Golf

Golf round-up: Harry is hailed as Tydd St Giles captain’s player of the year

The competition winners at Tydd St Giles Golf Club got their hands on their silverware at last week’s men’s presentation day. Of the awards dished out on the night, perhaps the highlight saw Harry Turner named Captain’s Player of the Year. 2019 winners: Spring Open – Steve Duffy. Autumn Open – James Dack. Winter Pairs – Ian Cooper & Jamie ...

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Golf round-up: Will and John take tight win at Tydd St Giles Golf Club Stableford

It was tight at the top of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s November Stableford Pairs event with Will Woodrow and John Kelledgher narrowly taking top spot. Their score of 47 points was enough to edge out the teams of Mark Whittaker and Luke Sandford and Mark Cooper and Neil Morphew (both 46pts) by a solitary point. Jamie Stott and Mark ...

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Golf round-up: Winter wins for top Tydd duo,Spalding winners lift their trophies

Chris Blakey and Ashley Irvine both boast wins after two rounds of Gedney Hill Golf Club’s Winter League Stableford. Round one saw Blakey take top spot with a haul of 39 points, while Craig Johnson and Rob Bye both bagged 37 points to take second and third respectively. The second round then saw Irvine top the standings with an impressive ...

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Golf round-up: Spalding’s seniors’ section hand over cheque to Spalding RFC

Spalding Golf Club have chipped in to help a fellow South Holland team purchase some much-needed first aid equipment. Last Thursday, Spalding seniors’ outgoing captain Peter Jullien presented a cheque for £250 to Stephen Saunders, who is a junior coach at Spalding RFC. Town have a regular golf day at the Surfleet course and this donation further cements the two ...

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Murray trots to victory at incredibly tight Spalding Golf Club competition

Kenneth Murray was the winner as Spalding Golf Club hosted a Gentleman’s Turkey Trot competition on Sunday. Murray’s score of 31 Stableford points was enough to clinch overall victory at the Surfleet course by the barest of margins. David Fitter took second place on countback from Nigel Prue after both racked up 30 points, just one point behind the winner. ...

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Spalding Golf Club hoping for successful year as Rafferty takes the helm

New Spalding Golf Club captain Andy Rafferty was supported by 120 members at his Captain’s Drive In event last weekend. The event was played out over 16 holes at the Surfleet course – with two out of action – and was won by Graham Hutchings (12 handicap) with a score of 35 Stableford points. Completing the top three were Kenneth ...

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Golf round-up: Marshland Trophy glory for Lynn and Cherry at Tydd St Giles

Lynn Exley and Cherry Harpham were the winners of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Marshland Trophy pairs competition. Their score of 29 points was enough to push Maria Taylor-Vassall and Christine Burton in second on 27 points. Liz Miller and Christine Young (22 points) were a little way back in third. Seniors section: Stableford vouchers competition: D1 – 1st Stephen ...

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Spalding Golf Club’s men are up to scratch as they beat Cleethorpes to county crown

Spalding Golf Club’s top men’s team have been crowned Lincolnshire Scratch League champions for the first time in more than ten years. The team, who were champions of the South Lincolnshire League this season, defeated North Lincolnshire winners Cleethorpes on their own course to clinch the crown. Spalding’s last victory in the competition was way back in 2008. A team ...

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Golf round-up: Gedney Hill foursome seal Les Pepper Salver success

The Gedney Hill Golf Club quartet of Chris Davies, Nigel Grummit, Rob Newns and Rob Bye enjoyed a wonderful win at the Les Pepper Salver event on Saturday. An inter-club competition between all the clubs that play in the South Lincs Scratch League, the Salver serves as the end of season event. The team’s super score of 87 points was ...

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Golf round-up: Tydd St Giles GC’s Popular Game Bird Open raises £200 for Diabetes UK

A total of 28 players helped Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Game Bird Open raise £200 for Diabetes UK. With ladies from all over the region taking part, Tydd captain Liz Miller thanked all for contesting the four ball better ball format event, which raised funds for her chosen charity. Spalding Golf Club duo Lizzie Cooke and Jacqui Walton were ...

