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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Seniors 123 Stableford

Today's event for the seniors was a 123 Stableford with 30 players taking part. The scoring was not as high as usual but with the recent weather conditions the course was rather damp ... but very playable.
The winners today with a score of 64pts were the two-man team of Les Eden & Bob Evans. In second place were Christine Cooper, Rodney Spring & Paul Tebbutt with 62pts who just pipped Chris Piper, Roy Whiting & John Butcher on count-back.
Full result - click here.

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Winter Texas Scramble

Six teams took part in today's Winter Texas Scramble. Despite the damp conditions today and the recent rain, the course was in excellent condition although still playing quite long.
The winning team today were Jeremy Twaits, Dave Wallin & Jason Allum with a score of 60.0. In second place on 62.0 were Paul Tebbutt, Stuart Briginshaw & Judy Willson closely followed by John Day, Christine Cooper & Brian Grace (62.2).
Full result - click here.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Seniors Bowmaker

An excellent turn out today for the seniors at the racecourse. Thirty-six players in twelve teams of 3 played a Bowmaker Strokeplay competition. A bit on the chilly side but at least we didn't get any rain today. With the course playing very long at the moment, the scoring wasn't quite as good as usual, but a good time was had by all!!
The winning team today with a score of 135 were Mike Pritchard, Les Eden & Malcolm Passey. Runners-up were Chris Piper, Mike Workman & Sam Whiting (135) followed by Brian Grace Paul Tebbutt & Bob Evans (139) in third place.
Full result - click here.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Seniors Texas Scramble

Another wet start for the seniors today in their Texas Scramble. Ten teams of three competed for this week's prizes. The winning team with an excellent nett score of 59.0 (and lowest gross of 69) were the team of Linda Vale, John Clark & John Day. Runners-up with a score of 60.2 were Colin Cox, Mike Workman & Richard Aldred closely followed by Steve Vale, Raymond Bilton and Doris(!) on 60.4.
Full result - click here.

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Marian Taylor Memorial Golf Day

Newbury Racecourse Ladies, past and present, held a 9-hole Stableford competition, followed by lunch, in memory of past Lady Captain, Marian Taylor, who sadly passed away in August.  The sun shone on the ladies as they took to the course; however, it was still playing long due to the deluge it received the day before.  Coming home in first place was past Lady Captain, Sam Whiting, with her score of 17pts.  Another past Lady Captain, Janice Paulin (now DG), took the second slot on count back ahead of Allison Holmes (also now DG), when they both carded 16pts.  Thanks to Sian Soanes for the organisation and to John Taylor for attending the lunch and presenting the prizes.

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Seniors November Medal

A really chilly day at the racecourse today for the November Seniors medal. The competition was played as a Stableford with the men off the yellow tees and a separate competition for the ladies. Twenty-four men and five ladies competed for the medals with scoring quite difficult in the cold wind.

In the men's competition, Raymond Bilton was the winner with a score of 34pts. The runner-up was decided on count-back with Paul Tebbutt just edging out John Day and Derrick Perrin after all three players returned 33pts.
Full result - click here.
Sian Soanes was the winner in the ladies competition with 30pts. Sam Whiting was runner-up just one point further back and Jan Hinks in third place.
Full result - click here.

Just one 2 was recorded today by Raymond Bilton at the 11th. Unfortunately, Raymond was not in the two's pool so yet again the money will roll over to next month's medal.

Sunday, 2 November 2014

November Medal

A very wet start to the November Medal today. But the hardy players who decided to play were rewarded with some decent weather later on as the rain stopped after the first half hour or so. This was the first of the winter Stableford medals and was played as two mixed divisions.

In division 1, John Butcher was the winner having amassed an excellent 38pts. The runner-up was decided on count-back with Dean Butler just edging out Jeremy Twaits after both returned 34pts.
Full result - click here.

Count-back was again required as Roy Whiting just pipped Stuart Briginshaw to win the division 2 medal after both scored 36pts. Third place went to Jason Allum on 32pts.
Full result - click here.

Just one 2 recorded today by Judy Willson on the par 3 17th. Unfortunately, Judy did not enter the two's pool so the money will roll-over to next month.