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.