Golf

Spalding Golf Club’s men are up to scratch as they beat Cleethorpes to county crown

Spalding Golf Club’s top men’s team have been crowned Lincolnshire Scratch League champions for the first time in more than ten years. The team, who were champions of the South Lincolnshire League this season, defeated North Lincolnshire winners Cleethorpes on their own course to clinch the crown. Spalding’s last victory in the competition was way back in 2008. A team ...

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Golf round-up: Gedney Hill foursome seal Les Pepper Salver success

The Gedney Hill Golf Club quartet of Chris Davies, Nigel Grummit, Rob Newns and Rob Bye enjoyed a wonderful win at the Les Pepper Salver event on Saturday. An inter-club competition between all the clubs that play in the South Lincs Scratch League, the Salver serves as the end of season event. The team’s super score of 87 points was ...

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Golf round-up: Tydd St Giles GC’s Popular Game Bird Open raises £200 for Diabetes UK

A total of 28 players helped Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Game Bird Open raise £200 for Diabetes UK. With ladies from all over the region taking part, Tydd captain Liz Miller thanked all for contesting the four ball better ball format event, which raised funds for her chosen charity. Spalding Golf Club duo Lizzie Cooke and Jacqui Walton were ...

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Consistent Dack delivers the goods in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Autumn Open

More than 130 players from across the region took part in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Autumn Open competition last week. Played as a fourball medal competition, the overall winner was James Dack (12 handicap) with a score of net 65. Andy Hix, playing off a 14 handicap, was hot on his heels with a net 66. Tydd men’s club ...

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Golf round-up: Trophy time for top duo John and Harry at Tydd St Giles

John Martin and Harry Turner both secured trophies as Tydd St Giles Golf Club held their Sewell Salver and Ciuffini Shield 36-hole competition. The competition was played in gail-force winds and only the most hardy golfers wanted to be out there. Taking this all into account, some very good scores were recorded. The Sewell Salver winner, after two rounds, was ...

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Spalding Golf Club’s men’s 2nd team toast title triumph

Spalding Golf Club’s second team are celebrating after winning their league. The final game in the league was a rescheduled fixture between Belton Park and Blankney, with the away side needing to record a 6-0 win to deny Spalding the victory. The result went Spalding’s way, meaning the trophy has come back to the Surfleet course and into the hands ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Bob Johns Classic raises £447 for Cancer Research

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s annual Bob Johns Classic Open raised an impressive amount for charity this year. The four ball team Stableford event was in aid of Cancer Research UK, with sponsor and co-organiser John Leake pleased to announce that £447 was raised on the day. The winning team was Coveris from Wisbech with 127 points. Their team consisted ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s senior open charity day raises £1,360 for school

More than 100 players took part as Tydd St Giles Golf Club put on a seniors’ open charity day to support the Meadowgate school. The fourball team Stableford event helped raise £1,360, which included income from the raffle, halfway house and 2018 men’s captain’s charity. The winners were Peter Wheeler, Tom Brooks, Mick Vassall, and Paul Chaplain-Barton with 121 points. ...

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Spalding Golf Club talent Wallace waltzes to overall glory

Wayne Wallace won Spalding Golf Club’s 2019 Free Press competition by two shots after shooting two impressive rounds. The four-handicapper finished on three-under-par overall after scores of 71 and 70 at the Surfleet course on rounds played on July 21 and August 18. Richard Edwards (9) 72+71=143 (-1) was second, with John Barrett (17) 71+74=145 (+1) completing the top three. ...

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Golf round-up: Duo grab divisional glory in medal at Spalding Golf Club

Andrew Atkins and Christopher Horspole were the divisional winners at Spalding Golf Club’s August Medal event. Atkins (7 handicap) topped the Division One standings with 73, while Horspole’s (18) 74 was good enough for Division Two supremacy. Results: D1 – 1st Andrew Atkins (7) 72; 2nd Chris Ward (9) 73; Tyrone Medlock (8) 74. D2 – Chris Horspole (18) 74; ...

