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Seniors Victorious over Spalding 6½ - 1½

On Tuesday, August 20th the Seniors hosted the return friendly match against Spalding Seniors. The match was played in great spirits with plenty of friendly banter. Judging by the laughter during the post-match lunch, everyone enjoyed the day.

The weather was kind, with a light breeze and some sunshine, and the course was in excellent condition with well-defined fairways and smooth fast greens.

After the lunch, Spalding Captain Peter Julien thanked the catering staff and the greens staff for the excellent meal and the presentation of the course. The final result was a good win for Belton Park by 6½ - 1½ , which was revenge for the defeat by the same margin at the away match back in July!

Results;

1    

Mike Collins (C) and Ian Askew

Halved

2

Peter Long (VC) and Dave Dobney    

Won 2&1    

3

Tim Stubbs and Nigel Beaumont

Won 4&2

4

Bill Brogan and Peter Hancock

Won 1 up

5

Brian Mole and Tiny Holmes

Won 1 up

6

Brian Martin and Ken Reilly

Lost 4&3

7

Mike Bower and Peter Brooks

Won 5&4

8

Dave Martin and John Thompson

Won 1 up

Ladies Win Regional Final to play at St. Andrews in National Foursomes Final

Jackie Wilson and Helen Long are celebrating their win at the regional final of the R&A Coronation Foursomes at Market Rasen. The pair will now go forward to the National Final at St Andrews in September.

Jackie and Helen won the Coronation Foursomes at Belton Park in May meaning they qualified for the area final, choosing Market Rasen Golf Club on 9th August for their next round. On a day with terrible rain and a start delayed by 30 minutes due to the weather, they set out to play 18 holes with two ladies from Millfield Golf Club.

After 58 pairs had completed their round Jackie and Helen led the field with 37 stableford points and winning on countback from two ladies from Forest Pines.

They will now play against 15 other pairs from all over the UK on September 9th at St. Andrews.

C Team Beat The Nottinghamshire 4½ - 1½

On Thursday, August 15th the Belton Park C Team welcomed a team from The Nottinghamshire for a home match which was played on a superbly laid out course with clearly defined fairways and fast true greens. 

The C team welcomed back Dave Wing who has not played due to injuries for 9 months. Dave played with C team Captain Ian Carroll in the 1st game, the result is one to try and forget! Dave and Ian played against Notts Club Captain Graeme Chambers (matchplay champion!) and Joe Timmins who holed every putt, whereas the Belton pair did not! Enough said!

The rest of the team were carefully selected from the usual honed athletes which proved to be the master plan! Belton’s 2nd pair of Andy MacGowan and Ian Whyte halved their match on the last hole, well played and well deserved!

The next two games were well won, Simon Denton & Kevin Phillips and John Cooke & Garry Taylor had fantastic results, both winning 6&5. These 4 players will be going on to the best players of the year board. Our 5th and 6th pairs of James Wiggins & Keith Smith and Robb Tapp & Clive Horn both had very close matches, but came out with that crucial 1 up wins, well played! 

Results;

1    

Captain Ian Carroll & Dave Wing     

Lost 8&6      

2

Andy MacGowan & Ian Whyte

Halved 

3

Simon Denton & Kevin Phillips

Won 6&5 

4

John Cooke & Garry Taylor

Won 6&5 

5

James Wiggins & Keith Smith

Won 1 up 

6

Robb Tapp & Clive Horn

Won 1 up 

Seniors Stableford #9 – August 13th

On Tuesday August 13th, 45 Seniors braved strong winds and fast greens to play in the 9th Stableford competition of the year. The competition was played on the Belmont course (holes 10-27) and the greens had been solid tined and rolled, making putting a bit of a challenge in the windy conditions.

The scores were the lowest we’ve seen this year, mainly due to the tough conditions. The winner with 33 points was Tim Stubbs on countback from 3 others, also on 33 points!

Results;

Winner

Tim Stubbs

33 points (OCB)

2nd place

Nigel Beaumont

33 points (OCB)

3rd place

Graham Secker

33 points (OCB)

4th place

Frank Overton

33 points (OCB)   

Best front 9

Richard Meadows     

20 points

Best back 9     

Manny Barker

20 points

Ladies Away Day - end of July

First the heat wave and then torrential rain...what a difference a week makes!

36 Belton Park Ladies visited Ruddington Grange for the annual competition at another club, The Travelling Trophy. Starting out in dull weather, the competition was reduced from 18 holes to nine after torrential rain and the threat of thunderstorms.

The staff at Ruddington Grange rose to the challenge, brought the meal forward and all ended well.

Prize winners were;
1st - Julie Beanland, Veronica Rose, Sue Hall and Yvonne Bashford (43 points)
2nd - Annette Fordham, Jools Taylor, Sue and Jeanette Strutt (41 points)
3rd - Pam Wiggins, Sue Walker-Sherriff, Reine O'Reilly and Helen Long (40 points)
Nearest the pin - Helen Long

Thanks to Enid Maltby or hosting the Ruddington ladies on their trip to Belton Park.

Seniors – Colin Ryan Cup - August 6th

On Tuesday, August 6th 35 Seniors competed for the Colin Ryan Cup. The Colin Ryan Cup is the second of two medal competitions where the best combined gross score from this and the John Cowe Cup count towards the Ian Lindsay Trophy - the Seniors Scratch Championship.

The weather was excellent and the course was in superb condition. The winner on the day was Ken Ackroyd with a net score of 69! Ken received a 3 shot cut to his handicap!

The winner of the Ian Lindsay trophy with a combined gross score of 155 for the two rounds was Tim Stubbs playing off a handicap of 6.

Results;

Best nett winner   

Ken Ackroyd

69

2nd place

Steve White

70

3rd place

Tim Stubbs

70 (OCB)

4th place

Ian Mason

70 (OCB)

Best front 9

Gary Hill

34

Best back 9

Colin Farrington   

34

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