The 2013 season at Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club began on 6th April when the Captains for 2012, Mark Brown, Chris Britton, Ben Charley, Frank Rounthwaite putted out on the 9th hole to end their year of office.
The incoming Captains Richard Clayton, Linda Edmondson, Charles McTear and Adam Thomas were introduced to the members in the club tradition of wearing an appropriate fancy dress. Followed by each Captain Driving the ball off the 1st tee.
The 2012 Captains presented to Jo Castleton a cheque for the sum of £10,600 raised for Starlight Children’s Foundation Charity.
The Captains charity chosen for the 2013 season is Cancer Research UK, which will be used locally.
The Annual Captains v Vice Captains Challenge finished with the Captain’s Mark Brown’s team (Brownie’s Bunch) beating Richard Clayton’s Team (Rich’s Raiders) by 3 points with a score of 740 points to 737 points. The winning pair from Brownie’s Bunch were Stuart Bryan and Julian Box and from Rich’s Raiders were Mark Thorne and Lee Callender bit with 47 points.