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Captains Drive In … ‘Anything Flying’ Theme The rain finally stopped, the sun shone and Captains Drive In took place exactly 7 days later than originally planned. Thanks to the many members that came along at short notice the Captains all had a great start to their year. The theme…
The Seniors Captain Nick Smith was very pleased to welcome St Pierre seniors team to Raglan Parc for their latest friendly match. Nick comented "it is some years since the two teams met and whilst we gained bragging rights at home we will have to be on good form when…
Now that the players can get back out on the course the Cock Of The North play offs are gradually being resolved. This year has proved to be extremely closely contested with League B requiring a play off between 3 pairs. This was finally decided with Mark Waggot and Rhys…
After the winter weather finally relented the last round robin fixtures in the Cock of the North competition took place on Sunday. It was not surprising that with this being a round of fixtures due to have been played on 21st January that there were several interesting results. League B…
At last the winter weather appears to have relented and the lying snow in the Forest of Dean melted just in time for Raglan Parc Seniors to take on Forest Hills away in their usual season opener. Seniors Captain, Nick Smith, although not too happy that he lost his match,…
The Members AGM on March 7th was well attended despite the recent poor weather. Walter Phillips, President, chaired the meeting and opened proceedings by remembering those who sadly passed away during the last year. A respectful silence was observed. Retiring Captain Frank Ball thanked all who had helped him during…
With one round of the competition left the weather has decided to take an interest with the course being closed today. The final round of matches will now be played on 11th March, weather permitting, with the play off rounds on Sunday 18th March. Hopefully there will also be an…
Raglan Seniors winter golf tour to Builth Wells and Llandrindod Wells golf clubs. Some seniors forgot about etiquette and dress sense..
Winter league cock of the north leagues available below for browsing and download. With only 2 fixtures left before Finals week there could be changes for both league runner-up positions.
This year's Cock Of The North fourball competition is proving to be a very close run thing and with both the top teams losing in both leagues last weekend the leagues are wide open.With 4 weeks to go it looks as if any one of 6 teams could win either…
27.01.18

Burns Night

The club's annual and traditional Burns Night held on 27th January was again a thoroughly enjoyable evening despite our Master of Ceremonies, Mark Coia, being somewhat delayed by his flight from Scotland where he had been practising the night before. Once the Haggis had been piped in Mark carried out…
Santa was called on to make an early delivery on Thursday. Nigel Price was very pleased to welcome him in order to present the jackpot prize to lucky lottery winner Roy Stanley. As well as scooping the cash pool Roy also has his subscription paid for 2018/19. Organiser and President…
The very colourful Annual Senior's Christmas Sweater competition prize was taken by Jim True this year with Ken Lawrence in second place. The winners were adjudicated by Jo Peachey and Bev Price and although they thought the "elves" may have been getting on a bit were most impressed by the…
Raglan Parc’s Trophy Presentation evening, held on 24th November, was very well attended by winners and supporters alike. As is custom the Men’s trophies were presented by Lady Captain Jackie Court and the Ladies trophies by Club Captain Frank Ball. Both Captain were very appreciative of the turnout and warmly…
During the Summer the Senior's section has been raising funds to help Neville Hall Hospital to purchase Child Life Support equipment. Ranging from the very successful Country and Western themed evening to many ad hoc donations the section managed to raise some £3000 which was prented to Neville Hall on…
There was a fantastic turnout of over 90 golfers from 9 different clubs, all playing 9 holes of golf, followed by Coffee and Mince Pies and the chance to get in some reasonably early Christmas Shopping from the many stalls in the Marquee on Sunday. Congratulations to Jackie Fogwill who…
Many thanks to Sharon Foster and the Men in the clubhouse on Sunday who had an impromptu collection for the Royal British Legion Poppy Day. Carl Pugh who is ex Royal Navy Police and has worked for the Legion for many years commented "Sunday's gesture to wear poppies and contribute…
Raglan Parc are pleased to announce that they will be hosting Monmouthshire County Council Chairman's Charity Day in aid of Wales Air Ambulance and Alzheimer's Society Cumru on Thursday12th April 2018. For more information and to enter please contact the Chairman's Office on 01633 644020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Professional Chris Murphy has just completed his second very successful New 2 Golf Scheme which has proved extremely popular with those taking part. The scheme is open to any Ladies who have never played golf before, and may be intimidated by thought of the game, allowing them to learn the…
Defying any superstitions 41 seniors plus professional Chris Murphy travelled to Creigiau Golf Club for their Autumn away day. The weather also defied all forbodings with the rain ceasing just as the Captain stepped onto the first tee to begin proceedings. Wyndham Tranter won the Autmn title and also took…
Congratulations to the Senior's team representing the club in the Woodlake Challenge at Morlais Castle today. The Challenge is contested by teams of eight with the best 6 stableford scores to count. Not only did the team win by some 16 clear points but individually team captain Alan Davies came…
The inaugural Ladies Team Challenge took place at the club on 17th September. This is an open event for teams of 4 players with 48 players taking part. On a windy day a shotgun start ensured that all the groups finished at roughly the same time enabling all to sit…
On Thursday the Senior's continued their magnificent support for and success in the South Wales Air Ambulance Classic knockout competition. The Senior's team were competing in the 3rd/4th place play off which they duly won, a great achievement in a competition involving 64 teams in all. Congratulations to those taking…
Congratulations to Terry Davies and Des Williams on winning the Summer Pairs against Johnh Duthie and Vic Baldwin. A closely fought affair was only decided on the 18th.
