GOLF: Josie wins Belton Park ladies’ stableford

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The January stableford Silver division was won by Josie Short with 34 points.

Runner-up was Sheila Mason with 33 points and in third place was Sue Mitchell with 32.

Bronze division saw Lady Jill Barry score 35 points to take first place with lady captain Marjie Thompson carding 34 to take second. Third on countback was Sandra Pask .


Belton Park held a mixed gender competition on Sunday, and David Atkin emerged victorious with an impressive 43 points.

Second place went to John Sheardown with 41 points and third was D. Mablethorpe on 39. Husband and wife, Peter and Jacqui Barson, were fourth and fifth respectively, both scoring 38 points.

Jacqui, Belton Park’s most improved lady player last year, gained the highest place amongst the ladies that entered.

More of these competitions have been arranged during the rest of the year.

Gents’ seniors

The Seniors Texas Scramble was won with 48 points by the team of Tony Davies, Norman Halliday and Shaun Boney.

Runners-up with 47 were Jim Peach, Mike Barker and Tony Robinson, on countback from Ray Clark, John Clarke and Ron Prothero.

Tuesday’s Seniors Stableford was won by Tony Noble with 36 points.

Second was Manny Barker with 34 points on countback from Laurence Haselhurst. In fourth was Dave Martin with 32. Best back nine was Barry Stainton’s 15-pointer, and David Langley had the best front nine with 18 points.



A field of 23 contested the Marshall’s Monthly Medal competition, played on the Woodside course, with Alan Lowen emerging victorious.

Results: 1 Alan Lowen net 64, 2 Colin Grant 65, 3 Tony Rea 67, 4 YK Pang, 5 John Browne 69, 6 Mike Whitington 70 ocb, 7 George Forbes 70, 8 Peter Bishop 71 ocb, 9 Tony Slipper 71 ocb, 10 Bob Clarke 70.



This week’s Stoke Rochford seniors Winter Warmer competition was an individual stableford with three free throws.

Playing in the last group of the day, the clear winner with 44 points was Brian White. Runner-up with 41 points was Eddie Plant on countback from Charles Donnison. Squeezed out of the places, but also with 41, were David Hamilton and Keith Dugmore.

Phil White remains overall leader with 36 points. Alan Dolby moves into second place with 34, with Brian Ayto third on 32.


Best overall card in the weekend mixed Greensomes stableford was returned by John Machin and partner Fiona Hutton with 39 points.

Runners-up after a countback were father and daughter Steve and Caroline Davis with 38, from Kevin Turner and son-in-law Andrew Green.

Junior pairing Alex Doig and Joseph Ablewhite produced a very solid round of 37 points.

l The ladies’ Tuesday roll-up was won by Sue Hutton with with an excellent 38 points, neatly playing exactly to her handicap. Second was Norma Shelley with 36 points.

l The seniors’ monthly Thursday medal, off championship tees and with Order of Merit points on offer, was won by David Leslie on level CSS.

Reigning champion John Johnson was runner-up, one shot adrift, and best in Category Four was Mike Dyason.