Busy week of competition at Clevedon

PUBLISHED: 11:05 12 June 2018

Clevedon Golf Club enjoyed a busy week of competitions, he highlight of which being the seniors’ open bowmaker.

There was another busy week of competitions at Clevedon Golf Club, the highlight of which being the seniors’ open bowmaker.

There were 35 teams competing, arriving from across the South West and Wales. Not for the first time, it was visiting teams who took the honours.

The winning score was 85 points, recorded by the team of Peter Strong, Nicholas Russell and Bob Cox, representing Henbury.

The ladies’ Walker Treen Stableford was dominated by Molly Hocking, returning from her studies at St Andrews University who scored an excellent total of 45 points, a clear eight points ahead of her nearest rival Debbie Quinn-Hall.

Neil Swift recovered form a disappointing start in the midweek Stableford, with a total of 41 points, including five birdies, win the competition. Steve Lawrence was just a point behind in the runner-up position.

The week concluded with a Texas scramble fun competition. In a typically close contest, the team of Roy Quipp, Brian Banahan, Alan Gladwin and Richard Cranfield came out on top by the narrowest of margins.

Results – seniors’ open bowmaker: Peter Strong, Nicholas Russell and Bob Cox (Henbury) 85 pts; Roger Millett, John Court and John Sargeant (Tiverton) 82 (countback); Peter Horlock, Robert Doy and Stuart Meyrick 82.

Club Texas scramble: Roy Quipp, Brian Banahan, Alan Gladwin, and Richard Cranfield 58.1; Tim Aldom, Steve Jones, Jamie Osment and Gary Villis 58.2; Ed Cawse, George Cawse, Chris Hicks and Chris Rucker 58.5.

Ladies’ Walker Treen Stableford - Division 1: Debbie Quinn Hall 38 pts; Sally Anderson 37; Marian Crewe 36 (cb). Division 2: Molly Hocking 45; Laureen Angell 36; Sandra Hill 35. Division 3: Vicki Sach 34; Val Trounce 33; Jacqui Toogood 30.

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