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Minutes of the Committee Meeting held at the Army Golf Club 25th October 2019
Army Catering Corps Golfing Society
  Attendance: Geoffrey Hawkins: President, Graham Smith: Chairman, Tony Monk: Vice Chairman and Major’s Coordinator,   Mike   Bell:   Representative   Matches   Coordinator,   Geoffrey   Acott:   2019   Society   Captain,   Treasurer,   Society   Tour   Coordinator,   Terry Reddings 2020 Society Captain, Paul Critchley: Member. Welcome and Opening Remarks: The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting  It   is   great   to   see   our   President   Geoff   Hawkins   as   well   as   Paul   Critchley   (recently   retired)   and   our   2020   Society   Captain   Terry   Reddings   in   attendance today. He thanked all members of the Committee: Geoff   Acott:   For   his   considerable   contribution   to   the   Society   throughout   2019.   Being   the   Society   Captain   where   he   continued   as   the   Society Treasurer, as well as coordinating the Society Tour. Terry Reddings: For standing in as Captain in some of the matches in Geoff’s absence and wished him well for his year as Captain in 2020.  Mike Bell:  For organising all the Society Representative Matches. Tony   Monk:   For   coordinating   all   of   the   majors   again   this   year   it   is   no   easy   task   putting   out   all   the   information,   collating   the   returns, organising   the   draw,   confirming   the   details   for   all   attendees   as   well   as   playing   in   the   competition,   collating   all   the   scores   and   managing   the prize giving. Also for putting together a lot of information for today’s meeting which is most useful and greatly appreciated by everyone.    From   the   Chairman’   perspective:   “We   had   another   very   successful   year   for   the   Society   and   following   the   revised   format   at   Presidents   Day   all members   in   attendance   were   in   agreement   that   all   major   competitions   including   the   Society   Championships   will   now   be   over   27   holes   which   I   think is a big step forward and meets everyone’s approval”. Apologies for absence: Apologies for absence were received from Allan Cochrane: Vice President Minutes of the 2018 Committee Meeting & Matters Arising These were sent out to everyone prior to the meeting so the Chairman did not intend to go through them in any detail at the Committee Meeting. Matters Arising:  There were no matters arising from the Minutes.   Proposed by Paul Critchley, Seconded by Tony Monk that the Minutes were a true and accurate account of the 2018 Committee Meeting. Minutes of the 2019 AGM Held at Carlton Park Hotel on Mon 13 May 19 Geoff Acott had chaired the meeting in the absence of the Chairman and the minutes were subsequently distributed to all members. Following   discussions   it   was   agreed   that   in   future,   Society   Management   Committee   (SMC)   meetings   will   be   designated   as   Society   Management Meetings   (SMM)   and   the   AGM   will   now   be   designated   as   a   Society   Ratification   Meeting   (SRM).   It   will   continue   to   be   held   during   the   Society   Tour. Decisions   made   at   the   previous   year's   end   of   season   SMM   are   to   be   tabled   by   the   Chairman   or   his   representative   for   ratification   by   the   members attending. A 2/3 majority will be required to ratify each proposal which will then be actioned by the SMC for the following year. Tony agreed to update the ACC GS Constitution to recognise these changes. Financial Review and Fees for 2019: Society Treasurer Geoff Acott presented an up-to-date Statement of Account to the Committee, a copy of which is attached. Based on the account movement over the past year it was agreed that there is no requirement to increase the subscriptions. Fee’s for 2020: There will be no change to the fees for 2020 unless there is a significant increase in charges for golf and catering from the Army GC.  The Treasurer confirmed that the Society continues to receive a Grant in Aid from the RLC Trust Council for £3.5k per year.    Society Tour:  Tour   Secretary   Geoff   Acott   will   again   organise   the   2020   Society   Tour   and   will   be   supported   by   other   members   on   tour   for   the   day-to-day   running   of the golf including the draw and collation of scores etc.      It   was   confirmed   that   the   Society   Tour   for   2020   will   be   held   in   South   Yorkshire   returning   to   a   4   days   of   golf   over   18   holes   a   day   with   later   tee timings. No lunch will be included.  Confirmed bookings had been received from 10 members of the Society and an estimated 20-24 people would be in attendance.   Representative Matches  The Match Secretary Mike Bell updated the meeting confirming that matches for 2020 would be against REME, RAPC, PWRR and RAF Caterers. The   RAF   Bone   Match   may   possibly   return   to   a   home   and   away   match   in   2020   we   await   confirmation   from   the   RAF.   Mike   will   update   everyone   in due course.   