SALVER SUCCESS: Gedney Hill's team are pictured (from left) – Rob Bye, Rob Newns, Chris Davies, Nigel Grummit.

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 enough to edge Spalding Golf Club and Stoke Rochford Golf Club into second and third places at Belton Park.

Dick Clifton Memorial: Men’s competition – 1st Chris Gilbert 43pts; 2nd Rob Newns 41pts; 3rd David Lord 40pts. Ladies’ competition – 1st Christine Lord 37pts; 2nd Lynn Exley 35pts; 3rd Chris Bennett 30pts.

Greenkeepers’ Open – 1st Eddie Grange 40pts; 2nd Chris Davies 39pts (ocb); 3rd Leroy Lucas 39pts.

Seniors’ Section: October Medal: Cat 1 – 1st David Lord 70nett; 2nd Barry Hircock 75; 3rd Barry Stanford 78 (ocb). Cat 2 – 1st Greg Walsh 75nett; 2nd John George 78 (ocb); 3rd Keith Partridge 78. Cat 3 – 1st Noel Delaney 81nett; 2nd Stuart Bigger 86; 3rd Roy Howe 91 (ocb).

Ladies’ Section: October Medal – 1st Chris Bennett 78 nett; 2nd Maggie Bingham 82; 3rd Ann Chick 95.

TOP TALENT: Louie Gooderson is handed the Rabbits Cup by Pete Williams.

Spalding Golf Club

Christopher Ward won Spalding Golf Club’s Sunday Medal with a score of 71.

The nine-handicapper edged out Michael Yould (20) by one shot at the Surfleet course, with Shawn Huggins (17) third on 74.

Frank Martino (23) was fourth with a round of 75, with Nigel Steadman (19) completing the top five with a 76. Geoff Eyett (24) and Alex West (22) were sixth and seventh on 78.

  • Raich Growdridge (12) was the winner of Spalding’s Medal event with a round of 70, pushing Keith Hearne (5) back to second on countback.

John Keeton (23) took third on countback ahead of three other players after that all scored 71.

Robert Sampson (20), John Spencer (9) and Stuart Armstrong (16) were fourth, fifth and sixth respectively.

  • Young Spalding talent Louie Gooderson, who won the Rabbits Cup, was presented with his trophy by third team captain Pete Williams at the Rabbits Supper on Friday.

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