GOLF: Belton Park ladies’ competition raises charity cash

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Belton Park ladies held their Macmillan Day competition which raised £212 for the charity from entry money and a halfway hut. The winners were Julie Hamer and Shelley McClelland.

l A stableford competition was won emphatically by Sheila Mason with 42 points in Silver Division. Second place went to Sue Mitchell with 38 points and third was Julie Hamer on 37.

Bronze Division saw Sue Addis take first place with 40 points. Runner-up was Carol Foster with 38 points on countback from Nicola Routledge.

l The England Golf Medal saw Linda Midgley win with 84 (net 71) in Silver Division. Second place on countback went to Issie Guest with 88 (71) and Julie Hamer was third on 86 (72).

Donna Hayle had a great round of 94 (67) in Bronze Division to take a further two shots off her handicap. Second was Jaqui Barson with 99 (73) and Carol Taylor was third on 94 (73).


The final Sunday Stableford of the season was won on countback by Graham Ritchie, from Andy Newman, with 34 points, a one point difference on the back deciding the victor.

Paul McCarthy carded 32 points, ahead of Kev Jones, Andy Stones, Jim Garriock and Kev Turner on 31. Jo Pearson won the ladies’ section.

The twos sweep was shared by Andy Stone and John Came with birdies on the sixth and third respectively.

l Tony Sealey was on top form in the latest seniors’ roll-up with a scorecard of 45 stableford points. In Category 1-3, Ken James was next best with 40 points and Harry Cruickshank led Category 4 with 39.

The twos sweep was shared by Eric Dickens, Dave Guy and Frank Brumpton who all birdied on the seventh.

l Sue Chambers returned a very fine 38-point scorecard to win the Tuesday ladies’ roll-up. Runner-up with 34 was Cath Green, with Amanda Roberts third on 32.



Stoke Rochford seniors retained the Goldsbrough Bowl by winning 5½-2½ against Stoke Rochford ladies in their annual challenge match.

Best winners for the seniors were Don Werner and David Hamilton and for the ladies it was Dorne Werner and Elaine Kirby.

l It was confirmed this week that Stoke Rochford seniors were, for the sixth consecutive year, the top money raisers in the annual Lincolnshire Poppy Appeal competition with £668.

This qualifies them to send four players to today’s county finals at Woodhall Spa. The quarter will be club captain Peter Gill, Larry Larsen, Don Werner and Ernie Armstrong.

In all, more than £5,500 was raised by the various seniors sections of clubs within the county.


The final of the Belton Woods Summer Pairs Foursomes was played on the Lakes course on Saturday, a competition that has seen more than 50 pairs competing throughout the summer.

The final was won by Nev Hibbitt and John Todd who beat Dan Fowler and Glen Weatherall 5&4.