Captain's Senior Moments - May Edition

Seniors Reports and News : Captain's Senior Moments - May Edition


May Edition

April Highlights

  • The first Medal Qualifier was won by Clive Haggett in Division 1 with a nett 67 (82 gross). Franco took the Div 2 honours with lowest gross 90 and nett 71. John Foad won Div 3 with nett 74 (96 gross). Well done guy's
  • The inaugural Seniors Spring Open (Texas Scramble) was won by Senior Section members: Phil Bowditch, Clive Haggett, Alec Lyon and David Harfield. With a team handicap of 4.8, an impressive gross 64 delivered a winning Nett Score of 59.2. The best overall team score beating the winning Visitor Nett Score of 59,9.
  • Home 'runners up' team of Keith Penfold (senior member), Nick Goodliff, Roy Parmiter and Peter Burch equalled the winning gross 64 and with a team handicap of 4.3 produced a Nett Score of 59.7.
  • Senior Men and Ladies Joint Charity Day mixed greensomes was won by Caroline Hunter and Joe Jowett with 36 points. An impressive score given the challenging weather conditions.
  • Seniors win at Axe Cliffe led by Match Captain Graham Brimble 
  • Seniors led by Match Captain Steve Uzzell win at home against Farrington inspired by (Vice Captain Len) and partner Colin Hardaway with an impressive 6&5 victory and an early shower!

Achievement of the Month (April)

Due to a weather interrupted schedule during April the prize award will carry over to May.

Upcoming Competitions (all Thursdays unless stated)

  1. Throw-out Stableford on 2nd May
  2. 3 Clubs & Putter Trophy on 9th     
  3. Yellow Ball on 16th  
  4. Stableford Qualifier on 23rd   
  5. Bowmaker (2-3-4) on 30th  

Club Competitions and Events

Club Night every Wednesday

Members Individual Stableford on weekends

ABBA Tribute Night on Saturday 25th 

Seniors Inter-Club Friendly Matches

  1. Bridport away on Tuesday 2nd   
  2. Farrington away on Tuesday 14th    
  3. Cricket St Thomas on Thursday 16th     
  4. Weymouth home on Thursday 23rd   
  5. Mendip Spring home on Tuesday 28th    

Captains Message

Many congratulations to Vice Captain Len for organising and delivering a hugely impressive Seniors Spring Open. The success of this inaugural event really underlined the willing generocity of so many volunteers from both the seniors and the ladies sections. Thanks go to everyone including the staff on the Ottery Mobile Catering Unit. Chris, Denise and Ian.

Bill Bond

Seniors Captain                                                     7th May 2019

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