ILFRACOMBE Golf Club has progressed to the fifth round of the Mail on Sunday Classic after defeating local rivals Saunton 4-1 in their fourth round match at Ilfracombe. Ilfracombe Thursday Stableford (May 14): 1, K Chugg 41pts; 2, D Sutherland 40; 3, M Py

ILFRACOMBE Golf Club has progressed to the fifth round of the Mail on Sunday Classic after defeating local rivals Saunton 4-1 in their fourth round match at Ilfracombe.Ilfracombe Thursday Stableford (May 14): 1, K Chugg 41pts; 2, D Sutherland 40; 3, M Pye 40.Farmers Cup No 5: 1, R Beamer 34pts; 2, M Spear 32; 3, B Irwin 31.Thursday Stableford (May 21) : Div 1 - 1, N Geaney 43pts; 2, I Williams 40; 3, M Clatworthy 39. Div 2 - 1, P Hood 39; 2, R Clout 38; 3, C Emery 38.Veterans Graham Jarrett Millenium Trophy: Div 1 - J Pugh 35pts. Div 2 - R Styles 35. Div 3 - G Rice 34.BMJ Trophy round 3: 1, D Crookes-West 41pts; 2, G Rice 40; 3, B Hicks 39. BMJ overall results: 1, J Pugh 112pts; 2,D Crookes-West 104; 3, P Jones 104. * * *ALISON Down of Saunton GC reached the last 16 of the Devon County Ladies Championships at Holsworthy.Sally Charnock won the Lloyd-Williams Salver, winning both her semi-final and final matches by a convincing margin of 6 and 5.Saunton White Tee Stableford (East course): Div 1 - 1,Jon Squire (5) 39 pts; 2, Alan Watkins (15) 36; 3, Geoff Briggs (10) 35. Div 2 - 1, Mike Harrison (21) 36; 2, Glyn Smalldon (18) 32; 3, Martin Hammett (22) 32.Vets Open Team : Saunton - 1, B Gilbert, P Besnard and E O'Neill 97 pts; 2, I Buchanan, T Warren and J Carlo95; 3, R Ayre, H Richardson and R Hancock 93. Visitors - 1, J Corry, D Millar and T Sloan (RND) 99; 2, I Cross, P Dodson and G Ingman (Stourbridge) 97; 3, C Horwall, T Edge and B Vanstone(Exeter) 94.Nearest the pin, visitor I Riley(Churston); Saunton C West.Mixed foursomes: 1, Richard Chaffe and Debbie Hellier 32 pts; 2, Malcolm and Sylvia Warwick 30; 3, Richard and Anthea Emmons 29.Ladies EWGA Medal and 36 Handicap Cup: Silver - 1, Rose Kirkham (19) net 70; 2, Gillian Carr (20) 74; 3, Jackie Aitken (16) 77. Bronze I - 1, Fran Ford (28) 74; 2, Carol Venn (25) 76; 3, Chris Gummerson (22)76. Bronze II - 1, Chris Waterson (30) 75; 2, Chris Shapland(29) 79. 36 Handicap Cup Winner - Chris Williams. * * *HOME trio Elizabeth Thomas, Kay Pile and Sue Wright led the way in Ilfracombe Golf Club ladies' open three ball, better ball competition.Individual honours went to Lorraine Kitto of Ilfracombe and Jackie Tett of Libbaton.Results: Home team - 1, Elizabeth Thomas (24), Kay Pile (33) and Sue Wright (14) 78 pts; 2, Janice Christmas (29), Alison Down (7), Nora Rowlands (30) 77; 3, Jill Bastock (22), Catherine Davey (22), Val Kimberley (23) 76.Visiting teams - 1, Dilys Dalton (29), Sandy Gadd (30), Monica Roode (31) Portmore, 70pts; 2, Rose Kirkham (18), Anne Scholes (30), Barbara Beer (12) Saunton, 68; 3, Chris Gummerson (21), Ali Balcombe (25) Audrey Hill (21), Saunton 66.Home individual - 1, Lorraine Kino (25) 34 pts; 2, Jean Ede (19) 33.Visiting individual - 1, Jackie Tett (19) Libbatton, 34; 2, Jackie Baum (18) East Devon, 29.Best veteran - Wendy Pugh 32 pts. Best venerable veteran - Ann Norton 29. Putting competition winner - Linda Barrington. Nearest pin - silver, Barbara Beer (Saunton); bronze, Dot Stairmand. * * *A NET 70 return gave L Smith a two stroke victory in the Royal North Devon ladies' medal and Mugford Salver competition.Div 1 - 1, I Smith (20) net 70; 2, G Lomas (16) 72; 3,Jac James (18) 75. Div 2 - 1, P Need (23) net 76; 2, V Vichion (24) 77; 3, A Gale (28) 78.Monthly Stableford and 125 Cup: Div 1 - 1, G Lomas (15) 35pts; 2, S Ackland (10) 34; 3, M Marshman (19) 32. Div 2 - 1, P Need (23) 39; 2, R Macaulay-Black (21) 36; 3, J Cooke (30) 32. * * *COMPETITION is close after the first two rounds of the North Devon League, with Royal North Devon leading Division 1 by half-a-point from Libbaton, with Ilfracombe half-a-point further back.Div 1- 1, RNS 10pts; 2, Libbaton 91/2; 3, Ilfracombe 9; 4, Willingcott 6; 5, Portm ore 5; 6, Torrington 31/2.Div 2 - 1, Saunton Artisans 6; 2, Saunton 5; 3, Northam Artisans 4; Hartland Forest 3; Moretehoe 2; Holsworthy 1. * * *TOM and Frank Donaghy were overall winners of Torrington Golf Club's veteran charity open with a score of 47 points.Torrington winners: 1, Alan Welch and Malcolm Bowen 44; 2, John Joint and Keith Hulbert 42; 3, rex Chamberlain and Eddie Staples 42.Visitors: 1, Ian Drawbridge and Frank Dobson (teign Valley) 44; 2, Vinny Davis and Alec Welton (RND) 42; 3, Barry Lawler and Mike Sandford (Saunton) 41.Pinehurst Greensome and Cudmore Trophy: 1, Ernie Phipps and Rex Cudmore (18) 42pts; 2, Richard Copp and Clem Stevens (17) 42; 3, Steve Slade and Martin Barratt (12) 41.Four ball, better-ball knockout trophy: Peter Adronik and Paul Adams bt Mike Andronik and Grahame Moore.Stableford C: Div 1 - 1, Leighton Blight (12) 42; 2, Dave Blanche (12) 41; 3, Craig McConnachie (4) 40. Div 2 - 1, Steve Baker (21) 43; 2, Laurence Smart (21) 41; 3, D Hill (19) 34.Ladies Stableford: 1, Jeannette Cudmore (24) 40; 2, Sue Reilly (27) 37; 3, Marge Dennis (28) 35.Torrington ladies' County Stableford: Div 1 -1, Paula Gibbs (18) 37 pts;2, Carole Isaac (26) 36; 3, Margaret Lidstone (23) 35. Div 2 - 1, Carol Welton (36) 35; 2, Alex Guy (29) 34; 3, Jeanette Cudmore (34) 33.