Golf: Wedmore members back in action

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Wedmore golfers got back to action after the Christmas break, despite the best efforts of the weather to disrupt play.

A professional golfer from Worlebury has been named captain of the region's Professional Golf Association (PGA) team.

Weston Golf Club held an American Greensomes for their lady captain's Drive In.

On New Year's Day Worlebury GC hosted their first major competition of the new decade as Angela Bagley, Peter Phillips and Ben Smart claimed the Princess Diana Salver.

Over 80 members gathered on the first tee at Weston Golf Club on New Year's Day to see the 2020 captains drive off.

A store and shot simulator will be built at a golf club, after planning permission was secured.

Worlebury hosted a number of traditional golfing and social events to celebrate Christmas, with the ladies holding their Christmas Bottles competition.

Father Christmas turned up at Wedmore to see the ladies off for their Christmas Bowmaker with presents of pieces of string which they could use to get out of trouble or hole those close putts.

Paddy Burrell won the Thai Cup at Weston on countback after scoring 33 points over 16 holes.

Weston Golf Club's Men's Trophy Night was well supported, with club champion Matthew Blackman receiving his award from captain Steve Dowden.

Wedmore seniors staged their Christmas Fun bowmaker last week, with Derek Meades, James Robertson and Rich Long winning with 85 points.

Mats Mattsson and Tony Richards lifted the John Smith Trophy at Brean with a combined 83 points.

Mendip Spring Golf Club's captains presented a cheque for £8,196 to the Alzheimer's Society after a successful year of fundraising.

Outgoing Weston seniors captain Ed Langford thanked members for their support in raising £1,600 for chosen charity Weston Samaritans at their AGM.

Vice-captain Tim Harris earned the bragging rights over captain Kev Osman in their annual match at Wedmore on Saturday.

Mendip Spring's new captains have chosen the Great Western Air Ambulance as their charity for the year.

Andy Nicholls and son Mickey finished first and second in the Coronation Cup at Worlebury, the last of the men's board competitions for 2019.

Aaron Puddy came out on top at the belated running of the Captain's Day at Brean on Saturday.

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Barry Fellows claimed the senior club championship title at Brean with a 36-hole total of 156.

Weston's Jade Cope and Glenda Latham-Creasey had to settle for the runners-up spot in the Bristol & District Ladies scratch foursomes.

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