Hole-in-one at club championships

PUBLISHED: 14:24 19 September 2012

Mendip Spring Golf Club.

Mendip Spring Golf Club.


A hole-in-one by Simon Pakeman was a highlight during Mendip Spring Golf Club’s championship.

MENDIP Spring Golf Club’s annual club championship medal, played over 36 holes, produced a first round hole-in-one from Simon Pakeman on the par three sixth.

The eventual winner however, was Nick Gould who carded a gross total of 151. Fifty-five members participated in a long day’s golf on the Brinsea par 71 course, played in fine weather and in excellent conditions. Neil Holbrook was runner-up with a gross of 155 and in third place was Tim Elliott with 157.

Other results - best netts: B Stadden 136; J Badger 138; D Rich 140. Round one gross: S Packman 73; round two: C Houghton 80. Round one nett: A Burton 69. Round two: C Hearne 70.

Other Mendip Spring results:

Men’s Stableford: D Edler 40 pts; P Ferris 39; N Carpenter 38. Seniors’ Stableford: P Bailey 36; W Offer 34; D Sparrow 34.

Ladies EWGA medal: Heather Kerr-Wilbur 83 (6) 77; Kathrine Sokol 95 (17) 78; Denise Burton 96 (16) 80.

Ladies Stableford: Toshiko Ricketts 31 pts; Janet Edwards 25; Ruth Skirrow 20.

For the second successive year, Mendip Spring seniors chose Cornwall’s Bowood Park Hotel and Golf Club for their autumn night away.

Thirty-two senior players attended the event, playing a Bowmaker competition, followed by an individual Stableford competition.

Results - Bowmaker: Rob Slocombe, Bob Garrett, Bryan Mellor and Ken Wescott; Geoff Wilcock, Mike Webb-Morris, Dennis Oakes and Chris Charlesworth; Andy Wilson, Alan Carpenter, Peter Clayson, Dave Oxenham.

Individual Stableford Trophy winner: Dave Ardron 32 pts; Paul Millward 32; Peter Keenan 31; Paul Bailey 31.

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