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Ross-on-Wye golfer called up for England Schools against Scotland
2:00pm Wednesday 18th July 2012 in Golf
JAMES Dobbs has been selected to play for England Schools in a Home International clash against Scotland.
The 18-year-old from Rosson- Wye secured his place after finishing third in the English Schools National Championships at the Kendleshire GC in Bristol.
James finished just one shot behind the eventual winner and will be competing for England in September.
James has just graduated from Hartpury Academy and the Bristol tournament was a fitting climax to his two-year spell.
He was a key member of the Hartpury College team which reached the finals of the Intercollegiate Tour, individually finishing second in the Order of Merit.
James has been selected for the Gloucestershire squad during 2012 and performed well in county matches.
He plays at Forest Hills and Ross golf clubs.
Richard King, academy manager at Hartpury, said: “James has shown what can be achieved with dedication, commitment and hard work.
“We wish him the very best of luck for the remainder of the season and for his international appearance in September.”
Ò Belmont GC: Men’s section: Summer League, round four: 1 Pete Wilson and Nick Hemming 40 points, 2 Shaun Bufton and Wayne Gwynne 40 points, 3 Neil Lloyd and Lee Bright 40 points.
Team stableford: 1 G Hodson, A Catchpole, D Collier and L Cooke 94 points; 2 D Davies, P Crossley, G Pritchard and T Starky 92 points; 3 K Davies, A Ballantyne, M Cope and F Dobson 91 points.
Seniors’ Lancaster Plate: 1 John Alexander, 2 Alan Shakesheff, 3 Ray Ingram.
Virgo Cup: 1 Maurice Embrey 42 points, 2 Ron Davies 36 points, 3 Steve Norwood 36 points.
Stableford: 1 Andrew Sutton 37 points, 2 Don Filer 36 points, 3 Ray Ingram 33 points.
Ladies’ section: Ladies’ County Championship: Team trophy: 1 Martha Norton, Jennifer Gladwyn, Caroline Charles and Gemma Allen.
Daily Mail foursomes, round five: Jennifer Gladwyn and Gemma Allen secured a 3-1 away succes over Forest Springs.
Miller Cup, round five: 1 Jennifer Gladwyn 36 points, 2 Gemma Allen 35 points, 3 Caroline Charles 35 points.
Underhill Cup: 1 Gemma Allen 90- 19-71, 2 Jennifer Gladwyn 94-18- 76, 3 Julia Kury 113-30-83.
June Medal: 1 Caroline Charles 93-19-74, 2 Gemma Allen 98-19-79.
Mixed County Championships, Nett competition: 1 Andy Allen and Gemma Allen nett 69.
Ò Burghill Valley GC: Men’s section: Colin Apperley Trophy: 1 Maurice Pomroy 86-18-68, 2 John Freeman 90-20-70, 3 Don Barrington 89-18-71; Lowest gross: Bill Lockhart 82; Division 2: 1 Paul Baker 97-27-70, 2 Lionel Ricketts 98-26-72, 3 Ken Cotterell 98-25-73.
Ò Grove GC: Ladies’ section: Club championship: Gross event: 1 Chris Anning 189, 2 Brenda Bowen 199; Nett event: 1 Gina Whyke 141 points, 2 Jane Luffman 142; Badger champion: Olwyn Helm; Mystery partners competition: 1 Pauline Foster and Clare Hadley, 2 Irene Gallagher and Gina Whyke, 3 Sue Utley and Cath Sellars.
Badger competition: 1 Averil Magee; June Rose Spoon: Olwyn Helm.
Ò Halo Leisure Hereford: Halo are hosting a ‘get into golf’ day on Saturday, August 4.
Free coaching will take place between 10am and 1pm. For details, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ò Herefordshire GC: Men’s section: Seniors’ five-club stableford: 0-17 section: 1 Ken Wright 37 points, 2 Terry Neate 37 points, 3 Graham Davies 37 points; 18-27 section: 1 Dick Tubman 37 points, 2 Clive James 36 points, 3 Greg Brunt 35 points.
Ò Kington GC: Ladies’ section: Day out at Cleobury Mortimer: 1 Jane Burgoyne, Pip Frost, Bee Baxendale and Anne Hitchcox.
Ò Leominster GC: Leominster are holding an opening day on Friday, July 27, from 4pm for would-be players.
For more details, please call secretary Dilwyn James on 01568 6611402 or email: dpjames120@btinternet.
com Men’s section: July medal: Division One: 1 Ken Ford 75-16-59, 2 Mark Price 71-11-60, 3 Craig Brimmell 70-10-60; Division Two: 1 Mark Humpage 71-18-53, 2 Lee Chapman 77-19-58, 3 Norman Greener 81-20-61.
Seniors’ July medal: Overall winner: Charlie Tune nett 65, 2 John Lucas nett 70; Division One: 1 Jimmy Lindsay nett 60; Division Two: 1 Bill Harris nett 68.
Ladies’ results: Nine-hole stableford: 1 Di Gibson 19 points, 2 Pat Owen 16 points, 3 Jean Ashcroft 11 points.
Ò Megan Baker House, from Leominster, is staging a charity golf at the Worcestershire GC on Monday, September 24.
The cost is £325 for a team of four. For more details, call event organiser Neil Bettridge on 07792 620355 or chief executive Lee Gough on 01568 616179.
Ò Ross-on-Wye GC: Men’s section: Keene Cup: 1: Doug Duncanson 41 points, 2 Cecil Wheatstone 40 points, =3 Richard Mackley, Nick Swan and David Whitehead 39 points.
Ò Shropshire and Herefordshire County Seniors: Herefordshire GC’s Jonathan Lucas was in the county seniors’ team which secured a 14-4 victory over Brecon and Radnor in an inter-County clash at Llandrindod Wells.
They led 6-0 after the morning greensomes and triumphed in the afternoon fourballs.
The county today (Thursday) face North Wales Counties at Maedu.
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