Aveling Barford Hospital Cup

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