Around the North Devon greens

Joseph Bulmer

It has been a busy time on the North Devon greens

Veterans Thorne Cup: Thirty-nine members braved the elements for this last individual major of the year. Results – 1, Alan Nicholls 37 pts; 2, Peter Brummitt 36; 3, David Lloyd 34; 4, David Harman 34.

Veterans Team Whisky: The second competition of the winter reverted to the old format of a four man team, with two scores to count. Winners -1, Simon Hopkins (14), Peter Jefferies (20), Trevor Stanbury (15) and Jeremy Wright (20) 73 pts; 2, Tom Stirzaker (16), Peter Brown (15), Brian Spieglehalter (22) and Brian Coleshill (24) 72. During the day �60 was raised for Captain John Cresswell’s charity, the North Devon Hospice.

Great Torrington

Ladies County Stableford: Div 1- 1, Joan Smalldon (25) 36; 2, Rosemary Ferguson (14) 35; 3, Alex Guy (22) 32. Div 2 - 1,Melanie Goldman (34) 42; 2,Sue Collard (36) 35; 3,Yvonne White (33) 33.

K. & J. Plant Open Texas Scramble: 1,Bob Barter,Steve Cox,Mark Evans,John Barter 52; 2,Tim Williams,Patrick McVeigh,Dan Copp,Paul Wheeler 52.6; 3,Steve Easterbrook,Peter Sturman,Richard Wheatley,Gary Petherbridge 52.7.

Veterans Pinehurst Stableford: Forty-five veterans turned out on a blustery autumn day. P O’Connor & C Collard took first place with an outstanding 49 points, followed by C Layton & F Temple 43 and J Hocking & G Moore 42.

Saunton

Ladies Stableford and Grandmothers Trophy: 1, Alison Down (5) 32 pts; 2, Marion Carlo (20) 29; 3, Carolyn Baker (17) 27. Bronze I Division – 1, Elaine Kingdon (28) 34; 2, Angela Burton (22) 32; 3, Linda Sedgwick (28) 27. Bronze II Division – 1, Chris Shapland (30) 34; 2, Carol Williams (36) 29; 3, Margaret Slocombe (36) 27.

Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe Ladies: County Medal: Medal - Div 1, Elizabeth Thomas 29 pts; Div 2, Sheila Greenbank 33 pts. Pink Day - The theme was London Olympics, with the ladies dressed in pink as contenders in various sports! A magnificent �351 was raised for the Breast Cancer charity.

Libbaton

Alan Brookes Trophy: 1, Brian Montague 40; 2, Sam Raymont 37; 3, Mike Turner 36.

Seniors Stableford Qualifier: Div 1 – 1, K Scott 38; 2, D Mott 36; 3, M Martin 36.Div 2 – 1, C Tett 32; 2, K Popham 29; 3, G Harrington 28

Chulmleigh

Summer Knockout finals: Captains Cup - Sebastion Hepworth; ru Brian Smith. Chulmleigh Trophy - Jason Boucher; ru, Sue Hiscock. Carlsberg Trophy - Jeff Howell; ru, Mick Bukowczan. Summer Pairs - Andy Robarts and Jason Boucher; ru, Derry Clarke and Tim Shapland.

October medal: Peter Tomes (10)scored his best round in 27 years with the club with a net 48. Seb Hepworth, the youngest player, took second place with 49.

Portmore

Portmore ladies Amanda Webber, Ruth McMeechan and Jacky Carlton won the County Bowmaker Cup with a score of 74 points.

Texas Scramble: 1, David Jenkins, Craig Sullivan & Ian Wigley 63.7; 2, Mike Peters, James Poole 7 Luke Snetzler. 64.9; 3, Mike McManus, Stephen West & Steven Wheatley. 65.0

Seniors Stableford: Div 1 – 1, Dave Darch (18) 41pts; 2, Alan Mock (18) 40; 3, Frank Dobson (18) 35. Div 2 – 1, Eric Horton (22) 37; 2, Pete Arnold (23) 36; 3, Tim Ayles (22 ) 34.

Nine hole Stableford: 1, David Jenkins 17pts; 2, Steve Beer 14. Ladies – 1, Ruth McMeechan 18; 2, Jacky Carlton 18; 3, Debbie Moon 11.

Willingcott Valley

Monday roll-up: 1, William Colton, Alf Chapman, Cheryle Smith 75; 2, Kevin O’Brian, Millie Painting, Adam Smith 67.

Seniors Stableford: 1, Steve Sparkes (17) 34pts; 2, Brian Cooper (15) 30; 3, Rex Holden (27) 27.

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