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Captain 2019 - 2020 Ray Grant
Northwood Golf Club
Regional Manager 2018 -
Vice-Captain 2019 - 2020
Verulam Golf Club
The meeting of the C&HC Regional Committee, held in
Woburn Golf Club Clubhouse on Monday 9th March at 08.30.
COMMITTEE Ray Grant Captain
Paul Keen Vice-Captain
Stephen Bryan Vice-Captain Elect
Clive Bailey Committee Representative
David Cook Regional Manager
Apologies – Richard Hall
Previous Minutes and Matters arising – duly agreed
Agreement of accounts:
The accounts had been previously distributed and there were no questions. They were accepted and agreed.
It was agreed that the members regional subscription would be reviewed at the Autumn meeting as this has not changed in many years.
It was agreed to review the Secretaries Honorarium at the Autumn Committee meeting as this has not changed for some years.
Head Office personnel update:
It was reported that Bob Williams would be leaving his role as the GCMA CEO in September 2020 and the Board have begun to source a replacement
Craig Cotterill has been appointed to source more corporate partners, thus increasing revenue for the association.
Gavin Robinson has been appointed to continue and increase the education offering of the GCMA.
National Committee Meeting:
Being held at Moortown Golf Club on the 20th April – DC to feed back.
National Golf Day:
Being held at Bristol and Clifton Golf Club on Monday 8th June, sign up is via the GCMA website.
The Committee reviewed and look forward to the regional matches and the various venues that have been offered for the regional meetings.
It was requested that a new regional match could be set up and BB&O was suggested. DC spoke to John Kennedy from BB&O and he stated that BB&O was not looking to take on any more matches. It was further suggested that a match could be arranged with the Midlands Region? DC to speak to their Regional Manager.
DC updated the Committee about the concerns that have been raised by some Clubs about a Chinese’s virus call Covid 19. This is an unknown virus and we should monitor the situation.
Managers Knock Out Competition – DC to mail Managers and the draw to take place at the Spring Meeting.
Additional Sponsors. DC confirmed that the region could benefit from more sponsors and any assistance through your Clubs would be welcome.
Regional Website- It was still DCs intention to work with HQ to overhaul the Regions website which was clunky and dated. Work in progress.
Business meeting February 2021 – DC stated that every other year the region holds a business meeting, where industry speakers would address managers throughout the day.
Perhaps a Mind Coach, a rep from Fever Tree, Staff Trainer, Posterman (re Northwood), Fire/insurance presenter, presenter on Mental Health
DC to source a venue once the Captain has agreed a date
Any Other Business – There was no other business
Date of Next Meeting – 16th September 8.30am Hadley Wood Golf Club