Shipley Golf Club hosted this year’s Captain’s Away Day. 44 gentleman enjoyed a 10 hole team event in the morning and, after lunch of soup and sandwiches, competed in the better-ball stableford competition in the afternoon.
The morning competition was won by the team of Bill Banks, Russell Bond, Bruce Craig and John Heap. The afternoon competition was won by Mike Fletcher and Stephen Crossley.
After a sumptuous dinner the Captain congratulated the winners but thanked all those who had taken part in making it an enjoyable day out for the members. He then handed over to Vice Captain, George Blenkinship, who announced that next year’s captain elect would be long standing member Jeff (the jive) Storey.
The Captain then revealed the identity of the next President. The only man able to fit into John Slinger’s shorts: Mr Bill Banks.