Eagle on the 14th at Woodbury Park
PUBLISHED: 09:00 12 July 2013 | UPDATED: 09:00 12 July 2013
The format for the Woodbury Park seniors’ roll-up was a Team Stableford, writes Carole Pye.
Played as a four ball, Alan Stone, Derek Knights, Tony Marshall and Russell Lee came home the winners with 123 points.
Ian Marvin, Chris Padget, John Cade and Brian Major were just nudged into second place with a score of 122.
The Woodbury Park seniors’ team played Royal North Devon at home.
A most enjoyable and competitive match took place on a course which is in its best condition for some years, leading to some notable individual achievements and excellent scores from both sides.
The visitors had a rare eagle on the 14th followed by a birdie on the 16th but the home team also finished strongly with birdies on the 17th and 18th contributing to a win for four-and-a-half to two-and-a-half win for Woodbury.
The ladies’ Tuesday roll-up was a qualifier on both the Oaks and the Acorns courses.
Carol Thomas with 39 points took the Oaks with Di Jacob the runner-up on 36.
Veronica Hughes, with an impressive 40, won the Acorns. After count-back Christine Haveron, with a better back nine, was declared the runner-up with 37 points. Val Alker (38) won the 9 hole qualifier on the Acorns.
Playing Dartmouth at home in a friendly, the Woodbury team marginally lost to the visitors by two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half.
Over 50 players took part in the mid-week competition which
continues to be very popular.
Harrison Greenberry (41) was the winner with David Cockayne Jnr runner-up on 38.
The weekend competition for the men was the Fullers London Pride Gold Medal.
The first division was taken by Martin Breading on net 69 followed by David Cockayne (70). Phil Watson’s score of 68 won the second division ahead of Dave Brady on 70. An impressive 65 net gave Mark Wightman both the third division and also the overall winner of the competition.
With 71 points, Duane Greenslade was the runner-up in the third division.
The competition for the ladies was the 4th round of the Order of Merit. Angela Mullerworth took the first division with 72 net, ahead of Petina Murray on 73. The second division was taken by Sandra Pritchard with a score of 70. Kay Foster (76) was the runner-up.