Short Mat Bowls is played in the Clubhouse during the winter months when the green is closed. Session fees apply. It is an ideal way to keep active during the winter months and also offers the opportunity to keep in touch with your fellow club members.
Short mat sessions run on: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday mornings from 10am; Monday to Friday afternoons from 2pm and Thursday evenings from 6pm.
Sue Jolin is our Short Mat Organiser and this year's short mat sessions lists can be accessed on the Members Only page.
SHORT MAT COMPETITIONS
In addition to the weekly short mat sessions, there are two short mat competitions:
Short Mat Trophy:
A one-day drawn pairs competition which takes place annually. This year's competition will be held on Saturday 7th March 2020, possibly going over to Sunday 8th March.
The entry form will be in the Club House from Monday 10th February in the clip board on the table, and members who wish to play need to have their names down by 29th February. The draw will take place on Monday 2nd March at 4.30 p.m. and members will be notified regarding the name of their partner and the time of play via the website and/or the Club House.
COMPETITION RULES FOR THE DRAWN PAIRS:
This competition is open to anyone whose name is on a shortmat session for the 2019/2020 season.
Names will be drawn on the afternoon of Monday 2nd March at 4.30 p.m. in the Club House and will then be posted on the notice board as well as the Website.
The competition will start at 9.30 on the morning of 7th March 2020.
This is a knockout competition, each round will be played over 8 ends or 25 minutes, whichever is the shorter and each player will have 2 woods. The final round will be played over 10 ends.
The entry fee will be £2.00 per person.
Carole Tearle – Vice President & Sue Jolin – Shortmat Co-ordinator
19th February 2020
A triples league competition is played throughout the short mat season with each session entering a team. The competition details and updated league table can be accessed on the Members Only page.