FORMER club chairman David Lloyd won the 2008 Canny Ryall Trophy at the Royal North Devon Golf Club. In one of the club's most prestigious events David returned a five under par 67 to win by one stroke from Paul Vicary, Peter Jefferies and Darren Found.
FORMER club chairman David Lloyd won the 2008 Canny Ryall Trophy at the Royal North Devon Golf Club.In one of the club's most prestigious events David returned a five under par 67 to win by one stroke from Paul Vicary, Peter Jefferies and Darren Found.Neil Bushby continued good match-play form by winning the Prince of Wales knock-out singles with a final victory over Geoff Wilford. Paul Griffin and Tim Coates were the semi-finalists. May Medal: Div 1 - 1, David Lloyd 67; 2, Paul Vicary 68; 3, Ian Baker 70; 4, Keith Hutchins 71; 5, Will Williams 71. Div 2 - 1, Peter Jeffries 68; 2, Darren Found 68; 3, Richard Diwell 70; 4, Paul Wilson 70; 5, Geoff Day 70. * * *GREAT Torrington Golf Club followed up their first round win in Division 1 of the North Devon League by winning again at Ilfracombe.They are now 23 points clear in the league standings.Les Trengove was on form for Torrington with the highest individual score of 39 points.In Division 2 Willingcott Valley's win at Mortehoe moved them up to first place, just one point ahead of Royal North Devon. Willingcott's Paul Fry scored the highest individual score of 41pts. After two rounds Great Torrington also have a two point lead in Group B of the North Devon Veterans League.In the second round held at Torrington they won by three points from Royal North Devon. Torrington's Terry Lamey had the highest individual score with 39 points. * * * BARRIE Taylor returned a net 54 to win the Medal A Ford Trophy at Torrington Golf Club. Chris Fish's net 62 was enough to claim first place in Division 2 , with Ali McClure returning the same score. In the Stableford B, Leighton Blight scored 39 points to finish first in Division 1, four points ahead of second placed Dave Parker. Steve Baker came home first in Division 2 with 37 points.Ken Harris, George Baxter, Rob Chappell and Mike Stidson scored 167 points to win the Veterans Yellow Ball. The quartet finished seven points clear of runners-up Chris Batchelor, Alan Welch, Roger Clark and Bob Porter. Medal A (Ford Trophy): Div 1 - 1, Barrie Taylor 54; 2, Steve Slade 56; 3, Billy Campbell 62. Div 2 - 1, Chris Fish 62; 2, Ali McClure 62; 3, Tony Forino 63.Stableford B: Div 1 - 1, Leighton Blight 39; 2, Dave Parker 35; 3, Terry Lamey 31. Div 2 - 1, Steve Baker 37; 2, Geoff Pett 35; 3, Steve Evans Loude.Veterans Yellow Ball: 1, Ken Harris, George Baxter, Rob Chappell and Mike Stidson 167; 2, Chris Batchelor, Alan Welch, Roger Clark and Bob Porter 160; 3, Peter Thomson, Rex Chamberlain, Noel Branch and Geoff Musselwhite 155.The Desert Springs competition at Torrington Golf Club brought fitting qualification for Sahara Barton and partner Liz Thompson.The pair finished third overall in the combined Desert Springs and Club American greensomes competition. Results: 1, Joan Carter and Jan Russell (33) 41pts; 2, Margaret Lidstone and Jean Furse-Lenton 40; 3, Sahara Barton and Liz Thompson (24) 40. * * *B CLATWORTHY and J Keyworth finished first in both the ladies handicap and scratch events at Ilfracombe Golf Club.Clatworthy's net 72 was enough to claim victory in the Ladies Monthly Medal Bronze 1 and Keyworth's net 79 just clinched the win in the Bronze 2. They also won the Scratch Cup Bronze 1 and Bronze 2 respectively.A net 74 narrowly claimed first place for S Long in the Silver Ladies May Monthly Medal. J Knight finished on the same score but lost out on the countback.Jean Wills won the Scratch Cup Silver. Ladies May Monthly Medal: Silver - 1, S Long 74; 2, J Knight 74. Bronze 1 – 1, B Clatworthy 72; 2, M Styles 75. Bronze 2 - 1, J Keyworth 79; 2, E Hobson 80.Scratch Cup Silver: Jean Wills. Scratch Cup Bronze 1: B Clatworthy. Scratch Cup Bronze 2: J KeyworthN Browning scored 38 points to finish first in the Ilfracombe Golf Club Thursday Stableford. He finished just one point ahead of second and third placed C Wilkins and I Williams. Thursday Stableford: 1, N Browning 38; 2, C Wilkins 37; 3, I Williams 37Ilfracombe veterans defeated Holsworthy in the first round of the DCVGA Emerton Court Trophy.