Golf: Dickinson Cup delight for Clevedon’s Priestley

PUBLISHED: 09:00 13 September 2019

Clevedon's Heather Priestley with the Dickinson Cup

Clevedon's Heather Priestley with the Dickinson Cup


Clevedon’s Heather Priestley claimed the Dickinson Cup in fine style recently.

Having qualified to represent the club by winning the May medal, Priestley had the best nett score and also finished fourth in the gross competition.

And it came on the day she was annouencd as the Clevedon Ladies vice-captain elect and captain for 2021, while leading to a handicap cut.

The men are into the final of the Pickeridge Bowl, after beating a strong Oake Manor team in a tense semi-final at The Mendip and will face Enmore Park.

Clevedon held two Open competitions during the week and a sparkling round of 73 saw Oliver Hayden win the gross competition.

Meanwhile, ladies vice-captain Vicki Sach edged out male counterpart Steve Buckland in the senior mixed betterball open after both finished with 46 points.

The Tradesmans Bowl was won by Alister Meredith, who had 44 points to top Division Two, while Tim Beer and Andrew Lee won the other divisions.

Course manager Richard Ponsford took the midweek stableford with 40 points.

Results, senior betterball open: Mike & Vicki Sach 46; Steve & Tracy Buckland 46; David Abel & Pam Street 44.

Junior open: Oliver Hayden 73; J Kerrigan (Hendon) 76; Jackson Carey (Farrington Park) 76.

Tradesmans Bowl, Div 1: Tim Beer 38; Craig Carter 37; Mike Hanley 37; Div 2: Alister Meredith 44; Howard Jones 39; Chris Patterson 38; Div 3: Andrew Lee 38; Welsh Mackendrick 36; Roger Burns 36.

Midweek stableford: Richard Ponsford 40; Paul Haslett 38; Tony Philpot 38.

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