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Top Tydd St Giles Golf Club talent Kevin shoots a new course record

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s head greenkeeper and scratch golfer Kevin Goude has added another achievement to his ever-growing resume after breaking the course record. Goude, who has been scratch club champion at Tydd for eight consecutive years, shot a stunning gross 64 (nett 66) in the July monthly medal competition. Remarkably, that score was only good enough to earn ...

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Bingham and Calvert are on-song at Spalding Golf Club’s John Hayden Salver competition

Spalding Golf Club’s John Hayden Salver competition attracted 101 senior players this year as Peter Bingham and Philip Calvert took the divisional prizes. An 18-hole full handicap Stableford competition that is played from the yellow tees at the Surfleet course, Bingham (16 handicap) edged to the top of a tight Division One category with a stellar score of 38 points. ...

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Young Spalding Golf Club duo enjoy Belton Park success

Two top young Spalding Golf Club talents are celebrating after putting in super showings at the Woodruff Walter competition at Belton Park last week. Tommy Hull and Tilly Garfoot claimed the top prizes in the junior competition, continuing their excellent respective seasons in the process. Jonathan Mason claimed top spot in the midweek 9-hole Stableford in Spalding GC’s seniors’ section. ...

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Golf round-up: Wensum pair win the senior open at Tydd St Giles

Nearly 100 golfers took part in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s annual Open for senior competitors. The Wensum Valley Golf Club pair of Mike Stehr and Keith Wright took the honours with two local pairs hot on their heels. The home club’s Garry Brown and Peter Goodall were second just a point behind and ahead on count back from third ...

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New champion crowned as Tilly takes title in Spalding Golf Club ladies’ section

Tilly Garfoot was crowned club champion in Spalding Golf Club’s ladies’ section last Wednesday after two impressive rounds in extreme heat. The Barbara Watson Salver, for those ladies with handicaps of 0 to 20, was played over 36 holes and was entered by 12 ladies – but only seven of those played all 36. The winner, with two rounds of ...

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Spalding Golf Club ace Adam secures second at PGA event

Spalding Golf Club’s Adam Keogh was in magnificent form at the English PGA Championship held at Bowood last week. The club professional claimed second place in the tournament at the Wiltshire course, having shot a magnificent seven-under-par final round that included seven birdies. He finished two shots behind overall winner Paul Hedriksen (-9) after four rounds, taking a total number ...

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Keogh breaks Gedney Hill’s course record

Spalding Golf Club’s professional Adam Keogh set a new course record to win Gedney Hill’s annual Pro-Am on Thursday, July 11. Golfers from as far as Grimsby and Scunthorpe came for the competition but no-one got close to Keogh. He shot a seven under par 63 to take the title in the lowest round ever recorded on the course. The ...

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Terrific Tracy edges to Classic Cup crown at Spalding Golf Club

Tracy Siddle claimed a narrow victory in Spalding Golf Club’s Classic Cup competition. There was a three-way tie at the top of the leaderboard in the ladies’ section event, which was held in conjunction with the July Medal. On a day when 38 members took to the Surfleet course, Siddle was the winner on countback with a net 74. Jackie ...

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Two titles for Spalding Golf Club as classy Keogh impresses

Spalding Golf Club professional Adam Keogh was on stellar form at the PGA Lincolnshire ProAm event last week. Played amid perfect conditions at Sleaford Golf Club on Thursday, Keogh romped to victory by four clear shots in the individual competition. His seven under-par score of 65 was one of only two under 70, with second-placed Oliver Harrod (69) the only ...

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Talented Spalding Golf Club duo help Lincolnshire reach national finals

Teenage Spalding Golf Club members Tilly Garfoot and Tilly Kedzlie enjoyed a successful time representing Lincolnshire ladies at the Midlands North Region county finals. A series of matches against Leicestershire and Rutland, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire over three days resulted in victory for Lincolnshire. Garfoot, who is 16, and 18-year-old Kedzlie now move forward with Lincolnshire to represent the region ...

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