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Safeguarding Policies and Procedures

Safeguarding policies and procedures – Children and young adults / Safeguarding policies and procedures – Vulnerable adults

I wanted to write to you about a subject which unites everyone in golf – namely that there is nothing more important than keeping young people and other vulnerable groups safe.

It is vital that everyone not only has fun playing golf and developing their skills, but that they also feel protected within all areas of the game.…


Added by Matt Clarke on February 13, 2021 at 15:00 — No Comments

Support Trent Park Golf Charity Golf Day on the 4th June.

A sub-committee of Trent Park Golf Club, led by Breda Ellis, Lady Captain, is aiming to raise £4,000 for charity by organising a special Charity Golf and Family Fun Day on 4th June.   The recipient charities will be NSPCC, Chicken Shed and Barnet Old…


Added by Matt Clarke on May 10, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments

Thank you for helping raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer in 2010

Added by Matt Clarke on November 17, 2010 at 9:30 — No Comments

Notice of Annual General Meeting & 2011 Membership Renewals

Dear Valued Member

This year’s AGM will take place on Monday 22th November at 8 PM in the club house, where it is your opportunity to put questions to the Club Committee and to the proprietor Jeremy Sturgess. Also your winning vouchers will also be available for collection at the AGM for the only time in 2010. Vouchers will next be distributed from January 2011.

From Jan 1st 2011 memberships subscriptions will change…

Added by Matt Clarke on October 23, 2010 at 19:00 — No Comments

Presentation Night 2010 - Don't miss our celebration evening!

Dear Members

This year's presentation night is set to be a cracker! Tickets are available now from the Committee and we have put together a superb line-up of both comedy and music.

Here are details of the event;

Presentation Night 2010 - Friday 19th November 2010 - 7pm -…

Added by Matt Clarke on October 11, 2010 at 19:19 — No Comments

Presidents Day 2010 Results

Dear Members

Many thanks to all those who played on Presidents Day 2010, Barry Holcroft and I appreciate your support and a great day was had by all.

We had 76 players but there could only be one winner, Congratulations to Kab Addai who took the trophy by a single stroke with 40 points.

A full list of winners…

Added by Matt Clarke on September 19, 2010 at 7:18 — No Comments

Captain's Report July 2010 - Highlights and news from Trent Park Golf Club

Dear Members

As we move into the second half of the year here are some recent highlights and news from Trent Park Golf Club for June and July 2010.

Summer Midweek League Kick-off

June and July have seen the start of the new Summer Midweek League sponsored by Nevada Bobs. We have seen some fantastic… Continue

Added by Matt Clarke on July 28, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

Joint Captain's Results

With some members leaving early here are the full prize results from yesterday's Joint Captains Day. Prizes are available from the Committe for those who didnt recieve them on the day. Please contact the Captain to arrange collection.

Thank you to all who attended!

Captain and Committee


Overall Second - STONE, MIKE

Overall Third - STROM, BRYAN

Overall Gross - Glynn… Continue

Added by Matt Clarke on July 5, 2010 at 10:49 — No Comments

Captains Report May 2010

Dear members

The season started with a bang last month with the start of the Summer Knockouts. Thank you to the many people who have entered, the Singles Competition had almost 50 competitors which was great to see.

Our meetings with the new management team have been continuing and here are a few things we have been discussing

  • Course changes. Turning the first into par 4 and lengthening either hole 2 or 4 into a par 5.
  • Improvements to the…

Added by Matt Clarke on June 17, 2010 at 9:49 — No Comments

NEW - Nevada Bobs Summer Stableford League

Nevada Bobs Summer Stableford League

From June 1st members will be able to play in a new midweek competition. The Nevada Bobs Summer Stableford League will be open all-day on Tuesday and Thursday from dawn to dusk. Members wishing to play must sign-in the book and pay their entry fee. Entrants must have their card signed by another competitor.… Continue

Added by Matt Clarke on May 21, 2010 at 15:30 — 4 Comments

Ireland Win EIROW 2010

Ireland were victorious winning the EIROW trophy for the 10th time since 1977.

