Cup win for Luke Snell

PUBLISHED: 14:04 19 August 2009 | UPDATED: 00:00 16 June 2010

The main club played their Centenary Cup in perfect conditions. In first place, with a nett 67, was Luke Snell (13); second went to David Wills (6) with a nett 68; third place went to Peter Petherbridge (12) with a nett 69.

The main club played their Centenary Cup in perfect conditions. In first place, with a nett 67, was Luke Snell (13); second went to David Wills (6) with a nett 68; third place went to Peter Petherbridge (12) with a nett 69.

The ladies held their invitation day Greensome contest in lovely summer weather. The winners were June Kendall (24) and Janet Dack (26) with 40 points. In second place were Ricky Powsey (29) and Alison Cook (27) with 39 points, winning on the back nine ruling from third placed, Jane Renken (36) Wheeldon (25), also with 39 points, Norma Thewliss (29) and Hazel Williamson (24) were fourth on the back six count back ruling from Jeanette Jones (21) and Pat Ayshford (20) both pairs scored 36 points.

The longest drive was won by Rion Culpan (15). Nearest the pin on the first in two were Ricky and Alison; nearest the pin on the 11th was Jeanette Jones; and nearest the pin on the 14th went to Kate Colwill (29).

Captain Chris Drew presented the prizes and thanked all her helpers and staff.

In the Seniors Section, the weather once again interfered with inter-club arrangements caus-ing the intended match at Newton Abbot to be postponed to a date yet to be agreed.

There were fears that the Seniors Captain's Day last Friday might suffer the same fate but the weather relented and conditions were perfect.

The 35 competitors were divided into two sections - those of handicaps 20 and below in the top section and those from 21 to 28 in the lower section.

There were two prizes in each section and, in the end ,the winning scores turned out to be the same in each section.

The Captain's Shield for the top section was won by Iain Bain (13) with 38 points with Terry Jessup (18) second with 36 points.

The Cooper Shield for the lower section was won by Derek Williamson (26) with 38 points with Hugh Willis (21) second with 36 points. Excluding the above four, the best outward half was won by Mike Jamieson while two players tied for the best inward half which, on countback, went to Keith Wilson with John Mant the player to miss out. The prize for the longest drive at the 15th went to David Bruce, while the nearest the pin prizes at the par 3s were as follows: - 7th hole - Keith Wilson: 11th - Tony Strong: 14th - Terry Jessup and 18th - Roger Wright.

Nearest the pin in two shots at the 13th was won by Cyril Hellier.

In the evening, the prizes, with those for medals and stablefords over the past six months were presented by the captain Chris Walker, assisted by secretary Mike Tomes.

The captain laid on a fine cold buffet for all who attended and thanked David Quinn and his staff and green keepers for their help in the smooth and successful running of the day.

Chris in turn was thanked by the winner of the Captain's Shield for the wonderful day everyone had enjoyed and for all the hard work he had put in throughout the day to make it a memorable occasion.


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