Defibrilator installed at Wells GC

December 6 2016

Wells Golf Club has installed a potentially life-saving piece of equipment after a successful fund-raising campaign that received a boost from an unexpected source.

The campaign raised enough to buy a top-of-the-range defibrillator, a device that gives a high-energy electric shock to the heart of someone in cardiac arrest. If a defibrillator is used and effective CPR is performed within 3-5 minutes of cardiac arrest, survival chances increase from 6 per cent to 74 per cent.

The club's director of health and safety, Bob Lench, originally recommended purchasing one four years ago, but prices at that time were prohibitive and the club decided against it.
However, Mr Lench revisted the idea following the death of a player on the course, and this time the club agreed.

Wells Golf Club's director of health and safety, Bob Lench, and club chairman Geoff Ead celebrate the arrival of their new defibrillator

Juniors - Top of the league

September 21 2016

The Wells Junior Golf Team were this year's winners of the Somerset Development League, played against Junior Golf sides from across the county. They've had a fantastic year, under Junior Captain Tom Roberts, coming second (by just 1 point) in the Somerset Golf Junior Jamboree and reaching the semi-finals of the Somerset Junior Golf Knockout Cup.

 

Cyder Cup 2016

August 24 2016

The Cyder Cup, 2 day 4BBB annual Open took place over 22nd and 23rd August at Wells GC and Farrington Park. There were over 60 teams playing and both courses were in top condition. Overall winners were father and son, Alan and Sam Todd with 85 points and runners up were Alan Fussell and Ian Fairclough (84 points) from The Mendip.

Prize list

Score sheet

Junior Academy 2016

August 8 2016

The details are that the shirts were kindly sponsored by St Andrews Press and were given to all of the members of this years Scholarship squad, namely Tom Roberts, Will Coles, Layton Woods, Atley Stacey-Day, Edward Higgs, Freddie Lovell, Ashton Wylie, Ben Hallett and Sam Higgs.

Junior Open 2016

August 8 2016

After a damp start the weather improved for the Juniors who visited from far and away to play in the Wells Junior Open last week. It was great to see so many youngsters playing the game to such a high standard. The winners on the day were Joshua Higgs who won the White Trophy with the best gross score, Hermione Christie-Clover who won the best Girls Gross and Harrison Evans, who won the best net score.

Prize winners pictured from left to right are..Hermione Christie-Clover, Ashton Wylie (Chaos Cup), Will Coles (Longest drive), Alfie Lovell (Nearest the Pin), Joshua Higgs, Ben Roberts (Under 12 winner) and Harrison Evans.