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The 18 past captains and the current lady captain who came along to enjoy a meal together following the Brydon Cup competition, with the winner Heather Saxton holding the cup.

GOLF: Heather wins battle of the captains at Enmore Park

HEATHER Saxton beat off the challenge of 17 other past Lady Captains to win the Brydon Cup at Enmore Park.

Heather, who plays off a handicap of 23, scored 33 points to finish ahead of Janet Hambly (21) with 32pts and Sally Dymock (17) with 31.

The Professional’s Day competition on Saturday attracted 166 entries and was won by Dominic Porter, who plays off a handicap of nine, and Mark Strutt (10) who together scored 47.

The next two places had to be decided on countback after which it was Stuart Chrystall (7) and Alex Clapp (0) who claimed second place ahead of Graham Luxon (20) and Peter Stowell (19) after both carded 45.

Enmore Ladies celebrated Midsummer’s Day by hosting Burnham and Berrow in a Wessex League match, winning 4½ to ½ despite having to give shots in all but one match.

Enmore Avalon Seniors welcomed their counterparts from Worlebury for what is always a keenly-contested match

Team captain Mike Rossiter and Leighton Townsend got the team off to a winning start and Chris Marsh and Stephen James followed with a convincing win 5/4. Club captain Phil Hodge and partner Richard Sykes then lost on the last, and Howard Mathers and John Taylor went down 2/1.

The deciding last game saw Bob Kippen and Steve Wilcox fall at the 15th hole losing 4/3, giving the visitors victory 3-2.

Good spirit

Enmore Park Ladies travelled to Mendip Springs Golf Club to face Wells Golf Club in the Rogers Cup which is a seven a side matchplay competition.

Played in good spirit on a challenging course it was a close fought match but sadly the Enmore Ladies were beaten 5-2.

Heather Neale and Bev Broad won their matches with the others being lost on the 17th, two on the 18th and two on the 19th.

Julie Blumgart, the Lady Captain, said: “We were beaten by a better team on the day but it wasn’t for the want of trying. It was a very close thing and we wish Wells Golf Club well in the next round.”

The Junior Bishop Cup was won by Olivia Lake (17) with 36 points, three ahead of Junior Captain Theo Culverhouse (9) who edged into second place ahead of Matthew Lee (24) after both scored 33 points.


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