Around the golf clubs

Percy Wood new sponsors of junior golf league. On left is Simon Olver, Percy Wood golf and country club head greenkeeper who presented cheque for �300.00 to Mr Tom Cowie chairman of the north Northumberland junior golf league.
Percy Wood new sponsors of junior golf league. On left is Simon Olver, Percy Wood golf and country club head greenkeeper who presented cheque for �300.00 to Mr Tom Cowie chairman of the north Northumberland junior golf league.

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

Alnmouth (Vill)

Jubilee Mixed Foursomes: 1 Mrs B Clark and S McKee 35pts; 2 Mrs L Ternent and D Blythe 34; 3 Mrs J Nolan and D Taylor 31.

Alnmouth Vill (L)

Ladies’ Guest Day: (AV members, unless stated): 1 E Morgan and J Grey (Alnmouth) 37pts; 2 H Buckley and H James (Stockport) 35; 3 V Archibald and J Hardy (Warkworth) 34.

Best front nine: D Boyle and P Lewis (Warkworth) 17pts. Best back nine: C Sergeant and N Thompson (Alnwick) 18. Nearest the pin at the 10th: L Ternent.

Alnwick Castle

Invitation Day (4bbb Stableford 3/4 handicap): 1 N Armstrong and S Taylor 42pts; 2 I Wilson and G Clark 42; 3 B Eastham and A Shell 42; 4 IMR Bell and R Bell.

Scotts of Alnwick Shield (Texas Scramble): 1 RJ Brown, WG Brown and R Cooke 63-.5=54.5; 2 KW Burn, M Inglis and G Johnstone 65-8.8=56.2; 3 T Greaves, J Pentleton and S Thompson 65-7.8=57.2.

Bamburgh Castle

Texas Scramble: M Grieve, P Harrington, T Myers, K Whitfield 59-4.7-54.3; J Allan, D Carney, D Stout, P Stout 61-6.5-54.5; H Adair, G Hulley, I Patterson, D Taylor 61-4.5-56.5.i

Bamburgh (L)

Lindisfarne Trophy: Winner: IGilhome 100-28=72 (on back nine); R/U W Martin 90-18=72.

Four ball better ball - Wilson Spoons: Winners: F Southern and N Stanley 45pts; R/U S Critchlow and P Proctor 41.

Ping Qualifiers: In conjunction with ‘Ping’ National Championships Julie Dawson and Lorraine Bewley 40pts; Jill Hodge and Di Johnson 37; Claire Whitfield and Tessa McKeag 37.


Twilight competition: On Friday, John Murdoch scored a fine 20pts to take the Twilight competition from Neil Jefferson, Tina Smith, David Greshon and Michael Young all on 19pts.

Sunday’s competition went to Martin Alexander from Bruce Turnbull.

This Sunday, we have Ruth Williamson’s Captain’s Day. We look forward to good weather and a big turnout to support our very popular ladies captain. Members should check the notice board for further information.


Mixed Open: 1 Mr and Mrs McLaren (Burgham Park) 40pts; 2 Mr Sage (Dunstanburgh Castle) and Ms Provost (Alnwick) 39; 3 Mr and Mrs Beaney (Bedlington) 38.

Tim Trophy (Greensome): 1 J Barber and R Howcroft 74-8.6-65.4; 2 S Walker and K Wilson 76-10.4- 5.6; 3 D Kingsland and P Kingsland 75-7.4-67.6.

Dunstanburgh (L)

EWGA and County Medal and SQ:1 J Watson 103-28=75; 2 A O’Neill 96-17=79 (on back nine); 3 L Dixon 114-35-79.

Percy Wood (S)

Stableford: K Hird 41pts; J Ternent 40; G Cowman 38.

Percy Wood (L)

Redman Rosebowl 3: 1 A Stewart 37pts; 2 P Fisher 36pts; 3 R McLean 34pts.


Kate and Jane Kinnear Plates - Nett: 1 Mrs G Penn 87; 2 Mrs M Tully 92; 3 Mrs E Clark 94.

Gross: 1 Mrs M Tully 92-22=70; 2 Mrs G Penn 87-15=72; 3 Mrs J Stott 105-32=73.

Arkle and Richardson Gross (36 holes): 1 Mr S Foggett and Mr D Hulme 70+74=144; 2 Mr A Richardson and Mr G Richardson 73+72=145; 3 Mr P Arkle and Mr D Arkle 70+76=146.

Bryce and Rutter Nett (36 holes): 1 Mr B Arnott and Mr R Jackson 61+62=123; 2 Mr B Proudlock and Mr G Woodburn 61+64=125; 3 Mr J Rollitt and Mr J Stevenson 65+63=128.


Chairman’s Day: Men: E Niblick - R Locke 70. Stableford: R Ritchie 41pts; E Whitelaw 40; M Hedley 39.

Ladies (Nine holes): S Baird 17pts. 18 holes: L Pinder 43; R Anderson 37; L Bewley 36.

Seahouses (L)

Medal no 15: 1 D Smith 106-34-72; 2 H Hardacre 93-20-73; 3 V Sim 91-15-76.

Chairman’s Day: 1 L Pinder 43pts; 2 R Anderson 37; 3 L Bewley 36.


Whittle Trophy: A fine but breezy day gave local football star Michael Straker the chance to showcase his golf skills and he did to great effect to take the Whittle Trophy. His nett 64 was a full five shots clear of John Forsyth and J Stone with the back nine splitting the placings of their nett 69s. A long time since either John went that low, but a welcome three Pentas. There were 2s for Johnny ‘Matalan’ Morton, Paul Forester, R Graham Sawley and Dave Arkley.

Scores: M Straker 85-21=64; J Forsyth 86-17=69; I J Stone 78-9=69 (back nine).

warkworth (L)

The Rosebowl Medal: Was won with a nett 73 by the in-form Lillian Langlands from a resurgent Kathleen Dalby by two shots with Margaret Johnson and Lovaine Wraith another two back on 77.

Scores: L Langlands 98-25=73; K Dalby 98-23=75.

John Angus Trophy: Finally, the two in-form juniors had another head-to-head when Daniel Cooke beat off the challenge of Freddie Bremner to take the coveted John Angus Trophy.

Scores: D Cooke 83-16=67; F Bremner 106-30=76.

Wooler (L)

Ladies Club Champion for 2013: P Tatters, with an aggregate gross score over two days of 170; H Allan, with an aggregate gross score over two days of 175.

Ladies Handicap Champion for 2013: S Curle, with an aggregate nett score over two days of 140.

Ladies Bronze Trophy: A Brown, with an aggregate net score over two days of 148.