Ladies Handicap League match vs Boston - June 29th
On Friday, June 29th in lovely sunshine, the ladies of Belton Park played their Handicap League match against Boston.
There were some close matches but Belton Park came out victorious 3 - 1.
With only one match remaining it’s still a fight to avoid relegation so a great result on the day!
|1||Anna Clark and Joy Stepney||Lost 1 down|
|2||Julie Hamer and Annette Fordham||Won 4&3|
|3||Pam Mackey and Sheila Mason||Won 5&3|
|4||Helen Long and Pam Wiggins||Won 4&2|
Isobel Hockley Trophy - June 28th
On a beautiful warm sunny day, the Belton Park Seniors and Ladies competed in the Isobel Hockley Trophy competition which is a mixed betterball Stableford format.
The course was in excellent condition and the competition was followed by a two-course meal.
Winners – Dave Martin and Sandra Pask – 44 points.
Second - Alan Addis and Sheila Garrick - 43 points c/b.
Third - George Crowford and Enid Maltby – 43 points c/b
Best Front 9 – Howard Lockwood and Helen Long.
Best back 9 – John McNally and Marjorie Thompson.
After the meal, a bouquet of flowers was presented by Helen Long (Ladies Vice Captain) to Judith Potter who is ending her role as the organiser for the Ladies.
Belton Park C Team vs Stoke Rochford - June 28th
Belton Park C Team entertained Stoke Rochford C Team for their 9th match of the season at home on a glorious Thursday evening in warm brilliant sunshine, playing on the Brownlow course, holes 1 – 18. The course had just hosted the English Senior Womens Strokeplay Championships and the greenkeepers had prepared the course to exceptional standards, providing a very good, true test of golf for all handicaps.
Special thanks go to Olly Mitchell (Junior) who played his first game for the C Team this year, partnered by Levi Desmond. They both played exceptionally well winning 7&6.
Lastly, special praise goes to a Stoke Rochford player, Gavin Green who played on his own against Belton Park’s Club Vice-Captain, Simon Denton and Richard Claxton and managed a half – very well done! The overall result was a win for Belton Park 5½ - ½.
|1||Ian Carroll (Captain) & Ben Bayliss||Won 6&5|
|2||Andy McGowan & Nigel Rodway||Won 4&2|
|3||Keith Smith & Pali Tamang||Won 5&4|
|4||Dave Wing & Ajay Panchal||Won 5&4|
|5||Levi Desmond & Olly Mitchell||Won 7&6|
|6||Simon Denton & Richard Claxton||Halved|
Seniors match - Market Rasen - June 26th
On June 26th Belton Park Seniors entertained the Seniors from Market Rasen. It was a lovely sunny day and the match was played in good company, followed by great food.
The course was in excellent condition but the opposition did struggle with the rough. The final match result was a win for Belton Park 6-2.
|1||Howard Lockwood and Dave Martin||Won 3 up|
|2||Manny Barker and John McNally||Won 3&1|
|3||Ian Askew and George Crowford||Lost 3&1|
|4||Bill Brogan and Derek Little||Won 6&4|
|5||Dave Langley and Nigel Beaumont||Lost 2&1|
|6||Alan Addis and Colin Farrington||Won 3&2|
|7||Mike Collins and Phil Shaw||Won 4&3|
|8||Frank Overton and Trevor Collis||Won 5&4|
Belton Park C Team vs Greetham Valley away - June 23rd
This was the 8th game of 20 for Belton Park C Team and was their first Saturday fixture. The match was played on the Valley course at Greetham on a beautiful summer day.
The course was very dry, the greens were true, and the ball carried a long way which made the driving easier but it was more difficult getting the ball to stay on the greens. Home advantage was a factor in the result, Greetham winning 5-2.
|1||Ian Carroll (Captain) & Nigel Rodway||lost 5&4|
|2||Roy Allen & And McGowan||lost 4&3|
|3||Keith Smith & Nigel Strutt||halved|
|4||Derek Chambers & Paul Woods||halved|
|5||Ben Bayliss & Richard Claxton||won 2&1|
|6||Jim Wiggins & Bob Rodgers||lost 4&3|
|7||Dean Wilkinson & Wayne Tarrett||lost 2&1|
The Flowers Mixed Open
On Sunday 24th June, 120 competitors took part in the Flowers Mixed Open in beautiful, wall to wall sunshine.
The course was in fabulous condition with the greens running at 11.1 on the stimp. Scoring was equally impressive with 16 pairs retuning scores of 40 or better.
The winners with 43 points were Steve Daly & Jackie Wilson from Belton Woods, beating David & Wendy Kerry (Ruddington Grange) and Belton Park Captain, Colin & Sheila Mason (Belton Park) on countback. The prize winners are below and the full results are at http://www.howdidido.com/My/Result?sectionId=366&compNumber=101120
1st ~ Steve Daly & Jackie Wilson (Belton Woods) ~ 43 points (back 9 – 22pts)
2nd ~ David Kerry & Wendy Kerry (Ruddington Grange) ~ 43 points (back 9 – 20pts)
3rd ~ Colin Mason & Sheila Mason (Belton Park) ~ 43 points (back 9 – 19pts)
4th ~ Paul Pateman & Kim Pateman (Oundle) ~ 42 points (back 9 – 22pts)
5th ~ Andy Stepney & J. Stepney (Belton Park) ~ 42 pints (back 9 – 20pts)
6th ~ Paul Harrison (Morecambe) & Jean Sutcliffe (Belton Park) ~ 42 points (back 9 – 20pts)
7th ~ Charlie Kidger & June Kidger (Sherwood Forest) ~ 42 points (back 9 – 19pts, back 6 - 12pts & back 3 – 6pts)
8th ~ Alex Greatwood & Alice-Jean Greatwood (Ely City) ~ 42 points (back 9 – 19pts, back 6 - 12pts & back 3 – 4pts)