Golf

Fantastic four toast Treble 6s title at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

Four senior players from Tydd St Giles Golf Club are celebrating after winning the Treble 6s competition. Kevin Merrison, Dave Punshon, Chris Tirrell and Michael Flint managed a combined score of 123 points to take the top spot overall. They saw off Bob Mann, Peter Neve, Brian Newby and Gary Brown in second spot by three points (120pts). Senior Treble ...

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Trophy time at Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s annual meeting

The 2018 trophy winners at Tydd St Giles Golf Club got their hands on silverware at the recent AGM and presentation night. The award winners were as follows: Alf Bishop trophy winner – Peter Wheeler’ Pestys pot winner – Steve Fox; Ged Taylor trophy winners – Lee Newman, Peter Wheeler, Tim Martin, and John Gamble; Rabbits Cup Winner – Toby ...

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Double delight for new captain Liz at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

Liz Miller started off her captain’s year at Tydd St Giles Golf Club with a spectacular drive in. The event was also very special for Miller, who was celebrating her 60th birthday. She said: “I am very much looking forward to my year and will be supporting Diabetes UK as my chosen charity for 2019. Thanks to all for taking ...

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Captains tee off the New Year at Sutton Bridge Golf Club

Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s captains for the new season have officially been sworn in. The annual New Year Drive In was completed by club chairman Richard Titchener and senior’s captain Colin Fawcett. In the fundraising competition surrounding the tradition, the Senior Captain’s prize was won by John Carney and the Chairman’s Prize was won by Mike Bell. All money raised ...

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Golfers look to lower the stroke rate

Margaret Fox, Nicky Elphick and Fid Cropper were the joint winners as Sutton Bridge Club’s Ladies section rounded off a fine year of events with the Christmas Bring and Take. The trio could not be separated at the top of the Texas scramble medal format friendly competition. After the competition a presentation of £865 raised by the members of the ...

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Woods wins Tydd St Giles charity competition

Chris Woods was on fine form to win Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s charity Stableford competition. The 13 hole competition took place on Tuesday, December 18 with Woods taking the win with 32 points among the aged over 60 golfers. The competition was followed by an excellent carvery lunch, the day was concluded by a presentation of a cheque to ...

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Tydd St Giles Stableford success for Shane and Sam

Shane Leath and Sam Albutt were the winners of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Men’s December Stableford Pairs competition. Their score of 48 points was enough to finish three points clear of runners-up Neil John and Andy Betts (45pts). They pushed Garry Fitzjohn and Tim Murphy (also 45pts) into third place on countback, while Peter Wheeler and Ian Edrupt claimed ...

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Fab four get their hands on Presentation Day crown at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

More than 70 players contested Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s popular Presentation Day fourball Team Stableford event this year. Peter Wheeler, Mark Johnson, Mathew Clark and Scott Williams were this year’s winners with an impressive 111 points. Men’s section: December Stableford: Division One – 1st Lenk Gostic 40pts; 2nd Frank Young 39pts (ocb); 3rd Stuart Sterling 39pts. Division Two – ...

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Leading award for Hale-Smith at Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s end of season bash

James Hale-Smith was the big winner as Tydd St Giles Golf Club held their annual presentation night. A total of 30 trophies were awarded to the members who won competitions throughout the year, with Hale-Smith doing enough to secure the Ken Doughty player of the year trophy. He’s enjoyed great success in competitions over the campaign and has also secured ...

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Spalding Golf Club celebrate another top season at annual presentation night

Another successful season at Spalding Golf Club was celebrated at the annual presentation evening on Thursday night. Outgoing captain John Camm presented the trophies on the night while the team of Tommy Hull, Simon Richardson and Hugo Kedzlie proudly showed off the Bramley Trophy – having retained the county competition for another year. A cheque for £4,100 was also handed ...

