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Kidderminster golfer takes Ross Seniors title
3:00pm Wednesday 25th July 2012 in Golf
THE annual Ross Seniors open was won by Lawrence Walker (Kidderminster) with 40 points.
Ross members Brian Prosser (38 pts) and Gordon Brigg (39) won Handicap Division One and Division Three respectively with Terry Jarrett (37) and Ken Vowles (35) also among the prize-winners.
Ross Senior Brian Clouder fired 36 points to top Handicap Division One at the prestigious St Pierre GC Seniors Open.
Ross GC, Layton Cup, third round: 1 Brian Prosser 43 pts, 2 Richard Topping 40, =3 John Allen and Tim Rigden 38.
Ò Kington GC: ladies’ open four-ball better-ball: 1 G Young and L Brazier (Cleobury Mortimer) 38 pts, 2 Tilly Hare (Herefordshire) and Roma Watkins (Kington) 36, 3 Barbara Radbourne (Kington) and Hilary Parrott (Ross) 35, 4 Audrey Philpott and Brenda Hoyle (Kington) 35, 5 Sue Davies (Kington) and J Cook (Bridgnorth) 34; nearest the pin: Sandra Hodnett (Knighton); longest drive: Jane Cook (Bridgnorth).
Past Captains’ trophy: 1 Sue Purslow 35 pts, 2 Barbara Radbourne 34.
Ò Belmont GC, Saturday medal, Division One: 1 Len Andrews 72 nett, 2 Elwyn Hamer 72; Division Two: 1 Brian Gough 72 nett, 2 Andy Allen 75.
Texas Scramble: 1 Nick Hemmings, Holly Hemmings, Ben Stringer and James Tutty 54.9, 2 Jim Millin, Steve Cavert Gardner, John Walker and Nick Williams 56.3, 3 Tom Taylor, Stewart Thomson, John Mann and Alex Quinn 58.4.
Seniors’ section, Lofty’s fourclub challenge: 1 John Driscoll 38 pts, Tony Body 34, 3 Alex Quinn 34, 4 Ray Saunders.
Burghill Valley GC, ladies’ section: July Stableford, Division One: 1 Rosie Snowzell 31 pts, 2 Jane Collins 29, 3 Lynda Vaughan 24; Division Two: 1 Glenda Sandford 28 pts, 2 Chris Thurgood 24, 3 Gill Briomacombe 23; Division Three: 1 Carol Powell 30 pts, 2 Di Shepherd 28, 3 Doreen Brown 24.
Punch Bowl pairs: 1 Joan Curtis and Jo Taylor 69 pts, 2 Sharon Helps and Carol Powell 67, 3 Jane Collins and Jacky Price 62.
Ò Llandrindod pairings John Lambert and Harry Matthews and Builth Wells duo Trevor Price and Peter Riley, who both enjoyed 2 and 1 successes, were the only Brecon and Radnor County Golf Union Seniors winners when they went down 14-4 against Herefordshire and Shropshire Seniors at Llandrindod Wells.
Ò Pegasus Juniors are seeking teams of four to take part in their annual golf day at Burghill Valley GC on Friday, August 17.
The cost of £120 includes a two-course meal, team prizes and prizes for nearest the pin and longest drives.
Call Mick Williams 07891 526696 or Leigh Harris on 07800 561116 for more information.
Ò Cradoc followed up their success in the away leg of the Boathouse Trophy with a 4-2 win over Brecon on home territory.
Dai Lewis and Lew Phillips (3 and 2), Roger Jones and Phil Davies (1 up) and Lou Jones and Aled Lewis (3 and 2) were the winning pairs for Cradoc with Phil James and Tony O’Connor and Paul Exton and Tom Price halving their matches.
Cradoc Seniors have enjoyed mixed fortunes in their inter-club matches.
They were beaten 4½-3½ at the Monmouthshire where their winning pairings were Derek Lloyd and Roger Thornhill (2 and 1), John Nancarrow and Dave Holton (3 and 2) and Roy Morgan and Dave Matthews (4 and 2).
Cyril Teasdale and Bill Sisley halved their match.
But they turned their fortunes around against Burghill Valley, winning by the same score with Derek Lloyd and Mike Mellors (4 and 3), Anthony James and Bill Sisley (6 and 5), Ron Rowsell and Roy Alp (2 and 1) and Derek Butlin and Dave Matthews (1 up) the successful pairings while Derek Brown and Arthur Hughes halved.
Cradoc Seniors were beaten 5-3 by Raglan Park despite successes for Ivan Boreham and Roger Thornhill (2 and 1), John Nancarrow and David Hughes (3 and 1) and Cyril Teasdale and Derek Butlin (5 and 3).
Cradoc Wayfarers beat Mountain Ash 3-2 when the winning pairs were Brian Nelson and Les Gwynne (4 and 3), Steve Mathers and Ken Morgan (2 and 1) and Alan Denning and Gary Jenkins (5 and 4).
Cradoc GC, men’s open, winner: S Pratlett (Wernddu) 39 pts; category one: 1 Rob Hudman (Cradoc) 37 pts, 2 M Burns (Forest Hills) 36, 3 John Drain (Cradoc) 35.
Category two: 1 Gary Jenkins (Cradoc) 39, 2 Balram Gurung 36, 3 Cyril Teasdale 36; category three: 1 Len Green (Cradoc) 35 pts, 2 Mike Lynch (Cradoc) 35, 3 Jugan Limbu (Cradoc) 34.
Club championship: 1 Lee Bannister 69 nett, 2 Daniel Brown 70 (on c/b), 3 Lynton Phillips 70.
Sheriff’s Putter: 1 Brian Nelson and Pat Jones 71 nett, 2 Malcolm Prosser and Chris Alford 74, 3 Brian Evans and John Drain 74.
Jubilee Cup: 1 Alex Bush 68 nett, 2 Mike Lynch 70, 3 Dave Holton 70; lowest gross: Lee Bannister 72; hole-in-one: Rhys Annett (12th hole).
Midweek competition: 1 Tom Astle 39 pts, 2 Alvin Michael 38, 3 Simon Williams 37.