Cox lands the Lavarack Stick at Axe Valley Golf Club

PUBLISHED: 11:38 07 June 2012

In glorious conditions 42 Seniors took part in the Axe Valley Golf Club’s May Stableford, writes Janet Dack.

For the over seventies there was a second competition for the Lavarack Stick which was won by Gilbert Cox (19) with an excellent score of 36 points.

Gilbert then had to settle for second place in then Stableford which was won by Bill Polley (17) with an impressive 39 points. In third place with 35 points was Tony Horton (26). There were two 2s, form Bob Flay and Gerry Turner.

In the Ladies’ section congratulations go to the Ladies’ League team who have been successful in their first two matches against Woodbury Park and Thurlestone on their home course.

In midweek, in the Express and Echo Foursomes played in Exeter Sandra Walker and Glenda Board won with 34 points whilst the runners-up were Lady Captain Barbara Cummings and Pat Ayshford.

The Men’s Open was won by the team of Dougie Board, Rodney Spiller and Tim Burridge with 72 points.

Second place went to the Vincent’s - Simon, Wayne and Alan with 71 points and in third place Paul Curtin, Roger Adams and Ed Stockwell with 69 points, beating Reece Hales, James Plastew and Rob Foxwell on the back nine.

The Nearest the Pin prize went to Theo Boalch.

Both the Dart and Hazelwood Cup were contested. The Division One winner was Theo Boalch (10) with a net 73, second and third after count back also with net 73 were Gavin Walker (10) and Paul Curtin (10).

Simon Palmer (15) with a net 71 landed the Division Two top award with second place going to Mike Chadwick (13) with 72 points and in third place was Dave Morgan (17) with a net 74.

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