In a unique final at the club recently Peter Waters beat his twin brother Tony in the final of the over 80's knockout final. Peter won 3 and 2 but no doubt Tony is looking forward to gaining his revenge in next year's competition.
Over 100 members took part in President's Day on Sunday and although the weather was a bit iffy the day was a superb success. Wal Phillips paid tribute to all the hard work which went into organising and running the day as well as congratulating all of the many prizewinners.…
Competition was as usual fierce in the challenge for the Ryder Cup Bag presented by Wyndham Tranter with 45 taking part. Congratulations to winner Martin Stevens with a superb round of nett 64 who won by 5 shots from Rob Collett with Guy Greening 3rd with a nett 70. Best…
Playing his second knockout competition final in 3 days saw John Duthie well beaten by Mike Hassett by 5 and 3. Not the result John was looking for but in a very good season for him he still has one final to go. Well done Mike - its always good…
The seniors played 5 friendly matches during August and were generally successful. Although they narrowly lost away to Southerndown at the beginning of the month the following 3 home matches were all won, against Burghill, Forest Hills and Woodlake Park. A great month was finished off by winning away at…
The first of the Seniors knockout competitions to be completed this year was won by John Duthie who beat Gary French on the 17th. Congratulations to John and commiserations to Gary - better luck next year.
Rather than the usual stableford or medal format this weekends test of good golf was a par competition. Congratulations to winner Joff Pope on +3 and runner-up Mark Jones on +1, coming second on countback.
90 players turned out for the Senior’s Village Cup and bragging rights for the year were won by the Barbarians. Sausage and Mash after the match was enjoyed by most after which Managing Director Nigel Price gave a short presentation on the progress of the club over the last 12…
Unfortunately the Seniors South Wales Classic team came up against very strong opposition in Tenby at Clyne Golf Club and if very windy conditions, were knocked out of the competition in the semi-final. They now contest the 3rd/4th place final at Grove Golf Club on 14th September.
Jeff Weatherlake recently won a competition for a painting of Champion Golfer Henrik Stenson he decided it would be best displayed in the Spikes Bar of the club. President Wal Phillips in thanking Jeff for his generous donation acknowledged his fantastic work at the club “Jeff won the painting by…
Many thanks to Kath Morgan for taking over the organisation of this popular event from Ethel James who was unavailable this year. Additional thanks also to the supportive Ladies Section and the green keeping and catering staff for the superb presentation of the course and the excellent food. Home winners…
Congratulations to Des Williams for winning the closely contested Seniors Past Captain Trophy, with Ron Thomas as runner-up. The Past Captains were delighted to welcome their very first captain, Ken Vallis, who joined them for the post-match meal.
Captain’s Day saw nearly 150 members taking part in a very enjoyable day’s events. There were many winners on the day as prizes were awarded for the Men’s, Ladies, and Juniors sections plus an additional prize to the least frustrated putter, Nigel Price. Thanks to Wyndham Tranter for setting out…
Very creditable results in the South Wales Air Ambulance Claret Jug competition with Ian Nevins partnering Mike Ninnis coming 4th with 40 points and Alan C Davies partnering Guy Greening coming 8th with 37 points out of 24 players.
Back by popular demand was the Raglan Parc Golf Club Member and Guests day. A full field of 29 members entertained 58 guests, playing in threes, on Saturday to a great day at Raglan Parc with the excellence of the course showing itself off to all the visitors. Playing from…
Raglan Parc Golf Club Seniors had another excellent win in the South Wales Classic knockout event beating Haverford West by 2 matches to 1 in the quarter –final. At this stage of the competition the matches are played on neutral courses so although they had to travel to Morriston Golf…
The club’s League teams continue to struggle a bit at present with the First Team losing 5 matches to nil away at Parc Golf Club on Wednesday. The second team lost at home to Tredegar and Rhymney on Tuesday by 3 matches to 2 with wins for Mark Waggot and…
Well done to Seniors Alan C Davies partnering Guy Greening and Ian Nevins playing with Mike Nevis on winning through to the final of the South Wales Air Ambulance Claret Jug golf competition to be played at Morriston Golf Club on Thursday 3rd August. 26 players form Raglan took part…
Having won their league last year the Wayfarers team are not having everything their own way this year going down at Home to Newport by 3.5 matches to 1.5. A win was recorded by Mark Coia playing with Dave Rutkowski and Joff Pope partnering Mark Payne secured the other half…
League team results this week not quite what was hoped for with the First Team halving their match at home with West Monmouthshire. Wins were recorded by Andy Cleaton and Alan Edwards the final half point being secured by Jack Mayo. The second team lost at home to Greenmeadow 3matches…
Over 100 players supported the Club Captains at their Charity Day on Saturday with everyone donating generously for an extremely worthy cause. Thanks to the players and support from local businesses who sponsored holes over £1000 was raised on the day which will be added to the Captains “pot” to…
Chris and his staff have completed the work on re-shaping the bunker by the side of the 3rd green and it will be in play soon. Don’t hit your approach to the green to the right!
The Senior’s B team in the South Wales Classic marched on to the quarter finals with a fine win over Carmarthen Golf Club only allowing them a half point. Winning pairs were Gary French playing with Ian Nevins and Derek Watson partnering David Head. The final half point was secured…
Congratulations to Nicky Edwards, Jackie Fogwill and Polly Mc Bride in progressing to the finals in the GUW Medal and Challenge Bowls Area Finals in the Medal, Silver and Bronze divisions respectively. Finals day is at Builth Wells on 14th August.