GOLF: Stoke Rochford seniors contest Winter Warmer

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Stoke Rochford seniors played a Bamford Multiplier as the third round of their Winter Warmers Series.

Teams of three multiplied their stableford scores on each hole and winners with 158 points were Trevor Harvey, John Martindale and Dave Hudson.

Runners-up with 155½ were Cliff Mills, Mike Palmer and Greg Ewart, and Mike Dickinson, Jim Price and Roland Slack were third with 153.

Highest scores on a single hole were by two teams with 27 points, one on the 11th the other on the 12th. Overall leader is now Greg Ewart with a three-round total of 11 points, with six chasers on nine – Peter Gill, Trevor Harvey, Dave Hudson, Cliff Mills, Don Werner and Phil White.

l The Lincolnshire County Poppy Appeal Finals were held at Woodhall Spa on Friday. Played as an individual stableford, Stoke Rochford’s Don Werner finished second with 36 points after a countback.


The November Saturday qualifier was the final contributing competition for the annual Sword of Achievement award.

There were three names in the frame going into the final event, but nothing changed on the day with Graham Ritchie finishing on top with a final tally of 115 points. Runner-up was Neil Baker and Nigel Corby finished third.

Other consistent performers this season were fourth placed Martin Corby, fifth Michael Coupland and sixth Paul Brough.

Competing in the same event, top ladies were Lorna Jackson and Caroline Davis.

The strokeplay competition was won by 13-year-old Alex Doig from a field of 34 gents. Yvonne Geach was best lady and best high handicap junior was Joseph Ablewhite whose scorecard cut him from 42 to 34.