T.A.M.S vs Harwich

The TAMS played their away match at Harwich ,after having the start delayed for a break in the weather
TAMS Captain Neville Proctor and playing partner Mark Milner led off and their game being very close
but eventually lost 2 and 1
The overall result was 5 – 3 to Harwich
The winning TAMS pairings were
Clive Bloom and Reg King
Andrew Brothers and Brian Fulton
Keith Ribbans and Richard Clayton who won their match 7-6
Harwich were good hosts for the day and all enjoyed a good days golf

TAMS Captains Day 2019

The TAMS 2019 Captain – Neville Proctor celebrated his Captain’s Day today (Tuesday 3rd September 2019) with 56 TAMS taking part in his Stableford Competition
The sum of £200 was raised for the Captain’s Charity with five ‘specials’ fourballs from other Courses auctioned to produce an additional sum of just over £300, making £500 + on the day
All the prizes were sponsored by the Captain – Neville and in glorious conditions and with the course playing excellent many good scores were recorded
All TAMS had a Sausage Baguette to follow and Neville thanked the Bar & Kitchen staff as well as the Green keepers for all that they did to help his day
He also specially thanked John Ames, supported by Richard Sivyer for arranging the Putting & Chipping competitions
and Jim Stewart & Peter Orrin for arranging his day
The winners on the day were
1st Place – Rob Thomas with an outstanding 47 points
2nd Place – Maurice Eccles with 43 points on count back
3rd Place – Jim Stewart also with 43 points, again on count back
4th Place – John Barnett also with 43 points
Other prizes were awarded
Nearest the Pin on 2nd – John Barnett
Nearest the Pin on 10th – Mark Milner
Nearest the Pin in two shots on 18th – Maurice Eccles
Putting Competition Winner – Andrew Brothers (after a play off)
Chipping Competition Winner – Peter Bond
Lucky Dip Winner – Paul Ansell

T.A.M.S Championship



The second round of the T.A.M.S.Championship was played yesterday with the course in excellent condition on a very hot day.On a fast running course there was some exceptional scoring.
Congratulations to the winner, David Brothers who added a superb 2nd round nett. 63 to his 1st round 72 for an aggregate total of 135, two shots clear of Nigel Hanham on 137 with Ernie Dow 3rd with 138 on count back from Barry Root, Bernie Mann and Clive Bloom.
The ever consistent Nigel Hanham took the Gross prize with a total of 163.


The TAMS played their 21st match of the season today, Thursday 29th August – Away at Hintelsham Golf Club
After a close match Captain Neville Proctor led his TAMS team to yet another victory, for what is proving to be the best season ever for the TAMS
Although Neville lost his match by a close margin, the TAMS team achieved 4 wins and 2 halved matches to record an overall Win by 5-3
Wins were recorded by
Brig Archer & John Ames by 5 & 4 (Brig however struggled to the first tee ready to play, before realising that the Battery for his Power Trolley was left in the car. A visit to the car park, whilst the others waited, helped the Pair to a good victory)
Deb Outar & David Boast by 4 & 3 – with David in exceptional form
Keith Ribbans & Peter Webber by 1 shot
Tony Page & Maurice Eccles by 1 shot
Halved matches were recorded by
Stephen Gooday & Peter Orrin and
David Brothers & Brian Fulton
Well done to the team
It now leaves the TAMS having played 21 of their 26 matches for the year
with all 11 played at Brett Vale having been won by the TAMS teams and
of the 10 away matches played there has been 5 wins 2 draws and only 3 defeats

T.A.M.S vs Clacton

Brett Vale TAMS played at Clacton on a very windy day which made play very interesting but at least the sun shone
The result was BRETT Vale 5
Clacton 3
This was the inaugural match against Clacton and they were very pleased to be playing us
The winning pairs were
Captain Neville Proctor with Stephen Gooday
Peter Webber and Bill Stowe
Paul Jennings and Danny Lumley
Tony Page and Richard Clayton
Keith Ribbans and  John Ames
Clacton are looking forward to the return match at Brett scheduled for August