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From left: Maddy Casson, Julie Blumgart and Jane Driver

GOLF: Hunt bags Monthly Medal at Enmore Park

DAVID Hunt, who plays off a handicap of 20, scored a nett 65 was to win the Monthly Medal at Enmore Park Golf Club against a field of more than 100, writes Richard Walsh.

Duncan Peaster (11) was second with 67, Matthew Hughes (15)  came third on countback from Max Storey (37) after both scored 68.

The Ladies 9 Hole Team Bowmaker on Wednesday was won by Fiona Ryan , Debra Perry and Nicola Toller with 33, second place went to  Eve Bolton , Karen Flanagan  and Madge Wakefield with 31, while third place went to Diane Dee, Christine Lewis and Anne Elliott-Rose with 30.

The Ladies Invitation Day saw 24 members playing in a competition with their 24 invited guests at the end of which it was Jane Driver (19) and  Maddy Casson (30) who were the winners with 43, Hannah Woodley (-3) and Alysia Rees (13) were second with 42, and  Jackie Woodman (19) and Jackie McDonald (14) were third with 40.


On Friday the Enmore Seniors Open took place in glorious weather with 165 entrants split into three divisions.

Division One (Handicaps 1 – 14)  was won by  Nathan Walker (10 handicap) from Mendip Spring GC  with 40 points on countback. He was also the overall winner.

Division Two (Handicaps 15-20)  was won by Jerry Hopton (19) from Chipping Sodbury GC) with 39 points on countback .

Division Three (Handicaps 21 and over) was won by Enmore member  Kevin Burge (23)  with 37 points  also on countback.

The best player from Enmore Park GC was Carl Netto  (10) with 38 points.

The Enmore Seniors played two matches last week. On Monday they were at Teignmouth where they lost 6-2.

Captain Peter Scott and his partner, retired club professional, Nigel Wixon triumphed by 6 and 5 while two former captains, Mike Sullivan and Tony Pomeroy held on for a narrow one hole victory earning the only points.

On Wednesday, they were at Cannington where the result was a narrow 3½ to 2½ loss.  The hosts won the first two matches before Peter Scott and Ray Lukeski halved their game.

Cannington won match four before final pairings, Ben Gliddon with Tim Smith and Kevin Lewis with John Newell, both achieved fine wins to give the final score some respectability.

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