Around the golf clubs

Alnmouth, Alnwick, Bamburgh, Belford, Dunstanburgh, Percy Wood, Rothbury, Seahouses, Warkworth and Wooler all feature.

Alnmouth (Fox)

Peter Clarke Memorial Trophy (Over 60s): 1 T Parker and B Robson 40pts 2 AW Walker and JE Clarke 38; 3 A Pickard and D Franks 38.

4BBB Stableford: 1 M Moult and C Saddington 44pts; 2 J Eggleston and S Eggleston 43; 3 CD Burton and GD Burton 43.

Mixed Open: Mr and Mrs K Beaney (Bedlingtonshire) 40pts; 2 Mr and Mrs J Peacock (Chester-le-Street) 39; 3 Mr and Mrs A McBride (Bedlingtonshire) 39; 4 Mr and Mrs I Clough (Alnmouth) 37; 5 M Inglis and C Forster Hexham 36.

Alnmouth Fox (L)

Lady Captain’s Day, Centenary Salver: Centenary Salver: A Hansen 79, gross.

Centenary Plate: A Hansen 74, nett.

Silver Division: Gross, A Hansen 79; 1 nett, M Turner 88-13-75; 2 nett, P Weddell 92-17-75. Nearest the pin: S Blackshaw.

Bronze Division: Gross, H Clark, 102; 1 nett, P Jary 109-29-80; 2 nett, S Burton 103- 22-81. Nearest the pin: P Ellis.

Nine-hole competition: 1 A Myers 18pts; 2 D McIlroy 18; Straightest drive: J Brannon (on the line). Lucky dip: P Smith.

Captain’s Day: 1 P Hutchins 83 – 16 = 67; 2 J Southward 71-2 = 69; 3 I Wort 76 – 6 = 70; 4 JR Young 89 – 19 = 70; 5 B Wilson 80 -10 = 70. Best Gross J Southward 71

Sunday Stableford: 1 T Claxton 36pts; 2 J Gunn 35pts; 3 J Nickless 35pts.

Alnmouth (Vill)

Seniors Bogey: 1 P Dixon (+4), J Clark (+2), T Harris (+2), G Smart (+2).

Peter Braidford Charity Day (Texas Scramble): 1 S and G Foreman, Spencer, G Pattinson 56.9pts; 2 Ri & MJ Campbell, M McQueen, N Aitchison 57.1; 3 J Jobson, C Graham, D Reay, K Stewart 58.1. Please note that there is the monthly quiz night, this coming Saturday, please register your team at 7.30pm, everyone most welcome.

Alnmouth Vill (L)

Ping 4BBB: 1 J Bisset and D Boyle 33pts; 2 B Clark and D Wilkinson 30.

alnwick castle

Thermofuels Trophy: Over 70 players competed on Sunday, which again proved to be a good scoring day with 21 players scoring 36pts or more. Winner on the day with his maiden victory was Ian Ferguson, perhaps inspired by his Father’s Day card and present of a bottle of cider, with 42pts. Close behind were M Bell in second and D Harrison third, separated only on countback with 41pts each. Nine players carded 2s ensuring another low payout, and there was no change in the order of merit with Tim Pearson still hanging on from L Stewart. D Harrison still leads the gross eclectic, however, the net eclectic sees A Dodd, M Smith and N Armstrong tied on 55pts.

Results: 1 I Ferguson 42pts; 2 M Bell 41 (on countback); 3 D Harrison 4.

Alnwick (L)

Daisy Taribitt (mixed pairs): 1 B Friar and J Friar 42pts; 2 H Newton and R Straughan 35; 3 S Hogg and I Hogg 35.

Rose Bowl: 1 S Hogg 97-23=74; 2 S Brown 98-20=78.

Bamburgh castle

Jeffcock Silver Jubilee Bowl: L Cope 2up (on last six); D Carney 2up; G Magnay 1up; G Semaszko 1up; JM Southern 1up; M Schapira all square; C Brown all square; S Martin all square. Invitation Day: J Cairns and P Caygill 45pts; A Graham and D McKenzie 44; M Hopper and D Ellison 44; G Magnay and A Axon 43.

Bamburgh (L)

Medal and Journal Qualifier: Winner: T Conway 99-31=68; R/U: N Rose 73-4=69.

Journal Qualifier: T Conway.


Twilight Stroll Competition: On Friday the Twilight Stroll Competition was strongly fought out with Mike Gall taking the honours from Sandra Hogg. On Sunday the veteran Brian Foggon saw off secretary Michael Young and Peter Thompson on countback in The Tweedside Timber Challenge. This Sunday, we have the rearranged Birdsall White Founder Members Cup over 18 holes. We are still taking entries for the Charity Day Texas Scramble on Saturday, August 31. For details ring Michael Young on 01668 213572.


Club Tankards: J Carss and A McGrady 65 (on countback); K Bowden and J Nichol 65; R Jamieson and I Murdy 66 (on countback); G Paul and S Potts 66; G Barber and D Willliams 66; D Howard and N Howard 66.