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Top Spalding Golf Club teen Thomas helps Lincolnshire claims big title

Talented teenager Thomas Hull was part of the Lincolnshire team which won the Midland ten counties under-16 championship. The 15-year-old, who is a member of Spalding Golf Club and is a pupil at Spalding Grammar School, teamed up with five other players to claim the crown at Radcliffe on Trent Golf Club (Nottinghamshire). The team was under the stewardship of ...

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Storming morning session steers Tydd St Giles’ management team to glory

The annual Management versus Captain’s team ‘Ryder Cup’ clash at Tydd St Giles Golf Club went the way of the management once again as they prevailed 16-11. The morning session was played in a nine-holes pairs foursomes matchplay format – which was dominated by the management as they won it 6.5-2.5, setting the tone for the rest of the day. ...

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Tony takes over as skipper at Spalding Golf Club following annual Drive In event

New Spalding Golf Club captain Tony Holbrook received the traditional golf ball from club professional Adam Keogh at the annual Captain’s Drive In event. An impressive 119 members took part in the Stableford competition at the Surfleet course to mark the ocassion, followed by a social evening at the club. Some 24 ladies played in the second round of Spalding’s ...

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Golf round-up: Brilliant Brown bags Past Captain’s title at Spalding Golf Club

Paula Brown was the winner of Spalding Golf Club’s ladies’ Past Captain’s Day event after a dazzling display. A total of 12 former ladies’ skippers took part in the 13-hole Stableford event at the Surfleet course, on what was a very windy day. But nobody could stop Brown, who ran away with the win with a brilliant 28 points. The ...

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Successive Past Captain’s crowns for David at Spalding Golf Club

David Tasker successfully defended his Past Captain’s crown at Spalding Golf Club on Friday. A string of former Spalding skippers took on the 13-hole Stableford event at the Surfleet course, with Tasker once again victorious. Keith Holland claimed second place, with Stuart Asher taking third place. The day was organised by Past Captain Mike Crampton, with all players enjoying a ...

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Spalding Golf Club quartet do Lincolnshire proud at England Champion Club final

The Spalding Golf Club team representing Lincolnshire at the England Champion Club final in Huddersfield finished in a very creditable fourth position over the weekend. The team of Simon Richardson, Hugo Kedzlie and Tommy Hull – playing on Saturday and Sunday – were in touch with the leaders after day one. The wind and bobbly fast greens got the better ...

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Spalding Golf Club’s talented Tilly is the under-16 champion of champions

Teenage Spalding Golf Club talent Tilly Garfoot is celebrating after winning the under-16 Champion of Champions title. Garfoot, who won the Lincolnshire under-16 title at Spalding’s Surfleet course in May to qualify for the competition, won by five shots at Newark Golf Club last Sunday. Her first round was a gross 76 (5 over par), followed by an 80 (9 ...

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Jubilant Jones lands Overton Trophy title at Spalding Golf Club

Mark Jones got the better of 124 other players to lift Spalding Golf Club’s Overton Trophy on Saturday. His score of 40 Stableford points was enough to edge Bob Ratcliffe (39 points) into second place at the Surfleet course. Amazingly, the top five were separated by just two points with Simon Horton (39pts), Thomas Langford (39pts) and Phil Tweddell (38pts) ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s David Pluck’s an ace out of the bag at Autumn Open

David Pluck stole the show at Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Autumn Open with a sensational hole-in-one. The home played aced the par three fourth hole, but it wasn’t enough to secure him overall glory. More than 140 golfers from around the region took part in the stroke play competition, which was played in perfect conditions and saw some very ...

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Page and Vinter bag the Mann Pairs crown at Gedney Hill Golf Club

Mike Page and Pete Vinter topped the leaderboard at Gedney Hill Golf Club’s David Mann Pairs event. Their score of 47 points saw them edge James Bushveids and Lewis in second place after they managed 46 points – the same as third-placed Stuart Turnell and Pat Moeller. Men’s section: David Mann Pairs – 1st Mike Page/Pete Vinter 47pts; 2nd James ...

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