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Frinton Golf Week kicked off with a menís medal on Saturday. The Phillip Robinson Medal is awarded to the player with the best nett score, and the Golf Week Medal goes to the best gross. Kevin Smith won them both with a 69 gross and 67 nett. Stuart Grimwade was in second place in the gross competition with a score of 75. And Iain Quick came in third with a 78. In the Phillip Robinson Medal, John Snedden was in second place with a 69 nett, with Jamie Redden in third place on count back with a nett 70.
Smith also became the 2018 Club Champion after playing 4 rounds over the year with a gross score of 293. Jake Wells was second with 299. And James Hide finished third with 307.
On Sunday Family members played the ever popular Family Foursomes. Rain threatened early on, but the players managed to stay dry. Lady Captain Marilyn Clarke and her son Luc Gagne won it for the second year in a row with a score of 38. Rob and Ollie Trotman were in close second place with 37. And Angela Vaughan and daughter Claire placed third on count back with 35, just ahead of Vince and Mitch McAuley.
Over on the Kirby Course junior and adult pairings vied for the Grimwade Trophy, a foursomes stableford event. Freddie Rusbridge and Sheran Harding won it with 22 points. And Chelsey and Gerry Duffy were just behind in second place with 21 points. Stuart Grimwade sponsored the day and presented the trophy.
Earlier in the week the ladies played in the Silver, 20ís, 30ís and 40ís event where there are separate winners for each handicap band. Marie Ellis was the winner in the silver category. Ginny Richardson won the 20ís. Sarah Taylor was tops in the 30ís range. And Karen Wright beat the rest in the 40ís band.