Season's End Dinner, October 2016, New Bylaws
The annual meeting was held at the British Beer Company, was well attended, and concluded with passage of new bylaws for the club. Joyce Hurst provided us with special table decorations.
Croquet Tournaments, 2016
Golf Croquet Tournament
Bob Kroeger Clinic - July 23, 2016
Sandy Neck Picnic, 2016
Sandy Neck Picnic August 4, 2016
Season's End Dinner,
Golf Croquet Tournament,
It was a splendid late summer day! We had 14 participants in our late-season Golf Croquet Tournament run by Bill Day with volunteers bringing snacks and drinks.
The tournament was a fun day and everyone helped out, and we are thankful for their assistance.
The Club held a Golf Croquet Weekend during July 2015. On Friday, members enjoyed a delicious potluck dinner with everyone contributing their special dishes to provide quite a feast! That evening, everyone had fun competing in various lawn games. Not to be missed was croquet practice on Debbie's beautiful court.
On Saturday, members attended a Golf Croquet Clinic instructed by Bob Kroeger. Sunday members played a fun and competitive Golf Croquet Tournament on the Sandwich courts. The winner of the tournament was Maureen. The weekend weather was perfect as were the courts. Fun, camaraderie and competition were enjoyed by all!
'Annual Dinner' 2014 at Old Yarmouth Inn
Golf Croquet Tournament, September 2014
It was a very good day with almost perfect weather! We had 19 participants and one Bye, and all were ready to roll by 8:55.Those who contributed to snacks were Michael, Jane, Joanne, Mary, Maureen, DJ and Nancy. Ed and Bob set up, Maureen was timer, Audrey and Nancy registered people, and Debbie handed out the prizes. Audrey took pictures."
The tournament was a fun day and everyone helped out and we are thankful for their assistance.
Nancy came in first
place and, after a shootout because of a tie, Debbie placed second and
Six-Wicket Croquet Tournament, August 2014
Ten people, including some top players from visiting clubs, participated in a competitive American Six-Wicket Croquet Tournament on Sunday, August 24 at Sandwich Hollows. Our own Ed Gardella earned top honors.
Golf Croquet Tournament, July 2014
Twenty people participated in a fun and competitive Golf Croquet Tournament on Saturday, July 12 at Sandwich Hollows. The weather was perfect as well as the courts! Snacks and refreshments were delicious and gave a boost to our stamina and ability to make those wickets.
9-Wicket Croquet Lessons, New Game for Many
Since Bob Kroegers workshop on Nine Wicket Croquet, held on June 18, members have been enjoying the game as an alternative to our regular Golf and American games. We now regularly have two six-wicket courts and one nine-wicket court set up for play.
'Final Dinner' 2013 at Old Yarmouth Inn
First American Croquet Tournament, 2013
Sandy Neck Picnic 2013
Annual Wellness Day Clinic 2013
July 2013 Tournament Rousing Success
A competitive, evenly
matched Golf Croquet Tournament, organized by Nancy Spalding, unfolded
beneath cloudy July 2013 skies, yielding a new club champ--Jacqueline
Zenopoulos. Members brought potluck snacks and everyone enjoyed the event.
Good sports, everyone. No outbursts, no weeping, all smiles and clapping
for the winners.
Bob Kroeger Lessons Loaded with Tips and Demos
Bob Kroeger held a terrific clinic on Saturday, June 22, for our Sandwich Croquet Club members.
New Bylaws, Board Members Added at June 15 Meeting
The Sandwich Croquet Club held it's first Annual Meeting on June 15, 2013. The new Bylaws were unanimously approved. Seven members of the new Board of Directors were elected and include: Bill Day, President, Nancy Spalding, Vice President, Ed Gardella, Treasurer, Grace Day, Secretary. New Board Members elected were Audrey Rickard, and Maureen Villiotte. A continental breakfast was enjoyed by all followed by play on the courts.
New 2013 Season Began Saturday, May 4
We're started the new season at 9:30 am for practice, 10 am for the first game!
Come join us!
For other 2013 events, see our calendar page.
New Full-Size Court Opening and Tournament, September 8, 2012
The ceremony was followed by a celebratory champagne toast given by Bob Spalding and sprinkling of the bubbly on the green. A golf croquet tournament was played by 20 people who also enjoyed a box lunch provided by the Clubhouse Grill. Nancy Spalding directed the tournament and coordinated the celebration.
Winners of the Tournament were: First Place Ed Gardella; Second Place Bob Kroeger; Third Place Michael Walsh. Congratulations to all!
Beach Picnic, August 6, 2012
Croquet Referee Clinic, July 27, 2012
Golf Croquet Tournament, July 8, 2012
Winners of the tournament were: First Place: Bill Day, Second Place: Lisa Hendrickson, and Third Place: Peter Owens. Members stayed on after play and dined at the Clubhouse Grill. A huge thank you to Nancy Spalding for organizing the day!
Potluck Dinner, June 27, 2012
Pre-Season Social, April 13, 2012
Wellness Day, Saturday, March 24, 2012
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - Winter Gathering:
A gathering of club members who remain on the Cape during the winter was held on Feb. 18 at the Clubhouse Grill at Sandwich Hollows. Fifteen old and new members enjoyed a lunch ordered from the menu. Folks agreed it was a nice way to keep in touch with members; catching up on "winter happenings" was fun. Everyone is looking forward to May and the beginning of the new croquet season!
December 30, 2011 - New Full Size Court Completed:
In the winter of 2011, a new full sized croquet court was added to the grounds. It was a wonderful way to start off the New Year! The court should be ready for play in July 2012.
Saturday, October 29, 2011 - End of Season Party:
The Sandwich Croquet Club enjoyed its end of the year celebration at the Sandwich Hollows Club House in late October. Grace Day had produced formal invitations and decorations for the well attended event. Ed Gardella and Bill Day lead the program with acknowledgements of the many Club accomplishments for the first year. All the participants then joined in the thanking of various members for their contributions. The Club plans to resume its play schedule in early May.
October 23, 2011 - SCC Golf Croquet Tournament at Ballymeade
The Sandwich Croquet Club organized an informal Golf Croquet tournament at the Ballymeade Country Club venue on Cape Cod, in Falmouth, MA. We had 14 participants with four local croquet clubs represented. The action was fast and furious, with five 30-minute games using double banking (two games played simultaneously on each court). Ed Gardella won first place and Nancy Spalding came in second. It was great fun, and a good way to wrap up a very active croquet season on the Cape. It all boded well for the future of croquet in our region.
Saturday, September 3, 2011, SCC Golf Croquet Tournament at Sandwich Hollows:
The Sandwich Croquet Club hosted its first tournament at the Sandwich Hollows site in September. It was a Golf Croquet event for club members with 14 people participating. Five games were played in a round robin format. Nancy Spalding won first place and Bill Day took second.
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