Newman lands midweek competition win at Woodbury Park

PUBLISHED: 21:15 06 November 2013 | UPDATED: 21:15 06 November 2013

The Woodbury Park Order of Merit medal competition which offers six opportunities over the summer months to gain points was finally concluded, writes Carole Pye.

Each match in the programme offered points on a sliding scale.

David Cockayne Jnr took the first division with 31 points, ahead of Stuart Winks on 28.5.

Mark Wightman’s excellent 41 points made him a clear winner of the second division with James Hill (31.5) the runner-up.

In the third division Dave Skinner’s 23 points gave him first place followed by Stuart Higgins on 19. The ladies’ combined silver and bronze divisions were won by Angela Mullerworth (48) with Sara Beaven runner-up on 44.5.

In the mid-week competition Steve Newman took pole position with 39 points ahead of Steve Robb on 37.

The two friendly away matches in the seniors’ programme, cancelled due to adverse weather, have been played at St Mellion and Churston with the outcome reflecting the course advantage to the home side.

The first of five competitions for the Winter Eclectic Medal competition, was played at the weekend.

David McGregor on 64 took the first division, just edging Steve Jarman into second place on 65. Barry Parfitt (64) took the second division ahead of Alex Freer’s 66.

With a score of 62, John Fuller took the third division, whilst David Skinner after count-back, was declared the runner-up with 70.

Bridget Leonard (72) took the silver division ahead of Petina Murray’s 75.

The bronze division winner was Marleen Johnson with a score of 77 net; Wendy Taylor (78) took second place after count-back.

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