COLIN Payne took the Royal North Devon Golf Club's Lombard Trophy and PGA Pro-Am Qualifier medal with a net 72, to qualify for the area finals at Saunton in May. The February Stableford saw Jimmy Mullen return 40 points to take first place in Division 1 -

COLIN Payne took the Royal North Devon Golf Club's Lombard Trophy and PGA Pro-Am Qualifier medal with a net 72, to qualify for the area finals at Saunton in May.The February Stableford saw Jimmy Mullen return 40 points to take first place in Division 1 - and the 14-year-old is now down to an eight handicap! Russ Jenkins won Division 2 with 39 points.Adam Crouch's 69 net gave him victory in Division 1 of the February medal and Ahmet Mutlu returned the same score to win Division 2.February medal: Div 1 - 1, Adam Crouch 69; 2, Nick Keen 70; 3, Paul Coles 71. Div 2 - 1, Ahmet Mutlu 69; 2, James Knibbs 71; 3, Colin Payne 72.February Stableford: Div 1 - 1, Jimmy Mullen 40; 2, Mike Jordan 38; 3, Ollie Tanton 37. Div 2 - 1, Russ Jenkins 39; 2, Trevor Stanbury 38; 3, James Knibbs 36.March three-ball team: 1, Pat Bowrey, John Evans and Roy Knott 75; 2, Bryan Keen, Ben Keen and Ollie Tanton 74; 3, Mike Jones, Nick Keen and Chris McCarthy 73. * * *A double countback was needed to decide the placings in Torrington Golf Club's Canadian greensomes competition.Results: 1, D.Smalldon (19) & G.Goss (26) 44 pts; 2, J.Hockin (16) & C.Batchelor (12) 44; 3, E.Staples (17) & G.Musselwhite (24) 44. * * *Captain and vice captain did battle in a ladies' team Stableford competition at Torrington Golf Club. It was victory for the vice captain in the 18-a-side match, by 508 pts to 476.