On Sunday 19th August, the club hosted the Aveling Barford Hospital Cup, which is an open competition played in an Am Am format.
The weather was unlike the confditions of the majority of the summer with a stiff breeze and showers throughout the morning. It is great testament to the players that scoring was of the highest standard given the difficult conditions.
The winning team with an impressive 92 points were Chris Budd (Edwalton GC), Andrew Vernon (Willesley Park GC), Chris Frake (Edwalton GC) & Duncan Spalding (Wollaton Park GC). In second place with 91 points were Sandy Glass, Brian Douglas, Roy Cody & Michael Davies (all Immingham GC).
In third place were and leading the home charge were the Belton Park team of Terry Guest, Andy MacGowan, Chris Duggan and Keith Meadows with 89 points. Fourth place went to the reigning champions from Mickleover GC with 88 points - Michael Holmes, John Sharman, Jason Lander & Kevin Butler.
Fifth place went to a team from Birstall GC on 86 points, comprising Ryan Darlaston, Andy Stirk, John Clayton & Nigel Merry and finishing the prize winners were a team from Greetham Valley GC on 85 points - Trevor Smith, David Morgan, David Thompson & Ian Bain.
The full results were:
C. Budd / A. Vernon / C. Frake / D. Spalding 92
S. Glass / B. Douglas / R. Cody / M. Davies 91
C. Duggan / A. MacGowan / T. Guest / K. Meadows 89
M. Holmes / J. Sharman / J. Lander / K. Butler 88
R. Darlaston / A. Stirk / J. Clayton / N. Merry 86
T. Smith / D. Morgan / D. Thompson / I. Bain 85
G. Smith / N. Sinclair / K. Veni / P. Bellamy 85
P. Doyle / K. Ferguson / R. Rogers / T. Whittaker 84
P. Gill / R. Cooper / K. Leatherland / A. Dimmack 83
A. Allen / J. Marshall / P. Screen / J. Fulton 83
W. Watson / P. Mayes / T. Oldham / P. Wathey 82
T. Sutton / D. Herkes / G. Gillings / M. Tyler 82
P. Green / S. Philpotts / D. Evans / A. Noble 81
P. Thacker / C. Banks / T. Dilks / M. Winson 81
D. BLAIR / K. HARVEY / D. Houlton / G. Houlton 79
S. Whitehead / P. Wilson / P. Turrell / T. Mountford 79
S. Whitton / C. Hine / P. Adams / R. Harrold 79
D. Ellis / J. Hooley(Jnr) / P. Poterajko / S. Westnidge 78
A. Jennings / J. Nightingale / M. Archer / T. Ducksbury 78
N. Farrington / D. GADSBY / K. Phillips / N. Bussey 76
A. Craft / K. O'Rourke / B. Hayes / I. Samways 76
T. Davies / K. Smith / M. Goodacre / S. Pullen 76
S. Denton / M. Collins / D. O'Neill / J. Cooil 75
S. Dickinson / M. Buckberry / S. Smith / S. McIlroy 74
R. Eveleigh / J. Senescall / J. Lemmon / D. Metheringham 74
V. Hamer / D. Froggatt / C. Mousley / D. Tweedie 73
R. Tacq / C. Grace / G. Horsford / J. Meadows 64
N. Kennedy / M. Pearce / G. Kinnersley / K. Tharby DQ