AROUND THE GOLF CLUBS

Alnmouth (Foxton) Ladies

EWGA Medal: Silver: P Smith 89-18-71; Bronze A Fletcher 99-22-77.

Callers Qualifier: P Smith 89-18-71.

Nine hole: L Smith 17pts.

Alnmouth (Foxton)

THE traditional Spring Meeting, incorporating four trophies, again attracted a huge entry with results as follows:

Cadogan Medal (gross): 69 L Kilmister; 71 M Kilmister; 74 R Gander; 75 P Simpson, 75 S Alexander, 75 H Sutherland, 75 J Eggleston. Wilson Snuff Box (runner-up): 71 M Kilmister.

Spring Tankard: 75-6-69 A Stephenson; 69-scr-69 L Kilmister; 78-7-71 I Rogerson. Watson Cup: 87-19-68 M Latto; 89-20-69 M Ashworth; 87-18-69 L Callum.

Alnmouth Village

MEMBERS competed in three competitions on Sunday with leading returns as follows: David Darroch Trophy (scr-12 handicap): 80-11-69 AW Stephenson; 76-6-70 N Holden; 82-11-71 S Forman; 75-3-72 RI Campbell; 85-12-73 G Clark; 78-5-73 J Graham; 84-9-75 J Clark.

Wilf Anderson Trophy (13-28 handicap): 86-20-66 (on countback) M McQueen; 92-26-66 DJ Fairbairn; 87-17-70 I Simpson; 86-15-71 C Goodwin; 87-15-72 C Simcoe; 87-15-72 R Archibald.

P and N Smith Trophy, Round One: 86-20-66 M McQueen; 92-26-66 DJ Fairbairn; 80-11-69 AW Stephenson; 87-17-70 I Simpson; 76-6-70 N Holden; 82-11-71 S Forman; 86-15-71 C Goodwin.

Alnwick

THE Thomson Putter was contested last Sunday on a very windy day which resulted in the SSS for the day being increased to 71.

The difficult conditions were mastered by four players, who, from a field of 60, were the only ones who succeeded in playing equal to or above the capabilities suggested by their handicaps.

First, with a fantastic score of 42 points, was Iain Inglis who romped home a full four points ahead of second-placed ‘windy day expert’ Barry Farrar. One point further behind was Steven Cooper and in fourth a fine performance from Guy Ridley. In the twos competition, five were recorded, two of them by match secretary Tim Pearson.

J N Thomson Putter: 1 I Ingles 42pts; 2 B Farrar 38pts; 3 S Cooper 37pts; 4 G Ridley 36pts. Alnwick members, men, ladies and juniors, are reminded that the 12-hole Stableford Jocky Wilson Trophy has now started and continues every Friday throughout the summer.

Alnwick Castle Ladies

MEDAL/Carter Cup 2nd Round: L Tate 94-19=75; B Friar 94-17=77; S Brown 103-25=78.

Bamburgh Castle Ladies

EWGA Medal and Cecil Leitch Qualifier: Winner: Jill Archer 93-20=73 after tie with Liz Hilton 83-10=73 CSS 73.

Bamburgh

BLACKHEATH Trophy: 39pts A Darling; 38 I Brown; 36 (on last nine) J Whitelaw; 36 A Smith; 35 C Lishman; 35 P Lorraine; 35 J Woodman.

Dunstanburgh Castle Ladies

CAMOZZI/Long Flutes and RVI Qualifier: 1 Susan Temple and Joan Watson; 2 Alison O’Neill and I Smith (RVI Qualifiers); 3 Ann Camozzi and Dorothy Wilkinson. Dunstanburgh Castle Ladies are very proud and delighted to announce that their captain Susan Temple won the County Vets’ Championship at Blyth last week.

Dunstanburgh Castle

GLENDINNING Tankard: P Toal 80-14-66; G Temple 80-12-68; N Richardson 82-12-70.

Percy Wood Ladies

STOUT Trophy: 1 Mary Stevens 100-26-74; 2 Cath Debbage 87-12-75; 3 Mandy Scott 107-30-77.

Percy Wood

THIS week the Seniors enjoyed a Stableford competition, full handicap, yellow tees. Congratulations to Jim McLean for his first victory within our section. Results: 1 Jim McLean 39pts; 2 Gary Cowman 35; 3 Kelvin Hird; 35; 4 Chris Steel 34.

Rothbury Ladies

RITA Wade Trophy: 1 Helen Foggon 4down; 2 Julia Stott 5down; 3 Eileen Clark 5down. Ann Storey Trophy: 1 Mary Tully 101-20-81; 2 Carolyn Hilton 106-24-82; 3 Diane Cairns 100-17-83.

Seahouses Ladies

MEDAL No 7 (Tuesday, May 10): 1 Lynda Pinder 98-22-76; 2 Val Sim 95-14-81; 3 Liz Ramsbottom 106-25-81.

On Sunday, the Rose Bowl competition produced some very good scores.

The winner was Pam Fawcus with 80-15-65, second was Anne Locke with 73-7-66 and third was Jan Allan with 89-20-69 on countback from Gillian Blair. Best gross of the day was Anne Locke.

Seahouses

SEYMOUR Cup: 82-17-65 A Berry; 71-5-66 S Olver; 86-20-66 G McAdam; 76-10-66 R Gardiner; 71-4-67 T Gilholm; 70-3-67 G Hornsby; 80-13-67 D Tipping; 88-20-68 T Potts; 78-10-68 J Lovell. CSS 68.

Warkworth

APPARENTLY there was a competition at the Old Links last weekend. It was allegedly for the Killie Cup, one of the season’s majors. The format was bogey which gets up some people’s noses but is well liked by the majority of golfers.

It was certainly to the liking of Charlie Brown who posted a score of plus three despite folding quicker than the world origami champion over the last three holes. Close behind were Gary P Scott and Daz Hindhaugh with their plus two scores.

There may be other scores in the mix but the handicap computer said no and the confirmed results were not available at time of writing. The full results will be published next week but the winner was Charlie Brown.

Wooler

SATURDAY saw the Proctor and Makepeace greensomes played in tough conditions and it was Eric Smithson and James Spencer, who won on 37 points ahead of Geoff Brown and Raymond Lowes by virtue of a better back nine. Captain Peter Patrick scored his first hole-in-one on the 134-yard third into the teeth of the wind using a four iron.

On Sunday, Brian Tait won the extra medal on 82-10-72 ahead of Richard Lowrey on 89-13-76, while in the semi-finals of the Thomas Lillie Memorial Trophy, Stuart Lowrey beat Les Johnson 9&7 and Geoff Tong beat John Ewing 4&2.

The final is played this Sunday. Anyone wanting to play in the Mixed Fours Salver on Sunday afternoon should have their name down by tonight.

In the ladies section, Susan Brown won the NPF Qualifier on net 74 ahead of Sheilagh Curle on 75, while Ann Smithson won the Callers Qualifier on net 72 with Sheilagh again runner-up on 74.

Next Thursday will be the first round of a new nine hole summer league running over the next seven or eight weeks. See notice board for details. Winner of this month’s 100 club was number 35, Peter Patrick and second was number 38, Anne Hume.