TORRINGTON golfers made a flying start to their North Devon League programme by winning round one at the Royal North Devon Golf Club. Round one : 1, Great Torrington 183; 2, Saunton 175; 3, Ilfracombe 170; 4, Libbaton 166; 5, Portmore 162; 6, Saunton Arti

TORRINGTON golfers made a flying start to their North Devon League programme by winning round one at the Royal North Devon Golf Club.Round one : 1, Great Torrington 183; 2, Saunton 175; 3, Ilfracombe 170; 4, Libbaton 166; 5, Portmore 162; 6, Saunton Artisans 156.Top individual score was 39 points by Philip Venn of Saunton. * * *Torrington Golf Club results.Lampard Vachell medal: Div 1 - 1, dave Blanche (12) 59; 2, Les Trengove (12) 59; 3 and scratch winner, Paul Wheeler (7) 62. Div 2 - 1, Phil Guy (28) 61; 2, Martin Gibbs (22) 62; 3, Tony Forino (28) 62.Medal B: Div 1- 1, Dave Parker (17) 65; 2, Nigel Kent (16) 66; 3, Eddie Staples (16) 67. Div 2 - 1, Michael Bell (27) 62; 2, Colin Sargent (26) 70.Veterans' medal: Div 1 - Rex Chamberlain (13) 63; 2, Alan Welch (18) 64; 3, Hugh Smith (14) 65. Div 2 - 1, Ken Harris (21) 59; 2, Geoff Husselwhite (24) 67; 3, John Brokenshire (27) 67.A net 66 return gave Rosemary Joint victory by three shots in Great Torrington golf Club's LGU medal.Div 1: 1, Rosemary Joint (21) 66; 2, Rosemary Smith (19) 69; 3, Liz Thompson (27) 70. Div 2: 1, Jeanette Cudmore (34) 69; 2, Ruth Davies (29) 78; 3, Mary Harper (36) 78. * * *NICK Langmead stole the limelight in Ilfracombe Golf Club's Thursday Stableford with a hole in one on the par three fourth But the impressive shot was not enough to put Nick in the top three. P Richards returned 41 pts to win Division 1 ahead of S Calvert and N Cox and in Division 2 S Robinson scored 36 pts to finish first ahead of K Geraghty and R Beamer. A Nicoletti scored 41 pts to narrowly beat J Wooden and P Reed to the Division 1 Farmers Cup while G Wooden's 43 points was enough to win the cup in Division 2. In the Veterans BMJ Cup Peter Reed is leading the pack with 102 points after just three rounds. Paul Thorn and Eric Minard are in second and third place respectively.Jackie Knight and Pam Holbrook scored 39 points to win the Ladies Ping 4BBB qualifier. Evelyn Jones and Steph Long were the runner-ups with 36 points. Thursday Stableford: Div 1 - 1, P Richards 41; 2, S Calvert 37; 3, N Cox 36. Div 2 - 1, S Robinson 36; 2, K Geraghty 35; 3, R Beamer 35.Farmers Cup No 5: Div 1 - 1, A Nicoletti 41; 2, J Wooden 40; 3, P Reed 39. Div 2 – 1, G Wooden 43; 2, T Davison 39; 3, J Arscott 37.Veterans BMJ Cup: 1, Peter Reed 102; 2, Paul Thom 98; 3, Eric Minard 96.Ladies Ping 4BBB Qualifier: 1, Jackie Knight and Pam Holbrook 39; 2, Evelyn Jones and Steph Long 36; Ali Balcombe and Barbara Clatworthy 34. In the first round of the DCGU Palairet Trophy, Ilfracombe defeated Dinnaton Golf Club 5-0 at Okehampton.The Club continued the winning streak by beating Honiton 5-0 in the Mail on Sunday Classic to progress to the fourth round.Ilfracombe Veterans were also in winning form as they defeated Thurlstone 4-1 away and 5-0 at home in the DCVGA Emerton Court Trophy .