GCMA Midlands Region

Whittington Heath Golf Club

Common Lane, Whittington, Lichfield WS14 9GX

Venue for our Spring Meeting

Wednesday 6th April 2022

An ideal opportunity to invite your Chairman of Green, Course Manager, Head Greenkeeper or others involved in course related aspects of your golf club.

For those of you who know the first part of the story of WHGC and HS2, as told by our main presenter today Jonathan Gaunt, this will be an opportunity to catch up with the major changes that have occured since the original presentation at Spring Meeting 2018. 

Programme for the day 

Arrival from 09:00 onwards - tea/coffee & biscuits available

09:45 Meeting commences; 

Minutes from the last meeting, AGM February 2022 will be available on the day.


A light lunch of Soup/Sandwiches/Chips will be served around 12:00

We are delighted to welcome to our meeting today

Tom Brooke, CEO - GCMA (45 mins)

Tom will provide you with an insight into how his plans and vision have developed since his last visit to the Region in May 2021

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Phil Gibson, National Sales Manager - Eagle (15 mins)

will give a short topical presentation on gender neutral tees

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Dean Turner, Account Manager, A-Plan Insurance (GolfPlan) (15 mins)

GCMA Business Partner GolfPlan, is one of the most recognisable names in the industry, offering golfers a portfolio to rely on to protect themselves and their significant golfing investment.

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Main Presentation by Jonathan Gaunt (45 mins)

Gaunt Golf Designs 

A presentation by the Course Architect to complete the "What happened next?" challenge faced when restructuring the golf course after the plans for HS2 and its effect on WHGC were unveiled. Jonathan has promised a 'warts and all' presentation, which have a much broader remit than first meets the eye.

Jonathan will also be staying for dinner, and will be providing those who have played golf, with the opportunity to ask questions based on their experience of the golf course today.

Afternoon Golf :

For those playing golf, this will be the first round of the John Bissell Salver for working managers,

and the Captain's Putter for the retirees. 1st Tee Time 13:00, tee sheet available on the day.

Dinner Menu : 

Roasted Pork Loin, Gratin potatoes, Black pudding fritter, Root Vegetables, jus

Warmed Frangipane tart, Marinated cherries, Crème Chantilly

A vegetarian option is also available, please indicate on the booking form. 

Dress Code : Smart Casual, tie optional

The preferred method of payment is by on-line payment or BACS transfer;
Bank Account Name : 
Full Account name - Golf Club Managers Association - Midlands Region
Bank details are HSBC,  Sort Code 40-43-03   Account Number 91898310

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Meeting & Lunch £11.00
Meeting, Lunch, & Golf £16.50
Meeting, Lunch, Golf, & Dinner £35.00
M + L + G + D - Vegetarian Option £35.00

Meeting & Lunch £11.00
Meeting, Lunch, & Golf £16.50
Meeting, Lunch, Golf, & Dinner £35.00
M + L + G + D - Vegetarian Option £35.00

On-line banking
Sending a cheque - please consider on-line banking
Cash on the Day - please consider on-line banking
For those of you who have previously paid by cheque or cash, please consider an alternative. On-line payment is our preferred option as we incur no charges; we ceased using PayPal due to excessive charges, and our own bank now charge us when we deposit cash or cheques.

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