NEW captains Ivan Rookes, Barbara Gregory, Adrian Maycroft and Robert Dawson brought in the New Year with the first shots of 2020 at Richmond’s Captain’s Drive In on Sunday, January 5.

Gents captain Rookes, Ladies captain Gregory, Toffs captain Maycroft and Junior captain Dawson kicked off the new season in style.

The nine-hole competition that followed was won by Gordon Smith in the gents section on countback from Stuart Blease, who also scored 22 points, while Sue Kipling took the ladies prize on countback from Vicky Matthers with 18 points.

Captain’s Drive In Results:

Ladies: 1. Sue Kipling 18, 2. Vicki Matthers 18

Gents: 1. G Smith 22, 2. S Blease 22, 3. I Elliott 21

RICHMOND Golf Club has launched a limited time introductory offer for new members to take advantage with 15 months membership available for the price of 12.

New members joining by January 31 will pay just £760 for membership through to April 2021.

The offer is available to new members only and is not available to persons who have been members in the last 12 months.

Full details and how to apply can be found at or by calling 01748 823231.

The first open event of the year will be staged on January 25 with tee times available for the Winter Open. It is a 4BBB format.

The January charity quiz will take place on Friday, January 31, starting at 8pm.