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Competition Report, 23rd May 2017

The ladies held their Spring Meeting in fine weather playing 18 holes stableford in the morning and a 9-hole Texas Scramble followed by a dinner. Dawn Marriott won the golf competition with 37 points from Judy Podd, who beat Margaret Triston and Val Cummins on count back, all three with 35 points. Gill Smith won the 9-hole competition with 15 points. Barbara Luxford and Dawn Marriott won nearest the pin prizes. The Afternoon Scramble was on by Sue Stead, Chris Myers and Judy Podd.

The vets May medal gold division was won by Chris Williams with net 70, beating Dave Ayres on count back. The silver division was won by Gerald Pearson, with George Edwards on the same score but losing on count back. The bronze division went to Alan Truman with net 69 with Ron Adlington second with net 71.

The men Sunday competition was a Divisional Stablefprd where Paul Beckwith, Phil Scott and Chris Morris were the divisional winners and Kevin Royan, Steve Barraclough and Terry McDaniel were the runners up.

Competition Report, 30th April 2017

L to R: Carl Scarborough (Captain), Jeremy Harvey, Ted Higgs

The men’s competition was for the Leigh Higgs Jug, one of the club’s most coveted trophies.  There were some excellent scores in the cloudy, windy conditions with the winner, Jeremy Harvey improving his handicap with net 66. Jeff Atkinson was the runner up with net 67 and Jason Bezant 3rd with net 69.

Jean Frost won the ladies stableford with 38 points from Jean Drew, who beat Mel Kuhl on count back for 2nd place, both with 33 points.

The ladies bronze team had a resounding victory in their first game, winning every game to record a 7 to nil result at home against Frinton.

Competition Report, 23rd April

The club men’s team had a disappointing result in the Essex County Leslie Wood team competition. Against a strong Wanstead team the match finished all square after the 5 foursomes and 10 singles matches and the result was decided by a nominated  team member playing “sudden death”  extra holes.  After halving the first hole the Wanstead player won the second hole to win the match.

The vets played a 2-3-4 team game which was won by Tony Traveller, Dale Rayner, Ian Gibbard and George Edwards with 133 points. Gerald Pearson, George Lintner, Tom Nugent and Alan Moss were second with125 points.

The ladies played for the Winifred Martin Trophy which was won by Jo Dixon with 34 points with Jan Collier in second place with 32 points. Margaret Triston beat three other ladies to take third place with 31 points.

The Easter mixed competition was won by Juliet and Jeremy Harvey with 47 points for the better ball competition. Judy and Graham Podd were second with 45 points, beating Dawn and Steve Marriott on count back. Paul Beckwith, Dawn Marriott, Clair Turner and Mark Kingswell won “nearest the pin” prizes.

Competition Report, 16th April 2017

The club men’s team had a disappointing result in the Essex County Lesley Wood team competition. Against a strong Wanstead team the match finished all square after the 5 foursomes and 10 singles matches and the result was decided by a nominated team member playing “sudden death” extra holes. After halving the first hole the Wanstead player won the second hole to win the match.

The vets played a 2-3-4 team game which was won by Tony Traveller, Dale Rayner, Ian Gibbard and George Edwards with 133 points. Gerald Pearson, George Lintner, Tom Nugent and Alan Moss were second with 125 points.

The ladies played for the Winifred Martin Trophy which was won by Jo Dixon with 34 points with Jan Collier in second place with 32 points. Margaret Triston beat three other ladies to take third place with 31 points.

The Easter mixed competition was won by Juliet and Jeremy Harvey with 47 points for the better ball competition. Judy and Graham Podd were second with 45 points, beating Dawn and Steve Marriott on count back. Paul Beckwith, Dawn Marriott, Clair Turner and Mark Kingswell won “nearest the pin” prizes.

Competition Report, 9th April 2017

64 vets turned out for the April Medal on a fine sunny morning. The winner of the gold division was Eric Hoffman with net 71 with Roland Hughes in second place with the same score but beaten on count back. The silver division was won by John Main with net 69, with Dave Powell beating Tom Nugent on count back for second place, both with net 70. Keith Whipp had the best round of the day to win the bronze division with net 67, with Colin Place beating Ron Adlington on count back for second place, both with net 71.

The ladies played a combined stable ford which was won by Jane Ash and Daphne Traveller with 68 points. Jennine Pook and Jean Perrott were second with 62 points, beating Carol Plato and Glenis Adlington on count back.

The men’s senior team met very strong opposition at Upminster and were defeated by 7 games to 2, with one game halved, in the first round of the Essex Seniors team competition.
The men’s Jubilee Cup team had a very close match against Thorpe Hall with the result decided by the final shot in the last game which resulted in a halved game for Ted Layton and Geoff Valentine and a 5 – 4 victory in favour of Forrester Park. Paul Messenger helped the cause with a hole in one on the 11th hole.

Competition Report, 2nd April 2017

The vets played a team game, a Florida Scramble, which was won by Dave Hannan, Michael Fogg, Reg Brunt and Bryan Bowring with a score of 62.7. David Skeggs, Roland Hughes, Terry Drew and John Abrey were second with 63.0 and Danny Plato, Peter Murrell, Mark Lavine and John Bloomfield third with 63.6.

The ladies played a flag competition where they play around the course to get as far as they can with their allotted shots, based on their handicaps. The winners were Jo Dixon, who started on the first tee and ran out of shots halfway up the 18th hole and Jane Ash, who started on the 10th hole and, reached the 9th green.

The men’s Sunday competition was a divisional medal competition and, with fine conditions, scoring was good. Brian Corderoy was the winner of the gold division with net 66; Ian Bentham and Jason Bezant were 2nd and 3rd with net 67 and net 68 respectively. Mike Owen won the silver division with net 69, beating Geoff Valentine and Steve Barraclough on count back. Dale Rayner scored net 65, the best round on the day, to win the bronze division from Bas Patel net 67 and Graham net 68.

 

Colin Loveridge