Denham Bowl success for Sophie Keech at Lyme Golf Club

PUBLISHED: 11:41 07 June 2012

David Astill

David Astill


Lyme Golf Club had a special day of golf to say a fond farewell to club steward David Astill on the final Friday of May, writes Steve Percival.

For the past seven years David has supervised the bar and catering provision for members and also been prominent in the hosting of many of the social events of the club.

Winners of the competition were Mike and Cindy Mudford partnered by Rob Clapp and Des Denning with 90 points closely followed by Tony Johnstone Brendan Cable and Jack Hansford partnered by C Bosence.

The Ladies of Lyme Regis Golf enjoyed their 36-hole Championship day in perfect playing conditions with Ladies’ Vice Captain, Gloria Lott, welcoming the Club President, Anne Humphries and past Captains, Anne Michie and Beryl Denham to present the trophies.

The day could not have been the success it was without the tireless assistance of Wendy Cannings who was at the club from dawn to dusk and Handicap Secretary, Sue Crabb.

The Morning Cup (best 18 holes played in the morning) was won by Hanna Jacobsen (net 66). Carole Baker was a close runner up (net 68).The Scots Trophy (most improved score in the second round of the 36 hole championship) was shared by Prue Russell, Jane Broom and Rosie Jackman, (all improved by 8 shots).

The Wellings Salver (best net score over 36 holes) went to Sophie Keech (net 141) runner up Susan Moore (net 142).

The prestigious Denham Bowl was won by Sophie Keech (gross 143) runner up Jane Southcombe (gross 165).

Twos were scored by, Sophie Keech Caroline Baker and Jane Andrews.

Despite some early morning mist which quickly cleared the Seniors Section successfully stage their first open event of the year.

With entries from near and far the full field enjoyed an excellent day of golf with the eventual winners of the four ball better ball competition being local duo Mike Brake and Terry Kearley from Bridport with 42 pints beating Terry Snell and Alan Fisher from Canford Magna on count back.

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