Around the North Devon greens

Joseph Bulmer

ROYAL North Devon Junior Jimmy Mullen prepared for his first appearance in the Carris Trophy - the English Boys U18 championship at Woodhall Spa – with victory in the Downes Crediton Junior Open. Jimmy s round of 71 gave him the lowest gross score, with

ROYAL North Devon Junior Jimmy Mullen prepared for his first appearance in the Carris Trophy - the English Boys U18 championship at Woodhall Spa - with victory in the Downes Crediton Junior Open.

Jimmy's round of 71 gave him the lowest gross score, with RND junior clubmate Ben Keen in second with a score of 73 .

Amelia Daniel of RND won the girls' competition with a gross score of 81 while Stephanie Finlan won the handicap competition with a net score of 69.

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ANOTHER large field competed for the Royal North Devon veterans' Captains Cup, which produced a runaway winner in Roy Nicholls. His 42 points was three clear of the field and earned him a handicap cut from 29 to 25.

Runner-up Hugh Bone (17) started poorly, but recovered to register 39 points, followed by Norwood Cripps (11) with 38.

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GREAT Torrington Golf Club open week results.

Three ball Texas scramble: 1, B Axford, A Abrams and T Clark (Holsworthy) 55.3; 2, R Daniel, S Kiff and R Greenhaulgh (Holsworthy) 56.1; 3, G Harding, M McLeod and C Sturman 56.5.

Individual Stableford: 1, Martin Gibbs 40pts; 2, Jill East (Australia) 39; 3, Allan Gell 39.

Three ball Stableford: 1, Sue Headon, Steve Headon and Steve Slade 72pts; 2, John Joint, Rosemary Joint and Alex Guy 68; 3, Hugh Smith, Sue Membery and Bob Gillespie 67.

Four BBB Stableford: 1, John Joint and Rosemary Joint 43pts; 2, Mike Powe and Billy Campbell 41; 3, Roy and Richard Crawford 41.

Four ball Texas scramble: 1, Paul Adams, Mike Powe, Dave Blanche and Billy Campbell 49.6; 2, Garry Harding, Mike McLeod, Chris Sturman and Dan Copp 51; 3, Steve Easterbrook, Tom Gooch, Leighton Blight and Ollie Sanders 51.7.

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A FIELD of 96 contested the Ilfracombe Sponsored Open.

Principal winners were: 1, S.Calvert & D.McCormack; 2, K.Geraghty & R.Lewis; 3, N.Geaney & M.James. Men's gross - N.Braund & P.Richards. Ladies gross - S.Long & E.Jones.

Best mixed - S.Hunt & C.Smith. Best visitors - P.Clements & B.Gliddon(Minehead). Men's longest drive - P.Richards. Ladies longest drive - J.Wills.

Thursday Stableford: Div 1 - 1, E.Yeo 43pts; 2, A.Rowbotham 41; 3, R.Beamer 41. Div 2 - 1, S.Robinson 40pts; 2, C.Croxford 39; 3, I.Holmes 38.

Charles Bailey 3 BBB: 1, K.Ash, P.King, P.Williams. 51; 2, P.Reed, D.Crookes-West, D.Honman 48.

SAUNTON Golf Club results.

White Tee Stableford (East course): Div 1 - 1, Jo Ertman (10)44 pts; 2, Joseph Richardson (15) 40; 3, Tony Stevens (13) 39. Div 2 - 1, Gareth Williams (20) 42 pts; 2, Kelvin Harvey (21) 39; 3, Trevor Mountford 18) 38; 4, Trevor Hughes (19) 38.

Past Captains Trophy (West course, white tees): 1, John Venn (14) 33 pts; 2, Peter Dunstan (12) 31; 3, Charles West (11) 31.

Ladies 36 Hole Scratch Cup (East course): 1, Alison Down 161; 2, Sally Charnock 164.

Ladies 36 Hole Medal Challenge (Handicap, East course): 1, Sophie Todd (21) nett 142; 2, Alison Down (5)151.

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CHULMLEIGH Golf Club July Cup and Plate winners were: Cup - Ashley Harris (0) net 55. Plate - Keith Collins (9) net 58.

Monthly medal: Men - 1, Neil Vogwill (10)net 48; 2, Sid Payne (8) 51; 3, Andrew Clark (11)53. Junior - 1, William Martin (18) net 53; 2, Jake Clarke (13)57; 3, Ashley Dart (1) 60. Ladies - 1, Sue Hiscock (13) net 57.

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WOOLACOMBE and Mortehoe seniors July Stableford was played in difficult, windy conditions Div 1 - 1, Ian Dudley (17) 34pts; 2, Tony Norton (17) 28; 3, Vernon Dayman (15) 28. Div 2 - 1,George Parker (21) 34; 2, Eric Hanley (21) 33; 3, Ray Dyer (20) 32. Div 3 - 1, John Storey (23) 39; 2, Jim Prince (25) 39; 3, Jim Lyons (28) 33.

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