Honours even in the The Great Daffodil Plant-Off at Sidmouth Golf Club.

The Great Daffodil Plant-Off was staged at Sidmouth Golf Club, writes George Carr.

This was a one-off event between two teams of golfing volunteers doing their bit towards Sidmouth’s brilliant golden spring-time plans.

Roughly a dozen-a-side on the day, (a very wet and gloomy morning it was, too!)

Chairman Bob Webber’s team tackled the verges at Steven’s Cross whilst captain John Rockey supervised (mostly from a kneeling position) the team working at Stowford Corner.

I can confirm that approximately 3,000 bulbs were planted by the two teams and an unspecified number of apple-doughnuts and similar consumed - courtesy of ‘Fred the Bread’.


You may also want to watch:


The teams will have to wait until the coming spring to have their score-cards checked, but I doubt there will be any disqualifications.

Very well holed out indeed, gentlemen.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus