Golf

Turner’s the top dog at Tydd St Giles Golf Club with impressive Stableford success

Harry Turner emerged victorious in Division One of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s November Stableford. A score of 36 points was enough to edge out nearest rival James Dack in the men’s section event. The other divisional winners were Paul Brown (Division Two, 41 points) and Karl Barker (Division Three, 42 points). Results: Men’s section: Men’s November Stableford: Division One ...

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Two top showings from Miller at Tydd St Giles including medal glory

Liz Miller picked up a first place in Tydd Golf Club’s latest Ladies’ Medal match as well as a second in the Scramble Four Balls alongside Christine Young, Penny Wicks and Linda Walker. The winners by one point in that competition though were Sylvia Illsley, Maria Taylor Vassall, Petra Meir and Ann Fiford. Elsewhere, Gino Ciuffini and Jamie Stott won ...

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Spalding Golf Club among best in Europe

A brilliant showing from Spalding Golf Club saw them finish fourth in the European Men’s Club Trophy in Portugal at the weekend. After qualifying by becoming the first Lincolnshire side to win the English championship, the playing trio of James Crampton, Simon Richardson and Darryn Lloyd more than held their own against some of Europe’s best amateurs on the challenging ...

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Tydd St Giles golfers put in a grand effort for Prostate Cancer UK

More than £1,000 was raised for Prostate Cancer UK as Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s senior section players contested an individual Stableford competition. In excess of 70 senior players contested the event, with organiser Toby North delighted with how things played out. He said: “Thanks to all for their support with the raffle. “Also thanks for the support from Delia ...

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Ladies’ open day at Sutton Bridge Golf Club attracts 48 players

The ladies’ open day at Sutton Bridge Golf Club saw 48 ladies from other local clubs battle against strong winds and blustery showers to return some very good scores under difficult conditions. In first place with 76 points were Anita Robinson (Kibworth GC), Wendy Castle (Beedles GC), Mel Steel and Shirley Simpson (Elton Furze), with the Gedney Hill quartet of ...

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Golf round-up: £200 raised at Tydd St Giles’ John Gamble event as Frank takes top spot

An impressive 85 players took part in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s John Gamble Memorial Members Open competition. Played as an individual Stableford competition, John Gamble’s wife Jill and daughter Katie presented all the prizes on the day – and were very happy to see such a great turn out. Jill was also very pleased to receive £200, which was ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s ladies raise £370 at their annual Gamebird event

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s ladies’ section put on their annual Gamebird competition as 50 players from around the region took part. A healthy £370 was raised for the ladies’ captain’s charity, which is Pulmonary Fibrosis this year. Ladies’ club captain Christine Young thanked all for taking part and making it a very successful day. The winning competition pair on ...

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More Spalding Golf Club success as trio clinch historic English Champion Club title

Spalding Golf Club’s three-man team stormed to a stunning triumph in the English Champion Club event – and will now aim to enjoy more success when they go forward to the European equivalent in Portugal next month. After two days of excellent competition at Knole Park Golf Club in Kent, the Spalding trio of Simon Richardson, James Crampton and Darryn ...

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Tight at the top as Luke wins Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s September Medal

Luke Rowell edged to victory in Division One of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s September Medal. His score of 68 pushed Ady Bills and Mark Whittaker (both 69) into second and third respectively. Results: Men’s section: September Medal: Division One – 1st Luke Rowell 75-7=68; 2nd Ady Bills 78-9=69 (ocb); 3rd Mark Whittaker 81-12=69. Division Two – 1st Tom Ainsley ...

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It’s Wayne’s world as Alder claims Autumn title at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

Wayne Alder claimed the Autumn Open crown at Tydd St Giles Golf Club with an impressive score of 78-12=66. Results: Autumn Open 2021 – 1st Wayne Alder 78-12=66; 2nd David Woodcock 95-28=67; 3rd Andy Hicks 80-12=68 (ocb); 4th Mark Boughen 96-28=68. Division One – 1st Phil Tilney 82-14=68; 2nd Harry Turner 76-7=69 (ocb); 3rd Simon Smith 81-12=69; 4th Dave Salmon ...

