Golf


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 …

THE MONTH of May was very busy at Charminster Golf Club. The first competition played was the Sunday Medal where the Division One winner was Roger Thompson with 75/13/62. Paul Harris took second place with 84/16/68 and third was Mark Boggust who returned 79/10/69. The lowest gross score was made by Rob Rolls. Division Two …

PHIL Hellier hit the best five wood of his life on the sixth hole at Axe Cliff Golf Club which ended up as an amazing hole-in-One in the recent Centenary Niblick competition. It is believed that this was the only ‘ace’ ever recorded on the mainly uphill 278 yards par 4 since the club was …

IT WAS one of the West Country’s most extraordinary sporting rises: the humble farm that became host to the world’s leading sports stars. Now a new book tells one of golf’s great tales – and the Indy’s John Collings has been reading it… Have you heard the one about two Irishmen, a pig breeder and …

THE AXE Cliff Golf Club Ladies enjoyed themselves winning all seven matches at home, against Woodbury in the Devon League. This was followed two days later when there was a complete turn out of all 16 members to compete in the Killard Leavy Cup, a County Vets qualifying foursomes competition, with the winners going through …

The 12th Annual Charity Golf Day, run jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Lyme Regis and Axminster at the Lyme Regis Golf Club was a resounding success with around 100 competitors from all over Dorset, Devon and Somerset. “Thanks to our sponsors this event maintains its appeal,” said Lyme Regis Rotary President Les Baker. “Without …