Big turn-out of Trophy winners at Newton Green Golf Club

Trophy winners from Newton Green Golf Club

Trophy winners from Newton Green Golf Club - Credit: Archant

An experiment to get more trophy winners to turn up for the club’s annual presentations proved a success at Newton Green Golf Club.

A Sunday morning nine-hole friendly encounter, involving men’s and mixed competition winners during the year, meant an increased turn-out, compared with holding the presentation as part of a winter evening annual meeting.

Retiring men’s captain, Lee Prentice, and ladies’ captain, Sally Cade, handed over the awards after a rain-soaked morning’s play, which was followed by a well-attended hot trolley lunch.

Meanwhile, Newton Green GC’s recent Senior Section results are as follows:

Seniors 18-hole Roll-Up (February 28):

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1 Terry Scurr 37 points; 2 Alan Monk 34pts on countback; 3 Cos Loizou 34 ocb; 4 Simon Ash 34 ocb; 5 Jim Devereux 34.

Front nine: Kevin Butler 19pts ocb

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Back nine: Nick Thomson 19pts ocb.

Inter-Club match (March 2):

Newton Green Seniors v Haverhill Seniors (at Newton Green). Newton Green won 4-3.

Seniors Roll-Up (March 2):

1 Derek King 33pts; 2 Trevor Byham 31; 3 Terry Scurr 30; 4 David Jackson 28.

Seniors 18-hole Roll-Up (February 21):

1 Nick Thomson 40pts; 2 Mick Milles 39 ocb; 3 Kevin Knights 39; 4 Jamie Walters 37 ocb; 5 Bill Havers 37.

Front nine: Richardc Lilley 17pts.

Back nine: Trevor Byham 19pts ocb.

Meanwhile, over at Thetford Golf Club, scratch player Iain Yule teamed up with five-handicap Rob Taylor to win the Club’s Winter League trophy.

The foursomes competition involved six rounds, with the four best scores counting, and Yule & Taylor compiled an excellent 144 points, at an average of 36 per round.

Second place went to Steve Burridge and Michael Smith with 137, followed by three pairings on 135 – Norrie Dickson and Brian Youngs, James Camelleri and Dean Scott, and Paul Hensby & Nick Murgolo.

Dickson and Youngs took third place on countback thanks to winning the final round of the competition on Sunday.

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