A letter proposing a motion to alter the Rules of the Carradale Golf Club (the Constitution) has been forwarded to all members who have provided an email address. A paper copy is on the Clubhouse noticeboard. Any member not in receipt of an email and who would like an electronic copy should contact the Secretary
There is a lovely review of Carradale Golf Club in Golf Monthly, describing our ‘Hidden Gem’. The article is at this link:https://www.golfmonthly.com/courses/uk-and-ireland/carradale-golf-club-course-review?fbclid=IwAR1ZDdwzG-8Adz9YBsqNyeubFVkHyMyGp_rjhnu8DUj2xSaQsuHzuF8E4vM
It is with great sadness that I have to share the news that Iain Neilson passed away peacefully on 18 January 2022. A past Captain himself and much loved husband of our President Eilidh, Iain was a stalwart member of the Golf Club; he will be sorely missed. After a private cremation, there will be
Membership renewal forms for 2022 have been issued and many members have already responded with payment for the new golfing year – thank you. Fixture List booklets have been ordered and are expected from the printer before the end of January. Once these have been received, new booklets and bag stickers will be sent out
The 2021 gentlemen’s club championship results are below. Congratulations to the winners and to everyone who took part. A fine turnout to match the weather. Many thanks to Robert Strang for preparing the course so beautifully. Club Championship Scratch: 1: Jamie Robertson 2: Paul Davis 3: Jonathan O’Neil Greenkeepers Cup: 1: Alan Smith 2:
It is with great sadness that the club announces the death on 16 July 2020 of our revenue treasurer, Bob Owen, after a short and unexpected illness. Bob and his wife, Maureen had an enduring connection with Carradale and they moved to the village permanently in 2001. Bob very soon became involved with club affairs and, with
Jim Hartsell includes Carradale in his Top 50 Photos of 2019 at jhartsellgolf.com. Fabulous photo of “The 2nd green at Carradale GC, on the Kintyre peninsula. A wee stunner.” We agree with you Jim
Thank you Rob Smith from @GolfMonthly for the fabulous photos taken during your visit to Carradale. Look out for the article on Rob’s trip to Carradale which will be featured in the January issue (out December 2019).
Delighted to welcome Jezz Elwood and Rob Smith from @GolfMonthly this morning. We are very much looking forward to their reports and photographs of their experience playing our very special Carradale course. And great to see we were top of @GolfMonthly twitter feed today with 109K
Great community team effort to produce a community website to let you all know what happens in East Kintyre. Plan your visit now to enjoy the amazing golf and all there is on the doorstep. Check it out at www.eastkintyre.org
A trip down memory lane on the Carradale Golf Clubhouses. 1906, 1961. 2009.
Have you spotted blue markers out on the course? These “Forward Tees” are marked by blue sunken discs on the course and will be ideal for new golfers, juniors and anyone who is not quite ready to drive off the raised tees and reach the fairways on the trickier holes. The blue markers have been
Thank you Jim for sharing your favourite hole at Carradale on your recent trip to Scotland. “The tee shot on the 2nd hole at the wonderful Carradale Golf Club plays thrillingly downhill, with the approach over an ancient rock wall to a perfectly sited green. All with stunning views of the Kilbrannan Sound and the
In the fading evening light, club member Mike captured this picture that brought to mind all absent friends and families that have enjoyed this wonderful course and it’s surrounding over the years. Thank you Mike – a lovely thought and will resonate with many ❤️.
There were good entries for the our Club Championships resulting in strong competition for the top places. With the course carefully prepared by Greenkeeper Robert Strang, ably assisted by Gareth Strang, Duncan Munro (Green Convener) and volunteers, the stage was set. The Gents Champion after four rounds was Jamie Campbell winning the trophy for the
The club were delighted to offer a number of Junior Golf sessions to enthusiastic participants throughout June. The final night ended with a fun session where the golfers were able to practise their skills. A big thank you to all who came along to participate as well as the trainers ( Liz, Margaret, Lorna, Anne
Perfect weather to enjoy a round today. Greenkeeper Robert keeping the course in top top condition and as a result a joy to play on. Don’t you just love it too when you reach the green and see where your ball has landed…..
Entries now being taken for our Gents Open and Senior Open on 14 July. We are delighted to have two local businesses sponsor these events: Gents Open – sponsored by Carradale Bay Caravan Park Senior Gents – sponsored by Carradales Luxury Guest House (This competition is run alongside the Gents Open and the one entry
Today’s worthy winners of the Neilson Rose Bowl were Johnny O’Neil and our president Eilidh Neilson (33.3). Runners up Alan Smith and Lorna Campbell (33.7) Well played and congratulations to all.
An excellent turnout of 19 teams competed for the Kilbrannan Shield today in an Open Mixed Texas Scramble, kindly sponsored by Kintyre Gin. The early starters were lucky to have the better weather as the rain moved in late morning and carried on throughout the afternoon. We were delighted to welcome Team Dutton from USA