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Golf round-up: Fab four clinch President’s Day crown at Sutton Bridge GC

Joy Potter, Paula Brown, Janet Simpson and Judy Green emerged as the winners of Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Lady President’s Day event. The quartet’s score of 25.2 was enough to win the nine-hole Texas Scramble event, with Karen Gillett, Nicola Elphick, Carole Caney (with coloured ball) second on 27.2. The top three was completed by J anet Groves, Alice Grant, ...

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Golf round-up: Impressive Stott showing seals glory at Tydd St Giles’ Spring Open

Robert Stott was the emphatic overall winner of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Spring Open event. A healthy 140 golfers took part in an individual stableford event, which was played amid excellent weather and with the course in fantastic condition. Stott’s score of 44 points was three better than Johnathan Housley-Stott (41pts) in second, with Lewis Lee (38pts) claiming third. ...

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Golf round-up: Eden is the golden girl at Spalding Golf Club after Medal success

Eden Inglis reigned supreme at Spalding Golf Club’s Gold Medal with a narrow one-shot victory at the Surfleet course. The ladies’ section event, which is contested by all of the monthly medal winners across 2021, Inglis took the victory with a score of nett 77. Lesley Williams finished as runner-up with a round of nett 78. Olive Gooderson won the ...

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Top duo Betts and Pacy seal Winter Pairs crown at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

Darrel Pacy and Andy Betts are celebrating after winning the 2022 Winter Pairs final at Tydd St Giles Golf Club. The duo managed a score of 43 Stableford points, which was enough to take the win by a solitary point. Behind them, John Mallett and Andy Sleath pipped Luke Rowell and Ady Rowell to take second on countback, after both ...

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Golf round-up: Sutton Bridge teams on winning form, Roz and Joy win Fleur De Lyse title

Sutton Bridge Golf Club were on winning form in two home matches across two different sections last week. In the men’s section, the Bridge team enjoyed a 4-2 win over their counterparts from March. Wins came from the combinations of Paul Penney and George Baines (2&1), Craig Pack and Sid Warner (2&1), Sam and Jonathon Shippey (4&3) and Terry Young ...

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Golf round-up: President’s Putter victory for Maureen and Anita at Spalding Golf Club

Maureen Orwell and Anita Cross emerged as the winners of Spalding Golf Club’s President’s Putter Competition. The ladies’ section defeated Sally West and Kay Green in the final – which was the culmination of several rounds of foursomes knockout matchplay competition held over the last six months at the Surfleet course. TYDD ST GILES GC Men’s section: Combined Stableford pairs ...

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Watson edges to victory

It was tight at the top of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s March Medal with James Watson needing countback to beat Paul Hunt in Division One of the men’s section event. Results: Men’s section: March Medal: Division One – 1st James Watson 80-12=68 (ocb); 2nd Paul Hunt 76-8=68; 3rd Kevin Goude 68+2=70. Division Two – 1st Jason Ward 81-15=66; 2nd ...

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Delight for Tydd St Giles duo Neve and McCreery in March Pairs event

James Neve and Michael McCreery are celebrating after winning the March Pairs event in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s men’s section. Their score of 49 points was enough to push nearest rivals Stephen Jeffries and Neil John into second spot with a total of 46 points. Results: Men’s section: Men’s March Pairs – 1st James Neve & Michael McCreery 49pts; ...

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Countback key as Simon seals Tydd St Giles Par/Bogey comeptition success

It was incredibly tight at the top of the men’s Par/Bogey competition at Tydd St Giles Golf Club last week. Three players finished on +5 in Division One, with Simon Smith edging out both Dean Wright (second) and James Dack (third) after countback. Ali Anthony also needed countback to win the Division Two title, with a score of +5, while ...

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Golf round-up: Will edges to victory in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s February Medal

Countback was needed to split the top three performers in Division One of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s February Medal. Will Woodrow, Mark Cooper and Dean Wright all scored 66, but it was Woodrow who claimed the victory from Cooper in a very tight finale. The other divisional winners were Stephen Jeffries and Andrew Lynn. Men’s section: February Medal competition: ...

