COLIN Shepherd and Jill Loader won the Roffey Cup, the Autumn Mixed Greensomes Cup with an incredible score of 45 points at Oake Manor.

In second were Mike How and Shane Bordier with 43 points, third were James Ward and Kathryn Loader with 40 points and fourth were Ricky Selway and Liz How with 39 points.

Nearest the pin on the 10th hole for the Ladies was Linda Sully and Ricky Selway was nearest the pin on the 14th for the men.

Oake Manor Ladies Captain had a “Fun Day” in aid of Breast Cancer Musgrove on Tuesday with 39 ladies taking part in a stableford competition.

All ladies received a small token of thanks from the Ladies Captain, having agreed to donate their entry fees to charity.

They raised a grand total of £225.79 – well done to all the ladies.

Pam Akers won the silver Division with 35 points ahead of Cathy Sheppard in second with 34 points.

Barbara Cozens won the Bronze Division with 37 points and Ros Shepherd was second, also with 37 points.

John Beer won Division 1 of the Seniors Monday Stableford with 40 points, second was Michael Shaw with 39 points and third Colin Brown with 38 points.

Peter Hanlon won Division 2 with 40 points, Edward Winter was second with 39 points and Tevor Cook came third also on 39 points.

Mike Tourle won Division 1 of the Men’s Sunday Stableford with 39 points, Mark Tydings was second with 38 points and Clive Thorne finished third with 38 points.

Brian Davis won Division 2 with an amazing score of 44 points, Connor Perry was second with 43 points and Phil Troake was in third with 41 points.

Simon Mankin won the Wednesday Midweek stableford with 38 points, Derek Reed was second with 36 points and Paul Munday was third also with 36 points.


Somerset County Gazette:

SUCCESS: Alfie Jubb (left) and Charlie Hooper.

THE Newton Cup took place at Taunton and Pickeridge Golf Club on Saturday.

The three person team event with two Stableford scores per hole to count was won by Georgia Calvert, Jackie Pike and Pete Richards, who scored 86 points between them.

Second spot went to Phil Jones, Glynn Webber and Ian Sutcliffe who totalled 84 points, one ahead of third placed Ian James, Pete Lang and Geoff Dight with 83.

On Tuesday the Ladies Section took part in a Stableford competition.

In the silver division the winner was Corinne Lyon with 36 points. Two players carded 33 points but after count back it was Louise Worth who was second and Ali McGowan third.

The bronze division was won by Berni Hatcher, with 37 points, one ahead of second placed Marion Mittermaier on 36 while Shirley Portis was third with 32.

The nine-hole Stableford was won by Jan West with 14 points, two ahead of second placed Susan Gawne-Cain with 12.

Two junior members have enjoyed considerable success in the weekend Turn Up and Play events recently.

On October 7 it was Alfie Jubb, who now plays off a handicap of 5, who claimed the spoils, while on Sunday Charlie Hooper, who is now off 6, was the winner.


Somerset County Gazette:

CHAMPIONS: Seniors Norman Fisher Trophy winners at Vivary Golf Club (from left): Mike Gough, Bob Stout and Nigel Griffin.

THE Norman Fisher Trophy, the last major seniors competition of the summer at Vivary Golf Club, saw the team of Mike Gough, Bob Stout and Nigel Griffin record a resounding betterball victory.

Gough set the pattern by securing two birdies in the first four holes, and by halfway the team had 44 points on the scorecard.

Another 42 were added on the back nine to leave them four points ahead of two teams on 82.

Keith Parker, Dave Stowell and Pete Bond had a better back nine than Phil Nicholls, Vic Poole and Dai Lloyd, who settled for third.

Ken Tomlinson, playing off a handicap of 28, comfortably won the Autumn Medal with his best score on the course of 59.

Dave Beale was second, five away on 64, with Phil Nicholls third on 65.

The September Medal was won by Steven Baker with a nett 63.

Nicholls was again prominent, taking second place on countback from Pete Jeffery (third) and Dave Goodall, after all of them posted 68.

Barrie Cridland scored 41 points to win the Alf Brasher Stableford, just one point in front of Mark Lane and Chris Heaslewood, with Lane second on countback.

A 17-hole Stableford, due to tree felling, was won by Colin Woodford with 35 points.

Dave Hinton was second with 34 and a better back nine than John Troke with the same score.

The well-attended away day to Wedmore saw the three top players gain the same score of 35 points.

On countback Keith Parker was placed first, Rod Hobson second and Colin Woodford third.

Phil Nicholls, next year’s captain, won nearest the pin.