Minutes of Looe Golf Club Seniors Committee Meeting held on 02 May 2019

Present: D Allen Capt, A Holland Treas, A Harmer Sec, A Beer VCapt. B Weston

Apologies: J Rees


Discussion and decisions

Action by



Captains Address: Dave opened the meeting at 0902 and thanked all for attending. He also tended apologies for Jeff Rees.



Minutes of last Meeting (Sec) – Agreed as a true record of discussions during the meeting



Matters Arising (Sec)

4.1 Audit of Trophies – in Secs Report.

7.1 Issues with Birch Ward discuss at item 7

10.1 Defib meeting arranged for 17 May Sec to attend and report back to Committee.

10.2 Information posted – not aware of any complaints.








1.         Home match with Falmouth postponed on 21 March re-arranged for 29th August – Club catering have been informed.

2.         May Seniors Stableford planned for 23 May now on 21 May as Carlyon Bay on 24th.

3.         Trophy Audit (moved from Treasurers to Secs Report– All trophies are present, asked Club Sec regards insurance and valuations. He was unsure whether club insurance covered all trophies or if they had ever been valued. All trophies have been photographed and Sec is in the process of updating Web pages.


1.         The re-appointed trophy for the Seniors Annual Championship will his to have a new plinth fitted to allow for names of winners to be recorded.

2.         Arrange valuation at next mass engraving session.















Treasurers Report:

Seniors funds stand at around £2000(exact figures supplied to meeting) between Bank & cash. Financial standing was agreed by all as satisfactory.

The coming away day subsidy will cost in the region of £300.






Seniors Open 2019.   Posters printed and distributed to other clubs around Cornwall.

Treasurer has received an encouraging amount of entries already. Bob Weston and Jeff Rees will be running the raffle on the day prizes will be mainly by donations. Andy has secured two golfing umbrellas from Barclays.  All considered to be in hand.



Discussion on this topic postponed until after this years comp.

Birch Ward Trophy. After further discussion the Sec proposed the decision from previous meeting should stand meaning

1.    The Sec proposed that this item become a Standing Agenda Item to monitor this years uptake and to then consider future plans to expand the event further into 2020 if the committee consider it a benefit to the Senior Section & the Club. Decision: Agreed

2.    due to time constraints we will open this year’s Birch Ward Trophy competition to all male Looe Golf Club members over 55 years of age.

The Sec informed the committee that he had discussions with the Club Sec regarding advertising this competition which had thrown up some issues with registration. After discussion it was decided: The Sec would Approach the Club Sec again with suggested changes to advert to see if the arrangements would be suitable for all concerned. 


Should there still be problems the competition will go ahead as it has in previous years with the intention of the committee to widen scope next year.













Seniors Away Day.

Currently 24 players signed up to play list will close COP 03/05/2019

Sec suggested to V.Capt that next year we should try and arrange away day on Ladies Gala Day. V. Capt agreed. Decision: Sec to inform V.Capt of date of Ladies Gala Day in 2020.






Any Other Business.

There was no other business.




1.    Date of next meeting   20. 06.2019

2.    Meeting closed at 0940hrs.


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