GOLF: Belton Park ladies contest club championship

Belton Park ladies' championship prizegiving
Belton Park ladies' championship prizegiving
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The females of Belton Park played for the highest honour within the ladies’ section on Saturday – to become club champion.

A new name came out on top this year, with gross scores of 82 and 86, Edina Burns was crowned the champion. The net prize went to Lesley Perrin with scores of 80 and 69.

Best gross morning scorer was Jan Johnson and best in the afternoon was Anthea Nicoll. Ina Wood had the best net morning score and Joy Stepney’s was best in the afternoon.

Pictured from left are club champion Edina Burns, ladies’ club captain Marjie Thompson and net winner Lesley Perrin.

l The ladies’ NSPCC Fourball Betterball competition raised £87.

Results: 1 Annette Fordham and Sue Walker-Sherriff 43pt, 2 Gill Briggs and Cynthia Mills 41, 3 Nicola Routledge and Sally Knight 40 ocb.

l The ladies’ Brunyee Trophy competition was won by Joy Stepney.

Results: 1 Joy Stepney net 74, 2 Sue Mitchell 75 ocb, 3 Carol Taylor 75, 4 Paula Marshall 76 ocb.


Belton Park 6

Newark 2

Bill Brogan and Mike Bower won 4&3, Trevor Collis and Nick Craft won 3&2, Alan Addis and Bill Hislop lost 1 down, Fred Williams and John Thompson lost 1 down, Michael Goodacre and Ron Prothero won 2&1, Dave Langley and Shaun Boney won 3&2, Tony Noble and Paul Skelton won 4&3, Peter Rollings and Terry Bond won 2 up.


Belton Park’s professional Simon Williams held his annual Pro’s Day competition on Saturday.

Winners were Brett White and Danny Coyle with 45 points. Runners-up, also with 45, were Matt Haynes and Charlie Boyfield, with Chris Haynes and Jack Diment third on 45. Best ladies were Ann Bartlett and Sue Walker-Sherriff.

l The June Stableford was won by Dale Evison with 40 points, one ahead of John Sheardown. Best gross was Steve Mitchell with 38.


Sudbrook Moor’s senior 36-hole Handicap Championship was won with two consistent strokeplay rounds from Geoff Wilkins.

Geoff returned to golf this year and in the first round of the competition, in a stableford format, he led the field of almost 40 players with a card of 42 points.

He backed up that score a week laater in the second round, off medal tees. One off the lead at the end of the second round, and a one over CSS, was good enough to secure him the Millennium Trophy by a single shot.

A countback for second place went to Bob Watson, from Ken Wingad. Three shots adrift was rookie Joe Green, ahead of the evergreen Pete Farmer, Bryan Heydinger, Dave Guy and John Johnson.


The annual Help the Heroes charity competition was held at Belton Woods on Sunday, with a strong field of almost 100 members competing in the event.

Division One winner with 39 points was Christopher Mckeen, and Ron Palframan was second with 37.

Winner of Division Two was Simon Bishop with 43 points, ahead of runner-up Paul Perrin on 41.