Lyme Regis seniors lift the Knighton Heath KO Trophy

PUBLISHED: 14:02 18 September 2018 | UPDATED: 14:02 18 September 2018

The victorious Lyme Regis seniors' team wsith the Knighton Heath trophy. Picture CONTRIBUTED

The victorious Lyme Regis seniors' team wsith the Knighton Heath trophy. Picture CONTRIBUTED

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Lyme Regis seniors appeared in the final of the Knighton Heath KO for the first time, playing against Bramshaw, who perhaps started as favourites as they were more familiar with the Knighton Heath course, writes Richard Jackman.

The victorious Lyme Regis seniors' team wsith the Knighton Heath trophy. Picture CONTRIBUTEDThe victorious Lyme Regis seniors' team wsith the Knighton Heath trophy. Picture CONTRIBUTED

However, with six outright wins and a gritty half, Lyme Regis emerged as victors with the final score being six-and-a-half to three-and-a-half.

Captain Arthur Daines worked hard to get the best in-form players available and overall the squad played consistently well throughout the campaign.

In other Lyme news, the ladies’ September medal was a hard-fought contest in Division One, worthily won by Anne Humphreys, as she birdied two consecutive holes and nett birdied the tricky 16th to finish on level par.

Jill Swainson finished a shot behind in second, having birdied the long par three 13th, while a shot further back was Judith Page after two tidy nines.

With the best score of the day, Carol Watson won Division Two as she applied herself well through 18 holes to finish three shots better than par on 71.

With a level par score of 74 apiece, Mary Minter just pipped Amy Mudford to second place, as both notched up some good steady scores. Anne Humphreys also won the Grannie Cup and the Silver Scratch Cup, and Mary Minter won the Bronze Scratch Cup.

● The President’s Prize medal competition prompted a good turnout and keen competition where, in Division One, George Skellern and James Phillips were level at six under par, but top spot went to Skellern after three excellent gross birdies in his steady round of nett 65.

Phillips had started with a nett eagle on the first hole to set himself up for his attack on the lead but in the end just lost out on countback.

Third place went to Malcolm Wilson as he too strung together a consistent round in his 68. Division Two saw the remarkable Ben Prosser score the best round of the day – nett 64 - as he put together an excellent back nine of nett 31 to make this his third consecutive appearance on the leaderboard and earn an exceptional handicap reduction.

Second and third place was a tussle between Mark Lewis and Richard Emm as both scored nett 70, but a better back nine saw Lewis take silver.

● The seniors’ September stableford gave Patrick Duke top spot in Division One as he capitalised on a gross birdie on the fourth hole to accelerate his scoring on the back nine in his 39 points. After a superb start, Geoff Richmond was left tantalisingly close to finish second on 38 while David Binns had a better back nine to finish third on 37. Division Two produced the best score of the day as Tim Sansom plundered points with a starry performance amassing 44 points in his first place.

However, Richard Stubbs was only a point behind having romped through the first nine with 23 points to just slip back to end on 43, while John Hadfield finished with a gross birdie to take third place with 37.

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