Captains enjoy a great night at The Mere

THE Society of Manchester and District Golf Captains enjoyed a splendid occasion at the 63rd Annual Dinner at the impressive venue of The Mere Golf Resort.

There were over 120 members and guests with the principal guests being led in by Society Captain Tony Gregory.

They included the President of England Golf Desmond Duffy who proposed the toast to the society and outlined the details of the incoming new rules of golf in 2019 emphasising the need to improve the speed of golf.

Tony Gregory responded and thanked all of those who had worked so hard ehind the scenes during a most enjoyable year in office.

 Ian Brooks, Tony Gregory, Desmond Duffy,

Tony wished his successor Daniel Stone and new President Mike Rhodes (Styal), succeeding current President Ian Brooks (Bolton Old Links), every success in 2019 and he announced that next year’s Vice Captain and Captain in 2020 would be Ian Michael (Ellesmere).

The evening was brought to a close by Jim Robertson, a Procurator Fiscal from Scotland with some entertaining stories of golf in Scotland intertwined with the humorous side of Scottish crime!

As ever members and their guests enjoyed a truly splendid evening- meeting up with their golfing friends from all of the different clubs in the region and further afield.


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