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MESSAGE FROM YOUR PRESIDENT

Message from your President Sadly all county fixtures have been cancelled until the end of June due to the Coronavirus, this includes all knockout competitions. I informed all delegates this week to communicate this with club members, we certainly are in unprecedented times and will keep you informed as and when. Meanwhile all keep safe and hopefully we can keep playing, albeit car park to course golf.

Our County Juniors win the BB&O Team Trophy

Our County Juniors win the BB&O Team Trophy

Another successful Sunday for Oxfordshire. Following their 6-0 win over the Oxon Boys Junior League on the 8th March, our county girls won the BB&O Team Stableford Trophy at Oakland Park GC on the 15th. They scored an amazing 201pts with Ellie Mitchell finishing second and Allie Holtom third in the individual event.

Rules School

BB&O Level 1 Rules School Are you interested in becoming a Level 1 Referee? Saturday 7th March - The Oxfordshire 8:30 - 17:30 BB&O and the three Ladies Associations are running a level 1 rules school. The day includes theory and practical elements with the option of taking the Level 1 exam. The cost of the day is £15 which includes lunch See attached poster below (results sheet button)& Sign up at bbogolf.com

Squad training

 Squad training

Our first training session of the 2020 season at Fridlford Heath G.C. with our new coach Martin Woodbridge. A great start with 13 players turning up for short game coaching followed by foursomes practice. Although it was cold & frosty the sun did appear warming us all up. So nice to see everyone after a long break and now looking forward to the new season.

Bamberger Knockout Final

The Bamberger final was played at the Cotswolds Club in torrential rain. The finalists were Christine Bishop (Bicester) and Muriel Williams (Tadmarton). The course was in immaculate condition and held up so well considering the rain, with good golf played by both. It was nip and tuck all the way, Christine going 1up on 17 to emerge the winner 2up. Losing semi-finalists were Valeska Maclachlan (Henley) and Derryn Cope (Studley Wood).Many thanks to Cotswolds Club for hosting the final and K...

Ruby wins Nicola Sparks Memorial Stableford

Ruby wins Nicola Sparks Memorial Stableford

Ruby Colleton from Witney Lakes scored 39 points to win the 18-hole stableford in the Nicola Sparks Memorial Competitions which are held annually at Burford GC. Megan Bishop from The Wychwood was second and Freya Coughlan from Frilford Heath finished 3rd, both on 36 points. In the Short Course competition, Louise Hodgkinson from Frilford Heath picked up the trophy with Kirsty Soffe from Burford in second place.

Autumn 3 Ball Alliance

Autumn 3 Ball Alliance

The Springs Golf Club hosted the Autumn 3 Ball Alliance. 22 teams entered this last County fun competition. Although the weather was not kind to us mid afternoon the winning team of Judy McCairns,and Lynne Borton (pictured with president Maggie Edwards) and Rosemary Caunt had an amazing score of 84pts. A big thank you goes to the golf manager and several ladies from the ladies section for all their hard work in making sure this competition ran smoothly. A lovely meal followed the ...

10 Counties Senior's Championship

10 Counties Senior's Championship

Congratulations to the OLCGA team who played at Woburn today against 10 other counties playing a Medal with 3 out of 4 to count and came second.From left to right - Annie Gowing, Angela Reeves, Kate Evans & Maggie Findlay.

Senior's Cup - Withney Lakes

Senior's Cup - Withney Lakes

The Seniors Cup was held at Witney Lakes Golf Club on Monday 16th September although there was a small field of 14 players. The course was in good condition and the scores reflected that. Dianne Taylor was the winner of the Senior's Cup and Crawley Cup with an amazing 40pts. A rolling buffet of salmon, hams and quiches followed by meringue and raspberries was enjoyed by all.

Oxfordshire Juniors successful in the MS Handicap Finals

Oxfordshire Juniors successful in the MS Handicap Finals

The Oxfordshire team of Allie Holtom (Henley), Gracie Gillespie (Studley Wood) & Grace Beardsley (Drayton Park) represented BB&O in the Midlands South Handicap Finals held at Overstone Park Resort, Northants. Their opposition was Worcestershire & Herefordshire who represented the North Midlands South region. Our girls had to play some strong opponents but we won all the matches and some amazing golf from both sides was played in the process.