Golf

Home comforts help Spalding Golf Club duo win popular Seniors Open competition

Some 156 players from 36 different clubs contested Spalding Golf Club’s Seniors Open on Friday – and home advantage proved key for the top three pairs. Spalding’s Rick Edwards and Brendan D’Abreo finished up as champions with a score of 47 points at the Surfleet course, with the podium also completed by players from the host club. Wayne Wallace and ...

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Golf round-up: On-song Elphick takes President’s prize at Sutton Bridge event

Nicola Elphick put in a stellar showing to win Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s nine-hole Lady President’s Day competition. Her score of 18 points was enough to edge Judy Green (17 points) into second place, with Betty Reeve four points back in third. Alice Green landed the nearest to the pin prize. Other results: May Medal: 1st Betty Reeve; 2nd Christine ...

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Narrow Greetham glory for Liam on Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s away day

Liam Chapman was the overall winner as Tydd St Giles Golf Club players enjoyed their Captain’s Away Day event at Greetham Valley. Chapman’s score of 39 Stableford points was enough to edge out skipper Vince Day into second on countback. James Hale-Smith (38 points) was one shot further back in third. Results: 1st Liam Chapman 39pts (ocb); 2nd Vince Day ...

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Golf round-up: Four Spalding GC youngsters impress at Lincoln event

A clutch of young Spalding Golf Club members had a day to remember at the LUGC Jennings and Peggotty Trophies event at Lincoln. Jake Lilley was the boys’ nett winner, while Eden Inglis took the same prize in the girls’ competition. Fellow Spalding ace Lois Williamson was the girls’ gross winner, while team-mate Tilly Kedzlie narrowly missed out on a ...

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Golf round-up: Wilkinson on-song to win first Tydd St Giles major of the year

A record 144 competitors took part in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Spring Open – dubbed their first ‘major’ of the season. The individual Stableford competition was won by home talent Phillip Wilkinson on 38 points, with Malcolm Stead (Tydd St Giles) second on 36 points. Wayne Alder, also of Tydd, claimed third ahead of team-mate Mark Whittaker on countback ...

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Dream Dubai showing from Gedney Hill Golf Club pairing David and Rob

Gedney Hill Golf Club duo David Lord and Rob Newns finished a fantastic third at Grand Finals of the League to Dubai competition. The pair travelled out to Dubai for the finals last Thursday and played three rounds of golf on three different courses in the United Arab Emirates. Round one saw them take on the Arabian Ranches Course, where ...

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Spalding Golf Club duo Ruth and Mo win Presidents Putter again after 28-year wait

The final of Spalding Golf Club’s Presidents Putter winter foursomes knockout competition proved to be a close-run affair. Contested between the ladies’ section pairs of Olive Gooderson and Sue Matthews and Ruth Atkins and octogenarian Mo Wallace, there was no shots given between them. Both sides built up a two-hole lead at one stage, before being brought back to level ...

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Clare gets off to a flier in Spalding Golf Club’s first senior Stableford competition of the season

Spalding Golf Club’s senior section played their first qualifying Stableford event of the season on a Surfleet course that was still slightly wet underfoot following the recent heavy rain. However, with the weather kind on the day some 84 members played the season opener. Division Two winner Peter Clare was the overall victor on 41 points, earning himself a two-stroke ...

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Red-hot Ken cruises to Stableford victory at Tydd St Giles Golf Club event

Ken Doughty put in a stellar performance to top the Division One standings by six points at Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s senior Stableford Trophy event. He scored 42 points, leaving Ken Parker and Lee Smith (both 36 points) way behind in second and third places respectively. Results: Seniors’ section: Stableford Trophy competition: Division One – 1st Ken Doughty 42pts; ...

