WINNERS: John Sharrocks, Jackie Bailey-Scott, Elaine Harrison and Rick Edwards took the top spot and are shown receiving their prizes from Spalding Golf Club's Lady Captain Laney McLeman and Seniors Captain Peter Jullien.

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 day, winning 7&6.

Other Results: Buckingham Cup: 1st Richard McCrae (1) & Andrew Green (15) 48; 2nd James Carles (19) & Roger Climo (11) 45; 3rd Jake Brown (23) & Alex Bagworth (17) 43; 4th Neal Wheatley (18) & Lee Nicholson (14) 42; 5th Andrew Thomas (7) & Andy Wiltshire (13) 42; 6th Christopher Hancock (6) & Cliff Harrison (11) 42.

Seniors’ April Stableford: 1st Geoffrey Skinner (13) 37pts; 2nd John Cooper (37) 36pts; 3rd Lawrence Haley (6) 36pts; 4th Peter Schofield (28) 34pts; 5th Keith Cross (21) 34; 6th Steve Kerton (12) 34pts.

Ladies’ section: First medal: 1st Lesley Williams 75; 2nd Jackie Walton 79; 3rd Kay Green 79.

Ladies’ friendly results: Boston West 0 Spalding 4 (Margaret Barkway & Jean Wilkinson won 4&2, Sue Dewar & Chris Vickers won 8&6, Olive Gooderson & Elaine Harrison won 5&4, Beryl Clay & Maureen Orwell won (2&1). Spalding 3 Burghley 1 (Lainy Macleman and Margaret Barkway won 3&2, Beryl Clay and Sue Dewar lost 3&4, Olive Gooderson and Jenny Wilson won 5&3, Sue Matthews and Sally West won (2up).

Sutton Bridge Golf Club

Margaret Fox, Glen Woolard, Adam Oakes and Alfie Motley enjoyed a victory in Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Sunday Texas Scramble.

  • Sutton Bridge’s mixed team picked up a 4.5-1.5 success over Spalding GC’s mixed team.

Results: Peter Baker and Nicky Elphick won 4&2, Glen and Jane Woolard lost 1 down, Mike and Brenda Bell halved, Norman and Ann Davis won 2&1, John and Roz Clarke won 4&2 and Roy and Margaret Fox won 2up.

Tydd St Giles Golf Club

Christine Burton was the winner of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Easter Bonnets Stableford competition last week.

She edged out Lin Walker and Maria Taylor-Vassall in second and third places respectively and took the top title.

Results: Ladies’ Easter Bonnets Stableford competition – 1st Christine Burton; 2nd Lin Walker; 3rd Maria Taylor-Vassall.

Men’s section: March Medford: D1 – 1st Gary Fitzjohn 40-21=19 (ocb); 2nd Tim Hines 36-17=19 (ocb); 3rd Andy Sleath 35-16=19. D2 – 1st Vinney Day 37-19=18; 2nd Derek Hodgson 36-17=19; 3rd Martin Wiles 37-16=21.D3 – 1st Isaac Chaplain-Barton 36-17=19; 2nd Duncan Connabeer 37-17=20; 3rd David Leedle 33-11=22.

March Cumulative Pairs Competition – 1st Mark Cooper & Malcolm Pack 78pts; 2nd Luke Rowell & Ady Rowell 70pts; 3rd James Woods & Gary Withers 70pts.

Seniors section: Stableford Vouchers Competition: D1 – 1st Ken Parker 37pts; 2nd Mick Vassall 36pts; 3rd Noel Bratt 34pts. D2 – 1st Stephen Fox 38pts (ocb); 2nd David Pluck 38pts; 3rd Dave Punshon 35pts. D3 – 1st Kevin Merrison 38pts (ocb); 2nd Steve Wing 38pts; 3rd Trevor Sewell 37pts. D4 – 1st Peter Neve 40pts; 2nd Alec Harding 39pts; 3rd Chris Boekee 36pts.

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