Baker beaten despite his ace

DESPITE a hole in one, 13-handicap Jack Baker, the Ufford Park junior captain, took second place to Thomas Bayley on count back in the club's junior open championship.

By Tony Garnett

DESPITE a hole in one, 13-handicap Jack Baker, the Ufford Park junior captain, took second place to Thomas Bayley on count back in the club's junior open championship.

Both players had 38 Stableford points, as did third-placed Marmaduke Hatfield from Thorpeness.

Baker's first ace came at the 140-yard third hole. He used a nine iron.


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Charlotte Fawdry of Ipswich won the girls' prize with 37 points. The team prize went to Fynn Valley represented by Harry Hogg, Sam Renville and Kyle Proctor. Hogg and Bayley won the nearest the pin prizes.

Leading scores (Ufford Park unless stated)

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38 pts: T Bayley, J Baker, M Hatfield (Thorpeness).

37: T Rae, K Proctor (Fynn Valley), M Fosker (Felixstowe Ferry), Charlotte Fawdry (Ipswich).

36: A Plumb (Gosfield Lake).

34: H Hogg (Fynn Valley), Jasmine Johnson (Gosfield Lake)

33: S Renville (Fynn Valley).

32: Oliver Smith, Joshua Robertson.

30: Mike Maggs, Adam Peaker (Forrester Park), Bradley Johnson (Gosfield Lake), Scott Sloots (Stoke by Nayland), Rhys Hooper (The Burstead).

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