Major, Tilbury and Budgeon seal Woodbury Park success

PUBLISHED: 07:21 11 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:21 11 April 2013

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The format for the Seniors' roll-up was a Team Stableford, 'Toad Stools and Tiddlers' (two scores to count on all holes, except the fifth and the 16th where only one score counted), writes Carol Pye.

The winners, with 80 points, were Brian Major, Terry Tilbury and Doug Budgeon followed by Ray Dwan, Charles St Johnson and John Man on 76.

The seniors started their 2013 friendly match season away at Saunton. Although well beaten, the score belied the fact that it was a close fought game.

The mid-week competition entries are growing as the weather improves. Robin Dummelow’s excellent 42 gave him the winning position, with Steve Jarman runner-up on 38.

The weekend competition was a 3-ball team event and it attracted a large field. With a better back nine, David McGregor, David Dickinson and a ghost, took the competition with 81 points, just edging Jeff Kamester, Scott Howarth and Neil Rice into second place.

The final scores of the men’s ‘Winter Eclectic’ have been published.

This competition takes place over a six-month period with players submitting five cards or fewer over that time; with each card the players try to improve on the holes with weaker scores. There were four divisions, based on handicaps ranging from minus-two to 28!

The first division was won by Pete Symes with 59 points, followed by Peter Lawrence (61). With a better back nine Dave Freeman (65) took the second division ahead of Gary Bourne. Once again, the better back nine determined the winner; Paul Crocock and Dave Skinner both came in with 66 points, the outcome was Paul Crocock just edging out Neil Rice to be declared the winner. The final division was won by Dave Skinner with 71 points just ahead Barrie Nichols on72.

The final game of the men’s Winter Knockout saw Gary Batten and Rob Lake win the competition 4and3; the runners-up were Charles Turner and Chris Turner.

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