Honiton Tuesday Mixed success for the Pawley’s and the Eaton’s

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Last week was another when the weather played havoc with the plans for action at Honiton Golf Club, writes Ann Desmoulins.

The Tuesday Mixed, a popular group, made a welcome return to organised play.

They contested a 14-hole Texas Scramble that drew an encouraging turnout of 36 players.

The weather forecast had indicated that there would be no rain, but unfortunately it was wrong and a couple of torrential downpours, coupled with strong winds, made the going tough.

Nevertheless, everyone completed the course and there were some excellent scores.

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The winning team, Cathy and John Pawley, Olwen and Bill Eaton, had a net score of 46.7. In second place, with a net score of 48.7, were Penny Blackburn, Max Pipe, Linda and Steve Blundell.

Third place went to Maggie and John Harvey, Maureen and Harry Lawrence who scored a net 49.5.

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Honiton ladies suffered with the rain and no play was possible in the scheduled Honiton Waltz fun competition, with entry fees and other donations going to Children-in-Need.

The ladies’ are happy to report that in last week’s Breast Cancer Brooch the winner of the brooch was Jackie Seager and £200 was raised for the charity from entry fees and a collection box strategically placed outside the Pro Shop for non-entrants to donate.

Many thanks go to those men who donated as well.

The Children-in-Need competition will hopefully go-ahead next week, although we are not holding our breath on that one.

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