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Seniors Match vs Radcliffe-on-Trent - March 26th

Belton Park Seniors played their traditional interclub season-opening Match against Radcliffe-on-Trent Seniors on Tuesday 26th March. In springlike weather, it proved to be a competitive event, played in a very sportsmanlike manner.

With 6 of the 8 games played, things were not looking good for the Belton Park team, but first Colin Mason & Gary Hill and then Steve Calvert & Peter Hancock came in with good wins to make the overall result a creditable 4 - 4 tie.
Radcliffe captain Steve Lawes thanked the Belton Park greens staff for presenting a course in such fine condition, and the catering staff for the wonderful meal shared by both teams after the match.
1   Mike Collins (c) & Howard Lockwood   Halved 
2 Frank Overton & Dennis Santer Won 3&2 
3 James Lynch & Colin Farrington Halved
4 Colin Mason & Gary Hill Won 1 up 
5 Steve Calvert & Peter Hancock Won 6&5
6 John Thompson & Dave Martin Lost 7&5
7 Ian Askew & Nick Craft Lost 5&3
8 Simon Denton & George Crowford   Lost 2&1


The next match is away at Blankney on Thursday, April 4th.

Captain vs Lady Captain – March 17th

On Sunday March 17th, Belton Park Golf Club kicked off the mixed golfing season with the Captain vs Lady Captain competition. 40 golfers braved some breezy weather to compete in this inaugural mixed competition.

The competition format was a Stableford AM AM with the best men’s score and best Lady’s score to count on each hole. The Ancaster course was in excellent condition and, despite a couple of minor hail showers, everyone enjoyed the breezy but mainly dry conditions!

After a celebratory two course meal, Captain Simon Denton and Lady Captain Helen Long presented the prizes to the best men’s pair and best Ladies pair. The men’s team won the overall prize and the individual winning pairs were as follows;

Winning pair  Jeanette Strutt & Denise Adam   39 points (OCB)
Runners up Pam Wiggins & Ina Wood 39 points
Winning pair  Dish Patel & James Wiggins      43 points           
Runners up John McClelland & Colin Mason  41 points

Lady Captain's Supper - March 13th

On Wednesday 13th March, the ladies gathered to celebrate the start of the new golfing season with their annual Lady Captain’s supper.

After a celebratory two course meal, the presentation of the Winter Knockout trophy took place. Seen here presenting the prizes are (left to right); Ann Shaw, Lady Captain - Helen Long, Knockout runner up - Joy Stepney, Knockout winner - Nicola Routledge, and Marjorie Stenson.

Following the presentation, local comedienne Alij, entertained the ladies with songs and hilarious jokes before ending the evening with a dance by Captain - Simon Denton and Madge Stenson. All the ladies deemed the evening a great start to the new season!

Seniors - Stableford - March 5th

On Tuesday, March 5th, 52 seniors enjoyed some mild and dry weather to compete in the monthly Stableford competition.

The course was in excellent condition and the weather was dry, but breezy. The winner was Mike Goodacre with a magnificent score of 39 points. Mike was playing his first 18 holes of the year, a great start to the season, well done Mike!

1st Mike Goodacre    39 points 
2nd Derek Bashford 38 points
3rd Graham Secker

35 points (OCB)  

4th Colin Farrington        35 points 
Best front 9       Alan Farmer 18 points
Best back 9  Roy Smith 18 points
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