Belton Park Golf Club duo win Lincolnshire County Event
Belton Park Golf Club had a great day on Sunday 9th September at the Lincolnshire County Hotchkin, Taylor and Butlin Cups competition held at Laceby Manor.
Competing against golfers from other county clubs, Leon Leaney won the Butlin Cup (gross 76), Olly Mitchell won the Hotchkin Cup (Nett 71) and they both combined to win the Taylor Cup (best two nett scores of 147).
Both players are members of the Belton Park first team who, in August, won the South Lincolnshire First division title.
RASC Cup 2018
66 pairs took part in the RASC Cup 2018, in blustery & wet conditions. The competition was a combined stableford, a tough format given the conditions.
The winners, with an amazing 82 points were James Hart and John Forrest.
In 2nd place were Barry Holvey and Kevin Winfield with an excellent 76 points. In 3rd place were Anthony Leuchford and Steve Weatherstone with 71 points. In 4th place were Michael Green and Jack Diment with 70 points, on countback from Steve Mitchell and Olly Mitchell.
The following players had two’s:
Mark Sutton x 2
Steve White x 2
Ladies Warrender Cup - September 4th
On Tuesday, September 4th the Ladies played for the Warrender Cup, which is played as a ParBogey competition.
Olga Ebsworth won with a score of 7. She also received a cut in handicap for this going from 24 to 21.6.
Second was Jackie Scott with a score of 3 also receiving a cut of handicap from 28 to 27.9.
Third Gill Briggs with a score of 2.
Ladies Gilliat Bowl - September 2nd
This medal competition was played in great conditions on Sunday, September 2nd and was won by Grace Hale with a net 70, going out in 44 coming back in with 45 with 6 pars, beating Sue Hall by 5 shots.
1st - Grace Hale 89 - 19 = 70
2nd - Sue Hall 95 - 20 = 75
3rd - Sheila Mason 92 - 17 = 75
Seniors match vs Peterborough Milton - September 4th
On Tuesday, September 4th the Seniors welcomed the Seniors from Peterborough Milton. The weather was cool and breezy and the course was in excellent condition.
The Milton Captain Steve Moule stated that the Belton Park greens were the best they had played all year and their team were full of compliments about the course.
In a busy week with 2 matches in 2 days, the Seniors team achieved another 4-4 draw.
|1||Howard Lockwood & Tim Stubbs||Lost 3 & 2|
|2||Derek Little & Garry Head||Lost 1 down|
|3||Bill Brogan & Pete Long||Won 3 & 2|
|4||Graham Secker & Peter Hancock||Lost 4 & 3|
|5||Ian Askew & Nick Craft||Lost 2 & 1|
|6||Ken Mail & Nigel Beaumont||Won 8 & 6|
|7||Dave Dobney & Dave Martin||Won 4 & 2|
|8||Mike Collins & Brian Mole||Won 3 & 2|
Seniors match vs Luffenham Heath – September 3rd
On Monday, September 3rd the Seniors visited Luffenham Heath for the away fixture. This a popular fixture as it is one of the best courses we play. However, the course had been undergoing maintenance and the greens were a little fluffy and slow after being verticut and seeded. The weather was warm and humid.
The speed of the greens foxed both sides and the result of the match was an equitable 4-4 draw.
|1||Howard Lockwood & Graham Secker||Won 3 & 1|
|2||Mike Collins & Nigel Beaumont||Won 2 & 1|
|3||Tim Stubbs & Garry Head||Lost 3 & 1|
|4||Bill Brogan & Dave Dobney||Lost 3 & 1|
|5||Frank Overton & Ken Reilly||Lost 1 down|
|6||Ian Askew & Norman Halliday||Lost 3 & 2|
|7||John McNally & Dave Martin||Won 2 & 1|
|8||Derek Little & Pete Long||Won 2 & 1|