ILFRACOMBE Golf Club has retained the Hans Ellis Trophy after winning 4 1/2  -1 1/2 at Mortehoe on a wet and windy Saturday. Following a 5-1 home win earlier in the year it gave Ilfracombe an aggregate 9 1/2 - 2 1/2 victory. The veterans weekly competi

ILFRACOMBE Golf Club has retained the Hans Ellis Trophy after winning 4 1/2 -1 1/2 at Mortehoe on a wet and windy Saturday.

Following a 5-1 home win earlier in the year it gave Ilfracombe an aggregate 9 1/2 - 2 1/2 victory.

The veterans' weekly competition, a team of three sixes, was won by Ron Latham, Alan Weller and club captain Eddie Beer with a score of 69.

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SAUNTON Golf Club's second Winter League Better Ball competition was played in horrendous conditions, but Mark Pearce and Kevin Lymer returned a very creditable 37 points to take victory.

Mark is also the current leader of the individual points table.

Winter League 4BBB (West course, white tees): 1, Mark Pearce and Kevin Lymer 37 pts; 2, Matt Wells and Peter Howe 36; 3, Andy Stevenson and Antony Turner 35.

Monthly Stableford (West course, blue tees): Div 1 - 1, Mark Swift 36 pts; 2, John Medcraft 30; 3, Peter Lethbridge 29. Div 2 - 1, John Cleverdon 30; 2, Sam Medcraft 29.

Ladies Stableford (East course): Silver division - 1, Tess Souter 33 pts; 2, Claire-Louise Nicholls 32; 3,Val Cook 32. Bronze I - 1 and RNLI Spoon, Jenny Dowdeswell 34; 2, Annie Saunders 32 ; 3, Jane Peacock 32. Bronze II - 1, Janice Lymer 26.

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THERE was a meaty menu at Great Torrington Golf Club in the annual Turkey Trot competition.

Peter Andronik and Richard Wheatley won the poultry, taking first and second places with scored of 40pts and 39pts respectively.

There was beef and ham for the other leading scorers: 3, Mike Trengove 39pts; 4, Paul Boden 39; 5, Lee Dakin 38; 6, Darren Hill 38; 7, Geoff Green 37; 8, Chris Allin 36; 9, Frank Donaghy 35.

Stableford B: Div 1 - 1, Mike Andronik (16) 33; 2, Mike McLeod (7) 33; 3, Garry Harding (9) 31. Div 2 - 1, Frank Donaghy (19) 22; 2, Ali McClure (18) 19; 3, Malcolm Bowen (21) 12.

Veterans dour man Stableford: 1, Mick Mooney, Peter Thomson, Dennis Street and Rob Chappell 98; 2, Chris Batchelor, Robert Brewer, John Walker and Tony Halfyard 95; 3, Norman Danks, Mike Whitton, Ken Harris and Ali McClure 95.

Torrington ladies' County Stableford: 1, Susie Headon (18) 37 pts; 2, Tania Wickham (36) 32; 3, Joan Carter (33) 31.

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CHULMLEIGH Golf Club,November medal results: Men - 1, Peter Varcoe (15) 54 net; 2, Andrew Roberts (5) 58; 3, Rob Millman (15) 60. Juniors - 1,Ashley Dart (10)54;2, Stacey Ford (14) 58; 3,Dan Bukowczan (15)74.

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TRICIA Payne and Mair Enticott have won the ladies' club pairs championship at the Willingcott Valley Golf Club. Runners-up were Shirley Hearn & Anne Taylor.

November Stableford: 1, Anne Taylor; 2, Larina Beale; 3, Tricia Payne. Twos, Tricia Payne on 17th Hole.

Nine-hole Stableford: 1, Anne Walker; 2, Millie Painting; 3, Jackie Kingsley. Twos Anne Walker & Millie Painting on 10th Hole