Axe Cliff Yellow Ball Trophy triumph for trio

PUBLISHED: 16:03 24 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:04 24 October 2018

golf generic picture

golf generic picture

Archant

The good weather returned to Axe Cliff for Friday’s playing of the annual Yellow Ball trophy, writes Dave Bruce.

Thirty-nine players took part in teams of three with the format being stableford with the best two scores to count on each hole with the yellow ball player counting double.

Each player has the chance to play the yellow ball six times provided it is not lost when the team simply reverts to normal white ball scoring.

As an incentive, you were given a bonus point if you returned the yellow ball. Only four teams lost theirs.

The overall winners were the strong combination of Dave Weston, Brian Thompson and Tony Strong with an amazing 118 points, meaning they had a average of six-and-a-half points per hole and must have scored well with the yellow ball.

Second spot went to Paul McGuire, Leighton Morgan and Nick Povey with a creditable 113 points. Edward Backhouse, Neil Moorcraft and Steve Gibson came third with 112 points. Chris Jowett and Tony Strong carded twos.

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 09:13

Axminster Cricket Club held a well-attended annual general meeting.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:36

Corey Ringer scored twice to take his season’s tally to 17 as Ottery St Mary chalked up a fourth successive Macron League Division Three success, winning 5-1 at Newton St Cyres Reserves.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:16

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 4th XI gave a good account of themselves against table-topping North Devon before being beaten 5-2.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:16

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s second team were 6-0 winners of their South East One game at East Devon C.

Read more
Thu, 13:41

Axminster Town climbed to fifth place in the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division table following their midweek 4-0 win over Budleigh Salterton.

Read more
Thu, 13:11

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 1st XI saw their encounter with the only side to sit above them in the Southern One table, Exeter University, end in a 2-2 draw.

Read more
Wed, 20:25

Honiton were successful in their two home mixed friendly matches last week, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Read more
Wed, 20:24

Despite the impending heavy rain and strong winds, 61 Honiton seniors’ competed in the second round of the eclectic and stayed dry apart from a couple of small showers, writes Ann Desmoulins

Read more
Wed, 13:24

With the on-track action of the season complete the attention of the drivers turns to the new season of 2018 considering new developments or possibly even a new car, but prior to considerations over 130 drivers and enthusiasts gathered at Wiscombe House to celebrate the success of the leading competitors in the 2018 Wiscombe Park Hillclimb Championship supported by Tillcoultry Quarries as well as the 60th Anniversary of speed hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park, writes Geoffery Pickett.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Midweek Herald twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy


Streetlife

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications


Follow us on Twitter