Club Committee

Captain, Mr Ian Astley

It’s an absolute honour to be your Captain for this year. I hope with your support, that we have a successful and enjoyable year. I look forward to seeing you around the course and clubhouse. I apologise in advance, for the new bunker and I hope it’s well used as it forms part of my charity donations

President, Mr Jim Loynd

Members of Rishton Golf Club, I would like to say how pleased I was to be elected as your President. I will do my upmost to represent the club as have past President’s. As a Past Captain I found the support and loyalty of you all was a great experience and I am sure it will remain the same during my term as President.

Lady Captain – Claire Wood

It is a great honour to represent Rishton Golf Club as their Lady Captain for 2024, I hope I will make you all proud, keeping up the good work in building the ladies section and encouraging more people to join the clubs social events.I am a keen gardener and love to renovate and do what I can to help improve Rishton Golf Club both inside and out.

Lady President – Marion Rae

She takes great pride in serving as lady president and is a great ambassador for the club. She works tirelessly for the club in the preparation, organising and running of the ladies mixed and open competitions.

Rishton Golf Club Committee Members:

  • Captain – Ian Astley
  • Vice Captain – Tony Holt
  • President – Jim Loynd
  • Club Secretary/Welfare Officer – Chris Woolfenden
  • Capt. Elect – Richard Robinson
  • Treasurer – Stephen North
  • Competitions/Handicaps Chairman – Anthony Holt
  • Competitions/Handicaps Deputy – Mark Thompson
  • Greens Chairman – Dave Seal
  • Greens Deputy – Anthony Holt
  • Social and Media Chairman – Damian Howarth
  • Bar & House Chairman – Ian Astley
  • Junior Organiser – Paul Smith
  • Membership Chairman – Tim Grimshaw
  • Membership Chairman Deputy – Mark Thompson
  • Eric Walton – Committee
  • Craig Dinsdale – Committee
  • Clive Whittle – Committee