The   format   for   these   matches   was   discussed   with   the   matches   against   RAPC   &   PWRR   being   played   over   27   holes.   Mike   will   speak   to   REME   to   get their views on a possible change to 27 holes and the RAF Bone Match would continue to be played over 36 holes for 2020. Majors Update  Tony   Monk   Major’s   Coordinator   updated   the   meeting   on   the   numbers   of   players   attending   the   events   this   year   which   were   Spring   Meeting:   16, Corps Championships: 13, President's Day: 19 and Captain's Day: 23. Following   the   revised   format   at   President's   Day   all   members   attending   agreed   that   all   future   Major   Competitions   will   be   played   over   27   holes including the Corps Championships.     The   numbers   in   attendance   have   remained   steady   with   the   Corps   Championships   attracting   the   least   number   of   players.   It   is   hoped   that   this   may improve for 2020 with the change to 27 holes.   Tony   provided   some   detailed   information   to   include   Major   attendees,   consolidated   results   sheet   and   also   the   2019   report   that   will   be   published   on the ACC Association Website. Review of Prizes Following discussions, it was agreed that the prizes for 2020 will be given as cash in an ACC embossed envelope. (Geoff Acott agreed to print these). It was agreed that in addition to the cash prize the winner of individual competitions will receive an engraved memento. Majors Secretary to action. The Corps Championships being the most prestigious competition, after some discussion the prize money was agreed as follows: Scratch Winner:   £50  Runner Up: £40 Medal Handicap Winner:            £40  Runner Up: £30 Stableford Winner:                      £40  Runner Up: £30 The   rule   that   a   player   can   only   receive   one   prize   will   continue   although   the   results   will   show   individual   positions   in   each   category.   Majors   Secretary to action.               Any Other Business: Tony Monk agreed to distribute the 2020 programme of events as soon as details have been confirmed. There being no further business to discuss the meeting closed at 11.30am Graham Smith Graham Smith Chairman ACC Golfing Society            30 Oct 19
Minutes of the Committee Meeting held at the Army Golf Club 25th October 2019
Army Catering Corps Golfing Society
  Attendance: Geoffrey   Hawkins:   President,   Graham   Smith:   Chairman,   Tony   Monk: Vice Chairman and Major’s Coordinator,   Mike   Bell:   Representative   Matches   Coordinator,   Geoffrey Acott:   2019   Society   Captain,   Treasurer,   Society   Tour   Coordinator,   Terry Reddings 2020 Society Captain, Paul Critchley: Member. Welcome and Opening Remarks: The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting  It   is   great   to   see   our   President   Geoff   Hawkins   as   well   as   Paul   Critchley (recently    retired)    and    our    2020    Society    Captain    Terry    Reddings    in attendance today. He thanked all members of the Committee: Geoff    Acott:    For    his    considerable    contribution    to    the    Society throughout   2019.   Being   the   Society   Captain   where   he   continued as    the    Society    Treasurer,    as    well    as    coordinating    the    Society Tour. Terry    Reddings:    For    standing    in    as    Captain    in    some    of    the matches   in   Geoff’s   absence   and   wished   him   well   for   his   year   as Captain in 2020.  Mike Bell:  For organising all the Society Representative Matches. Tony   Monk:   For   coordinating   all   of   the   majors   again   this   year   it is    no    easy    task    putting    out    all    the    information,    collating    the returns,    organising    the    draw,    confirming    the    details    for    all attendees   as   well   as   playing   in   the   competition,   collating   all   the scores   and   managing   the   prize   giving.   Also   for   putting   together   a lot   of   information   for   today’s   meeting   which   is   most   useful   and greatly appreciated by everyone.    From   the   Chairman’   perspective:   “We   had   another   very   successful   year for   the   Society   and   following   the   revised   format   at   Presidents   Day   all members   in   attendance   were   in   agreement   that   all   major   competitions including   the   Society   Championships   will   now   be   over   27   holes   which   I think is a big step forward and meets everyone’s approval”. Apologies for absence: Apologies    for    absence    were    received    from    Allan    Cochrane:    Vice President Minutes of the 2018 Committee Meeting & Matters Arising These   were   sent   out   to   everyone   prior   to   the   meeting   so   the   Chairman did   not   intend   to   go   through   them   in   any   detail   at   the   Committee Meeting. Matters Arising:  There were no matters arising from the Minutes.   