Wrest Park

2011 News

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Nov 25

The 2011 Annual Dinner is held at the South Beds Golf Club in Luton.

Oct 1

Woking beat Wrest Park 4-3 in the Mary Rose final at Surbiton.

Sep 10-11

Geoff Johnson wins the September handicap tournament.

Aug 25

Wrest Park beat St Aldreth 4-2 in the Beds & Herts league and finish in third place. The league was won by Watford - full results are on the EACF website.

Aug 21

In the semi-final of the Mary Rose, Wrest Park travel to Chester and win 4-3

Aug 14

Wrest Park beat Letchworth 5-2 in the Mary Rose

Aug 6-7

Robert Wilkinson wins the August advanced tournament

Aug 4

The Beds & Herts league team beat Letchworth 4-2 to record their first win

July 9

Wrest Park beat Aldermaston 6-1 in the Mary Rose national inter-club competition.

July 2-3

Ian Lines wins the top prize at the July advanced tournament

June 25

John Cundell wins the club’s first CA golf croquet tournament. See the report on the EACF website.

June 16

At the Special General Meeting, the club decides to open discussions with English Heritage on an alternative site.  

June 14

The Beds & Herts League team draw 3-3 at Enfield.

June 12

In the Longman Cup, Wrest Park make a successful start to retaining the trophy by beating Ashby 4-3

June 11

Watford beat Wrest Park 5-1 in the Beds & Herts League

June 5

Wrest Park are beaten 6-1 by Cheltenham in the Inter Club Championship.

May 28-31

Bedfordshire finished eighth in Division 2 in the Inter County Championship.

May 21-22

Alan Clark and Alain Giraud were the block winners in the May handicap tournament.

May 5

English Heritage serve notice that the club must vacate the current site no later than 1st March 2013. Three alternative sites are proposed. EH undertake to level and seed whichever site is chosen.

April 30

Wrest Park draw 3-3 with Northampton in the Beds & Herts League.

April 17

Nick Mounfield, Nick Steiner and Geoff Johnson were the winners at the EACF Champions Day tournament. There is an illustrated report on the EACF website.  

April 1

Start of season. Note that until further notice you can only play from 6pm Monday to Friday and from 10am at weekends. Normal access and parking arrangements apply.

Jan 6

Links to the News and Diary pages for 2010 can now be found in the Archive.