Two aces recorded at Mendip Spring
PUBLISHED: 14:33 14 May 2014 | UPDATED: 14:33 14 May 2014
Two hole-in-ones were recorded at Mendip Spring Golf Club just a few hours apart.
TWO hole-in-ones were scored just a few hours apart at Mendip Spring Golf Club.
In the ladies’ weekly Stableford competition, Jenny Roberts holed-in-one on the par three second hole. A few hours later, club chairman Mike Parker also achieved a hole-in-one on the same hole.
Matches are now in full swing and the Mendip Spring ladies’ inter-league team played Oake Manor in a home tie, winning 5.5 to 1.5. In a senior ladies’ match, Mendip Spring were less successful, losing 4-1 at Wedmore, with three pairs losing on the 18th hole.
In the Bristol and District League, a men’s team had an excellent 4-1 win at Kingsdown. A senior men’s team was less fortunate at Clevedon in a tie played in horrendous weather, only managing to halve one match.
The ladies were well represented in the prestigious Somerset Ladies’ Golf Championship held this year at Enmore. Both Heather Kerr-Wilbur and Helen Clarke made it through to the semi-finals of the Phillips Trophy and Clarke was the final winner of the match play championship, winning 3&2 over Rose Jarvis of Taunton and Pickeridge.
The club had two representatives in the West of England Amateur Championships held at the Royal North Devon Golf Club.
Sam Day and Will Poole both made the cut after two rounds, with Sam having a fabulous second round in atrocious conditions. He shot 73 when the standard scratch was a maximum 78, the best second round score. After four rounds he finished ninth out of 126 original entrants.
Other Mendip Spring competition results - men’s Sunday Stableford: A Lewis 42 pts; F Vanderplank 37; T Nicholls 35.
Senior men’s spring medal: R Clarke 86 (17) 69; M Richards 87 (13) 74; T Smith 89 (15) 74; R Hampson 97 (23) 74.
Men’s Chairman’s Challenge Stableford: F Vanderplank 39 pts; N North 35; M Egan 34; N Holbrook 34.
Men’s Saturday Stableford: R Slocombe 39 pts; M Ashcroft 38; P Binning 38.
Ladies’ Sunday qualifying Stableford: Jane Prosser 33 pts; Lyn Withey 30; Heather Kerr-Wilbur 30.
Ashton Shield (mixed): Kerr-Wilbur/Jenkins 47 pts; Suttle/Suttle 41; Leach/Fear 38.
Men’s Sunday Stableford: J Pearce 40 pts; A Vowles 36; J Griffiths 36; J Leach 34; R Dyer 34.
Senior men’s Tuesday Stableford; C Gowing 39 pts; R Acland 38; R Slocombe 35; I Suttle 35.
Men’s Wednesday Stableford: N North 37 pts; D Rawles 37; S Fromm 37; D Walbyoff 35; I Suttle 35.
Ladies’ Wednesday qualifying Stableford: Jenny Roberts 41 pts; Sue Hares 40; Jackie McDonald 38; Yvonne Bate 34.