Matters arising from
Brian Parkes asked if it could
With no other matters arising from the September meeting they were approved. Proposed by Grant Harbour and seconded by Noel Ragunathan. All present were in favour.
This report is the penultimate one that I shall be making to the committee as my final one will be at AGM.
Congratulations to the winners of the 3 Mens’ Medals:
There have also been several finals with
The Presidents Cup was won this year by Steve Hewitt with scores of 36
We have the year ending HFL Needle Shield,
We are also having a Music Quiz night
The annual Mens International Day is
I will talk with relevant officials after meeting as I only thought of this today.
This is a busy time of the year for us as we have year-end accounts to prepare,
We have a society on Thursday and I will be doing the food for them after
I was unable to attend the September meeting and although I sent a report you will
We have set a
The committee also discussed the forthcoming Dinner
Just for comparison I can get prices for other venues but we are too late for these I feel so our options are limited but need to be finalised by end of meeting tonight.
Lady Captain’s Report
It has been another generally good month on the weather front and a busy month for competitions. I had my Captain’s day on Tuesday 12th
We welcome Sarah Pretorius to our ladies section and we are delighted that she has joined our club.
Congratulations to Mark Todd and Lorraine White,
The September Medal winner was Fran Toal with a net 72.
Unfortunately we lost our match against Redbourn.
We are organizing a Social Evening at the Club on Tuesday 31st
There are two mixed competitions next month - Ladies v Gents on Saturday 11th
David said that he had not been able to give this his full support this year, due to captain’s duties, but would be happy to continue next year.
End of year accounts
Due to late submissions I have not been able to bank money before the Sept 30th
Till Validations for Week 49, 50, 51 and 52 submitted on 6-10-17
for clothing submitted with final quantities only organiser unable to provide numbers for purchases and sales.
Stock take for the bar submitted 8-10-17.
Breakfast club takings for July, Aug and Sept 17 not yet submitted.
Bar levy report from the Till not yet submitted.
Football cards for Week 49, 50, 51 and 52 submitted on 6-10-17
Staff time sheets for Aug & Sept received 6-10-17
H-I-O insurance money currently held will be included in next year’s accounts
NAPGC Match Fees – List of NAPGC matches now received – as anticipated we have made a loss due to not collecting Mens
Golf Society Catering – well done to all involved – we made a good income.
Maximum expenditure limit – a reminder that we agreed that any
Event Reports – A reminder that all organisers of events held in the name
Dinner Dance – if we proceed and subsidise the Dinner Dance with £10pp
No action has been taken re the till maintenance insurance – as I have
The seniors account audit was not completed last
Food Hygiene – the club is now serving food in a variety of ways – during
Breakfast Club money – the committee needs to decide if this money does
As the auditors of BHGC we are unable to make what would be considered
I will be asking M&H to assist with a letter to HMRC and once the
Five Day Report
The September medal was won by Roger Amess with a net 73 closely followed
by Paul Lamond with a 74.
Bob Gilder won the October medal with a net 72 from Stan Dear with a
In the first of the knockout finals
played with matches scheduled for the next 2 Thursdays.
In both the Ray Fair Gross and Eric Simpson Nett eclectics, Alan Williams is in the lead at present, followed by Jan Prosvic
John Merriman was the clear winner of the Over 65's strokeplay competition with a net 66.
Following a number of late withdrawals from last week's competition, Thursday players have been contacted to remind them of the procedure involved for cancelling a tee time so that other members have the chance to book into those places.
In September we had a competition against the ladies section, competing for the ‘Berkhamsted Plate’. It was competed on a pairs BB stableford basis and the match was won by the senior men, who retained the plate.
My away golf day at Aldwickbury Park on 20th
I will meet my Aldwickbury contact this week to go over the plan for the day. It is not too late to sign up.
I will be suggesting dates for senior matches against Little Hay and Rickmansworth to their representatives for 2018 and when we have settled dates that will be 9 clubs that we are due to play
Competition Secretary’s Report
Summer Competitions are on track to be completed by end of October, most finals already played.
Winter 2017/2018 competitions are now posted on the Web, and should be played as soon as possible; I will post printed copies on the Noticeboard on Sat 21st
We are working to implement a ruling regarding the unseasonable “soggy” areas around some parts of the course, i.e. from 12th
Members are not reading the screen prompts, when signing in for competitions on Master Scoreboard, particularly on Medal weekends, when the Captains Charity Box is selected but they are not putting Money in the envelopes. This weekend the contribution is approximately £25 short.
GH to prepare a list of the 2016/2017 competition winners and provide to Captain
GH to prepare a list of trophy winners
GH and PS met with ISS, One Life and Stuart Foster on Fri 6th
Honorary Secretary’s Report
John’s two main areas of work at the moment are the forthcoming AGM in December and the position of Club President.
David McLean will email John the names of potential candidates that he has received and John will contact these people to see if they would be prepared to take on the role. Once he had a final list it would be brought to the November meeting for further
Chairman of the House Report
With the coffee machine lease purchase now complete, I would recommend an upgraded coffee machine to produce the beverages with a quicker dispense cycle and a more varied product range. The lease purchase will be £208 per month and an income of £140-£160 per week being the average weekly income this will more than pay for itself over the three year contact.
I query the amount of money left on the members bar cards, and what we were going to do about it.
I also have serious concerns about the bar expenditure figures as the breakfast club in some way or other use the products purchased for
I have asked Graham for an ultimate list of board winners to complete the task for this year and I believe that the ordering of subsequent years will be carried out by him.
I will ring the Irish Club to confirm booking of 2nd December.
Nothing to report.
Any other Business
Graham again mentioned his concern over the staffing of the bar during busy periods at the weekend.
Brian Parkes said the Icopl will be providing us with a report of the roof.
Noel said that he is still working to obtain a report on which members still have credit on their bar cards and how much.
Ann asked Brian Gathern about stocks of wine for the lady members to buy with any of their remaining credit.
It was agreed that the Dinner & Dance would be held at the Irish Club, with no subsidy from the club. Brian Gathern will contact the club on our behalf.
The meeting closed at 9.00pm