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

PUBLISHED: 15:12 21 November 2012

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

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

08:02

Last year, the Gloucestershire outfit had hosted a touring Withy and a close contest was settled late on by a conversion for the home side.

Read more
07:52

It’s going to be a close call in terms of who wins the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League title this season.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:42

Exmouth Town were 2-0 winners at St Austell and so exacted revenge for the 2-1 defeat inflicted on them by the Cornish side at Southern Road in February, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:02

Brixington Blues Under-10s beat Stoke Hill 2-0 when the pair met in an Exeter and District Youth League game.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:12

Bicton Arena has announced that work has begun on a new all-weather arena providing valuable additional space on a surface for competitions, warming-up at multi-day shows and a cross country track during the winter.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:34

Brixington Blues Under-10s beat Whipton Youth 3-0 when the pair met in an Exeter and District Youth League game.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:03

Brixington Blues Under-12s shared two goals with Moors Hawks in their latest Exeter and District Youth League outing.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:51

Offwell Rangers did something they have been unable to do over the past three seasons on the final Saturday of March in their Macron League Division Six campaign.

Read more
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Exmouth RFC head coach Jon Hill pulled no punches when he spoke some time after the final whistle having just witnessed his team get thrashed 97-7 at Old Elthamians.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

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

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications