Sandilands seniors defeated in home contest

ON Wednesday, June 6, Sandilands Golf Club seniors played a home match against Northshore seniors.

Kate and Brenda manned the halfway house. Sandilands lost the match three and a half to four and a half.

Winning pairings were John Robson and David Wright, Frank Evans and Alan Metcalfe and Peter Naylor and Tony Lester.

Tony Seward and Jack Taylor halved their match.

On Sunday June 3 and Sunday June 10 the Doris & Dorothy Cups were contested by 25 members.

Both medal competitions the Doris Cup was for the best nett score over either round and the Dorothy for the best nett score over the two rounds. The first round was played in driving rain and many of the scores reflected that. The second round was played in lovely weather.

In the first round no 2’s were recorded so a card draw was held which Anthony Brass and Melvyn Brown won. In the second round Chris Davies got a 2 on the 2nd hole, Jamie Pittam a 2 on the 10th hole and Roy Clow a 2 on the 17th hole.

Winner of the Doris Cup was Liam Needham with a brilliant 61. Jamie Pittam came second with 67 and Roy Clow third with 69.

Liam also won the Dorothy Cup scoring 74 and 61 total 135. Jamie Pittam came second with 71 and 67 total 138.

Mark Storr came third with scores of 70 & 76 total 146.

On Monday June 11 eight members played in a monthly medal competition.

Winner with 70 was Don Douglas, Mick Rogers came second with 71.

On the same day the seniors held a stableford competition in which 19 played.

Division A was won by Bert Clements with 34pts and Bill Webb came second with 33ppts. Division B was won by Bill Wilson with 34pts and Mick Robinson came second with 33pts.

Also on the same day the Ladies played a Monthly Medal. Winner was Sylvia Robson and Shirley Christian came second. Shirley was the Silver Qualifier and Sylvia the Bronze Qualifier.

On Tuesday June 12 Captain’s night featured the Meridian Trophy a stableford competition.

Winner with 38 pts was Jamie Pittam. Second Place went to Mick Neal with 35pts.

Brian Marks came third also carding 35pts but beaten on back nine countback Brian was the only player on the night to get a 2 which he achieved on the 2nd hole.

On Wednesday June 13 Sandilands seniors played a home match against Louth Seniors. Sandilands won the match 5-4.

Winning pairings were Brian Marks and Alan Metcalfe, Tony Lester and Bob Holmes, Pete Leak and Brian Godwin, Mike Bothamley and Bill Webb and Geoff Barton and John Summerfield.