Axe Cliff duo march on in the Inter Club KO competition

Axe Cliff ladies all wearing something pink at the Ladies Captains Day

Axe Cliff ladies all wearing something pink at the Ladies Captains Day - Credit: Archant

The Axe Cliff ladies section played their last Divisional Match in the Sheelah Creasy competition, writes Pete Motson.

It ended with honours even with the Axe Cliff ladies winning three, losing three and the other game was halved.

Helen Kenworthy and Margaret Kenchington played their third round match in the Vets four-ball better ball Inter Club Knockout competition against Royal North Devon at Tiverton and came away with a win.

It was a terrific success for the pair, winning as they did on the 17th green to cap a superb day.

Margaret Kenchington was delighted with the turnout for her Lady Captains Day competition, with all the golfers wearing something pink.

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The competition winner was Anne Jarvis with Jill Wellington settling for the runners-up spot.

The team winners were Glenda Board and Jill Wellington with Helen Kenworthy and Caroline Bond the runners-up.

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The competition was followed by a very tasty buffet and of course, a pink ‘golf’ cake, following the pink theme throughout.

Axe Cliff Ladies were represented at the Cricket St Thomas SW competition by four teams of three and two of the teams were prominent in terms of the prizes at the close of play.

Helen Kenworthy, Glenda Board, Sandra and Walker and also, Margaret Kenchington, Stella Thompson and Jill Wellington. Stella Thompson and Alison Cooke both recorded twos. Teams from across the South West attended the meting which proved to be a most successful event.

Back at Axe Cliff, the ladies contested a Par Cup meeting and the winning score proved to be the plus two served up by Helen Kenworthy with Glenda Board’s level par seeing her into second place. Bee Sammons was third with minus one.

The Axe Cliff seniors section contested their Founders Trophy, played as a combined stableford and medal format, half stableford and half medal, deducting one score from the other.

B Graham, playing off 25, was the winner with a net score of 13. Second place went to 15-handicapper P Hornsby with 16 and third was A Bishop, a 20-handicapper, who scored 18.

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