Senior Section

Welcome to the Senior Section

The 2021 Senior Section Captain is Terry Cotton. The seniors meet every Tuesday and Thursday morning and have a comprehensive series of home and away friendly matches with many of the local clubs. The course  re-opened on March 29th but with the club house closed, special seasonal events, friendly club matches and the Double Bother Prostate Charity match and raffle were postponed.  The Tiger Trophy and Medal competitions have now re-commenced and the Prostate Cancer Charity Draw and competition will be held on July 1st. More details are shown on the  'Latest News'  panel below together with other information  on  Senior Events over the next period. 
Regular Tuesday and Thursday Block Bookings will be reserved for groups of players from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. The tee time allocations will be displayed on this page and on the Folke Senior WhatsApp group. You can indicate your intention to play on a single event or however many events by contacting Terry via the Entry Request below or by email, phone or WhatsApp. You will need to check-in on the Terminal or via the Howdidido App on your mobile prior to playing and enter your score on completion of the round.

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Tiger Trophy  - 8th June

 Another gorgeous day for round 2 of the 2021 Tiger Trophy and another great turnout by the club members with 24 players taking part. This was the day when the last became first with the Roy Brace in the final group scoring 41 points to take first spot. Ned continued his good form in second place with 40 points and Andy Drakeford was third with 39. This means that we now have 3 joint leaders - Derek Hinks, Roy, and Ned - all with 3 points.Terry is second with 2 and Andy third with 1 point. The next round is on Tuesday 6th July.

Breakfast Stableford - Thursday 17th June
Please note that there will be a breakfast stableford competition on 17th June. The Entry Fee is £5. The day commences with a 8:30 first tee off for the front nine followed by a hot breakfast courtesy of Lisa and Steve. You have to pre-order  up to 7 breakfast items (eggs/bacon/beans/sausage etc) before starting using the form below and your breakfast will be ready for you to eat in the marquee or on the benches at the end of the first nine. You then complete the back nine holes and then enter your scores. This is always a popular event so be sure to let Terry know or submit the entry request form below to reserve your tee time.

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June 3rd Roll-Up Competition

Another dry day with a cool breeze saw 19 players competing in another roll-up. After a recent round of 134 shots, today's winner Jim Wyllie managed to trim 36 shots off his previous score to get round in 98 and score 40 stableford points! Richard Robinson regained his form to get second place with 39 points after count-back from Reg Whitelock who achieved his best stableford score at Folke so far this year. Next week is a busy time for us with a roll up on Tuesday 15th and Breakfast Stableford on Thursday 17th.


Breakfast Order Request - 17th June

Please put the number of helpings of each item you require in the boxes. More than 7 items will incur a 60p surcharge per item

Latest News

- 2021 Club Membership Fees
See details of the 2021 membership fees 

- Club Committee Meeting
The Committee meeting was held in the marquee at Folke on Wednesday 19th May  and the main points from the meeting are shown on the Admin Page. The next meeting is at Folke on Wednesday 16th June at 6:30 pm and all members are welcome to attend. 

- Schedule of Events for 2021 
A schedule of events for 2021 has been drawn up and can be seen on the Calendar Page. Entry Requests for the  competitions  should  be submitted, preferably a week in advance so that the club tee times can be reserved with the Centre. Sunday Medal  tee time draw will be held on Friday evenings prior to the event.

Knockout Competitions
The draw for the first round of the three summer knockout competitions has taken place and the round completion dates  and current status of the knockout competitions can be seen by clicking HERE or via the Menu panel above. 

Competition Results
The detailed results of all official senior competitions are recorded and available on howdidido.com. Membership is free and players registered with Folke Golf Club can also view their handicap information. Event winners will also be displayed on this Senior Page or on the Results Page of this web site.

Prostate Cancer Charity Day
This event that was postponed from last year will take place at Folke on Thursday 1st July at 8:30 am. Draw tickets can be purchased on the day and the draw will be made after the 18 hole stableford competition. Entry fee is £5 which includes a post match burger or hot dog and a £1.5 donation to the Prostate Charity. There are lots of great draw prizes and free prostate charity golfing gifts for all competitors. Please support this very worthwhile charity - one in ten men will experience prostate cancer during their life.

Breakfast Stableford - Thursday 17th June - See notes and Order Form above

Weekend Away
The 2021 weekend away will go ahead at Wokefield Golf Course on Ryder Cup Weekend - Sept 24th to 26th. . The cost is £229. Please contact Derek Hinks as soon as possible if you would like to take part in this event. 

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Items For Sale
Taylor Made Irons

Taylor Made Speed blades for sale. Carbon shafts, used but  good condition with new grips. Seven clubs - 5 to sand wedge. Price- £125. Contact George Taylor, Mob: 07432288190

(If you are a club member and would like to advertise your golf equipment here please email Geoff at kgeoffreybannister@gmail.com with the information)

Competition Entry Request(s) Form


Address
  • Folke Golf Centre
  • Folke Lane
  • Alweston, Sherborne
  • Dorset DT9 5HR
Phone
  • 01963  23330



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