Proposed   by   Paul   Critchley,   Seconded   by   Tony   Monk   that   the   Minutes were a true and accurate account of the 2018 Committee Meeting. Minutes   of   the   2019   AGM   Held   at   Carlton   Park   Hotel   on   Mon   13 May 19 Geoff   Acott   had   chaired   the   meeting   in   the   absence   of   the   Chairman and the minutes were subsequently distributed to all members. Following      discussions      it      was      agreed      that      in      future,      Society Management   Committee   (SMC)   meetings   will   be   designated   as   Society Management   Meetings   (SMM)   and   the   AGM   will   now   be   designated   as a   Society   Ratification   Meeting   (SRM).   It   will   continue   to   be   held   during the   Society   Tour.   Decisions   made   at   the   previous   year's   end   of   season SMM    are    to    be    tabled    by    the    Chairman    or    his    representative    for ratification   by   the   members   attending.   A   2/3   majority   will   be   required to   ratify   each   proposal   which   will   then   be   actioned   by   the   SMC   for   the following year. Tony   agreed   to   update   the   ACC   GS   Constitution   to   recognise these changes. Financial Review and Fees for 2019: Society   Treasurer   Geoff   Acott   presented   an   up-to-date   Statement   of Account to the Committee, a copy of which is attached. Based   on   the   account   movement   over   the   past   year   it   was   agreed   that there is no requirement to increase the subscriptions. Fee’s   for   2020:   There   will   be   no   change   to   the   fees   for   2020   unless there   is   a   significant   increase   in   charges   for   golf   and   catering   from   the Army GC.  The   Treasurer   confirmed   that   the   Society   continues   to   receive   a   Grant in Aid from the RLC Trust Council for £3.5k per year.    Society Tour:  Tour   Secretary   Geoff   Acott   will   again   organise   the   2020   Society   Tour and   will   be   supported   by   other   members   on   tour   for   the   day-to-day running of the golf including the draw and collation of scores etc.      It   was   confirmed   that   the   Society   Tour   for   2020   will   be   held   in   South Yorkshire   returning   to   a   4   days   of   golf   over   18   holes   a   day   with   later tee timings. No lunch will be included.  Confirmed    bookings    had    been    received    from    10    members    of    the Society and an estimated 20-24 people would be in attendance.   Representative Matches  The   Match   Secretary   Mike   Bell   updated   the   meeting   confirming   that matches    for    2020    would    be    against    REME,    RAPC,    PWRR    and    RAF Caterers. The   RAF   Bone   Match   may   possibly   return   to   a   home   and   away   match in    2020    we    await    confirmation    from    the    RAF.    Mike    will    update everyone in due course.   The   format   for   these   matches   was   discussed   with   the   matches   against RAPC   &   PWRR   being   played   over   27   holes.   Mike   will   speak   to   REME   to get   their   views   on   a   possible   change   to   27   holes   and   the   RAF   Bone Match would continue to be played over 36 holes for 2020. Majors Update  Tony   Monk   Major’s   Coordinator   updated   the   meeting   on   the   numbers of   players   attending   the   events   this   year   which   were   Spring   Meeting: 16,   Corps   Championships:   13,   President's   Day:   19   and   Captain's   Day: 23. Following   the   revised   format   at   President's   Day   all   members   attending agreed   that   all   future   Major   Competitions   will   be   played   over   27   holes including the Corps Championships.     The    numbers    in    attendance    have    remained    steady    with    the    Corps Championships   attracting   the   least   number   of   players.   It   is   hoped   that this may improve for 2020 with the change to 27 holes.   Tony   provided   some   detailed   information   to   include   Major   attendees, consolidated    results    sheet    and    also    the    2019    report    that    will    be published on the ACC Association Website. Review of Prizes Following   discussions,   it   was   agreed   that   the   prizes   for   2020   will   be given   as   cash   in   an   ACC   embossed   envelope.   (Geoff   Acott   agreed   to print these). It   was   agreed   that   in   addition   to   the   cash   prize   the   winner   of   individual competitions   will   receive   an   engraved   memento.   Majors   Secretary   to action. The    Corps    Championships    being    the    most    prestigious    competition, after some discussion the prize money was agreed as follows: Scratch Winner:   £50  Runner Up: £40 Medal Handicap Winner:            £40  Runner Up: £30 Stableford Winner:                      £40  Runner Up: £30 The   rule   that   a   player   can   only   receive   one   prize   will   continue   although the    results    will    show    individual    positions    in    each    category.    Majors Secretary to action.               Any Other Business: Tony   Monk   agreed   to   distribute   the   2020   programme   of   events   as soon as details have been confirmed. There    being    no    further    business    to    discuss    the    meeting    closed    at 11.30am Graham Smith Graham Smith Chairman ACC Golfing Society            30 Oct 19