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 2020

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

Captains for 2020

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 – Wendy Knowles

Tuesday Evening, Matlock and District League - Chris Reeve, Vice-Captain – Ian McNaught

Wednesday Evening Doubles, John Delaney, Vice Captain - William Bowe

Matlock Thursday Friendly League – Ian McNaught, Vice-Captain – Chris Reeve

Thursday, Welfare Over 60s League – Peter Beardsley. Vice-Captain - Derrick Allen


Honours 2019

Kenneth Hall Trophy - Alan Hunt and John Delaney
Club Pairs - Wendy Knowles and Tony Willacy
Thornton PavilionTrophy - Chris Reeve and Wendy Knowles
Invitation Day - Chris Reeve and Alan Stone (Whitworth BC)
The Open - Andy Spraggs and Tim Sewell (Cylinders BC)
Runners up - D. Vardy and S. Ward (Matlock Park BC)

Ladies' Singles - Jane Whyatt, Men's Singles - Tony Willacy

 2020 fixtures suspended - Covid 19

Trophy Competitions & Main Events 2020

 9 MarchMonday1pmOpening of the Green
26 MarchWednesday2pmPre-season social Game
26 AprilSunday Thornton's Pavilion Trophy
 3 MaySunday Open Day for new members
16  MaySaturday Kenneth Hall Trophy
19 MayTuesday11amCounty Men's Singles Competition 
 28 JuneSunday Matlock & District Singles
 5 JulySunday Club Pairs
 25 JulySaturday Men's & Ladies Singles
 9 AugustSunday Invitation Tournament
30 AugustSunday 12 noonCounty Mixed Doubles
6 SeptemberSunday Open Competition
21 OctoberWednesday7pmAGM


Training and Practice Sessions

Club practice time is Sunday afternoons at 2pm, with the first Sunday of each month being a training session.  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 2


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


Julian and volunteers continue to slab sides of the green. A metal canopy with polycarbonate roof has been fixed to the pavilion frontage, followed by the installation of a fresh kitchenette indoors.

The new Away team shelter proved a huge hit with our visitors last year.