Long Sutton Men’s Open held on August 16 attracted 18 visiting clubs ( including a member of Abu Dhabi Golf Club ! ) and on a warm and pleasant day 88 players competed for Home and Away prizes.
Stover Golf Club from Devon provided the leading visitors pair, as John Morgan and Andrew Hewings scored 43 points to beat Cricket St Thomas duo Colin Spurway and Phil Warner who scored 40 points into second place , with Neil Horgan and partner Gordon Brent also from Cricket St Thomas in third place with 39 points.
The home first prize went to Wayne Parks and Nigel Pugson on 44 points , with Dave Baker and Mike McRae second on 43 points and Peter Burch and partner Richard Stone third with 41 points
The event which was re-established in the Somerset Golf Competition diary after a years absence, was warmly welcomed by all the visiting players who were impressed with the course conditions . Marlon Lockhard and fellow Royal North Devon players Wayne Gaish and Matt Blake said,
‘’We thought the course and especially the greens played as well as any other course we have visited this year and we will be looking forward to returning for the event next year on August 14th which will be part of the Long Sutton Jubilee celebrations’’
Details of this Jubilee event will be posted early in 2016
Club Vice Captain