Golf

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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Spalding RFC’s golf day at Surfleet raises £2,000 for their new ground

Spalding Rugby Club are celebrating after holding yet another highly successful golf day at Spalding Golf Club. With the sun beating down all afternoon, some 76 golfers took part in a Pairs Betterball competition at the Surfleet course. The event was extremely well supported by local businesses, who not only took part but also sponsored individual holes – with T ...

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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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