Golf

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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Dubai dream for Gedney Hill Golf Club duo Rob and David after Morocco misery

Gedney Hill Golf Club duo David Lord and Rob Newns endured mixed fortunes in their bid to qualify for the finals of two huge events. The amateur golfers just missed out an expenses-paid trip of a lifetime to Morocco in the UK regional northern senior pairs final of the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo. Business owner David Lord (67), ...

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Top finish to season for Spalding Golf Club’s senior side at Surfleet

Spalding Golf Club’s seniors rounded off their season by beating Thorney Lakes 5.5-2.5 at the Surfleet course. The winning pairs for Spalding were John Camm and John Woods (3&1), Jon Dorward and Alan Pritchard (2&1), Brian Freir and John Tilling (3&2), Ray Andrew and Mike Browning (2&1) and Bernard Herbert and Dave Halftech (4&3). A half was achieved by Roger ...

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Gedney Hill Golf Club pair set for two regional finals within the space of a week

Two Gedney Hill Golf Club members have qualified for the Regional Finals of the League to Dubai and the Morocco Matchplay Championship. David Lord and Rob Newns will be at Tudor Park in Kent for the League to Dubai regionals on Monday, October 17. Before then, the Gedney Hill pair will contest the Moroccan Matchplay regional at Slaley Hall, Newcastle, ...

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Fitting finale as Neil grabs Gold Medal glory at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

Skipper Neil John emerged as the fitting winner of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s men’s Gold Medal final. Some 19 of Tydd St Giles’ finest players qualified for the event, but it was captain John who was victorious with a score of nett 64, four shots clear of the field. Result: 1st Neil John 77-13=64; 2nd Terry Pease 79-11=68; 3rd ...

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Woolard’s the winner of Spalding Golf Club’s Coronation crown contest

Jane Woolard was winner of Spalding Golf Club’s Ladies’ Coronation Cup. Woolard returned a Stableford score of 36 points to pip Jenny Van Gemeren on countback. Jacquie Clare took third place with 35 points in an event which attracted 29 lady players. Theresa Starbuck and Debra Ward triumphed on countback with +2 to claim the Ladies’ Groom Cup which saw ...

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Alfie reigns in torrential Tydd test

Alfie Cooper took the honours in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Men’s Autumn Open which attracted more than 100 players.   The competition was played in very wet conditions which was ideal for the course, but not so good for golfers.   Most of the hardy players stuck it out until the end with several shooting under par despite the ...

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