GOLF: Sudbrook Moor foursome retain county cup

Sudbrook Moor's Glenn Carpenter, Nigel Corby and Ben Hutton.
Sudbrook Moor's Glenn Carpenter, Nigel Corby and Ben Hutton.
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A Sudbrook Moor quartet successfully defended their Lincolnshire Golfers’ Alliance Corby Trophy at Sleaford Golf Club on Friday.

They were among 20 teams of four who battled out a four-ball betterball stableford competition.

The team comprised Glenn Carpenter, Nigel Corby and his son Martin (the fourth member of the team not pictured), and Ben Hutton who finished as fourth individual professional.

With two scores to count on each hole, the Sudbrook Moor team’s front nine was pretty lukewarm with a score of 39 and three under par.

But teamwork and competitiveness kicked in at the turn and they scorched home with a back nine of 48 points and 12 under par, to clinch the title by two points.



Belton Park men’s first team defeated Belton Woods comprehensively 5-0 in the Daily Mail sponsored competition on Saturday.

Their opponents in the next round will be Stoke Rochford.

l Saturday’s February Stableford competition was won by Alan Park with 37 points. Runner-up with 35 was John Kelly, with Terry Myles a further point adrift in third.


The February Stableford Silver Division was won by Jan Johnson with an excellent score of 42 points.

Second place went to Julie Hamer with 41 and Sue Mitchell was third with 38 points.

Bronze Division saw Jacqui Barson score 41 points to win, with Pam Wiggins second on 39. Third was Jean Sutcliffe with 37 points.


The competition on Sunday was a stableford qualifier with full handicap on the Lakes course.

Division One winner was Mick Holland with 34 points, and Barry Smith triumphed in Division Two with an impressive 41 points.

l Round seven of the Belton Woods Men’s Pairs Winter League was played last Sunday.

Winners were L. Williams and A. Williams who triumphed over T. Stapleton and J. Harrison by one stroke.

The current league leaders with one round still to play are M. Haynes and J. P. Bowers.


Peter Bishop emerged as the winner of the February Marshalls’ Monthly Medal competition, scoring a fine net 68.

He was closely followed by Tom Rea with 70 and third placed David Toule on 71.

Others: 4 Pat Stanford 72, 5 Phil Turrell 73, 6 Peter Stephenson 74 ocb, 7 Tony Donnelly 74, 8 Roy Adlard 75, 9 Ian Nisbet 76 ocb, 10 John Bratt 76,



Stoke Rochford seniors’ winter warmer was played on a spring-like day and was a pairs betterball bogey competition.

Clear winners were Alan Dolby and Brian White who returned 14 up. Second with 10 up were Trevor Harvey and Don Clements, and in third place were Nev Marris and Phil White (9 up).

With four weeks of the competition left to play, the overall lead is now shared by lan Dolby and Phil White, both on 44 points, while Brian Ayto has 37 and Mike Palmer 36.