GOLF: Belton Park club captain’s trio triumphs in Am-Am competition

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Held on Sunday, Belton Park’s end-of-season club ‘Dream Team’ Am-Am was once again a tremendous success.

The format was a teams-of-three stableford with two scores counting on each hole, played off a full handicap.

Belton Park club captain Rob Bartlett’s team of three, also comprising Ben Bayliss and Keith Smith, emerged victorious with 80 points.

Rob presented the prizes and congratulated the team on another outstanding season. Team captain Tony Davies thanked everyone who had played in the team for their support throughout the campaign. He also thanked Lorraine, Trina and Sue for providing a superb buffet for the Am-Am competition.

Runners-up: 2 Andy Stepney, Roy Allan and Peter Claxton 79pt, 3 Paul Woods, Dave Wing and Tony Davies 75, 4 Steve Mitchell, Colin Mason and Peter Broad 72 ocb, 5 Jason Hose, Bob Rogers and Alex Green 72, 6 Greg Meehl, Paul Green and David Nock 71.

Pictured from left are Belton Park team captain Tony Davies, club captain Rob Bartlett, Keith Smith and Ben Bayliss.



Stoke Rochford 4

Abbotsley 2

Mike Nixon and Graham Manton won 4&3, Keith Dugmore and Alan Jessop won 4&3, Brian White and Tim Haward won 3&2, John Wright and Dave Hamston lost 4&3, Ken Taylor and Eddie Plant lost 3&2, Phil White and Philip Varley won 5&4.

l A good turnout of more than 50 members played in Stoke Rochford seniors annual British Legion Poppy Appeal competition, organised by Tim Haward, and in the process raised over £500 for the charity.

Winner of the individual stableford was Mike Dickinson with 42 points. Runner-up with 40 was Eddie Malloy, two ahead of John Lemmon, with Keith Dugmore a further point adrift in fourth.

The top four qualified for the prize of a round of golf with a meal at Ruddington Grange. Reserves who scored 36 points were John Booth and David Hamilton.


Sudbrook Moor seniors’ Texas Scramble Medal was a mixed format with drawn teams and handicaps considered.

Best overall was John Costall with team members Joan Alton and Frank Brumpton. Graham Mackinder, John Morley and John Came were pipped into second spot by 0.4 of a shot. Within one shot were third placed John Johnson, Bryan Heydinger and Mick Massingham.

l The Junior Intermediates, in the company of adult family members, had their first go at Texas Scramble team of three.

Drawn names from the hat brought forth the winning team of captain Richard Howes with junior members Ben Doughty and Lilliya Greene.

Five shots adrift were Adrian Hands with Robert Eldred and Oliver Hands. Three shots behind in third were Alison Reid, Jack Williams and Sam Howes.