No 2021-05 HELD ON 31st August 2021



Present             Mary Berry – Captain

                         Peter Noone – Vice Captain

                         Geoffrey Harnett – Chairman via Zoom

Linda Anthony – Secretary via Zoom

Mike Abbott – Handicap and Membership Secretary

Giles Fox – Treasurer

Rod Smith

Brian Newsham


1.     Company Matters

1.1.     A Memoranda of Understanding was submitted to the Administrator on the 26th August.

2.     Apologies

2.1.     None required.

3.     Approval of Minutes

3.1.     The minutes were approved by the Captain.

4.     Matters Arising/to discuss

4.1.     The gong on the 6th will be in place this month.

4.2.     The drawn pairs competition will be on the 29th September as per the competition schedule.

5.     Treasurer’s report

5.1.     Charity report:  NECI, Pink Ribbon(Kelvin Whittaker’s walk) donations have been made. The Club is also supporting the Bombeiros, Riding for the Disabled and Rui Gloria’s local charity benefitting Autistic children and donations are about to be made to these charities. This year the Captain’s charities are Madrugada and NECI.

5.2.     Paul Mott is doing a walk to raise funds for the Captain’s charities and Lagos Orphans.

5.3.     Current net Assets €20,244.81

6.     Handicap and Membership report

6.1.     All handicaps are up to date.

6.2.     Members who hold a UK handicap and a Federated handicap are advised to play off their lowest handicap.

7.     Captain’s Update

7.1.     There are 67 players currently signed up for Captain’s Day.

7.2.     On the day there will be a “Beat the Pro” competition on the 11th, a €10 donation to charity to enter this.  For a donation of €5 there is also a simple putting competition open to players and non-players alike.

7.3.     There will be a half way hut with food and drink.

7.4.     For the Autumn series of competitions prizes in the form of vouchers will be presented on the day for the Captain v Vice Captain, Taca de Liberdade and Past Captain’s competitions. There will be a meal immediately after the conclusion of the Club Championship. Details of this will shortly be displayed on the board in the Spike bar

8.     AOB

8.1.     The Juniors will be invited to enter the Texas Scramble on the 12th.

8.2.     The Loyalty Lottery will continue until the end of the year.

8.3.     Mike Abbott will speak with Rui to request that the toilets on the 6th be reopened and that water is put in the ball washers.


Next meeting 05/10/21 10.00



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