NMBS putts on a successful Golf Day

Published:  01 June, 2018

The annual National Merchant Buying Society/Building Materials Golf Society Golf Day took place on 30 May at Woburn Golf and Country Club, Buckinghamshire.

Over 100 players from NMBS' 1000+ merchant members and 600 building industry supply partners attended the event on the Duke’s course at Wolburn Abbey. The 6,983 yard course was designed by golf player turned golf course architect Charles Lawrie, and was described by Today's Golfer as a ‘masterpiece'.

The course has been home to the British Masters for 20 years and hosted the Women's British Open in 2016. It regularly ranks amongst the top 100 courses in Great Britain and Ireland.

Prizes for the event were as follows:

Best individual score:

1st place - Harvey Knight - Excel Plumbing Supplies

2nd place - Stuart Smith - Gardners World & Building Supplies

3rd place - Graham Richards - BMGS

Longest drive:

Tony Milbery - Bathroom & Plumbing Superstore

Nearest the pin:

John Groves - BMGS

Winning team:

Peter Fletcher - Polypipe

Jonathan Eyre - Polypipe

Bill Acton - BMGS

Dave Karling - Newcastle Plumbing & Heating Supplies

Sam Hunt, Events Manager at NMBS, said: "The annual golf day is one of a number of events staged by NMBS which enable our merchant members and supplier partners to network and to build mutually beneficial business relationships.

"We're delighted that this year's event was so well supported and we would like to thank everyone who attended. The feedback from those who took part has been wholly positive and not even the rain managed to dampen their enthusiasm - or enjoyment."

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