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Consistent Dack delivers the goods in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Autumn Open

More than 130 players from across the region took part in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Autumn Open competition last week. Played as a fourball medal competition, the overall winner was James Dack (12 handicap) with a score of net 65. Andy Hix, playing off a 14 handicap, was hot on his heels with a net 66. Tydd men’s club ...

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Golf round-up: Trophy time for top duo John and Harry at Tydd St Giles

John Martin and Harry Turner both secured trophies as Tydd St Giles Golf Club held their Sewell Salver and Ciuffini Shield 36-hole competition. The competition was played in gail-force winds and only the most hardy golfers wanted to be out there. Taking this all into account, some very good scores were recorded. The Sewell Salver winner, after two rounds, was ...

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Spalding Golf Club’s men’s 2nd team toast title triumph

Spalding Golf Club’s second team are celebrating after winning their league. The final game in the league was a rescheduled fixture between Belton Park and Blankney, with the away side needing to record a 6-0 win to deny Spalding the victory. The result went Spalding’s way, meaning the trophy has come back to the Surfleet course and into the hands ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Bob Johns Classic raises £447 for Cancer Research

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s annual Bob Johns Classic Open raised an impressive amount for charity this year. The four ball team Stableford event was in aid of Cancer Research UK, with sponsor and co-organiser John Leake pleased to announce that £447 was raised on the day. The winning team was Coveris from Wisbech with 127 points. Their team consisted ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s senior open charity day raises £1,360 for school

More than 100 players took part as Tydd St Giles Golf Club put on a seniors’ open charity day to support the Meadowgate school. The fourball team Stableford event helped raise £1,360, which included income from the raffle, halfway house and 2018 men’s captain’s charity. The winners were Peter Wheeler, Tom Brooks, Mick Vassall, and Paul Chaplain-Barton with 121 points. ...

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Spalding Golf Club talent Wallace waltzes to overall glory

Wayne Wallace won Spalding Golf Club’s 2019 Free Press competition by two shots after shooting two impressive rounds. The four-handicapper finished on three-under-par overall after scores of 71 and 70 at the Surfleet course on rounds played on July 21 and August 18. Richard Edwards (9) 72+71=143 (-1) was second, with John Barrett (17) 71+74=145 (+1) completing the top three. ...

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Golf round-up: Duo grab divisional glory in medal at Spalding Golf Club

Andrew Atkins and Christopher Horspole were the divisional winners at Spalding Golf Club’s August Medal event. Atkins (7 handicap) topped the Division One standings with 73, while Horspole’s (18) 74 was good enough for Division Two supremacy. Results: D1 – 1st Andrew Atkins (7) 72; 2nd Chris Ward (9) 73; Tyrone Medlock (8) 74. D2 – Chris Horspole (18) 74; ...

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Top Tydd St Giles Golf Club talent Kevin shoots a new course record

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s head greenkeeper and scratch golfer Kevin Goude has added another achievement to his ever-growing resume after breaking the course record. Goude, who has been scratch club champion at Tydd for eight consecutive years, shot a stunning gross 64 (nett 66) in the July monthly medal competition. Remarkably, that score was only good enough to earn ...

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Bingham and Calvert are on-song at Spalding Golf Club’s John Hayden Salver competition

Spalding Golf Club’s John Hayden Salver competition attracted 101 senior players this year as Peter Bingham and Philip Calvert took the divisional prizes. An 18-hole full handicap Stableford competition that is played from the yellow tees at the Surfleet course, Bingham (16 handicap) edged to the top of a tight Division One category with a stellar score of 38 points. ...

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Young Spalding Golf Club duo enjoy Belton Park success

Two top young Spalding Golf Club talents are celebrating after putting in super showings at the Woodruff Walter competition at Belton Park last week. Tommy Hull and Tilly Garfoot claimed the top prizes in the junior competition, continuing their excellent respective seasons in the process. Jonathan Mason claimed top spot in the midweek 9-hole Stableford in Spalding GC’s seniors’ section. ...

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