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The men vied for 2 trophies last week – the Greybeard Trophy for the best scratch score, and the Famous Grouse trophy for the best nett. The format was a foursomes medal, and Gavin Cowell and Dick Groves won them both. They scored an impressive 73 gross and 66 nett. Alan Bradshaw and Tony Nicholas were in second place with a 70 nett. And Nigel Jackson and David Partridge finished in third place on count back with 70.5, just ahead of Murray Northover and Simon Partridge.
The ladies who started their stableford competition early on Tuesday had a hard time following their drives as thick fog permeated the course for most of the day. However the scores were still very good, with vice captain Margaret Dean winning it with 39 points. Three ladies accumulated 36 points, with Loraine Motion awarded second place on count back, ahead of Angela Low (third place) and Angela Vaughan.
The Seniors held their Spring Bonanza on Wednesday. Mike Reynolds won the stableford on count back with 38 points, just ahead of Peter Dabbs. Roy Brewerton was a close third with 37 points. New member Peter Edmondson was nearest the pin on the 3rd, with Keith Banks taking the honour on the 13th.
The Junior section had their spring weekend, starting Friday with a junior/adult foursome competition on both courses. On the Havers Course, Jack Partridge and Chris Hemingway were the winners with 20 stableford points. Connor Forest and Gay Hare were in second place with 19 points on count back, just ahead of Claire and Angela Vaughan. Over on the Kirby Course, Maisey and Kevin Smith won it with 25 points. George Sach and Paul Wilkins were in second place with 24 points. And Louie and Max Rouse came in third with 22 points.
And 44 gents and ladies participated in the Friday stableford this week. John Coupland was the winner, scoring an impressive 42 points. Chris Hemingway was in second place, just behind John with 41 points. And not to be outdone, Trevor Hayles was a close third with 40 points. Marie Ellis was the highest scoring lady with 36 points.