BOWLS ALGARVE WINTER LEAGUE BEGINS ON SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER- MORE INFORMATION HERE
These will get under way in early November with the Dean's Cup - Men's and Ladies drawn pairs.
AN ENTRY FORM WILL BE POSTED ON THE MAIN NOTICE BOARD AT THE GOLF CLUB ENTRANCE.
CLOSING DATE TUESDAY 27th OCTOBER.
If you are not in the Algarve at the moment and wish to enter, email
firstname.lastname@example.org and your name will be added.
Please DO NOT enter if you are not going to be here much during November and December.
The format of the Dean's Cup will be decided once the numbers taking part are finalised.
2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
This was held on Friday September 4th. A new committee
was elected. Details here.
However, there were no nominations for Chairman or
Ian Maddison subsequently accepted the rôle of Treasurer and Pauline Denyer the rôle of Social Secretary.
Presentations were made to the winners of the club competitions.
TUESDAY AND FRIDAY 'ROLL-UPS' RESUMED
There are some restrictions on numbers. We will keep track of who attends roll-ups, just in case.
We are therefore asking members AND visitors to book a spot in advance. This MUST be done by email to email@example.com
THIS EMAIL ADDRESS IS ONLY TO BE USED FOR BOOKING ROLL-UPS. ALL OTHER GAMES MUST BE BOOKED VIA GOLF RECEPTION
Members will have access to the equipment shed for scoreboards, pushers, mats and
woods. Shoes will NOT be available.
Changing rooms, lockers and showers remain out of bounds.
It has been agreed with our hosts Balaia Golf Village that all users accept that they use the facilities at their own risk.
You are all well aware of 'social distancing' and everything else that must now be taken into consideration
Sanitising liquids are available if you don't have your own. MASKS ARE NOW COMPULSORY WHILE PLAYING. Bring your own, we cannot supply them.
ROLL UPS WILL BEGIN AT 1100am finishing at around 1.15pm.
PLEASE ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 1045 SO THAT WE CAN GET ORGANISED, BEGIN ON TIME AND MAKE THE MOST OF THE TIME
All arrangements are subject to continuous review.
If you need a scorecard you can print one from here.
GREEN FEE REMAINS AT €10
VISITORS MAY PLAY AT OTHER TIMES WITHOUT A MEMBER PRESENT BUT
MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN EQUIPMENT OTHER THAN A JACK.
YOU WILL HAVE NO ACCESS TO THE EQUIPMENT
STORE FOR WOODS AND MATS
RINKS ARE TO BE BOOKED VIA GOLF RECEPTION 289 570 442 OR IN PERSON AVAILABLE 1000 - 1600 DAILY
TOURING SIDE VISITS OCTOBER 2020 AND SPRING 2021
All visiting sides due in October have cancelled.
We have currently five touring games scheduled for Spring
2021 and two for the autumn. We hope that more will be added once life returns to something like normal.
BALAIA BOWLS CLUB HOSTED A MEMORIAL DAY TO ABSENT
FRIENDS IN AID OF 'A GAIVOTA' CHILDREN’S HOME, ALBUFEIRA
Wednesday 4th March 2020
A good turn out on a sunny day. Valverde were the winners of
this triples event. Thanks to all who took part.
The event raised 420 € for the charity. Some pictures and
video clips here.
VALENTINE'S DAY FUN BOWLS
Eight teams took part.
Congratulations to winners Janice Hartley and Clarke
CHRISTMAS DINNER 2019
Splendid evening at Restaurante Mato à Vista near Paderne
especially when Santa Claus came with his sack! Click a
picture to see it full size.
A raffle held on the night raised around €100 for the
orphanage 'A Gaivota'.