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Hills help ensure that Spalding Golf Club lady captain’s charity lunch is a big hit

A total of close to £700 was raised at Spalding Golf Club’s lady captain’s charity lunch. The event, sponsored by Hills Department Store, saw the ladies’ section players enjoy a two-course lunch, followed by a short talk by Val James from Macmillan Cancer Support. This was followed by a fashion show, narrated by Christabel Paul, buyer and head of the ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club make terrific donation of £2,750 to Addenbrookes’ Neurological Critical Care Unit

Tydd St Giles Golf and Country Club raised an amazing £2,750 for their chosen 2016 charity. The captain’s charity for 2016 was the Neurological Critical Care Unit at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, with events played throughout the year helping raise funds towards the final total. Tydd club captain Neil John presented the sum to Nicky Newton, the Community Fundraising Manager, ...

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Skoulding’s hot show seals Stableford success at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

Steve Skoulding edged to Division One glory by one shot in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Stableford Vouchers competition. He bagged 41 points to see off Ken Doughty. Results: Seniors Stableford Vouchers Competition: Division One – 1st Steve Skoulding 41pts; 2nd Ken Doughty 40pts; 3rd Dennis Savory 38pts. Division Two – 1st Ken Sherry 41pts; 2nd Bob Mann 37pts (ocb); ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club ace Steve seals two-point Stableford success

Steve Thompson took the Division One spoils in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s January Stableford event. A score of 45 points was enough to edge Mark Whittaker (43 points) and Julian Davie (42 points) in second and third respectively. Gary Withers was the Division Two winner on 45 points, with Stuart Ablett (43 points) triumphing in Division Three. Results: Men’s ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s seniors club together for Air Ambulance donation

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s senior section have made a very generous presentation of £3,610 to the East Anglia Air Ambulance. Area fundraising manager Chris Donaldson, from the charity, thanked all of the Tydd members for their generosity and presented seniors’ captain Trevor Sewell with a ‘friends of The Air Ambulance’ photo. That all took place after the seniors enjoyed ...

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Christmas cheer for Sutton Bridge Golf Club duo Titchener and Morley

Richard Titchener and Rick Morley won Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Christmas Bring and Take event with a fine haul of 35 points. A raffle organised by the ladies at the event raised £290 Prostate Cancer. RESULTS Christmas Bring and Take – 1st Richard Titchener & Rick Morley 35pts; 2nd Brenda Bell & Keith Robinson; 3rd Barry Irwin & Roy Amos. ...

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Spalding Golf Club talk up talented juniors on trophy laden presentation night

Some 34 prizes were dished out at Spalding Golf Club’s presentation evening on Friday night. All prizes were presented by Dave Tasker, the outgoing club captain, with the thriving junior players taking home an impressive amount of silverware. The evening began with a meal for all the recipients, their families and guests. Prize-giving then got under way, with young talent ...

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Generous Spalding Golf Club ladies’ chip in with charity donations totalling £2,554

Spalding Golf Club’s ladies’ section handed over a cheque for £1,277 to Marie Curie last week to mark another year of fundraising. Ruth Felts, a local organiser and fund raiser for Marie Curie, was at Spalding’s Surfleet base last week to collect the funds raised by the club’s women. The figure represents half of last year’s lady captain’s charity funds, ...

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Sutton Bridge’s vital new defibrillator will be housed at town’s golf club

Members of South Lincs Environmental Group (SLEG) – in conjunction with a British Heart Foundation grant – have funded a new defibrillator for the parish of Sutton Bridge. The defibrillator is situated at Sutton Bridge Golf Club (on New Road) and will be available for golf club members and the general public to use. Chairman of the golf club, Richard ...

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Management triumph in tense end to Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s ‘Ryder Cup’ clash

Tydd St Giles Golf Club recently hosted their second captain versus management Ryder Cup clash. Some 28 players competed in near perfect autumnal conditions with some fantastic golf being played by all who took part. A fierce, but friendly, rivalry has developed between manager Daniel Newell and captain Neil John since the first Ryder Cup last year. The day began ...

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Pat sets the pace in Spalding Golf Club’s Groom Shield with level par round

Pat West won the second round of Spalding Golf Club’s Groom Shield as she saw off 20 other qualifiers in the bogey competition. Ladies’ section ace West won with a level par round at the Surfleet course, edging Jackie Bailey-Scott (-2) into second. Tracy Siddle, also scoring -2, was third. The third round was played yesterday (result not known as ...

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