his Captains Year.

Gwyn's chosen charity for his Captains Year is Evie Grace supporting Cerebral Palsy and it was really nice to see Evie's mother Kirsty at the club.

The evening was rounded off by a great band " The Electrics" and was enjoyed by all guests in the packed lounge.


Captains Week Competition results

Ddraig Goch Stableford

1st J Thomas 37 pts

2nd K Edwards 35pts

Mixed Stableford

1st A Gibson, K Gibson 43pts

2nd R Jones, A Lewis 40pts

Ladies Longest Drive J Francis

Ladies Nearest Pin 2nd Shot 10th A Evans

Men’s Nearest Pin 5th A. Gibson

Men's Longest Drive A. Gibson

Hole in one A Dyment-Jones

Seniors Stable ford

1st W Morris 40pts

2nd K Morris 38pts

Nearest Pin B Harper

Longest Drive B Williams

Juniors 18 Holes Stableford

1st C Arnold 40pts

2nd C Murell 37pts

Girls 9 Holes M Rowe


1st K Gibson 33pts

2nd K McGibney 33pts

Nearest 5th C Davies

Nearest Line 11th N Dyment Jones

Nearest 2nd Shot 16th J Francis

9 Hole Competition J Lloyd-Jones

9 Hole Cross Country Medal

1st C Rowe, I Rowe S Rowe nett 22

2nd B Dyment - Jones, C Murrell, B Hitchins nett 24

Mens 4BBB Stableford

1S N Morgan, J Griffiths 49pts

2nd B Dyment- Jones, B Watkins 47pts

Nearest Pin 2nd T Ely

Nearest Pin 10th M Hamer

Longest Drive 12th N Williams

Nearest Pin 14th G Roberts


Congratulations to the Pontardawe Golf Club 2017 Captain Gwyn Williams for his truly memorable Captains Week


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