Himmat Singh Rai
Many members may have seen the player on the right on the putting green or the practice area in recent weeks at TLGC. Himmat Singh Rai, is currently playing on the Asian Professional Golf Tour, the third largest golf tour in the world.
Himmat has been practicing at TLGC since 2010 and has highlighted the excellent facilities at TLGC as instrumental in helping his game improve and his good results on tour. Himmat now has a summer home in Leicester in Stoneygate and once again, has been given access to TLGC. He will be featuring the LGC logo on his tour bag and include our name on his tour events when he enters European Tour events.
Himmat has played with Rory Mclroy, Sergio Garcia and KJ Choi, to name a few. His best ranking was 16th on the sian Tour in 2011 and is currently ranked 57th, with the major part of the season still to play.
Himmat is likely to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links European tour and Czech Open European tour later this year. If you see him at TLGC please do say "hello" - he is very shy, but a charming young man and is happy to engage with members. He is also willing to talk to our Juniors, if he is around on a Sunday afternoon.
Himmat will feature in the King's Cup in Pattaya, Thailand from July 28-31 and in the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre golf club in Switzerland from Sept 1-4
L&RGU Amateur Championship
The Leicestershire & Rutland Golf Union held its 36 hole Amateur Championship at The Leicestershire Golf Club on Sunday 10th July 2016. And to cap an amazing day for The Leicestershire Golf Club, Jevann Parmar won The L&RGU Amateur Championship with a Par score of 136 and with the help of Riyaz Ahmed and Marc Palmer, they won the Team Shield by one shot from Cosby Golf Club.
JUSTIN DAVIES, ROWLEY TROPHY, CLARET CUP - Sun 26 June 2016
JUSTIN DAVIES 36 Hole Nett Competition
Sunday 26 June 2016
1st - Lee Woodcock = nett 138 (Gross 140)
2nd - Yousuf Mulla = nett 143
3rd - Umesh Pankhania = nett 143
Rowley Trophy (Best nett aged over 50) winner = Peter Fowler = nett 140
Claret Cup (Best nett aged over 65) winner = Dhirajlal Popat = nett 150
SIMPSON PUTTING BOWL - SEMI FINAL AND FINAL
SIMPSON PUTTING BOWL - on Club Day Saturday 4 June 2016
The Semi Final and Final were held on Club Day comprising of Roger Corp, Chris Saul, Tom Flavelle and Gee Jackson.
After tense semi finals watched by a large audience both on the putting green and from the upstairs bar,
Tom and Gee battled it out for the top spot
Tom eventually coming through as Simpson Putting Bowl Champion 2016
Many Congratulations Tom !
CLUB DAY - SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2016
CLUB DAY - SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2016
A very successful day had by all
WHITE TEE MEDAL
1st - Ross Morrison & John Mawer - 62 nett
2nd - Gareth Dyer & Surin Rabheru - 63 nett
3rd - Iqbal Contractor & Hashim Hasnain - 64 nett
4th - Mark Simons & Lee Towers - 64 nett
BLUE / RED TEES STABLEFORD
1st - Prakash Magdani & Dhirajlal Popat - 41 pts
2nd - Pahkub Ismail & Aslam Mahomed - 41 pts
3rd - Taruna Sama & Hilary Pollard - 39 p
4th - Marc Palmer & Lydia Sharpe - 39 pts
Nearest the Pin in two on the 3rd - Turna Sama & Hilary Pollard
Nearest the Pin in Two on the 7th - Ross Morrison & John Mawer
Nearest the Pin on 17th - Steve Barkshire
Nearest to the Centre Line on 18th - Francis Kearne
Melton Mowbray fourball voucher - SIMON GRAVETT
Box at the Leicestershire County Cricket - BEN RIDGWAY
Lingdale fourball voucher - MARTIN SMITH
Titliest Scotty Cameron Putter - ASHWIN MISTRY
Finally many thanks to Barry Davies, Club Captain for a great day (especially the first round of drinks - Cheers!)
C H Rawson Trophy
Congratulations to the winners D Dryden and J Thorpe of the C H Rawson Trophy, with 44 points
2nd place: V Parmar and R Parmar with 41 points
3rd place: J Cervasio and C'O'Flynn with 41 points
4th place: F Kearns and A Grant with 40 points
5th place: S Barkshire and G Wayman with 40 points