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Round-up of golf results and news.
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Results from around the golf clubs in north Northumberland

ALNMOUTH (FOX)

August Medals - Gold Tees: 1 N Foggon 75-5=70; 2 D Weddell 74-2=72; 3 D Hope 81-9=72.

Yellow Tees: 1 D Jackson 80-16=64; 2 R Gibson 85-19=66; 3 P Smith 83-17=66.

August Midweek Stableford: 1 R Wilson 39pts; 2 C Burton 39; 3 D Glyde 38.

ALNMOUTH (VILL)

Croft Cup: 1 JL Clements 41pts; Neil Edwards 38; 3 John Graham 36.

Fenwick Tankard: Unfortunately, this competition fell foul of the dreadful weather last Sunday, but has been re-scheduled for this coming Sunday, August 17.

Spencer Trophy (Seniors): 1 Bob Hill; 2 David Gleadall; 3 Geoff Smart; 4 Tom Harris; 5 Bob Boyle.

ALNMOUTH VILL (L)

Lady Captain’s Charity Day - (Two clubs and a putter): 1 Jan Steele 29pts; 2 Dorothy Wilkinson 26; 3 Noreen Jeffrey 24.

Nine hole winner: Diane Boyle. More than £450 was raised for Cancer Research UK.

ALNMOUTH VILL (J)

Fernie Cup (Open Competition for Boys – 18 holes): Junior Open Competitions at the oldest nine hole golf course in England: All fantastic scores in a gale force wind. Patrick Davison (AVGC and Westerhope) 89-20-69; Archie Smith (Alnwick and Foxton) 92-20-72; Evan Moir (AV) 98-26-72.

Fletcher Trophy for Boys (Nine holes AVGC members): Andrew Sparks 52-23.5-28.5; Ciaran McDougall 55-23-32; Archie Cook 62-22.5-39.5.

Fletcher Cup for Girls (Nine holes AVGC members): Ella Ridley 66-25-41; Amy Campbell 68-25-43.

Golden Jubilee Cup (Nine holes for non-AVGC members): Josh Land (Foxton) 52-22.5-29.5; Freddie Bremner (Warkworth) 45-15-30; Sam Dover (Alnwick) 59-15.5-43.5.

ALNWICK CASTLE

The Brewery Cup: 1 C Thompson 77-12=65; 2 A Tate 69-3=66; 3 B Farrar 72-5=66.

Dobson 20s Trophy: 1 LE Stewart 89-21=68; 2 E Jury 99-25=74; 3 R Holding 100-25=75.

ALNWICK CASTLE (L)

August Medal: 1 Barbara Friar 90-17-73; 2 Norma Thompson 95-21-74; 3 Lorna Tate 61-17-74.

BAMBURGH CASTLE

Centenary Salver: Carter Cup (4bbb Stableford): M McGillivary and MD Miller 43pts; C Brown and M Shapira 41 (on last nine); A Patterson and KE Whitfield 41; A Brett and J Porteous 40; S Clements and A Mackay 40; T Myers and M Robson 39.

BAMBURGH (L)

Centenary Salver: Winner Nicky Rose 75-5=70; R/U Wendy Martin 90-18=72.

Macmillan Spoon: Winner Lucy McGregor 38pts.

DUNSTANBURGH

Seniors’ Championship (Bill Sage Trophy): R Jamieson 78; A McGrady 81; M Robson 82; D Williams 82.

Tetley Veterans: J Nichol 88-20-68 (on last nine); A Lowrey 83-15-68; M Robson 82-11-71; P Richardson 86-15-71.

NAYPC Trophy: D Saunders 73-3-70 (on last nine); A Hay 81-11-70; M Leetham 82-11-71; J Kingston 84-13-71; A Robson 92-21-71.

DUNSTANBURGH (L)

Club Championship: Winner (After a play-off) The Fleming Trophy (Gross) Caroline Broome; R/U and winner of the Long Trophy - Dorothy Wilkinson.

Broome Trophy: (Best net) Dorothy Wilkinson.

Bronze Trophy: (Best gross) Ann Camozzi.

Cigarette Box: (Best net) Joan Watson.

EWA Medal: Irene Smith.

ROTHBURY

K&J Davison Locket: 1 Pat Arkle 99-26=73; 2 Tammy Horne 105-30=75; 3 Helen Foggon 100-22=78.

Invitation Day: 1 Steven Foggett and Al Christenson 42pts; 2 David Pledger and Richard Gander 40; 3 Terry Fisher and Jason Fisher 39; 4 Neil Rodgerson and Barry Forbes 38.

SEAHOUSES

Jackie Milburn Cap: Gary Hornsby, who recently recorded back-to-back wins in the Club Championship, followed up with another success, this time for the Jackie Milburn Cap. On a day of exceptional low scoring, he posted 65-3-62, six under the day’s competition scratch score, to win by one shot from three runnners-up.

Leading returns: G Hornsby 65-3-62; Stephen Swan 72-9-63; Kevin Stansfield 75-12-63; Harry Beckingham 77-14-63; David Hornsby 71-6-65; Tom Sellers 74-9-65.

WARKWORTH

Medal: The Day Shavou-sponsored Medal was played for at the Links last weekend with nearly all the field playing early in order to beat Hurricane Bertha, who was due to pop in after lunch. And it was curious George Bremner who kept his game together to post a match-winning 40 points around the pristine greensward. In second was the old southpaw Mick Tweddell with a good knock of 37, which was better on the back nine than Ian Donkin’s 37. A further two shots back was a clutch of golfers whose score was respectable in the strong winds. No twos this week so another roll over to the Club Championship this Saturday and it won’t take a simple mind to realise it will be a substantial sum for the small select field if they can pot one.

Scores: G Bremner 40pts; M Tweddell 37; I Donkin 37 (back nine). The sightings of the rare Killie black rabbit have increased with further evidence now seen around the seventh green and the second fairway.

WARKWORTH (L)

Margaret Gair Salver: 1 Kathleen Dalby 33pts (on the back nine); 2 Jean Hardy 33; 3 Joan Gray 32.

NORTH NORTHUMBERLAND LADIES FRIENDLY GOLF LEAGUE

Results: Goswick and Wooler 19.5 points both played six, Rothbury with 15.5 and Dunstanburgh with 14.5, both played five. These four clubs all have the potential to win the league and are involved with the last three matches. Wooler v Dunstanburgh, Goswick v Rothbury and the last match of the season on Monday, August 18, at Rothbury v Dunstanburgh. League presentation day at Goswick Golf Club on Monday, September 29.