JUST CHAMPION! Andy Hix (left) with the Autumn Open crown, while Trevor Sewell is the Senior Club champion.

Hix sees off record field to win Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Autumn Open

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s men’s Autumn Open was a record-breaking event with a field of 150 players taking part in a stroke play competition.

The course was in excellent condition and allowed for some very good scores – the best of which coming from Andy Hix, who took the trophy with a nett 67, only beating John Kelledger (second place) and Andy Hudson (third) on countback.

Results: Overall – 1st Andy Hicks 79-12=67 (ocb); 2nd John Kelledger 81-14=67 (ocb); 3rd Andy Hudson73-6=67; 4th David Holmes 86-18=68. Division One – 1st Peter Wheeler 79-10=69; 2nd Geoff Drewery 77-7=70 (ocb); 3rd Liam Chapman 79-9=70 (ocb); 4th Rod Drew. Division Two – 1st Luke Jarvis 85-16=69 (ocb); 2nd Chris Runnalls 84-15=69; 3rd Alfie Cooper 88-17=71 (ocb); 4th Mark Cooper 88-17=71. Division Three – 1st Tim Buckingham 91-20=71; 2nd Paul Parsons 90-18=72; 3rd Simon Black 99-26=73 (ocb); 4th Matt Prudence 92-19=73.

Nearest the pin: 4th hole – Shannon Herring-Blatch; 8th hole – Paul Hunt; 11th hole – Luke Freeman; 18th (in 2) – Matt Prudence. Longest drive: 13th hole – Jack Logan; 16th hole – Andy Betts.

Men’s section: August Bogey competition: Division One – 1st Keith Jakings +6 =6; 2nd Lenk Gostic +4=4; 3rd Gino Ciuffini +3=3. Division Two – 1st John Kelledger +4=4; 2nd Peter Brazil plus +3=3; 3rd James Hale-Smith +3=3.

Seniors’ section: Club championship: Round one – 1st winner Paul Gurney 80-15=65; 2nd Barry Hill 90-22=68; 3rd Derek Marsh 83-15=68. Round two – 1st Trevor Sewell 91-22=69; 2nd Roy Pesterfield 92-22=70; 3rd Barry Hill 93-21=72. Overall –1st Trevor Sewell 140 (ocb); 2nd Barry Hill 140; 3rd Tim Martin 143.

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