Higher Clatcombe, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4RN

Weekly Update News – Week 44

Pro Shop News

During the winter, Alistair and his Pro Shop team have arranged various coaching clinics, find one that suites you, see below.

Why not learn more about golf and make the game more fun, or if you know a friend or colleague who has shown interest in golf why not bring them along to a FREE taster session.

Contact the the Pro Shop and book your place now.

Members News

Captains Charity Challenge – Saturday 4th November

Bill has handpicked his top secret team for his charity challenge this year! Bill’s team will play at 11.00 and make a score, any team that beats his score will win a bottle of wine per person personally from the Captain!!!

All entry money will go to this year’s Captains charity.

Format – Texas Scramble, 10% combined Handicap, minimum 3 drives from each person. £20.00 per team of 4.

Book in Pro Shop or call the Shop on 01935 812274 to book .

Presentation evening – If you have received your invitation to Presentation Evening on Saturday 11 November, please advise the office as soon as you can whether or not you will be coming along.

For new members or members who may have forgotten, the Club hold FREE tickets to Yeovil Town Football Club and the Premier Enclosure at Wincanton Race Course . If you are interested please contact the office for more information, all tickets are on a first come, first served basis.

For your HEALTH & SAFETY please note that golf bags and trolleys are not to be left inside by the front entrance door. TROLLEY STORE, if you use the trolley store please always fold your trolley before putting in the store to allow space for all others to use.

Course News:

The stimp meter reading on Wednesday was 9.0 feet.

As the clocks have now changed, please note there should be NO play before 08:00 each morning.


Temporary winter greens are GUR unless in play, remember you must take a FREE drop.

Important points to remember:

ALWAYS check the Club (PDF) diary on the Clubs website before planning your golf.

ALWAYS on arrival check for any course updates which can be found on the external “white board” or if in doubt ask the Pro Shop. Daily course updates can be due to weather or course maintenance.

ALWAYS remember to repair divot and pitch marks!

ALWAYS keep up the pace of play and encourage members in your groups to play READY GOLF. SGC supports the R&A in READY GOLF and therefore the Club will NOT tolerate any SLOW play.

The week ahead:

Saturday 4th
Captains Charity Challenge
Ladies Weekend Medal- Nov (no tee closure)

Sunday 5th
Winter 4 Ball Round 3
Entry closing date for Mens Turkey Trot

Monday 6th
Course clear

Tuesday 7th
Course clear

Wednesday 8th
Course clear

Thursday 9th
Ladies Stableford (November)
Click on Master Scoreboard in the Members area of the Club Website, to see competitions open for entry

Friday 10th
Roosters Ramble Shotgun Start

Saturday 11th
Ladies Weekend Stableford- Nov (no tee closure)

Happy Golfing