MATLOCK Golf Club has announced its new captains for the year.
The club captain is Don Heathcote, who was driven into office at midnight on New Year’s Eve after a party in the clubhouse where he was presented with his captain’s blazer by outgoing captain Barry Smith.
Don is a retired mechanical engineer and the captain’s charity for the year is Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. The first event for the year was a Texas Scramble, organised to take place on Saturday, January 29.
Matlock Golf Club’s lady captain is Jenny Simpson, who had her captain’s drive-in on Sunday, January 9, followed by an 11-hole competition for the ladies. Jenny is a retired secondary school headmistress and this is her second spell as lady captain, her first being in 1984.
Her chosen charity for the year is Cancer Research.