Local players sweep the board

AVON Schools' Golf Association held their annual competition at Clevedon and local players who were representing Clevedon Community School swept the board.

AVON Schools' Golf Association held their annual competition at Clevedon and local players who were representing Clevedon Community School swept the board.

On a fine dry day with the course providing plenty of run, Myles Angell headed the leader board in the gross competition with a fine score of 72, one stroke ahead of Dean Newbold from Filton College, while Alister Balcombe, with a handicap of 12, took the nett prize with a score of 68.

Team performances are all important in this competition and again three players from both the local club and school were the winners: Toby Chapman and Alister and Stuart Balcombe who registered the best two-from-three score of 140. The trio now go forward to represent Avon Schools in the EGU National Schools Championships at Came Down in July.

The final of the Somerset Golf Union's rules quiz was held at Burnham and Berrow and again a team from Clevedon Mike Venables, Bob Kirkwood, Mike Parker and Alan Wignall ran out easy winners scoring 44 points well ahead of their two rivals from Frome and the County Executive.


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