Belton Park’s ‘Dream Team’ end-of-season Am-Am was a tremendous success.
The format was a teams-of-three stableford with two scores counting on each hole, played off full handicap.
Club captain Steve Glenn 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.
Following the prize presentation, club chairman John Taylor entertained everyone with illusions and magic.
Am-Am results: 1 Andy Stepney, Paul Green and Danny Coyle 79; 2 Paul Woods, Tony Davies and Martin Clarke 75; 3 Robert Pask, Richard Claxton and Alex Green 71; 4 Bob Rogers, Eddie Bone and Stuart Boylan 70; 5 Harry Glenn, Roy Allan and David Nock 68; 6 Peter Thacker, Colin Walton and Dave Wing 67 ocb.
Stoke Rochford seniors stepped up to the mark again in their annual Poppy Appeal competition.
During the morning of the event, organiser Tim Haward and club captain Peter Gill squeezed every penny out of competitors and raised the magnificent sum of £654.70 towards the Poppy Appeal, with more to follow from the clubhouse poppy sales.
Fifty-three seniors played the individual stableford competition.
Results: 1 Larry Larsen 40, 2 Don Werner 37, 3 Ernie Armstrong 36 ocb, 4 Charles Donnison 36 ocb, 5 Brian Keightley 36.
The Poppy Appeal competition is open to all clubs in Lincolnshire, with the leading ones invited to send representatives to compete in the county finals at Woodhall Spa on November 8.
Having been leading money raisers in each of the past five years, Stoke Rochford seniors are hopeful their efforts will again qualify them for the finals.
l The last match of the season saw Stoke Rochford seniors’ first visit to Abbotsley. Giving shots to the opposition in all eight games proved just a bit too much.
Stoke Rochford 2½
Mick Rance and John Wright lost 2&1, Phil White and Keith Eddy lost 7&6, Keith Dugmore and Mike Graves won 5&3, Don Werner and Alan Jessop lost 5&4, Greg Ewart and Brian Ayto won 4&2, Charles Donnison and Tim Haward halved, Graham Manton and Roy Rowe lost 3&1, Brian White and Eddie Plant lost 2&1.
Sudbrook Moor teaching professional Ben Hutton partnered 13-year-old Grantham schoolboy Alex Doig to contest the Lincolnshire Golfers’ Association Pro-Am claret jug Tony Jacklin Trophy competition at Forest Pines, Scunthorpe.
Alex plays off a 16 handicap and received a full allowance for the betterball format.
Ben and Alex’s yielded 22 points from both the front and back nine, eight shots under SSS, and their 44 point total gave them victory by one point from their nearest rivals.