Axe Cliff April stableford success for Stuart Mackie


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The Axe Cliff men’s section’s April Stableford competition proved to a be close contest, writes Pete Motson.

It went to countback before the winner was determined as being Stuart Mackie with 37 points, edging David Morgan, who had the same score, into second place.

In the Easter Bowl competition, played with a medal format, was also won on countback with Alan Morgan taking the honours with a nett 68, edging Alan Kenworthy into second place and third was Gerry Binmore with a net 69.

The ladies section played the second medal competition of the their year and this was combined with the Centenary Cup, the start of the summer eclectic and the first round of the Freddie Newbery putting competition – lots to play for!

The course was in beautiful condition and the weather was fine if a little breezy and, the competition was very closely fought.

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First place was taken by Margaret Kenchington with a nett 76 and, second, a shot back with a nett 77,m was lady captain Jo Donmall. Third place was bagged by Jill Wellington on countback, edging Helen Kenworthy into fourth spot.

On Friday, Barbara Cummings and Jill Wellington played the first round of the County Inter Club Doris Wills Foursomes at Sidmouth against East Devon and had a convincing win to go through to the next round.

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