Lyme golfers entertained by The Striker
PUBLISHED: 10:00 29 July 2009 | UPDATED: 23:54 15 June 2010
The first competition of captain s weekend was a junior medal that was played early Saturday morning.
The first competition of captain's weekend was a junior medal that was played early Saturday morning. The course looked great and fantastic conditions greeted the players. The scoring also reflected the conditions, with David Lyon producing a great score of nett 67. The next best score was another good effort by George Seed, who produced fantastic golf on the back nine to score a nett 70 and secure second place.
Saturday afternoon saw the men take to the course in their individual Stableford in slightly windier conditions. Although the course was playing tougher, the scoring was just as impressive. Division 1 saw Tony Warwick's welcome return to form with a superb score of 41 points. Runner-up was assistant pro Ben Martin with a superb score of 39 points that saw his handicap cut. Division 2 was won by Stanley White with a brilliant score of 39 points. Runner-up was Bernie Stiles with 38 points. All the named players had their handicaps cut for their winning efforts.
The Captain's Day competition this year was played in the Texas scramble format. Although the conditions weren't favourable, the players still trudged to the extremes of the course for an 8.30am shotgun start. Scoring was once again exceptional, with the winning score being a gross 61 from the team of Roger and George Seed, Adrian Morgan and George Yorke. The score was even more impressive because the two Georges are both junior members! Well done to the team for a terrific score in the difficult conditions.
At 2pm on Sunday, shortly after the presentations for the weekend's winners, Paul Barrington, better known as 'The Striker' performed his trick shot show.
The show included fantastic shots played with clubs that ranged from junior length to six foot long, played from a variety of positions including on his knees and from five foot high tees. The show was greeted with rapturous applause and was greatly enjoyed by everyone.