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Semi-final defeat for Spalding Golf Club’s ladies in maiden Taskers Trophy run

Spalding Golf Club’s ladies were narrowly beaten by Lingdale in the semi-finals of the Taskers Trophy last weekend. Both club’s travelled to the neutral venue of Little Aston Golf Club, Sutton Coldfield for what was a tense match with two of the seven singles matches carrying on down the 19th – but Spalding just lost out 4.5-2.5. Despite the defeat, ...

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A record £5,653 raised at Gedney Hill Golf Club’s Daniel Markillie Memorial Day

The Daniel Markillie Memorial Day – Gedney Hill Golf Club’s biggest charity fundraiser of the year – broke records with an amazing £5,653 raised. The event, held on Sunday, August 29, attracted around 130 golfers of varying abilities. For a £2 donation Kerr Page (PGA Professional) and Joe Timms took the players’ first tee shot, resulting in some very happy ...

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£1834.90 is raised as Fraser Dawbarns hold annual charity day at Tydd St Giles

Fraser Dawbarns returned to Tydd St Giles Golf Club for their eighth annual charity golf day last month. After a damp run up to the event, the weather thankfully brightened up on the day. Some 44 golfers participated across the 11 teams which were competing for an array of prizes, including the John Aikin Memorial Trophy for a much-missed former ...

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Awesome foursomes showing by Spalding Golf Club’s men

Spalding Golf Club’s impressive men’s team were victorious in the final of the Elsham foursomes event. The team of Spencer Gooderson, Simon Richardson, Darryn Lloyd, Hugo Kedzlie, Tommy Hull and James Crampton beat Lincoln Golf Club 13up in the morning semi-final to set up the final with Woodhall Spa. They then secured a fine victory over the defending champions to ...

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Golf round-up: Club Championship glory for Gedney Hill duo

Joe Timms and Dan Arbon had reason to celebrate at Gedney Hill Golf Club last week. Timms took top spot in the club championship (overall gross), while Arbon topped the club championship (overall nett) standings. Club Championship Overall Gross – 1st Joe Timms 68 + 79 = 147; 2nd Paul Day 78 + 77 = 155; 3rd James Smith 77 ...

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President’s Day glory for Sutton Bridge trio Brenda, Jill and Pat

The top trio of Brenda Bell, Jill McEwan and Pat Retchless are celebrating after winning the Ladies’ President’s Day crown at Sutton Bridge Golf Club. They edged Karen Gillett, Janet Simpson and Paula Brown in second, with third place going to a team that included Nicola Elphick and Alice Grant. Other ladies’ section results: Summer Foursomes – 1st Paula Brown ...

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Top turnout at Golf Day helps raise £1,345 for Spalding RFC coffers

A record 78 players enjoyed Spalding RFC’s annual Golf Day at Spalding Golf Club – and raised £1,345 for the club’s coffers. Held amid glorious conditions at the Surfleet course, the day started with the traditional Presidents’ putting competition, run by Tim Burleton, which was won by Shaun Gibson with three out of ten putts sunk. As the traditional action ...

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Goude and Ciuffini take top Tydd St Giles Golf Club titles

The coveted Sewell Salver and Ciuffini Shield competitions were contested at Tydd St Giles Golf Club last week. Some 30 golfers were involved in the 36-hole competitions to find the best scratch and best handicap golfer at the club. The winner of the Sewell Salver, given for best scratch, over two rounds was Kevin Goude with 71+71=142. In second place ...

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Great turnout at Spalding Golf Club’s Lady Captain’s Day

Some 47 ladies playing in teams of four took to the fairways at Spalding Golf Club to compete in their Lady Captain’s Day. The teams were sent on their way by club captain Andy Rafferty, who under took his responsibilities as starter very professionally, while resident photographer for the day Brendan D’Abreo captured teams throughout the day and at prize ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Captain’s Day raises more than £4,000 for charity

A record turnout of 190 men and women players contested Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Captain’s Day charity event on Saturday. Organised by skipper Ian Cooper, the event was back on the calendar after skipping a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The overall winner on the day was David Barnes with a score of 39 points, while Lynn Exley ...

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