Jubilee Jane wins a golfing cracker at Honiton

Captain Sarah Loader and Jubilee Winner Jane Watts

Captain Sarah Loader and Jubilee Winner Jane Watts - Credit: Honiton GC

The ladies Jubilee Stableford at Honiton Golf Club was a two-day competition with Wednesday’s event played in pouring rain, the placings were Division 1: Olwen Eaton 36 points, Stephani Barnes 34 and Catherine Pawley with 33. Division 2: Chris Pearce 39 points, Jo Donmall 35 and Jane Watts 35. 

On Saturday, in glorious sunshine, Division 1 was won by Cathy Pawley 36, 2nd Stephanie Barnes 35 and 3rd Sarah Loader 43. Division 2 was 1st Jane Watts 39, 2nd Caroline Bond 37 and 3rd Cathy Williams 31, so the overall winner of the Jubilee Cup was Jane Watts. Winning the 9-hole competition was Brenda Hyde with 12pts. 

Ladies with a WHS index of 31 or over were also eligible to compete for the High Six Trophy. This year it was won by Julie Smalley. 

Honiton ladies also played the PING 4BBB, which was won by Kathy de Lacy and Ann Trayling, with 42 points. They now go forward to represent the club later this year in the regional and national finals. 

This week, 63 Seniors took part in a 'Texas Scramble'. The overall winners were the team of David Woodruff, Larry Goodliffe and Brian Phillips with a nett 56. The next three teams all recorded a nett 59. In second place winning on countback were Neil Price, George Blake and Geoff Stone, third place went to Eric Short, Bernard McVittie and David Armstrong winning on countback from Steve Bond, John Craig and David Marjoram. 

There were five 'two's': Bob Graham, Larry Goodliffe and David Armstrong on the 2nd hole. Bob Cockett on the 12th and Graham Cumming on the 4th. 

The May Medal was won by Honiton Golf Club President Paul Hill, who rolled back the years to shoot a creditable nett 65, followed in by Paul Coates with a nett 68, who beat Jim Wallis on countback. 

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High Six winner Julie Smalley

High Six winner Julie Smalley - Credit: Honiton GC