The Seniors section at Carholme Golf Club is very active and has many members. To play with the seniors you must be aged 55 and over. Seniors play Competitions in several formats on a Monday and Wednesday and many also play on a Friday.

There is a full fixture list throughout the playing season. The senior section play both Home & Away matches which are open to all and are well attended. They also have various away days throughout the year, which is a great way to meet other members and develop your golf.

The seniors section is managed by the committee:

Jim Sweeney - Chairman
Steve Nisbet - Secretary ----------------------
Steve Nisbet - Competition Secretary------
John Mckee - Treasurer -----------------------
Ken Watson - Match Secretary --------------
Jim Gardiner - Committee --------------------
Bob Reid - Committee
Stewart Lipscombe-Ridley - Committee

RUFFORD PARK - Carholme Senior’s Away Day

Monday 8th August  2022

Coffee & bacon bap + 18 holes golf + 2 course hot buffet
£33.00 per head  +  £2.00 comp fee
Arrive 8.00 - Tees from 9.a.m.
Six buggies have been reserved for the day, please mark if required.

Closing date is Monday 1st August late withdrawals may NOT be refunded.

Draw will be made on the same date.
Sponsors please for par 3 nearest the pins: 5, 7, 15 & 17
Monies to John Mckee during July. 

Thank You, KEN W

Please add your name to sheet on Notice Board if interested.


The Michael Young Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the Order of Merit (O of M) for Senior Competitions.

To involve the best 9 scores out of 13 competitions as follows:

Seven monthly medals from March to September, all Strokeplay off White Tee.

Seniors Members Cup, Centenary Trophy, Frank Cowling, Gordon Tinker, all Strokeplay off White Tee.

Captains Day and Presidents Day, both Stableford off Yellow Tee.

Scoring will depend upon the number of participants in each competition eg 50 participants - 50 points to winner down to 1 point to last place.

All currently identified as O of M in the fixture list beneath and in the Club Fixtures booklet.

Trophy will be awarded to winner at Senior's AGM


When a Senior's Match is planned on a Monday or Wednesday there will be no Senior's Competition that day. When the Match is at home there will be a block booking and normal individual bookings can be made around the block on ClubV1. When the Match is away then normal daily booking will apply. If a Match is cancelled and there is sufficient time a Competition will be arranged.
From March 2022 members who wish to play in the matches will be able to add their names to the fixture sheets that will be posted on the seniors notice board. The sheets will be displayed for up to 3 weeks before the fixture date. It has been agreed to limit match handicaps to 28 max. If you have a higher handicap you will have to play off 28.

  S/F Stableford - O of M- Order of Merit
Friday 1st Match V Saxilby Golf Soc (Broadley Bowl) (Home)
Monday 4th Match v Normanby Hall (Away)
Wednesday 6th St Barnabas Charity Appeal (S/F)
Monday 11th Match v Retford (Away)
Wednesday 13th Seniors Captains Day (O of M)
Monday 18th Jack Redshaw Texas Scramble (White Tee)
Wednesday 20th Frank Cowling (Medal/White Tee/O of M)
Monday 25th July Medal (White Tee/O of M )
Tuesday 26th Southwell Seniors Invitation
Wednesday 27th Match v Pottergate (Home)
Monday 1st Match v College Pines (Away)
Wednesday 3rd Seniors Presidents Day (O of M)
Wednesday 10th Southwell (Home) John Mitchell Trophy
Monday 15th Barry Norman Rosebowl (S/F)
Wednesday 17th Richard Coney Texas Scramble (White Tee)
Monday 22nd August Medal (White Tee/O of M)
Wednesday 24th Match V Retford (Home)
Monday 29th Bank Holiday
Wednesday 31st Tri-Club Trophy @ Carholme
Monday 5th Ken Watson Trophy (S/F)
Wednesday 7th Match v Belton Woods (Away)
Monday 12th Gordon Tinker (Medal/White Tee/O of M)
Wednesday 14th Match v Normanby Hall (Home)
19th 23rd Course Maintenance
Wednesday 21st Match v Welton Manor (Away)
Monday 26th September Medal (White Tees/ O of M)
Wednesday 28th Match v Blankney (Home)
Monday 3rd Cyril Platts (S/F)
Wednesday 5th Frank Scotney Cup (S/F)
Monday 10th Match V Pottergate (Away)
Wednesday 12th Whiskey Stagger (S/F)
Monday 17th Turkey Trot (S/F)
Wednesday 19th Wine Wobble (S/F)
Monday 24th Beer Bash (S/F)
Friday 28 th LIMPS at Carholme

Senior's LIMPS Fixtures  2022

Three to 4 buggies reserved per venue except Carholme, where you will have to provide your own transport.

