Sunday 21st November saw the weather-delayed first round of the Autumn Trophy competition. A good field of 50 enjoyed coffee and bacon rolls before a shotgun start. This was a Stableford match with teams of 3, all counting on par 3s and the best 2 on all other holes. The winning trio with a score of 91 were Gary Kitchen, Clive Sharpe and Nick Humphries. Second with 89 on count back were Daryl Clater and Gianfranco Vignati with a ghost player making up their 3 ball. Third, also on 89, were Fraser Jones, Alan Newton and Giles Hinch. Nearest the pin prize was won by Chris Radford. The next round of this competition will be on 5th December.
Tuesday 23rd November the Seniors played the second round of their Winter Putter series. This was a Stableford and the winner by a clear 7 points over the rest of the 38 strong field was Nick McDonald with a fine 42 points. In second, on count back, was Robin Jones on 35 points followed in third by Jim McCulloch also 35. Joint leaders after 2 rounds were Stephen Harris and Robin Jones with 15 points. Pete Rayers, John Squires and Brian Wray all currently lying second with 12 points.
Tuesday 30th November the oldies were out again playing round 3 of the Winter Putter. This was won by Mike Hoggan with 39 points followed in second place by Neil Farish with 38 and completing the frame on count back was Robert Lemon with a score of 37. The leader after 3 rounds with 22 points is Stephen Harris followed by Robin Jones with 19 and Mike Hoggan on 16. Currently tied for fourth place are David Bentley and Neil Farish on 15 points. With the best 3 scores from 4 games to count it is still anybody’s to win. The final round being played on 5th. December. Watch this space.