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Obituary – George Wraith

We are saddened to hear today that long time Life Member George Wraith has passed away. George joined the Golf Club in 1961 and, as did his son young George, he played off a  low figure handicap for many years. Around the millenium he opted not to continue to play golf  but many of our older members will remember him. Our thoughts are with his wife …

Obituary – Bob Urwin

We are saddened to hear that Bob Urwin has died suddenly at home on the 14th of March. Bob has been a member of the Club since 1976 and along with his wife Betty, was well liked and respected by all who knew him. He hasn’t played golf for some time but he was in regular contact with his golfing friends, playing bowls at the South Tyneside Indoor …

***Hole in One***

A hole in one was scored today in our Gents Winter Open by David Askew from Chester le Street. He hit a 5 iron rescue club which in the words of Chris Smith who witnessed the ace, bounced once then went straight into the hole. Also in the 4 ball were Dennis Williams from Shields and David’s brother Tom who is Captain this year at Glynhir Golf …
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