Sixth is enough for Stoke Rochford’s Trophy Trevor

Stoke Rochford

Seniors’ section

WINNER of the sixth round of Stoke Rochford Seniors Trophy competition was Trevor Harvey with 41 points.

In second place with 39 points was Eddie Plant, with Gareth Hughes third on 37.

In this best three from six round event, none of the previous leaders were able to advance their three round aggregate. It was left to Trevor to storm through from sixth place to take the trophy, with an overall three round total of 113 points. Runner-up second with a total of 110 points was David Hamilton. Four players finished with 109 points – Ron Kent, Mick Rance, Brian White and Alan Church, but third place went to Ron as his was the best card in the last round with 35 points

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Stoke Rochford 2

Mike Dickinson and& Alan Jessop lost 7&6, Mick Rance and Don Werner lost 2 down, Trevor Harvey & Ray Beal won 1 up, Wilf Stephenson and David Hamilton lost 4&3, Brian White and Tim Haward lost 5&3, Don Clements and Ray Elsome lost 5&4, Brian Ayto and Mike Graves won 5&4, Eddie Plant and Clive Watson lost 1 down.

Belton Woods

Seniors’ section

ALAN Lowen emerged as comfortable winner of the September Monthly Stableford, eight points ahead of his nearest rival.

Results: 1 Alan Lowen 43, 2 Tom Lamin 35, 3 Mike Gulliford 34 ocb, 4 Colin Thornton 34 ocb, 5 Pat Stanford 34, 6 Ray Woodcock 33, 7 Tony Slipper 31, 8 Tom Rea 30 ocb, 9 Colin Grant 30 ocb, 10 John Billot 30.

The September Monthly Medal and second round of the Memorial Cup resulted in a clear victory for Ed Kitching.

Results: 1 Ed Kitching net 71, 2 Colin Thornton 75, 3 Nigel Smith 76, 4 Colin Grant 78, 5 Norman Tidy 79, 6 JohnBillot 81 ocb, 7 Mike Gulliford 81, 8 Terry Measures 82, 9 Mike Griffiths 83 ocb, 10 Denis Manton 83.

The Memorial Cup, played over two rounds, was won by John Billot with net 156, closely followed by Nigel Smith on 157.

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Radcliffe 1

Ian Nisbett and Nigel Smith lost 1-0, Alan Lowen and John Williams won 2-1, Peter Bishop and Mike Gulliford won 6-5, Colin Thornton and Henry Knight won 1-0, Steve Hudson and Phil Stannard won 6-5, John Billot and John Sabin won 1-0, Mike Whitington and John Bratt won 4-3, Les Vine and Phil Turrell won 4-3 .

Belton Woods 5½

Nottinghamshire GC 2½

Ian Nisbet and Phil Turrell lost 3-2, Alan Lowen and Roland Shepperson halved, Les Vine and John Sabin won 6-4, Mike Whitington and Norman Tidy won 4-3, John Bratt and Phil Stannard won 2-0, Peter Bishop and Henry Knight lost 4-3, Nigel Smith and Colin Thornton won 4-3, Steve Hudson and Mike Gulliford won 2-1.

Belton Park

Seniors’ section

Belton Park 4½

Burghley Park 5½

Shaun Boney and Ray Shore won 3&1, Peter Brooks and Willie Badraun won 4&3, Bill Brogan and Jim Peach won 3&1, David Langley and John Walker-Sherriff lost 3&2, Fred Williams and Keith Brown lost 1 down, John Clarke and Norman Halliday lost 1 down, John Thompson and Manny Barker won 4&3, Ian Saunders and Tom Brindley lost 4&3, Mike Robinson and Brian Mole lost 1 down, Ivor Samways and John Carey halved.

Peterborough Milton 5½

Belton Park 2½

Shaun Boney and Nick Craft lost 3&1, Peter Brooks and Tom Brindley lost 3&2, Brian Mole and Jim Peach won 3&2, Laurence Haselhurst and Colin Farrington won 1 up, Mike Monaghan and Keith Ball halved, Bill Brogan and Ian Saunders lost 4&3, Tony Davies and John Alsbury lost 4&3, Barrie Stainton and David Green lost 6&5.

Sudbrook Moor

RON Boxell celebrated a wonderful Senior Captain’s Day last week with an excellent turnout for his stableford qualifier.

Overall winner of the Des Godfrey Trophy was Ken Jameson with a scorecard of 41 points. Runner-up after a countback was John Costall with 40 points, from Harry Cutmore.

Dave Guy won the best back nine with 20 points and Rod Edwards’ 22 points on the front far outshone all others.

In nearest the pin spot prizes, Bryan Heydinger’s shot to the par three third was rewarded, and Andy Milner’s near ace on the par three 16th beat all others. David Leslie had the longest drive on the longest hole, number five.

Dave Guy won the putting challenge with 15 putts, from John Johnson on 16. Putting fees, a raffle and donations raised £100 for the Grantham branch of the British Heart Foundation.