Busy week for Axe Cliff seniors

Seniors’ Section

It was a busy week for the Seniors starting with the inter-club match at Bridport where the result was not determined until the final match which endede with the narrowest win for the home clubh by three and a half v two and a half. Rob Heard / Hugh Willis and Rob Grov/ Terry Jessup won for Axe Cliff and the half point was won by Tony Strong / Chris Walker.

Two days later the Emerton Trophy first leg took place at Staddon Heights and despite two of the five matches going to the final green the team returned pointless and have a mountain to climb in the second leg at Axe Cliff next week.

On Friday the May Stableford was won by Bob Barry (24) with 38 points, two ahead of John W. White (20) who with 36 points took second place. Four players had 34 points and third place on couontback went to Phil Christmas (26) with Mike Tomes (16), Tony Strong (19) and Norman Bowles (23) the players to miss out.

The Main Club competed this Sunday in very windy conditions for the Centenary Niblick. The weather contributed to the scores of the day being high with well over half of the field returning with a no return!. First with a nett 70 was Shabe Brown (15), second with a nett 73 was Steve Anning (12) and in third place Mike Cottam (10) with a nett 74.

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This Wednesday the Ladies competed to see who would represent Axe Cliff in the Express and Echo competion to be held at Honiton Golf Club in September. The winning pairings will be Di Rogers (30) / Helen Gaudie (27) who were in first place and Liz Wheeldon (25)/ Margaret Brown (26) in second place.

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