Lyme Regis club secretary Melissa McMahon wins Dorset ladies’ county golf championship

PUBLISHED: 18:03 28 April 2015 | UPDATED: 18:03 28 April 2015

Melissa mcMahon

Melissa mcMahon


Lyme Regis club secretary Melissa McMahon competed at Knighton Heath in the final of the Dorset ladies’ county golf championship – and won.

In the quarter-final McMahon won 7 and 5 but in a much tighter semi-final beat Harriet Teversham 2 up.

This set-up a final against Chloe Stanley, and McMahon completely overpowered her opponent to win 7 and 6, with a masterful display of competent, steady golf to become Dorset County Champion and winner of the Huleatt Cup. Congratulations, Melissa.

George Seed won Division One of the April stableford yet again, scoring 39 points, ahead of Stephen Buxton, 37, and Adrian Morgan, 34.

Division Two was won by Denis McCallum, the start of a very good week for him, with 35 points from Martin Dixon, 34, with Joe Thirlwell 3rd with 33.

In the Seniors’ Club Championship, a blistering second round score, especially a one-under par back 9, saw Keith Gibson (156), retain his crown from Rob Clapp (160) ahead of Roger Turner in third on countback.

In the handicap competition, Denis McCallum’s net 137, had two excellent rounds – including a first-day net 66, to see off Mike Hankey with 139 and Paul Millard just took third on countback from Steve Percival both with 143

The midweek stableford saw the ever-present Seed win with 40 points from Stuart Wight, 39 points, with Robert Winterbourne third on 38.

In the ladies’ greensomes Rosemary Dare and Felicity Horton played some excellent golf to win with 41 points from Caroline Baker and Kathy Briggs 38.

In third place were Sheila Claringbold and Ellie Langford, 36 points

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