RMGC local rules have been updated in line with the new Rules of Golf and come into effect on 1st January 2019. members should note that the path on the maid’s bedroom (hole 6) is no longer a free drop and the ball should be played as it lies or a penalty drop taken.
The R&A and USGA have carried a major overhaul of the Rules of Golf. These come into effect on 01/01/2019. Updated rule books are available from the office. Download a list of the main changes here 2019-Rule-Changes-1.pdf (108 downloads)
At the top of the home page at www.royalmaltagolfclub.com there is also a link to see the main rule changes listed.
A field of 60 players, which is quite good for the time of year played in very pleasant golfing conditions and the scores were generally very respectable.
Winners with 47 points were the Captain Thomas Jacobsen and Nigel Hall
Runners-up with 43 points on a countback were Richard Crossley and Chris Rickards
Long standing member Ernie Buckley played his final game at RMGC as he is not renewing his membership for 2019.
The Ladies played a fun competition today in glorious sunshine.
Maike Beekman and Teresa Davies came in with a great score of 75 points, not to be outdone, Jennifer Scicluna, Laya Cristina and Monica Borain also came in with 75 points. The latter won on countback.
No twos today, so a draw was done which was also won by the winning team.
Congratulations to Jenny, Laya and Monica who won today’s competition.
Hope your Christmas Day went smoothly and now ready to walk off the food and drink that may have been consumed.
Enjoy Thursday’s Golf little challenge and wishing you all a very Happy New Year.
Please note that tomorrow 25th Dec the clubhouse will be closed all day but the course will remain open.
Bookings are open on the BRS, kindly make sure to take your clubs with you today if you require them tomorrow.
A good turnout for the replayed December Monthly Medal
Kindly Sponsored by Bank of Valletta.
Congratulations to the Overall winner Mr Kevin Donovan
with Net 62.
Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous
December Monthly Medal Proudly Sponsored by Bank of Valletta
Christmas Treat: The Captain would like to inform all competitors that after their round there is a free drink and Mince pie available from the bar.
This is the rescheduled December Medal replacing that of 30th November / 1st December. Due to a packed schedule, we were lucky to get a replacement and more so to get an alternate day on Friday (12 places). Despite being so close to the Christmas holiday 80 members signed up.
Start sheets below:
Please note Temporary Local Rules. Also, you may have noticed the gravel being collected from the path at the Maid’s Bedroom, this is to be replaced with astroturf and as a result, the path will have a temporary GUR while work commences, tee box should be as normal.
Reminder: You must record your gross score on your cards and enter into the PSI for the score to count.