Amazing score wins the County prize

Sidmouth captain Colin Macklin (left) receiving the bowl from Honiton vice captain Wayne Broom

Sidmouth captain Colin Macklin (left) receiving the bowl from Honiton vice captain Wayne Broom - Credit: Sidmouth GC

It was a rather cloudy day and a definite autumnal feel in the weather for the Ladies County Prize Stableford competition held on 1st September. 
Coming in first with a fabulous score of 43 was Gerri Whitrow, in second place was Maria Clapp with 39 and third Catherine Walden with 37. 
The sun shone on the ladies for the playing of the Dodd Salver medal competition held on 25th August. 
Coming in first with a great nett 67 was Penny Lyne, closely followed by Amy Moore with 69 and Penny Anderson came third with 71. 
The Sidmouth Jewellers stableford competition threw up a fresh name at the top of the leaderboard. Bob Andrews won with a solid 39 points from John Rockey on 38 and Adrian Priest on 36 in third. 
Club Professional, Ross Troake held his annual Pro Day competition, this year a better-ball pairs. A fine performance from Brian Leach and Graham Davies, who scored 48 points, took the top prize. Jamie Soutar and S Warrington took second with 45, whilst Phil Grover and Iain Roberts came third with 43 on countback. 
Married Couples played their annual Greensomes Stableford. The winning pair of Bob and Linda Reynolds with 42 points were three points clear of their nearest rivals Brian and Sheila Skittrall on 39 ,who took second, with Paul and Jane Renken taking third spot with 37. 
Also on Sunday the return B team home leg against Honiton, playing for the Andy Harrison Memorial Bowl, saw the two wins away prove invaluable to secure the overall match and the trophy.   
Colin Macklin & Trevor Kerridge won 3-2, John Barnard & Lester Wilmington won 4-3, Lee Wenham & Steve Channing won 6-4, Mike Dommett & Peter Northcott lost 1 down, but Howard Cushing & Paul Murphy won 6-5 and Bob Welsman & Malcom Willoughby won  3-1. Thus, the home leg was won 5 - 1 on the day, giving Sidmouth a 7-5 win overall and the first inter club trophy of the season.   

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