Golf


AXE Cliff’s Steve Reed played for some fine golf last week and was rewarded with back-to-back wins to add to his trophy cabinet. Firstly he won the The Grainger Prior with a wonderful nett 64, Paul Clode came second with 70 just beating Stuart Mackie on a nett 72. Reed then went on to win …

LAST year’s winner David Lyon started as he meant to go on by shooting a level par 71 on the first day of the Lyme Regis Golf Club Championship with Jon Ebdon and Scott Love, both looking in good form just two shots behind. In pole position of the handicap championship were Jon Ebdon, Jason …

THE AXE Cliff Golf Club Seniors completed the 4th and final round of their prestigious Masters competition. The course was in great shape just like Augusta, but so dry with the ball running a mile so difficult to stop near the pin. Adrian Bishop, last year’s champion, had a five shot lead going into this …

A FIELD of 40 members of the Cricket St Thomas Golf Club’s Senior section entered the recent 4 ball better ball competition. The hot weather and dry course assisted the golfers, most of them scoring in excess of 40 stableford points. Two teams managed a score of eight below par, but the winners with 47 …

THE Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club’s Men’s club championship was played over two rounds. This incorporated the Fraser Mercer Cup – best gross score, entrants 14+ handicap and also the Peter Ridler Cup for best nett score. The Scratch Cup for the best gross score was won by Eddie Cary (77+82 = 159) making …

THE TUESDAY Mixed competition at Honiton Golf club was a Texas Scramble which proved very popular, with 36 players taking part. The top team, with a splendid net score of 57.8, were Sue and Paul Ritchie with Di and Phil Wall who had a combined handicap of 92. They narrowly beat Steph and Bob Barnes, …

THE LYME Regis Golf Club’s seniors’ June stableford produced a worthy winner in Division One as Stephen Pitt struck the ball cleanly and surely, especially for a birdie four pointer on the second hole to secure 39 points. Les Bounds is on a good run of form and this continued as he scored 38 to …

THE BRIDPORT & West Dorset Golf Club’s men’s Sunday competition was an individual Stableford and the prize on offer was the President’s Putter. Martin Horton, the winner of the trophy had a morning’s golf he will remember for a very long time. He carded a score of 44 points and a gross score of 69 …