Balaia Bowls Club
All who have paid the €10 annual fee to be a member of Balaia Bowls Club are bona-fide members of the club.
This expires at the September annual general meeting.
Members are eligible to play in Club competitions, represent the Club in League matches and enjoy our social events.
For actual play, you can choose to pay Balaia Golf Village as below :
Unlimited play, one person : 1 month €50, 6 months €270 or 12 months €435. There is a discount of about 35% for a joint husband / wife ticket
For those who wish to 'pay as you go' it's €10 per game. All payments include home league matches and roll-ups.
For away League matches we pay a fixed fee of €8 per game.
What you pay to Balaia Golf for a month, six months or a year's unlimited bowling does NOT include membership of Balaia Bowls Club.
|Last year's news and events here.
For 2021 news please click here. For even older news click here
YOU MAY CARE TO LOOK BACK AT EARLIER TIMES.
PHOTOS FROM SPECIAL EVENTS AND TOUR MATCHES OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS OR SO CAN BE SEEN HERE
2022 Annual General Meeting
Tuesday 6th September, 12 noon, at Balaia Golf Club
TOUR SIDE DATES OCTOBER 2022Monday October 3rd v Banister BC 10.30am
Thursday 6th October v Coney Hall GC 10.30am
Wednesday 12th October v Fobbing & District BC 10.30am
Friday 14th October v Ardagh GC start time TBC
Sunday 16th October v Lenham BC 10.30am
Club 2021 - 2022 Mixed Pairs competition completedWinners Alan Camplin - Smith and Pauline Denyer
Runners-up Ian Maddison and Frances Reynolds
Thanks to all who took part in what proved to be difficult months!
Summer 2022The Bowls Algarve summer league ended 30th June - final results and league table here
Our internal club pairs competitions, delayed from the winter, are running. Details here
Tuesday and Friday morning roll-ups continue until further notice. Meet 0945 for 1000 start.
MINI GOLF TOURNAMENT WEDNESDAY 30th MARCH
20 members took part in a mini golf competition at
Albufeira mini-golf in Rua Dunfermline. Men's winner was
Peter Moss, Ladies winner Jill Dunkey wearing her
special golf trousers.
Thanks to Pauline Denyer for organising, to Brian
Denyer and Janice Hartley for keeping things in order on
BALAIA V ASHCOMBE PARK BC FRIDAY 25th MARCH AND
Thanks to Rose Noonan for the pictures. Click or tap to
see in a much larger size.
Open pairs - Alison Wooding and Peter King lost to John
London and Steve Moore of Pedras 24 - 11. Click a picture
to see it in a larger size.
short video clips - click link
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then save to your device to view.
Sorry that the autofocus was not under control!
Open Singles - Frances Reynolds won her first round singles match 21 - 13. A game in which she was at one point 11-3 down then won 9 consecutive ends to be 19 - 11 ahead!
The winning points were scored in the 22nd end.
Open Pairs - Alan Camplin-Smith and Jill Dunkey will be
at home to Gerry Kinane and Paul Sutton of Floresta, date
to be arranged
Open Australian Pairs - our representatives Alison Wooding and Peter King were eliminated in the preliminary round
Open Triples - Frances Reynolds, Tom Allen and Ian Maddison lost their preliminary round match 20 - 13.
Fixtures and results for both are on this
Meet at 0945 for 1000am start. Don't be late!
Numbers are growing. If you arrive later than 0945 we cannot guarantee you a game.
VISITORS PAY € 10 PER GAME. PAYMENT BY CASH OR CARD AT GOLF CLUB RECEPTION
OR CASH ONLY TO THE DUTY COMMITTEE MEMBER
SESSIONS LAST ABOUT TWO HOURS
PLEASE DO NOT WEAR SHOWS WITH RIDGED OR PIMPLED SOLES ON
Bowls of various sizes and shoes are available for visitors who need them at no extra charge.
It has been agreed with our hosts Balaia
Golf Village that all users accept that they use the
facilities at their own risk.
All arrangements are subject to continuous
review. Please check back here if planning to be
in Albufeira later.
If you need a scorecard you can print one from here.