Sidmouth Vallance Cup success for Will Hastie

PUBLISHED: 09:29 28 September 2018 | UPDATED: 09:29 28 September 2018

Golf club and ball

Golf club and ball


On Saturday, the annual Vallance Cup, presented by past captain from 1934, JF Vallance, was played for in incessant rain by a much reduced field, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Those hardy enough (or daft enough) to venture out all completed their rounds before some greens started to become unplayable.

Winning with a strong 36 points, as it turned out, was Will Hastie, who had been first on the tee that morning.

Runners-up were Mike Shepherd and Hugh Dorliac on a more modest 31 points apiece.

Last Friday’s Sidmouth Jewellers Stableford competition was won by Bob Andrews with a solid 39 points, earning a stroke deduction off his handicap.

Also dropping down a stroke was second-placed David Fish on 36, not what he wanted with his Challenge Cup final the next day!

Third was Jeremy Fox enjoying a rare day off, on 34 points.

The UpperCrust Monday Stableford was won in damp, windy conditions with a strong 39 points by Luke Sheppard. In second place was David Pepperell on 36 and Pat McCormack in third on 34.

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