Greenaway drives in

10:53 13 February 2013

© Corbis. All Rights Reserved.

Ladies’ Section - Against all odds the course was open on Wednesday and 48 ladies braved the elements for the new Lady Captain’s Drive-In.

There was rain, hail, sleet, biting wind and enough water underfoot for the ducks to paddle, but the winning team in this 4BBB, two scores to count, competition over 14 holes - Diana Gee, Linda Northover, Jeanne Mackinnon and Catherine Hunt - came in with a very impressive score of 64 Stableford points.

Second, with another excellent score of 62 points, were Mona Carter, Catherine Doherty, Lesley Oxenham and Jan Lloyd. New lady captain, Pam Greenaway, stepped up for her inaugural drive and the sun finally decided to shine - could this be a sign of better weather this year. Greenaway’s drive was straight down the middle and afforded Jan Dickinson the “closest the pin” prize. Good Luck Pam, have a great year.

Seniors’ Section - Sixty two seniors were pleased to get out on the course to play their first competition for a month. It was a Stableford and the sixth of the winter eclectics, played in a cold wind and on a wet track. Ron Graham won the first division with a score of 36 points and in the process was shown a red card and lost two shots from his handicap for the rest of the season.

Dave Maggs came second, and he lost one shot. On the same score of 34 were Tony Williams and Tony Proudfoot, with Don Stroud taking the last prize. Division two was won by Jack Phillips on 37. Norman Runciman scored 34 and lost one shot from his handicap. Phil Faulkner came third with 33 and the last two prizes were won by Fred Thomas and Don Leach.

Other Sport Stories

08:34

Sidmouth Town boss Josh Stunell was delighted with what he saw when his team beat Bovey Tracey 2-1.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:33

Withycombe RFC are busy preparing for a big day next Sunday when they hope to introduce girl’s rugby to a wider audience.

Read more
Wed, 19:50

The Honiton Friday competition started with some dew on the ground, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Wed, 09:41

Honiton ended up having to share the spoils after an enthralling derby meeting with Topsham that left both sides wondering what might have been at the full time whistle with the scores then 25-all.

Read more
Wed, 09:40

The Axe Cliff ladies section played a match to qualify for the Vets Bowl during which, two of the newest lady members scored so well that their handicaps were reduced to reflect their ability, writes Pete Motson.

Read more
Wed, 09:39

Over 30 juniors from all over East Devon took part in the Junior Open at Honiton last Saturday, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Wed, 09:39

Upottery suffered a fourth defeat in five Macron League top flight games when beaten by the odd goal in five at Okehampton Argyle.

Read more
Wed, 09:39

Honiton Town Reserves suffered a third successive Macron League Division Three defeat when beaten 3-1 at Axminster Town Reserves.

Read more
Wed, 09:39

Honiton Town recorded arguably their most impressive result since joining the elite of the Macron Devon and Exeter league when they ended the 100 per cent record of Heavitree United, beating the Heavies 4-0 at Mountbatten Park.

Read more
Wed, 09:38

Budleigh Croquet Club is celebrating the recent success of one of its Golf Croquet teams which has won the High Handicap league of the South West Federation of Croquet Clubs, writes David White.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read Sport

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

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications