Wooden Spoon Trophy

Men vs Ladies match (under leadership of their captains)

Initiated:1954. Carved by John Newbury.
Purpose:‘Fun’ competition between members of the various club sections.
A team of men (led by the Club/Men’s captain) vs a team of ladies (led by the Ladies Section captain compete to avoid winning the trophy (a large wooden spoon).
Format:Format has varied over the years, as have the number of ‘equalisation’ shots allocated to the Ladies.
Agreed by negotiation between the Club (or Men’s section) captain and the Ladies Section captain.
Notes:Captains and Vice Captains out first. No entry fee or sweep.
Tea – courtesy of the Club captain. Drawn by Captains.

Wooden Spoon

Notes:
  • The match is played in the November of the year preceding the Captain’s year (as documented on the Honours boards)
  • The winner of the Wooden Spoon is the team that lost the match!
YearWinner(s)YearWinner(s)
1954 - 1962Ladies2021Men
1962 - 1999Not recorded2022
2000Men
2001Ladies
2002Halved
2003 - 2007Ladies
2008Halved
2009Ladies
2010Ladies
2011Men
2012Ladies
2013Men
2014Ladies
2015Ladies
2016Ladies
2017Men
2018Ladies
2019Ladies
2020Not played (Covid)

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