The Seniors section is open to club members who are aged 55 and above and who are able to support the section on a regular basis. Please see below where you will find further details on the section’s activities and how to join the section if you are interested.
Membership and Playing Arrangements:
An annual subscription, currently £20, is payable in November each year. There are currently 75+ members.
The section meets at 08:00 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with the exception of Bank Holidays.
Any members interested in joining the section should speak with either Tom Harrison (Seniors Treasurer or Peter Hipsey – Seniors Secretary)
The section organises and runs a series of competitions each year for subscribed members. These include a Seniors Monthly competition which alternates between Medal and Stableford format starting with a Stableford competition in January.
Other competitions include:
Singles Summer Knockout, Scratch Knockout, Mick McMahon Trophy, George Neighbour Trophy, Winter Arthur West, Eclectic & Golfer of the Year.
Other Activities include:
A Veterans Section Guest Day held every July. A Seniors Section Charity Day again normally held in June. In addition the section helps with the organisation of the Burnham-on-Crouch G.C. Seniors Open which after the successful launch in 2011 is expected to become a regular annual event.
The section organises and plays friendly fixtures each year, both home and away, against nine other club in Essex, (Braintree, Colchester, Five Lakes, Forrester Park, Maldon, Rochford 100, Three Rivers Thorpe Hall) and against Stoke-by-Nayland in Suffolk. In addition the section plays 2 friendly matches each year against the Ladies Section and a regular Autumn fixture against the Cadets.
All section members are eligible to play in these friendly matches providing they have an active handicap.
Inter Club Competition
The Burnham-on-Crouch Seniors Section also competes annually in the Greene King Senior Pairs Trophy. The other clubs involved are Braintree, Colchester, Five Lakes, Frinton and Maldon. Frinton G.C. will host the competition in 2012. Maximum handicap allowance is 18 and again all section members are eligible for selection to the 16 man team.