Raised Glass for hole in one
PUBLISHED: 13:28 18 August 2011 | UPDATED: 13:28 18 August 2011
In glorious sunshine together with a ferocious wind the Axe Cliff Ladies held their invitation day, writes Janet Dack.
This took the form of a greensomes Stableford with half combined handicap. The winning twosome were home player Barbara Cummings with her guest Brenda Somerfield. In second place was Hazel Williamson, with her guest Joan Millard, and in third, Helen Gaudie with her guest Joyce Henderson. Fourth place were Alison Cook and her guest Ricky Pawsey and in fifth place were Glenda Board and her guest Rion Culpin.
Nearest the pin in two on the first went to home player Alison Cook and away player Ricky Pawsey. Drive nearest the line on the ninth, home player Hazel Williamson, away player Kate Colwill and finally, nearest the pin on the 11th, Alison Cook and away player Brenda Somerfield. After a delicious meal, all these winners were presented with a prize from Lady Captain Pat Ayshford.
●It was Captain's Day on Friday with the Seniors, the field was divided into two sections, the format being Stableford with additional prizes.
In the top Section - handicaps 19 and below, the winner of the Captain's Shield, with an impressive 40 points, was Gerry Turner (10).
Second, with 38 points, was Chris Jowett (15) and third John Mant (18) with 37 points. In the section, handicaps 20 and over, the winner of the Cooper Shield with 38 points was Norman Bowles (23). Two players scored 37 points with second place on countback going to Mike Jamieson (26) with Peter Jakes (24) having to settle for third place.
●Highlight of the day was a third hole-in-one for Malcolm Glass. Previously he had hit aces at Honiton and Ashley Wood but this was his first at Axe Cliff. It came at the 11th, which also won him the "nearest the pin" prize !
The longest drive prize was won by Peter Motson and there were two 2s from Geoff Hubbard and Chris Walker. All the prizes were presented by the Captain Peter Knighting at the conclusion of the golf .