Golf

Spalding Golf Club’s Simon sinks super birdie at 18th to clinch coveted title

Spalding Golf Club ace Simon Richardson pulled off an astonishing final-hole birdie to shoot a four-under par 69 and win the English Men’s County Champion of Champions tournament by a stroke. The championship, on the Hotchkin course at Woodhall Spa, was reduced to 18 holes after fog delayed the start of play by three hours. But the slow start was ...

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Gedney Hill pairing win popular Spalding Golf Club Senior Mixed Open

Some 120 players from as far afield as Dorset contested Spalding Golf Club’s Senior Mixed Open competition – but it was a Gedney Hill duo who walked away with the title after a five-way tie at the top. Other than one heavy rain shower in the middle of the afternoon, the competitors enjoyed a fine day of golf at the ...

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Magic Maria claims Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s ladies title by a solitary shot

Maria Taylor-Vassall won Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Ladies’ Championship title with a narrow one-shot victory after 36 exciting holes. A score of net 174 (94+80) on rounds over successive weekends was enough for Taylor-Vassall to edge Lorraine Gaille into second after her net 175 (89+86) and lift the Scratch Cup. Lin Walker was the winner of the Handicap Cup ...

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Hix sees off record field to win Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Autumn Open

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s men’s Autumn Open was a record-breaking event with a field of 150 players taking part in a stroke play competition. The course was in excellent condition and allowed for some very good scores – the best of which coming from Andy Hix, who took the trophy with a nett 67, only beating John Kelledger (second ...

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Charity the big winner as Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s open raises a grand sum

More than £1,500 was raised on Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Seniors Open Charity Day. Some 90 golfers from around the region took part in a team four-ball Stableford competition, on what was a glorious day for golf. Home foursome Dan Newell, Vinny Day, Lee Smith and Neil John took the first prize with 132 points, ahead of John Gamble, ...

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Historic first Bramley Cup victory for Spalding Golf Club as terrific trio shine

Spalding Golf Club are celebrating after winning the coveted Bramley Trophy for the first time. The final was played at Seacroft Golf Club and contested by Spalding, Belton Park and Kenwick Park over 36 holes. Representing Spalding were Andy Grimwood, Hugo Kedzlie and James Crampton – and what a team they made. With James leading the way against a +5 ...

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Spalding Golf Club’s Seniors roar to big win over rivals Milton

Spalding Golf Club’s senior side romped to a 5.5-2.5 victory over rivals Peterborough Milton. Captain Mike Gould and his partner David Tasker led the way and won their match 5&4. Tasker, in particular, played some excellent golf in Cambridgeshire. Richard Edwards and Shaun Gibson then came home with a half, while Andy Reedman and Rod Hunt had a good battle ...

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Depleted Spalding 2nd miss the chance to hit summit Scratch League

Spalding Golf Club’s 2nd team missed the chance to go top of the South Lincs Scratch League after suffering a 4-2 home defeat against Belton Park 2nd. Despite being hampered by the unavailability of some key players, Mark Jones still managed to field a strong team for the Surfleet showdown. First out was Mark Payne and Simon Rothwell, who stepped ...

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Gooderson sinks hole-in-one on popular Spalding Golf Club Captain’s Day

An amazing 160 players took part in Spalding Golf Club’s Captain’s Day this year. The overall winner on the day – with 40 points – was Tony Bray, who edged Wayne Wallace into second on 39 points. Chris Ward was third, also on 39 points, with Mark Cooley edging John Farrow to take fourth on countback after both bagged 38 ...

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Living the dream! Spalding duo closing on chance to play with golf star

Two amateur golfers from Spalding are one step closer to playing with a star of the European Tour after qualifying for the national final of Bridgestone’s Chase Your Dream Trophy, which is run in partnership with England Golf. Charles Lacey and Richard McCrae triumphed at the regional qualifier at Spalding Golf Club’s Surfleet course with net scores of 69 and ...

