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 2018

Roger Hardy (Chairman), Wendy Knowles (Secretary)

Peter Beardsley, Anne Binnie, Miles Ellis, Ian McNaught, Chris Reeve, Tricia Walton, Tony Willacy

Competitions and Events 2018

28 AprilSaturdayThornton's Trophy
27 MaySundayKenneth Hall Trophy
8 JuneFridayGolfers and Bowlers
14 JulySaturdayMen's & Ladies Singles
5 AugustSundayInvitation Tournament
26 AugustSaturdayClub Pairs Tournament
23 SeptemberSundayOpen Tournament
15 OctoberMondayAGM
20 OctoberSaturdayPresentation Dinner


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 Chirs 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.  All members at any level are welcome to join us and anyone who is interested in joining the club.

On alternate Wednesday afternoons there will be some coaching/training sessions from Tony Willacy.  These will take place at 1.30pm after the singles league games which are in the morning.  Dates will be on the external pavilion noticeboard.  Sunday afternoons is mainly for playing social bowls.  For information contact the Bowls Club Secretary 01629 822932.

League Matches

The club plays in the following bowls leagues:-

The Chesterfield and District Bowling Association Veterans League Division 2
Monday afternoons (A team).  Captain, Miles Ellis.

The Chesterfield and District Bowling Association Veterans League Division 4
Monday afternoons (B team).  Captain, Anne Binnie, Vice Captain, Marian Cousins

The Chesterfield Welfare Bowling Association Mixed Pairs League Division 2
Monday evenings.  Captain, Tricia Walton.

The Matlock & District Bowls League Division 2 no website information on pavilion noticeboard
Tuesday evenings. Captain, Chris Reeve, Vice Captain, Marian Cousins.

The Chesterfield Welfare Bowling Association Singles League
Wednesday mornings.  Captain, Tony Willacy.

The Matlock Thursday Friendly Bowls League Division 1 
Thurday afternoons. Captain, Ian McNaught, Vice Captain, Wendy Knowles

The Chesterfield Welfare Bowling Association Over 60's League Division 3  on Thursday afternoon Captain, Peter Beardsley. Vice Captain's - Tony Willacy, Derrick Allen.

The results of the season's matches, together with the league standings can be found by clicking on the name of the relevant league above.

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.