Stoke Salver success over Yeovil for Lyme Regis

PUBLISHED: 22:36 14 October 2014 | UPDATED: 22:36 14 October 2014

Lyme Regis golf club scratch team competed in the final of the Stoke Salver, played at Yeovil golf club against Yeovil, writes, Richard Jackman.

This 36 hole competition had foursomes in the morning, and individuals in the afternoon. Lyme Regis took a commanding 3-1 lead into the afternoon round thanks to a solid performance in the foursomes. In the afternoon Lyme Regis kept their foot on the accelerator early on, highlighting the foursomes form but as the day drew to a close Yeovil put up more of a fight and the match became a lot closer, with Dave Lyon having to win his match on the 17th to win the trophy.

Congratulations to our Scratch team for an outstanding performance and winning this competition for the first time in our club’s history. Well done to captain Roger Seed and to Melissa McMahon who played in this and also in the winning ladies Inter Club team three week’s earlier.

In the October Stableford the runaway winner of Division One with a phenomenal gross 70, nett 61 was Jim Allan. Mark Lewis gross 79 nett 70 just pipped Brian True May gross 82, nett 70 for second place. Division Two was also very tight but Graham Paterson gross 86, nett 68 took prime position as countback separated James Turner gross 26, nett 69 from Richard Stratton gross 88, nett 69

As the green leaves of summer change so do the respective club, junior and lady captain as Roger and George Seed and Rosie Jackman prepare for their drive-in next Sunday (19th)

Lyme ladies held their AGM greensomes and retiring committee member Marlotte Howard and Jean Moss were worthy winners in very tricky conditions. At the AGM outgoing captain Lizzie Linnert thanked her team for their support over the last year and welcomed new lady captain Rosie Jackman and vice captain Caroline Baker. Rosie said how welcome she had been made at the club and what an honour it was to be elected and that she was looking forward to her year as lady captain.

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