Golf

Golf round-up: Harry holds off strong field to seal super Salver success at Spalding

Harry Hunt was celebrating at Spalding Golf Club last Saturday as he lifted the coveted Tester Salver crown. A score of +3 at the Surfleet course was enough for Hunt to top the leaderboard in the men’s club championship (0-17 handicap, 36-hole gross). Charles Lacey (+7), Calum Lewis (+9) and Spencer Gooderson (+12) completed the top four. Including the main ...

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Golf round-up: Spalding’s top men’s team remain flawless

Spalding Golf Club’s top men’s team continued their 100 per cent start to the new South Lincolnshire Scratch League season with a home victory over Greetham Valley. They secured a 4.5-1.5 victory at the Surfleet course, with only one of their six pairs losing on the day in the Division One clash. Winning on the day were James Crampton and ...

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Record numbers make Spalding RFC’s popular golf day a success

A record entry of 84 players took part in Spalding Rugby Club’s annual golf day last Thursday. Played at Spalding Golf Club, the Surfleet course was in superb condition on what was a glorious day for the players – who were taking part in a pairs betterball format competition. Main sponsors Turnbull were delighted to be supporting the event and ...

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Golf round-up: Dan’s the man to lift Spalding Golf Club’s coveted Burton Cup

Daniel Mayfield saw off 127 other players and challenging conditions to win Spalding Golf Club’s Burton Cup last Saturday. The 11-handicapper scored 40 Stableford points to secure top spot by one point at the Surfleet course ahead of Geoff Moyses (14 handicap) on 39. Steve Worboys (23) and Nick Holmes (9) were third and fourth respectively after both scored 38 ...

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Top turnout at latest Spalding Golf Club’s seniors open day

Spalding Golf Club’s Seniors Open Day was once again a huge success as 160 players took to the Surfleet course on Friday. This year, the event was contested by golfers from as far afield as Lincoln and Swaffham – while winners Brian Hall and Michael McCreery made the trip from Thorpe Wood GC. Their score of 47 points saw them ...

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Joint winners of Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Lady President’s Day competition

Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Lady Presidents’ Day competition had joint winners this year. After a brilliant battle, first place was shared between Nicky Elphick and Karen Gillett, who couldn’t be separated during their respective rounds. With the top two sharing the title, Chris Burrell completed the podium in third place. Sutton Bridge duo Tony Fox and Mike Bell have reached ...

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Spalding Golf Club squad on-song to make progress in the Bramley Trophy

Spalding Golf Club enjoyed success in the Bramley Trophy singles knockout competition as they dumped out rivals Sudbrook Manor 3-0. James Crampton and Hugo Kedzlie both won 4&3 and Tommy Hull birdied the last to win 1up to secure a 3-0 victory. Steve Camm, his wife Amanda and daughter Ellie, with their partner Mick Bell, were first in the May ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s famous five come up just short

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s ladies put in a fine showing at the Annodata Matchplay competition on Sunday – but ultimately came up short. The five team members played singles matchplay at King’s Lynn Golf Club, with Lyn Exley winning 3&2, Christine Burton winning one up, Julie Perry losing one down, Maria Taylor-Vassall halving and Lorraine Gallie losing 5&4. As ...

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Impressive away wins for Spalding Golf Club’s top men’s teams

Spalding Golf Club’s first and second teams enjoyed successful weekends away at Sleaford and Burghley Park respectively. Playing amid incredibly testing winds, the first team raced into a 2-0 lead before being pegged back with one game left on the golf course. One down on the 18th green and needing to win the hole for the game, Hugo Kedzlie produced ...

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Golf round-up: Camms on-song at Spalding’s Easter Monday scramble

Spalding Golf Club’s Easter Monday scramble competition ended up being something of a family affair. The family group of Steve Camm, Amanda Camm and Elie Camm, with their friend Mike Bell, took top spot in a field of 120 golfers of all abilities (playing in teams of four). The runners-up were Jack Boothby, Tommy Smith, Toby Exposito and Harvey Maxwell. ...

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Rare win for the Irish supporters in Spalding Golf Club’s Shillelagh Tropy

Some 80 participants took part in Spalding Golf Club’s Shillelagh Trophy this year. As ever, the match at the Surfleet course was held between a team supporting England and a team supporting Ireland. A great day was enjoyed by all and, for the first time since 2013, the Ireland supporting team was victorious 11.5-8.5. Following the day’s play there was ...

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Golf round-up: Spalding seniors edge out ladies in opening social showdown

The first social match of the 2019 season between Spalding Golf Club’s ladies and seniors was a Florida Scramble. The senior team of John Sharrocks, Jackie Bailey-Scott, Elaine Harrison and Rick Edwards took the win. Spalding’s seniors lost their first friendly match of the season 5.5-2.5 at Sutton Bridge. Albert Jacobs and John Keaton were the star performers on the ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club duo are walking in winter wonderland

Malcolm Stead and Lorraine Gallie were the winners of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s mixed winter league final 2018/2019. They edged Frank Young and Petra Meir into second after being among the four qualifiers for the final following the season. In third was Ady Bills and Maria Taylor-Vassall. The nearest to the pin winners for the ladies were Exley (fourth ...

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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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