Golf News

MONDAY GOLF NEWS

The first Bank Holiday stableford took place this past Monday with 99 players battling the course to try and trim their handicap. Winner of the event was Lauren Pearce with a stunning 40 points playing off a handicap of 3. Category 1 golfers, Scott Collins and Jack Pope came second and third with 39 points beating Aaron Lee and Neil Woolfrey with better back 9’s

WEDNESDAY GOLF NEWS

As the season is now in full swing, the first Wednesday stableford was also played last week. George Robinson found some great form shooting a 2 under par gross 67 to tally 43 points. On a day of low scoring, 3 other players also achieved 40 points or more. Aaron Lee scored 42 points, and both John Spiller and David Clark had 40 points. 5 players had their handicaps ‘chopped’ even with the CSS reducing to 69

FRIDAY GOLF NEWS

The Seniors Emerton Court team played the home leg of their first match in the second round against Downes Crediton on Friday. A comprehensive 5 – 0 home victory leaves the team well placed to progress to the third round with the away leg scheduled to be played at Crediton on Wednesday 28th May with a midday start

 

SATURDAY GOLF NEWS

The first golfing ‘major’ of the year has been completed. With the course in stunning condition, the early starters certainly had the best of the weather. A blustery wind and showers made scoring difficult but as always, a few will beat the conditions. Josh Money was the overall winner with a gross 69, nett 66. This beat Stephen Gillard on the back 9. Very few players broke par so the CSS went up by 2 shots to 72. Divisional Winners as follows:

DIVISION 1 (0 – 9) NAME GROSS H/CAP NETT
1ST J Money 69 3 66
2ND J Heal 76 8 68
3RD J Pope 73 4 69
DIVISION 2 (10 – 14)
1ST S Gillard 77 11 66
2ND M Shepherd 82 14 68
3RD M McBain 80 11 69
DIVISION 3 (15 – 19)
1ST M Gifford 84 15 69
2ND T Baillie 85 16 69
3RD R Cleave 88 16 72
DIVISION 4 (20 – 28)
1ST A Boulton 90 22 68
2ND N Guppy 92 24 68
3RD J Leverton 92 22 70
LOWEST GROSS J Money 69

Pic attached of Captain Ray Banfield, and Jackie White (Wife of Laurie White)

Exeter Golf Captain

Exeter Golf Captain

SUNDAY GOLF NEWS

The annual mixed Texas scramble with East Devon Golf Club took place in between sunshine and heavy showers. This didn’t dampen the spirit of the players. 18 teams of 4 took part with the results as follows:

1st Anne Norman, Paul Jordan, Duncan Goldsworthy, Jo Goldsworthy – 61
2nd Elizabeth White, James Norton, Michael Knapton, Linda Knapton – 62.4
3rd Roger Worthington, Vivienne Worthington, Angela Ward, Keith Ward – 63.2

The Mens Parker Trophy (Scratch Foursomes) played on against Fingle glen at Tiverton. Unfortunately, the team lost 2 matches to 1