ILFRACOMBE Golf Club has reached the last 32 of the Mail on Sunday Classic after defeating Okehampton 3 to 2 at Okehampton. Last year the club reached the last 16 and it hopes to go one better this year and reach the national finals. Ilfracom
ILFRACOMBE Golf Club has reached the last 32 of the Mail on Sunday Classic after defeating Okehampton 3 to 2 at Okehampton. Last year the club reached the last 16 and it hopes to go one better this year and reach the national finals.Ilfracombe veterans won the North Devon Veterans League with a total of 171 points. P Richards and N Braund finished first in Ilfracombe's Canada Cup Pairs 36 Hole Medal. Their net 286 was 16 clear of second placed couple B Gilbert and M Pye . Richards secured the best individual gross score with a net 150.In the Charles Bailey 3BBB, S Foreman, T Yeo and T Jordan finished with 46 points to clinch victory by just one point.D Barrington's 114 points was two clear of second placed A Eaton in the Paddy Arnold Cup. But the runner-up beat the winner to the Ron Johnson Trophy for the Best Individual Score with 42 points. Jean Wills and Jo Smith scored 44 points to finish first in the Ladies Desert Springs Qualifier. Their score was four clear of Jill Bastock and Val Kimberley . Three players finished on 38 points in the Extra Stableford and despite Brian Gilbert achieving a hole in one on the par three 16th hole, the victory went to R Styles. Canada Cup Pairs 36 Hole Medal: 1, P Richards and N Braund 286; 2, B Gilbert and M Pye 302; 3, R Butcher and I Spear 310.Charles Bailey 3BBB: 1, S Foreman, T Yeo and T Jordan 46; 2, I Smith, G Bowden and T Stevens 45; 3, K Ash, A Hearn and I Spear 45.Paddy Arnold Cup: 1, 1, D Barrington 114; 2, A Eaton 112; 3, T Hellier 110.Ron Johnson Trophy: A Eaton 42.Ladies Desert Springs Qualifier: 1, Jean Wills and Jo Smith 44; 2, Jill Bastock and Val Kimberley 40; 3, Marion Roberts and Linda Barrington 35. Ladies Cancer Spoon - Monthly Stableford: Div 1 - 1, Jackie Knight 35; 2, Steph Long 33. Div 2 - 1, Pam Holbrook 33; 2, Jenny Fowler 32.Thursday Stableford: 1, M Spear 37; 2, L Prust 36; 3, P Richards 36. Extra Stableford: 1, R Styles 38; 2, S Langham 38; 3, B Gilbert 38. Veteran's Medal: 0 to 14 HCP, T Hellier 66; 15 to 20, D Barrington 66; 21 to 28 HCP 63. Royal North Devon SUE Knott and S Bowrey finished first in the Royal North Devon Golf Club Four Ball Better Ball. The pair's net 40 was three clear of second placed couple P Bowles and G Lomas.S Bowrey ended a successful week by returning a net 70 to win the Division 2 monthly medal.In Division 1 R Ferguson secured first place with a net 76.Four Ball Better Ball: 1, S Bowrey and Sue Knott 40; 2, P Bowles and G Lomas 37; 3, S Vicary and S Evans 35.Monthly Medal: Div 1 - 1, R Ferguson 76; 2, J Peacock 79; 3, G Lomas 79.Div 2 - S Bowrey 70; 2, T Jordan 72; 3, A Gale 72.TorringtonSUSIE Headon took the honours in Torrington Golf Club ladies' championship day 27-hole medal, becoming scratch champion with a gross 130 score.The net competition was led by Margaret Thompson with 98.5 off a 23 handicap, followed by Sophia Wyre (26) 104 and Jeannette Cudmore (34) 107.The competition was followed by the ladies' half-yearly prize giving and cream tea.A big score of 43 points sealed the Commons Conservation Open for Keith Beer at Torrington Golf Club. His score was eight points ahead of runner-up Gary Petherbridge. Rita Dewdney was the best lady with a total of 31 points.Pat Smith and John Lidston finished first in the Veteran's Pairs with 81 points, seven more than second placed duo Ali McClure and Roger Clark. In the Stableford C Andrew Rickard came home first with a score of 39 just two ahead of Keith Beer who finished second. Enrica Forina finished first in the ladies division with a score of 67. Commons Conservation Open: 1, Keith Beer 43; 2, Gary Petherbridge 36; 3, Chris Batchelor 35; 4, Dave Parker 34; 5, Mark Hill 34. Best Lady: 1, Rita Dewdney 31.Veteran's Pairs: 1, Pat Smith and John Lidston 81; 2, Ali McClure and Roger Clark 74; 3, Tony Forino and Dave Middleton 74; 4, Tony Halfyard and Norman Danks 67. Stableford C: 1, Andrew Rickard 39; 2, Keith Beer 37; 3, Garry Harding 37. Best Lady: 1, Enrica Forino 32.Laurence Smart scored 42 points to win the men's Age Concern Open at Torrington Golf Club.Laurence just clinched the title ahead of second and third placed Ernie Phipps and Mark Bellen who also scored 42 points.In the ladies division, Jean Furse-Lentern finished first with a score of 38, three points more than runner-up Margaret Donaghy. Age Concern Open: Men's - 1, Laurence Smart 42; 2, Mark Bellen 42; 3, Ernie Phipps 42; 4, Nick Lee 39; 5, Peter Hockin 39; 6, Tony Halfyard 38.Ladies - 1, Jean Furse-Lentern 38; 2, Margaret Donaghy 35; 3, Sue Headon 35; 4, Jeanette Cudmore 35.