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    Re: "Hello Mr Captain"

    Quote Originally Posted by ger147 View Post
    We've recently had a woman as the overall captain of our club. Pretty Rita sure wouldn't have taken too kindly to being called Mr. Captain.
    Fixed that for you Gerry
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    Re: "Hello Mr Captain"

    Quote Originally Posted by bobmac View Post
    I obviously wrongly assumed that clubs still have a captain for each section and an overall captain
    There are captains for each section but if you are nominated for Club Captain you do both men's / club or Ladies/ club .
    But you were right Bob we have three forgot the Junior captain my apologies.

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    Re: "Hello Mr Captain"

    Quote Originally Posted by SwingsitlikeHogan View Post
    Not expected at all. No guidance and directive given by club. Just the individual's choice.

    And yes - always - someone with the inclination and time to invest. But they still have to be asked and then nominated for approval by the members. That you might be a not very good golfer is completely irrelevant to the role of Captain. In representing the club - the captains are simply expected to embody (as far as possible) and uphold the traditions and ethos of the club.
    I certainly agree they fulfill a valuable role for what is often a thankless task.

    That said in most sports the Captain leads the playing team and thus the respect of the players and members. In golf clubs its more of a clerical and ambassador role which, in my book, isn't something that shouldn't require/expect anyone to use formal titles.

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