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Love-ly time for Harpenden golfers

PUBLISHED: 10:58 15 February 2011 | UPDATED: 18:52 20 February 2013

Husband and wife team, Jed and Julie Whelen, celebrate winning the Aldwickbury Park Golf Club Valentines Pairs 2011 competition by the pond on the 18th hole.

Husband and wife team, Jed and Julie Whelen, celebrate winning the Aldwickbury Park Golf Club Valentines Pairs 2011 competition by the pond on the 18th hole.

There was a scent of love in the air at the weekend as Aldwickbury Park Golf Club's loving couples celebrated Valentines Day with a special competition.

There was a scent of love in the air last weekend as Aldwickbury Park Golf Clubs loving couples celebrated Valentines Day with a special competition.


The Valentines Pairs, held at the Harpendenclub,saw 24 loving couples tee up on the Park Course, designed by former Ryder Cup star and BBC commentator, Ken Brown. It was the husband and wife team of Jed and Julie Whelan, pictured,who triumphed on the day.


The Whelans claimed top prize in the stableford competition, where points are awarded per hole for the teams best score, with a points haul of 46, seeing off Eric and Dee Wyllie in second place by six points. Danny Baker and Paula Green came third, losing out on countback to the Wyllies having also scored 40 points.


Simon Folbigg, Aldwickbury Park Golf Club Sales and Marketing Manager, said, 'Congratulations to Jed and Julie Wilson for their win, it was a great victory in a competition that created a fun spirit among the members. It was great to see so many couples working together on the golf course and then enjoying a Valentines drink in the clubhouse following the competition.'


The Valentines Pairs is just one of a number of special competitions staged for members of Aldwickbury Park Golf Club, part of Burhill Golf and Leisure. For further details visit www.aldwickburyparkgolfclub.com

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