Golf

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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Greenkeeper says goodbye

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s head greenkeeper has retired after more than 25 years. Derek Beba, who has been part of the green keeping staff at Tydd St Giles Golf Club for more than 25 years, recently celebrated his retirement from the club. Spokesman Mike Barton said: “Derek has been with the golf club for over 25 years and we ...

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Golf round-up: Gr-eight showing from Murrow Bell boys, Trevor’s Brampton victory

Members of the Murrow Bell Golf Society completed the Longest Day Golf Challenge at Gedney Hill GC on Friday. The eight players – Stefan Markillie, Leigh Bindley, Kieran Bates, Sam Kilby, Stephen Harrison, Ryan Wykes, Robert Hitchcock and Alex Markillie – completed four rounds of golf in one day, raising in excess of £1,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Other Gedney ...

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Golf round-up: Countback glory for Tydd’s Mark and Neil, Bells shine at Sutton Bridge

Mark Cooper and Neil Morphew are celebrating after winning a tightest of tussles at Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Winter Pairs final. The duo picked up 45 points, which was enough to push Philip Wilkinson and Andrew Lynn into second place on countback. Just one point behind were James Dack and Andy Hicks, who scored 44 points. Other results: Men’s ...

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Mission accomplished for Bakkavor Boys as they complete Longest Day Challenge

Four South Holland golfers have raised more than £5,000 after completing the Longest Day Golf Challenge. The Bakkavor Boys – Dan Mayfield, Lloyd Spicer, Matthew Cole and Matthew Pilgrim – played four rounds at Spalding Golf Club last Thursday in a bid to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. They’ve so far made more than £2,500, but Bakkavor have pledged ...

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Golf round-up: Two out of three isn’t bad for Spalding’s ladies

Spalding Golf Club’s ladies enjoyed two wins from their three most recent friendly fixtures. They enjoyed a 3-1 victory at Seacroft, which was hot on the heels of a 3.5-0.5 home success over King’s Lynn. A 3-1 loss at Sleaford came before the double delight, in what was a very close contest. Results: Seacroft 3 Spalding 1 (Margaret Barkway & ...

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Golf round-up: Narrow victory for Mick at Tydd St Giles’ May Stableford

It was tight at the top of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s May Stableford event in the men’s section – but Mick Vassall edged to Division One glory. His score of 38 points was enough to see off Adrian Rowell on countback. The other divisional winners were Terry Pease (Division Two) and Darrell Pacey (Division Three). Results: Men’s section: May ...

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Golf round-up: Steve’s top dog at Tydd St Giles, Rob lands Sutton Bridge’s May Medal

A score of 68 was enough to give Steven Thompson victory in Division One of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s May Medal. He edged Scott Williams (69pts) into second, with Tom Brooks third on countback. Results: Men’s section: May Medal: Division One – 1st Steven Thompson 78-10=68; 2nd Scott Williams 80-11=69 (ocb); 3rd Tom Brooks 75-6=69. Division Two – 1st ...

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Spalding’s ladies toast a national double over Tydd

Spalding Golf Club’s ladies have made impressive progress in two different national knockout competitions. The Annodata Competition was played at home against neighbouring Tydd St Giles Golf Glub. The Spalding side, consisting of Nicky Weller, Tracy Siddle, Jackie Bailey-Scott, Jenny Van Gemeren and Jacquie Walton, swept the board with a 5-0 win. Another derby victory was to follow, as Spalding ...

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