Eighteen clubs at West team challenge

Joseph Bulmer

Saunton:

West of England Veterans Team Challenge: One hundred and forty four golfers representing 18 clubs from Cornwall, Devon and Somerset competed in teams of eight for the West of England Veterans Team Challenge.The Betterball Stableford event was divided into two teams of four on each of Saunton’s East and West courses. Winners – 1, Saunton 169 pts; 2, Holsworthy 168; 3, Downes, Crediton 160. Best pair east course - M. Martin and G. Bennett (Yelverton) 43. Best pair west course L. Courtenay and A. Muir (Bude) 43.

Mixed Greensomes (East course): 1, Brian Medlam and Yvonne Brown 32 pts; 2, Mike and Rose Kirkham 31.

Ladies Stableford (East course): Silver – 1 ,Lucy Leatham (12) 36 pts; 2, Michelle Ward (20) 33; 3, Ilene Allan (13) 32. Bronze I – 1, Gillian Carr (21) 33 pts; 2, Margaret Hazelden (28) 33; 3, Jan Reynolds (23) 32. Bronze II – 1, Jayne Day (36) 34; 2, Tricia Woodyear (33) 30.

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Royal North Devon:

January Stableford: John Barter won Division 1 with 35 points, a great

score in very windy conditions, while young Dave Bryant took the

Division 2 honours with 34. Div 1 – 1, John Barter 35; 2, Ben Keen

34; 3, Richard Jones 30. Div 2 – 1, David Bryant 34; 2, Eric Cashmore

33; 3, James Pearce 32.

January 4BBB: This also produced good scores in windy conditions and

was won by Jeffrey Berry and Simon Waddington with 44 points. Results

- 1st J.Berry & S Waddington 44 pts; 2, D Purnell & J Higgins

43; 3, O Tanton & M Townshend 43pts.

Three Ball team: 1, L.Cann/S.Vicary/L.Crossley 76 pts; 2, B.Bradbeer/A.Wright/ V.Cook 74; 3, J.Jordan/Jo.Richards /S.Hall 71.

Ladies nine-hole Stableford: Div 1 – 1, Gro Lomas 16 pts; 2, Anna Wright 15; 3, Liz Cann 15. Div 2 – 1, Ruth Davis 17; 2, Jo Richards 15; 3, Judy James 15.

Veterans Roll-up Stableford: This event attracted 59 entries in excellent conditions. Three members tied on 38 points. Hugh Bone (17) won on the back nine from Maurice Heather (18) and Colin Burton (14).

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Great Torrington:

Medal: Div 1 - 1 Dave Blanche (13) 61; 2 David Garrett (12) 62; 3 Mike Powe (9) 62. Div 2 - 1 Dave Wilson (19) 60; 2 Steve Evans-Loude (20) 63; 3 Clem Stevens (24) 65.

Stableford: Div 1 - 1 Terry Lamey (16) 43; 2 Keith Beer (14) 33; 3 Dave Blanche (13) 36. Div 2 - 1 David Wyre (22) 38; 2 Doug Smalldon (18) 36; 3 Eddie Staples (18) 35.

Ladies Stableford: 1 - Margaret Donaghy (24) 40; 2 Mavis Norsworthy (27) 40; 3 Sue Membery (21) 35.

Veterans Yellow Ball: This popular format attracted another big turnout. Winners – 1,

A. McClure, T. Heayel, R. Clark, J. Brokenshire, 200 pts; 2, C. Collard, P. O’Connor, R. Hammond, C. Layton, 196; 3, J. Mackenzie, F. Donaghy, M. Dewdney, M. Bowen, 189.

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Ilfracombe:

Thursday Stableford: 1, P Hume 29pts; 2, 2, P Richards 29; 3, L Prust 27.

Farmers Cup(Saturday) no 1: 1, D Huxtable 36pts; 2, M Spear 35; 3, N Langmead 35

Thursday Stableford: 1, L Prust 39pts; 2, G Crocombe 36; 3, D Huxtable 35.

Three Clubs and a Putter Stableford: 1, S Jago 36pts; 2, B Evans 35; 3, M Pye 33.

Thursday Stableford: 1, N Geaney 35pts; 2, M Pye 34; 3, C Croxford 34.

Veterans Stableford: Forty nine member took part. Winners - 1, Peter Daly 42pts; Colin Croxford 37; 3, Robert Hobson and Gary Rice 36.

Veterans 3 BBB (two scores count): Fifty four entered this competition. Winners - Colin Croxford, Dave Cawthorne, Hugh Bell 72pts; Peter Daly, Roger Styles, Bob Hobson 71; Roger Jones, Geoff Smith, Glyn Bowen 69.

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Willingcott Valley:

Yellow Stableford: 1, Steve Hernaman (14) 40pts; 2, Matt White (8) 39; 3, Bren McLaughlin (16) 38.

Yellow medal: 1, Russell Jenkins (21) 65 net; 2, Ged Mclaughlan (15) 69; 3, Steve Sparkes (17) 72.

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Portmore:

New Year Salver: 1, Phil Coles & Alan Huxtable 40pts; 2, Pete Wooldridge & John Smaldon 39.

Tuesday Nine-Hole Stableford: 1, Shaun Thorne (24) 20pts; 2, Dave Goldsmith (13) 17; 3, Mike Vincent (25) 15. Ladies – 1, Linda Short (36) 18; 2, Kay Pile (34)13.

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Libbaton:

Seniors 4BBB: 1, C Tett, P Canning; 2, M Banks, R Reilly; 3, K Popham, N Holiday; 4, J Spreadborough, G Harrington

Pairs BB: 1, S Short, K Elworthy 39; 2, R Screech, R Screech 37.

Qualifier: 1, J Shapland; 2, M Jaques; 3, G Cox

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