Woodbury Park golf latest - Putting with the piper

13:16 22 August 2014

golf

golf

Archant

Woodbury Park has enjoyed several weddings (but no funerals) this week, with lone pipers marching backwards and forwards across the ‘Terrace’, writes John Bridgman.

It’s hard to concentrate whilst putting out on eighteen especially if you’ve got the dreaded ‘yips’.

Nonetheless, the seniors were out in force playing a team stableford. Terry Welsh, Mike Dillon and Terry Tilbury buried the rest of the field with 77 points.

Second place went to Andrzej Sobczak, Dave Freeman and Sid Parr on 71.

Not too far behind with 70 were Ian Scott, John Man and Martin Creed. The Midweek Medal saw Ian Stephenson home with a nett 71 playing off 10. Neil Gauntlett had 72 off 9, beating Ralph Karkeek, also 72 playing off 16 on countback.

The weekend stableford competition drew 116 players to the course on a fine day. Simon Challis (who you may recall plays a lot of his golf matches late in the evening, usually finishing in the dark) came in with the overall winning score of 41 points, in daylight hours.

Well done, nice timing!

Second place in Division One went to Colin Wilson on 38 with Richard Wallace home in 37. Division Two saw Simon Courtney 40 points winning on countback from Darron Taylor also with 40 points.

Third place was taken by Chris Bryant on 38.

In Division Three it was Terry Welsh who took the win, his second success in a week, scoring 39 and that was sufficient to edge out Chris Wright on 38. Third was Francois Helmer with a score of 36 points. Congratulations to all concerned this week, and I leave you with my thought for the future. When you sign up to play in any competition, at least turn up in good time, and if you cannot, for any reason, give ample notice.

Do not upset your committee, you wouldn’t like them when they are upset!

Happy whacking, cheers John.

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

09:35

Brixington Blues U10s had mixed fortunes in Exeter & District League meetings with Sidmouth opposition.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00

Missing a possible eight first-team players, East Budleigh put up a brave performance at Heavitree last Saturday before losing 3-1.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00

EXMOUTH Amateurs travelled to Witheridge on Saturday short of a few players, due to suspension, injury and later work commitments, but the 12 who left town returned with all three points.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:52

Brixington United U12s youth football team are looking for new players to strengthen their squad for next season.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:52

Budleigh Salterton make the short trip to Alphington this Saturday looking to end a losing streak.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:52

Budleigh Salterton lost 4-0 at Newtown as their winless season in the Premier Division gets closer to the end.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:52

Exmouth Amateurs Reserves beat Clyst Valley Reserves 3-2 at Warren View to stay clear of the bottom two in Division Three of the Devon and Exeter League.

Read more
Tue, 09:41
tennis

New charges at Withycombe Tennis Centre could lead to some members paying up to 50 per cent more in monthly fees.

Read more
Friday, March 20, 2015
East Devon Grecians - supporters of Exeter City AFC

Just when Exeter City fans were maybe beginning to lose heart, the Grecians last Saturday won their second game in a row beating Wimbledon 3-2 at home and stretched their unbeaten run to three games, writes Gareth Hughes.

Read more
Friday, March 20, 2015
angling picture

Anglers across Devon and Cornwall are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits between March 14 and June 16, writes Paul Gainey.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 8°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