On a wet dismal Saturday, Sidmouth Golf Club president Roger Bawden was delighted that all 100-plus competitors for the President’s Prize turned up and played through the constant drizzle that hung around all day, writes Hugh Dorliac.
Kiteboarding, now an Olympic sport, was included in the World Sailing Championships for the first time and the Exmouth-based Bridge family were out in force for the championships which took place in Aarhus Denmark.
Sidmouth 2nds head for Kilmington on Saturday (August 11) in a match that will likely settle which team is going to end up as champions of the Tolchards Devon Cricket League C Division East, and so take the one promotion place up for grabs, and which team will end as the runners-up!
Sidmouth duo Jean Brimson and Jill Bishop were in action in the Section Three final of the Devon county Over-70 pairs, with the match against the Honiton pairing of Di Hawkins and Heather Chambers being played at Sidmouth.
Monday also saw the running of the seniors’ annual medal and putting competition in which players are asked play a medal whilst also recording the number of putts they take during the round, writes Hugh Dorliac.
Sidmouth Running Club member Jane Hemsworth was in impressive form when she travelled to Gloucestershire to take part in the Cotswold Lake 62 Triathlon on the final Saturday of July, writes Hamish Spence.
Northcott Brothers’ sponsored the Saturday competition at Sidmouth and it was their usual crazy format of Texas Scramble for the first six holes, followed by a modified better-ball and the last six holes was foursomes, writes Hugh Dorliac.