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Gents and ladies vied for the Vandenburg Cup last Saturday, an 18-hole singles event on the Havers Course. David Partridge was the trophy winner coming in with 38 stableford points. Jason Nicholls was awarded second place on count back. Chris Taylor was just behind in third place with 37 points.
The ladies played in the Past Captainís trophy event + stableford on Tuesday. Margaret Dean won the trophy with 34 stableford points. Former Captain Tracey Taylor came in second on count back. Sheran Harding won the stableford competition with 36 points.
Over on the Kirby Course, Chris Aplin won the Kirby Course Cup, originally presented to the Club by Jan McLellan. Aplin had a very respectable 58 nett. Patricia Freear was in second place with 62 nett.
The Lorence Evelyn Jones Trophy was contested on Saturday. This was originally scheduled in June but had to be delayed due to torrential rain. Itís an 18-hole medal with a maximum handicap of 24. Barry Povoas won it on count back with a score of 66 nett, just ahead of Vince McAuley. Mark Lee was in third place with 70 nett on count back, with Jake Wells fourth.
The Old Aloysians Golfing Society played at Frinton GC last week, inviting members and guests to take part. Sheran Harding was in fine form again, winning it with an amazing 45 stableford points. Guest George Whitebread was in second place with 43 points. The team event was won by the combination of Charles Yardley, Stuart Summers, and Paul and George Whitebread with a score of 95. Just squeaking in at second place were Peter and Caroline Gard, Ginny Richardson and Wayne Ross with 94 points.
And the Seniors had a good week. They won a home fixture against Braintree 6 Ĺ - 1 Ĺ. And in the regular Friday morning competition, ladies were invited to join, and didnít they do well. The winning team was made up of Lyn Lawrence, Simon Parkes and Chris Strelly. Second place went to Audrey Joshua, David Moore and Mike Wellings. Hedley Missin, Mike Kuzma and John Coupland finished third.
The Seniors played for the Senior Shield on Friday. The trophy was first presented to the club by President Malcolm Whithycombe on behalf of J&B Scotch some 20 years ago. Mike Kuzma won it this year with 44 points. The Seniors captain Malcolm Boucher came in second with 36 points. And Captain Peter Webster scored 35 points to finish third. David Moore, Simon Parkes, Keith Cattermole, Malcolm Boucher and Chris Strelly all collected trophies they had won during the season. An AGM followed.