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PGA pro Kerr settles for second despite record-equalling round at Gedney Hill

Robert Bye and Lynn Exley were the big winners at Gedney Hill Golf Club’s President’s Day event on Sunday. A score of 43 points was enough 43 for Bye to fend off PGA professional Kerr Page (41 points) into second, despite Page shooting a record-equalling 65 nett. John George also scored 41 points and completed the top three in the ...

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Sayers seal glory at Gedney Hill’s Joint Captain’s Day event

Steve Sayer edged to overall victory at Gedney Hill Golf Club’s 2017 Joint Captain’s Day event. Ace Sayer topped the men’s side of the standings with a score of 43 points, which was enough to pip Craig Johnson (also with 43) into second place on countback. Andy Davies took third position with an equally strong haul of 42 points, just ...

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Up to Scratch! Spalding’s men close in on leaders Sleaford after big victory

Spalding Golf Club’s top team remain in the hunt for glory in the South Lincolnshire Scratch League after beating leaders Sleaford on Saturday. The 3.5-2.5 victory ended Sleaford’s 100 per cent record in the division this season and leaves Spalding just one point off the pace with three games still to play. The best win came from Robert McCrae and ...

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Nice and three-sy for Roger after latest ace at Spalding Golf Club

Roger Brown sank the third hole-in-one of his golfing career last week – some 35 years after first bagging an ace. The Spalding Golf Club member was playing with his wife Paula at the Surfleet course, in a match with lady captain Hannah Palmer and Gary Palmer. Brown’s hole-in-one came on the ninth hole and he was using a six ...

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Strong Spalding showing in tough test

A strong Spalding first team overcame a traditionally tough test in style with a fine 5-1 away success at Stoke Rochford.   Simon Richardson and Andy Grimwood were the first pair out and came in with an excellent 3&2 win.   Robert Kedzlie and Callum Lewis were next to keep the run going with a 2&1 win while Charles Lacy ...

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Ladies spring into action after turning up competition heat

It was a case of second time lucky for competitors in Spalding Golf Club’s ladies spring am-am.   The original date last month was washed out due to torrential rain that flooded the course despite many players starting their rounds.   However, their second attempt last Wednesday was greeted by record temperatures as 22 teams of ladies from 20 different ...

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Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Ladies’ Open AM/AM is up Ramsey’s street

Ramsey Golf Club quartet Dawn Robinson, Mary Mills, Gina Cameron and Sheena Bentham were the winners of Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Ladies’ Open Day AM/AM event. Their score of 80 points was enough to edge Anita Robinson, Jan Brown, Wendy Castle and Jane Leigh (Kirby Muxloe, Cosby and Humberstone Heights) into second by one point, with Ros Humphrey, Gail Arnold, ...

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Keith takes top spot in Spalding Golf Club’s Tester Salver qualifier

Keith Hearn topped the leaderboard in Spalding Golf Club’s Tester Salver qualifier after shooting a score of 149 in his two rounds. It was a strong showing from Hearne, who finished three shots clear of his nearest rival Charles Lacey (152) at the Surfleet course. The scoring was pretty impressive all the way down to fifth place, with Richard McCrea ...

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Ping! Julie and Maria bag victory in top Spalding Golf Club event

Julie Gooderson and Maria Williamson emerged as the winners at Spalding Golf Club’s Ping Day for ladies. The pairs, better ball Stableford competition attracted 18 entries, with Gooderson and Williamson leading the way on 41 points. Paula Brown and Elaine Hancock were second on 39 points, with Eileen Bridge and Sally West third on 37 points. The winning pair now ...

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Kim’s a fitting winner of Gedney Hill Golf Club’s Daniel Markillie Memorial Day event

Gedney Hill Golf Club’s annual Daniel Markillie Memorial Day event attracted close to 100 players this year – and raised more than £3,000 for charity. There was a fitting winner of the ladies’ competition too, with Daniel’s mum Kim Markillie taking the prize. Other results: Gedney Hill Open AM-AM: 1st Chris Bennett, Eddie Grange, Steve Steels & Pete Vinter 93pts; ...

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