Golf

Golfers raised over £5,800 for charity

In 2022 Gedney Hill Golf Club lost two of its members to pancreatic cancer, so when Chris Bennett became Lady Captain on April 1, 2023, she decided to nominate Pancreatic Cancer UK as her charity for the year. She said: “Everyone at the club got on board – Rob Bye, Club Captain and Steve Steels, Seniors’ Captain, donated the money ...

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Schultz wins Stableford

Tydd St Giles Golf Club results:Seniors’ Stableford Division 1 – 1st Jonathan Schultz 35 points, 2nd Paul Rushbrook 34 points, 3rd (ocb) Chris Moore 33 points. Division 2 – 1st Dave Punshon 38 points, 2nd Paul Milward 34 points, 3rd Adrian Wallace 33 points. Division 3 – 1st Dave Worrall 36 points, 2nd (ocb) Geoff Chappell 28 points, 3rd Joe ...

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Cooper and Judd prevail

Tydd St Giles golf club resultsMen’s March Pairs: 1 Wayne Jupp/Mark Cooper 47pts, 2 Gary Allen/Paul Milward 46, 3 John Mallett/Andy Sleath 45ocb, 4 Paul Hunt/Barry Hill 45.Men’s February Pairs: 1 James Brighty/Ian Cooper 45pts ocb, 2 Luke Rowell/Ady Rowell 45ocb, 3 Wayne Jupp/Mark Cooper 45, 4 Shane Sleath/Terry Pease 44.Seniors Medal, Div 1: 1 Mick Vassall 80-9=71ocb, 2 Garry ...

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Seniors success for Schultz

Tydd St Giles Golf Club Results – Men’s January Stableford Division One: 1st Andy Hicks 40pts, 2nd Simon Smith 39ocb, 3rd Shane Sleath 39ocb.Division Two: 1 Andy Sleath 44pts, 2 Steve Carn 42, 3 Gary Allen 41.Division Three: 1 Terry Pease 45pts, 2 John Mallett 44, 3 Mark Boughen 40.Seniors’ Stableford, Division One: 1 Jonathan Schultz 43pts, 2 Mick Vassall ...

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Tydd Golf Club results

Tydd St Giles golf club results:Seniors’ February medal competition: Division 1 –1st (ocb) Mick Vassall 80-9=71, 2nd Gary Allen 89-18=71, 3rd (ocb) Derrick Marsh 89-17=72. Division 2 – 1st Stephen Horton 87-20=67, 2nd Steve Skoulding 89-20=69, 3rd Dave Punshon 90-19=71. Division 3 – 1st Salvatore DiBella 96-28=68, 2nd Geoff Chappell 102-31=71, 3rd Ken Walker 102-29=73.Men’s February stableford: Division 1 – ...

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New mens’ club captain

Tydd St Giles Golf Club has announced its newly elected men’s club captain for 2024, Tydd Golf member Neil John. Neil, who is a partner in Fraser Dawbarns solicitors based at Wisbech, held the position of men’s club captain in years 2015-2016 and with the knowledge of club captain decided he would give it another go.He announced his charities for ...

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New ladies’ captain kicks off comp straight down middle

Tydd St Giles ladies took part in 2024 captain’s drive-in competition with new captain Petra Meir opening the contest with a great drive straight down the middle.Meir was pleased to announce her charity for 2024 is for Dementia UK.qMen’s January pairs – 1st Shane Sleath/Terry Pease 50 points, 2nd Mark Cooper/Wayne Jupp 49, 3rd (ocb) Andy Hicks/James Dack 45, 4th ...

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Tydd ladies celebrate a successful golf year

Tydd St Giles’ lady golfers received their prizes at the club’s ladies’ trophy presentation day.Winners were:Petra Meir – Australian Spoons Foursomes and Betty Boop Trophy Stableford;Maria Taylor-Vassall – Australian Spoons Foursomes and Net Club Champion;Liz Miller and Sylvia Illsley – Jubilee Pairs;Lin Walker – Lady captain’s Plate Pairs and Marshland Stores Foursomes;Chris Montigue –Marshland Stores Foursomes;Chris Young – Hope Hooper ...

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Group clubs together for charity

Golfers have raised over a grand for a charity that provides supporting living in the county. Every Thursday the Spalding Golf Club Social Group meet up at the club to play paying £2 to enter.Of that £1 goes to the winner, 50p towards a Christmas dinner and 50p to a charity.They held that Christmas dinner last week and invited Tess ...

