Sidmouth seniors see off Exminster in some style

10:27 17 July 2014

golf

golf

Archant

Sidmouth seniors entertained Exminster last Thursday, writes Chris Grubb.

The weather was warm and sunny and the course was in very good condition with fast greens.

Seniors captain Nigel Sharp decided to have a mid-season holiday and handed over the reins to Glyn Hewitt for the day.

There was a touch of sadness during the event as a member of the Exminster club had died the day before so a minute’s respect was shown on the first tee before the match began.

Exminster were a man short and David Roberts from Sidmouth agreed to play with the opposition.

First out, acting seniors captain Glyn Hewitt playing with Nigel Sharp, won their match five-and-four after being four holes up after just six holes.

Second out were Ray Gunston and Phil Spencer who found themselves up against the ‘ringer’ David Roberts and Exminster’s /Bob Dyer with the Sidmouth pairing losing by one hole, but what hurt the most was the Sidmouth pairing had to buy the drinks for David Roberts at the meal afterwards!

Third out were Dieter Ritz and Barry Jones and they recorded a comfortable five-and-four success.

Les Pratt and Colin Mitchell were fifth out and they were three-and-two winners.

Next out were Bob Winstone and Terry Carter who won three-and-four which represented an impressive comeback as they had been three down after five holes.

The final pair out were Brian Cole and Charles Brown who won conclusively seven-and-five.

Overall Sidmouth were worthy, and convincing winners at 5-12. The way match against Exminster is scheduled for next week.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

17:07

Exmouth Town were left disappointed and without a Saturday game when their scheduled Saturday opponents pulled out of the fixture, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
09:42

Budleigh ladies gained 10 points in their Over-50s Exeter and District League match last week, writes Joan Shaw.

Read more
09:35
Golf generic picture

The East Devon seniors played for the Bailey Salver, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more
Fri, 11:44

Budleigh Salterton Football Club are set to hold a meeting this weekend that may lead to the club withdrawing from the local Macron Devon and Exeter Football League.

Read more
Fri, 10:54
The three Exmouth Harriers who were in action in North Wales; (left to right) Richard Bishop, Cathy Newman and Brian Sansom.

Four Exmouth Harriers were involved in the Chudleigh Carnival Road Race, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Read more
Thu, 09:04
Jessica Pugh and Ben Lane in action at the Spanish tournament.

Exmouth badminton ace Jonty Wright was in action again over the weekend, writes Steve Birley.

Read more
Thu, 09:02
East Devon juniors

The junior section at East Devon Golf Club arranges a busy programme of events for their junior golfers, including group and individual coaching, regular evening practice sessions and competitions, writes Julian Turnbull.

Read more
Thu, 09:01

When Topsham St. James 2nd XI played Ottery St. Mary 3rd XI, it was less a match made in heaven than a parade of Topsham sinners, writes Mike Tracey.

Read more
Thu, 08:56
Football generic picture

Exmouth gets FootGolf venue

FootGolf, said to be one of the fastest growing sports in the UK is coming to Exmouth.

Read more
Thu, 08:56
Wood Driver by Golf Ball June 2000

There was a good turnout for the monthly Stableford at East Devon on Saturday, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 16°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life

Great British Life

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

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications