GOLF: Stoke Rochford charity day raises more than £1,600

Stoke Rochford charity golf day was a great success.
Stoke Rochford charity golf day was a great success.
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Stoke Rochford’s immediate past captain Peter Gill organised a charity golf day to help raise awareness and funds for The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society.

Fifty-eight players supported the day at Stanton-on-the-Wolds golf club which raised £1602.50 (including Gift Aid donations).

It was the sixth year that Peter has staged this event and during that time the charity golf days have raised more than £20,000.

The winners with 43 points were Steve Cullington (left) and John Martindale (right), both of Stoke Rochford Golf Club, pictured here with organiser Peter Gill.

Peter thanked all the players and sponsors that have ensured that the success of this event.

l Stoke Rochford senior section’s latest Winter Warmer competition took place last week.

The event was a Bamford Multiplier in teams of three, with players multiplying their stableford scores together on each hole.

Winners with 160½ points were Alan Hayward, Dave Hudson and Don Clements. Runners-up with 150 points were Tom Keegan, Ray Beal and Trevor Harvey, on countback from Brian Keightley, Cliff Mills and Mick Rance.

Being a winner this week took Don Clements into the overall competition lead with 15 points in this multi-round contest. Brian White is in second place on 14 with Nev Marris in third on 13.



Belton Woods senior Marshalls’ Monthly Medal competition for November was won by Colin Thornton by two strokes with a net 73.

Others: 2 Deryk Webster 75, 3 John Bratt 76 ocb, 4 David Toule 76 ocb, 5 Mick Hall 76, 6 Ray Woodcock 78 ocb, 7 Alan Lowen 78 ocb, 8 John Williams 78 ocb, 9 Phil Turrell 79 ocb, 10 Pat Stanford 79.

The senior section’s November Monthly Stableford was won by Roger Hanratty.

Results: 1 Roger Hanratty 38pt, 2 George Forbes 37, 3 John Williams 36, 4 Norman Tidy 35, 5 Y. K. Pang 34, 6 Colin Musson 33 ocb, 7 Colin Thornton 33 ocb, 8 Dave Toule 33 ocb, 9 Ray Woodcock 33 ocb, 10 Phil Turrell 33.


The main club enjoyed a fun format festive Am-Am with a shotgun start.

Teams of four were drawn from handicap pools, to give an across the board range of abilities, in a stableford betterball with two scores to count.

The winning team, captained by Ian Reah, also comprised Andy Newman, Yvonne Geach and Barry Rohland, hit a very fine 99 points to win by one from Michael Green’s team of Jeff Ward, Mike Koranski and Judith Hutton.

Losing out on second place on a back nine countback were Keith Maclachlan, Barry Pogson, Phil Davy and Amanda Roberts.

All three teams won Christmas-themed prizes and the whole field was presented with a festive goodies bag.

Other results: 4 Steve Davis, Alan Cuthbertson, David Leslie, Malcolm Edwards; 5 Pete Armstrong, Mark Dewhurst, Chris Wilmot, Mags McArthur; 6 Graham Mackinder, Jim McArthur, Colin Henfrey, Diane Leslie; 7 Phil Hall, Darren Nicholson, Mick Lincoln, Sue Watson; 8 Paul Williamson, Joseph Ablewhite, Claire Lowes, Caroline Davis; 9 Michael Coupland, Bob Watson, Kevin Turner, Dave Templeton.