Golf

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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Golf round-up: Sensational turnout as 16 different clubs visit Spalding event

The Captain’s Open AM/AM event at Spalding Golf Club attracted 84 players – with an impressive 16 different clubs joining members from the host team in competition. That ensured that 84 players took to the Surfleet course last Thursday, coming from Sickleholme GC, Bondhay Golf and Country Club, Rutland Water GC, Peterborough Milton GC, Boston GC, Rutland County GC, Tydd ...

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Golf round-up: Harry holds off strong field to seal super Salver success at Spalding

Harry Hunt was celebrating at Spalding Golf Club last Saturday as he lifted the coveted Tester Salver crown. A score of +3 at the Surfleet course was enough for Hunt to top the leaderboard in the men’s club championship (0-17 handicap, 36-hole gross). Charles Lacey (+7), Calum Lewis (+9) and Spencer Gooderson (+12) completed the top four. Including the main ...

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Golf round-up: Spalding’s top men’s team remain flawless

Spalding Golf Club’s top men’s team continued their 100 per cent start to the new South Lincolnshire Scratch League season with a home victory over Greetham Valley. They secured a 4.5-1.5 victory at the Surfleet course, with only one of their six pairs losing on the day in the Division One clash. Winning on the day were James Crampton and ...

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Record numbers make Spalding RFC’s popular golf day a success

A record entry of 84 players took part in Spalding Rugby Club’s annual golf day last Thursday. Played at Spalding Golf Club, the Surfleet course was in superb condition on what was a glorious day for the players – who were taking part in a pairs betterball format competition. Main sponsors Turnbull were delighted to be supporting the event and ...

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Golf round-up: Dan’s the man to lift Spalding Golf Club’s coveted Burton Cup

Daniel Mayfield saw off 127 other players and challenging conditions to win Spalding Golf Club’s Burton Cup last Saturday. The 11-handicapper scored 40 Stableford points to secure top spot by one point at the Surfleet course ahead of Geoff Moyses (14 handicap) on 39. Steve Worboys (23) and Nick Holmes (9) were third and fourth respectively after both scored 38 ...

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Top turnout at latest Spalding Golf Club’s seniors open day

Spalding Golf Club’s Seniors Open Day was once again a huge success as 160 players took to the Surfleet course on Friday. This year, the event was contested by golfers from as far afield as Lincoln and Swaffham – while winners Brian Hall and Michael McCreery made the trip from Thorpe Wood GC. Their score of 47 points saw them ...

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Joint winners of Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Lady President’s Day competition

Sutton Bridge Golf Club’s Lady Presidents’ Day competition had joint winners this year. After a brilliant battle, first place was shared between Nicky Elphick and Karen Gillett, who couldn’t be separated during their respective rounds. With the top two sharing the title, Chris Burrell completed the podium in third place. Sutton Bridge duo Tony Fox and Mike Bell have reached ...

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Spalding Golf Club squad on-song to make progress in the Bramley Trophy

Spalding Golf Club enjoyed success in the Bramley Trophy singles knockout competition as they dumped out rivals Sudbrook Manor 3-0. James Crampton and Hugo Kedzlie both won 4&3 and Tommy Hull birdied the last to win 1up to secure a 3-0 victory. Steve Camm, his wife Amanda and daughter Ellie, with their partner Mick Bell, were first in the May ...

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Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s famous five come up just short

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s ladies put in a fine showing at the Annodata Matchplay competition on Sunday – but ultimately came up short. The five team members played singles matchplay at King’s Lynn Golf Club, with Lyn Exley winning 3&2, Christine Burton winning one up, Julie Perry losing one down, Maria Taylor-Vassall halving and Lorraine Gallie losing 5&4. As ...

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Impressive away wins for Spalding Golf Club’s top men’s teams

Spalding Golf Club’s first and second teams enjoyed successful weekends away at Sleaford and Burghley Park respectively. Playing amid incredibly testing winds, the first team raced into a 2-0 lead before being pegged back with one game left on the golf course. One down on the 18th green and needing to win the hole for the game, Hugo Kedzlie produced ...

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Golf round-up: Camms on-song at Spalding’s Easter Monday scramble

Spalding Golf Club’s Easter Monday scramble competition ended up being something of a family affair. The family group of Steve Camm, Amanda Camm and Elie Camm, with their friend Mike Bell, took top spot in a field of 120 golfers of all abilities (playing in teams of four). The runners-up were Jack Boothby, Tommy Smith, Toby Exposito and Harvey Maxwell. ...

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Rare win for the Irish supporters in Spalding Golf Club’s Shillelagh Tropy

Some 80 participants took part in Spalding Golf Club’s Shillelagh Trophy this year. As ever, the match at the Surfleet course was held between a team supporting England and a team supporting Ireland. A great day was enjoyed by all and, for the first time since 2013, the Ireland supporting team was victorious 11.5-8.5. Following the day’s play there was ...

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Golf round-up: Spalding seniors edge out ladies in opening social showdown

The first social match of the 2019 season between Spalding Golf Club’s ladies and seniors was a Florida Scramble. The senior team of John Sharrocks, Jackie Bailey-Scott, Elaine Harrison and Rick Edwards took the win. Spalding’s seniors lost their first friendly match of the season 5.5-2.5 at Sutton Bridge. Albert Jacobs and John Keaton were the star performers on the ...

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