Award for Paul Newcombe at the East Devon Golf Club aannual prize giving.

15:12 21 November 2012

Shirley Pressey, Ladies

Shirley Pressey, Ladies' Captain, Paula Hullett from Childrens' Hospice South West, and the club captain, Stephen Phillips.

Archant

The annual prize giving took place at East Devon golf club last Saturday evening, writes Paul Willoughby.

The evening was well attended by the winners and many club members.

The cups and trophies were presented by the club captain, Stephen Phillips and ladies’ captain, Shirley Pressey, ably assisted by the vice captain Dennis Chivers and the Ladies’ vice captain, Di Willoughby.

There were too many winners to name them all and it would be unfair to name some and not others, but Stephen Phillips did make one award which met with the members’ great approval.

This was an award to Paul Newcombe, our head green keeper who, in 2001, achieved the course record scoring a gross 61, net 59. For most of us that would be in our dreams only!

The award was his framed score card, signed by his co-player on the day, Bill Wentworth. Paul was delighted with his award and modestly told the assembled company a few of his shots on the day – well done, Paul; we are all very pleased for you.

The evening also saw the presentation of the club’s cheque to Paula Hullett representing the captains’ 2012 charity, Childrens Hospice South West. Throughout the year the club had raised the staggering sum of £14,650.

On behalf of the charity Paula thanked the club and gave an account of one child ‘who will never reach adulthood’ who would benefit by the donation – a worthwhile cause indeed.

The evening finished with an excellent supper for about 90 people.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Mon, 23:45
Harry Dodge in action at Budleigh Croquet Club

Budleigh Salterton Croquet Club member Harry Dodge is one of two people selected to represent England in the 2015 Under-21 Golf Croquet World Championship in Christchurch, New Zealand, writes Elaine Marsh.

Read more
Mon, 23:44
Point-to-Point generic picture

All roads lead to Haldon Hill on February 8, when Exeter Racecourse stages its prestigious Super Sunday race fixture, writes Lucy Johnson.

Read more
Mon, 16:17
Exmouth Belles at the Blackdown Beast event

Fifteen Exmouth Running Belles took part in the Blackdown Beast, writes Clare Medlock.

Read more
Mon, 16:17
Chess generic picture

East Budleigh Chess Club won their derby meeting with Sidmouth Rovers when the pair met in the Champion Section of the Exeter and District Chess League, writes Brian Gosling.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read Sport

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition

Exmouth's trusted business finder