Ladies Club Captain

Welcome to the Ladies Section

Hi, I’m Marion and I’m the Lady Captain at Shirland for 2018.  First of all, I’d just like to thank Mary Huskinson for being such a fantastic captain for 2017.  She certainly leaves a lot to live up to.

Shirland Golf Club does not have many lady members but we are a friendly and social group.  There is a full calendar of competitions to enter and all ladies can enter as many or few as they wish.  We have Medals, Stable fords, Texas Scramble, 3 club and putter etc.  These competitions are held on Sundays and Thursdays.  Mixed competitions are played on each Bank Holiday.  You can play with your own partner or mix and match, depending on the competition. We also have a Bronze Team and Inter Club Foursomes team and play matches home and away against other clubs from all over Derbyshire in a match play format.   An enjoyable and competitive way to meet and play lady golfers from other clubs.

We also have the Tuesday evening social for all members, which involves 8 holes of golf, in a variety of formats, followed by refreshments in the clubhouse when the club lottery is drawn.  If your membership number is drawn – you win – (As long as you’re there)!

If you are thinking of taking up golf or are already playing, whatever your age or ability you will be guaranteed a warm welcome at Shirland.    The Shirland course has been improving year on year and is a challenging, but enjoyable, course to play.  Thanks to Paul, the Head Greenkeeper, and his staff it’s in lovely condition too.  There are currently some good, competitive, offers for new lady members wishing to join, so please check out the website for these offers.

Finally in the words of Gary Player:

“Golf is a puzzle without an answer. I’ve played the game for 50 years and I still haven’t the slightest idea of how to play.”

Happy golfing in 2018.

Marion Shinfield

Lady Captain 2018