The GC selectors have included Ian Burridge and Rachel Rowe to compete for the Musk Cup and also Richard Bilton and Euan Burridge to play for the Kate Jones Memorial trophy. To be played at Hamptworth on 26-28th August.
Rachel Rowe (-3, Nttm) beat 2016 winner Ian Burridge (-4, Nttm) 7-6, 7-4 in the final of the Nottingham Golf Croquet Championship held on 15-16 July 2017.
In the semis, Rachel had beaten Richard Bilton(-1, Nttm) 6-7, 7-4, 7-5 and Ian had beaten Joel Taylor (0, Wycombe) 5-7, 7-4, 7-3.
Richard beat Joel 7-6 for third place.
David Widdison (-2, Northampton) won the Plate beating Peter Dowd (-2, Bishop Monkton) 10-6.
All scores are available on the croquet scores website.
Ross Bagni beat fellow Leighton Linsdale player Jean Ball 7-5 in the final to retain the GC B Level on 12th July.
Paul Durkin (Long Eaton) beat Robert Cook (Cheam) 7-5 for third place.
24 players attended the 11th running of Nottinghams GC B Level Tournament, the top two from 6 blocks progressed to a knockout format.
All results can be seen on the croquet scores website.
James Death and Samir Patel won the AC Open Doubles, beating Reg Bamford and Stephen Mulliner 2-1 in the final. James lost to Reg, the eventual winner, in the quarter-final of the singles,
Twenty Nottingham members and a future star of croquet, Andisha Hallam helping her parents around the lawn, (dont tell their opponents), played this years Hallam Doubles weekend.
The event was started to help new members play competitive croquet and improve their game and this year was no different.
This years winners :-
Omied hallam (-1) & Andy Dixon (16) beat Sue Wileman (11) & Alex McIntyre (16) +1 on time in a very close final.
Phillipine Hallam (16) won the most peels with 9 over the weekend and an amazing 6 in one game.
Alex McIntyre (16) only just beat Mark Lansdale (18) by one to make the most hoops with 46.
Paddy Chapman (-2.5) & Cathy Turski (18) won the quickest game in a fast 1hr 26mins.
Andy Dixon won the quiz, with no help from partner Omied.
Jan Draper (18) won the most improved player award and Martin Beacon (1) won the Brian Hallam award for the most encouraging partner.
The event raised over £100 for Cancer research in memory of Brian Hallam.