Frinton GC Captains Simon Martin-Redman and Marilyn Clarke were generous hosts for their Captains Days last week. It was Martin-Redmanís turn on Saturday when a full field played a 4BBB where there were extra points to be won on designated holes. Jamie Redden and Hamish Stubbs emerged victorious with 51 points on count back, just ahead of Bill Burns and John Harding. John Sowton and Alan Morrison were in third place with 48 points. There were 5 Ďnearest the piní prizes, with David Dundas getting closest on the 3rd at 7 ft. 5 inches.
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It was Mrs. Clarkeís turn on Tuesday when a nearly record turnout of ladies played individual singles in groups of 4 in the scorching heat. Thank goodness there was a bit of a breeze. Despite the weather there were many high scores. Claire Vaughan was the winner overall and in the silver category with 33 points. First bronze A went to her mother, Angela Vaughan with 36 points. First bronze B was won by Jemma Jackson with 47 points. And Louise Wood won first bronze C with 45 points. In the afternoon, Sheran Harding won the putting contest. And Yvonne Davis had the best target practice with a score of 100. Click for results with photo
The Seniors had a home match against Felixstowe Ferry, played on the hottest day of the year so far. A number of strong performances by the Frinton team was rewarded with a 5-3 victory, thus maintaining the Seniorsí unbeaten home record.
The Seniors also enjoyed their captainís away day at Colne Valley. The day was won by David Wilson, with Roger Attrill coming in second, and Robin Bond in third.
The end of the month Friday stableford was won by Nick Brown with an impressive score of 42 points.
Phillip Townsend was in second place with 38 points. And Kevin Jenkins finished third with 36 points.
On Saturday the menís section played a 4BBB stableford. It was a blustery day with showers, but some of the scores were quite good. Peter Gard and Kevin Maleary came out on top with 42 points. The team of Vince McAuley and Philip Bird were in second place on count back with 40 points, just ahead of Wayne Ross and Gary Chisnall.