Dunstanburgh (L)

EWGA and County Medal and Sq: 1 L Fishwick 103-30=73; 2 A Camozzi 97-20=77; 3 C Broome 91-12=79.

Percy Wood

Stableford: K Hird 40pts; J Bell 35; A Dixon 35; K Hickman 34.


Journal Qualifier/Medal Five: 1 H Dawson 104-36-68; 2 P Fischer 91-22-69; 3 J Roxburgh 87-16-71.


President’s Cup (Round three): M Arkle 77-7=70; 2 M Clements 76-5=71; 3 N Maguire 87-15=72.

Arkle and Son’s Texas Scramble: 1 K Appleby, J Rollitt, I Fenwick, R Lindsay 64-7.1=56.9; 2 P Arkle, D Arkle, G Richardson, P Evans gross: 60-2.5=57.5; 3 John Stevenson, Jonny Stevenson, S Dillon, A Dillon 65-7.3=57.7.

Barclays Bank Trophy: 1 A Robinson 94-19=75; 2 M Robson 112-32=80; 3 L Smith 112-32=80.

European Exporters: 1 L Smith 108-32=76; 2 D Cairns 92-16=76; 3 A Robinson 96-19=77.


Summer Shield: Sunday’s competition (gross and nett) resulted in a family double - three-handicapper Gary Hornsby winning the gross with a fine 68 and his father David, the club’s vice-captain, claiming the nett with a four-under-par 64.

Leading scores: D Hornsby 71-7-64; D Hogg 75-10-65; G Hornsby 68-3-65; J Hogg 70-3-67; S Priestley 71-3-68; K Swan 75-6-69; D Day 83-14-69; B Fawcus 82-13-69; P Davies 82-13-69. CSS 68.

Brecon Shield (over 50s): K Blake 78-13-65; M Douglas 85-19-66; T Potts 89-20-69; A Berry 88-18-70; H Beckingham 83-13-70; D Hornsby 77-7-70.

Seahouses (L)

Medal No 12: 1 B Stevens 93-26-67; 2 V Sim 88-15-73; 3 A Nicholson 84-11-73.

Bell Trophy: 1 G Lawson 94-25-69 (on countback) from N Claydon 82-13-69; 3 L Bewley 86-14-72. Best gross A Locke, 80.


Amble Dental Practice Eclectic: A busy weekend for captain Michael Lucas as he presided over the first Amble Dental Practice eclectic on the Friday and then his own captain’s day on the Saturday. The Electic was held by Charlie Brown, Geoff Dunn and Bill Laidlaw until Ken Bailey jigged to a birdie on the penultimate hole to take a share as well. A very successful end to a great tournament, with the winning score 29 points for all four golfers. The day after saw the biggest field of the year with 78 golfers after the prizes and boy did some groups get their money’s worth over their five-hour rounds. It was Dave Parker who was last in, but first on the sheet with a brilliant nett 68, this also gave him the Past Captains Cup as well. Second was Mark Shone sitting a shot shy, (to be said when sober), and another shot away was Steve Lamb on nett 70. Continuing his breakout season was Daniel Cooke in fourth also a shot away. Ross Gair won the longest drive with his Donnay platinum on the 13th and Davy Brunt won the West Bromwich and District prize for nearest the pin. Guest Albert Straughan was the best visitor and captain’s friend and won a fourball to Newbiggin. Special thanks to all the helpers and staff at the club.

Scores: D Parker 68; M Shone 69; S Lamb 70; D Cooke 71.

Warkworth (L)

Jubilee Trophy: 1 J Robertson 35; 2 M Routeledge 33; 3 B Black 31; 4 L Wraith 30.


Glendale Livestock summer league: Fantastic weather and great course conditions saw G Brown triumph in round two of the Glendale Livestock summer league, with J Ewing runner-up. Saturday mixed weather saw the inform J Spencer take the Brian Tatters Memorial on a BB9 from G Bissett on 39pts. Sunday saw the best scoring of the season so far and young A Carr taking the trophy with a 68 from C Wilkinson on 69. The sheet is up for Capita Ins day, please get your names on board.

Wooler (L)

The Bryan Tatters Memorial Stableford: Winner K Brydon 40pts; R/U: A Brown 38.

The RVI Foursomes: Winners S Brown and P Tatters, net 70; R/U: K Brydon and S Curle, net 74.

North Northumberland League

Glendale Cup quarter-final draw: Alnmouth (Foxton) A v Goswick A; Burgham Park v Seahouses; Percy Wood v Goswick B; Alnmouth (Foxton) B v Bamburgh. Ties to be played by July 31.

Teams Championship

It was a case of two up and one down for North Northumberland League clubs in the County Teams Championship at Blyth at the weekend.

Bamburgh Castle and Dunstanburgh finished in the top four and won promotion to the First Division while Alnwick Castle were relegated to the Second Division.