Around the North Devon greens

Joseph Bulmer

THE Royal North Devon Golf Club’s December medal Division 1 was won by Keith Hutchins with a 69 return – four better than runner-up Bryan Keen.

Mike Corrick was the Division 2 winner with 73, two better than Gary Halfyard.

Former cricketing partners Brian Palmer and Billy Walters teamed up to win the November Winter Greensomes with an impressive 42 points and Tom Trapnell and Ollie Tanton returned the same score to win the December event.

Monthly medal: Div 1 – 1, K Hutchins 69; 2, B Keen 73; 3, N James 73. Div 2 – 1, M Corrick 73; 2, G Halfyard 75; 3, G White 75.

November greensomes: 1, B Palmer and W Walters 42pts; 2, T Stirzaker and R Tuckett 39; 3, P Jackson and M Jackson 39.

December greensomes: 1, O Tanton and T Trapnell 42pts; 2, D Purnell and E Cashmore 41; 3, C Bissett and N Plows 41.

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SAUNTON Golf Club monthly medal competitions on both the East and West courses were won with nett 66 returns.

West course, blue tees competition winners were: 1, Darren Thorne (19) nett 66; 2, Steve Cresswell (18) 67.

East course, white tees: 1, Jason Palmer (11) nett 66; 2, Henry Bastiaenen (11) 67.

Veterans Original Stableford, East course, yellow tees: 1, Jeremy Roberts (28) 45 pts.

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Great Torrington Golf Club results.

Stableford B: Div 1 - 1 Tom Donaghy (15) 46; 2 Dave Middleton (16) 44; 3 Chris Sturman (9) 43. Div 2 - 1 Doug Smalldon (18) 44; 2 Ali McClure (20) 42; 3 Ken Harris (21) 35.

Stableford B: Div 1 - 1 Keith Beer (14) 37; 2 Martin Gibbs (13) 35; 3 Geoff Pett (17) 35. Div 2 - 1 Phil Guy (26) 36; 2 Des Kenneally (23) 35; 3 Laurie Fishleigh (21) 35.

Junior 9-hole Greensome: 1 Alex Hillman & Rob Daniel 26; 2 Patrick Sanders & Aiden Wayborn 24; 3 Dan Copp & Gregg Page 23.

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