Weekly News May 28th


Friday 24th May was Mencap Day at the club. This wonderful annual event which raises money for such a deserving Charity was yet again well supported and successful, due to the fabulous efforts and enduring enthusiasm of the organisers, Sid and Josie Seward. Winning the Mencap Day Team Event this year were James, John and Tom Hanson. James also won the prize for being the individual overall winner. Other news at the Golf Club – In the Seniors Summer League Mike Taylor won with 41 points over George Hopkins 38 on count back. On Tuesday in the Ladies Ping 4BBB Kath Caunce and Sandra Williams scored 39 points, winning by one point over Sandy Griffin and Steph Denton. The Ladies also played on Thursday for the Phillips Cup, a medal round won by Kim Bradfield with nett 73 over Libby Toby’s 75 on count back. Also in the Roll Up on Thursday Andrew Ball won with 41 points over Dave Caunce’s 37 on count back.

At the weekend the Saturday Swindle was won by Rob Mc Shane with 42 points over Declan Shilton’s 41.The Men’s Scratch team played their first home match against Harpenden winning 5 games to 3 and have the return game next Saturday.On Monday, the fourth Texas Scramble of the year was played with 62 golfers battling the Bank Holiday chilly wind. The best gross winners, with an amazing 63 were Ryan and Neil Van Der Meurwe, Carl Edwards and Declan Shilton. The best nett winners were Kim and Simon Bradfield and Sandy and Ken Griffin with nett 53. And finally congratulations to Mark Westwood for a magnificent Hole In One on the 10th.