GOLF: Past masters show how its done at Kenwick Park

Men's Captain Jim Cane, Eric Sharp, Simon Hartley & John King EMN-140925-091103001
Men's Captain Jim Cane, Eric Sharp, Simon Hartley & John King EMN-140925-091103001

Fifteen past men’s captains played a stableford competition followed by a black tie dinner at Kenwick Golf Club.

Simon Hartley (3) scored 36 points to win and was delighted to retain the trophy, donated by John King, for a second year.

Peter Rogers (9) scored 34 to be place second on a countback from Roger Markham (18).

As the season draws to a close, the men took to the white tees to play a stableford competition for the Roger Markham Trophy.

Keiron Spencer-Chaplin, (7) scored a superb 41 points to win and reduce his handicap to 6. Lee Bullock (8) came second with 39. Jonathan Graves, (5) was third with 38. Billy Wright (0) scored 37 to take fourth place on a countback from Nigel Fearn.

On completion of processing the results, Kenwick Park is delighted to announce the addition of a third junior golfer to hold a plus handicap.

England International Ashton Turner is joined by Sam Done and now Billy Wright. This trio of young men have been spreading the word about Kenwick Park with a number of sensational displays across the country.

A special mention must go to Head Coach Paul Spence for helping these young men realise their potential.

NRG trophy frequent showers were the order of the day for the Kenwick members who turned out to play an AM AM with one man and one lady to score at each hole. 1st Men’s Captain Jim Cane, Lady Captain Birdie Dawson, Neil Pridgeon & Freda Cooper, 79 points; 2nd Brian & Patsy Clark, Penny Buckley & Rob Oliver, 70; 3rd Nick & Jo Cudmore, Simon & Di Lidgard, 69 (countback); 4th Paul & Cheryl Gilliatt, Ric & Sue Fisher, 69.

The four nearest the pin prizes were won by Wendy Green and her family presented the prizes.

The ladies section played for the Jenny Rickett trophies.

The ladies were drawn into pairs with lower handicap golfers playing with higher handicap partners in a better ball stableford for these trophies and thw winners recorded a great score. 1st Tracey Stobart (18) & Cheryl Gilliatt (24), 40 points; 2nd Lesley Burton (13) & Sue Letby (32), 37; 3rd Julia Labbett (15) & Carol Morrell (24), 36 (countback).

Jenny Rickett sponsored the prizes for her competition and kindly donated the £88 entry fees to the Kenwick Park juniors.