Crown Green Bowling

Crown Green Bowling

During the summer Crown Green Bowls is played on the Golf Club’s green, both socially and competitively and in different InterClub Leagues.

In addition to these competitions, the club hosts an Invitation Tournament in August for the Silver Jack Trophy.

During the winter months short-mat indoor bowls is played on Monday evenings in the lounge in the main club-house.

New players are always welcome, whether experienced or not. Just come along to a training or practice session or join us on a Monday evening during the winter. 

The green is available for informal practice or games when no matches or formal practice sessions are scheduled. No more than 4 jacks on the green at any one time. There is a supply of spare bowls, jacks and mats for new starters.

Non golfers are welcome to join as a Social Member to include bowls. Further details about membership rates and eligibility can be obtained from the Club Office.

Committee 2019

Roger Hardy (Chairman), Wendy Knowles (Secretary) Tony Willacy, Chris Reeve, Ian McNaught plus team Captains.

Captains for 2019

Monday, Chesterfield Veterans ‘A’ team – Miles Ellis. Vice-Captain – Jenny Simpson.

Monday, Chesterfield Veterans ‘B’ Team – Anne Binnie. Vice-Captain – Marian Cousins.

Monday Evening, Welfare Mixed Doubles – (TBA)

Tuesday Evening, Matlock and District League - Chris Reeve, Vice-Captain – Marian Cousins

Wednesday, Welfare Singles – (TBA)

Matlock Thursday Friendly League – Ian McNaught, Vice-Captain – Miles Ellis

Thursday, Welfare Over 60s League – Peter Beardsley. Vice-Captains – (TBA)

Trophy Competitions & Main Events 2019

11 MarchMonday1pmOpening of the Green
20 MarchWednesday2pmSocial Game plus Cutting Ribbon on Shelter
14 April Sunday Open Day - introduction to the game - all comers welcome
27 AprilSaturday Thornton's Pavilion Trophy
11  MaySunday Kenneth Hall Trophy
21 MayTuesday11amCounty Competition  Venue
 1 JuneSaturday Club Pairs Tournament
21 JuneFriday Social Games Day for club family and friends
30 JuneSunday North Derbyshire Ladies' Doubles
14 JulySaturday Men's & Ladies Singles
4 AugustSunday Invitation Tournament
18 AugustSunday Open Competition
30 AugustFriday Ladies and Gentlemen's Singles
16 OctoberWednesday7pmAGM
16 NovemberSaturday7pmPresentation Evening


Honours 2018

Thornton's Pavilion Trophy - Marian Cousins and Alan Hunt
Kenneth Hall Memorial Trophy - Paul Walton and Miles Ellis
Ladies' Singles Cup - Tricia Walton
The President's Trophy - Tony Willacy
The Club Pairs Cup - Alan Hunt and Chris Reeve

Invitation Tournament 2018 - Paul Walton and Dennis Barron (Guest)

Open Competition 2017 - Terry Bosworth and Ian Woodward (Burton), RU - Mandy Wilks (Bolsover Castle) and Clive Almond (Highfield)

Training and Practice Sessions

Club practice times are Wednesday afternoons and Sunday afternoons at 2pm.  All members at any level are welcome to join us and anyone who is interested in joining the club.

On Thursday mornings there will be a get together for new members and learners led by Wendy Knowles.  This session will cover playing the game and basic rules followed by a social game..  Times will be posted on the external notice board.  For information contact the Bowls Club Secretary 01629 822932.

League Matches and Results Tables

The Chesterfield and District Bowling Association Veterans League Division 2.

The Chesterfield and District Bowling Association Veterans League Division 4

The Chesterfield Welfare Bowling Association Mixed Pairs League Division 2

The Matlock & District Bowls League Division 2 no website information on pavilion noticeboard

Chesterfield Welfare Bowling Association Over 60's League Division 3

The Chesterfield Welfare Bowling Association Singles League

The Matlock Thursday Friendly Bowls League Division 1 


Short Mat Bowls

Join us on Mondays at 7.00pm in the golf clubhouse during the winter months.  No experience necessary.  Training will be provided.  Spare bowls available.  Please wear flat shoes.  We mainly play social games with the occasional interclub match.  For information contact the Bowls Club Secretary 01629 822932


A large amount of work has been carried out by Julian, Tony and volunteers, since the end of last season:-

third edge of the green completed

slabs laid to create a patio area and green surround

construction and erection of a shelter

Thanks to the construction team.

Still to be done - New pavilion roof