It all came about through a conversation I had with Sharon early in August, when we were able to play again. She indicated that many of the newer members felt rather lost, not knowing other club members to fix games with, and as the “Newbie “ sessions had finished and no roll ups were running, what could they do?
Following this I contacted Richard with a few ideas and got the job of organiser!
The format proposed was 6 players per lawn (as set down by CA), one single and one doubles. The playing order would be decided in advance, thus avoiding any cross-infection risk from digging for a golf ball in the bag. A note to all members inviting interest got some 30 names and availability and the first "roll up” took place on 17th August.
Since then, and bearing in mind the November lockdown, up to 14th December there have been
Let’s hope 2021 will be plainer sailing and more croquet!
24/12/2020 11:57:16 am
Cracking job - well done Geoff
18/1/2021 02:35:02 pm
well organised and executed. I am sure we are all grateful to you for the above.
18/1/2021 04:44:41 pm
Many thanks to Geoff for getting this organised, and giving so much time to help new members settle in
20/1/2021 11:17:40 pm
It's been a pleasure to meet so many lovely people who have tried to help a newby such as me to learn how hard and frustrating this simple looking game is.
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