Peter Emery wins Walking Stick competition at Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 16:59 12 September 2018 | UPDATED: 16:59 12 September 2018

The presentation of the Sidmouth Walking Stick. Present captain Tony Stoyle (left) with winner Peter Emery and meeting organiser Barry Jones (right). Picture CONTRIBUTED

The presentation of the Sidmouth Walking Stick. Present captain Tony Stoyle (left) with winner Peter Emery and meeting organiser Barry Jones (right). Picture CONTRIBUTED

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The annual Walking Stick competition for past seniors' captains was held at Sidmouth last Friday morning, followed by a delightful lunch with their ladies, writes Hugh Dorliac.

A record 30 diners attended the lunch that followed the competition.

Your correspondent was feeling pretty pleased with himself having scored a solid 42 points only to find it was only good enough for second place!

That’s because septuagenarian Peter Emery, who was captain in 2006, came in with a magnificent score of 43 points and took the honours and the Walking Stick trophy.

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