Date Venue Detail Cost
Friday 29/04/22 SPALDING** Golf, coffee-bacon bap tees/from 9.00 £30.00
Friday 27/05/22 LOUTH** Golf, coffee-bacon bap tees/from 9.00 £24.00
Friday 10/06/22 COTTINGHAM Golf, coffee-bacon bap tees/from 9.00 £24.00
Friday 22/07/22 RUTLAND WATER** Golf, coffee-bacon bap tees/from 10.00 £26.00
Friday 19/08/22 THORNEY LAKES Golf, coffee-bacon bap tees/from 9.00 £20.00
Friday 09/09/22 WALTHAM WINDMILL** Golf, coffee-bacon bap tees/from 9.00 £27.00
Friday 14/10/22 GAINSBOROUGH Golf, coffee-bacon bap tees/from 9.00 £37.00
Friday 28/10/22 CARHOLME Golf, coffee + meal/ tees/from 8.36 £13.00


April Medal - Paul BEAVEN 65 Net Gordon Tinker - Jim SWEENEY 41 Pts
May Medal - Stewart LIPSCOMBE-RIDLEY 66 Net Frank Scotney - Paul GERMAN 43 Pts
June Medal - Mike AERSTALL 65 Net Ken Watson Trophy - Colin TURK 42 Pts
July Medal - Pablo RAMOS-DOMINGUEZ 65 Net Seniors Members Cup - Stephen ALLEN 37 Pts
August Medal - Paul BEAVEN 66 Net Cyril Platts - Paul GERMAN 39 Pts
September Medal - Steven MINDHAM 69 Net Air Ambulance Charity - Dave MELLOR 45 Pts
Senior Captains - Chris BRIGGS 41 Pts St Barnabas Charity - Alan PANKHURST 44 Pts
Seniors Presidents - Stephen ALLEN 40 Pts Whiskey Stagger - Pablo RAMOS-DOMINGUEZ 41 Pts
Centenary Trophy - Chris JACKSON 38 Pts Turkey Trot - Mike MORLEY 42 Pts
Frank Cowling - Steve NISBET 43 Pts Wine Wobble - Pablo RAMOS-DOMINGUEZ 36 Pts
C 20 Trophy - Dave PURDY 41 Pts Beer Bash - Dave MELLOR 42 Pts
Cyril Bower Bowl - Dave PRIESTLEY 41 Pts Jack Redshaw Texas Scramble G.ROBSON/S. ELLEY/S. ROSS/K.PEARCE 49.6 Comb
Cliff Bedell Trophy - James HARLAND 42 Pts Richard Coney Texas Scramble P.FREEMAN/M.POUCHER/D.STEELS/C.THORPE 49.3 Comb
Roy Motts - Jack ROSS 39 Pts August Seniors Stableford - Ken WATSON 38 Pts
Frank Dowman - Steve WHEELER 41 Pts October Seniors Stableford - Paul Gregory 40 Pts
Millennium Putter - Ken WATSON 40 Pts    
Ron Short Trophy - Graham JENKINS 39 Pts    
Roy Sutter - Ian BILLANIE 38 Pts    
Stan Covington - Ian BILLANIE 40 Pts    
Louis Lacey - Bill HUGHES 41 Pts    
Allard Blade - Dave GARRAWAY 46 Pts    
Barry Norman Rosebowl - Graham JENKINS 42 Pts    


Match Result
Away v Retford Lost 1 - 5
Away v Southwell Lost 1.5 - 5.5
1st leg of Tri-club @ Oakmere Park Points: Oakmere 40, Pottergate 22, Carholme 34
Away v Millfield Won  3.5 -  2.5 
V  Ladies Hugh Morrison Trophy    Ladies 1.5  -  Senior's 2.5
Away v  Blankney      Won   4.5    -  3.5 
2nd leg of Tri-club at Pottergate Points:       Oakmere 25     Pottergate 32         Carholme 35
  Running pts:     65                       54                                 69 
Home Oakmere Park        Lost     2.5 to 3.5
Away  Normanby Hall       Lost     2   to  6
Home Pottergate Draw 3.5 to 3.5
Home Retford Won 5 to 1
3rd leg of Tri-club at Carholme Won the leg with 40 pts and the Match with a total of 109 pts


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