GOLF: Colourful competition for Kenwick Park Golf Club men

Colin & Sue Burkitt, mixed golf organisers, Alan & Andrea Smaggasgale, Lady Captain Birdie Dawson & Men's Captain Jim Cane. EMN-140808-153340001
Colin & Sue Burkitt, mixed golf organisers, Alan & Andrea Smaggasgale, Lady Captain Birdie Dawson & Men's Captain Jim Cane. EMN-140808-153340001

The Kenwick men played a choice of medals from either the white or yellow tees recently and it was Mick Upton who won the white tees medal with his fine round of 72 - 2 = 70 and also claimed the best gross of the competition.

Andy Oliver, (18) was the runner-up with a net 71 followed by Paul Wiseman, (25) in third place with 73. James Lee (3) took fourth place with a 74 on a countback from Richard Shand (9).

Paul Dewhurst also had a fine round in the yellow tees medal scoring 72 - 5 = 67 to win and take the best gross prize of that competition. Bruce Wong (15) came second with a net 69 ahead of Daniel Mountain (15) scoring 70. Nick Allard, (20) took fourth place with a 71 on a countback from Dave Rushworth (16)..

72 people from 15 different clubs enjoyed a glorious day to play the annual Kenwick Park mixed open competition on a course in superb condition.

Alan and Andrea Smaggasgale, (Kenwick Park) scored a magnificent 43 points to win in a very close finish, decided by a countback from Kenwick’s Men’s Vice Captain Steve Blackburn and wife Mabel.

Charles Baxter (Kenwick Park) and Sue Ward (Woodhall Spa) took third place with 41 on another countback from Kenwick’s Lady Captain Birdie Dawson playing with Dennis Holbrough from Hessle.

Brian and Patsy Clark, (Kenwick Park) came fifth with 40 ahead of Alan and Julie Gamble, (Lincoln) with 39. Elaine Houlton won nearest the pin prize at the 2nd hole for the ladies and Steve Blackburn won the men’s prize at the 8th hole.

A summer stableford for the ladies produced some good scores. Susan Peacock (20) scored a fantastic 40 points to win the silver division with Birdie Dawson (9) in second place with 35. Another good score of 39 points gave Noreen Bradford (25) victory in the bronze division ahead of runner-up Pam Hayward (25) with 38.