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Tee-mendous boost for charity

Golfers have set temperatures rising at a Spalding charity that helps bring the town’s elderly together. The seniors’ section at Spalding Golf Club have clubbed together to raise a fantastic £3,000 for The Meadows.And the charity has used the money to fund a much-needed replacement boiler as well as a new cooker.The centre can continue to put on events and ...

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Trophy time at golf club

Over 40 trophy and award winners along with friends and family, attended the annual end of season presentation evening at Spalding Golf Club to be presented with their trophies and awards by the 2023 captain Ben Blom and the club professional James Beinlich.Blom said: “I’m very pleased to say that it has been a very successful season for the club ...

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Captain’s year brings a boost for charity

Spalding Golf Club, Captain’s Charity 2023 raised £5,764.20 for Macmillan Cancer Support.Past captain Ben Blom thanked everyone who supported him in helping to raise the funds for the Holbeach and Spalding branch of his nominated charity.It is a charity Blom was keen to support as Macmillan were there for his father in his time of need, making his last few months more ...

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Tydd St Giles golf club results

Seniors’ November stableford Division 1 – winner (ocb) Paul Chaplain-Barton 37 points, 2nd Peter Williams 37 points, 3rd (ocb) Tom Ainsley 36 points. Division 2 – winner (ocb) Paul Milward 39 points, 2nd Ian Millett 39 points, 3rd Andy Turner 37 points. Division 3 – winner Mel Churchman 41 points, 2nd Michael Corbett 33 points, 3rd Barry Jones 25 points. ...

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In with the new captain

Following the AGM at Spalding Golf Club, the new club captain Jim West took over from the outgoing Ben Blom.West joined the club in 1970 as a junior and is very proud to have become the club captain.He began his year with his drive-in on Saturday for over 120 golfers followed by a dinner and dance for 80 people in ...

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Golf day raises charity cash

The annual Lincoln Arms Golf Day for the Daisy Williamson Shield was held at Gedney Hill Golf course on September 24.The competition was won by Chris Page with many other prizes awarded to the golfers for various things.Organiser Nigel Burrell, thanked Charlie at Gedney Hill Golf Course, along with everyone who took part. He also thanked the people who helped ...

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Cash boost for Tonic Health

A cheque for the grand sum of £3,011 was presented to a representative from Tonic Health by the Lady Captain of Spalding Golf Club, Jean Wilkinson at the Ladies’ Section AGM on October 5.Jean said that she was absolutely delighted by the amount raised during her year as Lady Captain for this very worthwhile local charity, all due to the ...

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Huddlestone wins Stanley charity title

A charity event at Spalding Golf Club in memory of Mervyn Stanley raised £300 for the Brain Tumour Research charity.Mervyn’s widow Pauline and his two daughters attended and presented prizes to the winners.First place went to Danny Huddlestone, who received the winner’s trophy from Mrs Stanley. The trophy was designed and made by event organiser Nev Bingham.Second and third places ...

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Ladies up to Task

Spalding ladies have won the Taskers Trophy, a national golf competition.They beat Waltham Windmill to reach the regional round, where they recorded an unexpected win against Sherwood Forest.They then hosted Mickleover and Matlock, again winning both matches to progress to a semi-final match at Lingdale in 30-degree heat.Nothing fazed the Spalding women and they won through to the final.There they faced ...

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Hicks is king of the captains at St Giles

Current club captain Andy Hicks emerged triumphant in Tydd St Giles Captains Over The Years charity competition.Organiser Ian Cooper announced that £350 was raised on the day, which will go to Holbeach Hospital, the club captain’s charity pot choice.Seniors’ October Medal, Division 1: 1 Mark Amor 80-16=64, 2 Michael Flint 83-12=71, 3 Mick Vassall 82-10=72. Division 2: 1 Gary Allen 84-20=64, ...

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Drovers and Hillbillies share trophy spoils

The 45th annual match between Drovers and Hillbillies took place at the Surfleet home of Spalding Golf Club.It is generally viewed as the season finale, with many players keen to compete.The format was fourball match play between teams captained by Roy Blake and Rob Sampson.Refreshments were provided at the halfway house.A total of 80 players were involved in the match, which finished10-10, meaning the ...

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