Monthly medal misses rain

PUBLISHED: 10:33 12 August 2008 | UPDATED: 10:58 17 June 2010

With the recent weather playing havoc with the golf schedule we missed the heavy rain on Saturday for the Monthly Medal. One person who will be glad he did play despite the forecast was David Bater.

With the recent weather playing havoc with the golf schedule we missed the heavy rain on Saturday for the Monthly Medal.

One person who will be glad he did play despite the forecast was David Bater.

He masterminded his way round the course and produced a very impressive gross 63, nett 58.

This score, albeit fantastic, still only won by a shot, although from a different handicap category.

Results for the monthly medal:

Division 1 - 1, D Bater nett 58; 2, J Game, nett 62; 3, J Winchester, nett 63.

Division 2 - 1, Kym White, nett 61; 2, T O'Brien, nett 62; 3, R Trivett, nett 62.

Division 3 - 1, J Carroll, nett 59; 2, G Adam, nett 63; 3, G Hewitt, nett 66.

Having just been upstairs to look at the notice board, I do feel I have to congratulate two newish members for reaching the semi-finals of the club's most prestigious trophy, The Challenge Cup.

Dennis Fensom and Bob Johnston both defeated quality opposition to reach the penultimate round.

The top half of the draw is still to be decided but it looks like there will be a 50% chance of a new winner of this competition.

Monday Stableford results: S Emerson 43; M White 42; A Thomson 41; J Jones 41; W Hudson 41; M Thomas 40; J P Lee 40; J Horn 39; D Burgess 38; K Denning 38; D K Taylor 38; S R Crabb 37.

By Chris Haigh

Sidmouth golf

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