In terrible weather 65 players fought hard in the wind and rain. Thank you to all who took part and to all the prize winners.

Your Captains for the day were England -…

Added by Matt Clarke on May 3, 2010 at 8:00 — No Comments

Crown Golf reaches agreement on Trent Park Golf Centre

Press Release by Crown Golf -

Crown Golf, the UK’s largest golf course owner/operator has reached an agreement to transfer its lease on Trent Park Golf Centre located in Enfield, London,…


Added by Matt Clarke on April 28, 2010 at 13:52 — No Comments

Captains Report March 2010

From the depths of winter to the warm sunshine of spring. What a difference a month makes.

March sees the start of many Interclub competitions for Trent Park Golf Club. We have seen victory in the Daily Mail Foursomes thanks to Mike Smyth and Paul Murphy who beat Leaside GC in March. Not so…

Added by Matt Clarke on April 27, 2010 at 6:32 — No Comments

Dave McGibbon Winners

Congratulations to all the players and winners on Good Friday. Even with stormy sky's it didn't stop some fantastic scores. We had 74 members play on the day which is a record compared to recent years. Thank you for supporting Trent Park GC.


Added by Matt Clarke on April 4, 2010 at 6:53 — No Comments

Match Report - TPGC v Stableford Abbots

Match report

On Sunday 14th March TPGC sent a team to face Stableford Abbots, another Crown Golf establishment. After a bye in the first round of the Mail on Sunday (Singles Matchplay) we were hopeful to beat our opponents. On the day we lost 4 to 1 and it's with regret that we fall out of the Mail on Sunday competition.

Representing TPGC were;

  1. Paul Murphy (Away Captain)
  2. Martin…

Added by Matt Clarke on March 17, 2010 at 14:50 — No Comments

Captain's Report February 2010

February has been a busy month implementing changes to Trent Park Golf Club to provide more information for members around handicaps and competition results.

Farewell Croft, Hello Handicap Master

February saw the introduction of a new handicap system for Trent Park. Croft, our long standing Handicap system, is being replaced and with it comes a whole host of new information. Firstly TPGC competition results will have more information such as…

Added by Matt Clarke on March 7, 2010 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

Captain's Report - January 2010

The coldest January for 30 years and the longest the course has been closed in recent memory. Not the best start to 2010, but we are now getting back on track.

January is always a busy period behind the scenes at TPGC and we have been busy creating a…

Added by Matt Clarke on February 5, 2010 at 12:00 — No Comments

Knock-out Competitions Postponed

Dear Members

The 4BBB (Round 1) knock-out competition and the Greensomes (Round 2) knock-out competition have been postponed due to the snow and course being unplayable at this time.

The new dates for these matches are - 4BBB - Sunday January 31st Greensomes - Sunday February 7th.

Many thanks for your patience and support, we hope to get all matches played and back on track over the coming month.

Thank… Continue

Added by Matt Clarke on January 14, 2010 at 11:00 — No Comments

Trent Park competitions are non-qualifying for the foreseeable future

After a recent meeting of the Match Committee all stroke-play competitions are non-qualifying until the course becomes playable again. Weekly Medals, Stablefords and Tankards are suspended until future notice.

The Match Committee is keeping a keen eye on the weather ahead of the Knock-outs rounds scheduled this week and will inform players if we need to postpone matches.

Players may still submit cards for handicap cuts if they so wish and each will be treated on a case by… Continue

Added by Matt Clarke on January 5, 2010 at 16:38 — 4 Comments

Captains Charity Drive-in Winners

Congratulations to Miss E Frasor and Mr Aaron Boxlett who were the closest guesses for the charity drive-in which took place on presentation night.

Matt Clarke, who was targeting the 175 Flag, ended-up 34 yards to the right. Bernadette Sheehan, who was aiming at the 100 yard flag, landed 12.7 yards to the left.

In total we raised £125 half of which goes to this year's charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer. A great start!

Many thanks to all who… Continue

Added by Matt Clarke on December 7, 2009 at 9:53 — No Comments

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