Senior's Open 2015 - Results & Sponsorship Photos
Men's Open Report & Results
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
Ladies Open 2015 Report - Winners - Photos
LADIES OPEN – WEDNESDAY 12TH AUGUST 2015
We were very lucky to have a beautiful day & the course looked wonderful for our event. 28 teams entered the competition with ladies from many different clubs in Somerset, neighbouring counties & further afield supporting us on the day. John Nicholson took great photographs of each group on the first tee which can be found on the club website. To see the swings and teams click here
Copies available with donation to charity ~ enquire at Club Office.
Well done to the winning teams & individuals:
1st prize Overall (85 pts) - Sue Stilwell, Clare Salter, Sharman Bradshaw (Farrington Park).
2nd prize Overall (84 pts) – Ann McRae (Long Sutton), Jane Cornelius (Fingle Glen), Angela Hodder (Fingle Glen).
3rd prize Overall (79 pts) – Gwen Clarke (Long Sutton), Sue Walsh (Bridport & W Dorset), Julie Oliver (Bridport & W Dorset)
4th prize overall (78 pts on countback) – Aideen Roche (Long Sutton), Ginny Farnworth-Smith (Oake Manor), Caroline Stait (Taunton & Pickeridge)
Best All Visitor Prize (77 pts): Rosemary Ferguson, Gro Lomas, Val Cook (Royal North Devon).
Best Front 9 (41 pts) – Eileen Arundell (Long Sutton), Henrietta Hayden (Oake Manor), Annie Reid (Oake Manor)
Best Back 9 (43 pts) – Terina Parker (Long Sutton), Betty Marney (Oake Manor), Lyn Gridley (Taunton & Pickeridge).
Nearest the Rope on 10th – Sheila Beresford (Taunton & Pickeridge)
Longest Drive Silver - Gro Lomas (Royal North Devon)
Longest Drive Bronze – Connie Stolworthy (Long Sutton)
Nearest the Pin Silver – Rosie Pimbley (Yeovil)
Nearest the Pin Bronze – Clare Salter (Farrington Park)
Putting Prize – Eileen Arundell (Long Sutton)
2’s – 10 ladies were successful
Very many thanks to Battens Solicitors for generously sponsoring our event through its Charitable Trust.
Thanks to all the ladies who contributed raffle prizes & to Bill Walker & Senior men who ran the putting competition. An excellent amount was raised for the Lady Captain’s Charity, South Somerset Mind.
Also thanks to the ladies who helped at registration, to Alex K-Brown, Chris Hockey & John Williams for starting & to Rod Tucker & Bill Bond for card checking & the results board. The kitchen & bar staff did brilliantly keeping us all supplied with delicious food & drinks throughout the day.
Last but not least thanks to Felicity & Graham for their help with the event, to Andrew & the Pro Shop staff & the Greenkeepers for making it all possible.
Congratulations to all the winners of our Mixed Open
MIXED OPEN – SUNDAY JUNE 7TH 2015
We were blessed with glorious weather for our event held on a Sunday for the first time in a number of years. 13 x 4 balls took part in the competition, some all home teams, some mixed and some all visitor teams. The format was a mixed Better Ball competition with the best man & best lady to score on each hole which was much enjoyed. It was played off ¾ handicap, white tees for the men off the men’s card & ladies off the ladies card/stroke index.
Most teams stayed for a choice of food off a special menu following the event.
Many thanks to all those who contributed to the raffle prizes. A brilliant £116.00 was raised for the Lady Captain’s Charity, South Somerset Mind.
The results of the competition are as follows:
1st prize - Carolyn & Roger Hird, Angela & Dave Baker with 76 pts (on countback)
2nd prize – Sylvie & Rod Tucker, Ann & Mike McRae also 76 pts
3rd prize – Sandra & Rob Ford, Sue Wells & George Davies from Wells GC with 75 pts.
1st all Visitor team – Di Loving & Martin Jones from Bridport & West Dorset GC & Kate & Nigel Cornell from Sherborne GC.
Nearest the Pin Lady - Sue Wells, Nearest the Pin Man – Malcolm Head
Longest Drive Lady – Sarah Uzzell, Longest Drive Man – Kev Parker
There were 7 x 2’s altogether, Sandra Ford, Terina Parker, Carole Paterson, Carolyn Hird, Nigel Cornell, Ray Edwards & Rod Tucker.
Very many thanks to Battens Solicitors for sponsoring our event through its Charitable Trust.
Also thanks to the ladies who helped at registration, to Rod Tucker for starting & Norman Banfield for card checking.
Congratulations to all the winners at the Ladies Open on 14th August
Congratulations to all the winners at the Ladies Open on 14th August.
Beryl Griffiths, Georgette Purches and Alison Burns from Rushmore Golf Club (69 points)
1st Mixed Team
Hilary Dennes (LS) Valerie Hyldon (Wheathill) and Becky Thompson (Wheathill) (79 points)
Angela Baker (LS) Caroline Hunter (Wheathill) Linda Johnston (Wheathill) (74points)
Ros Williams (LS) Gemma Healy (TheBristol) Sally Irlam (Weston Golf Club) (73points)
Best Front 9
Sylvie Coache-Tucker (LS) Sue Jackson (Downes Crediton) Margaret Powell (East Devon)
Best Back 9
Sue Stilwell, MandyHobbsand Jill Wellington ( Farrington Golf Club)
Nearest the pin on 17th (Bronze) Jill Wellington (Farrington)
Nearest the pin on 7th (Silver) Rachel Bray (Tiverton)
Longest drive on 16th (Silver) Les Wills (Wheathill)
Nearest the rope on 6th (Bronze) Mary Cafferkey ( Came Down)