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Golf round-up: Tydd St Giles ace Dean is made of the Wright stuff after medal win

Dean Wright was on fine form to take victory in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s January Medal competion last week. His score of 65 was three better than both Andy Sleath and Ian Cooper in Division One. The other divisional winners were Ali Anthony and Keith Crowson. Men’s section: January Medal: Division One – 1st Dean Wright 71-6=65; 2nd Andy ...

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Andy’s handy round seals convincing win at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

Andy Betts shot a stellar score of 59 (66-7) to top the standings in Division One of Tydd St Giles Golf club’s senior section monthly medal. The red-hot Betts won the top tier category by seven shots in one of the best rounds seen at the club for a while.Chris Moore (66) and Michael Flint (67) completed the top three ...

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Golf round-up: End of an era as Andrew retires from Sutton Bridge Golf Club

The end of 2021 saw long-serving Sutton Bridge Golf Club greenkeeper Andrew Norton retire after an amazing 58 years in the role. The Norton family came to the club in 1952, when Andrew was just 18 months old – and he began his work in 1965, eventually graduating to head greenkeeper in 1985. A presentation on behalf of all at ...

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Simon and Dean clinch narrow Stableford pairs success at Tydd St Giles Golf Club

It couldn’t have been much tighter at the top of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Stableford Pairs competition in the men’s section. The top three pairs all finished on 48 points, meaning Simon Smith and Dean Wright took the victory on countback. Results: Men’s section: Stableford Pairs – 1st Simon Smith & Dean Wright 48 points (ocb); 2nd Stephen Rowell ...

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Trio edge to victory at Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s festive competition

Margaret Fox, Norman Davis and Ryan Rout-Lester are celebrating after winning Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Christmas Bring and Take Texas Scramble and Tappit Hen Trophy. They scored 67.5, which pushed Nicola Elphick, Brenda Bell and Tony Fox (67.6) and Sarah Sheldrick, Ash Durance and Roy Fox (68.4) into second and third places respectively. A raffle on the day also raised ...

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Keith’s got the Power at TSG

Man-of-the-moment Keith Power walked away from Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s annual trophy presentation with an incredible list of accolades. There to collect his trophies for winning The Gold Medal Cup, Summer Match Play and for being Handicap Club Champion, Power also saw his achievements in all other club competitions recognised. He was handed the captain’s player of the year ...

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Turner’s the top dog at Tydd St Giles Golf Club with impressive Stableford success

Harry Turner emerged victorious in Division One of Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s November Stableford. A score of 36 points was enough to edge out nearest rival James Dack in the men’s section event. The other divisional winners were Paul Brown (Division Two, 41 points) and Karl Barker (Division Three, 42 points). Results: Men’s section: Men’s November Stableford: Division One ...

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Two top showings from Miller at Tydd St Giles including medal glory

Liz Miller picked up a first place in Tydd Golf Club’s latest Ladies’ Medal match as well as a second in the Scramble Four Balls alongside Christine Young, Penny Wicks and Linda Walker. The winners by one point in that competition though were Sylvia Illsley, Maria Taylor Vassall, Petra Meir and Ann Fiford. Elsewhere, Gino Ciuffini and Jamie Stott won ...

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Spalding Golf Club among best in Europe

A brilliant showing from Spalding Golf Club saw them finish fourth in the European Men’s Club Trophy in Portugal at the weekend. After qualifying by becoming the first Lincolnshire side to win the English championship, the playing trio of James Crampton, Simon Richardson and Darryn Lloyd more than held their own against some of Europe’s best amateurs on the challenging ...

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Tydd St Giles golfers put in a grand effort for Prostate Cancer UK

More than £1,000 was raised for Prostate Cancer UK as Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s senior section players contested an individual Stableford competition. In excess of 70 senior players contested the event, with organiser Toby North delighted with how things played out. He said: “Thanks to all for their support with the raffle. “Also thanks for the support from Delia ...

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