BLFA Golf Day Returns for 2022 !

We were delighted to welcome back our Members to the first in-person BLFA Member event since the pandemic. The annual Golf Day is always eagerly anticipated and this year it was held at The Belfry, set in 550 acres of stunning Warwickshire countryside and one of the most prestigious golfing venues in the UK which has played host to the Ryder Cup on no less than four occasions. The teams played on the PGA National Course and everyone enjoyed a great day with perfect weather to go with it. A prize presentation dinner was held in the Ryder Room on the evening. Here is a list of the winners in the following categories:

Nearest the Pin: Chris Hobson (Panel Systems Ltd)

Longest Drive: Derek Warrington (Abet Ltd)

Team competition winners: International Decorative Surfaces

Individual competition winner: David Bagshaw (International Decorative Surfaces)


Congratulations to David for winning the top prize !

We would like to thank all the teams, Member companies and colleagues from from Abet Ltd, Decor Solutions, Duncan Reeds Ltd, Excelsior Panelling Systems Ltd, International Decorative Surfaces, James Latham, Kronospan and Panel Systems Ltd who supported the event and we look forward to welcoming you and other BLFA Members to next year’s Golf Day.

Here are some pictures from the day


BLFA Annual Golf Competition 2016

The 2016 annual BLFA Golf Day was held at Hawkstone Park, Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire  on Thursday 19th May 2016. Our guests enjoyed a superb day including 27 holes of golf, morning coffee and breakfast rolls, lunch and a presentation dinner in the evening.

The event was a huge success and we are sure that everyone who joined us will be looking forward to future events. Details of next year’s golf day will be announced soon.

In the meantime, we would like to congratulate the following players who won first prize in the various categories:

Morning Trophy (F G Chambers Cup) – Clive Morris of International Decorative Surfaces

Afternoon Trophy (Christopher Thomas Memorial Trophy) – Graham Douglas of Arnold Laver & Co

Guest Prize – Mark Vertigens (guest of Arnold Laver & Co)

President’s Putter (0verall winner of the day) – Lee Neave of International Decorative Surfaces

Team Trophy (Arnold Laver Cup) – Willis Systems

Nearest the Pin competition – Tony Witeszczak  of Arnold Laver & Co

Longest Drive competition – Chris Hobson of Abet Ltd


Here are a few photos from the day:



Annual Golf Competition 2013

This year’s BLFA annual golf competition in May was held at the Drayton Park Golf Club.

A great day of superb golf was enjoyed by all and this was followed by very enjoyable dinner and prize giving presentation in the evening. If you would like to enquire about booking for next year’s event please email Any non-golfers are welcome to join us for dinner afterwards where various trophies and prizes will be awarded, including the Christopher Thomas Memorial Trophy and the President’s Putter.

Next year’s event will be held at the Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club, Moor Road, Morley Derbyshire DE7 6DL

Application forms for this event will be posted out to all members shortly.