Club’s charity drive pays off
GOLFERS from Cromwell Golf Club took to the fairways to complete an all day golf marathon for charity. Steve Connolly, head professional, vice captain Dave Saunders, Club Captain Steve Whitney and Keith Curr, competition organiser took to the fairways at
GOLFERS from Cromwell Golf Club took to the fairways to complete an all day golf marathon for charity.
Steve Connolly, head professional, vice captain Dave Saunders, Club Captain Steve Whitney and Keith Curr, competition organiser took to the fairways at 5am on June 22.
They completed seven rounds, raising sponsorship for this year's nominated captain'scCharities, Willow Foundation and Sense East.
The strong wind for the first five rounds made for some very interesting shots which held the four hardy golfers in good stead.
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The final two holes were completed in the dark and turned out to be the most consistent of the day, Whitney finishing with an eagle and a birdie.
The efforts will increase a successful charity year by a further £500.
- 1 Numerous Huntingdon High Street shops shut due to flooding
- 2 Man to appear in court after smashing police car window with sledgehammer
- 3 Take a sneaky peak inside the new Di Rita's at No2 restaurant in St Ives
- 4 Man who burgled his own father’s home is sentenced
- 5 Drink driver arrested in Brampton for being four times over the legal limit
- 6 Man in court over special constable assault and theft of alcohol
- 7 Shocks all round as police pull over 'white van man'
- 8 Seven men jailed for stealing bikes worth £70k
- 9 Diners at St Ives pub help raise £8k for hospitality charity
- 10 Rowdy passengers force train cancellation
Brampton Golf Club - Committee Cup June 24: Winners: J Robertson/J Yates , K Maddocks/B Rogerson 90 points.
Runners up: N Moore/R Fitzjohn, S Kesseler/B Fett 87 points.
Midsummer Madness June 25: Winner: Caroline Page 44 points, 2. Alans Gill 43 points, 3. Paul Spicer 42 points.
Results of the June Medal played at Middleton Hall Golf Club; 71 James MacTavish; 73 Joe Perry; 76 Mark Edgley; 77 Mick Curry; 78 Jim Spooner, Phil Swingle; 80 Barry Salters, Martin Gowler; 82 Ian Weir; 83 George Brennan, Anne Richens; 84 Ian Richens, Trevor Singleton, Chris Bateman; 86 Grant Osbourn; 88 Gary Edgley; 98 Martin Storey, Ian Moore.
Longest Drive: Ian Weir
Nearest Pin: Mark Edgley
Twos Club: Joe Perry, Ian Richens.
Singles semi-final result: Mark Edgley bt Mick Curry 4 and 2.
Old Nene Golf Club - Men's Section: June Medal: Silver Division: 1. Ian Martin; 2. Rob Cooper; Bronze Division: 1. Alan Francis; 2. Dave Spring.
Friendly League v Saffron Walden: Old Nene lost 1-3
Ladies Section: June Medal: 1. Karen Pillinger (net 67); 2. Lesley Clark (net 68).
Clark Cup: 1. Sally-Anne Barnard-Taylor ocb (net 66); 2. Sandie Hubbard ocb (nett 66)
Mixed Section: 5 day and Senior Stableford: 1. Gordon Loukes (34 pts); 2. Dave Hallett (33 pts).
Club Night (9 hole Stableford): 1. Sam Hughes (23pts); 2. Colin Harness (21 pts); 3. Daniel Pillinger (20 pts)
Ancient and Modern Cup: Match halved
Old Nene v Thorney: Old Nene won 5-3
Senior Section: Old Nene v Lakeside (away); Old Nene lost 2.5 - 4.5
Junior Section: Sam Hughes, aged 14 had his first hole in one on club night. He used a 7-iron from 170 yards at the 1st hole.