Ken takes his seat as the new Captain at Lisburn Golf Club

Lisburn's Past Captain John Boyd presents his successor Ken Haslem with his Captain's plaque.
Lisburn's Past Captain John Boyd presents his successor Ken Haslem with his Captain's plaque.

Ken Haslem was elected the new Captain of Lisburn Golf Club at the Annual General Meeting held in the clubhouse on Monday evening.

Over ninety members attended as the outgoing Captain John Boyd was in the chair.

Lisburn GC's new Vice-Captain Ivor Walker.

Lisburn GC's new Vice-Captain Ivor Walker.

After passing the Council’s reports and resolutions, the outgoing President Andrew Crawford proposed David Tinsley as his successor.

In seconding the proposal, Neil Roulston mentioned that David had been captain of Lisburn Rugby Club for three years before being captain of the Golf Club in 2001. David thanked the members for electing him.

The outgoing captain John Boyd thanked the council and members for their support during the year, highlighted the achievements of the Irish Junior Foursomes victory at The Heath and the success of the Ulster Fourball team.

He finished by proposing Ken Haslem as the new captain and wished him well for the coming season. He said that Ken had been a very enthusiastic supporter of Lisburn Golf Club teams and a hard working council member.

Lisburn Golf Club's new President David Tinsley.

Lisburn Golf Club's new President David Tinsley.

Neil Patton seconded the proposal. The new Captain’s first duty was to propose Ivor Walker as Vice-Captain. In seconding the proposal, Stephen Shaw highlighted the work Ivor had done as greens convener.

Noel Robinson and Ernie Taylor were re-elected as Hon Secretary and Hon Treasurer respectively.

There were four nominations for two places on the new council. Peter Cairns and David McDowell were elected.

As there was no o ther business, the new captain invited the members to join him at the bar for refreshments.