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.
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
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 March||Monday||1pm||Opening of the Green|
|26 March||Wednesday||2pm||Pre-season social Game|
|26 April||Sunday||Thornton's Pavilion Trophy|
|3 May||Sunday||Open Day for new members|
|16 May||Saturday||Kenneth Hall Trophy|
|19 May||Tuesday||11am||County Men's Singles Competition|
|28 June||Sunday||Matlock & District Singles|
|5 July||Sunday||Club Pairs|
|25 July||Saturday||Men's & Ladies Singles|
|9 August||Sunday||Invitation Tournament|
|30 August||Sunday||12 noon||County Mixed Doubles|
|6 September||Sunday||Open Competition|
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 Matlock & District Bowls League Division 2 no website information on pavilion noticeboard
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.