GOLF: Whittaker wins Sudbrook weekly stableford

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The best of Sudbrook Moor Tuesday ladies in the weekly stableford was Linda Whittaker with 32 points.

Runner-up was Joan Doughty on 30, in a countback with Hnin Shein, with back nines of 16 and 11 respectively.

Amanda Roberts increased her overall lead in the Tuesday Eclectic.

l The Senior League squad lost their first match away at Kirton Holme, and were narrowly defeated 3½-2½ at home by reigning champions Gedney Hill.

l Sudbrook Moor’s away day to College Pines Golf Club, Worksop, saw Dave Guy emerge as overall winner, from Ray Snell and Graham Buxton. Nearest the pin went to Mick Massingham.

l Bob Watson triumphed in the weekly roll-up stableford, with other prizes going to Andy Milner, Geoff Wilkins and John Morley. Andy Milner tops the Order of Merit table with 168 points, followed by John Costall (163) and Graham Buxton (161).

l Captain Colin Henfrey heads the seniors’ Summer Eclectic at the halfway stage on net 53, one point ahead of David Leslie. In equal third are John Johnson, Bob Watson and Mick Massingham.

l The club’s A Team won 4-2 away at Sutton Bridge and 4½-1½ at Kirton Holme, but narrowly lost 3½-2½ at Thorney Lakes, to leave them currently second in the South Lincs League.



After a series of good results, Belton Park’s luck ran out away to Radcliffe seniors as the visitors struggled with the Nottinghamshire greens.

Radcliffe 5½

Belton Park 2½

Bill Brogan and Michael Goodacre lost 3&1, Trevor Collis and Terry Bond lost 3&2, Phil Shaw and John Carey won 3&2, John Alsbury and Rick Alsbury lost 6&4, Brian Mole and Colin Farrington lost 6&4, Dave Langley and Peter Hawkins won 4&3, Alan Addis and Dave Jackson halved, Willy Badraun and Mike Monaghan lost 6&5.


The Centenary Cup was played on Saturday and won by Sam Sutton with 75-8 (net 67).

Runner-up with 84-16=68 was Danny Coyle and Tim Stubbs (74-6=68) was third. Best gross score came from Leon Bell with 69.


American greensomes –1 Nicola Routledge and Sue Addis 41pt, 2 Elizabeth Sharp and Yvonne Bashford 40 ocb, 3 Sheila Mason and Sue Mitchell 40.

l The Scratch Team match at home against Stoke Rochford was a 2-1 win for Belton Park, with victories for both Edina Burns and Jan Johnson.

l Lucy Morley and Jose Short travelled to Beedles Lake for their fourth round match in the Daily Mail Foursomes last Wednesday, but their their run in the competition came to end.


Last Thursday saw the latest outing for Belton Park’s dream team as their captain Tony Davies took his men down the A1 to Burghley Park, where they suffered defeat despite some quality play .

Burghley Park 4

Belton Park 2

Tony Davies and David Nock lost 3&2, Colin Mason and Stewart Boylan lost 3&2, Ben Bayliss and Richard Claxton won 4&3, Bob Rogers and Roy Allan won 2&1, Dave Wing and Andrew Macgowan lost 2&1, Ian Carroll and Nigel Strutt lost 2&1.



Belton Woods held its Seniors Charity Open last Wednesday on the Woodside Course.

Winners with 44 points were J. Bryant and R. Lugsdin, and runners-up with 41 were G. Forbes and P. Stanford.

The raffle for this year’s seniors captain’s nominated charity – the League of Friends of Grantham Hospital – raised £200.



Stoke Rochford 4½

Newark 3½

Mike Nixon and Dave Hudson lost 6&4, Graham Manton and Ray Beal won 1 up, Don Werner and David Hamilton won 4&2, Ken Taylor and Eddie Malloy won 4&3, John Batty and Keith Eddy lost 6&5, Chris Woof and Ray Elsome lost 1 down, Alan Jessop and Nev Marris halved, Roland Slack and Tim Haward won 5&3.