For the 29th consecutive year Head Pro Nick Williams and his supporting staff in the Pro Shop once again organised the ever popular Annual Christmas Turkey Trot competition. One hundred and fourty-four Men and Lady Golfers turned out for this Foursomes Stableford event played in somewhat drier conditions than the Met Man predicted, but no less windy with the wind steady at over 20 mph all day to make things rather more difficult.
Nick, as usual, found ways of boosting the Captain's Charity with a pre-prize giving round of fines for misdemeanors both real and imagined. No one is exempt, and indeed he fined himself - what for? no one remembers but that is the spirit of the event.
Those who mastered the tough conditions better than most and were rewarded with most generous hampers of all sorts of goodies including the mandatory turkey were